MTK Budapest FC

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MTK Budapest
MTK logo
Full nameMagyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest Futball Club
Short nameMTK
Founded16 November 1888; 134 years ago (1888-11-16)
GroundHidegkuti Nándor Stadion
ChairmanTamás Deutsch
ManagerDávid Horváth
LeagueNB II
2022–23NB I, 11th of 12 (relegated)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

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 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 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 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[edit]

Manufacturers and shirt sponsors[edit]

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[edit]

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]


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.






Current squad[edit]

As of 10 February 2023[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
2 DF Hungary HUN Benedek Varju
4 DF Hungary HUN Dávid Bobál (on loan from Mezőkövesd)
5 DF Hungary HUN Zsombor Nagy (captain)
6 MF Hungary HUN Mihály Kata
7 MF Hungary HUN Zoltán Stieber
8 MF Hungary HUN Szabolcs Mezei
9 FW Hungary HUN Márkó Futács
10 MF Hungary HUN István Bognár
11 FW Hungary HUN Ákos Zuigéber
12 GK Hungary HUN Adrián Csenterics
13 GK Hungary HUN Gergő Rácz (on loan from Paks)
14 MF Hungary HUN Artúr Horváth
15 DF Slovakia SVK János Szépe
16 FW Hungary HUN Ádin Molnár
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 FW Hungary HUN Dániel Zsóri
18 FW Hungary HUN Krisztián Németh
20 MF Hungary HUN Mátyás Kovács
21 MF Hungary HUN Gergő Kocsis
22 DF Hungary HUN Patrik Poór
23 DF Senegal SEN Khaly Thiam
24 DF Hungary HUN Dániel Vadnai
25 GK Hungary HUN Bence Somodi
26 DF Hungary HUN Gergely Kapronczai
27 MF Hungary HUN Martin Palincsár
28 MF Hungary HUN Ádám Miknyóczki
29 DF Ghana GHA Kaka Godwords
30 MF Slovakia SVK Nikolas Špalek

Out on loan[edit]

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 Hungary HUN József Balázs (at Paks until 30 June 2023)
GK Hungary HUN Bence Varga (at Kecskemét until 30 June 2023)
DF Hungary HUN Roland Lehoczky (at Mezőkövesd until 30 June 2023)
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Hungary HUN Bence Várkonyi (at Kozármisleny until 30 June 2023)
MF Hungary HUN Barnabás Biben (at Tiszakécske until 30 June 2023)
MF Hungary HUN Márk Kosznovszky (at Kozármisleny until 30 June 2023)

Non-playing staff[edit]

Board of directors[edit]

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



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


Managerial history[edit]


In European football[edit]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ "Hungary football championship". Retrieved 27 December 2022.
  2. ^ "Nándor Hidegkuti Stadion". Stadium Database. 10 February 2015.
  3. ^ "MTK Lantos Mihály Sportközpont". 10 February 2015.
  4. ^ "MTK Lantos Mihály Sportközpont". 10 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Team". MK Budapest. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Az MTK Budapest Labdarúgó Zrt. hivatalos honlapja".
  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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