Antoni Szymanowski

Antoni Jan Szymanowski (born 13 January 1951 in Tomaszów Mazowiecki) was a Polish football right-back, and a member of the Poland national football team in two FIFA World Cups: 1974 and 1978. During those tournaments his club was Wisła Kraków. Szymanowski was one of the best defenders in Poland during the golden era of Polish football. In the later years of his career he played for the Belgian team Club Brugge KV. Currently he is a manager of Przebój Wolbrom - the club playing in Polish IV Liga . He has also a brother (Henryk Szymanowski) who was a footballer as well.

Antoni Szymanowski
Personal information
Full name Antoni Jan Szymanowski
Date of birth (1951-01-13) 13 January 1951 (age 70)
Place of birth Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Right-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1970 Wisła Kraków 41 (0)
1970–1972 Gwardia Warszawa 24 (0)
1972–1978 Wisła Kraków 160 (1)
1978–1981 Gwardia Warszawa 17 (0)
1981–1984 Club Brugge 51 (0)
Total 293 (1)
National team
1970–1980 Poland 82 (1)
Teams managed
1985–1986 Cracovia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He also competed for Poland at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics.[1]





  • Polish Football Player of the Year: 1975 (Sport editors plebiscite "Golden Shoe")


  1. ^ "Antoni Szymanowski Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 27 October 2009.

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