After billionaire Rinat Akhmetov took over the club in 1996, Shakhtar Donetsk have emerged as a second domestic heavyweight in Ukraine and are well on the way to stepping out of Dynamo Kiev's shadow.
After Greece secured their place at next year’s 2014 FIFA World Cup™ with victory in their play-off against Romania, FIFA.com takes a look at the facts and figures surrounding Fernando Santos’ side’s qualification.
FIFA.com’s weekly review of women’s club football looks at an end to an extraordinary unbeaten run for Lyon, plus the latest from Australia, New Zealand and the Belgium/Netherlands league.
We look ahead to another week of footballing birthday, including Korea/Japan 2002 runner-up Bernd Schneider, Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino and Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
FIFA.com looks at key match-ups over the past week with a host of big names shaping up against each other in Europe, Brazil’s Sao Jose regaining their South American crown and mixed fortunes for some big name recruits in ...
Memories of glory at EURO 2004 and the hopes of a nation in crisis will help motivate Greece against Romania, says coach Fernando Santos.
Even Pellerud speaks to FIFA.com about his second spell as Norway's women's coach, 16 years after the first, and explains why he is particularly excited about the prospect of a FIFA Women's World Cup in ...
Having led Albania's women's national team since their first match in 2011, coach Altin Rraklli is now gearing up to compete alongside Europe's best as qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ gets ...
Following their 2-0 first-leg play-off victory over France, Ukraine are within touching distance of qualifying for their second FIFA World Cup finals since 2006.
Luiz Felipe Scolari has described England as "one of the teams who could shine at the World Cup" in an interview in which he reflected on previous encounters with the Three Lions.