Jan Liberda is confirmed dead at the age of 83.
Jan was best known as a Polish football player (Polonia Bytom).
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Jan Liberda
Personal information
Full nameJan Konrad Liberda
Date of birth(1936-11-26)November 26, 1936
Place of birthBeuthen, Germany
(now Bytom, Poland)
Date of deathFebruary 6, 2020(2020-02-06) (aged 83)
Playing positionStriker
Youth career
1949–1953Polonia Bytom
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1953–1969Polonia Bytom304(145)
1969–1971AZ42(1)
National team
1959–1967Poland35(8)
Teams managed
1980–1982Polonia Bytom
1982–1983TuS Schloß Neuhaus
1991–1992Polonia Bytom
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Jan Konrad Liberda (born 26 November 1936 in Bytom, then Beuthen, Germany – died 6 February 2020) was a retired Polish football forward. Liberda played mostly for one team, Polonia Bytom, where he remained since 1949, until 1969. He ended his career in 1971 at AZ. He twice was the topscorer of the Ekstraklasa, in 1959 with 21 goals, and in 1962 with 16 goals. Also, in 1962, he won championship of Poland. Altogether, Liberda played in 304 of Polonia's games, scoring 145 goals.
Liberda 35 times capped for Poland, scoring 8 goals. He debuted on 20 May 1959 in Hamburg, in a 1-1 tie with Western Germany.
He later managed TuS Schloß Neuhaus.
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