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Łukasz Garguła : biography

25 February 1981 -

Łukasz Garguła ( born 25 February 1981 in Żagań, Poland) is a Polish footballer who currently plays for Wisła Kraków and the Poland national football team. He is a central midfielder with good passing skills.

Statistics

(correct as of 3 June 2013)
Club Season League Domestic League Domestic Cups European Cups Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Polar Wrocław 1999–2000 I Liga 2 0 2 0
2000–2001 I Liga 3 0 1 0 4 0
2001–2002 I Liga 32 4 4 1 36 5
GKS Bełchatów 2002–2003 I Liga 30 6 1 1 31 7
2003–2004 I Liga 23 3 0 0 23 3
2004–2005 I Liga 34 7 7 0 41 7
2005–2006 Ekstraklasa 28 2 2 0 30 2
2006–2007 Ekstraklasa 27 7 3 0 30 7
2007–2008 Ekstraklasa 26 3 1 0 1 0 28 3
2008–2009 Ekstraklasa 14 4 2 0 16 4
Wisła Kraków 2009–2010 Ekstraklasa 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
2010–2011 Ekstraklasa 14 0 4 0 2 0 20 0
2011–2012 Ekstraklasa 25 0 5 0 9 1 39 1
2012–2013 Ekstraklasa 22 4 2 1 24 5
Total Polar Wrocław 37 4 5 1 42 5
Total GKS Bełchatów 182 32 16 1 1 0 199 33
Total Wisła Kraków 63 4 12 1 11 1 86 6

Honours

Wisła Kraków

  • Ekstraklasa: 2010–11

Club career

Garguła started his footballing career in Piast Iłowa and played a three seasons for Polar Wrocław.

GKS Bełchatów signed him in 2002 and in 2005 he managed to ascend with the team to the Ekstraklasa (the premier division in Poland). In the 06–07 season the team finished second in the league.

International career

On 2 September 2006, Garguła made his international debut in a match against Finland, a match which Poland lost 1–3 and where he also scored his first and only goal for his country.

He was called up to participate at Euro 2008 by Leo Beenhakker, however he was the only Polish player, along with Górnik Zabrze defender Michał Pazdan, who did not play in the whole tournament.

International goals

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 2 September 2006 Bydgoszcz, Poland Finland}} 1:3 1:3 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
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