Mladen Brkić

Mladen Brkić (Serbian Cyrillic: Mлaдeн Бpкић; born October 30, 1980) is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Šumadija Aranđelovac in the Serbian League West.[1]

Mladen Brkić
Mladen Brkic.jpg
Brkić in 2012
Personal information
Full name Mladen Brkić
Date of birth (1980-10-30) 30 October 1980 (age 40)
Place of birth Zaječar, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Šumadija Aranđelovac
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 OFK Mladenovac 17 (5)
2002–2003 Timok Zaječar 23 (8)
2003–2005 Železnik 10 (4)
2003–2004Radnički Beograd (loan) 8 (5)
2004Železničar Beograd (loan) 12 (7)
2005Sevojno (loan) 13 (4)
2005–2006 Selevac 24 (20)
2006–2007 OFK Mladenovac 31 (16)
2007–2008 ČSK Pivara 16 (5)
2008 SV Gmunden 10 (4)
2008–2010 Apolonia Fier 60 (24)
2010–2011 Skënderbeu Korçë 16 (8)
2011Dinamo Tirana (loan) 11 (5)
2011–2012 Flamurtari Vlorë 10 (0)
2012 Zalaegerszegi TE 8 (1)
2012–2013 Lapta Türk Birliği 11 (5)
2013 Sloga Kraljevo 13 (1)
2013 Brodarac 3 (1)
2014 Laçi 25 (4)
2014–2015 FK Karađorđe Topola 22 (4)
2016 Räppe GoIF
2017– Šumadija Aranđelovac 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2017

Club careerEdit

Aplonia FierEdit

Brkić presented himself in Albania for the first time in the 2008–09 season where he scored 9 goals in 30 matches with Apolonia Fier.[2] He improved during the next season, scoring 15 goals in 30 matches, missing out "Golden Boot" to Daniel Xhafa for 3 goals.[3] In January 2010 he was also named the new team captain.[4]

Brkić was loaned out to Dinamo Tirana for the club's participation in the UEFA Europa League; he played in the first leg of first qualifying round against FC Lahti which ended 4–1 to the Finnish side.[5]

Skënderbeu KorçëEdit

On 14 August 2010, Brkić was signed by Skënderbeu Korçë on a one-year contract worth €50,000.[6] He scored in a friendly just four days later against Pogradeci.[7] Brkić scored his first Albanian Superliga hat-trick on 24 October 2010 in a 5–1 home win over Kastrioti Krujë in the matchday 8.[8] The feat was followed by braces against Dinamo Tirana and Besa Kavajë which brought the striker tally to 7 goals.[9][10] He finished the first part of the season as Skënderbeu to scorer with 8 goals in 16 appearances, in addition 1 goal in 1 cup appearance before leaving in January.[11]

Dinamo Tirana (loan)Edit

In January 2011 Brkić joined a half-season loan at Dinamo Tirana, returning at capital club after two-and-a-half years.[12] As part of the transfer, Albanian midfielder Gjergji Muzaka went to the opposite direction.[11]

Flamurtari VlorëEdit

Brkić agreed personal terms and joined fellow top flight side Flamurtari Vlorë on 15 September 2011 on a one-year contract.[13] His spell at Red&Blacks was short-lived, as he went goalless in 10 league appearances. He did, however, scored once in Albanian Cup on 28 September versus lower league opposition Bilisht Sport.[14] He left the club in the first days of January after terminating the contract.[15]

Zalaegerszegi TEEdit

On 15 March 2012, after three months as a free agent, Brkić left Albania and joined Zalaegerszegi TE of Nemzeti Bajnokság I.[16] He signed a contract until the end of the 2011–12 season and took squad number 11.[16] Brkić made his competitive two days later by entering as a substitute in the final minutes of the 1–1 home draw against Szombathelyi Haladás.[17] His first score-sheet contributions came in his second appearance for the club on 24 March against Vasas SC, netting a volley in 76th minute to give his team the temporary lead in an eventual 2–3 loss at Illovszky Rudolf Stadion.[18] Brkić finished his short spell in Hungary by making 8 appearances and scoring once, as Zalaegerszegi TE was relegated to Nemzeti Bajnokság II after finishing last in the championship.[19]

