Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic has quit the national team because he was unhappy with being an unused substitute in Friday’s 1-0 win in Bulgaria in a Euro 2016 qualifier, coach Niko Kovac said.
Gabriel Agbonlahor and Andreas Weimann scored as Aston Villa extended their unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 2-1 victory at home to Hull City on Sunday.
Nikica Jelavic gave Croatia a 1-0 win over Australia in a warm-up game Friday ahead of their World Cup opener against hosts Brazil next week.
Croatian international striker Nikica Jelavic netted a double as Hull City took a major stride towards Premier League safety with a 4-0 win at fellow promoted side Cardiff Saturday.
Steve Bruce made a winning return to Sunderland on Saturday as his side Hull ended a winless run of five matches with a 2-0 win over the hosts who played almost the whole match with only 10 men.
Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic completed a move to Hull City for an undisclosed fee from fellow Premier League club Everton on Wednesday after the clubs agreed a deal last week.
Republic of Ireland international winger Aiden McGeady has joined Everton from Spartak Moscow, the Premier League club announced on Saturday.
Hull City have agreed a transfer fee with English Premier League rivals Everton to sign Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic.
Goals from Jelavic, Baines, Osman, Coleman & Fellaini saw the Premier League side ease past the League Two outfit, who grabbed a consolation through Russell Penn.
Dramatic goals from Steven Pienaar and Nikica Jelavic in second-half injury time earned Everton a scarcely-deserved win over Tottenham in a drab encounter at Goodison Park.
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