Leszek Jezierski

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Leszek Jezierski
Personal information
Full name Leszek Jezierski
Date of birth (1929-05-12)May 12, 1929
Place of birth Lublin, Poland
Date of death January 12, 2008(2008-01-12) (aged 78)
Place of death Łódź, Poland
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1950 Lublinianka Lublin
1950–1951 Legia Warsaw 6 (1)
1951–1961 ŁKS Łódź ? (20)
1962–1963 Start Łódź
1963 Włókniarz Łódź
1963–1964 Stomil Poznań Total
National team
1954–1958 Poland 6 (0)
Teams managed
1969–1976 Widzew Łódź
1976-1978 ŁKS Łódź
1978–1980 Ruch Chorzów
1985 Lech Poznań[1]
1985-1987 Pogoń Szczecin
1992 Zawisza Bydgoszcz
1993 Widzew Łódź
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Leszek "Napoleon" Jezierski (12 May 1929 in Lublin; 12 January 2008 in Łódź) was a Polish football striker and coach.

Biography[edit]

Born in Lublin, Jezierski played for top club Legia Warsaw. He made his debut on the national team against Bulgaria in 1954, playing for his country six times. He later became a coach, helping promote Lodz Widzew in 1975 to the First Division. After retiring, Jezierski worked as a sport commentator for print and broadcasting media. On January 12, 2008 he died aged 78 of a heart attack.[2]

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