Lorik Cana

Born: July 27, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 6'1" (186cm)

Hometown: Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality: Albania national flag Albanian

Position: Defender
Team: Nantes (no. 5)
Career History
Youth2000-2001Paris Saint-Germain
Senior2001-2005Paris Saint-Germain
2005-2009Marseille
2009-2010Sunderland
2010-2011Galatasaray
2011-2015Lazio
2015-Nantes
International2003-Albania
Sports Mole has 56 articles about Lorik Cana. Articles 1 to 40:
France's Paul Pogba in action against Finland on October 15, 2013
Team News: France drop Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann for Group A meeting with Albania
France manager Didier Deschamps drops Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann for Kingsley Coman and Anthony Martial in their Euro 2016 Group A meeting against Albania.
Jun 15, 19:12
Elseid Hysaj in action during the Coppa Italia match between Napoli and Inter on January 19, 2016
Report: Arsenal interested in Napoli and Albania defender Elseid Hysaj
Arsenal are eager to bring Napoli and Albania defender Elseid Hysaj to the Emirates Stadium, according to reports.
Jun 12, 15:32
Switzerland's Fabian Schaer celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 Group A match against Albania on June 11, 2016
Result: Early Fabian Schar goal earns Switzerland win over Albania
An early goal from Fabian Schar earns Switzerland a 1-0 victory over Albania in their Group A fixture at Euro 2016.
Jun 11, 15:53
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates their victory at the end of a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Team News: Taulant Xhaka and Granit Xhaka on opposing sides as Albania face Switzerland
Brothers Taulant Xhaka and Granit Xhaka are named in Albania and Switzerland's respective starting XIs in their Euro 2016 Group A clash at Lens's Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Jun 11, 13:24
Switzerland's Fabian Schaer celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 Group A match against Albania on June 11, 2016
Live Commentary: Albania 0-1 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Switzerland's 1-0 victory over 10-man Albania in their Group A fixture at Euro 2016.
Jun 11, 13:00
Montpellier's French defender Daniel Congre (L) and Montpellier's Brazilian defender Vitorino Hilton react after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between MHSC Montpellier and Monaco, on September 24, 2015
Result: Montpellier beat Nantes at the death
Hilton pokes home an injury-time winner to secure a 2-1 victory for Montpellier over Nantes in Ligue 1.
Nov 7, 20:57
Darren Bent of Sunderland watches as his shot goes between Glen Johnson and Pepe Reina of Liverpool and in to the goal off of a balloon, during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light on October 17, 2009
On this day: Liverpool deflated by freak beach ball goal at Stadium of Light
On this day six years ago, Darren Bent scored one of the Premier League's most bizarre goals when his strike deflected beyond Pepe Reina with the help of a beach ball.
Oct 17, 06:00
Albania's forward Odise Roshi (L) vies with Portugal's defender Fabio Coentrao during the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying football match on September 7, 2014
Preview: Albania vs. Portugal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday night's top-of-the-table clash in Euro 2016 qualifying Group I between Albania and Portugal.
Sep 5, 13:03
Nicklas Bendtner #11 of Denmark celebrates after scoring his team's first goal to equalise during the FIFA 2014 world cup qualifier between Denmark and Italy on October 11, 2013
Result: Denmark held by determined Albania
Denmark's Euro 2016 qualifier with Albania ends goalless.
Sep 4, 21:38
Pione Sisto of Midtjylland celebrates with goalscorer Tim Sparv after the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Play Off Round 1st Leg match between Southampton and Midtjylland at St Mary's Stadium on August 20, 2015
Team News: Pione Sisto handed first Denmark start
Pione Sisto wins his first Denmark cap as he starts the Euro 2016 Group I qualifier against Albania.
Sep 4, 19:00
Albania's Ermir Lenjani and Ansi Agolli celebrate after scoring during the Euro 2016 qualifying round football match between Albania and Denmark at the Elbasan Arena Stadium, on October 11, 2014
Preview: Denmark vs. Albania
Sports Mole previews Friday's key Euro 2016 Group I qualifier between Denmark and Albania in Copenhagen.
Sep 2, 18:56
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring for France against Norway on May 27, 2014.
Team News: Seven changes for France for Albania friendly
Didier Deschamps makes seven changes for France's starting lineup for their international friendly against Albania.
