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Spain, Portugal agree to push ahead with 2030 World Cup bid

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 11:17 GMT

Spain and Portugal have signed an agreement to push ahead with their joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.

FIFA confirms new international dates as fixtures pile up

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:45 GMT

FIFA has confirmed a new window for international matches in January 2022 as World Cup qualifying fixtures continue to pile up because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The World Championship should be held as scheduled, Germany captain

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 10:51 GMT

The competition's draw was held on 5 September at the Giza Pyramids Plateau and resulted in an easy group for the Germans.

2021 World Handball Championship draw to be held in Egypt on 5 September

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 12:02 GMT

The tournament will see the participation of 32 teams for the first time in the competition's history.

Germany's World Cup winner Schuerrle announces retirement at 29

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 - 07:42 GMT

Germany’s World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle announced his retirement from football at the age of 29.

Ahmed El Shenawy let me down, Zaki Abdel Fattah

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 01:36 GMT

Zaki joined American manager Bob Bradley's coaching staff when he led the Egyptian national team between 2011 and 2013.

Brazil withdraws from race to host 2023 Women's World Cup

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 06:43 GMT

Brazil has withdrawn its candidacy to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) saying the government did not consider it wise to offer financial guarantees in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bradley reveals his team talk after 6_1 loss to Ghana

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 08:20 GMT

Bradley described this loss as the toughest moment of his career.

Former Fox executives plead not guilty in FIFA soccer corruption probe

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 06:01 GMT

Bond was set at $15 million for Lopez and Martinez, who will also face nightly curfews.

I should never have gone to 2006 World Cup, Rooney

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 02:02 GMT

"Looking back, I should never have gone to that World Cup," Rooney told skysports.

World Cup winner Matuidi catches coronavirus

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 07:06 GMT

France World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus but is currently asymptomatic, his club Juventus confirmed on Tuesday.

El Badry requests travelling to London for following Egyptian players

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 08:06 GMT

Hossam El-Badry, the coach of the Egyptian national first team, is considering a European tour to follow up on the professional team players and attend their matches, as part of the coaching staff’s plan to closely follow the players and communicate with

Liverpool head home hungry for more after being crowned world champions

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 06:36 GMT

It is an honor the Anfield side had never before claimed but which is now theirs after Roberto Firmino's extra-time goal secured a 1-0 victory over Flamengo in a hard-fought Club World Cup final in Doha.

FIFA pushes on with new Club World Cup amid commercial interest

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 11:53 GMT

The first edition of the new format is set to be held in China in 2021.

On this day, Egypt qualifies to Russia's World Cup for the first time since 1990

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 02:03 GMT

On this day, October 8, 2017, the Egyptian national team qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after beating Congo 2-1 thanks to Mohamed Salah last minute goal.

Vermeulen reacts to Egypt overall performance at FIVB World Cup

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt started their run with two victories over Australia and Iran respectively but then they suffered three losses to Brazil, Canada and Russia.

England 'spurred' by 2015 World Cup flop, says Farrell

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 - 10:53 GMT

England captain Owen Farrell said Saturday that memories of the team's horror World Cup four years ago will be a driving force as they seek redemption in Japan.

Taylor shoots England into Women's World Cup last 16

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 - 10:36 GMT

Jodie Taylor booked England's place in the last 16 of the Women's World Cup on Friday after bagging the winner in a tight 1-0 win over dogged Argentina.

Shocking documentary reveals 1,400 migrant workers died in Qatar

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 12:33 GMT

WDR revealed that at least 1,400 migrant workers from Nepal have died while helping to build football stadiums in Qatar.

Nigeria ready to fulfil potential at women's World Cup, says coach

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 11:02 GMT

Nigeria have been unable to translate their dominance of African football into consistent success at the women’s World Cup.