Warsaw Groundhopping: Warsaw Klasa A Group III: Gwardia Warszawa 1 Anprel Nowa Wieś 0

Today was a special day in my groundhopping odyssey in Warsaw.  I got to visit the stadium of Gwardia Warszawa, a place I’ve wanted to see since I wrote an article about the club in January.  Gwardia (nicknamed the Harpagony – the harpies) is a very successful team by Warsaw standards, one of only four […]

Warsaw Groundhopping: Łódź-Mazovian III Liga: KS Ursus Warszawa 0 OKS Start Otwock 0

Yesterday I donned my travelling shoes and set off to south-west Warsaw to watch the Łódź-Mazovian III Liga (4th tier) encounter between Ursus Warszawa and fellow Warsaw area side OKS ‘Start’ Otwock.  Ursus are having a successful season and before yesterday’s game they sat in 3rd position, five points off the leaders Legionovia Legionowo, OKS […]

Warsaw Groundhopping: Liga Okręgowa Group One: Olimpia Warszawa 1 AON Rembertów 3

My most recent groundhopping adventure started innocuously enough.  I finished work at around 16.30 and took the metro back into the city centre.  It’s been an amazingly warm, almost summer day in Warsaw and getting into town Varsovians, having just escaped the dark days of winter, were enjoying the opportunity en masse to be outside […]

Warsaw groundhopping: Warsaw Liga Okręgowa Group One, Drukarz Warszawa 5 Wicher Kobyłka 2

My intention this weekend was to get to a Gwardia Warszawa game, a team that I wrote about in January, unfortunately their match was called off due to the melting of Warsaw’s snow and the heavy rain that followed throughout the day on Friday.  Searching frantically for a lower-league game to go to I discovered […]

Hypothetical XI Teaser: The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

I wrote a piece for the good people at the false nine. It’s part of their series on hypothetical XI’s. See link at bottom for access to full article. I realise that by even starting this piece I have tumbled headlong into the world of football geekdom but I suppose there are worse things to […]