Tag Archives: Czech Republic

UFWC at the European Championship Final

The UFWC title will not be up for grabs during Sunday’s UEFA Euro 2012 final between Spain and Italy, with the current Unofficial Football World Champions being the very un-European North Korea. However, the title has been contested at four previous European Championship finals, including matches involving this year’s finalists. The first occasion was in […]

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Japan 0-0 Czech Republic

Japan 0-0 Czech Republic International Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa, 7 June 2011 This final 2011 Kirin Cup match saw Japan defeat the Czech Republic to retain the UFWC title. Remarkably, all three Kirin Cup matches have ended 0-0, with none of the three participants managing to score a goal or win a match, meaning that the […]

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Japan vs Czech Republic: UFWC / Kirin Cup decider

Japan vs Czech Republic, 7 June 2011, 19:30 (11:30 BST) International Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa Unofficial Football World Champions Japan play the Czech Republic tomorrow with both the UFWC title and the Kirin Cup at stake. This is the final match of the short three-team tournament, and so far the Kirin Cup tournament has been goalless. […]

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Kirin Cup 2011 UFWC Preview

It was on, and then it was off, and now it’s back on again. The Kirin Cup 2011, which kicks off this week, will see Unofficial Football World Champions Japan return to competitive football for the first time since the country was hit by the earthquake and tsunami in early March. Having eventually withdrawn from […]

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Republic of Ireland 2-1 Czech Republic

The Czech Republic were unbeaten in 20 matches, but the Republic of Ireland brought that run to an end and snatched the UFWC title. Leeds full-back Ian Harte scored the first goal from a free kick. Shay Given repelled several attacks, and when the Czechs finally broke through there was a hint of offside about Milan Baros’s equaliser. But the Irish fought back, and Robbie Keane grabbed a deserved last-gasp winner, his 19th goal for his country.

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