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  Costinha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Costinha played for Portugal at Euro 2000, Euro 2004 and 2006 FIFA World Cup.
On June 25, during the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, Costinha was sent off after receiving two yellow cards against the Netherlands.
Costinha was seen wearing the captain's armband for the Portuguese National Football Team during an international friendly against Denmark on September 1, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Costinha   (242 words)

  
 portugoal.net | | The definitive Portuguese football site
A furious Costinha left the training pitch and was soon on a plane back to the Russian capital, where he is to meet with the club president and his personal friend of many years, Aleksei Fedorichev.
Should Costinha fail to patch up his differences with the coach, it could put in jeopardy his place in Portugal’s team in the run-up to the World Cup.
Costinha is a regular in Luiz Felipe Scolari’s starting line-up, but with the transfer window having closed in Europe his only possibility to stay match fit would be to secure a move to a team in Brazil or to another Russian outfit, both of which are unlikely scenarios.
www.portugoal.net /PortugueseAbroad/DynMosCostinhaWalksOut.htm   (283 words)

  
 uefa.com - UEFA Champions League - Players - Costinha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Costinha made his Portugal debut after the 1998 FIFA World Cup finals in a 3-0 victory against Slovakia.
Established in the side and respected for his tough tackling, Costinha was in imperious form as Porto won the Portuguese league and cup double in 2002/03.
Costinha was 27 when he played his first Portuguese SuperLiga game.
www.uefa.com /competitions/UCL/Players/Player=40746/index.html   (361 words)

  
 Football World Cup Germany 2006. Information, shedules, scores, goals, intervies. Buy tickets online!. National squads, ...
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 Portugal's Costinha aims high at new club Atletico | World’s home for the World soccer news, FIFA, UEFA, Conmebol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Portugal midfielder Costinha has said his new club Atletico Madrid should set no limits on their ambitions after a series of top-class signings.
Costinha has joined from Dynamo Moscow to add steel to the midfield, while Atletico have spent a club record fee of around 23 million euros ($29.58 million) on Argentine teenager Sergio Aguero to sharpen the attack.
Costinha, who has won 49 caps, was part of the Portugal side that reached the World Cup semi-finals in Germany.
football-times.com /portugals_costinha_aims_high_at_new_club_atletico   (391 words)

  
 FC Porto captain Costinha hospitalized with head injury - soccer24-7.com Forums
Costinha briefly lost consciousness and suffered memory loss, the club said in a statement.
FC Porto will be without Costinha for two weeks after he sustained a head injury in a league game.
A club statement said: "Costinha suffered a knock to the head and temporarily lost his senses during the match against Guimarães.
www.soccer24-7.com /forum/showthread.php?t=51748   (1291 words)

  
 Final Football Forums - Maniche - Costinha...Sold to Dinamo Moscow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Black eye for Portuguese football when one of their starters decides to play in an inferior league to a team that is (by all the reports I'm reading) at the bottom of the table.
As for Maniche and Costinha, they are taking a step back, and there NT chances will be hurt a little, playing off the radar of Scolari, in the Russian league.
Costinha is understandable, he's not that young anymore, but Maniche...well it's a shame.
www.finalfootball.com /forums/showthread.php?p=149101   (1723 words)

  
 uefa.com - UEFA Champions League - News & Features   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Forced to miss the first leg against Manchester United FC due to suspension, he was back for the return at Old Trafford and, despite not having one of his better games, struck the decisive equaliser in the dying minutes.
Costinha is aware that with victory over one of Europe's leading teams comes further expectation and pressure.
Having collected his fourth yellow card of the campaign at Old Trafford, Costinha's uncompromising approach may mean his own ambitions have to be put on hold again for the second leg of this tie.
www.uefa.com /competitions/UCL/news/Kind=1/newsId=156589.html   (559 words)

  
 CNN.com - Costinha axed as Dynamo crack down - Feb 13, 2006
Costinha clashed with Dynamo coach Yuri Syomin at the club's previous training camp in Israel last week for refusing to obey orders.
Dynamo added, however, that Costinha, who was signed from Porto for 4 million euros ($4.76 million) last May, would remain under contract with the Russian club.
Defenders Jorge Ribeiro, Tiago da Silva and Nuno Frechaut were axed while midfielder Maniche, who was signed along with Costinha for a combined fee of 20 million euros ($25.69 million) -- a Russian league record -- last May, was loaned to English champions Chelsea last month.
www.cnn.com /2006/SPORT/football/02/13/russia.moscow   (335 words)

