A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
What to expect from England in the 2018 World Cup in Russia
What to expect from England at next summer's World Cup finals, which take place in Russia.
Dec 13, 13:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England and the World Cup 2018
If there is one thing that England certainly do not lack when it comes around to World Cup time, it is enthusiasm.
Dec 12, 19:27
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in action for his side during a Champions League match against Arsenal
Manuel Neuer: 'I expect to be playing for Germany at next year's World Cup'
Injured Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer insists that he will be fit enough to feature for Germany at next year's World Cup in Russia.
Dec 11, 10:56
England goalkeeper Joe Hart in action during his side's World Cup qualifying clash with Slovakia on September 4, 2017
Paul Merson fears for Joe Hart's England future
Former Arsenal forward Paul Merson claims that Joe Hart's hopes of being England's number one goalkeeper at the 2018 World Cup could be over.
Dec 10, 15:14
Eric Dier celebrates with teammates after scoring during the World Cup qualifier between England and Slovakia on September 4, 2017
England fans request just 0.4% of World Cup tickets in second sales period
England fans request just 5,702 tickets for the Russia 2018 World Cup in the opening 24 hours of the second sales period.
Dec 8, 09:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Munir El Haddadi confirms Morocco desire
On-loan Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi reveals that he is desperate to turn out for Morocco at the 2018 World Cup.
Dec 7, 18:26
Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in action during his side's Europa League clash with Hajduk Split on August 17, 2017
Which goalkeeper will be rising star of World Cup?
Many hot prospects will hope to make their mark on the international scene at next summer's World Cup in Russia, but which goalkeeper could prove to be the star attraction?
Dec 6, 14:44
David and Brooklyn Beckham watch on during the FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Manchester United on March 13, 2017
David Beckham: 'There are no easy games at World Cup'
Former England captain David Beckham believes that the Three Lions will not have any easy games at the World Cup, despite a seemingly kind draw for Russia 2018.
Dec 3, 20:14
Eric Dier wears the captain's armband during the international friendly between England and Germany on November 10, 2017
Gareth Southgate provides England skipper update
England boss Gareth Southgate suggests that the Three Lions will enter the 2018 World Cup without a permanent captain in place.
Dec 3, 17:32
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez on November 9, 2016
Roberto Martinez: 'Belgium players must open psychological door'
Roberto Martinez insists that Belgium's players must believe that they can achieve something that previous Red Devils sides have not done heading into the 2018 World Cup.
Dec 2, 13:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Tunisia coach: 'We have nothing to lose against England'
Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul claims that the African side have "nothing to lose" when they face England in their World Cup opener next month.
Dec 1, 21:13
Peter Shilton pictured in 2014
Peter Shilton: 'England given favourable World Cup group draw'
Peter Shilton claims that England have been given a great chance to progress at next summer's World Cup.
Dec 1, 20:48
Jorge Sampaoli in charge of Chile in 2015
Jorge Sampaoli optimistic about Argentina hopes after Diego Maradona jibe
Jorge Sampaoli defends Argentina's chances of success at next summer's World Cup, despite heavy criticism from Diego Maradona.
Dec 1, 20:27
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gareth Southgate "grateful" after favourable World Cup draw
England manager Gareth Southgate declares himself pleased with the logistical side of the Three Lions' World Cup draw, with six days between games one and two.
Dec 1, 17:09
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'England cannot write teams off'
Gareth Southgate says that he is looking forward to taking on Tunisia at next summer's World Cup, while also remaining cautious about the threat of Panama.
Dec 1, 16:58
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez on November 9, 2016
Roberto Martinez "looking forward" to facing England in Russia
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez hails the "very special" World Cup 2018 draw, which placed his side in the same group as England.
Dec 1, 16:54
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
England draw Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in 2018 World Cup
England will face Belgium in the group stages of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Dec 1, 15:43
England forward Marcus Rashford speaks with interim manager Gareth Southgate during his side's international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Marcus Rashford 'will be watching' World Cup 2018 draw
Manchester United frontman Marcus Rashford reveals his excitement ahead of the draw for the group stages of next year's World Cup in Russia.
Dec 1, 12:55
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'England cannot simply write off 2018 World Cup'
Gareth Southgate insists that England "cannot go to a World Cup and not try to win it" ahead of the group stage draw for Russia 2018.
Nov 30, 22:14
Generic image of a locker room
England fans advised to curb beer intake during Russia World Cup
Visit Russia executive Igor Karzov urges England fans to restrict their alcohol intake to one pint of beer before or after a World Cup game to ensure their safety.
Nov 30, 22:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
United States, Mexico and Canada up against Morocco in 2026 World Cup bid
Morocco and the three-nation ticket of the United States, Mexico and Canada formally confirm their bids to host the 2026 World Cup.
