<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 09 Mar 2017 08:55:00 GMTMon, 13 Mar 2017 23:02:07 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Status quo maintained as South Americans stay top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=3/news=status-quo-maintained-as-south-americans-stay-top-2875123.htmlThu, 09 Mar 2017 08:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Spain crowned Algarve Cup champions]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=spain-crowned-algarve-cup-champions-2875284.htmlWed, 08 Mar 2017 20:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women's round-up: February 2017 ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=2/news=women-s-round-up-february-2017-2868925.html

FIFA.com rounds up February's key events in the women’s game, with Carli Lloyd, Colin Bell and Melbourne City among the big headline-makers.]]>
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Canada's youngsters set stage for new era]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=2/news=canada-s-youngsters-set-stage-for-new-era-2868432.htmlFIFA.com spoke to youngsters Janine Beckie, Jessie Fleming, and Deanne Rose about their roles in leading Canada into a new era in women's football.]]>Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Four tickets up for grabs in CONCACAF]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=four-tickets-up-for-grabs-in-concacaf-2867497.htmlTwelve teams will be playing for four spots at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 when the CONCACAF U-20 Championship kicks off in Costa Rica on 17 February. FIFA.com previews the qualifying tournament.

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=the-week-in-quotes-2866044.htmlThis week, we hear from Frank Lampard as he calls time on his playing career, Luciano Spalletti praises club legend Francesco Totti after his latest important goal and David Beckham gives insight into Sir Alex Ferguson's support for him after France 1998.

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Sat, 04 Feb 2017 10:51:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[De Guzman announces retirement]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=1/news=julian-de-guzman-announces-retirement-2865537.htmlMon, 30 Jan 2017 20:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Technical Study Group publishes report on Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=technical-study-group-publishes-report-on-papua-new-guinea-2016-2863547.htmlThe Technical Study Group (TSG) has published its report on the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016. You can download and read it all on FIFA.com.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Ticos the toast of CONCACAF’s 2016]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ticos-the-toast-of-concacaf-s-2016-2861378.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at the year 2016, an eventful 12 months in which USA lost their coach and Costa Rica took dead aim at first place on the road to Russia.]]>Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Korea DPR complete a dream double]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=korea-dpr-complete-a-dream-double-2857966.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Goals, a golden oldie and a cosmopolitan club]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=goals-a-golden-oldie-and-a-cosmopolitan-club-2857319.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an ageless legend in Sao Paulo and goals galore in Central Canada.]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in tweets]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-tweets-2855610.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the opening few weeks at Papua New Guinea 2016 have been covered in tweets.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Canada's star duo hoping for recognition]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=canada-s-star-duo-hoping-for-recognition-2855323.htmlSun, 27 Nov 2016 02:53:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Japan turn on the style at Canada’s expense]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353178/match-report.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[High-profile encouragement for disappointed Canadians]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=high-profile-encouragement-for-disappointed-canadians-2852788.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 07:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Spain avenge, Korea DPR advance]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=spain-avenge-korea-dpr-advance-2851683.htmlFIFA.com reviews matchday 3 at Papua New Guinea 2016, highlighted by a dose of revenge for Spain over Japan, and an exit for the hosts.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Spirited Nigeria fight back to earn win]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353169/match-report.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Canada seek to turn over a new leaf against Nigeria]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=canada-seek-to-turn-over-a-new-leaf-against-nigeria-2850693.htmlFIFA.com about Canada's togetherness as the seek to rebound from a surprisingly hefty loss against Spain.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 23:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The nominees in numbers]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-nominees-in-numbers-2850237.htmlFIFA.com runs a statistical eye over the 53 candidates for four prestigious prizes at The Best FIFA Football Awards.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:17:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Big wins and goals aplenty on opening day]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=big-wins-and-goals-aplenty-on-opening-day-2850147.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Colour and tradition mark PNG Opening Ceremony]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=png-2016-opening-ceremony-2849703.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Spain off to perfect start with Canada win]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353162/match-report.htmlSpain started their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 campaign off with a comfortable 5-0 win over Canada in Group B at Bava Park in Port Moresby.

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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 08:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in numbers]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-numbers-2848810.htmlFIFA.com presents some interesting facts, figures and records from the tournament’s history books.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Give the red card to violence against women and children]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=give-the-red-card-to-violence-against-women-and-children-2848898.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 23:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Warm PNG welcome brings out the smiles ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=warm-png-welcome-brings-out-the-smiles-2848881.htmlFIFA.com heard about the reasons behind this and the reactions of those being welcomed.]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[International starlets hungry for more success]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=international-starlets-hungry-for-more-success-2848808.htmlAfter the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 kicks off on 13 November, there will be several players raring to seize their latest chance to show off their talents on the world stage.

