MTK Budapest FC


Magyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest Futball Club or shortly MTK is a Hungarian football club based in Józsefváros, Budapest. 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 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.

MTK Budapest
Full nameMagyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest Futball Club
Short nameMTK
Founded16 November 1888; 132 years ago (1888-11-16)
GroundHidegkuti Nándor Stadion
Capacity5,322
ChairmanTamás Deutsch
ManagerGiovanni Costantino
LeagueNB I
2020–21NB I, 7th of 12
WebsiteClub website
Current season

History


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.

Crest and colours


Manufacturers and shirt sponsors

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 facilities


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.[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]

Rivalry


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


Domestic

International

Friendly

Players


Current squad

As of 22 July, 2021[4]

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  MNE Milan Mijatović (captain)
2 DF  HUN Benedek Varju
3 DF  FIN Nikolai Alho
4 DF  POR Tiago Ferreira
5 DF  HUN Zsombor Nagy
6 MF  ALB Ylber Ramadani
7 MF  ENG James Weir
8 MF  HUN Szabolcs Mezei
9 FW  BRA Myke
10 FW  ROU Gheorghe Grozav
11 FW  MKD Bojan Miovski
14 MF  HUN Mihály Kata
16 DF  COL Sebastián Herrera
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 FW  HUN Dániel Prosser
18 MF  HUN Bence Kocsis
20 DF  GHA Kaka Godwords
21 DF  HUN Benjamin Balázs
22 DF  CRO Marko Perković
23 FW  HUN Márk Kovácsréti
24 MF  SRB Srđan Dimitrov
25 GK  HUN Bence Somodi
26 FW  BIH Andrija Drljo
27 MF  HUN Martin Palincsár
29 DF  HUN Barnabás Nagy
32 MF  HUN Máté Kovács
77 DF  HUN Ákos Baki

Out on loan

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
MF  HUN Miklós Szerencsi (at Dorog until 30 June 2021)
FW  HUN Ákos Zuigéber (at Dorog until 30 June 2021)
MF  HUN Máté Kovács (at Dorog until 30 June 2021)
MF  HUN Anton Bidzilya (at Békéscsaba until 30 June 2021)
No. Pos. Nation Player
FW  HUN Péter Törőcsik (at Szentlőrinc until 30 June 2021)
MF  HUN Gergely Kapronczai (at Szentlőrinc until 30 June 2021)
DF  HUN Roland Lehoczky (at Szentlőrinc until 30 June 2021)
GK  HUN Balázs Bese (at Budafoki until 30 June 2021)
FW  HUN Olivér Horváth (at Haladás until 30 June 2021)

Non-playing staff


Board of directors

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

PositionName
Head coach Giovanni Costantino
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 history

Seasons


In European football


See also


Sources


References


  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. "Az MTK Budapest Labdarúgó Zrt. hivatalos honlapja". www.mtkbudapest.hu.
  6. http://mtkbudapest.hu/szakmai-stab