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Can Peru become improbable Copa America champions?
15:01 Sunday 7th July 2019

An eventful Copa America has seen the usual disappointment and surprises that come with every tournament. While Luis Suarez's Uruguay and Lionel Messi's Argentina have experienced the former, Peru has been the shock package. Lacking…

Has success without Neymar unveiled another dimension for Tite's Brazil?
12:00 Sunday 7th July 2019

Brazil has experienced a rollercoaster ride in earning back their gigantic reputation. When Neymar was ruled out of the Copa America, the whole nation probably experienced a scary jolt. The treacherous journey ahead without their biggest influence…

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Why did Peru's World Cup dream end so early?
12:00 Wednesday 27th June 2018

There are few teams in the world with fans so loyal and passionate as Peru's. Worthy invitees to the first World Cup in 1930, fans of Peru have watched helplessly as their team plunged into the nadir among CONMEBOL nations. After their…

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World Cup Group C: Desperate Australia take on ousted Peru
09:30 Tuesday 26th June 2018

Australia must win their final group game against already eliminated Peru to have any chance of qualifying for the knockout stages, but if they can pick up the points, they have a great chance at reaching the last sixteen. So with the final…

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World Cup Group C: France and Peru both feel urgency
09:30 Thursday 21st June 2018

Peru and France are set to square in an intense battle at Central Stadium (Yekaterinburg), in a match that could well shape Group C of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. While both teams are coming off different results in their respective tournament…

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Paolo Guerrero: the old dog who still knows a few tricks
08:00 Thursday 21st June 2018

Two continents are all I can handle. Really, not even that. At a given point, I can’t tell you what’s happening with the Allsvenskan or Ukrainian Premier League. Obviously, I’ve heard of Shakhtar Donetsk and Malmo, but their…

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World Cup Group C: Peru already have one victory before kicking off against Denmark
12:30 Saturday 16th June 2018

Peru and Denmark play a pivotal opening game in the race to earn a Round of 16 berth. Peru is at full strength following Paolo Guerrero's reinstatement. The captain received special permission to participate in the tournament. The country…

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Russia 2018 World Cup Preview: Group C
15:30 Monday 11th June 2018

Group C at Russia 2018 comes with intrigue aplenty. One-time World Cup winners France are the household name; with Didier Deschamps' men amongst the frontrunners to go all the way. Following Les Bleus, who knows what'll happen. Denmark…

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World Cup: Ranking the 32 nations based on squad strength
08:00 Sunday 10th June 2018

The FIFA World Cup is upon us. All participating nations have revealed their contingents. Squad strength doesn't guarantee success but what if it did? Who would be the world champion. Who would be the first to bow out? Here’s…

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How can Peru adjust and replace Paolo Guerrero in the upcoming 2018 World Cup?
17:00 Friday 25th May 2018

Without doubt, Peru were among the biggest surprises in the World Cup Qualifiers all over the world. Despite the fact they were ticketed for yet another four-years without playing in the tournament, Ricardo Gareca’s men came out…

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Peru: Ecstacy and Exile
18:00 Wednesday 4th April 2018

Paulo Guerrero remains an iconic figure in Peruvian football legend. There’s no other player in the country’s history that has played on higher stages in the contemporary era. To the majority people, he simply put, is Peruvian…

CONMEBOL's supremacy over Europe once again shows in latest international break
19:00 Monday 26th March 2018

It is often said that the CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers are the toughest in the world. While European and Asian sides tend to battle with one or two tough teams per group, things in South America are quite different and all 10 team play each…

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The boy who cried FIFA
08:00 Wednesday 20th December 2017

The holiday season is a slow news cycle for football. Most leagues take time off, leaving nothing to talk about until mid-January. English competitions cram fixtures around Christmas and New Years because they don’t believe absence makes…

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2018 FIFA World Cup: Analysing the draw
19:55 Friday 1st December 2017

The 2018 FIFA World Cup draw is now official and all eight groups have been confirmed. Let's take a quick look to analyse which team had better luck in the first round. Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Russia and Uruguay clearly…

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Peru qualify for World Cup - impressive rebuilding process is reaping rewards
14:30 Monday 20th November 2017

There is no question Peru was one of the biggest surprises in the World Cup Qualifiers, as they clinched a berth in next year's tournament when no one expected them to do so. Los Incas managed to survive the CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers…