Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 19:42
Geoff Hurst was a national hero when he scored a hat-trick in England`s 1966 final victory but he did his country no favours when he drew the former champions in one of the toughest 2014 World Cup groups.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 00:47
The football fraternity thursday described FIFA`s decision to award India the right to host the 2017 Under-17 World Cup as a historic development which may change the face of the game in the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 18:00
The prize money at next year`s World Cup finals will be increased by at least a third from that on offer in South Africa in 2010, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 17:00
World football`s governing body, FIFA is set to extend the construction deadline for three of Brazil`s 12 World Cup 2014 venues.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 14:07
Tickets for next year`s Brazil World Cup group games are being offered at up to 5,779 pounds by rip-off websites, according to reports.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 14:55
If psychic diva Marcia Fernandes is proven right, millions of Brazilians will be sorely disappointed next July as she forecast a German victory in the final of the World Cup.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 20:30
Amnesty International urged Qatar to end abuse of migrants working on football World Cup infrastructure, as it issued a report Monday citing cases in which they were referred to as "animals".
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 10:55
Nearly 230,000 tickets in the second phase of sales for the 2014 Football World Cup were sold out within seven hours after FIFA`s website made them available.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 14:54
Buses carrying Santos and Corinthians players were pelted with stones and aluminium cans as Brazilian football was tarnished by fresh waves of violence during the weekend.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 17:17
Public prosecutors in Brazil have requested an injunction demanding FIFA pay USD 550 million in World Cup logistics costs.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:38
World football`s governing body FIFA received requests for 5.4 million World Cup tickets as the deadline approached for the first phase of applications on Wednesday night.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 09:26
A small group of protesters demanding more spending on health and education disrupted a visit by FIFA officials to the 2014 World Cup stadium under construction in Cuiaba on Tuesday.
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