Stefan Majewski

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Stefan Majewski
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Personal information
Date of birth (1956-01-31) 31 January 1956 (age 61)
Place of birth Bydgoszcz, Poland
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Gwiazda Bydgoszcz
1971–1977 Chemik Bydgoszcz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1978 Zawisza Bydgoszcz
1979–1984 Legia Warszawa 158 (16)
1985–1987 1. FC Kaiserslautern 63 (1)
1987–1988 Arminia Bielefeld 34 (1)
1988–1989 Apollon Limassol
1989–1993 Freiburger FC
National team
1978–1986 Poland 40 (4)
Teams managed
1994 Polonia Warsaw
1995–1996 Polonia Warsaw
1997–1999 1. FC Kaiserslautern II
1999–2001 Amica Wronki
2001 Zagłębie Lubin
2002 Świt Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki
2003–2004 Amica Wronki
2004–2006 Widzew Łódź
2006–2008 KS Cracovia
2009 Poland (caretaker)
2010–2012 Poland U-21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Stefan Majewski (born 31 January 1956 in Bydgoszcz) is a retired Polish footballer and football manager who was the interim manager of the Polish national team.


Majewski played for clubs such as Gwiazda Bydgoszcz, Zawisza Bydgoszcz, Legia Warsaw, 1. FC Kaiserslautern (West Germany), Arminia Bielefeld (West Germany) or Apollon Limassol (Cyprus).

International career[edit]

Most notably, he also played for the Polish national team, for which he played 40 matches and scored four goals. Majewski was a participant at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, where Poland won the third place, and at the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

Coaching career[edit]

Majewski later pursued a coaching career, he coached the team of Widzew Łódź in 2004–06. Between 2 October 2006 and 27 October 2008, he was the coach of Cracovia. On 18 September 2009, Majewski became the interim caretaker coach/manager for the Polish national football team following the dismissal of his predecessor Leo Beenhakker. Poland lost 2–0 to the Czech Republic in a 2010 World Cup qualifier match during his debutant match as the head coach. On 29 October 2009, Franciszek Smuda was named as the full-time coach of the team, meaning that Majewski's stint as caretaker manager is effectively over.[1]


  1. ^ "Smuda lands 'dream' Poland job". 29 October 2009. Retrieved 29 October 2009. 

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