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Chelsea Sign Chile Star Cuevas

Chelsea have signed highly-rated Chilean youngster Cristian Cuevas for a fee thought to be around 3 million pounds. Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Iraq U20 1-0 Paraguay U20 (aet)

Farhan Tawfeeq’s extra-time winner saw Iraq progress to the quarter finals and set up a tie against South Korea for a place in the semi’s. Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Nigeria U20 1-2 Uruguay U20

Yesterday’s preview of this match warned Nigeria that Nicolas Lopez would come good soon – and he did exactly that as his double sent Uruguay into the quarter finals for a meeting with Spain. He put the South Americans ahead after 65 minutes, only for them to be level because of Olarenwaju Kayode a few … Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Chile U20s 2-1 Egypt U20s

Chile won their opening game of the FIFA U20 World Cup against Egypt after coming from a goal down. Continue reading

FIFA U20 World Cup Preview – Group C

The host nation will face a tough test from Colombia in Group C, who have to be one of the favourites to take the eventual tournament crown. Juan Fernando Quintero could be the player that sets this group alight. El Salvador have been given a relatively generous draw with Australia also hungry for success. Continue reading

Rising Talent: Andy Polo

With Uruguay’s recent surge up the FIFA World Rankings, other South American teams are looking to emulate that sort of form and follow in their footsteps. Peru are looking towards the future and have one player that is certain to have a huge impact on their future fortunes as they bid for World Cup qualification, … Continue reading

The Race to be Crowned South America’s Best

Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina all have a chance of winning this year’s South American Under 17 Championship with only one round of games remaining. Brazil sit top of the table at the moment but have Uruguay hot on their heels. Argentina sit third and three points behind Brazil, but still have a shout of winning … Continue reading

Uruguay Hold Two Favourites

Uruguay drew with both Brazil and Argentina to make themselves real contenders in this year’s South American Under 17 Championship. In the opening round of games in the final group stage, Uruguay held Brazil to a goalless draw. In their second game, Argentina took the lead but Uruguay struck back only seven minutes later as … Continue reading

Final Group Matches Decided in South America

Argentina and Brazil both topped their respective groups heading into the next round of the Under 17 South American Championship later today. The two sides overcame five other teams in their group to qualify for the final round. Joining them are Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay and Colombia. Brazil thrashed Colombia 5-1 in their final group game … Continue reading

Old Favourites Qualify for Final Stage

Brazil and Argentina are amongst the six teams qualified for the final stage of the South American Under 17 Championship. Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay and Colombia join them in the final round which will start on 28th March. The ties have already been decided despite one round still to play in the first group phase. Brazil … Continue reading

Goals Galore With South American Youngsters

The first round of games have been played in the 2011 South American Under 17 Championship, being held in Ecuador. It’s goals galore as after four games, the average goals per match is a whopping five. Hosts Ecuador kicked off the tournament with a win over Bolivia before Argentina netted four against Peru. The next … Continue reading

Brazil Thrash Uruguay to Win Under 20 Title

I made predictions that Brazil would beat Uruguay to win this year’s under 20 South American Championship, but I didn’t ever see Brazil beating them by this margin! Brazil put six past Uruguay without reply, including a stunning hat-trick from one of the stars of the tournament, Lucas. Brazil booked their place in the London … Continue reading

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