English forward Wayne Rooney

Rooney attacks press as World Cup media frenzy builds

First Reaction
Mon 19 May, AT 12:25

As England squad flies out to Portugal relations with the British media already appear strained

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari

Brazil coach Scolari faces tax probe on eve of World Cup

One-Minute Read
Wed 14 May, AT 11:51

Manager under investigation over his time in charge of the Portugal national team

World Cup

Brazil: world-class investment or a hard nut to crack?

Personal Finance
Tue 13 May, AT 10:09

Would-be investors have been running scared, but Brazil shows signs of getting back on track

England World Cup pitch fears - but at least the hotels are cheap

First Reaction
Thu 20 Mar, AT 11:15

State of the pitch at venue of England's opener in Manaus is cause for concern

Brazil star Neymar saves pitch invader in South Africa - video

Thu 6 Mar, AT 15:28

Lost child is hoisted aloft like the World Cup as Brazil players take pity on him

Ukraine vs USA

Ukraine beats USA in football friendly as Kosovo takes bow

Thu 6 Mar, AT 12:14

Matches take on diplomatic significance as Brazil send warning to rest of the world

Falling emerging markets: do experts think it's time to buy?

Personal Finance
Fri 7 Feb, AT 16:03

It's been a bad start to 2014 as 'Fragile Five' spread contagion, and there could be more gloom to come

Neymar transfer: Barcelona paid 70% of fee to his parents

One-Minute Read
Thu 16 Jan, AT 09:12

Player insists deal that took him from Santos to Spain is above board as courts examine contract

Roy Hodgson

Brazil World Cup: why England are scared of the jungle

Tue 3 Dec, AT 09:05

Roy Hodgson says he is more concerned about venues than opponents in Friday's World Cup draw

What now for Brazil World Cup after stadium collapse?

Thu 28 Nov, AT 13:17

Fatal crane accident puts spotlight on organisers as they struggle to meet Fifa deadline