In this piece we take a look at some of the teams who aren't favourites, but are outsiders to win the tournament.
The first mascot was World Cup Willie in 1966, take a look at the rest of the World Cup mascots for each tournament.
This is our World Cup Injuries page where we will update you with all the injuries to players likely to be involved in Russia.
Ronaldo departing has left a huge gap in Real Madrid's team so who will they buy to replace him? We take a look.
In this piece we take a look at the possible route England will have to take to get to the World Cup Final.
England face Croatia in the second semi-final looking to book a place in the final.
In his latest piece, Brian Glanville discusses Loftus-Cheek, Wilshere and Tommy Lawton.
In Tim Vickery's latest piece he looks at why South American sides did so poorly at the tournament.
In the first World Cup semi-final France take on Belgium in Saint Petersburg.
Check out this Talent Scout piece on the Belgian goalkeeper, published in September 2011.