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Japanese SWC ref hits back

2014-07-25 11:23

The Japanese referee whose decisions in the opening match of the SWC triggered a storm of controversy has hit back at critics.

Neymar's brain 'on auto-pilot'

2014-07-25 10:00

Brazilian superstar Neymar's brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players.

England's SWC exit hit UK pubs

2014-07-24 12:00

England's dismal SWC campaign in Brazil was doubly disappointing for Britain's pub operators, prompting soccer fans to stay at home.

Ecuador sack SWC coach Rueda

2014-07-23 11:01

Ecuador have sacked SWC coach Reinaldo Rueda following the team's failure to progress beyond the group stage in Brazil.

Madiba inspired Dunga return

2014-07-22 19:29

New Brazil coach Dunga has cited Nelson Mandela as an inspiration on taking the reins of the national side for a second time.

Dunga back in Brazil hot seat

2014-07-22 17:30

The Brazilian Football Confederation have appointed Dunga as Brazil's national coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Loew made honorary citizen

2014-07-22 13:54

Germany's Soccer World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew is to be made an honorary citizen of his hometown of Schoenau im Schwarzwald.

Ronaldo ready to rumble

2014-07-22 11:25

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, declared himself fit and ready to go.

Germany damaged the SWC trophy

2014-07-22 10:21

The Soccer World Cup winners celebrated their triumph so hard that they ended up damaging the trophy they fought so hard to win.

Brazil to name Dunga as coach

2014-07-21 18:11

Brazil is set to name its new national team coach, with reports suggesting Carlos Dunga is likely to return to the post.

Rodriguez volley voted SWC's best

2014-07-21 13:49

Colombian James Rodriguez's stunning volley at Brazil 2014 has been voted as the Goal of the Tournament.

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We tried, says Neymar

2014-07-21 09:03

Brazil starlet Neymar says his team strove hard for SWC glory, but other countries have moved ahead of them and they must catch up.

Messi gets Golden Ball backing

2014-07-19 11:01

Former Liverpool boss, Gerard Houllier, has defended FIFA’s decision to name Lionel Messi the best player at the SWC.

Dunga favourite to coach Brazil

2014-07-19 07:03

Former SWC winning captain Dunga is the favourite on a short list of candidates to coach Brazil's national soccer team.

Ozil donates SWC bonus

2014-07-18 12:35

German Soccer World Cup star Mesut Ozil is donating his SWC winnings to pay for 23 sick children to have surgery.

Del Bosque wants to keep job

2014-07-17 21:00

Vicente del Bosque has confirmed his intention to stay on as coach of Spain, despite their disappointing SWC performance.

Maradona's Ex denies stealing

2014-07-17 20:00

Diego Maradona's former girlfriend has denied that she stole from him, as she fights extradition to Dubai to answer the charges.

Zim to bid for 2034 SWC?

2014-07-17 17:30

Zimbabwe have reportedly indicated that they are considering mounting a bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup.

Germany top of FIFA rankings

2014-07-17 10:53

Germany's run to the SWC title has seen them return to the top of FIFA's world rankings for the first time in around 20 years.

SWC winner Kroos joins Real

2014-07-17 10:02

Germany Soccer World Cup winner Toni Kroos has agreed a deal to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich on a six-year deal.

Ref: Kramer was disoriented

2014-07-17 15:22

The referee in charge of the Soccer World Cup final has revealed that Germany's Kramer was disoriented after blow to head

Pope gets signed SWC jersey

2014-07-17 07:39

Soccer World Cup runners-up Argentina have sent their compatriot Pope Francis, a die-hard football fan, a jersey signed by the team.

Real move on for Navas

2014-07-16 21:00

Real Madrid have agreed a deal for Levante goalkeeper Keylor Navas following his outstanding SWC display with Costa Rica.

Thieves steal beer during SWC

2014-07-16 14:40

German police are hunting for thieves who made off with 10 truckloads of beer while the country was distracted by SWC fever.

Podolski goes 'selfie' crazy!

2014-07-16 12:31

Lukas Podolski hasn't stopped celebrating with his team-mates, the trophy and his medal since Germany won the 2014 SWC.

Brazil in cull of backroom staff

2014-07-16 08:14

Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned from his position as Brazil coach, but he wasn't the only one to see the door.

Ribery returns after injury

2014-07-15 19:09

Franck Ribery has returned to training with Bayern Munich and paid tribute to his German teammates who were crowned world champions.

Kramer can't remember first half

2014-07-15 12:54

Germany midfielder Christoph Kramer has revealed that he has no recollection of the first half of Sunday's World Cup final.

German team arrives home

2014-07-15 11:34

The victorious German national soccer team has touched down on home soil and greeted by a crowd of thousands in Berlin.

Desperate times for England?

2014-07-15 12:25

After their shocking World Cup campaign, England are certainly feeling the pressure, but is Joey Barton really the man to revive them?