Carlos Alberto, the captain of Brazil’s 1970 World Cup-winning side, died yesterday aged 72, his former club Santos announced.
The defender scored one of the most memorable goals in the history of the World Cup sealing the 4-1 win over Italy in the 1970 final in Mexico City, when...
Wednesday 26th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Gordon Strachan admits his Scotland team selections are taking longer than ever as he wrestles with some dilemmas ahead of the World Cup contest with Lithuania.
The Scotland manager watched his three left-backs produce the most impressive week of training he has ever seen, but it is...
Saturday 8th Oct 2016
Russia and Qatar fiasco has helped clean up game, says Fifa VP
Thursday 6th Oct 2016
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
Coleman names largely unchanged line-up for first 2018 World Cup qualifier
Thursday 25th Aug 2016
Super League’s England internationals will be facing their longest season yet after organisers confirmed yesterday that the 2017 World Cup will run into December.
The tournament, taking place in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, is expected to kick off in Melbourne on...
Tuesday 12th Jul 2016
KADEEM SIMMONDS once again calls on Fifa and Uefa to strip nations of the World Cup
Wednesday 15th Jun 2016
New Fifa report recommends 2022 tournament is moved
Friday 15th Apr 2016
Qatar stadium workers say ‘life is like a prison’
Friday 1st Apr 2016
World Cup champions paid up to 60 per cent less than men
by Our Sports Desk
FIFA’S ethics committee opened formal proceedings against six individuals yesterday, including former World Cup winning coach and player Franz Beckenbauer, over the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.
Also among the six is Wolfgang...
Wednesday 23rd Mar 2016