Red Star Belgrade: the dream that can continue on past the group stage

September 14, 2017

  December 19th 2007, the last time Red Star Belgrade played in European competition. On that night, the Serbian club lost to Portuguese side Braga by a score of 2-0. Since then, it has been utter disappointment, mostly losing in the early stages of either Champions League or Europa League qualifying.       Fast forward to September 14th 2017, the boys are back in European competition with an impressive,…


New year, same result

August 25, 2016

Red Star is once again left without European competition after being bounced 4-1 on aggregate from Italian side Sassuolo. It has been nine long years since the Serbian giants have made any European competition, which is way too long for a team that once in the early 90s ruled European-even world-football.   Sassuolo was without a doubt the better team in the two ties. The Italian side has been playing…


Filip Stojkovic will represent Montenegro

May 23, 2016

  Filip Stojkovic was recently picked by Slavoljub Muslin to represent Serbia in their upcoming friendlies versus Cyprus, Russia and Israel, respectively. Instead, Stojkovic turned down the invite saying that he promised Montenegro he would play for their national team three months ago.   Stojkovic came up through the Red Star youth system, where he represented the team from 2006-2011. In 2011, he signed a professional contract with the club,…


Marko Grujic: Taking Europe by storm

November 7, 2015

Marko Grujic has taken Europe by storm these last few months.  It was only last season that Grujic was on-loan at second tier club, Kolubara, but it was even then that management at Red Star saw huge potential in the 6’3 kid from Belgrade.  Grujic played only a handful of games at Kolubara-five to be exact-and managed to score two goals.   The 19 year old had a dual registration…