Category: Uruguay

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Players To Watch, Squads & Fixtures As World Cup Qualifiers Begin In South America

Players To Watch, Squads & Fixtures As World Cup Qualifiers Begin In South America

By Louis Smith. After months of drama and postponements, the South American World Cup qualifiers finally get underway this week. Originally they we [...]
Facundo Pellistri Transfer: Manchester United Close To £8m Signing Of Peñarol’s Cool Kid

Facundo Pellistri Transfer: Manchester United Close To £8m Signing Of Peñarol’s Cool Kid

By James Nalton. Manchester United are today looking to finalise the transfer of 18-year-old Uruguayan winger Facundo Pellistri for a fee of £8m. [...]
Peñarol’s Uruguay U23 International Joaquin Piquerez Talks Uruguayan Football & Olympic Qualifiers

Peñarol’s Uruguay U23 International Joaquin Piquerez Talks Uruguayan Football & Olympic Qualifiers

By Louis Smith. Uruguay is the most successful nation in South American football. Every young child growing up in the country wants to become a pro [...]
Guillermo Cotugno On 2 League Titles, Playing At Anfield & Moving To Poland

Guillermo Cotugno On 2 League Titles, Playing At Anfield & Moving To Poland

By Louis Smith. Danubio FC of Uruguay have produced some remarkable talents over the years with the likes Jose Gimenez, Edinson Cavani, and Diego F [...]
From Peñarol To River – A Concise Copa Libertadores History

From Peñarol To River – A Concise Copa Libertadores History

By Jerry Mancini. The Copa Libertadores de América dates back to 1960. It was named in honour of the soldier-presidents who lead the fight for inde [...]
Solabarrieta: Football Pitches In Uruguay Are Literally Farms – It Opened My Eyes

Solabarrieta: Football Pitches In Uruguay Are Literally Farms – It Opened My Eyes

Part two of Thomas Nef's interview with Chilean forward Nicolas Solabarrieta looks at the standard of football and facilities in Uruguay, why the coun [...]
2019 Copa Libertadores Second Round Preview

2019 Copa Libertadores Second Round Preview

The Copa Libertadores reaches its critical knockout phase on Tuesday. Tom Nash previews the upcoming second round ties. So here is the full program [...]
7 – Johnny Rep, Netherlands v Uruguay, 1974 World Cup – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

7 – Johnny Rep, Netherlands v Uruguay, 1974 World Cup – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

WFI‘s Adam Brandon counts down to Russia 2018 with 90 World Cup goals in 90 days, scored in the minute corresponding to the day in the countdown. C [...]
Marcelo Saracchi – The Uruguayan Left Back Set For RB Leipzig 

Marcelo Saracchi – The Uruguayan Left Back Set For RB Leipzig 

Sources at River Plate confirmed on Monday night that the club has received an offer of €12.5m from RB Leipzig for left-back Marcelo Saracchi. The clu [...]
12 – Pablo Dorado: Uruguay v Argentina 1930 – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

12 – Pablo Dorado: Uruguay v Argentina 1930 – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

WFI‘s Adam Brandon counts down to Russia 2018 with 90 World Cup goals in 90 days, scored in the minute corresponding to the day in the countdown. Con [...]
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