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# croatia-soccer - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Brazil's Marcelo scores the first (own) goal of the 2014 World Cup

The defender bundled the ball into his own net to hand Croatia the lead on 10 minutes.

World Cup hangout: get ready for tonight's big kick-off in São Paulo

In a few hours, we’ll be watching the football!

There'll be an ex-Louth U21 footballer doing stats for Croatia against Brazil tonight

Barry Hamilton will be the Irish representative for tonight’s showdown in Sáo Paulo.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Eidur Gudjohnsen crying after Iceland's World Cup elimination is a tough watch

It’s the end of the road for the 35-year-old former Chelsea and Barcelona man.

Croats celebrate World Cup berth with pro-Nazi chants - reports

Defender Joe Simunic took to the pitch with a microphone after the win over Iceland last night.

# croatia-soccer - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

The studs-up 'tackle' that earned Mario Mandzukic a red card against Iceland

But the Croats are on the way to Brazil.

# croatia-soccer - Friday 15 November, 2013

Iceland keep World Cup dream alive in Croatia draw

The underdogs, who were reduced to 10 men, produced a resilient performance against the Croats.

# croatia-soccer - Friday 11 October, 2013

Fellaini salutes Belgium's World Cup 'warriors'

Romelu Lukaku’s brace secured the Red Devils’ passage to Brazil.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Coach sacked for allegedly stealing player's credit card -- to buy Jägermeister

What would you even do with 36 litres of Jägermeister?

# croatia-soccer - Saturday 16 June, 2012

UEFA charges Croatia over Balotelli abuse

The Croatian FA will face disciplinary action relating to the conduct of its supporters during Thursday’s Group C clash with Italy.

# croatia-soccer - Thursday 14 June, 2012

As it happened: Italy v Croatia, Euro 2012

Before the evening’s main event, we had minute-by-minute coverage of the first of today’s Group C games — it’s Italy v Croatia in Poznan.

# croatia-soccer - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Uh oh, the Eamon Keegan photo has been discovered - by one of the Croatian ladies' employers

Jelena Miksa could be in hot water after bare-chested snaps of her with an Irish fan spread across the internet yesterday.

# croatia-soccer - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Any chance of a walkover, lads? Croatia in dock for flares, smoke bombs‎

Croatia are facing a financial penalty after their fans lit flares and smoke bombs during Sunday’s win against Ireland.

# croatia-soccer - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Do any Croatians want to face Richard Dunne? Another blow as Ilicevic ruled out

Dinamo Zagreb’s Sime Vrsaljko is set to join the squad as a replacement for the Hamburg winger.

# croatia-soccer - Saturday 2 June, 2012

International wrap: Norway deny Croatia at the death in Olso Euro 2012 This post contains videos

International wrap: Norway deny Croatia at the death in Olso

WATCH: Tarik Elyounoussi scored a late equaliser for Norway, while Poland, Holland and England completed their Euro 2012 preparations with wins.

# croatia-soccer - Monday 26 March, 2012

Trap: 'It's been very emotional, because we've really lifted the nation' COYBIG This post contains videos

Trap: 'It's been very emotional, because we've really lifted the nation'

Giovanni Trapattoni is delighted to have provided some light relief at a difficult time for the country.

# croatia-soccer - Monday 6 February, 2012

Italian job: FAI confirms details of Euro 2012 training camp

The FAI expects to receive final confirmation of a friendly against Hungary on 4 June later this week.

# croatia-soccer - Friday 2 December, 2011

Open thread: have the gods of the draw been kind to Ireland?

Ireland have been drawn alongside Spain, Italy and Croatia for Euro 2012. Join us in our open thread to thrash out the questions that really matter this evening.