The Week in Numbers

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 05:04:00 GMT

Alexandre Lacazette, Luis Suarez, Robert Lewandowski and many more stars feature in this week's edition of FIFA.com's The Week in Numbers, while a long wait ends in Rotterdam and Madrid.

England mourns former captain Armfield

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:30:00 GMT

Former England captain Jimmy Armfield, who made 43 appearances for the Three Lions, has died at the age of 82 following a battle with cancer.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:50:00 GMT

Mario Balotelli, Edinson Cavani, Neymar, and Paul Pogba star in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a rapid goal, some on-song Lions, and an all-time Barça-Real record being under threat.

Lineker: World Cup goals are an explosion of emotion

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:46:00 GMT

Having evolved from a supreme penalty box poacher to a recognisable sports broadcaster and social media heavyweight, we sat down with former England striker Gary Lineker to talk FIFA World Cup memories and Russia 2018 expectations.

Khazri: Tunisia can go far in Russia

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:26:00 GMT

Present at three successive FIFA World Cups between 1998 and 2006, the Eagles of Carthage were surprise absentees from South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014. Tunisia midfielder Wahbi Khazri speaks with FIFA.com in an exclusive interview about his team's ambitions in Russia after a lengthy absence from the world finals.

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, 22 Dec 2017 05:26:00 GMT

Who’s the most successful dribbler in Europe’s big five? Who’s the assist master? Who’s the free-kick king in a land renowned for them? FIFA.com delivers the answers in its stats review.

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.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:20:00 GMT

FIFA.com's latest statistical review includes goalscoring and drought-breaking in the UEFA Champions League, patience rewarded in Japan and much more.

Platt’s “perfect moment” breaks Belgian hearts

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:13:00 GMT

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back to 1990 and David Platt's 119th-minute winner against Belgium - a team England will face again at Russia 2018.


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.

The Week in Numbers

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:09:00 GMT

Timber pinball, a Bundesliga baby, leaping lions, multiple-goal regulars and a Mexican revelation outranking some absolute legends feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review.

Kane: If you want to win, you have to face the best

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:35:00 GMT

FIFA.com sat down with England striker Harry Kane to discuss the Three Lions’ successful passage to Russia 2018, his hopes for next year’s finals and his desire to be among the world’s best year after year.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:22:00 GMT

Neymar, Sam Kerr and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are among the stars of our latest statistical look at the footballing week.

Banks: It’s an honour to be part of the Final Draw

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:19:00 GMT

Having tasted glory himself in 1966, former England goalkeeper Gordon Banks talks about helping to lay the path to Russia 2018 as part of the Final Draw and explains what the hosts’ players can expect from a home World Cup.

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.

The Qualifiers in Numbers

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:25:00 GMT

The road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has been long and winding, the longest in history in fact. FIFA.com brings you some of the recently completed qualifying competition’s most notable statistics.

The Week in Numbers

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:31:00 GMT

Neymar, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Olivier Giroud, Romelu Lukaku, David Silva and an infant American feature as FIFA.com reviews the last seven days in stats.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:48:00 GMT

A schoolboy scoring, a defender breaking ground and veterans smashing century barriers feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the end of an enduring run and a fantastic fightback.

Grohemania lights up Gremio's road to glory

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:28:00 GMT

Marcelo Grohe performed a miracle by the Gulf of Guayaquil. It shook the internet. FIFA.com reflects on the Banks-compared save, its aftermath, and Gremio’s quest to reach UAE 2017.

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?

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:05:00 GMT

A footballing grandfather by the Fjords, creators and takers of goals across Europe, and Germans in Italy feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with rotation, trebles and classic marksmen.

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.

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