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# croatia-soccer - Friday 22 June, 2018

Around 400 Argentina football fans were left heartbroken in Temple Bar last night Disappointment This post contains videos

Around 400 Argentina football fans were left heartbroken in Temple Bar last night

Jorge Sampaoli’s side saw their World Cup hopes suffer a blow amid a loss to Croatia.

# croatia-soccer - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'The Argentina squad clouds Leo's brilliance. He is limited because the team doesn't gel'

“I’m very hurt by this defeat,” says Jorge Sampaoli, “but I probably didn’t set up my team in the right way.”

Willy Caballero gifts Croatia their opening goal with an all-time absolute howler World Cup This post contains videos

Willy Caballero gifts Croatia their opening goal with an all-time absolute howler

Ante Rebic punished the Argentinian keeper’s mistake.

# croatia-soccer - Monday 18 June, 2018

Croatia's injured striker sent home from Russia

Nikola Kalinić’s tournament has ended prematurely.

# croatia-soccer - Friday 13 April, 2018

Bayern Munich confirm Kovac will replace Heynckes as coach next season

Kovac will take over the reigning Bundesliga champions.

# croatia-soccer - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Croatian footballing legend appointed as Bosnia's national coach Pastures New This post contains videos

Croatian footballing legend appointed as Bosnia's national coach

Robert Prosinecki is replacing Mehmed Bazdarevic following his failure in World Cup qualifiers.

# croatia-soccer - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Hard work done, Croatia breeze through second-leg against Greece to book World Cup place

Leading 4-1 from the first-leg, Zlatko Dalic’s men picked up a scoreless draw away from home.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Tarnished Luka Modric key to Croatia World Cup hopes

The 32-year-old was involved in a scandal in June over allegedly false testimony he gave at a major corruption trial.

# croatia-soccer - Monday 16 October, 2017

Here's everything you need to know about tomorrow's World Cup play-off draw

Ireland find out which one of the four seeded teams they will face for a place at next year’s finals in Russia.

# croatia-soccer - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Ranking the 4 teams Ireland could face in the play-offs in order of difficulty

Portugal’s win over Switzerland tonight means Martin O’Neill’s side could face the latter.

# croatia-soccer - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Luka Modric fumes as Croatia now face into hectic schedule after farcical Kosovo qualifier

The game had been scheduled for Saturday but was suspended after 22 minutes because of heavy rain.

# croatia-soccer - Monday 19 June, 2017

Real Madrid's Luka Modric probed over false testimony

The 31-year-old midfielder is suspected of “committing the criminal offence”.

# croatia-soccer - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Croatia call up player who suffered stroke four years ago

Jakov Filipovic almost died four years ago, as he was forced to undergo heart surgery after his illness.

# croatia-soccer - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Spain, Italy and Croatia among the winners in tonight's other World Cup qualifiers

Meanwhile, Euro 2016 cult favourites Iceland suffered a setback this evening.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

10 other underdogs that 'did a Wales' at a major tournament

Greece, Denmark and others who have sprung a surprise over the years.

# croatia-soccer - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Modric left in tears as Croatia crash out of Euro 2016 after extra-time drama

Ricardo Quaresma grabbed the all-important winner as penalties loomed large.

As it happened: Croatia v Portugal, Euro 2016

We were in Lens to see if Cristiano Ronaldo could power his side to the last eight.

# croatia-soccer - Friday 17 June, 2016

Croatian fans force match to be stopped - and then Czechs snatch 94th-minute equaliser

Crowd trouble mars dramatic finish to Group D clash in Saint-Etienne.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Turkey star mocked over ill-timed male grooming

The young Fenerbahce player has come under fire for his performance against Croatia.

# croatia-soccer - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Modric's masterclass, Germany get the job done and Sunday's Euro 2016 talking points

There were wins for Croatia, Poland and the world champions today.

Magnificent Luka Modric strike gives Croatia a winning start against Turkey On The Volley This post contains videos

Magnificent Luka Modric strike gives Croatia a winning start against Turkey

The Real Madrid midfielder proved the game-winner in today’s Group D opener.

Croatia's Ivan Perisic is very, very patriotic and has the haircut to prove it

The Inter Milan midfielder loves his country. And the number he wears, evidently.

# croatia-soccer - Thursday 9 June, 2016

The retro Euro teams we loved: Croatia, 1996

Davor Suker’s moment of magic against Denmark made us all fall in love with a magnificent side.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Liverpool star could miss Euro 2016 over ultimatum

A statement on the matter has been issued on the Croatian Football Federation (HNS) official website.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Croatian team doctor an 'extraterrestrial,' fumes Ancelotti

The Real Madrid boss has hit back in a row over a medial ligament sprain suffered by Luka Modric.

# croatia-soccer - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Italy v Croatia suspended because visiting fans wouldn't stop throwing flares

The players were taken off the field for 10 minutes.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Croatia's early exit, the great Davor Suker and comparisons with Ireland

Niko Kovac’s team will turn attentions to the Euro 2016 qualifiers after finishing third in Group A, writes our man in Brazil.

# croatia-soccer - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

You haven't seen a coach celebrate until you've seen Mexico boss Miguel Herrera Wild Thing This post contains videos

Neymar powers Brazil into second round

The opening goal came as a huge release for Brazil and their fans in the crowd of over 69,000.

# croatia-soccer - Monday 23 June, 2014

Mexico earn place in World Cup last 16 with convincing win over Croatia

The Mexicans will now face the Dutch in the second round.

As it happened: Brazil v Cameroon, Croatia v Mexico, World Cup Group A

Brazil took on Cameroon and Croatia faced Mexico as Group A reached its climax.

# croatia-soccer - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Dani Alves attacks 'moronic' Shearer over Fred criticism

The former England captain reportedly criticised the player when speaking to a Brazilian website.

# croatia-soccer - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Croatia set up Mexican stand-off after taming 'Indomitable Lions' Cameroon'd This post contains videos

Croatia set up Mexican stand-off after taming 'Indomitable Lions'

Mario Mandzukic scored twice after Alex Song saw red.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Alex Song Cameroon'd his country's World Cup hopes with this stupid red card

The Barcelona midfielder pole-axed Mario Mandžukić in their Group A clash

# croatia-soccer - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Tim Howard: 'I would encourage players to go down under contact'

However, for many fans, diving violates the spirit of competition and is a stain on the sport.

Ronan relieved after late winner earns Ireland women vital World Cup qualifier win

Denise O’Sullivan’s last-gasp strike made the difference at Tallaght Stadium.

# croatia-soccer - Friday 13 June, 2014

Peralta strikes as Mexico outclass sorry Cameroon

Miguel Herrera’s side dominated throughout but went in for the half-time break feeling aggrieved following two disallowed goals.

This spine-tingling, a capella rendition of the Brazilian anthem was one of last night's highlights On Song This post contains videos