<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 GMTFri, 02 Dec 2016 09:32:14 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[European favourites march on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=european-favourites-march-on-2849524.htmlFriday's UEFA qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ saw the favourites keep their focus to either go top of their groups or extend their leads at the summit. FIFA.com rounds up Friday's action.

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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 09:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Europe
<![CDATA[Auld Enemies' classic clashes]]>/news/y=2013/m=8/news=auld-enemies-prepare-battle-again-2151451.htmlFIFA.com picks out ‘six of the best’ from their previous meetings.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 07:08:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[England-Scotland in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=england-scotland-in-numbers-2848597.htmlFIFA.com delivers you some riveting figures behind international football's oldest fixture.]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Coleman: Taking over from Robbie Keane is a massive step]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=coleman-taking-over-from-robbie-keane-is-a-massive-step-2848674.htmlWed, 09 Nov 2016 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Auld enemies clash as giants tackle minnows]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=auld-enemies-clash-as-giants-take-on-minnows-2848675.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 11:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The Road to the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017 ]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-road-to-the-fifa-interactive-world-cup-2017-2848540.htmlMon, 07 Nov 2016 16:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Southgate: Kane’s a proven goalscorer at every level]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=southgate-kane-s-a-proven-goalscorer-at-every-level-2848178.htmlSun, 06 Nov 2016 22:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Boyd remembers Braveheart, Gazza & Wembley woe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=boyd-remembers-braveheart-gazza-wembley-woe-2847980.htmlAhead of England and Scotland doing battle in Friday's FIFA World Cup qualifier, Tom Boyd looks back with FIFA.com to when the Scots - fired up by Braveheart - travelled to face the 'auld enemy' 20 years ago at UEFA EURO 96.

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Sat, 05 Nov 2016 13:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Lopetegui: Aduriz gives us other options in attack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=lopetegui-aduriz-gives-us-other-options-in-attack-2847994.htmlFri, 04 Nov 2016 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Penalty perfection and prolific scoring]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=penalty-perfection-and-prolific-scoring-2847874.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an historic achievement for a son of San Sebastian.]]>Fri, 04 Nov 2016 04:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[VAR progress core to IFAB ABM discussions]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=11/news=var-progress-core-to-ifab-abm-discussions-2847823.htmlThe IFAB’s Annual Business Meeting (ABM) took place in London at Wembley Stadium today, chaired by Martin Glenn, Chief Executive of The Football Association. 

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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 17:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News
<![CDATA[Germany embark on their futsal adventure]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=germany-embark-on-their-futsal-adventure-2847642.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 15:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[131st Annual Business Meeting of The IFAB to take place at Wembley ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=11/news=131st-annual-business-meeting-of-the-ifab-to-take-place-at-wembley-2847450.htmlTue, 01 Nov 2016 14:12:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News<![CDATA[Coleman: I’d play Allen in the No10 role]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=coleman-i-d-play-allen-in-the-no10-role-2847437.htmlTue, 01 Nov 2016 12:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Downing: Southgate won’t be afraid to pick Gibson for England]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=downing-southgate-won-t-be-afraid-to-pick-gibson-for-england-2847383.htmlTue, 01 Nov 2016 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Invincible frontrunners in England, France]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=invincible-frontrunners-in-england-france-2847385.htmlFIFA.com's latest review of women's club football looks at celebrations in England, perfection in France, plus news from Germany and Switzerland. ]]>Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Rivalries and ruined records]]>/news/y=2016/m=10/news=rivalries-and-ruined-records-2846959.htmlFIFA.com reflects on that being the case for one of Europe’s most prominent coaches and two of its most prominent clubs, as well as an unstoppable striker in Medellin and hegemony by the Pearl River.]]>Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Jones driving Germany on, Portugal reach EUROs]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=jones-driving-germany-on-portugal-reach-euros-2846454.htmlFIFA.com brings you up to date with the latest happenings…]]>Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Ferguson: Scotland can beat England at Wembley]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=ferguson-scotland-can-beat-england-at-wembley-2846356.htmlTue, 25 Oct 2016 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Asians excel as history is made in the Middle East]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=asians-excel-as-history-is-made-in-the-middle-east-2845641.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Possessional oddity and a motor malfunction]]>/news/y=2016/m=10/news=possessional-oddity-and-a-motor-malfunction-2845196.html A No10 beating multiple goalies and a No11 joining multiple acclaim clubs feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with one record run being established, another being extinguished, and ball-keeping curiosities.]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Tite: Gabriel Jesus is a horse]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=tite-gabriel-jesus-is-a-horse-2845043.htmlThu, 20 Oct 2016 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[U-17 stars savour new surroundings and friendships]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=u-17-stars-savour-new-surroundings-and-friendships-2845149.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the stars of Jordan 2016 on how they have been amusing themselves in their spare time at the tournament.

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Heroines inspiring women's football's new generation]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=heroines-inspiring-women-s-football-s-new-generation-2845148.htmlFIFA.com hears about the stars of the women's game who have become idols to the players at the U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Red rivalry on England’s north-west]]>/news/y=2012/m=2/news=red-rivalry-england-north-west-1581648.htmlAn intense rivalry between two cities that goes back to the days before England’s Industrial Revolution, FIFA.com takes a look back at the history of Liverpool and Manchester United’s long running battle for supremacy.

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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:12:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[Fair play reigns at Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fair-play-reigns-at-jordan-2016-2843911.htmlMon, 17 Oct 2016 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=10/news=the-week-in-quotes-2843620.htmlSat, 15 Oct 2016 08:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Griffiths' pride in gracious England]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=griffiths-pride-in-gracious-england-2843652.htmlFri, 14 Oct 2016 10:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Asian favourites live up to expectations]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=asian-favourites-live-up-to-expectations-2843618.htmlThu, 13 Oct 2016 21:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Japan oust England to set up Spain reunion]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275912/match=300357980/match-report.htmlHolders Japan have beaten England 3-0 to reach the last four of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, where they will face Spain in a rematch of the 2014 edition's final.

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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016