FIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA today announced the 20 defenders shortlisted for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013 as part of the final 55-player shortlist to be revealed on 9 December 2013.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that he will not be signing or selling any strikers in January, and challenged Romelu Lukaku to come clean about why he left the club on loan.
FIFA.com looks at five key factors in England's qualification for Brazil 2014, including the performances of Leighton Baines, captain Steven Gerrard and the prolific Wayne Rooney.
England defender Ashley Cole will miss his country's match against Poland in FIFA World Cup qualifying European Group H, following his absence from Friday's game against Montenegro due to a rib injury.
The Football Association have confirmed Ashley Cole will miss England's FIFA World Cup™ qualifier against Montenegro due to a rib injury and Kieran Gibbs will replace the Chelsea defender in Roy Hodgson's squad.
Jose Mourinho has revealed that a rib injury will make Ashley Cole an injury doubt for England's FIFA World Cup™ qualifier against Montenegro on Friday.