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World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst is excited about England’s chances at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews match one on day five of the tournament.

Nigeria’s kit seems the standout design for Russia 2018, but how does it rank against other kits?

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first of three matches on day four

Harry Maguire expects the nation to come to a standstill during England’s World Cup opener against Tunisia and insists the team are ready to deliver.

Gareth Southgate could pick four players with links to Tottenham Hotspur in defence and it may provide some much-needed sturdiness

Danny Rose has described the reaction to his candid revelations about battling depression as “overwhelming” and “emotional”, vowing to help fellow sufferers once he returns from the World Cup.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews one of the matches on day three of the tournament

England’s players know the starting line-up for Monday’s World Cup opener against Tunisia after manager Gareth Southgate showed his hand in training.

Who will also impress at this summer’s tournament and potentially force themselves into our all-time World Cup XI?

Tottenham striker can be relied upon for goals on the world stage after negotiating a long and winding career path to the very top

Read our irreverent World Cup blog which will be featuring every day during the tournament. Today we have sports journalist Layth Yousif reviewing the first day of the eagerly-awaited tournament...

Everyone knows what happened in 1966, but how about the 1982 finals in Spain?

The World Cup has kicked-off with Arsenal target Alexsandr Golovin starting the tournament with an impressive performance in the 5-0 rout of hapless Saudi Arabia – with bookies cutting their prices for the player to join Arsenal.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane leads a youthful England squad into the World Cup as captain and feels everyone is ready to meet the challenges head on.

The Official History of the FIFA World Cup is the authoritative and complete story of the 20 tournaments to have taken place since the first in 1930.

Hero Hurst recalls historic summer

Thursday, June 14, 2018

With the 2018 World Cup finals about to kick-off in Russia, former England and West Ham striker Sir Geoff Hurst has been able to reflect on his own exploits in the competition.

Ashley Young says England are already raring to go for next week’s World Cup opener against Tunisia.

The World Cup kicks off tonight. That means two things: a month of seriously dull football matches which remind you why international football isn’t very good, and restaurateurs flogging World Cup-themed burgers.

Never mind who wins the tournament, who will score the most goals in Russia?

England touched down in Russia this week ahead of the World Cup, with their 23-man squad including 11 black, Asian and ethnic minority players – the highest number they have taken to a major competition.

You could win a 40 inch HD TV by taking part in our free-to-enter World Cup predictor game.

Which country will win the World Cup?

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We look at the frontrunners for this summer’s tournament

What will happen at this summer’s tournament in Russia?

It’s not the first thing that comes to mind when somebody mentions the World Cup, but every tournament has a poster - how many can you remember?

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