Football Champions

So France lost 1-0 to China today. Which sounds bad. And is bad. But take a look at the goal from Deng Zhuoxiang that won it:

Either Deng is better than Pirlo/Juninho/Beckham combined, or every bad thing we’ve heard about the adidas Jabulani World Cup ball is true.

FIFA News

Juan Garro scored a last-gasp winner as Godoy Cruz claimed their first win of their Primera Division campaign by edging to a 2-1 home victory over ten man Huracan, while Nueva Chicago and Arsenal Sara [read]

Inspired by their stunning 5-3 demolition of Chelsea on New Year's Day, Tottenham Hotspur will attempt to spoil Jose Mourinho's League Cup love affair when the two sides meet at Wembley Stad [read]

Espanyol handed Spanish La Liga basement boys Cordoba a sixth straight defeat with a 1-0 home win on Friday night. [read]

Marseille collapsed dramatically from a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Caen at the Stade Velodrome on Friday in a result that kept Marcelo Bielsa's side in third place in France's Ligue 1. [read]

Bayern Munich picked up a further three points to move 11 clear at the top of the German Bundesliga, but not without a few scares at home to Cologne. [read]

A seminar was held in Moscow on Friday for the representatives of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia host cities, designed to pass on the institutional knowledge acquired by those involved in hosting Braz [read]

FIFA.com caught up with Canada's central midfielder, Kaylyn Kyle, to chat about her transition into becoming one of the senior members of the squad, her family’s sporting background and the honou [read]

Parma's game with Genoa has been postponed following the continued financial issues befalling i Gialloblu, with this their second successive cancelled match. [read]

A press conference will follow the 129th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The IFAB, which is taking place at the Culloden Hotel in Craigavad, near Northern Ireland’s capital Belfast, on Saturday 28 Feb [read]

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