Tag - uruguay



Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Sep 5, 2014
Uruguay spoils Aguirre's debut with Japan
Japan coach Javier Aguirre tasted defeat in his first game in charge as the Asian champion went down 2-0 to Uruguay in a friendly on Friday night.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jun 29, 2014
Rodriguez fires Colombia by Uruguay, into last eight
A sensational display from James Rodriguez fired Colombia into the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time on Saturday with the attacking midfielder scoring twice in a 2-0 victory over Uruguay including a contender for goal of the tournament.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jun 29, 2014
FIFA came down hard on Suarez for his lack of remorse
FIFA opted to punish Luis Suarez heavily for biting an opponent in a World Cup match because the Uruguayan showed no remorse for the incident and previous bans had not changed his behavior, according to an internal FIFA document.
Japan Times
Jun 20, 2014
England's weaknesses exposed in two defeats
Roy Hodgson was like a man who knew his fate, but the inevitable could not be confirmed for a while. Hodgson and England had to wait at least 24 hours after losing 2-1 to Uruguay for the next update on its World Cup future.
Japan Times
May 28, 2014
World Cup 2014 views from Tokyo: Uruguay, Colombia and Japan
A Uruguayan mother, a Colombian researcher and a Japanese company worker in Tokyo discuss their national teams' chances in Brazil.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Feb 12, 2014
New Cerezo striker Forlan welcomes challenge to be impact player
Uruguay striker Diego Forlan said he is confident he has made the right decision to play in Japan with Cerezo Osaka, and stated Wednesday he does not believe a move perceived as a step down to the J.League will affect his preparations for this summer's World Cup finals in Brazil.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Oct 24, 2013
Uruguay stoked to legalize marijuana production
Uruguay is about to go where no country has gone before by legalizing the cultivation and distribution of marijuana, with the left-of-center government regulating all facets of the trade.
Aug 13, 2013
Kakitani aims for piece of history against Uruguay
Rising star Cerezo Osaka striker Yoichiro Kakitani is relishing the prospect of making Japanese soccer history in Wednesday's friendly with South American champion Uruguay.


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