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  Jan Koller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jan Koller (born March 30, 1973 in Smetanova Lhota, Czech Republic) is a Czech football player, who currently stars as a striker for the Czech Republic national team and the German club Borussia Dortmund.
Allegedly, Jan Koller is believed to have lost 13lb during a single 90 minute game.
Koller started his football training as a goalkeeper, but was converted to striker by the time he started his professional career.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jan_Koller   (270 words)

 Early Koller Families of Southern York County, Pennsylvania
Oct 1800 - 1868, died Springport, IN) 4 - Christina KOLLER (10 Oct/Nov 1801 - 11 Aug 1862, buried at Christ Ev.
Cemetery in Shrewsbury) sp- Mary Magdaline KOLLER (b.1 Jan 1803, m.29 Apr 1824, d.19 Mar 1887 in Baltimore Co., buried at Christ Ev.
YOST 4 - Orphea KOLLER (1820-1905) sp- A.
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 [cupwinkcook.com]: football forum, message board,films, funnies, music, forum, soccer, biscuits, english porcelain, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jan Koller was a son of a bitch about all the people he ever met.
Jan Koller was like a washout or a wave that doesn't break; he was like with no reason to say all the crazy things he did apart from the fact that he was just about probably the number one lying dude at the newspaper.
Jan, to be truthful, was totally useless at his job where he had to write headlines for a television magazine so he went onto his favourite (second favourite) website - cupwinkcook.com where all these socially retarded freaks and Bert hung out.
www.cupwinkcook.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/cupwinkcook.view_article/article_id/82/section_id/4/subsection_id/18   (548 words)

 BBC SPORT | EURO2000 | CZECH REP | Koller keeps feet on ground
Jan Koller is refusing to get carried away with his new star status ahead of Euro 2000.
But Koller, who is nicknamed Dino after the pet dinosaur in the Flintstones cartoon, is keeping his feet firmly on the ground.
Koller has had his share of tough times on the way to the top of football - and he is not fooled by the trappings of the Euro elite.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/euro2000/teams/czech_rep/771218.stm   (257 words)

 JournalStar.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Koller was expected to be sidelined for eight months, giving Bruckner reason to worry whether Koller will be fit in time for the World Cup, with the Czechs opening June 12 against the United States.
Koller spent four months in a German rehabilitation center, working eight to nine hours a day to be available for the World Cup.
Bruckner's concerns about Koller reflect the importance of a striker whose career paradoxically seemed almost over in 1994 when he was discarded by Sparta Prague as clumsy and ineffective.
www.journalstar.com /latest_reg?story_id=3926   (647 words)

 uefa.com - UEFA Champions League - Players - Koller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
One of the tallest players in Europe at 202cm, Jan Koller's stature belies a delicate touch, and he displays remarkable pace and agility to go with his height.
Koller broke Pavel Kuka's record as his country's leading scorer with 23 goals in 2003, a tally achieved in just 40 games.
Koller was a crucial figure throughout the Group 3 campaign, appearing in all eight matches and scoring six times, including a crucial equaliser in the 1-1 draw with the Netherlands in Rotterdam and a penalty in the 3-1 victory in the return fixture.
www.uefa.com /Competitions/UCL/Players/Player=28769   (361 words)

 ATL World Soccer News - Euro 2004 soccer news daily.
Koller's ascension to fame and fortune came after he joined Belgian side Lokeren, where he ended the 1999 season as the league's top marksman with 24 strikes.
Despite his failure to score for the Czech Republic at Euro 2000, Koller was a constant threat to the opposition although his country failed to overcome a difficult group that featured co-hosts Holland and eventual champions France as they exited at the first hurdle.
Koller had become a hero in certain sections of the Belgian support but he eventually outgrew his surroundings, German giants Borussia Dortmund tempting him away to the Bundesliga in 2001.
www.wldcup.com /euro/2004/players_present/429_jan_koller.html   (514 words)

 Total Football Forums > Koller Remains Upbeat
Koller is out of contract at Dortmund at the end of the season and, despite previously stating he will quit the club, the German outfit insist their offer of an extension is still on the table.
Jan Koller has declared he is 50-50 to be fit in time for next year's World Cup.
Koller, though, is not raising his hopes that he will recover in time for the World Cup.
www.totalfootballforums.com /forums/lofiversion/index.php?t637.html   (630 words)

