As the Men’s UFWC is still paused until March 2019, the Women’s UFWC (WUFWC) already kickstarted the new year 5 days ago and had the 2nd title match already yesterday! But wait – who is the current title holder? Who is the current challenger? What happened last year? Let’s have a look… When 2018 started with its first WUFWC match on 20th January the odds seemed to be clear: title holders Netherlands faced challengers Spain in a international friendly.Read More...
|NETHERLANDS||SINCE 16/11/2018||DEFEATED FRANCE|
The Unofficial Football World Championships is an alternative international football tournament contested in a boxing-style title match format. Winners of UFWC title matches become title-holders, and Unofficial Football World Champions, and move up the rankings table. UFWC lineage stretches back to the very first international football match in 1872, 58 years before the World Cup. Read More…
* = won on penalties. + = click for match report.
Teams ranked by number of title matches won.
Complete UFWC rankings
Forget the summer’s achievements in Russia, forget 1966 and all that. England are closing in on their next chance at becoming the Unofficial World Champions with a Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands. It’s been over four years since one of these matches presented itself. This autumn, thanks to a remarkable performance in a Nations League group featuring Spain and Croatia, the England team once more qualified for a semi-final.Read More...
The Netherlands staged a dramatic last-gasp fightback to retain the UFWC title and remain unofficial football world champions in this high-stakes match, which also saw the Dutch qualify for the Nations League Finals next summer. The Dutch were 2-0 down with just five minutes left on the clock, but late, late goals from Quincy Promes and Virgil Van Dijk stole a draw.Read More...