Sorry, England! It's not the World Cup, but the footballers who are coming home.
Sam Allardyce vows to defer to captain Wayne Rooney over his positioning after starting life as England manager with a last-gasp 1-0 win over Slovakia in World Cup qualifying.
Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi will miss Monday's 2018 World Cup qualifier in Israel but defender Leonardo Bonucci is expected to be available.
Sam Allardyce's tenure as England manager begins on Sunday when his side launch their bid to reach the 2018 World Cup
With Manuel Neuer confirmed as his new captain, Joachim Loew plans to blood Germany's next generation as part of his team's preparations to defend their World Cup title in Russia.
Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic scores twice as the United States thrashed Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6-0.
Tim Cahill hat-trick powers visiting Australia to a 4-0 victory over hosts Bangladesh in a FIFA World Cup qualifier match.