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Neymar 'entitled to feel upset', says Brazil team-mate
# Support
# Support

Neymar 'entitled to feel upset', says Brazil team-mate

Jun 24th 2018, 7:17 PM 11,041 Views 9 Comments

Fagner has backed the world’s most expensive player, who scored the second goal in the 2-0 victory over Costa Rica.

Liam Brady and Richie Sadlier were at odds after VAR helped overturn Neymar's penalty claim
# Agree To Disagree
# Agree To Disagree

Liam Brady and Richie Sadlier were at odds after VAR helped overturn Neymar's penalty claim

Jun 22nd 2018, 4:22 PM 10,786 Views 19 Comments

Referee Bjorn Kuipers appeared to award the spot-kick before consulting the video replay and deciding the Brazilian forward had gone down easily.

Late goals from big names Coutinho and Neymar hand Brazil first win of the tournament
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Late goals from big names Coutinho and Neymar hand Brazil first win of the tournament

Jun 22nd 2018, 3:01 PM 17,583 Views 40 Comments

The Barcelona attacker bagged his second of the competition, before their talisman added another against a dogged Costa Rica side.

Rashford makes claim for World Cup starting spot as England beat Costa Rica
# Standing Out
# Standing Out

Rashford makes claim for World Cup starting spot as England beat Costa Rica

Jun 7th 2018, 9:55 PM 10,015 Views 6 Comments

The Manchester United youngster scored amid a man-of-the-match performance tonight.

Stunning scenes as USA sensationally fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1986
# Upset
# Upset

Stunning scenes as USA sensationally fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1986

Oct 11th 2017, 3:19 AM 16,116 Views 22 Comments

Bruce Arena’s side suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago.

Absolutely brilliant bedlam as Costa Rica qualify for World Cup after last-gasp leveller
# Scenes
# Scenes

Absolutely brilliant bedlam as Costa Rica qualify for World Cup after last-gasp leveller

Oct 8th 2017, 6:36 PM 12,068 Views 5 Comments

As always, the local TV coverage is well worth a watch.

Klinsmann facing the sack as US suffer worst competitive defeat in 36 years
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Klinsmann facing the sack as US suffer worst competitive defeat in 36 years

Nov 16th 2016, 11:11 AM 13,210 Views 5 Comments

A 4-0 drubbing by Costa Rica has followed on from Friday’s loss to Mexico.

Paulo Wanchope involved in punch-up with security guard at Costa Rica game
# Fisticuffs
# Fisticuffs

Paulo Wanchope involved in punch-up with security guard at Costa Rica game

Aug 12th 2015, 10:33 AM 10,977 Views 20 Comments

The Ex-Premier League striker found himself in a spot of bother last night.

Ireland climb two places in the latest Fifa World Rankings
# Movers And Shakers
# Movers And Shakers

Ireland climb two places in the latest Fifa World Rankings

Jun 4th 2015, 1:39 PM 7,902 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile, Belgium are now as high as second in this month’s list.

Stop everything! Stephanie Roche has scored another brilliant volley
# Top Drawer
# Top Drawer

Stop everything! Stephanie Roche has scored another brilliant volley

Mar 12th 2015, 9:23 PM 54,423 Views 34 Comments

The Ireland striker was on target in their 2-1 win over Costa Rica yesterday.

One of Ireland's most promising defenders has been ruled out for the rest of the season
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

One of Ireland's most promising defenders has been ruled out for the rest of the season

Feb 28th 2015, 12:43 PM 6,921 Views 3 Comments

Shane Duffy has impressed since joining Blackburn from Everton in the summer transfer window

12 things that restored our faith in football at the 2014 World Cup
# Passion
# Passion

12 things that restored our faith in football at the 2014 World Cup

Jul 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,863 Views 4 Comments

Crying during anthems, fan reactions, ‘why always me’ and more…

Delirious radio commentary as 'Penalty Killer' Krul saves Dutch day
# Krul Summer
# Krul Summer

Delirious radio commentary as 'Penalty Killer' Krul saves Dutch day

Jul 6th 2014, 3:52 PM 5,033 Views 1 Comment

Jack van Gelder and Ronald van der Geer got understandably carried away when the Newcastle United goalkeeper entered the fray.

