World Cup

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Football Association consider bid to host 2030 World Cup

Football Association consider bid to host 2030 World Cup

The FA board has approved a feasibility study into becoming Euope’s only big for the tournament.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Three Lions on course for UK number one

Three Lions on course for UK number one

As of midnight on Wednesday the song was sitting in the number one spot with a 5,000 lead over Geroge Ezra’s Shotgun in number two.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Small number of World Cup tickets being sold on black market

Small number of World Cup tickets being sold on black market

Police estimate there could be as many as 10,000 England fans jetting into the Russian capital for the game but perhaps only half will have got hold of official tickets.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

Ross Kemp 'banished to the other end of the house' during England games

Ross Kemp 'banished to the other end of the house' during England games

Topless videos of him celebrating the team's victories over Colombia and Sweden have gone viral.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Ulrika Jonsson backing England over native Sweden in World Cup

Ulrika Jonsson backing England over native Sweden in World Cup

However, she will have to cope with her children rooting for Sweden during the match, which kicks off at 3pm on Saturday.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

England make it through to World Cup quarter-finals

England make it through to World Cup quarter-finals

Gareth Southgate hailed his group after England exorcised their penalty demons to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Schoolchildren 'more likely to write a text than a story', poll shows

Schoolchildren 'more likely to write a text than a story', poll shows

Schoolchildren 'more likely to write a text than a story', poll shows

A survey of over 47,000 school-age children showed they preferred writing texts to stories or diaries, and less than half enjoy writing

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Harry Kane named England World Cup captain

Harry Kane named England World Cup captain

Gareth Southgate has confirmed the Tottenham Hotspur striker will wear the armband in Russia.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Boris Johnson and Labour MP Ian Austin compare Vladimir Putin with Adolf Hitler hosting Show Olympics

Boris Johnson and Labour MP Ian Austin compare Putin with Hitler

Boris Johnson compares Vladimir Putin with Hitler

The Foreign Secretary agreed with the Labour MP that Vladimir Putin may use the World Cup like Adolf Hitler used the 1936 Olympics

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Maradona was in the country on a charity visit

Thought the Cristiano Ronaldo statue was bad? Check out this one of Diego Maradona

Thought the Ronaldo statue was bad? Check out this one of Diego Maradona

New statue of Argentine World Cup winner makes the Ronaldo statue look like a work of genius

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

'England will find a way to moan about the group' - Football fans react to World Cup draw

World Cup 2018 draw: England fans still think we're headed for embarrassment despite the easiest group of all time

'England will find a way to moan' - Football fans react to World Cup draw

England have been put into a group with Tunisia, Panama and Belgium

World Cup draw: 12 unusual facts about England's rivals Belgium, Tunisia and Panama

World Cup draw: 12 unusual facts about England's rivals Tunisia, Panama and Belgium

World Cup: 12 unusual facts about England's rivals Tunisia, Panama and Belgium

England are to play Tunisia, then Panama and finally Belgium in the first part of the Russian World Cup

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

David Poisson had been training for the World Cup

World Cup: Swedish fans attempt to calm Italian supporters with music following failure to qualify

World Cup: Swedish fans attempt to calm Italian supporters with music following failure to qualify

Swedish fans tell Italy to 'look on the bright side' after World Cup failure

Swedish fans started to sing 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life'

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter claims he's been invited to World Cup by Vladimir Putin

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter claims he's been invited to World Cup by Vladimir Putin

Sepp Blatter claims he's been invited to World Cup by Vladimir Putin

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter also claims former Uefa president Michel Platini has been invited to the event

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Campaign group says World Cup workers in Qatar are dealing with 'life-threatening heat'

Campaign group says World Cup workers in Qatar are suffering 'life-threatening heat'

Campaign group says World Cup workers in Qatar suffering 'life-threatening heat'

Human Rights Watch is claiming hundreds of workers building the stadiums for the 2022 competition are dying every year

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

T-Shirts apparently referencing Nazi invasion of Soviet Union go on sale ahead of 2018 world cup

'Nazi invasion T-shirts' on sale ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup

'Nazi invasion T-shirts' on sale ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup

Shirtzshop.de is selling the shirts which depict male profiles in helmets resembling those of the Wehrmacht

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Carlos Tevez is among the footballers accused of using banned substances

Former Manchester United and Liverpool stars named in Fancy Bears drug leak

Former Manchester United and Liverpool stars named in Fancy Bears drug leak

Carlos Tevez, Dirk Kuyt and Gabriel Heinze were all given permission to use banned substances for medical reasons in 2010 World Cup, according to newly released documents

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Morocco is bidding for the 2026 World Cup

Russia, Qatar... Morocco? African country submits 2026 World Cup hosting bid

Russia, Qatar... Morocco? African country submits 2026 World Cup hosting bid

Country bidding to become only the second African state to win the hosting rights to the tournament

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

At the moment, they're struggling to stay upright but they'll be bendy like Beckham in no time

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy faces criminal investigation over Qatar

Qatar faces fresh World Cup probe after Neymar coup

Qatar faces fresh World Cup probe after Neymar coup

It is claimed Nicolas Sarkozy accepted bribes to help Qatar win the 2022 World Cup bid

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Who is the Russian magnate in Trump Jr email scandal central to World Cup 2018 plans?

Who is the Russian World Cup magnate central to Trump email scandal?

Who is the Russian World Cup magnate central to Trump email scandal?

Aras Agalarov was named in the emails released by Donald Trump Jr

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Vitaly Mutko applauded Russia's fans after their clash with England last summer

Russian minister who cheered hooligans after England violence 'barred from Fifa re-election'

Russian minister who cheered hooligans after England attacks 'rejected by Fifa'

Vitaly Mutko has been forbidden from standing for re-election to the Fifa Council due to a conflict of interest, sources claim

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Donald Trump's new travel ban could prevent America from holding World Cup

Fifa boss says Donald Trump travel ban could stop America from holding World Cup again

Donald Trump's new travel ban could prevent America from holding World Cup

Rights for the 2026 World Cup are currently up for grabs and America is the favourite to win, but Fifa president Gianni Infantino has warned that they may be discounted from the race

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Legalising hooliganism: 'Football hooliganism has been swept under the carpet across the world', says former Kremlin advisor

Russian football hooliganism row has been exaggerated by Western media, says ex-Kremlin advisor

'Russian football hooliganism row has been exaggerated by Western media'

Russian Football Union board member Igor Lebedev has suggested legalising football hooliganism and turning it into a sport - but ex-Kremlin aide Alexander Nekrassov believes it's not a big deal

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Stiles was one of the world's best defensive players during the 1960s

George Galloway leads campaign to help Manchester United and England legend Nobby Stiles

George Galloway leads campaign to help Manchester United legend Nobby Stiles

talkRADIO presenter one of scores of people to tweet messages of support and pleas for help