Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero to miss remainder of seasonSergio Aguero will not play again for Manchester City this season, but manager Pep Guardiola expects him to be fit in time for Argentina's World Cup campaign.
Apr 20, 15:27
Zlatan Ibrahimovic not part of Sweden's World Cup plansJanne Andersson confirms that striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be a part of Sweden's squad for the 2018 World Cup.
Apr 20, 13:27
Argentina doctor: 'Sergio Aguero unlikely to be fully fit for World Cup'Sergio Aguero is not expected to be "100% fit" for the World Cup, according to Argentina Football Association doctor Homero D'Agostino.
Apr 18, 19:35
David Seaman backs Joe Hart for World Cup spotFormer England number one David Seaman expects Joe Hart to start England's opening World Cup game against Tunisia due to his experience in major tournaments.
Apr 18, 14:52
Brazil forward Neymar remains on course for World Cup returnNeymar provides an update on his return from a broken metertarsal, revealing that he hopes to resume training and playing in a month's time.
Apr 18, 14:33
Kyle Walker: 'England need a miracle to win World Cup'England full-back Kyle Walker says that simply winning a knockout game at the 2018 World Cup "would be a step in the right direction" for the Three Lions.
Apr 18, 14:08
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic: "I am going to the World Cup"Zlatan Ibrahimovic says that "a World Cup without me wouldn't be a World Cup", as he offers a further hint that he will come out of international retirement for Sweden.
Apr 18, 10:27
Brazil, Croatia to play World Cup warm-up match at AnfieldBrazil will play Croatia in a pre-World Cup friendly at Liverpool's Anfield stadium this summer.
Apr 16, 20:33
Robert Green: 'Still a doubt over Joe Hart'Former England goalkeeper Robert Green claims that there is still a "question mark" over whether Joe Hart should be Gareth Southgate's number one stopper.
Apr 16, 11:34
Michy Batshuayi doubtful for World Cup over broken ankle fearsPeter Stoger says that Michy Batshuayi "is in great pain" after injuring his ankle in Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 loss to Schalke 04, leaving him doubtful for the World Cup.
Apr 15, 22:09
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic drops big World Cup hintZlatan Ibrahimovic offers his biggest hint yet that he will play for Sweden in this summer's World Cup finals, two years after retiring from international football.
Apr 15, 21:02
Arsene Wenger: 'Danny Welbeck offers England a lot'Arsene Wenger backs Arsenal attacker Danny Welbeck for a place in England's World Cup squad due to his versatility across the frontline.
Apr 15, 13:09
Jonjo Shelvey: "I'd love to go to the World Cup"Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is dreaming of a World Cup spot this summer while vowing to put his disciplinary issues behind him.
Apr 14, 22:08
England defender Harry Maguire hopeful of World Cup placeHarry Maguire intends to finish the season strongly with Leicester City to nail down a spot in England's backline in time for the World Cup.
Apr 14, 13:09
FIFA urged by CONMEBOL to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teamsThe 10 members of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) formally ask FIFA to expand the World Cup to 48 teams in 2022, four years ahead of schedule.
Apr 12, 21:10
Patrice Evra backs Joe Hart for 2018 World CupWest Ham United defender Patrice Evra backs Joe Hart to be England's number one goalkeeper at the 2018 World Cup.
Apr 12, 12:13
Tony Cottee: 'Jonjo Shelvey should go to World Cup'Former West Ham United forward Tony Cottee calls Jonjo Shelvey 'England's best passer', and tips the midfielder to make the Three Lions squad for the World Cup.
Apr 12, 11:59
Sepp Blatter: 'Decision to use VAR at World Cup not very clever'Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes that the decision to use the video assistant referee system at this summer's World Cup is "not very clever".
Apr 11, 22:31
Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay agree on cities for joint World Cup bidArgentina, Paraguay and Uruguay confirm that they have agreed on which cities will be included in their joint bid for the 2030 World Cup.
Apr 10, 11:27
Japan announce Akira Nishino appointmentThe JFA announce that Akira Nishino has been appointed as the new manager of Japan ahead of this summer's World Cup.
