Górnik Zabrze are the only Polish team to have reached a European final, against Manchester City FC in the 1970 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, which they lost 2-1. They have also been national champions 14 times.
This game did not only decide Poland's fate in the 1974 FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament; it also represented a defining moment in the country's football history and to this day remains their most memorable international match.
Polish Football Federation president Michal Listkiewicz explains what UEFA's 50th anniversary means to his association.
Poland goalkeeper Artur Boruc has signed a contract extension with Legia Warszawa that will keep him at the club until 2012.
Polish champions Wisla Kraków have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of their UEFA Champions League campaign by signing Tomasz Dawidowski from KS Amica Wronki.
Polish title-holders Wisla Kraków have begun preparing for their UEFA Champions League campaign by extending goalkeeper Radoslaw Majdan's contract and signing international defender Marek Zienczuk.
A 1-0 aggregate win against Hertha BSC Berlin in the UEFA Cup was a sensational result for Groclin Grodzisk Wielkopolski. England's Manchester City FC will now need to keep their wits about them after being drawn against the Polish side in the second round.
Wisla Kraków's Nigerian international Kalu Uche has been handed a three-match ban and fined by the Polish Football Federation (PZPN) for spitting at an opponent.
Polish international Arkadiusz Bak will be out of action for six weeks due to appendicitis and therefore miss KP Polonia Warszawa's UEFA Cup first-round encounter with FC Porto.
UEFA has announced that Feyenoord's Polish striker Euzebiusz Smolarek has tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol - an active substance normally found in cannabinoid products.