Dariusz Dudka

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Dariusz Dudka
Dariusz Dudka.jpg
Dudka playing for Poland
Personal information
Full name Dariusz Dudka
Date of birth (1983-12-09) 9 December 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Kostrzyn nad Odrą, Poland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder / defender
Club information
Current team
Lech Poznań
Number 15
Youth career
Celuloza Kostrzyn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 Amica Wronki 93 (0)
2005–2008 Wisła Kraków 77 (5)
2008–2012 Auxerre 110 (6)
2012–2013 Levante 3 (0)
2013 Birmingham City 2 (0)
2014–2015 Wisła Kraków 46 (0)
2015– Lech Poznań 2 (0)
National team
2004–2012 Poland 65 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 August 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 January 2014

Dariusz Dudka (Polish pronunciation: [ˈdarjuʐ ˈdutka]; born 9 December 1983 in Kostrzyn nad Odrą) is a Polish footballer who plays for Lech Poznań. He plays as a defensive midfielder or full back and can also play as a centre back.

Club career[edit]

Dudka began his career at hometown club Celuloza Kostrzyn, before moving to Amica Wronki. He made his debut for Amica Wronki in the Ekstraklasa on 4 April 2000. In 2005, he moved to Wisla Kraków, where he made 77 league appearances. In June 2008, he joined Ligue 1 side Auxerre. After four seasons he moved to Levante on a free transfer.

After a trial, Dudka signed a two-month contract with English Championship club Birmingham City on 31 October 2013.[1] He made two appearances, the last on 7 December, was reportedly surprised at the pace of the game in the Championship, and left the club when his contract expired.[2]

International career[edit]

Dudka represented Poland at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Euro 2008 and Euro 2012.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 23 July 2015.[3][4]
Club Season League League Cup League Cup Europe Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Amica Wronki 1999–2000 Ekstraklasa 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
2000–01 17 0 1 0 4 0 22 0
2001–02 23 0 6 0 1 0 30 0
2002–03 4 0 0 0 4 0
2003–04 23 0 4 0 27 0
2004–05 23 0 7 0 8 0 38 0
2005–06 1 0 1 0
Total 93 0 18 0 5 0 8 0 1 0 125 0
Wisła Kraków 2005–06 Ekstraklasa 29 1 4 0 4 0 37 1
2006–07 28 3 2 0 2 0 7 0 39 3
2007–08 20 1 4 0 4 0 28 1
Total 77 5 10 0 6 0 11 0 104 5
Auxerre 2008–09 Ligue 1 28 1 ? ? ? ? 28 1
2009–10 19 0 1 0 1 0 21 0
2010–11 29 3 1 0 3 1 5 0 38 4
2011–12 34 2 2 2 0 0 36 4
Total 110 6 4 2 4 1 5 0 123 9
Levante 2012–13 La Liga 3 0 1 0 2 0 6 0
Total 3 0 1 0 2 0 6 0
Birmingham City 2013–14 Championship 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Wisła Kraków 2013–14 Ekstraklasa 12 0 0 0 12 0
2014–15 34 0 1 0 35 0
Total 46 0 1 0 47 0
Lech Poznań 2015–16 Ekstraklasa 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0
Total 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0
Career total 331 11 34 2 15 1 28 0 2 0 410 14

1 Including Polish SuperCup.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 February 2007 Jerez de la Frontera, Spain  Estonia 4–0 Win Friendly
2. 24 March 2007 Warsaw, Poland  Azerbaijan 5–0 Win UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Amica Wronki
Wisła Kraków
Lech Poznań

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blues bring in top Pole". Birmingham City F.C. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Tattum, Colin (2 January 2014). "Dariusz Dudka leaves Birmingham City after failing to make impact". Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Dariusz Dudka". Soccerway. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dariusz Dudka". 90minut.pl. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 

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