Nov 30, 21:41
Mauricio Pochettino keeps it casual during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Mauricio Pochettino hopes for England, Argentina clash at World Cup
Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino says he hopes that England and Argentina are drawn against each other in Friday's World Cup draw.
Nov 30, 17:18
Danny Welbeck sits injured during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Arsene Wenger backs Danny Welbeck to make World Cup squad
Arsene Wenger says that Danny Welbeck "has the potential" to force his way into Gareth Southgate's England plans for the World Cup, if he can remain free of injuries.
Nov 22, 18:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'England can win World Cup'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that England have enough "potential" to triumph at the World Cup next summer.
Nov 16, 08:52
Arsenal attacker Alex Iwobi in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Alex Iwobi: 'Playing for Nigeria is where I belong'
Alex Iwobi reveals that his family played a big part in his decision to play for Nigeria instead of England.
Nov 15, 12:12
Neymar in action during the international friendly between Japan and Brazil on November 10, 2017
Ronaldinho: 'Neymar can win World Cup with Brazil'
Former footballer Ronaldinho says that Neymar is good enough to guide Brazil to a sixth World Cup in Russia next summer.
Nov 15, 11:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Denmark run riot to deny Republic of Ireland World Cup spot
Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen nets a hat-trick as Denmark dump Republic of Ireland out of next summer's World Cup in the qualification playoffs.
Nov 14, 21:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Daryl Murphy leads line for Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill opts to keep striker Daryl Murphy in his starting lineup for the second leg of the World Cup playoff with Denmark.
Nov 14, 18:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Brazil coach Tite: 'England one of favourites for World Cup'
Brazil boss Tite claims that England should be regarded as one of the favourites to win next year's World Cup.
Nov 14, 11:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sweden boss Janne Andersson dismisses Zlatan Ibrahimovic tweet
Sweden boss Janne Andersson ignores a tweet from Zlatan Ibrahimovic to praise his side after they qualified for next summer's World Cup at Italy's expense.
Nov 14, 11:10
Italy manager Giampiero Ventura on the touchline during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Gian Piero Ventura 'resigns as Italy head coach following World Cup failure'
Gian Piero Ventura reportedly resigns as Italy head coach following the team's failure to qualify for the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Nov 13, 23:05
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon 'confirms retirement from international football'
Gianluigi Buffon suggests that he has retired from international football following Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Nov 13, 22:17
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Result: Italy to miss first World Cup in 60 years as Sweden win playoff tie
The World Cup will be staged without Italy for the first time in 60 years due to the Azzurri's defeat to Sweden in their playoff tie.
Nov 13, 21:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Michael O'Neill not thinking about Northern Ireland future
Michael O'Neill is unwilling to discuss his future as Northern Ireland boss following an aggregate World Cup qualifying playoff defeat to Switzerland.
Nov 12, 22:45
Thomas Lemar celebrates with teammates after scoring during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Mats Hummels amazed by France's strength in depth
Germany defender Mats Hummels says that he has "never seen anything like" the number of options France boss Didier Deschamps has to choose from.
Nov 12, 21:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Niklas Bendtner: 'Denmark have the advantage ahead of second leg'
Niklas Bendtner is confident that Denmark can overcome Republic of Ireland and make it to the World Cup finals, predicting a more open game at the Aviva Stadium.
Nov 12, 21:38
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Lionel Messi explains early exit from Argentina camp
Lionel Messi hopes that his week-long break will help him enter next year's World Cup finals in peak fitness for Argentina.
Nov 12, 20:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Michael O'Neill "could not be any prouder" of Northern Ireland players
Michael O'Neill admits that the manner of Northern Ireland's 1-0 aggregate defeat to Switzerland leaves a bitter taste in the mouth, settled by a controversial goal.
Nov 12, 19:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Switzerland reach World Cup at expense of Northern Ireland
Switzerland reach the 2018 World Cup at Northern Ireland's expense with a goalless draw in Sunday's second leg in Basel for a 1-0 aggregate win.
Nov 12, 19:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Iain Dowie: 'Michael O'Neill may quit Northern Ireland if World Cup not reached'
Michael O'Neill may decide that the time is right to move on from Northern Ireland if they fail to qualify for the World Cup, according to Iain Dowie.
Nov 12, 16:59



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City17161052114149
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd17122337112638
3Chelsea17112431141735
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs1794430141631
5Liverpool1787234201431
6Burnley179441612431
7Arsenal1793530201030
8Leicester CityLeicester177552723426
9Watford176472629-322
10Everton176472129-822
11Southampton174671723-618
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield175391229-1718
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton174581423-917
14Bournemouth174491520-516
15Stoke CityStoke174491936-1716
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle1743101626-1015
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom172871222-1014
18Crystal Palace173591228-1614
19West Ham UnitedWest Ham173591432-1814
20Swansea CitySwansea173311922-1312
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