Polish clubs in Europe 2014-5 review

When Legia were knocked out of the last 32 of the Europa League last Thursday, it marked the end of Polish clubs’ participation in European club competitions for the season.  It’s been a long ride, but now it’s over Rightbankwarsaw welcomes you to a short look back at the successes and failures of the country’s sides over […]

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Legia Warsaw’s relegation to the Europa League is a blessing in disguise.

  Photo @FotoPyK In the first guest post for a while on RightbankWarsaw, Mário Silva explains why Legia’s demotion to the Europa League due to the Celtic fiasco will benefit them and most importantly the game in Poland. The title may seem rather odd given the anxiety of Polish football fans to have a team in the Champions […]

Why Legia’s Champions League fiasco shouldn’t be the end of the world

Photo: @mat_kostrzewa So in the end it happened.  Legia Warsaw were kicked out of the Champions League after fielding a suspended player, Bartosz Bereszyński, for the final minutes of their tie with Celtic on Wednesday.  UEFA, looking into their rule book, granted Celtic a walkover, which meant they progressed on the away goals rule instead of Legia. […]