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First days of Wisła, Seniority issue, Mergers 1907 and allegedly 1916, Season 1910, Wisla creates Polish Footballers Association, Jubilees, Next...

General: History at a glance, Wisła and sports associations, TS Wisla branches, Facts and myths about Wisła, Cemeteries, Olympians, Wisła Kraków and Polish national team, Derby, More...

History in photographs: Kits, Henryk Reyman, Stadium, Derby, Józef Piłsudski, Seasons, Memorabilia and documents, More photographs, Video materials

Symbols: Kits, Club name, Coat of arms, Anthem, White Star, Colors, Standard, Henryk Reyman’s street and monument

Sports infrastructure: History of stadium, Wisła Stadium, Construction works timeline, Wisła facilities, Wisła on foreign pitches, Arena Krakow, Wisła basketball courts

Fans: Best fans in Poland?, Prewar supporting, Legendary supporters, Fans’ initiatives, Songbook, Title celebrations, Wisła Dragon, Fan clubs, Fans’ friendships, Scarves, Flags, Banners, Choreographies, Graffiti, At home, Away games, More...

Players, Coaches, Activists: All Wisła athletes, Trainers, Activists, Board, Wisła clans, Patriots and soldiers, Wisła Kraków and Universities, Foreign players, more...

Stats: Chronology of success, All successes, Best results and records, Double-digit results, Best scorers, All-time table, All-time table of Polish league, Turnout, Positions in the league table, The longest serie of matches without a loss, 100 players that shocked the Polish football

Interviews: Kazimierz Kościelny, Stanisław Flanek, Filek brothers, Ludwik Miętta-Mikołajewicz, Jerzy Mikułowski-Pomorski, Jacek Arlet

Trivia: Legendary quotes, Humor, Poetry, Reyman’s shoes, Wisla in the media, FAQ, Other Wisła teams, More...

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White Star is the symbol that has been accompanying Wisła for more than 100 years. It has become an icon, club’s synonym, almost a sanctity. White Star – expression of patriotism – witnessed glory, moments of emotion and excitement, but also falls and painful failures. There were also periods, when political pressure was put on the club and its identity was tried to be changed – because of its meaning, the White Star was expelled from shirts. Fortunately this times passed, and White Star accompanies athletes, activists, and supporters not only in Poland but also in the world.

History of the White Star

Despite common believes, Star was not Wisła’s emblem from the very beginning. The first emblem made reference to the Vistula river and had the form of a black ball crossed by a blue ribbon.

The star appeared accidentally. In one of interviews Jan Weyssenhoff explained: “I was then in the Jenkner team. I wrote to Steigl (sports articles factory) in Berlin to send us some clothes. Red shirts with two blue stars came. At the time of the merger we agreed that Wisła would give the name and we would give the colors. That is how nowadays colors were created. Later on blue stars were replaced by single white one.” The merger mentioned by Wisła player took place in the autumn of 1907. Shirts were therefore ordered at least a few weeks earlier, but it is not possible to determine the exact date. To sum up, at the beginning there were two five arm blue stars – on the left and right side of the chest – on the shirts of Jenkner team. Though the merger with Jenkner team the stars appeared on Wisła shirts. In fact, blue star was placed on the first known Wisła badges...

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