Marek Motyka

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Marek Motyka
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Personal information
Date of birth (1958-04-17) 17 April 1958 (age 59)
Place of birth Żywiec, Poland
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1975 Koszarawa Zywiec
1975–1978 Hutnik Kraków
1978–1989 Wisła Kraków 323 (17)
1990 SK Brann 8 (0)
1991 Hetman Zamosc
1991–1993 Cracovia
National team
1980 Poland 8 (0)
Teams managed
2004–2005 Polonia Warsaw
2005 Górnik Zabrze
2006 Górnik Zabrze
2007 Górnik Zabrze
2008–2009 Polonia Bytom
2009 Korona Kielce
2010–2011 Kolejarz Stróże
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Marek Motyka (born April 17, 1958 in Żywiec) is a former Polish footballer and now a coach of Kolejarz Stróże.

Player career[edit]

Club[edit]

Marek Motyka began his career with two hometown clubs: Sole and Koszarawa Żywiec. Later he played for Hutnik Kraków, and in the beginning of 1978 moved to Wisła Kraków. In 1990, he played for the Norwegian club SK Brann.[1] He eventually returned to Poland to play for Hetman Zamość, Cracovia, Kalwarianka Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and Garbarz Zembrzyce. Motyka played in 224 matches and scored 6 goals in the Polish 1st Division.

National team[edit]

In addition, he represented Poland on 8 different occasions.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Motyka began his coaching career at Szczakowianka Jaworzno which he managed from May 21, 2002 to May 22, 2003. He managed Tłoki Gorzyce after his time in Jaworzno. On July 1, 2004, Polonia Warsaw hired Motyka with the goal of avoiding degradation. On July 15, 2005 he was replaced by Dariusz Kubicki. On November 4, 2005 he joined Górnik Zabrze and managed to save the team from degradation to the Polish Second Division. Between January and April 2006 he was temporarily replaced by Ryszard Komornicki, but replaced soon after. On December 12, 2006 he was released by Górnik. Zdzisław Podedworny soon took the position at Gornik Zabrze. He was hired once again in March 2007, after the 2nd round of the spring 2007 season by Gornik Zabrze. On July 9, 2008, Motyka was appointed as manager of Polonia Bytom. In 2009, he joined Korona Kielce.[3]

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