In the autumn of 1976, the club's 60th anniversary was celebrated. The oldest recorded matches are: 7–0 with the Divisional Sanitary Division, 3–3 with the 6th Infantry Regiment and two victories (6–4 and 3–1) with the 4th Infantry Regiment. Legia Warszawa is playing next match on 18 Dec 2020 against Stal Mielec in Ekstraklasa.When the match starts, you will be able to follow Legia Warszawa v Stal Mielec live score, standings, minute by minute updated live results and match statistics. Supporters of Legia occasionally attract also some negative attention, in particular after events such as riots in Lithuania during a match against Vėtra Vilnius on 10 July 2007. 5th December 2020 . At that time, one of the first protest actions took place at the stadium. To end the streak of bad luck, there is now the fifth attempt for the reigning Polish champions. Legia was formed between 5 and 15 March 1916 during military operations in World War I on the Eastern Front in the neighborhood of Maniewicze in Volhynia, as the main football club of the Polish Legions. First, the team dropped out of the UEFA Cup in the second qualifying round (0–1 in Warsaw and 2–4 in Zurich with FC Zürich) and had a weak start in the league. [92] Internationally, Legia supporters maintain friendly relations with fans of ADO Den Haag and Juventus. The name of the club was also changed, as the historical name Legia was returned (Military Sports Club "Legia" Warsaw). [6][40], Legia started the decade by winning the Polish Cup, beating Lech Poznań 5–0 in the final on 9 May 1980. [67][68] In addition, they only reached the quarter-finals of the Polish Cup, losing on the aggregate with Korona Kielce. [72] Eventually, it was not implemented and it was established that the official sign will be modified with the white letter "L" on the black shield. Warrenpoint Town VS Linfield FC live scores, results, H2H stats, fixtures and standings of Northern Ireland Premier League on 11-28-2020. There is a special exhibition dedicated to the "old" Żyleta in the Legia club museum. UCL. In the 1989–90 season, the team finished in seventh place, and the next season in ninth. [25] The team then won its highest victory in history, defeating Wisła Kraków 12–0 – the match took place on 19 August 1956 in Warsaw. 18 Aug 2020. The 1982–83 season began with a change of part of the team. In the next season, Legia won the first triple crown in the history of Polish football. In 1938, most of the team's sections were dissolved, leaving only three: tennis, swimming and motocross.[12]. Legia eventually took fourth place, drawing 3–3 with Ruch Chorzów. [6], At the end of the decade, on 13 September, Legia competed against FC Barcelona in the first round of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. Home Linfield F.C. [30], The 1970s were known as Poland's golden age of football. 08.08.20. Legia played in the Champions League qualifiers in the summer, but in the third round they fell against FC Barcelona – in the first match at Camp Nou, the Catalans won 3–0, in the second they beat Legia 1–0. Domestically, Legia Warsaw supporters maintain friendly relations with fans of Radomiak Radom, Zagłębie Sosnowiec and Olimpia Elbląg. [62] [57][58] On 18 June, in the Polish Cup final held at the Legia stadium, the Legia defeated ŁKS Łódź 2–0 and won the tenth trophy in their history. As one of the most successful clubs in Poland, Legia Warsaw is also one of its most popular clubs. [60] After winning the championship in the 1994–95 season, Legia Warszawa qualified for the Champions League – in the last qualifying round it defeated the Swedish team IFK Göteborg (1–0 in Warsaw and 2–1 in Gothenburg). Legia Warszawa in actual season average scored 1.61 goals per match. In the rematch at Łazienkowska Legia lost 0–1, with 25 thousand fans in the stands. Bahasa - Indonesia; Chinese (simplified) Deutsch; English - Australia; English - Canada; English - Ghana; English - International ; English - Ireland; English - Kenya; English - Malaysia; English - Nigeria; English - Nordics; English - Singapore; English - South Africa; English - United Kingdom; English - United States; Español - Espa� Warrenpoint Town vs Linfield Belfast predictions, football tips and statistics for this match of Northern Ireland IFA Premiership on 28/11/2020 ... Legia Warszawa. Share on Facebook Share Share on Twitter Tweet. In 1948, after qualifying for the nine-year break of the highest tier, Legia qualified after a victory in the inter-regional eliminations of the northeastern region and after took second place in the nationwide qualification. In the 