Jimmy Hogan

Civilian intern in Budapest after being trapped in Austria (whilst coaching football around Europe) at the outbreak of war. Became manager of Magyar Testgyakorlók Köre Budapest FC (MTK Budapest) for the wartime period (and just after) starting them off on their road to becoming Hungary's most successful (pre-WW2) football club

Played for Burnley between 1903 and 1905 making 50 first team appearances.

His assistant was a Division 1 League Champion with Manchester United in the 1907-08 season.
His name was Herbert Larry Burgess (Man Utd bought him from Man City in 1906 along with Billy Meredith and Sandy Turnbull) and he moved to Denmark in 1910, and then to Hungary in 1914. Incarcerated as an 'enemy alien' in Budapest at the outbreak of war, he was a player for MTK between 1914-18 as well as being Hogan's assistant (and translator). He became MTK's manager in 1921 (after Hogan's departure). Burgess played at left-back and was an England international with 4 caps.
(Courtesy of Dave O'Mara)





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