1. La Liga Reportedly Plan Legal Action Against FIFA's World Cup Expansion Decision

    La Liga is reportedly planning to launch legal action against FIFA after Tuesday's announcement that the World Cup will increase from 32 teams to 48 from 2026...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 1 month ago 2,304 reads 5 comments

  2. FIFA Council Unanimously Votes for World Cup Expansion to 48 Teams from 2026

    A motion has been passed to expand the FIFA World Cup from 32 to 48 teams, it was confirmed on Tuesday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 13,062 reads 46 comments

  3. Gianni Infantino's 48-Team World Cup Will Kill the Essence of the Tournament

    And so here we are, again. You might have thought that we were past all of this. You might have thought that FIFA was ready to smarten up. You might have thought Gianni Infantino was the man to lead that...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 3 months ago 5,240 reads 8 comments

  4. Gianni Infantino Reportedly Backs 48-Team World Cup Featuring 16 Groups of 3

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino is reportedly in favour of changing the format of the World Cup to include 48 teams at some point in the future...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 3 months ago 2,373 reads 15 comments

  5. Looking Beyond Reputation to Aid Lionel Messi May Be Argentina's Salvation

    The overriding reaction in Argentina on Tuesday was one of relief. After four World Cup 2018 qualifiers without a win, the national team's 3-0 victory over Colombia didn ’t ...

    Jonathan Wilson Written by Jonathan Wilson about 3 months ago 8,189 reads 32 comments

  6. U.S. Soccer Needs to Fire Jurgen Klinsmann After Disastrous Start to Hex

    The United States men's national team have officially hit rock bottom. After Tuesday's embarrassing 4-0 loss to Costa Rica, the Yanks sit dead last with zero points in the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 3 months ago 93,358 reads 172 comments

  7. Costa Rica vs. USA: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    The United States have the chance to bounce back from their disappointing loss to Mexico on Tuesday, as they take on Costa Rica in their latest FIFA World Cup qualifying match...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 4 months ago 5,680 reads 13 comments

  8. Portugal vs. Latvia: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    European champions Portugal face expectations to put on a show on Sunday as they host Latvia in a key FIFA World Cup qualifying match at the  Estadio Algarve...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 4 months ago 8,450 reads 10 comments

  9. Austria vs. Republic of Ireland: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    Austria welcome the Republic of Ireland to the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna on Saturday, as the two nations clash in a European Qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 4 months ago 2,598 reads 0 comments

  10. England vs. Scotland: Live Score, Highlights from World Cup Qualifier

    Wembley Stadium, World Cup qualifier England 3-0 Scotland (FT) Daniel Sturridge 23', Adam Lallana 50', Gary Cahill 60'. Lineups: ENG—Hart, Walker, Stones, Cahill, Rose, Dier, Henderson, Sterling, Rooney, Lallana, Sturridge...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,803 reads 9 comments

  11. Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho React to Brazil's 3-0 Win over Argentina

    Lionel Messi has insisted Argentina are "still alive" in their bid to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup following their 3-0 defeat to Brazil but called for his team-mates to ...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 4 months ago 12,282 reads 112 comments

  12. Colombia vs. Chile: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    Chile will look to continue their recent revival when they travel to meet Colombia for a crucial qualifier in Barranquilla on Thursday...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 4 months ago 4,488 reads 3 comments

  13. Gabriel Jesus Faces Big Test of Character as Brazil Look to Knock Down Argentina

    Amid the monotony that is international football, certain games stick out like diamonds in the rough. There aren ’t many, as very little can lift the stupor that descends ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 months ago 4,024 reads 4 comments

  14. Peru vs. Argentina: Score and Reaction for World Cup 2018 Qualifying

    Peru nearly pulled off a huge shock by drawing 2-2 with Argentina at the Estadio Nacional in Lima in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 5,308 reads 14 comments

  15. FIFA Disband Anti-Racism Task Force Ahead of 2018 Russia World Cup

    FIFA have decided to disband an anti-racism task force looking at problems in Russia ahead of the 2018 World Cup, suggesting the initiative has "completely fulfilled its temporary mission...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 2,277 reads 8 comments

  16. England's Target to Win 2022 World Cup Removed by New FA Chairman Greg Clarke

    Greg Clarke, the new chairman of the Football Association, has scrapped a goal for England to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup set by his predecessor Greg Dyke. The statement was made by former chairman, Dyke, in 2013...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 6 months ago 594 reads 1 comments

  17. Wayne Rooney Should Have Quit England Duty After Euro 2016, Says Peter Shilton

    England captain Wayne Rooney should have quit international duty after the Three Lions' humiliating exit from Euro 2016 in June, according to Peter Shilton, currently the country's most-capped player...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 6 months ago 759 reads 3 comments

  18. Portugal Go from Triumph to Planning Post-Cristiano Ronaldo Future

    Fifty-eight days. That’s the gap between the apex of Portugal’s footballing achievement — winning the Euro 2016 final — and their next competitive match, as ...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 6 months ago 13,110 reads 17 comments

  19. El Salvador Reportedly Refuse Bribe to Fix Canada World Cup Qualifying Match

    El Salvador have reportedly revealed they turned down the offer of a bribe to lose to Canada in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Tuesday...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 6 months ago 3,155 reads 11 comments

  20. Jan Durica Suggests England's 1-0 Victory Against Slovakia Was Fixed

    Slovakia defender Jan Durica believes England’s 1-0 win over Slovakia on Sunday was fixed by the match officials...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 6 months ago 7,434 reads 16 comments

  21. Spain vs. Liechtenstein: Score, Reaction from World Cup 2018 Qualifier

    Spain pulled away from Liechtenstein in the second half to earn an 8-0 win in the first 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match for either team...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 months ago 7,680 reads 11 comments

  22. Germany's World Cup Qualifying Campaign Perfect Opportunity to Integrate Talents

    After a tournament is before a tournament. With the busy international calendar seemingly getting more jam-packed each year, national teams need to perform a quick turnaround after major championships are concluded...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 8 months ago 4,220 reads 12 comments

  23. Sunil Gulati Comments on Impact of Presidential Election on US' World Cup Bid

    The outcome of the 2016 United States presidential election might hinder the country's chances of hosting a World Cup in the future, according to U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 9 months ago 1,090 reads 0 comments

  24. England's 2014 World Cup Campaign and How It May Influence Their Euro 2016

    For a couple of moments, England's 2014 World Cup campaign felt not just full of promise but alive . Pre-tournament build-up and anticipation—the kind we are in the midst ...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 9 months ago 5,823 reads 18 comments

  25. FIFA Raided for Evidence in Corruption Investigation: Latest Details, Reaction

    The bonuses paid to former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner have been revealed amid the latest raid on football's governing body by the Swiss attorney ...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 9 months ago 5,209 reads 16 comments