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Friday May 11 2012
Croatia name Euro 2012 squad

Italy’s Euro 2012 opponents Croatia have announced their 27-man longlist for the tournament.

Slaven Bilic’s side are in Group C along with the Azzurri, Spain and the Republic of Ireland.

Goalkeepers: Stipe Pletikosa (FC Rostov), Danijel Subašić (AS Monaco FC), Ivan Kelava (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Goran Blažević (HNK Hajduk Split)

Defenders: Vedran Ćorluka (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Josip Šimunić (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Gordon Schildenfeld (Eintracht Frankfurt), Darijo Srna (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Šime Vrsaljko (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Domagoj Vida (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Danijel Pranjić (FC Bayern München). Dejan Lovren (Olympique Lyonnais), Jurica Buljat (Maccabi Haifa FC), Ivan Strinić (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk);

Midfielders: Luka Modrić (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Ognjen Vukojević (FC Dynamo Kyiv), Tomislav Dujmović (FC Dinamo Moskva), Ivan Perišić (Borussia Dortmund), Ivan Rakitić (Sevilla FC), Niko Kranjčar (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Milan Badelj (GNK Dinamo Zagreb);

Forwards: Eduardo (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Mario Mandžukić (VfL Wolfsburg), Nikica Jelavić (Everton FC), Ivica Olić (FC Bayern München), Nikola Kalinić (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk), Ivo Iličević (Hamburger SV).

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