World Cup 2014

FIFA World Cup qualifiers draw

Shakes Mashaba's South Africa have been paired with Angola in the second round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Blatter points to political influence

Under-fire FIFA president Sep Blatter claims that politicians and former presidents attempted to influence the voting for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

La Liga appeals 2022 WC dates

The Spanish football league have filed papers with the Court of Arbitration for Sport that challenges FIFA's decision to move the 2022 World Cup to November-December.

Qatar World Cup dates shifted

World football's governing body, FIFA, has confirmed that the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will take place on 18 December.

Garcia abandons FIFA post

Michael Garcia has vacated his post within FIFA in what has been described as "new failure" for the organisation by UEFA president Michel Platini.

FIFA dismiss Garcia complaint

World football's governing body, FIFA, has dismissed a complaint from ethics investigator Michael Garcia over his report into recent claims of World Cup corruption.

FIFA exec trio being probed

Three members from FIFA's executive committee are reportedly being investigated by Michael Garcia following his probe into World Cup bidding.

FIFA set for criminal probe

FIFA has filed a criminal complaint with the Swiss attorney general into the "possible misconduct" of certain parties linked with awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Garcia taking fight to FIFA

FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia will appeal against the report on his probe into the bidding procedures for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

New World Cup dates mooted

FIFA has revealed that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar could in fact be shifted to the winter months to avoid the searing heat of summer.

Clubs backing May World Cup

Some of Europe's top football clubs will reportedly back a proposal for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar to be played in May.

Garcia calls for transparency

Michael Garcia, FIFA's chief ethics investigator, has urged world football's governing body to publish his report on the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Qatar to lose World Cup?

FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger says that he does not expect the 2020 World Cup to take place in Qatar.

Ribery over World Cup woe

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery insists he is over his World Cup woe and is focussed on doing his best for his club.

Low committed to Germany job

Joachim Low has confirmed he will stay on as Germany coach following a successful World Cup campaign in Brazil.

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