<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - Football Development]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 07 May 2015 17:29:00 GMTThu, 07 May 2015 17:30:05 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Award night success for CIES FIFA Master Course]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=award-night-success-for-cies-fifa-master-course-2603068.htmlThu, 07 May 2015 17:29:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA U-20 World Cup to promote grassroots football in New Zealand ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-u-20-world-cup-to-promote-grassroots-football-in-new-zealand-2602534.htmlThu, 07 May 2015 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Development dream comes true for Madagascar]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=development-dream-comes-true-for-madagascar-2602420.htmlFIFA.com found out.]]>Wed, 06 May 2015 02:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Cup triumph for Wolfsburg, showdown in Italy]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=cup-triumph-for-wolfsburg-showdown-in-italy-2602205.htmlFIFA.com brings you all the latest news from women’s club football. ]]>Tue, 05 May 2015 12:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Jordan 2016 official emblem unveiled]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=jordan-2016-official-emblem-unveiled-2601067.htmlSun, 03 May 2015 11:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: April 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=women-s-round-up-april-2015-2595488.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the biggest events from the world of women's football over the month of April. ]]>Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals in April]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=live-your-goals-in-april-2595202.htmlFIFA.com rounds up all of the activities held in April as part of Live Your Goal, the campaign which seeks to introduce football to an increasing number of young girls and women worldwide, encouraging them to take up the game.]]>Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Aussie coaching's next generation receive lift]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=aussie-coaching-s-next-generation-receive-lift-2595179.htmlWed, 29 Apr 2015 06:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Holders reign ends, silverware on offer]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=holders-reign-ends-silverware-on-offer-2594897.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club news with the UEFA Women’s Champions League finalists determined, a dramatic finale on offer in Germany, plus glory elsewhere across the Old Continent.]]>Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Lily Parr, the pioneering star]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2593969/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=110 years after her birth, FIFA.com looks back at the life and career of one of women’s football’s early superstars, Lily Parr, who scored a reported 900 goals in a 30-year career which began at the age of just 14.

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:03:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Qatar’s grassroots football making steps forward ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=qatar-s-grassroots-football-making-steps-forward-2593545.htmlThu, 23 Apr 2015 11:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=News<![CDATA[Meinert: Germany's shared philosophy is vital]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=meinert-germany-s-shared-philosophy-is-vital-2593082.htmlWed, 22 Apr 2015 09:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[All smiles in Paris, Portland and Chelsea]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=all-smiles-in-paris-portland-and-chelsea-2592726.htmlTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Carolina Medical Center distinguished by FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=carolina-medical-center-distinguished-by-fifa-2591380.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Bhutan set sights high after historic success]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=bhutan-set-sights-high-after-historic-success-2591609.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 11:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Polish clinic granted FIFA accolade]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=polish-clinic-granted-fifa-accolade-2590878.htmlThu, 16 Apr 2015 14:20:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter welcomes members of the German Bundestag]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-president-blatter-welcomes-members-of-the-german-bundestag-2590576.htmlFIFA President Blatter today welcomed a delegation from the Sports Committee of the German Bundestag (parliament), led by its deputy chair Reinhard Grindel, to the Home of FIFA.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News
<![CDATA[New campaigns underway, old favourites shine]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=new-campaigns-underway-old-favourites-shine-2590317.htmlFIFA.com’s latest club review looks at new campaigns kicking-off in USA and Sweden, plus some fascinating top-of-the-table action in Japan and Germany.]]>Tue, 14 Apr 2015 02:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites on song, dark horses show promise]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=favourites-on-song-dark-horses-show-promise-2589683.htmlFri, 10 Apr 2015 12:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[El Salvador hosts successful beach soccer seminar]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=el-salvador-hosts-successful-beach-soccer-seminar-2583895.htmlEl Salvador provided the venue for the latest FIFA/CONCACAF Beach Soccer Seminar, held on 1-4 April, coinciding with the latter stages of the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Germany too powerful for Brazil in Canada 2015 tune-up]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=germany-too-powerful-for-brazil-in-canada-2015-tune-up-2583825.htmlSilvia Neid admitted she had fallen in love with her Germany team after romping to a 4-0 friendly win over Brazil in a pre-FIFA Women's World Cup friendly on Wednesday.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Seger: Sweden must be smart and strong to reach the final]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=seger-sweden-must-be-smart-and-strong-to-reach-the-final-2583424.htmlwww.sc.qa about Sweden's hopes at Canada 2015, their rivals for the title, Paris Saint-Germain's development and the facilities in Qatar.]]>Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA programmes boost Afghan football]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-programmes-boost-afghan-football-2583596.htmlWed, 08 Apr 2015 17:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Colourful Nadim forges her own path to success ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=colourful-nadim-forges-her-own-path-to-success-2581599.htmlFIFA.com speaks with charismatic Sky Blue FC striker Nadia Nadim about being a role-model for Muslim players, her unique back-story and that headband.]]>Thu, 02 Apr 2015 16:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals in March ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=live-your-goals-in-march-2581392.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the festivals held over the past month.]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Familiar names reign in Europe, Japan’s new season blossoms ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=familiar-names-reign-in-europe-japan-s-new-season-blossoms-2580425.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the latest women’s club football news where spring has brought a new season in Japan, while a familiar quartet won their way into the UEFA Women’s Champions League last-four.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: March 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=women-s-round-up-march-2015-2580550.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 17:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Officiating seminar a success in Kuantan]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=officiating-seminar-a-success-in-kuantan-2579522.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 14:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News<![CDATA[CPR 11 app now available in Portuguese]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=cpr-11-app-now-available-in-portuguese-2579445.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 11:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[USA close on leaders Germany, England gain]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=3/news=usa-close-on-leaders-germany-england-gain-2578980.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Thalhammer: Austria need more players]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=thalhammer-austria-need-more-players-2578988.htmlAustria’s women’s team coach Dominik Thalhammer spoke to FIFA.com about his side’s recent progress and their hopes of qualifying for a major finals in the near future.  

