World Cup

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Gareth Southgate reveals family persuaded him to stay as England manager
Defeat in Qatar prompted thoughts of stepping down but Gareth Southgate has said: ‘I’m in a job with the chance to make some history’

Mark Dobson

26, Jan, 2023 @6:55 PM

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Fifa’s Infantino to discuss Qatar ‘labour excellence hub’ in Davos
Gianni Infantino is to meet Gilbert Houngbo, head of the International Labour Organisation, to discuss flagship Fifa commitment to post-World Cup legacy

Paul MacInnes

19, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Gareth Bale announces retirement from football: ‘I have realised my dream’
Gareth Bale has announced his retirement from football after a glittering career with clubs including Real Madrid and more than 100 appearances for Wales

Ben Fisher

09, Jan, 2023 @3:27 PM

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Harry Kane admits World Cup penalty miss will haunt him for rest of his life
Harry Kane has said his World Cup penalty miss against France has made him ‘even more hungry’ to be successful

David Hytner

05, Jan, 2023 @5:34 PM

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Welsh first minister criticised for ‘lavish’ World Cup hotel stay paid by Qatar
Mark Drakeford and economy minister Vaughan Gething were guests of host nation at five-star Ritz-Carlton

Steven Morris

04, Jan, 2023 @10:32 AM

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Pelé’s shimmering legend was forged in the heat of the 1970 World Cup finals | Jonathan Wilson
The displays that won him the affections of the world came in a tournament that itself occupies a mythic zone in football’s collective memory

Jonathan Wilson

01, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘Pelé eterno’: what international front pages say about the death of the footballing great
The Brazilian star makes the front pages of newspapers around the world on Friday, as they mourn a legend of the game

Jonathan Yerushalmy

30, Dec, 2022 @7:13 AM

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The day I met a teenage Pelé, ‘the greatest advertisement Brazil ever had’
A retired businessman recalls the time when, in 1958, the then-17-year-old World Cup footballer practised at his school

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

30, Dec, 2022 @1:03 AM

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Pelé obituary
Global superstar of football who was a hugely prolific goalscorer and three times a World Cup winner with Brazil

Gavin McOwan

29, Dec, 2022 @7:59 PM

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Pelé, Brazil World-Cup winner and football legend, dies aged 82
Brazil legend Pelé, whose captivating skill and athleticism ensured he was universally regarded as one of football’s greatest players, has died

Guardian sport

29, Dec, 2022 @7:05 PM

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Letter: George Cohen obituary
Joanna Lyall writes: George Cohen spoke of his enhanced sense of life when interviewed for a book on survivors of cancer

Joanna Lyall

29, Dec, 2022 @5:48 PM

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Kylian Mbappé shrugs off ‘futile’ Emi Martínez celebrations after World Cup
Kylian Mbappé has insisted that he was not concerned by Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez’s celebrations following the World Cup final

Guardian sport

29, Dec, 2022 @12:01 PM

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