Sadio Mane named in Senegal squad despite hamstring injurySenegal name Sadio Mane in their squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers against South Africa despite the Liverpool star being sidelined with a hamstring injury.
Russian hotels 'hike prices for World Cup'Russian hotels expected to play host to fans following the World Cup next summer have significantly hiked their room rates, a report suggests.
Oct 17, 16:01
Michael O'Neill: "We're good enough"Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill says that he is convinced that his side can pull off a shock against Switzerland in the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 17, 13:57
Martin O'Neill "delighted" with Republic of Ireland drawRepublic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill says that he is "delighted" to be taking on Denmark in the World Cup playoffs next month.
Oct 17, 13:49
Northern Ireland to face Switzerland in World Cup playoffsNorthern Ireland will take on Switzerland in the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 17, 13:07
England fans hit with alcohol ban at 2018 World Cup in RussiaEngland fans will not be allowed to drink alcohol at tournament events during the World Cup in Russia next year.
Oct 16, 22:12
Johann Berg Gudmundsson: 'Iceland could beat England again'Johann Berg Gudmundsson believes that Iceland could beat England again if they face the Three Lions at next summer's World Cup in Russia.
Oct 14, 09:09
Andres Iniesta: 'Russia 2018 World Cup could be my last for Spain'Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta claims that the World Cup in Russia next year is likely to be his last international tournament.
Oct 13, 21:10
Bruce Arena quits as USA head coachBruce Arena steps down from his role as head coach of the United States national side.
Oct 13, 15:47
France boss Didier Deschamps to hold contract talksFrench Football Federation president Noel Le Graet says that he aims to hold contract talks with France boss Didier Deschamps in the coming weeks.
Oct 13, 14:42
Andy Carroll 'hopeful' of England call-upWest Ham United striker Andy Carroll reveals that he is 'hopeful' of earning a place in the England squad for next summer's World Cup in Russia.
Oct 13, 13:13
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady avoids punishment from FIFARepublic of Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady is free to play in the World Cup playoffs after avoiding a suspension for an alleged headbutt.
Oct 13, 11:30
Glenn Hoddle tips Arsenal's Jack Wilshere to shine at World CupFormer England manager Glenn Hoddle tips Jack Wilshere to shine at the World Cup finals.
Oct 12, 20:11
Thorgan Hazard 'threatened to keep ball from Michy Batshuayi'Michy Batshuayi was told by Thorgan Hazard that he would not get a touch of the ball during Belgium's meeting with Cyprus as the Hazard brothers looked to take control.
Oct 12, 18:24
FIFA investigating 'sponsored' Tim Cahill celebrationA FIFA spokesman confirms that Tim Cahill's celebration after scoring an extra-time winner for Australia against Syria is being investigated.
Oct 12, 17:46
Radamel Falcao admits discussing draw with Peru playersRadamel Falcao admits that he attempted to persuade opposition players to play out a draw late on in Colombia's meeting with Peru as the result suited both teams.
Oct 12, 17:15
Gordon Strachan steps down as Scotland managerGordon Strachan steps down as Scotland manager by mutual consent following the team's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Oct 12, 14:40
Alexi Lalas: 'United States failure to reach World Cup is disastrous'Former United States defender Alexis Lalas believes that the team's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup is "disastrous" for football in the nation.
Oct 11, 22:10
English fans' World Cup ticket requests fall in comparison to Brazil 2014The number of England fans requesting tickets for the World Cup in Russia has fallen significantly in comparison to Brazil 2014.
Oct 11, 19:11
Tite: 'Brazil are one of the World Cup favourites'Brazil head coach Tite says that his team are one of the favourites heading into the 2018 World Cup.
Oct 11, 17:53
Panama declares national holiday after World Cup qualificationThe president of Panama declares Wednesday a national holiday, after the country qualified for the World Cup for the first time ever.
