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Rui Costa

Born: June 10, 1976 (age 45)

Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Role: Referee

Over the last 12 months Rui Costa has refereed 26 games, comprising 25 Primeira Liga games and 1 Taca de Portugal game. In addition he has been the Fourth Official 2 times.


During this period he has issued 105 yellow cards at a rate of 4.04 per game and 6 red cards at a rate of 0.23 per game.


Rui Costa is also known as Rui Manuel Gomes Costa but may also refer to:

Sports Mole has 31 articles about Rui Costa. Articles 1 to 31:
Belenenses head coach Petit pictured in June 2020
Preview: Belenenses vs. Santa Clara - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Primeira Liga clash between Belenenses and Santa Clara, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
May 14, 14:00
Daniel Ramos, now in charge of Santa Clara, pictured as Boavista boss in June 2020
Preview: Santa Clara vs. Rio Ave - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Primeira Liga clash between Santa Clara and Rio Ave, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
May 9, 23:32
Famalicao players celebrate after scoring against Porto on June 3, 2020
Preview: Famalicao vs. Santa Clara - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Friday's Primeira Liga clash between Famalicao and Santa Clara, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
May 5, 15:25
Daniel Ramos, now in charge of Santa Clara, pictured as Boavista boss in June 2020
Preview: Santa Clara vs. Boavista - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Santa Clara and Boavista, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 30, 13:16
Benfica's Haris Seferovic celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates in January 2021
Preview: Benfica vs. Santa Clara - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Monday's Primeira Liga clash between Benfica and Santa Clara, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 24, 10:36
Daniel Ramos, now in charge of Santa Clara, pictured as Boavista boss in June 2020
Preview: Santa Clara vs. Moreirense - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Primeira Liga clash between Santa Clara and Moreirense, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 19, 15:55
Daniel Ramos, now in charge of Santa Clara, pictured as Boavista boss in June 2020
Preview: Vitoria de Guimaraes vs. Santa Clara - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Vitoria de Guimaraes and Santa Clara, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 16, 00:11
Porto coach Sergio Conceicao pictured on April 7, 2021
Preview: Nacional vs. Porto - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Nacional and Porto, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 15, 11:58
Porto head coach Sergio Conceicao pictured on February 17, 2021
Preview: Porto vs. Santa Clara - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Porto and Santa Clara, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 1, 22:16
Daniel Ramos, now in charge of Santa Clara, pictured as Boavista boss in June 2020
Preview: Santa Clara vs. Tondela - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Santa Clara and Tondela, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 18, 22:12
Porto head coach Sergio Conceicao pictured on February 17, 2021
Preview: Portimonense vs. Porto - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Portimonense and Porto, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 18, 21:38
Daniel Ramos, now in charge of Santa Clara, pictured as Boavista boss in June 2020
Preview: Santa Clara vs. Portimonense - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Santa Clara and Portimonense, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 12, 00:13
Sporting Lisbon manager Ruben Amorim pictured in October 2020
Preview: Tondela vs. Sporting Lisbon - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Tondela and Sporting Lisbon, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 11, 21:19
Hakim Ziyech pictured after Ajax's Europa League defeat to Getafe in February 2020
Friday's Transfer Talk Update: Hakim Ziyech, Orkun Kokcu, Rivaldo
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Apr 24, 07:57
David Luiz celebrates scoring for Arsenal on October 6, 2019
Arsenal's David Luiz reveals desire to return to Benfica before retirement
Arsenal defender David Luiz admits his desire to return to former club Benfica before he retires, stating that he has always felt a connection to the Portuguese club.
Apr 23, 17:26
Finally a fresh image of Joao Felix in action for Benfica in February 2019
Juventus 'to rival Manchester United for Joao Felix'
A report claims that Juventus and Manchester United may go head to head for highly-rated Benfica teenager Joao Felix, who is valued in the region of £100m.
Feb 28, 13:50
The logo of Brazilian Serie A side Chapecoense
Chapecoense director Rui Costa reveals transfer plans
Chapecoense director Rui Costa 'expects' centre-back Neto and full-back Alan Ruschel to both represent the Brazilian club once again.
Jan 4, 17:18
The logo of Brazilian Serie A side Chapecoense
Jackson Follmann offered Chapecoense role
Chapecoense executive director of football Rui Costa says that plane crash survivor Jackson Follmann will be given a role with the Brazilian club.
Dec 22, 16:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Tiago Ilori targets Portuguese history in Euro U21 final
Portugal defender Tiago Ilori says that his side will head into Tuesday's Euro U21 final in confident spirits following their emphatic win over Germany.
Jun 28, 15:29
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Chris Froome boosts Tour de France hopes with Criterium du Dauphine victory
Chris Froome snatches victory from Tejay van Garderen on the final stage of the Criterium du Dauphine to win the overall race and boost his Tour de France hopes.
Jun 14, 22:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: AC Milan beat Juventus on penalties to win Champions League
On this day in 2003, AC Milan beat Juventus on penalties to win the Champions League at Old Trafford.
May 28, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Portuguese footballers of all time
As part of the countdown to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole looks at the top 10 players in the history of Portugal.
May 18, 12:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England's penalty shootout failures
After Roy Hodgson discusses his plans for penalty shootouts at the World Cup, Sports Mole looks back over England's defeats from 12 yards out.
Feb 25, 12:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gremio: 'No bid for Julio Cesar'
Gremio director Rui Costa denies that his club is on the verge of signing Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar.
Jan 29, 21:25
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Result: Joaquim Rodriguez bounces back with Tour of Lombardy win
Joaquim Rodriguez wins the one-day classic Tour of Lombardy race between Bergamo and Lecce in Italy.
Oct 7, 05:33
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Result: Rui Costa crowned road race world champion
Rui Costa finishes half-a-bike's length ahead of Joaquim Rodriguez to win the road race world champion in Florence.
Sep 29, 20:29
Britain's Chris Froome passes world heritage site Mont-Saint-Michel during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France on July 10, 2013
Rui Costa wins stage 19 of Tour de France, Chris Froome retains yellow jersey
Rui Costa wins stage 19 of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome keeps the yellow jersey after finishing alongside Alberto Contador.
Jul 19, 16:21
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Result: Rui Costa clinches stage 16 victory at Tour de France
Movistar rider Rui Costa wins the 16th stage of the Tour de France as the race moves from Vaison-la-Romaine to Gap.
Jul 16, 16:49
Estadio da Luz
Rui Costa: 'Benfica are a rising force'
Benfica director of football Rui Costa believes that the Portuguese club are a rising force in European football.
Apr 12, 18:02
Axel Witsel
Rui Costa: 'No Axel Witsel negotiations'
Benfica sporting director Rui Costa reveals that no clubs are currently in negotiations to sign Axel Witsel.
Jul 11, 20:16
Cristiano Ronaldo
Rui Costa offers Cristiano Ronaldo support
Rui Costa urges Portuguese supporters to get behind Cristiano Ronaldo in tonight's Euro 2012 qualifier.
Nov 15, 13:25

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JapanJapan124521
ChinaChina115824
United StatesUnited States1011930
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AustraliaAustralia61916
Great BritainGreat Britain56516
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Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

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