<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Germany conquer 2014, Belgium, Slovakia impress]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-conquer-2014-belgium-slovakia-impress-2493791.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Falcao: I really want to stay at United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Awkward test awaits Libertadores champs]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/preview.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[River Plate claim maiden Sudamericana crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[A red-hot favourite and six challengers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=a-red-hot-favourite-and-six-challengers-2489662.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Group F: England eye revenge, Latin Americans seek progress]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-f-england-eye-revenge-latin-americans-seek-progress-2489072.htmlSemi-finalists at Germany 2011, France are considered to be one of the potential winners of Canada 2015, but they will face tough opposition from the start when they take on England, Colombia, and Mexico. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 18:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![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[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[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[Yepes: I've got to make the most of this]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=yepes-i-ve-got-to-make-the-most-of-this-2488140.htmlSan Lorenzo and Colombia veteran Mario Yepes speaks exclusively to ​FIFA.com​ about his return to South America, his opinion of potential FIFA Club World Cup opponents Real Madrid and his Brazil 2014 heartache.

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![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[River snatch away draw at Atletico Nacional]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Nacional edge past Sao Paulo into final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/248/003/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ramalho: The Sao Paulo fans must push us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Rodriguez's world-class strike]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=rodriguez-s-world-class-strike-2477440.htmlTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:37:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Ruiz gives Nacional slim advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/698/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Muriel sidelined with thigh injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Udinese have confirmed that Colombian international Luis Muriel is set for a spell out with a thigh injury with repeated examinations to follow to determine the amount of time he will be sidelined. 

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Klinsmann: This is the sort of game we needed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann was encouraged by the performance of his players despite their 2-1 friendly defeat to Colombia on Friday.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Colombia edge USA at Craven Cottage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World Cup quarter-finalists Colombia came from behind to beat the United States 2-1 in an international friendly at Craven Cottage in London. 

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Klinsmann calls in veterans, fresh faces for USA friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann named his 25-man squad for the Americans' friendlies against Colombia and Republic of Ireland, with a mix of fresh faces and veterans representing the Stars and Stripes.

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Match officials announced for FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=match-officials-announced-for-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-2472194.htmlMon, 10 Nov 2014 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Sao Paulo, Nacional set up semi-final match-up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Nov 2014 08:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[River edge Estudiantes]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/246/364/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Yepes: James can challenge Cristiano, Messi]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=10/news=yepes-james-can-challenge-cristiano-messi-2463322.htmlMario Yepes, Colombia’s captain at Brazil 2014, spoke to FIFA.com about the Real Madrid No10’s chances of victory in the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014.

 

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:48:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year (Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Colombia to face USA at Craven Cottage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The United States Soccer Federation confirmed on Wednesday USA will face Colombia in an international friendly at Craven Cottage in London on 14 November.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Atletico Nacional edge past Vitoria into last-eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/809/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Boca stunned, Sao Paulo progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paraguayan minnows Deportivo Capiata stunned Boca Juniors by defeating the Argentinian giants 1-0 in Buenos Aires in the first leg of their Copa Sudamericana last 16 clash.

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![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[Five of Beckham’s best England moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on five of his best moments in an England shirt, including his dramatic goals against Greece and Argentina.]]>Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Falcao, Bacca see Colombia to victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Radamel Falcao's first international goal in nearly a year and a quickfire Carlos Bacca brace gave Colombia a 3-0 victory over El Salvador in a friendly win in the USA.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 02:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Emelec, Bahia take advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/225/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: September 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the main news and events from a month in women's football dominated by qualifying for Canada 2015.]]>Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Zuniga, Jorginho ruled out for Napoli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Joy for Brazil and Colombia, play-off place for Ecuador]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=joy-for-brazil-and-colombia-play-off-place-for-ecuador-2445703.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Colombia join Brazil at Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=colombia-join-brazil-at-canada-2015-2445297.htmlColombia became the second South American side to qualify for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 thanks to Ecuador's 3-2 win over Argentina in the Copa America Femenina. 

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with several Brazil 2014 stars, including a FIFA World Cup™ winner, all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Brazil book spot in spectacular style]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=brazil-book-spot-in-spectacular-style-2444714.htmlBrazil became the first side from South America to seal their spot at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™, booking their place in fine style with a 6-0 win over neighbours Argentina.

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Emelec, Atletico Nacional advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Penarol edge Cali for last-16 berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Colombia and the Netherlands swap places]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=colombia-and-the-netherlands-swap-places-2440970.htmlThu, 18 Sep 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Martinez: Porto must open teams up better]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ancelotti: I wouldn't swap Real's squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The evolution of the football boot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows a series of football boots – from way back in 1916 to the modern day.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with a Japanese star, one half of a famous Dutch brotherly pair and a Uruguayan full-back all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News