<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 25 Aug 2015 22:25:00 GMTThu, 27 Aug 2015 14:01:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Salinas counting down the days to Chile 2015]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=salinas-counting-down-the-days-to-chile-2015-2673029.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Costa Rica defender Yostin Salinas, who in the midst of preparing for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, is also looking after his studies, keeping up with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, living independently and much more.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Rain unable to halt another USA goal deluge ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=rain-unable-to-halt-another-usa-goal-deluge-2671917.htmlThu, 20 Aug 2015 04:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA turn on the style for record crowd]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=usa-turn-on-the-style-for-record-crowd-2671273.htmlMon, 17 Aug 2015 04:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2671104.htmlAn England defensive stalwart, a Costa Rican FIFA World Cup hero, an Aussie striker and a Uruguayan defender all feature in our preview of the week's footballing birthdays.

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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 10:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Wanchope resigns as Ticos coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Draw marks the way to Chile 2015 glory]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=draw-marks-the-way-to-chile-2015-glory-2669665.htmlFri, 07 Aug 2015 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 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[CONCACAF hopefuls learn their fate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=concacaf-hopefuls-learn-their-fate-2667907.htmlFIFA.com assesses the road ahead for the region’s hopefuls. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Mexico, Panama advance amid a tale of penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Jul 2015 02:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Goalkeepers, the first line of attack]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=goalkeepers-the-first-line-of-attack-2664616.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the top keepers at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and FIFA TSG member Ross Ongaro on why this position has become as important in attack as in defence.]]>Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Jamaica and Costa Rica advance, Canada fall short]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Jul 2015 02:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Portugal, Japan win through to quarters]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portugal-japan-win-through-to-quarters-2664082.htmlHosts Portugal put on a show in Espinho against Argentina, while Japan edged Senegal. FIFA.com reviews day five at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015. 

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Oman overwhelm Ticos for maiden win]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318428/match-report.htmlMon, 13 Jul 2015 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[World Cup worth the sacrifice for Costa Rica's Johnson]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-worth-the-sacrifice-for-costa-rica-s-johnson-2663518.htmlAlthough Costa Rica have been eliminated from Portugal 2015, nothing has crushed Danny Johnson's spirits, who has still set his sights on making history for his country. 

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[European duo through as hosts trip up]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-duo-through-as-hosts-trip-up-2663277.htmlWe review all the action from day three in Espinho as the first two sides, Italy and Switzerland, booked their place in the last eight of the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Swiss see off Tico comeback to progress]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318416/match-report.htmlSwitzerland saw off Costa Rica 4-3 to secure passage to the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarter-finals, thanks to goals from Dejan Stankovic, Noel Ott, Stephan Leu and Philipp Borer.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 18:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![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[Portuguese party as stars shine on and off the pitch]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portuguese-party-as-stars-shine-on-and-off-the-pitch-2662475.htmlA fantastic atmosphere awaited the teams in the Praia da Baia Stadium in Espinho as the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 got underway. Around 3,500 fans packed into the stands and they got what they wanted – a Portuguese victory over Japan in the Group A opener.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Italy kick the party off in style]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318419/match-report.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Jamaica surprise Ticos, Canada draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jobi McAnuff scored a superb individual goal to give Jamaica a surprise 2-2 draw with highly-rated Costa Rica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, while Canada and El Salvador played out a goalless draw in California.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015
<![CDATA[Favourites, shocks and stars]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=favourites-shocks-and-stars-2661737.htmlFIFA.com answers those questions and more.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![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[Hunt on for CONCACAF crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[The Beach Soccer World Cup in numbers]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-beach-soccer-world-cup-in-numbers-2661529.htmlFIFA.com has picked out eight numbers from the tournament's history books ahead of the big kick-off on 9 July.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Friends, fun and finesse whet the appetite]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Just days before the big kick-off on 9 July, fans flocked to the Praia da Baia stadium in Espinho to cheer on players and celebrities in a game between Madjer’s friends and Vitor Baia’s friends.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: a quick guide to the key rules ]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=beach-soccer-a-quick-guide-to-the-key-rules-2660486.htmlFIFA.com highlights a few of the game's key rules and regulations.]]>Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Star-studded team lists revealed]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=star-studded-team-lists-revealed-2660346.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 12:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 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[Goals and glory the aim for Costa Rica’s Pacheco]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=goals-and-glory-the-aim-for-costa-rica-s-pacheco-2654374.htmlTue, 30 Jun 2015 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2651913.htmlSun, 21 Jun 2015 10:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![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[Big names and bold newcomers shine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Jun 2015 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 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[Raquel sends Brazil through perfect, Costa Rica eliminated]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269480/match-report.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 01:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Cruz giving her all for the Tica cause]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=cruz-giving-her-all-for-the-tica-cause-2649473.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[No9 shirt a good fit for Brazil’s Andressa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=no9-shirt-a-good-fit-for-brazil-s-andressa-2648933.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 12:34:00 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[Costa Rica late show denies Korea Republic]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269483/match-report.htmlAn expertly-taken 89th minute equaliser from Karla Villalobos earned Costa Rica a dramatic 2-2 draw against Korea Republic, denying the east Asians a first win at this level.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 01:59:00 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[Cho Sohyun, the laid-back lieutenant]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=cho-sohyun-the-laid-back-lieutenant-2646870.htmlFri, 12 Jun 2015 09:55:00 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[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<![CDATA[Entertaining battle sees debutants draw]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269470/match-report.htmlFIFA Women's World Cup debutants Spain and Costa Rica battled to an intriguing and pulsating 1-1 draw, with their historic opening goals scored by Vicky Losada and Raquel Rodriguez Cedeno scored within moments of each other.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 23:00:00 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