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 (dĕb′rĭt-sĕn′, -rĕ-tsĕn′)
A city of eastern Hungary near the Romanian border east of Budapest. Founded in the 1300s, it was the provisional capital from 1944 to 1945.


(Placename) a city in E Hungary: seat of the revolutionary government of 1849. Pop: 205 881 (2003 est)


(ˈdɛb rətˌsɛn)

a city in E Hungary. 217,000.
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A DIZZYING one-two left Cliftonville's Champions League hopes on the canvas in Debrecen last night.
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It comes after Liverpool yesterday insisted they have had no contact from Europol or any other body in connection with match-fixing allegations against 2009 Champions League opponents Debrecen.
Summary: Budapest: Hungarian football side Debrecen said Wednesday that they have had no contact from Europol .
The European law enforcement agency said one Champions League match played in England is under investigation - and according to Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet, Europol sources said they are looking at Hungarian side Debrecen who lost 1-0 to Liverpool at Anfield in 2009.
HUNGARIAN club Debrecen last night confirmed that their Champions League match against Liverpool in 2009 was part of a match-fixing investigation.
London, Feb 5( ANI ): Liverpool's Champions League match with the Hungarian champions Debrecen in 2009 has surfaced as the English game recognized by police as being caught up in a betting scandal that has shocked the football world.
30pm BRUGES hammered Debrecen in the first leg of this Europa League tie and they can repeat that impressive victory by posting another resounding win at the Jan Breydel Stadium tonight, writes Henry Hardwicke.