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Wolfsburg & Liverpool stumble, Lyon on course ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=wolfsburg-liverpool-stumble-lyon-on-course-2578095.htmlTue, 24 Mar 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Brave Gladiators seal anniversary celebrations]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=brave-gladiators-seal-anniversary-celebrations-2577896.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 15:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[CONMEBOL to implement ambitious development programme]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=conmebol-to-implement-ambitious-development-programme-2577781.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[The women's game's organised origins]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2569439/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at how this London encounter helped make history.]]>Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:38:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[RELIVE: 2019 Women's World Cup host announcement]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=2019-host-announcement-to-be-streamed-live-2566864.htmlWed, 18 Mar 2015 17:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA sets deadline to speed up implementation of pending Goal projects]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-sets-deadline-to-speed-up-implementation-of-pending-goal-projects-2566266.htmlNineteen new Goal projects - each to receive funding of USD 600,000 - have been approved at a FIFA Development Committee meeting at the Home of FIFA.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News
<![CDATA[Rare stumble for Wolfsburg, domestic queens shine]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=rare-stumble-for-wolfsburg-domestic-queens-shine-2565697.htmlFIFA.com looks at the latest in women’s club football, where the favourites were untroubled in Denmark, Spain and Scotland, but a rare defeat for Wolfsburg has created a dramatic title race in Germany.]]>Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Introduction of a Quality Programme for Electronic Performance and Tracking Systems]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=introduction-of-a-quality-programme-for-electronic-performance-and-tra-2564815.htmlFollowing positive discussions at the first meetings of the recently established advisory panels of the International Football Association Board decided at its Annual General Meeting on the introduction of a FIFA Quality Programme for Electronic Performance and Tracking Systems.

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Pitch & EquipmentKind=News
<![CDATA[England emerge victorious in Cyprus]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=england-emerge-victorious-in-cyprus-2558310.htmlFIFA.com brings you a round-up of events from the Mediterranean, as England celebrated victory in the Cyprus Women’s Cup after defeating Women's World Cup hosts Canada in the final.]]>Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA come out top in Canada 2015 audition]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=usa-come-out-top-in-canada-2015-audition-2557890.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the action from the prestigious Algarve Cup where nine Canada 2015 participants enjoyed invaluable preparation, but it was USA who once again took home the trophy.]]>Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA beat France to win Algarve Cup]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=us-beat-france-to-win-algarve-cup-2557676.htmlWed, 11 Mar 2015 19:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Football turf manual taking shape ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=football-turf-manual-taking-shape-2557049.htmlTue, 10 Mar 2015 13:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Pitch & EquipmentKind=News<![CDATA[First steps towards a futsal standard ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=first-steps-towards-a-futsal-standard-2557044.htmlTue, 10 Mar 2015 13:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Pitch & EquipmentKind=News<![CDATA[Football experts voice need for quotas for women]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=football-experts-voice-need-for-quotas-for-women-2555749.htmlFri, 06 Mar 2015 17:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[No let-up at the top]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=no-let-up-at-the-top-2544036.htmlFIFA.com brings you the latest developments from the past seven days of women’s club football.]]>Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Curtain up for star-studded dress rehearsals]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=curtain-up-for-star-studded-dress-rehearsals-2543997.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 10:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals in February ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=live-your-goals-in-february-2540929.htmlFIFA.com rounds up all the activities held in February as part of FIFA’s Live Your Goals initiative, which gives girls the world over the chance to take up football.]]>Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Bright future awaits Jordanian girls after Live Your Goals festival]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=bright-future-awaits-jordanian-girls-after-live-your-goals-festival-2534652.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Women in focus: February 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=women-in-focus-february-2015-2534611.htmlFIFA.com has paid close attention to the latest events.]]>Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[140,000 youngsters worldwide to join FIFA grassroots festivals by 2018]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=140-000-youngsters-worldwide-to-join-fifa-grassroots-festivals-by-2018-2534240.htmlFri, 27 Feb 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=News