Brazil's current side are not good enough to win the Confederations Cup, legend Pele said on Friday.
Brazil and coach Luiz Felipe Scolari cannot help but have one eye on next year’s World Cup on home soil, but if the acid test is 12 months away the countdown starts Saturday when the Selecao take on Japan in their Confederations Cup opener.
Manuel Pellegrini has been appointed coach of Manchester City, the English Premier League said today.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas feels the 2014 World Cup in Brazil would represent the end of an era for Spanish football.
Organisers of a soccer friendly between English club Arsenal and Vietnam are facing a battle to ensure the match goes ahead after the owners of the stadium venue hiked their fees for the game.
Flamengo says it has hired former Brazil coach Mano Menezes. The club made the announcement on Thursday, saying that Menezes will sign a contract until the end of 2014.
Having got the government clearance, the All India Football Federation was confidence that India would win the right to host the U-17 Fifa World Cup in 2017 despite facing strong competition from three other bidding countries.
Lionel Messi's spotless image as the world's greatest footballer and a humble man has taken a stunning blow with accusations that he cheated on his taxes, the Spanish media said today.
Barcelona’s Argentina forward Lionel Messi and his father denied any wrongdoing on Wednesday after the Spanish tax authorities accused them of defrauding the state of more than four million euros ($5.3 million).
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored both goals as Sweden beat the Faroe Islands 2-0 to earn three crucial points in their quest to qualify for the 2014 World Cup on Tuesday, but their Scandinavian neighbours Denmark suffered a crushing 4-0 home defeat to Armenia.
Australia coach Holger Osieck has apologized for his "women should shut up in public" comment that has overshadowed Australia's World Cup qualifying win over Jordan, saying it was off the record and meant only as a joke.
Neymar, the latest diamond extracted from Brazil's mine of footballing talent, carries the hopes of a nation with one year to go to the World Cup, as well as the tag of "the new Pele" and rock-star status in his homeland.
Australia coach Holger Osieck has been caught on camera making a sexist slur, saying "women should shut up in public". Football Federation Australia said it had no immediate comment but was expected to issue a statement later.