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Palestine boosted by Asian qualifying success

    Palestine boosted by Asian qualifying success

    Palestine have enjoyed plenty of success in recent years, following the country’s historic AFC Asian Cup debut in Australia in 2015. We take a closer look at Abdel Nasser Barakat side's FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking rise.  

    The Qualifiers in Numbers

      The Qualifiers in Numbers

      The road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has been long and winding, the longest in history in fact. FIFA.com brings you some of the recently completed qualifying competition’s most notable statistics.

      Kharbin looking for final consolation

        Kharbin looking for final consolation

        Omar Kharbin has identified the perfect remedy after missing out on a spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The Syria forward hopes to begin the healing by winning the AFC Champions League and just one last obstacle remains.

        Video Vault: Faryd Mondragon talks France 1998

          Video Vault: Faryd Mondragon talks France 1998

          In the latest instalment of the FIFA World Cup Video Vault series, Colombian goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon, the oldest person to play at the tournament, shares his memories of appearing at France 1998, where he made his global finals debut.

          Contrasting styles match-up in Asian finale

            Contrasting styles match-up in Asian finale

            FIFA.com previews Saturday's AFC Champions League final first leg where 2007 champions Urawa Red Diamonds are seeking a second title at the expense of an Al Hilal side who have long coveted the continent's greatest prize.

            The Week in Numbers

              The Week in Numbers Peru's FIFA World Cup™ return, Camille Abily's milestone in UEFA women’s club competition, and a 100 per cent Dane all feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review.

              Mark Stoneman hits first England century of Ashes tour against CA XI

                • Day two: Cricket Australia XI 250; England 337-3
                • Stoneman (111), Cook (70), Root (62*), Malan (57*)

                Having taken the catch that ended Cricket Australia’s XI innings, a sharp one above his head at short leg, Mark Stoneman turned and sprinted from the field with the purpose of a man aiming to score England’s first century of their Ashes tour and h

                McLaren would love Fernando Alonso to win motor racing’s triple crown | Giles Richards

                  Spaniard won Monaco GP twice, made his Indy 500 debut and will compete in a prototype in 2018 Daytona 24 Hours as a stepping stone to Le Mans

                  It has taken the best part of a season but Fernando Alonso may yet throw off the fug that has engulfed him come Formula One’s final round in Abu Dhabi. Certainly closing the curtain on McLaren’s disastrous rel

                  An ice cool overtake, nauseating NFL and the worst miss of all time? | Classic YouTube

                    This week’s roundup also features a horrific wipeout in Portugal, car crash television at San Siro and a Roger Federer masterclass

                    1) To the Lithuanian city of Siauliai, where not one, but three Gintra Universitetas players missed an open goal against Barcelona in the Women’s Champions League last Wednesday. Barça ran out 6-0 winners. It did, at le

                    The Joy of Six: seasons from hell | Niall McVeigh

                      The Joy of Six: seasons from hell | Niall McVeigh

                      From Cleveland’s collapse to Ferrari’s lowest ebb and Doncaster Rovers’ destruction amid fire and fury, we look back on six calamitous campaigns

                      Ten years before he made his name as the inscrutable, hooded overlord of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick was handed his first chance as an NFL head coach by the Cleveland Browns, a historic

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