Legia Warsaw

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Legia Warsaw
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Full nameLegia Warszawa SA
Nickname(s)Wojskowi, Legioniści (The Militarians, Legionaries)
FoundedMarch 1916; 105 years ago (1916-03)
as Drużyna Sportowa Legia (Sport Team Legia)
StadiumPolish Army Stadium
Capacity31,800 (less when all fans are seated)[1]
OwnerDariusz Mioduski
ChairmanDariusz Mioduski
ManagerCzesław Michniewicz
LeagueEkstraklasa
2019–201st
WebsiteClub website
Current season

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 in Europe[change | change source]

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

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

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

Out on loan[change | change source]

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

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

Retired numbers[change | change source]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
10 MF Poland Poland Kazimierz Deyna[3]

Hall of Fame[change | change source]

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

Honours[change | change source]

Domestic[change | change source]

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

Europe[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  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 websites[change | change source]