1999–2000 season, Legia took fourth place in the league and did not get to play in the European competitions. Legia also gained a new coach, with Kazimierz Górski being replaced by Jerzy Kopa in the middle of the season. vs Linfield giải Cúp C1 Châu Âu lúc 00:00 ngày 19/08/2020 [35][36] In the final match against Polonia, on 17 June 1973 in Poznań, a goalless result was maintained for 90 minutes of regular time of the game, as well as for the entire extra time. Legia striker Marian Łańko finished second scoring 31 goals. Bien que SofaScore ne vous permettent pas de pariez directement, vous trouverez les meilleures cotes et sites de paris sportifs. Legia won its 12th League title in the 2016–17 Ekstraklasa season. [44][45] The next year in 1986 Legia faced Inter Milan again with a 3–2 win at Łazienkowska and a 0–1 defeat in Italy, which eliminated the Polish club on away goals. [56] In the same season, the anti-doping committee decided that Legia player Roman Zub had played after doping before the match against Widzew Łódź. Dans la section TV, vous trouverez la liste des chaînes diffusant Legia Warszawa – Linfield FC en direct. The team finished the league competition in 4th place, and in the Polish Cup they were knocked out in the quarterfinals, losing 1–2 to Stal Rzeszów. At this stage of the tournament the team lost to German TSV 1860 Munich and was eliminated from the competition. From the previous military unit, which was CWKS, a sports association was established with legal personality. The year 2007 brought a change of the coat of arms. [19], In the 1935 season, Legia remained in the league, gaining one point advantage over the relegated Cracovia, and then in 1936 – in the club's 20th anniversary – lost seven consecutive games and recorded the only decline of the league in its history. Their domestic rivals include all the other Polish teams that play at the domestic top pier league level. 6th December 2020. [3], In the first international match played on 18 May 1922, Legia lost 2–9 at their own stadium with Czechoslovakian club Viktor Zichkov Prague. Lech fans threw flares and invaded the pitch after Legia scored to make it 2–0 in the 77th minute, after which the referee called the game off. In the struggle for the Polish Cup, Legia was eliminated in the semi-final with Ruch Chorzów. Among them was Zygmunt Wasserab, one of the founders of the club. Featured Item. Currently the club is owned by Dariusz Mioduski who serves as the club's chairman. The club's first experience of the Champions League ended in defeat in the qualifying stage – the team fell to Croatian side Hajduk Split (0–1 at home, 0–4 away). [6], In the 1967–68 season, for the second time in its history, the club was the vice-champion of Poland and was promoted as the first Polish team to the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. In the same season, Tadeusz Błażejewski, in the 11th minute of a 2–2 draw against ŁKS Łódź, scored the thousandth league goal for Legia. In the first away meeting, the team lost 0–4, and in the second leg at home they won 2–0 after goals from Kowal and Brychcz, but they were eliminated from further games. The season ended with a 6th-place finish in the league and at the eighth-final stage of the Polish Cup (where they lost against Zagłębie II Lubin 1–2). Among the people who contributed to the reconstruction of the club were: Julian Neuding – prewar player of Makabi Warszawa, Karol Rudolf – prewar player of Legia, Henryk Czarnik and Józef Ziemian – Legia players from the interwar period. The legal nature of the club has also changed. [citation needed], In March 2001, the main shareholder of the club, Daewoo, withdrew from the club's financing, and on 1 July the name of the former sponsor was removed from the club's name and it was reverted to ASPN CWKS "Legia" Warszawa SSA. In September 1972, the Warsaw club defeated Víkingur Reykjavík in the round of 16 European Cup Winners' Cup 9–0,[31] which is the highest Polish team win in European competition. Legia Varsovie - Résultats. The away match also ended 0–1, which was watched by 90 thousand fans in Tbilisi. What time and channel is Legia Warsaw vs Linfield on tonight? However, with a 0–3 defeat in the first match in Denmark, they dropped out of further games. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips. In 1937 the club's board decided to return to the military statute. Impressive 4-2 league win for Linfield Ladies . In 1997, the club was transformed into Sportowa Spółka Akcyjna (SSA) Legia Warsaw and a new sponsor was acquired, South Korean company Daewoo. vs Wisla Plock, Tường thuật trực tiếp trận Legia Wars. In 11 (91.67%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. The legionaries finally won in penalties, 4–2.