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Lukas Podolski

Born: June 4, 1985 (age 35)

Height: 5' 11.5" (182cm)

Hometown: Gliwice, Poland
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Forward
Team: Galatasaray (no. 11)
Arsenal's German striker Lukas Podolski celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match against Montpellier on November 21, 2012
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Career History
Youth1995-2003FC Koln
Senior2003-2006FC Koln
2006-2009Bayern Munich
2006-2009Bayern Munich
2009-2012FC Koln
2012-2015Arsenal
→ 2015Inter Milan (loan)
2015-Galatasaray
International2004-2017Germany
Sports Mole has 861 articles about Lukas Podolski. Articles 1 to 40:
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Preview: Caykur Rizespor vs. Antalyaspor - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Turkish Super Lig clash between Caykur Rizespor and Antalyaspor, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Dec 22, 16:10
Bayer Leverkusen's Kerem Demirbay in action with Wolfsburg's Wout Weghorst in the Bundesliga in May 2020
Preview: Wolfsburg vs. Eintracht Frankfurt - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Friday's Bundesliga clash between Wolfsburg and Eintracht Frankfurt, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Dec 9, 18:55
England's Harry Kane in action with Belgium's Toby Alderweireld in the UEFA Nations League on November 15, 2020
A look at England's defeats under Gareth Southgate
The 2-0 Nations League loss against Belgium was the 10th of the England manager's reign.
Nov 16, 11:34
Frank Lampard scores a goal that wasn't given in 2010
On This Day: Frank Lampard's 'goal' that changed everything
Uruguayan referee Jorge Larrionda failed to spot that the ball was well over the line when England trailed Germany 2-1 on June 27, 2010.
Jun 27, 06:01
General view of Manchester City's Etihad Stadium taken September 2018
Wednesday's Transfer Talk Update: Sontje Hansen, Jesus Corona, Jadon Sancho
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
May 27, 07:57
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pictured in February 2020
Lukas Podolski urges Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to follow Real Madrid "dream"
Former Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski advises club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to follow his "dream" if Real Madrid come knocking this summer.
May 26, 17:03
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates his goal against Galatasaray during their Champions League Group D soccer match at Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi in Istanbul December 9, 2014
Lukas Podolski: 'I deserved more game time at Arsenal'
Former Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski claims that he "deserved" more game time at the club but pays tribute to his old Gunners manager Arsene Wenger.
Apr 4, 22:29
Bayern Munich's Serge Gnabry celebrates scoring their second goal on February 25, 2020
Lukas Podolski: 'Injuries ruined Serge Gnabry's Arsenal career'
Former Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski claims that Serge Gnabry's career at the Emirates was ruined by injuries.
Mar 30, 09:24
David Silva celebrates scoring for Man City on October 19, 2019
David Silva to join Andres Iniesta at Vissel Kobe next summer?
Manchester City forward David Silva reportedly enters talks with Vissel Kobe over the possibility of linking up with former Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta in 2020.
Nov 13, 23:25
Mesut Ozil celebrates his equaliser during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on April 21, 2019
Friday Papers: Mesut Ozil, Christian Eriksen, Serge Gnabry
Mesut Ozil and Christian Eriksen's futures seem to be up in the air.
Oct 4, 08:14
Antoine Griezmann in action for Barcelona on July 23, 2019
Preview: Vissel Kobe vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the pre-season clash between Vissel Kobe and Barcelona, including team news and predicted lineups.
Jul 24, 22:13
Michael Schumacher pictured in December 2012
#KeepFightingMichael: Sporting world pays tribute to Schumacher on 50th birthday
The seven-time F1 champion continues to recover from a traumatic brain injury sustained in a 2013 skiing accident.
Jan 3, 12:31
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has a point to make on August 25, 2018
Preview: Fulham vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's Premier League London derby between Fulham and Arsenal, including team news, predicted XIs and a full match preview.
Oct 6, 11:43
Andres Iniesta is given a send-off by his Barcelona teammates on May 20, 2018
Vissel Kobe 'to unveil Andres Iniesta on Thursday'
Japanese outfit Vissel Kobe will unveil Andres Iniesta as a new signing at a press conference on Thursday, according to a report.
May 23, 20:02
Generic image of a locker room
Former Arsenal star Lukas Podolski opens kebab restaurant
Former Arsenal star Lukas Podolski opens a kebab restaurant in his home city of Cologne.
Jan 7, 16:21
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'England booing unacceptable'
England manager Gareth Southgate criticises the section of Three Lions fans who booed Germany in Dortmund earlier this year.
Nov 9, 09:53
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Preview: England vs. Germany
Sports Mole provides predicted starting XIs, team news and a full match preview for England's international friendly with Germany at Wembley.
Nov 8, 17:30
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate alongside Scotland counterpart Gordon Strachan during the World Cup qualifier at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Preview: Scotland vs. England
Sports Mole previews Saturday's World Cup qualifier between Scotland and England as the two nations renew the oldest rivalry in world football at Hampden Park.
