* 2018 FIFA World Cup coverage - Press Association

Stay on the ball with PA’s World Cup coverage

In 2018 Russia will play host to the biggest sporting event in the world. One of the few times where sport dominates the news narrative, the 2018 World Cup is set to captivate audiences across the world in June and July.


The tournament will see teams look to unseat reigning champions and tournament favorites Germany as they look to become the first team to win consecutive World cups since Brazil in 1962.


Show the stats behind the scores with PA. Choose from comprehensive team, match and player stats from pre-tournament friendlies and the World Cup finals.


Detailed fixture and group information will be available moments after the group draw in December, with regular updates detailing the most up-to-date information throughout the World Cup cycle.


Ensure that your audience will never miss a moment with PA’s live coverage. Delivered with a sub-minute latency, PA’s live scores and in-play stats are the best way to follow the games on-the-go.


Position yourself as a football authority during the build-up. We can help you analyse each of the groups, identify the potential players of the tournament and break down each of World Cup stadia with PA’s World Cup guides.


Once the tournament starts you can cover every game of the World Cup with PA’s authoritative tournament feed. Featuring a multi-asset view of the tournament’s defining narratives, we deliver articles with the best social media, images, graphics and video for immediate use.


Get 24 hour Lions coverage straight from the ground in Russia. PA will be joining the England team in their quest for international glory, providing enhanced coverage of every step of their journey. In addition, we can help you capture your mobile audience with our match day live blogs for each of the 64 fixtures.


Whatever stories you want to tell, PA will give you the tools to provide a fully immersive World Cup experience.

Example stories


Focusing predominantly on the England team, PA’s video team will be joining the Lions as they bid to make the knockout phases.


Put your viewers pitch-side with exclusive training footage or give them a seat in the conference room with a mixture of raw footage and ready to broadcast packages. PA is offering raw footage for your company to work with and broadcast-ready packages for your users to wake up to.


Lift the veil of the tournament with exclusive off-the-pitch content, or give your audience a seat in the press room with footage of the pre- and post-match press conferences.


Help your readers engage with you every step on the road to Moscow with PA’s page ready supplements. Delivered as print ready PDFs, our World Cup pull-outs are designed to fit comfortably within your existing publication.

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