Péter Várhidi

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Péter Várhidi
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-05-08) 8 May 1958 (age 60)
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Szigetszentmiklósi TK (Sport Director)
Youth career
1968–1979 Újpesti Dózsa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1980 Újpesti Dózsa 4 (0)
1980–1986 Ganz-MÁVAG SE
1986–1992 BVSC Budapest
Teams managed
1995–1996 MTK Hungária FC (Assistant Coach)
1996–1997 Újpest FC (Assistant Coach)
1997–1999 Újpest FC
1999–2000 Újpest FC (Chairman & Manager)
2000–2002 FC Fehérvár
2003–2004 Nyíregyháza Spartacus (Technical Manager)
2006–2007 Hungary U-19
2006–2008 Hungary
2008 Hungary (Olympic Team)
2008 Hungary U21
2009 Budapesti EAC
2009 Szigetszentmiklósi TK
2009–2010 Pécsi Mecsek FC
2010–2011 Szigetszentmiklós TK
2011– Szigetszentmiklós TK (Sport Director)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Péter Várhidi (born 8 May 1958 in Budapest, Hungary) is a Hungarian football coach, who is currently the general manager of Szigetszentmiklósi TK, a club in the Hungarian second division.


As a player he spent most of his career at Újpesti Dózsa as a defender, but never played in the Hungarian League. Over the age 20 he moved to BVSC, where he played a few 1st division matches.

Coaching career

He became the head coach of Újpest FC in 1997 and became Hungarian champion with the team in his first season. He worked with the team until 2000. Later he was a coach at FC Fehérvár.

From 2006 to 2008 he was the coach of the Hungarian national team and was on 26 November 2009 named as Head Coach of Pécsi Mecsek FC.[1]


  • Manager of the Year in Hungary: 2007

Personal life

His father, Pál Várhidi was also a successful player and coach.