Rye United Star Bela Olah has Died

Bela Olah was Player Manager for Rye United

By Jim Hollands

It is with great sadness we report the passing of the great Hungarian soccer player Bela Olah. Who became Player Manager of Rye United in the late sixties. I believe he was the first Rye player to receive a wage, something like £4 a week.

He came Britain after the Hungarian uprising against the Russians, which was brutaly put down.  He was  a Schoolboy International and played top flight football  when

Bela Olah
Bela Olah

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