World Cup news
Newly-appointed Netherlands captain Robin van Persie has claimed that he was forced by former club Arsenal to ignore the media during Euro 2012.
Roy Hodgson has signalled his intention to phase out England's old guard as he prepares to usher in the new generation.
Roy Hodgson has told Wayne Rooney to be ready for provocation as he prepares to return to Montenegro with England for a World Cup qualifier.
Steven Gerrard has won his second England player of the year award, the Football Association have announced.
Scott Parker is expected to return to Tottenham's starting line-up for the first time since May when Spurs host Coventry in the FA Cup on Saturday.
Brazil will play a friendly against Italy in Switzerland in March ahead of their June meeting in the Confederations Cup.
Andriy Shevchenko has turned down the chance to manage the Ukraine national team as he feels he is not yet ready for the job.
France continued their unbeaten record since Euro 2012 with a 2-1 friendly win over Italy on Wednesday and coach Didier Deschamps believes it is a reward for Les Bleus' rich run of form.
Italy have replaced England in the top five of the FIFA World Rankings.
Germany coach Joachim Low thinks that Lukas Podolski's move to Arsenal has made him a more complete player and says he is now one of his "indispensables" in the squad.
Bastian Schweinsteiger stands by the controversial comments he made about his German teammates at Euro 2012, insisting that they were said with the best intentions.
England captain Steven Gerrard has urged his team-mates not to fall into the same trap against Ukraine as they did at Euro 2012.