  
 Euro 2000 Championships
They had won so many friends in the first round of matches with their fluent play, but were frustrated by the Turkish mass defending.
From a left-wing Figo corner missed by all at the near post, the unmarked Costinha took a little too long to steady himself giving Rustu the chance to make a fine save moving across from the centre of the goal.
Costinha was only six yards out but Rustu made the block, having to be treated as the ball cannoned into his ribcage.
www.csn.ul.ie /~oasis/euro2000/reports/quarter4.html   (1076 words)

  
 Football | No 11: Costinha
He previously played lower division football with Clube Oriental de Lisboa, AS Machico, CD Nacional Madeira and CF União Madeira, and it was only when he was transferred to Monaco in 1997 that his qualities began to be appreciated.
Costinha only made his debut for the national team in October 1998 during the 3-0 Euro 2000 qualifying victory over Slovakia.
Costinha ran tirelessly in midfield, popping up in both penalty areas to upset the rather rigid Germans..
football.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4034234-104470,00.html   (464 words)

  
 portugoal.net | | Costinha looking for Atletico to make ammends
Portuguese midfielder Costinha insists that the result was the most important thing after he was substituted at half time during Altetico Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Sevilla in La Liga on Sunday.
The former Porto man was replaced by fellow countryman Maniche at the interval as his side trailed to a Renato goal, and the improved second-half performance was rewarded with a late Maxi Rodriguez double to give the Rojiblancos the points and end Sevilla’s winning start to the season.
The visitors had two men sent off during the second half, but Costinha believes that the performance of his team-mates was the main reason that the team managed to overturn the result.
www.portugoal.net /AtMadrid/SubbedCostinhaHappy.htm   (467 words)

  
 Informativos Telecinco.com - Deportes - Costinha promete "ambición" en su presentación como rojiblanco
Costinha promete "ambición" en su presentación como rojiblanco
Costinha ya ha debutado con la camiseta rojiblanca, y ya conoce las claves del club por el que ha fichado.
Costinha porta el brazalete de capitán de Portugal, con la que acabó cuarto en el pasado Mundial.
www.informativos.telecinco.es /costinha/atletico/calderon/dn_30163.htm   (341 words)

  
 Football world cup web.com - The Unofficial World cup site - What's your World Cup?
The 29-year-old said that the host nation's 2-0 victory over Russia on Wednesday had provided the necessary morale booster and that they would be ready to beat the Spanish on Sunday in their final Group A clash.
Costinha, who left Monaco for FC Porto in 2001 and was an integral member of the team that ironically beat his former side in the Champions League final last month, said the value of the victory over Russia could not be underestimated.
Costinha, who is reputed to be on the wish list of former boss Jose Mourinho who has taken over at English Premiership runners-up Chelsea, dismissed the idea that the hosts would feel the pressure more than the Spanish.
www.worldcupweb.com /WCfootball/item.asp?NewsID=183   (463 words)

  
 Figo is captain charisma, says Costinha
He is the player who surprised me most when I came into the squad because he is super professional.
With his age, and he's not that old, having a guy in the form he is in is very good for us," Costinha told a news conference.
Figo, who turns 34 in November, demonstrated his value to the side by orchestrating the 1-0 Group D win over Angola in Cologne on Sunday, carving through the defence to set up Pauleta's goal.
www.expressindia.com /fifa06/fullstory.php?content_id=69393   (220 words)

  
 Costinha rips up Dynamo Moscow contract
Portuguese international midfielder Costinha, who has been dropped from Dynamo Moscow's first team for indiscipline, said he had ripped up his contract with the Russian team.
Costinha played a key role in Portugal's Euro 2004 campaign, having taken part in all of the squad's matches and helping them reach the final which the hosts lost to Greece.
Costinha signed with Dynamo Moscow from Porto in May 2005 for five years for four million euros (five million dollars).
www.turkishpress.com /news.asp?id=121778   (468 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - Soccer - Portuguese leader FC Porto beats Sporting 1-0 - Sunday January 12, 2003 03:54 PM
Costinha scored four minutes after kickoff Saturday as Porto (14-3-0) won its ninth straight to move to 45 points.
Porto overcame a major hurdle on the way to what could be their first title since 1999 by beating the reigning champions when Costinha pounced on a rebound from a shot by winger Capucho in the fourth minute.
Porto are the only unbeaten team in the league and have amassed 45 points from 17 games, well ahead of second-placed Benfica on 34 points, while Sporting are three shots further back in third.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/news/2003/01/12/port_rdp   (423 words)

  
 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 4 Num 279   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A last-minute equaliser by Porto's Portuguese international midfielder Costinha sent Manchester United crashing out of the Champions League on Tuesday as they drew 1-1 but went out 3-2 on aggregate.
Costinha's lunge at van Nistelrooy, a career-threatening tackle, deserved greater sanction than the yellow card it earned from a Russian official rapidly losing control of the match.
Porto's Costinha (L) is delighted after scoring the equaliser against Manchester United while Maniche joins in the celebrations at Old Trafford on March 9..
www.thedailystar.net /2004/03/11/d40311041243.htm   (815 words)