 SI.com - Soccer - Czech Republic's Koller says he is fit for World Cup - Thursday May 4, 2006 11:50AM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) -- Jan Koller, the Czech Republic's record scorer, said Thursday he will be fit to play in the team's World Cup opener against the United States after he recovered from a long-term knee injury.
Koller's recovery is good news for national coach Karel Bruckner, who called the absence of the 6-foot-8 striker his "biggest loss."
Koller has 40 goals from 66 internationals, including nine goals in the Czech Republic's World Cup qualifying campaign.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /rssclick/2006/soccer/05/04/bc.eu.spt.soc.wcup.koller.ap/?section=si_soccer   (306 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For all the neat rapier thrusts of the Czechs’ nimble attacking, it was not until the beaten Euro 96 finalists employed the broadsword that is the huge Jan Koller that they could find a way through the Danish defence.
Koller’s towering response to Karel Poborsky’s corner completely caught out Denmark; the only surprise was that the Czechs had not played to this obvious strength in the preceding 48 minutes, often electing to keep their corners short.
His subsequent leaden-footed response to Koller’s leap was as unexpected as it was expensive.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040629/asp/sports/story_3430261.asp   (561 words)

 Borussia Dortmund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jan Koller’s career suffered from a jolty start: after playing to his home club Smetanova Lhota (1978-89) and ZVZ Milevsko (until 1994), he was banned to the reserve squad of Czech Republic’s top team Sparta Prague.
Koller was one of the most dangerous strikers throughout the whole four seasons playing in the yellow kit.
It’s obvious Koller is unstoppable due to his physical dimensions being 2.02 meters tall and weighing 103 kgs.
www.borussia-dortmund.com /?%9E]%1B%E4%F4%9D*n%E6%86%95   (420 words)

 Koller-Gate .... How a Rumour Can Spread
Koller has an excellent pedigree and, ironically, Peter Reid tried to sign the forward for Sunderland as a replacement for Quinn in 2002.
Koller as been at Borussia Dortmund for the last four years and has scored 54 goals for them.
Koller, former front man for Lokeren and Anderlect, is rumoured to finally fancy a crack at the Premiership and several sources in Germany say that the striker is ready to leave the German club.
www.moran.me.uk /koller_home.htm   (1206 words)

 Jan Koller: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jan Koller (born March 30, EHandler: no quick summary.
Koller started his football training as a goalkeeper goalkeeper quick summary:
In many team sports, a goalkeeper (termed goaltender in some sports) is a designated player that is charged with directly preventing the opposite team from...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/ja/jan_koller.htm   (560 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | Euro 2004 | Czech Rep | Players to Watch | Jan Koller
Jan Koller is one of the tallest players in the game and uses his height to great effect for club and country.
Koller came to prominence in Belgium with Lokeren and Anderlecht, where he was named Player of the Year in 2000.
Koller started his career as a goalkeeper before his pace earned him a striking role.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/euro_2004/czech_rep/players_to_watch/3643931.stm   (175 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Buyers must cough up for Koller
Sunderland's hopes of snapping up Czech striker Jan Koller have been rocked by the news that Anderlecht have slapped a £16 million price tag on their giant star.
As for Koller's worth, the amount being circulated is a long way short," Verschueren told onefootball.com.
Koller himself insists that he is in no rush to leave his present club, having just been named Belgium's Player of the Year for 2000.
www.rte.ie /sport/2001/0203/kollerj.html   (191 words)

 Total Football Forums > Borussia Dortmund Thread
Koller, a regular international with the Czech Republic, went down clutching his left knee in the 64th minute and immediately signalled for assistance.
Sep 26 2005, 06:48 PM Borussia Dortmund have left the door open for Jan Koller to renege on his decision to leave the Bundesliga side next summer, despite the Czech star suffering a serious injury.
Koller, whose present deal expires next summer, had been linked with a move to The Premiership during the transfer window, with Sunderland said to be monitoring the Czech international.
www.totalfootballforums.com /forums/lofiversion/index.php?t463.html   (3497 words)

 :: kbu.dk ::
Jan Koller's four goals help the Czechs come from behind to take their week's tally to 14.
Stung into action, the Czechs moved up a gear but their forwards were consistently thwarted by the agility of 21-year-old goalkeeper Filip Madzovski, outstanding on only his second national-team appearance.
However, he was unable to keep a first-half clean sheet as Koller headed in Tomás Rosický´s 42nd-minute free-kick and added a second in the period's dying moments, touching in a Baros shot.
www.kbu.dbu.dk /news/newsShow.aspx?id=33286   (341 words)

 Codemasters forum - Jan Koller
Yeah he is not to clever with his feet but i normally bring him on late on in the game and he just wins everything and sets up some many chances.
Koller is fantastic but I lay money that Mido is better than him, especially when the ball is at his feet.
Koller is a great player, very under rated in real life.
www.codemasters.com /forum/showthread.php?t=63802   (300 words)

