The Expulsion of Inter CDF and the murky waters of the MLSZ
Jan26

The Expulsion of Inter CDF and the murky waters of the MLSZ

Written by Tomasz Mortimer In June 2016 I wrote about Inter CDF SE (http://inbedwithmaradona.com/journal/2016/6/5/inter-acf-freedom-and-inclusivity-for-the-powerless), a football club based in Budapest created by Hungarian residents with African heritage who happened to be making big strides in the lower echelons of the Hungarian football pyramid. Last season, 10 years after foundation, Inter made the last 16 of the Magyar Kupa...

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Chicago Fire Adds Striker Nemanja Nikolic to its Roster
Jan17

Chicago Fire Adds Striker Nemanja Nikolic to its Roster

Chicago Fire FC has announced that the club has signed Nemanja Nikolic, a Hungarian international striker as their second designated player. The acquisition of the 29-year-old striker was via transfer from Polish top division club Legia Warsaw. A Chicago Fire spokesperson made confirmation that the club managed to beat out a number of Chinese Super League teams and the English Premier League club Hull City to sign Nikolic for a...

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The pride of 2016
Jan03

The pride of 2016

2016 turned out to be a proud year for Hungarian football, the National Team qualified for the Euro’s for the first time since 1972. Not many believed they would progress beyond the group stage but a win v Austria & draws with Iceland and Portugal saw them not only progress but finish top of the group & advance to the knockout phase. A 4-0 defeat v Belgium in the round of 16 saw them head home, where they were rightly welcomed...

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