Here's how the Dutch media reacted to their team's dramatic win over Costa Rica
# Success
# Success

Here's how the Dutch media reacted to their team's dramatic win over Costa Rica

Jul 6th 2014, 2:31 PM 11,897 Views 5 Comments

Louis van Gaal’s goalkeeper decisision was hailed as a masterstroke.

Van Gaal kept keeper in dark over last-minute switch
# Alternative
# Alternative

Van Gaal kept keeper in dark over last-minute switch

Jul 6th 2014, 10:42 AM 12,720 Views 11 Comments

The bold gambit paid off spectacularly as Tim Krul saved two spot-kicks.

Letter from Brazil: A little romance goes a long way as Clare and the Netherlands survive
# Prevailing
# Prevailing

Letter from Brazil: A little romance goes a long way as Clare and the Netherlands survive

Jul 6th 2014, 10:02 AM 16,935 Views 17 Comments

Neymar and James Rodriguez’s departures from the World Cup left us needing to be cheered up.

As it happened: Holland v Costa Rica, World Cup quarter final
Live Jul 5th 2014, 8:41 PM

As it happened: Holland v Costa Rica, World Cup quarter final

Costa Rican players had practised penalties 'a lot'
# Alexandre Guimarães
# Alexandre Guimarães

Costa Rican players had practised penalties 'a lot'

Jun 30th 2014, 4:05 PM 3,242 Views 3 Comments

The Central American side scored all five of their spot kicks as they beat Greece in the last 16 yesterday.

Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue
# Saviour
# Saviour

Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue

Jun 30th 2014, 12:53 AM 5,000 Views 0 Comments

The Central American side are into the quarter-finals where they’ll face the Netherlands.

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties
# Hits The Spot
# Hits The Spot

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties

Jun 29th 2014, 10:10 PM 6,600 Views 9 Comments

They will face the Netherlands in their first World Cup quarter-final appearance.

As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16
Live Jun 29th 2014, 8:24 PM

As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16

Costa Rica's Cinderella fairytale faces history-seeking Greek roadblock
# Clash Of Styles
# Clash Of Styles

Costa Rica's Cinderella fairytale faces history-seeking Greek roadblock

Jun 29th 2014, 8:58 AM 2,032 Views 1 Comment

Mikey Stafford reports from Recife, where both sides are aiming to achieve historical feats.

Greece star Georgios Samaras invites young Irish fan to the World Cup
# Heartfelt
# Heartfelt

Greece star Georgios Samaras invites young Irish fan to the World Cup

Jun 27th 2014, 11:50 AM 15,393 Views 24 Comments

11-year-old Celtic fan Jay Beatty, who has Down’s syndrome, is set to watch his hero in action against Costa Rica.

We'll Leave It There So: Suarez's 'bite,' injury heartache for Kilkenny star and today's sport
# Tuesday
# Tuesday

We'll Leave It There So: Suarez's 'bite,' injury heartache for Kilkenny star and today's sport

Jun 24th 2014, 8:29 PM 32,043 Views 31 Comments

Italy are out of the World Cup and it’s not even the biggest shock of the day.

Winless England bow out of World Cup with a whimper
# Football's Going Home
# Football's Going Home

Winless England bow out of World Cup with a whimper

Jun 24th 2014, 8:23 PM 5,824 Views 4 Comments

Roy Hodgson’s side finished bottom of Group D as they could only manage a 0-0 draw against Costa Rica.

