Sunday 02 October 2016, 11:52

Next week on


Top billing over the next week will be taken by the FIFA World Cup™, with Russia 2018 qualifying set to resume with a bang in all four corners of the planet. On Thursday, no fewer than 20 matches will be played across Asia, Europe and South America. The following day, Ghana will be facing Uganda to kick off the hotly-awaited third round of qualifiers in Africa, where the action will be continuing throughout the weekend, as will also be the case back on the Old Continent.

As ever, will be bringing you comprehensive coverage of all the latest developments through our World Match Centre, which will be up and running every matchday, while we will also be providing a steady supply of previews, reaction, statistics, photos, videos and exclusive interviews.

Of course, we also remain out in force in Jordan, where the group stage of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cupwill be back in full flow on Monday and Tuesday, before drawing to a close on Friday and Saturday. Who will make up the quarter-final line-up? Will the heavyweights build on their storming starts? Are there any upsets in store? To discover the answers to these questions, keep an eye on, where you will find everything from match reports to post-game analysis and exclusive interviews with the rising stars of women's football.

Last but not least, updates about other FIFA Tournaments and all our regular features will also be coming your way over the coming days. Have a fantastic week full of football on