Ferencvárosi TC (men's water polo)

Ferencvárosi Torna Club is a water polo club from Budapest, Hungary. The team competes in the Országos Bajnokság I.

FTC-PQS Waterpolo
Nickname
  • Zöld Sasok (The Green Eagles)
  • Fradi
Founded1899
LeagueOB I
Based inBudapest, Hungary
ArenaNépliget
Colors  green and   white
PresidentJózsef Farkas
Head coachZsolt Varga
Websitewww.fradi.hu/hu/szakosztalyok/csapatsportok/vizilabda/r/40

Naming historyEdit

  • Ferencvárosi TC: (1899 – 1949)
  • ÉDOSZ SE: (1950 – 1956)
  • Budapesti Kinizsi (Bp. Kinizsi): (1951 – 1956)
    • Ferencvárosi TC: (1957–1988/89)
  • FTC-Törley: (1989/90 – 1992/93) - the first naming sponsor of FTC
    • Ferencvárosi TC: (1993/94)
  • FTC-Vitasport: (1994/95 – 1995/96)
  • FTC-Vitalin: (1996/97 – 1998/99)
  • FTC-Thomas Jeans: (1999/00)
  • FTC-Mirato: (2000/01)
  • FTC-VMAX: (2001/02 – 2002/03)
  • Jégcsillag-FTC: (2003/04)
  • Betonút-FTC: (2004/05 – 2005/06)
  • FTC-Aprilia: (2006/07 – 2008/09)
  • FTC-Fisher Klíma: (2008/09 – 2011/12)
  • Széchenyi Bank-FTC: (2012/13 – 2013/14)
    • Ferencvárosi TC: (2014/15)
  • FTC-PQS Waterpolo: (2015/16 – ...)

HonoursEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

  Champions (23): 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1944, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1968, 1987–88, 1989–90, 1999–00, 2017–18, 2018–19
  Runners-up (13): 1909, 1923, 1924, 1928, 1949, 1955, 1960, 1961, 1964, 1966, 1969, 1974, 1998–99
  Third place (20): 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947, 1951*, 1957, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1988–89, 1994–95, 1996–97, 1997–98
  Winners (20): 1923, 1924, 1926, 1949, 1957, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1996, 2018, 2019, 2020
  Finalist (15): 1925, 1927, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1951, 1963, 1971, 1972, 1979, 1990–91, 1997, 1998–99, 2001–02

European competitionsEdit

Winners (1): 2018-19
Semi-finalist (1): 1988–89
Winners (2): 2016–17, 2017–18
Winners (4) – record: 1974–75, 1977–78, 1979–80, 1997–98
Winners (4): 1978, 1980, 2018, 2019

International recordEdit

Current squadEdit

Season 2020–21[1]

Nat. Player Birth Date Position L/R
1   Soma Vogel (1997-07-07) July 7, 1997 (age 23) Goalkeeper
2   Tamás Sedlmayer (1995-01-06) January 6, 1995 (age 26) Wing / Centre Back
3   Krisztián Manhercz (1997-02-06) February 6, 1997 (age 24) Left side R
4   Szilárd Jansik (1994-04-06) April 6, 1994 (age 26) Wing
5   Toni Német (1994-01-14) January 14, 1994 (age 27) Centre Forward
6   Márton Vámos (1992-06-24) June 24, 1992 (age 28) Centre Back L
7   Dénes Varga (1987-03-29) March 29, 1987 (age 33) Centre Back R
8   Dávid Gál (1999-06-23) June 23, 1999 (age 21)
9   Áron Ádám Goschi (1999-06-07) June 7, 1999 (age 21)
10   Zoltán Pohl (1995-03-27) March 27, 1995 (age 25) Defender R
11   Aaron Younger (1991-09-25) September 25, 1991 (age 29) Centre Back
12   Márk Kállay (1986-02-08) February 8, 1986 (age 35) Wing
13   Gergő Zalánki (1995-02-26) February 26, 1995 (age 25) Wing / Centre Back L
14   András Gárdonyi (1986-02-06) February 6, 1986 (age 35) Goalkeeper
15   Ioannis Fountoulis (1988-05-25) May 25, 1988 (age 32) Wing / Centre Back
16   Nikola Jakšić (1997-01-17) January 17, 1997 (age 24) Guard R
17   Nicolas Constantin-Bicari b (1991-12-05) December 5, 1991 (age 29) Centre Forward

