Tournament 'dark horses', Croatia, proved today that the two wins over England were in fact not a fluke; that last match versus a lackluster Austria team did not show our true form and that our latest string of friendlies,well, were just friendlies. Don't get me wrong, we still have room to improve and many games left. I'm just happy the real Croatian team showed up today. I … [Read more...] about DARK HORSES PREVAIL
Slaven Bilić has just been quoted in various Croatian newspapers that his new 'fantastic trio' will shine versus Germany. This trio includes the likes of Niko Kranjčar, Luka Modrić, and yes, Ivan Rakitić! It looks like Croatia will finally start with the much talked about 'super midfield' versus Germany with Ivica Olić as the lone striker atop. Petrić will start the game on the … [Read more...] about ‘FANTASTIC TRIO’ TO START VS. GERMANY
This is the expected linup for the Germany game on Thursady. The game will be televised live in America on ESPN2 at 11:50AM (ET). Remember that coach Slaven Bilić still hasn't confirmed his starting 11, but based on reports and expert analysis he will make two changes from the Austria game. Goalkeeper: Stipe Pletikosa Defenders: Vedran Ćorluka,Robert Kovač,Dario … [Read more...] about EXPECTED LINEUP VS. GERMANY
We are now less than 32 hours from the Croatia-Germany clash in Klagenfurt and there's some important decisions to be made by coach Slaven Bilić. The question all Croatian fans are asking is what two strikers will play up top as well as whether Ivan Rakitić will be in the plans for the big game. There have been reports on Euro2008.com that Bilić will sit Pranjić for Simić and … [Read more...] about CROATIA TEAM UPDATE
Here's the videos we promised you of Denis and friends. They consist of the pre-game train ride from Zagreb to Vienna and the after match celebrations in downtown Vienna. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about VIENNA OR BUST!!!
I can be optimistic right now and say Croatia got the 3 points they were looking for against Austria, but let's be real here for a second. Croatia played like garbage and didn't deserve the win if you ask me. Here's a couple things we learned from the Austria game today. Croatia is indeed still in a post-party hangover mode from the England match. It now appears that in … [Read more...] about THE BEST WE HAVE???
WILL THIS BE THE TEAM THAT RETURNS US TO GLORY? The day has finally arrived! Croatia plays Austria today in Vienna at 11:50 AM (ET) and the game will be televised on ESPN2 in America. Croatia is back in action after a dismal World Cup 2006 campaign where they only scored 2 goals in 3 games. But this year will be different, I think we can all feel … [Read more...] about IT’S TIME BOYS AND GIRLS!!!
FIFA.com has confirmed that Dinamo Zagreb has signed Argentine striker, Guillermo Suarez, for an undisclosed amount from his former club, Tigre. This is a good pick up for Dinamo who just lost Luka Modrić to Tottenham. Dinamo Zagreb has been very successful into turning their star players into top-tier transfers for the big leagues in Europe. In recent years they have … [Read more...] about DINAMO PICKS UP ARGENTINE STRIKER
Goal.com has reported that Eduardo can make a miraculous July return to football. This is of course as optimistic as one can be, but doctors have said that his rehab is going flawless. Even if Eduardo does make an early return, this still doesn't mean he gets to play in Euro 2008; but he would definitely be ready for World Cup qualifying starting in September versus Kazakhstan … [Read more...] about EDUARDO BACK IN JULY???