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Luis Suarez during a training session on the eve of Uruguay’s quarter-final against France at  the  Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.  Photograph: Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty

World Cup quarter-final: Uruguay v France, 3.0 (Nizhny Novgorod, RTÉ2/ITV) A deliberate handball on the line to stop Ghana going through to the Worl(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo  during a training session at the team’s base in Kratovo before the last 16 clash with Uruguay in which he will be up against some familiar foes. Photograph: Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty

Go on, admit it: one of the first things you thought of when the draw put Portugal and Uruguay together was the kind of thing nobody wants to see but(...)

Jose Gimenez of Uruguay heads home the winning goal during the Group A game at the Ekaterinburg Arena. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Egypt 0 Uruguay 1 Slowly, slowly, it had been coming. After 80 minutes in which almost nothing had happened, other than the non-appearance of Mohamed(...)

 Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez and Diego Godin of Uruguay pose for a World Cup portrait in Russia. Photograph:  Getty Images

As the Uruguay team boarded their plane bound for the World Cup, elaborate thermos flasks under their arms, the cargo was loaded in the hold: boots, s(...)

Jon Walters scored a peach and then missed a golden opportunity in Ireland’s friendly win over Uruguay. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty

Friendly international football in June usually equals disinterested performances by disinterested players in front of disinterested crowds. Two years(...)

 Cyrus Christie celebrates scoring the Republic of Ireland’s  second goal with Jonathan Walters, Jonny Hayes, Shane Duffy and Jeff Hendrick during the friendly international against Uruguay at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 3 Uruguay 1 If this game was supposed to represent the midway point in the metamorphosis between a side set up for a post season (...)

Uruguay’s Luis Suarez during the Copa America Centenario football match against Venezuela in Philadelphia. Photograph: Getty Images

A goal by Salomon Rondon gave Venezuela an upset 1-0 win over Uruguay in Philadelphia on Thursday that put them on the verge of the Copa America Cente(...)

Joachim Löw has lasted this long because his team has spent eight years roaming in the gloaming between success and failure.

In an age when professionalism and TV have caused the different styles of football around the world to converge, World Cup dugouts at least remain ple(...)

James Rodriguez of Colombia shoots and scores his team’s first against Uruguay at Maracana . Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

After an opening run-out in the provinces – Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Cuiabá – James Rodríguez saw his travelling World Cup show explode onto one of f(...)

Luis Suarez. Photograph: EPA/Tolga Bozoglu

The Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has branded the four-month suspension handed to Luis Suarez an act of “barbarity” that breaches the Liverpool striker(...)

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