Hungarian Football Roundup – February in Focus
Mar03

Hungarian Football Roundup – February in Focus

In this monthly column, Tomasz Mortimer will guide us through the events that have taken place in Hungarian football throughout the month. With the Hungarian league restarting this month, and Hungarians in action all over Europe, there’s plenty to discuss in this months feature. Nikolics stays at Legia  In what seemed like 2016’s most tedious transfer saga in world football, Nemanja Nikolics turned down the chance to make...

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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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The Future Stars of Hungarian Football

There are a plenty of exciting young Hungarian prospects around the world at the moment, impressing for their clubs. Many have the potential to become influential players for the National Team in years to come. Here are just a few a few of them.   István Kovács Age: 21   Club: Videoton In my opinion he’s the Hungarian Jack Wilshere. Kovács is undoubtedly the country’s biggest star playing in one of Hungary’s strongest teams right...

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Krisztian Adorjan – Liverpool’s new Hungarian star?
Oct14

Krisztian Adorjan – Liverpool’s new Hungarian star?

  Written by Bence Bocsak Krisztián Adorján started his football career at the Sándor Karoly football academy which is considered as one of the best football academies in Hungary and it belongs to one of the most successful teams, MTK Budapest. The academy has developed the likes of Nándor Hidegkuti who was a key member of the famous Aranycsapat and many more Hungarian internationals. In 2009, Krisztián Adorján travelled to...

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What happened to our U20 World Cup bronze medallists?
Aug26

What happened to our U20 World Cup bronze medallists?

  In 2009 our young U20 lads finished 3rd in the U20 World Cup, which was considered as great success in Hungary and we were expecting some of those lads to finally bring back the golden days of Hungarian football. Three years have passed since then and we are still waiting for some of them to find their form in the national team, meanwhile some of them have disappeared off the radar. In this blog I will tell you where all of...

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The PUSKÁS-SUZUKI CUP
Apr12

The PUSKÁS-SUZUKI CUP

  The PUSKÁS-SUZUKI CUP took place last week in Hungary and the Puskás academy sports director Imre Gellei, spoke exclusively to Gaby Kovács to tell us about this youth tournament. Can you tell us how the PUSKÁS-SUZUKI CUP began and why it was created? Five years ago, in 2008 we organized the first. One aim was to renew the old Easter tradition of tournaments and the other was to give young players a chance to show their talents...

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