Category: World Cup

World Cup : England fans warned over flag-waving at

World Cup : England fans warned over flag-waving at

Police chiefs have urged England fans attending the World Cup not to display the flag of St George over fears it will be seen as antagonistic to t ...
World Cup : Saudis suspend referee over bribery

World Cup : Saudis suspend referee over bribery

The Saudi Football Federation have banned referee Fahad al-Mirdasi for life over bribery and urged FIFA to remove him from the pool of referees fo ...
Neymar headlines Brazil’s World Cup ‘favorites’

Neymar headlines Brazil’s World Cup ‘favorites’

Striker Neymar, who hasn't played since injury in February, was named Monday as the star of a Brazilian team that coach Tite said has a good chanc ...
The workshop that makes eliminated Italy home of the World Cup

The workshop that makes eliminated Italy home of the World Cup

When the World Cup is held aloft in July, it won't be an Italian lifting the trophy. The eliminated Azzurri will not brighten the tournament, but ...
World Cup : How the favourites are shaping up, few weeks from Kick Off

World Cup : How the favourites are shaping up, few weeks from Kick Off

With the 2018 World Cup in Russia starting in a month, we take a look at how the biggest names -- who between them have won 13 of the last 20 tour ...
World Cup : Dani Alves suffers injury blow  ahead of Russia 2018

World Cup : Dani Alves suffers injury blow ahead of Russia 2018

Brazil star Dani Alves faces a race against time to be fit for the World Cup after his club Paris Saint-Germain said he would be out for at least ...
World Cup : ‘Devastated’ Koscielny ruled out with tendon injury

World Cup : ‘Devastated’ Koscielny ruled out with tendon injury

Veteran French defender Laurent Koscielny is "devastated" at missing out on this year's World Cup finals after undergoing surgery on a ruptured Ac ...
World Cup : North America 2026 bid vows record profit

World Cup : North America 2026 bid vows record profit

Leaders of North America's bid for the 2026 World Cup urged FIFA voters to ignore the "politics of the moment" on Tuesday as they promised to deli ...
World Cup : Ozil joins Germany injury list

World Cup : Ozil joins Germany injury list

Mesut Ozil has joined the list of Germany stars currently injured, but the Arsenal midfielder insisted Monday he will be fit for their World Cup t ...
Neuer running out of time to prove World Cup fitness

Neuer running out of time to prove World Cup fitness

Manuel Neuer has just one possible match left to prove his fitness following a foot fracture before Germany name their World Cup squad in a fortni ...