Sorry, England! It's not the World Cup, but the footballers who are coming home.
Lady Luck plays a small but significant role in a World Cup that runs over a month.
It's a game of mathematics now.
The World Cup in Russia has reached an exciting phase. Except for eight teams, the fate of the rest hangs in the balance.
Defender Vincent Kompany will require a scan to determine if he can play in the World Cup in Russia after injuring his groin during Belgium's goalless draw with Portugal in a friendly on Saturday.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup From Jun 14 to Jul 15, 2018 The 2018. FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA
Russia says it will take extraordinary measures to combat any terrorist threat when it hosts the World Cup next year, as its military campaign in Syria makes the country a prime target for jihadists.
Sam Allardyce vows to defer to captain Wayne Rooney over his positioning after starting life as England manager with a last-gasp 1-0 win over Slovakia in World Cup qualifying.
Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi will miss Monday's 2018 World Cup qualifier in Israel but defender Leonardo Bonucci is expected to be available.
Sam Allardyce's tenure as England manager begins on Sunday when his side launch their bid to reach the 2018 World Cup
With Manuel Neuer confirmed as his new captain, Joachim Loew plans to blood Germany's next generation as part of his team's preparations to defend their World Cup title in Russia.