Ryszard Kraus

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Ryszard Kraus
Personal information
Full name Ryszard Władysław Kraus
Date of birth (1964-06-30)30 June 1964
Place of birth Bestwina, Poland
Date of death 3 November 2013(2013-11-03) (aged 49)
Place of death Bestwina, Poland
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1979–1980 LZS Bestwina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1987 GKS Jastrzębie
1987–1988 Odra Wodzisław
1989 GKS Jastrzębie 16 (6)
1989–1994 Górnik Zabrze 99 (33)
1994–1995 GKS Tychy
1995–1996 LZS Bestwina
National team
1991–1992 Poland 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ryszard Kraus (30 June 1964 – 3 November 2013) was a Polish professional football striker who played for the Poland national football team.

Club career[edit]

Kraus played 5 years for Ekstraklasa side Górnik Zabrze, scoring 16 goals for them in the 1990/91 season.[1]

International career[edit]

Kraus made his debut for Poland in a February 1991 friendly match against Northern Ireland and has earned a total of 4 caps, scoring no goals.

His final international was a July 1992 friendly match against Guatemala.[2]


Kraus died on 3 November 2013.[3]


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