<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - Football Development]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 07:13:24 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[European favourites ease through to finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the European qualifiers for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, with Spain and Switzerland qualifying for the first time alongside a host of heavyweights.]]>Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sweden qualify, play-off participants decided]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the last day of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015, in which Sweden secured the final automatic berth.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[No surprises on the sand in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Panama conference hails best World Cup football ever]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=panama-conference-hails-best-world-cup-football-ever-2439147.htmlFri, 12 Sep 2014 18:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Russia, Spain and Italy reach Portugal 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Russia, Spain and Italy advanced to the semi-finals of Europe's qualifying competition for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup on Friday and as a result all three teams have reached Portugal 2015 alongside Switzerland, who qualified yesterday.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Year-long development consultation tour ends in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2437178/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Local and international stars aim to shine in the sun]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Swiss become first Portugal 2015 qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/beachsoccer/news/newsid=2438841/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News<![CDATA[Kike: the legacy of an intelligent idol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on the career of Kike, el Eterno Capitán, (the Eternal Captain) of the Spain futsal squad, who racked up 170 caps and played in four FIFA Futsal World Cups, winning two of them.]]>Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA starts post-2014 World Cup Conferences in Panama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=fifa-starts-post-2014-world-cup-conferences-in-panama-2437250.htmlWed, 10 Sep 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Spain on its way to the fifth edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2437679/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) in Madrid and the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) have officially launched the registration process for the fifth edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management and classes will start on 17 October.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![CDATA[Potsdam on top, Lyon cruise to victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the pick of the action.]]>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Registration launched for the first FIFA/CIES Programme in Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2437179/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Kozminski University (KU), the academic partner of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), launched the registration process for the first edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management in Poland.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![CDATA[Aussie youngsters enjoy Live Your Goals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 06:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Passion helping Germany cross line in the sand]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/beachsoccer/news/newsid=2436086/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke with Germany's beach soccer coach Nils Boringschulte ahead of Europe's qualifiers for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015, and the optimistic tactician acknowledged Germany have a long way to go to be successful on sand.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Hilton-Smith: Africa's potential is amazing ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2436079/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about what is needed to realise Africa's potential in the women's game.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Aspiration and glory as seasons begin and end]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the women’s club news with Kansas City etching their name onto the NWSL championship trophy, while it is the other end of the campaign in Europe as Germany and France opened their respective seasons.]]>Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews August in women’s football with Germany regaining their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup crown, qualifiers for Canada 2015 continuing apace, a new champion Stateside and big-name players on the move.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA launches mental health research project]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Summer sun shines on Live Your Goals ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2428330/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Variety the spice of life for reinvented Goebel]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2428386/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=e, FIFA.com chats to Seattle Reign forward Beverly Goebel about the team’s success and a life-changing two-year stint in Japan.]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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