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  1. Destiny ensured Pele and soccer share the same birthday week

    Tim Vickery

    Pele celebrates his 73rd birthday (Oct. 23) in the same week that organised football reaches the ripe old age of 150. It was on the evening of Oct. 26, 1863, that a group mostly comprised of representatives of elite schools met in a London pub, se...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  2. Friendlies offer World Cup insight

    Tim Vickery

    The mid-August FIFA date for international matches is soon to be phased out of the calendar, and it is easy to see why. It comes so early in the season, just as the major European leagues are about to kick off, and right at the start of many of the d...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  3. Turning starlets into stars

    Tim Vickery

    Somewhat unfortunate to have lost to France in the final of the World Youth Cup, Uruguay flew home to a hero's welcome in Montevideo on Tuesday, with a procession planned from the airport all the way to the city's legendary Centenario stadium. For...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  4. France win Under-20 World Cup by beating Uruguay on penalties

    France won the Under-20 World Cup for the first time after drawing with Uruguay 0-0 after extra time and winning the penalty shootout 4-1 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2013
  5. Confed Cup -- 100,000 due to protest before Brazil match

    ESPN.com news services

    About 100,000 people are expected in a protest to demand better public services and to complain about the cost of the World Cup before Brazil plays Uruguay Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  6. Brazil v Uruguay: Preview

    John Brewin

    #INSERT type:video END# Here is one of the fiercest rivalries in international football. When Brazil play Uruguay, it is difficult to sidestep what happened on July 16, 1950. It was not actually the World Cup final, of course, since that version of ...

    Preview | Conversation | June 23, 2013
  7. Five things we learned from CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying

    Tim Vickery

    1. Coach Alejandro Sabella has steered Argentina capably through storm Sabella was thrown in at the deep end when he was appointed less than two years ago. In theory, the 2011 Copa America was a training ground for the current set of World Cup qua...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  8. Enrique expects Suarez backlash

    Liverpool defender Jose Enrique believes striker Luis Suarez will be even more fired up against Swansea by his failure to find the net in the past three matches.The Uruguay international was probably most culpable in the Reds' 2-0 Europa League last-...

    Preview | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  9. Enrique expects Suarez backlash

    Liverpool defender Jose Enrique believes striker Luis Suarez will be even more fired up against Swansea by his failure to find the net in the past three matches.The Uruguay international was probably most culpable in the Reds' 2-0 Europa League last-...

    Preview | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  10. Brazil draws Japan for 2013 Confederations Cup

    Press Association

    Host Brazil will play Japan in next year's Confederations Cup opener, and world champion Spain will begin against Uruguay.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2012
  11. Thrillers buck the half-hearted trend

    James Tyler

    The international breaks are usually maligned for being dull, insipid approximations of soccer. Yeah, they kick the ball (and one another), but do they really care? It's hard to say. With club seasons in intriguing ebb, the desire to shut up shop and...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  12. France v Uruguay: Preview

    France coach Didier Deschamps has no concerns over his inexperienced defence ahead of his first match in charge against Uruguay in Le Havre tomorrow.Laurent Koscielny's withdrawal with a calf injury means Mamadou Sakho, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Raphael ...

    Preview | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  13. Uruguay's Luis Suarez critical of Team GB supporters

    ESPN staff

    Luis Suarez has accused Team GB fans of showing a "lack of respect" following Uruguay's 1-0 loss in their London 2012 Olympics clash at Millennium Stadium on Wednesday evening.

    Story | August 02, 2012
  14. Britain, Mexico into quarters of Olympic soccer

    Led by a trio of Welshmen and a goal by an Englishman, Britain's first Olympic soccer team since 1960 advanced to the quarterfinals of the London Games with a 1-0 victory against Uruguay on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  15. Great Britain 1-0 Uruguay: Sturridge winner

    Great Britain sealed their place in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win in Cardiff that knocked Uruguay out of the Olympics.

    Recap | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  16. Men's Olympics: Team GB through, Spain slump

    ESPN staff

    Great Britain sealed their place in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win in Cardiff that knocked Uruguay out of the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012