<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:34:00 GMTFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:04:35 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Socceroos lose star trio for qualifiers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=socceroos-lose-star-trio-for-qualifiers-2673570.htmlFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Germany head quartet already confirmed for Confederations Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at those nations which have already qualified for the FIFA Confederations Cup, and the route on offer for the four remaining slots.]]>Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Rogic return headlines Socceroos squad]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=rogic-return-headlines-socceroos-squad-2671696.htmlWed, 19 Aug 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2671104.htmlAn England defensive stalwart, a Costa Rican FIFA World Cup hero, an Aussie striker and a Uruguayan defender all feature in our preview of the week's footballing birthdays.

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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 10:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Australia’s forgotten goalscoring king]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/do-you-remember/newsid=2670334/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the colourful career of Reg Date, who 20 years since his death, remains relatively unknown even his native Australia despite a scarcely believable scoring record.]]>Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:50:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Celtic boss hails Aussie comeback star Rogic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Aug 2015 23:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016<![CDATA[Draw marks the way to Chile 2015 glory]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=draw-marks-the-way-to-chile-2015-glory-2669665.htmlFri, 07 Aug 2015 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Brothers, trebles and a taxi driver]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brothers-trebles-and-a-taxi-driver-2668441.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with a speedy strike and siblings.]]>Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Amor replaces Gombau as Adelaide coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2015/2016<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-in-numbers-2665218.htmlFIFA.com looks at some statistics from the qualifying competition's history and some other records on the verge of crashing.]]>Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:48:00 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[Rodgers humbled by Liverpool's Down Under tour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Slovakia's Holosko signs for Sydney]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Northern Ireland's Hughes signs for Melbourne City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Jul 2015 07:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2015/2016<![CDATA[A tournament that broke all records]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=a-tournament-that-broke-all-records-2661554.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Goal of the Tournament: YOU decide!]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=goal-of-the-tournament-you-decide-2661399.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 14:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Win a unique FIFA Women’s World Cup Final prize]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=win-a-unique-fifa-women-s-world-cup-final-prize-2660197.htmlFIFA are offering you a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: two tickets to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 final, and the chance to present the ‘Live Your Goals’ award to the player of the match.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=6/news=women-s-round-up-june-2015-2659217.htmlFIFA.com brings you all the biggest stories from the past month of women’s football.]]>Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[TV audiences grow in World Cup quarter-finals]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=tv-audiences-grow-in-world-cup-quarter-finals-2654416.htmlTue, 30 Jun 2015 19:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Beliveau: This is a positive era]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[A-League season to kick-off on 8 October]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2654010.htmlSun, 28 Jun 2015 10:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Champions advance, hosts bow out]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=champions-advance-hosts-bow-out-2653983.htmlSun, 28 Jun 2015 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Inspire the players, before the biggest game of their lives]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=inspire-the-players-before-the-biggest-game-of-their-lives-2653637.htmlFIFA, together with our Partners, are giving you a unique chance to use YOUR voice to connect with the players at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final. 

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Japan end Aussie dream with tough win]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268018/match=300269496/match-report.htmlSat, 27 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The keeper and the kangaroo]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-keeper-and-the-kangaroo-2653362.htmlFIFA.com finds out about her unlikely journey from a desert landscape to the rarefied atmosphere of the FIFA Women's World Cup.]]>Fri, 26 Jun 2015 19:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Miyama: We are still not in our best form yet ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=miyama-we-are-still-not-in-our-best-form-yet-2653361.htmlJapan captain Aya Miyama speaks to FIFA.com about the pressure of being world champions, their quarter-final against Australia and the strength of Asian football.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 19:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Kennedy quits over injuries]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup breaks more TV records in Round of 16]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-women-s-world-cuptm-breaks-more-tv-records-in-round-of-16-2653174.htmlThe FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 Canada broke more records for television audiences in key markets across the world during the Round of 16 matches.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Matildas show the way]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=matildas-show-the-way-2652309.htmlMon, 22 Jun 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Mixed fortunes on Father's Day]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mixed-fortunes-on-father-s-day-2652287.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the day’s events.]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Simon the history-maker as Matildas progress]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268032/match=300269501/match-report.htmlKyah Simon's goal ten minutes from time saw Australia through to the FIFA Women's World Cup quarter-finals, and secured a first knockout victory for the country at any senior World Cup, seeing off Brazil 1-0.

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 19:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2651913.htmlSun, 21 Jun 2015 10:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[De Vanna channelling her passion]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=de-vanna-channelling-her-passion-2651552.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women’s World Cup scores early record TV viewing in key markets]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=women-s-world-cup-scores-early-record-tv-viewing-in-key-markets-2651201.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 20:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Returning to the refugee camp]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/264/957/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Born 19 years ago in a Kenyan refugee camp to South Sudanese parents, Australian youth international Awer Mabil is returning to the place of his birth this week to bring football material and dreams to children.

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Hyundai award contenders jockeying for position]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=hyundai-award-contenders-jockeying-for-position-2650965.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Newcastle Jets appoint Miller ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fulham assistant coach Scott Miller has been appointed the new head coach of troubled Australian A-League side Newcastle United Jets, Football Federation Australia said Thursday.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 04:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Six teams through, two head home]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=six-teams-through-two-head-home-2650131.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Stalemate lifts Aussies through at Sweden’s expense ]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269490/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 03:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Guam train continues as Japan, Iran blush]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=guam-train-continues-as-japan-iran-blush-2649326.htmlGuam and the Philippines continued their fairytale starts to Asian Zone qualifying on Matchday 2, while Japan and Iran were held to unforeseen draws and two teams recorded 6-0 wins.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[The 'Aussie-surfing footballer’s' guide to the Matildas ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-aussie-surfing-footballer-s-guide-to-the-matildas-2648470.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 13:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian powerhouses eye opening victories ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=monday-asian-powerhouses-eye-opening-victories-2648433.htmlFIFA.com previewing all the action.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Lindahl leading Sweden from the back]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=lindahl-leading-sweden-from-the-back-2648330.htmlFIFA.com, she discusses the importance of a compact defence, remaining calm under pressure and much more.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Records tumble, holders advance and heavyweights collide]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fri-12-june-wwc-matchday-6-review-2647375.htmlSat, 13 Jun 2015 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Simon double sinks Super Falcons]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269499/match-report.htmlFri, 12 Jun 2015 23:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Calculators and cards: The qualification and disciplinary lowdown]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=calculators-and-cards-the-qualification-and-disciplinary-lowdown-2646911.htmlFIFA.com runs through the criteria for qualification from the group stage, as well as the key disciplinary rules. What determines who reaches the Round of 16? What tiebreakers apply? Find out the answers here.]]>Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Upsets, thrashings and 11th-hour saviours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=upsets-thashings-and-11th-hour-saviours-2646383.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup openers attract bigger TV audiences than 2011]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-openers-attract-bigger-tv-audiences-than-2011-2645835.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 19:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian minnows face tough opening tasks ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=asian-minnows-face-tough-opening-tasks-2639811.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone