Kane in pole position to lead line for England - Hodgson

(Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane is in "pole position" to succeed Wayne Rooney as England's main striker, manager Roy Hodgson said, while casting doubt on Theo Walcott's prospects of …

Brazil, Argentina upset as road to World Cup begins

Montevideo (AFP) - Argentina slumped to a shock home defeat against Ecuador while Brazil were beaten 2-0 by Chile on Thursday as upsets dominated the opening round of South America's qualifying …

Socceroos shocked by 2-0 loss to Jordan

Two second-half goals have been enough for world No.99 side Jordan to defeat Asian champions Australia in a World Cup qualifier in Amman.

Wanderers fans 'well-behaved' for opener

All eyes were on the thin blue line on Thursday night at Pirtek Stadium, where police closely watched Wanderers fans attending the A-League opener.

Ecuador stun Argentina to win 2-0 in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Two goals in two minutes gave Ecuador a shock 2-0 win over Argentina in Buenos Aires on Thursday as the Andean side got off to a flying start in their bid to reach the 2018 …