Tag Archives: Russia

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.

Faroe Islands vs Russia 1995

In the run-up to game between Liechtenstein and Spain, we’re looking at a classic UFWC title mismatch involving a footballing minnow… CLASSIC UFWC TITLE MATCH: Faroe Islands 2-5 Russia, 6 September 1995 European Championships Qualifier, Svangaskaro Stadium, Toftir Scorers: Jarnskor, Jónsson (Faroe Islands); Mostovoi, Kiriakov, Kolyvanov, Tsymbalar, Shalimov (Russia) Russia took the UFWC title from […]

Israel vs Russia 2000

CLASSIC UFWC TITLE MATCH: Israel 4-1 Russia, 23 February 2000 Friendly, Kiryat-Eliezer Stadium, Haifa, Israel Scorers: Badir (2), Udi, Nimni (Israel); Beschastnykh (Russia) The history of football in Israel is almost as complicated and confusing as the history of Israel itself. The Israel Football Association was formed in 1928, 20 years before the state of […]

UFWC Top Goalscorers – 2010 Update

Around three years’ ago, I did some research into the UFWC’s all-time top goalscorers. In the wake of the Netherlands’ recent record-breaking run as UFWC champions, I have done some further research to see if any current Netherlands players have broken into the upper echelons of the list. The outcome is that despite the Netherlands […]