Waldemar Słomiany

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Waldemar Słomiany
Personal information
Full name Waldemar Piotr Słomiany
Date of birth (1943-11-01)1 November 1943
Place of birth Bielszowice, Poland
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1961 Wawel Wirek
1962–1966 Górnik Zabrze 93 (4)
1967–1970 Schalke 04 52 (5)
1970–1972 Arminia Bielefeld 46 (6)
1973–1975 HSV Hamm
National team
1963 Poland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Waldemar Piotr Słomiany (born 1 November 1943 in Bielszowice, now Ruda Śląska) is a retired Polish football defender. Słomiany spent the most successful years of his career at Górnik Zabrze,[1] winning several championships of Poland in the 1960s. He capped was once for Poland, on 16 October 1963, in a 1–3 loss to Greece.

Słomiany started his career in a local club Wawel Wirek, and in 1962 he moved to Górnik Zabrze, in which he played in 93 games, scoring 4 goals. In 1967, he illegally decided to stay in Western Germany. He played for Bundesliga teams such as FC Schalke 04, and Arminia Bielefeld. In 1971, he was among players involved in corruption scandal (known in Germany as Bundesligaskandal), which resulted in his suspension and after that he did not resume playing.[citation needed] Altogether, Słomiany played 98 games in the Bundesliga, scoring 11 goals.[2]


  1. ^ Gazeta Wyborcza, [1]
  2. ^ "Waldemar Slomiany" (in German). Fussball Daten. Retrieved 11 March 2010.