Poland national under-21 football team

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Poland Under 21
Nickname(s)

Biało-czerwoni
("The white and reds")

Białe Orły
("The White Eagles")
Association Polish Football Association
(Polski Związek Piłki Nożnej)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Marcin Dorna
FIFA code POL
First colours
Second colours
European Under-21 Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 1982)
Best result Quarter-final (5 times)

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

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 record[edit]

*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 Championship[edit]

UEFA European Under-21 Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
1978 Did not qualify
1980
1982 Quarter-final 5th 2 0 1 1 3 4
1984 Quarter-final 5th 2 0 1 1 3 6
1986 Quarter-final 5th 2 1 0 1 1 5
1988 Did not qualify
1990
1992 Quarter-final 5th 2 0 1 1 1 6
France 1994 Quarter-final 5th 2 0 0 2 1 5
Spain 1996 Did not qualify
Romania 1998
Slovakia 2000
Switzerland 2002
Germany 2004
Portugal 2006
Netherlands 2007
Sweden 2009
Denmark 2011
Israel 2013
Czech Republic 2015
Poland 2017 Qualified as host
Total Best: Quarter-final 5/21 10 1 3 6 9 26

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification match against Greece on 9 September 2014.
Caps and goals updated as of 9 September 2014 after the match against  Greece.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Filip Bednarek (1992-09-26) 26 September 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Netherlands FC Twente
1GK Jakub Szumski (1992-03-06) 6 March 1992 (age 23) 12 0 Poland Piast Gliwice
2DF Bartosz Bereszyński (1992-07-12) 12 July 1992 (age 22) 5 0 Poland Legia Warsaw
2DF Daniel Dziwniel (1992-08-19) 19 August 1992 (age 22) 14 0 Switzerland FC St. Gallen
2DF Wojciech Golla (1992-01-01) 1 January 1992 (age 23) 10 0 Poland Pogoń Szczecin
2DF Rafał Janicki (1992-07-05) 5 July 1992 (age 22) 14 1 Poland Lechia Gdańsk
2DF Marcin Kamiński (1992-01-15) 15 January 1992 (age 23) 14 0 Poland Lech Poznań
2DF Tomasz Kędziora (1994-06-11) 11 June 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Poland Lech Poznań
2DF Mateusz Lewandowski (1993-03-18) 18 March 1993 (age 22) 12 0 Italy Virtus Entella
2DF Igor Łasicki (1995-06-26) 26 June 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Italy Gubbio
3MF Michał Chrapek (1992-04-03) 3 April 1992 (age 23) 13 2 Italy Catania
3MF Paweł Dawidowicz (1995-05-20) 20 May 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Portugal S.L. Benfica B
3MF Damian Dąbrowski (1992-08-27) 27 August 1992 (age 22) 9 0 Poland Cracovia
3MF Bartłomiej Pawłowski (1992-11-13) 13 November 1992 (age 22) 15 4 Poland Zawisza Bydgoszcz
3MF Rafał Wolski (1992-11-10) 10 November 1992 (age 22) 11 1 Belgium KV Mechelen
3MF Paweł Wszołek (1992-04-30) 30 April 1992 (age 22) 11 2 Italy U.C. Sampdoria
3MF Michał Żyro (1992-09-20) 20 September 1992 (age 22) 11 2 Poland Legia Warsaw
4FW Piotr Parzyszek (1993-09-08) 8 September 1993 (age 21) 4 0 Belgium K. Sint-Truidense V.V.
4FW Kacper Przybyłko (1993-03-25) 25 March 1993 (age 22) 10 5 Germany Greuther Fürth


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

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Tomasz Ptak (1992-02-09) 9 February 1992 (age 23) 1 0 Poland Zatoka Braniewo v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4 June 2014
GK Rafał Leszczyński (1992-04-26) 26 April 1992 (age 23) 1 0 Poland Dolcan Ząbki v.  Lithuania, 5 March 2014
DF Adam Pazio (1992-09-27) 27 September 1992 (age 22) 5 0 Poland Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała v.  Greece, 19 November 2013
DF Seweryn Michalski (1994-09-12) 12 September 1994 (age 20) 1 0 Poland GKS Bełchatów v.  Greece, 19 November 2013
MF Karol Linetty (1995-02-02) 2 February 1995 (age 20) 5 0 Poland Lech Poznań v.  Greece, 9 September 2014 (preeliminary)
MF Dominik Kun (1993-06-22) 22 June 1993 (age 21) 1 0 Poland Pogoń Szczecin v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4 June 2014
MF Piotr Zieliński (1994-05-20) 20 May 1994 (age 20) 7 1 Italy Empoli F.C. v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4 June 2014
MF Dominik Furman (1992-07-06) 6 July 1992 (age 22) 11 2 Poland Legia Warsaw v.  Lithuania, 5 March 2014
FW Martin Kobylański (1994-03-08) 8 March 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Germany 1. FC Union Berlin v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4 June 2014
FW Arkadiusz Milik (1994-02-28) 28 February 1994 (age 21) 9 10 Netherlands AFC Ajax v.  Greece, 19 November 2013

Coaching History[edit]

Note:List is not complete

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