FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2018: Peru qualification at risk, according to reports

THE 32nd and final place at next year’s World Cup in Russia could be back up for grabs, after an incredible twist in Peru.

FIFA

Football fan dies 'after suffering breaking neck' in brutal street fight between rival hooligan firms

A football fan died after suffered 'a broken neck and cracked temple' in a brutal street fight between rival hooligan groups.<p>Dad-of-one Eduard …

Brutal

FIFA World Cup 2018: Peru qualification at risk, according to reports

THE 32nd and final place at next year’s World Cup in Russia could be back up for grabs, after an incredible twist in Peru.<p>With the South American …

Sport (Australia)

Ex-Tory candidate Gulfram Khan admits five-month PFA harassment campaign

A former Birmingham election candidate “bombarded” staff representing football’s biggest names with hundreds of phone calls in a five-month …

Birmingham, UK

Country Calls for Koren

Lady Black Cats' forward Simona Koren has been called up to the Austrian national side<p>Koren has been called up to Dominik Thalhammer’s squad ahead of …

FA WSL

Fifa World rankings: Italy move above England despite World Cup miss

<b>England have fallen below Italy in Fifa's world rankings despite the Azzurri failing to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958.</b><p>Italy lost to Sweden in a play-off but move up a place to 14th in the world.<p>England drew with world champions Germany and Brazil in friendlies in November but …

FIFA

Is This England's Leaked World Cup 2018 Kit?

Really?<p>Just last month, adidas released images of their retro-inspired World Cup kits and the football world rejoiced. After a decade of …

International Football

With new FIBA qualifying format, Gilas grapples with disadvantages

MANILA -- Several months since changes in the qualifying format for basketball’s 2019 World Cup were enforced, national teams around the world have …

Philippines

Tite: I challenge players to be excellent

• <b>Tite took charge as Brazil coach in June 2016</b>• <b><br>A Seleção became first team to join hosts Russia at next year’s global finals</b>• <b><br>First of an exclusive</b> …

FIFA

The largest football stadium will be Facebook and Instagram

With the world’s most popular sporting tournament taking place next summer, Facebook and Instagram are leveraging their massive popularity among …

Mobile

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson quits

Anthony Hudson has quit as All Whites coach following the team's loss to Peru in their World Cup qualifiers last week.<p>A statement from New Zealand …

New Zealand News

CAF confirm new dates for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations round two qualifiers

Posted: <b>23 November 2017</b> Time: <b>12:50</b><p>CAF have confirmed the new dates for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, which were initially scheduled to …

Africa Cup of Nations

Playbuzz test

G Adventures have announced their hottest adventure destinations for 2018, but how well do you know them, try our fiendishly difficult quiz<p>EGYPT – …

Genghis Khan

Challenge 22: Qatar scheming an innovation boom around World Cup 2022

Qatar are pulling no stops to ensure that the World Cup 2022 promises on ‘deliver amazing’<p>Imagine being able to order food, drinks and merchandise on your seat without having to take a long walk to the usually crowded refreshment area in a stadium!<p>Or imagine following your favourite team real time …

Innovation

Five years to go until Qatar 2022: What we know so far

Qatar's World Cup preparations have veered from controversy to controversy over the past four years. With another five to go until the first ball is …

FIFA

Ange Postecoglou Resigns as Caltex Socceroos Head Coach

Caltex Socceroos Head Coach Ange Postecoglou has resigned from his role with the national team.<p>Postecoglou met with Football Federation Australia …

Australian Soccer

Guus Hiddink, Graham Arnold top the list of Ange Postecoglou successors

With Ange Postecoglou sensationally quitting his job as head coach of Australia on Wednesday, a raft of candidates from both home and abroad will no …

Sport (Australia)

Australia's best and worst case scenarios for the World Cup draw

The FIFA World Cup draw for next year's tournament takes place in the early hours of December 2 - but what are Australia's dream and nightmare …

FIFA

'Thanks Ange': Football world hails impact of Postecoglou

<b>The football world has been quick to pay tribute to Ange Postecoglou following his shock decision to resign as coach of the Caltex Socceroos on</b> …

Australian Soccer

Muscat enjoying A-League mini-break

A first win of the campaign, at bogey ground nib Stadium no less, was quickly followed by a four-day retreat in the Hunter Valley ahead of Thursday's …

Muscat

Banks: It’s an honour to be part of the Final Draw

Having tasted glory himself in 1966, former England goalkeeper Gordon Banks talks about helping to lay the path to Russia 2018 as part of the Final …

FIFA

The highs and lows of Postecoglou's Socceroos career

Postecoglou made the announcement one week after the Socceroos defeated Honduras 3-1 to secure their qualification through to the FIFA World Cup in …

FIFA

No regrets over hosting World Cup, says Qatar 2022 chief

Qatar’s most senior World Cup official said Monday there were no regrets in bidding for the 2022 tournament, despite the “abuse” he claims the …

FIFA

ISIS Recruitment Posters Show Pope Francis Beheading, Threats Against Christmas

The pro-ISIS Wafa’ Media Foundation is distributing a propaganda poster showing a beheaded Pope Francis poster just days after releasing a video …

World News

Jurgen Klopp Not Thinking About Daniel Sturridge January Liverpool Transfer

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted forward Daniel Sturridge remains in his thinking, despite rumours gathering pace over a potential exit.<p>It …

English Premier League

Storylines Surrounding the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

Russia president Vladimir Putin holds the World Cup Trophy | © Kremlin Pool/Planet Pix via ZUMA Wire/REX/Shutterstock

Culture

Senegal soar as top five hold firm

The concluding 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifiers have made their mark on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Senegal and the winners …

FIFA

Nigeria Absent As FIFA Releases List of Referees for 2018 World Cup

No Nigerian referee was listed among the 36 (referees and support referees) for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.<p>Those selected will attend a preparatory …

FIFA

Craig Bellamy eager to be next Wales manager

Chris Coleman, who led Wales to the semi-finals of EURO 2016 in France, stepped down after failing to lead them to next year's FIFA World Cup finals …

Soccer

Matildas to go all out attack against China, says Stajcic

But on balance, Stajcic might be tempted to badge 2017 as mission accomplished already.<p>The Australian women's national team will close their accounts …

Matildas