1. FC Katowice

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1. FC Katowice
FC Kattowitz.svg
Full name 1. FC AZS AWF Katowice
Founded 2007
Dissolved 2015 (women's section only)
League Women's first team: Ekstraliga kobiet (I)
Women's reserves: III liga kobiet Silesian Group I (III)
Men's: Klasa A Katowice group (VII)

The 1. FC Katowice is a football club from Katowice, Poland and was founded in 2007 as a reactivation by the Silesian Autonomy Movement of the 1945 dissolved 1. FC Kattowitz.

The women's section started in the 3rd tier, but has managed two promotions and will play its first season in Polands highest league the Ekstraliga Kobiet in 2010-11. As a result of the expansion of the Ekstraliga in 2010-11, a third-place finish in the 2nd division 2009-10 was enough to reach the promotion playoffs, which were won.

Because of higher number of men's teams, the men's section of Katowice[1] will have a long way up the leagues. After starting in the 8th tier an instant promotion was achieved,[2] the next two seasons the team achieved only a midfield place in the 7th tier.

In 2015 the women's section was disbanded[3] citing financial problems. There were plans to transfer the team to GKS Katowice[4] but eventually GKS re-founded their own women's section.

Women's current squad[edit]

As of 26 August 2012
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Poland GK Weronika Gac
Poland GK Monika Iwańczuk
Poland GK Kamila Koźlińska
Poland GK Marcelina Walaszek
Poland DF Martyna Bernert
Slovakia DF Patrícia Fischerová
Poland DF Dorota Gontarz
Poland DF Paulina Pudlik
Poland DF Karolina Szczypka
Poland DF Magdalena Stachnik
Poland MF Marta Biegańska
Poland MF Agnieszka Bryzek
Poland MF Paulina Hyjek
Poland MF Karolina Koch
No. Position Player
Poland MF Anna Koczar
Poland MF Patrycja Kowalska
Poland MF Angelika Łąckiewicz
Poland MF Klaudia Matusik
Poland MF Aleksandra Noras
Poland MF Aneta Patalong
Poland MF Klaudia Świderska
Poland FW Aleksandra Adamska
Slovakia FW Patrícia Hmírová
Poland FW Justina Krzykowska
Poland FW Aleksandra Lizoń
Poland FW Oliwia Maciukiewicz
Poland FW Monika Papina
Poland FW Dominika Rosak

Women's statistics[edit]

The women's section played in the top level Ekstraliga Kobiet in 2010–11, 2011–12 and 2014–15. Before the 2015–16 season, the team withdrew from the second level league.[5]

Competition[6] 07/08 08/09 09/10 10/11 11/12 12/13 13/14 14/15
Ekstraliga Kobiet 6th 9th 11th
I Liga 7th 3rd 3rd 2nd
II Liga 1st
Polish Cup R16 R16
Green marks a season followed by promotion, red a season followed by relegation.


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