[37]. Watch a live stream of this match on Bet365 . [39] Legia took second place in the group and once again was not rewarded with a promotion to the UEFA Cup. The next season began with the signing of a contract with Canal+ for broadcasting matches (the first match of the Polish league broadcast was the match of Legia against GKS Katowice, which took place on 1 April 1995). The players were dressed in white clothes with sloping black belts, which was a reference to Czarni Lwów. Legia was third place in the play-offs and they were not able to advance. Trực tiếp Legia Wars. They finished third place after winning 1–0 against Sporting Lisbon[80] on the last match day in the group stages, sending them to the round of 32 in the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League. In the national cup the team for the second time in a row was eliminated at stage 1/8 of the tournament; This time, GKS Bełchatów was the one to beat the Warsaw team, who after a goalless result in the regular time of the game won 3–2 in the penalty shootout. The club was purchased by ITI Group on 8 April 2004. Officially due to the "reorganization of the military division", in practice this meant strengthening CWKS Warszawa (Legia's name at the time). Before 8 April 2004 it was owned by Pol-Mot and from 8 April 2004 (sold for 3 million złoty) until 9 January 2014, it was owned by media conglomerate ITI Group. The team – finishing in 8th position – repeated the result from the previous league season, while in the Polish Cup they were knocked out in the semi-final, losing to Polonia Bytom 1–2. In 1937 – in the A class of the Warsaw district – Legia took fourth place, and one year later, took first place, and played in the first division play-offs. For other sections of the sports club, see, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (. [12], The club was reactivated on 14 March 1920. As a result, almost all civilians departed from the first team, mainly to other Warsaw teams. In the UEFA Cup qualifying round, Legia won against Etzella Ettelbruck (4–0 away, 2–1 in Warsaw), and in the next match they defeated IF Elfsborg (4–1 at home, 6–1 in Sweden). PACEMAKER BELFAST 18/08/2020 Legia Warsaw v Linfield Champions League LinfieldÕs SRoss Clarke after this evenings game in Poland. In the Polish Cup, the team dropped out in the eighth-finals, losing 0–3 with Odra Opole. Plus d'informations:Legia Warszawa scores en direct , calendrier et résultatsLinfield FC scores en direct , calendrier et résultats. In addition, as part of the Ekstraklasa Cup, the team reached the quarterfinals and lost on aggregate with Górnik Łęczna. Legia fans are also vocal with their views on domestic issues, e.g. After passing Glenavon in the qualifying round (with a 1–1 draw in Northern Ireland and a 4–0 win in Warsaw), the team fell to Italian team Vicenza Calcio in the first round of the tournament (losing away 0–2 and drawing at home 1–1). In the first postwar Polish championships held in 1946, Legia took second place in the elimination group, falling out of competition. The legionaries finished the 2002–03 season in 4th place, in the Polish Cup they fell in the 3rd round. vs Linfield, 00h00 ngày 19/08, vòng So Loai 1 Cúp C1 Châu Âu 2020/2021. Teams Legia Warszawa Piast Gliwice played so far 26 matches. Legia plays its games at Legia Warsaw Municipal Stadium of Marshal Józef Piłsudski (Polish: Stadion Miejski Legii Warszawa im. Featured Item. In the next round Legia was matched up against A.C. Milan. In 1971, Legia were runner's up of Poland for the third time in their history, and ended their Polish Cup campaign in the quarter-finals. In the group stage, Legia drew with Rosenborg BK, Spartak Moscow and Blackburn Rovers. [41][42] In the 1981–82 season Legia finished fourth, and in the Polish Cup they were knocked out in the eighth-finals, losing to Arka Gdynia 1–2.[43]. They previously eliminated IFK Gothenburg (4–0, 2–1) and Standard Liège (0–1, 2–0). [6] In the next season Legia again took 4th place in the league, and in the Polish Cup reached the semi-final, in which they lost after extra time 1–2 with Górnik Zabrze (who became the winner of the cup). MATCH ACTION | Linfield V Cliftonville. The Warsaw team, managed by Władysław Stachurski reached the semi-finals of the tournament, eliminating the likes of Sampdoria and Aberdeen. Stal Sanok – Legia Warszawa 2–1", Skandal w Wilnie. The team avoided relegation after winning 3–0 in an away match against Motor Lublin in the penultimate game of the season. 