Johann Horvath

Austrian footballer (1903-1968)

Johann Horvath (20 May 1903 – 30 July 1968) was an Austrian footballer. He played as forward for teams from Vienna and the Austrian national football team.

Hans Horvath
Personal information
Full name Johann Horvath
Date of birth (1903-05-20)20 May 1903
Place of birth Austria-Hungary
Date of death 30 July 1968(1968-07-30) (aged 65)
Position(s) Inside-Left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1920–1927 1. Simmeringer SC 117 (51)
1927–1930 SK Rapid Wien 44 (24)
1930–1933 SC Wacker Wien 51 (11)
1933–1935 FC Wien 27 (12)
1935–1940 1. Simmeringer SC
Total 239 (98[1])
National team
1924–1934 Austria 46 (29)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Johann Horvarth drawn by Max Leuthe around 1925

Club career


He played for several club teams in Vienna. He spent most seasons with 1. Simmeringer SC where he also started his career. Horvath also played for Rapid Wien with whom he reached and lost the Mitropa Cup final in 1927 and again in 1928.

International career


He made his debut for Austria in a January 1924 friendly match against Germany in which he also scored his first international goal and was a player at the 1934 FIFA World Cup[2] In the tournament he scored 2 goals and the team claimed 4th place. He played 46 matches and scored 29 goals for the team.[3][4] His last international was an October 1934 friendly match against Hungary.

Manager career


As a coach he worked for 1. Wiener Neustädter SC, which he led to the highest league in 1950 and at SC Ortmann.



Other websites



  1. "Fussball in Österreich".
  2. Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA
  3. Appearances for Austrian National Team - RSSSF
  4. Stokkermans,Karel. "Hans Horvath - International Goals". rsssf. Retrieved 17 December 2013.