Presentation on theme: "F F ootball is the most popular sport in Poland. Over 400,000 Poles play football. The first professional clubs were founded in the early 1900s, and the."— Presentation transcript:
F F ootball is the most popular sport in Poland. Over 400,000 Poles play football. The first professional clubs were founded in the early 1900s, and the first match of Polish National Football Team was played in 1921.
The history of football in Poland started in the late 19th century with the rising popularity of the new sport. At the time, the Polish state was partitioned. The first decades of Polish football are therefore connected with the history of Football in Austria. The first Polish football clubs were Lechia Lwów, Czarni Lwów, Pogo ń Lwów, Resovia Rzeszów, Cracovia and Wis ł a Kraków. The Polish National Footbal Federation, called PZPN, was founded on 20 th December 1919 in Warsaw when 31 delegates elected Edward Cetnarowski as the first president. The history of football in Poland
Football Association FIFA, the Polish representation at the Olympic Games in Paris 1924. 20 April 1923 the Polish Football Association was officially adopted in the structure of the organization, and already in 1924 the first Polish National Team took part in the Olympic football tournament in Paris. In the only match they played they loose against Hungary. The first Polish Cup and league competitions. At the turn of 1925 and 1926 seasons was the premiere edition of the Polish Cup. The first trophy received Wisła Kraków after a victory over Sparta Lions. Another edition of the Polish Cup was conducted in 1951. On 15 th January 1928 Football League became an autonomous member of the football panel.
Today Currently there are around 5,700 football clubs, playing in ten league levels.
Artur BorucIreneusz Jeleń Maciej Żurawski Euzebiusz Smolarek Jerzy Dudek Jakub Błaszczykowski
On 18 th april 2007 the President of UEFA announced that the hosts of the 2012 UEFA Championships will be Poland and Ukraine. EURO 2012