Tag Archives: Netherlands

UFWC Top 50 Goals Part 1: 1948-1979

Many of the UFWC goals scored in the past 65 years or so can be viewed online. Watching the goals provides further proof of the brilliance of the UFWC – the competition has provided more than its fair share of special goals. I have chosen my favourite 50 goals from those I have seen, in chronological order, with my top ten highlighted along the way. Some of these goals are famous; however, many are not, and they are a treat for all UFWC fans. The numbers in brackets after the description correspond to the approximate time in the video that the goal appears – in each case start a few seconds earlier to enjoy the goal in all its glory.

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The biggest ever UFWC title match wins

Japan’s 8-0 win over Tajikistan this week was the biggest UFWC title match win for more than 20 years. Mike Havenaar, Shinji Okazaki, and Shinji Kagawa scored two goals each, and Yuichi Komano and Kengo Nakamura also netted in the huge win that saw Japan retain the UFWC title. It wasn’t Japan’s biggest ever win […]

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Malta vs Netherlands 1990

CLASSIC UFWC TITLE MATCH: Malta 0-8 Netherlands, 19 December 1990 European Championships qualifier, Ta’Qali Stadium, Valletta Scorers: Van Basten (5), Bergkamp (2), Winter Malta has repelled many foreign forces during the course of its history, but this visit from UFWC and Euro champs the Netherlands ended in crushing defeat. Football was introduced to the Mediterranean […]

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When is a UFWC title match not a UFWC title match?

When is a FIFA ‘A’ match not a FIFA ‘A’ match? That is the question. Unfortunately it’s not always a question that’s easy to answer, and that can cause a bit of a headache for us here at the UFWC. In most cases, UFWC title matches are FIFA ‘A’ accredited matches. According to FIFA, international […]

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Netherlands 0-1 Spain (AET)

NETHERLANDS 0-1 SPAIN (AET) 11 Jul 2010 Johannesburg, South Africa World Cup Final Scorer: Iniesta 116 Viva España! Spain are the new undisputed unofficial and official world champions, winning both the Unofficial Football World Championships title and the World Cup to unify both competitions. As current European champions, Spain can also claim to have unified […]

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