<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 17:59:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2667929/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Central American four lead the way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the second round of qualifying in CONCACAF on the road to Russia 2018, where El Salvador, Belize, Nicaragua and Guatemala all booked passage.]]>Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s road to Russia continues ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=concacaf-s-road-to-russia-continues-2639618.htmlFIFA.com previews this week's second round of Russia 2018 qualifying in the CONCACAF Zone, where El Salvador, Canada and Cuba all take their bows.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[MLS great Nowak's new Caribbean calling]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mls-great-nowak-s-new-caribbean-calling-2622610.htmlTue, 09 Jun 2015 13:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 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[Improving beach soccer technique in CONCACAF]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=improving-beach-soccer-technique-in-concacaf-2534330.htmlWith the support of FIFA, attendees from 16 members associations from CONCACAF met in Miami between 24-28 February for a Workshop on Beach Soccer Technical Preparation.

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw lights 2018 touch paper]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-draw-lights-2018-touch-paper-2507377.htmlThe first qualifying matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the CONCACAF region are now known, with some of the smallest competitors in the confederation set to take the pitch in March.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2506304/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=CONCACAF will enter the fray for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 in March, with a draw in Miami for the region's early qualifying rounds scheduled for Thursday.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Success stories help shape future of women’s football]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=11/news=success-stories-help-shape-future-of-women-s-football-2471093.htmlFri, 07 Nov 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Regenass: Our programmes have evolved]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=4/news=regenass-our-programmes-have-evolved-2323606.htmlFIFA 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[Antigua and Barbuda FA sanctioned for breaching FIFA Goal Regulations]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=3/news=antigua-and-barbuda-sanctioned-for-breaching-fifa-goal-regulations-2292940.htmlGoal Regulations.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:04:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF team up in Cayman Islands]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-concacaf-team-cayman-islands-2208485.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 09:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to open development seminar in Cayman Islands]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-president-open-development-seminar-cayman-islands-2197988.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb will open a five-day FIFA seminar in Grand Cayman on Monday 21 October.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Executive Committee strongly backs further governance reforms and strengthens fight against racism and discrimination ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=3/news=executive-committee-strongly-backs-further-governance-reforms-and-streng-2039605.htmlThu, 21 Mar 2013 14:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Giallorossi glee, Gunners blues & Australian twos]]>/news/y=2013/m=2/news=giallorossi-glee-gunners-blues-australian-twos-2015302.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2013 12:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Joy of six in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=joy-six-concacaf-1787012.htmlhexagonal round of CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014.]]>Wed, 17 Oct 2012 04:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Moment of truth for CONCACAF pack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=moment-truth-for-concacaf-pack-1785221.htmlFIFA.com previews what promises to be a nail-biting evening.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Relief for USA as Ticos resurrect campaign]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=relief-for-usa-ticos-resurrect-campaign-1784704.htmlSat, 13 Oct 2012 05:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Johnson brace lifts USA to victory]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=johnson-brace-lifts-usa-victory-1784606.htmlEddie Johnson scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner in the 90th minute, to lift the USA to a 2-1 victory over Antigua and Barbuda in CONCACAF qualifying.

