Confederations Cup

  • Where Italy leads, could England follow?

    July 5, 2013

    Could English football learn from the success of two relatively unheralded Italian players who performed with distinction at the Confederations Cup?

  • Boys from Brazil are back in business

    July 1, 2013

    Neymar wrote his name into world football history by dominating the most contentious yet highly-visible Confederations Cup from start to finish.

  • Mission accomplished for Scolari

    June 28, 2013

    Luiz Felipe Scolari has achieved exactly what he wanted: he has rebuilt Brazil effectively enough in six months to bring them through to the final of ‘their’ Confederations Cup.

  • Brazil wakes up and smells the coffee

    June 25, 2013

    Football is supposed to be the people's game, so surely there is nothing wrong with the masses using the sport as a means of venting their frustration.

  • Confederations Cup preview

    June 15, 2013

    As a trial run for next summer’s World Cup, the Confederations Cup will test Brazil’s readiness for the big event. Tim Vickery sets the scene...

  • Face to face: Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta

    June 14, 2013

    Football in Tahiti has made significant strides in recent years, but facing the likes of World Champions Spain represents a huge step up for the Oceania Nations Cup winners.

  • FIFA names goal-line technology winner

    April 2, 2013

    GoalControl, last in through the approval door, has claimed a significant advantage in the commercial race to capitalise on football's approval of goal-line technology by securing FIFA's vote for the Confederations Cup.