Slobodna Dalmacija is reporting that many Croatians in Dalmacija, especially Split, want Croatian qualifiers played at the Poljud now that the undefeated competitive streak has been broken at Maksimir in Zagreb. This is really the only opportunity that Split has to lure Croatian FA representatives into making a switch of home grounds for the team- even if it's only a few … [Read more...] about CAN POLJUD BECOME THE NEW MAKSIMIR?
Numerous Croatian papers and media have confirmed that the English FA have filed a formal complaint to FIFA regarding racist chants coming from Croatian fans during the Croatia-English clash Wednesday night in Zagreb. The chants were geared towards England Forward, Emile Heskey, who is a black man. I didn't hear anything out of the ordinary as I was watching the game on the … [Read more...] about CROATIAN FANS IN TROUBLE…AGAIN!
So the undefeated streak at Maksimir is over. England definitely got their payback from last year with a 4-1 revenge smashing of #5 Croatia. And frankly, the Vatreni never really showed up for the game tonight in Zagreb. From what I saw, the game revolved around two key plays that gave England all the momentum and killed all chances that Croatia would have. Pranjić's … [Read more...] about MAKSIMIR REIGN OVER
The match that will decide 'big daddy' in Europe qualifying group 6 is finally upon us. And many questions will finally be answered after these 90 minutes. Is Capello really worth all the hype and can he turn this England side around? Will Croatia maintain their good form and prove they are deserving of being called a top 5 team in the world? Can Olić, Petrić, and Klasnić … [Read more...] about CROATIA-ENGLAND PREDICTION TIME
So before I get to the game, I'd just like to share with you my little adventure on what I had to do to actually watch the game. Denis and I decided to watch the Croatia-Kazakhstan match at Croatian Hall in San Pedro,Ca. It's something we never do because of exactly what happened today. So we show up 15 minutes before kick-off and pay the $10 cover, that's fine. And then it … [Read more...] about AN EASY 3 POINTS FOR CROATIA
Alright boys and girls, it's time to put in your predictions for the game tomorrow. As qualifying goes on, we will see which CSR reader really knows their stuff by keeping tabs on everybody's picks. By the end of qualifying, whoever has the best tally between all the Croatian matches will receive a free shirt from CSR, and I promise you will love the ones we are designing right … [Read more...] about CROATIA-KAZAKHSTAN PREDICTIONS
After one of the most surprising and climactic exits (to say the least) at Euro 2008, Croatia is finally back in action and on a mission to repeat as qualifying group winners on their way to South Africa. In their way- an embarrassed England squad with revenge on their mind. With only the group winner receiving an automatic bid to World Cup 2010, picking up points early and … [Read more...] about AND SO IT BEGINS…
It is now official ladies and gentlemen, Vedran Ćorluka is headed to London to team up with Luka Modrić and the Tottenham Hotspur. After much speculation if the move would ever be made, Tottenham has finally made it official that 'Ćarli' is theirs. As I've stated before, based on Ćorluka's behavior while playing for Manchester City; he simply seemed miserable. He played hard … [Read more...] about A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN
Here are the results for August 31st... Croatia Sesvete [1 - 1] Cibalia Vinkovci Dinamo Zagreb [2 - 1] Varteks Varaždin HNK Šibenik [1 - 1] NK Zagreb Inter Zaprešić [3 - 1] NK Zadar NK Rijeka [2 - 0] Slaven Belupo NK Osijek [1 - 2] Hajduk Split It appears that Hajduk is back on track after the UEFA Cup Deportivo loss earlier in the week as they posted a … [Read more...] about HNL 6TH ROUND RESULTS