Former Sweden international Agne Simonsson, who scored in his country's 1958 World Cup final loss to Brazil, has died at the age of 84, his family announced Wednesday....
China rapidly tore down the famous Workers' Stadium in Beijing this week as part of grand plans to revamp its football infrastructure ahead of an expected World Cup bid....
The United States learned Wednesday the path it must take in continental qualifying to return to the FIFA World Cup after missing out on a 2018 trip to Russia....
FIFA's ethics committee on Wednesday decided to close its case against president Gianni Infantino, who is facing a criminal probe in Switzerland over suspected collusion with the country's top prosecutor....
Brazil great Pele was nine years old when his country suffered the "Maracanazo" trauma as Uruguay came from behind to win 2-1 in Rio de Janeiro to claim the 1950 World Cup....
Qatar will kick off the 2022 World Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, organisers announced on Wednesday, as they revealed the schedule for the finals....
The organisers of the 2022 World Cup will lay off an undisclosed number of staff as gas-rich Qatar cuts costs amid the coronavirus economic downturn, several sources have told AFP....
An extraordinary prosecutor was appointed Friday to examen criminal complaints made against Switzerland's attorney-general Michael Lauber and FIFA president Gianni Infantino....
Qatar will host a pan-Arab football tournament in November and December 2021 as a dry-run exactly a year before the 2022 World Cup, the country's soccer association said on Thursday....
Brazil's 1970 World Cup triumph in Mexico is seen as Pele's crowning glory. He was the star of what is often considered the best side the world has ever seen, but while Pele's superstardom endures to this day as he approaches his 80th birthday, others faded from view despite their huge impact on the game....
Qatar inaugurated its latest new World Cup stadium on Monday not with a sold-out football fixture, but with a socially-distanced tribute to the workers on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus....
Brazil's 1970 World Cup triumph in Mexico is seen as Pele's crowning glory. He was the star of what is often considered the best side the world has ever seen, but while Pele's superstardom endures to this day as he approaches his 80th birthday, others faded from view despite their huge impact on the game....
Fifty years ago this month, modern football was born at the World Cup in Mexico, kicking and yelling, and live in vibrant colour for a global audience....
Qatar announced the completion of its third stadium for the 2022 World Cup, state media reported late Thursday, as the emirate prepared to mark three years of a regional feud....
Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday that one Swiss investigation into his handling of a television contract has been dropped, but FIFA said that does not mean its former president is in the clear....
A Swiss parliamentary commission on Wednesday decided to open proceedings that could see the country's attorney-general dismissed as part of an investigation over a number of alleged secret meetings with FIFA president Gianni Infantino....
The head of the team organising the 2022 World Cup pledged on Wednesday that they will run an "affordable" tournament in Qatar amid fears of a post-pandemic global recession....
Fernando skips down the wing and crosses for Ricardo Goulart, who tees up Elkeson to smash the ball into the top corner....
Former Nigeria striker Chinedu Obasi alleged on Sunday he was asked to pay a bribe to feature at the 2014 World Cup, before eventually missing out on selection....
Dutch national coach Ronald Koeman required hospital treatment after suffering a heart problem, his wife told De Telegraaf newspaper on Sunday....
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez is close to extending his contract to lead the country until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, local media reported on Sunday....