Former UEFA president Michel Platini was released by police after being questioned during investigations into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini, who turns 64 on…
Vladyslav Supriaha inspired Ukraine to Under-20 World Cup glory for the first time in their history as he scored twice in a 3-1 comeback win against South Korea. Ukraine trailed…
Spain and Portugal are considering a joint bid to host World Cup 2030, their respective football federations have confirmed. In 2010, the two nations submitted a bid to organise and…
Mongolia beat Brunei 2-0 in the first game of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup. With the tournament still nearly three and a half years away, the nations met in…
Norway and their striker Erling Haaland smashed Under-20 World Cup records in a 12-0 win over Honduras on Thursday. Haaland's incredible nine-goal haul eclipsed the record for most goals scored…
FIFA has abandoned plans to increase the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48. World football's governing body said there was insufficient time to consider…
Ada Hegerberg has been left out of the Norway squad for the Women's World Cup. The Lyon star, the winner of the first women's Ballon d'Or last year, was expected…
Former striker Gabriel Batistuta said Gonzalo Higuain is mistreated in Argentina following his international retirement. Higuain called time on his Argentina career on Thursday, hitting back at critics who only…
Spain legend and World Cup 2022 global ambassador Xavi believes a 48-team tournament in Qatar 'will not be good'. In 2017, FIFA voted to add an extra 16 teams to…
FIFA has confirmed it will work with Qatar on an expanded 48-team World Cup in 2022 that will involve at least one more country hosting games. Football's governing body has…
Argentina left-back Nicolas Tagliafico accepts the national team simply do not know how to make the most of Barcelona star Lionel Messi. At club level, Messi has been arguably the…
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay have agreed to launch a joint bid to host the World Cup in 2030, it has been confirmed. Chile's president Sebastian Pinera announced the move…
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has not ruled out increasing the number of teams participating at the 2022 World Cup to 48. Qatar will host the next edition of football's global…
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is almost at the level of Diego Maradona but Pele is the greatest of all time, according to Brazil legend Zico. Messi is enjoying another wonderful…
Lionel Messi does not need to win the World Cup to be considered an all-time great, according to Zico. Despite his enormous success with Barcelona, the biggest prize in international…
France's World Cup victory was not enough to lift them to the top of the FIFA world rankings and they end 2018 second behind beaten semi-finalists Belgium by only a…
Pele finds it difficult to defend Neymar from criticism over what is perceived as excessive simulation and has urged the Paris Saint-Germain striker to make the most of his ability.…
Interim Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni is to be offered the job on a permanent basis, according to Argentine Football Association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia. Former coach Jorge Sampaoli paid the…
FIFA president Gianni Infantino predicts the 2022 World Cup will be the "best ever" despite a continuing lack of clarity over the number of teams involved and where matches will…
Ivan Rakitic feels Croatia were the better side in the World Cup final and thinks decisions made by VAR favoured eventual winners France. Croatia went down 4-2 in Moscow in…
Top players could be banned from the World Cup if they take part in any breakaway competition, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has warned, saying: "You are either in or you…
Neymar will bounce back from criticism of his World Cup performances by being the best player at the next tournament in 2022, says former Brazil manager Vanderlei Luxemburgo.
Michael Ballack was surprised to see Germany coach Joachim Low keep his job following Die Mannschaft's World Cup debacle.
Jorge Sampaoli has no regrets over Argentina's failed World Cup campaign despite a last-16 loss to eventual winners France costing him his job.
Lionel Messi can still win the World Cup if Argentina do not abandon their "process", according to former head coach Jorge Sampaoli.
Gareth Southgate has signed a contract extension that will see him remain as England manager until after the 2022 World Cup.
Peru and Internacional striker Paolo Guerrero has seen his latest appeal against a drugs ban rejected by the Swiss Federal Tribunal (BGER). The BGER confirmed the decision on Monday, meaning…
Veteran midfielder Mile Jedinak has retired from international football three months on from captaining Australia at a World Cup for the second time. The Aston Villa man won 79 caps…
Igor Akinfeev has ended his 14-year international career on the high of captaining Russia to the World Cup quarter-finals.
Argentina great Diego Maradona revealed he would tell superstar Lionel Messi not to return to the national team.
A joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup from the UK and Republic of Ireland would receive "full support" from the government, according to Theresa May.
Veteran coach Oscar Tabarez will remain in charge of Uruguay until the next World Cup after signing a four-year contract extension.
Belgium and World Cup winners France are the first teams to share top spot in the FIFA rankings in the classification's 25-year history.
Dani Alves backed Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar to mature and change his behaviour after criticism at the World Cup.
Corentin Tolisso says Bayern Munich team-mate Franck Ribery is proud of France's World Cup triumph despite his rocky relationship with the national team.
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