Legia Warsaw, ultras and the lost Polish East

It’s been quite a couple of weeks for historical symbolism in football.  Ten days ago the football world was transfixed by events taking place in Belgrade, where a drone carrying a flag of greater Albania floated down onto the pitch during the Euro 2016 qualifying match between Serbia and Albania – an event which provoked […]

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Ukraina Lviv: The story of Ukrainian football in Inter-war Poland

Panorama of present-day Lviv ‘In Lwów there are no border posts between different nations.  In Lwów there is however a Romanesque church built by Armenian hands, and the Baroque church of St. George.  Here there are remnants of German and Byzantium culture crammed together like market stalls…Different cultures in the city are not separated by […]