Archives: Uruguay

Worrying Signs for South American Teams In Their Preparations For World Cup 2014

Posted on by Juan Arango
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Last week’s international friendlies featuring South American teams revealed some trends and issues that could become major problems if they’re not remedied soon especially with the World Cup less than 100 days away. Here’s what we learned from the most … Continue reading

Uruguay’s Ghost Of 1950 Returns To Haunt Brazil In New Puma World Cup Campaign [VIDEO]

Posted on by Juan Arango
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As soon as the final whistle blew Wednesday night in Montevideo, Puma launched one of their most ambitious marketing campaigns of the last few years. The German sportswear company had the perfect client to be able to mix history and football … Continue reading

Uruguay World Cup Home and Away Shirts For 2014 From Puma: Leaked [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Congratulations to Uruguay for qualifying for World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Photos of Uruguay’s World Cup home and away shirts have been leaked on the Internet. The South American side will wear their familiar blue and white shirts. Both the … Continue reading

Where to Watch Uruguay vs Jordan On US TV and Internet; World Cup Playoff 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The marathon of World Cup playoffs end tonight with the final match to determine who will qualify for World Cup 2014. Uruguay faces Jordan live at 6pm ET on beIN SPORT. Similarly to Mexico, Uruguay convincingly won its first leg … Continue reading

Where to Find Jordan vs Uruguay World Cup Playoff Match Live On US TV and Internet; 10am ET Kickoff

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Uruguay plays Jordan today in the first leg of their World Cup playoff to determine which team will qualify for World Cup 2014 in Brazil. For viewers in the United States, the match kicks off at 10am ET today on … Continue reading

Luis Suarez Dives Again to Earn Uruguay a Penalty Kick Against Rivals Argentina [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In the World Cup qualifier between rivals Uruguay and Argentina on Tuesday night, Uruguayan and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was up to his old tricks again as he took a dive in the penalty area to earn a penalty kick … Continue reading

Soccer in Sun and Shadow by Eduardo Galeano: Book Review

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana
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Author of Soccer In Sun and Shadow, Uruguayan journalist Eduardo Galeano is best known in North America as the author of Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent. That novel made headlines (and vaulted to … Continue reading

Italy vs Uruguay, Confederations Cup Third Place Match: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I’ve never been a fan of the third place match concept. While the games often feature lots of goals, the idea of the match itself is practically meaningless. Yes, they decide who finishes in third place in a tournament, but … Continue reading

Brazil vs Uruguay, Confederations Cup Semi-Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The TV broadcast for today’s semi-final of the Confederations Cup between Brazil and Uruguay begins at 2:30pm ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. The starting line-ups have been announced: Brazil starting lineup: Cesar, Alves, Thiago, Luiz, Marcelo, Fred, Neymar, Oscar, Gustavo, … Continue reading

Brazil vs Uruguay Preview; Confederations Cup Semi-Final

Posted on by Josh Harris
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Brazil host Uruguay in the first semi-final of the 2013 Confederations Cup today (2:30pm ET on ESPN and WatchESPN), a match which will add a little extra spice to what promises to be an intriguing encounter with a reinvigorated Brazil … Continue reading

Nigeria vs Spain and Uruguay vs Tahiti, Confederations Cup: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s the last day of the first round of the Confederations Cup, we’ve got Nigeria against Spain and Uruguay vs Tahiti. Here’s the TV schedule for viewers in the United States: Nigeria vs Spain (Confederations Cup), 2:30pm, ESPN/WatchESPN Uruguay vs … Continue reading

Spain vs Tahiti and Nigeria vs Uruguay, Confederations Cup: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Spain, Tahiti, Nigeria and Uruguay play their second matches of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup today. After Spain’s convincing 2-1 victory against Uruguay, the current World and European champions faces Tahiti in a true David vs Goliath match. Who would … Continue reading

Mexico vs Italy and Spain vs Uruguay, Confederations Cup, Group Stage: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After Brazil’s impressive 3-0 victory against Japan yesterday, we have a double treat on hand today as Mexico plays Italy (2:30pm ET, ESPN/WatchESPN) and Spain faces Uruguay (5:45pm ET, ESPN/WatchESPN). In the first match today, Mexico battles Italy at the … Continue reading