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# uruguay-soccer - Thursday 8 June, 2017

'James McClean is the kind of player I want to turn out to be like' Ambition This post contains videos

'James McClean is the kind of player I want to turn out to be like'

Bristol City and Ireland winger Callum O’Dowda admits he is still finding his feet at club and international level.

# uruguay-soccer - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'If anyone thinks we're going out to play for a draw, they're hugely mistaken'

Eunan O’Kane is confident Ireland will take the game to Austria on Sunday.

# uruguay-soccer - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

After years of neglect, is Irish football still reluctant to embrace the gifts of Wes Hoolahan? Opinion This post contains videos

After years of neglect, is Irish football still reluctant to embrace the gifts of Wes Hoolahan?

The Norwich star impressed in recent friendly games against Mexico and Uruguay.

'That game for me was as big as the Austria one'

Harry Arter hopes his man-of-the-match display against Uruguay was enough to earn him a start on Sunday.

# uruguay-soccer - Monday 5 June, 2017

Real Madrid underage star apologises but claims controversial celebration wasn't racist

Federico Valverde is in hot water after making the wholly inappropriate gesture in South Korea.

Ridiculed by his own fans at club level, Cyrus Christie responds in the best possible way

After taking some flak from Derby’s supporters, the Irish full-back performed excellently against Uruguay last night.

# uruguay-soccer - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'I felt my commitment levels have been judged a little bit unfairly'

After putting in a man-of-the-match display in tonight’s win over Uruguay, Harry Arter says he’s willing to play through the pain-barrier against Austria.

'There's not a great deal between them' - O'Neill admits to goalkeeper dilemma

Darren Randolph and Keiren Westwood each played 45 minutes of Ireland’s clash with Uruguay.

Friendly fire as Walters and McClean thunderbolts help Ireland overcome Uruguay

The visitors had got back into the game, after Atletico Madrid’s José Giménez headed home a set piece.

All the goals as Ireland beat Uruguay 3-1 Goals Galore This post contains videos

All the goals as Ireland beat Uruguay 3-1

There were three excellent goals from Ireland tonight in a comfortable win.

As it happened: Ireland v Uruguay, international friendly

The Boys in Green faced South American opposition at Lansdowne Road.

Kevin Long handed first start for Ireland in meeting with Uruguay

Martin O’Neill has named his line-up for this evening’s friendly in Dublin.

The Prince of Uruguay, how Zinedine Zidane idolised his mercurial ways and his son slept in his shirt

Enzo Francescoli, with his guile, movement and class, was an irresistible playmaker.

Will Ireland rue omitting in-form Cork star Sean Maguire?

Plus, why Stephen Quinn epitomises the Irish team’s spirit.

# uruguay-soccer - Monday 15 May, 2017

Kevin Long gets Ireland call in squad for Austria qualifier and summer friendlies

The Boys in Green will spend a few days at Fota Island before playing three matches in June.

# uruguay-soccer - Monday 6 June, 2016

VIDEO: Wrong national anthem played ahead of Mexico-Uruguay Copa America match Gaffe This post contains videos

VIDEO: Wrong national anthem played ahead of Mexico-Uruguay Copa America match

Meanwhile, Venezuela defeated Jamaica in Chicago thanks to a 16th minute strike from Josef Martinez.

# uruguay-soccer - Thursday 31 March, 2016

This Serie A cult hero has officially announced his retirement El Chino This post contains videos

This Serie A cult hero has officially announced his retirement

Alvaro Recoba hasn’t played since last year and the former Inter playmaker will walk away after a tribute match tonight.

# uruguay-soccer - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

A year and a half later, Luis Suarez's international ban for biting is set to end

The star was banned from Uruguay matches after biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

# uruguay-soccer - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Chile player banned after Cavani arse tickle

Gonzalo Jara’s Cope America appears to be over as a result of his recent actions.

# uruguay-soccer - Friday 26 June, 2015

Chile player faces Copa America ban after allegedly inserting finger into Cavani’s anus

The Uruguay star was sent off for reacting to the incident in question.

# uruguay-soccer - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

One of the Copa America’s biggest stars may leave tournament after father arrested

Uruguay’s hopes of success could be set to take a major blow.

# uruguay-soccer - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Paraguay scored a hilarious winning goal last night in the Copa América

Sergio Aguero was also on target as Argentina edged past Uruguay in a feisty encounter.

# uruguay-soccer - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

7 unheralded players set to light up the Copa América

Thursday night sees the beginning of one of football’s least appreciated tournaments.

# uruguay-soccer - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

# uruguay-soccer - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Luis Suarez: Biting might be scary but it's harmless

The forward compared his moments of madness favourably to boxer Mike Tyson’s infamous bite.

# uruguay-soccer - Monday 13 October, 2014

Delightful chip by Luis Suarez as he bags first goals for Uruguay since World Cup bite ban

The Barca striker is back in the headlines for the right reasons.

# uruguay-soccer - Friday 10 October, 2014

Chiellini scores three (but no hat-trick) while Suarez makes Uruguay return

Also, Wales drew 0-0 at home to Bosnia.

# uruguay-soccer - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Luis Suarez biting ban appeal rejected

However, the player will be able to train with his new Barca team-mates.

# uruguay-soccer - Friday 8 August, 2014

CAS proceedings begin as Suarez looks to get four-month ban halved

The Barcelona striker was present in Lausanne for his hearing this morning.

# uruguay-soccer - Monday 21 July, 2014

FIFA say yes but was this the best goal of the World Cup? Poll This post contains a poll

FIFA say yes but was this the best goal of the World Cup?

James Rodriguez’ effort against Uruguay got the nod but we want to know if you agree.

# uruguay-soccer - Thursday 10 July, 2014

FIFA reject Suarez's appeal, four month ban upheld

The Uruguayan striker will see out the full suspension after today’s announcement.

# uruguay-soccer - Monday 30 June, 2014

Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez's apology for biting

Gary Lineker, Colm Tobin and others give their thoughts on the star’s statement.

Uruguay president curses FIFA 'sons of b****es'

Jose Mujica also described the sanctions on Suárez as ‘fascist’.

# uruguay-soccer - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Colombian commentary for Rodríguez's wondergoal was predictably brilliant

The new star of the World Cup struck a magnificent volley against Uruguay last night.

Rodriguez 'like Maradona', says Uruguay coach

“For me, special talents are those who do things that are completely out of the ordinary,” he explained.

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

The hosts go through to set up another mouth-watering fixture with Colombia in the quarter-finals while Chile and Uruguay are heading home.

Uruguay hang Suarez kit as World Cup tribute

The star’s number nine shirt and kit were laid out in the Maracana changing rooms.

# uruguay-soccer - Saturday 28 June, 2014

England fan's ear bitten off during Uruguay game

No arrests have been made, the Association of Chief Police Officers said.

Stop the World Cup lights, James Rodriguez has scored an absolute cracker

The 22-year-old has set tonight’s second round tie alight.

As it happened: Colombia v Uruguay, World Cup last 16

Colombia took on Uruguay in the second last-16 game of the day.

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