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Amid crisis, Uruguay FA executive committee quits
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) - Uruguayan soccer has lost its leadership with little more than two months before its national team is to compete in the World Cup. The entire executive committee of the Uruguayan Football Association quit Monday in a crisis ...
Uruguay FA board resignation fuels World Cup fears
MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay's Football Association (AUF) board resigned on Monday amid a crisis which media reports said could rob the national team of their place at the World Cup. The reason behind the move appears to be the Uruguayan ...
World Cup: Ecuador Must Press on After Death of Star Striker
Many of the teams at this summer's World Cup will pin their hopes to their respective star strikers, soccer's offensive aggressors who are charged with scoring goals and keeping opponents on their heels. For England, that's Wayne Rooney. .... Uruguay ...
5 things to know about the English Premier League
Anchorage Daily News
Manchester City's Samir Nasri grimaces after missing a goal scoring opportunity during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Sunderland at The Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. ... Man City ...
Sydney FC need to relax over Melbourne Heart's sky blue thinking
The Guardian (blog)
Sky blue also represents Uruguay. It represents Napoli. It represents Ballymena FC, Celta Vigo, Sporting Cristal. It has represented Man City for 120 years. Two hours south you'll find Coventry's Sky Blues, yet there's little evidence the 1940 ...
NFL Star Helps Young Fan Prove Friendship With Adorable Video
Uruguay takes on Italy for 3rd place at the FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil on June 30. Image: Handout/Shaun Botterill/FIFA ... A man watches the Brazilian national soccer team from a favela bar in Rio de Janeiro on June 9. Image: Laurence Griffiths ...
'El Maestro' Tabarez leads Uruguay at World Cup
Press of Atlantic City
Not bad for a guy who had a modest playing career as a journeyman defender. Tabarez, after sitting out of football for several years, returned to the Uruguay national team after it failed to qualify for the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Tabarez is a ...
New releases from Insider bookshop
Washington Post (blog)
From an author of Uruguayan descent comes a sweeping exploration of soccer intersecting with politics, history, economics and culture in forging a continent's passion. “Futbol! Why Soccer Matters in Latin America,” by Joshua H. Nadel (University Press ...
Uruguayan Football Association Info & Statistics
||Founded: 1900, Affiliated: 1923
||Jerseys: Sky blue, Shorts:Black, Stockings:Black
|World Cup Appearances
||11: (1930, 1950, 1954, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1974, 1986, 1990, 2002, 2010)
|World Cup Results
||First: (1930, 1950)
Fourth: (1954, 1970, 2010)
||First: Copa America (1916, 1917, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1935, 1942, 1956, 1959 (unofficial), 1967, 1983, 1987, 1995, 2011)
Second: Copa America (1919, 1927, 1939, 1941, 1989, 1999)
||First: Olympic Football Tournament Final (1924, 1928)
Second: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1997, 2013), FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Final (2006), FIFA U-17 World Cup (2011)
Third: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1979), FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Final (2007)
Fourth: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1977, 1999), FIFA Confederations Cup (1997, 2013), FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Final (2009)