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Slovenia added to UFWC fixture list

A new potential UFWC title match has been added to the fixture list ahead of the World Cup finals in Brazil this summer. Current Unofficial Football World Champions Uruguay will play Slovenia on 4 June, ten days before kicking off their World Cup tournament. Of course, this match will only be a UFWC title match if Uruguay are still the title holders on 4 June. Ahead of that, Uruguay must see off a challenge from Austria…

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UFWC review of the year 2013

14 title matches, 45 goals, four champions. That’s the story in brief of the Unofficial Football World Champions in 2013. It’s been another exciting year, with the UFWC taking followers on a fascinating journey via some of football’s less-travelled paths. 2013 began with North Korea as Unofficial Football World Champions. The Koreans had held the title for more than a year, and provided plenty of entertainment, but their reign came to an end in 2013′s first title match…

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Uruguay 3-2 Argentina

Uruguay are the new Unofficial Football World Champions after beating Argentina 3-2 in this exciting World Cup qualifier. It was a 17th UFWC title match win for the new champions, and their first since 2006. The margin of victory wasn’t enough to secure an automatic qualification place for Uruguay, and they will now need to win a two-legged play-off in order to join Argentina in Brazil next summer.

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Argentina 3-1 Peru

Although this match was a 2014 World Cup qualifier, it was the Unofficial Football World Championships that provided most interest. Argentina had already qualified for the World Cup Finals in Brazil, while Peru had already been eliminated. So the UFWC title was the only thing that really mattered. In the end, a win for Argentina allowed them to retain their UFWC title and – thanks to Colombia’s draw with Chile – secure top spot in the WC qualifying table.

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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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