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In Pictures: Legia v Widzew
Resuming their rivalry with Widzew Łódź, Friday night saw a red hot night at Legia Warszawa… (Photos: Alex Webber) Read more
Best of Warsaw 2022: Essential Warsaw
Legia Warszawa For the seminal Warsaw experience, a trip down to the country’s biggest football side, Legia, feels almost mandatory. But don’t think attending is just about the football. Holding north of 30,000, the club’s stadium provides proof of Polish football’s regeneration, and this strikes especially true when considering... Read more
Just The Two Of Us: Warsaw For Valentine’s
With Valentine’s Day looming, the Insider presents fourteen ideas for the fourteenth of Feb… Dates On Skates Bypassing the fact the winter never really got going, faint hopes still fester that the snow will arrive. This being the case (and even if it isn’t), there isn’t much that beats... Read more
Polonia Redevelopment Announced
The topsy-turvy world of Polonia Warszawa football club has taken a turn for the better after a winning design for their stadium’s redevelopment was announced earlier in the week. The result of a seven-month process, a 13-person jury chose a design submitted by JSK Architekci ahead of 16 other... Read more
Rolling In The Deep (End)
Work on one of the deepest swimming pools in the world is well underway in Mszczonów, a town set 50 kilometers south-west of Warsaw. Scheduled for completion this coming autumn, Deep Spot is set to reach depths of 45 meters, making it the deepest swimming pool in Europe. Containing 8,000... Read more
Match Of The Century!
Dubbed by local fans as the Match of the Century, mid-August’s national holiday saw two of the nation’s great football teams resume their good-natured rivalry and lock horns in the first round of the Puchar Polski. Played inside Marymont’s beautifully dilapidated stadium, Kartofliska – a cult groundhopping blog –... Read more
World Cup: Where To Watch
Practically every bar in town bit the bullet to broadcast World Cup matches, and despite Poland’s early elimination the majority will continue to do so right to its conclusion. But who wants to be stuck in a dark, grotty bar? As the tournament reaches its climax, grab a pint... Read more
Poland: World Cup 2018
Backed by an estimated 20,000 traveling fans, Poland’s Eagles land in Russia as everyone’s favorite outsider for World Cup glory. No pressure then, lads… The Megastar You know this one already, don’t you? Forward Robert Lewandowski notched 16 goals during the qualifiers, bringing his all-time tally to 52 –... Read more
Football: AKS ZŁY
Away from the bright lights of the Ekstraklasa, a football revolution has stirred in the dark depths of Praga… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Way before I fell in love with someone, I fell in love with something. That something was football. I had just turned... Read more
Football: Polonia v Widzew
Polish 4th division: Polonia Warszawa v Widzew Lodz. Yesterday pitted two fallen powers against each other. Widzew, four times champions, even European Cup semi-finalists backs in the 80s; Polonia, Polish champions at the start of the millennium. Widzew, at least, are looking like they’ve turned the corner: a new... Read more