Ukraine kept up the pressure on England at the top of Group H but also ensured Roy Hodgson’s side will face an eliminated team on Tuesday when they beat Poland 1-0 in Kiev last night.
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Transfer news: Tottenham closing in on 'the next Luka Modric' after fee is 'agreed' for Croatian midfielder Alen Halilovic
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Reports in Croatia claim Dinamo Zagreb have accepted an offer for the 17-year-old though personal terms are yet to be discussed
Saturday 08 June 2013
England’s hopes of reaching the World Cup finals in Brazil next year were boosted last night when group leaders Montenegro were thrashed 4-0 at home in a bad-tempered game by Ukraine.
Sunday 02 June 2013
‘An injury to one player gives a chance to another’. It is a managerial cliché, rarely believed by anyone, but there could be a silver lining in England’s injury crisis in Rio de Janeiro tonight. With Daniel Sturridge, Danny Welbeck and Andy Carroll injured, and Jermain Defoe carrying Achilles-heel damage, the opportunity arises to play Theo Walcott where the Arsenal youngster wants to play: at the head of the attack.
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Saturday 29 December 2012
A frightening world of eruptive violence is recreated in this novel about the
Sunday 09 December 2012
At least five people have been killed in the Balkans after freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall caused travel chaos across the region.
Thursday 06 December 2012
Wembley among contenders to host games
Wednesday 06 June 2012
Niko Kranjcar is set to leave Tottenham Hotspur and join Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kiev after Euro 2012, the Croatia midfielder has said.
Monday 23 January 2012
Austria's Marcel Hirscher slid out of a World Cup slalom in Kitzbuehel yesterday and lost the overall championship lead, as rivals questioned his sportsmanship. Italy's Cristian Deville won the race and Croatia's Ivica Kostelic leapfrogged Hirscher as overall leader.
Monday 27 June 2011
"What's wrong with this bloke?" The Streets' bare-chested Mike Skinner berates the burly, naked Croatian man he's cajoled on to the stage who is taking perverse pleasure in refusing to crowd surf during the heart-rending "Dry Your Eyes".
Monday 18 April 2011
Up to 30,000 Croats took to the streets of the capital Zagreb over the weekend to protest against the jailing of two generals for war crimes in the Balkans wars on Friday.
Saturday 16 April 2011
General Ante Gotovina, who became a Croatian national hero for his role in the operation that marked the end of Croatia's war of independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1995, was branded a war criminal yesterday and jailed for 24 years.
Wednesday 23 February 2011
Monday 10 January 2011
Ivica Kostelic of Croatia completed his excellent week by winning the latest slalom round in the World Cup in Adelboden in Switzerland to move to the top of the overall standings.
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Four VIP guests of Greek club PAOK were injured after their bus was attacked by Croatian football hooligans who threw stones and flares, smashing windows and setting the vehicle alight.
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