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016 22:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Starting small, making it big]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=starting-small-making-it-big-2848607.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the heroines of U-20 Women’s World Cups in years past.]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The great goals of the U-20 Women's World Cup]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-great-goals-of-the-u-20-women-s-world-cup-2848624.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[U-20 Women's World Cup match tickets go on sale ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=u-20-women-s-world-cup-match-tickets-go-on-sale-2847388.htmlTue, 01 Nov 2016 07:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Program synergy boosting Canada's future]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=program-synergy-boosting-canada-s-future-2845906.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the Canadian women's national team program and speaks with head coach John Herdman and U-20 head coach Daniel Worthington about EXCEL, a program designed to get the Canadians on course to become a force to be reckoned with in the women's game.]]>Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Asians excel as history is made in the Middle East]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=asians-excel-as-history-is-made-in-the-middle-east-2845641.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Sinclair gets the party started]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=sinclair-gets-the-party-started-2845234.htmlSat, 22 Oct 2016 18:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[U-17 stars savour new surroundings and friendships]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=u-17-stars-savour-new-surroundings-and-friendships-2845149.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the stars of Jordan 2016 on how they have been amusing themselves in their spare time at the tournament.

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Lessons to learn for Proulx and Canada]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=lessons-to-learn-for-proulx-and-canada-2842148.html FIFA.com about the Canucks' early exit from Jordan 2016 and the key area for improvement she has identified.]]>Sun, 09 Oct 2016 12:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Moreno eager to keep dancing with Venezuela]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=moreno-eager-to-keep-dancing-with-venezuela-2841678.htmlFIFA.com… with an unexpected guest.]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2016 07:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Quotes: Canada-Venezuela]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=quotes-canada-venezuela-2841599.html“We were up against it and a player down and we came away with a great result that puts us among the best eight teams in the world.” Venezuela coach Kenneth Zseremeta.

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Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Germany, Venezuela advance as records crash]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=germany-venezuela-advance-as-records-crash-2841278.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a day that brought records for Deyna Castellanos and Lena Oberdorf, and ended in joy for Germany, Venezuela, Mexico and New Zealand.

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Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Castellanos leads Venezuela to victory]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357962/match-report.htmlFri, 07 Oct 2016 19:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Gwinn: Germany’s wunderkind shining in Jordan]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=gwinn-germany-s-wunderkind-shining-in-jordan-2840545.htmlFIFA.com hears from Giulia Gwinn, her parents and her coach on what makes the Germany star - scorer of three goals in two maches at Jordan 2016 - such a special talent.

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Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Hosts bow out as Castellanos steals the show]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=hosts-bow-out-as-castellanos-steals-the-show-2839309.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a memorable day of U-17 Women's World Cup action in which a record-equalling goal from the halfway line overshadowed two teams going through and three heading out.]]>Mon, 03 Oct 2016 20:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Germany, Canada settle for hard-earned point]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357963/match-report.htmlGoals from Deanne Rose and Giulia Gwinn saw Canada and Germany share the points at the Amman International Stadium in Group B at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016.]]>Mon, 03 Oct 2016 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Stratigakis, Canada’s captain and beating heart ]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=stratigakis-canada-s-captain-and-beating-heart-2839089.htmlThe Maple Leaves’ No8 is her team’s central figure. In the mixed zone following their opening game at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, FIFA.com spoke to a young woman with maturity and confidence far beyond her years.

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Sun, 02 Oct 2016 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Mexico and Navarro set a five-star standard]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=mexico-and-navarro-set-a-five-star-standard-2837972.htmlFri, 30 Sep 2016 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Cameroon crushed by Canada's comeback kids]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357966/match-report.htmlCanada have made a winning start to their Jordan 2016 campaign after two late goals snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in a five-goal thriller against Cameroon.

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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Asian dominance on the line as Middle East makes history]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=asian-dominance-on-the-line-as-middle-east-makes-history-2837171.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Jordan 2016: the first FIFA women's tournament in the Middle East, where returning giants are aiming to claim a trophy that has ended up in Asian hands in all but one occasion.]]>Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[U-17 Women's World Cup in numbers]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=u-17-women-s-world-cup-in-numbers-2836952.htmlWith the latest edition set to kick off in just three days, FIFA.com takes a look at some of the facts, figures and tournament records that help tell the story of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Squads announced for Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=squads-announced-for-jordan-2016-2835899.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 11:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Leroux's unique path to glory]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=leroux-s-unique-path-to-glory-2833784.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at Sydney Leroux's unique journey from prolific goalscorer at FIFA's youth tournaments - for two different countries - to becoming an Olympic champion and FIFA Women's World Cup winner.    ]]>Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[USA, Honduras complete Hex ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=usa-honduras-complete-hex-2831177.htmlWed, 07 Sep 2016 06:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Star-studded memories of the first Futsal World Cup]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=star-studded-memories-of-the-first-futsal-world-cup-2830895.htmlTue, 06 Sep 2016 20:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016