(During the next 30 days, starting May 10th, CroatianSports will be giving “season grades” to 30 of Croatia’s most important football players: Starting XI, bench, fringe, prospects. Grades will be given on preseason expectations vs. actual season performance; not stats.) Day 12: Marko Livaja Season Grade: A- Season Highlight: Clutch goal vs. Canada during the group … [Read more...] about Marko Livaja | Season Grade: A-
(During the next 30 days, starting May 10th, CroatianSports will be giving “season grades” to 30 of Croatia’s most important football players: Starting XI, bench, fringe, prospects. Grades will be given on preseason expectations vs. actual season performance; not stats.) Day 6: Dominik Livaković Season Grade: A+ Grade for Croatian NT: A+, an absolutely heroic World … [Read more...] about Dominik Livaković | Season Grade: A+
After a 1-0 (3-0 agg.) victory on Tuesday, Marcelo Brozović and Inter are through to the Champions League Finals! They are set to face the winner of Real Madrid and Manchester City, which will be played tomorrow at 3pm ET. Although he did not get the start, Brozović played for more than a half after being subbed on shortly before halftime. It hasn't been his best season for … [Read more...] about Brozović & Inter Milan Punch Ticket To Champions League Final!
The good times officially kicked off on February 17th, 2008, a few months after Croatia knocked "mighty" England out of EURO 2008 qualifying. Thank you all for being part of this incredible journey in “Uniting Croatian Fans Around The World!” It seriously wouldn't be the same without you guys talking shop, debating, and arguing on a daily basis. This has been the … [Read more...] about CROATIANSPORTS TURNS 15 YEARS OLD TODAY!!!
In case you missed it - and you probably did because they did absolutely nothing at this year's EuroBasket - Croatian basketball laid a big disappointing goose egg. Should we be surprised? The answer is actually: YES! This is probably the most stacked all-around Croatian basketball team since Petrović and Kukoč played together in the 90s. The core of the current team all … [Read more...] about Can We Talk About The Elephant In The Room? — Croatian Basketball
Croatia's 2022-23 Nations League group stage campaign is now halfway done. The Vatreni currently sit third place in Group A after splitting their first three matches equally between the win, loss, and draw columns. As the tournament progresses, the squad continues to look better and better each match, and most recently escaped Copenhagen with all three points against a strong … [Read more...] about What We’ve Learned Through 3 Nations League Matches From The New Guys
Lots can be said about today's embarrassing defeat to Austria in the Nations League. Regardless of the situation, 3-0 is never a desirable score to lose by. However, it's really not the end of the world - actually, it's hardly a problem at all if you examine the loss with a clear and open mind. Again and again, this Croatian side continues to prove that they don't give a … [Read more...] about Why The 3-0 Loss To Austria Doesn’t Matter
The boys are almost back in action! Manager Zlatko Dalić has officially released his 29-man roster for the Vatreni's upcoming Nations League matches in June. Croatia will begin their UNL campaign against Austria on June 3rd. As expected, the roster contains some fresh, young faces. Petar Musa, Martin Erlić, Josip Šutalo, and Nediljko Labrović have all been presented an … [Read more...] about Dalić Releases Squad For June Nations League Matches
For a split second, things were looking very shaky for Dinamo in their campaign for Prva Liga gold. Hajduk stunned them at Poljud, and Osijek sat only two points behind them in the league table. Dinamo went on to fire their manager, Zeljko Kopić, and replace him with the notorious Ante Čačić. Everything was falling apart for the club at the worst time possible. However, this … [Read more...] about HNL: Hajduk & Osijek Drop Points, Dinamo One Step Closer To Another Trophy