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UFWC spin-offs update: part 2

Following yesterday’s first part, Peter Waring continues his round-up of UFWC spin-off competitions, today covering women’s national teams: Women’s world championship. The United States were on a long run as champions before a sensational defeat to Mexico in November 2010. Canada then took up the reins, before the United States reclaimed the title in January. […]

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Joe Gaetjens (USA)

UFWC Hall of Fame: Joe Gaetjens scored one of the most famous goals in UFWC history, in the USA’s 1950 World Cup finals win over England. Born in Haiti in 1924, he moved to the US to study at New York’s Columbia University, and worked as a restaurant dishwasher to pay his way. He played […]

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Netherlands 2-1 USA

NETHERLANDS 2-1 USA, Amsterdam 03/03/10 Kuyt (pen) 40, Huntelaar 73 (Netherlands), Bocanegra 89 (USA) And the Dutch go marching on. This 2-1 victory saw the Netherlands retain their title in the first UFWC match of 2010. The Dutch led at halftime through a Dirk Kuyt penalty. Substitute Klaas-Jan Huntelaar added a second with just over […]

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