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.

Another back operation for Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez

Uruguay World Cup coach Oscar Tabarez needs another back operation, the national football association (AUF) said on Tuesday.

Suarez case not a distraction, says Tabarez

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said that his squad had not wasted energy defending disgraced striker Luis Suarez after they were knocked out of the World Cup by Colombia.

Rodriguez `like Maradona`, says Uruguay coach

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez likened James Rodriguez to Diego Maradona after his sublime volley inspired Colombia to a 2-0 victory in the World Cup last 16 on Saturday.

Tabarez set to quit as Uruguay boss in protest against Suarez`s ban

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has said that he would resign from two FIFA posts in protest at the excessive harshness of striker Luis Suarez`s ban.

Suarez a `scapegoat`: Uruguay coach Tabarez

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said on Friday that Luis Suarez had been made a "scapegoat" for biting an opponent at the World Cup, lashing out at the "excessive severity" of his four-month ban.

FIFA defends Suarez biting ban that many call excessive

FIFA defended the harsh punishment it handed down to Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for biting an opponent during the World Cup, despite complaints on Friday from his coach, politicians and even the man he bit that the record penalty was excessive.

Tabarez defends Suarez against biting claims

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has defended Luis Suarez after the striker was embroiled in another biting controversy Tuesday.

Uruguay football chief seeks to retain coach

Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) president Wilmar Valdez said he favoured extending the national team`s coach Oscar Tabarez`s contract post the FIFA World Cup.

Pressure is on us, says Uruguay boss Tabarez

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez admitted Saturday the pressure is on the South American champions ahead of their winner takes all clash with Italy on Tuesday.

England win like a movie, says Uruguay boss

Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez says movie screenwriters couldn`t have dreamt up a better script after the 2-1 win over England which resurrected his team`s World Cup campaign.

England match is a World Cup `final`, says Tabarez

Uruguay will treat their match against England this week like a World Cup final and star striker Luis Suarez could play, coach Oscar Tabarez said Monday.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay vs Costa Rica - Preview

Luis Suarez looks certain to sit out Uruguay`s World Cup Group D opener against Costa Rica on Saturday but in Edinson Cavani and Diego Forlan the South Americans still boast a formidable attacking partnership.

Suarez doubt dominates Uruguay preparation

Uruguay will give star striker Luis Suarez every chance to prove his fitness less than a month after having knee surgery ahead of their World Cup opener with Costa Rica in Fortaleza on Saturday.

Uruguay include recovering Suarez for World Cup

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez will be going to the World Cup finals after a scare less than two weeks ago when he aggravated an injury and needed knee cartilage surgery.

Tabarez looks to pass final World Cup exam

Oscar Tabarez enters his third and probably final World Cup finals as Uruguay coach hoping his players can go one better than four years ago and reach the final.

Uruguay name provisional World Cup squad

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez included star strikers Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani and Diego Forlan in a provisional 25-man squad for the FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil.

Uruguay`s coach says experience important for World Cup

Uruguay`s football coach Oscar Tabarez said his players` previous FIFA World Cup experience would be an advantage at the 2014 edition in Brazil.

Suarez at a perfect age for World Cup: Tabarez

Uruguay forwards Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani are the perfect age to shine at a World Cup and in June they will have the added bonus of experience after reaching the semi-finals in 2010, said coach Oscar Tabarez.

Uruguay unveil lineup for Argentina match

Uruguay`s national team coach Oscar Tabarez unveiled the new lineup for the South American Qualifying Tournament match against Argentina Tuesday, in the lead-up to the 2014 Brazil World Cup.