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Croatia World Cup Newswire

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  1. Luka Modric's stunner sees Real Madrid edge out GranadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Football.co.uk

    Karim Benzema put Zinedine Zidane's men ahead on the half-hour mark, but the hosts refused to wilt and got a deserved equaliser when Youssef El Arabi poked the ball through Keylor Navas' legs. Modric had given the ball away for the equaliser after colliding with the referee, but made amends by winning the match late on with a breathtaking finish.

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  2. Documentary helps Josip Simunic continue his fight to clear his name after FIFA banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Age

    They were three small words that were "interpreted the worst way possible", linking him to Croatian fascists and Nazi Germany. Three words that effectively ended his international career.

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  3. Euro 2016: Croatia looking to go 1 step further in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Croatia's reputation as a football power is growing, having qualified for the European Championship for the fourth consecutive time. The reputation of its fans, though, is only getting worse.

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  4. Football League Q&A: Scott Carson names Kevin Nolan as his toughest ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Football League Q&A: Scott Carson names Kevin Nolan as his toughest opponent and reveals chips are his guilty food pleasure Goalkeeper Scott Carson has been in superb form recently as the last line of a Derby defence which has conceded just two goals in their last seven Sky Bet Championship games. The genial Cumbrian, whose clubs have included Leeds, Liverpool, Charlton, Aston Villa, West Brom, Wigan and Turkish side Bursaspor, is the latest player to take our Q&A.

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  5. FOOTBALL: The 12 most exciting under-19s in the wo aRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Greg Lea introduces a dozen of the hottest prospects aged 18 or under who could grace future FourFourTwo tops 100s, including two Arsenal stars, a 16-year-old who's already a regular for his country and the new Cristiano Ronaldo... There aren't many talented prospects who have become household names across the football world by the tender age of 16, but then again Martin Odegaard isn't your average young star. Manchester United , Manchester City , Liverpool and Bayern Munich were all linked with the StrA msgodset academy graduate before he signed for Real Madrid at the start of 2015, with reports in the Spanish media suggesting that his first contract with los Blancos is already worth a cool A 80,000 per week.

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  6. EXCLUSIVE: Ivan Rakitic reveals to Guillem Balague what it's really like playing for BarcelonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Ahead of el Clasico, Ivan Rakitic talks to Guillem Balague about playing for the best club team in world football. BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 22: Ivan Rakitic of Barcelona takes on Luka Modric and Toni Kroos of Real Madrid CF during Ivan Rakitic is one of those nice guys in football.

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  7. Emmanuel Adebayor, Ronaldinho and Ron Vlaar feature in top 10 free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Emmanuel Adebayor, Ronaldinho and Ron Vlaar feature in top 10 free agents on Football Manager 2016a but which players can your club afford? Fans of the beautiful game will be frantically scanning for bargains following the release of Football Manager 2016 on Friday. With Emmanuel Adebayor, Ron Vlaar and Kevin Nolan all on the lookout for new clubs in the real world, wannabe football bosses will be looking to boost their teams on the virtaul football game.

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  8. Benitez hopeful on Modric fitness for Celta clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez is optimistic midfielder Luka Modric will be fit to start Saturday's top-of-the-table La Liga clash at Celta Vigo but still has doubts over Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos. Croatia's Luka Modric sits on the substitutes' bench before their Euro 2016 Group H qualification soccer match against Malta at the National Stadium in Ta' Qali, outside Valletta, Malta, October 13, 2015.

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  9. La Liga Fixtures 2015: Schedule, Live Stream and Week 8 PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Both Real Madrid and Barcelona face injury concerns heading into Week 8 of the 2015-16 La Liga season, setting up an intriguing weekend of fixtures headlined by the clash between Villarreal and Celta Vigo. The Yellow Submarine are the surprise La Liga leaders after seven matches, sitting one point ahead of the Galicians.

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  10. Luka Modric injury blow for Real MadridRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Football.co.uk

    Real Madrid have confirmed that midfielder Luka Modric picked up a thigh injury during Croatia's Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria. Modric was forced from the field at half-time during his country's 3-0 victory against the Bulgarians and was forced to sit out Tuesday night's 1-0 win in Malta - a result that clinched Croatia's automatic qualification for next summer's European Championship in France.

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  11. Malta arraigns Croatians for violence before Euro qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A Maltese court has arraigned six Croatians on charges related to violence prior to Tuesday's European Championship qualifier between Malta and Croatia. Police are still investigating another 14 Croatians who were arrested in connection with the Group H match, during which Croatia qualified for Euro 2016 after a 1-0 win.

