As some of you know, I also run Statues of Budapest, an Instagram account detailing the history of the city through its sculpture. This weekend a covered the new statue of Rudolf Illovszky, Vasas’s most successful manager. Hope you enjoy.
After nearly three years of lodging in Újpest, Vasas finally returned home to Angyalföld (District XIII) this month.Continue reading
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 turned to football and I mentioned how I’d come to support Vasas since arriving in Budapest (namely – I like underdogs and the shared ironworking history of Vasas and Middlesbrough).Continue reading