FIFA World Cup

FIFA backs UEFA in war against breakaway league, warns players of World Cup ban

Real Madrid and Barcelona were linked last year with planning a breakaway Super League inviting famous clubs to enter and increase their own wealth.

published on : 22nd January 2021

AIFF says Indian women's team can qualify for 2027 FIFA World Cup, before men's team does

AIFF president Praful Patel said the AIFF is hoping for the women's team to qualify for the 2027 FIFA World Cup.

published on : 1st December 2020

European seedings for FIFA World Cup qualifying draw

Check out the European seedings for FIFA World Cup qualifying draw.

published on : 27th November 2020

If you were there, you will never forget Diego Maradona in Mexico

From the press tribune above the Estadio Azteca field it was impossible to discern the trickery Diego Maradona had performed.

published on : 26th November 2020

Anirudh Thapa 'dreams' of watching Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo play in 2022 FIFA World Cup

Anirudh Thapa does not want to miss the chance to watch Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo play live on the sport's grandest stage.

published on : 18th November 2020

Ecuador routs Colombia 6-1 in FIFA World Cup qualifying

Colombia managed to score from the spot with James Rodríguez at the end of the first half, giving some hope to the visitors.

published on : 18th November 2020

Leverkusen's Exequiel Palacios injures back playing for Argentina

Palacios was taken off after being hit in the back by a knee from Paraguay forward Angel Romero as the pair competed for a high ball on Thursday. The World Cup qualifier finished 1-1.

published on : 13th November 2020

2020 World Cup qualifier: India's postponed matches to be played in March and June next year

The Indian team was to play against Qatar on October 8 in Bhubaneshwar but the match was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 11th November 2020

Qatari organisers hoping more Indian eyeballs during 2022 FIFA World Cup than 2018 edition

Qatar will become the first country in the Middle East to host the mega sporting event, which will kick off from November 21, 2022.

published on : 28th October 2020

Brazil and Colombia outclass rivals, lead FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Brazil easily beat Bolivia 5-0 in rainy Sao Paulo while Colombia scored all of its goals in a 3-0 victory in the first half in Barranquilla.

published on : 10th October 2020

Lionel Messi converts penalty to hand Argentina 1-0 win over Ecuador in FIFA World Cup qualifier

The hosts predictably dominated possession but struggled to break down an organized and physical Ecuador outfit that proved a different proposition to the one dispatched 6-1 in a friendly a year ago.

published on : 9th October 2020

Spain, Portugal reveal joint bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup

The Spain/Portugal bid is the fourth to confirm that they will be participating in the process to host the tournament, reported.

published on : 8th October 2020

FIFA opens door for players possibly missing World Cup​ qualifiers

The announcement comes one week before the two opening rounds of South American World Cup qualifiers.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic ends international career with Croatia

The 32-year-old Rakitic played 106 times for his country in a storied midfield partnership with Luka Modric that lasted for more than a decade.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Neymar to lead Brazil in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

The return to international play could be a welcome break for Neymar, who has had a tumultuous time since losing with the Champions League final with Paris Saint-Germain.

published on : 19th September 2020
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