‘Mly’ (Józef Młynarczyk at Porto)

In an excellent guest post on the blog, Mário Silva, takes us back to a time when another famous goalkeeper apart from Iker Casillas – Poland’s Józef Młynarczyk – was signed by Porto, and the cult hero status that ‘Mly’ acquired due to his spell in Portugal. Following Porto’s defeat in the 1984 European Cup Winners Cup […]

Gwardia Warszawa and the Polish European Dream

I got off the bus which had taken me to the gates of Gwardia Warszawa’s stadium.  It was a cold January day just after Christmas and there was hardly anyone around.  The stadium sign spoke of decayed greatness, imposing and yet falling to bits, the gates themselves caked with rust. The main entrance and the […]