The official website for European football

Signori coup for Sopron

Published: Thursday 20 October 2005, 18.18CET
Hungarian side FC Sopron have signed former Italian international striker Giuseppe Signori until the end of the season.

UEFA.com features

UEFA VAR training in full swing
  • UEFA VAR training in full swing
  • #EqualGame Conference focuses on diversity drive
  • The power of diversity in football
  • Communication strategy boosts women's football promotion
  • “Snow can’t stop me from playing football”
  • Equal Game Conference on anti-discrimination fight
  • 17 member associations interested in hosting UEFA youth national team final tournaments in 2021 and 2022
  • Kosovo: emerging from the shadows
  • Your Move: a mascot with a difference for UEFA EURO 2020
  • Rome Congress and 2020 hosts - UEFA Direct 183 out now
1 of 10
Published: Thursday 20 October 2005, 18.18CET

Signori coup for Sopron

Hungarian side FC Sopron have signed former Italian international striker Giuseppe Signori until the end of the season.

FC Sopron have created a major stir in Hungarian football by signing former Italian international striker Giuseppe Signori until the end of the season.

Out of contract
The 37-year-old, who had been a free agent since leaving Greek side Iraklis FC in the summer, has agreed to spend the remainder of the campaign with the Hungarian First Division's third-from-bottom team. Sopron have won only one of their eight league games.

Surprise moves
Signori made his name in Italy with spells at Foggia Calcio, S.S. Lazio, UC Sampdoria and Bologna FC, scoring 188 Serie A goals. He announced his retirement from Italian football in 2004, citing "mental and physical pressures", but surprised many by moving on from Bologna to play for Iraklis, Qatari club Al Arabi and now Sopron.

Last updated: 20/10/05 20.26CET

Related information

Team profiles

https://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/news/newsid=356706.html#signori+coup+sopron