Piotr Świerczewski

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Piotr Świerczewski
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Personal information
Full name Piotr Jaroslaw Świerczewski
Date of birth (1972-04-08) April 8, 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Nowy Sącz, Poland
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Sandecja Nowy Sącz
Dunajec Nowy Sącz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1993 GKS Katowice 101 (4)
1993–1995 Saint-Étienne 61 (2)
1995–2001 Bastia 179 (11)
1999 Gamba Osaka (loan) 16 (2)
2001–2003 Marseille 36 (1)
2003 Birmingham City 1 (0)
2003–2005 Lech Poznań 19 (0)
2005 Cracovia 0 (0)
2005–2006 Lech Poznań 39 (4)
2006–2007 Dyskobolia Grodzisk 26 (1)
2007–2008 Korona Kielce 9 (0)
2008 Dyskobolia Grodzisk 11 (1)
2008–2009 Polonia Warszawa 3 (0)
2009 ŁKS Łódź 8 (2)
2009–2010 Zagłębie Lubin 13 (0)
2010 ŁKS Łódź 14 (0)
Total 536 (28)
National team
1992–2003 Poland 70 (1)
Teams managed
2011 Znicz Pruszków
2012 ŁKS Łódź
2012– 2015 Motor Lublin
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Piotr Jarosław Świerczewski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈpʲɔtr jaˈrɔswaf ɕfʲɛrˈtʂɛfskʲi]) (born April 8, 1972 in Nowy Sącz) is a retired Polish football player.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

During his 20-year professional career, he played for clubs such as Lech Poznań, GKS Katowice, AS Saint-Étienne (France), SC Bastia (France), Gamba Osaka (Japan), Olympique Marseille (France), Birmingham City F.C. (England), Polonia Warsaw and ŁKS Łódź.

National team[edit]

He played for the Polish national team, winning 70 caps and scoring a goal. He was a participant at the 1992 Summer Olympics, where Poland won the silver medal and at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to a woman named Lidia and now works for a Polish bus company named Stalko [1]

In 1993, he shared the cover of FIFA International Soccer with David Platt, in the first game in this videogame series.

Club statistics[edit]

[2]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Poland League
1988/89 GKS Katowice Ekstraklasa 1 0
1989/90 15 1
1990/91 28 0
1991/92 30 2
1992/93 27 1
France League
1993/94 AS Saint-Étienne Division 1 31 1
1994/95 30 1
1995/96 SC Bastia Division 1 35 1
1996/97 33 4
1997/98 31 2
1998/99 20 1
Japan League
1999 Gamba Osaka J.League Division 1 12 2
France League
1999/00 SC Bastia Division 1 30 1
2000/01 32 3
2001/02 Olympique Marseille Division 1 25 1
2002/03 Ligue 1 11 0
England League
2002/03 Birmingham City Premier League 1 0
Poland League
2003/04 Lech Poznań Ekstraklasa 19 0
2004/05 12 1
2005/06 27 3
2006/07 Dyskobolia Grodzisk Wielkopolski Ekstraklasa 26 1
2007/08 Korona Kielce Ekstraklasa 9 0
2007/08 Dyskobolia Grodzisk Wielkopolski Ekstraklasa 11 1
2008/09 Polonia Warsaw Ekstraklasa 3 0
2008/09 ŁKS Łódź Ekstraklasa 8 2
2009/10 Zagłębie Lubin Ekstraklasa 13 0
2009/10 ŁKS Łódź First League
Country Poland 229 12
France 278 15
Japan 12 2
England 1 0
Total 520 29

National team statistics[edit]

[3]

Poland national team
Year Apps Goals
1992 2 0
1993 10 1
1994 3 0
1995 8 0
1996 0 0
1997 7 0
1998 8 0
1999 6 0
2000 9 0
2001 9 0
2002 6 0
2003 2 0
Total 70 1

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 31 March 1993 Górnik Zabrze Stadium, Zabrze, Poland  Lithuania
1–0
1–1
International Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ Łęczycki, Adrian. "Piotr Świerczewski - wielka osobowość". ekstraklasa.net. 
  2. ^ Piotr Świerczewski at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ RSSSF

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