Thursday, 27 November 2014

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Japan's 'god of soccer' caught the imagination of fans in Tokyo for the first time when he starred for Flamengo in the 1981 Club World Cup final against Bob Paisley's team

Thursday, 13 November 2014

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A new sponsor brings stability, neutral ground and prize money to secure a bright future for the world club competition, and FIFA return for the start of the new millennium

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The Intercontinental Cup became infamous in the 1960s for rivalries that went far too far. Foul play turned to outright violence, competition boycotts and national disgrace

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Nearly 50 years after the Lipton Cup, this new tournament came into being in 1960. In between, international club football was kept alive by all-star teams who hit the road

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The tournament held annually to decide football's finest club is now contested by world-famous teams but was first won by an amateur side from County Durham over 100 years ago

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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The nation pulled out of holding the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015, but the world football governing body insists no such bailing will happen for their club tournament

Monday, 3 November 2014

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The Wanderers goalkeeper has talked up his team's chances of making a major impact at the showpiece event in Morocco in December