A Tale of One City: Murcia - These Football
These Football Times (registration) (blog)A Tale of One City: MurciaThese Football Times (registration) (blog)Right up until 1980, Murcia battled between Spain's second and third level of football, including a season under the stewardship of one Ferenc Puskás. The Hungarian was no stranger to Spanish football, having spent eight years starring for Real Madrid.
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 5:02 pm
Wasteful Liverpool attack prove defence is
The TimesWasteful Liverpool attack prove defence is not Jürgen Klopp's only worryThe TimesThe enduring image from Liverpool's last Champions League victory on their travels came not on the pitch, but deep in the bowels of Debrecen's Ferenc Puskas Stadium. David Ngog's early goal had been enough to seal a slender success, but on the final ...
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 4:05 pm
Obituary - Bert McCann, Scotland football
HeraldScotlandObituary - Bert McCann, Scotland football internationalistHeraldScotland... a Ford-sponsored veterans five-a-side tournament at Meadowbank, where, alongside his footballing hero, Gordon Smith, he locked horns with the likes of England's fooballing knights – Stanley Matthews and Tom Finney, and Ferenc Puskas, Gyula Grocics ...
Posted on 24 September 2017 | 4:31 pm
Sheffield United's derby delight prompts
The GuardianSheffield United's derby delight prompts questions over Wednesday's attitudeThe GuardianThe youngster played with the assurance of a man appearing in his 10th derby, rather than his first, and when in the second half he turned Jack Hunt inside out and gave the defender his 'Billy Wright trying to tackle Ferenc Puskas' moment, the fortunes ...and more »
Posted on 24 September 2017 | 7:23 am
Exclusive interview: Alastair Campbell on
Telegraph.co.ukExclusive interview: Alastair Campbell on playing with Maradona being conned by Lance Armstrong and his passion ...Telegraph.co.ukCampbell is naturally a Maradona rather than Pele man although, interestingly, he says that Sir Alex Ferguson once told him that Ferenc Puskas was the greatest player. Campbell's relationship with sport would stretch beyond simply fandom and, more than ...
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 10:22 am
Comparing James Rodriguez to Real Madrid's
As such, comparisons with esteemed names of Real Madrid's most renowned era of dominance in the 1950s and '60s, such as Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas and Paco Gento, won't be found here. "He was not a 10-out-of-10 in anything, but he was an eight-and-a ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Mmegi Online :: Is jersey 10 losing panache?
In the beginning, football jersey numbers were meant for referees to distinguish players on the field. Permanent numbers allocated to each player were first introduced at the 1954 World Cup. But as time went by, it became more than just a number printed at ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 3:14 pm
A minute's silence ahead of the Santiago
The Santiago Bernabéu held a minute's silence before the match against Galatasaray to commemorate Erzsébet Hunyadvári, the wife of the legendary Ferenc Puskas, and Miguel González, the father of Míchel. Additionally, the Real Madrid players wore black ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 9:12 am
Plymouth's three Football League referee's
Hungary’s Ferenc Puskas was playing for the Spanish side that day and no match fee was paid to the officials, just the FIFA daily allowance of 50 Swiss francs – less than five shillings – and there was no insurance cover either. Other games of note ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 3:43 am
Feature: Messi, an unpleasant decade in
It was a hot night in Budapest's Ferenc Puskas when then trainer, Jose Pekerman, sent on Messi to replace Lisandro Lopez. However, a clash with Hungarian defender Vilmoz Vanczcak saw referee Markus Mark show Messi the red card, spoiling the future prodigy ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:37 pm