Communism, politics and football – the short story of Hungarian football’s dramatic fall
Jul06

Communism, politics and football – the short story of Hungarian football’s dramatic fall

This article first appeared in June’s Libero magazine which you can subscribe to here Hungary are finally getting ready for their first major tournament in 30 years this summer, but once the world leader in football innovation on and off the pitch, Hungarian football has desperately struggled both at club and international level ever since that last great side in the 1950’s. How did such a drastic fall occur? Hungary’s most...

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ZTE 1-0 Man United – The Day Zalaegerszeg Shocked United
Nov08

ZTE 1-0 Man United – The Day Zalaegerszeg Shocked United

  With Videoton’s European exploits continuing to flourish, we look back at Hungary’s best club performance this millenium. Zalaegerszeg’s relegation from NBI last season took everyone by surprise. After an impressive fourth place finish the season before, many pundits expected ZTE to push on and perform in the same manner, but injuries, poor performances and the loss of their talisman Prince Racojmar to MVV saw...

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Jozsef Bozsik – Hungarian Rhapsody
Oct10

Jozsef Bozsik – Hungarian Rhapsody

This article was written by Rob Fielder on the Ademir to Zizinho blog. You can follow Rob on Twitter @ademir2z Among the most widely noted tactical phenomena of the last ten years has been the increasing importance of the “deep lying playmaker”. As teams have lined up with ever more defensive midfielders, previously advanced midfielders have dropped ever deeper themselves in search of precious space. In many ways this isn’t a new...

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The Story of Peter and Stan – Barnsley’s Favourite Magyars
Sep28

The Story of Peter and Stan – Barnsley’s Favourite Magyars

  Written by Liam of BonusBetting.org.uk, a lifelong fan of Barnsley F.C. When Barnsley supporters first heard the news that Hungarian duo Istvan Ferecnzi and Peter Rajczi were to join the club in January 2007, it would be fair to say that there wasn’t much optimism circling the club. The manager at the time, Simon Davey, wasn’t exactly a favourite amongst the crowd and his decision to bring in two unproven players to...

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10% Off Cult Zeros Tees and Hoodies For HungarianFootball.com Readers‏
Sep10

10% Off Cult Zeros Tees and Hoodies For HungarianFootball.com Readers‏

  Whether you want to celebrate the legends of the Aranycsapat or a modern day star like Gera, Cult Zeros is the place for you. Our new look website allows you to mock-up the shirt before you buy. It has a Hungarian language version too! We also run a request service, so if the player you want isn’t represented, email us and we’ll do our best to add them! 10% off for all readers of hungarianfootball.com. Discount code...

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Hungarian Football interview with Peter Vermes of Sporting KC
Jul14

Hungarian Football interview with Peter Vermes of Sporting KC

Peter Vermes is a 1st Generation Hungarian-American who has had a successful career as a player and now as the Manager of Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City club who sit on top of the Eastern Conference Table. He started his professional soccer playing career with Raba ETO in Gyor back in 1990. He went onto FC Volendam in the Netherlands and then onto Figueras in Spain before returning to the United States to play in Major...

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