Juan Schwanner

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Juan Schwanner
Personal information
Full name János Schwanner
Date of birth (1921-02-05)5 February 1921
Place of birth Szombathely, Hungary
Date of death 8 May 2015(2015-05-08) (aged 94)
Place of death Auckland, New Zealand
Youth career
Szombathelyi Haladas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Elektromos FC
Budapesti Postás SE
Flamengo
Audax Italiano
Colo-Colo
Ferrocaril
Teams managed
1962–1963 Grazer AK
1963 Club Brugge
1967–1968 New Zealand
1970 Luzern
1970–1971 Zürich
1972–1974 Melbourne Hakoah
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Juan Schwanner, János Schwanner (5 February 1921 – 8 May 2015 [1]) was a HungarianChilean footballer and football manager.

Biography

Schwanner was born János Schwanner in Hungary to parents of Hungarian and Chilean descent. While playing football in Chile he took up Chilean citizenship and adopted the Spanish name Juan.[2]

Playing career

After stints with Hungarian clubs Schwanner moved to Flamengo in Brazil. He later moved to Chile where he played for Audax Italiano and Colo Colo.[2]

Management career

He coached Grazer AK,[3] Club Brugge,[2] New Zealand,[4] Luzern, Zürich[5] and Melbourne Hakoah.[6]

References

  1. ^ Elhunyt Schwanner János (in Hungarian)
  2. ^ a b c "Janos SCHWANNER (1963)" (in Dutch). Club Brugges. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2010.
  3. ^ "Die Trainer" (in German). Grazer Athletiksport Klub. Retrieved 12 January 2010.
  4. ^ "National Coaches". NZ Football. Retrieved 29 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Switzerland - Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 27 June 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2010.
  6. ^ "Australian Player Database - S". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 12 January 2010.

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