A selection of fantastic images from around the world of people in homes, gardens, city squares and bars watching the World Cup in Russia. The photos come from the excellent news photography website “The Big Picture“, curated by the Boston Globe.  

A series of very stylish World Cup posters by Scottish artist Robert Chalmers.

The final of the Women’s World Cup was won by the United States last night. The US ladies ran out 5-2 winners in a thrilling match that was blessed by a series of great goals and individual performances. One player that stood out was Carli Lloyd who scored a 13 minute hat trick at the […]

Heartbreak for England. Last night the English ladies team crashed out of the World Cup semi-finals in the most cruel of all possible ways. With the match balanced at 1-1 and the clock ticking down it was an injury time own goal that sealed the tie for defending champions Japan. English defender Laura Bassett tried […]

The 2015 Women’s World Cup is now up and running. It is the biggest in the tournament’s history having been expanded to 24 nations. The hosts Canada expect huge crowds and a record breaking tournament (as well as a controversial one with the introduction of artificial pitches). Favourites for the trophy are Germany, with the […]

Originally posted on Perennial Underachievers:
One final piece about the negativity surrounding the World Cup…(I love football, honest!) Football is a wonderful thing. It can unite nations, it can bring people together and it can help communities in an incredibly positive way. Right now I am watching several Algerians in tears at the prospect of…

The human rights issues surrounding the Qatar World are well documented by now. Here are some mock ads that were created to raise awareness of what is happening there and to put pressure on the main sponsors of FIFA’s flagship tournament.