Jun 13, 16:48
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Preview: Albania vs. France
Sports Mole previews the friendly clash between Albania and France at the Elbasan Arena.
Jun 11, 23:30
Alvaro Gonzalez of SS Lazio competes for the ball with Francesco Totti of AS Roma during the Serie A match between SS Lazio and AS Roma at Stadio Olimpico on February 9, 2014
Preview: Lazio vs. Roma
Sports Mole looks ahead to a crucial Serie A derby encounter between Lazio and Roma at the Stadio Olimpico.
May 23, 10:07
Felipe Anderson of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the third team's goal during the TIM Cup match between SS Lazio and AS Varese at Stadio Olimpico on December 2, 2014
Preview: Atalanta BC vs. Lazio
Sports Mole looks ahead to this weekend's Serie A match between Atalanta BC and Lazio.
May 1, 21:25
Lazio's midfielder Stefano Mauri celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AS Roma vs Lazio on January 11, 2015
Team News: Lazio make four changes for Empoli visit
Lazio captain Stefano Mauri returns to the starting lineup in his side's Serie A match against Empoli.
Apr 12, 13:48
Albania's defender Mergim Mavraj is congratuled by teammates after scoring a goal during during the friendly football match France vs Albania on November 14, 2014
Result: Shkelzen Gashi heads Albania to 2-1 win over Armenia
Armenia rue a red card for Hovhannes Hambardzumyan as they slump to 2-1 defeat at Albania.
Mar 29, 18:57
Head coach of Milan Filippo Inzaghi gestures during the Serie A match between AC Milan and AC Chievo Verona at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on October 4, 2014
AC Milan to keep faith with Filippo Inzaghi
AC Milan's television channel declares that coach Filippo Inzaghi will not be sacked following their 1-0 defeat to 10-man Lazio.
Jan 28, 01:16
Lucas Biglia of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 27, 2015
Result: Lazio beat AC Milan to book their place in Coppa Italia semi-finals
Lazio reach the last four of the Coppa Italia, beating AC Milan 1-0 thanks to a Lucas Biglia penalty despite having Lorik Cana sent off in the first half.
Jan 27, 21:42
Lucas Biglia (R) of SS Lazio competes with Giampaolo Pazzini (C) of AC Milan during the TIM Cup match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 27, 2015
Half-Time Report: Ten-man Lazio lead AC Milan at San Siro after first half of quarter-final
Lazio lead AC Milan 1-0 at the San Siro in the Coppa Italia Quater Finals thanks to Lucas Biglia's penalty, but have defender Lorik Cana sent off for two yellow cards.
Jan 27, 20:37
Nicolas Anelka of Chelsea goes round Marton Fulop of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match on January 16, 2010
On this day: Chelsea put seven past sorry Sunderland at Stamford Bridge
On this day in 2010, Chelsea continue their charge to the Premier League title by thrashing Sunderland 7-2 at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 16, 08:10
AS Roma French coach Rudi Garcia gestures during their Italian Serie A football match against Sampdoria in Rome's Olympic stadium on February 16, 2014
Preview: Roma vs. Lazio
Sports Mole previews the Rome derby between Roma and Lazio.
Jan 9, 17:18
Serbia's defender Stefan Mitrovic grabs a flag with Albanian national symbols flown by a remotely operated drone during the UEFA Euro 2016 group F qualifying gootball match between Greece and Northern Ireland at the Karaiskaki stadium in Piraeus, near Ath
Lorik Cana: 'Albania were lucky to escape serious injury'
Albania captain Lorik Cana believes that his players were lucky to escape serious injury in the events that took place in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Serbia.
Oct 16, 19:12
Lazio's midfielder Stefano Mauri celebrates after scoring against during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Sassuolo on October 5, 2014
Result: Lazio edge past Sassuolo
Lazio earn their second consecutive win in Serie A by beating Sassuolo 3-2 at the Stadio Olimpico.
Oct 5, 15:56
Lazio's Lorik Cana celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Sampdoria during their Serie A match on November 24, 2013
Albania's Lorik Cana revels in "dream start"
Albania skipper Lorik Cana speaks of his delight following the shock 1-0 win over Portugal.
Sep 8, 15:51
Head coach of SS Lazio Edy Reja looks on during the Serie A match between AC Chievo Verona and SS Lazio at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on February 2, 2014
Team News: Lazio, Bologna ring the changes on Serie A final day
Both Lazio and Bologna make several changes to their side for their final-day Serie A clash.
