Bio
Bela Szabo
Born: 1944-06-24
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Country: Hungary
Speaks: Hungarian
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FIFA referee between 1985 and 1988. He retired in 1989.

Did you know
SZABO

  • Bela Szabo was a footballer, and during his years as referee he was a coach too, for youth teams.
  • He wasn't too popular among the players, because he showed many yellow and red cards. The two Belas, Nagy and Szabo (who both were of short height) were the stricktest referees of the 80's.
  • Retired in September 1989 after he lost his FIFA badge, there was a misunderstanding with the Referee Association, there were health problems and he didn't pass the fitness test. In his last two games he didn't wear the referee badge.
  • From the middle of 90's he was the head of the Budapest Referee Association and for a short time he worked for the Hungarian FA.
  • His son, Gergo was a referee as well and reached the second highest level.
Statistics
Statistics for BELA SZABO
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 3 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR BELA SZABO
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
European Cup 1986 - 1987
1st roundAustria WienAvenir Beggen1986-10-013 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup 1985 - 1986
1st roundServetteLinfield1985-10-022 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup2 1982 - 1983
1st roundDinamo TiranaAberdeen1982-09-290 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)