• Poland have plenty in reserve

    In their first two matches of the FIFA World Cup, against the Korean Republic and Portugal, the first European team to qualify for the finals looked tense and listless, but when the pressure was off, Jerzy Engel's Poland threw off the shackles of negativity and made sure they left the tournament with...

  • Victory no consolation for Poles

    There is little doubt among the Polish fans who are packing their bags to go back to Warsaw that, in spite of their national team's FIFA World Cup 3-1 victory against the United States, their finals campaign has been disappointing. The high hopes that accompanied Poland's status as the first European team...

  • Pauleta points Portugal in right direction

    Portugal recovered from an abject performance against the United States to beat Poland 4-0 and rekindle their hopes of progression to the second round from Group D.

  • Group 4: Söderberg ready for Poland

    Sweden and Poland will lock horns again after being drawn together in Group 4.

  • Poland back in limelight

    When Poland narrowly failed to make the play-offs for the EURO 2000™ finals it seemed simply to emphasise the fact that their glory days were well behind them.

  • Unconventional methods pay off for Engel

    Poland coach Jerzy Engel is an unconventional occasionally baffling figure but you can not help but admire him.

  • The Olisadebe revolution

    Emmanuel Olisadebe's goals won Poland their place among football's elite at the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals in Japan and Korea next summer. The Nigerian-born striker has been a revelation for Poland since deciding to shun his country of origin to play for the nation where he made his name.