Poland Features

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FIFA punishes Ukraine following racist abuse

ESPN Staff | September, 27 2013

FIFA has ordered Ukraine to play their next World Cup qualifier in an empty stadium after their fans hurled racist abuse during a match against San Marino. FIFA said in a statement Friday that "several racist and discriminatory incidents were appar...

Bennett: 11 talking points from the Group Stage

Roger Bennett | June, 20 2012

1. A TOURNAMENT OF CONTRAST  The dire storylines emanating from Poland and Ukraine before the opening game were the darkest to dog a tournament since the 1978 World Cup was propped up by a struggling Argentine military junta. Amid swirlin...

Jolly: Team of the eliminated

Richard Jolly | June, 20 2012

Excellence is sometimes rewarded with an early exit. As half the sides in Euro 2012 face up to the reality that their campaign is over, it is a particular shame that some players will not be seen again this summer. So our team of the departed, p...

Smuda no continuar√° con Polonia

EFE | June, 19 2012

  GDYNIA -- Franciszek Smuda, entrenador de la selección polaca de fútbol, no continuará en el cargo cuando finalice la Eurocopa, según confirmó en rueda de prensa Grzegorz Lato, presidente de la federac...

Poland confirm exit of coach Smuda

ESPN staff | June, 19 2012

The Polish Football Federation (PZPN) has confirmed that the national coach Franciszek Smuda will leave his post following the co-hosts’ elimination from Euro 2012. On Saturday, Smuda, 63, announced that he would stand down after Poland ...

Smuda announces Poland exit

ESPN staff | June, 16 2012

Poland coach Franciszek Smuda has announced he will leave the role following the co-hosts’ Euro 2012 exit. - Nowak: Poland Czech'ed out of Euros Having drawn with both Greece and Russia, Poland knew victory in their final game agai...

Tyler: So much for the 'dull' Group A

James Tyler | June, 16 2012

  By the time Euro 2012 is finished, all four groups (and not just B) will be considered deadly in some way. But Saturday's gripping conclusion wasn't supposed to go like this. Group A was long considered to be the "dull" one. The...

Group permutations

Dale Johnson | June, 13 2012

GROUP D England and France go into the final group game level on points and both teams know a draw will guarantee their place in the quarter-finals. Ukraine have to beat England to qualify, as with a draw and a loss for France they would los...

Carlisle: Bilek saved the Czechs' campaign

Jeff Carlisle | June, 16 2012

WROCLAW, Poland – As the minutes ticked by in Saturday’s Group A encounter between the Czech Republic and Poland, things were looking a bit bleak for Michal Bilek’s side. Greece was winning its match against Russia, a result th...

Carlisle: Czech Rep. fully deserving of victory

Jeff Carlisle | June, 16 2012

WROCLAW, Poland – Eight days ago, the Czech Republic’s dreams of advancement at Euro 2012 looked to be in tatters. Remarkably, the Czechs came back from the dead to beat Poland 1-0 to win Group A and send the Euro 2012 co-host crashi...

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