Sunday, June 21 is the 50th anniversary of the 1970 World Cup final in which Brazil destroyed Italy 4-1 in Mexico City. Rob Bateman recalls a tournament, team and star…
Giorgio Chiellini has revealed he was quick to forgive Luis Suarez after the striker bit him because he sees a lot of himself in the Uruguay striker. The incident occurred…
Russia and Qatar offered and paid bribes to secure votes in the process that saw them awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, an indictment in the United States alleges.…
Fabio Capello believes the biennial expectation that England may be able to replicate their 1966 success is harmful to the Three Lions' players at major tournaments. England won the World…
As elite football around the world is placed on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak, FIFA has stepped up to try and fill the void by delving into its World…
Cricket West Indies (CWI) chairman of selectors Roger Harper has insisted the door remains open for all players ahead of the T20 World Cup, leaving the possibility for the inclusion…
Neymar is back in the Brazil squad for their first World Cup qualifiers, but goalkeeper Alisson is missing despite only being ruled out for a week by Liverpool with a…
France will target Zinedine Zidane to replace Didier Deschamps when the World Cup-winning coach departs, FFF president Noel Le Graet revealed. Real Madrid head coach Zidane has been linked with…
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah will face off in the second round of qualifying for World Cup 2022, with Gabon and Egypt drawn in the same group. Salah's Egypt and…
Germany's 1966 World Cup goalkeeper Hans Tilkowski has passed away aged 84, with Geoff Hurst and his former club Borussia Dortmund leading the tributes. Tilkowski played in the famous World…
Martin Peters, who was part of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup on home soil, has died aged 76. The midfielder scored England's second in a 4-2…
Didier Deschamps will lead France in their World Cup defence after committing to Les Bleus through to the end of their Qatar 2022 mission. The new deal for the head…
The Russian Football Union (RFU) is hopeful Russia's four-year ban from international sporting events will not impact their potential participation in the 2022 World Cup. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)…
Plans for a joint British and Irish bid to host the 2030 World Cup are taking shape, according to Football Association of Ireland (FAI) official Noel Mooney. The encouraging results…
Marcello Lippi has resigned as China head coach after taking responsibility for a 2022 World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria. China remain in the hunt for the third round of…
Australia made it four wins from four in the second round of World Cup qualifying as Adam Taggart secured a 1-0 win away to Jordan. The Suwon Bluewings striker scored…
Kenneth Dougall could make his Socceroos debut later this month as Tom Rogic and Martin Boyle were also named in a 24-man Australia squad for a World Cup qualifier against…
Lionel Messi insists he would not change anything about his decorated career in order to win a World Cup. The lack of a major international honour remains the glaring absence…
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