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Flag of Poland Poland
Poland national football team
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 (112)
Top scorer Robert Lewandowski (61)
Ground Stadion Narodowy
FIFA code POL
FIFA ranking 19 Steady (19 December 2019)
Highest FIFA ranking 5 (August 2017)
Lowest FIFA ranking 78 (November 2013)
Elo ranking 24 Steady (19 November 2019)
Highest Elo ranking 2 (September 1975)
Lowest Elo ranking 58 (October 1956)
First international Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 1–0 Poland Flag of Poland.png
(Budapest, Hungary; 18 December 1921)
Biggest win Flag of Poland.png Poland 10–0 San Marino San Marino.png
(Kielce, Poland; 1 April 2009)
Biggest defeat Flag of Denmark.gif Denmark 8–0 Poland Flag of Poland.png
(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
Poland 2018 HomePoland 2018 Away


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 21 March 2019 (2019-03-21) Austria Flag of Austria.png 0–1 Flag of Poland.png Poland Vienna, Austria  
20:45 (UTC+1) Report Piątek Soccerball 69' Stadium: Ernst-Happel-Stadion
Attendance: 40,400
Referee: Anastasios Sidiropoulos (Greece)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 24 March 2019 (2019-03-24) Poland Flag of Poland.png 2–0 Latvia.png Latvia Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 (UTC+1) Lewandowski Soccerball 76'
Glik Soccerball 84'
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 51,112
Referee: Aliyar Aghayev (Azerbaijan)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 7 June 2019 (2019-06-07) North Macedonia Flag of Macedonia.png 0–1 Flag of Poland.png Poland Skopje, North Macedonia  
20:45 (UTC+2) Report Piątek Soccerball 47' Stadium: Toše Proeski Arena
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 10 June 2019 (2019-06-10) Poland Flag of Poland.png 4–0 Flag of Israel.png Israel Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 (UTC+2) Piątek Soccerball 35'
Lewandowski Soccerball 56' (pen.)
Grosicki Soccerball 59'
Kądzior Soccerball 84'
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 57,229
Referee: Tobias Stieler (Germany)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 6 September 2019 (2019-09-06) Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 2–0 Flag of Poland.png Poland Ljubljana, Slovenia  
20:45 (UTC+2) Struna Soccerball 35'
Šporar Soccerball 65'
Report Stadium: Stožice Stadium
Attendance: 15,231
Referee: Sergei Karasev (Russia)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 9 September 2019 (2019-09-09) Poland Flag of Poland.png 0–0 Flag of Austria.png Austria Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 (UTC+2) Report Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 56,788
Referee: Viktor Kassai (Hungary)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 10 October 2019 (2019-10-10) Latvia Latvia.png 0–3 Flag of Poland.png Poland Riga, Latvia  
21:45 (UTC+3) Report Lewandowski Soccerball 9'13'76' Stadium: Daugava Stadium
Attendance: 7,107
Referee: Halis Özkahya (Turkey)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 13 October 2019 (2019-10-13) Poland Flag of Poland.png 2–0 Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 (UTC+2) Frankowski Soccerball 74'
Milik Soccerball 80'
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 52,894
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (Spain)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 16 November 2019 (2019-11-16) Israel Flag of Israel.png 1–2 Flag of Poland.png Poland Jerusalem, Israel  
21:45 (UTC+2) Dabour Soccerball 88' Report Krychowiak Soccerball 4'
Piątek Soccerball 54'
Stadium: Teddy Stadium
Attendance: 16,700
Referee: Mattias Gestranius (Finland)
UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying 19 November 2019 (2019-11-19) Poland Flag of Poland.png 3–2 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Warsaw, Poland  
20:45 (UTC+1) Szymański Soccerball 3'
Lewandowski Soccerball 54'
Góralski Soccerball 81'
Report Matavž Soccerball 14'
Iličić Soccerball 61'
Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 53,946
Referee: Daniel Siebert (Germany)

2020

Friendly 27 March 2020 (2020-03-27) Poland Flag of Poland.png v Flag of Finland.gif Finland Wrocław, Poland  
Report Stadium: Stadion Miejski
Friendly 31 March 2020 (2020-03-31) Poland Flag of Poland.png v Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Chorzów, Poland  
Report Stadium: Silesian Stadium
Friendly 2 June 2020 (2020-06-02) Poland Flag of Poland.png v Flag of Russia Good One.gif Russia Warsaw, Poland  
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Friendly 9 June 2020 (2020-06-09) Poland Flag of Poland.png v Flag of Iceland.png Iceland Poznań, Poland  
Report
UEFA Euro 2020 16 June 2020 (2020-06-16) winner of Play-off Path B v Flag of Poland.png Poland Dublin, Ireland  
Report Stadium: Aviva Stadium
UEFA Euro 2020 20 June 2020 (2020-06-20) Spain Flag of Spain.png v Flag of Poland.png Poland Bilbao, Spain  
Report Stadium: San Mamés
UEFA Euro 2020 24 June 2020 (2020-06-24) Sweden Flag of Sweden Good one.jpg v Flag of Poland.png Poland Dublin, Ireland  
Report Stadium: Aviva Stadium

