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Ireland to join UK home nations in exploring 2030 World Cup bid

The Republic of Ireland will join England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in exploring a potential bid for the 2030 World Cup.

The English Football Association had already announced plans to assess a bid with Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and Football Association Ireland said in statement released Wednesday that it would join the feasibility study "following recent positive discussions."

England, who hosted the 1966 World Cup, failed in bids to host the event in 2006 and 2018.

Former...

World Cup final pitch invader in hospital; protest group claims he was poisoned

Croatia's Dejan Lovren helped security detain a protester.
Pyotr Verzilov was one of four members of the Pussy Riot protest group to invade the pitch during the 2018 World Cup final.

One of the protesters who invaded the pitch during the 2018 World Cup final is seriously ill and in hospital, members of the Pussy Riot protest band with whom he collaborated have claimed while suggesting he may have been poisoned.

Prominent anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov, 30, staged a brief pitch invasion during the match between France and Croatia in Moscow on July 15 along with three women affiliated to the anti-Kremlin punk band and is the publisher of Mediazona, a Russian online news...

Spain considers launching bid to host Euro 2028 or 2030 World Cup

Steve Nicol and Brian McBride react to Spain's relentless domination of World Cup runners-up Croatia in a surprising UEFA Nations League result.

The president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has reportedly sought the backing of Spain's government for a bid to host either the 2028 European Championship or the 2030 World Cup.

On Wednesday, Luis Rubiales attended a protocol meeting between FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez at La Moncloa, the official residency of Spain's head of government.

El Pais reported that among the issues raised was the possibility that Spain could stage a major...

 By Michael Cox

England's wing weakness exposed: Gareth Southgate needs a plan B

England manager Gareth Southgate looks forward to seeing how his side cope with the challenge of facing Spain.
As Marcus Rashford keeps scoring for England, the FC crew discuss whether he should leave Man United in search of minutes in a central position.
Steve Nicol breaks down both sides' performances in Spain's 2-1 win over England and responds to the controversial call on Danny Welbeck.

At half-time of England's World Cup semifinal against Croatia in July, Gareth Southgate's side were cruising. A goal up from the fifth minute courtesy of Kieran Trippier's free-kick, England had dominated, enjoyed further chances, and should have been out of sight.

Instead, they couldn't sustain their performance. Croatia rallied, enforced long spells of pressure, equalised, continued to dominate, and eventually scored an extra-time winner.

England's major problem wasn't about fitness, a constant...