ENGLAND Photo: EvertonFC.com Nikica Jelavić played the full match for Everton at midweek in a 1-0 loss to Arsenal. Jelavić committed four fouls and only managed one shot on goal as Arsenal controlled ball possession for 62% of the match. Jelavić was called for an obvious flop during the match, following a chase with a Gunner defender. But Everton and Jelavić made up … [Read more...] about CROATIANS AROUND EUROPE *XXVII*
Photo:LA Galaxy Tottenham Hotspur announced today that they will be coming back to the States for a two-game American tour to play MLS champions Los Angeles Galaxy at The Home Depot Center (July 24th) and New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena (July 31st). But before you go out and start buying tickets for either of these two friendlies, just know that Luka Modrić and/or … [Read more...] about TOTTENHAM COMING STATESIDE…
Photo: COYS Chelsea wanted it. Luka Modrić wanted it. But Tottenham would not sell their little Croatian magician. Everything is 'hunky dory' at White Hart Lane at the moment, with Spurs on track to make their second Champions League appearance in three years and a possible FA Cup to cap off their campaign, however there was a time in August 2011 when Modrić and … [Read more...] about What if Modrić went to Chelsea?
Photo: AFP Undefeated (8-0) MMA heavyweight Stipe Miocic joined CroatianSports.com in our Sunday Night LIVE show March 18th at 9PM (ET). The 29 year-old Croatian American was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and is coming off a first round knockout over Phil de Fries at UFC on FUEL 1 in Omaha, Nebraska two weeks ago. Miocic is quickly climbing up the UFC Heavyweight … [Read more...] about Stipe Miocic Exclusive Interview
Photo: AP Written by Vedran Ćavara Most of us are familiar with Andrew Bogut, the 27 year-old Croatian-Australian center playing for the Milwaukee Bucks. Bogut was drafted with the #1 overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft and has since played exclusively for the Milwaukee Bucks. Throughout his playing career, Bogut has played with 2004 NBA All-Star Michael Redd and … [Read more...] about Will Bogut Bring Howard to LA?
Photo: Index.hr Mirko "CroCop" Filpović may have fought his last fight Saturday night in Zagreb against Ray Sefo. It was labeled CroCop's 'Final Fight' but there have reports that Filipović may continue to kick box. 37 year-old CroCop has a career MMA record of 27-10-2, however, Saturday night's fight looked more like an exhibition than anything else. The three round … [Read more...] about CROCOP Gets Decision in Zagreb
On March 10th, 2012, a Croatian hero returns home for his final fight and first ever fight on home soil in Zagreb, Croatia. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipović will step in to the squared circle for the last time Saturday night against another K1 kickboxing legend in Ray Sefo. This will be Mirko’s first fight in K1 since his destruction of “The Beast” Bob Sapp in 2003. Filipović … [Read more...] about Farewell To A Croatian Legend
Photo: DailyMail Ivica Olić clearly has enough in the tank to push Croatia through Euro 2012; and may even be around for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, but how will the 32 year-old Croatian striker be remembered when his playing days are done and over with? In a recent discussion with CroatianSports.com insiders, a decision to whether Ivica Olić will be remembered as a … [Read more...] about IVICA OLIĆ: Croatian Legend?
Although CroatianSports.com launched in October 2011, the site will never fully be complete as we continue to add features that make our readers experience more enjoyable while keeping the conversations and debates as spicy as ever. The forum portion of the website is now functional. This is where readers can join in on conversations and create their own topics outside of the … [Read more...] about FORUMS NOW OPEN!