2018 World Cup | The Daily Star
  • One for all

    The next month holds many stories, and the beautiful game has narrative thread and needle at the ready to weave a tapestry that its followers will know by heart and harken back to for years to come.

  • Italian FA chief resigns

    Italian FA president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned after Italy's World Cup qualifying fiasco saw the four-time champions miss the finals for the first time in 60 years.

  • Lionel Messi

    Messi's deliverance

    Lionel Messi produces a magnificent performance to drag his team to the World Cup.

  • Kremlin to host 2018 WC finals draw

    The draw for the 2018 World Cup finals hosted by Russia will take place in the Kremlin on December 1, the country's Football Union (RFU) chief Vitaly Mutko said Monday.

  • New Brazil coach Tite focused on WC qualification

    New Brazil coach Tite says his immediate priority is ensuring the five-time champions qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

  • Blatter claims backroom deal on Russia World Cup

    Sepp Blatter has claimed there was a deal to give Russia the 2018 World Cup before voting took place, and blamed England and the US for the corruption scandal engulfing Fifa.

  • Argentina still winless without Messi

    Argentina remain winless in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup without Messi after a 0-0 draw in a physical clash with Paraguay at the Estadio Defensores del Chaco.