Flag of Poland Poland
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Nickname(s) Biało-czerwoni (The white and reds)
Białe Orły (The White Eagles)
Association Polski Związek Piłki Nożnej (PZPN)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Flag of Poland Jerzy Brzęczek
Captain Robert Lewandowski
Most caps Robert Lewandowski (114)
Top scorer Robert Lewandowski (63)
Ground Stadion Narodowy
FIFA code POL
FIFA ranking 19 Steady (17 September 2020)
Highest FIFA ranking 5 (August 2017)
Lowest FIFA ranking 78 (November 2013)
Elo ranking 19 Increase 1 (14 October 2020)
Highest Elo ranking 2 (September 1975)
Lowest Elo ranking 58 (October 1956)
First international  Hungary 1–0 Poland 
(Budapest, Hungary; 18 December 1921)
Biggest win  Poland 10–0 San Marino 
(Kielce, Poland; 1 April 2009)
Biggest defeat  Denmark 8–0 Poland 
(Copenhagen, Denmark; 26 June 1948)
World Cup appearances 8 (First in 1938)
Best result Third place, 1974 and 1982
European Championship appearances 4 (First in 2008)
Best result Quarter-finals, 2016
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The Poland national football team is the national association football team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Football Association, the governing body for football in Poland. The current team head coach is Jerzy Brzęczek. Poland play home matches at the National Stadium in Warsaw, some Poland's home matches are also occasionally played in other stadiums.

Poland has competed at eight FIFA World Cups and four UEFA European Championships. Poland has once hosted an European Championship tournament in 2012, when they co-hosted the tournament with Ukraine.

Results and fixtures

2019

UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 16 November 2019 (2019-11-16) Israel  1–2  Poland Jerusalem, Israel  
21:45 (UTC+2) Dabour Goal 88' Report Krychowiak Goal 4'
Piątek Goal 54'
Stadium: Teddy Stadium
Attendance: 16,700
Referee: Mattias Gestranius (Finland)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 19 November 2019 (2019-11-19) Poland  3–2  Slovenia Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 (UTC+1) Szymański Goal 3'
Lewandowski Goal 54'
Góralski Goal 81'
Report Matavž Goal 14'
Iličić Goal 61'
Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 53,946
Referee: Daniel Siebert (Germany)

2020

Friendly 27 March 2020 (2020-03-27) Poland  Cancelled  Finland Wrocław, Poland  
Report Stadium: Stadion Miejski
Friendly 31 March 2020 (2020-03-31) Poland  Cancelled  Ukraine Chorzów, Poland  
Report Stadium: Silesian Stadium
Friendly 2 June 2020 (2020-06-02) Poland  Cancelled  Russia Warsaw, Poland  
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Friendly 9 June 2020 (2020-06-09) Poland  Cancelled  Iceland Poznań, Poland  
Report
2020–21 UEFA Nations League 4 September 2020 (2020-09-04) Netherlands  1–0  Poland Amsterdam, Netherlands  
20:45 Bergwijn Goal 61' Report Stadium: Johan Cruyff Arena
Attendance: 0
Referee: Georgi Kabakov (Bulgaria)
2020–21 UEFA Nations League 7 September 2020 (2020-09-07) Bosnia and Herzegovina  1–2  Poland Zenica, Bosnia & Herzegovina  
20:45 Hajradinović Goal 24' (pen.) Report Glik Goal 45'
Grosicki Goal 67'
Stadium: Bilino Polje
Attendance: 0
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
Friendly 7 October 2020 (2020-10-07) Poland  5–1  Finland Gdańsk, Poland  
20:45 Grosicki Goal 9'18'28'
Piątek Goal 53'
Milik Goal 87'
Report Niskanen Goal 68' Stadium: Stadion Energa Gdańsk
Referee: Michal Ocenáš (Slovakia)
2020–21 UEFA Nations League 11 October 2020 (2020-10-11) Poland  0–0  Italy Gdańsk, Poland  
20:45 Report Stadium: Stadion Energa Gdańsk
Referee: José María Sánchez Martínez (Spain)
2020–21 UEFA Nations League 14 October 2020 (2020-10-14) Poland  3–0  Bosnia and Herzegovina Wrocław, Poland  
20:45 Lewandowski Goal 40'52'
Linetty Goal 45+1'
Report Stadium: Stadion Miejski
Referee: Craig Pawson (England)
Friendly 11 November 2020 (2020-11-11) Poland  v  Ukraine Chorzów, Poland  
Report Stadium: Silesian Stadium
2020–21 UEFA Nations League 14 November 2020 (2020-11-14) Italy  v  Poland Rome, Italy  
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico
2020–21 UEFA Nations League 18 November 2020 (2020-11-18) Poland  v  Netherlands Chorzów, Poland  
Stadium: Silesian Stadium

