Asia backing England for 2030 World CupThe president of the Asian Football Confederation lends his support to England hosting the World Cup in 2030.
Jan 12, 12:59
UEFA supports World Cup expansion plansUEFA issues a statement in favour of FIFA's plans for a 48-team World Cup from 2026.
Jan 10, 16:16
FIFA decides to expand World Cup to a 48-team tournament as of 2026A FIFA Council unanimously decides to increase the World Cup to 48 nations as of 2026.
Jan 10, 09:49
Gordon Strachan: 'I love Scotland job'Gordon Strachan says that he understands why some supporters want him to be sacked as Scotland boss but insists that he loves his job with the national side.
Jan 9, 21:18
Jose Mourinho "totally in favour" of 48-team World CupManchester United boss Jose Mourinho comes out in favour of a 48-team World Cup, believing that an expanded tournament would be beneficial for football.
Jan 6, 13:11
Pep Guardiola concerned by increased workload for playersPep Guardiola is the latest manager to question FIFA's proposal to expand the World Cup from 2026, claiming that players are already 'being killed' by their workload.
Dec 10, 09:59
Arsene Wenger "sceptical" over World Cup expansion plansArsene Wenger questions whether FIFA's proposal to expand the World cup by 16 teams from 2026 is a good idea, saying that the quality of the tournament will not improve.
Dec 8, 19:31
Gianni Infantino 'backs 48-team World Cup'FIFA president Gianni Infantino gives his backing to a 48-team World Cup consisting of 16 groups of three teams.
Dec 7, 17:04
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets brace in Portugal winCristiano Ronaldo nets a brace as Portugal record a 4-1 win over Latvia in Sunday's 2018 World Cup qualification clash.
Nov 13, 21:40
Live Commentary: Portugal 4-1 Latvia - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live commentary of the 2018 World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Latvia, which ended in a 4-1 home win.
Nov 13, 18:45
Branislav Ivanovic: 'No favourites in Group D'Serbia captain Branislav Ivanovic insists that there are no favourites in Group D of World Cup qualifying, despite Republic of Ireland currently leading the way.
Nov 13, 15:52
Sam Vokes: 'Wales can still qualify for World Cup'Wales striker Sam Vokes insists that his side are still very much in the hunt for World Cup qualification despite their draw with Serbia leaving them four points adrift.
Nov 13, 14:53
Jonathan Walters: 'Still a long way to go in World Cup qualifying'Republic of Ireland forward Jonathan Walters warns his side against getting ahead of themselves after moving top of Group D in World Cup qualifying.
Nov 13, 13:59
Chris Coleman: 'Wales did enough to beat Serbia'Wales boss Chris Coleman says that his side did enough to earn all three points against Serbia despite having to settle for a 1-1 draw with Slavoljub Muslin's side.
Nov 12, 22:25
Joe Ledley: 'Wales need to stay positive despite Serbia draw'Wales midfielder Joe Ledley calls on his teammates to stay positive despite drawing 1-1 with visitors Serbia in their World Cup qualifying encounter in Group D.
Nov 12, 22:11
Gareth Bale: 'Two points dropped against Serbia'Wales playmaker Gareth Bale admits that his side "lost two points" following their 1-1 draw with visitors Serbia in their World Cup qualifying encounter in Cardiff.
Nov 12, 21:56
Result: Aleksandar Mitrovic denies Wales valuable victory in CardiffAleksandar Mitrovic heads home late on to cancel out Gareth Bale's earlier opener, as Wales and Serbia play out a 1-1 draw in World Cup qualifying.
Nov 12, 21:38
Result: Spain make light work of visitors Macedonia in qualifying victorySpain continue their march towards qualification for the 2018 World Cup with a comfortable 4-0 victory over visitors Macedonia at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes.
Nov 12, 21:36
Martin O'Neill: 'Republic of Ireland have great resilience'Republic of Ireland coach Martin O'Neill talks up his side's resilience after their important 1-0 World Cup qualifying victory over hosts Austria.
Nov 12, 21:01
Seamus Coleman: 'It's a privilege to play for this Republic of Ireland side'Republic of Ireland full-back Seamus Coleman tells of his pride following the country's 1-0 away victory over Austria in their World Cup qualifying fixture.
