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  1. World Cup 2018 draw: How does the draw work and who could England face on the Road to Russia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Seven groups of six nations will be drawn, featuring one country from each of the six pots, whilst there will be two groups of five, only including countries from the first five pots.

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  2. Croatia docked Euro 2016 point over swastika painted on pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Fox Sports

    Croatia has been docked one point from their European Championship qualifying group after a swastika was painted on the field before a match against Italy. The UEFA disciplinary panel made the deduction on Thursday and ordered Croatia to play its next two home qualifiers in an empty stadium.

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  3. Croatia deducted point from Euro 2016 qualification group after swastika was painted on pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Croatia has been stripped of one point in its European Championship qualifying group after a swastika was painted on the field before a match against Italy.

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  4. Football: Ramos '100 percent committed' to Real, says BenitezRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Real Madrid captain and centre back Sergio Ramos is "100 percent committed" to the club, new coach Rafa Benitez said on Thursday, amid continued speculation the Spain defender could be on his way to Manchester United. Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos celebrates after scoring against Real Sociedad on January 31, 2015.

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  5. McInnes not prepared to drop his guard as hurting Rijeka land in AberdeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Sunday Herald

    DEREK McINNES, the Aberdeen manager, is on his guard against a Rijeka side he believes will be out to prove a point at Pittodrie tonight. Last season's SPFL Premiership runners-up stunned their Croatian counterparts, who were clear favourites going into last week's Europa League second round qualifier first leg, by claiming an emphatic 3-0 victory, a result that means Matjaz Kek's men need to score three themselves without conceding just to force extra-time.

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  6. Croatian court orders detention of senior football officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | India.com

    Zagreb , July 6: Croatian football suffered a heavy blow when several of its senior officials were taken into custody on suspicions of tax evasion and corruption.The Zagreb county court on Sunday remanded in a one-month custody top officials of Croatian champion football club Dinamo Zagreb, Zdravko Mamic and his brother Zoran Mamic, as well as executive president of the Croatian Football Association Damir Vrbanovic, reports Xinhua. They were arrested after the Croatian Office for the Suppression of Corruption and Organised Crime filed charges against them.Zdravko Mamic is the executive director of Dinamo and also the executive vice president of HNS, while Zoran is the coach of the club.

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  7. Dinamo Zagreb brothers arrested over corruption allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Goal.com

    Zdravko and Zoran Mamic are accused of embezzlement and tax fraud, though the club say they will stand by them Dinamo Zagreb 's chief executive Zdravko Mamic and his brother, coach and director of football Zoran , have been arrested on suspicion of corruption. Croatian police raided the duo's homes on Thursday as part of the investigation before they were detained earlier on Saturday.

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  8. Report: Inter Milan could seek quick sale for Liverpool-linked starRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Business News

    According to Sport Italia transfer guru Alfredo Pedulla , Inter Milan will tell Liverpool to cough up around 21.5 million to complete a quick deal for midfielder Mateo Kovacic. The Croatia international has been heavily linked with a move to Anfield this summer as Brendan Rodgers seeks to strengthen his midfield ranks.

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  9. Socceroos or Croatia? The family ties that bindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Down the decades, all manner of men from all manner of ethnic backgrounds have worn the green and gold Socceroos shirt. But is there any single group that has given the Australian game more star players, more coaches, and contributed more to Australian soccer's development than the Croatian community? Arguably Australia's greatest player, Mark Viduka, sprang from the fecund soccer wellspring of Melbourne's western suburbs to emerge as a teenager, fully formed as a goalscoring phenomenon, in the National Soccer League with the Melbourne Knights.

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  10. In-form Wales edge ahead of traditional giants Italy and France to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | IcNetwork

    Gareth Bale and his Wales team will go into next month's World Cup draw ranked next to Germany and Spain as one of Europe's top seeds and above traditional powerhouses Italy and France. The make-up for the six pots of seeds was determined after three-times world champions Italy lost 1-0 to Portugal on Tuesday night, meaning they join Euro 2016 hosts France in the second seeds.

