<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - Football Development]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 24 Jul 2014 06:48:00 GMTThu, 24 Jul 2014 06:52:20 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[Qatar to reinforce grassroots football promotion ahead of 2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/grassroots/news/newsid=2336425/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 15:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Master named the world's top sports management programme]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 May 2014 16:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Futsal experts gather in Madrid]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=2335707/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 May 2014 10:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi launches first FIFA/CIES Programme ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2335064/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 May 2014 13:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[CIES signs a partnership agreement in Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2334620/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 May 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Thrilling fights to the finish]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the latest from women’s club football.]]>Tue, 06 May 2014 11:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[President Blatter attends Yaounde inauguration]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2334182/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 May 2014 17:36:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals busy during April]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2326431/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Live Your Goals campaign to get more young girls and women around the world interested in football and inspire them to get involved. FIFA.com takes a look back at the initiative’s activities in April.]]>Fri, 02 May 2014 00:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Mini-pitch a constant attraction at Fan Zones during youth FIFA World Cups]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/marketing/qualityprogramme/news/newsid=2332240/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=At the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 the Local Organising Committee set up a Fan Zone in the San Jose city centre with a mini-pitch provided by FIFA Preferred Producer FieldTurf Inc.

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Thu, 01 May 2014 18:07:00 GMTArea=FIFA Quality Prog.Section=Football TurfKind=News
<![CDATA[FA approve football turf in the FA Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/marketing/qualityprogramme/news/newsid=2332233/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=In March 2014, The FA Cup Committee decided that clubs would be allowed to play FA Cup matches on 3G (3rd generation) football turf surfaces acknowledging the development of football turf systems over the past decade.

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Thu, 01 May 2014 18:02:00 GMTArea=FIFA Quality Prog.Section=Football TurfKind=News
<![CDATA[Regenass: Our programmes have evolved]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2323606/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Director of Member Associations and Development Thierry Regenass talks exclusively to FIFA.com about the implementation and enforcement of development regulations and the evolution of FIFA's assistance programmes.

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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: April 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a bumper month in women's football with Canada 2015 qualifiers continuing unabated, USA and England commencing their league campaigns with a new look, while there was silverware for ambitious Jordan.]]>Wed, 30 Apr 2014 01:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Dream Euro match-up set, Seattle continue form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Apr 2014 04:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Somalia praises FIFA for ‘keeping football alive’ ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2323922/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA 11 For Health reaching out to 4,000 children in Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[First win for Houston and Champions League deadlock]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the latest developments from the past week of women’s club football.]]>Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Dickenmann: Qualifying would be a dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A Switzerland side inspired by the performances of Lara Dickenmann are on course to qualify for their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup, and the midfielder spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about Nati's success and the progression of women's football.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Coaching change for Asian champs]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2320330/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women's league resumes in England]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New campaigns open in USA, Sweden]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular review of women’s club football this week looks at opening day action in USA and Sweden, news from Germany’s European aspirants, plus the latest from Japan.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News