Szombathelyi Haladas

Club name: Szombathelyi Haladás VSE (Vasutas Sport Egyesület)

From: Szombathely, Hungary

Nickname: Hali

Kit - Szombathelyi Haladas

Club Colours: Green and white

Home ground: Haladas VSE Stadium (18,000)

Last season: 3rd in Hungarian National Championship

Aurel Csertoi

Manager: Aurél Csertői


Tamas Szep, Daniel Rozsa, Gergo Gocze

Zoltan Csontos, Zsolt Kovacs, Attila Kuttor, Daniel Lengyel, Richard Guzmics, Szabolcs Schimmer, Peter Toth, Szilard Devecseri, Mark Farkas

Gabor Rojas, Norbert Lattenstein, Ignac Irhas, Bence Iszlai, Maikel, Gabor Nagy, Balazs Molnar, Adam Simon. Istvan Kovacs

Mate Skriba, Krisztian Kenesel, Marton Oross, Attila Simon, Ferenc Racz, Roland Ugrai,



  • Szombathelyi Haladás were founded in 1919
  • Their name is pronounced "Som-Bat-High Holl-An-Dash". Haladás being the Hungarian word for 'progress'
  • The club's first promotion to the Hungarian top division was in 1936, and in total the club has spent 51 seasons in the top-flight
  • Haladás have reached the Hungarian Cup final on three occasions 1975, 1993 and 2002. Losing on each occasion
  • In the 2008/09 season Haladás reached their best rank in the history of the team: "Hali" won the bronze medal, and got the right to start the qualification rounds in the Europa League

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23 Jul 2009