A Polish football weekend, Ruch, Górnik and Cracovia

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to experience the delightful charms of a match in Chorzów, Zabrze and Kraków? Well Jim Stewart from the excellent European football travel website Eurofootballcities.com has and here’s his take on his recent trip to Poland… My first Polish football weekend was long overdue. Having loved the country on half […]

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Ekstraklasa’s back and it’s not alright

After two months of twiddling of thumbs and listening to transfer rumour after transfer rumour, the Ekstraklasa finally returned tonight. The Polish winter break is pretty rough on Polish fans, although the fact that many supporters here are enthusiasts of other European leagues makes the break a lot easier to cope with. I’ve written many […]

Slow Progress: Corruption in Polish football

Rightbankwarsaw’s second guest post comes from Ben Wheatland and is a fascinating tale of the murky world of corruption in Polish football.  Is it really getting better?  Ben suggests it is.  Highly recommended. Former Celtic and Reading defender Dariusz Wdowczyk in court for charges of match-fixing.  He was found guilty of the charges against him in September […]

Down but not yet out in Warsaw and Łódź

Young Polonia fans stare at a protest banner against their former owner Ireneusz Król On August 25 large crowds witnessed the rebirth of two famous old Polish clubs as Polonia Warsaw and ŁKS Łódź played their first home games since going bankrupt last season. Both clubs have started life in the fifth tier of Polish […]