United States boss Jurgen Klinsmann has been handed a new four-year deal ahead of next year's World Cup.
It's 26 weeks to kick-off in Brazil and we round-up the best news, views and opinion on the way.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli is targeting World Cup glory in Brazil and hopes his players will enter the tournament in similarly confident mood.
Bryan Ruiz claims Costa Rica are capable of springing a surprise in a testing World Cup group which includes England.
In contrast to the chaos he saw in Sao Paulo, Chief News Reporter Bryan Swanson has much more positive news from the city of Belo Horizonte, which is just about ready to go for next summer's World Cup finals after violent protests over the summer.
Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones and Football Association of Wales chief executive Jonathan Ford have hinted Wales could try to launch a bid to host the World Cup with England in 2026.
Fraizer Campbell hopes his form for Cardiff will give him a chance of forcing his way into England's World Cup squad.
England coach Gary Neville says England have 'nothing to worry about' when they line up for their opening World Cup group game with Italy.
Brazil authorities have assured supporters that next year's World Cup will be safe for spectators after concerns were raised when violent clashes erupted between rival fans on the final day of the domestic season.
Kaka has admitted he will need to keep performing well for AC Milan if he is to get the chance to play for Brazil at a home World Cup next summer.
Iker Casillas has admitted he disagreed with how the World Cup draw was made after Spain were put in a tough group for next summer's finals.
Swansea City's assistant manager Morten Wieghorst believes Jonjo Shelvey is destined for big things domestically and internationally.
England face a so-called group of death at next year's World Cup, but Manchester City midfielder James Milner believes it could work in their favour.
A Brazilian league match between Atletico Paranaense and Vasco da Gama was stopped for more than an hour on Sunday after fans started fighting in the stands.
Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is eyeing up a place in England's World Cup squad upon his recovery from injury.
Fabio Capello has written off England's chances of success at the World Cup, claiming the players will be too tired to perform in Brazil.
So, now the dust has settled what should we make of England's World Cup draw?
England's World Cup Group D opener against Italy on June 14 in Manaus has been moved back from 9pm to 6pm local time.
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is determined to prove his worth to club and country after returning from injury.
Abou Diaby is still hopeful of making the France World Cup squad as he continues his recovery from cruciate knee ligament damage.