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’s latest stats review.

Russia 2018’s potential classic match-ups

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:07:00 GMT

From the moment that the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ was made, fans around the globe have been poring over each of the groups and contemplating who might face who in the knockout rounds.


Sasic: I'm very happy with the choice I made

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:40:00 GMT

Former Germany star Celia Sasic talks to about her decision to retire at the age of 27, her involvement in the FIFA Legends programme and the difficulties experienced by the team she left behind.

Low: We want to lift the Trophy again

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:40:00 GMT

Germany coach Joachim Low reflected on their 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil triumph during his recent visit to the FIFA World Football Museum.

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.

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’s latest stats review.

Senegal soar as top five hold firm

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:57:00 GMT

The concluding 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifiers have made their mark on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Senegal and the winners of the European zone play-offs among the biggest climbers.

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. takes a look at some of the early movers in Europe and some upcoming fixtures to look forward to.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:27:00 GMT

Peru's FIFA World Cup™ return, Camille Abily's milestone in UEFA women’s club competition, and a 100 per cent Dane all feature in’s latest stats review.

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. 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 reviews the last seven days in stats.

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.

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’s latest stats review, along with rotation, trebles and classic marksmen.

Early stumbles on the road to France

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:42:00 GMT rounds-up the latest France 2019 qualifying action in Europe which was headlined by a shock loss for Germany, while there was glory on-and-off the field for The Netherlands.

Spain and Brazil complete semi-final line-up

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:48:00 GMT

We now know the identity of the four semi-finalists at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after Spain and Brazil ran out victorious in their respective quarter-final ties.

Brazil comeback leads them to last four

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:30:00 GMT

Brazil needed a second-half turnaround to defeat Germany 2-1, and with it, reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Kolkata on Sunday evening.

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.

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