Balmazújvárosi FC

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Balmazújvárosi FC
Balmazújvárosi FC logo.png
Full name Balmazújvárosi Football Club
Founded 2011; 7 years ago (2011)
Ground Városi Stadion
Balmazújváros, Hungary
Ground Capacity 2,435
Chairman István Tiba
Manager Ferenc Horváth
League NB II
2017–18 NB I, 11th (relegated)
Website Club website
Current season

Balmazújvárosi FC, also known by the sponsor name Balmaz Kamilla Gyógyfürdő or the company name Balmazújváros Sport, is a Hungarian football club located in Balmazújváros, Hungary. It currently plays in Nemzeti Bajnokság I. The team's colors are orange and black.


Between 2011 and 2016 the club received 1.2 million HUF as a backing to develop the club's stadium and the team.[1]

On 17 September 2012, László Arany was sacked by the club after the defeat against Ceglédi VSE at home. The team with Arany could win only the first match of the 2012–13 Nemzeti Bajnokság II season against DVSC-DEAC but after they lost four matches in a row.[2]

In the 2014–15 Nemzeti Bajnokság II season Balmazújváros managed to ecape from relegation from the second division by finishing 13th and gaining one point more than their rival Siófok.[3]

In the 2015–16 Nemzeti Bajnokság II season Balmazújváros finished 5th therefore they could not get promoted to the first division.[4]

On 4 June 2017, Balmazújváros finished second in the 2016–17 Nemzeti Bajnokság II season thereby gaining promotion to the highest level of the Hungarian League system. Balmazújváros is going to play in the 2017–18 Nemzeti Bajnokság I season.[5][6] On the 38th match day Balmazújváros hosted their rival Kisvárda at home at the Balmazújvárosi Városi Sportpálya, Balmazújváros on 4 June 2017. The match was won by Balmazújváros by 1–0 and the only goal of the match was scored by Ervin Zsiga in the 84th minute.[7]

On 13 June 2017, the management of Balmazújváros FC appointed Ferenc Horváth as the manager of the club. Previously Horváth managed Kecskeméti TE, Paksi FC, Győri ETO FC, Videoton FC, and Diósgyőri VTK.[8]


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Balmazújváros play their home matches at the Városi Sportpálya with a capacity of 2,400. The stadium was opened in 2013.

Current squad[edit]

As of 11 August, 2018.[9] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Hungary GK Gergő Szécsi
2 Hungary DF György Bora
3 Hungary DF Barna Papucsek
5 Hungary DF Bence Jagodics
6 Hungary DF Krisztián Póti
7 Hungary MF Márk Kónya
8 Hungary MF Balázs Szabó (on loan from Diósgyőri)
9 Hungary FW Ádám Fekete
10 Hungary MF Carlo Erdei
11 Hungary MF Zoltán Harsányi
12 Hungary GK Daniel Zaha
14 Hungary FW Zsolt Óvári (on loan from Diósgyőri)
16 Hungary MF Bálint Domokos
18 Hungary MF Zsolt Patvaros
No. Position Player
20 Hungary MF Krisztián Zádori
21 Hungary DF Norbert Farkas
40 Hungary MF György Kamarás
44 Hungary MF Ákos Biró (on loan from Honvéd)
55 Hungary MF István Bódis
56 Hungary MF Viktor Peszmeg
70 Hungary FW István Berki
74 Hungary MF Patrik Ternován (on loan from Diósgyőri)
77 Hungary FW Richárd Balázs
87 Hungary GK István Verpecz (on loan from Paks)
91 Hungary DF András Szalai (on loan from Paks)
99 Hungary MF Nándor Kóródi (on loan from Debreceni)

Out to 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
Hungary MF Norbert Pintér (to Szolnok)
No. Position Player
Hungary MF György Viscsák (to Tiszaújváros)

Season results[edit]

The following table includes the seasons the club spent in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I only.

Domestic International Manager
Nemzeti Bajnokság Magyar
Div. No. Season MP W D L GF–GA Dif. Pts. Pos. Competition Result
NBII 1. 2011–12 30 12 6 12 52–40 +12 42 8th L32 Hungary
NBII 2. 2012–14 30 14 8 8 50–37 +13 50 4th TBD Hungary
NBII 3. 2013–14 30 11 8 11 49–48 +1 41 8th TBD Hungary
NBII 4. 2014–15 30 8 8 14 35–52 -17 32 13th TBD Hungary
NBII 5. 2015–16 30 15 6 9 46–39 +7 51 5th TBD Hungary
NBII 6. 2016–17 38 22 7 9 49–34 +15 73 2nd TBD Hungary Feczkó
NBI 1. 2017–18 33 8 12 13 39–46 -7 36 11th SF Hungary Horváth[10]
Σ 0 0 0 0 0–0 0 0
  • dagger: defunct
  • Italics indicate that the season is still in progress.


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