Rudolf Illovszky

Rudolf Illovszky (21 February 1922 in Budapest – 23 September 2008 in Budapest) was a Hungarian football player and manager of Polish descent.

Rudolf Illovszky
Illovszky Rudolf.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1922-02-21)21 February 1922
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Date of death 23 September 2008(2008-09-23) (aged 86)
Place of death Budapest, Hungary
Playing position(s) Left midfielder
Youth career
1933–1941 MTK Budapest
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1941–1956 Vasas SC 270 (87)
National team
Hungary 3 (0)
Teams managed
1957–1963 Vasas SC
1965 Vasas SC
1966–1967 Hungary
1967–1969 Vasas SC
1970–1971 Pierikos FC
1971–1974 Hungary
1974–1977 Vasas SC
1978–1979 Admira Wacker
1984–1986 Vasas SC
1995 Vasas SC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Representing  Hungary
Men's football
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich Team Competition

He was both a player and manager of Vasas SC, whose stadium, Stadion Rudolf Illovszky is named after him. He also served as the manager of the Hungary national football team from 1971 to 1974.

He died in Budapest from pneumonia.[1]



Vasas SC


Vasas SC


Personal HonoursEdit

  • Béla Bay Prize: 2002


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 September 2008. Retrieved 1 October 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)