<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 14 Jan 2017 08:24:00 GMTTue, 17 Jan 2017 11:32:25 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=1/news=the-week-in-quotes-2863314.htmlWe round up the best quotes from around world football in the past week, including FIFA.com exclusives with Carli Lloyd, Silvia Neid, Claudio Ranieri and Cristiano Ronaldo after their wins at The Best FIFA Football Awards. 

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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Ladies, devils and a gunslinger]]>/news/y=2017/m=1/news=ladies-devils-and-a-gunslinger-2863318.htmlEl Pistolero eclipsing every great in Barcelona’s history, La Vecchia Signora sprinting third in pursuit of a Barça record and some rampant Red Devils star in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a 17-year-old from Naples and a veteran Jersey girl.]]>Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Smith calls time on 23-year long career]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=1/news=smith-calls-time-on-23-year-long-career-2863184.htmlAfter a career spanning 23 years in the women’s game, Arsenal forward and England’s all-time top scorer Kelly Smith has hung up her boots.

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Ranieri: I'm always hungry to do more]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=ranieri-i-m-always-hungry-to-do-more-2862450.htmlFIFA.com got the thoughts of the winner of The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016, Claudio Ranieri, moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony.]]>Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:37:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Streaks and switches centre stage]]>/news/y=2017/m=1/news=streaks-and-switches-centre-stage-2862351.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an indefatigable Englishman, an expensive Brazilian and a conquering Colombian.]]>Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Webb: It’s about doing things the right way]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=webb-it-s-about-doing-things-the-right-way-2861298.htmlFormer referee Howard Webb, who took charge of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final in South Africa, talks to FIFA.com about The Best FIFA Football Awards™ and his part in helping decide the winner of the FIFA Fair Play Award.

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Mon, 02 Jan 2017 18:14:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Fair Play awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic: Ronaldo was better than Ronaldinho and Cristiano]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ibrahimovic-ronaldo-was-better-than-ronaldinho-and-cristiano-2862140.htmlFri, 30 Dec 2016 12:15:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[2016 in Numbers]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=2016-in-numbers-2862113.htmlFIFA.com reviews 2016 in stats.]]>Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The bicycle kick, football’s most spectacular sight]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-bicycle-kick-football-s-most-spectacular-sight-2862019.htmlTue, 27 Dec 2016 09:02:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[2016 in Tweets]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=12/news=2016-in-tweets-2861428.htmlTue, 27 Dec 2016 09:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Checking the map to Korea Republic 2017]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=checking-the-map-to-korea-republic-2017-2860773.htmlAs the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 gets ever shorter, an assessment of the path trodden, and what lies ahead, seems in order. FIFA.com takes a look at the story of qualifying from the year gone by and what’s still yet to come in 2017.

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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 09:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-week-in-quotes-2862000.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up the best quotes from the past week in world football, with sound bites from Sam Allardyce, Antoine Griezmann, Cristiano Ronaldo, Alex Morgan and more.]]>Sat, 24 Dec 2016 09:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Guardiola: Messi is on another level]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=guardiola-messi-is-on-another-level-2862005.htmlSat, 24 Dec 2016 08:11:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA['You’ll Never Walk Alone': The Power of a Song]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=you-ll-never-walk-alone-the-power-of-a-song-2861394.htmlWed, 21 Dec 2016 09:48:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanctions relating to match manipulation and betting activity]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=12/news=fifa-extends-sanctions-relating-to-match-manipulation-and-betting-acti-2861444.htmlFIFA can today confirm the worldwide extension of the sanctions imposed on two officials and five players from England, Korea DPR and Laos respectively relating to incidents of match manipulation and betting activity.

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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Lee: Stones can become as good as Moore]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=lee-stones-can-become-as-good-as-moore-2861360.htmlMon, 19 Dec 2016 15:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Breaking records, keeping Diegos]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=breaking-records-keeping-diegos-2860420.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with unusual hat-tricks, an almost and a first touch.]]>Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Pak slays the Italian Goliath ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=pak-slays-the-italian-goliath-2860252.htmlEvery week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Pak Doo-Ik's legendary match-winner for Korea DPR against England in 1966.