May 18, 19:43
Hernanes of FC Internazionale Milano celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between AS Livorno Calcio and FC Internazionale Milano at Stadio Armando Picchi on March 31, 2014
Result: Inter Milan come from behind to close in on Europa League
Inter Milan defeat Lazio 4-1 at the San Siro to close in on a Europa League spot in Serie A.
May 10, 21:38
Inter Milan's Argentinian forward Rodrigo Palacio celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan vs AC Milan at San Siro Stadium in Milan on December 22, 2013
Half-Time Report: Inter Milan in control against Lazio
Inter Milan come from a goal behind to record a 3-1 half-time lead over Lazio at the San Siro.
May 10, 20:35
Antonio Candreva of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring his openig goal during the Serie A match between AC Chievo Verona and SS Lazio at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on February 2, 2014
Team News: Lazio make three changes
Lazio make three changes to their starting lineup for this afternoon's Serie A match against Livorno.
Apr 27, 13:35
Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Lazio during the Serie A match on April 13, 2014
Result: Gonzalo Higuain hat-trick downs Lazio
Gonzalo Higuain scores a hat-trick as Napoli beat 10-man Lazio 4-2 in their Serie A match in Naples.
Apr 13, 16:01
Miroslav Klose of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between SS Lazio and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Olimpico on October 27, 2013
Team News: Miroslav Klose returns for Lazio
Lazio recall Miroslav Klose to their side for this afternoon's Serie A match against Parma.
Mar 30, 13:22
Lorik Cana of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and SS Lazio at Stadio Artemio Franchi on March 2, 2014
Result: Lazio edge past Fiorentina
Fiorentina fail to take advantage of dropped points from Napoli as they lose 1-0 at home to Lazio.
Mar 2, 22:01
Lorik Cana of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and SS Lazio at Stadio Artemio Franchi on March 2, 2014
Half-Time Report: Lazio leading Fiorentina
Lazio take a 1-0 lead into the halfway stage of their Serie A clash with Fiorentina this evening.
Mar 2, 20:53
Udinese forward Antonio Di Natale celebrates after scoring against Fiorentina in their Serie A clash on January 13, 2013
Preview: Udinese vs. Lazio
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Serie A clash between Udinese and Lazio.
Jan 17, 16:51
Luca Toni of Hellas Verona FC celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and SS Lazio at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on December 22, 2013
Result: Hellas Verona hammer Lazio
Luca Toni scores twice as Hellas Verona hammer Lazio 4-1 at home to climb up to fifth in Serie A.
Dec 22, 15:50
Lazio's Lorik Cana celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Sampdoria during their Serie A match on November 24, 2013
Live Commentary: Legia Warsaw 0-2 Lazio - as it happened
Sports Mole's text coverage of Lazio's comfortable Europa League success away to Group J rivals Legia Warsaw.
Nov 28, 17:33
Lazio's Cristian Ledesma and Sampdoria's Nenad Krsticic battle for the ball during this Serie A match on November 24, 2013
Result: Lazio deny Sinisa Mihajlovic dream Sampdoria start
Lazio deny 10-man Sampdoria maximum points in their first game under Sinisa Mihajlovic thanks to a stoppage-time equaliser from Lorik Cana.
Nov 24, 16:10
Miroslav Klose of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between SS Lazio and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Olimpico on October 27, 2013
Team News: Miroslav Klose returns for Lazio
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic makes wholesale changes for the trip to Parma as Miroslav Klose returns to the lead the line for the Aquile.
Nov 10, 13:44
Lazio's Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi fights to win the ball from Chievo Verona's midfielder Alessio Sestu during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Chievo on September 15, 2013
Team News: Ogenyi Onazi earns Lazio recall, Hernanes dropped
Lazio coach Vladimir Petkovic recalls Ogenyi Onazi after deciding to drop Hernanes for this afternoon's clash with Genoa.
Nov 3, 13:41
Ondrej Celustka in action for Trabzonspor on September 14, 2011
Result: Lazio earn dramatic 3-3 draw against Trabzonspor
Lazio produce a last-gasp comeback to grab a 3-3 draw with Trabzonspor in the Europa League.
Oct 3, 19:52



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