Quartet advance, nervous wait for two giants

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:21:00 GMT

As the door was closed on the first two groups of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, England and Venezuela sat pretty in top spot, while Argentina and Germany face an anxious couple of days.

Young Lions upset hosts to top group

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:06:00 GMT

England edged Korea Republic 1-0 thanks to a Kieran Dowell goal to finish top of Group A at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

A cannon, a boot and faith in youth

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:38:00 GMT

A club’s incredible, eternal trust in kids features in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes.

Lyon take home first title on debut

Thu, 25 May 2017 21:20:00 GMT

Olympique Lyonnais of France won the 79th Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup tournament in their first-ever appearance, defeating Belgian representatives Anderlecht 1-0 in the final.

Captain Cook bounces back for England

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:32:00 GMT

England skipper Lewis Cook speaks about recovering from an injury-ravaged season at Bouremouth to star for his country at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Member associations release reports on intermediaries

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:00 GMT

Over the past year, FIFA TMS Integrity and Compliance has contacted member associations to locate their respective reports and to determine what information has been published by each one of them.

A progressing pair and a few firsts

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:27:00 GMT

As Venezuela and Korea Republic booked their places in the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, there were a few impressive firsts dotted around as Groups A and B took to the pitch for a second time.

England gift Guinea maiden point

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:53:00 GMT

Guinea clinched their first point at the FIFA U-20 World Cup after an unfortunate own goal saw England succumb to a 1-1 draw.

Stars of the future ready for kick-off

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:08:00 GMT

The 79th edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup takes place this week, with the Buchlern sports complex in Zurich hosting ten youth teams from across the globe on Wednesday and Thursday.


Dowell, England put past behind them

Sat, 20 May 2017 17:03:00 GMT

After 20 years and 17 games without a win, England discarded an unwanted record in style, beating Argentina 3-0 - the very team who set them on the way to that tally in 1997.

Korea Republic 2017 kicks off with a bang

Sat, 20 May 2017 15:03:00 GMT

An action-packed first day of the FIFA U-20 World Cup brought a dramatic win, elation for the home fans and a mixed day for South American and European sides.

England triumph to end 20 years of hurt

Sat, 20 May 2017 10:22:00 GMT

England picked up their first FIFA U-20 World Cup victory for 20 years, beating Argentina 3-0, to end a tournament record of 17 games without a win and kick off their Korea Republic 2017 campaign in style. 

Spain crowned record U-17 European champions

Sat, 20 May 2017 08:40:00 GMT

Spain defeat England on penalties after dramatic final for record-extending ninth UEFA U-17 European Championship title, with finalists to be joined by Germany, France and Turkey at this year's FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Terrific travellers and a fantastic farewell

Fri, 19 May 2017 11:49:00 GMT

The away exploits of El Niño Maravilla and some ‘Little Donkeys’ feature in FIFA.com’s latest statistical review, along with a fisherman bowing out in style.

Subbuteo strategy for England’s Greenwood

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:26:00 GMT

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to England manager Ron Greenwood preparing for Spain 1982.


Goalscorer Kuyt announces retirement

Wed, 17 May 2017 19:55:00 GMT

Former Netherlands forward Dirk Kuyt has announced his retirement from professional football after an illustrious 19-year career that included spells in England and Turkey.

How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup

Wed, 17 May 2017 06:49:00 GMT

The FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.

Korea Republic 2017 in numbers

Tue, 16 May 2017 08:56:00 GMT

With just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history.

Champions forged and stars ignited

Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMT

With kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.

England and Germany book tickets to India

Sat, 13 May 2017 13:07:00 GMT

England and Germany booked their places at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after progressing to the semi-finals of the UEFA U-17 European Championship in Croatia.

Kids, megs and Mengão monopoly

Fri, 12 May 2017 06:57:00 GMT

Multiple nutmegs, two wunderkinds, a dribble from deep and a dramatic title race feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Brazil’s unbeatability on the beach.

Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled

Thu, 11 May 2017 10:14:00 GMT

The 504 players who will represent their nations at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 have been announced, as the 20 May kick off creeps ever closer.

An old rabbit and a monster from Madeira

Fri, 05 May 2017 06:24:00 GMT

A skyscraping striker and a little keeper feature in FIFA.com’s stats review, alongside with an immortal Italian, an insatiable Portuguese and a very old club finally tasting silverware.

Gazza’s tears in Turin

Thu, 04 May 2017 15:28:00 GMT

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Paul Gascoigne's outpouring of emotions in the 1990 semi-finals.

European crown and World Cup berths on the line

Wed, 03 May 2017 10:54:00 GMT

From Wednesday onwards 16 teams will do battle for the U-17 European Championship title in Croatia, with the five best sides also qualifying for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India in the autumn. One of the participating teams is the smallest nation ever to reach the tournament.

