Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay in joint bid
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay have agreed to launch a joint bid to host the World Cup in 2030, it has been confirmed...
FIFA takes charge of Uruguay FA
Football's world governing body FIFA has taken control of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) after the organisation was plunged into chaos following the sudden resignation of president Wilmar Valdez last month.
Expert predictions: Who goes through to the semi-finals?
Three weeks into the absorbing entertainment in Russia, only eight teams are left competing for the 2018 World Cup. Undoubtedly, expectations have been dashed with Germany bowing out to the curse of the defending champions and several other big guns knocked out in the second round of the tournament. Argentina was eliminated by France; Spain…
Uruguay will be difficult even without Cavani, say France
Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani would be huge loss if he fails to make Friday's World Cup quarter-final, but the team would still be difficult to beat, France midfielder Blaise Matuidi told reporters on Wednesday (June 4).
Uruguay’s Cavani has swollen calf not tear, says federation
Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has a painful calf swelling but not a muscle tear, the country’s football federation (FCF) said on Monday at Nizhny Novgorod in Russia.
Portugal-Uruguay more than Ronaldo v Suarez, says Alves
Portugal defender Bruno Alves said Saturday's World Cup last-16 clash with Uruguay will be more than simply a battle between Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez.
Uruguay top World Cup group as Spain, Portugal target knockouts
Russia were handed a World Cup reality check on Monday, losing 3-0 to Uruguay as Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal and 2010 winners Spain look to lock down spots in the last 16.
Uruguay, Russia qualify for World Cup last 16, Egypt, Saudi Arabia out
Russia and Uruguay progressed to the World Cup knockout rounds on Wednesday after the South Americans beat Saudi Arabia 1-0, ending the hopes of the Saudis and Mohamed Salah's Egypt. Luis Suarez broke the deadlock midway through the first half on his 100th international appearance and the Saudis failed to find an equaliser, slipping to…
Suarez sends Uruguay into last 16 with hosts Russia
Uruguay booked their place in the World Cup knockout stage along with Russia on Wednesday, as Luis Suarez scored the winner on his 100th international appearance in a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don. The South Americans take on the hosts in their final Group A match on June 25 with top spot on…
Luis Suarez seeks World Cup redemption as he reaches 100 caps
For a player who has made so many headlines at the World Cup, it is appropriate that Luiz Suarez will make his 100th appearance for Uruguay at football's biggest tournament.