Warsaw Groundhopping: Warsaw Liga Okręgowa I: Drukarz Warszawa 8 Dolcan Ząbki II 2

Yesterday was a pretty momentous day for Warsaw, Polish and world football.  Legia Warsaw became Polish champions for a tenth time after Lech Poznań lost 2-0 at home to relegation favourites Podbeskidzkie Bielsko-Biała and three Poles started for Borussia Dortmund in their narrow loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions’ League final at Wembley.  My […]

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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 […]

Unfortunate goings on: A trip to Dolcan Ząbki

The official start of spring is just over two days away but snow continues to fall in Warsaw.  This unseasonal weather has caused havoc to the lower league schedule in the Mazovian region.  Indeed matches from the fourth tier down have been already been called off four days in advance of this weekend’s fixtures.  Whilst […]

The Polish pyramid system in the Warsaw area

Polish footie has a monstrously long winter break.  Whereas in the Ekstraklasa we have to wait until the end of February until it all kicks off again, fans of lower Polish leagues have to think of something else to do for even longer, these competitions only return to action in the middle of March!  What […]