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Kenya To Bid For Junior FIFA World Cup Events

Kenya will now bid to host either the FIFA Under 17 or Under 20 World Cup after being stripped of the right to stage the 2018 Africa Home Nations Championships (CHAN).

Uganda Extends Term Of National Football Coach To End Of 2018 World Cup Qualifiers

Uganda's football governing body has extended the term of the national football coach to the end of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, a senior officials said on Wednesday.

Ecuador Still Hopeful Of World Cup Berth: Coach

Ecuador national team coach Jorge Celico said he remained optimistic about his team's 2018 World Cup qualifying hopes despite having to rely on results from other matches.

Argentina Cleared To Play World Cup Qualifier At Bombonera

World football governing body FIFA has given permission to Argentina to stage their World Cup qualifier against Peru on October 5 at the Bombonera stadium, according to widespread media reports.

South Africa v Senegal World Cup Qualifier To Be Replayed After Referee Ban

FIFA on Wednesday ordered that the World Cup African zone qualifier between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed this November.

Argentina, Chile Stumble In World Cup Qualifiers

Argentina's hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup were left hanging in the balance on Tuesday after a listless 1-1 home draw with Venezuela.

Argentina World Cup Hopes In Balance After 1-1 Draw With Venezuela

Argentina's hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup were left hanging in the balance on Tuesday after a listless 1-1 home draw with Venezuela.

Germany Crush Norway 6-0 In World Cup Qualifier

Reigning FIFA World Cup champions Germany reaped their eighth win in as many games after crushing Norway with six goals in Group C of the World Cup qualifiers on Monday.

Filipe Luis Ready To Take Chance In Rare Brazil Start

Filipe Luis said he will attempt to stake a claim for a regular starting berth in Brazil's national team if given the chance to play against Colombia in their World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Neymar: Coutinho Suffering ‘Anguish’ Over Transfer Impasse

Philippe Coutinho is suffering from "anguish and disappointment" due to an ongoing stalemate with his club Liverpool, according to the midfielder's Brazil teammate Neymar.

Neymar, Dani Alves And Thiago Silva Sing ‘Want To Be My Girlfriend?’ While Partying...

Brazilian trio Neymar, Dani Alves and Thiago Silva took time out enjoying on a yacht before going on training ground after arriving at their home country ahead of their World Cup Qualifier.

Gabriel Jesus Reveals Guardiola Advice To ‘Be Happy’

Gabriel Jesus has revealed that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants the Brazilian to worry less about scoring goals and focus more on being happy.

Brazil Forward Luan In Atletico Madrid’s Sights

Atletico Madrid are preparing a bid to sign Brazil international forward Luan from Gremio, according to reports in Brazilian media.

Neymar Hires UFC Fighter Nordine Taleb As Bodyguard After £198M PSG Move

PSG star Neymar Jr has hired a UFC fighter as his personal bodyguard after his world record deal with Ligue 1 club from Barcelona.

Luan Named To Brazilian Squad For World Cup Qualifiers

Gremio forward Luan has been called up to Brazil's national team for their World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia.

Grumbles Over Governance Threaten To Disrupt Football’s Growth In Australia

Football in Australia should be on a high. The Matildas achieved stunning success at the Tournament of Nations, the Socceroos are about to embark on the final stage of qualifying for their fourth World Cup in succession, and data show participation in the sport to be at an all-time high.

Ronaldinho Sets Condition For Return To Football

Two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has left open the possibility of returning to competitive football, but only if he doesn't have to train.

Pele Congratulates Neymar On World Record Transfer To PSG

Brazil football legend Pele has congratulated countryman Neymar for his world record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday.

China Likely To Field U23 Players In Crucial World Cup Qualifier, Says Maddaloni

Massimiliano Maddaloni, an assistant coach of the Chinese national team, says the country is likely to include some U23 players on the roster for that match.

Ronaldinho Tells Neymar To Go Where He Is Happy

Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldinho has told compatriot Neymar to go where he is happy as the Barcelona forward mulls a move to Paris Saint-Germain.

Neymar: Time To Forget 2014 World Cup Heartache

Neymar has urged his Brazil teammates to bury the harrowing memory of the last FIFA World Cup and write a new chapter

FIFA U-17 World Cup Draw: India To Take On USA In The Opening Match

The official draw of FIFA U-17 World Cup was held in Mumbai and 24 teams got placed in six groups.

Brazil, Russia Set For March Friendly

Brazil and Russia have reportedly agreed to play an international friendly next March as they fine-tune their preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

San Lorenzo, Botafogo Win In Copa Libertadores Round Of 16

Argentina's San Lorenzo took a step towards the Copa Libertadores quarterfinals with a 1-0 away victory over Ecuador's Emelec on Thursday.

