The draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia was made today in Moscow. England have been drawn in Group G alongside Belgium, Panama, and Tunisia. Gareth Southgate’s side will […]
Jeff Hendrick lying on the ground, inconsolable. James McClean wearing a shell-shocked expression. The Danish players celebrating manically. A child’s tears ruining his green face paint as he sobbed through […]
With the international season back this week in the form of the World Cup playoffs, the teams are almost set for next year’s showpiece event in Russia. There is nothing […]
The Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa is 2,782 metres above sea level. The host of the key World Cup qualifying match between Ecuador and Argentina has been a fortress Los Amarillos. Argentina […]
Ireland face Denmark at Parken Stadium tonight in the first leg of their World Cup play-off. After 13 months of qualifiers, it comes down to two clashes against the Danes, […]
Ireland kept their World Cup hopes alive with a comfortable win over Moldova at the Aviva Stadium last night, which means Monday’s showdown in Cardiff against Wales will be a […]
FIFA have confirmed that the 2018 World Cup play-offs will be seeded. This means that the eight best (out of nine) teams who finish second in their qualifying groups will be split […]
As Sky Sports explains, the ranking is based on international matches played over a four-year cycle, with more recent results carrying a greater weight than older ones.
FIFA have voted in favour of expanding the World Cup to a 48 team format. The decision to expand was taken at a meeting in Zurich this morning, and the […]
Shane Long and Daryl Murphy have been ruled out due to injury, which mean that Ipswich striker David McGoldrick has been included in the 35 man squad.