There is no higher praise in Polish football than comparisons with former Juventus star Zbigniew Boniek but promising forward Dawid Janczyk has gone one better with a glowing endorsement from the man himself. Now he must live up to the acclaim and having spent the end of the 2005/06 season on the...
Zagłębie Lubin have strengthened their squad with the acquisition of defender Tomislav Višević and striker Marko Jovanović.
Polish Cup winners Wisła Płock have acquired a mix of youth and experience in signing striking prospect Łukasz Grzeszczyk and Czech midfielder Patrik Gedeon.
Wisła Kraków have signed Romanian starlet Hristu Chiacu on a free transfer from FC National 2000 Bucuresti.
Poland has had a chequered history, a great empire at some points, off the map at others. There have also been ups and downs in its footballing fortunes.
Poland created something of an international sensation when they finished with a bronze medal at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, and coach Paweł Janas - a defender in that famous side - would love to see the national team reach similar heights again under his guidance.
A few decades back, Poland could boast some of the best football in Europe. Modest Górnik Zabrze reached the 1969/70 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup final and the Polish national team finished with the bronze medal at both the 1974 and 1982 FIFA World Cup finals.
Polish champions Wisla Kraków came from a goal down to claim a fine first-leg victory over Panathinaikos FC in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie.
The Polish Football Federation (PZPN) and the clubs that make up the country's top flight, or Ekstraklasa, have brought an end to 20 months of negotiations by agreeing a route forward for domestic football in Poland.
Having lost their opening two UEFA Cup Group F games against Rangers FC and Grazer AK, Polish competitors KS Amica Wronki are desperate for a win against AZ Alkmaar tonight to give them hope of reaching the knockout stage.
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