 Football | No 2: Jan Koller
Be thankful he's not got a heavy metal style mullet and a Scorpions T-shirt.
"Koller is one of my favourite players," he wrote.
Despite being tipped for a big money move to Lazio this summer, Koller is known for his modesty and congenial personality.
football.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4026749-100509,00.html   (478 words)

 World Cup 2006 | Koller boost for Czechs | eleven-a-side.com
Jan Koller, the giant Borussia Dortmund striker, has been passed fit to take his place in the Czech Republic squad for next month’s World Cup finals in Germany.
Koller had been rated extremely doubtful after sustaining a serious knee injury early in the season.
Koller is not the only concern for the Czechs, with defender Zdenek Grygera, former Liverpool midfielder Vladimir Smicer and striker Vratislav Lokvenc all nursing injuries ahead of the finals.
www.eleven-a-side.com /worldcup2006/irish_soccer_detail.asp?newsid=22530   (451 words)

 Soccernet.com Euro 2000 News: Czechs cruise to easy win over Australia
Lanky Anderlecht striker Koller added the second seven minutes after the interval, heading home a cross from midfielder Martin Cizek for his 12th goal in 11 internationals.
Koller than slipped the ball to an unmarked Ulich who passed the ball into an empty net.
Australia, who beat Hungary 3-0 last month but who were missing their leading player Harry Kewell on Wednesday, had few opportunities and did not produce a decent shot in the first half.
www.soccernet.com /euro2000/news/20000329czevausrep.html   (289 words)

 Czechs in comeback win against the Dutch - Soccer - www.smh.com.au
The two former winners produced a series of high speed enterprising moves as they both sought the victory that would put them on course for the quarter-finals after Germany were held to a goalless draw by Latvia earlier in the day.
Jan Koller had blasted a close-range volley over the bar after less than two minutes but in the fourth Dutch defender Wilfred Bouma was left totally unmarked at the far post to head in Arjen Robben's right wing free kick.
The keeper was powerless in the 71st minute, however, as Koller chested a long pass into the path of Baros, who slammed the ball home from the edge of the box.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2004/06/20/1087669823472.html?from=storylhs   (600 words)

 :: dbu.dk ::
Jan Koller's own goal gives Sigma a potentially crucial advantage to take into the return leg.
BV Borussia Dortmund's hopes of earning a UEFA Intertoto Cup semi-final place suffered a setback as a Jan Koller own goal gave SK Sigma Olomouc a 1-1 draw and a potentially crucial away goal.
But there celebrations were cut short when an attempted clearance from Koller ended in his own net just before the interval and although Dortmund created could have regained the lead, they squandered a host of chances as Sigma earned a share of the spoils.
www.dbu.dk /news/newsShow.aspx?id=34593   (404 words)

Czech Republic assistant coach Josef Csaplar has confirmed Milan Baros and Vladimir Smicer are competing for one place in their country's team for the start of their Euro 2004 campaign.
Csaplar has revealed giant striker Jan Koller is an automatic selection for the Czechs in attack, leaving the Liverpool duo battling for the right to play alongside him.
striker Jan Koller in the Czech Republic attack at Euro 2004.
www.liverpoolfc.tv /news/drilldown/N145104040609-1200.htm   (169 words)

 uefa.com - Football Europe - News & Features - News Specific   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jan Koller faces a long period of rehabilitation (©Getty Images)
Czech Republic and BV Borussia Dortmund striker Jan Koller is out for the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery.
Koller tore the rear cruciate ligament in his left knee during the 1-1 draw at 1.
www.uefa.com /footballeurope/news/Kind=2/newsId=349905.html   (141 words)

 sport.iafrica.com | today's news Koller eyes Premiership move
Borussia Dortmund's Czech international striker Jan Koller admits he is still uncertain where he will be playing his football next season but admitted it would be outside of the Bundesliga.
The 32-year-old Koller turned down a contract offer from Dortmund and will leave at the end of the season, when his contract expires, but he is not rushing his decision.
Koller, a €12-million signing from Anderlecht in 2001, admits a move to the English Premiership is enticing.
sport.iafrica.com /news/489481.htm   (346 words)

 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
Instead, they saw Borussia Dortmund striker Jan Koller sent off in the first half for spitting in the face of an opponent.
In June against Northern Ireland, Koller lost his temper on the way to the dressing room after missing several scoring opportunities and being substituted in 65th minute.
Koller, who forfeited his pay for the match, apologised immediately after the match, saying he had lost control due to frustration.
www.fifa.com /en/news/index/0,1464,29673,00.html   (529 words)

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