Piotr Swierczewski

Date of birth08 April 1972
Place of birthNowy Sacz
NationalityPolish
Weight78 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionMidfielder

A veteran of the team Piotr began his playing career at GKS Katowice in 1988 where he spent five successful seasons. He was a member of the Olympic squad which won a silver medal in 1992 and made his full debut soon after in November 1992 against Argentina. He has been a regular member of the team since making the anchor role in midfield his own. At club level he left Poland to play for French club St Etienne in 1993 but after two seasons left to join Bastia. He had two spells at Bastia as he spent a brief time in Japan to play for Gamba Osaka, before signing for Olympique Marseilles in the summer of 2001. He has developed into the best defensive midfielders around but he can dominate the midfield if he has to he will start in the central midfield here.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
GKS Katowice 01 Jul 1988 01 Jul 1993
Saint-Étienne 01 Jul 1993 01 Jul 1995
SC Bastia 01 Jul 1995 01 Jan 1999
Gamba Osaka 01 Jul 1999
SC Bastia 01 Jul 1999 01 Jul 2001
Olympique Marseille 01 Jul 2001

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 SC Bastia French Championnat 29
3
3
9
2001-02 Olympique Marseille French Championnat 24
1
1
9
2002-03 Birmingham City Premier League
1
2002-03 Olympique Marseille French Championnat 5
6
2
2005-06 Lech Poznań UEFA Intertoto Cup 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
29 Jul 2000 Toulouse v Bastia W 0-1 French Championnat 1
05 Aug 2000 Bastia v Bordeaux W 2-0 French Championnat 2
12 Aug 2000 Auxerre v Bastia L 1-0 French Championnat 3
18 Aug 2000 Bastia v Olympique Lyonnais W 2-0 French Championnat 4
27 Aug 2000 Paris St Germain v Bastia L 3-1 French Championnat 5
06 Sep 2000 Bastia v Lille W 1-0 French Championnat 6
09 Sep 2000 Strasbourg v Bastia W 1-4 French Championnat 7
16 Sep 2000 Bastia v Rennes L 0-2 French Championnat 8
23 Sep 2000 Sedan v Bastia D 3-3 French Championnat 9
30 Sep 2000 Bastia v Metz W 1-0 French Championnat 10
21 Oct 2000 Troyes v Bastia D 0-0 French Championnat 12
29 Oct 2000 Bastia v Saint Etienne D 0-0 French Championnat 13
04 Nov 2000 RC Lens v Bastia L 4-0 French Championnat 14
18 Nov 2000 Guingamp v Bastia L 1-0 French Championnat 16
25 Nov 2000 Bastia v Olympique Marseille W 3-0 French Championnat 17
29 Nov 2000 Bordeaux v Bastia D 0-0 French Championnat 18
03 Dec 2000 Bastia v Auxerre W 3-1 French Championnat 19
09 Dec 2000 Olympique Lyonnais v Bastia L 1-0 French Championnat 20
13 Dec 2000 Bastia v Nantes W 3-1 French Championnat 15
17 Dec 2000 Bastia v Paris St Germain D 1-1 French Championnat 21
21 Dec 2000 Lille v Bastia L 1-0 French Championnat 22
13 Jan 2001 Bastia v Strasbourg W 3-1 French Championnat 23
27 Jan 2001 Rennes v Bastia W 1-2 French Championnat 24
03 Feb 2001 Bastia v Sedan L 0-1 French Championnat 25
07 Feb 2001 Metz v Bastia L 3-2 French Championnat 26
17 Feb 2001 AS Monaco v Bastia L 2-1 French Championnat 27
17 Mar 2001 Saint Etienne v Bastia L 2-1 French Championnat 29
07 Apr 2001 Bastia v RC Lens L 1-3 French Championnat 30
14 Apr 2001 Nantes v Bastia D 0-0 French Championnat 31
28 Apr 2001 Bastia v Guingamp W 2-0 French Championnat 32
12 May 2001 Olympique Marseille v Bastia L 2-1 French Championnat 33
19 May 2001 Bastia v Toulouse W 5-1 French Championnat 34


