Helped by an own goal and strikes by Cyle Larin and Junior Hoilett, Canada dispatched Haiti 3-0 on the night and 4-0 on aggregate to advance to the final round of World Cup qualifying in CONCACAF.
New Zealand Football and Football Federation Australia are proposing the first ever co-confederation World Cup, the first FIFA World Cup in the Pacific region and the first Women's World Cup in the Southern Hemisphere.
CONCACAF has announced its qualifying format for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, with the confederation's six top-ranked teams handed a shorter road to the sport's showcase tournament. Those elite teams, which had to play an extra round in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, will compete for three places in Qatar in 2022 in one round-robin phase.
The Frenchman instantly recognizable for his unruly mop of hair and his often grumpy demeanour in his later years went on to become European soccer's top administrator as president of UEFA. Now his lofty reputation in the so-called beautiful game has been tainted by corruption scandals.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the arrest of soccer great Michel Platini as part of a French corruption probe lends weight to his version of how the United States lost the 2022 World Cup vote to Qatar.
U.S. national coach Jill Ellis was asked before the Women's World Cup draw whether she thought her team would be grouped with Sweden for the fifth straight time.
Canadian referees Marie-Soleil Beaudoin and Carol Anne Chenard have been named to the 75-woman list of match officials for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.
In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia on Monday rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes' welcome for the country's national team despite its loss to France in the World Cup final.