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Soccer Insider Archive: Costa Rica

Wednesday's international friendlies: Argentina-Portugal, Spain-Colombia, Germany-Italy, Denmark-England

While the United States-Egypt friendly will not be played because of unrest in Cairo, many matches are on the slate during the FIFA international fixture date Wednesday: (All times are Eastern U.S.) Greece-Canada in Larissa, 10 a.m. (foxsoccer.tv) Armenia-Georgia in Limassol, 10 a.m. Iran-Russia in Abu Dhabi, 11 a.m. Latvia-Bolivia...

By Steve Goff  | February 8, 2011; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, TV, Turkey  | Tags:  Argentina, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, friendlies  
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Video: Seattle Sounders' 2-1 loss to Saprissa in the CONCACAF Champions League

Two defensive blunders, including goalkeeper Kasey Keller's late howler, allowed Saprissa to overtake the Seattle Sounders, 2-1, and advance to the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals:...

By Steve Goff  | October 20, 2010; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  CONCACAF Champions League, Costa Rica, MLS  | Tags:  CONCACAF  
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D.C. United's Boskovic to miss Cup semifinal

Branko Boskovic, D.C. United's high-priced summer signing, will miss Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup semifinal against the Columbus Crew at RFK Stadium because of commitments to the Montenegro national team. Boskovic, the starting central midfielder, will be available for Sunday's MLS match at Chivas USA in California before traveling home for...

By Steve Goff  | August 26, 2010; 1:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
Categories:  Costa Rica, European Championship  | Tags:  D.C. United  
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Saturday kickaround

*In what was scheduled to be his final appearance on loan for Everton, Landon Donovan came on in the 67th minute of Everton's 2-2 tie at Birmingham City. Donovan, whose situation might change if the MLS players go on strike, had a few nice touches but no scoring opportunities. *D.C....

By Steve Goff  | March 13, 2010; 12:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Costa Rica, D.C. United, Freedom, MLS  
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Video: Argentina 3, Costa Rica 2

Diego Maradona returned from a two-month suspension to oversee Argentina's 3-2 win over Costa Rica in a friendly between teams fielding primarily domestic players in San Juan, Argentina....

By Steve Goff  | January 27, 2010; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Argentina, Costa Rica  
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Wednesday Kickaround

[Note to Insider loyalists: Technical issues throughout The Post's system prevented this item from being published at its scheduled time and blocked reader comments for several hours on the entire blog. Operations have returned to normal.] *My full story about Curt Onalfo's introduction as D.C. United head coach. *Freddy Adu's...

By Steve Goff  | January 6, 2010; 9:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Brazil, Costa Rica, D.C. United, England, MLS, Mexico, Sweden, U.S. men's national team, USL  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Thursday Kickaround, Steve Goff , October 15, 2009
Tuesday Kickaround, Steve Goff , October 6, 2009
Early Wednesday Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 30, 2009
Philly, Ticos, Adebayor, DCU Updates, Steve Goff , September 17, 2009
Thursday Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 17, 2009
Early Tuesday Kickaround, Steve Goff , September 15, 2009
Video: Saprissa Victory, Steve Goff , August 26, 2009
Monday Kickaround, Steve Goff , July 20, 2009
Adios, Costa Rica, Steve Goff , June 4, 2009
Matchnight: USA-Costa Rica, Steve Goff , June 3, 2009
The Wallaces of Costa Rica, Steve Goff , June 3, 2009
Costa Rica Kickaround, Steve Goff , June 3, 2009
Team USA News Conference, Steve Goff , June 2, 2009
Who Starts for USA?, Steve Goff , June 2, 2009
USA at Saprissa, Steve Goff , June 2, 2009
USA Training at Saprissa, Steve Goff , June 1, 2009
Greetings From Saprissa, Steve Goff , June 1, 2009
Pura Vida: Costa Rica, Steve Goff , June 1, 2009
 
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