Poland - List of Foundation Dates

1896        SpVgg 1896 Liegnitz             [founded as ATV 1896 Liegnitz]        
1897        SV Blitz Breslau                [merged later with VfR 1897 Breslau to VfR Schlesien Breslau]
            VfR 1897 Breslau                [merged later with SV Blitz Breslau to VfR Schlesien Breslau]
1898        VfB Breslau                     [founded as FC Breslau]
1901        SC Schlesien Breslau            [merged later with Rapid Breslau]
1902        Sportfreunde 02 Breslau         [merged later with SC 04 Breslau and SC Preußen Breslau to Vereinigte Breslauer 
                                             Sportfreunde]
1903        BUeV Danzig                     [founded as FC Danzig]
            SV Ratibor 03 
1904        SC 04 Breslau                   [merged later with Sportfreunde 02 Breslau and SC Preußen Breslau to Vereinigte
                                             Breslauer Sportfreunde]
1905        Elbinger SV                     [founded as Elbinger FC 05]
            SC Diana Kattowitz  
            1. FC Kattowitz                 [founded as Frisch Auf Kattowitz] 
            SC Germania Liegnitz 
            SV Marienwerder
1906        TS Wisła Kraków 
            KS Cracovia Kraków      
            SG Union 1897 Litzmannstadt     [founded as Touring Club Lódz]
            STS Zagłębie Sonowiec           [founded as KS Milowice Sosnowiec]          
1908        SC Breslau 08                   [merged 1933 with Vereinigte Breslauer Sportfreunde to SpVgg Breslau 02]
            KS Wisłoka Debica
            Łódzki KS                       [founded as Łódzianka Łódz]  
            Rastenburger SV 08              [merged 1934 with VfL 1923 Rastenburg]  
1909        Beuthener SuSV 09
            SC Alemannia Breslau 
            SC Preußen Danzig               [founded as Turn- und Fechtverein Preußen Danzig]
            ZTS Jutrzenka Kraków            [disbanded 1939]
            ZKS Makkabi Kraków              [disbanded 1939]
            KS Concordia Piotrków Trybunalski 
            SV Viktoria 09 Stolp
            KS Tarnovia Tarnów              [founded as TS Tarnovia Tarnów]   
1910        SV Allenstein
            AKS Chorzów                     [founded as VfR Königshütte; 1992 merged with Chorzówianka Chorzów] 
            VfR Hansa Elbing                [founded as SV Hansa Elbing]
            SV Viktoria Elbing 
            Vorwärts-Rasensport Gleiwitz 
            SC Preußen Hindenburg           [founded as SC Preußen Zaborze]
            KS Jutrzenka Kraków             [disbanded 1936] 
            ZRKS Kraków    
            ZKS Młodość Kraków              [founded as ZKS Jugend Kraków] 
            TSG Litzmannstadt               [founded as Lodzer STV]   
            RTS Widzew Łódź                 [founded as TMRF Lódz] 
            MKS Sandecja Nowy Sącz          [founded as PTG Sokoł Nowy Sącz] 
            RKS Radomiak Radom              [founded as Bata Radom]   
1912        SKS Dab Katowice                [founded as SC Eiche Domb] 
            KS Warta Poznań
            SC Comet Stettin
            ZTGS Samson Tarnów              [disbanded 1939]  
            KP Polonia Warszawa             [founded as KKS Polonia Warszawa] 
1913        SV Ostmark Goldap
            SKS Podgórze Kraków             [founded as Podgórze Kraków] 
1915        SC Hertha Breslau
1916        SV Viktoria Allenstein
            KS Makkabi Konin 
            ZTGS Makkabi Łomza              [disbanded 1939]  
            Legia Warszawa                  [founded as WKS Legia Warszawa]  
1917        SV Masovia Lyck
1918        Jutrzenka Radom 
            ZKS Makkabi Kielce              [disbanded 1939]
1919        RSV Braunsberg
            STC Hirschberg                  [founded as Hirschberger SV]   
            WKS Wawel Kraków 
            VfB Osterode 
            SV 1919 Neufahrwasser 
            KS Drwęca Nowe Miasto Lubawskie [founded as Towarzystwie Młodzieży Katolickiej Nowe Miasto nad Drwęcą] 
