A (foreign) eye on the Ekstraklasa: Interview with Ben Stebbings of Football Radar

The Ekstraklasa doesn’t get many non-Polish viewers and many Poles would say that’s a good thing, such is the negativity surrounding the domestic league here.  But there are some foreign watchers (including yours truly) and they often are far more positive about the Ekstraklasa than Poles themselves.  I spoke to one relatively new Ekstraklasa observer, […]

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Lewandowski, Lewandowski everywhere

Oh my God, Is that Robert Lewandowski? Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski is literally everywhere on the internet since last night’s amazing 5 goal haul in under ten minutes for Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg.  Indeed waking up in the morning […]

Germany vs Poland – Frankfurt redux 2015

Tonight Poland play in Frankfurt against Germany in an important Euro 2016 qualifying match.  41 years ago, Kazimierz Górski’s wonder-team also played in Frankfurt against West Germany in a match which would decide who would make it to the 1974 World Cup final.  In the famous ‘water-match’ (Mecz na wodzie in Polish), Poland fought hard […]