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  1. Functional familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Sunday Herald

    Successful chairmen and managers are often said to be as close as family, but in Dinamo Zagreb's case it really is a band of brothers. While the hugely controversial, maverick figure of Zdravko Mamic is the club's executive chairman, younger sibling Zoran serves as both head coach and sporting director.

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  2. Kranjcar leaves it late to rescue QPR...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Suria

    QPR narrowly avoided their fourth Premier League defeat of the season as a fine late equaliser from Croatia midfielder Niko Kranjcar rescued a 2-2 draw against Stoke on Saturday. Swiss Gokhan Inler vies for the ball with Croatia's Niko Kranjcar during the friendly football match between Swiss and Croatia, in the southern Croatian Adriatic town of Split, on August 15, 2012.

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  3. Europa League can boost Everton season, says captain Phil JagielkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Football365

    Everton captain Phil Jagielka says playing in the Europa League will not hamper his side's chances of making an impact in the domestic game. Wolfsburg are first up for Everton on Thursday and Jagielka is keen to emphasise the positives of a competition which requires teams to play 14 games to reach the final.

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  4. Italy tame toothless NorwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Arab Times

    OSLO, Sept 10, : Simone Zaza made the most of the suspended Mario Balotelli's absence up front by scoring the opening goal to pave the way for Italy's comfortable 2-0 win over Norway in a Euro 2016 Group H qualifier on Tuesday. The Sassuolo striker, surprisingly brought into the squad by new coach Antonio Conte, struck with a deflected shot after 16 minutes and also hit the crossbar and had an another effort cleared off the line before being substituted.

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  5. Euro 2016 Team of the Week: Lewandowski and Muller unstoppable as Albania make their markRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Goal.com

    And so it begins. Less than two months after Germany celebrated World Cup success in Brazil, Joachim Low's side are amongst the challengers hoping to pluck the European crown from Spain's grasp.

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  6. Euro Round-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Football365

    All looked well for the hosts when Vedad Ibisevic put them ahead after six minutes, but Demetris Christofi equalised on the stroke of half-time and then scored again in the 73rd minute. Wales also came from behind to win 2-1 and had the brilliance of Gareth Bale to thank for earning them victory in Andorra .

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  7. Croatia get unconvincing start in Euro qualifiersRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Xinhuanet

    Croatia beat Malta 2-0 in front of less than 10,000 fans at Maksimir Stadium here on Tuesday in the opening match of Euro 2016 qualifying, thanks to goals from Luka Modric and 23-year-old debutant Andrej Kramaric. With disappointing showing at the World Cup, Croatian coach Niko Kovac needed a powerful performance of his team against the weakest team in the Group H of Euro 2016 qualifiers to regain public support.

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  8. The Czechs celebrate their opening goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Sporting Life

    Holland began their bid to qualify for Euro 2016 by slipping to a last-gasp 2-1 defeat away to Czech Republic on Tuesday night. The World Cup semi-finalists, now with Guus Hiddink back in charge after Louis van Gaal's departure to Manchester United, fell behind in the 22nd minute, Borek Dockal blasting home a super effort off the inside of a post.

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  9. Round-up: Cyprus stun BosniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Ananova

    The shock of the night in the European qualifiers came in Group B as Cyprus stunned Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1 away from home. All looked well for the hosts when Vedad Ibisevic put them ahead after six minutes, but Demetris Christofi equalised on the stroke of half-time and then scored again in the 73rd minute.

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  10. Croatia 2 Malta 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Sporting Life

    Malta did well to limit Croatia to half-chances early on, but the 30th-minute dismissal of Malta defender Steve Borg swung the Group H contest in Croatia's favour and second-half goals from Luka Modric and Andrej Kramaric secured victory for Niko Kovac's side. Croatia's next qualifier is against Bulgaria in Sofia on October 10, while Malta host Norway on the same night.

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  11. Czechs defeat Dutch in Euro 2016 qualifier after Daryl Janmaat's howlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Age

    Prague: The Czech Republic snatched a last-gasp 2-1 win over the Netherlands thanks to Vaclav Pilar's added time goal after a dreadful mistake by Daryl Janmaat in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier on Tuesday. Defender Janmaat attempted to cushion a header back to Jasper Cillessen inside the area but it beat the Dutch keeper and struck the post only for Pilar to tuck the rebound into the net to the delight of the home fans watching the Group A clash.

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  12. Euro 2016 round-up: Wales hopes boosted as Cyprus stun...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daily Mail

    Stuttgart striker Vedad Ibisevic gave Bosnia, ranked 19th and a massive 121 places higher than their opponents in the world rankings, an early lead. But Cyprus came back strongly and goals at the end of each half from Demetris Christofi turned the game on its head and earned the island nation a shock victory.

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  13. Italy beats Norway in Euro 2016 qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | TSN.ca

    Italy beat Norway 2-0 in its opening European Championship qualifier on Tuesday as Antonio Conte extended his winning start as coach. Simone Zaza scored his first international goal in the 16th minute as Italy showed little sign of missing suspended striker Mario Balotelli.

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  14. Much admired: Former Dinamo Zagreb youth academy director Romeo Jozak.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Age

    The Football Federation of Australia is close to naming its next national technical director, and Romeo Jozak is in the running to replace Han Berger. Jozak, a former Dinamo Zagreb youth academy director and Croatian federation technical director, is one of two candidates on the shortlist for the position after progressing through the final rounds of interviews last month.

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  15. Alen Halilovic: The Next Bojan Krkic or a Future Superstar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | BleacherReport

    ... long after his 18th birthday. And although he was thought to be among the candidates, he didn't make the Croatia World Cup squad, arriving early at the Camp Nou instead and beginning his process of integration and adaptation to the tiki-taka ...

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  16. QPR boss Harry Redknapp, left, has been reunited with SandroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Lancashire Telegraph

    QPR manager Harry Redknapp has reunited himself with two players he knows well as the Hoops swooped for Sandro and Niko Kranjcar on transfer deadline day.

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  17. Manchester United and Liverpool are signing two of the fastest 10 players at the World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Business News

    There is no trait in modern football which puts the fear into defenders like pace, and Manchester United and Liverpool are about to add some to their sides.

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  18. Mandzukic strikes it rich at the CalderonRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic's early goal secured a 1-0 win over Real Madrid and a 2-1 aggregate success to clinch the Spanish Super Cup and gain some revenge for last season's Champions League final defeat.

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  19. Photos: Mandzukic goal gives Atletico Super Copa win over Real MadridRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Rediff.com

    Croatia striker Mandzukic, who joined Atletico in the close season from Bayern Munich, fired into the corner of the net from the edge of the area after two minutes and Atletico then played the best football, although there were chances at both ends.

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  20. Mario Mandzukica s decisive strike wins Atletico Super CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Atletico Madrid striker's early goal secured a 1-0 win over Real Madrid to clinch the Spanish Super Cup.

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