Football World Cup
FIFA has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, brushing aside concerns that enlargement could lower standards.
Gareth Southgate has been handed the England manager’s role on a permanent basis and will lead the Three Lions through qualifying for the 2018 World Cup and the European Championship two years…
Manchester United’s Memphis Depay came off the bench to score twice and help the Netherlands beat Luxembourg 3-1 and move second in Group A of the 2018 World Cup qualifying…
The Republic of Ireland boosted their chances of reaching the 2018 World Cup in Russia after they beat Austria for the first time since 1963 to move top of qualifying Group…
Nations continued their quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Friday.
Carlos Alberto, captain of Brazil's 1970 World Cup winners, has died of a heart attack.
Germany soldier on while England falter in latest World Cup qualifiers
Belgium, France, Switzerland and Portugal all win as World Cup qualifiers continue
Wales were held to a 1-1 draw with Georgia in their World Cup Group D qualifier in Cardiff on Sunday.
Thomas Mueller scored twice for the second straight World Cup qualifier to lead Germany to a comprehensive 3-0 win over Czech Republic in Group C.
Kevin Gameiro scored a brace of goals while Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann hit one apiece as France beat Bulgaria 4-1 in their second Group A World Cup qualifier at the Stade de France on…
Italy and Spain shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw in their Group G World Cup qualifier at the Juventus Stadium in Turin on Thursday.
A FIFA delegation is in Moscow to inspect the refurbishment work being carried out on the Luzhniki Stadium ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
After the highs come the lows as Euro 2016 champions Portugal discovered in the first World Cup qualifying match against Switzerland.
In the World Cup qualifiers in Group A France were in Belarus and with all the talent on show failed to breakdown a stubborn home side. The Euro 2016 hosts and runners-up go home unhappy.
Wales carried their good form from the European Championships into the World Cup qualifiers.
Defending Champions Germany got their world cup 2018 qualifiers off to a flying start in Oslo Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller scored in each half while Joshua Kimmich struck on the edge of half ti
Swiss authorities have opened criminal proceedings against German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer and two former presidents of Germany’s football federation (DFB) in connection with its successful bid
Prices have been announced for the 2018 World Cup tickets in Russia. For the final they will cost the equivalent of almost 1,000 euros, but there will be cheaper tickets just for Russians.
Qatar has come under fire again over the treatment of World Cup workers, alleging systematic abuses including forced labour. Amnesty International’s
FIFA’s ethics committee has warned and fined Germany’s World Cup-winning captain and coach Franz Beckenbauer for stonewalling an investigation. The
Major football sponsors are demanding the immediate resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Companies that have long linked their brand names to
Despite the corruption scandals surrounding Fifa and the investigations into the bidding process that awarded Russia the World Cup in 2018 and Qatar
Russia’s preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup are in full swing as the country gets 11 cities ready to host the tournament. Eager to avoid the