24 Mar 2013 Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill believes the 'freak weather' that forced the abandonment of his side's 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier with Russia would have posed problems for any country.
23 Mar 2013
Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifier against
7 Feb 2013 Argentina scored a 3-2 win over Sweden with neither Lionel Messi or Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the scoresheet in Stokholm.
17 Oct 2012 Belgium and Croatia remain level pegging on 10 points in 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group A after claiming 2-0 home wins over Scotland and Wales, respectively.
13 Oct 2012 Alexander Kerzhakov's sixth-minute goal was enough to earn Russia a 1-0 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Group F win over Portugal in Moscow.
12 Oct 2012
Portugal coach Paulo Bento is sweating over the fitness of three key players - Cristiano Ronaldo, defender Pepe and midfielder Raul Meireles.
8 Oct 2012
12 Sep 2012 Sweden won its opening 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign game 2-0 at home to Kazakhstan.
8 Sep 2012 Hungary showed it will be a tough challenger for Netherlands after it breezed past Andorra 5-0 in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
6 Sep 2012
15 Aug 2012 Newly-appointed Russia coach Fabio Capello will begin his mission to lead the national side into the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals with a home friendly against Cote d'Ivoire on Wednesday afternoon (Thursday morning AEST).