<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 27 Jul 2015 19:33:00 GMTMon, 27 Jul 2015 19:45:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Drogba joins Montreal Impact]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has made the switch to Major League Soccer by signing for Montreal Impact. The 37-year-old Ivorian was a free agent following the end of his second spell with the Blues, for whom he scored 164 goals across nine seasons at Stamford Bridge.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2667914.htmlFIFA.com presents some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including Pedro, Nery Pumpido, Desiree Scott and more.]]>Sun, 26 Jul 2015 09:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

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[Dallas on top, Red Bulls chase]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 19 Jul 2015 07:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Jamaica and Costa Rica advance, Canada fall short]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Jul 2015 02:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Whitecaps miss opportunity as Kansas strike]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Jul 2015 06:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Dallas level at top, Red Bulls second]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FC Dallas moved level at the top of the MLS Western Conference standings by beating Orlando City 2-0, while New York Red Bulls saw off New England Revolution 4-1 to move second in the Eastern Conference.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 11:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015
<![CDATA[Austin and Corea leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jamaica captain Rodolph Austin scored a last-minute winner against Canada to send his side to the top of Group B at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, while El Salvador grabbed a late equaliser against Costa Rica through substitute Dustin Corea.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 08:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015
<![CDATA[World champions USA back on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-champions-usa-back-on-top-2662320.htmlFri, 10 Jul 2015 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Jamaica surprise Ticos, Canada draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jobi McAnuff scored a superb individual goal to give Jamaica a surprise 2-2 draw with highly-rated Costa Rica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, while Canada and El Salvador played out a goalless draw in California.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015
<![CDATA[Much more to come in 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/266/176/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite an action packed six spectacular months of football already in the books in 2015, the second half of the year is promising to be equally exciting with the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup next to kick-off later this week.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Key figures from the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=key-figures-from-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-canada-2015tm-2661648.htmlFIFA.com has a summary of the statistical highlights.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[Hunt on for CONCACAF crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Lloyd, Solo and Sasic lead the way]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=lloyd-and-sasic-lead-the-way-2661396.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 05:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Buchanan receives Hyundai Young Player Award]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=buchanan-named-hyundai-best-young-player-2661332.htmlKadeisha Buchanan has been given the Hyundai Young Player Award of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. She becomes the second recipient of the prestigious award, following in the footsteps of Australia’s Caitlin Foord, who earned the accolade at Germany 2011

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Keane stars as Gerrard unveiled, Orlando draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Los Angeles Galaxy introduced new signing Steven Gerrard to their crowd on Independence Day, but Robbie Keane re-asserted his star billing with a hat-trick in a 4-0 win over Toronto FC.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 06:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015
<![CDATA[Tattoos, parties and bungee jumps]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=tattoos-parties-and-bungee-jumps-2660725.htmlFIFA.com discovered what a series of Canada 2015 players promised to do if they lifted the trophy, from getting their bodies inked to falling from the sky.]]>Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Nsekera: Canada 2015 should serve as an inspiration]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=nsekera-canada-2015-should-serve-as-an-inspiration-2660711.htmlSat, 04 Jul 2015 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Three rising stars, one prestigious prize]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=three-rising-stars-one-prestigious-prize-2660394.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=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]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=keep-pending-beliveau-this-is-a-positive-era-2654240.htmlTue, 30 Jun 2015 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Bright future beckons dejected Buchanan]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=bright-future-beckons-dejected-buchanan-2654019.htmlFIFA.com after the loss to England.]]>Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[Lionesses roar into last four]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268018/match=300269493/match-report.htmlSun, 28 Jun 2015 02:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women's football instructors' seminar kicks off]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=6/news=women-s-football-instructors-seminar-kicks-off-2653808.htmlSat, 27 Jun 2015 22:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sinclair: I’d give all my goals for the world title]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=sinclair-i-d-give-all-my-goals-for-the-world-title-2653292.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 16:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 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[Galaxy grab win, Sounders slip to loss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Los Angeles Galaxy laid down a marker at the top of Major League Soccer's Western Conference as they routed Portland Timbers 5-0, while Seattle Sounders slipped to a 1-0 defeat against Philadelphia Union.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 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[Herdman and Canada playing happy families]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=herdman-and-canada-playing-happy-families-2652298.htmlMon, 22 Jun 2015 05:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada dream continues with tight Swiss win]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268032/match=300269477/match-report.htmlMon, 22 Jun 2015 02:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[San Jose see off Seattle, Galaxy hit five]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Jun 2015 06:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Canada's Belanger moving back to get ahead]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=canada-s-belanger-moving-back-to-get-ahead-2651122.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 13:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[“It makes you feel so amazing”: Insights into the Youth Programme and Volunteers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=it-makes-you-feel-so-amazing-insights-into-the-youth-programme-and-vol-2651162.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 21:08:00 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[Big names and bold newcomers shine]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=big-names-and-bold-newcomers-shine-2651005.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[Central American four lead the way]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=central-american-four-lead-the-way-2649971.htmlFIFA.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[A special goal from hero Lawrence]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=a-special-goal-from-hero-lawrence-2649439.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 09:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Heavyweight quartet advance, Thais and Dutch must wait]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=heavyweight-quartet-advance-thais-and-dutch-must-wait-2649412.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 02:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada top group despite Netherlands draw]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269511/match-report.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 02:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Martins makes scoring return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Evergreen Tancredi enjoying elongated career twilight]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=evergreen-tancredi-enjoying-elongated-career-twilight-2647330.htmlFIFA.com speaks to Canada's evergreen Melissa Tancredi about her elongated career, which includes an eight-year education to become a chiropractor, three FIFA Women's World Cup and two Olympic Football Tournaments.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 16:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=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[Hosts held as Thailand, Côte d’Ivoire make history]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=hosts-held-as-thailand-cote-d-ivoire-make-history-2646797.html

FIFA.com recaps matchday five, which consisted of a few historic firsts, claps of thunder and bolts of lightning, a late China PR winner and drama for the hosts in Edmonton.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 05:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015