The Top 5 Players of the NBI 2017/18 Autumn Season
Dec11

The Top 5 Players of the NBI 2017/18 Autumn Season

In the first of a series of articles, Tomasz Mortimer looks at the most interesting statistics of the Autumn season. This week we look at the top 5 players according to InStat Marquinhos Pedroso –  Ferencvaros – Left Back – 270 points Signed from Figueirense in late summer, Pedroso, who was at Gaziantepspor in the Turkish Super League last season, has been quite superb since moving to Ferencvaros. Excellent going...

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NBI – Round 16 Preview
Nov17

NBI – Round 16 Preview

Written by Paul Treso Armed with a shot of UNICUM to help my month long sore throat, this is my first post and maybe last depending on the editor..   NOTE:  Please if you see American or Hungarian football, wear warm clothes, yell when appropriate but, and this is a big BUT, “Do not go to Karaoke afterwards”.  If you do sing, do so within your range.  George Michael has a high, special voice to sing and I do not have it.  Is it...

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The Mighty Magyars’ Alternative History
Nov13

The Mighty Magyars’ Alternative History

Tomasz Mortimer takes you through a fictionised history of what might have happened to Hungarian football had the Hungarian revolution not gone the way it had. The fiction starts from 1956… 1952: Olympics The journey started in 1952. National team coach Gustav Sebes had set up a scouting network which scoured the country for the best talent available ahead of the upcoming Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. Different tactics were...

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The Past Was Glorious But Cannot Be Repeated
Nov09

The Past Was Glorious But Cannot Be Repeated

Paul Treso talks about the ups and downs of being a Hungarian football fan in 2017 after the distant success of the past. Have you ever met a real, passionate Hungarian?  They are winners. Look at Ferenc Puskas, the Mighty Magyars of the 1950’s, the Men’s Olympics Water Polo teams winning gold medal after Gold medal.  Maybe it’s the difficult language that is like no other? A work ethic and passion, intelligence match by few. Actors,...

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Viktor Orban’s Footballing Front Man
Nov01

Viktor Orban’s Footballing Front Man

Hungarian football and Hungarian politics have become increasingly intertwined since Viktor Orban took office as Prime Minister in 2010, but his relationship with Lorinc Meszaros, the owner of NBI side Puskas Akademia is one of troubling interest. Written by Tomasz Mortimer At the end of April 2017 in Hungary, Napi.hu published their annual spring rich list. At the top of the list for the fifth year in a row was Sandor Csanyi, the...

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