<![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 09:01:30 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[USA, Costa Rica, Mexico seeded for 2015 Gold Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/362/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Brazil 2014 goalkeeping star, a solid German defender and a superstar French forward all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=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 E: Brazil face stiff test]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-e-brazil-face-stiff-test-2488837.htmlWomen's World Cup runners-up in 2007 Brazil were placed in Group E with two newcomers in Spain and Costa Rica, as well as Korea Republic, who are making their second appearance. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:31:00 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[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[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[Olsen top MLS coach, Wallace comeback player]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ben Olsen, who guided D.C. United from a record-low three wins last year to an Eastern Conference regular-season crown, was named Major League Soccer's Coach of the Year.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Costa Rica: Registration for the 7th UCR/FIFA/CIES Programme ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2477321/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![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[Suarez, Cavani to lead Uruguay in November friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani of Paris Saint-Germain were the spearhead of the Uruguay squad called up Wednesday by coach Oscar Tabarez for friendlies with Costa Rica and Chile in November.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Ronaldo beats Messi to La Liga award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[USA reign supreme as trio qualify for Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=usa-reign-supreme-as-trio-qualify-for-canada-2462351.htmlUSA, Costa Rica and Mexico took first, second and third respectively at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship 2014 to qualify for Canada 2015, while Trinidad and Tobago finished fourth to set-up an intercontinental play-off with Ecuador.

 

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Youth and experience propelling Guatemala]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=youth-and-experience-propelling-guatemala-2457838.htmlFIFA.com profiles Guatemala's eye-catching elevation up the global ladder - something indebted to old pros and exciting prospects.]]>Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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[Uruguay held in Suarez return, Japan edge Jamaica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In Friday's early international friendlies, Japan edged Jamaica 1-0 on a 16th-minute own goal, United Arab Emirates held Australia to a goalless draw in Abu Dhabi, Costa Rica outgunned Oman 4-3 and Saudi Arabia drew 1-1 with Uruguay on Luis Suarez's international return.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Costa Rica strive for further success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Pinto, the man who made Costa Rica fly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=pinto-the-man-who-made-costa-rica-fly-2440393.htmlFormer Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his 2014 FIFA World Cup™ experience with Los Ticos, his goalkeeping hero Keylor Navas and his own future.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![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[Coaches reflect on Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=coaches-reflect-on-brazil-2014-2439107.htmlFIFA invited coaches and directors of football from the member associations of the CONCACAF and CONMEBOL zones to Panama for a two-day conference, and FIFA.com was on hand to speak with several coaches from Brazil 2014.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Wanchope: Ticos will only get better]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

After an impressive showing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Costa Rica are still riding the wave of their quarter-final finish and interim coach Paulo Wanchope told FIFA.com why he believes this run of success is only the beginning for Los Ticos.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Lampard announces England retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from England duty after making over 100 appearances for his country in a 15-year international career.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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<![CDATA[Pride and pain for departing teams]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=pride-and-pain-for-departing-teams-2421416.htmlFIFA.com rounds up reaction from the eight teams eliminated from the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, finding plenty of coaches ready to accentuate the positive.]]>Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Stars and Ticos reach new heights]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=8/news=stars-and-ticos-reach-new-heights-2420625.htmlIn a month of little international action, there was little movement at the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Costa Rica and Sierra Leone achieving all-time high positions of 15th and 50th respectively.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[France reign supreme, Korea Republic progress]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=france-reign-supreme-korea-republic-progress-2421161.htmlIn the final round of group matches at Canada 2014, France won 3-0 against Paraguay to top Group D, while New Zealand, Nigeria and Korea Republic joined them in the knockout stages.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Kiwis beat Ticas to make history]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251245/match-report.htmlThu, 14 Aug 2014 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[France hit four, Falconets' early flourish]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=france-hit-four-falconets-early-flourish-2419133.html

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 03:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Ticas sunk by late Paraguay penalty]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251252/match-report.htmlSun, 10 Aug 2014 03:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Lavogez: I specialise in the spectacular ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=lavogez-i-specialise-in-the-spectacular-2417653.htmlFIFA.com about her shooting technique and why her side are not favourites for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.]]>Thu, 07 Aug 2014 05:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[France hit five, England still waiting]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=france-hit-five-england-still-waiting-2417677.htmlThu, 07 Aug 2014 03:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Five-star France beat Ticas]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251243/match-report.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 23:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Baggies sign defensive duo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Navas: I've always had Real dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Costa Rica's FIFA World Cup hero Keylor Navas admitted he had made his "dream" move after he was officially unveiled at Real Madrid.

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s best to battle in group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action by looking at a few of the marquee match-ups and unfamiliar faces taking part in the region’s premier competition.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Real Madrid swoop for Navas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=European champions Real Madrid have announced the signing of Costa Rica's FIFA World Cup hero Keylor Navas on a six-year deal.

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Sun, 03 Aug 2014 18:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Glory and 2015 in young guns' sights]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=glory-and-2015-in-young-guns-sights-2415873.htmlSun, 03 Aug 2014 16:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Strike duo in Wenger's plans]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is convinced both Yaya Sanogo and Joel Campbell can have a big future at the club.

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Sat, 02 Aug 2014 19:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Pura vida and a personal best for Ticos]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=7/news=costa-ricans-climb-to-an-all-time-high-2409873.htmlFIFA.com charts their progress.]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:20:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Medford takes Honduras job]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The National Autonomous Federation of Football of Honduras confirmed Hernan Medford, who used to play for Dinamo Zagreb and Rayo Vallecano, as their new coach following Luis Suarez's resignation after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including two German FIFA World Cup winners from two different generations, a Costa Rican legend and a former Morocco midfielder all celebrating.]]>Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Squads announced as kick-off draws nearer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=squads-announced-as-kick-off-draws-nearer-2408049.htmlThe squads for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup were announced today, with all 16 teams naming their 21 players.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Pinto calls time as Costa Rica coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After negotiations with the Costa Rican Football Federation broke down, Jorge Luis Pinto, who guided Los Ticos to a quarter-final at Brazil 2014 has stepped down as coach on Thursday.

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Gerrard retires from England duty]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England captain Steven Gerrard has called time on his international career after 114 appearances for the Three Lions, meaning his final game for his country came at the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Costa Rica.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[World champions Germany on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=7/news=world-champions-germany-on-top-2406169.htmlThu, 17 Jul 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News