Results for November 2-4, 2012 GNK DINAMO 3 - 1 NK ISTRA 1961 The Modri were able to bounce back, despite the tension that is surrounding their club recently. Two goals by defender Domagoj Vida and one by Sammir secured a win and a little reassurance for the players and coach. “We need to know how to deal with unplanned failures, especially when they … [Read more...] about HNL Report Week 14
HNL Report Week 13By 16 Comments
Results for October 26 - 28, 2012 CIBALIA VINKOVCI 0-1 DINAMO ZAGREB Photo: Vlado Kos/Cropix Dinamo Zagreb returned to domestic play on Saturday after losing their third straight Champions League match on Wednesday, 2-0 to Paris Saint-Germain. Dinamo appeared to have a bit of a hangover against a weak Cibalia team in Vinkovci. The game was scoreless at … [Read more...] about HNL Report Week 13
Killer heading homeBy 24 Comments
Photo: DPA 32 year-old Croatian striker Ivan 'Killer' Klasnić has signed a one-year contract with Bundesliga club FSV Mainz 05, returning him to Germany for the first time since the 2007-08 season, where he played for Werder Bremen. Killer played eight seasons in Bremen where he scored 49 goals in 151 appearances. He was born in Hamburg. Klasnić started his career at … [Read more...] about Killer heading home
Dinamo back to Champions League!By 130 Comments
Photo: Ronald Gorsic/Cropix Dinamo Starting XI: Kelava-Ibanez, Šimunić, Ademi, Vida-Sammir, Tonel, Badelj(c), Pivarić-Beqiraj, Čop Dinamo Zagreb have done it again. For the second straight season, the Croatian champions have earned their spot into Europe's elite competition: the UEFA Champions League. Dinamo had an easy road through three qualifying rounds with … [Read more...] about Dinamo back to Champions League!
Badelj sends Dinamo to victoryBy 64 Comments
Photo: Goran Mehkek/Cropix In possibly his last match for Dinamo Zagreb, 23 year-old captain Milan Badelj redeemed himself after a first half own goal with a 74' strike to give the Croatian champions a 2-1 win over NK Maribor in the first leg of their Champions League playoff round tie. Dinamo went up early in the 10th minute of play after defender Domagoj Vida found an … [Read more...] about Badelj sends Dinamo to victory
Last Call for Fantasy!By 25 Comments
The English Premier League season begins in less than 48 hours with matches kicking off on August 18th. As always, Team CroatianSports.com has decided to start it's own Fantasy League for the third year running. We currently only have 49 entries compared to over 125 last year. You can always enter a team after week one, but that will put you at a disadvantage if you plan … [Read more...] about Last Call for Fantasy!
Srna Starts Season with SilverwareBy 16 Comments
Photo: Shakhtar.com Darijo Srna captained his Shakhtar Donetsk team to a 2-0 win over city rivals Metalurg Tuesday night in the Ukrainian SuperCup. Srna played all 90 minutes while Eduardo watched from the bench as an unused sub. But what can we expect from these two Croatians in the upcoming campaign? The 30 year-old Srna can only hope for a kind Champions League draw on … [Read more...] about Srna Starts Season with Silverware