Category: Uruguay

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By The Blood Of Abdon – A Nacional Story

By The Blood Of Abdon – A Nacional Story

By Akash Anurag. On the midnight of March 4, 1918, celebrations were at fever pitch in the Nacional half of Montevideo. Earlier, on March 3, they h [...]
10 Uruguayan Wonderkids From The 2020 Clausura

10 Uruguayan Wonderkids From The 2020 Clausura

By Tom Robinson. The 2020 Uruguayan Clausura -- delayed due to Covid -- belatedly concluded at the end of March with minnows Liverpool claiming a f [...]
Agustín Oliveros On Being Guided By Godín & Giménez Ahead Of Uruguay Debut

Agustín Oliveros On Being Guided By Godín & Giménez Ahead Of Uruguay Debut

By Louis Smith. After relegation saw Racing Club de Montevideo, a club nicknamed La Escuelita ("The Little School") because of the high standard of [...]
Key Keepers Return And Almiron Ndaipóri Khyhjé? – South American World Cup Qualifiers Preview & Squads

Key Keepers Return And Almiron Ndaipóri Khyhjé? – South American World Cup Qualifiers Preview & Squads

By Louis Smith. The most competitive World Cup qualifiers return this week -- the Conmebol World Cup qualifiers. Keep yourself updated with a previ [...]
The De Arrascaeta Conundrum: Will The Uruguayan Magician Ever Move To Europe?

The De Arrascaeta Conundrum: Will The Uruguayan Magician Ever Move To Europe?

By Tom Robinson. Fresh off the back of a historic league and Libertadores double with Flamengo, Giorgian De Arrascaeta was awarded the Charrua de O [...]
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 [...]
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