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FULOP HOPE

Posted on 7 October 2005  - 12:00

Marton Fulop conceded that it is all about pride as he hooks up again with the Hungarian senior squad.

Marton Fulop conceded that it is all about pride as he hooks up again with the Hungarian senior squad.

The goalkeeper has been named as understudy to Crystal Palace's Gabor Kiraly for the World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Croatia.

Sweden and Croatia have already qualified from Group Eight with Hungary fully seven points behind Croatia in third place.

"I'm always honoured to be invited to the first team squad," said Marton

I think Kiraly will play as he's the number one but hopefully I might feature

“Bulgaria and Croatia are two tough games for us to finish with.

"In our group Croatia and Sweden are through so we're looking to finish well, to get up into third place in the group and get some confidence going into the European Championship qualifiers."