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A guide to the new Hungarian NBI season

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in Featured, Hungary, Nations | 0 comments

A guide to the new Hungarian NBI season

This Friday sees the start of the NBI season after less than two months away.

Unlike other major European leagues, NBI will start at the beginning of July to accommodate the long winter break that Hungarian fans have to suffer, and also to finish in time for Euro 2012.

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When Greed Overcomes Ambition

Posted by on Jun 10, 2011 in Featured, Hungary, Nations | 3 comments

When Greed Overcomes Ambition

What’s more to be said that hasn’t already been said about Balazs Dzsudzsak? Well quite a lot actually.

Dzsudzsak has got unreserved praise in recent months thanks to his form for PSV, which in the first half of the season, was absolutely outstanding. He contributed with assists and goals, and he was quite easily one of the best players in the Eredivisie, prompting interest from big clubs like Juventus, Liverpool and Dortmund. But instead he’s chosen Anzhi Makhachkala, the big spenders from Dagestan, the ‘Manchester City of Russia’.

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Tomasz Mortimer Speaks To Honved Chairman George Hemingway

Posted by on Apr 27, 2011 in Featured, Hungary | 1 comment

Tomasz Mortimer Speaks To Honved Chairman George Hemingway

George Hemingway is the chairman of Honvéd, and has been since 2006. Honvéd have a rich history, not just within Hungary, but in 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 success in Europe since then with a few 3rd round appearances in the UEFA cup, the only performances of note. They currently have won the fourth most Hungarian titles with 13, behind Ferencváros, MTK and Újpest.

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