Sunday, 21 March 2010


Nikica Jelavic scored his 10th league of the season as Rapid Vienna drew 1-1 with rivals Sturm Graz. Its his 20th in all competitions. Jelavic is having his best ever season and would hope to transfer to a stronger league in the summer to improve his chance of representing Croatia in the 2012 European Championship qualifiers. Jelavic is currently believe to be competing for 5th place striker slot in the squad with Ivan Klasnic, Mario Mandzukic and Nikola Kalinic.

Out of form Slovan Liberec were again defeated in the Czech league as Bohemians secured a 3-2 victory. Croatian Lovre Vulin opened the scoring for Liberec and Andrej Keric notched the sides second. There was also a goal for Spurs Niko Kranjcar (2-1 win over Stoke) and for Shaktar's Dario Srna.

Meanwhile in Germany it is being reported that Hertha Berlin are keen to sign Arminia Bielfeld defender Andre Mijatovic. Free agent Tomislav Labudovic has also joined up to a new club after joined Inter Zapresic. Former Rijeka wideman Johann Smith has signed with Swedish side Kalmar FF.