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 Czesław Michniewicz
FIFA code POL
First colours
Second colours
European Under-21 Championship
Appearances 6 (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 Pld W D * L GF GA
1978 Did not qualify
1980
1982 Quarter-final 2 0 1 1 3 4
1984 Quarter-final 2 0 1 1 3 6
1986 Quarter-final 2 1 0 1 1 5
1988 Did not qualify
1990
1992 Quarter-final 2 0 1 1 1 6
France 1994 Quarter-final 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 Group stage 3 0 1 2 3 7
Italy San Marino 2019 Qualification in progress
Total Best: Quarter-final 13 1 4 8 12 33

Recent results[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Lithuania on 27 March 2018.[1]
Caps and goals updated as of 27 March 2018 after the match against  Lithuania.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Kamil Grabara (1999-01-08) 8 January 1999 (age 19) 2 0 England Liverpool
1GK Mateusz Kuchta (1996-02-05) 5 February 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Poland Odra Opole
1GK Tomasz Loska (1996-01-26) 26 January 1996 (age 22) 2 0 Poland Górnik Zabrze

2DF Jakub Bartosz (1996-08-13) 13 August 1996 (age 21) 4 1 Poland Sandecja Nowy Sącz
2DF Jan Bednarek (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 22) 10 0 England Southampton
2DF Paweł Bochniewicz (1996-01-30) 30 January 1996 (age 22) 7 0 Poland Górnik Zabrze
2DF Robert Gumny (1998-06-04) 4 June 1998 (age 19) 5 0 Poland Lech Poznań
2DF Kamil Pestka (1998-08-22) 22 August 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Poland Cracovia
2DF Mateusz Wieteska (1997-02-11) 11 February 1997 (age 21) 6 0 Poland Górnik Zabrze

3MF Patryk Dziczek (1998-03-25) 25 March 1998 (age 20) 4 0 Poland Piast Gliwice
3MF Damian Gąska (1996-11-24) 24 November 1996 (age 21) 0 0 Poland Wigry Suwałki
3MF Filip Jagiełło (1997-08-08) 8 August 1997 (age 20) 1 0 Poland Zagłębie Lubin
3MF Kamil Jóźwiak (1998-04-22) 22 April 1998 (age 20) 1 0 Poland Lech Poznań
3MF Bartosz Kapustka (1996-12-23) 23 December 1996 (age 21) 8 1 Germany SC Freiburg
3MF Konrad Michalak (1997-09-19) 19 September 1997 (age 20) 5 2 Poland Wisła Płock
3MF Jakub Piotrowski (1997-10-04) 4 October 1997 (age 20) 6 0 Poland Pogoń Szczecin
3MF Sebastian Szymański (1999-05-10) 10 May 1999 (age 19) 5 0 Poland Legia Warsaw

4FW Karol Angielski (1996-03-20) 20 March 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Poland Piast Gliwice
4FW Dawid Kownacki (1997-03-14) 14 March 1997 (age 21) 14 10 Italy Sampdoria
4FW Karol Świderski (1997-01-23) 23 January 1997 (age 21) 5 0 Poland Jagiellonia Białystok
4FW Marcin Urynowicz (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Poland Górnik Zabrze
4FW Oskar Zawada (1996-02-01) 1 February 1996 (age 22) 4 0 Poland Wisła Płock

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 Jakub Wrąbel (1996-06-08) 8 June 1996 (age 21) 10 0 Poland Śląsk Wrocław v.  Denmark, 14 November 2017
GK Bartłomiej Drągowski (1997-08-19) 19 August 1997 (age 20) 5 0 Italy Fiorentina v.  Lithuania, 10 October 2017
GK Maksymilian Stryjek (1996-07-18) 18 July 1996 (age 21) 0 0 England Sunderland UEFA Under-21 Euro 2017

DF Mateusz Hołownia (1998-05-06) 6 May 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Poland Ruch Chorzów v.  Denmark, 14 November 2017
DF Krystian Miś (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Poland Korona Kielce v.  Denmark, 14 November 2017
DF Paweł Stolarski (1996-01-28) 28 January 1996 (age 22) 3 0 Poland Lechia Gdańsk v.  Denmark, 14 November 2017
DF Krystian Bielik (1998-01-04) 4 January 1998 (age 20) 0 0 England Walsall v.  Georgia, 1 September 2017
DF Dominik Jończy (1997-05-17) 17 May 1997 (age 21) 0 0 Poland Zagłębie Lubin v.  Georgia, 1 September 2017

MF Szymon Żurkowski (1997-09-25) 25 September 1997 (age 20) 5 1 Poland Górnik Zabrze v.  Lithuania, 27 March 2018 (preliminary)
MF David Kopacz (1999-05-29) 29 May 1999 (age 18) 2 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund v.  Denmark, 14 November 2017
MF Damian Rasak (1996-02-08) 8 February 1996 (age 22) 1 0 Poland Wisła Płock v.  Denmark, 14 November 2017
MF Maciej Ambrosiewicz (1998-05-24) 24 May 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Poland Górnik Zabrze v.  Lithuania, 10 October 2017
MF Rafał Makowski (1996-08-05) 5 August 1996 (age 21) 2 0 Poland Zagłębie Sosnowiec v.  Ukraine, 16 November 2015

FW Paweł Tomczyk (1998-05-04) 4 May 1998 (age 20) 5 3 Poland Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała v.  Denmark, 14 November 2017
FW Adam Buksa (1996-07-12) 12 July 1996 (age 21) 8 2 Poland Pogoń Szczecin v.  Georgia, 1 September 2017

Coaching History[edit]

Note:List is not complete

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "eMME: Kadra Polski na mecz z Litwą" (in Polish). 90minut. 13 March 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Czesław Michniewicz trenerem reprezentacji młodzieżowej" (in Polish). 90minut. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 

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