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WKS Śląsk Wroclaw

WKS Śląsk Wroclaw
Śląsk celebrate after winning the title ©Cyfrasport

WKS Śląsk Wroclaw

Formed: 1947
Nickname: Wojskowi (Army Men)

UEFA club competition honours
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
• League title: 2 (2012)
• Polish Cup: 2 (1987)

History
• Founded in 1947 by the merger of military schools Pionier and Podchorążak, the team changed name several times before settling on Śląsk Wrocław in August 1957. They made their top-flight debut seven years later.

• The 1970s was the most successful decade in the club's history; they returned to the top flight for 1973/74 and lifted their maiden Polish Cup in 1976. The following year came their first and so far only title, also reaching the 1976/77 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup quarter-finals before losing 2-0 on aggregate to SSC Napoli.

• Śląsk were unable to defend their title, finishing second, but the glory days returned in 1987 as the Army Men claimed their second Polish Cup.

• In 2003 Śląsk were relegated to the third division but former player Ryszard Tarasiewicz returned as coach and immediately secured promotion. He left in 2006 but was back in charge for the following campaign and guided the club back into the top flight.

• Orest Lenczyk replaced Tarasiewicz in September 2010 and guided the Army Men to second and a return to continental football following at 24-year absence. In 2011/12 Śląsk went one better, winning their final three games to leapfrog Legia Warszawa and clinch only their second Polish championship.

Club records
Most appearances: Mieczysław Kopycki (289)
Most goals: Tadeusz Pawlowski (63)
Record victory: Śląsk 7-0 Zagłębie Sosnowiec (First Division, 01/06/1991)
Record defeat: Zagłębie Lubin 0-7 Śląsk (First Division, 26/09/1992)

* Last updated 24 June 2013

Last updated: 24/06/13 13.25CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 27/03/2015 21:27 CET
20 July 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk2-0Ruch
Referee: not available – Wroclaw
07/20/2014 19:07:52
26 July 2014 - Polish First Division
Pogoń4-1Śląsk
Referee: not available
03/13/2015 17:40:07
3 August 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk2-1Zawisza
Referee: not available – Wroclaw
08/03/2014 20:11:18
9 August 2014 - Polish First Division
Bełchatów2-0Śląsk
Referee: not available – Belchatow
08/09/2014 22:25:29
17 August 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk0-0Cracovia
Referee: not available – Wroclaw
08/17/2014 20:34:52
23 August 2014 - Polish First Division
Jagiellonia1-3Śląsk
Referee: not available – Bialystok
08/23/2014 23:35:58
30 August 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk2-0Górnik
Referee: not available – Wroclaw
08/31/2014 01:08:57
13 September 2014 - Polish First Division
Legia4-3Śląsk
Referee: not available – Warsaw
09/17/2014 17:08:33
19 September 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk1-0Korona
Referee: not available – Wroclaw
09/19/2014 21:24:50
23 September 2014 - Polish Cup, Second round
Widzew1-2Śląsk
Referee: not available
12/17/2014 09:27:42
26 September 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk2-1Łęczna
Referee: not available
09/26/2014 21:25:58
3 October 2014 - Polish First Division
Podbeskidzie2-2Śląsk
Referee: not available
10/03/2014 21:24:43
18 October 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk3-0Piast
Referee: not available
10/22/2014 11:03:30
25 October 2014 - Polish First Division
Lechia1-4Śląsk
Referee: not available
10/25/2014 18:59:13
28 October 2014 - Polish Cup, Third round
Stal Stalowa Wola0-1Śląsk
Referee: not available
12/17/2014 09:28:54
2 November 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk1-1Lech
Referee: not available
11/02/2014 19:01:00
8 November 2014 - Polish First Division
Wisła1-1Śląsk
Referee: not available
11/08/2014 21:28:44
21 November 2014 - Polish First Division
Ruch1-0Śląsk
Referee: not available
11/21/2014 21:29:43
30 November 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk1-1Pogoń
Referee: not available
11/30/2014 19:21:03
5 December 2014 - Polish First Division
Zawisza0-1Śląsk
Referee: not available
12/05/2014 21:31:14
12 December 2014 - Polish First Division
Śląsk2-1Bełchatów
Referee: not available
12/12/2014 21:31:57
12 February 2015 - Polish Cup, Quarter-finals
Śląsk1-1Legia
Referee: not available
02/12/2015 21:03:18
15 February 2015 - Polish First Division
Cracovia1-1Śląsk
Referee: not available
02/15/2015 19:15:36
21 February 2015 - Polish First Division
Śląsk0-1Jagiellonia
Referee: not available
02/21/2015 19:58:37
28 February 2015 - Polish First Division
Górnik Zabrze3-3Śląsk
Referee: not available
02/28/2015 20:21:20
5 March 2015 - Polish Cup, Quarter-finals
Legia1-1Śląsk
Aggregate: 2-2 Legia win 3-1 on penalties
Referee: not available
03/05/2015 22:00:37
8 March 2015 - Polish First Division
Śląsk1-3Legia
Referee: not available
03/08/2015 19:41:07
15 March 2015 - Polish First Division
Korona2-2Śląsk
Referee: not available
03/15/2015 19:51:44
20 March 2015 - Polish First Division
Górnik Łęczna1-1Śląsk
Referee: not available
03/20/2015 21:38:00
4 April 2015 - Polish First Division
ŚląskPodbeskidzie
Referee: TBD
03/27/2015 20:27:42
11 April 2015 - Polish First Division
PiastŚląsk
Referee: TBD
03/27/2015 20:34:02
18 April 2015 - Polish First Division
ŚląskLechia
Referee: TBD
03/27/2015 20:28:31
24 April 2015 - Polish First Division
LechŚląsk
Referee: TBD – Poznan
07/09/2014 10:44:33
29 April 2015 - Polish First Division
ŚląskWisła
Referee: TBD – Wroclaw
07/09/2014 10:44:40

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    27/09/1978, Śląsk 5-1 Pezoporikos, Wroclaw
  • Biggest defeat:
    01/10/1980, Dundee United 7-2 Śląsk, Dundee
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  7
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 22
    Janusz Sybis (  POL)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 12
    Tadeusz Pawlowski (  POL)
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