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Brazil's players paid tribute to legend Pele, who is receiving hospital treatment in Sao Paulo due to his ailing health, after sauntering to a 4-1 World Cup victory over South Korea....
Germany's team director Oliver Bierhoff has stepped aside two years early after his country crashed out in the group stage for the second consecutive World Cup, the national association said Monday....
Neymar returned from injury to help inspire Brazil to a 4-1 victory over South Korea on Monday as the favourites cruised through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup....
Paulo Bento announced he would not be staying on as coach of South Korea after they were eliminated from the World Cup with a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Brazil on Monday....
Brazil hit top gear with Neymar back in the line-up to brush aside South Korea 4-1 on Monday and ease into the quarter-finals of the World Cup where they will face Croatia....
With fans worldwide on edge over his health, ailing 82-year-old football legend Pele said Monday he was cheering for the Brazilian national team from hospital as they stormed to a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals....
Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic was the hero for Croatia, saving three penalties in the shootout as his side beat Japan to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Monday while Brazil were on course for a thumping win over South Korea....
Dominik Livakovic said that he was continuing a Croatian tradition after his penalty shoot-out heroics against Japan on Monday put his country into the World Cup quarter-finals....
Forward Ritsu Doan said Japan's historic World Cup wins over Germany and Spain counted for nothing after the Blue Samurai were eliminated by Croatia in the last 16 on Monday....
Croatia captain Luka Modric said his team "can't do it without a drama" after they reached the World Cup quarter-finals following a penalty shootout win against Japan on Monday....
Devastated Japan fans mourned their hopes for a historic quarter-final appearance as the Blue Samurai crashed out of the World Cup against Croatia in the small hours of Tuesday morning....
Croatia reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Monday with a dramatic 3-1 penalty shoot-out win over Japan after a tense last-16 clash ended 1-1....
The break-in that has led England star Raheem Sterling to return home from the World Cup has reportedly prompted other players to bolster security arrangements at their properties....
Cristiano Ronaldo is in talks to sign a blockbuster deal with Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr following his high-profile exit from Manchester United, club sources told AFP on Monday....
Bruno Labbadia has rejoined VfB Stuttgart hoping to keep the Bundesliga strugglers in the German top flight....
Bukayo Saka said on Monday England have no reason to feel inferior to France as they prepare to face the World Cup holders in a blockbuster quarter-final....
Switzerland have a chance to reach the last eight of the World Cup for the first time since 1954, when they face Portugal on Tuesday, but coach Murat Yakin says making history is far from their minds....
Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani and several team-mates face disciplinary action from FIFA following the South Americans' stormy World Cup exit, a statement said Monday....
Portugal coach Fernando Santos said he was unimpressed with Cristiano Ronaldo's behaviour after the forward reacted angrily when substituted during the team's final group game at the World Cup in Qatar....
Neymar could make his return to the World Cup stage on Monday as Brazil continue their bid to be crowned kings for a record-extending sixth time against South Korea....
Spain coach Luis Enrique set each of his players the "homework" of practising 1,000 penalties ahead of the World Cup, saying he is convinced they are not a lottery....
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