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UEFA Nations League Gets Green Light, Vatreni To Kick Off vs. Portugal

June 30, 2020

    It was unknown if UEFA was going to move forward with their 2nd edition of the Nations League in 2020 due to COVID-19, or scrap it due to an already tighter schedule having to be played moving forward.     However, last week UEFA announced that Nations League will move forward with group matches starting in September and […]

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Ante Kvartuč

  Posted By: Ante Kvartuč 34 comments

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Croatia vs. England IV: Today Was The Day

June 14, 2020

    June 14th, 2020.     Today was the day Croatia would play England at Wembley Stadium in London in the opening match of their EURO 2020 group stage. Obviously, due to COVID, the entire EURO 2020 tournament has been pushed to the summer of 2021.     That means Luka Modrić will be a year older. So will […]

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Ante Kvartuč

  Posted By: Ante Kvartuč 21 comments

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Failed Wonderkids: Why Did They Fail?

June 2, 2020

How often are young players labeled ‘wonderkids’ after showing the slightest bit potential? Way too often. And how often do those players live up to their lofty potentials? Much less often. It is an unfortunate thing to be labeled a failed wonderkid, but at the end of the day, it is just part of the game. Why do these players […]

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Nikola Vukmanić

  Posted By: Nikola Vukmanić 69 comments

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30 Years: Boban’s Kick Heard Around The Balkans

May 13, 2020

    May 13th, 2020 marks the 30-year anniversary of the Dinamo Zagreb-Red Star Riot and Zvonimir Boban’s “Kick Heard Around The Balkans” at Maksimir in Zagreb.     With political tensions already high at the time with a majority of Croatian parties voting for independence from Yugoslavia; what ensued at Maksimir that day was seen as the ‘symbolic’ start […]

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Ante Kvartuč

  Posted By: Ante Kvartuč 48 comments

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