Legia Warsaw

professional association football club based in Warsaw, Poland

Legia Warszawa (Polish: [ˈlɛɡʲja varˈʂava]), known in English as Legia Warsaw, is a professional football club in Warsaw, Poland. Legia is one of the most successful Polish football clubs in history winning 14 Ekstraklasa titles, a record 19 Polish Cup trophies and four Polish SuperCups. The club plays its home games at the Polish Army Stadium.

Legia Warsaw
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Full nameLegia Warszawa SA
Nickname(s)Wojskowi, Legioniści (The Militarians, Legionaries)
FoundedMarch 1916; 104 years ago (1916-03)
as Drużyna Sportowa Legia (Sport Team Legia)
StadiumPolish Army Stadium
Stadium
capacity
31,800 (less when all fans are seated)[1]
OwnerDariusz Mioduski
ChairmanDariusz Mioduski
ManagerCzesław Michniewicz
LeagueEkstraklasa
2019–201st
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Legia in EuropeEdit

As of 1 October 2020

Competition Pld W D L GF GA GD
Champions League / European Cup 68 32 14 22 94 84 +10
Cup Winners' Cup 37 14 12 11 53 39 +14
Europa League / UEFA Cup 117 51 27 39 171 127 +44
UEFA 213 92 49 72 310 250 +60
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 6 3 1 2 13 6 +7
Pre-UEFA 6 3 1 2 13 6 +7
Total 225 98 53 74 329 256 +73

