Hutnik Nowa Huta

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Hutnik Kraków
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Full name Klub Sportowy Hutnik Kraków
Founded 1950
Ground Stadion Suche Stawy
Kraków, Poland
Ground Capacity 6,500
Chairman Poland Władysław Handziuk
Manager Poland Ryszard Kruk
League III liga

KS Hutnik Nowa Huta, Polish pronunciation: [ˈxutnik ˈnɔva ˈxuta]; is a Polish football club from the Nowa Huta district of Kraków. The club was founded in 1950. Hutnik have played seven seasons in the Polish Ekstraklasa (Polish first division). The team's greatest success is a third place in the 1995/96 season, as a result of which they qualified for the UEFA Cup. In that tournament, Hutnik eliminated Khazri Buzovna from Azerbaijan (9:0 and 2:2), SK Sigma Olomouc from Czech Republic (0:1 and 3:1), but were themselves eliminated by AS Monaco, the representative of France (0:1 and 1:3). The team was dissolved due to its debts and refounded as Hutnik Nowa Huta in 2010 and was admitted to Polish IV League (Małopolska) Group. The England national team is due to train at Hutnik's ground for Euro 2012.[1]

Previous names[edit]

  • 1952: Stal Nowa Huta
  • 1956: Hutnik Nowa Huta
  • 1984: Hutnik Kraków
  • 2010: Hutnik Nowa Huta - current name

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