Niko Kranjcar

Date of birth13 August 1984
Place of birthZagreb
NationalityCroatian
Weight80 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionMidfielder

Niko Kranjcar was introduced in to Croatia's senior squad soon after his father Zlatko took over as the national team's coach.

Controversially, they were together for the 2006 World Cup finals.

He joined Portsmouth in August 2006 with a four-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Dinamo Zagreb 01 Jul 2001 01 Jan 2005
Hajduk Split 01 Jan 2005 31 Aug 2006
Portsmouth 31 Aug 2006 01 Sep 2009
Tottenham Hotspur 01 Sep 2009 07 Jun 2012
Dynamo Kiev 07 Jun 2012 18 Mar 2016
Queens Park Rangers 02 Sep 2013 31 May 2014 L
Queens Park Rangers 01 Sep 2014 31 May 2015 L
New York Cosmos 18 Mar 2016 30 Jun 2016
Rangers 01 Jul 2016

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Dinamo Zagreb UEFA Cup 1
1
2002-03 Dinamo Zagreb UEFA Cup 1
2006-07 Portsmouth FA Cup 2
2006-07 Portsmouth League Cup 2
1
2006-07 Portsmouth Premier League 11
13
2
2007-08 Portsmouth FA Cup 6
1
1
2007-08 Portsmouth League Cup 2
2007-08 Portsmouth Premier League 31
3
4
2
2008-09 Portsmouth FA Community Shield 1
2008-09 Portsmouth FA Cup 2
1
2008-09 Portsmouth Premier League 16
5
3
2
2008-09 Portsmouth UEFA Cup 1
2009-10 Portsmouth League Cup 1
1
2009-10 Portsmouth Premier League 4
2009-10 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 5
3
2
2009-10 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 19
5
6
3
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 1
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup
1
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 2
11
2
1
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Champions League 1
5
2011-12 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 2
1
2011-12 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 9
3
1
2011-12 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Europa League 2
1
1
2013-14 Queens Park Rangers FA Cup
1
2013-14 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 21
8
2
4
2013-14 Queens Park Rangers League Championship Play-Offs 2
1
1
2014-15 Queens Park Rangers Premier League 11
11
2
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Aug 2001 Dinamo Zagreb v Flora Tallinn W 1-0 UEFA Cup 1st qualifying round 1st leg
23 Aug 2001 Flora Tallinn v Dinamo Zagreb D 0-0
Agg: 0-1
UEFA Cup 1st qualifying round 2nd leg
14 Nov 2002 Fulham v Dinamo Zagreb L 2-1
Agg: 5-1
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Croatia UEFA Under-19 3
1
2002-03 Croatia UEFA Under-19 3
1
1
2002-03 Croatia UEFA Under-21 2
2003-04 Croatia UEFA Under-21 5
2
1
2003-04 Croatia Under-21 2
2004-05 Croatia FIFA World Cup 6
1
1
2004-05 Croatia International Friendly 3
2005-06 Croatia Carlsberg Cup 2
2005-06 Croatia FIFA World Cup 6
1
1
2005-06 Croatia International Friendly 7
1
2006-07 Croatia International Friendly 1
1
2006-07 Croatia UEFA European Championship 7
2007-08 Croatia International Friendly 3
1
2007-08 Croatia UEFA European Championship 8
1
2
2008-09 Croatia FIFA World Cup 1
2008-09 Croatia International Friendly 1
1
1
2009-10 Croatia FIFA World Cup 4
1
1
2009-10 Croatia International Friendly 2
2010-11 Croatia International Friendly 5
2
2010-11 Croatia UEFA European Championship 5
4
2
2011-12 Croatia International Friendly 1
3
2011-12 Croatia UEFA European Championship 3
2
1
2012-13 Croatia FIFA World Cup 1
3
1
2012-13 Croatia International Friendly 2
2013-14 Croatia FIFA World Cup 1
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Nov 2001 Austria v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA U19 Group 14
07 Nov 2001 Croatia v Latvia W 4-1 UEFA U19 Group 14
09 Nov 2001 Croatia v Republic of Ireland L 1-3 UEFA U19 Group 14
05 Sep 2002 Sweden v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA U19 Group 2 qualifying
07 Sep 2002 Belarus v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA U19 Group 2 qualifying
09 Sep 2002 Croatia v Poland D 0-0 UEFA U19 Group 2 qualifying
28 Mar 2003 Croatia v Belgium D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 8
10 Jun 2003 Estonia v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 8
19 Aug 2003 England v Croatia W 0-3 Under-21
09 Sep 2003 Belgium v Croatia W 0-2 UEFA U21 Group 8
16 Nov 2003 Croatia v Scotland W 2-0 U21 Play-off 2nd leg
18 Nov 2003 Scotland v Croatia L 1-0 UEFA U21 Play-off 2nd leg
27 May 2004 Serbia and Montenegro v Croatia L 3-2 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
29 May 2004 Belarus v Croatia D 1-1 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
01 Jun 2004 Italy v Croatia L 1-0 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
18 Aug 2004 Croatia v Israel W 1-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2004 Croatia v Hungary W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Sep 2004 Sweden v Croatia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
09 Oct 2004 Croatia v Bulgaria D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
16 Nov 2004 Republic of Ireland v Croatia L 1-0 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 Israel v Croatia D 3-3 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Croatia v Iceland W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
30 Mar 2005 Croatia v Malta W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
04 Jun 2005 Bulgaria v Croatia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
17 Aug 2005 Croatia v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2005 Iceland v Croatia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
