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Uruguay club punished for kicking chicken

Uruguay's football association has sanctioned first-division club Fenix after two chickens were let loose on the pitch in a game against Racing.

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Uruguayan clubs struggling in a globalised world

The Uruguayan Primera Division features an awkward assortment of 15 clubs, which is symbolic of the challenges football clubs face in the country.

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LAFC close to signing Diego Rossi - sources

Los Angeles FC is on the verge of signing Penarol striker Diego Rossi Marachlian, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.

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Uruguay due to halt matches again

Football games in Uruguay are due to be called off this weekend with referees maintaining a stance to not officiate any games until further notice.

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Attack on refs halts all football in Uruguay

The AUF was forced to suspend all football competitions in Uruguay on Sunday after two officials, including one woman, were attacked the previous day.

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CONMEBOL change plans on Copa Lib final

The Copa Libertadores final will continue to be played with home and away legs in the stadiums of the finalists in 2017, CONMEBOL said.

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Kelly: Recoba bids farewell to football

At the age of 40, one of Uruguay's finest strikers, Alvaro Recoba has finally called time on his career, writes Sam Kelly.

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Uruguay's brilliant UCL parody

Uruguayan broadcasters TV TCC have produced a promotional campaign that feels eerily similar to the UEFA Champions League.

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Bordeaux pass on Mexico GK Ochoa

Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud said his club have turned down the chance to sign Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.

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Plans under way for Americas Champs Lge

MP & Silva's Riccardo Silva says plans are under way to launch a Champions League-like tournament involving North America, South America and Caribbean

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Forlan returns to boyhood club Penarol

Uruguayan striker Diego Forlan has signed with Uruguayan Primera Division side Penarol, where he played as a boy, the club announced on Friday.

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Teammate has Recoba's face tattooed on arm

19-year-old Nacional youngster Gaston Pereiro immediately went out after the clasico victory and had Recoba's face tattooed on his forearm in tribute to his hero.

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