Apr 9, 16:55
Japan sack Vahid Halilhodzic ahead of World CupJapan decide to part company with manager Vahid Halilhodzic, just two months ahead of their appearance at the World Cup.
Apr 9, 12:26
Joe Hart: 'My job is to help West Ham United'West Ham United keeper Joe Hart insists that all his focus is on helping the Hammers to remain in the Premier League, rather than nailing down an England World Cup spot.
Apr 8, 21:26
Danny Welbeck only focused on Arsenal as World Cup approachesDanny Welbeck is not concerned about whether he has done enough to earn a place in England's World Cup squad, insisting that he will take it one game at a time.
Apr 8, 21:14
Eddie Howe: 'Jermain Defoe should make World Cup squad'Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that Jermain Defoe could contribute for England at the 2018 World Cup.
Apr 7, 10:58
James Milner 'has no plans to reverse international retirement'Liverpool midfielder James Milner will reportedly resist calls for him to come out of international retirement for the World Cup.
Apr 6, 14:35
Report: Emre Can to miss rest of season, doubtful for World CupA report claims that Emre Can is to miss the remainder of Liverpool's season with a back injury, while his World Cup participation with Germany is also in doubt.
Apr 6, 09:09
Gareth Southgate monitors Tunisia, Panama ahead of World CupGareth Southgate admits that his team need to do their homework ahead of England's fixtures against Tunisia and Panama.
Apr 5, 19:34
World Cup ticket sales down in Europe compared to 2014Data from FIFA suggests that World Cup 2018 ticket sales are down in Europe compared to the 2014 event.
Apr 3, 19:24
Zlatan Ibrahimovic betting partnership could derail World Cup ambitionsZlatan Ibrahimovic's affiliation with a betting company puts his World Cup ambitions with Sweden in jeopardy.
Apr 3, 17:54
Jamie Redknapp: 'Raheem Sterling perfect number 10 for England'Former England midfielder Jamie Redknapp claims that Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling can be the "perfect number 10" for the Three Lions.
Apr 2, 15:21
James Tarkowski: 'I want England World Cup spot'Burnley defender James Tarkowski says that he is aiming to earn a place in Gareth Southgate's squad for this summer's World Cup finals.
Apr 2, 10:22
Jermain Defoe: 'I could be key at the World Cup'Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe backs himself to be a crucial influence at this summer's World Cup, should England boss Gareth Southgate pick him in his squad.
Apr 2, 10:00
Report: England midfielder Adam Lallana major doubt for World CupA report claims that Adam Lallana is unlikely to feature in England's World Cup squad as he will play no further part in Liverpool's Premier League campaign.
Apr 1, 22:29
Roberto Martinez hails 'incredible' Harry Kane transformationRoberto Martinez says that Harry Kane is now performing at "the highest level in world football" following another impressive goalscoring campaign for the striker.
Apr 1, 20:20
Report: Gareth Southgate to leave Joe Hart out of England World Cup squadEngland manager Gareth Southgate is reportedly planning to leave West Ham United goalkeeper Joe Hart out of his squad for this summer's World Cup.
Apr 1, 10:46
Everton boss Sam Allardyce: 'Michael Keane can still make World Cup'Everton boss Sam Allardyce says that defender Michael Keane still has time to earn a place in England's World Cup squad.
Mar 30, 11:53
Saudi Arabia striker Mohammad Al-Sahlawi to train with Manchester UnitedSaudi Arabia striker Mohammad Al-Sahlawi is to spend three weeks training with Manchester United ahead of the World Cup, the Gulf nation's sports authorities confirm.
Mar 29, 19:47
No British referees picked to officiate at World Cup in RussiaFIFA's referee list for the 2018 World Cup in Russia does not feature a single British referee for the first time since 1938.
Mar 29, 19:35
Roy Hodgson tips Christian Benteke for 2018 World CupCrystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson tips Christian Benteke to make the Belgium squad for the 2018 World Cup.
Mar 29, 17:24
Andros Townsend still has England hopesCrystal Palace attacker Andros Townsend still hopes to earn a recall to the England squad despite his non-involvement under Gareth Southgate.
Mar 29, 11:22
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