Elana Toruń

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Elana Toruń
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Full name Elana Toruń
Nickname(s) Elanowcy
Founded 28 August 1968
Ground Torun City Stadium
Toruń, Poland
Ground Capacity 4,300[1]
Chairman Poland Marcin Wróbel
Manager Poland Krzysztof Jabłoński
League IV Liga
2013/14 (III Liga) 13

Elana Toruń is a Polish football club based in Toruń. As of the 2014/15 season the team competes in the IV Liga, which sits at the 5th tier of the Polish football league system.

History[edit]

The team was at the 2nd level of the Polish pyramid in the 1990s, but were relegated in 1998/99.[2] During the following season the club changed their name to TKP Torun, but they were relegated again to the 4th level.[3] The club were often referred to as Torunski KP, but by the 2007/08 season they had returned to their original name of Elana Torun and were back playing in the Polish 3rd level.[4]

Current squad[edit]

As of 20 December 2014.[5]

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 Przemysław Kryszak
12 Poland GK Daniel Osiecki
2 Poland DF Rafał Więckowski
4 Poland DF Arkadiusz Czajkowski
11 Poland DF Mateusz Poczwardowski
15 Poland DF Mateusz Parzyszek
21 Ukraine DF Sergiej Jarowij
23 Poland DF Dawid Zamiatowski
5 Ukraine MF Masim Mielnik
7 Poland MF Marcin Majchrzak
No. Position Player
8 Poland MF Adam Młodzieniak
14 Poland MF Paweł Mądrzejewski
20 Poland MF Łukasz Cięgotura
27 Poland MF Bartłomiej Grube
33 Poland MF Tomasz Rogóż
10 Poland FW Bartosz Maćkiewicz
19 Poland FW Dawid Janicki
22 Poland FW Krystian Tomaszewski
30 Poland FW Arkadiusz Piskorski

Supporters[edit]

Elana Toruń v Chrobry Głogów (2011-09-17)

Elana fans are commonly known as Elanowcy and posses a small ultras group of around 100-1000 (depending on match) fanatical supporters. Apart from Toruń, there are fan-clubs in Gniewkowo, Golub-Dobrzyń, Ostaszewo, Aleksandrów Kujawski, Ciechocinek, Kowalewo Pomorskie, Obrowo, Lubicz and Wąbrzeźno.[6]

They have a long standing friendship with fans of Ruch Chorzów and KS Myszków (who are also Ruch fans), and friendly relations with Widzew Łódź fans from Grudziądz.[7]

As the city of Toruń has a rivalry with Bydgoszcz that extends even beyond sport,[8] Elana competes the Cuiavian derby[9] with Zawisza and Polonia. They also compete with fans of speedway club Apator Toruń.

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