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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 03:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Donovan, Shea to miss qualifiers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=donovan-shea-miss-qualifiers-1770359.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2012 00:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Klinsmann: Pressure is no problem]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=klinsmann-pressure-problem-1748144.htmlFIFA.com about his team's tense position in Brazil 2014 qualifying, and his attempts to balance results while making larger changes in US Soccer.]]>Tue, 09 Oct 2012 16:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico first to advance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=mexico-first-advance-1700324.htmlFIFA.com relives Tuesday’s action in the CONCACAF Zone.]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico stand firm, Jamaica sink USA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=mexico-stand-firm-jamaica-sink-usa-1697737.htmlThough there were away wins for Mexico and Honduras, CONCACAF heavyweights USA went down in Kingston while Canada put the brakes on fast-starting Panama as FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Jamaica upset USA, Mexico cruise]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=jamaica-upset-usa-mexico-cruise-1697611.htmlSat, 08 Sep 2012 04:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Curtis: Antigua can get results]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=8/news=curtis-antigua-can-get-results-1688936.htmlFIFA.com about his Antigua and Barbuda side’s impressive performances against USA and Jamaica, and their desire to reach the final round of CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014.]]>Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[National sides draw on club connections]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the club connections that have undepinned some of the most successful national teams over the years.]]>Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico, Panama prosper as USA slip up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=mexico-panama-prosper-usa-slip-1648810.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at this week's Brazil 2014 qualifying action in CONCACAF.]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2012 05:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Hard road ahead for USA, Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=hard-road-ahead-for-usa-mexico-1647073.htmlFIFA.com previews the latest round of CONCACAF qualifying.]]>Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[USA, Mexico triumph as Ticos draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=usa-mexico-triumph-ticos-draw-1646461.htmlUSA and Mexico got their Brazil 2014 qualifying campaigns off to winning starts, while a ten-man Canada side narrowly overcame Cuba, and Costa Rica were held to a 2-2 draw by El Salvador.

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Sat, 09 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[CONCACAF giants out of the gates]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=concacaf-giants-out-the-gates-1646336.htmlMexico and USA both earned 3-1 wins in their first Brazil 2014 qualifiers on Friday, while Canada and Panama picked up valuable points on the road.

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Sat, 09 Jun 2012 05:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Underdogs wait as Mexico, USA enter fray]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=underdogs-wait-mexico-usa-enter-fray-1645045.htmlFIFA.com previews the third round of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in North, Central America and the Caribbean, in which Mexico and USA will begin their campaigns against rank outsiders.]]>Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Antigua’s underdogs face the firing line ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=antigua-underdogs-face-the-firing-line-1641301.htmlFIFA.com chats to the hopeful Wadadli Boys about their chances.]]>Wed, 30 May 2012 18:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Jones: I'll give everything to reach Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=jones-give-everything-reach-brazil-1641113.html

Ahead of USA’s qualifying campaign for Brazil 2014, FIFA.com spoke exclusively with Jermaine Jones about his new-found leadership role and his reputation as a no-nonsense midfield enforcer.

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Tue, 29 May 2012 08:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=12/news=cfu-appoint-normalisation-committee-1561201.htmlAfter two days of meetings at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the Caribbean Football Union have appointed a new Normalisation Committee, entrusted with forming a new Executive Committee in 2012.

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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Americans expectant, Wadadli Boyz dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=12/news=americans-expectant-wadadli-boyz-dream-1552325.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2011 16:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Antigua and Dublin’s impossible dream ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=antigua-and-dublin-impossible-dream-1549596.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2011 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Germans close on Dutch, England go fifth]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2011/m=11/news=germans-close-dutch-england-fifth-1546348.htmlWed, 23 Nov 2011 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Joy of six in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=joy-six-concacaf-1543180.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2011 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757.htmlThe penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Two jobs, one goal for Antigua boss]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=two-jobs-one-goal-for-antigua-boss-1535686.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2011 17:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940.htmlWed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Joy for Canada, Haiti as T&T stumble ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=joy-for-canada-haiti-stumble-1523490.html both pulled off 7-0 wins in CONCACAF group-stage qualifying for Brazil 2014 while Trinidad and Tobago suffered a potentially disastrous loss in Bermuda.]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2011 03:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Great eight eager to stay perfect]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=great-eight-eager-stay-perfect-1522248.htmlCanada, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago and El Salvador lead a pack of eight 100-per cent starters in CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014, which gets back underway on Friday.

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Thu, 06 Oct 2011 17:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Byers leads unlikely Antiguan charge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=9/news=byers-leads-unlikely-antiguan-charge-1514135.htmlFIFA.com talked to the striker about his team’s surprise rise.]]>Thu, 22 Sep 2011 14:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA['Strika_1960': Keep it realistic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Sep 2011 04:21:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=WL PredictorKind=News