MTK Budapest FC

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Magyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest Futball Club or shortly MTK is a football club based in Józsefváros, Budapest, Hungary. The team currently plays in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I. The club's colours are blue and white. As one of the most successful Hungarian football clubs, MTK has won the Hungarian League 23 times and the Hungarian Cup 12 times. The club has also won the Hungarian Super Cup twice. In 1955, as Vörös Lobogó SE, they became the first Hungarian team to play in the European Cup and in 1964 they finished as runners-up in the European Cup Winners' Cup after losing to Sporting Clube de Portugal in the final. The club founded the Sándor Károly Football Academy in 2001. The Academy also has a partnership agreement with English club Liverpool. MTK was established by the Hungarian Jewish community.

MTK Budapest
MTK logo
Full nameMagyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest Futball Club
Short nameMTK
Founded16 November 1888; 135 years ago (1888-11-16)
GroundHidegkuti Nándor Stadion
Capacity5,322
ChairmanTamás Deutsch
ManagerDávid Horváth
LeagueNB I
2023–24NB I, 8th of 12
WebsiteClub website
Current season

History

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MTK Budapest first entered the Nemzeti Bajnokság in the 1903 season. In the subsequent season, MTK won their first domestic title. Between 1913 and 1914 and 1924–25, MTK dominated Hungarian football by winning ten titles in a row.[1]

Crest and colours

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Manufacturers and shirt sponsors

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The following table shows in detail MTK Budapest FC kit manufacturers and shirt sponsors by year:

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
−2007 Nike Fotex
2007–2008 Fotex / Sándor Károly Akadémia
2008–2009 Sándor Károly Akadémia
2009–2010 Duna Takarék / Sándor Károly Akadémia
2010–2011 Duna Takarék
2011–2012 Duna Takarék / Sándor Károly Akadémia
2012–2013 Országos Kéktúra
2013–2017 panzi pet
2017–2018 Work Service
2018–present Prohuman

Stadia and facilities

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Hidegkuti Nándor Stadion (1947)

MTK Budapest's first stadium was opened in 1912. The first match was played MTK Budapest's main rival Ferencváros on 31 March 1912. The final result was 1–0 to MTK.

MTK Budapest's second stadium was built in 1947 shortly after the end of the World War II. It was demolished in 2014 to construct a brand-new stadium on its place.

 
The newly built stadium

Hidegkuti Nándor Stadion is a multi-purpose stadium in Budapest, Hungary.[2] It was renamed after the MTK Budapest and Hungary footballer Nándor Hidegkuti. It is currently used for football matches and is the home stadium of MTK Budapest.

Lantos Mihály Sportközpont is sport centre located in Zugló, Budapest. It was built in 1896. It has a capacity of 3,500 (2,500 seated).It was home to Budapest Micro Club, MTK Maccabi, Rower-Veled Érted Se, Vörös Meteor Egyetértés SK, Zuglói Kinizsi SE.[3][4]

Rivalry

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The fixture between MTK Budapest FC and Ferencvárosi TC is called the Örökrangadó or Eternal derby. The first fixture was played in the 1903 Nemzeti Bajnokság I season. It is the oldest football rivalry in Hungary.

Honours

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Domestic

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International

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Friendly

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Players

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Current squad

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As of 17 June 2024[5]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   HUN Patrik Demjén
2 DF   HUN Benedek Varju
3 DF   SRB Nemanja Antonov
4 DF   HUN Dávid Bobál
5 DF   HUN Zsombor Nagy
6 MF   HUN Mihály Kata (captain)
7 MF   HUN Zoltán Stieber
8 FW   SVK Róbert Polievka
9 FW   CAN Richie Ennin
10 MF   HUN István Bognár
11 FW   BIH Marin Jurina
13 GK   HUN Gergő Rácz
14 MF   HUN Artúr Horváth
15 MF   HUN Márk Kosznovszky
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF   HUN Bence Végh
17 FW   SVK Nikolas Špalek
18 FW   HUN Krisztián Németh
20 FW   HUN Mátyás Kovács
21 MF   HUN Gergő Kocsis
22 DF   UKR Viktor Hey
23 MF   SEN Khaly Thiam
24 DF   HUN Dániel Vadnai
25 DF   HUN Tamás Kádár
27 DF   HUN Patrik Kovács
29 FW   HUN Rajmund Molnár (on loan from Haladás)
30 MF   HUN Barnabás Biben

Out on loan

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Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   HUN Adrián Csenterics (at BVSC-Zugló until 30 June 2024)
DF   HUN Bence Várkonyi (at Zalaegerszeg until 30 June 2024)
MF   HUN Roland Lehoczky (at Tiszakécske until 30 June 2024)
MF   HUN Ádám Miknyóczki (at Pécs until 30 June 2024)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   HUN Gergő Szőke (at Gyirmót until 30 June 2024)
FW   HUN Dániel Zsóri (at Budafok until 30 June 2024)
FW   HUN Ákos Zuigéber (at Szeged until 30 June 2024)

Non-playing staff

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Board of directors

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Position Name
President   Tamás Deutsch
Club director     József Jakobsen
President of committee   Iván Serényi
Member of the presidency   Péter Deutsch
Member of the presidency   János Somogyi
Member of the presidency   László Domonyai
Member of the supervising committee   István Molnár
Member of the supervising committee   Péter Stern
Member of the supervising committee   István Putics

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Management

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Position Name
Head coach   Dávid Horváth
Assistant coach   Tamás Petres
Goalkeeper coach   József Andrusch
Fitness coach   András Szabó
Masseur   János Kiss
Masseur   István Dömök
Club doctor   Imre Dreissiger
Club doctor   Dániel Kincses
Technical manager   Mihály Horváth
Physiotherapist   Péter Sipos
Kit Manager   Gábor Máté

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Managerial history

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Seasons

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In European football

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See also

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Sources

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References

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  1. ^ "Hungary football championship". eu-football.info. Archived from the original on 27 December 2022. Retrieved 27 December 2022.
  2. ^ "Nándor Hidegkuti Stadion". Stadium Database. 10 February 2015. Archived from the original on 11 March 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  3. ^ "MTK Lantos Mihály Sportközpont". MTK.hu. 10 February 2015.
  4. ^ "MTK Lantos Mihály Sportközpont". MTK.hu. 10 February 2015. Archived from the original on 3 July 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Team". MK Budapest. Archived from the original on 11 September 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  6. ^ "Az MTK Budapest Labdarúgó Zrt. hivatalos honlapja". www.mtkbudapest.hu. Archived from the original on 19 January 2021. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 December 2019. Retrieved 11 August 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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