StaffEdit

Technical Staff
Section Chairman   Tamás Ambrus (posthumous)
Section leader   Viktor Paján
Technical Manager   Norbert Katona
Head Coach   Zsolt Varga
Technical Director   György Gerendás

Transfers (2020-21)Edit

Recent seasonsEdit

As of 23 May 2019.

Rankings in OB IEdit

P. 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
1 1 1 1 1 1
2 2
3 3 3 3 3
4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
5 5 5
6 6 6 6 6 6 6
7 7 7
8
9 9 9
10
11
12 12

In European competitionEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
1965-66 Champions Cup Quarter-final round   Pro Recco 1-1 3rd
  CSKA Moscow 3-4
  Barcelona 7-1
1968-69 Champions Cup Quarter-final round   HAVK Mladost 7-8 3rd
  Partizan 2-11
  Marseille 6-1
1988-89 Champions Cup Quarter-finals   Posillipo 14-13 9-7 23–20
Semi-finals   Catalunya 6-5 7-9 13–14
2000-01 Champions League Preliminary round
  Red Group
  Bečej 4-10 6-11 3rd
  Olympiacos 7-9 8-6
  Olympic Nice 6-4 9-11
2001-02 LEN Cup Quarter-finals   Partizan 3-8 4-5 7–13
2003-04 LEN Cup Round of 16   Szeged 7-10 10-6 17–16
Quarter-finals   Vouliagmeni 7-5 5-8 12–13
2004-05 Euroleague elimination in Second qualifying round
2005-06 LEN Cup Round of 16   ASC Duisburg 10-7 12-14 22–21
Quarter-finals   Panionios 8-4 8-10 16–14
Semi-finals   Sintez Kazan 9-10 6-12 15–22
2009-10 LEN Cup Round of 16   Szeged 10-9 7-7 17–16
Quarter-finals   Savona 7-8 8-10 15–18
2010-11 LEN Cup Round of 16   Akademija Cattaro 11-5 4-6 15–11
Quarter-finals   Savona 5-10 5-10 10–20
2015-16 Euro Cup elimination in Second qualifying round
2016-17 Euro Cup
  Winner
Quarter-finals   Primorje Rijeka 12-8 13-9 25–17
Semi-finals   Jadran Herceg Novi 6-4 11-12 17–16
Finals   CSM Oradea 12-6 7-7 19–13
2017-18 Euro Cup
  Winner
Quarter-finals   Sintez Kazan 12-9 16-8 28–17
Semi-finals   Miskolc 13-9 13-8 26–17
Finals   Sport Management 9-8 8-5 17–13
2018-19 Champions League
  Winner
Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Pro Recco 7-13 6-9 4th
  Barceloneta 8-9 5-8
  Eger 16-9 12-9
  Dynamo Moscow 13-6 13-11
  Steaua București 12-4 9-6
  Crvena zvezda 17-9 15-6
  Brescia 8-8 5-10
Quarter-final (F8)   Jug Dubrovnik 10–9
Semi-final (F8)   Barceloneta 9–7
Final (F8)   Olympiacos 10–10 (4-3 p)
2019-20 Champions League Preliminary round
(Group B)
  HAVK Mladost 14-5 9-6
  Pro Recco - 13-13
  Terrassa 17-11 -
  OSC 8-11 10-10
  Waspo Hannover 15-12 -
  Marseille 13-7 -
  Dinamo Tbilisi - 15-10

Notable former playersEdit

Olympic championsEdit

Former coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Játékosok". fradi.hu.

External linksEdit