Nigeria introduce code of conduct to avoid bonus rows

Nigeria have adopted a code of conduct which they hope will forestall bonus rows like the one that almost caused the country to miss out on this year`s Confederations Cup.

South Korea on the right track with Hong, says Hiddink

Guus Hiddink, who led South Korea to the 2002 World Cup semi-finals, threw his support behind his former skipper Hong Myung-bo on Wednesday and said the new coach had put the Asian side on the right track after a horrid 2014 qualifying campaign.

No room for error as England seek World Cup spot

England will qualify for the 2014 World Cup finals if they beat Montenegro and Poland in their final two Group H qualifiers and manager Roy Hodgson knows there is no room for error as they seek to secure their place in Brazil.

Roy Hodgson admits to nerves over England`s doomsday scenario

England manager Roy Hodgson will wait with bated breath hoping his squad emerge unscathed from Premier League assignments this weekend as he bids to avoid a "doomsday" scenario.

Ethiopia, Togo fielded suspended stars in World Cup qualifiers

Ethiopia and Togo fielded suspended stars in 2014 World Cup qualifiers during June, according to FIFA match records of the competition.

No match-fixing in World Cup qualifiers: FIFA

Football`s world governing body FIFA said no match-fixing was found in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers, with more than 500 matches played so far.

Netherlands 4-1 Hungary: Lens gives hosts double vision

Netherlands have recorded a 4-1 away win over Hungary in Tuesday`s 2014 World Cup qualifier at the Ferenc Puskas Stadium in Budapest.

Portugal 3-0 Azerbaijan: Second-half goals earn three points for Ronaldo and Co.

Portugal rallied in the second period and put in a commanding performance as Paulo Bento’s men defeated Azerbaijan 3-0 in their World Cup 2014 qualifier at Estadio AXA.

France 3-1 Belarus: Capoue, Jallet and Ribery seal two wins in a week for Les Bleus

France recorded their first win over Belarus to continue their perfect start to their World Cup 2014 qualification series, coming through 3-1 at Stade de France.