2021

UEFA Euro 2020 15 June 2021 (2021-06-15) winner of Play-off Path B v  Poland Dublin, Ireland  
Report Stadium: Aviva Stadium
UEFA Euro 2020 19 June 2021 (2021-06-19) Spain  v  Poland Bilbao, Spain  
Report Stadium: San Mamés
UEFA Euro 2020 23 June 2021 (2021-06-23) Sweden  v  Poland Dublin, Ireland  
Report Stadium: Aviva Stadium

Players

Current squad

The following players have been called up for the friendly match against Finland and the UEFA Nations League matches against Italy and Bosnia and Herzegovina on 7, 11 and 14 October 2020.
Caps and goals updated as of 14 October 2020 after the match against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Caps and goals including all matches officially recognized by PZPN (also those not recognized by FIFA).

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
22 1GK Łukasz Fabiański 18 April 1985 (1985-04-18) (age 35) 54 0 Flag of England West Ham United
1 1GK Wojciech Szczęsny 18 April 1990 (1990-04-18) (age 30) 48 0 Flag of Italy Juventus
12 1GK Łukasz Skorupski 5 May 1991 (1991-05-05) (age 29) 3 0 Flag of Italy Bologna
25 1GK Bartłomiej Drągowski 19 August 1997 (1997-08-19) (age 23) 1 0 Flag of Italy Fiorentina
15 2DF Kamil Glik 3 February 1988 (1988-02-03) (age 32) 77 6 Flag of Italy Benevento
5 2DF Jan Bednarek 12 April 1996 (1996-04-12) (age 24) 25 1 Flag of England Southampton
18 2DF Bartosz Bereszyński 12 July 1992 (1992-07-12) (age 28) 26 0 Flag of Italy Sampdoria
4 2DF Tomasz Kędziora 11 June 1994 (1994-06-11) (age 26) 20 0 Flag of Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
24 2DF Arkadiusz Reca 17 June 1995 (1995-06-17) (age 25) 9 0 Flag of Italy Crotone
13 2DF Rafał Pietrzak 30 January 1992 (1992-01-30) (age 28) 3 0 Flag of Poland Lechia Gdańsk
2 2DF Paweł Bochniewicz 30 January 1996 (1996-01-30) (age 24) 1 0 Flag of Netherlands Heerenveen
20 2DF Alan Czerwiński 2 February 1993 (1993-02-02) (age 27) 1 0 Flag of Poland Lech Poznań
16 2DF Michał Karbownik 13 March 2001 (2001-03-13) (age 19) 3 0 Flag of Poland Legia Warsaw
3 2DF Sebastian Walukiewicz 5 April 2000 (2000-04-05) (age 20) 2 0 Flag of Italy Cagliari
11 3MF Kamil Grosicki 8 June 1988 (1988-06-08) (age 32) 78 17 Flag of England West Bromwich Albion
10 3MF Grzegorz Krychowiak 29 January 1990 (1990-01-29) (age 30) 73 4 Flag of Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
14 3MF Mateusz Klich 13 June 1990 (1990-06-13) (age 30) 28 2 Flag of England Leeds United
8 3MF Karol Linetty 2 February 1995 (1995-02-02) (age 25) 27 2 Flag of Italy Torino
6 3MF Jacek Góralski 21 September 1992 (1992-09-21) (age 28) 15 1 Flag of Kazakhstan Kairat
19 3MF Sebastian Szymański 10 May 1999 (1999-05-10) (age 21) 8 1 Flag of Russia Dynamo Moscow
17 3MF Damian Kądzior 16 June 1992 (1992-06-16) (age 28) 6 1 Flag of Spain Eibar
21 3MF Kamil Jóźwiak 22 April 1998 (1998-04-22) (age 22) 6 0 Flag of England Derby County
26 3MF Jakub Moder 7 April 1999 (1999-04-07) (age 21) 3 0 Flag of Poland Lech Poznań
9 4FW Robert Lewandowski (captain) 21 August 1988 (1988-08-21) (age 32) 114 63 Flag of Germany Bayern Munich
7 4FW Arkadiusz Milik 28 February 1994 (1994-02-28) (age 26) 54 15 Flag of Italy Napoli
23 4FW Krzysztof Piątek 1 July 1995 (1995-07-01) (age 25) 13 6 Flag of Germany Hertha BSC

