The Polish national team in 2015: Eternal chokers or strong-willed victors ?

This is it.  The moment has finally come.  Tonight Poland play Ireland at the National Stadium in a crucial European Championships qualifier, the prize? A place at Euro 2016 in France next summer.  All Poland need to do to qualify is to get a low-scoring draw (0-0 or 1-1) to take them through, a 2-2 […]

Germany vs Poland – Frankfurt redux 2015

Tonight Poland play in Frankfurt against Germany in an important Euro 2016 qualifying match.  41 years ago, Kazimierz Górski’s wonder-team also played in Frankfurt against West Germany in a match which would decide who would make it to the 1974 World Cup final.  In the famous ‘water-match’ (Mecz na wodzie in Polish), Poland fought hard […]

Spotlight on Poland’s Euro2016 opponents Georgia

Tomorrow night Poland return to European qualifying group D action as they prepare to take on Georgia in Tbilisi. Georgia have had a rather poor start to the group, sitting in fifth place with their only points won versus the minnows Gibraltar.  Poland meanwhile sit surprisingly atop the group with seven points from their first […]