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#FIFA Club World Cup

# fifa-club-world-cup - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Firmino strikes in extra-time to secure Liverpool's first Club World Cup title

Jurgen Klopp’s team survived a cagey encounter which included a highly controversial VAR call against Sadio Mane.

As it happened: Liverpool 1-0 Flamengo, Club World Cup final

Relive all the action as Jurgen Klopp’s team took on Brazil’s Flamengo at the Khalifa International Stadium.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Friday 20 December, 2019

Klopp: Flamengo were told to become heroes, Liverpool were told to play in the EFL Cup

The Reds boss has acknowledged the match is considered bigger for the opposition.

Flamengo capable of upsetting Liverpool, say former Brazil stars

Julio Cesar and Bebeto have backed the South Americans to win the Club World Cup final.

Salah has shades of Messi - Wenger

The Egypt international has won the Premier League’s Golden Boot award for the past two seasons.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'They were very aggressive against us and all of us were complaining about our legs' - Salah

Club World Cup opponents Monterrey’s tough-tacking left the Egyptian star unhappy at a lack of protection from officials.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Klopp has 'no clue' if Van Dijk will return for Club World Cup final

The defender was absent as Liverpool struggled past Monterrey in the semi-final.

Firmino's last-gasp winner sends Liverpool into Club World Cup final Bobby Dazzler This post contains videos

Firmino's last-gasp winner sends Liverpool into Club World Cup final

Jurgen Klopp was forced to call on Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino as Liverpool laboured against Monterrey.

Jesus vows Flamengo fear nobody, even Liverpool, after securing Club World Cup final spot

Flamengo reached the Club World Cup final with a 3-1 win over Al Hilal and head coach Jorge Jesus claimed they fear no other teams.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Libertadores winners Flamengo complete Club World Cup turnaround to reach final

Liverpool face Monterrey in the other semi-final on Wednesday.

Flamengo boss confident Brazilians will prove they're better than Liverpool

Jorge Jesus is optimistic his side can overcome the Reds, but first they face his former employers Al Hilal.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Liverpool Club World Cup game moved to new venue

The opening of the Education City Stadium in Doha has been postponed to early 2020.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Liverpool name strong squad for Club World Cup as Kelleher set to start against Villa

The Reds will take their big-name players to Qatar, while a youthful side will play at Villa Park in the Carabao Cup on 17 December.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Liverpool set to play two games in just 24 hours as Carabao Cup fixture confirmed

The Reds have agreed to play their Carabao Cup quarter-final against Aston Villa the day before a Fifa Club World Cup game in Qatar.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 24 October, 2019

China to host expanded Club World Cup in 2021, featuring 8 European teams

The revamped Fifa Club World Cup will include 24 teams, taking place every four years and replacing the Confederations Cup.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Monday 30 September, 2019

Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions

The Reds will compete at the Fifa World Club Cup in Qatar this December.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Monday 16 September, 2019

Liverpool could face Xavi's team as they discover potential Club World Cup opponents

The European champions will enter the competition in the semi-finals.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Monday 3 June, 2019

Liverpool face mid-season Qatar trip as Club World Cup hosts confirmed

The Reds face a trip to the Middle East following their Champions League victory.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid'

Former Wexford Youths winger Eric Molloy discusses moving to New Zealand and playing at last month’s Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup Ben Mohamed Baby This post contains videos

'It's been a mad few months': From Trinity and Dalymount to marking Mo Salah and gracing the Fifa Club World Cup

Ayman Ben Mohamed talks about his time in the League of Ireland, studying at Trinity and winning the African Champions League.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Sergio Ramos slams 'inexplicable' Abu Dhabi jeers

The Real Madrid defender was targeted by a section of the crowd in the Club World Cup final.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Modric caps golden 2018 as Real Madrid lift Club World Cup

Santiago Solari celebrated his first trophy as Real Madrid’s coach with a 4-1 defeat of Al Ain in the Club World Cup final.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Solari 'loves' struggling Real Madrid star

Isco is yet to start in LaLiga under the Argentine manager.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Disappointment for ex-League of Ireland star in Club World Cup as Tunisian side miss out on semis

Aymen Ben Mohamed was in action for ES Tunis who missed out on a spot in the semi-finals of the competition.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Carlow's Eric Molloy set to become first Irish player since 2008 to play in Fifa Club World Cup

Molloy moved to New Zealand in 2016 from Wexford Youths and currently plays for Team Wellington.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Five trophies in 2017: Real Madrid make more history by claiming Club World Cup title

Cristiano Ronaldo’s free-kick proved the difference between the Spanish giants and Gremio.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Friday 15 December, 2017

Liverpool's in-form Salah 'is a player I rate a lot', says Zidane

The forward has been linked with a move to Real Madrid.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Ronaldo scores landmark 500th club goal as Real Madrid progress to Club World Cup final Take A Bow This post contains videos

Ronaldo scores landmark 500th club goal as Real Madrid progress to Club World Cup final

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo racked up an impressive milestone as he scored his 500th career club goal.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Suarez hat-trick sends Barcelona into the Fifa Club World Cup final Who Needs Messi? This post contains videos

Suarez hat-trick sends Barcelona into the Fifa Club World Cup final

The European champions will meet River Plate on Sunday.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Big Phil Scolari just one win away from Barcelona showdown

The former Brazil boss is hoping to be reunited with Neymar after nightmare ending to last year’s World Cup.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Ronaldo gets the Ancelotti death stare after failed rabona half-volley

It mattered little as Real Madrid cruised into the final of the Club World Cup with a 4-0 victory over Mexicans Cruz Azul.

Blizzards and blurs: how FC Porto won an incredible world title in Tokyo

As the FIFA Club World Cup moves towards conclusion, we look back on an incredible 1987 decider.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Vanishing spray to be used at World Cup, says Blatter

Vanishing spray, which disappears within in a minute, is a foam squirted onto the pitch to mark the line where the defending team set up their defensive wall.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Blatter: 'Goal-line technology works'

FIFA President makes the comment despite no contentious decision needing to be made during Club World Cup trial.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Benitez refuses to take credit for upswing in Torres form

Interim Chelsea boss gives all the credit to the Spanish striker.

Defence case: David Luiz aims to silence critics

The Chelsea defender admits he is not happy with the criticism that’s been levelled at him in recent times.

# fifa-club-world-cup - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Roberto Di Matteo unfazed by Club World Cup involvement

The Blues qualified for the tournament by virtue of last season’s Champions League victory, remember?