<![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 21:39:39 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2667929/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

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[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[McCaulay, Belize's missing link]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=mccaulay-belize-s-missing-link-2661771.htmlFIFA.com about the burden of responsibility on his shoulders as his country's all-time top goalscorer, and his hopes for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.]]>Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s road to Russia continues ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=concacaf-s-road-to-russia-continues-2639618.htmlFIFA.com previews this week's second round of Russia 2018 qualifying in the CONCACAF Zone, where El Salvador, Canada and Cuba all take their bows.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Seven in, seven out in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=wednesday-seven-in-seven-out-in-concacaf-2581120.htmlFIFA.com recaps the first round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia from the CONCACAF zone. ]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw lights 2018 touch paper]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-draw-lights-2018-touch-paper-2507377.htmlThe first qualifying matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the CONCACAF region are now known, with some of the smallest competitors in the confederation set to take the pitch in March.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=road-to-russia-begins-in-miami-2506304.htmlCONCACAF will enter the fray for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 in March, with a draw in Miami for the region's early qualifying rounds scheduled for Thursday.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Success stories help shape future of women’s football]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=11/news=success-stories-help-shape-future-of-women-s-football-2471093.htmlFri, 07 Nov 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=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[Portugal go third, Greece and Scotland soar]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=4/news=portugal-go-third-greece-and-scotland-soar.htmlThu, 10 Apr 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Colombia hit third as Brazil rocket ninth]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=7/news=colombia-hit-third-brazil-rocket-ninth-2131303.htmlThu, 04 Jul 2013 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter makes first stop in the Dominican Republic]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=4/news=blatter-makes-first-stop-the-dominican-republic-2059107.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter began his tour of Central America in the Dominican Republic on Sunday afternoon, reopening the Estadio Panamericano de Futbol and laying the first foundation stone at the San Cristobal academy.

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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:12:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Argentina climb third, Italy and Russia rise]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=11/news=argentina-climb-third-italy-and-russia-rise-1847063.htmlWed, 07 Nov 2012 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Portugal go third as Colombia fly into top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=10/news=portugal-third-colombia-fly-into-top-ten-1713508.htmlWed, 03 Oct 2012 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Dominicans climb Caribbean ladder]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=8/news=dominicans-climb-caribbean-ladder-1686048.htmlFri, 24 Aug 2012 15:47:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[England hit high, South Sudan debut]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=8/news=england-hit-high-south-sudan-debut-1676839.html]]>Wed, 08 Aug 2012 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[USA & Canada dominate CONCACAF]]>/tournaments/archive/womensolympic/london2012/news/y=2012/m=1/news=usa-canada-dominate-concacaf-1576274.htmlMon, 30 Jan 2012 10:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Two tickets up for grabs in CONCACAF]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=12/news=cfu-appoint-normalisation-committee-1561201.htmlAfter two days of meetings at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the Caribbean Football Union have appointed a new Normalisation Committee, entrusted with forming a new Executive Committee in 2012.

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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Development in Costa Rica, wins for Brazil]]>/development/news/y=2011/m=11/news=development-costa-rica-wins-for-brazil-1543824.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the latest developments in the world of Futsal, just one year out from start of the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Thailand.]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2011 07:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Caribbean three finish strong]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=caribbean-three-finish-strong-1542681.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2011 03:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757.htmlThe penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940.htmlWed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Israel: Salvadorans play with joy ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=israel-salvadorans-play-with-joy-1501197.html"This new generation of players has shown an impeccable level of composure. It is a group of players that plays with joy, with perfect calmness and a true professionalism." Ruben Israel, El Salvador coach]]>Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Salvadorans in pole position ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=salvadorans-pole-position-1484061.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2011 10:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Caribbean hopefuls at the ready]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=caribbean-hopefuls-the-ready-1470301.htmlFour of CONCACAF's representatives have already begun their attempts to reach Brazil 2014. Now a series of the region's other teams are set to follow suit.

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Wed, 06 Jul 2011 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Latest details of CONCACAF play-offs ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=latest-details-concacaf-play-offs-1456962.htmlTue, 21 Jun 2011 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Play-off matches in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=4/news=play-off-matches-concacaf-1424713.htmlTue, 26 Apr 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Leagues preview]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The leading contenders in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Mexico face examinations contrasting in difficulty, while the play-off race continues in the USA and a new season begins in South Africa.

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Fri, 27 Aug 2010 09:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Marathon, Islanders set pace]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/890/571/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=
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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 14:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[A crossroads in the Caribbean ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=4/news=crossroads-the-caribbean-731286.htmlFri, 04 Apr 2008 10:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[New World nine move on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=new-world-nine-move-722793.htmlWed, 26 Mar 2008 21:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=all-play-for-concacaf-720022.htmlIt's all-or-nothing time in the New World. Eleven minnows will move on this week while 11 others dry their eyes and look to Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Who is CONCACAF's best?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/706/745/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Mar 2008 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[What is the best game you've seen?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/703/720/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Be it from international or club level, yesteryear or the modern era, FIFA.com would like to know what is the best match you have ever watched.

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Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Who is the world's best coach?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/702/493/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Irish eyes on Puerto Rican prize]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2008/m=2/news=irish-eyes-puerto-rican-prize-695775.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2008 15:09:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Mixed bag for New World minnows]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=2/news=mixed-bag-for-new-world-minnows-686523.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2008 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[What is the most exciting league?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/682/680/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Planet football is home to a number of captivating national championships. But which, do you feel, is the most most exciting league in the world?

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Sun, 03 Feb 2008 09:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[New World fixtures firmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=1/news=new-world-fixtures-firmed-670749.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2008 16:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF groups take shape]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=12/news=concacaf-groups-take-shape-663257.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2007 17:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[A little-known classic]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=12/news=little-known-classic-660496.htmlFri, 14 Dec 2007 05:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Bradley (USA): A very hard test]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=11/news=bradley-usa-very-hard-test-636471.htmlBob Bradley: "It's fair to say that CONCACAF teams are improving across the board and we'll have some very tough tests"

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[New World ready to roll]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=11/news=new-world-ready-roll-646068.htmlThe competition is bound to be fierce when action gets underway in the North, Central American and Caribbean Zone in early 2008.

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 18:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[CONCACAF's new generation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/544/938/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Jul 2007 08:30:10 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Football for Hope: FIFA, CONMEBOL and CONCACAF team up with IDB to build opportunities for children and young people through sport]]>/sustainability/news/y=2007/m=5/news=football-for-hope-fifa-conmebol-and-concacaf-team-with-idb-build-oppor-128334.htmlFri, 11 May 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=Release