MTK Budapest FC

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MTK Budapest
MTK logo
Full nameMagyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest Futball Club
Short nameMTK
Founded16 November 1888; 131 years ago (1888-11-16)
GroundHidegkuti Nándor Stadion
ChairmanTamás Deutsch
ManagerMichael Boris
LeagueNB I
2019–20NB II, 1st of 20 (promoted)
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 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 F.C.


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[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– panzi pet

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.[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]


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 30 July, 2020[4]

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

No. Position Player
1 Montenegro GK Milan Mijatović
2 Hungary DF Benedek Varju
4 Portugal DF Tiago Ferreira
5 Hungary DF Zsombor Nagy
6 Hungary MF Benjámin Cseke
7 Hungary FW Szabolcs Schön
8 Hungary MF Szabolcs Mezei
9 Hungary FW Bence Bíró
10 Hungary MF Martin Palincsár
11 Hungary FW Dániel Gera
14 Hungary MF Mihály Kata
15 Hungary DF Szabolcs Barna
16 Colombia DF Sebastián Herrera
No. Position Player
17 Hungary FW Dániel Prosser
18 Hungary GK Dániel Varasdi
19 Hungary MF József Kanta (captain)
20 Nigeria DF Patrick Ikenne-King
21 Hungary MF Benjamin Balázs
22 Hungary MF Máté Katona
23 Brazil FW Myke
25 Hungary GK Bence Somodi
28 Hungary DF Ádám Pintér
29 Hungary FW László Lencse
30 North Macedonia FW Bojan Miovski
77 Hungary DF Ákos Baki

On loan[edit]

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 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 Germany Michael Boris
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]


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


  1. ^ "Nándor Hidegkuti Stadion". Stadium Database. 10 February 2015.
  2. ^ "MTK Lantos Mihály Sportközpont". 10 February 2015.
  3. ^ "MTK Lantos Mihály Sportközpont". 10 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Team". MK Budapest. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
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