Kaposvári Rákóczi FC

Kaposvári Rákóczi FC
Official Website: www.rakoczifc.hu
Stadium: Stadion Kaposvár Rákóczi, Kaposvár
Capacity: 7,000

Kaposvári Rákóczi FC were formed on 15 August 1923 and are based Kaposvár. Their home stadium is Stadion Rákoczi in Kaposvár. The team is named after Rákóczi Ferenc II., a Transylvanian prince and national hero and are often referred to by the the nickname Somogyiak, referring to Somogy County, where the team plays.

Since their formation Kaposvári Rákóczi FC have spent 15 seasons in the NB1, 75/76, 76/77 & 77/78, when they were related back to the NB2, 80/81 and 87/88 both times being immediately relegated after just 1 season in the top flight, their best run in the NB1 came during a 10 season spell from 04/05-13/14.

The club went into a bit of a free fall relegation from the NB1 at the end of the 13/14 season was swiftly followed by relegation from the NB2 in 14/15. Due to licence problems they did not start the following season in the NB3, as the MLSz relegated them to the Somogy county first division for season 15/16. They won that league, going unbeaten all season and took up their place in the NB3 in season 16/17. Having finished 3rd that season they then won promotion back to the NB2 at the end of season 17/18 with a back to back promotion coming at the end of 18/19 signalling their return to the NB1.

Manager: Róbert Waltner – 3rd season
Last season: 2nd in NBII (promoted)
Leading scorer: Gergo Beliczky F – 12 goals, 5 assists in 36 appearances
Top players: Attila Szakály M; Gergo Beliczky F; Csaba Vachtler D; Krisztián Pogacsics GK

Key Transfers in:
Norbert Csiki M – from Budaörs (11 goals, 9 assists in 27 appearances)
Matej Poplatnik F – from Kerala Blasters (4 goals in 16 appearances)

Key Transfers out:
Péter Rajczi F – (9 goals, 2 assists in 24 appearances)