Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
After the euphoria of the defeat of Germany, Irish football was brought crashing back down to the earth in Warsaw, as Poland booked their place at the Euro 2016 finals leaving Martin O’Neill’s men to try to seek entry to France through the back door of the play-offs, the draw for which will take place on Sunday.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
“L‘Silenzio stampa” is not a phrase that does not translate into Polish, which is why their FA president Zbigniew Boniek stuck to the Italian version of the word “media blackout” to describe the Poland team’s lockdown ahead of Sunday’s winner-takes-all final qualifier for an automatic place at Euro 2016.
Sun, 11 Oct, 2015
Poland manager Adam Nawalka has warned Scotland and the Republic of Ireland that they will have to cope with “the best striker in the world” in Robert Lewandowski as the Group D qualifying campaign for Euro 2016 reaches its finale.
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
Timing is everything, in football as well as life in general, so Shane Long’s injury-time equaliser last night ensured that a stalemate that would likely have been viewed with disillusionment prior to kick-off was suddenly being wielded as a lightning rod for contests to come.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Lukasz Fabianski will play his first competitive international in almost six years tomorrow after Poland manager Adam Nawalka confirmed the Swansea City goalkeeper gets the nod ahead of Artur Boruc and Wojciech Szczesny for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Ireland.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
If Poland coach Adam Nawalka thought beating world champions Germany in October and sitting in top spot after four games in Group D might grant him an easy ride in the build-up to tomorrow’s European qualifier against Ireland, he was wrong.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015