Two former champions round out quarter-final line-ups

18/10/2017 The quarter-final fixtures at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 have now been determined after Brazil and Ghana booked their spots in the last eight on Wednesday.

Application process now open for the FIFA Master 19th edition (2018-2019) postgraduate course

18/10/2017 As of 2 October 2017, the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) has officially opened the application process for the 19th edition (2018-2019) of the FIFA Master.

Brazil see off Honduras to reach last eight

18/10/2017 Two goals by Brenner helped Brazil into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 3-0 victory over Honduras in Kochi on Wednesday evening.

Disabled children learn life skills through football


Non-Governmental Organisations from Russia and Europe gathered in Moscow for a workshop organised by FIFA and adidas to discuss how effective training sessions can bring out positive social changes in the lives of disabled children.

Ghana win all-African clash in Navi Mumbai

18/10/2017 Ghana defeated Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.

Urawa edge Shanghai to set up Al Hilal meeting

18/10/2017 Urawa Red Diamonds advanced to the AFC Champions League final after a 1-0 victory over Shanghai SIPG at the Saitama Stadium on Wednesday. 

Put: We can get a result in Morocco


Duels between North African teams traditionally generate great excitement and enthusiasm from players and fans, and Wydad Casablanca and USM Alger's CAF Champions League semi-final second-leg will be no different. 

Boloni recalls his part in Ronaldo's rise


Ahead of The Best FIFA Football Awards on 23 October, when Ronaldo could be crowned The Best FIFA Men's Player for a second consecutive year, ex-Sporting Lisbon boss Laszlo Boloni talks to about his former protégé.

The Best: 5 days to go

18/10/2017 There are just five days left until we reveal the winners of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ at a glittering ceremony at the world famous London Palladium. 

Anderson: England's penalty hero

18/10/2017 Any football fan knows that England have a chequered history when it comes to penalty shoot-outs – and their past record makes for uncomfortable reading.

Barbarouses a key element in New Zealand’s new breed

18/10/2017 hears from New Zealand’s Kosta Barbarouses about his relationship with star striker Chis Wood and the All Whites upcoming date with destiny in the intercontinental World Cup play-off against Peru.

Favourites out to extend lead as Netherlands enter the fray

18/10/2017 runs the rule over this week's FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers in Europe where the highlights include a Scandinavian derby, while the newly-crowned European champions will open their campaign against a former world champion.

What are the secrets of Iran’s success in India?

18/10/2017 Iran's march into the quarter-finals at India 2017 is the nation's best result in the history of the competition and continues a remarkable few months of success.

Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance


Iran, Spain, England and Mali emerged victorious in the day’s four Round-of-16 ties at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

Al Hilal through to Asian final


Al Hilal progressed to the final of the AFC Champions League after a 2-2 draw against Persepolis at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat.


Ayiah: Ghana can go all the way

17/10/2017 Ghana captain Eric Ayiah revealed that he and his team-mates have every intention of winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup title come Saturday 28 October in Kolkata, India.

Shoot-out drama goes England's way

17/10/2017 English goalkeeper Curtis Anderson saved a penalty and converted one of his own in a shootout victory over Japan that sees the Three Lions into the quarter-finals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

Mali ease into the quarter-finals

17/10/2017 Mali cruised to a 5-1 victory over Iraq in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Goa on Tuesday evening.

Iran hold off El Tri for last eight

17/10/2017 Iran made it four wins from four matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and qualified for the quarter-finals after they made two early goals stand up against a game Mexican side.

Europe’s eight play-off contenders, in numbers


After discovering their opponents who stand in their way of a ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia but how do they fair in the European play-offs themselves? We analyse the eight teams and how they have fared in the past.

Europe's play-off participants learn fate


The match-ups to contest the final four European tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Russia™ have been decided, as the play-off ties featuring the group stage's eight best second-placed sides were confirmed in Zurich on Tuesday.


When Russia stunned England at the Luzhniki


As the Luzhniki Stadium gears up for being a pivotal part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia extravaganza, we look back ten years to one of the host nation's most notable wins in recent memory with the game's hero: Roman Pavlyuchenko.

Follow the European play-off draw

17/10/2017 On Tuesday 17 October, will be streaming live the Official Draw for the European FIFA World Cup play-off, which takes place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich at 14:00 CET.

Shevchenko: All three finalists deserve to be The Best

17/10/2017 Speaking exclusively with, Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko gives his opinion on the three finalists for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017 Award, while also discussing the Italian flavour of the Men's Coach Award.

Weah: I was just so excited

16/10/2017 spoke to USA’s hat-trick hero Tim Weah after Monday’s big win over Paraguay to get a sense of what the result in New Delhi meant to him and his side.

Germany, USA cruise into last eight

16/10/2017 New Delhi bade farewell to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Monday, hosting the first two Round-of-16 matches, which ended in comprehensive wins for Germany and USA.

Weah hat-trick leads USA to five-goal triumph


A Tim Weah hat-trick helped USA to a 5-0 victory over Paraguay in their Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in New Delhi on Monday.

Germany cruise into the quarter-finals

16/10/2017 Germany booked their place in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a convincing 4-0 victory over Colombia in New Delhi on Monday.