Real round off historic year in UAE

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:35:00 GMT

Real Madrid achieved history at UAE 2017, becoming the first team ever to retain the FIFA Club World Cup title. We round up the 14th edition of the tournament.

Ramos and Real make history in the Emirates

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:20:00 GMT

Sergio Ramos and Real Madrid won a third FIFA Club World Cup title on Saturday, rounding off an historic year in which they have landed a club-record five titles.


Real Madrid retain world title

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:57:00 GMT

Real Madrid have become the first side to retain the FIFA Club World Cup, earning a 1-0 win over Gremio to lift the title at UAE 2017.

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.

Global showdown awaits in Abu Dhabi

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:37:00 GMT

South American champions Gremio stand in the way of Real Madrid becoming the first club to win the FIFA Club World Cup in successive years on Saturday.

Night of a lifetime for Khalifa Mubarak

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:39:00 GMT

Earning your first start as a youngster is always a daunting experience. To have it against Real Madrid in a FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 semi-final is another level. Al Jazira's Khalifa Mubarak reflects on his baptism of fire.

Bale's delight in goalscoring return

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:01:00 GMT spoke with Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale about the Welshman's winner in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against Al Jazira, and how his team-mates helped during his two-month injury absence.

Real survive scare to tee up Gremio clash

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:57:00 GMT

Real Madrid secured their place in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 with a 2-1 victory over Al Jazira, but not without a serious scare, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale sealed victory.

Holders arrive with sights set on retaining title

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:08:00 GMT

Reigning European champions and FIFA Club World Cup holders Real Madrid have arrived in Abu Dhabi ahead of their semi-final encounter against Al Jazira this Wednesday, 13 December.

Real set to enter Al Jazira's cauldron of noise

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:28:00 GMT

The reigning champions enter the fray, with Real Madrid set to be met by a packed stadium of braying home fans, cheering on the club known as 'the Pride of Abu Dhabi': Al Jazira.

The Week in Numbers

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:20:00 GMT's latest statistical review includes goalscoring and drought-breaking in the UEFA Champions League, patience rewarded in Japan and much more.

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.


Navas: We know how hard it is to get this far

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:05:00 GMT

Despite an unconvincing start to the season, Real Madrid are aiming to end 2017 with another FIFA Club World Cup triumph, as their goalkeeper Keylor Navas explained.

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.

Alonso: I had unfinished business

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 14:50:00 GMT

After a continental club title narrowly evaded him on three occasions as a player, it has not taken Pachuca boss Diego Alonso long to finally lift an international trophy as a coach. Now he finally heads to the FIFA Club World Cup.

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.

UAE 2017 squad lists revealed

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:44:00 GMT

The 14th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup is just around the corner, and the official squad lists of the seven participating teams in the United Arab Emirates from 6-16 December have been confirmed.

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.

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.

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.

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’s latest stats review, along with the end of an enduring run and a fantastic fightback.

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

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.

Santi Denia: My players should be proud

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 20:34:00 GMT

Spain coach Santi Denia believes his players will learn from the experience of defeat to England in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

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.

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 about his impressions of the tournament, finalists England and Spain and host country India.

Generous Gelabert glad to be of assistance

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 20:05:00 GMT

After Spain defeated Mali to reach the FIFA U-17 World Cup final, caught up with playmaker Cesar Gelabert, who talks about receiving advice from his footballing father and the satisfaction he gets from making assists.

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.

Ruiz tees up European rematch

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 17:25:00 GMT

A 3-1 win over Mali lined up a re-run of the UEFA European U-17 Championship climax, as Spain triumphed to book a date with England in the FIFA U-17 World Cup final.

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, Mali hoping for a different ending

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 01:17:00 GMT

Spain and Mali are two nations who have something in common when it comes to the FIFA U-17 World Cup: both have come close to winning the competition, without taking that final step.

Gomez walks the tightrope for Spain

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:09:00 GMT

On a yellow card going into Sunday's quarter-final versus Iran in Kochi, Spain goalscorer Sergio Gomez knew he was risking a suspension for the semi-finals.

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.

Spain set up Mali showdown

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:21:00 GMT

Spain eased their way into the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a 3-1 victory over Iran in Kochi on Sunday.

Spain stars doing homework off the pitch

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:09:00 GMT

Spain U-17 stars Nacho Diaz, Diego Pampin, and Marc Vidal reveal their daily study routine during the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 to

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