Guinea rise beyond Ebola nightmare

Mon, 01 May 2017 12:23:00 GMT

The Guinean population lived through a veritable ordeal between 2014 and 2016, with an outbreak of the Ebola virus causing 2,543 deaths, but still managed to reach their first FIFA U-20 World Cup in almost four decades.

Polish clown laughs last

Mon, 01 May 2017 06:57:00 GMT

England required victory over Poland at Wembley to qualify, but an incredible performance by goalkeeper Jan Tomaszewski inspired the visitors to the point they needed to reach West Germany 1974 at their hosts’ expense. FIFA.com looks back.

Dollars, droughts and a half-millennium

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:34:00 GMT

Mind-blowing payrolls and the end of mind-boggling indestructability feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with landmark goals in the English, Italian and Spanish capitals.

The Week in Quotes

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:43:00 GMT

This week the football world grieves the passing of former Aston Villa, England, Middlesbrough and Rangers defender Ugo Ehiogu, while Dani Alves reveals how he consoled former team-mate Neymar after Juventus' victory over Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League.

Origins, wunderkinds and the pride of Pot 4

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:25:00 GMT

Eleven players from 11 countries, a 21-year wait for the same starting XI and underdogs mocking the seeding system make FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with two starlets and a lob.

Lion-sized hearts offering hope

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:31:00 GMT

FIFA.com headed to London to speak to participants and coaches at Lionheart in the Community, an organisation delivering employability training and health education through football, with the support of FIFA’s Football For Hope programme.

The Week in Quotes

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 10:13:00 GMT

In this edition of The Week in Quotes, we hear from Borussia Dortmund following a difficult week, Didier Drogba on his new Arizona adventure and how a football made a 1,000-mile journey by sea from Scotland to Norway's northern coast.

Spot-kicks, sackings and Allicadabra

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 06:38:00 GMT

A long streak of domination and an Argentinian legend's return to the pitch feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new milestone for a prodigy in north London, the end of an impressive spot-kick run, and a teenager making all the headlines on Europe's greatest stage.

Cristiano's incredible century

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:53:00 GMT


Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to reach a century of goals in European club competition, reaching the incredible milestone against Bayern Munich in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League.

A coast-to-coast charge and a rocket

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:42:00 GMT

One thunder-themed wonder goal and another dribble-decorated wonder goal feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new Roman idol and a pit stop home on the global tour of ‘The Madman’.

Hurst hammers his way into history

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:03:00 GMT

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to the goal that settled the 1966 Final.

Lloyd shines for City, Fiorentina on course for title

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:31:00 GMT

FIFA.com reviews the latest in women's club football, with Olympique Lyon one step closer to defending their UEFA Women’s Champions League title, Turbine Potsdam retaububg top spot in Germany’s Bundesliga and Fiorentina pulling away from their rivals in Italy. 

Bradley and Jermain's special bond

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:05:00 GMT

​FIFA.com ​takes a closer look at the special bond between Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery and his hero Jermain Defoe, after the pair stepped out at Wembley Stadium together ahead of England's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Lithuania.

Adventurous acts and a Shakespearean revival

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:55:00 GMT

A daring keeper and an unlikely hat-trick hero feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a few Germans and a fairytale start to a managerial career.

High stakes as qualifying resumes in Europe

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:00:00 GMT

FIFA.com previews the latest round of qualifiers in Europe, where some of the continent's heavyweights face crucial matches in the race to secure direct passage to Russia 2018.

Intriguing draw maps out quarter-final clashes

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:46:00 GMT

The UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw has laid out a blend of titanic and intriguing meetings on the road to the final in Cardiff, and the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

Double-triples and a long shot

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:41:00 GMT

A shot from a circle, hat-trick heaven and Old Continent keepers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the underscoring of a decision to swap selling houses for saving shots.

FIFA Museum hosts You Me At Six

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:58:00 GMT

During their visit to the FIFA World Football Museum this week, FIFA.com spoke with English rock band You Me At Six about their passion for football.

Atletico and Monaco into quarter-finals

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:37:00 GMT

Atletico Madrid and Monaco completed the quarter-final line-up for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League after claiming second-leg results in their Round of 16 ties on Wednesday.

Tass brimming with confidence after Paris win

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:07:00 GMT

FIFA.com continues its look at the players to watch at the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship Final in Berlin in May. The gamer in the spotlight this week is Tassal 'Tass' Rushan.

Reactions as path to glory drawn in Suwon

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:25:00 GMT

After drama in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Official Draw, we sought out some of the onlooking coaches to get their reaction to their respective groups, as well as running the rule over what awaits the tournament's nearing kick off.

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