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Croatia sack head coach Ante Calic, appoint Zlatko Dalic as replacement
Croatia announce the sacking of Ante Cacic and the subsequent appointment of Zlatko Dalic just two days before their final World Cup qualifier against Ukraine in Kiev.
Oct 7, 14:28
Dejan Lovren in action during the EFL Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Southampton on January 25, 2017
Dejan Lovren to miss Croatia qualifier through injury
Croatia boss Ante Cacic reveals that Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren will miss Friday's crucial World Cup qualifier with Finland due to injury.
Oct 3, 17:10
Dejan Lovren in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Dejan Lovren: 'I take five pills before every game'
Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren reveals that he is taking five pills before every game in order to get over the pain barrier.
Sep 30, 13:24
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Croatia vs. Kosovo abandoned due to weather
The World Cup qualifier between Croatia and Kosovo is called off midway through the first half due to poor weather.
Sep 2, 20:33
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Trip to Croatia not a scouting mission'
Jose Mourinho downplays suggestions that he was in attendance for Croatia's home game with Ukraine to thrash out a deal for Inter Milan attacker Ivan Perisic.
Mar 25, 21:26
Fernando Torres and Luka Modric in action during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Zinedine Zidane calls for "patience" over Luka Modric injury
Zinedine Zidane says that Luka Modric is "doing slightly better" following another week of rest, but is unwilling to rush the midfielder back into action.
Oct 28, 21:10
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Sam Allardyce's first game in charge of England to be against Croatia?
Sam Allardyce's first opponent as England manager will reportedly be Croatia in a friendly on September 1.
Jul 25, 10:32
Aaron Ramsey eyes the ball during the Euro 2016 Group B match between Russia and Wales on June 20, 2016
Wales play Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland play France in Euro 2016 last 16
The last-16 ties for Euro 2016 are revealed, with Wales and Northern Ireland meeting in an all-UK tie and hosts France facing the Republic of Ireland.
Jun 22, 22:05
Flares on the pitch during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Czech Republic and Croatia on June 17, 2016
UEFA fines Croatia over Euro 2016 crowd trouble
UEFA fines the Croatia Football Federation €100,000 (£77,000) fine following crowd trouble during their 2-2 draw against the Czech Republic at Euro 2016.
Jun 20, 18:21
Luka Modric celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group D game between Turkey and Croatia on June 12, 2016
Croatia's Luka Modric 'to miss Spain match'
Luka Modric is unlikely to represent Croatia in next week's Euro 2016 Group D clash with Spain, according to his national team doctor.
Jun 18, 14:21
Flares on the pitch during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Czech Republic and Croatia on June 17, 2016
Croatia, Turkey face UEFA disciplinary hearing
UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Croatia and Turkey after separate incidents at Euro 2016 on Friday.
Jun 18, 11:18
Flares on the pitch during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Czech Republic and Croatia on June 17, 2016
Ante Cacic: 'Croatia fans who threw flares are sports terrorists'
Croatia manager Ante Cacic calls the fans who threw flares onto the pitch in their Euro 2016 2-2 draw with the Czech Republic "sports terrorists".
Jun 17, 20:39
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gives the thumbs up during his side's 2-1 victory over Manchester City on December 21, 2015
Arsene Wenger tips Croatia to impress at Euro 2016
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that Croatia can be dark horses at Euro 2016 and tips them to go far in the tournament.
Jun 10, 20:17
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric celebrates scoring for Croatia on August 16, 2006.
Luka Modric: 'Croatia must start well at Euro 2016'
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric calls on his team to make a strong start to their Euro 2016 challenge.
Jun 9, 22:34
Croatia's defender Dejan Lovren takes part in a training session in preperation for the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil on May 23, 2014
Report: Dejan Lovren to miss Euro 2016 over row with Croatia boss
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren will reportedly miss Euro 2016 after falling out with head coach Ante Cacic.
Apr 12, 17:53
Croatia's defender Dejan Lovren takes part in a training session in preperation for the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil on May 23, 2014
Croatia boss Ante Cacic meets with Dejan Lovren over recent row
Croatia confirm that head coach Ante Cacic has held talks with Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren over their row.
Apr 11, 17:35
Liverpool's Croatian defender Dejan Lovren celebrates scoring his team's second goal in the League Cup Fourth Round football match against Swansea City on November 13, 2014
Dejan Lovren "will not apologise" to Croatia coach Ante Cacic
Dejan Lovren refuses to apologise to Croatia manager Ante Cacic for a row during the recent international break.
Apr 11, 16:08
Andrej Kramaric of Leicester City during the Pre Season Friendlly match between Lincoln City and Leicester City at Sincil Bank Stadium on July 21, 2015
Andrej Kramaric leaves Leicester City on loan
Leicester City striker Andrej Kramaric joins Hoffenheim on loan until the end of the season having not made a single Premier League start this term.
