- Address: Megyeri út 13, Budapest
- Country: Hungary
- Capacity: 13,000
- Opened: 17 September 1922
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Újpest (football)
Extra stadium info – Szusza Ferenc Stadion
The venue is located close to the Danube, the second-longest river in Europe. The Volga in the European part of Russia is the longest river in Europe. The stadium’s record attendance was broken when 50,000 people showed up for a match involving the national football team of Hungary. It is named after Ferenc Szusza. He played for the national football team of Hungary in the 1940s and the 1950s. Ferenc Szusza scored 393 goals in 462 domestic top-flight league games for Újpest FC. When he died in 2006 at the age of 82, only a few football players scored more domestic top-flight league goals.
Újpest Football Club
Újpest Football Club use the venue named Szusza Ferenc Stadion for home games. In 1930, they were crowned Hungarian football champions for the first time in their history. Újpest won 18 of their 22 domestic league matches in that football season. Two of those 22 matches ended in a draw. In 1998, Újpest FC became the third Hungarian football club with 20 domestic top-flight football league titles. Ferencváros became the first one, followed by MTK.
More domestic titles
In 1969, Újpest Football Club won the Hungarian cup tournament for the first time in their history. They won the final of the tournament 3-1 in front of 15,000 spectators. In 2018, Újpest won their 10th Hungarian cup title after winning a final in front of a crowd of 11,000. In 1992, Újpest FC won the first-ever edition of the Hungarian super cup. They won the title after beating Ferencváros 3-1.
The European championship for football clubs
In 1974, Újpest FC reached the semi-finals of the European championship for football clubs for the first time in their history. They faced the German side FC Bayern München in the two-legged semi-finals. The first leg, which took place in Budapest in front of 78,000 fans, ended in a 1-1 draw. The second leg, which took place in the German city of Munich in front of a crowd of 72,000, ended in a 3-0 victory for Bayern. In 1974, FC Bayern München were crowned football champions of Europe after beating the Spanish side Atlético de Madrid in the Belgian city of Brussels.