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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Conte: I’d love a Chelsea player to win The Best]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=conte-i-d-love-a-chelsea-player-to-win-the-best-2860315.htmlThu, 15 Dec 2016 05:44:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Flores: Special Deeney can play for England]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=flores-special-deeney-can-play-for-england-2860128.htmlWed, 14 Dec 2016 07:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Illgner lauds Sanchez class, Vidal lungs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=illgner-lauds-sanchez-class-vidal-lungs-2860029.htmlTue, 13 Dec 2016 15:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Trapattoni: I wasn't surprised by Ranieri's title triumph]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=trapattoni-i-wasn-t-surprised-by-ranieri-s-title-triumph-2859860.htmlGiovanni Trapattoni speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award nominee Claudio Ranieri, the state of Italian coaching and his compatriot’s chances of claiming the prize in Zurich.

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:06:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Bayern in Arsenal rematch, Real draw Napoli]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/285/981/3/index.htmlMon, 12 Dec 2016 12:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Okazaki: I’m thrilled to win Asian award]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=okazaki-i-m-thrilled-to-win-asian-award-2859619.htmlMon, 12 Dec 2016 09:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Lukaku: Martinez has freed me from prison]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=lukaku-martinez-has-freed-me-from-prison-2859197.htmlFri, 09 Dec 2016 08:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[BVB, MVP, a team goal and an air goal]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=bvb-mvp-a-team-goal-and-an-air-goal-2859163.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with records for some exhilarating Germans and some invincible Spaniards.]]>Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Bravo: Playing in the Bombonera will be really special]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=bravo-playing-in-the-bombonera-will-be-really-special-2858989.htmlThu, 08 Dec 2016 13:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Behind the World Cup record: Peter Shilton]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=behind-the-world-cup-record-peter-shilton-2857973.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 12:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Pellegrini: Bravo is the world’s best goalkeeper]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=pellegrini-bravo-is-the-world-s-best-goalkeeper-2857983.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 05:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2857950.htmlIn our regular look over the next week's footballing birthdays, among our seven FIFA World Cup stars feature a trio of Germany 2006 figures and a deadly German striker.

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Goals, a golden oldie and a cosmopolitan club]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=goals-a-golden-oldie-and-a-cosmopolitan-club-2857319.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an ageless legend in Sao Paulo and goals galore in Central Canada.]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Coutinho: The MSN trio are the world’s top three players]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=coutinho-the-msn-trio-are-the-world-s-top-three-players-2857117.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 13:54:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: November 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=women-s-round-up-november-2016-2857259.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 11:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Heskey: Southgate has always been a fantastic leader]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Southgate appointed England manager]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=southgate-appointed-england-manager-2856747.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Aspin remembers his £16,000 Vardy gamble]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=aspin-remembers-his-16-000-vardy-gamble-2855748.htmlFIFA.com about signing a 23-year-old Jamie Vardy for Halifax Town despite a chorus of dissenting voices and reflects on 'The Best'-nominated striker's subsequent rise.]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:31:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Rodgers: Nobody has been better than Suarez this year]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rodgers-nobody-has-been-better-than-saurez-this-year-2855650.htmlSun, 27 Nov 2016 19:12:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2855241.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.

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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2854833.htmlWe hear from Steven Gerrard, Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klinsmann, as well as the players that are shining at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 in the latest edition of The Week in Quotes. 

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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Pardew: Zaha’s done more than enough for England place]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=pardew-zaha-s-done-more-than-enough-for-england-place-2855238.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2016 21:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic: It felt very strange watching Sweden without me]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=ibrahimovic-it-felt-very-strange-watching-sweden-without-me-2854832.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2016 08:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Tributes pour in as Gerrard retires]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=11/news=tributes-pour-in-as-gerrard-retires-2854755.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 14:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[High-profile support for "Walk for Life" initiative]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=high-profile-support-for-walk-for-life-initiative-2853207.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2852961.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.

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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[European veterans and Seleção success]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=european-veterans-and-selecao-success-2852562.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some entertainers in canary-yellow emulating ‘The Beautiful Team’ and an Iberian defying his age.]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[When David met Diego]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=when-david-met-diego-2851710.htmlEvery week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to David Beckham's red card in 1998 after kicking out at Diego Simeone.

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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Henderson: England matched world-class Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=henderson-england-matched-world-class-spain-2851040.htmlJordan Henderson has rued England's concession of two late goals, but praised their effort and offensive performance in a 2-2 draw with Spain in an international friendly.

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 22:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Lopetegui: Everyone lives and breathes football in England]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=lopetegui-everyone-lives-and-breathes-football-in-england-2850704.htmlMon, 14 Nov 2016 22:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The nominees in numbers]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-nominees-in-numbers-2850237.htmlFIFA.com runs a statistical eye over the 53 candidates for four prestigious prizes at The Best FIFA Football Awards.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:17:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2849760.htmlFIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:05:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News