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The World Cup to Involve 48 teams – FIFA

In what could be one of the biggest news in the football world at the…

Luis Enrique

Julen Lopetegui appointed Spain Boss

The Spanish Football Federation have announced that former FC Porto manager, Julen Lopetegui will take…

Euro 2016 : Records Made and Broken

The 2016 edition of the European Championships in France saw numerous exhilarating moments. Here’s a…

Messi Magic : The Argentine’s Best Goals

The 24th of June is a special day for not just football fans, but for…

Huge setback for Germany as Ilkay Gundogan ruled out of Euro 2016

Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan is set to miss Euro 2016, which starts on 10 June…

Italy vs Spain: The Review

Last night’s friendly encounter between two of Europe’s footballing giants gave an idea about who…

UEFA finally agrees to accept goal-line technology

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – UEFA finally overcame its reluctance to adopt goal-line technology on Friday,…

Glenn Maxwell

Maxwell dazzles in Melbourne, Australia clinch series

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Glenn Maxwell struck a scintillating 96 in a tricky chase to help…

Dethroned South Africa seek remedy for batting woes

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Unceremoniously dethroned as the world’s top-ranked test team, an embarrassed South Africa…

South Africa in mad dash for wicketkeeper to play in test

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Wicketkeeper Dane Vilas was forced to make a desperate dash to the…

South Africa opt to bat in third test against England

By Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – New South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the…

Smith, Bailey tons power Australia to five-wicket win

REUTERS – Captain Steve Smith and George Bailey struck fluent centuries as Australia chased down…

Robert Croft

England turn to Croft for spin tips in South Africa

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – England will draft in former international off-spinner Robert Croft to assist…

Ethics watchdog recommends nine-year ban for FIFA’s Valcke

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics watchdog has recommended a nine-year ban for secretary-general Jerome Valcke…

Bavuma’s rapid fifty halts England revival

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – England grabbed three wickets in 23 balls to inject life back…

Brendon McCullum

No place like home for McCullum’s final bow

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The romance of finishing his career by leading New Zealand into one…

Suspended Blatter appears before FIFA ethics board

By John Miller and Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter…

FIFA’s Blatter proclaims innocence, denounces “Inquisition”

ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter again proclaimed his innocence in a corruption…

Honduras international Peralta shot dead

REUTERS – Honduras midfielder Arnold Peralta was shot to death in the Honduran city of…

Sweden sitting pretty in French Atlantic chateau

By Philip O’Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – One of the last teams to qualify for Euro…

Yaya Toure named BBC African Footballer of the Year

REUTERS – Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has held off fierce competition from Algeria’s Yacine…

Mutu given hope of Romania recall after Mr Bean incident

By Angel Krasimirov BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Adrian Mutu, who mocked the previous coach by comparing…

Internal FIFA probe of Blatter finds scant evidence – Handelszeitung

ZURICH (Reuters) – An internal investigation of suspended FIFA President Joseph “Sepp” Blatter has found…

Kane expects England improvement for France friendly

(Reuters) – Striker Harry Kane says there is no reason to press the panic button…

Returning Neymar lifts Brazil hopes for Argentina win

By Luis Ampuero BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Neymar has the skills to hurt Argentina when…

Top Six Strikers for Spain

When it comes to football, Spain is one of the best countries in the world.…

Top 4 Assist Makers for Spain

Football is a game which is won by scoring goals. But the process behind scoring…

Cook proud as England almost secure shock win

By Matt Smith ABU DHABI (Reuters) – England captain Alastair Cook hailed his team’s performance…

FIFA and Baer – The Tale Continues

ZURICH (Reuters) – A dozen officials at FIFA, the world soccer body shaken by corruption…

Del Bosque’s Spain to experiment in Ukraine qualifier

KIEV (Reuters) – Spain return to the scene of their Euro 2012 triumph to play…