Croatia World Cup Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Kovac sacked as Croatia coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Goal.com

    After almost two years in the role, the former Bayern Munich midfielder has been removed as national team boss following a string of bad results Niko Kovac has been sacked as Croatia coach in the aftermath of disappointing recent results that have seen their hopes of Euro 2016 qualification unravel. Croatia topped Group H at the start of this month, but a goalless draw with Azerbaijan followed by a 2-0 defeat to Norway meant they dropped to third, with Kovac accusing his side of lacking heart in the matches.

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  2. Football: Iceland book first European Champs spot with dour drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Iceland made it to their first major tournament yesterday, but Wales will have to wait a little longer to secure a place at the 2016 European Championship after Belgium grabbed a late winner in Cyprus. Iceland's goalless draw against Kazakhstan was a drab affair, but it was enough to guarantee the tiny nation a place as one of the top two finishers in group A, with the Czech Republic.

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  3. Iceland qualifies, Wales on hold for Euro 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Iceland has made it to its first major football tournament, but Wales will have to wait a little longer to secure a place at the 2016 European Championship after Belgium grabbed a late winner in Cyprus. Iceland's goalless draw against Kazakhstan was a drab affair, but it was enough to guarantee the tiny nation a place as one of the top two finishers in Group A, along with the Czech Republic.

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  4. Mateo Kovacic joins Real Madrid training for first time after Luka...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Mateo Kovacic joins Real Madrid training for first time... after Luka Modric backs Croatia pal to 'win the Ballon d'Or in two years time' Mateo Kovacic joined his new Real Madrid team-mates in training for the first time - after his club and country team-mate Luka Modric had backed him to 'win the Ballon d'Or in two years' time. The former Inter Milan midfielder arrived at the Bernabeu for a fee of 25million this week before revealing his Croatia team-mate, and Cristiano Ronaldo, played an important part in his decision to leave Italy.

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  5. Who is Real Madrid new boy Kovacic and can he displace Kroos or Modric?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Goal.com

    The Croatia midfielder ranks among the most highly rated 21-year-olds in European football but could find first-team opportunities hard to come by to begin with in Spain It was a transfer story that came out of nowhere. Mateo Kovacic was expected to be a key part of Inter 's title challenge when the Serie A season gets under way on Saturday.

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  6. Sport24.co.za | Bournemouth robbed of first pointsRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2015 | News24

    A "grey area" surrounding the new offside rule cost Bournemouth their first Premier League points on Monday, according to the promoted side's manager Eddie Howe. Christian Benteke's controversial 26th minute goal condemned the south coast newcomers to a 1-0 defeat but they were entitled to feel hard done by.

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  7. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers left relieved after offside - grey area' goal allowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    The English Premier League is the top division of football in England. Set up in 1992 as a breakaway from the Football League, it is now the richest and most-watched football league in the world.

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  8. Offside 'grey area' costs Bournemouth first pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    LONDON: A "grey area" surrounding the new offside rule cost Bournemouth their first Premier League points on Monday, according to the promoted side's manager Eddie Howe. Christian Benteke's controversial 26th minute goal condemned the south coast newcomers to a 1-0 defeat but they were entitled to feel hard done by.

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  9. Ramos agrees to extend Real contract until 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Real Madrid's Spain defender Sergio Ramos has agreed to extend his contract with the La Liga club until 2020, ending speculation he could join English Premier League side Manchester United. Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid attends a training session ahead of a friendly soccer match against AC Milan in Shanghai,July 29, 2015.REUTERS/Aly Song MADRID: Real Madrid's Spain defender Sergio Ramos has agreed to extend his contract with the La Liga club until 2020, ending speculation he could join English Premier League side Manchester United.

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  10. Report: Real Madrid close in on the signing of Kovacic from InterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | Fox Sports

    Real Madrid is closing in on the signing of Inter central midfielder Mateo Kovacic for a fee in the region of 35 million euros . The Croatia international, 21, has impressed at San Siro over the last two-and-a-half seasons and is top of Rafa Benitez's wishlist as he looks to strengthen his midfield.

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  11. How to celebrate war crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | Spiked

    The occasion was the twentieth-anniversary commemoration of 'Operation Storm', the 1995 military offensive that expelled around 200,000 Serbs from the Krajina region of Croatia, killing about 2,000 of them in the process. Here I distil Croatia's lesson into a handy four-point guide for states wishing to give themselves a hearty pat on the back for past atrocities.

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  12. 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

    Jul 25, 2015 | 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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  13. Croatia docked Euro 2016 point over swastika painted on pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  14. Croatia deducted point from Euro 2016 qualification group after swastika was painted on pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  15. Football: Ramos '100 percent committed' to Real, says BenitezRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  16. McInnes not prepared to drop his guard as hurting Rijeka land in AberdeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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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  17. Croatian court orders detention of senior football officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | 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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  18. Dinamo Zagreb brothers arrested over corruption allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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