World Cup hangout: The best anthems, England's swansong and Kobe's an Azzurri fan
Live Jun 24th 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup hangout: The best anthems, England's swansong and Kobe's an Azzurri fan

As it happened: England v Costa Rica, Italy v Uruguay, World Cup Group D
Live Jun 24th 2014, 4:23 PM

As it happened: England v Costa Rica, Italy v Uruguay, World Cup Group D

England starts for Barkley, Shaw and Lampard as Hodgson rings changes
# Youth And Young Manhood
# Youth And Young Manhood

England starts for Barkley, Shaw and Lampard as Hodgson rings changes

Jun 23rd 2014, 9:04 PM 10,077 Views 11 Comments

Only Gary Cahill and Daniel Sturridge remain from the side that lost the opening matches to Italy and Uruguay.

Young English players don't want to play international football anymore - Redknapp
# A Bit More Gut
# A Bit More Gut

Young English players don't want to play international football anymore - Redknapp

Jun 22nd 2014, 1:29 PM 7,641 Views 11 Comments

“When I was at Tottenham two or three international players did not want to play for England,” he said.

6 reasons why England failed at the World Cup
# 48 Years Of Hurt
# 48 Years Of Hurt

6 reasons why England failed at the World Cup

Jun 21st 2014, 10:00 AM 24,657 Views 79 Comments

Roy Hodgson’s side’s World Cup exit was confirmed following Costa Rica’s surprise win over Italy yesterday.

Hodgson to remain as England boss despite early World Cup exit - FA
# Keeping The Faith
# Keeping The Faith

Hodgson to remain as England boss despite early World Cup exit - FA

Jun 20th 2014, 10:46 PM 2,503 Views 6 Comments

The coach is under contract with the FA until the 2016 European Championship in France.

Here's how the English media reacted to their team's World Cup exit
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Here's how the English media reacted to their team's World Cup exit

Jun 20th 2014, 8:46 PM 16,448 Views 13 Comments

Rio Ferdinand, Chris Waddle and Stan Collymore have all given their thoughts.

England's kiss of death from bungling Balotelli as Costa Rica rock Italy
# Costa Bravo
# Costa Bravo

England's kiss of death from bungling Balotelli as Costa Rica rock Italy

Jun 20th 2014, 7:09 PM 6,675 Views 18 Comments

Bryan Ruiz stole in at the back post to score the goal that sends his team into the second round.

World Cup hangout: Jarlath Regan charted England's exit and gave you a prize
Live Jun 20th 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup hangout: Jarlath Regan charted England's exit and gave you a prize

England doomed to early plane home as Costa Rica beat Italy
# Boarding Pass
# Boarding Pass

England doomed to early plane home as Costa Rica beat Italy

Jun 20th 2014, 6:03 PM 5,330 Views 11 Comments

Bryan Ruiz crashed a header in off the underside of the Italian crossbar.

McClean boasts about Ireland's achievements following Italy and Costa Rica successes
# Banter
# Banter

McClean boasts about Ireland's achievements following Italy and Costa Rica successes

Jun 15th 2014, 11:03 AM 14,036 Views 15 Comments

The Wigan midfielder was in a playful mood on Twitter last night.

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the third night of World Cup action
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the third night of World Cup action

Jun 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 12,845 Views 6 Comments

We reflect on England-Italy, Costa Rica-Uruguay and the rest of last night’s action.

Costa Rica shock Uruguay as Suarez looks on
# Upset
# Upset

Costa Rica shock Uruguay as Suarez looks on

Jun 14th 2014, 10:14 PM 6,159 Views 11 Comments

Maxi Pereira was red-carded in injury time to compound his team’s misery.

All the goals as Campbell-inspired Costa Rica stun Uruguay
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

All the goals as Campbell-inspired Costa Rica stun Uruguay

Jun 14th 2014, 8:46 PM 4,471 Views 5 Comments

The South American side had taken a deserved first-half lead.

'The blood was coming out of me so he deserved to be sent off'
# Interview
# Interview

'The blood was coming out of me so he deserved to be sent off'

Jun 9th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,578 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Doyle recalls being on the receiving end of a rather nasty elbow during the Ireland-Costa Rica game.

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