Note: italics means neutral place results or penalised result

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
1956–57 European Cup QR   Slovan Bratislava 2–0 0–4 2–4
1960–61 European Cup QR   AGF Aarhus 1–0 0–3 1–3
1964–65 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   ESV Admira-NÖ Energie Wien 1–0 3–1 4–1
2R   Galatasaray 2–1 0–1, 1–0 3–2
QF   1860 München 0–4 0–0 0–4
1966–67 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   BSG Chemie Leipzig 0–3 2–2 2–5
1968–69 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1R   1860 München 6–0 3–2 9–2
2R   KSV Waregem 2–0 0–1 2–1
3R   Újpest 0–1 2–2 2–3
1969–70 European Cup 1R   UT Arad 8–0 2–1 10–1
2R   Saint-Étienne 2–1 1–0 3–1
QF   Galatasaray 2–0 1–1 3–1
SF   Feyenoord 0–0 0–2 0–2
1970–71 European Cup 1R   IFK Göteborg 2–1 4–0 6–1
2R   Standard Liège 2–0 0–1 2–1
QF   Atlético Madrid 2–1 0–1 2–2 (a)
1971–72 UEFA Cup 1R   Lugano 0–0 3–1 3–1
2R   Rapid București 2–0 0–4 2–4
1972–73 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Víkingur 9–0 2–0 11–0
2R   AC Milan 1–1 1–2 (a.e.t.) 2–3
1973–74 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   PAOK 1–1 0–1 1–2
1974–75 UEFA Cup 1R   Nantes 0–1 2–2 2–3
1980–81 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Slavia Sofia 1–0 1–3 2–3
1981–82 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Vålerenga 4–1 2–2 6–3
2R   Lausanne-Sport 2–1 1–1 3–2
QF   Dinamo Tbilisi 0–1 0–1 0–2
1985–86 UEFA Cup 1R   Viking 3–0 1–1 4–1
2R   Videoton FC Fehérvár 1–1 1–0 2–1
3R   Internazionale 0–1 (a.e.t.) 0–0 0–1
1986–87 UEFA Cup 1R   Dnipro 0–0 1–0 1–0
2R   Internazionale 3–2 0–1 3–3 (a)
1988–89 UEFA Cup 1R   Bayern Munich 3–7 1–3 4–10
1989–90 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Barcelona 0–1 1–1 1–2
1990–91 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Swift Hesperange 3–0 3–0 6–0
2R   Aberdeen 1–0 0–0 1–0
QF   Sampdoria 1–0 2–2 3–2
SF   Manchester United 1–3 1–1 2–4
1994–95 UEFA Champions League QR   Hajduk Split 0–1 0–4 0–5
1995–96 UEFA Champions League QR   IFK Göteborg 1–0 2–1 3–1
GR   Rosenborg 3–1 0–4 2nd
GR   Spartak Moscow 0–1 1–2
GR   Blackburn Rovers 1–0 0–0
QF   Panathinaikos 0–0 0–3 0–3
1996–97 UEFA Cup 1QR   Jeunesse Esch 3–0 4–2 7–2
2QR   FC Haka 3–0 1–1 4–1
1R   Panathinaikos 2–0 2–4 4–4 (a)
2R   Beşiktaş 1–1 1–2 2–3
1997–98 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup QR   Glenavon 1–1 4–0 5–1
1R   Vicenza 0–2 1–1 1–3
1999–00 UEFA Cup QR   Vardar 5–0 4–0 9–0
1R   Anorthosis Famagusta 2–0 0–1 2–1
2R   Udinese 1–1 0–1 1–2
2001–02 UEFA Cup QR   FC Etzella 2–1 4–0 6–1
1R   IF Elfsborg 4–1 6–1 10–2
2R   Valencia 1–1 1–6 2–7
2002–03 UEFA Champions League 2QR   Vardar 1–1 3–1 4–2
3QR   Barcelona 0–1 0–3 0–4
2002–03 UEFA Cup 1R   Utrecht 4–1 3–1 7–2
2R   Schalke 04 2–3 0–0 2–3
2004–05 UEFA Cup 2QR   FC Tbilisi 6–0 1–0 7–0
1R   Austria Wien 1–3 0–1 1–4
2005–06 UEFA Cup 2QR   Zürich 0–1 1–4 1–5
2006–07 UEFA Champions League 2QR   FH Hafnarfjörður 2–0 1–0 3–0
3QR   Shakhtar Donetsk 2–3 0–1 2–4
2006–07 UEFA Cup 1R   Austria Wien 1–1 0–1 1–2
2007 UEFA Intertoto Cup 2R   FK Vėtra w/o 0–3 (awarded) 0–3
2008–09 UEFA Cup 1QR   FC Gomel 0–0 4–1 4–1
2QR   Moscow 1–2 0–2 1–4
2009–10 UEFA Europa League 2QR   Olimpi Rustavi 3–0 1–0 4–0
3QR   Brøndby 2–2 1–1 3–3 (a)
2011–12 UEFA Europa League 3QR   Gaziantepspor 0–0 1–0 1–0
PO   Spartak Moscow 2–2 3–2 5–4
GR   PSV Eindhoven 0–3 0–1 2nd
  Hapoel Tel Aviv 3–2 0–2
  Rapid București 3–1 1–0
R32   Sporting CP 2–2 0–1 2–3
2012–13 UEFA Europa League 2QR   Liepājas Metalurgs 5–1 2–2 7–3
3QR   SV Ried 3–1 1–2 4–3
PO   Rosenborg 1–1 1–2 2–3
2013–14 UEFA Champions League 2QR   The New Saints 1–0 3–1 4–1
3QR   Molde 0–0 1–1 1–1 (a)
PO   Steaua București 2–2 1–1 3–3 (a)
UEFA Europa League GR   Lazio 0–2 0–1 4th
  Trabzonspor 0–2 0–2
  Apollon Limassol 0–1 2–0
2014–15 UEFA Champions League 2QR   St Patrick's Athletic 1–1 5–0 6–1
3QR   Celtic 4–1 2–0 (0–3 w/o) 4–4 (a)
UEFA Europa League PO   Aktobe 2–0 1–0 3–0
GR   Metalist Kharkiv 2–1 1–0 1st
  Trabzonspor 2–0 1–0
  Lokeren 1–0 0–1
R32   Ajax 0–3 0–1 0–4
2015–16 UEFA Europa League 2QR   Botoșani 1–0 3–0 4–0
3QR   Kukësi 1–0 2–1 (3–0 w/o) 4–0
PO   Zorya Luhansk 3–2 1–0 4–2
GR   Napoli 0–2 2–5 4th
  Club Brugge 1–1 0–1
  Midtjylland 1–0 0–1
2016–17 UEFA Champions League 2QR   Zrinjski Mostar 2–0 1–1 3–1
3QR   AS Trenčín 0–0 1–0 1–0
PO   Dundalk 1–1 2–0 3–1
GR   Real Madrid 3–3 1–5 3rd
  Borussia Dortmund 0–6 4–8
  Sporting CP 1–0 0–2
UEFA Europa League R32   Ajax 0–0 0–1 0–1
2017–18 UEFA Champions League 2QR   IFK Mariehamn 6–0 3–0 9–0
3QR   Astana 1–0 1–3 2–3
UEFA Europa League PO   Sheriff Tiraspol 1–1 0–0 1–1
2018–19 UEFA Champions League 1QR   Cork City 1–0 3–0 4–0
2QR   Spartak Trnava 0–2 1–0 1–2
2018–19 UEFA Europa League 3Q   F91 Dudelange 1–2 2–2 3–4
2019–20 UEFA Europa League 1QR   Europa 3–0 0–0 3–0
2QR   KuPS 1–0 0–0 1–0
3QR   Atromitos 0–0 2–0 2–0
PO   Rangers 0–0 0–1 0–1
2020–21 UEFA Champions League 1QR   Linfield 1–0 N/A 1–0
2QR   Omonia 0–2 (aet) N/A 0–2
UEFA Europa League 3QR   Drita 2–0 N/A 2–0
PO   Qarabağ 0–3 N/A 0–3

