Australia qualify for their fourth successive World Cup as they see off a physical Honduras 3-1 at Stadium Australia.
As the final whistle blew on the 0-0 draw, the tears started to flow. Italy had failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1958. After their poor showing in the group stages in 2014, only finishing above a dismal...Show More Summary
This soccer-crazed country was grief-stricken over missing the World Cup for the first time since 1958.
2018 World Cup Wed 15 Nov, AT 07:49 Eriksen scores a hat-trick as Denmark crush Ireland Danes are too strong for Martin O’Neill’s side as they win 5-1 in Dublin
This international World Cup qualifier looks like it will go to the wire. This qualification cycle for the World Cup has seen drama unending, and there’s still yet more to unfold before the entire field for the tournament in Russia in 2018 is set. Show More Summary
Former captain and World Cup winner Kapil Dev on the impact the late Jagmohan Dalmiya had on Indian cricket
Shanghai (AFP) – Expensive flop Carlos Tevez could leave China soon, but other foreigners pining for a move in World Cup year may be disappointed by clubs desperate to retain their pricey stars. The unsettled Argentine, branded “very...Show More Summary
Los Angeles (AFP) – The United States’ humiliating failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup may have left millions of fans across the country in shock, but for Steve Gans, the debacle had been a long time coming. The 57-year-old Boston...Show More Summary
To qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Australia have to first go through the Central American nation of Honduras. If Australia wins the two-leg series, they're off to Russia next year to compete with the world's best in the world's most beautiful game. Show More Summary
The first leg finished 0-0
The tie is 0-0 after the first leg
The U.S. men’s national soccer team, still reeling from its failure to qualify for next summer’s World Cup, delivered an encouraging performance with a young squad.
The teams that have made it on to Russia to play in this summer's World Cup
Welcome to the apocalypse. For the first time since 1958, Italy has failed to qualify for the World Cup. It’s a shock to the system. No team apart from Germany had qualified more World Cups consecutively, and only one, Brazil, has won the tournament more times. Show More Summary
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill will speak to the country's FA about his future after failing to reach the World Cup.
Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel says the World Cup will be a lesser experience without the Irish supporters.
Lima (AFP) – New Zealand manager Anthony Hudson said his team are preparing for an early onslaught as they face Peru here on Wednesday with a World Cup place on the line. The New Zealanders take on Peru in their Oceania-South America playoff with the odds against them after a 0-0 draw in the first leg at Wellington on Saturday. Show More Summary
Johannesburg (AFP) – Kara M’bodji scored in stoppage time to give already-qualified Senegal a flattering 2-1 win over South Africa in Dakar on Tuesday in a 2018 World Cup Group D eliminator. Former France U-20 international Opa Nguette...Show More Summary
Dublin (AFP) – Christian Eriksen’s magnificent hat-trick inspired Denmark to a 5-1 demolition of the Republic of Ireland in Tuesday’s second leg of their play-off in Dublin to clinch a spot at next year’s World Cup. Following Saturday’s...Show More Summary
U.S. Soccer is looking into the possibility of an event next summer involving teams that do not make the field for the 2018 World Cup