In June 2018, FIFA announced that the World Cup would be jointly hosted for only the second time in its history in 2026. The bid from the United States of America, Mexico and Canada convincingly beating out the challenge of Morocco by 134 votes to 65.
While the first two countries
Rob Dorsett has been a Sky Sports News reporter for over fourteen years.
He’s covered the FIFA World Cup, interviewed Usain Bolt and was
one of the first to report on the Leicester City helicopter tragedy.
He spoke to the SportsGazette about his career and gave his
advice for young sports journalists wanting
"Will the last one out please shut the door.”
This old adage is often spoken when a Cornish sports team earns themselves a chance to represent their county on the national stage.
Truro City’s 3-1 victory over AFC Totton at Wembley in the 2006/07 FA Vase final set a then record attendance
It has been a World Cup of firsts – both on and off the field. Television networks worldwide are broadcasting the tournament with a virtual reality option, Germany are relying on artificial computerised intelligence for real-time statistics to be passed down to Joachim Low, the Video Assistant Referee is in
And just when it all seemed to be going so well; Jules Rimmet gleaming, 52 years of hurt subsiding all in one thrust of Harry Kane's neck muscles, three lions roaring on the shirts, it was on its way home.
Ever since a photograph of England's possible starting line-up for Sunday's
Seven days ago, it was all going a bit too well. There was no looming media presence surrounding the England national football team demanding that they win the World Cup.
We had even skirted around the minefield of the country’s 24-year-old captain claiming they could win in Russia - everything was
Diogo Portela is a trailblazer. Based in Barnes after growing up in Rio de Janeiro as an aspiring footballer, he became the first Brazilian to reach the PDC World Darts Championship when he took on Peter Wright at Alexandra Palace last December. He lost but impressed those who watched him