Fish in a Barrel (Vasas FC vs. ETO FC Győr)

Photo from http://www.vasasfc.hu It's hard to motivate yourself to write after watching such a complete capitulation. Let's get the score out of the way early. Vasas lost 4-0 today and - without exaggeration - it should have been at least seven. Győr were incisive, playing dangerous balls through the Vasas backline with alarming and repeated … Continue reading Fish in a Barrel (Vasas FC vs. ETO FC Győr)

18 year old Dániel Zsóri just scored a spectacular match-winning overhead kick against the league leaders 7 minutes into his debut.

Debrecen's 18-year-old debutant Dániel Zsóri officially has nowhere to go now but down. After scoring 39 goals this season for the Debrecen reserves, Zsóri was brought on in the 86th minute against current league leaders Ferencváros. Debrecen sit in third. The score was 1-1. It was his debut. He did this... That, my friends, is … Continue reading 18 year old Dániel Zsóri just scored a spectacular match-winning overhead kick against the league leaders 7 minutes into his debut.

A Tour of the New Vasas Stadium (Illovszky Rudolf Stadium)

Due to an improbable series of events, I ended up being interviewed on Hungarian national media for creating an Instagram account about statues (@statuesofbudapest - should you be curious). The topic of the interview had turned to football and I mentioned how I'd come to support Vasas since arriving in Budapest (namely - I like … Continue reading A Tour of the New Vasas Stadium (Illovszky Rudolf Stadium)

Afternoon Balajt-i* (Vasas FC vs. Budafoki MTE)

(*this pun only works if you know that Balajti rhymes with Delight-y in Hungarian, rendering it worse than useless) The winter break is almost upon us in Hungary and the cold nights are drawing in. To rubber-stamp this a blanketing of snow fell on the city last night, giving Budapest a festive air as I … Continue reading Afternoon Balajt-i* (Vasas FC vs. Budafoki MTE)