Nov 12, 20:00
Harry Arter hails second-half showing following away victory over AustriaRepublic of Ireland midfielder Harry Arter heaps praise on his side's second-half showing following the country's World Cup qualifying victory over Austria in Group D.
Nov 12, 19:39
James McClean talks up "huge" win for Republic of Ireland over AustriaRepublic of Ireland winger James McClean tells of his delight after helping to earn his side a slender 1-0 victory in their World Cup qualifying fixture with Austria.
Nov 12, 19:22
Result: Republic of Ireland earn crucial win in AustriaRepublic of Ireland secure a huge result in their World Cup qualifying group as they defeat Austria 1-0 in Vienna.
Nov 12, 18:55
Live Commentary: Wales 1-1 Serbia - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the 1-1 draw between Wales and Serbia, as the visitors found a way through late on to earn a valuable point.
Nov 12, 18:44
Darren Fletcher: 'We believe in Gordon Strachan'Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher states that his teammates have full belief in under-fire boss Gordon Strachan following the country's recent 3-0 defeat to England.
Nov 12, 18:32
Gary Caldwell: 'Gordon Strachan has the experience to help Scotland'Former Scotland centre-back Gary Caldwell gives his support to under-fire Lions coach Gordon Strachan following the country's recent 3-0 loss to England.
Nov 12, 18:14
Live Commentary: Austria 0-1 Republic of Ireland - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of Republic of Ireland's 1-0 victory over Austria in Group D of the World Cup qualifying campaign.
Nov 12, 16:30
Leigh Griffiths: 'Scotland should not sack Gordon Strachan'Scotland will not solve their problems by sacking Gordon Strachan midway through World Cup qualifying, according to Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths.
Nov 12, 14:14
Ikechi Anya: 'All of the Scotland team are behind manager Gordon Strachan'Ikechi Anya says that Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has the players' "full backing" following Friday's 3-0 defeat to England at Wembley.
Nov 12, 12:35
Wayne Rooney: 'Gareth Southgate is in pole position for England job'England captain Wayne Rooney says that Gareth Southgate has put himself in "pole position" to become manager of the Three Lions on a full-time basis.
Nov 12, 11:25
Daniel Sturridge: 'England were rewarded for patience'Striker Daniel Sturridge says that England were rewarded for their 'patience' in their 3-0 victory over Scotland at Wembley Stadium.
Nov 12, 10:43
Michael O'Neill praises Chris Brunt after Northern Ireland winNorthern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill praises the influence of Chris Brunt after watching his team beat Azerbaijan 4-0 in Belfast.
Nov 12, 10:12
Adam Lallana: 'Gareth Southgate has brought stability'England midfielder Adam Lallana says that interim boss Gareth Southgate has brought "good stability" to the Three Lions since his appointment.
Nov 12, 09:59
Gordon Strachan: Scotland defeat "wasn't fair"Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says that his side did not deserve to lose 3-0 to England in their World Cup qualifier at Wembley Stadium.
Nov 12, 09:45
Gareth Southgate pleased with attacking displayInterim England boss Gareth Southgate takes positives and negatives from Friday's 3-0 win over Scotland at Wembley.
Nov 11, 22:17
Smoke grenade explodes near Robert LewandowskiPoland's 2018 World Cup qualification clash away to Romania on Friday was suspended for 10 minutes after a smoke grenade exploded near Robert Lewandowski.
Nov 11, 22:04
Result: France come from behind to beat SwedenFrance come from behind to record a 2-1 win over Sweden in Friday night's 2018 World Cup qualifier in Paris.
Nov 11, 21:54
Result: Northern Ireland move up to second in Group C with emphatic win over AzerbaijanNorthern Ireland move up to second in Group C following an emphatic 4-0 win over Azerbaijan at Windsor Park.
Nov 11, 21:40
Result: Germany put eight past San MarinoDebutant Serge Gnabry hits a hat-trick as Germany record a 8-0 win away to San Marino in Friday night's 2018 World Cup qualification fixture.
Nov 11, 21:39
Result: England ease past Scotland at WembleyEngland take another step towards qualifying for the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 3-0 victory over fierce rivals Scotland at Wembley.
Nov 11, 21:37