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Radosław Majecki 16 November 1999 (1999-11-16) (age 21) 0 0 Flag of Monaco Monaco v.  Slovenia, 19 November 2019
DF Maciej Rybus 19 August 1989 (1989-08-19) (age 31) 56 2 Flag of Russia Lokomotiv Moscow v.  Finland, 7 October 2020 OTH
DF Artur Jędrzejczyk 4 November 1987 (1987-11-04) (age 33) 40 3 Flag of Poland Legia Warsaw v.  Finland, 7 October 2020 INJ
DF Łukasz Piszczek 3 June 1985 (1985-06-03) (age 35) 66 3 Flag of Germany Borussia Dortmund v.  Slovenia, 19 November 2019 RET
DF Thiago Cionek 21 April 1986 (1986-04-21) (age 34) 21 0 Flag of Italy Reggina v.  Slovenia, 19 November 2019
MF Piotr Zieliński 20 May 1994 (1994-05-20) (age 26) 53 6 Flag of Italy Napoli v.  Finland, 7 October 2020 OTH
MF Przemysław Frankowski 12 April 1995 (1995-04-12) (age 25) 10 1 Flag of United States Chicago Fire v.  Finland, 7 October 2020 INJ
MF Krystian Bielik 4 January 1998 (1998-01-04) (age 23) 3 0 Flag of England Derby County v.  Slovenia, 19 November 2019
MF Dominik Furman 6 July 1992 (1992-07-06) (age 28) 3 0 Flag of Turkey Gençlerbirliği v.  Slovenia, 19 November 2019
FW Adam Buksa 12 July 1996 (1996-07-12) (age 24) 0 0 Flag of United States New England Revolution v.  Netherlands, 4 September 2020 PRE
FW Dawid Kownacki 14 March 1997 (1997-03-14) (age 23) 6 1 Flag of Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf v.  Slovenia, 19 November 2019

INJ Withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from the national team.
U21 Join to Poland national under-21 football team

Coaching staff

Position Name
Head Coach Flag of Poland Jerzy Brzęczek
Assistant Coach Flag of Poland Tomasz Mazurkiewicz
Goalkeeping Coach Flag of Poland Andrzej Woźniak
Fitness Coach Flag of Poland Leszek Dyja

Alumni

Former players

Main List of Polish international players

Managers

Main List of Poland international managers

Honours

External links


Football in Poland
League competitions PZPN Cup competitions
Ekstraklasa Poland Polish Cup
I liga (U-21 · U-20 · U-19) Polish SuperCup
II liga List of stadiums Ekstraklasa Cup
III liga (8 groups) List of leagues
IV liga (20 groups) List of players
International football

FIFA · World Cup · Confederations Cup · U-20 World Cup · U-17 World Cup · Minor tournaments · World Rankings · Player of the Year · Teams · Competitions · Federations · Codes

Confederation Competitions
AFC Asian Cup
CAF Africa Cup of Nations
CONCACAF Gold Cup
CONMEBOL Copa América
OFC Nations Cup
UEFA European Championship
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