<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:05:44 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Brazil return to challenge upbeat Argentina, Chile]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brazil-return-to-challenge-upbeat-argentina-chile-2667780.html FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![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[One drought ends, another continues]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the 2015 Copa America, where hosts Chile triumphed to earn their first ever invitation to the FIFA Confederations Cup, while other predictions and surprises came to light just months before the long road to Russia 2018 begins.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2661055.htmlOur weekly birthday review takes in a USA star, a FIFA World Cup finalist and a World Cup winner, a historic Saudi and a legendary Mexican forward.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Tattoos, parties and bungee jumps]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=tattoos-parties-and-bungee-jumps-2660725.htmlFIFA.com discovered what a series of Canada 2015 players promised to do if they lifted the trophy, from getting their bodies inked to falling from the sky.]]>Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 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[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[Mexico sent home by Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Jun 2015 22:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![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[Six teams through, two head home]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=six-teams-through-two-head-home-2650131.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Japan edge Ecuador to take top spot]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269507/match-report.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 23:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Pesantes putting the Galapagos on the world football map]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=pesantes-putting-the-galapagos-on-the-world-football-map-2648931.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 12:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Humm: Beckham, Spider-Man and a sports bra]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=humm-beckham-spider-man-and-a-sports-bra-2647399.htmlFIFA.com met up with the record-breaker Swiss forward Fabienne Humm for a three-minute chat about her three goals - and other top trios.]]>Sat, 13 Jun 2015 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Records tumble, holders advance and heavyweights collide]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fri-12-june-wwc-matchday-6-review-2647375.htmlSat, 13 Jun 2015 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Record-breaking Swiss overrun Ecuador]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269474/match-report.htmlSat, 13 Jun 2015 02:04:00 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[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[Messi, Neymar and Rodriguez decorate wide-open duel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the Copa America 2015, which, due to the emergence of Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, is poised to be thrilling event.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Messi the inspiration for twinkle-toed Bachmann]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=messi-the-inspiration-for-twinkle-toed-bachmann-2642522.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Big guns open with victories, Africans shine in the sun ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=big-guns-open-with-victories-africans-shine-in-the-sun-2626258.htmlTue, 09 Jun 2015 05:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Cameroon open in style at Ecuador’s expense]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269491/match-report.htmlTue, 09 Jun 2015 02:17:00 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<![CDATA[Stellar names lined up for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stellar-names-lined-up-for-canada-2015-2609275.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The Hyundai Young Player Award]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-hyundai-young-player-award-2606535.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 08:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[24 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=24-days-to-go-2603431.htmlWed, 13 May 2015 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Launch of Panini's second FIFA Women's World Cup sticker album]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=launch-of-panini-s-second-fifa-women-s-world-cup-sticker-album-2595624.htmlMon, 04 May 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Football’s indestructible superheroes]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=football-s-indestructible-superheroes-2600183.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 12:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Argentina collect final ticket to Portugal 2015]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=argentina-collect-final-ticket-to-portugal-2015-2594564.htmlSun, 26 Apr 2015 23:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Brazil & Paraguay heading to Portugal]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=brazil-paraguay-heading-to-portugal-2594254.htmlBrazil and Paraguay booked their tickets to the 2015 Beach Soccer World Cup by reaching the final of the South American qualifying tournament in Manta, Ecuador.

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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Let the Copa commence! ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On 19 April 1960 the Copa Libertadores started its journey at a packed Estadio Centenario in Montevideo. FIFA.com looks back at the historic day.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:16:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Argentina edge Ecuador, El Tri pip Paraguay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Javier Pastore scored in the 58th minute to give Argentina a 2-1 victory over Ecuador on Tuesday in an international friendly, while Mexico striker Eduardo Herrera scored in the third minute to give El Tri a 1-0 victory over Paraguay

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Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Brazil back on top, Paraguay make hosting count]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Paraguay complete South American quartet]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=paraguay-complete-south-american-quartet-2580297.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 02:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Argentina, Mexico pick up wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies<![CDATA[South American trio book Chile 2015 passage]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=south-american-trio-book-chile-2015-passage-2579297.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 03:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Two Barcelonas and subs in the spotlight]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=two-barcelonas-and-subs-in-the-spotlight-2578244.htmlFIFA.com's weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Cameroon's goalscoring star aims for more history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Lionesses' FIFA Women's World Cup debut.]]>Tue, 24 Mar 2015 03:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[84 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=84-days-to-go-2557083.htmlSat, 14 Mar 2015 16:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[89 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=89-days-to-go-2556627.htmlMon, 09 Mar 2015 15:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Pacheco powering Peruvian ambition ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=pacheco-powering-peruvian-ambition-2544074.htmlFIFA.com spoke to their chief goal-threat Fernando Pacheco.]]>Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Four-scorers, a fledgling and a fortress ]]>/news/y=2015/m=2/news=week-in-numbers-2525379.htmlFIFA.com's latest look at the past week's standout stats.]]>Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:07:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Asian cruises, City woe and Sevilla glow]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=asian-cruises-city-woe-and-sevilla-glow-2509310.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with disappointment for Côte d'Ivoire and Manchester City.]]>Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:23:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Quinteros gives footballing masterclass]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=quinteros-gives-footballing-masterclass-2507175.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[South Americans take aim for New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=south-americans-take-aim-for-new-zealand-2015-2506771.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015