|Full name||Ferencváros Torna Club Labdarúgó ZRt. Football club names are a part of the sport 's culture reflecting century-old traditions|
|Nickname(s)||Fradi, Zöld Sasok (Green Eagles)|
|Founded||May 3, 1899|
|Ground||Stadion Albert Flórián, Budapest|
|League||NB II (Eastern Group)|
Ferencvárosi Torna Club (FTC), also known as Ferencváros, nicknamed Fradi, is a sport club in Hungary, founded in 1899 by Ferenc Springer and a group of local residents of Budapest's ninth district, Ferencváros. This is a of lists of the use of Nicknames in football (soccer. Events 1491 - Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries adopting the baptismal name of João Year 1899 ( MDCCCXCIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Stadion Albert Flórián is a sports stadium in Budapest, Hungary. Budapest ( also /ˈbʊ-/) is the capital city of Hungary. As the largest city of Hungary it serves as the country's principal Political, The following is a list of Association football stadia. They are ordered by their capacity, that is the maximum number of spectators that the Robert "Bobby" Davison (born 17 July, 1959 in South Shields) is an English former Professional footballer and NB II ( Nemzeti Bajnokság II National Championship II) is the second tier of Hungarian Football. Hungary (Magyarország 'mɔɟɔrorsaːg) officially in English the Republic of Hungary ( Magyar Köztársaság, literally Magyar (Hungarian Republic By far the best-known part of the club is the well-supported men's football team. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Other divisions include the women's football, women's handball, men's ice hockey, men's water polo, cycling, gymnastics, athletics, wrestling and swimming teams, some of which are highly successful.
The club facilities are located in Ferencváros, the ninth District of Budapest. Ferencváros (Franzstadt is the 9th district of Budapest, Hungary. Budapest ( also /ˈbʊ-/) is the capital city of Hungary. As the largest city of Hungary it serves as the country's principal Political, The club colours are green and white, and the club mascot is a green eagle; hence came another of the club's nicknames, 'The Green Eagles'.
Ferencváros, especially the football division stirs strong emotions among many fans in Hungary, backed by strong support but meeting some opposition. Its arch-rival is Újpest; the Ferencváros-Újpest rivalry has in the past ignited some of the worst scenes of football-related violence in the country. Újpest Football Club (usually known simply as Újpest), earlier known as Újpesti TE (UTE and Újpesti Dózsa, is a Hungarian Ferencvaros and Újpest ultras were infamous for their vandalism and many of them for their racist behaviour. Other rivals include Debrecen, MTK, Kispest Honvéd, and Vasas SC. Debreceni VSC is a Hungarian football club from the city of Debrecen. MTK Hungária FC or just MTK is a Football club from Budapest, Hungary. Budapest Honvéd FC is a Hungarian Sports club from Budapest best known for its football team Vasas SC (pronounced vaashash) is one of Hungary's major sports clubs
The club runs a magazine named 100% Fradi.
Ferencváros participated in all the first division championships since the start of Hungarian Football Championships in 1901 until the 2006/07 season in which they were relegated (demoted) to the NB2 for not meeting financial criteria. NB II ( Nemzeti Bajnokság II National Championship II) is the second tier of Hungarian Football.