            Hagibor Przemyśl 
            KS Górnik Radlin                [founded as TS Kocsciuszko-Rymer Niedobczyce]    
            KS Ruch Radzionków              [founded as Towarzystwo Gier i Zabaw]    
1920        GKS Polonia Bydgoszcz           [founded as KS Polonia Bydgoszcz]    
            KS Polonia Bytom
            GKS Szombierki Bytom            [founded as TS Poniatowski Schomberg]  
            KS Ruch Chorzów                 [founded as KS Wielki Hajduki Charzów]  
            SC Jauer 
            Sportfreunde Klausberg 
            KS Śląsk Świętochłowice
            SpVgg Blau-Weiß Züllichau       [founded as FV 1920 Züllichau]
1921        SV Hindenburg Allenstein
            RKS Raków Człstochowa           [founded as Racovia Człstochowa]  
            Danziger Sportvereinigung 1921  
            KS Garbarnia Kraków             [founded as KS Lauda Kraków]  
            KS Lublianianka Lublin 
            ŁKS Nadnarwianka Pułtusk        [founded as NK Mazowszu] 
            GKS Urania Ruda Śląska          [founded as Urania Kochlowice]   
            MKS Tur Turek                   [founded as TKS Tur Turek]   
            KS Warszawianka Warszawa        [disbanded 1939] 
1922        Bar Kochba Dębica
            KS Groclin Dyskobolia Grodzisk Wielkopolski  
            Hakoah Kraków   
            RSV Ortelsburg       
            WKP Lech Poznań                 [founded as Liga Dębiec]  
            KS Strzelec Siedlce             [founded as WKS 22 pp Strzelec Siedlce; disbanded 1939]
            Toruński KS                     [founded as TKS Toruń; disbanded 1939] 
            GKS Odra Wodzisław Śląski       [founded as KS Odra Wodzisław Śląski]  
            GKS Walka Makoszowy Zabrze      [founded as KS Wolność Zabrze]  
1923        MKS Kania Gosty Toruń
            MKS Znicz Pruszków              [founded as TUR Pruszków]
            VfL 1923 Rastenburg             [merged 1934 with Rastenburger SV 08] 
            KS Iskra Siemanowice Śląskie  
            SSA Szczakowianka Jaworzno      [founded as KS Szczakowianka Jaworzno]
1924        CKS Zdrój Ciechocinek
            Polizei SV Elbing               [founded as SV Schutzpolizei Elbing]
            KS Warmia Grajewo               [founded as Grajewska Warmia] 
            ŁKS Orlłta Radzyń Podlaski    
1925        KS Rozwój Katowice              [founded as Kopalna Wujek Katowice] 
1926        ŁZS TOR Dobrzeń Wielki
            GKS Ruch Izbica 
1927        MKSB Jagiellonia Białystok      [founded as BKS Jagiellonia Białystok]    
1928        ŁKS Łomża                     
1929        MZKS Arka Gdynia                [founded as KS Gdynia] 
            KSZO Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski
1930        SKS Baltyk Gdynia               [founded as RKS Baltyk Gdynia]
            Robotniczy ZKS Gwiazda Łomża 
1933        SpVgg Breslau 02                [merger of Vereinigte Breslauer Sportfreunde and SC Breslau 08] 
            Okocimski KS Brzesko 
            SV 1933 Klettendorf 
1934        HS Hetman Zamość
1935        MKS Świt Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki   [founded as Świt Nowy Dwór]
1936        ŁKS Kmita Zabierzów
1938        Stal Stalowa Wola               [founded as KS Stalowa Wola]   
1939        FKS Stal Mielec                 [founded as PZL Mielec]
1940        Post-SG Gotenhafen
1941        LSV Danzig
            HUS Marienwerder
1944        Marma-Stal Rzeszów              [founded as ZKS Stal Rzeszów]    
1945        PKS Olimpia Elbląg              [founded as Syrena Elblag] 
            BKS Lechia Gdańsk               [merged 1998 with SKS Polonia Gdańsk to Lechia-Polonia Gdańsk] 
            GKS Piast Gliwice               [founded as KS Piast Gliwice] 
            KS Pelikan Łowicz 
            OKS 1945 Olsztyn                [founded as MOKS Stomil Olsztyn]   
            OKS Budowiani Opole             [founded as OKS Odra Opole]
            KS Sokól Pniewy 
