The Week in Numbers

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:12:00 GMT

Bas Dost, Ciro Immobile, Faiz Al Rushaidi and John Herdman are among the stars of FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:06:00 GMT

A baby, a son and a magnate feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa.

Football's Christmas presents

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 06:00:00 GMT

From Jairzinho to Emmanuel Amuneke, FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.

The young stars of 2017

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 08:41:00 GMT

FIFA.com presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future.

England expects after Young Lions roar in 2017

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 09:20:00 GMT

After England were victorious at both the FIFA U-20 World Cup and FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017, we sat down with the two winning coaches – Paul Simpson and Steve Cooper – to discuss the secrets behind the Young Lions’ success.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:49:00 GMT

Mind-blowing support in Nuevo Leon, a goal-scoring goalie grandfather, a new African king in Germany, Canada conquering the USA, and rampant sides from Buenos Aires, Manchester and Sydney feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review.

Quartet secure spots in Round of 16

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 22:14:00 GMT

Manchester United and Basel joined Italian duo Juventus and Roma in securing their spots in the Round of 16 of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League on Tuesday evening.

Lineker: The World Cup is very special

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:59:00 GMT

In the lead-up to the Russia 2018 Final Draw, legendary England striker Gary Lineker shared his views with FIFA.com on Friday’s ceremony and next year’s big event.

Women's World Cup race resumes in Europe

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:06:00 GMT

While all 32 berths at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ have now been filled, qualification for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ has only recently begun. FIFA.com takes a look at some of the early movers in Europe and some upcoming fixtures to look forward to.

India 2017 in numbers

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:20:00 GMT

The FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was a thrilling tournament enjoyed by well over a million spectators. Enjoy some of the main stats from the tournament, courtesy of FIFA.com.

England make history as football takes over India

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMT

Records, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

Brewster hails amazing England triumph

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 21:05:00 GMT

A Saturday night in Kolkata, India, will live long in the memory of striker Rhian Brewster and his England team-mates after they became FIFA U-17 World Cup winners.

Brazao, Brewster and Foden lead individual honours

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 20:57:00 GMT

Football may be a team sport, but a few select players delivered such outstanding individual performances over the course of the 22 days at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as to merit and receive special recognition.

Young Lions savour sweet taste of victory, Brazil finish third

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMT

After 52 games in 22 days, the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 has its champion: England. In a repeat of the European U-17 Championship final in May, the Three Lions again faced Spain, this time emerging victorious after coming back from 2-0 down to win a thrilling game 5-2.

Latibeaudiere looking ahead as final looms

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 19:14:00 GMT

Having missed his penalty in the UEFA U-17 EURO final against Spain, England captain Joel Latibeaudiere and his side are looking for revenge in the FIFA U-17 World Cup India final against their European opponents.

Join us behind the scenes on the final day of India 2017

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:19:00 GMT

On Saturday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Stadium in Kolkata, the final two matches of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 will take place. But have you ever wondered what happens before the games are played?

India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:34:00 GMT

With the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 set to conclude on Saturday in Kolkata, media gathered at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium for a closing press conference on Thursday.

Campbell: The standard in India has been very high

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:43:00 GMT

Sol Campbell, who is serving as a member of FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, speaks to FIFA.com about his impressions of the tournament, finalists England and Spain and host country India.

England and Spain set up all-European final

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 19:05:00 GMT

Only one confederation will be represented in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday, as England and Spain booked their places for the climax in Kolkata.

Vintage year for England's youngsters

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 18:09:00 GMT

Wednesday's win over Brazil at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 made it four major finals that England youth teams have reached in 2017.

Brewster takes Three Lions to the final

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMT

A second hat-trick in as many matches from Rhian Brewster led England into the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 3-1 victory over Brazil in Kolkata on Wednesday.

GORILLA mingles with footballing royalty

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 23:40:00 GMT

Thanks to his FIFA Interactive World Cup triumph, Spencer ‘GORILLA’ Ealing earned an invitation to The Best FIFA Football Awards™ in London on Monday.

FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final match to take place in Kolkata

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:19:00 GMT

FIFA has decided to move the venue of the semi-final between England and Brazil, due to be played on 25 October 2017, to Kolkata’s Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium, where the match will kick off at 17:00 local time.

The Best leaving a legacy at Hackney Marshes

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:27:00 GMT

FIFA’s Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban helped deliver new equipment to the historic Hackney Marshes footballing complex in London, in an event which will provide a legacy of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ being hosted in the city.

Mali and England keep trophy bid alive

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 19:15:00 GMT

Mali and England reached the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and will compete for a place in the final on Wednesday.

Brewster leads England to last four

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:25:00 GMT

A hat-trick from Rhian Brewster led England to the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 4-1 victory over USA in Goa on Saturday.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:19:00 GMT

George Weah’s kid emulating a FIFA World Cup milestone-maker and a striker surpassing some of the sport’s greatest-ever teenagers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks.

Anderson: England's penalty hero

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:02:00 GMT

Any football fan knows that England have a chequered history when it comes to penalty shoot-outs – and their past record makes for uncomfortable reading.

Shoot-out drama goes England's way

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:48:00 GMT

England goalkeeper Curtis Anderson saved a penalty and converted one of his own in a shoot-out victory over Japan that sees the Three Lions into the quarter-finals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

Nakamura: I want to contribute

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:33:00 GMT

Ahead of their Round of 16 match versus England, FIFA.com sat down with Japan striker Keito Nakamura, and decided to turn the interview into a game of 'Either ... or…'.

Group stage full of historic moments

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMT

36 of the 52 matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 are already behind us, and we now approach the business end of the tournament – the knockout stage.

England stay perfect in Kolkata

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:23:00 GMT

Daniel Loader scored a second half brace as England ran away from Iraq 4-0 to make it three wins in Group F at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

England make school visit in Kolkata

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:26:00 GMT

After starting off their FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 campaign impressively with two wins from two matches, some of the English youngsters took time out of their schedule to impress in a different way.

Ethics workshops combine fun, education for U-17s

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:23:00 GMT

Seven teams at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India took part in an innovative series of workshops designed by FIFA to educate youngsters about the dangers of unethical behaviour on and off the pitch.

Torres and Mexico in search of their spark

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 22:25:00 GMT

After arriving amid expectation and high hopes, Mexico and Jairo Torres have failed to ignite as they had expected so far at India 2017. That does not mean they'll be throwing in the towel before a climactic meeting with Chile.

Two more teams advance, new landmarks set

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:08:00 GMT

England and France booked their spots in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after both sides made it two wins from two in group play on Wednesday.

Cushing: Lloyd invests in helping team-mates

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:36:00 GMT

"At times we had to drag her off the training pitch!" Manchester City Women manager Nick Cushing speaks to FIFA.com about working with The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2017 finalist Carli Lloyd.

Goals galore, as big guns come out firing

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 20:14:00 GMT

France, England and Japan kicked off their FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 campaigns with a bang on the third day of the competition, which served up no fewer than 21 goals.

England start with a bang against Chile

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 14:26:00 GMT

The highly-rated Jadon Sancho was at the heart of the action all night, as an impressive England ran out to a comfortable 4-0 win over Chile in Kolkata, as Group F at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 got underway.

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