Sunday 26 February 2017, 09:13

Next week on

*Just like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what awaits you on in the coming days.

We will get the week underway in the company of Mario Yepes, who will be reminiscing about his career and discussing his native Colombia's prospects on the international stage. That same day, we will be looking back at Tim Howard's history-making heroics on 1 July 2014, when the American goalkeeper entered the FIFA World Cup™ record books thanks to the remarkable array of saves he made against Belgium in the Round of 16 in Brazil.

Tuesday brings the Official Draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas will be giving you a front-row seat for the event, which will be another major milestone in the countdown to the competition, due to take place from 27 April to 7 May.

On Wednesday, we will kick off March with our monthly women's football review, on this occasion recapping the big stories from February. Speaking of the female game, Karina LeBlanc may no longer be leaving her mark out on the pitch, but the former shot-stopper is keen to play a role in the development of the sport she loves. You will be able to find out all about the Canadian's new life and current aspirations on Thursday.

On Friday, Carles Puyol will be continuing the build-up to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 by sharing his thoughts on the Volunteer Campaign and the host country in light of his recent visit.

The latest news on FIFA and updates on its tournaments, a dispatch from Peru and a tête-à-tête with Juan Antonio Pizzi will also be coming your way in the days ahead. With our usual batch of exclusive interviews, videos and photos additionally in store, plus all your favourite regular features, you are sure to have a ball with us this week.