When Anita Sambol agreed to be part of FIFA's Fan Movement for the World Cup this summer, she never imagined she'd end the tournament...
When Anita Sambol agreed to be part of FIFA's Fan Movement for the World Cup this summer, she never imagined she'd end the tournament watching her home country in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium. Here, over four parts, she tells her extraordinary tale.
During the World Cup, Anita Sambol is bringing you a daily roundup of all the action. However, today, in this latest World Cup roundup, Anita is too hungover so Lee steps in for a very brief roundup of the World Cup semi-finals.
Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner escaped with fines after they were charged with ‘provoking the general public’ following their goal celebrations against Serbia and a complaint by the Serbian FA.
In this second podcast of our summer World Cup series, Anita recaps day three of the action which featured France v Australia, Argentina v Iceland, Peru v Denmark and her home country, Croatia against Alex Iwobi's Nigeria. Sylvain Jamet also makes a surprise appearance to discuss an Arsenal-less France's opening game.
Gareth Southgate's England side were drawn in League A/Group 4 and will face Croatia & Spain. Group 1 features Netherlands, France & Germany. Ireland drew Wales in League B/Group 4.
Over the last few years, I keep telling myself I should stop getting involved with Croatian national team and the whole shenanigans happening in Croatian football but, here I am again, talking and moaning about it.
Tomas Rosicky looks like he could have played his last game at this year’s competition after doing his hamstring in the Czech Republic’s dramatic 2-2 draw with Croatia.
As the Euros get ready to start, many people haven’t realised that there have been a host of rule changes. Here are 11 of the 95 changes so you know what’s going on at least some of the time (although some are quite ridiculous)
The situation in Croatian football is bad and it's getting worse and the Arsenal man at the heart of it doesn't seem to be making it better.