With fewer than 24 hours left until the beginning of the end of the action in Qatar, there are fears for France as Raphaël Varane and Ibrahima Konaté become the latest players to fall ill. Meanwhile, FIFA boss Gianni Infantino hails the tournament as "the best World Cup ever", and we discuss whether the mental health of players is being properly considered by football authorities.
1 Jul 2022
Carson Pickett became the first player with a limb difference to play for the United States women's soccer team on Tuesday.
12 May 2022
FIFA open investigation into allegations that Ecuador used an ineligible player in their World Cup qualifying campaign.
1 Apr 2022
Patrice Evra, French football coach, and former professional player talk about his mission in Nigeria, Africa, and how he started playing left-back as a professional footballer. Evra who served as captain for both the English football club, Manchester United, and the France national team also talked about his early days at the Manchester United football club.
20 Dec 2021
"I need to stress one point that is extremely important, I have never said or written that anyone has sexually assaulted me," the Chinese tennis star said in a foreign press video.
13 Jul 2021
Rashford missed a penalty along with teammates Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka in the 3-2 shoutout. Rashford responded in a lengthy statement on social media in which he apologised for his penalty miss in the shoot out. The forward wrote: "All I can say is sorry. I wish it had of gone differently." He also said messages of support daubed on a defaced mural of his face left him "on the verge of tears".
2 Mar 2021
British football player Justin Fashanu would have turned 60 last week. Instead, he has been dead for over two decades now — a victim of toxic masculinity in a machismo world, writes DW's Sertan Sanderson.
18 Dec 2020
Oiza Yakubu and Nene Yakubu both spoke with GuardianTV about playing tennis and the challenges as a player in Nigeria.
14 Sep 2020
Paris St Germain forward Neymar has said he was the target of a racist slur during the French champions' 1-0 defeat by Olympique Marseille on Sunday.
8 Jun 2020
Chelsea has made some tremendous transfers over the years. They have brought in solid players, good players, and, in some cases, great players as well as some worst players. But today on The Nutmeg, Solomon Fowowe is asking if Chelsea is making the best transfer moves?
20 Mar 2020
Super eagles player, Kenneth Omeruo has reacted to the postponement of AFCON over the spread of Coronavirus and the how it has impacted on the players in Spain. Kenneth says it is indeed a terrible situation, it is something no one expected at this crucial time in the season of football.
10 Mar 2020
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