The versatile defender will continue with Bolton after a successful campaign there last season.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Saturday, July 5, 2014
The Costa Rica coach was proud of his players but hit out at the standard of refereeing after their quarter-final defeat to Netherlands in Salvador on Saturday
Tim Krul came on as a late substitute to save two Costa Rica penalties, as los Ticos pushed Oranje all of the way in a tightly contested game in Salvador, with Navas in form again.
The Dutch never could find a way past Keylor Navas, but advanced to the semifinals after taking a 4-3 win on penalties.
Costa Rica has provided one of the heartwarming tales of this World Cup but can the team rouse itself again to trouble the Netherlands?
Friday, July 4, 2014
The U.S. national team striker is expected to miss six to eight weeks after surgery to correct the nagging injury.
The Dutch winger admitted that he was guilty of simulation in his country's win over Mexico, and the Tico's coach is "very worried" about a repeat performance at Arena Fonte Nova.
Jesus Martinez Murguia says there is "nothing concrete" regarding a possible move for the holding midfielder.
Goal columnist Ives Galarcep and Sporting News writer Mike DeCourcy are in Brazil to provide updates throughout the tournament.
The Oranje have a selection dilemma as they consider a replacement for the injured midfielder while the Central Americans have slight concerns over their star keeper.
With the last eight upon us, Goal takes a look at all of the teams' record in Brazil so far.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
After a second-straight exit in the round of 16, it's time for U.S. fans to expect more from their men's national team.
The U.S. national team striker says he suffered a grade two hamstring tear and that the timetable for his return was "realistically very late in the tournament."
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
The defender is delighted to have increased his nation's footballing profile at the World Cup in Brazil
The U.S. just wrapped up a hard-fought World Cup run, and American fans aren't ready to hear excuses for why their team isn't better. But the future is bright.
The club has revealed the Spanish champions offered 6 million euros plus forward Leo Baptistao for the Costa Rica goalkeeper
Colombia's emerging superstar is joined by Brazil heroes Julio Cesar and David Luiz in our select XI of the first knockout stage of this summer's tournament.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The two players are the two youngest players on the U.S. World Cup team, but on Tuesday night they were two of the most impressive players in the loss to Belgium.
With the group stage of this summer's tournament now over, Goal takes a look at what each remaining country must do to reach the Maracana on July 13.
The veteran goalkeeper nearly kept the U.S. national team's World Cup run alive with a performance for the ages.