Category Archives: Match Previews

Germany vs Argentina: World Cup Final rematch

Less than two months after the World Cup Final, where Germany defeated Argentina to become official FIFA and unofficial UFWC champions, the two sides come together for a rematch. This friendly, at the Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf, was arranged back in March, long before the World Cup took place in Brazil. The coincidental rematch gives Argentina the chance to gain some form of revenge. Although the FIFA title will remain with Germany for the next four years, the UFWC title is up for grabs as the winner-stays-on alternative football competition continues.

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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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