How well is Croatia running right now? Even their backup team is winning games at Euro 2008. But let's not get ahead of ourselves. Poland was BAD! I was actually worried about the Poland encounter and thought it would decide the group B runner-up. Not the case. Poland played like they had already been eliminated from the tournament. Our guys were playing for pride and possible … [Read more...] about ‘B’ SQUAD DOES THE JOB
Slaven Bilić has announced his starting lineup against Poland for today's match. Remember that Croatia has already won Group B making this game a friendly; if anyhting for them. However, Poland will be playing for their tournament lives. Should they win big and have a German slip-up, they could move onto the knockout round to play Portugal. Bilić has been quoted in … [Read more...] about LINEUP VS. POLAND
The game against Poland might not mean anything on paper for the Croatians but make no mistake; we came to play in this tournament. Bilić has already said that he would not risk anything and is not going to play any starter who has already received a yellow card. Receiving a second yellow before the semifinal round calls for a next-game suspension. He will field players who … [Read more...] about ŠIMIĆ TO CAPTAIN CROATIA
Slaven Bilić has announced his starting lineup against Poland for Monday's match. Remember that Croatia has already won Group B making this game a friendly; if anyhting for them. However, Poland will be playing for their tournament. Should they win big and have a German slip-up, they could move onto the knockout round. Bilić has been quoted in numerous Croatian papers … [Read more...] about LINEUP VS. POLAND ANNOUNCED
FIFA.com has confirmed that Dinamo Zagreb has signed Argentine striker, Guillermo Suarez, for an undisclosed amount from his former club, Tigre. This is a good pick up for Dinamo who just lost Luka Modrić to Tottenham. Dinamo Zagreb has been very successful into turning their star players into top-tier transfers for the big leagues in Europe. In recent years they have … [Read more...] about DINAMO PICKS UP ARGENTINE STRIKER
Here are my thoughts on the game; and remember that I only saw various highlights of the game since it wasn't broadcast in America. Olić and Petrić looked promising up top and had some nice scoring chances, one of which included hitting the post. The chemistry looked OK on the scoring end and our defense solid. If this is things to come for Niko Kovač I can't wait to see more. … [Read more...] about CROATIA-HUNGARY RECAP
The Sun has reported that Croatian 'golden boy' Luka Modrić has finally been transferred. Not to Newcastle United as originally expected; but to Tottenham for the price of £20million. A 5 year deal has been put in place and baring a last minute disaster, Modrić will be moving to London after Euro 2008 in June. After a cakewalk season at Dinamo, who clinched the Croatian … [Read more...] about GOODBYE ZAGREB, HELLO LONDON!
HERE ARE THE RESULTS FOR MARCH 1st... NK Rijeka [2-4] Dinamo Zagreb LUKA MODRIĆ SCORED A GOAL IN THE FIRST 60 SECONDS OF PLAY!!! Hajduk Split [2-0] HNK Šibenik Međimurje [0-1] NK Osijek NK Zagreb [4-1] Cibalia Vinkovci Varteks Varazdin [2-0] NK Zadar Slaven Belupo [2-0] Inter Zaprešić … [Read more...] about HNL 21ST ROUND RESULTS