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Mar 17, 2019

The story of Hungarian coach Ernö Egri Erbstein had been a footnote in the annals of football history until Dominic Bliss investigated his remarkable life and legacy and authored his biography.

 

Erbstein pioneered tactics in pre-war Italy, leading a number of small clubs to punch significantly above their weight. After surviving the Holocaust, Erbstein returned to Italy to create 'Il Grande Torino', the team that won five successive scudetti in the 1940s before tragedy struck in the Superga air disaster of 1949.

We caught up with Bliss to learn more.

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