FA asks fans to share solidarity message

The Football Association is calling on fan power through social media to spread an LGBT+ inclusion message for the World Cup.

FIFA opens Mexico homophobia case

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after fans used an alleged homophobic chant in Sunday's 1-0 win over Germany.

Hazard: Real Madrid know how to get me

Eden Hazard says Real Madrid are aware of what they need to do if they want to sign him from Chelsea.

WATCH: The Football Social

The World Cup edition of The Football Social kicks off this evening as England take on Tunisia in their first group game in Russia.

Clubs waiting on Wilshere decision

Clubs in the Premier League and abroad are waiting for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere to make a decision about his future.

Forsberg falls flat as Granqvist proves Sweden's hero

Sweden had South Korea there for the taking on Monday, but Emil Forsberg's difficult outing risked them passing up a golden chance.

Hazard hints at Real Madrid interest

Striker Eden Hazard could still remain at Chelsea, but has warned he would consider an interesting offer from Real Madrid.

Isco pleased with Lopetegui's Real Madrid appointment

Julen Lopetegui's swift departure from Spain has caught the headlines but Isco is pleased to see him take charge of Real Madrid for 2018-19.

Nishino concerned Japan players affected by Osaka earthquake

After an earthquake hit the Japanese city of Osaka, Akira Nishino says his players have been disrupted by it.

Sweden 1 South Korea 0: Granqvist's VAR-assisted penalty settles tight game

Sweden needed a second-half penalty, given after a VAR consultation, to edge past South Korea and move joint top of Group F.

West Ham's Fabianski talks continue

West Ham and Swansea are continuing negotiations over a deal for goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, according to Sky sources.

Silva to give Everton youth a chance

Everton manager Marco Silva will give Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Ademola Lookman and number of other youngsters the chance to be part of his first-team next season.

Gerrard: England have fighting chance

Former England captain Steven Gerrard says Gareth Southgate's side have a fighting chance of winning the World Cup.

Hierro has full confidence in De Gea

David De Gea will remain between the posts for Spain's World Cup clash with Iran despite his mistake in the draw with Portugal.

What the Russian newspapers say...

Alex Marrow looks at the Russian newspaper reaction to the World Cup's first week - and finds it's harder than you think to even find one.

Allen signs new four-year Stoke contract

Stoke City have been handed a boost after Joe Allen signed a new four-year contract despite their relegation from the Premier League.

Russia will stop Salah - Cherchesov

Mohamed Salah tormented defences across England and Europe last season but Russia boss Stanislav Cherchesov is confident of stopping him.

Plague of midges descend on Volgograd

England's first host city of Volgograd has been taken over by a plague of midges on the eve of their game against Tunisia.

WATCH: England fans urged to back team

England fans have been urged to get behind the team as they prepare to play Tunisia in their opening World Cup 2018 match.

Alli calls for England to be ruthless in World Cup opener

Dele Alli has issued a rallying cry to his England team-mates ahead of their opening World Cup match against Tunisia in Volgograd.

Mancini leaves door open for Buffon's Italy return

Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon turned down a Italy call-up in June but Roberto Mancini has left the door open for a return.

Super 6 stat pack: £100k jackpot

We provide the key information to help you win the Super 6 £100k jackpot as England kick off their World Cup campaign.

Diop set for West Ham medical

Issa Diop will undergo a medical at West Ham ahead of a £21.9million move from Toulouse, according to Sky sources.

Argentina didn't draw because of Messi's missed penalty - Maradona

Diego Maradona believes criticism of Lionel Messi after his hapless performance against Iceland is misplaced.

Portugal v Morocco: Hat-trick hero Ronaldo hunts stricken Atlas Lions

Morocco have had to recover quickly from their painful late World Cup defeat to Iran as they prepare to face Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Uruguay v Saudi Arabia: Centurion Suarez seeks World Cup redemption

Uruguay and Luis Suarez struggled to get past Egypt in their World Cup opener, but Saudi Arabia could prove more agreeable opponents.

Allen signs new four-year Stoke deal

Joe Allen has committed his long-term future to Stoke by signing a new four-year deal with the club.

Boro's £5m McNair bid accepted

Sunderland have accepted Middlesbrough's bid in excess of £5million for Paddy McNair, according to Sky sources.

Kimmich questions Germany mentality after shock defeat

Joshua Kimmich believes a lack of competitive match sharpness was to blame for Germany's World Cup opener defeat to Mexico.

If VAR helps referees, I'm not against that – Australia's Sainsbury

VAR received attention during Australia's defeat to France, but Trent Sainsbury has sympathy with the referees over the technology.

Wenger heaps praise on France star Kante

N'Golo Kante was singled out for praise by former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger after his starring performance at the World Cup in Russia.

The making of Maddison

James Maddison is set to become a Premier League player. Find out why it has been inevitable for years.

Lewandowski: I can be at the top until I'm 35

Bayern Munich and Poland star Robert Lewandowski has long been one of Europe's best strikers but feels he is only just entering his prime.

Australia talent Arzani ready to make the jump from A-League

Daniel Arzani, the youngest player at the World Cup, is ready to leave the A-League, with the Eredivisie seemingly an option.

Maddison set to join Leicester

James Maddison has chosen to join Leicester City over Southampton and will undergo a medical at the Foxes on Monday, according to Sky sources.

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