Revived Mexico seek to close campaign with win

Having resuscitated their flagging World Cup bid, Mexico head into their final qualifier at Costa Rica on Tuesday determined to make the most of their chance.

FIFA World Cup qualifier: France out to win hearts and minds

Les Bleus tackle Finland in their final Group I match at the Stade de France on Tuesday with another challenge altogether.

FIFA World Cup qualifier: Scotland vs Croatia - Preview

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says his side don`t fear playing at Hampden as they look to end a two-year winless run at the national stadium.

Boateng out of Ghana`s World Cup qualifier

Kevin-Prince Boateng will miss Ghana`s 2014 World Cup play-off first leg match with Egypt due to a knee injury.

South Korea media blame Iran for angry scenes

South Korean media blamed Iran on Wednesday for angry scenes at a tense World Cup qualifier which ended with fans pelting debris on to the pitch and the visiting coach under fire for a rude gesture.

South Korea angered by Queiroz `hand gesture`

South Korea accused Iran`s Carlos Queiroz of making a rude gesture at rival coach Choi Kang-Hee after their highly charged World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

FIFA World Cup qualifier: Argentina and Colombia play out entertaining draw

Argentina could see their lead at the top of the Conmebol World Cup qualifying group cut to just two points after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Colombia at Estadio Monumental.

Lionel Messi wary of playing Bolivia at 4,000 m altitude

Lionel Messi said Argentina will be wary of the threat posed by the altitude of La Paz when they meet Bolivia in Tuesday`s football World Cup qualifier for 2014 Brazil.

France’s coach reveals plan to beat Spain in World Cup qualifier

France coach Didier Deschamps says that he intends for his team to force their own game upon Spain and go for a victory ahead of the nations` World Cup qualifier on Tuesday night.

Xavi to miss Finland game but will be fit for France tie

Spain`s football team will have to face Finland in Friday`s World Cup qualifying game at home without Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez.

Kozak joins Czech football team

Striker Libor Kozak has been added to the Czech football team roster for the World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia, said national team coach Michal Bilek.

Drogba axed from FIFA World Cup Qualifier squad

Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba has been left out of Cote d`Ivoire’s World Cup qualifier against Gambia scheduled to be played on Saturday in the nation’s capital Abidjan.

FIFA World Cup qualifier: England and Poland play out a 1-1 draw

Twenty hours later than planned, England`s World Cup 2014 qualifier away in Poland produced an equally less-than-ideal performance to earn a 1-1 draw.