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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Uruguay

Last year
# haunted
Suarez torments Ghana, but is left in tears as Uruguay crash out in remarkable late twist
In the end the only happiness was glorying in others’ despair, writes Gavin Cooney from the Al Janoub Stadium in Qatar.
# unrepentant
Luis Suarez refuses to apologise for 2010 handball ahead of Ghana showdown
Uruguay striker says he has no regrets, despite some Ghanaians viewing him as ‘the devil’.
# portugoal
Bruno believed Ronaldo had scored, but no interest in who bagged opener against Uruguay
The Manchester United star’s double sent Portugal marching on last night.
# the evolution continues
Darwin Nunez outshines Son but fluffs his lines in Uruguay's draw with Korea
The Liverpool star missed his side’s best chance in a 0-0 draw.
# Group by Group Guide
Group H: The Ronaldo Show begins as Hughton's Ghana seek revenge on Luis Suarez and Uruguay
In the last of our series, we focus on Group H, where Portugal, Uruguay, Ghana, and South Korea face-off.
# Round-Up
Suarez and Cavani on target to boost Uruguay World Cup hopes as Argentina defeat Colombia
Uruguay overcame Venezuela in South American World Cup qualifying while Argentina scored a 1-0 win over Colombia.
All time
# Italian Job
Bruno delivers knockout blow as Italy record their first victory in two years
The Italians defeated Uruguay 17-10 in Parma.
# Closing In
Di Maria goal puts Argentina on verge of World Cup qualification as Messi starts on bench
Argentina will qualify if they beat Brazil and any one of Colombia, Chile or Uruguay fail to win.
# Copa America
Argentina win tense derby over Uruguay and England-born striker scores Chile winner
Ben Brereton was the unlikely hero as Chile beat Bolivia 1-0.
# Positive test
Suarez 'in good health,' but will miss qualifier against Brazil due to Covid
Suarez is one of three people in the Uruguay camp to test positive.
# Covid-19
Plane leaves Uruguay for Australia carrying passengers from virus-hit cruise ship
Of 217 people aboard the Greg Mortimer liner, 128 had tested positive for coronavirus.
# Damages
Uruguay team could face legal action after alleged bear-tearing ruckus in Japanese bar
A nightclub claims the South American squad caused over $30,000 worth of damage.
# Incident
Uruguay in hot water over Rugby World Cup nightclub incident
Damage was allegedly caused to a nightclub in Kumamoto.
# comprehensive
Georgia crush giant-killers Uruguay with bonus-point victory
The popular South American side were unable to pull off another shock win.
# Upset
'The odds were 15/1 and they won!' - Uruguay revels in historic Rugby World Cup win
The South Americans pulled off the greatest upset in their history on Wednesday against Fiji.
# Shock
'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'
Irishman Dean Lester was part of Uruguay’s S&C team in their preparation for the World Cup.
# beefy
Uruguay pull off massive shock with World Cup win over Fiji
Fiji scored five tries and come away with two bonus points, but the boot of Berchesi kept Uruguay’s lead in tact.
# No Excuses
Three disallowed goals not responsible for shock Copa America exit, says Uruguay manager
Luis Suarez’s penalty shoot-out miss proved costly for the Celeste, who saw three goals ruled out during the 90 minutes.
# montevideo nasty
Suarez miss decisive as Peru knock Uruguay out of Copa America in shoot-out
Although Uruguay dominated the quarter-final, they were undone on spot-kicks following a goalless draw and three disallowed goals.
# Match Winner
Cavani header snatches Copa America group top spot for Uruguay as Chile to face Colombia
An 82nd-minute header from Edinson Cavani saw Uruguay earn a clash with Peru.
# rocco morabito
Milan's 'king of cocaine' escapes Uruguayan jail through 'hole in the roof'
Rocco Morabito was awaiting extradition to Italy.
# Regrets
Luis Suarez rues mistakes as Japan secure point against Uruguay
The forward reflected on his side’s entertaining draw against the Asian outfit as ‘bittersweet’ and wants to see the mistakes corrected.
# power cut
Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?
The huge blackout is being blamed on Argentina’s electricity grid.
# Copa America
Suarez and Cavani on target as Uruguay get up and running in style
Oscar Tabarez’s side had far too much for Ecuador in Belo Horizonte.
# Blackout
Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity
Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.
# Stalwart
Atletico Madrid captain Godin leaving after nine years at the club
The Uruguayan defender has been linked with a move to Inter Milan.
# Centenary
Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
A potential bid by Ireland and Britain would face opposition from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.
# maul order
McBurney and maul powers Ulster to rain-sodden win over Uruguay
Tom O’Toole starred for the hosts as Dan McFarland blooded six new faces against the tourists.
# Portugal
Former Liverpool defender Coates saves team-mate's life after goalkeeper knocked unconscious
The 28-year-old prevented team-mate Romain Salin from choking after the goalkeeper collided with his post.
# Allez Allez
France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler
Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann were on the scoresheet for Les Bleus in Nizhny Novgorod.
Uruguay v France, World Cup quarter-final
The first of the quarter-finals was down for decision, as Uruguay and France went head-to-head at the Nizhny Novgorod Arena.
Uruguay v Portugal, World Cup last 16
Uruguay took on Portugal with a place in the quarter-finals up for grabs.
# Dream Big
'Records are there to be broken' - Suarez out to make more World Cup history with Uruguay
Luis Suarez opened the scoring against Russia as Uruguay won three consecutive World Cup group games for the first time.
# Solid
Uruguay top Group A as Suarez and Cavani fire them to victory over 10-man Russia
The South Americans earned a 3-0 win, and Oscar Tabarez’s men have yet to concede at this summer’s World Cup.
# last sixteen
Suarez leads Uruguay to the knockout stages as Saudi Arabia exit World Cup
Uruguay made it two wins from two on Wednesday afternoon as Saudi Arabia become the second team to exit this year’s World Cup.
# Russia 2018
Scare for Saudi Arabia World Cup squad as engine catches fire during flight to Rostov
The right engine of the Rossiya Airbus emitted flames as the team traveled on the internal flight from St Petersburg.
# Late Late Show
Uruguay break Egyptian hearts as 89th minute Gimenez header snatches dramatic late win
With Mohamed Salah sat on the bench, Egypt suffered a heartbreaking late defeat in their first World Cup game since 1990.
# Pharaohs
Benched: Mohamed Salah named among substitutes for Egypt's opening World Cup game
The 26-year-old has been trying to regain full fitness after being forced off with a shoulder injury during the Champions League final.
# El Matador
100-cap Cavani hands Giggs his first defeat as Wales boss in China Cup final
Uruguay claimed a 1-0 win thanks to the PSG striker, who marked the milestone by scoring the decisive goal.
# grateful
Suarez: I cried when I found out Barcelona still wanted me after Chiellini bite
The Uruguay striker feared he would not get his big move to Spain due to the ‘sh** he had caused.’