When Arka Gdynia striker Rafał Siemaszko bundled the ball into the Ruch Chorzów net with his outstretched right hand, on the penultimate day of the 2016/17 season, few could have predicted the downward spiral that the Niebiescy would soon find themselves in. Now, two years on from their relegation from the Ekstraklasa, many are left wondering how much further the 14-time Polish champions may fall.Continue reading The 100-year Itch: Ruch Chorzów’s battle for survival
What’s the point winning if you aren’t going to do it in style?
With the 2019/20 season already underway, Piłka.UK knows that first impressions don’t come from the performance on the pitch, or how many goals or points a team can pick up; instead, they come from the threads which each team walks out onto the field in. With that very much in mind, here we have the definitive ranking of all 16 home shirts to grace Ekstraklasa pitches for this coming season.Continue reading The *Definitive* 2019/20 Ekstraklasa Kit Ranking!
“Now we have decided that it’s time to take the next step, and in response to the changing media consumption we want to develop our own channels. We will commercialize the content we produce, just as the biggest sports organizations in the world do: NBA, UEFA or La Liga”.
Marcin Animucki; President of the Board, Ekstraklasa S.A.
On 10 August 2019, Piłka.uk writer Ryan Hubbard releases his book From Partition to Solidarity: the first 100 years of Polish football. The following is a short excerpt from the book’s Chapter 18: Mundial.Continue reading “From Partition to Solidarity” – An excerpt