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Tottenham have confirmed the departure of defender Vedran Corluka to Lokomotiv Moscow.

Slaven Bilic has an earring, a rock band and a law degree

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It is all about the dude within.

Andres Iniesta of Spain and Ivan Rakitic of Croatia compete for the ball during the UEFA EURO 2012 group C match
Mario Mandzukic of Croatia scores the opening goal past Gianluigi Buffon of Italy

Mandzukic equaliser punishes Italians

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<b>Luka Modric: </b>Protected the ball, brought the Croatian wingers into play, and didn’t hesitate to shoot with his venomous right foot. 7

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric relishing Spain clash

Luka Modric is calling for more of the same as Croatia attempt to book their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 with a game to spare.

Mario Mandzukic celebrates with the Croatia team after his early goal

Flawed Ireland now face mission impossible

Ireland's task in this group was never going to be easy, but it's suddenly become almost impossible.

Giovanni Trapattoni barks instructions at his players

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni hints at changes for Spain match

Manager Giovanni Trapattoni has hinted he could make changes as he attempts to revive the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2012 campaign.

Nikica Jelavic has been a revelation since arriving from Rangers

Everton have got a real bargain with £5m Jelavic, declares Bilic

Sometimes a club and a player seem to be a perfect fit. Everton supporters took warmly to a forward from Scotland not so long ago, and Duncan Ferguson ended up with the club badge tattooed on his arm. It is too early to say that Nikica Jelavic will impact so spectacularly at Goodison Park but the signs are good just 10 games into his career there after moving, like Ferguson, from Rangers.

Nikica Jelavic has been a revelation since arriving from Rangers

Everton and Jelavic are the perfect fit, says Bilic

Croatia manager (and Everton old boy) insists striker's all-round game will surprise Liverpool

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