Prime Minister Donald Tusk has met with the sixteen chairmen of Poland’s Ekstraklasa football clubs to talk about stadium safety and a proposed crackdown on hooliganism. Sports Minister Adam Giersz and Deputy Interior Minister Adam Rapacki were also present at the meeting, as well as the Chairman of the Polish FA (PZPN), Grzegorz Lato. Before the meeting, Donald Tusk, himself an avid football fan, said that he would announce government decisions as to stadium safety. The Prime Minister said that his cabinet would continue to employ measures seen at the […]
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The stakes and expectations are higher for Poland as co-host of Euro 2012. For the Polish team, this will be their second European Championship campaign after a poor outing at the 2008 tournament. They finished last in the Group in their debut tournament. Our reporter, who was in Poland recently, looks at Poland’s chances for Euro 2012. That’s the question on the minds of millions of Polish fans who are hoping to cheer their team on at this year’s European Championships. Defender Jakub Wawrzyniak admits that his team are not […]
Not everyone liked the UEFA’s decision of leaving the organization of the European football championships in 2012 for Poland and Ukraine. The Germans had the most grudges, but this shouldn’t came as a surprise to anybody as it’s widely known that our western neighbors wanted to take over the event most. According to the daily “Die Welt”, UEFA president Michel Platini gave Poland and Ukraine “a yellow card and a warning” but he is endangered himself by “a red card” and the European Championships are endangered by a fiasco.
Safety in stadium in cities-hosts of Euro 2012 its the issue raised during Polish-Ukrainian conference in Dnipropietrovsk. Both countries will be co-hosts of the championships. Over 60 people take part in the conference which was organized as part of Polish-Ukrainian Self-Government Forum Euro 2012. They are representatives of cities-hosts of Euro 2012, representatives of the Ukrainian policy, the Polish embassy in Kiev and the staff of football federations from the both countries. ‘The European Championships are the third sports event in the world and because of that the requirements of […]