  
 The Hindu : Costinha's last-gasp header puts Portugal in quarterfinals
Substitute Costinha headed a goal in the fourth minute of injury time against Romania to propel Portugal into the last eight of Euro 2000 on Saturday.
Costinha, who had been on the pitch only six minutes, beat the Romanian defence to a Luis Figo free kick to head his first goal for his country in only his third appearance.
Veissiere signalled four minutes of injury time after a game full of crunching tackles and in the dying moments Figo whipped a free kick in from the left of the area and midfielder Costinha headed home from six metres to help his team join Italy, France and Holland in the quarterfinals.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/2000/06/19/stories/07190444.htm   (490 words)

  
 Costinha ponders retirement - The Football Forum - More Than Just A Game
The deadline for the players to be registered in Russia is on Wednesday, and Costinha has said to a Portuguese newspaper that if he isn't registered he may well be in Lisbon on Thursday to announce his retirement.
Scolari already said that he'll pick Costinha for the WC even if he's not playing, but that doesn't seem to change Costinha's mind...
Costinha will probably go to the justice now to try and end his contract on the basis that he isn't being allowed to exercise his profession.
www.thefootballforum.net /forums/index.php?showtopic=78950   (449 words)

  
 Maniche & Costinha In Dinamo? - soccer24-7.com Forums
Costinha is already going downhill, so it can happen, if they got Derlei they can get him too.
Costinha is a starter in the Portugeuse NT though...
It would be a mistake for Costinha to leave now but I'd understand if Pinto da Costa accepted 15m euros for him.
www.soccer24-7.com /forum/showthread.php?t=65360   (1082 words)

  
 EURO 2000 - Injury-time goal elevates Portugal - by La Cancha Soccer Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The seconds were ticking down at the end of a poor game when Costinha headed a long free kick from Luis Figo past Romanian goalkeeper Bogdan Stelea to spark off joyous celebrations among thousands of Portugal fans behind that goal.
It was the first international goal for midfielder Costinha, who had been on the the pitch only six minutes, and the Portuguese players and fans feted the win with a passion sadly lacking from the match itself.
Romanian defender Gheorghe Popescu was presented with a silver trophy before the match to celebrate his 100 caps but he will not look back on the game with fond memories.
www.lacancha.com /Euro2000_0617b00.html   (567 words)

  
 :.: Jornal Record :.:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Costinha considerou esta tarde que uma eventual saída de Luiz Felipe Scolari do comando da Selecção Nacional representaria dar não um "mas dez passos atrás".
Costinha revelou admiração por Scolari, "um treinador que vai morrer com as suas ideias", e questionou se valerá apenas o treinador brasileiro continuar à frente da equipa se o seu trabalho é permanentemente questionado.
Costinha fez ainda questão de dizer que as críticas não afectam a Selecção Nacional porque "as coisas más que chegam morrem à nascença".
www.record.pt /noticia.asp?id=710419&idCanal=832   (205 words)

  
 Atletico Sign Seitaridis & Costinha - TotalFootballForums.com - We Bring You The Best In Football
Greek full back Seitaridis was part of his country's shock Euro 2004 victory and the 24-year-old has agreed to a four-year contract with the Spanish side.
Costinha recently discarded his contract with Dinamo after saying they had failed to pay his salary recently, while he also fell out with coach Yuri Syomin.
Also Costinha will be a brilliant player for Atletico and will be a Gilberto type player for them.
www.totalfootballforums.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=11230   (964 words)

  
 Football - Costinha frees self from Moscow - Eurosport
Portugal midfielder Costinha has rescinded his contract with Dynamo Moscow, saying on Wednesday that his salary was in arrears.
Costinha wrote to the Russian Premier League club last month to end his contract and will send a letter to FIFA on Thursday complaining about the back pay that he says is owed to him.
The former Russia manager has said that Costinha will never play for Dynamo again while he is their coach.
eurosport.co.uk /football/la-liga/2005-2006/sport_sto878608.shtml   (478 words)

  
 Goal.com - Portugal (Selecção): Costinha “Poland Are Favourites”
Goal.com - Portugal (Selecção): Costinha “Poland Are Favourites”
Portugal (Selecção): Costinha “Poland Are Favourites” Atlético Madrid’s Costinha warned against underestimating Poland in today’s Euro 2008 Group A qualifying clash in Chorzow, Poland.
Costinha also talked of Luiz Felipe Scolari’s attitude that a draw would be a good result, but that a win would really lift Portugal safely towards classification for the Swiss-Austrian Finals.
www.goal.com /en/Articolo.aspx?ContenutoId=144461   (375 words)

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