<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:39:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Brazil return to challenge upbeat Argentina, Chile]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![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[Atleti seal Martinez swoop]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atletico Madrid confirmed the signing of 28-year-old Colombia international striker Jackson Martinez from Porto on a four-year contract.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2663357.htmlWe preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA Puskas Award winner, a Mexican shot-stopper, a pair of FIFA Women's World Cup winners and a Spanish midfield metronome all celebrating.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![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[Sales, Stars & Stripes and Santiago celebrations]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=wednesday-subbed-sales-stars-stripes-and-santiago-celebrations-2661764.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A tournament that broke all records]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[One drought ends, another continues]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the 2015 Copa America, where hosts Chile triumphed to earn their first ever invitation to the FIFA Confederations Cup, while other predictions and surprises came to light just months before the long road to Russia 2018 begins.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Falcao: I can't wait to start Chelsea training]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Falcao gets fresh start at Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![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[Atleti land Martinez from Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Colombia striker Jackson Martinez has left Porto to sign for Atletico Madrid, who recently sold Mario Mandzukic.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![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[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[Tevez's atonement hits the spot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 27 Jun 2015 23:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Penalties send Argentina into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 27 Jun 2015 03:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Martino and Pekerman go head-to-head]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com compares the careers of the esteemed coaches.]]>Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 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[Emery hopes to retain Bacca, sign Konoplyanka]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Unai Emery has expressed his desire to keep Sevilla's star players and boost their squad by landing Dnipro standout Yevhen Konoplyanka,

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Only the beginning for confident Colombia]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=only-the-beginning-for-confident-colombia-2652710.htmlTue, 23 Jun 2015 22:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[England, USA weather storms to advance]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=england-usa-weather-storms-to-advance-2652631.htmlTue, 23 Jun 2015 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[USA survive tough Colombia test to progress]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268032/match=300269505/match-report.htmlTue, 23 Jun 2015 02:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Valencia deals Colombia Copa blow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-sees-stars-emerge-serbia-sparkle-2652283.htmlFIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Brazil beat Venezuela, Peru hold Colombia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Johnston leaves her idol in the shade]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=johnston-leaves-her-idol-in-the-shade-2651137.htmlA relative new girl in the USA defence, Julie Johnston has been proving her worth at the back for the Stars and Stripes and sat down with FIFA.com to talk U-20 World Cup memories, her time in Canada so far and idolising Christie Rampone.

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:02:00 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[Mind games working wonders for Colombia]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mind-games-working-wonders-for-colombia-2650886.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Las Cafeteras' psychologist to see how they are mentally preparing to face Germany.]]>Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:39:00 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[Chelsea close in on Falcao, target Begovic, Varane]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Radamel Falcao has suggested that he is close to joining Chelsea, who are reporedly eyeing moves for Asmir Begovic, Diego Godin, Koke and Raphael Varane.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Dunga: We can survive without Neymar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Colombia beat Brazil to exact World Cup revenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Colombia bounced back to stun Brazil 1-0 at the Copa America here Wednesday, avenging their bruising defeat to the South American giants in last year's FIFA World Cup quarter-finals.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Group stage concludes with celebrations and tears]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=group-stage-concludes-with-celebrations-and-tears-2650780.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 03:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[England seal progress with Colombia win]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269478/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 23:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Dunga: The Brazil-Colombia rivalry has been big since the World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Rodriguez: Neymar's playing at an incredible level]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=James Rodriguez has insisted Colombia are not thinking about revenge when they face Brazil in Santiago and saluted the form of Neymar.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Venezuela shock Colombia, Brazil leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Venezuela stunned Colombia by securing a 1-0 win at the Estadio El Teniente as they kicked off their Copa America Group C campaign in style and Brazil came from behind to open their Copa America campaign with a win, courtesy of a last-gasp strike from Douglas Costa.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 01:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Emotions run high for Sepulveda ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=emotions-run-high-for-sepulveda-2648192.htmlCafetera custodian Sandra Sepulveda barely had time to dry her eyes when she spoke to FIFA.com at the end of a memorable 90 minutes following the momentous 2-0 win over France.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 08:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA['Beautiful Day' for Colombia, Brazil 'Walk On']]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=beautiful-day-for-colombia-brazil-walk-on-2648079.htmlSun, 14 Jun 2015 06:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Colombia shock France with historic win]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269479/match-report.htmlSat, 13 Jun 2015 19:56:00 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[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[Messi, Neymar and Rodriguez decorate wide-open duel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the Copa America 2015, which, due to the emergence of Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, is poised to be thrilling event.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Déjà vu for spot-kick specialist Steffen]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=deja-vu-for-spot-kick-specialist-steffen-2645800.htmlFIFA.com caught up with USA goalkeeper Zackary Steffen after his 83rd-minute penalty save helped his side reach the FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in nearly a decade.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Penalty heroes emerge amid late drama]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=penalty-heroes-emerge-amid-late-drama-2645506.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Spot-kick save secures USA progression]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Montoya strike soothes Colombia's pain]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=montoya-strike-soothes-colombia-s-pain-2643305.html

It was a goal worthy of winning a match, let alone securing a draw. However, for Daniela Montoya, her stunning long-range strike had a little extra significance in the wake of Melissa Ortiz's injury.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Newcomers make their bows as records tumble]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=newcomers-make-their-bows-as-records-tumble-2641688.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 06:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015