Multicultural Soccer Tournament Features Multicultural Scuffle,…

As for the Week in Ironic Soccer Violence, we bring you the comedic-tragic World Class Players Cup out of Regina, Saskatchewan. There, teams from different national backgrounds compete in a three-week tournament, under the auspices of multiculturalism and understanding and sportspersonship and not harming people who… » 4/13/13 5:10pm 4/13/13 5:10pm

Polish Shot Put Gold Medalist's Celebration Nearly Interrupts Women's…

Tomasz Majewski was excited, and he had reason to be. The Polish shot putter's throw of 21.89 meters secured a defense of his 2008 Beijing gold in the event, but it's his celebration we're more interested in. In search of the flag of Poland, Majewski rushed across the track while the women's 10K final cruised on… » 8/03/12 5:10pm 8/03/12 5:10pm

The Hussars Are Coming

Here's a Polish volleyball fan in a rather interesting outfit. I didn't actually know what this was, so I consulted Twitter who informed me of the legendary Polish Winged Hussars. I'm impressed with the build quality but mostly with the fact I'm quite sure there's a cache of beer stored in the center portion which… » 8/03/12 8:38am 8/03/12 8:38am

Russian And Polish Fans May Kill Each Other Before Their Match Starts

Here are some of the videos that have surfaced from this morning's clashes between Russian and Polish soccer fans, before their teams' match later today at Euro 2012. According to one (biased) account, a Russian fan march was set upon by Polish supporters, and broken up by police firing tear gas and nonlethal rounds.… » 6/12/12 2:05pm 6/12/12 2:05pm

It Took Negative One Day For Euro 2012 Fans To Start Their Racist…

The tourney doesn't start until tomorrow; today was merely a practice for the Netherlands. A practice open to the public. The Dutch team began the practice session by jogging around a track in Krakow, and when they reached one end of the circuit, "several hundred" or around "500" fans began hooting monkey chants at Nigel… » 6/07/12 6:40pm 6/07/12 6:40pm

Piss Cannons And Scrotum-Seeking Dogs: Poland Is READY For Euro 2012

We already dealt with the possibility of trouble inside the stadiums at the European Championship, starting tomorrow. But what about non-matchdays? It's one solid month of foreigners, drunk and nationalistic, roaming an unfamiliar country. Some countries (England) have a reputation for traveling in numbers, and… » 6/07/12 1:10pm 6/07/12 1:10pm

Polish U8 Soccer Match Abandoned After Fans Light Flares, Generally Go …

Poland has a history of fans disrupting youth soccer games, for what we suspect are shits and giggles. Here's another one—undated, with no details, but at one point a fan is shown with the flag of FC Wągrowiec (apparently distinct from third-tier side Nielba Wągrowiec). » 3/14/12 12:10pm 3/14/12 12:10pm