Gibraltar's history-making moment

Gibraltar's history-making moment

World Cup 2018
It was on 6 September 2016 that Gibraltar, a territory of 30,000 inhabitants, wrote their name into the football history books. In a 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier against
Lawrence named Soca Warriors boss

Lawrence named Soca Warriors boss

Dennis Lawrence has been appointed as the head coach of Trinidad and Tobago. The former Swansea City player and Everton first-team development coach was officially unveiled as the country's new
Ice, fire & football: The Host Cities celebrate 500 days to Russia 2018

Ice, fire & football: The Host Cities celebrate 500 days to Russia 2018

There is not long to go now. In 500 days' time, football fans from all over the world can put an end to the anticipation and once again enjoy an
Glory goal for Germany's tragic hero

Glory goal for Germany's tragic hero

"He placed himself at the service of the team and the whole of Germany. The entire country will stand and applaud him." Rudi Voller's tribute to Michael Ballack was warm
Vitaly Mutko assesses Nizhny Novgorod's World Cup preparations

Vitaly Mutko assesses Nizhny Novgorod's World Cup preparations

While football fans are getting ready to celebrate 500 days to the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on 30 January, the Host Cities are pressing on with
Leekens resigns as Algeria coach

Leekens resigns as Algeria coach

Georges Leekens has resigned as coach of Algeria after just three months in charge of Les Fennecs , following their group stage exit from the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.
Final Draw to take place in State Kremlin Palace

Final Draw to take place in State Kremlin Palace

Hopeful nations across the planet with an eye on 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia now know where their path to potential glory will be laid out in front of them
Chicharito: I’ve achieved more than I ever dreamed of

Chicharito: I’ve achieved more than I ever dreamed of

A free-scoring striker with Manchester United, Real Madrid and now Bayer Leverkusen, Javier Hernandez has made his mark in Europes biggest leagues. Better known as Chicharito Little Pea, the

A glorious reunion

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is drawing ever closer. Indeed, the end of this month Monday 30 January, to be precise brings the beginning of the 500-day
What to eat in Saint Petersburg

What to eat in Saint Petersburg

Strictly speaking, the idea of Saint Petersburg cooking does not really exist. The city is so huge, the third largest in Europe by population after Moscow and London, that
The hero and villain of a Seville thriller

The hero and villain of a Seville thriller

All in all, goalkeepers today are cooler and calmer than when I was playing. I was a big mouth back then, and frequently had to pay the price for that
Russian cities ready to welcome FIFA Confederations Cup

Russian cities ready to welcome FIFA Confederations Cup

The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, which is taking place in Russia in June/July, is increasingly making its presence felt among locals and visitors in the country. Airport passengers in
Russia's volunteer campaign sets new World Cup record

Russia's volunteer campaign sets new World Cup record

The campaign to recruit volunteers for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has proved to be one of the biggest in the history of
When the holders faced heroic Harry

When the holders faced heroic Harry

Sir Alex Ferguson described his exploits as "beyond legendary". Yet, Harry Gregg, the goalkeeper captured in this image, is not a name that most younger fans will immediately recognise.
Stage set for a San Siro shock

Stage set for a San Siro shock

With the 1990 FIFA World Cup just minutes from kicking off, this Cameroon supporter looks to be a lone figure. He would certainly have arrived at Milans gleaming, newly renovated
What to see and do in Rostov-on-Don

What to see and do in Rostov-on-Don

Rostov-on-Don is known to its citizens as Russias southern capital, the capital of the Don, the gate to the Caucasus and many other proud titles which emphasise the splendour of
Edwards: Hopefully T&T can complete the jigsaw puzzle

Edwards: Hopefully T&T can complete the jigsaw puzzle

Carlos Edwards has expressed his satisfaction after a 3-1 win over Nicaragua gave Tom Saintfiet his first win as Trinidad and Tobago coach. The Belgian replaced Stephen Hart at the
Halilhodzic: Japanese players could drink sake on the ball

Halilhodzic: Japanese players could drink sake on the ball

Vahid Halilhodzic has stressed that Japan must find an out-and-out goal-scorer and urged his players to develop greater fighting spirit. Five players have been on target for the Samurai Blue