<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 11 Dec 2014 12:38:00 GMTThu, 11 Dec 2014 14:47:23 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Excitement in Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2491021/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Group A: Familiarity for Canada's Herdman]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-a-familiarity-for-canada-s-herdman-2488804.htmlHosts Canada headline Group A, but opponents China PR, New Zealand and the Netherlands are sure to provide a challenge to coach John Herdman's team. FIFA.com analyses what lies ahead.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[RELIVE: The Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=follow-the-final-draw-live-2488401.htmlThe Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, was held in Ottawa at the Canadian Museum of History on 6 December and was streamed live on FIFA.com. Relive the events here.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 13:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Colourful Ottawa at the Draw]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=colorful-ottawa-at-the-draw-2488365.htmlIn the lead up to Christmas, the Canadian capital city of Ottawa turns into a spectacle of multicoloured lights. We have selected the best pictures of the display to make the wait for the forthcoming Final Draw of the Women’s World Cup 2015 a little more bearable.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Valcke: GLT to be used at Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=valcke-glt-will-be-used-for-canada-2015-2488173.htmlFIFA, the National Organising Committee and the Canadian women's national team spoke about their excitement ahead of tomorrow's Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Goal-line technology for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=goal-line-technology-for-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-2015tm-2488150.htmlFri, 05 Dec 2014 19:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Relive: Pre-Draw press conference]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=live-watch-the-pre-draw-press-conference-2488181.htmlOn the eve of the Final Draw of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, FIFA.com streamed the pre-Draw press conference from Ottawa. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada prepared to welcome the world ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-prepared-to-welcome-the-world-2487913.htmlOn Saturday 6 December, the eyes of the football world will turn to Ottawa, which will stage the Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com previews the action ahead.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Newcomer Morales, goalkeeper Hamid win MLS awards]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chile midfielder Pedro Morales, who joined the Vancouver Whitecaps last March from Spanish La Liga side Malaga, was named Major League Soccer's Newcomer of the Year, while the North American league also named D.C. United's Bill Hamid as Goalkeeper of the Year.

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Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: November 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Brilliant Orange, boosts for France, Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the latest in women’s international football highlighted by the Netherlands’ landmark achievement in qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, while there were promising signs for Norway, France and host nation Canada.]]>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Canada ready to welcome the world]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=canada-ready-to-welcome-the-world-2478571.htmlFIFA.com's coverage leading up to the tournament.]]>Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sanvezzo's scissor-kick shines in Puskás spotlight]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=sanvezzo-s-scissor-kick-shines-in-puskas-spotlight-2479040.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Donnelly: Matriarch for club and country]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=donnelly-matriarch-for-club-and-country-2472308.htmlGeri Donnelly represented Canada at the 1995 and 1999 FIFA Women's World Cups, but her lasting success came at the back end of her career with Surrey United SC.

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Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Success stories help shape future of women’s football]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2471093/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: October 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action in the world of women's football, with several sides booking their tickets to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Liverpool holding onto their FA Women's Super League title and the FIFA Ballon d'Or shorlists being announced.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands stay in hunt, Japan on form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=This week saw Italy and the Netherlands win through to the final of the European play-offs for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com has the details on their progress and the latest friendlies.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Canadian clubs creating regional waves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[FC Dallas end Whitecaps' hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Wild weekend puts MLS play-off picture into focus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Euro contenders jostle as France, Japan shine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up the weekend’s European play-offs as four contenders battle for one Canada 2015 ticket, while France and Japan collected morale-boosting international wins.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Whitecaps clinch play-off spot, Sounders earn shield]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Harrison: Football Turf is integral to Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=harrison-football-turf-is-integral-to-canada-2015-2461003.htmlFIFA.com spoke with independent consultant Professor Eric Harrison, who travelled to Canada from 29 September to 8 October to assess all of the stadium and training pitches ahead of Canada 2015.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[DC United restore lead, Dallas close gap]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=DC United restored their six point lead at the top of the MLS Eastern Conference with a 2-1 win over Chicago Fire, while FC Dallas closed the gap on LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders in the Western Conference with a 1-0 win over Colorado Rapids.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Colombia, Ecuador secure contrasting wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[CONCACAF octet aim for world stage]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=concacaf-octet-aim-for-world-stage-2456434.htmlTue, 14 Oct 2014 02:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Revolution held, Red Bulls catch up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New England Revolution missed out on the chance to move up to second in the MLS Eastern Conference with a 2-2 draw at bottom side Montreal Impact, while New York Red Bulls closed the gap to two points with a 3-1 win over ten-man Toronto FC.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Site inspection: Canada well on track]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=site-inspection-canada-well-on-track-2454275.htmlFollowing a site inspection for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, officials were impressed with venue preparations, while organisers continue to focus on legacy, sustainability and infrastructure readiness.

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Keane grabs brace, Henry downs Dynamo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Robbie Keane scored twice as MLS Western Conference pacesetters Los Angeles Galaxy defeated Toronto 3-0, while Thierry Henry scored the only goal as New York Red Bulls saw off Houston Dynamo.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 07:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Di Vaio announces retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Marco Di Vaio announced on Friday he will retire following the conclusion of Montreal Impact's season in Major League Soccer concludes, capping an illustrious career with more than 340 Italian Serie A appearances to the 38-year-old's name.

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Positive outlook ahead on road to Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=positive-outlook-ahead-on-road-to-canada-2015-2452678.htmlFri, 03 Oct 2014 12:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sounders win, Johnson suffers leg break]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Portland Timbers captain Will Johnson suffered a leg break in the first minute of his team's 3-2 home defeat to Toronto FC, while Seattle Sounders stormed to a 4-2 victory against Chivas USA.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Red Bulls coast, LA beat Dallas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=germany-and-france-catching-up-2441621.htmlThere are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=euro-quartet-book-canada-trip-usa-imperious-2440035.htmlFIFA.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[Union, Toronto leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sebastien Le Toux converted a stoppage-time penalty to salvage a vital point for the Philadelphia Union against the New York Red Bulls, while Toronto FC also left it late to secure a draw, equalising in the last minute against Chicago Fire.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 ticket sales off to strong start]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=canada-2015-ticket-sales-off-to-strong-start-2439360.htmlSat, 13 Sep 2014 08:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA Women's World Cup tickets go on sale]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-tickets-go-on-sale-2437671.htmlWed, 10 Sep 2014 17:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sporting stumble again, win for Salt Lake]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 05:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![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[Dempsey the difference, Dallas downed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Seattle Sounders lead Major League Soccer's Western Conference by five points after a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids thanks to Clint Dempsey's goal, while FC Dallas were beaten 1-0 by Chicago Fire.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![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[Club members share World Cup moments ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=club-members-share-world-cup-moments-2427298.htmlWe gave several lucky FIFA.com contest and games winners the trip of a lifetime to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™. Our winners shared their highlights of Brazil.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014