CS Herediano

CS Herediano is a Costa Rican football club from Heredia. The club was founded on 12 June 1921. Play their home games at the Estadio Eladio the club from Rosabal Cordero. So far Herediano 23 times the Costa Rican championship won, making it one of the most successful clubs in the country.


Heredianos club colors are yellow and red The jerseys are held for this reason, traditionally in the club colors. Most jerseys are perpendicular red-yellow striped or provided with a large, sloping, once run over the jersey bar.


CS Herediano is one of the oldest clubs in Costa Rica. Already in 1918 there were considerations in Heredia to set up a football club, who represents the province. Finally merged three city clubs, club sports Renacimiento, Club Sport Juan J. Flores and Club Sport Cristóbal Colón, to establish CS Herdiano. On June 12, 1921, this merger was official. Footballer of the first hour were José Joaquín " Toquita " Gutiérrez, Eladio Rosabal Cordero, Víctor Manuel Ruiz, Gilberto and Claudio Arguedas and Luis Valerio, who were all born in Heridia. One of the first organizational problems was to find a suitable place, but quickly succeeded. After receiving the pressure on the Costa Rican government by the club, the Primera División de Costa Rica was established in the same year, the top division of the country. There, the CSH presented early on his claim to one of the most successful clubs in Costa Rica. After the first season, the championship was won and defended this title the following year. In 1923, the club withdrew after the first game of the championship season and has not scored. The CS Cartaginés had said the priority be left a year later brought to the championship back to Heredia back.

In 1925 came the first international game for the club. At that time you made ​​a six-game trip to Jamaica, where you could win four and achieved a draw. Between 1930 and 1935 they dominated the National League and secured five out of six possible titles profits. At a historic event occurred in 1932, when they defeated the then national team of Argentina 3-1 in front of a home crowd. In the following years and decades, but brought to the other national football teams and so the teams from LD Alajuelense, CS La Libertad and Deportivo Saprissa were major competitors in the race for the title. Until 1961 you could still win seven titles, but then had to wait long for a renewed triumph. Between 1962 and 1977 made ​​LD Alajuelense and Deportivo Saprissa the title from among themselves. Only in 1978 it managed Herediano again stand on the first place. Still greater was the joy that could be defended as the title. In 1993 there was the first last triumph in the championship.

After 19 long years of waiting succeeded the club after several runner-up title in the Verano 2012 to bring back to Heredia. A year later, in 2013 Verano, Heredia could again win the title.


  • Primera División de Costa Rica ( 23): 1921, 1922, 1924, 1927, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1947, 1948, 1951, 1955, 1961 ( ASOFUTBOL ), 1978, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1987, 1992/93, Verano 2012, Verano 2013


Current home of the club is the club's Estadio Eladio Rosabal Cordero, which is located in the center of the provincial capital of Heredia next to the Sports Palace. It was with the founding of the club in 1921 venue for the first home game of CS Herediano. In 1965 it was named after Eladio Rosabal Cordero. In addition to football, other sports can be practiced in it.


As support for the team stands at every home game of the tiger TIM on the sidelines. This is the mascot of the club.

Since the 1980 years the association has a mascot. Initially, it was still a hurricane who supported the team, and later a bear named Pirro. The late 1990s, the early 21st century the tiger TIM was finally introduced. First, a little boring and more meant for children, experienced TIM 2008, a redesign and was introduced to new November 21, 2008. Henceforth, this is the leader of the Tigers team and fans and followers to inspire even more than before. The name of the tiger is pronounced like the English word team and is intended to indicate its ties to the team.