Uruguay vs Germany

Saturday, 10th July – 7:30pm Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth Third Place Play-Off There has been critics over FIFA’s traditional ‘Third Place Play-Off’ encounter between the two teams who failed to make the final cut, which on this occasions happens to be Uruguay and Germany. Many believe that the tournament for both country’s is effectively over and that both parties would rather head home early instead of having to…

July 8, 2010

Uruguay vs Holland

Kick-off: Tuesday, 6th July – 7:30pm Venue: Green Point Stadium, Cape Town Semi-Final Uruguay The likelihood of Uruguay being South America’s one and only representative at the semi-final point of the competition would have been slim at the very beginning of the tournament, just as unlikely even at the quarter-final stage where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay all remained alive and kicking up till then. We are left with just one…

July 5, 2010

Uruguay vs Ghana

Kick-off: Friday, 2nd July – 7:30pm Venue: Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg World Cup Quarter-Final Uruguay La Celeste are former World  Cup winners back in 1930 and 1950, so the dizzy heights of the quarter-finals shouldn’t really leave a nation speechless at the inroads their iconic figures have made thus far. It does though, as not since 1990 had Uruguay last qualified for the last-sixteen stage of the competition while it…

July 2, 2010