England boss Gareth Southgate defended his selection of Jake Livermore and insisted loyalty deserved to be rewarded.
Morocco will need to spend almost $16 billion to host the 2026 World Cup, with every stadium and training ground built from scratch or renovated.
The United States, Mexico and Canada formally submitted their joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup on Friday, as did fellow hopefuls Morocco.
The last step towards giving match officials high-tech help in Russia was agreed in Colombia on Friday by FIFA's ruling council.
Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has given Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso his first call-up and has also welcomed Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa back.
Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis is set to miss the remainder of the 2017-18 season after it was confirmed that he fractured his left fibula
Alexander Kokorin is likely to become the third player from Russia's national team to miss the World Cup in his home country through injury.
The United Bid Committee, aiming to bring the 2026 World Cup to Canada, Mexico, and the U.S., has reduced the field of potential bid cities to 23.
Wissam Ben Yedder and Lucas Hernandez have been handed first call-ups by France coach Didier Deschamps.
England boss Southgate remains fully focused on preparing for the World Cup despite the current political tensions between the UK and Russia.
Chicago's Soldier Field had been on a list of 32 potential venues in the bid to stage the 2026 tournament in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
England face the risk of playing in the World Cup without their media being present at the event, after Russia threatened to expel all UK media.
Omar Govea has come on strong lately, and the 22-year-old is among the midfielders aiming to book a Russia spot in friendlies vs. Iceland and Croatia.
Vancouver has been dropped from the North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup, the provincial government confirmed on Wednesday.
"FIFA has to pay attention to this; football has to be more eye-catching." Ricardo La Volpe's bold ideas caught the eye of Pep Guardiola.
Ashley Young has told ESPN FC that his tournament experience could be crucial if he is named in England's World Cup squad.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that no members of the royal family or government ministers will attend the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The father of Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso says his son must continue to work and be patient as he perseveres in his pursuit of a Spain call-up.
The German FA (DFB) has spoken out against a boycott of the World Cup in Russia this summer amid continuing political disputes with the host country.
Jose Mourinho's decision to work as a World Cup pundit for Kremlin-backed television channel RT has been strongly criticised by MPs.
FIFA has apologized after its website failed to cope with demand for World Cup tickets.