Mexico defeats Jamaica 3-1 in Gold Cup final
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Mexico defeats Jamaica 3-1 in Gold Cup final

Jim Slater | AFP - July 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania – Andrés Guardado became the first player to score in three Gold Cup finals, and Mexico capitalized on two defensive blunders Sunday to defeat Jamaica 3-1 and…

Klinsmann’s job is safe despite US Gold Cup losses
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Klinsmann’s job is safe despite US Gold Cup losses

Jim Slater | AFP - July 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania – Jurgen Klinsmann's job as U.S. national men's football coach is safe for the time being, despite a disappointing fourth place finish in the Gold Cup, U.S.…

Costa Rica football federation requests overhaul of CONCACAF officiating
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Costa Rica football federation requests overhaul of CONCACAF officiating

Michael Krumholtz - July 23, 2015

Update, Friday, July 24 at 7:45 a.m.: Costa Rican football officials sent a letter to CONCACAF's Executive Committee President Alfredo Hawit Thursday night asking that every member…

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Another Gold Cup scandal: ‘CONCACAF es una vergüenza’

Jim Slater | AFP - July 23, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWOkVgcGFdw ATLANTA – Andres Guardado scored twice on penalty kicks Wednesday to give Mexico a 2-1 extra-time triumph over 10-man Panama and a berth against Jamaica in…

It’s ‘Murder She Wrote’ as Reggae Boyz knock US out of Gold Cup
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It’s ‘Murder She Wrote’ as Reggae Boyz knock US out of Gold Cup

Steven Goff | The Washington Post - July 22, 2015

ATLANTA — For almost 25 years, the U.S. men's national soccer team has enjoyed a wealth of success at the CONCACAF Gold Cup. The U.S. have not always…

Mexican media agree: Controversial yellow card in Sunday’s match against Costa Rica was unwarranted
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Mexican media agree: Controversial yellow card in Sunday’s match against Costa Rica was unwarranted

Michael Krumholtz - July 20, 2015

In Costa Rica, any mention of the name Walter López is sure to incite bitterness among the nation's football fans for a long time to come. The referee drew the now-infamous yellow card on…

Costa Rica loses to Mexico on heartbreaking penalty call in Gold Cup quarterfinals
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Costa Rica loses to Mexico on heartbreaking penalty call in Gold Cup quarterfinals

Michael Krumholtz - July 19, 2015

Just seconds away from taking the game into a shootout, a stunning yellow card against Costa Rica brought about the one and only penalty kick needed to…

Costa Rica advances to Gold Cup quarterfinals despite another uninspired performance
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Costa Rica advances to Gold Cup quarterfinals despite another uninspired performance

Michael Krumholtz - July 14, 2015

As Canada’s home crowd exploded into cheers at BMO Field in Toronto on Tuesday evening, a nightmarish silence clouded over Costa Rica. For a split second, it looked as…

Costa Rica lets win slip away, draws 1-1 with El Salvador
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Costa Rica lets win slip away, draws 1-1 with El Salvador

Michael Krumholtz - July 11, 2015

A maligned Costa Rican defense stuck tight for 90 minutes only to crack open in the final seconds of its 1-1 draw with El Salvador in Saturday's Gold…

Costa Rica draws with Jamaica in Gold Cup opener
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Costa Rica draws with Jamaica in Gold Cup opener

Michael Krumholtz - July 8, 2015

A fingertip was enough to measure the length between bearable disappointment and outright disaster for the Costa Rican men's football team on Wednesday. La Sele's 2-2 draw with Jamaica in its Gold Cup…