Mexico has to solve 2 major questions before the World Cup

Eighty-seven days before taking on Germany in their first match of Russia 2018, Mexico appears to have only two major lingering questions

WTA Miami: Halep bt Dodin (3-6 6-3 7-5)

World No.1 Simona Halep survives a difficult test against lucky loser Oceane Dodin

Weah debut with PSG and possibly US follows dad's election

Tim Weah's famous father George was inaugurated as president of Liberia in January, the 18-year-old midfielder made his debut for Paris Saint-Germain on March 3 and he could make his first appearance for the U.S. national team next week

My final game will be 'low-key' - Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon insists his last game, whether it be for Italy or Juventus will be a 'sober' affair

Switzerland has key players primed to peak at World Cup

Switzerland can look forward to the World Cup with a mostly settled team at a prime age

Messi more complete, Ronaldo a killer when on…

Italy goalkeeper thinks that whilst Lionel Messi is a more complete player, Cristiano Ronaldo is lethal in front of goal

AP Interview: Lloris says Tottenham's style…

AP Interview: Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris says Tottenham's style deserves a trophy

Italy need a fresh start and new players - Di…

Italy's interim coach, Luigi Di Biagio, says that the team will benefit from a fresh start, and giving new players a chance to shine

Injuries leave host Russia limping ahead of World Cup

With less than three months to go until the World Cup in Russia, the host nation's players are dropping like flies

Van Dijk looks ahead to 'special' England game

Virgil van Dijk will lead out the Netherlands as captain for the first time in Friday's friendly with England, and the Liverpool defender admits it will be a special moment.

Portugal sticks to winning formula from Euro 2016

Portugal has few unanswered questions going into the World Cup with coach Fernando Santos sticking to most of the squad that won the European Championship two years ago

Alba missing absent Iniesta

Jordi Alba is keen to see Andres Iniesta return, for the benefit of Barcelona and Spain

Saudi Arabia seeks Spanish help ahead of World Cup

Saudi Arabia's attempts to prepare for the World Cup are not confined to arranging friendlies or hiring world-famous coaches

BRIEF: Zlatan Ibrahimovic signs with LA Galaxy

Ramos relaxed that Real dominate national squad

Sergio Ramos is pretty relaxed that Real Madrid have more players in the Spain squad than Barcelona

Johnson: Putin glorifying hosting World Cup is sickening

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says it is sickening to think of President Vladimir Putin "glorifying" in Russia hosting the World Cup

Portland Timbers heading to Dallas with something to prove

Wilshere injury not serious - Southgate

Jack Wilshere's injury is not serious according to England manager Gareth Southgate, and the Arsenal midfielder could be involved in next week's friendly with Italy.

Spain experimenting with its forwards ahead of World Cup

Spain enters the final stage of its World Cup preparations with coach Julen Lopetegui experimenting up front

Pickford to start against Netherlands - England's…

Jordan Pickford will take the England number one jersey for Friday's game with the Netherlands, manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed.

Japan coach Halilhodzic ready to give young players a chance

Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic says many spots on the national team remain open for the World Cup and it's time for the next generation to step up

Tite trying to maximise opportunities for players

Brazil coach Tite says he is trying to give opportunities to as many players as possible before deciding on his World Cup squad