Uruguay begin renewal without Diego Lugano and Diego Forlan

The disgraced Luis Suarez and ageing veterans Diego Forlan and Diego Lugano are all missing from the first post-World Cup Uruguay squad announced on Thursday for two friendlies in Asia next month.

Uruguay to appeal against Suarez ban

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) said Thursday it would appeal against a four month global ban imposed against star striker Luis Suarez for biting an Italian opponent at the World Cup.

Uruguay president backs under-fire Luis Suarez

Uruguay`s President Jose Mujica weighed into the global controversy over footballer Luis Suarez on Wednesday, saying it was unfair to judge him retrospectively for biting an Italian player when other incidents went unreviewed.

Uruguay captain Lugano to miss England game

Uruguay captain Diego Lugano will miss his team’s decisive FIFA World Cup Group D game against England Thursday.

Costa Rica opener will set tone for Uruguay, says Lugano

Uruguay face former champions Italy and England at the World Cup finals next month but their opening Group D match against Costa Rica will be the most difficult to win, captain Diego Lugano said on Wednesday.

West Brom stand by Anelka despite sponsor snub

West Bromwich Albion kept faith with Nicolas Anelka on Monday after losing their main sponsor in the wake of the striker`s controversial `quenelle` gesture.

Uruguay book place at 2014 World Cup finals

Uruguay sealed their spot at the 2014 World Cup finals after a goalless draw at home to Jordan in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday saw them advance 5-0 on aggregate.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Seeding incentive for Uruguay against arch rivals Argentina

Uruguay may be resigned to having to face a playoff for their World Cup ticket but they take on Argentina on Tuesday with the incentive of protecting their high FIFA ranking.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Uruguay resigned to World Cup playoff

Uruguay, semi-finalists at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, will be under no illusion about their prospects on Tuesday when they seek an unlikely high-scoring triumph over Argentina.

Neymar hits back at Lugano

Neymar has hit back at claims of Uruguay captain Diego Lugano that he is "talented at winning free-kicks".

Neymar likes to fool referees: Lugano

Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has stoked the flames ahead of his side’s Confederations Cup semi-final against Brazil by labelling Neymar a player who likes to con referees.

Maturing Uruguay ready to surprise: Lugano

Uruguay`s long and tough road to World Cup qualification has transformed a young squad into an experienced and confident team who will head to South Africa with lofty ambitions, according to captain Diego Lugano.

Maturing Uruguay ready to surprise: Lugano

Uruguay`s long and tough road to World Cup qualification has transformed a young squad into an experienced and confident team who will head to South Africa with lofty ambitions, according to captain Diego Lugano.