Home / Sport

Sport

Darijo Srna Plays Last Match in Croatia Shirt

Srna captained his country for the last time (photo: HNS)

After a record 134 matches, Croatia captain Darijo Srna has bowed out of international football… Last night’s 1-0 extra-time loss to Portugal spelled the end of Croatia’s run at EURO 2016, and also the ended the international career of the stalwart right back. Srna had announced before EURO 2016 that ...

Read More »

EURO 2016: Portugal End Croatia’s Dream Run

Croatia exit EURO 2016 (photo: UEFA.com)

Croatia’s dream run at EURO 2016 has ended in drama against Portugal on Saturday night in Lens… Croatia enjoyed more possession and chances than their opponents in a match which ended 0-0 after 90 minutes, but were knocked out by a heart-breaking goal against the run of play in the ...

Read More »

Vedran Ćorluka & His Water Polo Cap Earn Place in UEFA Museum

VC1

Croatian defender Vedran Ćorluka has earned himself a place in UEFA’s football museum… Ćorluka created history against the Czech Republic when he became the first player ever to play in a water polo cap. After having his head cracked open from a challenge in Croatia’s opening match against Turkey, Ćorluka ...

Read More »

Three Young Croatians Picked Up in NBA Draft

Dragan Bender

An historic night for Croatian basketball in the 2016 NBA draft on Thursday… 18-year-old Dragan Bender became the highest-ranked Croatian draft pick in history when the was the No. 4 overall pick of the 2016 NBA draft last night. The talented 7-foot-1 forward was picked up by the Phoenix Suns. ...

Read More »

EURO 2016: Croatia to Wear Red & White Checks for First Time

Croatia to wear famous checks (photo: HNS)

After wearing the alternative all blue kit in their opening group matches at EURO 2016, Croatia will finally wear their famous red and white checks… Croatia wore all blue against Turkey, Czech Republic and Spain due to strict UEFA rules. The red and white checkers, which have become famous all ...

Read More »

EURO 2016: Croatia Beat Spain to Top Group

Croatia unbeaten in blue (photo: UEFA)

Croatia are through to the last 16 at EURO 2016 after topping Group D after a fantastic 2-1 win over Spain in Bordeaux on Tuesday night… Having already qualified for the round of 16 thanks to Germany beating Northern Ireland in the early kick off, Croatia coach Ante Čačić had ...

Read More »

EURO 2016: A Message to Croatian Fans Tonight in Bordeaux

(photo: HNS)

The Croatian Football Federation have issued a statement to all Croatian fans in Bordeaux ahead of tonight’s EURO 2016 match against Spain… Dear Fans, On behalf of the Croatian Football Federation and the Croatian National Team we thank you for the excellent support up until now at EURO. Because of ...

Read More »

UEFA Hands Down Punishment to Croatia for EURO 2016 Crowd Trouble

(photo credit: Hina/Damir SENČAR/ ds)

The Croatian Football Federation has been heavily fined by UEFA’s Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on Monday 20 June 2016… UEFA launched disciplinary proceedings against the Croatian Football Federation following their UEFA EURO 2016 group stage match against the Czech Republic which ended 2-2 in Saint-Étienne on Friday when the match ...

Read More »