Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes football is beginning to take hold in the United States ahead of his side's pre-season tour.
Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez is determined to enjoy the World Cup final, and admitted he is relishing the prospect of playing against "a great" Netherlands team "playing great football".
The noise of the vuvuzelas may not be heard after the football World Cup as some other sports have banned them from grounds, with rugby taking the lead.
The Italian football federation (FIGC) has limited the number of non-EU players Italian clubs can sign to one per season.
Japan midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura has retired from international football after spending most of the World Cup on the bench.
Diego Maradona lavished praise on his players after a potent display of attacking football earned them a 4-1 win over South Korea at Soccer City.
Despite widespread reports the 2018 World Cup is almost certainly heading to Europe, the United States Soccer Federation (USFF) still harbours hopes of hosting the tournament.
The South African Football Association (SAFA) have hit back at concerns from Brazilian World Cup legend Pele over security at this year's event.
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Everton are expected to sign USA international Landon Donovan on a three-month loan deal in January.
Asian soccer chief Mohamed Bin Hammam signed a $1 billion dollar rights deal with the World Sports Group (WSG) on Tuesday.
English Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has warned Asian clubs that a salary cap would have a detrimental effect on their game.
Iraq faces being kicked out of world soccer after its football association was disbanded, the sport's governing body FIFA said on Tuesday.
Schalke midfielder Jermaine Jones has been cleared to play international football for the USA after FIFA approved his switch from Germany.
FIFA will reward the player who scores the "most beautiful goal of the year" in world football with the newly-created Puskas Award - named after Hungarian soccer great Ferenc Puskas - president Sepp Blatter has announced.