Vignjevics Out as Ujpest Look to Save Season

After seven years in charge at Ujpest, popular Serbian coach Nebojsa Vignjevics has parted ways with the Budapest side following a disappointing run of one win from their last 11 games, which has seen Lilak, as they are commonly known, slide perilously close to the relegation zone. Saturday’s limp defeat at the hands of Kisvarda,... Continue Reading →

Mezokovesd Make History; Fradi’s Title to Lose

The midweek football action was split over two days with the Magyar Kupa semi-final second legs taking place on Tuesday evening, followed by the Ujpest-Ferencvaros Budapest Derby on Wednesday. Magyar Kupa In the first of Tuesday’s Kupa double-header, tournament favourites and titleholders, MOL Fehervar played host to Mezokovesd-Zsory who were aiming to qualify for their... Continue Reading →

Whatever Happened to…Miku

Arriving on loan from Getafe on the final day of the 2012 summer transfer window, Nicolas Ladislao Fedor Flores, or Miku as he is better known, became only the second Venezuelan, after Fernando de Ornelas, to pull on the famous green and white hoops of Celtic. A late addition to the squad, Miku was brought... Continue Reading →

Whatever Happened to…Freddie Ljungberg

He was an Arsenal Invincible who arrived at Celtic Park in December 2010 looking to re-ignite a fading career but left just 6 months later having made little impression on the Celtic first-team, leaving many to wonder if he had used Celtic for one last big pay-day. For over a decade, Freddie Ljungberg was a... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus and Hungarian Football

As a Celt living abroad, I’ve had the interesting experience of watching how the Scottish and Hungarian football/sports press have reacted to the current Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on sports in both countries. Readers in the UK will be all too aware of the football press’ tendency to sensationalise, make a story out of... Continue Reading →

Scotty Sinclair: Beautiful, Magical

He arrived with a bang in August 2016, scoring a late winner on his debut away to Hearts at Tynecastle.  Now, 3-and-a-half trophy-laden season’s later, Scott Sinclair is set to become the latest Invincible to depart Celtic Park as he edges closer to the exit door and a transfer to English Championship side Preston North... Continue Reading →

Derby Day Disappointment

For the second time in the space of a month, Celtic produced an insipid and uninspiring Derby Day performance, only on this occasion, the Hoops had nothing left in the tank as they watched Steven Gerrard and Rangers taste victory at Celtic Park for the first time. Following on from the League Cup Final at... Continue Reading →

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