The official website for European football

Pavlin returns home

Published: Thursday 12 December 2002, 19.18CET
Miran Pavlin joined NK Olimpija Ljubljana on loan until the end of the season.

UEFA.com features

Giving blind football fans a better service
  • Giving blind football fans a better service
  • 'I lost my arm, and I am still part of football...'
  • Referees protecting football's image
  • Futsal entering an exciting era
  • Futsal EURO will set new standards ─ Aleksander Čeferin
  • 'Football is my life' – Abubacarr Konta
  • New referees urged to aim high
  • UEFA report shows football's financial upswing
  • 2018 European football calendar
  • UEFA ASSIST: Putting football first around the world
1 of 10
Published: Thursday 12 December 2002, 19.18CET

Pavlin returns home

Miran Pavlin joined NK Olimpija Ljubljana on loan until the end of the season.

Slovenian international Miran Pavlin has sealed a return to his homeland by joining NK Olimpija Ljubljana on loan until the end of the season.

Loan move
The captain of the Slovenian national team is officially an FC Porto player but he moved in to Turkish club Samsunspor on loan in the summer. However he did not find his feet in Turkey and has laterly been training with Slovenian third division side NK Britof.

Experienced midfield player
The experienced midfield player has scored five goals in 48 international appearances and previously played in the Bundesliga for SC Freiburg and Karlsruher SC before signing for Porto in 2000. He played for Slovenia at the EURO 2000™ finals and at the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals in Korea/Japan.

Last updated: 12/12/02 19.28CET

Related information

Team profiles

https://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/news/newsid=46584.html#pavlin+returns+home