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

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

Moses Speaks on Bbc award, Chelsea’s title run and Nigeria’s chances in Russia.

    Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has stated that he hopes to cap off 2017 by winning the BBC African Footballer of the Year award. Moses is one of five players shortlisted for the 2017 award. He is also in the running for the 2017 CAF African Footballer of the Year award. The

Italy in danger of missing out on Russia 2018

The last burst of qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup allows some nations a chance to dream, but for football aristocrats Italy, the next few days are a potential nightmare. The last nine places in Russia will be settled in seven frantic days starting on Thursday. There are four berths up

Modric key to Croatia World Cup hopes

Croatia will hope Real Madrid star Luka Modric can carry the nation to the World Cup finals as they go into the first leg of a tricky play-off with Greece on Thursday. The 32-year-old captain has faced a tumultuous year, with his shining reputation tarnished by a scandal in June over

Game Preview Rochester Vs Washington

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