1 rencontres cette saison entre Legia Warszawa et Linfield FC. Linfield Ladies' News. The goal differential decided who took which place. [6], The beginning of the nineties was not successful for the club, especially in the Polish league. Legia Warsaw meets Linfield in a match of a round in UEFA Champions League Qualifying this Tuesday at 18:00. Legia Warsaw has not been able to qualify for a group stage in international competition since the 2016/17 season. [3] It became the main official football club of the Polish Army – Wojskowy Klub Sportowy Legia Warszawa (Military Sports Club Legia Warsaw). The following season, the team won the bronze medal of the Polish championship for taking third place in the league. by way of displaying banners reading "Kosovo is Serbian" at the stadium. On 18 September 1979, a farewell to Kazimierz Deyna took place – a friendly with English club Manchester City, who had agreed to his transfer for £100,000. Warsaw wise, Polonia Warsaw is the main rival. A two-year sponsorship deal was signed with FSO (worth PLN 2.4 billion at that time) as well as with Adidas. On 15 June 1994, thanks to a 1–1 draw in the last round with Górnik Zabrze in Warsaw, the legionaries maintained a one-point advantage over second place GKS Katowice and won their fifth Polish title, despite the fact that the season began with three negative points due to the events of the last round in the last season. Legia Wars. Legia has been playing there since 9 August 1930. Linfield won 0 matches. - Soccerway Andrzej Gowarzewski, Katowice 1994, p. 36–46. ⚽️ 02/21 2020 Linfield FC 4 – 0 Crusaders FC. Regardez le favoris selon la communauté SofaScore. statistiques de façon simplifiée. Michael Laudrup scored the only goal. [91] On 19 August 2015, in Lviv and Kyiv, where Legia played with Zorya, clashes between Ukrainian and Polish fans occurred. [46][47], At the beginning of the 1986–87 season, the Warsaw team traveled to China and won the Great Wall Cup, defeating the hosts 2–0. The Warsaw club also made their debut in the Polish Cup, winning the match with Pogoń Warsaw 7–0. In the next round they won 0–1 and 2–0 against Belgian team Waregem, and the third opponent was Újpest FC. The first match in Warsaw ended in a goalless draw, and in the rematch at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, the Greeks won 3–0. [61], The 1997–98 season saw the club's last appearance in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. The club's home venue is the Polish Army Stadium (Stadion Wojska Polskiego). A big change in that period was the addition of Daewoo as a member to the club's name (CWKS "Legia-Daewoo" Warsaw) – the new name did not please fans of Legia and was received coldly by them. They attempted to make up for the failure playing against Austria Vienna in the first round of the UEFA Cup. Match en direct sur Sofascore.com livescore est automatiquement mis à jour et vous n'avez pas besoin de rafraîchir la page manuellement. Toutefois, notez que la propriété intellectuelle des droits de diffusion de ces événements est habituellement détenue au niveau national, donc selon votre localisation, il peut y avoir certains événements que vous ne puissiez pas voir à cause de ces restrictions. The eastern stand named after Kazimierz Deyna. Legia flew to Australia and became the first Polish team to visit all continents (except Antarctica). Legia (Pol) vs Linfield (Nir) Prediction & Betting tips . In the next round, the Hungarian team's players were better and Legia were defeated 0–1 away. In 1918 the war ended, but the team continued to play only amateur-friendly matched. The first game was played at the 10th Anniversary Stadium and ended in a 1–1 draw. Both titles went to Górnik Zabrze. Où regarder Legia Warszawa vs Linfield FC ? FK Drita. The player's urine sample was also tested in a laboratory in Moscow, where it was considered that increased testosterone levels were not the result of doping. In the round of 16, they defeated Romanian club FC UTA Arad 2–1 and 8–0, French club Saint-Étienne in the eighth-finals 2–1 and 1–0, and Turkish club Galatasaray in the quarter-finals 2–1 and 1–0. Nevertheless, the legionaries won the eighth Polish championship after winning 1–0 in a match against Górnik Zabrze. In the past, Legia competed with other Warsaw’s football clubs such as KS Warszawianka and Gwardia Warsaw. [10] Other names were: "Legion Command Squad" and "Styr". In the match, played at the 10th-Anniversary Stadium, Legia won after extra time with Polonia Bytom 2–1. During communist times, in particular during the 1980s, Legia fans showed their patriotic and strongly anti-communistic views. 