<![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 19:45:35 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[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[Africa's giants ready to plot their course]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=africa-s-giants-ready-to-plot-their-course-2667899.htmlFIFA.com looks closer at the African Zone qualifiers following the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw, with several of the continent's big guns facing potential banana skins.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![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[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[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[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[Farewell, but not goodbye]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=farewell-but-not-goodbye-2651027.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 17:53:00 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[Norway outlast brave Côte d'Ivoire to seal second]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269482/match-report.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 23:01:00 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[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
<![CDATA[Srimanee’s journey from futsal to the Women’s World Cup]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=srimanee-s-journey-from-futsal-to-the-women-s-world-cup-2646829.htmlFri, 12 Jun 2015 04:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Thailand complete Côte d’Ivoire comeback ]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269461/match-report.htmlFri, 12 Jun 2015 02:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Thiamale refusing to let anything dampen her spirits]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=thiamale-refusing-to-let-anything-dampen-her-spirits-2645863.htmlCôte d’Ivoire goalkeeper Dominique Thiamale refused to let the result overshadow the unique sensation of her first FIFA Women's World Cup match and shared her thoughts and emotions with FIFA.com.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![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[Europeans leave novice opponents trailing in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=europeans-leave-novice-opponents-trailing-in-ottawa-2621832.htmlMon, 08 Jun 2015 01:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Germany too strong for Côte d’Ivoire]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269466/match-report.htmlSun, 07 Jun 2015 22:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[High hopes and dreams of destiny]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=high-hopes-and-dreams-of-destiny-2618696.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 01:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Women's World Cup?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=who-will-win-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-2617811.htmlWith 24 teams set to kick-off in Canada on Saturday 6 June, only one team will be left standing at the end of it all on Sunday 5 July. We want to know: who do you think will win the FIFA Women's World Cup?

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Contenders vie for Foord’s Young Player crown]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=contenders-vie-for-foord-s-young-player-crown-2618018.html54 players at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 are eligible for the Hyundai Best Young Player award, all of whom are gunning to take the prestigious title from Australia’s Caitlin Foord who took the honours at Germany 2011.

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Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[8 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=8-days-to-go-2609689.htmlFri, 29 May 2015 13:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Stellar names lined up for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stellar-names-lined-up-for-canada-2015-2609275.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The Hyundai Young Player Award]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-hyundai-young-player-award-2606535.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 08:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Toure, Wisdom extend Liverpool deals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool announced that defenders Kolo Toure and Andre Wisdom both signed contract extensions with the Premier League club. 

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Tue, 26 May 2015 17:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mourinho: Chelsea must improve to retain title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 May 2015 12:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Drogba calls time on Chelsea stint]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Didier Drogba has announced that Sunday afternoon's home clash with Sunderland will be his last for the English Premier League champions but he hopes to return to the club in some capacity in the future.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 13:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2607627.htmlSat, 23 May 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Renard quits Côte d'Ivoire role]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Two-time CAF African Nations Cup-winning coach Herve Renard has left his role with Côte d'Ivoire as reports linking him with the Lille job gather momentum.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 18:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Zahoui tasked with Niger's AFCON qualification]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/260/531/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 May 2015 12:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ahly head star-stacked cast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[24 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=24-days-to-go-2603431.htmlWed, 13 May 2015 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2603546.htmlSun, 10 May 2015 08:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire's Clementine Toure ready for Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=cote-d-ivoire-s-clentine-toure-ready-for-canada-2602312.htmlClementine Toure took Côte d'Ivoire's women's team where they have never been: to the finals of the FIFA Women's World Cup. FIFA.com speaks to the coach ahead of their historic visit to Canada 2015.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 22:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Launch of Panini's second FIFA Women's World Cup sticker album]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=launch-of-panini-s-second-fifa-women-s-world-cup-sticker-album-2595624.htmlMon, 04 May 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[PSG make Aurier loan from Toulouse permanent]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Canada 2015 tickets selling strong in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=canada-2015-tickets-selling-strong-in-ottawa-2593978.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 16:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Africa's Rio contenders on their marks]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=africa-s-rio-contenders-on-their-marks-2593866.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Unlikely Islanders crash African beach party]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=unlikely-islanders-crash-african-beach-party-2592220.htmlMon, 20 Apr 2015 01:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Senegal, Madagascar book Portugal 2015 tickets]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=senegal-madagascar-book-portugal-2015-tickets-2591861.htmlSenegal and Madagascar claimed their tickets for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 when they won their respective semi-final matches at the CAF Beach Soccer Championship in Seychelles. 

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=the-week-in-quotes-2591639.htmlOur weekly feature highlights Lewis Holtby's confrontation with Hamburg supporters, Luis Suarez's incredible love story with his now-wife Sofia Balbi, Roberto Mancini's recollection of a special moment after he won the Premier League title with Manchester City and more.]]>Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Drogba: This is not my last season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea veteran Didier Drogba, who is out of contract with the Premier League leaders at the end of the season, insisted that he intended to play for at least one more season.

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Beach challengers hit the Seychelles]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=beach-challengers-hit-the-seychelles-2590271.htmlMon, 13 Apr 2015 03:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Inter target Toure signing, Handanovic, Icardi and Kovacic renewals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt and Qatar shine in friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Historic hosts crash party in Africa]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=historic-hosts-crash-return-party-in-africa-2569547.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2565170.htmlSun, 15 Mar 2015 06:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Pellegrini: Players arguing is normal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015