György Szöllősi, who serves as both the chief editor for the Hungarian sports daily Nemzeti Sport and Vice President of the International Sports Press Association Europe was invited to give the keynote address at a football cup organized by the Hungarian diaspora living in North America in Chicago, Illinois. However, despite his high prestige in his profession, his visa application was inexplicably denied by the US Embassy in Hungary.
The 19-year-old left back is the second Hungarian player to be signed by a Premier League side for a high transfer fee this summer. Kerkez joined Bournemouth only weeks after Dominik Szoboszlai’s transfer to Liverpool was announced.
FC DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda, supported by ethnic Hungarians in Slovakia, finished second in the league behind Slovan Bratislava. The two top finishers’ game late into the championship featured a highly controversial call by the referee, which, owner Oszkár Világi claims, was a way of stealing the title from his team. Meanwhile, Sepsi OSK won the domestic cup in Romania.