January 17th, 2021


Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is on course to win another Golden Boot Award in the German Bundesliga. The Bayern Munich hitman has won the Golden Boot Award in each of the last three season and he’s the overwhelming favourites to make it four successive Golden Boot Awards. The Poland striker was recently honoured as the best player in the world at the FIFA Best Award Ceremony.

The Poland national team captain won the award ahead of the duo of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. It was the reward for his numerous performances in the colours of Bayern Munich this year. Robert Lewandowski was the main man as Bayern Munich won three major trophies at the end of last season. The Bavarian giants won the German Bundesliga and the DFB Pokal titles before adding the Champions League trophy in August. Poland striker Lewandowski and his Bayern Munich teammates beat PSG in the Champions League final to win the competition last season. Read the rest of this entry »


December 25th, 2020


Poland national team skipper Robert Lewandowski has passed 250 goals in the German Bundesliga after his brace in the slim win over VFL Wolfsburg on Wednesday night as he continued his good scoring record against the team from the Volkswagen Arena. Poland striker Robert Lewandowski helped Bayern Munich to recover from a goal down to beat Wolfsburg 2-1 at home.

Wolfsburg stunned Robert Lewandowski and his Bayern Munich teammates when they took the lead at the Allianz Arena as early as the fifth minute through Maximilian Philip. Bayern Munich had to wait till the dying moments of the first half to level proceedings and it was Robert Lewandowski who got the equaliser to maintain his scoring form against Wolfsburg. The Poland hitman added his brace five minutes into the second half and that proved to be the winning goal of the game for the Bavarian giants who were able to inflict the first defeat of the season on VFL Wolfsburg. Before the game, league leaders Bayer Leverkusen and VFL Wolfsburg were the only teams without a defeat in the German Bundesliga this season and the slender defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich left table toppers Bayer Leverkusen as the only Bundesliga team without a loss in the league this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy Beat Poland to Strengthen Their Claim

November 27th, 2020


The UEFA Nations League Cup is one of the most prestigious tournaments of European football and Poland has lost all their hopes to reach the finals to Portugal. The Italians have secured their spot at the top of Group A1 by their 2-0 victory. It came very easily as Poland played like a toothless team. Now the story has become that if the Azzurris can beat Bosnia and Herzegovina then their place will be confirmed in the final round of the UEFA Nations League.

Italy had to go through various tough calls as they didn’t get their head coach Roberto Mancini with them during the match. Mancini was detected with COVID-19 infection. They had to play without some other key players on their team. But the major reason for the loss of Poland is that most of their players don’t play in their country and thus they don’t have that much understanding among them. On the other hand, there were more problems with the Italian team but they won because they show more coordination among them.

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Poland Go Down Fighting to Holland

September 26th, 2020


Poland lost their opening Nations League match to the Dutch by a solitary goal. Playing in front of an empty stadium due to COVID-19 related restrictions, the Poles showed grit before losing to their more fancied opponents. This was an away match for them. It was the first time the national team of Poland took to the turf following the Coronavirus outbreak.

Played in a biosecure bubble in front of empty stands, the only goal of the match came from the boot of Steven Bergwijn. Poland’s best opportunity to hit the back of the net came in the first half of the game when a low cross from Kedziora saw Piatek connect it straight to the Dutch goalkeeper. In the last edition of the Nations League, they had finished at the bottom of their group which comprised Italy and Portugal. Their performance in the Euro qualifiers this year was good as they finished on top of the pool. Poland is currently 19th in the FIFA rankings.
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Poland and Sweden to Play Exhibition Matches

June 29th, 2020


The coaching staff of the national football team of Russia might think of arranging exhibition matches against Poland and Sweden in fall, the main reason being not able to organize according to their plans earlier because of the current pandemic situation. Stanislav Cherchesov is the head coach of the national football team of Russia. He said that all the arrangements were already done for the games to be played against Poland and Sweden with Russia, but everything came to a halt because of the virus outbreak. Football along with different kinds of sports stopped for more than two months in various parts of the world and Russia is no exception.

