Silesia national football team
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|Association||Silesian Football Association|
|Head coach||Antoni Piechniczek|
| Silesia 1 - 2 Poland
(Katowice, October 4, 1933)
| Silesia 7 - 2 Tanzania
(Chorzów, July 22, 1974)
| Silesia 3 - 4 Basque Country
(Chorzów, June 9, 1937)
Silesia football team (Polish: Reprezentacja Śląska) is an informal regional football team made up of players from football clubs located in Silesia, under the auspices of the Silesian Football Association (Polish: Śląski Związek Piłki Nożnej). It is not affiliated to FIFA, and does not play in official international matches.
|1||October 4, 1933||KS Police Stadium in Katowice||Silesia - Poland||1:2||5 000|
|2||April 26, 1953||Ruch Stadium in Chorzów||Silesia - Poland||2:3||12 000|
|3||September 13, 1953||Polonia Stadium in Bytom||Silesia - Poland||3:3||3 000|
|4||December 9, 2006||Ruch Stadium in Chorzów||Silesia - Poland||1:1||5 000|
Matches Silesia vs other national football teams
|June 9, 1937||Ruch Stadium in Chorzów||Silesia - Basque Country||3:4||?|
|April 20, 1948||AKS Stadium in Chorzów||Silesia - Czechoslovakia||2:1||?|
|August 24, 1952||Ruch Stadium in Chorzów||Silesia - China||5:1||15 000|
|July 22, 1974||Silesian Stadium||Silesia - Tanzania||7:2||37 000|
- Note: This is not a full list!
Silesian dream team
Although Silesia was never independently affiliated with FIFA, it is a place of origin of many notable football players playing mostly for the Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic national teams. In 2010, the following hypothetical "dream" Silesian team was presented of the current players of the Silesian background: Raphael Schäfer, Marek Jankulovski, Kamil Glik, Tomas Ujfalusi, Łukasz Piszczek, Adam Matuszczyk, Libor Sionko, Sebastian Tyrała, Lukas Podolski, Ireneusz Jeleń, Miroslav Klose.
- Paweł Czado, "Jak Górny Śląsk grał z reprezentacją Polski" (How Upper Silesia played against the Polish national team), Gazeta Wyborcza, 2006-12-06, (in Polish)
- "Baskowie zwyciezaja Slask 4:3". Przeglad Sportowy, 10/6/1937. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
- Konrad Kostorz, "Reprezentacja Śląska silniejsza od Polski?" (Is the Silesia team stronger than Poland?), Sportowe Fakty, 2010-08-04 (in Polish)