6th December 2020. The next season, 1989–90, Legia won their ninth Polish Cup, meaning they were able to play in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1990–91. 2020-08-17 (last edited 2020-08-18). Under you found the prediction processed by our proprietary software and reviewed manually by our editors of the football match Legia Warszawa-Linfield FC, match of the championship Europe Champions League - Qualification. The stadium underwent significant reconstruction between 2008 and 2011, during which all of the stands were demolished and replaced with bigger and more modern ones which increased the stadium's capacity from 13,500 to 31,800 seats. [20] Legia became a military club, so it was possible to get players of other clubs, players like Lucjan Brychczy, Ernest Pohl and Edmund Kowal all were brought to Legia. The game ended 2–1 to Legia. The team came fourth in the league table, and in the Polish Cup was eliminated after a 1–3 defeat in the eighth-finals with Wisła Kraków. En ajoutant les matches dans "Mes Jeux" vous pourrez directement suivre les matches, les résultats ainsi que les 1954–55, 1955–56, 1963–64, 1965–66, 1972–73, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1996–97, Head of Athletic Performance/ Fitness coach, This page was last edited on 13 December 2020, at 13:25. [38] Legia also performed for the second time in the Intertoto Cup. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (, https://www.uefa.com/MultimediaFiles/Download/EuroExperience/competitions/UEFACup/01/67/58/86/1675886_DOWNLOAD.pdf, "Lotto Ekstraklasa – Piłka nożna – WP SportoweFakty", "Historia: Pierwszy mecz Legii w Warszawie", "Historia Legii: Legia trzecia w klasie A w 1923 roku", "Pierwsza ligowa wygrana i pierwszy hat-trick legionisty", "Historia Legii: Najwyższa porażka w historii", "Najbardziej pamiętne mecze Lech – Legia w Poznaniu. In the first match, Milan drew 0–0 at home, which was considered a great success for the Warsaw club. Latest News. The team also reached the semi-finals of the Polish Cup, in which they lost to Ruch Chorzow. Ici sur SofaScore résultats en direct vous pouvez trouver tous les scores des matchs ayant opposé Legia Warszawa à Linfield FC. [6] From December 1971 to February 1972, Legia went on a tour of Spain and the countries of South America, including Ecuador, Costa Rica and Colombia – this was the first time the team had visited this part of the world. Legia Warszawa (Polish: [ˈlɛɡʲja varˈʂava]), known in English as Legia Warsaw, is a professional football club based in Warsaw, Poland.Legia is one of the most successful Polish football clubs in history winning 14 Ekstraklasa Champions titles, a record 19 Polish Cup trophies and four Polish SuperCup matches. After four years, the legionnaires again stood a chance of winning promotion to the group stage of the Champions League. [14], Due to the Polish-Bolshevik war and the participation of many Warsaw players, WKS was not nominated for the premiership of the Polish championship league in 1920. The league was divided into two groups, in which the teams from the same regions played with each other. In 1960, artificial lighting was installed at the Polish Army Stadium, thanks to which the facility became the second in Poland where matches could be played after dark. Latest News. At the end of 1987, at the Legia stadium, the speedway track was removed and the football field was widened. 1 - 0 (0 - 0) Linfield Belfast. In the 1962/1963 season with the new league system, the team took the 7th place, and the fight for the Polish Cup again ended at stage eighth-finals (losing to later winner, Zagłębie Sosnowiec, 0–2). The first post-war match in the first tier took place on 14 March 1948, beating Polonia Bytom 3–1. A year later, the Warsaw club again faced GKS Katowice in the final of the Polish Cup, but this time the rivals who won the match 1–0 turned out to be better. [23], At the meeting on 2 July 1957 – chaired by Colonel Edward Potorejko – the club's statute was approved and the first 31-member board of WKS Legia was elected, from which an 11-person presidium was then selected. Buy Tickets Online; Season Ticket Renewal for 2020/2021; Members' … This, in turn, translated into better results and joining the competition for the national championship. The match in Barcelona ended with a 1–1 draw, after an unrecognized goal for the legionnaires and a penalty kick for the opponents in the 85th minute of the match. In addition, the team reached the quarter-finals