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    HUNGARY, PLAYING IN GROUP THREE OF THE WORLD CUP FINALS WHICH BEGIN IN LONDON ON 11 JULY, HAVE SETTLED INTO AN HOTEL IN SOUTHPORT IN NORTH-WEST ENGLAND AND ARE HARD AT TRAINING.

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    HUNGARY, PLAYING IN GROUP THREE OF THE WORLD CUP FINALS WHICH BEGIN IN LONDON ON 11 JULY, HAVE SETTLED INTO AN HOTEL IN SOUTHPORT IN NORTH-WEST ENGLAND AND ARE HARD AT TRAINING.

    THE OUTSTANDING HUNGARIAN STARS ARE FORWARDS. THERE'S TWENTY-ONE OLD LAJOS TICHY, WHO HAS SEVENTY CAPS AND HAS PLAYED WITH PUSKAS, THE GREAT HERO OF HUNGARIAN FOOTBALL. FLORIAN ALBERT AND FERENC BENE WERE TOP MARKSMEN WHEN THE HUNGARIAN TEAM WON THE OLYMPIC GAMES TITLE AT TOKYO IN 1964.

    SANDOR MATRAI IS THE TEAM'S STRONGEST DEFENCE MAN, AND AT THIRTY-THREE HE'S MAKING HIS THIRD APPEARANCE IN A WORLD CUP SERIES.

    HUNGARY WILL FACE PORTUGAL, BULGARIAN AND THE REIGNING CHAMPIONS, BRAZIL. THE MATCHES WILL BE AT OLD TRAFFORD, THE HOME OF THE MANCHESTER UNITED TEAM, AND AT GOODISON PARK, WHERE THE LIVERPOOL CLUB EVERTON ITS HEADQUARTERS.

    THE TEAM'S TRAINER IS FIFTY YEAR OLD LAJOS BAROTI. HE'S A STRICT DISCIPLINARY WHO'S HAD HUNGARY'S TOP FOOTBALLERS UNDER HIS WING FOR THE PAST SEVEN YEARS.

    THE HUNGARIANS HAVE HIT ON AN UNORTHODOX WAY OF WINNING SYMPATHY FROM SPECTATORS...WHEN THEY OPEN THEIR FIRST MATCH AGAINST PORTUGAL ON 13 JULY, THEY'LL KICK AUTOGRAPHED FOOTBALLS TO THE CROWD AS GIFTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7FTM0P8YLRV2OVJ1KTTX3AZY3
    Media URN:
    VLVA7FTM0P8YLRV2OVJ1KTTX3AZY3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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