The FIFA World Cup, often simply the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. (wiki)
Costa Rica swept to the top of the Concacaf World Cup qualifying group with a 4-0 rout of the USA on Tuesday night. The hosts took the lead just before half-time before pulling away from a demoralized US late in the second half.
South Africa have suspended their head coach, Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba, 24 hours after he led them to a 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Senegal.
Ashley Williams accepts Wales may have to win all of their remaining World Cup qualifying matches to finish top of their group after they squandered a lead for the third game in succession to leave their hopes of reaching Russia hanging in the balance.
Romelu Lukaku helped give his former Everton manager Roberto Martínez a night to remember hit Belgium for eight against Estonia in their World Cup qualifier in Brussels.
It is funny how things change.
It was one of those nights when the woodwork made all the difference. With five minutes remaining the width of the post denied Gareth Bale a second goal that would have put this crucial game to bed and less than 60 seconds later the Serbia bench exploded with joy after Aleksandar Mitrovic, the Newcastle United striker, scored via the upright at the other end.
Gareth Southgate is confident he has demonstrated his passion for the England manager’s role and says he has no concerns about the post going into a process that is likely to lead to him being confirmed in the position.
We look at some of the greatest songs to accompany England in major tournaments over the years.
Instead of trying to exclude them from the main qualification process, UEFA should look to build up the continent's smaller countries
Arsenal star jeered as he was substituted despite game-winning assist. Robert Schuller looks at the reasons why.
Joel Campbell who is currently on loan at Olympiakos is set to star in the World Cup for Costa Rica this summer.
The England manager is earning more money than 30 of the other managers in Brazil this month.
Stoke City star features as we take a look at the performances of the goalkeepers on day 10 of the 2014 World Cup finals.
Despite being one of Europe's smallest footballing nations, Liechtenstein has improved performances over the past 12 months and has a plan in action to ensure more victories
Neymar's poor performance in El Clasico was just the latest in a number of unimpressive games for Barcelona and raises the question, is he as good as everyone says he is?
Former Manchester United target James Rodriguez impressed legendary Arsenal and Barcelona striker Henry at the World Cup for Colombia.
Arsenal boss says Bayern attacker is the top World Cup player - a former target of Manchester United - rather than Liverpool forward who downed England.