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Poland national under-21 football team

The Poland national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Football Association.

Poland Under-21
Nickname(s)Biało-czerwoni
("The white and reds")
Białe Orły
("The White Eagles")
AssociationPolish Football Association
(Polski Związek Piłki Nożnej)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachCzesław Michniewicz
FIFA codePOL
First colours
Second colours
European Under-21 Championship
Appearances7 (first in 1982)
Best resultQuarter-final (5 times)

This team is for Polish players aged 21 or under at the start of a two-year European Under-21 Football Championship campaign, so players can be, and often are, up to 23 years old.

Competitive recordEdit

*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
Silver background colour indicates second place finish.
Bronze background colour indicates third place finish.
Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

UEFA European U-21 ChampionshipEdit

UEFA European Under-21 Championship record
Year Round Pld W D * L GF GA
1978 Did not qualify
1980
1982 Quarter-final 2 0 1 1 3 4
1984 Quarter-final 2 0 1 1 3 6
1986 Quarter-final 2 1 0 1 1 5
1988 Did not qualify
1990
1992 Quarter-final 2 0 1 1 1 6
  1994 Quarter-final 2 0 0 2 1 5
  1996 Did not qualify
  1998
  2000
  2002
  2004
  2006
  2007
  2009
  2011
  2013
  2015
  2017 Group stage 3 0 1 2 3 7
    2019 Group stage 3 2 0 1 4 7
    2021 To be determined
Total Best: Quarter-final 16 3 4 9 16 40

Recent resultsEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Latvia and Estonia on 6 and 10 September 2019 respectively.[3]
Caps and goals updated as of 10 September 2019 after the match against   Estonia.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Marcin Bułka (1999-10-04) 4 October 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Paris Saint-Germain
1GK Kamil Grabara (1999-01-08) 8 January 1999 (age 20) 14 0   Huddersfield Town
1GK Radosław Majecki (1999-11-16) 16 November 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Legia Warsaw

2DF Jakub Bednarczyk (1999-01-02) 2 January 1999 (age 20) 1 0   FC St. Pauli
2DF Karol Fila (1998-06-13) 13 June 1998 (age 21) 7 1   Lechia Gdańsk
2DF Adrian Gryszkiewicz (1999-12-13) 13 December 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Górnik Zabrze
2DF Kamil Pestka (1998-08-22) 22 August 1998 (age 21) 12 0   Cracovia
2DF Jan Sobociński (1999-03-20) 20 March 1999 (age 20) 2 0   ŁKS Łódź
2DF Sebastian Walukiewicz (1998-04-05) 5 April 1998 (age 21) 2 0   Cagliari
2DF Przemysław Wiśniewski (1998-07-21) 21 July 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Górnik Zabrze

3MF Maciej Ambrosiewicz (1998-05-24) 24 May 1998 (age 21) 4 0   Wisła Płock
3MF Mateusz Bogusz (2001-08-22) 22 August 2001 (age 18) 1 0   Leeds United
3MF Patryk Dziczek (1998-03-25) 25 March 1998 (age 21) 16 1   Salernitana
3MF Kamil Jóźwiak (1998-04-22) 22 April 1998 (age 21) 11 1   Lech Poznań
3MF Marcin Listkowski (1998-02-10) 10 February 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Pogoń Szczecin
3MF Sebastian Milewski (1998-04-30) 30 April 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Piast Gliwice
3MF Przemysław Płacheta (1998-03-23) 23 March 1998 (age 21) 2 1   Śląsk Wrocław
3MF Bartosz Slisz (1999-03-29) 29 March 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Zagłębie Lubin
3MF Miłosz Szczepański (1998-03-22) 22 March 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Raków Częstochowa
3MF Daniel Ściślak (2000-03-13) 13 March 2000 (age 19) 1 0   Górnik Zabrze

4FW Patryk Klimala (1998-08-05) 5 August 1998 (age 21) 3 1   Jagiellonia Białystok
4FW Bartosz Bida (2001-02-21) 21 February 2001 (age 18) 2 0   Jagiellonia Białystok
4FW Patryk Szysz (1998-04-01) 1 April 1998 (age 21) 2 0   Zagłębie Lubin
4FW Paweł Tomczyk (1998-05-04) 4 May 1998 (age 21) 9 3   Lech Poznań

The following players have been called up for the national team for previous matches in the last year:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up

DF Krystian Bielik (1998-01-04) 4 January 1998 (age 21) 6 3   Derby County UEFA EURO U-21, 16–30 June 2019
DF Robert Gumny (1998-06-04) 4 June 1998 (age 21) 9 0   Lech Poznań UEFA EURO U-21, 16–30 June 2019
DF Mateusz Hołownia (1998-05-06) 6 May 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Śląsk Wrocław v.   Finland, 11 September 2018

MF Sebastian Szymański (1999-05-10) 10 May 1999 (age 20) 16 3   Dynamo Moscow UEFA EURO U-21, 16–30 June 2019
MF David Kopacz (1999-05-29) 29 May 1999 (age 20) 2 0   Górnik Zabrze v.   Denmark, 14 November 2017


INJ Withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.

Coaching HistoryEdit

Note:List is not complete

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Latvia U21 vs. Poland U21". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Poland U21 vs. Estonia U21". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  3. ^ "eMME: Kadra na mecze z Łotwą i Estonią". 27 August 2019. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Czesław Michniewicz trenerem reprezentacji młodzieżowej" (in Polish). 90minut. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017.

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