You’ve got to hand it to Hungary’s fans

Game of the People found itself on the frontline on a grey October Sunday afternoon in Budapest. Around 3,000 football fans, drawn from various clubs, including Ujpest, MTK, Honved and Ferencvaros, demonstrated their anger at the proposed introduction of biometric scanning of supporters’ hands as they enter a game. The Hungarian FA (MLSV) is introducing tough security measures that include palm scanning and greater surveillance. It is discouraging the die-hard fans from attending games (Hungarian crowds are already pitifully low). Imagine introducing this in a country like England or Germany – comments like: “Fans have no privacy and no freedom … Continue reading You’ve got to hand it to Hungary’s fans