LaçiEdit

Brkić completed a transfer to Albanian Superliga outfit Laçi on 29 August 2013, returning in Albania after two seasons.[20] He made his debut on 14 September in the opening week of championship versus Partizani Tirana, producing a strong performance and assisted the lone goal before was replaced at extra time as Laçi won at home.[21] He opened his scoring account later on 6 November in a cup match against Elbasani, netting the opener with a penalty kick as Laçi won 2–0.[22] His first league goal came three days later as he scored the first of a 0–2 win at Kastrioti Krujë.[23] He left the club on 14 April of the following year due to his poor performances throughout the season, having scored only 4 goals in 25 league appearances.[24]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 5 May 2015[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Gmunden 2007–08 Austrian Regionalliga Central 10 4 0 0 10 4
Apolonia Fier 2008–09 Albanian Superliga 30 9 2 1 32 10
2009–10 30 15 0 0 30 15
Total 60 24 2 1 62 25
Dinamo Tirana (loan) 2009–10 Albanian Superliga 1[a] 0 1 0
Skënderbeu Korçë 2010–11 Albanian Superliga 16 8 1 1 17 9
Dinamo Tirana (loan) 2010–11 Albanian Superliga 15[b] 3 4 0 19 3
Flamurtari Vlorë 2011–12 Albanian Superliga 10 0 6 1 16 1
Zalaegerszegi 2011–12 Nemzeti Bajnokság I 8 1 0 0 8 1
Lapta Türk Birliği 2012–13 KTFF Süper Lig 11 5 0 0 11 5
Sloga Kraljevo 2012–13 Serbian First League 13 1 0 0 13 1
Laçi 2013–14 Albanian Superliga 25 4 3 1 28 5
Mladost Bački Jarak 2014–15 Novosadsko-Sremska Liga 10 0 0 0 10 0
Career total 178 50 16 4 1 0 195 54
  1. ^ All appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League
  2. ^ Including one appearance in Albanian Superliga relegation play-off

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Serbia - M. Brkić - Profile with news, career statistics and history". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Albania 2008/09". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 25 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Një serb synon "Këpucën e artë"" [A Serb aims at the Golden Boot] (in Albanian). Albania-sport. Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 25 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Enea Shtrepi (23 January 2010). "Mlladen Brkiç kapiteni i ri i Apolonise!" [Mladen Brkić the new Apolonia captain] (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. Retrieved 25 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Lahti 4-1 Dinamo Tirana". UEFA.com. Retrieved 22 June 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Enea Shtrepi (14 August 2010). "Levizjet/ Mlladen Brkic firmos me Skenderbeun" [Transfers/ Mladen Brkić signs with Skënderbeu] (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. Retrieved 8 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Kristo Zhidro (18 August 2010). "Miqesore/Pogradeci-Skenderbeu 3-3" [Friendly/ Pogradeci-Skënderbeu 3-3] (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. Retrieved 8 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Kristo Zhidro (24 October 2010). "Kategoria Superiore/ Skenderbeu-Kastrioti 5-1" [Albanian Superliga/ Skënderbeu-Kastrioti 5-1] (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. Retrieved 24 October 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Skënderbeu Korçë vs. Dinamo Tirana 3 – 2". Soccerway. 13 November 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Skënderbeu Korçë vs. Besa Kavajë 4 – 0". Soccerway. 20 November 2011. Retrieved 24 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ a b Kristo Zhidro (8 January 2011). "Skenderbeu / Rikuperohet Sefa, huazohet Brkic" [Skënderbeu / Sefa recuperated, Brkić loaned] (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. Retrieved 8 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Cikalleshi dhe Muzaka perforcimet e Skënderbeut" [Cikalleshi and Muzaka are the reinforcements of Skënderbeu] (in Albanian). Arkiva Lajmeve. 27 December 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Levizjet/ Flamurtari merr Mlladen Brkic" [Transfers/ Flamurtari takes Mladen Brkić] (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. 15 September 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Flamurtari FC 4-0 Bilisht Sport" (in Albanian). FSHF.org. 28 September 2011. Retrieved 25 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Flamurtari/ Brkic ben gati valixhet, mungon vetem divorci zyrtar" [Flamurtari/ Brkić prepares the bags, only the official divorce is missing] (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. 27 December 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ a b "Rutinos csatárt igazoltunk" [We have verified a routine fighter] (in Hungarian). Ztefc.hu. 15 March 2012. Retrieved 15 March 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Zalaegerszegi TE vs. Szombathelyi Haladás 1 – 1". Soccerway. 17 March 2012. Retrieved 25 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "Vasas vs. Zalaegerszegi TE 3 – 2". Soccerway. 24 March 2012. Retrieved 25 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "Summary - NBI - Hungary - Results, fixtures, tables and news". Soccerway. Retrieved 25 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  20. ^ Vladimir Prenga (29 August 2013). "Laçi arrin akordin me Brkiç, serbi sot në stërvitje" [Laçi reaches agreement with Brkić, serbian today on training] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. Retrieved 24 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  21. ^ Vladimir Prenga (15 September 2013). "Partizani bie në Laç, ka akuza ndaj gjykimit. Të kuqve u anulohet një gol pjesën e dytë" [Partizani fall in Laç, there are accusations against the referee] (in Albanian). Panorama Sport. Retrieved 24 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  22. ^ "Laçi vs. Elbasani 2 – 0". Soccerway. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  23. ^ "Kastrioti Krujë vs. Laçi 0 – 2". Soccerway. 9 November 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  24. ^ Enea Shrepi (12 April 2014). "Laçi/ Brkic largohet nga skuadra" [Laçi/ Brkić flees from the team] (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. Retrieved 24 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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