Honved vs Videoton: Busting my Magyar Foci Cherry

It’s been almost three months now since I moved out to Budapest and posed myself the question of which Budapest team I should follow now that I am here.  Choosing a football team to follow is not a decision to be taken lightly, especially for a foreigner living in a new city. Upon moving to … Continue reading Honved vs Videoton: Busting my Magyar Foci Cherry

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My Budapest Team

Instead of returning to Hungary the club embarked on a ‘World Tour’ playing fundraising matches in Italy, Spain and Portugal (organised by the iconic manager Bela Guttmann).  They were offered political asylum and the opportunity to play in the Mexican Championship, an offer they declined in order to compete in a tournament in Brazil.  The … Continue reading My Budapest Team

Gratulálok Magyarorszag

It's hard to believe given that Hungary is the nation that gave us Ferenc Puskas and the Mighty Magyars, but tonight's victory over an insipid Norway has brought to an end a 44 year wait for an appearance at European Championships; and a 30 year wait for an appearance at a major international championship. While … Continue reading Gratulálok Magyarorszag