FIFA World Cup
FIFA World Cup
FIFA World Cup (+ friendlies)
Europe's World Cup contenders
The identity of Europe's 14 representatives at next summer's FIFA World Cup is now known. We check out their pedigree.
Wednesday 15 November 2017 12.00CET
Lewandowski finishes top scorer
Poland striker Robert Lewandowski finished top scorer in the European Qualifiers with a record 16 goals ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen.
Tuesday 14 November 2017 22.21CET
Qualifying goals records broken
These European Qualifiers set new records for overall goals scored in FIFA World Cup preliminaries and for the highest-scoring individual and team campaigns.
Wednesday 11 October 2017 8.43CET
Qualifying: Who is through?
Belgium, England, France, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Portugal, Serbia and Spain have won their groups to join Russia in the finals, with the eight play-off teams now also confirmed.
Wednesday 11 October 2017 6.00CET
Play-off places confirmed
The nine European groups in FIFA World Cup qualifying came to a conclusion on Tuesday, with only eight of the runners-up advancing to November's play-offs.
Tuesday 10 October 2017 23.15CET
Iceland, Serbia qualify
Serbia and Iceland are through to next year's FIFA World Cup in Russia while there was also cause to celebrate for the Republic of Ireland and Croatia.
Monday 9 October 2017 22.34CET
Spain clinch World Cup place
Spain are through to the 2018 FIFA World Cup after a 3-0 defeat of Albania coincided with a draw for nearest rivals Italy, while Serbia failed to wrap up their own berth away to Austria.
Friday 6 October 2017 23.30CET
September's qualifiers: What we noticed
Belgium qualified after a dream week, Cristiano Ronaldo swept up a few more records but there were mixed fortunes for France and Italy: the story of September's qualifiers.
Wednesday 6 September 2017 9.15CET
Highlights: Spain, Italy, Serbia win
Spain maintained their three-point advantage over Italy and Serbia moved four clear of their pursuers but the top four in Group I are separated by just two points after victories for Iceland and Turkey.
Wednesday 6 September 2017 CET
Highlights: Spain, Serbia impress
An Isco-inspired Spain beat Italy 3-0 to open up a three-point lead in Group C and there were important wins too for Serbia and Ukraine; UEFA.com has all the highlights.
Saturday 2 September 2017 23.00CET
What to look out for on Saturday
What is there to look forward to on Saturday? The small matter of top-of-the-table Spain v Italy, for a start, not to mention Mircea Lucescu's return to Ukraine with Turkey.
Saturday 2 September 2017 0.15CET
European Qualifiers: full guide
The road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup resumes on Thursday with teams able to clinch places in Russia in the penultimate European Qualifiers double-header.
Wednesday 30 August 2017 11.08CET
Form guide: Friendlies
UEFA.com rounds up the friendly results over the last couple of weeks concluding with France's 3-2 defeat of England and Romania recovering from two down to beat Chile, who had held Russia.
Tuesday 13 June 2017 22.54CET
June's qualifiers: What we noticed
Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo are battling to be top scorer in the European Qualifiers, while Andorra are emerging as one of 2017's unlikely form teams. UEFA.com digests the action.
Tuesday 13 June 2017 9.00CET
Road to Russia so far
Germany and Switzerland are the only sides yet to drop a point after the June European Qualifiers, while Robert Lewandowski is challenging Cristiano Ronaldo to be the competition's top scorer.
Monday 12 June 2017 10.47CET
FIFA World Cup