World Cup 2018: Rafael Marquez, 39, in preliminary Mexico squad

Rafael Marquez could become the third player to appear in five World Cups after being included in Mexico's preliminary 28-man squad. The 39-year-old, who plays at centre-back or defensive midfield, would join German Lothar Matthaus and compatriot Antonio Carbajal in the select group. Marquez, who won four Spanish titles and two Champions

Laurent Koscielny suffers Achilles injury in Europa League semi

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny could miss this summer's World Cup after a suffering an Achilles injury during the Europa League semi-final second leg at Atletico Madrid. The 32-year-old lost his footing off the ball and was in obvious distress as he clutched his lower leg. The injury forced the Gunners into a

Nigeria losses 2-0 vs Serbia

Aleksandar Mitrovic's second-half brace secured a 2-0 win for Serbia against a disappointing Nigeria at The Hive in London on Tuesday. The Super Eagles made four changes to the team that beat Poland 1-0 in Wroclaw on Friday, with the quartet of Tyronne Ebuehi, Chidozie Awaziem, Ogenyi Onazi and Ahmed Musa

Joel Obi returns for Super Eagles

Nearly four years after his last game, Joel Obi has been handed a chance to break into Nigeria's 2018 World Cup party with a recall by Gernot Rohr. The Torino midfielder, whose career has suffered from a succession of injuries, is one of 28 players called up for two friendlies against

2018 FIFA World Cup Draws

It's nearly 2018, and that means the World Cup is just around the corner. Moscow's impressive State Kremlin Palace was the venue for the World Cup draw, which served up plenty of interesting match-ups. The great and the good of world football are in Moscow as all the qualified countries have known