World Cup News
Diego Costa to miss World Cup?Spain manager Julen Lopetegui warns Diego Costa that he will miss out on the World Cup if he does not resolve his club future soon.
Sep 20, 12:58
England fans 'facing commuter chaos' as Tube strike announcedTube strike action has been announced for October 5, which is the day that England are scheduled to take on Slovenia in a qualifying fixture at Wembley Stadium.
Sep 19, 18:40
Football Association responds to FIFA over Dele Alli middle-finger gestureThe Football Association responds to FIFA over Dele Alli's middle-finger gesture in England colours, reportedly including previously unseen video evidence of the incident.
Sep 14, 12:45
World Cup tickets to go on sale FridayFIFA confirms that the first wave of tickets for the Russia World Cup will go on sale this Friday.
Sep 12, 16:51
Marco Verratti hits out at Italy supportersItaly midfielder Marco Verratti criticises the supporters that 'jeered' the national team during Tuesday night's 1-0 win over Israel.
Sep 6, 22:45
Sergio Busquets: 'One more win enough for Spain'Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets says that his team need just one more win to book their spot at the 2018 World Cup.
Sep 6, 22:18
Julen Lopetegui: 'We did what we had to do'Spain boss Julen Lopetegui pays tribute to his team's professional performance in Tuesday night's 8-0 victory over Liechtenstein.
Sep 6, 15:15
Jamie Vardy: 'Dele Alli gesture was harmless'Jamie Vardy insists that Dele Alli's middle-finger salute during the latter stages of England's 2-1 win over Slovakia on Monday night was "harmless".
Sep 6, 14:48
Ian Wright: 'Dele Alli naive and daft'Ian Wright brands Dele Alli "naive and daft" after the Tottenham Hotspur attacker was pictured using an abusive gesture during England's 2-1 win over Slovakia.
Sep 6, 14:34
Iago Aspas reveals Alvaro Morata friendshipIago Aspas says that his close friendship with Spain teammate Alvaro Morata helps the pair thrive while playing together.
Sep 6, 13:24
Chile forward Alexis Sanchez "tired" of unreasonable criticismArsenal and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez admits that he is "tired" of having to listen to abuse aimed his way following a difficult fortnight.
Sep 6, 10:26
Martin O'Neill "proud" of players despite Republic of Ireland loss to SerbiaMartin O'Neill is proud of his Republic of Ireland charges despite their World Cup qualifying hopes suffering a huge setback with a 1-0 loss to Serbia on Tuesday.
Sep 5, 22:57
Chris Coleman: 'Everything to play for in final World Cup qualifiers'Chris Coleman says there is "everything to play for" as Wales's 2-0 win over Moldova puts them second in their World Cup qualifying group with two fixtures left.
Sep 5, 22:43
Spain boss Julen Lopetegui calls for calmSpain manager Julen Lopetegui says that his side "must guard against euphoria" ahead of their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein.
Sep 5, 17:51
Julen Lopetegui coy on team selectionSpain boss Julen Lopetegui refuses to reveal his team for Tuesday night's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein.
Sep 5, 17:10
David Villa: 'Injury came at worst moment'New York City FC forward David Villa reveals his disappointment at being forced to withdraw from the latest Spain squad through injury.
Sep 5, 16:55
Julen Lopetegui: 'More chances for David Villa'Spain boss Julen Lopetegui insists that there "will be more opportunities" for David Villa after the striker was forced to withdraw from the La Roja squad.
Sep 5, 16:40
David de Gea hails "incredible" IscoManchester United goalkeeper David de Gea says that Spain teammate Isco "will become one of the greatest in the game".
Sep 5, 16:27
Phil Jones: 'Marcus Rashford is a special talent'Defender Phil Jones describes Manchester United and England teammate Marcus Rashford as a "special talent" after his contribution against Slovakia on Monday night.
Sep 5, 14:40
France's Antoine Griezmann heaps praise on LuxembourgFrance forward Antoine Griezmann says that "11 warriors" helped Luxembourg gain a goalless draw in the World Cup qualifier between the two nations.
Sep 5, 13:12
Gareth Bale confident Wales can finish top of World Cup qualifying groupGareth Bale is confident that Wales can finish top of Group D in their World Cup qualifying campaign despite being four points off the pace.
Sep 5, 11:32
Gordon Strachan explains why Scotland's win over Malta had "low tempo"Scotland manager Gordon Strachan explains why the players performed at a "low tempo" in their win over Malta.
Sep 4, 23:01
Northern Ireland's Jonny Evans: 'We had to work extremely hard for victory'Jonny Evans says that Northern Ireland had to work "extremely hard" to get all three points from Czech Republic in their World Cup qualifier.
Sep 4, 22:49
England boss Gareth Southgate: 'Marcus Rashford lifted the crowd'England manager Gareth Southgate discusses Marcus Rashford's performance following Monday's 2-1 win over Slovakia at Wembley.
Sep 4, 22:36
Dele Alli in danger of missing England qualifiers after middle-finger gestureDele Alli could face an England ban after appearing to direct a middle-finger gesture at the referee during this evening's win over Slovakia.
Sep 4, 22:19
Marcus Rashford: 'We went back to basics'England striker Marcus Rashford says that his side went "back to basics" following their slow start during the World Cup qualifier against Slovakia.
Sep 4, 22:01
Eric Dier hails Marcus Rashford's "show of character" following England winEric Dier hails Marcus Rashford's "character" following England's 2-1 win over Slovakia at Wembley.
Sep 4, 22:00
France striker Olivier Giroud 'frustrated' after shock home drawFrance striker Olivier Giroud opens up on the 'frustration' of failing to overcome minnows Luxembourg, leaving Les Bleus with work to do if they are to reach Russia 2018.
Sep 4, 14:18
Jeff Hendrick 'remains doubtful for Republic of Ireland'Republic of Ireland are awaiting a fitness update on midfielder Jeff Hendrick ahead of Tuesday night's key World Cup qualifier against Serbia in Dublin.
Sep 4, 14:04
Jesse Lingard, Harry Maguire cut from England squadJesse Lingard, Harry Maguire and Jermain Defoe are left out of England's 23-man squad to face Slovakia, while Eric Dier is included after returning from suspension.
Sep 4, 12:51
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez proud of qualifying for World CupBelgium boss Roberto Martinez says that the squad should be proud of becoming the first European nation to secure qualification for next year's World Cup.
Sep 4, 10:55
England defender Phil Jones expects tough test from SlovakiaEngland defender Phil Jones admits that he and his Three Lions teammates are expecting Slovakia to provide their "biggest challenge" when the sides meet at Wembley.
Sep 4, 10:17
Gareth Southgate: 'Phil Jones is England's best defender'England boss Gareth Southgate describes Manchester United's Phil Jones as the Three Lions' best defender based on current form.
Sep 4, 10:03
Belgium book spot at 2018 World CupBelgium become the sixth team to book their spot at the 2018 World Cup after recording a 2-1 victory over Greece in Sunday night's Group H fixture.
Sep 3, 22:42
Ryan Fenech: 'Malta will make it tough for Scotland'Malta midfielder Ryan Fenech insists that his team are 'not travelling to Hampden for a holiday' as the Group F minnows look to shock Scotland on Monday.
Sep 3, 22:15
Spain's David Villa 'a doubt for Liechtenstein match'Spain reveal that record goalscorer David Villa suffered a thigh strain during Sunday morning's training session.
Sep 3, 19:44