Oct 11, 17:44
Best XI: Players to have missed out on World Cup qualificationSports Mole selects the best XI of players who have failed to qualify for next summer's World Cup, including Alexis Sanchez, Gareth Bale and two Ballon d'Or nominees.
Oct 11, 17:40
Paulo Dybala: 'I'm lucky to see Lionel Messi up close'Argentine forward Paulo Dybala describes himself as "lucky" to be able to see Lionel Messi up close.
Oct 11, 17:31
Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal retires from international footballArturo Vidal says that his "soul is crushed" on the back of Chile's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, as he announces his retirement from international football.
Oct 11, 14:48
Report: Burnley forward Jonathan Walters out until ChristmasJonathan Walters will reportedly miss Republic of Ireland's two-legged World Cup playoff tie due to a knee injury, which will likely keep him out until Christmas.
Oct 11, 12:40
World Cup 2018: Who has qualified for Russia?Sports Mole rounds up who has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia so far, and how they got there.
Oct 11, 12:25
Argentina star Lionel Messi: 'Everything went perfectly for us'Argentina hat-trick hero Lionel Messi says that "everything went perfectly" in a dramatic win over Ecuador, which resulted in qualification for the 2018 World Cup.
Oct 11, 11:46
Result: Chile lose in Brazil to miss out on World Cup qualificationChile miss out on a place in next summer's World Cup courtesy of a 3-0 defeat to already-qualified Brazil in addition to other results going against them.
Oct 11, 02:26
Result: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick to drag Argentina into World Cup finalsLionel Messi scores a hat-trick to fire Argentina to the World Cup courtesy of a crucial 3-1 win over Ecuador.
Oct 11, 02:24
Live Commentary: Brazil 3-0 Chile - as it happenedRelive Brazil's 3-0 win over Chile in Sao Paulo which ended La Roja's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Oct 10, 23:30
FIFA investigating alleged Robbie Brady headbutt towards Ashley WilliamsFIFA is investigating an alleged headbutt by Robbie Brady towards Ashley Williams during the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifying win over Wales on Monday night.
Oct 10, 22:08
Result: Netherlands fall short of World Cup playoffs in Sweden winArjen Robben scores twice as Netherlands beat Sweden 2-0 at the Amsterdam ArenA, but it is the Scandinavians who secure a place in the playoffs for the World Cup.
Oct 10, 21:40
Result: Eden Hazard, Thorgan Hazard help Belgium thrash CyprusBelgium claim a 4-0 win over Cyprus in Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier in Brussels, with Eden and Thorgan Hazard scoring three goals between them.
Oct 10, 21:40
Result: France secure spot at 2018 World CupFrance book their spot in the finals of the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 win over Belarus in their final Group A clash.
Oct 10, 21:38
Result: Portugal beat Switzerland to earn automatic passage to World Cup finalsPortugal seal their place in the 2018 World Cup finals with a 2-0 win over Switzerland at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.
Oct 10, 21:35
Jorge Sampaoli: 'Argentina deserve to reach World Cup'Argentina head coach Jorge Sampaoli believes that his nation "deserves" to be at the World Cup ahead of their pivotal final qualifier in Ecuador on Tuesday night.
Oct 10, 20:36
Gretar Steinsson: 'Iceland academy setup key to national team success'Former Iceland defender Gretar Steinsson admits that the secret to the national team's success is the country's academy system.
Oct 10, 20:24
Team News: Three changes for France ahead of crucial Belarus clashFrance boss Didier Deschamps makes three changes to his starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Belarus.
Oct 10, 19:06
Team News: Two changes for Netherlands ahead of Sweden encounterNetherlands manager Dick Advocaat makes two changes from the team that beat Belarus at the weekend ahead of Tuesday's World Cup Group A qualifier against Sweden.
Oct 10, 19:04
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Portugal against SwitzerlandCristiano Ronaldo is reinstated to Portugal's starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Switzerland in Lisbon.
Oct 10, 18:55