Jun 9, 13:56
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Preview: England vs. Lithuania
Sports Mole previews Sunday's World Cup Group F qualifier between England and Lithuania at Wembley.
Mar 25, 15:47
England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate looks on during his side's match against Croatia Under-21 on October 10, 2014
Football Association chairman slams "disrespectful" England fans
Football Association chairman Greg Clarke hits out at the supporters responsible for marring England's meeting against Germany with derogatory chants from the stands.
Mar 23, 17:19
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Adam Lallana: 'Change in formation worked well for England'
England midfielder Adam Lallana hopes to see the 3-4-3 system used against Germany implemented again in the future, claiming that it 'could be the way forward'.
Mar 23, 16:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lukas Podolski: 'Arsene Wenger irreplaceable at Arsenal'
Lukas Podolski is intrigued to see whether Arsene Wenger will stay on as Arsenal manager, insisting that it will be almost impossible for anyone to replace him.
Mar 23, 09:56
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'Three-man defence a good fit for England'
England boss Gareth Southgate praises his players for adapting to a new formation against Germany.
Mar 22, 22:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England and Germany forge coaching partnership
The English and German football associations announce plans to share ideas about training, youth development and administration.
Mar 22, 22:39
England defender Gary Cahill in action during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gary Cahill: 'England had the chances to beat Germany'
England defender Gary Cahill claims that his side would have beaten Germany in Dortmund had they been more clinical in front of goal.
Mar 22, 22:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Lukas Podolski blasts Germany past England on international farewell
Lukas Podolski marks his 130th and final international appearance with a stunning goal to fire Germany to a 1-0 win over England in Dortmund.
Mar 22, 21:46
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Team News: Gareth Southgate hands England debut to Michael Keane
Manager Gareth Southgate hands an England debut to Burnley defender Michael Keane in the friendly international with Germany in Dortmund.
Mar 22, 18:40
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Live Commentary: Germany 1-0 England - as it happened
Relive Germany's 1-0 win over England as Lukas Podolski marks his 130th and final international appearance with a stunning winning goal in Dortmund.
Mar 22, 18:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lukas Podolski to captain Germany against England
Germany coach Joachim Low hands Lukas Podolski the captain's armband for the friendly with England as the striker features in his final international fixture.
Mar 21, 13:25
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Preview: Germany vs. England
Sports Mole previews the international friendly between Germany and England in Dortmund.
Mar 20, 16:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lukas Podolski confirms move to Japanese football
Lukas Podolski is to join Vissel Kobe in the summer following two years with Turkish giants Galatasaray, the forward has announced in an Instagram post.
Mar 2, 19:53
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate speaks with Jamie Vardy during the World Cup qualifier with Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
England must hit goal trail against Lithuania at Wembley
England may have impressed during their friendly defeat in Germany, but now it is time for Gareth Southgate's team to return to the goal trail against Lithuania.
Feb 23, 17:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lukas Podolski 'to reject China for Japan'
Former Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski will reportedly reject a move to the Chinese Super League in favour of Japan's J1 League.
Jan 17, 15:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Galatasaray confirm Lukas Podolski offer from China
Galatasaray spokesman Levent Nazifoglu says that the Turkish club have "received a remarkable offer" from Beijing Guoan for Lukas Podolski.
Dec 28, 19:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lukas Podolski slams Jose Mourinho's treatment of Bastian Schweinsteiger
Lukas Podolski criticises Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho for snubbing Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Sep 26, 11:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Bastian Schweinsteiger granted Germany farewell match
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will play one last game for Germany at the end of August, despite confirming his international retirement.
Aug 16, 14:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lukas Podolski retires from international football with Germany
Lukas Podolski announces his retirement from international football after racking up 129 caps for Germany.
Aug 15, 12:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Germany reach quarter-finals of Euro 2016
World champions Germany book their spot in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 after a 3-0 win over Slovakia on Sunday night in Lille.
Jun 26, 18:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lukas Podolski angered by "mascot" jibes
Lukas Podolski accuses fans of showing "a total lack of respect" for criticising his inclusion in the Germany squad for Euro 2016.
Jun 1, 17:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: England vs. Australia
Sports Mole previews the international friendly at the Stadium of Light between England and Australia.
May 26, 21:22

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