Heroes' welcome for defeated Dutch
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:03:00 GMT

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week we look back to 1974 and the spectacular scenes that greeted the beaten Netherlands team on their return to Amsterdam.

Kuwait & Tunisia climb as top ten hold firm
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:51:00 GMT

With just 22 matches played, all friendlies, since the December edition, it is no surprise to see few significant changes in the first FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking of 2018, with Germany remaining on top.

Lively exchanges at fifth FIFA Executive Football Summit in Amsterdam
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:06:00 GMT

Presidents and general secretaries from 21 FIFA member associations and three confederations (AFC, CONCACAF and UEFA) debated issues, including the FIFA Forward Programme and the future of youth and women’s competitions.

Duggan and Ireland upsetting the odds
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:20:00 GMT

Karen Duggan speaks to FIFA.com about Republic of Ireland's quest to make the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ their first major tournament and explains why she has opted against turning professional.

Ronaldinho calls time on mesmerising career
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:02:00 GMT

Two-time FIFA World Player of the Year and FIFA World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired from professional football, bringing to an end a two-decade career on the pitch adorned with medals, trophies and a legacy of outrageous talent.

CONCACAF's best battle for France 2018 berths
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:29:00 GMT

Trinidad and Tobago will be the setting for the ninth edition of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship, which begins on Thursday, with three places at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup up for grabs.

France 2018 match schedule revealed
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT

The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 moved a step closer on Wednesday 17 January, with the announcement of the match schedule.

Two-time Grand Finalist Michael Labelle signs for New York Red Bulls
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:12:00 GMT

In the hunt to win the first ever MLS Cup, New York Red Bulls have already made a new signing – two-time Grand Finalist Michael Labelle.