Dariusz Wdowczyk

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Dariusz Wdowczyk
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Personal information
Full name Dariusz Wdowczyk[1]
Date of birth (1962-09-25) 25 September 1962 (age 56)
Place of birth Warsaw, Poland
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1983 Gwardia Warszawa
1983–1989 Legia Warsaw 206 (17)
1989–1994 Celtic 116 (4)
1994–1998 Reading 82 (0)
1998 Polonia Warsaw 5 (0)
National team
1984–1992 Poland 53 (2)
Teams managed
1998–2000 Polonia Warsaw
2000–2001 Wisła Płock
2001–2002 Widzew Łódź
2002–2004 Korona Kielce
2005–2007 Legia Warsaw
2007–2008 Polonia Warsaw
2013–2014 Pogoń Szczecin
2016 Wisła Kraków
2017 Piast Gliwice
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dariusz Wdowczyk (born 25 September 1962) is a Polish football player and coach, who was previously the manager of Piast Gliwice.[2] He played for Gwardia Warszawa, Legia Warsaw, Celtic, Reading, and Polonia Warsaw. He has subsequently carved out a career in football management. In the 2005/06 season he led Legia Warsaw to the league title.

On 13 April 2007 he was replaced as manager of Legia Warsaw by Jacek Zieliński, following a run of bad results.[3]

He joined Livingston as Director of Football on 28 June 2007, to assist new manager Mark Proctor, his main objective was to investigate the foreign market, in particular the Eastern European market. It was announced on 30 October 2007 that Wdowczyk was to leave Livingston to embark on a second spell as manager of Polonia Warsaw.[4]


  1. ^ "Dariusz Wdowczyk". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Waldemar Fornalik trenerem Piasta" (in Polish). 90minut. 19 September 2017. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Trener Wdowczyk odchodzi z Legii". legia.com (in Polish). 2007-04-13. Retrieved 2007-04-20.
  4. ^ "Wdowczyk leaves Livi for Poland". BBC Sport. BBC. 30 October 2007. Retrieved 13 March 2017.

External links

  • Dariusz Wdowczyk at Soccerbase
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