Pogoń Szczecin

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Pogoń Szczecin
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Full name Morski Klub Sportowy
Pogoń Szczecin
Nickname(s) Portowcy (The Dockers)
Duma Pomorza (Pride of Pomerania)
Founded 21 April 1948; 66 years ago (1948-04-21)
Ground Stadion Florian Kryger
Szczecin, Poland
Ground Capacity 18,027
Chairman Poland Jarosław Mroczek
Manager Poland Dariusz Wdowczyk
League Ekstraklasa
2012–13 12th
Current season

MKS Pogoń Szczecin (Polish pronunciation: [ˌɛmkaˈɛs ˌpɔɡɔɲ ˈʂt͡ʂɛt͡ɕin]) is a Polish professional football club, based in Szczecin, Poland. The club was founded by Poles from Lwów (now Lviv, Ukraine), who had been transferred west after the Soviet annexation of Poland's eastern territories in 1945. The founders of Pogoń Szczecin had previously been supporters of Pogoń Lwów and the colors of their new club reflect their old club. Polonia Bytom and Odra Opole were likewise founded or revived by the former inhabitants of Lwów.

The club played in the Ekstraklasa as recently as the 2006-2007 season but placed last and were relegated. While normally it would have joined the second division, due to financial problems, the club was demoted two levels further, to the Zachodniopomorska (Western Pomerania) Group of the Fourth League. The club was promoted to the Zachodnia (Western) group of the new II Liga (formerly the Third League) for the 2007-08 season. The club earned promotion to the Polish First League after finishing 2nd in Western Group of Polish Second League in 2008-2009 season. Finally Pogon returned to top division after finishing First League as runner-up in 2011-12 season.

Current squad[edit]

As of 14 February 2014. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Poland GK Krystian Rudnicki
3 Poland DF Maciej Dąbrowski
4 Poland DF Michał Koj
6 Poland MF Rafał Murawski
7 Poland MF Dominik Kun
8 Poland MF Jakub Bak
9 Poland DF Adam Frączczak
10 Poland MF Patryk Malecki
13 Japan MF Takuya Murayama
14 Poland DF Wojciech Golla
16 Poland MF Michał Walski
17 Poland MF Maksymilian Rogalski
No. Position Player
18 Poland FW Filip Kozłowski
19 Poland MF Alan Blajewski
20 Poland MF Bartosz Ława (captain)
21 Poland DF Wojciech Lisowski
23 Serbia MF Pavle Popara
25 Poland MF Sebastian Rudol
28 Poland DF Mateusz Lewandowski
30 Poland MF Dawid Kort
44 Brazil DF Hernâni
66 Poland GK Dawid Kudla
77 Ivory Coast MF Moustapha Ouedraogo
84 Poland GK Radosław Janukiewicz

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