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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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Tunisia to play World Cup warm-up game against Costa Rica

BBC Sport - 21 Jan 2018
Tunisia will face Costa Rica's neighbours Panama in their final group game, with Belgium completing Group G. The North Africans' match against England will be the second World Cup meeting between the two countries after they lost the first 2-0 to the ...
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Scotland face Costa Rica, Hungary, Peru and Mexico in friendlies

BBC Sport - 21 Jan 2018
The series of fixtures will be completed in Mexico City on 2 June against a side also preparing for the finals in Russia. It will be the first time the two nations have met. SFA chief executive Stewart Regan said: "We are delighted to have secured such ...
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England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica ahead of World Cup

BBC Sport - 10 Jan 2018
England played friendlies in Manchester and Sunderland in the build-up to Euro 2016 but this will be the first time they have played in Yorkshire since 2002, a 2-1 defeat by Italy at Elland Road. "All of the feedback from the team before Euro 2016 was ...
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England to play Nigeria, Costa Rica in World Cup warm-ups

Washington Post - 10 Jan 2018
LONDON — England will prepare for the World Cup with friendlies against Nigeria and Costa Rica before flying to Russia. Gareth Southgate's side will play Nigeria at Wembley Stadium on June 2 and head to northern England to take on Costa Rica five days ...
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Preview: U-20 WNT Continues World Cup Qualifying Quest Against Jamaica

U.S. Soccer (press release) (blog) - 20 Jan 2018
U-20 WNT TAKES ON REGGAE GIRLZ IN WCQ: The U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team will continue the 2018 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship on Sunday, Jan. 21 against Jamaica (6:30 p.m. ET). The USA opened the tournament with a 2-0 win over Nicaragua on ...
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Costa Rica ready to challenge for U-20 World Cup spot

Trinidad News - 16 Jan 2018
TT's Under-20 players Brittney Williams (front left) and Natisha John (front right) sprint in a warm-up exercise on Sunday at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva. Costa Rica and Nicaragua will complete the list of arriving teams into Trinidad and Tobago for ...
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Group Stage Predictions for the 2018 World Cup

Sports Illustrated Kids - 23 Jan 2018
The 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will be held this summer in Russia, is officially six months away. Mario Gotze of Germany had an incredible goal in overtime against Argentina's Sergio Romero to clinch the last tournament, in 2014. The World Cup ...
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Costa Rica will face the World Cup with great hope

AL DIA News - 26 Dec 2017
When talking about game management, it is tough to find a better national squad than Costa Rica. A perennial World Cup participant that will compete on its fourth tournament in the last five editions, the Centro American country improved progressively ...
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Costa Rica Has its Hopes Up for the World Cup in Russia

The Costa Rican Times - 27 Dec 2017
In the 2014 World Cup, thanks to owning one of the best goalkeepers in the world Real Madrid's Keylor Navas, who has won the last two Champions Leagues, and good strategy plays that took advantage of a its tall men, Costa Rica defeated soccer ...
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Bye, bye Bolanos: Former Whitecap signs in Costa Rica

The Province - 10 Jan 2018
He's also played 75 times for the Costa Rican national team, including at the 2006 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. The Whitecaps had hoped to bring him back and even said they were still in talks this week, but a key item of interest for Bolanos, as reported ...
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Minnesota United loans Johan Venegas to Costa Rican team

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 05 Jan 2018
Minnesota United made it official Friday: Midfielder Johan Venegas, one of the club's first Major League Soccer acquisitions a year ago, has been loaned for one year to play for the Costa Rican team Deportivo Saprissa. Venegas, a Costa Rican native ...
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Michael O'Neill rejects Scotland: what next for the Tartan Army?

The Week UK - 22 Jan 2018
The Scottish Sun says O'Neill's decision has left the SFA in “turmoil” while the Daily Record says the country's “dithering” FA has been left with “egg on its face”. The Record says the process has been branded a “shambles” as it “took an eternity” to ...
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USA aims for ninth straight U-20 Women's World Cup appearance

Soccer America - 17 Jan 2018
The U-20 women, the only U.S. youth national team to have qualified for every World Cup at their age group, also faces Jamaica (Sunday, Jan. 21, 6:30 pm, UDN) and Mexico (Tuesday, Jan. 23, 3 pm, UDN) in Group B, from which the top two finishers advance ...
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Report: Costa Rican striker Ariel Rodriguez mulling MLS options - 02 Jan 2018
The road to the 2018 World Cup may lead through Major League Soccer for veteran Costa Rican striker Ariel Rodriguez, according to a new report. Costa Rican outlet reported on Tuesday that the 28-year-old attacker is likely to depart his ...
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Huitema doubles up as Canada trounce Costa Rica 3-1

Trinidad News - 19 Jan 2018
The score remained 1-0 in favour of the Costa Ricans, however, it was the Canadians who came out the dressing room with a point to prove. In the 50th minute, Canada's Jordyn Huitema, followed onto a long ball inside of the opponents 18-yard box and ...

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