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Simunic ban upheld by FIFA

by Football News

Josip Simunic's 10-match ban for "discriminatory behaviour" has been upheld, meaning the Croatia international will miss the FIFA World Cup... Read more

Brazil cruise to victory as World Cup nations step up preparations

by Football News

Preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup stepped up a gear on Wednesday, with all 32 participating nations in friendly action. Neymar took centre stage as his hat-trick helped tournament hosts Brazil to a comfortable 5-0 triumph over South Africa... Read more

Prandelli wary of Croatia

by Football News

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli admitted he is wary about facing Croatia in qualifying for the 2016 European Championships... Read more

Rakitic flexible, says Croatia boss

by Football News

Croatia coach Niko Kovac believes Sevilla captain Ivan Rakitic 'can play anywhere' after the midfielder was linked with a move in January... Read more

Kovac 'shocked' by Simunic sanction

by Football News

Croatia coach Niko Kovac has expressed his "shock" and "disappointment" at the 10-game ban imposed on defender Josip Simunic by FIFA... Read more

Simunic gets 10-match ban

by Football News

Croatia defender Josip Simunic will miss the FIFA World Cup finals after being given a 10-match ban by FIFA for "discriminatory behaviour... Read more

Kovac wary of tough FIFA World Cup draw

by Football News

Croatia manager Niko Kovac admits his side face a tough task after being drawn alongside hosts Brazil in Group A of the 2014 FIFA World Cup... Read more