Krzysztof Gawara

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Krzysztof Gawara
Personal information
Full name Krzysztof Gawara
Date of birth (1958-03-15) March 15, 1958 (age 56)
Place of birth Sienno, Poland
Height 185 cm
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
-1977 Polonia Bydgoszcz
1977–1979 Lechia Gdańsk
1979–1979 Zawisza Bydgoszcz
1979–1983 Lechia Gdańsk
1983–1985 Ruch Chorzów 61 (1)
1985–1988 Legia Warsaw 70 (1)
1988–1989 Polonia Sydney
1989–1990 Ruch Chorzów
1991–1993 FF Jaro 50 (1)
1994–1995 Tampereen Pallo-Veikot 62 (1)
1995–1996 EuPa Eura
Teams managed
1997–1998 Wicher Kobyłka
1998–2001 Legia Warsaw (reserves)
2001 Legia Warsaw
2001 Legia Warsaw (assistant)
2001–2003 Legia Warsaw (reserves)
2003–2004 Legia Warsaw (assistant)
2004 Legia Warsaw
2004–2005 Legia Warsaw (assistant)
2005–2006 Legia Warsaw (reserves)
2006- Huragan Wolomin
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Krzysztof Stanisław Gawara (born March 15, 1958 in Sienno) – is a former Polish football player and former manager of Legia Warsaw.

Playing career[edit]

The first years of his career were spent in Bydgoszcz and Gdansk where Gawara graduated from Polonia Bydgoszcz, also defended the colors Zawisza and Lechia, where in 1983 he moved to Ruch Chorzow . As a player, he debut in the first league during his stay. After several seasons spent in Silesia, he moved to Legia Warsaw, where Legia won the Polish Championship twice in 1985 and 1986. Since 1988, he has played abroad, first in the Polonia Club of Sydney, and then in Finland FF Jaro and Tampereen Pallo-Veikot, which in 1994 won the championship of Finland, and finishing his career in EuPa Eura.

Coaching career[edit]

After returning from Finland, he began working as a trainer. The first club in his career he coached was Wicher Kobyłka, and after he moved to Legia. In Warsaw, he spent the next several years, training among the reserves. After his release in March 2001 Franciszek Smuda, Gawara was a temporary first-team coach of Legia, after which he became assistant Okuka Dragomir . After two years of the reserves, he returned to first team as an assistant Dariusz Kubicki. After his resignation in the autumn of 2004, he became part of a temporary trio of trainers, alongside Lucian Brychczy and Jacek Zielinski . Shortly after, after taking the latter's function of the first coach Gawara was his assistant. Then again worked in Legia II, and since the summer of 2006 is the caretaker at Huragan Wolomin.

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