Vinkovci


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Vinkovci

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in Croatia (Slavonia). Population, 25,000 (1967). It is an important railway junction. There are textile, leather, and woodworking industries and brick production.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Derby midfielder Hughes scored England's second as the Young Lions claimed a 2-1 win in Vinkovci to advance 4-2 on aggregate after Friday's firstleg victory at Molineux.
Gareth Southgate's men headed into the match in Vinkovci with a 2-1 lead from the first leg and Liam Moore grabbed a vital away goal inside the first 10 minutes.
However Southgate has every confidence in his talented squad, who arrived in Vinkovci yesterday with a 2-1 lead from the first leg.
A tricky second leg in Vinkovci still lies ahead tonight but Berahino, who scored the late penalty winner last week, has firm belief they will advance.
This time they face Croatia and Gareth Southgate's team do not know what reception will await them in Vinkovci, close to the Serbian border, on Tuesday.
VINKOVCI: The workers are reluctant to speak, so fearful are they of being fired as the effects of a European construction slump spreads to their timber factory in Croatia.
Intertoto Cup semi-final - Wolfsburg 4, Cibalia Vinkovci 0 (agg: 8-1); Koper 1, Heerenveen 0 (agg: 1-2); Liberec 0, Schalke 0 (agg: 1-2); Werder Bremen 1, FC Superfund 1 (agg: 1-5); Perugia 0, Nantes 0 (agg: 1-0).
The 15 tonnes of dried and tinned food is bound for the war-ravaged Croatian village of Vinkovci.
A tricky second leg in Vinkovci still lies ahead but West Brom forward Berahino, who scored the late penalty winner at the home of his club's arch-rivals Wolves, has firm belief they will advance.
A tricky second leg in Vinkovci still lies ahead tonight but West Brom forward Berahino, who scored the late penalty winner at the home of his club's arch-rivals Wolves, has firm belief they will advance.