Category: Balkans

Blog posts covering the Balkans area in football.

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FK Partizan – UEFA Suspension and the Art of Self-Delusion

FK Partizan – UEFA Suspension and the Art of Self-Delusion

Miloš Marković - The beginning of 2017 has brought disappointing and frustrating news for FK Partizan and Serbian football in general. Days after ...
Balkan League – Do not believe the media hype

Balkan League – Do not believe the media hype

Miloš Marković - “Once cut into pieces an apple can never be whole again” Rough translation of the Serbian colloquial proverb offers a descriptive i ...
Fear and Loathing in Croatia – Can HNK Rijeka break the monopoly?

Fear and Loathing in Croatia – Can HNK Rijeka break the monopoly?

Tom Wood - Dinamo Zagreb are a club with a fine footballing pedigree. Domestically, Zagreb have won 18 Croatian First League titles, 14 Croatian Cups ...
Champions League Roundup – Dynamo Kyiv disappoint on and off the pitch

Champions League Roundup – Dynamo Kyiv disappoint on and off the pitch

Manuel Veth - Futbolgrad’s Champions League roundup from matchday 4 focuses on Dynamo Kyiv’s performance in Europe, and the club’s fans who now, off ...
Marko Arnautović – Serbia’s lost son returns to Belgrade

Marko Arnautović – Serbia’s lost son returns to Belgrade

Miloš Marković - One of Austria’s biggest stars Marko Arnautović did not know what to expect as he headed out of the players’ tunnel at Stadion Raj ...
Botev Plovdiv – A short history of Bulgaria’s oldest club

Botev Plovdiv – A short history of Bulgaria’s oldest club

Tom Wood - In recent years, it certainly seems that PFC Ludogorets Razgrad has become the flag bearer of Bulgarian football. In 2014-15 the Eagles f ...
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