<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Apr 2014 13:01:00 GMTThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:40:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[World Cup adventure on ride to Rio]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=world-cup-adventure-on-ride-to-rio-2319156.htmlFIFA.com catches up with Thompson on his incredible fundraising adventure.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A victory for women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Cruz: Costa Rica 2014 is only a start]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to Ticas and PSG star Shirley Cruz about her young compatriots’ displays at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014, and the future of women’s football in her country.

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Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Blatter: Women's football has shown its quality]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2314255/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Two coaches, two perspectives, one goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to the respective coaches of Japan and Spain ahead of Friday's Costa Rica 2014 final as two tactically astute teams line-up for what promises to be a fascinating duel.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[A volunteers’ unique perspective]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Las Ticas at a World Cup.]]>Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Record number of students in Costa Rica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=27 students started the sixth edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management organised in cooperation with Universidad de Costa Rica on 7 March. This is a record number of participants for the Programme in Costa Rica, a source of great satisfaction for CIES and its academic partner.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s football flourishing in Costa Rica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com discovered when we sought the views of the locals.]]>Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Hope springs eternal for departing eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on some of the some of the experiences and memories the players will take home.]]>Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Kick-off times unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Hosts go down again, Canada advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Brave Costa Rica denied by Zambia ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Mar 2014 04:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Desperate aspirants, cool victors]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Ex-Co backs FIFA’s work to help improve working conditions in Qatar]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2301310/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Costa Rica’s little giant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at Costa Rica No10 Gloriana Villalobos who has been a sensation at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, even earning high praise from men's national team coach Jorge Pinto.]]>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Trio reach quarters as hosts bow out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Campbell: I've matured a lot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of Olympiacos’s UEFA Champions League showdown with Manchester United, Joel Campbell spoke to FIFA.com about his wonderful season so far and Costa Rica’s chances at Brazil 2014.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Marinelli screamer sends Italy past Ticas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 03:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Pivotal outings as vanquished face abyss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Building for the future]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2298169/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A regional coaching workshop for women’s football trainers is taking place in San Jose from 14-23 March to coincide with the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Tico tears as fans break record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Venezuela over-run unlucky hosts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Mar 2014 04:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Li: We've already broken a record]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2297209/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The President of Costa Rica’s FA and FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2014 LOC Eduardo Li is thrilled with the unprecedented full house for the opening game. Check out the best of the pre-tournament press conference.

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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 14:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[First step on the world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica hopefuls targeting global glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 - the first global women's tournament to take place on Central American soil - with debutants and old hands alike eyeing the big prize.]]>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a historical look at the numbers and statistics that matter at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Example: I can't look past Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=example-can-look-past-brazili-doing-2295509.htmlFIFA.com about the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil, his memories of previous tournaments, his love of Fulham, his uncle Tony Grealish and meeting Three Lions legend Gary Lineker.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup?]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2295239/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think will win the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup?]]>Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Live Your Goals reaches its climax]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2294706/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Having toured the country in the lead-up to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014, the Live Your Goals competition reached its finale at San Jose’s Estadio Nacional, with around 500 girls taking part.

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Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Wenger: Wilshere can make World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=wenger-expects-wilshere-make-world-cup-2294197.htmlArsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects England midfielder Jack Wilshere to recover from his hairline fracture of his foot sustained in Wednesday's friendly against Denmark in time for the FIFA World Cup.

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Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Hyundai providing over 50 cars for Costa Rica]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2295495/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 squads unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[En route to a World Cup title via FIFA-certified football turf ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2292191/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dramatic draw yields mixed reactions ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gauged reaction from the coaches of various Canada 2014 hopefuls after the draw for August's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup took place in Montreal.]]>Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finalists reunited in Canada 2014 draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2014 22:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica's paralyising rivalry]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With 90 per cent of Costa Rican football fans supporting either Saprissa or Liga Alajuelense, when the country's two most successful sides meet it comes to a standstill. FIFA.com retraces the steps of their enthralling rivalry.

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:42:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[Quesada and the challenges facing the hosts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to the coach of the home team about his final preparations: "The World Cup will open Costa Rica's eyes to women's football."]]>Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Match officials announced for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: January 2014 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Oviedo undergoes successful surgery]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton's Bryan Oviedo has undergone a successful operation after breaking his left leg in two places during his side's 4-0 win at third-tier Stevenage in the FA Cup. 

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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Everton's Oviedo suffers double fracture]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton midfielder Bryan Oviedo suffered a double fracture of his left leg during his side's FA Cup fourth round 4-0 win at Stevenage on Saturday, an injury set to rule him out of the FIFA World Cup.

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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 18:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[USA take title, Ticas through in thriller ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/newsid=2263159/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Mexico and USA seal Canada 2014 places]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/newsid=2262549/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[F.A.N.S. to perform the official song of Costa Rica 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2247049/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Pasion Total performed by F.A.N.S.]]>Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014