János Székely

János József Székely (born 13 May 1983 in Timişoara) is a Romanian footballer of Hungarian ethnicity, who last played as right winger for Lecco.

János Székely
János Székely training at Steaua
Personal information
Full name János József Székely
Date of birth (1983-05-13) 13 May 1983
Place of birth Timişoara, Romania
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right winger / Left winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Politehnica Timişoara 8 (0)
2003–2006 Universitatea Cluj 90 (22)
2007–2008 Oțelul Galați 41 (9)
2008–2011 Steaua Bucureşti 48 (6)
2011–2012 Volga Nizhny Novgorod 7 (0)
2012 Korona Kielce 8 (1)
2013 Universitatea Cluj 8 (3)
2014 Brașov 8 (0)
2014–2015 Târgu Mureș 7 (0)
2015–2017 Seregno 43 (6)
2017 Lecco 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 February 2018


Born in Timişoara of Hungarian heritage, he started his football career with local club Politehnica Timişoara, where he played 8 matches in Liga II between 2000 and 2002.

In 2003, he was bought by Universitatea Cluj for which he played 90 matches and managing to score 22 goals. After his good performance in Liga II Petre Grigoraş, coaching Oțelul Galați at that time, decided to transfer him. He debuted for Oțelul Galați in a cup match against Steaua. His first match in Liga I, in February 2007, was a victory against Unirea Urziceni.

Steaua București

On 6 May 2008 he signed a five-year[1] contract with Steaua Bucureşti, with a reported transfer fee of around 1,500,000 euro and the midfielder would earn 200,000 euros for season.

On 23 July 2009 he scored the first goal of the second leg against Újpest FC, victory which enabled Steaua's qualification in the next round.

Szekely was released from Steaua in June 2011, and then signed a contract for two and a half years with Volga Nizhny Novgorod, in the Russian Premier League.[2]

Korona Kielce

On 22 August 2012 Korona Kielce[3] announced that Szekely would become a player for the Polish Ekstraklasa club. He signed a one-year contract.


Season Club Title
2006–07CFM Universitatea ClujLiga II
2007FC Oţelul GalaţiUEFA Intertoto Cup


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