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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60 years today: England 3 Hungary 6
Nov25

60 years today: England 3 Hungary 6

Nothing I could write hasn’t already been penned by journalists from all around the globe about the game which had an impact on the football that we grew up watching and watch today. As Hungarians, we are fully aware of our current failings but will always cling to this match as a comfort blanket forever more. Instead of going over old ground I will leave you with the greatest quotes about the match and let you enjoy the game in...

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Magyar magic at the bridge
Apr17

Magyar magic at the bridge

By Dominic Bliss   In the days before UEFA club competition, the only opportunities for English clubs to pit themselves against the continent’s best came in the form of friendly matches. These games offered supporters and players alike the chance to witness different football cultures and they were given top billing at the box office, even when they were played mid-season. So when Chelsea hosted Hungarian champions Red Banner in...

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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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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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The Ferenc Puskas Story
Jul19

The Ferenc Puskas Story

Ferenc Puskás is arguably the best Hungarian footballer that has ever lived. For us Hungarians he is our national hero, everywhere we go around the world when someone finds out we are from Hungary their first reaction is “Oh yes Puskás?”. He will never be forgotten we still talk about his success even though it was over 50 years ago. He could always produce something special with a little trick or a fantastic shot from 40 yards out,...

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