            GKS Olimpia-Bolplast Poznań     [founded as GKS Olimpia Poznań, disbanded 2004]  
            MKS Unia Skierniewice 
            MKS Polonia Słubice             [founded as Kotwica Słubice]   
            Olimpia Warszawa        
            WKS Śląsk Wrocław                 
1946        WKS Zawisza Bydgoszcz
            GKS Masowsze Grójec             [founded as Wicher Grójca]   
            MKP Kotwica Kołobrzeg 
            KS Kaszubia Kościerzyna 
            MKS Zagłębie Lubin
            KS Unia Raciborz                [founded as KS Plania Raciborz]
            KKS Rodło Kwidzyn 
            GKS Arkonia Szczecin            [founded as Milicyjny KS Szczecin] 
            KS Górnik Wałbrzych             [merged 1992 with KS Zagłębie Wałbrzych to KP Wałbrzych]        
            AKS Busko Zrdój
1947        Wisła Płock   
            KS Górnik Polkowice             [founded as KS Włókniarz Polkowiceókniarz Polkowice]   
            KS Wigry Suwałki     
            ŁKS Górnik Wieliczka
1948        MG MZKS Kozienice               [founded as KZG ZS Kozieniczka]  
            MKS Pogoń Szczecin              [merger of Szczecin clubs Drukarz, Kolejarz, Pocztowiec. SC Port and Zwiazkowiec]
            WKS Gwardia Warszawa
            KS Górnik Zabrze                [founded as RKS Concordia Zabrze] 
1949        KS Kolejarz Stróże              [founded as TK Kolejarz Stróże]
1950        KS Hutnik Kraków
            RKS Motor Lublin                [founded as Metalowiec Lublin] 
1952        GKS Cartusia Kartuzy            [founded as KS Kolejarz Kartuzy]
            KS Varta-Start Namyslów         [founded as KS Varta-Alkaline Start Namyslów]
            FKS Avia Świdnik                [founded as Stal Swidnik]
1953        ŁKS Skalnik Gracze
1955        KS Ruch Wysokie Mazowieckie     [founded as Ruch Wysokie Mazowieckie]
1956        KS Zagłębie Wałbrzych           [merged 1992 with KS Górnik Wałbrzych to KP Wałbrzych]  
1957        MKS Chrobry Głogów
            KS ROW Rybnik                   [merger of Górnik Rybnik and Górnik Chwałowice]
            KS Siarka Tarnobrzeg 
1958        MŁKS Unia Janikowo
            Stal Sanok 
1962        GKS Jastrzłbie Zdrój
1964        GKS Katowice                    [merger of Katowice clubs Rapid Orzel,  Górnik, Koszutka, Śląski and KK Lyzwiarski]  
1966        KS Pogoń Świebodzin         
1968        KP Police
            Toruński KP                     [founded as  TKP Toruń]   
1971        MGL KS Victoria Koronowo 
            MKS Miedź Legnica
            GKS Tychy                       [founded as merger of Górnik Wesoła and Polonia Tychy; disbanded 1998]
1973        SAK Korona Kielce               [founded as KSS Korona Kielce]
1974        KS Mieszko Gniezno              [founded as MKS Mieszko Gniezno]         
1977        GKS Bełchatów                   [founded as GKL Węgiel Brunatny Bełchatów ]
1978        LKS Igloopol Dębica
            MKS Wierna Małogoszcz
1979        GKS Górnik Łęczna 
            KS Lechia Zielona Góra 
1992        Górnik-Zagłębie Wałbrzych       [founded as KP Wałbrzych as merger of KS Górnik and KS Zagłębie Wałbrzych]      
            KS Fabryka Kuchni Amica Wronki  [merger of Blekitni Wronki and ŁZS Czarni Wromet Wroblewo]
1995        TS Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała   [founded as DKS Komorowice]
            MKP Arka Nowa Sól 
            KS Paradyż                      [founded as KS Ceramika Paradyż]   
1996        KS Stal Głowno
            GKP Górzow Wielkopolski  
1998        JKS Jarota Jarocin
1999        KS Gawin Królewska Wola
2002        Rega-Merida Trzebiatów



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Sources: http://www.beepworld.de/members87/oliver77fr/index.htm, http://www.fussball-historie.de/Vereine/Suedost/Suedost.html, http://www.die-fans.de/Ostfussball/26/, http://www.weltfussballarchiv.de, http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/jewish-ww.html#Poland, [Grü 00]

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