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’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks.

Germany, USA cruise into last eight

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMT

New Delhi bade farewell to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Monday, hosting the first two Round of 16 matches, which ended in comprehensive wins for Germany and USA.

Germany cruise into the quarter-finals

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:33:00 GMT

Germany booked their place in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a convincing 4-0 victory over Colombia in New Delhi on Monday.

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.

Favourites live up to their billing

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:52:00 GMT

The third and final matchday in Groups C and D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 saw all of the favourites secure safe passage into the Round of 16.

Germans get the better of game Guinea

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:23:00 GMT

Germany struggled to get the better of an energetic Guinean side, but came away with a 3-1 victory that sends them through to the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:44:00 GMT

Brothers in tandem, a flying finish for a flying winger and half-centuries for veterans feature in’s latest stats review, along with single-half spree and unbeaten runs.

The World Cup qualifiers in numbers

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:05:00 GMT

Barça buddies breaking a goal record, a nation outscoring all their rivals but getting no reward and some remarkable campaigns feature in’s statistical review of the Russia 2018 preliminaries.

Dynamic duo leave Germany in a spin

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:10:00 GMT caught up with Iranian whirlwinds Younes Delfi and Allahyar Sayyad after their match against Germany. With both already having scored two goals in their opening two games, we suggest two reasons why the pair work so well together.

Iran defeat Germany to reach Round of 16

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:23:00 GMT

Iran booked their place in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a convincing 4-0 victory over Germany in Goa on Tuesday evening.

Cheers for Poland, tears for Scotland

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:02:00 GMT reviews Sunday's European qualifying action where Robert Lewandowski set a new mark in helping Poland end their 12-year FIFA World Cup drought, while Slovakia's joy meant heartbreak for Scotland.

Who can qualify from Europe on Sunday?

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:49:00 GMT

Groups C, E and F of the European qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia reach their conclusion on Sunday, with nine matches on the card. We take to you through all the qualification permutations in the three sections.

Germany leave it late in opener

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 14:30:00 GMT

Germany largely controlled their Group C opener in the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 against Costa Rica, but they were made to wait until the 89th minute in Goa when Noah Awuku's goal gave them the full three points.

The Week in Numbers

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 11:39:00 GMT

An assist king excelled. A half-century was conquered. Droughts were doused. Last-gasp goals abounded. Woodwork rescued remarkably. Here’s’s statistical review of the recent action.

Neuer's make-or-break moment

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 05:35:00 GMT

Manuel Neuer has been among the world's elite goalkeepers for several years and has now been nominated for the inaugural The Best FIFA Goalkeeper Award 2017. However, his career almost took a very different path after going close to suffering a major setback as a youth player.

Germany and England book berths, Poland on the brink

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 01:37:00 GMT

Germany and England both secured their slots at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on Thursday, the former via a comfortable 3-1 victory in Northern Ireland and the latter courtesy of a last-gasp strike against Slovenia.

Germany, England reach Russia 2018

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 21:34:00 GMT

World champions Germany and 1966 winners England booked their places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Russia after recording respective victories on Thursday.

How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:51:00 GMT

The FIFA U-17 World Cup gets going on 6 October, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at India 2017? Do not worry, as will have you covered wherever you are.

India welcomes the stars of tomorrow

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 04:49:00 GMT previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October.

India 2017 in numbers

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:33:00 GMT

Shortly before the FIFA U-17 World Cup gets underway in India, takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition.

Northern Ireland's historic challenge

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:40:00 GMT

Anyone who believes Northern Ireland might be able to pip Germany to top spot in their qualifying group and secure an automatic ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is surely in a very small minority. In order to do so, they would have to end Germany's unbelievable run of results.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 06:32:00 GMT

Spaniards excelling in an overseas office feature in’s latest stats review, along with Romario being emulated, a shot from the middle of nowhere, a four-goal blitz and own-goal aid.

Cultural programme for autumn and winter 2017 published

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:30:00 GMT

Podium discussions, readings, film evenings and visits from famous faces from the world of football: the FIFA World Football Museum's cultural programme for October, November and December 2017 is full of highlights.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:29:00 GMT looks back at the statistical week that was in world football including a rare blank for Real Madrid, another landmark passed by Alex Morgan, and goalscoring feats in Colombia, France and Italy.

No surprises as big guns make strong starts

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:44:00 GMT

With the launch of the Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ in Paris on Tuesday, Europe’s teams can now see the objective in front of them as they hit the qualification trail.

Injured Neuer out until January

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:52:00 GMT

Germany and Bayern Munich captain Manuel Neuer will be sidelined until January after undergoing surgery on a foot injury.

Doorsoun: We'll bounce back

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:38:00 GMT ​speaks to Sara Doorsoun about her path into the Germany women's national team and her hopes and dreams for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.

Fan Award reinforces Liverpool and Dortmund’s special bond

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:50:00 GMT

Before the FIFA Fan Award is presented for the second time at the upcoming The Best FIFA Football Awards™, caught up with the representatives of Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund who attended the inaugural ceremony in Zurich on behalf of the winning sets of fans.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:45:00 GMT

Girl power, Shanghai shoot-outs, a huge climb and a rapid stay in Croydon feature in’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.

Memorable moment: Nia Kunzer's goal for the ages

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:24:00 GMT

Golden Goals were a dramatic feature during their decade in the game but few can top Nia Kunzer's, who scored the final one ever to clinch Germany the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2003.

Kunzer: France play technically wonderful football

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:51:00 GMT

As the world of football counts down to the reveal of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 official emblem and slogan – in Paris on 19 September – interviews 2003 World Cup winner with Germany Nia Kunzer.

European nations vie for France 2019 slots

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:32:00 GMT looks ahead to the first two rounds of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, with the continent's giants all set to enter the fray and begin battling it out for the eight available places.

Arp: Nine facts and nine questions for Germany’s No9

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:22:00 GMT

Jann-Fiete Arp is a striker – a centre forward through and through. In fact, the up-and-coming striker's life revolves around scoring goals, as he made abundantly clear in conversation with

    The Week in Numbers

    Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:33:00 GMT

    A swashbuckling, touch-shy dribble and a goal drenched in drama decorate’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.

    Russia 2018: Who can qualify this week?

    Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:57:00 GMT

    Costa Rica, Germany, Nigeria and any two of six competing Asian sides could book their places at Russia 2018 this week. looks at the teams in the running and what they require to secure their spots. 

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