For this week’s pick, we will turn our eyes to South Korea, to watch a match between the Pohang Steelers and the FC Seoul. Let’s take a look at the numbers and try to make the best choice: Our home team here will be the 5th placed Steelers, who have 27 points in 18 games, with 7 wins, 6 draws, and 5 losses, 20 goals scored and 20 conceded. This team’s performance can be described as “average”, but they are in a nice run of 4 games without a loss. […]
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Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will give David De Gea the chance to shine in this weekend’s Premier League clash against Wigan Athletic.
The Spanish shot-stopper played in the opening game defeat to Everton, but was dropped after making …
Co-hosts are hoping Borussia Dortmund’s Lukasz Piszczek, Jakub Blaszczykowski and Robert Lewandowsk can reproduce their club success on the international stage It is a paradox of football that the hosts of a tournament can enjoy a low profile. Attention will, of course, soar when Poland take the field against Greece in the opening match of Euro 2012, but Franciszek Smuda’s side can be pleased that they have only provided meagre information for their opponents. The same can be said of the co-hosts Ukraine, yet it is Poland who could be […]
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is steeling himself for the ‘most important derby’ of his career when his side heads to Manchester City in a week’s time.
United’s 4-4 draw at home to Everton, coupled with City’s 2-0 success at Wolves, means …
Stadiums in Poland Warsaw – National Stadium The National Stadium has a unique retractable PVC roof which unfolds from a nest on a needle suspended above the centre of the pitch. Read more… Wroclaw – Municipal Stadium The shape of the stadium is highlighted by the innovative design of its external walls. The building is covered by glass fibre mesh coated with teflon. The mesh is anchored by steel rings placed around the entire body of the stadium. The covering lends lightness and transparency to the massive structure. The colors […]
Sheffield Wednesday have started their search for a new manager after sacking Gary Megson.
The 52-year-old former West Bromwich Albion and Bolton Wanderers boss was axed just three days after guiding the Owls to a Steel City derby victory over Sheffi…
National Stadium has already become a part of the landscape of Warsaw. Tourists at the Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) are taking photos with the Stadium almost as often as with the column of King Sigismund. Construction of the Stadium ends on November 29. That day the general contractor, a consortium of companies under the command of Hydrobudowa, will finish works and the operator of the stadium, the National Sports Centre, will formally became its user. The user will be like a client of a developer who bought a house in […]
With the Polish venues on track in their preparations for co-hosting Euro 2012, the lingering concern for the country’s football fans is whether they will have a national team capable of putting up a respectable performance. Coach Franciszek Smuda has seen his side fall as far as 73rd in FIFA’s admittedly farcical ranking system, with the dearth of playing talent a regular topic for the country’s footballing media. Many wonder what happened to the squad that won the European Under-18 Championship in Finland in 2001. That team included Tomasz Kuszczak, […]
The 3rd part of Wrocław Motorway Bypass was opened. From today, drivers can cross the Odra and Ślęża rivers over the Rędziński Bridge. Wrocław Motorway Bypass will direct transit traffic from Wroclaw. Wrocław Motorway Bypass is one of the biggest road projects implemented in Poland. Wrocław Motorway Bypass was constructed between 2008-2011. Wrocław Motorway Bypass runs along the north-west side of Wroclaw. The main purpose of the project is to direct the transit traffic beyond the existing streets in Wroclaw. Wrocław Motorway Bypass will take part of the long-range movement, […]
Heavy snow falls in Trójmiasto have not stopped construction works of PGE Arena Gdańsk. “We do not have delays. Almost all the works are going according to our plan” – assured Michael Fijalkowski, spokesman of the European Investment Office Gdańsk 2012. In accordance with the schedule of works we systematically remove supports supporting steel structure and polycarbonate plates on the stadium covering and cables are being installed. Finishing works are carried out on the western grandstand, this is the VIP area, Fijałkowski said to PAP. Was suspended only the works […]