Jan 20, 17:09
Representatives of teams drawn in group B (L-R) Slovakia's assistant coach Stefan Tarkovic, England's coach Roy Hodgson, Russia's coach Leonid Slutski and Wales' coach Chris Coleman pose with the trophy after the final draw of the UEFA Euro 2016 football
England to face Wales at Euro 2016
England are drawn to face Wales in the group stages at Euro 2016, while Northern Ireland will play world champions Germany.
Dec 12, 17:37
Luka Modric for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Real Madrid confirm Luka Modric injury
Real Madrid confirm that midfielder Luka Modric picked up a thigh injury while on international duty with Croatia, although no time frame has been given on his return.
Oct 14, 20:58
Norway's forward Martin Linnes (L) vies with Croatia's midfielder Luka Modric during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Croatia and Norway on March 28, 2015
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric ruled out of Malta clash
The Croatian Football Association confirm that Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is unfit to participate in the nation's final Euro 2016 qualifying game against Malta.
Oct 11, 18:15
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric celebrates scoring for Croatia on August 16, 2006.
Ante Cacic calms Luka Modric concerns
Croatia boss Ante Cacic calms suggestions that Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric suffered a serious groin injury while representing his country on Saturday evening.
Oct 11, 14:23
Croatia coach Niko Kovac stands on the touchline on March 05, 2014.
Croatia sack manager Niko Kovac
Croatia confirm the dismissal of manager Niko Kovac after their Euro 2016 qualification hopes suffered a blow.
Sep 9, 13:56
Croatia coach Niko Kovac stands on the touchline on March 05, 2014.
Niko Kovac slams lacklustre Croatia
Croatia boss Niko Kovac slams his troops for a lack of heart in their Euro 2016 qualifying defeat away to Norway.
Sep 7, 00:44
Mario Mandzukic of Croatia #17 scores the opening goal during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier between Croatia and Italy on June 12, 2015
Croatia deducted one point in Euro 2016 qualifying for racist incident
Croatia are deducted one point in Euro 2016 qualifying due to a racist incident involving their supporters.
Jul 23, 16:30
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Croatia issue apology for swastika symbol on pitch in Italy match
The Croatian Football Federation issues an apology after a swastika symbol is spotted imprinted on the pitch at the Poljud Stadium in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Italy.
Jun 13, 03:46
A fireman picks up fireworks during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier match between Italy and Croatia at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 16, 2014
Italy, Croatia charged by UEFA
UEFA charges Italy and Croatia following their recent Euro 2016 qualifier at the San Siro.
Nov 18, 15:47
Italy's coach Antonio Conte follows the action during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group H qualifying football match Norway vs Italy on September 9, 2014
Italy coach Antonio Conte happy with draw against Croatia
Italy coach Antonio Conte insists that his side can be happy with their 1-1 draw against Croatia in Euro 2016 qualifying.
Nov 17, 12:33
Georgio Chiellini of Italy #3 during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier match between Italy and Croatia at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 16, 2014
Croatia coach Niko Kovac apologises for fans behaviour
Niko Kovac apologises for the behaviour of Croatia fans after Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Italy was temporarily suspended.
Nov 17, 09:39
Georgio Chiellini of Italy #3 during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier match between Italy and Croatia at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 16, 2014
Niko Kovac slams 'shameful' Croatia fans
Croatia boss Niko Kovac slams the "hooligans" who marred his team's 1-1 draw with Italy by throwing flares on to the field at San Siro.
Nov 17, 01:39
Georgio Chiellini of Italy #3 during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier match between Italy and Croatia at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 16, 2014
Italy, Croatia match stopped due to flares
Italy's Euro 2016 qualifier with Croatia has been halted after flares were thrown onto the pitch.
Nov 16, 21:28
A general view of the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza taken on November 03, 2010
Italy, Croatia qualifier under threat from flash floods
Croatia manager Niko Kovac says that their Euro 2016 qualifier with Italy could be called off due to a waterlogged pitch at the San Siro.
Nov 15, 17:27
Darijo Srna of FC Shakhtar Donetsk looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and FC Shakhtar Donetsk on September 17, 2013
Darijo Srna buys 20 tonnes of tangerines for Ukrainian children
Shakhtar Donetsk defender Darijo Srna purchases 20 tonnes of tangerines which will be distributed to 20,000 children in Ukraine.
Nov 13, 10:15
Croatia's forward Nikica Jelavic celebrates after taking a 1-0 lead during a Group A football match between Brazil and Croatia at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 12, 2014
Nikica Jelavic retires from international football
Hull City's Croatian striker Nikica Jelavic retires from international football with immediate effect.
Oct 11, 15:19
Croatia's defender Dejan Lovren takes part in a training session in preperation for the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil on May 23, 2014
Dejan Lovren suffers injury while on international duty with Croatia
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren is withdrawn from Croatia's squad to face Bulgaria after suffering an injury.
Oct 9, 11:43
England Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate gives instructions to his players during a training session at St Georges Park on September 3, 2013
England Under-21s face playoff tie with Croatia
England Under-21s will face a two-legged tie with Croatia in the playoffs for the European Championships.
Sep 12, 13:34



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