Haven’t had time to sit down and properly digest any of this… but here’s the WCQ schedule:



For Uruguay, the Maracanazo is the summit of Everest. Although Uruguay never reached a World Cup final ever again –– even though they did reach 3 semifinals since –– the story of those brave Uruguayans who played a football match in front of almost 200,000 people continues to enchant, to take hold of the imagination. Sadly, yesterday, the last living link to that immortal match passed away.

Summer is here and well there isn’t much going on.  So I’ll be taking a much needed break from Blog activities.The Blog will still be open for business, maybe some other people will post articles… maybe not? Who’s to say right?

Este episodio fue grabado en Sábado, 27 de junio - nos pusimos a hablar sobre el dedo de Jara, Tabárez y los temas habituales que nos preocupan en La Celeste Blog.

“Home team advantage” typically refers to the enthusiastic roar of a home team’s fans and a comfortable familiarity with weather and field conditions. The debate surrounding the Copa América, unfortunately, asks whether home team advantage also includes referee favoritism.


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