Dennis Marshall

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For the Australian rules footballer, see Denis Marshall (footballer).
Not to be confused with the New Zealand politician Denis Marshall.
Dennis Marshall
Personal information
Full name Dennis Amos Marshall Maxwell
Date of birth (1985-08-09)9 August 1985
Place of birth Limón, Costa Rica
Date of death 23 June 2011(2011-06-23) (aged 25)
Place of death San José, Costa Rica
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Center back, left back
Youth career
2006–2007 AD Limonense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Puntarenas 30 (3)
2009 Herediano (loan) 18 (0)
2009–2011 AaB 22 (2)
National team
2009–2011 Costa Rica 19 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Dennis Marshall Maxwell[1] (9 August 1985 – 23 June 2011) was a Costa Rica international footballer who played as a left back. He last played for Danish Superliga club AaB.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list. Costa Rica's goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 18 June 2011 New Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, United States  Honduras 1–1 1–1 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Death[edit]

On 23 June 2011, Marshall and his girlfriend, Meilyn Masís Castro, were traveling on the Braulio Carrillo highway in Costa Rica when they were involved in a fatal car accident 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of San José while on their way to Marshall's parents in Limón.[2] Marshall had scored the only goal for Costa Rica five days earlier in a match against Honduras in the quarterfinals of the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[3][4] His death was marked in several ways in his home country. The president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, went on national television and expressed her sympathy and a memorial ceremony was held on Estadio Eladio Rosabal Cordero, the stadium of Marshall's former club, CS Herediano.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dennis Marshall". Cero a Cero. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Muere Dennis Marshall - El Heraldo (Spanish)
  3. ^ "Costa Rica: Muere el seleccionado nacional Dennis Marshall en accidente automovilístico". Goal.com. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Costa Rica's Marshall killed in car crash". concacaf.com. 2011-06-24. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 

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