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 24 September, 2020[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Artur Boruc
2   DF Josip Juranović
3   DF Mateusz Hołownia
4   DF Mateusz Wieteska
5   DF Igor Lewczuk
7   MF Domagoj Antolić
8   MF Valerian Gvilia
9   FW Tomáš Pekhart
11   MF Joel Valencia (on loan from Brentford)
14   DF Michał Karbownik (on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.)
16   DF Luís Rocha
17   MF Mateusz Cholewiak
19   GK Wojciech Muzyk
20   FW José Kanté
21   FW Rafael Lopes
No. Position Player
22   MF Paweł Wszołek
24   MF André Martins
25   DF Filip Mladenović
27   FW Vamara Sanogo
29   DF Marko Vešović
33   GK Radosław Cierzniak
34   DF Iñaki Astiz
39   FW Maciej Rosołek
41   DF Paweł Stolarski
44   DF William Rémy
55   DF Artur Jędrzejczyk
67   MF Bartosz Kapustka
82   MF Luquinhas
99   MF Bartosz Slisz

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
12   GK Mateusz Kochalski (at Radomiak Radom)
  GK Cezary Miszta (at Zagłębie Sosnowiec)
  MF Mikołaj Kwietniewski (at Wisła Płock)
No. Position Player
  MF Tomasz Nawotka (at Zagłębie Sosnowiec)
  MF Kacper Skibicki (at Pogoń Siedlce)

Retired numbersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
10   MF Kazimierz Deyna[3]

Hall of FameEdit

This is a list of former players and coaches who have been inducted into the Legia Warsaw Hall of Fame.[4]

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

As of the 2019–20 season.
Type Competition Titles Seasons
Domestic Polish Championship (Ekstraklasa) 14 1955, 1956, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1993–94, 1994–95, 2001–02, 2005–06, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20
Polish Cup 19 1954–55, 1955–56, 1963–64, 1965–66, 1972–73, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1996–97, 2007–08, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18
Polish SuperCup 4 1989, 1994, 1997, 2008

     Record

EuropeEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.uefa.com/MultimediaFiles/Download/EuroExperience/competitions/UEFACup/01/67/58/86/1675886_DOWNLOAD.pdf
  2. "Legia Warszawa (kadra)" (in Polish). Legia Warszawa. Archived from the original on 2014-11-06.
  3. (1966–78) – Posthumous honour.
  4. "Galeria Sław (kadra)" (in Polish). Legia Warszawa.

Other websitesEdit