of the Polish Cup (a defeat in aggregate with Górnik Zabrze). In 1922, a statute was passed allowing the team to play in civilian teams (as opposed to playing against only other soldiers). Check out fixture and online live score for Legia Warsaw vs Linfield match. Legia finished eighth place in the league table, while in the Polish Cup they fell in the quarterfinals after losing 0–1 against Lech Poznań in Warsaw. [50] The club achieved better results in the Polish Cup. Win. SofaScore est la meilleure façon de suivre ce match avec plein de fonctionnalités. Legia Warszawa Linfield FC résultats en direct (et la vidéo diffusion en direct streaming en ligne) commence le 18 août 2020 à 17:00 temps UTC en UEFA Champions League, Qualification - Europe. In 1958, Legia took 6th place in the Polish championship, and in 1959 took 4th.[27][23]. In Łódź, the legionaries drew 1–1 with Lech and the victory was decided by penalty kicks, which the Poznań team won 3–2. The official patron of the team was the Polish People's Army. 17%. 50%. In the round of 16, Legia was knocked out by FC Sachsen Leipzig after losing 0–3 away and drawing 2–2 at home. The club also made its debut at the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. After submitting the appeal, the penalty was temporarily suspended, taking into account the changes made to enhance safety at Legia's matches. [4] 75 lat PZPN (1919–1994), red. In the spring round of the competition, the club joined the campaign Let's Kick Racism from the Stadium, organized by the Never Again Association – Nigdy Więcej – the players ran out on 22 March in a match against Widzew Łódź in shirts with the campaign's name.[79]. [75], At the halfway point of the league games Legia took second place, even though it scored more points than in the championship season 2005–06. The performances of the club in the European Champion Clubs' Cup was a great success – Legia reached the semi-finals of the competition. In the 1960s, Legia regularly held top positions in the league table. The team reached the final of the Polish Cup, in which they lost to Górnik Zabrze 0–2. The team took second place in the league and played in the Polish Cup final, in which it lost to Lech Poznań. [12], In 1930, after three years of construction, the Polish Army Stadium was opened at Łazienkowska Street. The club's board registered their logotype, boycotted by the fans, because it did not resemble the old mark (despite similar colors and the letter "L" had a different outline and arrangement of colors). In the same year the legionaries defeated Hajduki Wielkie 7–1 in their 100th match in the league. [6] Legia took 6th place in the league, and lost in the round of 16 in the Polish Cup. Accordingly, in terms of quality of football support, they are also often described as the best supporters in Poland. At that time, a merger with the oldest Warsaw sports club, Korona, was created, which resulted in the acquisition of new, white-green club colors. In the 2000–01 season, the team finished third in the Polish league, and in the Polish Cup lost in the quarterfinals, losing on aggregate 1–4 with Zagłębie Lubin. [89] Today, after the stadium's renovation, the "new" Żyleta means the whole northern stand of stadium (located behind the goal). [29][6], The celebration of the 50th anniversary of the club's existence took place in 1966. The trophy gained in Zamość was the first piece of silverware after the reorganization of the club – on 25 April 1989, the club's board decided to separate the football section from the multi-sport section CWKS and establish the Autonomous Football Section (ASPN CWKS "Legia" Warsaw). vs Wisla Plock giải VĐQG Ba Lan lúc 02:00 ngày 15/12/2019 Winning the Polish Cup allowed the club to compete in the Cup Winners' Cup in the 1966–67 season. In the second they defeated the Turkish Galatasaray SK. In the league, the legionaries took fourth place. In the league table Legia took second place, winning the title of runner-up of Poland and losing to Ruch Chorzów by 1 point. In addition, the club played their 1000th game in the highest football tier – the match took place on 25 April against Lech in Poznań (a 1–2 defeat). Legia won 1–0 and were the first Polish team to advance to the quarterfinals of any European club competition. [8], The first team training began in the spring of 1915 in Piotrków, between 5 and 15 March 1916 – at the request of then Master Sergeant Zygmunt Wasserab (pre-war player of Pogoń Stryj [9]) – who was a part of the Polish Legion's Commanding Staff in Kostiuchnówka (near Maniewicze in Wołyń) to create a football club.