Željko Milinovič

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Željko Milinovič
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-10-12) 12 October 1969 (age 50)
Place of birth Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
Slovan
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1991 Slovan 17 (0)
1992–1994 Olimpija 50 (4)
1994–1995 Ljubljana 25 (1)
1995–1998 Maribor 99 (3)
1998–2000 LASK Linz 65 (6)
2000–2001 Grazer AK 19 (1)
2001–2004 JEF United Ichihara 103 (8)
2004–2006 LASK Linz 46 (0)
2006–2007 Olimpija Bežigrad 15 (2)
Total439(25)
National team
1997–2002 Slovenia 38 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Željko Milinovič (born 12 October 1969) is a Slovenian former professional footballer who played as a defender. He represented his country at the two major tournaments for which they qualified, the Euro 2000 and the World Cup 2002.

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Club career

Born in Ljubljana, Milinovič began his football career with local side Slovan. After half of the 1991–92 season he moved to Olimpija Ljubljana, where he won three consecutive Slovenian Championships and one Slovenian Cup. After a season at Ljubljana, he moved to Maribor. There, he won two consecutive Slovenian Championships and one Slovenian Cup. He had a few successful spells abroad, namely in Austria (LASK Linz and Grazer AK) and Japan (JEF United Ichihara).

International career

Milinovič was capped 38 times and scored three goals for Slovenia. He was a participant at the Euro 2000 and World Cup 2002.

Career statistics

Club

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition [1]
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupLeague CupTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Slovan 1991–92 PrvaLiga 170170
Olimpija 1991–92PrvaLiga102102
1992–93202202
1993–94200200
Total504504
Ljubljana 1994–95PrvaLiga251251
Maribor 1995–96PrvaLiga331331
1996–97321321
1997–98341341
Total993993
LASK 1998–99 Austrian Bundesliga 334334
1999–2000322322
Total656656
Grazer AK 2000–01Austrian Bundesliga191191
JEF United Ichihara 2001 J1 League 2633051344
2002 2534042335
2003 2623020312
2004 2601050320
Total103811016313011
LASK 2004–05 First League 150150
2005–06310310
Total460460
Olimpija 2006–07152152
Career total4392511016346628

International

Slovenia national team
YearAppsGoals
199710
199820
199990
2000112
200181
200270
Total383

International goals

Scores and results list Slovenia's goal tally first.
#DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
126 April 2000 Stade de France, Paris Flag of France.svg  France 1–02–3 Friendly match
27 October 2000 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 2–02–1 FIFA World Cup 2002 qualification
35 September 2001 Marakana, Belgrade Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  FR Yugoslavia 1–01–1 FIFA World Cup 2002 qualification

Honours

Olimpija

Maribor

LASK

See also

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References

  1. "Željko Milinovič". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.