07 Sep 2005 Malta v Croatia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Oct 2005 Croatia v Sweden W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
12 Nov 2005 Portugal v Croatia L 2-0 International Friendly
29 Jan 2006 Korea Republic v Croatia L 2-0 CARLSBERG CUP
01 Feb 2006 Hong Kong v Croatia W 0-4 CARLSBERG CUP
01 Mar 2006 Croatia v Argentina W 3-2 International Friendly
23 May 2006 Austria v Croatia W 1-4 International Friendly
28 May 2006 Croatia v Iran D 2-2 International Friendly
03 Jun 2006 Croatia v Poland L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2006 Spain v Croatia L 2-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 2006 Brazil v Croatia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
18 Jun 2006 Japan v Croatia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
22 Jun 2006 Croatia v Australia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
16 Aug 2006 Italy v Croatia W 0-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2006 Russia v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Oct 2006 Croatia v Andorra W 7-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
11 Oct 2006 Croatia v England W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
15 Nov 2006 Israel v Croatia W 3-4 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Feb 2007 Croatia v Norway W 2-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Croatia v FYR Macedonia W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
02 Jun 2007 Estonia v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
06 Jun 2007 Croatia v Russia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
08 Sep 2007 Croatia v Estonia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
12 Sep 2007 Andorra v Croatia W 0-6 UEFA European Championship Group E
13 Oct 2007 Croatia v Israel W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
17 Nov 2007 FYR Macedonia v Croatia L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
21 Nov 2007 England v Croatia W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Group E
06 Feb 2008 Croatia v Netherlands L 0-3 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Scotland v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
31 May 2008 Hungary v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 2008 Austria v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
12 Jun 2008 Croatia v Germany W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
16 Jun 2008 Croatia v Poland W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
20 Jun 2008 Croatia v Turkey L 1-1 (1-3) UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
20 Aug 2008 Slovenia v Croatia W 2-3 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 Romania v Croatia W 1-2 International Friendly
01 Apr 2009 Andorra v Croatia W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
12 Aug 2009 Belarus v Croatia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
05 Sep 2009 Croatia v Belarus W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
09 Sep 2009 England v Croatia L 5-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
08 Oct 2009 Croatia v Qatar W 3-2 International Friendly
14 Oct 2009 Kazakhstan v Croatia W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
14 Nov 2009 Croatia v Liechtenstein W 5-0 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Belgium v Croatia W 0-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Slovakia v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 Latvia v Croatia W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Sep 2010 Croatia v Greece D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
09 Oct 2010 Israel v Croatia W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group F
12 Oct 2010 Croatia v Norway W 2-1 International Friendly
17 Nov 2010 Croatia v Malta W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
09 Feb 2011 Croatia v Czech Republic W 4-2 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Georgia v Croatia L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
29 Mar 2011 France v Croatia D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Aug 2011 Republic of Ireland v Croatia D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2011 Croatia v Israel W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Oct 2011 Greece v Croatia L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
11 Oct 2011 Croatia v Latvia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
29 Feb 2012 Croatia v Sweden L 1-3 International Friendly
25 May 2012 Croatia v Estonia W 3-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2012 Norway v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 2012 Republic of Ireland v Croatia W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
14 Jun 2012 Italy v Croatia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
15 Aug 2012 Croatia v Switzerland L 2-4 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Croatia v FYR Macedonia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
16 Oct 2012 Croatia v Wales W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
06 Feb 2013 Croatia v Korea Republic W 4-0 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Croatia v Serbia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
07 Jun 2013 Croatia v Scotland L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
11 Oct 2013 Croatia v Belgium L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
15 Oct 2013 Scotland v Croatia L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.