Following their comfortable 5-0 victory over San Marino on Friday Night, England face a much tougher task in their next World Cup qualifier. Roy Hodgson’s Three Lions travel to Warsaw to face Poland, who will be keen to keep the unbeaten record they have maintained during qualifying so far.
England are top of Group H after two wins and their tough draw with Ukraine, so the trip to Poland will be vital for Hodgson’s side. Their easy w...More
Group A return tonight for the next round of games, the second of which see co-hosts Poland against top of the group Russia. The Polish, though getting a point, will feel they didn’t make the most of on their chances last Friday in their 1-1 draw with Greece, unlike the Russians who ran out 4-1 winners against the Czechs on the same night.
Already a heated rivalry, the game falls on Russia day making the stakes even higher than in pr...More
Euro 2012 gets underway in Warsaw today as co-hosts Poland kick-off against Greece.
The two teams have had very different form in the past six months. Poland have warmed up for the competition with three friendly international victories in the past three weeks, against Latvia, Slovakia and Andorra. They also did not concede any goals in this time.
Expectations are high for the co-hosts, who are in arguably the group that gives them...More
Name: Robert Lewandowski
Club/Nation: Borussia Dortmund/Poland
Robert Lewandowski may not have the global profile of Mario Gomez or Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, his lauded Bundesliga peers, but that may soon change at the forthcoming European Championships. On home turf, Polish hopes fall squarely on the shoulders of the 23-year-old Borussia Dortmund striker, who operates as a lone striker for both club and country...More
Co-hosts Poland enter the European Championships with a sense of optimism, despite being the lowest ranked team in the tournament according to official Fifa rankings. The competition will be the 9th major tournament that the nation has participated in, although they have only previously qualified for the European Championships once in the past.
The country’s prior effort in the tournament ended prematurely, failing to emerge from th...More
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