Spain and Portugal eye hosting 2030 World Cup
Spain and Portugal's football associations announced on Saturday they are looking into the idea of bidding to stage the World Cup in 2030, without Morocco who had earlier been cited as a potential partner. "After holding several meetings in recent weeks, the football federations of Spain and Portugal confirm that they will begin a thorough…
Flying Eagles set for Qatar as FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off
The stage is set for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, where 24 countries will fight to determine the best youth football-playing nation on earth. The competition, which kicks off today and ends on June 16, is attracting much attention because of the quality of youngsters that participated in their various continental championships.…
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’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.
We can 'control' Mbappe in World Cup quarters, says Uruguay's Suarez
Luis Suarez is confident Uruguay can nullify the threat from France's teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, as they prepare for their World Cup quarter-final clash later this week.
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…