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1987-88 Poland Under-21 1
1988-89 Poland UEFA Under-18 1
1990-91 Poland Toulon Under-21 2
1990-91 Poland UEFA Under-21 4
1990-91 Poland Under-21 4
1991-92 Poland UEFA Under-21 3
1992-93 Poland FIFA World Cup 2
1992-93 Poland International Friendly 6
1
1992-93 Poland Olympics 4
1
1992-93 Poland UEFA Under-21 3
1
1993-94 Poland FIFA World Cup 3
1993-94 Poland UEFA Under-21 4
1
1994-95 Poland International Friendly 3
1
1994-95 Poland UEFA European Championship 5
1995-96 Poland UEFA European Championship 3
1
1
1996-97 Poland FIFA World Cup 1
1
1996-97 Poland International Friendly 3
1997-98 Poland FIFA World Cup 2
1997-98 Poland International Friendly 2
2
1998-99 Poland International Friendly 2
2
1998-99 Poland UEFA European Championship 3
1999-00 Poland International Friendly 5
1999-00 Poland UEFA European Championship 1
1
2000-01 Poland FIFA World Cup 6
1
2000-01 Poland International Friendly 3
1
2001-02 Poland FIFA World Cup 5
2
2001-02 Poland International Friendly 4
1
2002-03 Poland International Friendly 2
2002-03 Poland UEFA European Championship 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Aug 1987 Poland v Sweden L 0-1 U21
23 Nov 1988 Scotland v Poland W 1-2 UEFA U18 Group 1
16 Oct 1990 England v Poland W 0-1 UEFA Under-21 Group
13 Nov 1990 Turkey v Poland W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group
13 Feb 1991 Spain v Poland D 1-1 U21
27 Feb 1991 Italy v Poland D 0-0 U21
21 Mar 1991 Poland v Czechoslovakia D 1-1 U21
16 Apr 1991 Poland v Turkey W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group
30 Apr 1991 Republic of Ireland v Poland W 1-2 UEFA U21 Group
28 May 1991 Poland v Scotland L 0-1 U21
30 May 1991 Poland v USA D 1-1 Toulon Under-21 Group B
01 Jun 1991 France v Poland L 2-0 Toulon Under-21 Group B
15 Oct 1991 Poland v Republic of Ireland W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group
12 Nov 1991 Poland v England W 2-1 UEFA Under-21 Group
11 Mar 1992 Denmark v Poland L 5-0 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
24 Jul 1992 Poland v Kuwait W 2-0 Olympics 1st round group A
27 Jul 1992 Italy v Poland W 0-3 Olympics 1st round group A
01 Aug 1992 Poland v Qatar W 2-0 Olympics Quarter-final
05 Aug 1992 Poland v Australia W 6-1 Olympics Semi-final
08 Aug 1992 Spain v Poland L 3-2 Olympics Final
22 Sep 1992 Poland v Turkey W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
13 Oct 1992 Netherlands v Poland W 1-3 UEFA U21 Group 2
26 Nov 1992 Argentina v Poland L 2-0 International Friendly
29 Nov 1992 Uruguay v Poland W 0-1 International Friendly
03 Feb 1993 Israel v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
17 Mar 1993 Brazil v Poland D 2-2 International Friendly
31 Mar 1993 Poland v Lithuania D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Apr 1993 Poland v Finland W 2-1 International Friendly
27 Apr 1993 Poland v San Marino W 7-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
19 May 1993 San Marino v Poland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Group 2
29 May 1993 Poland v England D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 2
08 Sep 1993 England v Poland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
22 Sep 1993 Norway v Poland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
13 Oct 1993 Poland v Norway L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Group 2
26 Oct 1993 Turkey v Poland L 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
16 Nov 1993 Poland v Netherlands W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
09 Mar 1994 Poland v Portugal L 1-3 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
23 Mar 1994 Portugal v Poland L 2-0 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
12 Oct 1994 Poland v Azerbaijan W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
16 Nov 1994 Poland v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
10 Dec 1994 Saudi Arabia v Poland W 1-2 International Friendly
15 Mar 1995 Poland v Lithuania W 4-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 1995 Romania v Poland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
25 Apr 1995 Poland v Israel W 4-3 UEFA European Championship Group 1
07 Jun 1995 Poland v Slovakia W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
29 Jun 1995 Brazil v Poland L 2-1 International Friendly
16 Aug 1995 France v Poland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
06 Sep 1995 Poland v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
11 Oct 1995 Slovakia v Poland L 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
26 Feb 1997 Brazil v Poland L 4-2 International Friendly
12 Mar 1997 Czech Republic v Poland L 2-1 International Friendly
02 Apr 1997 Poland v Italy D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
22 May 1997 Sweden v Poland D 2-2 International Friendly
31 May 1997 Poland v England L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 2
07 Oct 1997 Moldova v Poland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Group 2
11 Oct 1997 Georgia v Poland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
25 Feb 1998 Israel v Poland L 2-0 International Friendly
25 Mar 1998 Poland v Slovenia W 2-0 International Friendly
22 Apr 1998 Croatia v Poland L 4-1 International Friendly
27 May 1998 Poland v Russia W 3-1 International Friendly
15 Jul 1998 Ukraine v Poland W 1-2 International Friendly
18 Aug 1998 Poland v Israel W 2-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 1998 Bulgaria v Poland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 5
10 Oct 1998 Poland v Luxembourg W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
03 Feb 1999 Malta v Poland W 0-1 International Friendly
10 Feb 1999 Poland v Finland D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 1999 England v Poland L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 5
18 Aug 1999 Poland v Spain L 1-2 International Friendly
08 Sep 1999 Poland v England D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
09 Oct 1999 Sweden v Poland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
23 Feb 2000 France v Poland L 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2000 Hungary v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
26 Apr 2000 Poland v Finland D 0-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Poland L 3-1 International Friendly
16 Aug 2000 Romania v Poland D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Sep 2000 Ukraine v Poland W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
07 Oct 2000 Poland v Belarus W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
11 Oct 2000 Poland v Wales D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
15 Nov 2000 Poland v Iceland W 1-0 International Friendly
28 Feb 2001 Switzerland v Poland W 0-4 International Friendly
24 Mar 2001 Norway v Poland W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
28 Mar 2001 Poland v Armenia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
25 Apr 2001 Poland v Scotland D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2001 Armenia v Poland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
01 Sep 2001 Poland v Norway W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
05 Sep 2001 Belarus v Poland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
06 Oct 2001 Poland v Ukraine D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
14 Nov 2001 Poland v Cameroon D 0-0 International Friendly
13 Feb 2002 Poland v Northern Ireland W 4-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Poland v Japan L 0-2 International Friendly
18 May 2002 Poland v Estonia W 1-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v Poland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
10 Jun 2002 Portugal v Poland L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
20 Nov 2002 Denmark v Poland L 2-0 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Croatia v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 Poland v Hungary D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.