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England vs USA 1950
UFWC World Cup Classics: England vs USA, 1950

The 1950 World Cup tournament was an organisational shambles, with withdrawals and disqualifications leaving just 13 teams playing in four uneven qualifying groups of four, four, three, and two. Germany and Japan were excluded as they were under Allied occupation, while India were refused entry as they requested to play barefoot. But, crucially, for the first time the UFWC holders were involved. Back in the FIFA family, this was UFWC champs England’s first World Cup appearance, and much was expected of the so-called ‘Kings of Football’.

UFWC spin-offs update 2013

Ahead of the North Korea vs Sweden UFWC title match, we’re taking one of our regular looks at the main UFWC “spin-offs” – the unofficial continental titles, the wooden spoons, and the women’s titles – as tracked over at the UFWC forum. Europe Disappointingly, the unofficial European title didn’t find its way to Euro 2012 […]

USA vs Australia 1992

While we await the start of the EAFF East Asian Cup semi final tournament, in which Australia will line up against current Unofficial Football World Champions North Korea, we’re taking a look back at the one and only time the Socceroos have won the UFWC title in a classic match from 1992. We’ll be back […]

Japan take women’s UFWC title in World Cup win

Japan defeated the USA in last night’s Women’s World Cup final to become women’s official AND unofficial champions. This means Japan now holds both the men and women’s Unofficial Football World Championships titles – and a host of other titles. The match, at the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt, was a thriller. After a goalless first half, […]

Japan looks to add women’s title to UFWC crown

On Sunday evening in Frankfurt Japan face the USA in the Women’s World Cup Final. Also up for grabs is the Women’s Unofficial Football World Championships (WUFWC). The USA women’s national team are the current WUFWC champions, while the Japanese team are the current women’s unofficial Asian champions. And of course the Japanese men’s side […]