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FIFA World Champion mural by NateTheApe21
Who will be the Undisputed Football World Champions?

After two weeks, 48 games, and 136(!) goals, only 16 of the 32 World Cup finalists remain in Brazil. The UFWC title is still in Brazil, too, and will remain in play right the way through to the final. That means the eventual World Cup winners will also be the Unofficial Football World Champions, and the official and unofficial titles will be unified. All 16 remaining teams have the chance to become football’s undisputed champions. The current unofficial champions are Costa Rica, who now face Greece in the Round of 16, on Sunday, 29 June, at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife.

Unofficial football champions Japan eye record-breaking run

Current all-conquering UFWC champions Japan may be on course to set a new record for the most number of consecutive defences of the Unofficial Football World Championships title. There’s still some way to go, but with Japan showing no signs of relinquishing their title, and with some relatively easy fixtures coming up, the opportunity to […]

UFWC spin-offs update: part 1

Visitors to the Unofficial Football World Championships forum will know that there is plenty of activity away from the main UFWC title, with scores of UFWC spin-off competitions being tracked involving club and national teams. There are a massive 28 spin-offs involving men’s and womens’ national teams. Here, in the first of two posts, Peter […]

Austria vs Greece 1967

CLASSIC UFWC TITLE MATCH: Austria 1-1 Greece (Match abandoned but score stands) 5 November 1967 European Championships Qualifier, Praterstadion, Vienna Scorers: Siber (Austria); Sideris (Greece) On paper this match should not have offered much to get excited about. The last Group 3 qualifying match for the 1968 European Championships was effectively meaningless, as the USSR […]

UFWC Europe: Who are the European continental champions?

Just as FIFA has the World Cup and continental championships, so does the UFWC. They’re running over at the UFWC Forum, and over the next few weeks we’ll be taking a look at all of them. We will be looking first at Europe. Using exactly the same rules as the UFWC, but applying them only […]