The history, the stars and the teams taking part in the competition that starts this weekend
Cesare Prandelli acts swiftly after striker is branded an 'imbecile' by anti-mob campaigner
It's 'nonsense' to say England players don't care insists captain ahead of vital qualifiers
Attempts to 'sterilise' the spiritual home of Brazilian football have not been well received
Brazil 'is back' says Neymar as Samba Boys end Spain's winning streak to take Confederations cup
Unpopular German-looking tops will be redesigned if England make it to the World Cup in Brazil
World Cup winner says Welsh star should move to a new club with a 'culture of success'
Midfielder will miss England games, but Wenger insists this is not the start of another injury saga
England star has chance to make amends for disastrous Podgorica red card
Could World Cup be staged slap, bang in middle of Premier League Season? Yes, possibly...
Barca failed to win Champions League or Spanish league last year – but still Messi was breathtaking
Tournament in summer of 2022 could feature air conditioning for fan areas as well as stadiums
Former Australian captain and ace batsman was wise to quit before next year's Ashes tour of England
Where does the Swedish superstar's brilliant goal against England rank in the all-time list?
Jon Benjamin posted reference to lewd football song labelling Argentines 'gays' and 'cowards'
Zbigniew Boniek mocks West Ham man as Gerrard defends desire of England's youngsters
Striker draws a line between diving and going to ground, but Suarez doesn't care
William and Kate open state-of-the-art facility – but don't you hold your breath for any improvements
The Chelsea defender lashes out on Twitter after FA questions his evidence in Terry racism case