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Shayesteh: Afghanistan have nothing to lose
Shayesteh: Afghanistan have nothing to lose
For so long, David Beckham has been a source of inspiration to the game's aspiring youth the world over. But the former England captain may be unaware just how much his story has touched some of football's more unheralded players such as fellow free-kick aficionado Faysal Shayesteh.
Monday, 7 September 2015, 14:37
Goalscoring midfielders boosting Palestinian prospects
Goalscoring midfielders boosting Palestinian prospects
When Palestine made their AFC Asian Cup debut at Australia 2015, few observers expected them to make much of an impact, viewing the very fact that they had qualified for the tournament as an historic achievement. The Knights’ failure to advance past the group stage did not therefore come as a surprise, especially when the quality of their opponents – Japan, Iraq and Jordan – is taken into account.
Friday, 4 September 2015, 14:27
Ujah: This is my chance
Ujah: This is my chance
After making the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 squad, Germany-based Anthony Ujah was within a post of having a dream come true by playing the following summer for Nigeria at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 14:22
Jamaica, Haiti enter CONCACAF fray
Jamaica, Haiti enter CONCACAF fray
CONCACAF Gold Cup runners-up Jamaica and 1974 FIFA World Cup Germany™ participants Haiti enter the Russia 2018 qualifying race on Friday. The third round is the last in the CONCACAF Zone before the action switches to a group format and those that have been punching above their weight since the first round - Nicaragua, Belize and Curacao to name three - are aiming to keep the momentum on the road to Russia. 
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 13:59
All to play for after more historic results
All to play for after more historic results
Cook Islands secured an unprecedented second successive win, while one-time whipping boys American Samoa were also victorious to set up a tense three-way finale to Oceania’s Round 1 qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 14:40
Giants aim to fight back as minnows seek breakthrough
Giants aim to fight back as minnows seek breakthrough
Japan and Iran must put their opening stalemates behind them as they enter the Matchday 3 of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying, desperately seeking to bounce back against Cambodia and Guam respectively. The same can be said of Uzbekistan, who aim to revive their fortunes against Yemen after having lost their opener in unexpected fashion.
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 14:33
Carreno: We have the quality to qualify
Carreno: We have the quality to qualify
Qatar coach Jose Daniel Carreno admitted his team is under pressure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, the country's last chance to reach the finals before hosting the event four years later.
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 14:30
De Guzman and the ultimate goal
De Guzman and the ultimate goal
Canada captain Julian de Guzman has one thing on his mind: Goals. And he is not the only one. “It’s what everyone’s talking about up here,” he told FIFA.com in a hushed tone. “No goals at the Gold Cup. It was our downfall.”
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 14:25
Revived Yang Xu seeks World Cup dream
Revived Yang Xu seeks World Cup dream
“A good sword needs grinding to sharpen its edge.” This well-worn Chinese proverb holds particular relevance for China PR striker Yang Xu. The Shandong Luneng front man endured a torrid season last year, where injuries and a lack of form limited him to a handful of chances before he found himself demoted to the reserves.
Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 14:36
Yekaterinburg is among the three leaders of a media rating
Yekaterinburg is among the three leaders of a media rating
Higher Media Index creates more favorable and positive image of a country in the information field. It is. A special monitoring and analysis system “Medialogia” published a rating of the Russian host cities in the context of FIFA World Cup of 2018 mention (according to: rossiya2018.rf).
Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 23:31