Photo: DPA 32 year-old Croatian striker Ivan 'Killer' Klasnić has signed a one-year contract with Bundesliga club FSV Mainz 05, returning him to Germany for the first time since the 2007-08 season, where he played for Werder Bremen. Killer played eight seasons in Bremen where he scored 49 goals in 151 appearances. He was born in Hamburg. Klasnić started his career at … [Read more...] about Killer heading home
Jelavić Strikes Again!By 43 Comments
Photo: TheFA.com Same celebration. Different game. Don't let the picture deceive you; three days after his goal against Swansea, Nikica Jelavić is celebrating again. This time he slammed home past Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in the 24th minute off a fantastic cross from teammate Magaye Gueye. The near post one-timer was cool and collected as Jelavić didn't … [Read more...] about Jelavić Strikes Again!
CROATIANS AROUND EUROPE *XI*By 27 Comments
SCOTLAND Jelavić converts penalty for Rangers Nikica Jelavić played the full 90 minutes for Rangers on Saturday and converted a 69th minute penalty kick against Aberdeen to give the Scottish giants the full three points on the day. Jelavić put a tough ball through the box as he slid across the penalty area which followed with a foul and a Rangers penalty. … [Read more...] about CROATIANS AROUND EUROPE *XI*
WHAT’S WRONG WITH KILLER?By 12 Comments
Dinamofan reporting from Bolton, UKJust back from Bolton and I have to say I was disappointed with Ivan Klasnić's whole attitude. Putting football totally aside, there was something wrong with his whole body language. He was given the start Saturday in a FA Cup clash vs. York City,but Killer had to have been either ill or was having a bad reaction to the weather because he had … [Read more...] about WHAT’S WRONG WITH KILLER?
OFFICIAL: KLASNIĆ STAYING IN ENGLANDBy 20 Comments
KILLER IS COMING BACK TO THE REEBOKIvan Klasnić will be returning to the Bolton Wanderers for the 2010-11 Premiership season as a permanent member of the club. After a one year loan spell with Bolton last season where Killer scored eight goals in 27 appearances, he inked a deal on Tuesday that will keep him at the Reebok for another two years. The 30 yer-old Klasnić … [Read more...] about OFFICIAL: KLASNIĆ STAYING IN ENGLAND
WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO…By 6 Comments
The 2008-09 season is almost upon us and should be a great one for all our Croatian internationals; especially the ones that have recently found new homes. Soon-to-be Croatian squad member, Dario Cvitanić, will be playing for Ajax (Netherlands) after 5 successful seasons at Banfield (Argentina). Superstar midfielder, Luka Modrić, will have plenty of critics to answer to … [Read more...] about WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO…
‘KILLER’ MOVING TO FRANCEBy 4 Comments
Ivan Klasnić, better known to most Croatian soccer fans as 'Killer', has just signed a 4-year deal with French club, FC Nantes. Nantes has just been promoted to France's 1st Division for the 2008-09 season after finishing second in Ligue 2 last year. The exact terms of the contract have not yet been released. Klasnić has been in Germany at Werder Bremen since 2001. He … [Read more...] about ‘KILLER’ MOVING TO FRANCE
MODRIĆ MAKES TOP 10 LISTBy 2 Comments
Croatian super-midfielder, Luka Modrić, has made UEFA's 'Ten Best' list for Euro 2008. This is the first time a Croatian has made the all-tournament list since Davor Šuker did it in the 1998 World Cup- the same year he also won the Golden Boot award. Croatian press have praised Modrić for his results this tournament and have made it clear that Tottenham have made an … [Read more...] about MODRIĆ MAKES TOP 10 LIST
CROATIAN FANS IN TROUBLE AGAIN???By Leave a Comment
ESPN has reported that UEFA will undergo an investigation to whether Croatian fans had Nazi-style banners in Vienna during the Turkey quarterfinal match. They will also breakdown Croatian chants that were sung during the game to hear if any religous or war-related material was aimed at the Turk supporters. Now, I did not see any banners of 'Nazi-style' in the stadium of … [Read more...] about CROATIAN FANS IN TROUBLE AGAIN???