Mexico face FIFA action over 'homophobic' chants

2018-06-18 22:23

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after supporters allegedly shouted a homophobic slur.

WRAP: SWC 2018 - Group phase

2018-06-18 22:00

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures, kick-off times, results and match reports from the group stage of the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia.

Blatter to defy FIFA ban to attend World Cup, meet Putin

2018-06-18 21:35

Disgraced former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter will defy a ban to attend two World Cup matches and also meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Loew defiant as Germany face World Cup crisis

2018-06-18 19:36

Joachim Loew is facing the biggest crisis of his 12-year reign as Germany coach after the holders slipped to a shock defeat against Mexico.

Russia charges two England fans with unruly behaviour

2018-06-18 19:18

Russia has charged two drunk England fans with minor offences over their unruly behaviour on a train to the city of Volgograd.

Croatia's injured Kalinic returns home from Russia

2018-06-18 19:13

AC Milan striker Nikola Kalinic has returned home from Croatia's World Cup squad due to a back injury.

Lukaku brace fires Belgium to victory against Panama

2018-06-18 18:58

Romelu Lukaku netted a brace as a much-improved second-half performance gave Belgium a victory over Soccer World Cup debutants Panama.

Japan's World Cup debutant Sakai made by Marseille ordeal

2018-06-18 18:23

Japan defender Hiroki Sakai knows that when he walks onto the pitch at the Mordovia Arena Tuesday for his World Cup debut against Colombia he made it there the hard way.

Under-cooked Neymar hobbled by Swiss in slow start for Brazil

2018-06-18 18:15

Battered and bruised by a barrage of Swiss fouls, Neymar hobbled out the Rostov Arena having failed to inspire the expected start to Brazil's World Cup.

African football needs more local coaches: Cisse

2018-06-18 17:13

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said more African coaches are needed to take football on the continent to the next level.


Martinez delighted with Belgian start as Lukaku sinks Panama

2018-06-18 22:17

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez hailed his side's attitude after they overcame a difficult first half to beat Panama 3-0 in their opening World Cup game on Monday.

Kane grabs late winner for England against Tunisia

2018-06-18 21:54

Harry Kane grabbed two goals including a stoppage time winner as England defeated Tunisia in their 2018 Soccer World Cup Group G opener.

From Russia with love... Brief stories from the World Cup

2018-06-18 21:08

We take a look at some of the stories you may have missed at the World Cup.

Alonso impressed by Klopp's Liverpool

2018-06-18 19:29

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso was impressed by Liverpool's form in the 2017/18 season, despite their UEFA Champions League final loss.

Lewandowski v Mane as Poland brace for Senegal test

2018-06-18 19:14

Robert Lewandowski and Sadio Mane face off in a mouthwatering World Cup shootout between two lethal forwards when Poland take on Senegal.

England fans fight bugs in Volgograd

2018-06-18 19:07

England fans were faced with bugs of a different kind as they waited for their teams opening encounter at the Soccer World Cup.

Colombia leave James decision until last minute

2018-06-18 18:58

Colombia will decide as late as possible whether to start James Rodriguez in their opening World Cup clash against Japan.

'Iranian Messi' feels at home ahead of Spain clash

2018-06-18 18:23

It was on a cold night of November two years ago that Iran center forward Sardar Azmoun displayed his class to the world...

Who's saying what at the World Cup

2018-06-18 17:16

Here are the best quotes from the fifth day of the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia.

VAR to the rescue as Sweden beat South Korea

2018-06-18 16:05

A VAR-awarded penalty gave Sweden a narrow but deserved victory in their opening Group F match against a poor South Korea.

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