A history of the Warsaw derby: Polonia Warsaw vs Legia Warsaw

On Saturday Polonia and Legia Warsaw will meet in the next instalment of the Warsaw derby at Polonia’s stadium Konwiktorska 6. In the last Warsaw derby in September Polonia came away from Legia’s Pepsi Arena with a creditable 1-1 draw. The match however was more notable for the actions of Legia fans who fought with […]

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No home comfort: Polonia 1 Wisła 2

Source: sport.interior.pl After last weekend’s heroics at Lech Poznan Polonia returned to Konwiktorska to take on a Wisła Kraków side who have been highly unimpressive this season.  Before the match Polonia sat in third place, five points behind leaders and city rivals, Legia Warsaw.  The encounter with Wisła gave Polonia the opportunity to continue their […]

The corpses rise: Lech 0 Polonia 1

Well Polonia did it again.  After a winter of losing player after player and of almost total uncertainty somehow Polonia trainer Piotr Stokowiec and his rag-bag of assorted reserves, youngsters, loanees and want-aways are still pulling off unexpected results.  This Friday it was the turn of the mighty Lech Poznań, over whom the Polish national […]

Back to life

In two days’ time the Ekstraklasa returns after an achingly long two-month break.  The winter lull has been anything but for Polonia Warsaw with day after day of agonising transfer speculation.  This period has unfortunately seen the dismantling of the team that played so impressively in the autumn.   Polonia have lost experienced defender Marcin Baszczyński, […]

A Beggar’s Opera

The director Król Source: Weszlo.com It’s been quite a winter break for Polonia.  In their last match, way back on December 10th, Polonia came away with a deserved 2-0 victory over Pogoń Szczecin.  This put the czarne koszule within five points of Ekstraklasa leaders Legia Warsaw in a creditable 3rd place.  On the field everything looked […]

Spotlight on Polonia Warsaw (part one)

Having rushed headlong into this supporting Polonia lark without much real knowledge about the club I thought I’d take a step back and give you a bit of inside information about them.  To do this I contacted their fan’s website dumastolicy.pl who very kindly agreed to answer some rather basic questions about Polonia for a […]