Monday, October 20, 2014


Korona Kielce FC   2010

Peter PIETRUSIEWICZ and Kaz RYZNER visiting the 10th Anniversary Stadium in Warsaw in 1998 which was opened  22nd of July 1955, condemned in  1980  and used as a bazaar JARMARK EUROPA and demolished in Sept 2008 to make way for the New National Stadium.

Piotr PIETRUSIEWICZ with Kaz RYZNER visiting the new National Stadium on 6-10-2014 in Warsaw.( built on the site of the old Stadium as shown in the above picture) A few days later Poland beat Germany 2-0 in a European Qualifying game for the 2016 Finals for which Poland Qualified and lost to the eventual winners Portugal.
Piotr PIETRUSIEWICZ inspecting the under foot condition of the Kielce City Stadium 16th September 2010 the venue of the 2017 under 21 European Competition kicking off on Friday 18th June.Poland play England here on Thursday 22nd June 2017.

Kaz Ryzner at last finding his true position on the pitch.....16th September 2010 in truth a trial for his beloved Korona Kielce.The Kielce City Stadium has a capacity of 15550.

On the evening of 17th September 2010 Kaz and I attend the Stadion Miejski Krakow to witness the first game after a major rebuilding project ( a major part of the ground was still in complete ) with Wisla Krakow playing Korona Kielce  in the Polish Ekstraklasa League. The result was a draw.....the capacity of the new stadium is now officially 33130.

The two teams line up with Korona Kielce on the right.

Kaz RYZNER appears to be satisfied with the result.
Building Site at the start of the Stadiums Construction in 2010.
Visited the PGE Arena in Gdansk on 9th September 2014.Home of Lechia Gdansk.The PGE Arena was officially opened on 6th August 2011 just in time for one of the venues of the 2012  European Championships ( four matches played in total ).         

Peter PIETRUSIEWICZ and Kaz RYZNER reach the top of the Turbacz mountain for the third year in a row.A momentous day that was Saturday 11th October 2014 with us reaching the summit on a beautiful sunny day and Poland beating Germany in the European Qualifier  2-0 later in the day.

At the World Cup Qualifier Poland v England on 31st May 1997 in Stadion Slaski , Katowicka, Chorzow. I am supporting the underdogs and the underdogs were beaten 2-0.This was the road to the 1998 World  Cup Finals in France.
Still supporting the underdog......a Team that won the English Premiership Football Competition in the season 2015/16.

Kaz RYZNER and Peter PIETRUSIEWICZ on Sunday 12th October 2014 in the main Market Square , Krakow, with the famous church of St Mary in the background.