Subway workers on strike demonstrate in Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo violence stokes World Cup protest fears

One-Minute Read
Tue 10 Jun, AT 11:52

With the opening match of the World Cup fast approaching, violence threatens to disrupt the tournament

Ivory Coast players during the International friendly match with El Salvador

World Cup dark horses: can Ivory Coast win in Brazil?

Thu 5 Jun, AT 14:44

Will an African nation finally win the cup this year? Ivory Coast have the firepower to make it happen

Colombian national football team

World Cup dark horses: how Colombia can win in Brazil

Wed 4 Jun, AT 14:32

They come from South America and they play in yellow shirts... could Colombia steal the hosts' thunder this summer?

John Terry

World Cup call-up for John Terry? England practise pens

Wed 4 Jun, AT 11:56

World Cup whispers: Chelsea man could replace Keane at ITV, fans urged to act like 'priests'

Disabled fan watching a football game

Fifa sells off World Cup tickets reserved for the disabled

First Reaction
Wed 4 Jun, AT 11:11

Is low demand from disabled fans down to infrastructure problems outside the grounds?

England World Cup squad

World Cup adventure begins: comedian joins England squad

Mon 2 Jun, AT 12:24

World Cup whispers: Roy Hodgson's squad crosses the Atlantic, but there's no place for Nelson

World Cup

World Cup venues: Brazil faces race against time

Fri 30 May, AT 11:26

World Cup whispers: some venues still not ready, and what does Wayne Rooney dream of?

Wayne Rooney Spotify World Cup playlist divides the critics

Thu 29 May, AT 11:46

World Cup whispers: Rooney picks Ed Sheeran and Stereophinics, Paul Scholes snubs Wilshere

Daniel Sturridge Wayne Rooney, England World Cup

Rooney and Sturridge bond in Brazil, Sterling tipped to start

Tue 27 May, AT 10:20

World Cup whispers: England strikers must gel as Times journalists undergo riot training

Brazil World Cup kit, Neymar, David Luiz, Oscar

World Cup kits: who will wear the coolest shirt this summer?

Thu 22 May, AT 12:00

World Cup whispers: Brazil and France win in the fashion stakes, no joy for Bosnia and Honduras