Lech Poznań vs Arka Gdynia: Polish Cup Final Preview

Tomorrow on May 2nd at 16:00 CET is the Polish Cup Final which will be held at the National Stadium in Warsaw between Lech Poznań and Arka Gdynia.  Rightbankwarsaw looks a little at what we can expect in the game. If you live in the United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Canada, Argentina or Brazil, you can […]

Polish Cup second legs preview

This Tuesday and Wednesday are the second legs of the Polish Cup semi-finals.  Rightbankwarsaw has a quick look at what we can expect in the games between first Arka Gdynia and Wigry Suwałki and then Pogoń Szczecin and Lech Poznań. If you live in the United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Canada, Argentina or Brazil, you can […]

Tight at the top: The Ekstraklasa title race

Lech Poznań’s Dawid Kownacki Photo: Przegląd Sportowy With 22 rounds of the season gone the Ekstraklasa title race is as intriguing as it’s ever been.  This year four teams are tussling it out at the top of the table with a mere five points separating Lechia Gdańsk, Jagiellonia Białystok, Legia Warsaw and Lech Poznań.  The […]

Loyalty and football. The case of Kasper Hämäläinen

Today, Kasper Hämäläinen will make the move between the two biggest Polish clubs – from Lech Poznań to Legia Warsaw.  The Finnish attacking midfielder will sign a three year contract worth up to 500,000 Euros a season including bonuses making him one of the highest paid footballers in the Polish Ekstraklasa.  Many Lech Poznań fans […]

A (foreign) eye on the Ekstraklasa: Interview with Ben Stebbings of Football Radar

The Ekstraklasa doesn’t get many non-Polish viewers and many Poles would say that’s a good thing, such is the negativity surrounding the domestic league here.  But there are some foreign watchers (including yours truly) and they often are far more positive about the Ekstraklasa than Poles themselves.  I spoke to one relatively new Ekstraklasa observer, […]

Ekstraklasa 2015-6 preview

After a short six week break the Ekstraklasa returns tonight as the 2015-6 season kicks off with Wisła Kraków taking on Górnik Zabrze and Lechia Gdańsk playing Cracovia.  A new season means an open book for clubs and players that underachieved and for fans to believe that this season could finally be their year.  At […]