With there 6-1 defeat to NK Zagreb on Wednesday, NK Međimurje Čakovec has officially been relegated to the Croatian Druga Liga (2nd League). This is about all the news coverage they have received this season after a rough campaign of only 12 points in 28 games. There are 5 games left in the season and Dinamo Zagreb have already locked up the Croatian Championship. It has … [Read more...] about GOODBYE ČAKOVEC
Can someone please explain this to me? I found this picture online and I can't tell if it's real or not. It looks pretty legit to me but I couldn't even start to imagine why David Beckham would be wearing a Croatian jersey- if that's even what it is. I don't see any actual sign of it being a Croatian jersey but c'mon; what else could it be? If anyone has ever seen this before … [Read more...] about IS BECKHAM SECRETLY A CROATIAN FAN????
Croatian striker Ivan Klasnić has had a Jekyll and Hyde reputation during his professional career. On one side of the spectrum he absolutely owns the German BundesLiga (when healthy) with his club Werder Bremen. He has 47 goals in 142 games since 2001 for the German club. On the other side, Ivan has only scored 8 goals in 28 chances for Croatia since 2004. Granted he was out … [Read more...] about WILL THE REAL IVAN KLASNIĆ PLEASE STAND UP
I would first of all like to apologize to all our readers as I was not able to post anything for the past two weeks due to my computer being in the shop. Denis did a great job taking the full work load as I was absent from reporting so I thank him for that. Back to business. Croatia fell one spot in the FIFA World Rankings this month due to their 1-1 draw in Scotland. We … [Read more...] about CROATIA FALLS 1 SPOT
The polls are closed and the results are in- and the winner is Ivan Rakitić! In CroatianSoccerReport.com's largest voting poll to date, we asked who should replace Eduardo at this summer's Euro 2008. I thank the 85 fans who took the time to bless us with their insight on this highly debatable topic. Should we let the inconsistent Ivica Olić have the spot or Ivan Klasnić … [Read more...] about WHO SHOULD REPLACE EDUARDO AS STRIKER???
All the signs pointed to the same thing- that Croatian coach Slaven Bilić was headed to Germany after the completion of this summer's Euro Championship with his bags already packed and his plane ticket booked. Croatian soccer president, Vlatko Marković, even admitted that he would not fight for Bilic when Hamburg started showing serious interest in the 39 year-old coach. It … [Read more...] about BILIĆ SIGNS TILL 2010!
Here are the results for March 22nd... Cibalia Vinkovci [2 - 2] NK Zagreb Hajduk Split [7 - 2] Inter Zaprešić NK Zadar [1 - 1] NK Osijek NK Rijeka [2 - 2] Varteks Varaždin Dinamo Zagreb [5 - 1] HNK Šibenik Slaven Belupo [4 - 0] Međimurje … [Read more...] about 25TH ROUND HNL RESULTS
CroatianSoccerReport.com caught an exclusive interview with up and coming Croatian tennis player, Marin Čilić, while at the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, Ca. Wednesday. In route to the main stadium, we saw Čilić practicing on one of the outer courts with his trainer. When the 19-year old Čilić was asked how it felt to lose to fellow Croatian, Ivan Ljubičić, in the … [Read more...] about ČILIĆ INTERVIEW & LJUBIČIĆ UPDATE
HERE ARE THE RESULTS FOR MARCH 15TH... NK Zadar [3-1] Inter Zaprešić Dinamo Zagreb [4-0] Cibalia Vinkovci Hajduk Split [4-1] HNK Šibenik NK Osijek [3-1] Međimurje Slaven Belupo [2-1] Varteks Varaždin NK Rijeka [1-1] NK Zagreb … [Read more...] about 23RD ROUND HNL RESULTS