Players

Current squad

The following players have been called up for the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches against Israel and Slovenia on 16 and 19 November 2019.
Caps and goals updated as of 19 November 2019 after the match against Slovenia.
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
1 1GK Wojciech Szczęsny 18 April 1990 (1990-04-18) (age 30) 46 0 Flag of Italy Juventus
12 1GK Łukasz Skorupski 5 May 1991 (1991-05-05) (age 29) 3 0 Flag of Italy Bologna
22 1GK Radosław Majecki 16 November 1999 (1999-11-16) (age 20) 0 0 Flag of Poland Legia Warsaw
15 2DF Kamil Glik 3 February 1988 (1988-02-03) (age 32) 73 5 Flag of Monaco Monaco
20 2DF Łukasz Piszczek 3 June 1985 (1985-06-03) (age 35) 66 3 Germany Borussia Dortmund
3 2DF Artur Jędrzejczyk 4 November 1987 (1987-11-04) (age 32) 40 3 Flag of Poland Legia Warsaw
4 2DF Thiago Cionek 21 April 1986 (1986-04-21) (age 34) 21 0 Flag of Italy SPAL
5 2DF Jan Bednarek 12 April 1996 (1996-04-12) (age 24) 21 1 England Southampton
16 2DF Tomasz Kędziora 11 June 1994 (1994-06-11) (age 26) 16 0 Flag of Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
13 2DF Arkadiusz Reca 17 June 1995 (1995-06-17) (age 25) 8 0 Flag of Italy SPAL
11 3MF Kamil Grosicki 8 June 1988 (1988-06-08) (age 32) 73 13 England Hull City
10 3MF Grzegorz Krychowiak 29 January 1990 (1990-01-29) (age 30) 69 4 Flag of Russia Good One Lokomotiv Moscov
7 3MF Piotr Zieliński 20 May 1994 (1994-05-20) (age 26) 51 6 Flag of Italy Napoli
14 3MF Mateusz Klich 13 June 1990 (1990-06-13) (age 30) 23 2 England Leeds United
6 3MF Jacek Góralski 21 September 1992 (1992-09-21) (age 28) 13 1 Flag of Bulgaria Ludogorets Razgrad
21 3MF Przemysław Frankowski 12 April 1995 (1995-04-12) (age 25) 10 1 Flag of the United States Chicago Fire
19 3MF Sebastian Szymański 10 May 1999 (1999-05-10) (age 21) 5 1 Flag of Russia Good One Dynamo Moscow
17 3MF Damian Kądzior 16 June 1992 (1992-06-16) (age 28) 4 1 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
2 3MF Krystian Bielik 4 January 1998 (1998-01-04) (age 22) 3 0 England Derby County
8 3MF Dominik Furman 6 July 1992 (1992-07-06) (age 28) 3 0 Flag of Poland Wisła Płock
18 3MF Kamil Jóźwiak 22 April 1998 (1998-04-22) (age 22) 1 0 Flag of Poland Lech Poznań
9 4FW Robert Lewandowski (captain) 21 August 1988 (1988-08-21) (age 32) 112 61 Germany Bayern Munich
23 4FW Krzysztof Piątek 1 July 1995 (1995-07-01) (age 25) 10 5 Flag of Italy Milan
24 4FW Dawid Kownacki 14 March 1997 (1997-03-14) (age 23) 6 1 Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf

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 Łukasz Fabiański 18 April 1985 (1985-04-18) (age 35) 52 0 England West Ham United v. Flag of Austria.png Austria, 9 September 2019 INJ
GK Rafał Gikiewicz 26 October 1987 (1987-10-26) (age 32) 0 0 Germany Union Berlin v. Flag of Israel.png Israel, 10 June 2019
DF Maciej Rybus 19 August 1989 (1989-08-19) (age 31) 55 2 Flag of Russia Good One Lokomotiv Moscov v. Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia, 19 November 2019 INJ
DF Bartosz Bereszyński 12 July 1992 (1992-07-12) (age 28) 22 0 Flag of Italy Sampdoria v. Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia, 19 November 2019 INJ
DF Michał Pazdan 21 September 1987 (1987-09-21) (age 33) 38 0 Flag of Turkey Ankaragücü v. Flag of Austria.png Austria, 9 September 2019
DF Robert Gumny 4 June 1998 (1998-06-04) (age 22) 0 0 Flag of Poland Lech Poznań v. Flag of Austria.png Austria, 9 September 2019
DF Marcin Kamiński 15 January 1992 (1992-01-15) (age 28) 7 0 Germany VfB Stuttgart v. Flag of Israel.png Israel, 10 June 2019
MF Karol Linetty 2 February 1995 (1995-02-02) (age 25) 23 1 Flag of Italy Sampdoria v. Latvia.png Latvia, 10 October 2019 INJ
MF Jakub Błaszczykowski 14 December 1985 (1985-12-14) (age 34) 108 21 Flag of Poland Wisła Kraków v. Flag of Austria.png Austria, 9 September 2019
MF Damian Szymański 16 June 1995 (1995-06-16) (age 25) 4 0 Flag of Russia Good One Akhmat Grozny v. Flag of Israel.png Israel, 10 June 2019
MF Szymon Żurkowski 25 September 1997 (1997-09-25) (age 22) 0 0 Flag of Italy Fiorentina v. Latvia.png Latvia, 24 March 2019
FW Arkadiusz Milik 28 February 1994 (1994-02-28) (age 26) 49 14 Flag of Italy Napoli v. Flag of Israel.png Israel, 16 November 2019 INJ

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
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Confederation Competitions
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