Roy Hodgson says he will not focus on his own future as England manager ahead of Saturday's 2018 World Cup draw.
Hodgson is in the position of representing England and the Football Association in St. Petersburg without knowing if he will still be manager of the national team beyond the end of the Euro 2016 finals.
He also believes England has a core of good young players who could make an impact in 2018 in Russia.
Hodgson said: "Regarding my own future, I am fully focused on preparing England for...
Jerome Valcke says he will step down as FIFA secretary general in February when Sepp Blatter hands over the presidency.
Valcke, who also said he has no responsibility for the corruption crisis, accepted that Blatter's successor will want to appoint their own person.
He told a news conference in St Petersburg: "Whoever becomes the new FIFA president should have a new secretary general -- it is the most important relationship for any organisation.
"As the head of the administration I can be proud of...
Galatasaray forward Lukas Podolski said he needed to leave Arsenal to give himself a chance of playing for Germany at Euro 2016.
Germany boss Joachim Low had told Podolski, who completed a move to the Turkish club on Saturday, that he would significantly hinder his chances of selection next summer if he spent the season on the bench.
Podolski, who has 125 caps for Germany and was part of last year's World Cup-winning squad, told Sport Bild: "After talking openly to Arsene Wenger, I came to the conclusion...
PARIS -- France will host Germany in November in a friendly at the Stade de France as part of their preparations for Euro 2016.
It will be their first meeting since Germany won 1-0 in the quarterfinals at the 2014 World Cup.
The last time Germany travelled to France was in 2013, when they won 2-1 at the Stade de France.
After the Nov. 13 game, France will visit Wembley for another friendly against England four days later.
As hosts, France are automatically qualified for Euro 2016, while Germany are...