Vicente del Bosque has agreed a two-year contract extension with world and European champions Spain. More »World Cup - Del Bosque agrees new Spain deal
An experimental Argentina, playing without injured captain Lionel Messi, drew 0-0 with fellow World Cup … More »International friendlies - Argentina, without Messi, held by Ecuador
France's hopes of reaching the World Cup finals are hanging by a thread after a 2-0 first-leg defeat … More »World Cup - France in danger, Ronaldo edges Portugal towards finals
Greece took a huge step towards qualifying for next summer’s World Cup after beating Romania 3-1 in the … More »World Cup - Greece put three past woeful Romania
Iceland hung on for a heroic 0-0 draw in the first leg of their play-off with Croatia to keep their World … More »World Cup - Ten-man Iceland hang on for play-off draw with Croatia
Chile reinforced the belief they will pose a serious threat at next year's World Cup finals when they … More »Football - Chile too hot to handle for experimental England
Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris started the first leg of France's World Cup playoff tie against Ukraine in Kiev … More »Football - Lloris starts for France against Ukraine
Fabio Capello's Russia began the countdown to next year's World Cup with a mediocre display as they drew … More »International friendlies - Capello's Russia held by Serbia in opening Dubai friendly
Russell Martin has backed midfielder Jonny Howson to make a surprise run on Roy Hodgson's World Cup … More »Premier League - Martin: Howson has England chance
Jim White feels England boss Roy Hodgson has missed an opportunity to unearth the next Andros Townse … More »World Cup - Hodgson missed a trick this international window
The footballer trapped in Qatar has urged Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane to help him in his bid to … More »World Cup - Footballer ‘trapped’ in Qatar seeks help from Guardiola and Zidane
Frank Lampard will lead England against Chile tonight, with Reda Maher wondering if his young successors … More »World Cup - Captaincy a fitting tribute to England’s ultimate professional
Wilfried Zaha has yet to play for Manchester United in the Premier League, but seems to be getting his … More »World Cup - Wilfried Zaha, a winger looking like George Best in his prime off the park
Australian midfielder Neil Kilkenny is hoping a move from Bristol to Preston will help him reach Brazil … More »League One - Kilkenny has eyes on World Cup spot
Roy Hodgson says the race for England's World Cup squad is so open that even Callum McManaman has a … More »Can England get any value from self-defeating friendly breaks?
Paolo Di Canio has hit back at Martin O’Neill after the Irishman accused Di Canio of being a “managerial … More »Ibrahimovic v Ronaldo: Who will miss out on the World Cup in Brazil?
With the hopes of a nation on their shoulders, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic go head-to-head … More »World Cup - Ibrahimovic v Ronaldo: Who will miss out on the World Cup in Brazil?
A red British post box has been erected in Gibraltar to mark its huge achievement of becoming UEFA's … More »World Cup - Gibraltar's historic UEFA debut more than just a game
Serie A topscorer Giuseppe Rossi will miss Italy's friendly at home to Germany. More »World Cup - Italy forward Rossi out of Germany clash