World Cup 2002

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England World Cup success could drive up Covid infections, scientists warn
People attending large gatherings to watch matches are urged to be cautious about visiting vulnerable relatives afterwards

Robin McKie

04, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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How and what time to watch Socceroos vs Argentina match live: Australia at Fifa World Cup 2022
With a place in the quarter-finals at stake, find out the TV channel or live stream where football fans can follow the action. When is kick-off against Argentina on Sunday morning? Your questions answered with our guide

Mike Hytner

03, Dec, 2022 @12:21 AM

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France 2-1 Denmark: World Cup 2022 – as it happened
Minute-by-minute report: Kylian Mbappe got the goals at Stadium 974 as the reigning champions booked their place in the knockout stages with a game to spare

Barry Glendenning

26, Nov, 2022 @6:39 PM

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Twitter has ‘50% chance’ of major crash during World Cup, says insider
Social media giant ill-equipped to deal with traffic spikes after cuts imposed by Elon Musk, according to former employee

Chris Stokel-Walker

19, Nov, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Security guards at Doha World Cup park claim they are paid just 35p an hour
Migrant workers in Qatar acting as guards at Al-Bidda Park appear to get one day off a month and are housed in dirty camps on the edge of the desert

Pete Pattisson in Doha

18, Nov, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Peter Tatchell stopped in Qatar while staging LGBT+ rights protest
Incident outside National Museum in Doha comes less than a month before start of men’s football World Cup

David Batty

25, Oct, 2022 @1:33 PM

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Southgate should ignore England critics and stay pragmatic | Jacob Steinberg
Picking a side that is solid in the middle of the field is common sense rather than negativity – this is not fantasy football

Jacob Steinberg

28, Mar, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Papa Bouba Diop’s winner against France was Senegal's Maradona moment | Jonathan Wilson
Papa Bouba Diop’s winner against France at the 2002 World Cup was one of only a handful of goals that are universal, that resonate with almost everybody who follows the game

Jonathan Wilson

06, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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'Man, this isn't MLS': An oral history of USA's quarter-final run in 2002
Eighteen years ago this week, Bruce Arena’s team started their campaign. They would change how American players were perceived at home and abroad

Eoin O'Callaghan

04, Jun, 2020 @10:00 AM

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My favourite game: when Ahn Jung-hwan eliminated Italy from the World Cup
Co-hosts in 2002, South Korea stunned an Azzurri side that included Maldini, Del Piero and Totti

John Duerden

26, Apr, 2020 @11:27 AM

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My favourite game: Costa Rica v Brazil, 2002 World Cup
On this day in Suwan I was able to take in a series of extraordinary toilets and was then treated to seven goals, one of them an overhead kick by a centre-back

Simon Burnton

20, Mar, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Korean calamities of Ghandour and Moreno are antidote to anti-VAR clamour | Andrew Anthony
The officiating scandals of the 2002 World Cup must remind us why the advent of the video referee is a good thing

Andrew Anthony

24, Aug, 2019 @7:00 PM

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