Hajduk Split played an honorable match in Ukraine today, but succumbed to a defeat to the Ukrainian league runners up. Hajduk held the lead for a short moment in the 47th minute when Tino-Sven Šušić put away the rebound from close range to put the Bili up 1-0, and got Hajduk the all-important away goal. But former Hajduk Split striker, Nikola Kalinić quickly answered … [Read more...] about Despite Valiant Effort, Hajduk Fall 2-1
Code to join this league: 459188-118422 Fantasy Premier League returns to CroatianSports.com for a 5th year running. It's completely free and keeps the season interesting even when the big teams aren't facing off against each other. Croatians in the Premiership this season: Dejan Lovren (Liverpool) and Nikica Jelavić (Hull City) . Defender Ivan Strinić is expected to … [Read more...] about Final Call for Fantasy!
Dinamo Zagreb already booked their spot in the Europa League playoff round after be ousted by Danish club Aalborg 2-1 (aggregate) in Champions League qualifying. On Thursday, the other three HNL clubs playing in Europe joined them. Hajduk Split defeated Kazakh club Shakhter Karagandy after a disastrous 4-2 first leg away defeat last week. Hajduk played in front of a … [Read more...] about Rnk through, Hajduk win big at Poljud
All Dinamo needed was a draw Wednesday at Maksimir in order to progress to the Champions League playoff round. Instead, they were defeated 2-0 by Danish champions Aalborg to end their Champions League season before it had even started. Anders Jacobsen got Aalborg on the board in the 36th minute when he slotted home a shot following a counter attack, although it looked as if he … [Read more...] about Dinamo’s CL run done
Team CroatianSports.com met up with General Ante Gotovina and documentary producer of "Searching for a Storm" Jack Barić this past Monday in Zadar, Croatia for a casual sit down over drinks. On November 16th, 2012, after being imprisoned seven years at the Hague, General Gotovina was found not guilty on all charges by the appeals panel at the International Criminal … [Read more...] about Gotovina: “Kovač will be great. He’s still young.”
It's little too late for the Croatian national team as they have already returned home after failing to make it out of group stage at the 2014 World Cup. But as fans around the world try to figure out what happened to their lamented Vatreni, one thing clearly stands out. And Croatians weren't the only ones to see it. ESPNFC.com voted Dejan Lovren's penalty call … [Read more...] about Lovren penalty worst call of Group Stage
Written by Anthony Zoric (@anthonyzoric) Croatia fans have been dreaming for their team to play in a World Cup since 2006. After qualifying 2nd in their group after Belgium. Croatia drew Iceland in the two-legged playoff. Niko Kovač was named coach after a horrific campaign where Igor Štimac constantly changed formations and players. Croatia was lucky to be drawn … [Read more...] about Who’s to blame for Croatia loss to Brazil?
Starting Lineup: Pletikosa - Srna, Lovren, Ćorluka, Vrsaljko - Rakitić, Modrić, Perišić, Kovačić, Olić - Jelavić It's a shame Croatia can't get any calls against the world's elite in major tournaments. Two years ago against Spain at EURO 2012, Ćorluka was blatantly taken down in the box with no penalty call. Tonight in Sao Paulo, Fred wasn't even … [Read more...] about #flop
ESPNFC.com, the soccer subdivision of global sports leader ESPN, have unveiled their #1 kit for the 2014 World Cup. And after years of scrutiny, calling Croatia's kits everything from picnic table cloths to checker board sets, the Vatreni are finally getting some love. Whether people love them or hate them, there's no denying that Croatia has always had the most … [Read more...] about ESPNFC: Croatia have best kits