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Magyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest Futball Club or shortly MTK is a Hungarian football club based in Józsefváros, Budapest. The team currently plays in 2018–19 Nemzeti Bajnokság II. 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 2 times. 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 F.C.

MTK Budapest
MTK logo
Full nameMagyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest Futball Club
Founded16 November 1888; 130 years ago (1888-11-16)
GroundHidegkuti Nándor Stadion
Capacity5,322
ChairmanTamás Deutsch
ManagerMichael Boris
LeagueNB II
2018–19NB I, 11th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

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HistoryEdit

MTK Budapest first entered the Nemzeti Bajnokság in the 1903 season. In the subsequent season, MTK won their first domestic title. Between 1913-14 and 1924-25 MTK dominated Hungarian football by winning ten titles in a row.

Crest and coloursEdit

Manufacturers and shirt sponsorsEdit

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– panzi pet

Stadia and FacilitiesEdit

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.[1] 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.[2][3]

RivalryEdit

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.

HonoursEdit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 7 October 2018[4]

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

No. Position Player
3   DF Bence Deutsch
6   MF Bálint Vogyicska
7   FW Szabolcs Schön
9   MF István Bognár
10   MF Patrik Vass
11   FW Dániel Gera
13   DF Gergő Gengeliczki
19   MF József Kanta (captain)
20   GK Bence Varga
22   MF Máté Katona
27   MF Ádám Pintér
29   FW László Lencse
No. Position Player
62   DF Nasiru Banahene
71   MF Anton Bidzilya
73   DF Benedek Varjú
74   MF Gergely Kapronczai
77   DF Ákos Baki
88   DF George Ikenne
99   GK Balázs Bese
  GK Bence Somodi
  DF Stefan Deak
  MF István Szatmári
  FW Szabolcs Varga
  FW András Simon

On loanEdit

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

No. Position Player

Non-playing staffEdit

Board of directorsEdit

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

[5]

ManagementEdit

Position Name
Head coach   Tamás Lucsánszky
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

[6]

Managerial historyEdit

SeasonsEdit

In European footballEdit

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Behind The Curtain – Travels in Eastern European Football: Jonathan Wilson (2006) [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nándor Hidegkuti Stadion". Stadium Database. 10 February 2015.
  2. ^ "MTK Lantos Mihály Sportközpont". MTK.hu. 10 February 2015.
  3. ^ "MTK Lantos Mihály Sportközpont". MTK.hu. 10 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Team". MK Budapest. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  5. ^ http://mtkbudapest.hu/vezetoseg
  6. ^ http://mtkbudapest.hu/szakmai-stab

External linksEdit