Iran eye early qualification, duo aim to bounce back
FIFA.com previews Tuesday's matchday in Asian qualifying for Russia 2018, where the jostling for a ticket to the world stage continues to intensify heading into the home straight.
Veteran strikers turn back time to boost European big guns
FIFA.com reviews Sunday’s qualifying action in Europe where some big-name players proved that age is not necessarily a barrier to success.
Bradley and Jermain's special bond
FIFA.com takes a closer look at the special bond between Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery and his hero Jermain Defoe, after the pair stepped out at Wembley Stadium together ahead of England's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Lithuania.
Precious points to play for in South America
FIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 14 of FIFA World Cup qualifying in CONMEBOL, which could well yield another new-look top five before the action resumes again in August.
Bundesliga regulars make the difference
Germany’s top flight played a key role in Saturday’s European FIFA World Cup qualifiers as Bundesliga players netted the first five goals of the evening. FIFA.com brings you all the key moments from the latest step on the road to Russia.
Captain Khedira, a leader and role model
Midfielder Sami Khedira will lead reigning world champions Germany onto the pitch as captain for their FIFA World Cup™ qualifying match against Azerbaijan in Baku on Sunday.
Mexico go top as USA, T&T rebound
Mexico sprang to the top of CONCACAF’s final Hexagonal round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia with an impressive win over Costa Rica at the Estadio Azteca.
Twenty years of Rafael Marquez
Rafael Marquez’s appearance last night for Mexico against Costa Rica marked 20 years of wearing in green, having made his debut against Ecuador back in February 1997.
New Zealand outlast Fiji to edge towards play-off
New Zealand have one hand on a berth in Oceania’s play-off final following a 2-0 away win over Fiji in Lautoka on Saturday.
Powerhouses impress, Celtic duo play out stalemate
The initial instalment of the fifth round of European qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ were notable for the big guns confirming their lofty status, Republic of Ireland and Wales playing out a tense draw, and Gianluigi Buffon attaining another remarkable milestone.