<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - Football Development]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 27 Aug 2014 17:52:00 GMTWed, 27 Aug 2014 17:57:00 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Llorenc Gomez shines on hometown sands]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Spain's beach soccer star Llorenc Gomez, who was able to help La Roja reach the final of the European Beach Soccer League in front of friends and family in his hometown of Torredembarra.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Finale looms Stateside, fresh ambitions in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest domestic club action in the women’s game with the championship decider set in the USA, while there is a look at the latest from Sweden, Norway and Republic of Ireland.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Wales launch Live Your Goals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Football Association of Wales, in conjunction with the Welsh Football Trust, launched the FIFA LIVE YOUR GOALS campaign in the country. 

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[England Women set to walk out at Wembley ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Lionesses roar, USA find goalscoring form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up this week’s women’s international action led by England winning through to Canada 2015 amid a host of qualifiers in Europe, while world No1 USA eased to yet another win on home soil.]]>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Aussie youth benefit from female-specific funding]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Shiny new look for Fiji’s female footballers]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2417665/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Glory and heartbreak amid decisive match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action in Japan and USA where there was several make-or-break contests, plus the latest from Norway and Switzerland.]]>Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[CIES set for Moscow's Higher School of Economics]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2423029/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow and the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) have just signed a partnership agreement to organise the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![CDATA[Reinvigorated Soca Princesses eye Canada prize]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA collaborative project investigates the issue of concussion in football]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2420132/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=As part of a collaborative project with FIFA, researchers are currently seeking to determine exactly when a player should return to football after suffering a mild head injury in the course of play.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Seasons resume, finales loom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest club action with tense penultimate rounds in USA and Japan, plus momentum gathering in Europe as summer starts to abate.]]>Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals festivals thrill Canada ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2419309/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Webb retires from refereeing]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/refereeing/news/newsid=2417194/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:42:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News<![CDATA[Spectators flock amid differing fortunes for elite]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular look at women’s club football sees contrasting fortunes for traditional heavyweights in USA and Japan, plus a record crowd sets another off-field benchmark Stateside.]]>Tue, 05 Aug 2014 06:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: July 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com also looks at the road to Canada 2015 as it continues to take shape.]]>Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Noyola: U-20 World Cup sets the stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with Houston Dash and Mexico midfielder Teresa Noyola about the influence the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup has had on her career, upcoming Canada 2015 qualifiers and El Tri's recent growth.

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals brings joy in July]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2409579/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Although July was dominated by the 2014 World Cup, it was an extremely eventful month for women’s football, with a total of 18 Live Your Goals festivals held around the globe.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Top teams forge ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the latest women's league action.]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Artificial turf for Canada 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2408676/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Pitch & EquipmentKind=News<![CDATA[Marta makes latest Swedish move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New international calendar for women’s football in the spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[League leaders show no mercy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:40:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Aussie goal queen Gill aims for further highs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New names and familiar faces jostle for supremacy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football around the globe where there was a shock for USA’s long-term leaders, surprise results in Japan, plus news from Sweden and Finland.]]>Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA World Cup Legacy Fund kicks off in Belem]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=fifa-world-cup-legacy-trust-kicks-off-in-belem-2401109.htmlThe 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Fund has begun to ensure that the benefits of the competition are felt around Brazil, with its first project taking place in Belem, with four pitches being developed for grassroots and women's football.

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Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Lebanon: The first FIFA/CIES Programme graduates receive their diplomas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The first fifteen students at Notre Dame University - Louaize (NDU), the academic partner of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) in Lebanon, were awarded their diplomas during a ceremony held last week at Zouk Mosbeh campus near Beirut.

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals thrives under summer skies]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2384787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Norway and England stride on, Morgan stars on return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews midweek women’s international action from three continents led by Alex Morgan’s crucial contribution as USA held off an impressive France, while the race for Canada 2015 continues to intensity in Europe.]]>Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[All pre-FIFA World Cup doping controls test negative]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=all-pre-fifa-world-cup-doping-controls-test-negative-2374232.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 12:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Swiss dominate Euro headlines, USA open new era]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the weekend international action in women’s football headlined by an historic breakthrough for Switzerland amid a heavy schedule of European matches, while USA have continued their winning home form.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[More silverware for European trio, Seattle remain unbeaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s weekly review takes in a storybook finale in Germany as Wolfsburg left it until the final minute of the season to go top, while there was also trophies handed out in France and Belgium/Netherlands, plus goals aplenty in the USA.]]>Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Dvorak, Saugy outline anti-doping strategies]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=dvorak-saugy-outline-anti-doping-strategies-2354961.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 19:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Close in Germany, Switzerland and Austria decided]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

The race for the title in Germany’s Bundesliga is set to be decided by a head-to-head on the final day, while the champions have already been crowned in Switzerland and Austria. FIFA.com brings you a round-up of the action from the past week.

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Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals blossoms during May]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2353001/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Hybrid FIFA course furthers Futsal, Beach Soccer in Tonga]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=2346615/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2014 20:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Women's round-up: May 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sampson: My England will entertain]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2345600/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Mark Sampson, the 31-year-old coach of the England women's team.   ]]>Wed, 28 May 2014 17:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Glory for Wolfsburg, Lyon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular look at women’s club football reviews a massive week crowned by an epic European final as Wolfsburg prevailed amid drama, while Lyon are once again queens of France, plus there is news from USA, Sweden and Germany.]]>Tue, 27 May 2014 10:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Lyon win eighth straight women's Ligue 1 title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japanese international Saki Kumagai helped Lyon win their eighth consecutive women's Ligue 1 title in a 5-1 win over Guingamp. 

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Sat, 24 May 2014 19:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Kellermann: It’ll be an evenly-balanced match]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2342066/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the UEFA Women’s Champions League final in Lisbon, where VfL Wolfsburg are aiming to defend their crown against Tyreso FF.]]>Wed, 21 May 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hospital for Special Surgery Designated FIFA Medical Center of Excellence]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2341420/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 May 2014 14:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Frankfurt celebrate, Seattle remain undefeated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 May 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA name Ellis as women's national team coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jill Ellis has been named as the new head coach of USA women's national football squad and will guide the team into October's CONCACAF qualifying tournament for Canada 2015. 

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Fri, 16 May 2014 17:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Japan beat hosts Vietnam, Matildas win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Women's World Cup holders Japan defeated hosts Vietnam 4-0 to keep their hopes of winning a first AFC Women's Asian Cup alive, while tournament holders Australia defeated Jordan 3-1 in the other Group A match. 

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Fri, 16 May 2014 17:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Korea, China cruise in group openers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic and China PR both got off to strong starts in Group B at the AFC Women's Asian Cup with lopsided wins over Myanmar and Thailand respectively.

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Thu, 15 May 2014 16:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Kellond-Knight riding the wave of success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 May 2014 17:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Vietnam lead Group A, Japan snatch draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 May 2014 16:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Seattle shine Stateside, Brescia crowned]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a fascinating weekend in women's club football with star names making an impact in USA's NWSL, while Brescia were crowned for the first time in Italy amid a dramatic finale, plus the latest from Germany and France.]]>Tue, 13 May 2014 01:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Dodd: Women’s football deserves a blueprint for growth ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2337280/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the ten proposed principles for the development of women’s football.]]>Mon, 12 May 2014 15:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News