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Semi-automated offside technology to be used at FIFA World Cup 2022™️

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 03:34 GMT

System provides an automated offside alert to the video match officials team.

Infantino says soccer to be top U.S. sport by 2026 World Cup

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 02:49 GMT

The 2026 tournament is expected to smash World Cup attendance records, which peaked at 3.6 million when it was held in the United States in 1994.

Too many Nations League matches in World Cup year-Germany's Flick

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 - 04:16 GMT

The Germans, who played two draws against Italy and England on June 4 and on June 7 in the Nations League A Group 3, face Hungary in Budapest on Saturday before taking on Italy on June 14.

'We didn't show up': Scotland's Robertson apologises after Ukraine defeat

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:11 GMT

"That's the World Cup gone for another four years ... all we can say is sorry to the fans in here and back home."

Ukraine beat Scotland to keep World Cup dream alive

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:06 GMT

Ukraine will now face Wales on Sunday in Cardiff with the winner taking a place at November's finals in Qatar. The loss means Scotland remain without an appearance at a World Cup since 1998.

Ukraine return to action with friendly win against Gladbach

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 11:17 GMT

It was Ukraine's first match since a 2-0 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina in November.

Ukrainian soldiers have only one demand: 'Go to the World Cup,' Stepanenko says

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 10:18 GMT

Ukraine will play a friendly against Bundesliga side Borussia Moenchengladbach on May 11.

Ukraine to play friendly against Gladbach ahead of World Cup playoff

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 01:37 GMT

The game will be held at Borussia-Park on May 11, with all proceeds going to Ukrainian charities.

Ukraine to play World Cup qualifier against Scotland in June

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 05:34 GMT

UEFA has rescheduled Nations League fixtures involving Scotland, Wales and Ukraine in June and September, with venues and kickoff times to be confirmed later.

Ronaldo is not Portugal's only threat, says South Korea coach

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 04:51 GMT

Ronaldo, the record scorer in international football, will be making his fifth World Cup appearance while the South Koreans will be featuring at the finals for a 10th straight tournament.

Japan boss says nothing to fear from tough World Cup draw

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 12:44 GMT

Japan reached the last 16 in Russia four years ago and gave Belgium a huge scare before going down 3-2.

England can win World Cup but must be 'close to perfect': Southgate

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 10:22 GMT

England were semi-finalists at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and reached the final of the European Championship last year, where they lost to Italy.

FIFA boss steps sharply back from contested biennial World Cup plan

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 01:39 GMT

The FIFA president has been under fire for the past year, particularly in Europe, for proposals to increase the frequency of the global extravaganza from every four years, to every two.

Former Egyptian Referee: Egypt's goal was not offside

Sat, 26 Mar 2022 - 04:39 GMT

The biggest flashpoint of the game was Egypt's goal which the Senegalese fans claimed it was offside.

Queiroz: We should be proud of the players

Sat, 26 Mar 2022 - 12:22 GMT

Queiroz believes that his players have done everything to secure an advantage in the second leg.

Diouf: It is completely different from the one in AFCON

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The former striker believes that his nation has the advantage in the tie as the Lions of Teranga have many outstanding players among their squad.

Egypt hosts Senegal for a ticket in World Cup

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 11:05 GMT

More than 65,000 fans are expected to watch the game from the Cairo Stadium's stands, hoping to push the Pharaohs to a comfortable advantage ahead of the second leg in Senegal next Tuesday.

Queiroz: We are very motivated

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 08:46 GMT

Egypt hosts Senegal on Friday night in the first leg and the Pharaohs hope to achieve a positive result ahead of the second leg in Senegal next Tuesday.

Salah leads a 23-man squad for Senegal matches

Sat, 19 Mar 2022 - 06:36 GMT

Al Ahly’s Mohamed Magdy Afsha was named in the squad after being ruled out of the Pharaohs’ list that participated in the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Czech FA refuses to play World Cup qualifier with Russia

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 - 12:32 GMT

The Czech FA said it would not play the match even if it was moved to a neutral venue, and called for the invasion to end as soon as possible.