The football match between Russia and Sweden was scheduled to take place on 28th March this year in Stockholm. And the match against Poland was supposed to happen on 2nd June in Warsaw. On the other hand, the football games that were supposed to be played against Serbia and Moldova with the Russian team also got canceled because of the pandemic situation. The head coach of the Russian national football team, Stanislav Cherchesov, said that his team is trying their best to keep the oppositions in mind so that they can start preparing as soon as they can commence football. But there are other things that need to be done before.
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April 12th, 2020

Former Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fàbregas says he was convinced in a move to Chelsea over a move to former side Arsenal after one encounter with then manager José Mourinho. He also revealed that he snubbed the advances of Manchester United and Real Madrid.

The former Spain international left Arsenal to join his boyhood club in 2011. After a long transfer saga, Barca finally got Fabregas After two years of trying. Three years after leaving the Emirates stadium, the midfielder wanted a reunion with former club Arsenal. He captained the club before he departed in 2011. He stated that Arsenal was the first club on his mind when he decided to leave Barcelona. But then Arsenal manager Arsenal Wenger left the Spaniard hanging according to the player.
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March 1st, 2020

Manchester United have confirmed that an agreement has been reached with Sporting CP for Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, subject to a medical.

The Red Devils have been heavily linked with a move for the 25-year-old over the last 12 months, though haggling over price meant negotiations dragged on and on.

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Friendly Match between Poland and Sweden Cancelled

December 22nd, 2019

The Football Federation of Poland has confirmed that they will not arrange the friendly match against Sweden which was scheduled on March 28, 2020, because the teams will be facing each other at a group stage match in UEFA 2020. Zbigniew Boniek is the Chairman of the Polish Football Federation. He said that they are actually in search of other rival teams for playing the friendly match. He also had negotiations with some other teams and has talked to other federations as well. He added that it is not an easy task to find out a rival as most of the other teams have already made up their plans before Euro 2020 matches start.

According to the words of the coach for the team of Poland, Jerzy Brzęczek, they are facing bad luck right now as they have to change their schedule immediately. The team thought of playing against a strong contender to prepare themselves before they face the real competition, but things did not happen like that. Poland made a draw against Spain, apart from Sweden, in Group E. Chairman of the Football Federation of Poland said that they have to be completely ready for facing the best teams before UEFA Euro 2020 final championship. The team will be playing two of the matches at Dublin because it will be logical to have a base at that location.

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October 20th, 2019

Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Poland ace Krystof Piatek according to reports from Italy. The English side have failed to produce the best of starts this season and are currently languishing above the relegation places. It is understood that manager Ole Gunnar Solsjaer has imformed the board that he needs new signings in January.

Piatek is believed to be one of the players that have been earmarked by the club as a major signing for the club. The Poland international was sensational for AC Milan last season after signing for the club in January.

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Ekstralasa Bids Overseas Growth with Their OTT Service

September 19th, 2019

Soccer league body will begin to stream all the matches through 2021 as Ekstraklasa of Poland starts to bid for overseas growth. They have planned to grow with the help of their own OTT service. Every game from the top flight related to soccer of Poland will be made available for the next two seasons outside the domestic market via their own subscription streaming platform of Ekstraklasa.

Ekstraklasa announced the move in a bid so that they can target approximately 20 million Polish soccer fans living abroad. The league’s own over-the-top (OTT) service which is named as Ekstraklasa.tv will feature live games and highlights of all the matches. Earlier, from 2015, Ekstraklasa matches were available charge free outside Poland on the Dailymotion platform.

It was also confirmed by the league that IMG, the global rights agency had secured rights so that they could distribute the rights needed for live match rights to bookmakers internationally.

Despite the fact that the live games will be for international access only on the new OTT service, domestic users can also get near-live highlight packages with the help of a new feature on the new OTT service on the official web app of Ekstraklasa. Stefan Felsing, former Ekstraklasa consultant and Lagardère Sports executive stated if the size of the audience only from Poland is considered then there is no doubt that the base of the prospective recipients of the polish league OTT platform will be quite broader.

Stefan also said that it would allow Ekstraklasa for building and maintaining a community of football fans who will be its customers simultaneously. This move definitely fits in with the global tendency that is prevailing in today’s digital world, particularly in the sector of the rights for sports events broadcasting.