Striking Photos from the Women's World Cup Highlight Its Undersung Heroes

We sent photographers to capture the underdog teams from this year's tournament.
Jessica Pettway and Samantha Friend
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Why Africa's Showpiece Football Tournament Is Gambling on Change

This summer's other festival of football is trying to shake a history of poor timing and financial mismanagement.
Aanu Adeoye
2019 Women's World Cup

'We Played a Bunch of Cowards' – The Best Beefs in Women's World Cup History

Women's football is more than just one big feel-good love fest.
Louise Scarce

A Guide to Not Being a Dick During the Women's World Cup

"Aren't there three more years until the next World Cup???"
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
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salute Is Making Us Fall in Love with UKG All Over Again

The UK-by-way-of-Vienna producer just released a bittersweet dance track, “All About U”, and you can listen to it right here.
Daisy Jones

The World's Best 'FIFA' Player Was Crowned at the ePremier League Final

Sitting next to his mum, we watched 17-year-old F2Tekkz take the title.
Mark Wilding
Fifa 19

Autumn Is Here, and with it Comes FIFA

FIFA 19 is very, very good. But would it matter if it wasn't?
Joel Golby

Mystic Pig Receives Death Threats After False World Cup Prediction

Mystic Marcus predicted England would beat Croatia on Tuesday, and now fans want him turned into bacon for his error.
Danielle Wayda
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Iranian Women Fight for Their Right to be Football Fans at the World Cup

A group of nine fans have travelled to the World Cup to protest against the rules banning women from stadiums back home during each of Iran's matches.
David Cox
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Here's Everyone You're Going to Watch the World Cup With

From fair-weather patriots and mansplainers to estranged friends and yer da, here are all the people you're going to hang out with during Russia 2018.
Will Magee
world cup controversies

How The 2002 World Cup Became The Most Controversial Tournament in Recent Memory

The 2002 World Cup is remembered as the tournament of Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and Ronaldo. However, thanks to referees, the golden goal rule and South Korea, it is also considered one of the most contentious of all time.
Will Magee
somaliland national team

For The Somaliland National Team, Recognition Means More Than Acclaim

In representing a country that remains unrecognised by the international community, the Somaliland national team are making a statement both on and off the pitch.
Will Magee