5 arrivals to look forward to in the Ekstraklasa spring round

Tomorrow the Ekstraklasa arises from its deep winter sleep and stumbles into the spring round, ‘spring’ obviously being a misnomer in early February in Poland with its firmly minus temperatures, snow lying on the ground and smog polluting the country’s air.  Still, there’s football to be played and here at Rightbankwarsaw we’d like to usher […]

Franz For Coming Out: No Third Time Lucky Charm for Smuda at Wisła Kraków

In a new guest post on Rightbankwarsaw, Lucas Wilk looks at the reign of Franciszek Smuda at Wisła Kraków, arguing that although Smuda had his flaws, he achieved more than many people would have expected. Barely 20 months into his three-year deal Franciszek (Franz) Smuda has been dismissed from head coach duties at Wisła Kraków for […]

Polglish football: If Ekstraklasa sides were English clubs: part two

Having laid out the groundrules in part one, without further ado rightbankwarsaw moves onto part two – focusing on four more Ekstraklasa clubs and their English equivalents. 4) Śląśk Wrocław = West Ham United It wasn’t easy to find an English equivalent to Śląsk Wrocław, but the best I could do was West Ham United.  Both clubs […]