Photo: Dynamo Kiev Niko Kranjčar wanted out of Tottenham Hotspur. The 28 year-old Croatian midfielder rode the bench in North London the majority of the time during the tail end of his 3-year career with the club. His wish finally came true this past summer when Spurs sold him to Ukrainian club Dynamo Kiev for £5.5million, locking in a 4-year contract. From London to … [Read more...] about Niko Kranjčar: New city, same story
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!
Photo:LA Galaxy Tottenham Hotspur announced today that they will be coming back to the States for a two-game American tour to play MLS champions Los Angeles Galaxy at The Home Depot Center (July 24th) and New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena (July 31st). But before you go out and start buying tickets for either of these two friendlies, just know that Luka Modrić and/or … [Read more...] about TOTTENHAM COMING STATESIDE…
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 SHOULD I DO? SCORE 2 FIRST HALF GOALS AGAINST MALTA. Croatia got the job done Wednesday night against a poor Malta side, winning 3-0 with two first half goals from Niko Kranjčar and a late header by substitute Nikola Kalinić. In the end, it was just Malta, but Croatia got the job done injury-free nonetheless. Kranjčar has been spectacular in the last three Croatia games … [Read more...] about FINAL: CROATIA 3 MALTA 0
NIKO KRANJČAR PONDERING HIS FUTURE...Niko Kranjčar has been left in the dust at Tottenham by manager Harry Redknapp since the addition of Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart in September. The 26 year-old Croatian winger has scored six goals in 27 appearances since joining Tottenham Hotspur in 2009 and has netted 13 goals for Croatia in 60 appearances since 2004. Kranjčar … [Read more...] about KRANJČAR: WHAT SHOULD I DO?
BILIĆ' PROPOSED STARTING XI Croatia start their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign this Friday, as they travel to Latvia for a 2PM (Eastern) kickoff. The Vatreni will be without midfield magic man Luka Modrić as he rests a nagging groin injury. Anything less than three points from this match would be absolutely disappointing and could unravel manager Slaven Bilić' grasp on the … [Read more...] about A NEW CHAPTER: CROATIA-LATVIA
2010 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUPSTottenham face off against the current European champions while Eduardo returns to the Emirates for the first time as Shakhtar face Arsenal. Bayern Munich have an easy route to the knockout round while Rakitić and Lovren face each other. Should be another great Champions League, especially with so many Croatians involved. CROUCHIE BAGS A … [Read more...] about CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUPS ANNOUNCED
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PLAYOFF DRAWLuka Modrić, Niko Kranjčar, Vedran Ćorluka and Tottenham Hotspur have a favorable draw in the Champions League playoff round as they face Swiss opposition in BSC Young Boys. Expect Crottenham to be among Europe's elite in the Champions League group stage. Ognjen Vukojević and Dynamo Kyiv take on Dutch giants Ajax while Nikola Pokrivač and Red … [Read more...] about EUROPEAN PLAYOFF TIES ANNOUNCED