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Costa Rica mounts rally, stuns mighty Uruguay in massive upset - 14 Jun 2014
Costa Rica stunned Uruguay 3-1 at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza on Saturday, dealing this young World Cup one of its first shocks. Goals from young starlets Joel Campbell and Oscar Duarte and a capper from sub Marco Urena cancelled out a first-half ...
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Aidan Smith: When losing to Costa Rica was end of the world

The Scotsman - 18 Mar 2018
And where was Costa Rica, anyway? I mean, the Central Americans were decent, hardly spectacular, with the strange, slow pace of the game suiting them – and they were plainly thrilled to have scored their first-ever World Cup goal and were dogged in ...
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Interview: Craig Brown on glory days and World Cup woe v Costa ...

The Scotsman - 17 Mar 2018
Where are the men from Italia 90, the Scotland team in their summer-fun T-shirts, white with blue and yellow stripes? Quite a few of the personnel involved in the dismal World Cup defeat by Costa Rica seem to have emigrated from the homeland and others ...
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100 Days Until The World Cup: Will Costa Rica Build On 2014?

Q Costa Rica News - 05 Mar 2018
The 2018 edition is quite different than the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, with big names like Italy and Netherlands sitting out the Russia event. Also out are Chile, who made the finals in 1998, 2010 and 2014 and the United States, have been a part of the ...
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Gareth Southgate Shuts World Cup Door On One England Star

SPORTbible - 18 Mar 2018
That mention of looking at him post World Cup certainly makes it sound like there's no way Barkley can get in the plans for the tournament, even if the England boss then did keep the door slightly open by saying it would be 'difficult'. Barkley's ...
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USA-Paraguay: Three Tidbits of History

U.S. Soccer (press release) (blog) - 18 Mar 2018
With a spot in the World Cup Semifinal on the line, Patenaude ran rampant when the USA took on 1929 Copa America runners-up Paraguay, tallying for Robert Millar's side in the 10th, 15th and 50th minutes of an impressive 3-0 win. In his own mind, as ...
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Alex McLeish raring to go as Costa Rica loom on his Scotland return

HeraldScotland - 18 Mar 2018
“They are two of Scotland's best players,” he said. “Without giving anything away at the moment I would like to fit those guys into the same team.” McLeish's second coming is nearly upon us. It is 11 years since his first spell in charge ended. At 59 ...
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Yohan Benalouane called up to Tunisia squad for World Cup warm-ups

Leicester Mercury - 12 Mar 2018
Yohan Benalouane has been named in Tunisia's squad for their upcoming World Cup warm-up matches against Iran and Costa Rica. The Leicester City centre-back will now hope this leads to the chance of facing club team-mates Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire ...
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The MLS stars who will be at the 2018 World Cup - 01 Mar 2018
The United States' failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia dimmed plenty of the excitement stateside for this summer's tournament. It also meant far fewer MLS players would be taking part in the summer showcase. The league elected to take a ...
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Ranking the 2018 World Cup Group Stage match dates

Awful Announcing - 26 Feb 2018
Five of the eight teams playing on this matchday were in the Round of 16 of the 2014 World Cup. Sweden was the only one of the eight that didn't qualify for Brazil four years ago (and they came about as close as you can get). Three of the eight reached ...
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The 2006 World Cup: a tournament better than many remember

These Football Times (blog) - 15 Mar 2018
One of the reasons the World Cup of 2006 became so significant was the excellent portfolio of goals that it had. Ranging from long-range screamers to well-worked team moves, the month-long extravaganza provided an array of fantastic goals, right from ...

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