Carlos Tevez has admitted that he does not expect to be recalled to the Argentina squad for the World Cup.
Croatia's Josip Simunic has been banned from the World Cup after FIFA found him guilty of chanting a pro-Nazi slogan.
Unions in Brazil are threatening strike action over working conditions after a man fell to his death while working at the World Cup stadium in Manaus.
It's 26 weeks to kick-off in Brazil and we round-up the best news, views and opinion on the way.
Sky Sports provides a simple guide for subscribing to our World Cup fixture calendar.
Chief News Reporter Bryan Swanson on the trouble plaguing the 2014 World Cup stadium in Sao Paulo.
Our man in Brazil, Geraint Hughes, issues advice for England fans planning World Cup trips.
Kevin Phillips treasures his League Cup win - and says Stoke and Sunderland will be desperate to progress.
Guillem Balague explains why Man City will trouble Barcea and why Miroslav Djukic had to leave Valencia.
Jamie Redknapp says Andre Villas-Boas has paid for dismantling one of Spurs' best ever teams.
Alan Smith says Arsenal can score goals against Bayern, while Man City's power may trouble Barcelona.