Unfortunate goings on: A trip to Dolcan Ząbki

The official start of spring is just over two days away but snow continues to fall in Warsaw.  This unseasonal weather has caused havoc to the lower league schedule in the Mazovian region.  Indeed matches from the fourth tier down have been already been called off four days in advance of this weekend’s fixtures.  Whilst […]

Jewish football in inter-war Warsaw: Gwiazda-Sztern Warsaw

Source: http://pinterest.com/rcfink/yiddishkeit/ This week Rightbankwarsaw takes a look at a relatively unexplored aspect of Warsaw’s football history; the vibrant and competitive world of Jewish football in the city in the inter-war period.  This world would of course disappear forever as German troops entered the city on 1 October 1939.  The destruction of the Jewish community […]

The Polish pyramid system in the Warsaw area

Polish footie has a monstrously long winter break.  Whereas in the Ekstraklasa we have to wait until the end of February until it all kicks off again, fans of lower Polish leagues have to think of something else to do for even longer, these competitions only return to action in the middle of March!  What […]