World Cup
Andres Guardado (#18)
Too Little Too Late
Mexico advanced to the knockout round for the sixth successive World Cup on Monday, securing a 3-1 win over Croatia at the Arena Pernambuco to finish second in Group A. A win or a draw would have... FULL STORY>>
Croatia
Man Advantage
Croatia kept its hopes of a berth in the Round of 16 alive by routing 10-man Cameroon in a 4-0 victory at the Arena Amazonia on Wednesday.

Ivica Olic scored just 11 minutes into the affair to put Niko Kovac's men in front, but the match really turned in Croatia's favor five minutes before halftime... FULL STORY>>
Fred
Croatia Falls To Brazil
It was not pretty, but Brazil managed to open the 2014 World Cup with three points as the host nation edged Croatia, 3-1, at the Arena Corinthians on Thursday.

Croatia took a shock lead early on thanks to Marcelo's own goal, but Neymar bagged a brace before Oscar tacked on a stoppage-time goal to see Brazil stave off... FULL STORY>>
Niko Kranjcar
Kranjcar to miss World Cup
Croatia midfielder Niko Kranjcar will play no part in the World Cup this summer after being ruled out of the competition with a hamstring injury.

Kranjcar had to be substituted in the first half of QPR's Championship playoff final win over Derby County on Saturday, and tests have revealed that the... FULL STORY>>