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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...
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...
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...
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 –...
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...
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 –...
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...
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...
SKRA To Die?

SKRA To Die?

Insider News 5 September 2017 0

The future of SKRA stadium (ul. Wawelska 5) hangs in the balance after it was announced that the property will pass into the hands of City Hall at the end of September. Though the city is thought to be considering a substantial rejuvenation that would cost up to PLN...
Grounds For Optimism
The long-suffering fans of Polonia Warszawa have had little to celebrate the last few seasons, though that could yet change with news that their ramshackle stadium is set for a swank overhaul. Set to cost approximately zł. 57 million, the five-year revamp will involve the construction of two 2,000-seater...

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