World Cup

15 August 2016
Another member of Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning squad, Lukas Podolski, has stepped away from the international stage.
12 August 2016
Despite previously announcing his retirement, Lionel Messi will return to the Argentina national team.
11 August 2016
Stanislav Cherchesov, who has been named as Russia's new head coach, has dampened expectations of challenging to win the World Cup.
1 August 2016
With Sam Allardyce yet to pick his England captain, Wayne Rooney has vowed to continue playing regardless of whether he retains the armband.
29 July 2016
It's a team ingrained in memory, but was it always destined to be that way? Fifty years on from that Wembley triumph, Paul Simpson explains how chance moulded Sir Alf Ramsey's legends of '66
27 July 2016
Wolfgang Niersbach, the former head of German football, says he will appeal FIFA's decision to give him a one-year ban from the sport.
25 July 2016
Former Germany Football Association president Wolfgang Niersbach has been banned over his failure to report corruption in World Cup bidding.
22 July 2016
From how to best use Wayne Rooney, to Raheem Sterling's dwindling confidence and a threadbare defence, England have issues to solve.
17 July 2016
Argentina run the risk of failing to qualify for World Cup 2018 without Lionel Messi, according to former coach Cesar Luis Menotti.
12 July 2016
Geoff Hurst's World Cup final England shirt was expected to reach up to £500,000 at auction but bidding failed to reach the reserve price.


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