Sepp Blatter has downplayed concerns over safety in Brazil with less than 50 days until the World Cup begins.
Leicester City's Jeffery Schlupp is hoping to cap a memorable season by winning a place in Ghana's World Cup squad.
Stewart Downing has backed his West Ham United team-mate Andy Carroll to be named in England's World Cup squad.
Brazilian-born striker Diego Costa controversially gained dual nationality earlier this year and after a stunning season at Atletico Madrid he could be key to Spain's World Cup success.
With 49 days to go to the World Cup kick-off, can Neymar fulfil Brazil's sky-high expectations?
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Sky Sports pundit Tony Gale believes Gary Cahill has emerged as England's chief defender for the World Cup.
Looking ahead to this summer's World Cup, we speak to Andre Ooijer to assess Holland's chances
Beags says Premier League sides are after Ross McCormack and picks his Championship boss of the season.
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Our FL72 bloggers suggest what things would have been like in the Man Utd dressing room.
Ed Chamberlin says a trip to high-flying Liverpool is a situation made for tactical master Jose Mourinho.