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  12. When is the draw for Euro 2016? All you need to know ahead of England learning their opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    With qualifying just about over our eyes are already looking at who they will come up against in the group stage of Euro 2016 next summer in France. Wales will be eager to find out who they will meet in there first major tournament they have qualified for since 1958.

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  13. Newcastle United in line to receive a A 1million pay-out for Tim Krul's season-ending injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    Under the terms of the Club Protection Programme, Newcastle United can claim for the time that Tim Krul has been ruled out for - here's how Krul has been ruled out for the rest of the campaign after rupturing a cruciate ligament in his knee while on international duty with Holland, leaving United with Rob Elliot and Freddie Woodman to pick from for the foreseeable future. Summer arrival from Nottingham Forest Karl Darlow is still several weeks from fitness after suffering an ankle problem, and will not be fit in time for the trip to Sunderland in a fortnight.

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  14. Modric to miss crunch qualifier with MaltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Goal.com

    The Real Madrid star had been withdrawn in Zagreb as a precautionary measure, but studies on the affected muscle confirmed that he would sit out the vital clash Luka Modric will miss Croatia's final Euro 2016 qualifier against Malta due to the groin injury picked up against Bulgaria. The Real Madrid midfielder was withdrawn at half-time of Saturday's 3-0 victory in Zagreb which kept Croatia's hopes of an automatic qualifying spot alive.

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  15. Croatia's Modric out of Malta qualifier with thigh injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Croatia will be without Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric for their final Euro 2016 Group H qualifier away to Malta on Tuesday after he picked up a thigh injury in Saturday's 3-0 win over Bulgaria. Croatia's Luka Modric challenges Bulgaria's Simeon Slavchev during their Euro 2016 group H qualification soccer match in Zagreb, Croatia October 10, 2015.

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  16. Italy accomplish mission after securing Euro 2016 qualification......Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Italy booked their place at next summer's Euro 2016 after defeating Azerbaijan 3-1 at the Baku Olympic stadium on Saturday - and the national team has been applauded by the Italian media. The Azzurri went into the game unbeaten in their previous 48 qualifiers and knew a win in their penultimate Group H qualifier would earn them a ticket for next year's tournament in France.

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  17. Croatia outclass lacklustre Bulgaria to stay in contentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Croatia thrashed hapless Bulgaria 3-0 in a Euro 2016 qualifier played behind closed doors at the Maksimir stadium on Saturday to remain in the hunt for the second automatic qualifying spot in Group H. Croatia and Bulgaria play their Euro 2016 group H qualification soccer match in an empty stadium in Zagreb, Croatia October 10, 2015, after Croatia's supporters were banned by UEFA. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic Croatia's Nikola Kalinic scores a goal against Bulgaria during their Euro 2016 group H qualification soccer match in Zagreb, Croatia October 10, 2015.

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  18. FIFA corruption scandal: Blatter, Platini face uphill struggle under scrutiny of appeal panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | DNA India

    FIFA's Appeal Committee will never face a bigger task than ruling on the suspensions of Sepp Blatter and the man who has been most likely to succeed him as president, Michel Platini FIFA's Appeal Committee will never face a bigger task than ruling on the suspensions of Sepp Blatter and the man who has been most likely to succeed him as president, Michel Platini. Last year, it was the focus of world soccer when it ruled against Uruguay's Luis Suarez's who had appealed his four month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup in an incident seen by millions of fans on television.

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  19. Exclusive Interview: Robert Snodgrass on his battle for fitness and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    THE good news is that Robert Snodgrass has better things to do with his international weeks than attending Scotland's make-or-break Euro 2016 clincher against Poland. Throughout the fourteen months he has been sidelined with the dislocated kneecap sustained on his competitive debut for Hull City this 28-year-old has become an extended member of the Tartan Army but while his old Scotland pals go through their paces at Mar Hall, this week he has been busy doing some gruelling double and triple sessions of his own.

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  20. Exclusive Interview: Robert Snodgrass on his battle for fitness and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    THE good news is that Robert Snodgrass has better things to do with his international weeks than attending Scotland's make-or-break Euro 2016 clincher against Poland. Throughout the fourteen months he has been sidelined with the dislocated kneecap sustained on his competitive debut for Hull City this 28-year-old has become an extended member of the Tartan Army but while his old Scotland pals go through their paces at Mar Hall, this week he has been busy doing some gruelling double and triple sessions of his own.

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