See also Germany 1902-1945 for some information on war-time tournaments in currently Polish regions which were integrated in the German league structure at the time, such as Danzig, Pommern and Schlesien.
1939 NB: underground [Oct 22, Bronowice] Wisla 3-1 Krowodrza 1940 NB: first wartime championship with unofficial permission of German authorities Start: Aug 7 [all games played at Juvenia Park] Participating teams (8): Bloki Cracovia Garbarnia Groble Juvenia Sparta Wisla Zwierzyniecki Top Final Table: 1.Wisla 7 7 0 0 52- 8 14 Champions 2.Cracovia 3.Garbarnia 1941 NB: second wartime championship [Jun 14-Oct 19, 79 matches played at Juvenia Park] Participating teams (13): AKS Bloki Cracovia Debnicki Garbarnia Groble Juvenia Kazimierz Pradniczanka Sparta Wawel Wisla Zwierzyniecki NB Wisla and Cracovia finished equal on points in first and second place. Championship Decider Wisla 3-2 Cracovia 1942 No championship 1943 NB: played at several fields in the city and in the suburbs; 22 participating teams in 3 groups. Available information [Aug 1] Lagiewianka awd Wisla [abandoned in 82'; Lagiewianka officials and fans entered [Aug 8] pitch to beat up referee and Wisla players; awarded 0-3] Groble abd Nadwislan [abandoned due to riots] Dabski abd Czarni [abandoned due to riots] [Aug 10] all matches cancelled [Aug ?] Rakowiczanka abd Cracovia [abandoned due to riots] [Oct 17] Wisla awd Cracovia [abandoned after Wisla players attacked referee and left the field; awarded 0-3] 1944 Not completed
1940 13 participating teams (Pochodnia, Czarni, Bimber, 10 others) Final match [Sep 13] Czarni 3-1 Bimber 1941 No championship 1942 Participating teams from Warsaw and its suburbs, such as Wolomin, Góra Kalwaria, Brwinów, and Piaseczno. Champions: Polonia Warszawa 1943 Champions: Polonia Warszawa Runners-up: Okecie Warszawa 1944 Not finished.
Lódz - 1942 Participating teams (13): Wólka Wola Wicher Cytadela Widzew Zdrowie Ruda Chojny Retkinia Harcerze Klapitka Pabianice Zgierz Final match [date ?] Cytadela abd Wólka [abandoned in 80'] Lódz - 1942 [Oct 24] Wólka abd Wicher [interrupted by German police; many players and spectators arrested] Lublin - 1943 Champions: Unia Piotrków Trybunalski - 1940 Participating teams (5?): Huta (now Concordia) Bugaj - Zryw Pekin - Ruch Arba (former Zaklad Skórzany) Zaglebie Dabrowskie (region) - Early 1940s Champions: AKS Niwka
list of champions
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