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Nacho Monreal has said that he believes his move to Arsenal have boosted his chances of making the Spain squad for the World Cup.
Josee Belanger and Kara Lang have made their long-awaited return to the Canada national fold ahead of John Herdman's side facing Mexico at BC Place in Vancouver.
The only manager to win the double in England and Scotland, Sir Alex Ferguson’s 49 trophies make him the most successful manager in British footballing history. FIFA.com looks at the legend.
Sweden centre-half Jonas Olsson speaks to FIFA.com about the upcoming play-off against Portugal, his captain's place among the game's elite players and life in the English Premier League.
Return legs in the African play-offs begin this weekend with all five sides that reached South Africa 2010 well-placed to repeat qualification for next year's FIFA World Cup™.
New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert has come under fire from some sections of the local media following the All Whites hefty 5-1 loss against Mexico in their Brazil 2014 play-off on Wednesday.
FIFA.com chats to New Zealand stalwart Ivan Vicelich about his unique month with the All Whites’ Brazil 2014 play-off against Mexico followed by a yet another trip to the FIFA Club World Cup for Auckland City.
Despite a tough 5-0 loss to Uruguay, Jordan were able to look at the positives from the Asian nation's first-ever intercontinental play-off berth for a chance to qualify for a World Cup™.
Friday's play-off fixtures feature several fascinating talking points including the match-up between Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ukraine's young Andriy Yarmolenko and surprise side Iceland.
Raphael Varane missed training Thursday and is doubtful for France in tomorrow's FIFA World Cup™ qualifying play-off first leg against Ukraine, coach Didier Deschamps announced at a press conference.
In our video of the week, we take you on a journey to Yemen, where football is not just a sport but also a way of bringing people together.
Having led Albania's women's national team since their first match in 2011, coach Altin Rraklli is now gearing up to compete alongside Europe's best as qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ gets underway.
As France prepare to take on Ukraine, Franck Ribery spoke to FIFA.com about the pressure facing Les Bleus ahead of their play-off, Bayern Munich competing at the FIFA Club World Cup, the FIFA Ballon d'Or and more.
Arturo Vidal will miss Chile's upcoming friendlies against England and Brazil due to a calf strain, Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli announced on Thursday.
Gerard Pique has discussed Lionel Messi sustained a succession of injuries this season and revealed the Barcelona No10 is feeling down.
Having overcome the highs and lows offered by football over the past two years, United Arab Emirates are now on a clear upward trajectory thanks in part to the guidance of new coach Mehdi Ali.
Marko Devic speaks to FIFA.com about his testing trip to prominence, learning from Andriy Shevchenko, Metalist Kharkiv's impressive progress and Ukraine's play-off with France for a FIFA World Cup place.
China PR will hope that the impetus provided by Guangzhou Evergrande's breakthrough AFC Champions League win last weekend will extend to the national team as they attempt to revive a stuttering AFC Asian Cup campaign.
New Zealand media described New Zealand's 5-1 loss to Mexico as "the massacre at the Azteca", conceding they have virtually no chance of qualifying for Brazil 2014.
Ethiopia coach Sewnet Bishaw insists that the Walya Antelopes can continue to surprise the continent in their Brazil 2014 qualifier in Nigeria this weekend.