Widzew Lodz is a Polish football club based in Lodz, West Pomeranian Voivodeship. The club was founded in 1916, and played in the Polish First League in 1945–47, 1956–57, 1957–59, 1962–63, 1963–65 and 2002–03. In 2003 they were relegated to the Second Division and they were promoted back to the First Division in 2007.
The name Widzew Lodz is a Polish name which means Iron Wood. The club’s home colours are red and white striped shirts with a red and white horizontal-striped scarf. The team’s badge is arawaks, which are the national animal of the Dominican Republic.
The club was founded in 1916, and first played in the Polish First League in 1945–47. They were relegated in 1947, but returned in 1956 and 1957. They relegated again in 1957, but returned to the First League in 1962. They were relegated in 1963, but returned again in 1965. They were relegated again in 2002, but returned to the First League in 2007. They currently play in the Polish First League.