If You Build It, They Still Will Not Come
Aug27

If You Build It, They Still Will Not Come

While this weekend did see some excitement at the new Fradi Stadium on Üllői út, named after some insurance company, the question remains, where were the fans? The stadium holds 22,000 fans, yet the most popular club in the land could only draw 12,000 fans to the game. I am sure the rest of them were either at lake Balaton enjoying a beautiful August day or the remainder were too cheap to purchase a ticket and watched it on TV....

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“How important is Viktor Orbán? Hungarian football would be dead without him” – George Hemingway speaks to HF.com
Aug07

“How important is Viktor Orbán? Hungarian football would be dead without him” – George Hemingway speaks to HF.com

George Hemingway is the chairman of Honvéd, and has been since 2006. Honvéd have a rich history, not just within Hungary, but throughout the World. Their side in the 50’s contained the nucleus of the ‘Aranycsapat’ (the Magical Magyars) including Ferenc Puskás, Sándor Kocsis, József Bozsik and Zoltán Czibor, and probably would have gone to win a European Cup if it wasn’t for the Hungarian revolution in 1956. They have had limited...

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