Silvio Maric

Date of birth20 March 1975
Place of birthZagreb
NationalityCroatian
Weight78 kg
Height1.81 m
PositionForward

A highly-rated Croatian striker, Silvio arrived at Newcastle lacking match fitness and struggled to justify his near £4million fee.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Croatia Zagreb 26 Feb 1999
Newcastle United 26 Feb 1999 24 Jul 2000
FC Porto 24 Jul 2000 01 Sep 2002
Dinamo Zagreb 01 Sep 2002

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1998-99 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
2
1
1998-99 Newcastle United Premier League 9
1
1
1999-00 Newcastle United FA Cup
1
1999-00 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1999-00 Newcastle United Premier League 3
10
1999-00 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 3
2
2000-01 FC Porto Portuguese First Division 5
6
2
2
2000-01 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 1
2000-01 FC Porto UEFA Cup
3
2001-02 FC Porto Portuguese First Division 3
2
2001-02 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 1
2002-03 Dinamo Zagreb UEFA Cup 1
2003-04 Panathinaikos UEFA Champions League 4
2004-05 Panathinaikos UEFA Champions League 1


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
07 Mar 1999 Newcastle United v Everton W 4-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
10 Mar 1999 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United W 1-2 Premier League
13 Mar 1999 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 1-2 Premier League
20 Mar 1999 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
03 Apr 1999 Derby County v Newcastle United W 3-4 Premier League
05 Apr 1999 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 Premier League
11 Apr 1999 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 FA Cup Semi-final
17 Apr 1999 Newcastle United v Everton L 1-3 Premier League
21 Apr 1999 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
24 Apr 1999 Wimbledon v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
01 May 1999 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
16 May 1999 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
22 May 1999 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-0 FA Cup Final
07 Aug 1999 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 0-1 Premier League
09 Aug 1999 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 3-1 Premier League
15 Aug 1999 Southampton v Newcastle United L 4-2 Premier League
25 Aug 1999 Newcastle United v Sunderland L 1-2 Premier League
11 Sep 1999 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
30 Sep 1999 Newcastle United v CSKA Sofiya D 2-2
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
12 Oct 1999 Birmingham City v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
21 Oct 1999 FC Zürich v Newcastle United W 1-2 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
25 Oct 1999 Newcastle United v Derby County W 2-0 Premier League
04 Nov 1999 Newcastle United v FC Zürich W 3-1
Agg: 5-2
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
07 Nov 1999 Newcastle United v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
20 Nov 1999 Watford v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
28 Nov 1999 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 Premier League
04 Dec 1999 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
31 Jan 2000 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
23 Apr 2000 Newcastle United v Leeds United D 2-2 Premier League
02 May 2000 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
14 May 2000 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 4-2 Premier League


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
1994-95 Croatia UEFA Under-21 3
1
1995-96 Croatia OT v Under-21 1
1995-96 Croatia UEFA Under-21 1
1
1995-96 Croatia Under-21 1
1996-97 Croatia FIFA World Cup
1
1996-97 Croatia UEFA Under-21 2
1997-98 Croatia FIFA World Cup 3
3
1
1997-98 Croatia International Friendly 1
3
1998-99 Croatia International Friendly
2
1998-99 Croatia UEFA European Championship 3
2002-03 Croatia International Friendly
1
2002-03 Croatia UEFA European Championship 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
24 Mar 1995 Croatia v Ukraine W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 4
28 Mar 1995 Lithuania v Croatia W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 4
25 Apr 1995 Croatia v Slovenia L 0-2 UEFA U21 Group 4
02 Sep 1995 Croatia v Estonia W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 4
23 Apr 1996 England v Croatia W 0-1 Under-21
23 May 1996 Brazil v Croatia D 1-1 OT v Under-21
09 Nov 1996 Croatia v Greece L 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 1
28 Mar 1997 Croatia v Denmark W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 1
30 Apr 1997 Greece v Croatia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 1
06 Sep 1997 Croatia v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Group 1
10 Sep 1997 Denmark v Croatia L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 1
22 Apr 1998 Croatia v Poland W 4-1 International Friendly
29 May 1998 Croatia v Slovakia L 1-2 International Friendly
03 Jun 1998 Croatia v Iran W 2-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 1998 Croatia v Australia W 7-0 International Friendly
20 Jun 1998 Japan v Croatia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
26 Jun 1998 Argentina v Croatia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
04 Jul 1998 Germany v Croatia W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
08 Jul 1998 France v Croatia L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
06 Sep 1998 Republic of Ireland v Croatia L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
10 Oct 1998 Malta v Croatia W 1-4 UEFA European Championship Group 8
14 Oct 1998 Croatia v FYR Macedonia W 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 8
28 Apr 1999 Croatia v Italy D 0-0 International Friendly
05 May 1999 Spain v Croatia L 3-1 International Friendly
21 Aug 2002 Croatia v Wales D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Croatia v Estonia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
12 Oct 2002 Bulgaria v Croatia L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8


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