Sweden can ‘go very far’ in the World Cup, says former goalkeeper Thomas Ravelli

The Swedes defeated South Korea 1-0 in their opening game of the tournament, and the ex-international believes they can go deep in the tournament Sweden have the potential to go deep into the 2018 World Cup, according to former goalkeeper...

FIFA World Cup 2018: Burger King apologises for offering burgers to Russian women who...

In a weird tweet on Tuesday, Burger King promised, "$50,000 and lifetime whopper supply for Russian women able to get pregnant from any football celebrity (to transfer good genes to Russia). Immediately the tweet went viral and social media...

World Cup: Japan fans impress by cleaning up stadium

After a heated World Cup match, the stands are usually left with food waste, cups and wrappers scattered in the heat of the moment. Japanese fans certainly had reason to go wild on Tuesday night. Their side won its opening...
Record-breaking numbers tuned in to watch England's dramatic victory over Tunisia

England’s dramatic triumph was the most watched UK programme of 2018

England's dramatic triumph was the most watched programme of 2018, beating the royal wedding as 18.3m tuned in... and Kane's winner sparked incredible 52,000 tweets per minute Social media use was monitored throughout England's Group G encounter  When Harry...

Dele Alli: England must be ruthless in World Cup opener London Evening

Dele Alli has told his England teammates they must grab their opportunity to make an instant impact on the World Cup against Tunisia here on Monday. It is believed that Ashley Young, Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson have beaten off competition...

South Korea can progress from wide-open group, says Park Ji-sung

South Korea's poor qualifying campaign should be no barrier to World Cup progression, according to former player Park Ji-sung. South Korea legend Park Ji-sung believes low expectations could help his country in a group that has been blown wide open...

Mexico Shocks Germany, 1-0, in 2018 World Cup Upset

MOSCOW — Hirving Lozano’s first-half goal and sturdy second-half defense gave Mexico a 1-0 victory over Germany on Sunday, providing the first major surprise of the 2018 World Cup. It was hard to recall a bigger result for Mexico,...

Croatia will be tough – Mikel ahead of Nigeria’s World Cup opener

The Super Eagles last won their opening game at the tournament in 1998 and the midfielder is hoping for a change in fortune against the Blazers John Obi Mikel is expecting a 'tough' encounter when Nigeria square up against Croatia...

Russia World Cup to generate a staggering $6 billion for FIFA

FIFA is set to generate up to 6.1 billion from the 2018 World Cup kicking off in Russia, according to the world governing body’s financial documents. The figure is 10 percent higher compared to the revenues FIFA projected for the...

Lionel Messi carrying Argentina with ‘a revolver put to his head’

It was symptomatic of the chaos that has followed Argentina on the rockiest of roads to Russia that their final World Cup warm-up match, against Israel, was cancelled amid reported threats to Lionel Messi's life. Indeed, if the suits at...