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Brazil cruise to victory as World Cup nations step up preparations

by Football News

Preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup stepped up a gear on Wednesday, with all 32 participating nations in friendly action. Neymar took centre stage as his hat-trick helped tournament hosts Brazil to a comfortable 5-0 triumph over South Africa... Read more

Zaccheroni names strong Japan squad

by Football News

Yuichi Komano and Toshihiro Aoyama have each been recalled to Japan's squad for the upcoming friendly with New Zealand... Read more

World Cup draw soundbites: The best of the reaction

by Football News

We take a look at reaction from various figures to Friday’s 2014 FIFA World Cup draw. A group-stage reunion between Spain and the Netherlands - the 2010 finalists - emerged as arguably the main talking point in Costa do Sauipe... Read more

Santos gives Greece 'every chance'

by Football News

Greece coach Fernando Santos believes his side have "every chance" of qualifying from Group C at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Greece will face Colombia, Japan and Ivory Coast in their bid to reach the last 16 of a World Cup for the first time... Read more