Chicharito returns to England with Hammers


Star Mexico forward Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has returned to the English Premier League, signing with West Ham United from Bayer Leverkusen.

All FIFA Confederations Cup doping control tests negative

24/07/2017 FIFA today announced that the analyses of all doping tests conducted for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 have yielded negative results.

Constantine: Qatar’s youth development can help Indian football

24/07/2017 Qatar’s commitment to youth development can help India develop its own generation of talented players, according to India national team coach Stephen Constantine. 

Rampant Kiwis lead France charge

24/07/2017 reviews the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship, which brought glory for New Zealand but was overshadowed by the tragic news of Fiji keeper Francine Lockington's death.

Jamaica stun Mexico, set up USA final


Jamaica set up a final with USA in the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 after a 1-0 victory over Mexico thanks to a late Kemar Lawrence free-kick at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.

Altidore, Dempsey send USA to final

23/07/2017 USA advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 final after a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Costa Rica at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The Week in Quotes


This week features Francesco Totti on his new role with Roma, Ryan Giggs on the unlikely story behind the discovery of his talent, England women's national team manager Mark Sampson on his side's potential and much more.

Morata signs with Chelsea

21/07/2017 Spain forward Alvaro Morata has signed a five-year contract with English Premier League champions Chelsea after spending multiple seasons with Real Madrid.

Mexico and Jamaica tee up last-four meeting


Mexico and Jamaica completed the semi-final line-up at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday, thanks to their respective quarter-final defeats of Honduras and Canada.

Peru planning unprecedented growth

21/07/2017 Piero Ferreyra Lopez's dream of becoming a footballer would have been unfulfilled, had it not been for the Minors Plan that the Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) rolled out in March 2016.

Big cats, Red Devils and a Gallic goblin

21/07/2017 A son scourging his father, a Gallic elf grilling some Spanish free-scorers and some Lionessess running wild feature in’s latest stats review, along with foreigners on Merseyside and at the ESPYS.

New Zealand first to book ticket to France

21/07/2017 New Zealand have secured passage to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 to become the first nation to qualify, in addition to the host nation.

Zambia looking to build upon strong platform under Nyirenda

21/07/2017 Former national team striker and hugely successful club coach Wedson Nyirenda tells of his long-term plans to further strengthen Zambia, while also seeking to help the Chipolopolo negotiate an extremely tough Russia 2018 campaign.

#FICWC pioneers revealed


The first six clubs to take part in the inaugural FIFA Interactive Club World Cup were announced on Thursday 20 July. Players from Brondby, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Schalke, Sampdoria and Valencia will all be present in London on 5 August in the hope of claiming the last two tickets to the FIWC 2017 Grand Final.

Leopards on the prowl again


Climbing to an all-time high in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, Congo DR are chasing the dream of a return to the FIFA World Cup, more than four decades since they last set foot at the global finals.

Bonucci completes AC Milan switch


Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has sealed a move to AC Milan after signing a deal which keeps him with the Rossoneri until 2022 on Thursday.

First six clubs confirmed for Interactive Club World Cup


24 eSports players from 19 professional football clubs will compete at the first ever FIFA Interactive Club World Cup. The tournament will take place in London on 5 August 

African hopefuls set sights on France 2018


With just two berths up for grabs, African qualifying for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 is set to be fierce, with the first match-ups get going on 21 July as 17 sides jostle for a place at the finals.

Magic in Marseille from brilliant Bergkamp


In the build-up to Russia 2018, will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back at a memorable moment in Dutch football from Dennis Bergkamp in 1998.   

Favourites prevail as last-four takes shape

20/07/2017 reviews the opening two 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals as continental heavyweights Costa Rica and USA progressed with narrow wins.

Students graduate from the 17th edition of the FIFA Master

19/07/2017 Students who successfully completed the 17th edition of the FIFA Master course were honoured in a graduation ceremony on 14 July.

Colombia’s brave new world hailed a success

19/07/2017 hears from those involved in Colombia’s new women's league, Liga Aguila Femenina, which - thanks partly to FIFA's financial backing - is already thriving.

Perez committed to the Paraguay cause


Paraguay's Hernan Perez speaks in an exclusive interview with about his tattoo history and La Albirroja's prospects in their upcoming Russia 2018 qualifiers.

Ciman: It was my turn to make a sacrifice

18/07/2017 Belgium and Montreal Impact defender Laurent Ciman knows where his priorities lie. Speaking with, 'The General' talks about how putting his family first led to his move to Canada.

Ciman: It was my turn to make a sacrifice

18/07/2017 Belgium and Montreal Impact defender Laurent Ciman knows where his priorities lie. Speaking with, 'The General' talks about how putting his family first led to his move to Canada.

Bearzot’s Blues of ’82 in numbers

18/07/2017 Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, hard nuts, classical painters and Panini stickers feature in’s statistical review of Italy’s conquest of Spain 1982, along with a scream, a drought and a treble.

Behind the World Cup record: Roger Milla

17/07/2017 Continuing our series on FIFA World Cup record-holders, looks at how Roger Milla became the competition's oldest goalscorer at the age of 42.

Smoothing the path to the future


More than 150 female graduates of FIFA and UEFA's leadership programmes gathered in Amsterdam to discuss and develop the FIFA Leadership Programme further to aid in promoting women in football.