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Category: World Cup

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Hugo Lloris is not given the credit he deserves for France’s success

Thibaut Courtois won the Golden Glove in Russia and David de Gea was picked in Fifa’s team of the year. What about Lloris?By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIndividual acclaim for a goalkeeper is rare. No goalkeeper has won the Ba…

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UK Sport targets 2030 World Cup in ambitious bid to host array of events

• New plan to bring up to 60 major sports events to UK• Ryder Cup and cycling grand tours also on wish listUK Sport says hosting the 2030 football World Cup in Britain would be the “crowning achievement” of audacious new plans to hold between 40 and 60…

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Theresa May backs joint UK and Ireland bid to host 2030 World Cup

Prime minister says future bid would have full support after Labour backed it in JulyThe government has joined the Labour party in offering to support a joint bid from the UK and Ireland to host the 2030 World Cup.The football associations of England, …

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Qatar World Cup workers still exploited, says Amnesty report

Charity says promised government reforms to ‘kafala’ system have not taken place Migrant workers building infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup and other big projects in Qatar are still suffering exploitation and severe human rights violations despite …

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The normalisation of gambling in football | Letter

The World Cup revealed the extent to which the gambling industry has become embedded in professional sport, writes the bishop of St Albans, Alan SmithIt is right for Simon Stevens of NHS England to highlight the worrying connection between gambling and…

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The normalisation of gambling in football | Letter

The World Cup revealed the extent to which the gambling industry has become embedded in professional sport, writes the bishop of St Albans, Alan SmithIt is right for Simon Stevens of NHS England to highlight the worrying connection between gambling and…

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From Ibrox abuse to sacking Lopetegui: meet the head of Spain’s FA

Luis Rubiales, a former Hamilton Academical centre-back, does not hold back in his assessment of football’s image and La Liga’s plans to take a game to the USThe way Luis Rubiales remembers it, the last song dedicated to him in a football stadium ran: …

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Scotland qualify for Women’s World Cup for first time as England win 6-0

• Jane Ross hits winner in Scotland’s crucial 2-1 win in Albania • Phil Neville’s England ring changes but still thrash KazakhstanOn a day when Scotland’s women reached a first World Cup finals and Welsh hearts were broken, England showed off some impr…

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Uefa president backs joint home nations bid for 2030 World Cup

• ‘It’s about time it returned to England’ – Aleksander Ceferin• Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina bid will be hard to beatA joint home nations bid for the 2030 World Cup has been given full backing by Uefa’s president, Aleksander Ceferin, who said it wa…

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Mohamed Salah blames Egypt’s FA for hampering World Cup preparations

Liverpool star says celebrities were among ‘many disturbances’ at team’s Chechen training baseThe Liverpool and Egypt footballer Mohamed Salah has accused the Egyptian Football Association of hampering the country’s World Cup preparations in Russia ear…

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Brazil’s Ronaldo leaves Ibiza hospital after suffering ‘heavy flu’

• Former Real Madrid striker was on holiday on Spanish island• Ronaldo posted message on social media insisting he was fineFormer Brazil and Real Madrid striker Ronaldo was discharged from an Ibiza hospital on Tuesday after suffering “heavy flu” while …

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FA keen to extend Gareth Southgate’s England contract until 2022

• Improved deal a reward for World Cup performance • There’s unfinished business, says the FA’s Martin GlennThe Football Association is confident of persuading Gareth Southgate to extend his contract as England manager beyond 2020 after he unexpectedly…

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FA to conduct feasibility study ahead of potential 2030 World Cup bid

• Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland could be co-hosts• FA rules out stepping in to host 2022 instead of QatarAn England or home nations bid for the 2030 World Cup is edging ever closer with confirmation from the Football Association that they are un…

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Qatar 2022 bid team ‘sabotaged World Cup rivals’

Whistleblower tells Sunday Times that PR agency and former CIA operatives spread fake propagandaThe Qatar 2022 World Cup bid team broke Fifa rules by running a secret campaign to sabotage their rivals for the tournament, it has been claimed. The claims…

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World Cup 2018: ‘covering the action provided drama every day’

The Guardian’s new head of sport, Will Woodward, explains how he tackled one of his first tasks in the role – covering Moscow 2018 As Eric Dier slotted home his penalty against Colombia, there was a brief roar across the Guardian sports desk. It wasn’t…

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Mesut Özil retires from German national team citing discrimination

• Arsenal playmaker met Turkish president Erdogan in May• ‘Our meeting was not an endorsement of any policies’Mesut Özil has announced his retirement from international football with immediate effect, hitting out at what he perceived to be unfair discr…

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Premier League teams face World Cup hangover after abridged pre-season | Paul Wilson

Seven top-tier sides had 10 or more players on international duty in Russia and only Bournemouth and Fulham are training for the new season with complete squads at their disposalWhether it is possible to have too much football is a question frequently …

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Russia’s World Cup was great – now get behind the women at France 2019 | Marta

Hot on the heels of the successful men’s tournament comes the showpiece event for the women’s game – ample opportunity to demonstrate how much it has grownThe men’s World Cup has come to an end and for me the tournament was a success. Questions had&nbs…

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World Cup 2018: 32 fans from 32 countries review the tournament

As the dust settles on the World Cup in Russia, readers have been sharing their verdicts on their teams’ performancesI could not be prouder of my team. To see France do so well and bring such happiness to the country has been an incredible experience. …

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Watchdog reviews complaints about World Cup betting ads

ASA to assess if ‘bet now’ offers during matches broke rules on problem gamblingThe UK’s advertising watchdog is examining complaints about World Cup ads by Bet365, William Hill and Coral that potentially broke new rules designed to crack down on probl…