A Kraków pitstop

As it’s the holidays for me, in an attempt to fill some time I headed to see my friend in Kraków for a couple of days.  Betwixt visits to ex forced labour camps, sitting on squares drinking coffee and exploring disused quarries I managed to visit the stadiums of the four highest ranked Kraków clubs. […]

No home comfort: Polonia 1 Wisła 2

Source: sport.interior.pl After last weekend’s heroics at Lech Poznan Polonia returned to Konwiktorska to take on a Wisła Kraków side who have been highly unimpressive this season.  Before the match Polonia sat in third place, five points behind leaders and city rivals, Legia Warsaw.  The encounter with Wisła gave Polonia the opportunity to continue their […]

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 […]

Spotlight on Polonia Warsaw (part two)

Several weeks ago I gave you the first part of my insight into Polonia Warsaw.  It’s time to join the guys from dumastolicy.pl for part two.  Amongst other things, they’ll be talking about how Polonia is seen by other fans in Poland, whether the club is famous for a specific style of play and what […]