Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Attending the "Otwock Train Line Derby", Józefovia Seconds 1-3 PKS Radość

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Attending the “Otwock Train Line Derby”, Józefovia Seconds 1-3 PKS Radość

“It’s like being a grasshopper but you jump between football stadiums instead” – Definition of “Groundhopper”. Football continues and thankfully in Poland, it has continued with supporters in the stadiums. In fact, since the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis hit Poland, there was only ONE Legia Warszawa home match without supporters, a 6-1 Legia win over Arka Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Attending the “Otwock Train Line Derby”, Józefovia Seconds 1-3 PKS Radość[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Polish World Cup Winners

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Polish World Cup Winners

Football prepares to start again in Poland tonight, with the Miedź Legnica – Legia Warszawa cup match tonight (26th May 2020). This is one of the remaining two quarter final ties in a tournament which only had 5 matches left to run, when the country shut down due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. While that match Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Polish World Cup Winners[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Introducing Bruk-Bet Termalica Nieciecza, Europe's Smallest Ever Top Flight Football Club - Copyright - https://www.bruk-bet.pl/public/images/parking-i-stadion-bruk-bet-termalica-nieciecza.jpg

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Introducing Bruk-Bet Termalica Nieciecza, Europe’s Smallest Ever Top Flight Football Club

“The only way is up, baby. For you and me now” – Yazz. As a football fan, this story and this adventure was one of my most exciting groundhopping trips in the last few years, so apologies for the delay in including it in my series, Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce (Football Adventures Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Introducing Bruk-Bet Termalica Nieciecza, Europe’s Smallest Ever Top Flight Football Club[…]

Reminiscing: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 12 Years Ago

Reminiscing My Birthday: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 15 Years Ago Today

“Is this the way to Legia Warsaw? Every night I’ve been eating my coleslaw” – Northern Ireland fans (2005). First of all today is my birthday! Sto lat, happy birthday to me! Ask me fifteen years ago today as my train rolled into the Polish capital city of Warszawa if I expected to live here Read more about Reminiscing My Birthday: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 15 Years Ago Today[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Jaguar II Gdańsk 9-0 UKS Klukowo, Watching The Airport Derby in Gdańsk

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Jaguar II Gdańsk 9-0 UKS Klukowo, Watching The Airport Derby in Gdańsk

“As the day was dawning, my plane flew away” – Noel Gallagher.  As a groundhopping football geek, I am always up for a new and exciting match, the crazier and more random the better. On Sunday morning, at 11 a.m. on 25th August 2019, it was time for another cool football experience in Poland, in Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Jaguar II Gdańsk 9-0 UKS Klukowo, Watching The Airport Derby in Gdańsk[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching the Exciting Polish Ladies Season Climax, Górnik Łęczna v. Medyk Konin

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching the Exciting Polish Ladies Season Climax, Górnik Łęczna v. Medyk Konin

In my ongoing “football geek” (Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce) adventures, it was time to watch a Polish ladies match and we picked a brilliant match to attend. This match we went to in June 2019 in the city of Łęczna (near Lublin), had a history dating back to 2017… Back in December Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching the Exciting Polish Ladies Season Climax, Górnik Łęczna v. Medyk Konin[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: UKS Siekierki Warszawa 2-1 MKS Piaseczno II in Targowek, Warszawa

As I hit my 501st football match in August 2017, there was no need to stop the football adventures or the groundhopping. On 23rd September 2017, I headed to the football stadium in the Warszawa district of Targówek for a match in one of the lower divisions in Warsaw local football. This was a cut below Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: UKS Siekierki Warszawa 2-1 MKS Piaseczno II in Targowek, Warszawa[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final

“Will Grigg’s on fire; your defence is terrified” – Wigan Athletic and Northern Ireland fans. *and Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański players. It was a truly crazy day yesterday as i headed back to the medieval Teutonic city of Malbork. This time, the reason was not to backpack the world’s largest brick castle but for a football Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final[…]

Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Buy a Legia Warszawa Match Ticket

“Mistrzem Polski jest Legia. Legia najlepsza jest” – Legia Warszawa fans. As a long term football geek, veteran of over 500 live matches and a football writer, I love going to watch football in Poland. Don’t believe the myths and rumours that foreigners don’t go to football matches in Poland. We do and we love Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Buy a Legia Warszawa Match Ticket[…]

Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Buy tickets for Lechia Gdańsk as a Foreigner

In my series Mieszka W Polsce (Living in Poland), I give detailed and personal experiences from things I do in Poland as a foreigner or immigrant to become part of the culture. I’m not here to change Poland – I love it how it is – I’m here because life took me here and it Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Buy tickets for Lechia Gdańsk as a Foreigner[…]