2014 World Cup news
2014 World Cup draw news
Substitute Yiadom Boakye set up the equalizer and then scored a late winner as Ghana came from behind to beat Portugal 3-2 and reach the quarterfinals of the Under-20 World Cup on Wednesday.
FIFA says a seeding system will be in place for the World Cup playoffs in the European zone, ensuring the four highest-ranked qualifiers will be kept apart in the draw on Oct. 21.
The prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo missing the 2014 World Cup will creep ever closer if Portugal fails to beat Russia in the biggest match of the latest round of European qualifiers on Friday.
Sporting Lisbon midfielder Andre Martins has earned his first Portugal call-up for a World Cup qualifying game against Russia it can't afford to lose.
Benfica's miserable end to the season got even worse on Sunday when it conceded two late goals to lose the Portuguese Cup final 2-1 to Guimaraes, leaving it without silverware after being in contention for three trophies.
The United States has dropped one spot to 29th in the FIFA rankings.
U.S. women's team goalkeeper Jill Loyden broke a bone in her left hand during training Thursday and will miss three months.
U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo will miss next month's Algarve Cup because of a wrist injury.
Former Portugal playmaker Paulo Sousa has agreed to become head coach of the New York Red Bulls, a person familiar with the situation said.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been cleared to play for Portugal in its upcoming World Cup qualifiers despite injuring his left shoulder in Real Madrid's 2-2 tie at Barcelona.
UEFA taps Portuguese official for a double
Spain 0, Portugal 0 (Spain 4-2 on penalties)