Dortmund’s Matthias Ginter Joins Monchengladbach

Monchengladbach wrapped up Matthias Ginter's transfer from league rivals Dortmund, both Bundesliga clubs announced in an official statement on Tuesday.

15 Things You Should Know About The U-17 FIFA World Cup To Be Held...

It’s just months before football takes over India as they host the U-17 World Cup. It's the first major football tournament India will host

Loew Changes Germany’s Tactical System And Faces A New Problem

German head coach Joachim Loew is preparing his side for a fundamental tactic change ahead of the 2018 World Cup. The 57-year-old intends to abandon the four-man defense with two strikers operating along the flanks....

Ter Stegen Ready To Battle For Germany No. 1 Spot

Manuel Neuer has seen many goalkeepers come and go since he took over the job as number one at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Diego Alves Denies Roma Interest

Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves has played down rumors of a possible move to Roma this summer.

To Join Bayern As Sports Director Is Not Out Of Sight, Says Lahm

Though the first negotiations a few weeks ago came to nothing, it is still an option for Philipp Lahm to return to Bayern Munich.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Unlikely Link Of European Stars To India’s World Cup Campaign

The FIFA Under-17 World Cup is just about three months away and preparations are underway and in full swing in Europe for the Indian team.

Ghanaian Inkoom Risks One-Year FIFA Ban

The Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) on Friday ordered Ghanaian international Samuel Inkoom to pay outstanding amount of money to his former agent or to face a ban on any football-related activity.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: All You Need To Know About The Group Stage Draw

The biggest sporting event, FIFA U-17 World Cup, is set to take place in India in the month of October from 6th to 28th.

Your Ticketing Guide To The FIFA U-17 World Cup To Be Held In India

The ticket pricing for the upcoming FIFA Under-17 World Cup has been set a lower limit of Rs 40 during the first phase of ticket sales.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: India Will See A Brand Of Football It Has Not...

FIFA U-17 World Cup's tournament director Javier Ceppi says India will see a brand of football it has not witnessed so far.

Van Breukelen Quits As Technical Director Of Dutch FA

Hans van Breukelen will resign as technical director of the Dutch football association KNVB on August 1, the KNVB announced on Tuesday.

Why 48 Teams In The Expanded FIFA World Cup Could Be A Win For...

Football is all about numbers. It’s a game of two halves, 4-4-2 formations, 11 players and as many goals scored as possible.

Russia, Brazil In Talks For Pre-World Cup Friendly

Brazil and Russia are close to confirming an international friendly ahead of next year's FIFA World Cup, according to Russia's top football official.

Just 365 Days To Go: 10 Things That Could Happen In FIFA World Cup...

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is The 2018 FIFA World Cup, scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018.

Man City Chief Executive Soriano Urges Patience In China’s Football Push

Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has urged China to be patient in developing its football culture and vowed to offer help in that effort.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets FIFA President Infantino

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in the heart of Beijing.

One Win Will Qualify Spain For 2018 World Cup Finals, Says Ramos

Spain's Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos believes his country is just one win away from assuring its place in the 2018 World Cup.

Lippi’s Team Suffer Injury And Suspension Before World Cup Qualifier Against Syria

China national team coach Marcello Lippi is facing tough challenges ahead of their crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Syria on June 13.

Netherlands Crush Cote d’Ivoire In Rotterdam Friendly

The Netherlands booked its second consecutive friendly win on Sunday, 5-0 against Cote d'Ivoire in Rotterdam friendly.

Jorge Sampaoli Takes Charge As Argentina Coach, Promises More Out Of Messi

Jorge Sampaoli was unveiled on Thursday as the new coach of the Argentine national football team, stating that "it is a dream that I sought after for a long time."

Soccer Legend Garrincha’s Remains Missing From Brazilian Cemetery

The remains of Brazilian football legend Garrincha have gone missing from a cemetery near Rio de Janeiro.

VIVO To Sponsor FIFA World Cup 2018 And 2022

Chinese smartphone and software maker Vivo announced on Wednesday that they have agreed with FIFA to sponsor 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments.

Zambia U-20 Soccer Team Upbeat On Germany Encounter

Head coach of the Zambia Under-20 national soccer team Beston Chambeshi said on Tuesday that his team was ready to face Germany in the round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

Howard Webb’s Girlfriend Bibiana Steinhaus Becomes First Female Referee In Bundesliga

English Referee Howard Webb’s girlfriend Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee, who will officiate in Bundesliga.

Russia 2018 World Cup Stadiums To Be Finished By End Of The Year: Official

All of the FIFA World Cup's 12 stadiums will be ready by December 2017, and the event will be an opportunity to present the world with a new Russia, said Alexander Djordjadze, director of FIFA and Government Relations of the 2018 Russia World Cup Local Organizing Committee (LOC).