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    Jun 15, 2015 | Daily Star

    Mandzukic, who joined Atletico last summer from German giants Bayern Munich, is said to be one of Louis van Gaal's main summer targets. And according to former AC Milan and Croatia midfielder Milan Rapaic, the Atletico hitman is on the brink of joining the Red Devils.

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  12. Report: West Ham could lose loan star, Premier League rivals make bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Business News

    According to The Telegraph , Sunderland have made an offer for Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson as they look to pip West Ham to his signature. Jenkinson, 23, has spent the last year on loan at West Ham having slipped down the pecking order at Arsenal, with Arsene Wenger heavily relying on the likes of Mathieu Debuchy, Hector Bellerin and Calum Chambers at right back this season.

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  13. Croatia, Italy draw behind closed doors in Euro qualifiersRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Croatia and Italy played out a 1-1 draw in a Group H game of the Euro 2016 qualifiers behind closed doors at the Poljud Stadium in Split. Croatia were without the help of their vocal fans on Friday as the European Football Association imposed a one match ban on Croatian Football Federation for fans behaviour during their last home match against Norway played on March 28 in Zagreb, reports Xinhua.

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  14. Football: Italy hold Croatia on pitch with swastikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Lazio forward Antonio Candreva struck a first-half leveller from the penalty spot as Italy held Croatia 1-1 in a closed-doors Euro 2016 qualifier that could lead to further sanctions for the hosts. Candreva beat Danijel Subasic from the spot nine minutes before half-time to pull the match level after Mario Mandzukic had beaten Gianluigi Buffon, who was replaced at half-time, after sliding in to toe poke the ball home on 11 minutes.

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  15. Liverpool send emissary to watch mooted fourth summer signing in actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Business News

    Liverpool sent representatives to watch midfielder Mateo Kovacic in action during Croatia 's 1-1 Euro 2016 qualifying draw with Italy, Italian publication Tuttomercato reveal. The Inter Milan star has been heavily linked with a move to the Reds this summer, with renowned publications such as Sky Sports reporting that the two clubs have already agreed a fee.

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  16. Euro16 qualifiers: Wales stun BelgiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Wales took a huge step towards ending their long wait to return to a major tournament finals, as Gareth Bale's strike secured a 1-0 win over Belgium in Cardiff on Friday in Euro 2016 qualifying. With his new Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez watching at Cardiff City Stadium, Bale chested the ball down and swept home in the 25th minute following an error by Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan.

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  17. Bale secures famous Wales win, Italy heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | ABC News

    Wales took a huge step towards ending their long wait to return to a major tournament finals as Gareth Bale's strike secured a 1-0 win over Belgium in Cardiff in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday . With his new Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez watching from the stands at a rocking Cardiff City Stadium, Bale chested the ball down and swept home in the 25th minute following an error by Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan to put Wales in front.

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  18. Swastika Mowed Into Field At Croatia-Italy Soccer MatchRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Switched

    The pitch appearing to show the pattern of a swastika, following the Euro 2016 Group H qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Italy, in Split, Croatia, Friday, June 12, 2015. Croatia could face punishment by UEFA after a swastika pattern could be seen on the pitch for its European Championship qualifying match against Italy.

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  19. Croatia draws 1-1 against Italy in Euro 2016 qualifierRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | SFGate

    Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon saves a penalty shot during the Euro 2016 Group H qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Italy, in Split, Croatia, Friday, June 12, 2015. The pitch appearing to show the pattern of a swastika, following the Euro 2016 Group H qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Italy, in Split, Croatia, Friday, June 12, 2015.

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  20. Croatia draws 1-1 against Italy in Euro 2016 qualifier to stay atop Group HRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Croatia maintained its two-point lead over Italy atop Group H after drawing 1-1 against the Azzurri in a European Championship qualifying match in Split on Friday. However, the game between the two sides will again be overshadowed by side events as a swastika pattern was clearly seen etched onto the pitch.

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