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Croatia looking to spring a surprise at World Cup
Croatia will be heading to the World Cup focused on one match: the tournament opener against host Brazil. ''World Cup opening games are always tense and nervous,'' Croatia captain Darijo Srna said. Surprises are always possible.'' Back in 1998, no one believed Croatia - still recovering from a bloody civil war in the Balkans in the early 1990s - could finish third in its maiden World Cup. But ...(4/8/2014 5:00:33 AM)
Socceroos to face Croatia in final friendly before World Cup opener
Australia to take on Croatians in Brazil just a week before the World Cup starts, in a reprise of 2006 classic(4/15/2014 10:14:48 PM)
Croatia coach Kovac: Little experience, high hopes
Niko Kovac wants to combine a German winning mentality with some Croatian flare at the World Cup in Brazil, and he just might have the background to succeed. The former national team midfielder, who played for the ''Golden Generation'' that placed third at the 1998 World Cup, was born and raised in Germany. And as coach of the national team heading to Brazil, he is hoping instill some of that ...(4/8/2014 5:01:37 AM)
Scotland 2-0 Croatia
This has been a generally forgettable World Cup qualifying campaign for Scotland. Yet it ended on a high as Gordon Strachan and his players swatted aside Croatia's challenge for the second game in succession. A run of more than two years without a home win in a competitive fixture was thereby ended. This Scotland team also avoided the ignominy of becoming the first in the nation's history to go ...(4/15/2014 6:19:55 PM)
Rude awakening for Croatia after EU accession
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17 injured in highway clash of Croatian fans
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Police say at least 17 supporters of two rival Croatian football clubs have been injured, two seriously, as they clashed on a busy highway.(4/16/2014 2:17:50 PM)
Croatia 2-0 Iceland (Croatia win 2-0 on agg)| World Cup play-off report
Croatia reached the World Cup finals after goals from the striker Mario Mandzukic and their captain Darijo Srna secured a 2-0 aggregate win over Iceland following an action-packed return leg of their play-off. Mandzukic opened the scoring with a clinical goal in the 27th minute but was sent off for a vicious foul on Johann Gudmundsson shortly before half-time, raising concerns that Croatia might ...(4/14/2014 4:56:33 AM)
Rival Croatian fan groups fight on busy highway
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Police say at least 17 supporters of two rival Croatian football clubs have been injured, two seriously, as they clashed on a busy highway.(4/16/2014 2:48:13 PM)
Croatia charges CEO of Hungary's MOL
Croatia's anti-graft authorities have charged the chairman of Hungary's MOL energy group with bribing a former Croatian prime minister. Croatia's state prosecutor's Office for Organized Crime and Corruption ...(4/1/2014 10:28:24 AM)
Croatia court backs ex-top spy's extradition to Germany
(ZAGREB ) - Croatia's Supreme Court has approved the extradition to Germany of a former Yugoslav spy chief wanted for the 1983 murder of a dissident on German soil, his lawyer said Wednesday.(4/16/2014 5:36:51 AM)
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