Our Poor Under 17s and UEFA
Mar29

Our Poor Under 17s and UEFA

  Well it looked all rosy on Wednesday afternoon didn’t it? Just after throwing away a 2-0 lead with 3 minutes remaining, Zoltan Farkas found himself unmarked at the back post to make it 3-2 and send the Hungarian Under 17s to their first European Championships since 2006. Or so they thought. News broke last night that Belgium were appealing to UEFA over a Russian player named, Maksim Ermakov, who should have been suspended for...

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Cigány, Golliwog, Fenian – Ethnicity, Race and General Bigotry
Mar29

Cigány, Golliwog, Fenian – Ethnicity, Race and General Bigotry

  Written by János Afánál. János is an avid football fan and splits his time between Hungary, England and Scotland. He has great knowledge of Hungarian Football and also helps to run the Live Hungarian Football Twitter feed, @MagyarFociLive. You can follow János on Twitter here – @lilakgillsbhoy. This article is of personal opinion and does not reflect HungarianFootball.com’s views. Firstly let’s set out that I have some...

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Talking Hungarian Football on the World Football Pod!
Mar29

Talking Hungarian Football on the World Football Pod!

  If you didn’t know, last week Gaby Kovacs and Myself were kindly invited on to the World Football Pod for the first time talking all things Hungarian Football. We spoke about the decline of ZTE, the force of Debrecen, the unforgettable Mighty Magyars and much, much more… The podcast was on for about 54 minutes and you can listen to the whole thing right here:...

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OTP Bank Liga Roundup – Matchday 21
Mar25

OTP Bank Liga Roundup – Matchday 21

  Written by Gaby Kovacs The weekend’s games kicked off at the Bozsik József Stadion on Friday evening where coach István Szabó took his Kecskemét side to the capital to face high flying Honvéd. The home side had scraped 2 wins and a draw since the season restarted after the winter break, but with performances very much below par. Today they were found out. 2000 fans saw Lencse open the scoring for the visitors 3 minutes before...

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The Tragic Story of Miklós Fehér
Mar20

The Tragic Story of Miklós Fehér

Written by Tomasz Mortimer The date was the 25th January 2004. A gloomy, leaden night in Guimaraes. Benfica had just taken a 1-0 lead – the 24 year old Hungarian international, Miklós Fehér, who had only recently come on as a substitute, assisting Fernando Aguiar to seemingly secure a vital, hard-earned three points. As time ticked away and the game ebbed into injury time, Fehér received a booking for time wasting by the...

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