Brazil and Costa Rica were winless in their opening matches at the World Cup and were both hoping for their first victory of the tournament at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.
Which one of these nine defenders is England’s greatest centre back of all time?
The 22-year-old missed training on Thursday, but revealed he is desperate to get playing again as soon as possible
Read our daily World Cup blog as Layth Yousif reviews France v Peru.
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews game one on day eight of the tournament
The Spurs forward discussed the key quality instilled in the group since the Three Lions boss took charge of the team
Some England kits from previous World Cups have been more memorable than the team’s performance, but can you match the England kit to the tournament it was worn in?
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. George Sessions looks back at the final game on day seven of the competition.
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini is confident the ‘pace and power’ of club-record signing Issa Diop can help the defender make an impact in the Premier League.
Dagenham & Redbridge Community Trust are running a female football showcase as they look to recruit new players ahead of the 2018/19 season.
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Sophie Morton reviews match two on day seven of the tournament.
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews match one on day seven of the tournament.
The Tottenham Hotspur defender praised the leadership skills of his club team-mate and discussed the firepower in the England squad
They’ve kept 194 clean sheets for their country between them but which one of these five shot stoppers is England’s greatest goalkeeper of all time?
West Ham United capture the signing of Polish goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski for an undisclosed fee from Swansea City.
West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini has made his second signing of the summer with defender Issa Diop joining the club from French side Toulouse for an undisclosed fee.
England’s captain led from the front to score twice and hand Gareth Southgate’s team a win in their World Cup opener
Harry Kane dug England out of a hole and secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.
The parents of an 18-year-old man who died of a rare form of cancer have laid their son to rest.
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Ned Keating looks back at the big game on day five of the competition.
Gareth Southgate was proud of his players’ spirit, togetherness and composure on a night when the England manager felt his side got a raw deal from the officials.
World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst is excited about England’s chances at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The 24-year-old praised his Tottenham Hotspur manager ahead of England’s Group G opener with Tunisia
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews match one on day five of the tournament.
Nigeria’s kit seems the standout design for Russia 2018, but how does it rank against other kits?
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Jacob Ranson reviews one of the matches on day four of the tournament.
Gareth Southgate feels his England players are ready for action after a positive build-up to their World Cup opener.
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first of three matches on day four
Harry Maguire expects the nation to come to a standstill during England’s World Cup opener against Tunisia and insists the team are ready to deliver.
Gareth Southgate could pick four players with links to Tottenham Hotspur in defence and it may provide some much-needed sturdiness
How many players do you remember from Sir Bobby Robson’s team which captured the hearts of the nation at Italia 90?
Danny Rose has described the reaction to his candid revelations about battling depression as “overwhelming” and “emotional”, vowing to help fellow sufferers once he returns from the World Cup.
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews one of the matches on day three of the tournament
England’s players know the starting line-up for Monday’s World Cup opener against Tunisia after manager Gareth Southgate showed his hand in training.
Who will also impress at this summer’s tournament and potentially force themselves into our all-time World Cup XI?
Dagenham & Redbridge captain Craig Robson has completed a move to National League rivals Barnet FC.
They are a father-and-son duo who both played for Tottenham Hotspur and Father’s Day this weekend will reinforce the strongest of bonds between Ray and Stephen Clemence.
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews the second of three matches on day two of the tournament
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first of three matches on day two of the tournament
Tottenham striker can be relied upon for goals on the world stage after negotiating a long and winding career path to the very top
Read our irreverent World Cup blog which will be featuring every day during the tournament. Today we have sports journalist Layth Yousif reviewing the first day of the eagerly-awaited tournament...
Everyone knows what happened in 1966, but how about the 1982 finals in Spain?
Tottenham striker Harry Kane leads a youthful England squad into the World Cup as captain and feels everyone is ready to meet the challenges head on.
The Official History of the FIFA World Cup is the authoritative and complete story of the 20 tournaments to have taken place since the first in 1930.
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