Category Archives: Match Previews

Uruguay vs Slovenia UFWC preview

Unofficial Football World Champions Uruguay face their final challenge before heading to Brazil in this World Cup warm-up / UFWC title match against Slovenia. If Uruguay win or draw, they will retain the UFWC title and take it with them into the World Cup Finals. If Slovenia win, they will become the new unofficial champions and defend their title against Argentina just three days later on 7 June.

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Uruguay vs Northern Ireland UFWC preview

Following on from our first article on the UFWC title match between Uruguay and Northern Ireland, and now the squads have been announced, here’s the second part of our preview of the big match, which takes place at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo next Friday, 30 May. Uruguay are the current UFWC champions, having most recently held off the challenge of Austria in March. Northern Ireland are contesting the UFWC for the first time since 1997, when they led Germany 1-0 in Belfast – but went on to lose 3-1.

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Austria vs Uruguay UFWC preview

Unofficial Football World Champions Uruguay travel to Austria on Wednesday for their latest defence of the UFWC title. Uruguay have been UFWC champions since October, when they took the title for Argentina. Austria haven’t been unofficial champions since 1968. Their last UFWC challenge was more than ten years ago, in October 2003. This World Cup warm-up friendly in Klagenfurt now attains much more significance as a UFWC title match.

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Jordan challenge unofficial champions

Unofficial Football World Champions Uruguay are set to play two of the most important matches in the nation’s proud history over the next few days, on Wednesdays 13 and 20 November. The two-time World Cup winners will be looking to retain the UFWC title and, even more importantly, qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The matches are the two legs of the CONMEBOL World Cup play-off, and the opponent is Jordan. The winner of the two-legged play-off will go to Brazil. The destination of the UFWC title is a little more complicated.

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Argentina without Messi for Peru match

It’s the penultimate matchday in the 2014 World Cup Qualification tournament, and both Argentina and Peru already know where they will be next summer. Argentina will be in Brazil, having qualified for the Finals courtesy of last month’s win over Paraguay. Peru, meanwhile, will have to watch the Finals at home on TV, having failed to qualify, and with no chance of even reaching the play-offs.

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