They are the only football club in Hungary that hold a major European trophy, having won the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1965. History Spanish era The first competition was to be held over two seasons to avoid clashes with national leagues fixtures
Ferencváros were the first - and as yet only - Hungarian team to qualify for the UEFA Champions League group phase in 1995 by beating Anderlecht in the qualifying matches. See also List of European Cup and UEFA Champions League winners The UEFA Champions League, which evolved from the European Champion Clubs' Cup is a seasonal club Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht, usually known as Anderlecht or RSCA, is a Belgian football club from Anderlecht, in the Brussels Ferencváros beat Grasshoppers on away ground and held Grasshoppers and Real Madrid to a draw at home, but were eliminated in the group stage. Grasshopper-Club Zürich commonly referred to as simply GC, GCZ, or Grasshopper is a Swiss Multisports club based in Zürich
Since the 1990s, the club has had problems with some of its unruly fans expressing xenophobic, racist and anti-Semitic sentiments. Fans in Little Italyjpg|thumb|right|Fans in Little Italy Manhattan celebrating the victory of the Italian association football team after the 2006 FIFA World Cup]][[Image Wm-oly-de-cr Xenophobia is an intense and/or irrational dislike and sometimes fear of people from other countries List of racism-related topics|Racism by country Racism, by its simplest definition is the belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that Antisemitism (alternatively spelled anti-semitism or anti-Semitism; also rarely known as judeophobia) is the Prejudice against or hostility
Ferencvárosi TC's stadium is named after Florián Albert and has a spectator capacity of 18,100. Flórián Albert (born September 15, 1941 in Hercegszántó) is a retired Hungarian football Striker, who was named
In July of 2006, the club was removed from the Borsodi Liga as punishment for continued financial troubles.  The club has recently challenged the legality of this move in court. Ferencvaros has won the case as the verdict declared that the FA's move was against the law. An out-of-court agreement between the club and the Hungarian Football Association has been reached
In the season 2006/07, Nyíregyháza FC beat Ferencváros to promotion in a tight contest, ensuring that Ferencváros stays in the second league for a further season.
Recently, Ferencváros youth team has won the prestigious Foyle Cup. The Foyle Cup is a youth soccer tournament held every year in Londonderry.
In February 2008 Kevin McCabe, chairman of English football club Sheffield United, finalised an agreement with the club to buy its football team and with the Hungarian government to purchase and develop the ground around Stadion Albert Flórián. Sheffield United Football Club is a professional English football club based in the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Stadion Albert Flórián is a sports stadium in Budapest, Hungary. In April 2008, Ferencváros Torna Club officially agreed to sell the football club, Ferencváros Labdarúgó Kft to Esplanade Kft, McCabe's company in Hungary.
The development of a new all-seater football stadium with a capacity of 25,000 has been started. 'The Blades' already own a Chinese club - the Chengdu Blades and have an interest in clubs in Belgium, The Ivory Coast, and Australia, and an exchange of ideas relationship with São Paulo. Chengdu Blades FC (成都谢菲联足球俱乐部 means Chengdu Sheffield United F The Kingdom of Belgium is a Country in northwest Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters as well as those Côte d'Ivoire (ˌkoʊt divˈwɑː(r ' in English, kot diˈvwaʀ in French) or Ivory Coast, officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. São Paulo Futebol Clube, usually called São Paulo FC or just São Paulo, is a traditional Brazilian football team from São Paulo, founded 
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|No. In Association football (soccer a defender is a player who tries to prevent the other team from scoring Sékou Tidiane Souare (born April 5 1983 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire) is a football player ( defender) from Côte d'Ivoire who currently plays For the Australian Rules position see Midfielder (Australian Rules. Imre Deme (born August 3, 1983 in Budapest) is a Hungarian football player who currently plays for Ferencvárosi TC In Association football (soccer a defender is a player who tries to prevent the other team from scoring Attila Dragóner (born 15 November 1974 in Budapest) is a Hungarian footballer. In Association football (soccer a defender is a player who tries to prevent the other team from scoring For the Australian Rules position see Midfielder (Australian Rules. Igor Pisanjuk (born 24 October 1989) is a Ukrainian - Canadian footballer currently playing for Ferencvárosi TC. For the Australian Rules position see Midfielder (Australian Rules. Bamba Moussa (born January 6 1985 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Ferencvarosi TC as a In Association football (soccer a defender is a player who tries to prevent the other team from scoring Igor Szkukalek (born 1 July, 1976) is a Slovakian football player who currently plays for Ferencvarosi TC In Association football (soccer a defender is a player who tries to prevent the other team from scoring Zoltán Csiszár (born 7 July 1982 in Orosháza) is a Hungarian footballer who currently plays for Ferencvárosi TC For the Australian Rules position see Midfielder (Australian Rules. Laszlo Fitos (born February 27, 1987 in Budapest) is a Hungarian football player who plays for Ferencvárosi TC. For the Australian Rules position see Midfielder (Australian Rules. In many team Sports a goalkeeper (termed goaltender netminder, goalie, or keeper in some sports||Position||Player|
|19||DF||Tibor Baranyai (from FC Fehervar)|
* More than any other Hungarian club