<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 26 Jan 2018 05:04:00 GMTThu, 22 Feb 2018 12:22:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-week-in-numbers-2926987.htmlFIFA.com's The Week in Numbers, while a long wait ends in Rotterdam and Madrid.]]>Fri, 26 Jan 2018 05:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola takes off from London]]>/worldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=fifa-world-cup-trophy-tour-by-coca-cola-takes-off-from-london-2926475.htmlToday the global leg of the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola kicked off with an official launch ceremony in London as fans get #ReadyFor the highly anticipated tournament.  

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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[England mourns former captain Armfield]]>/live-scores/news/y=2018/m=1/news=england-mourns-former-captain-armfield-2926786.htmlFormer England captain Jimmy Armfield, who made 43 appearances for the Three Lions, has died at the age of 82 following a battle with cancer.

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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-week-in-numbers-2926550.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a rapid goal, some on-song Lions, and an all-time Barça-Real record being under threat.]]>Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Khazri: Tunisia can go far in Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=khazri-tunisia-can-go-far-in-russia-2926240.htmlPresent at three successive FIFA World Cups between 1998 and 2006, the Eagles of Carthage were surprise absentees from South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014. Tunisia midfielder Wahbi Khazri speaks with FIFA.com in an exclusive interview about his team's ambitions in Russia after a lengthy absence from the world finals.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-week-in-numbers-2926254.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-week-in-numbers-2925908.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with new emperors in Japan and a new king in Africa.]]>Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Football's Christmas presents]]>/live-scores/news/y=2008/m=12/news=football-christmas-presents-986316.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.]]>Mon, 25 Dec 2017 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[The young stars of 2017]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-young-stars-of-2017-2925601.htmlFIFA.com presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future.

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Sun, 24 Dec 2017 08:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[England expects after Young Lions roar in 2017]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=england-expects-after-young-lions-roar-in-2017-2925456.htmlAfter England were victorious at both the FIFA U-20 World Cup and FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017, we sat down with the two winning coaches – Paul Simpson and Steve Cooper – to discuss the secrets behind the Young Lions’ success.

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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 09:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-week-in-numbers-2925558.htmlFIFA.com delivers the answers in its stats review.]]>Fri, 22 Dec 2017 05:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-week-in-numbers-2924816.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-week-in-numbers-2923360.htmlFIFA.com's latest statistical review includes goalscoring and drought-breaking in the UEFA Champions League, patience rewarded in Japan and much more.]]>Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Platt’s “perfect moment” breaks Belgian hearts]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=platt-s-perfect-moment-breaks-belgian-hearts-2923004.htmlFIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back to 1990 and David Platt's 119th-minute winner against Belgium - a team England will face again at Russia 2018.
 
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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Quartet secure spots in Round of 16]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/292/286/3/index.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2017/2018<![CDATA[Lineker: The World Cup is very special]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=lineker-the-world-cup-is-very-special-2922024.htmlIn the lead-up to the Russia 2018 Final Draw, legendary England striker Gary Lineker shared his views with FIFA.com on Friday’s ceremony and next year’s big event.

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2921919.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Meet the 32 Finalists for Russia 2018]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=meet-the-32-finalists-for-russia-2018-2921492.htmlLearn all about the 32 teams that will play at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ by viewing our colourful, interactive guide!

 

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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2921083.htmlNeymar, Sam Kerr and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are among the stars of our latest statistical look at the footballing week.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Banks: It’s an honour to be part of the Final Draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=banks-it-s-an-honour-to-be-part-of-the-final-draw-2920577.htmlHaving tasted glory himself in 1966, former England goalkeeper Gordon Banks talks about helping to lay the path to Russia 2018 as part of the Final Draw and explains what the hosts’ players can expect from a home World Cup.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Women's World Cup race resumes in Europe]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=women-s-world-cup-race-resumes-in-europe-2920671.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at some of the early movers in Europe and some upcoming fixtures to look forward to.]]>Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[The Qualifiers in Numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-qualifiers-in-numbers-2920457.htmlThe road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has been long and winding, the longest in history in fact. FIFA.com brings you some of the recently completed qualifying competition’s most notable statistics.

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2919214.htmlNeymar, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Olivier Giroud, Romelu Lukaku, David Silva and an infant American feature as FIFA.com reviews the last seven days in stats.

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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2918517.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the end of an enduring run and a fantastic fightback.]]>Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Grohemania lights up Gremio's road to glory]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=grohemania-lights-up-gremio-s-road-to-glory-2918172.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the Banks-compared save, its aftermath, and Gremio’s quest to reach UAE 2017.]]>Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-2017-in-numbers-2918336.htmlThe FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was a thrilling tournament enjoyed by well over a million spectators. Enjoy some of the main stats from the tournament, courtesy of FIFA.com.

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Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[England make history as football takes over India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.htmlRecords, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Brewster hails amazing England triumph]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brewster-hails-amazing-england-triumph-2918150.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 21:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brazao, Brewster and Foden lead individual honours]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=brewster-foden-lead-individual-honours-2918145.htmlFootball may be a team sport, but a few select players delivered such outstanding individual performances over the course of the 22 days at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as to merit and receive special recognition.

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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Young Lions savour sweet taste of victory, Brazil finish third]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-savour-sweet-taste-of-victory-brazil-finish-third-2918108.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[England come back to win first U-17 World Cup title]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275921/match=300394752/match-report.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 17:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Latibeaudiere looking ahead as final looms]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=latibeaudiere-looking-ahead-as-final-looms-2917820.htmlHaving missed his penalty in the UEFA U-17 EURO final against Spain, England captain Joel Latibeaudiere and his side are looking for revenge in the FIFA U-17 World Cup India final against their European opponents.

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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 19:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[England rematch excites Spain skipper Ruiz]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-rematch-excites-spain-skipper-ruiz-2917780.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Join us behind the scenes on the final day of India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=join-us-behind-the-scenes-on-the-final-day-of-india-2017-2917737.htmlFri, 27 Oct 2017 12:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2917702.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with rotation, trebles and classic marksmen.]]>Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:05:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-2017-hailed-as-a-fantastic-tournament-2917676.htmlThu, 26 Oct 2017 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Campbell: The standard in India has been very high]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=campbell-the-standard-in-india-has-been-very-high-2917647.htmlSol Campbell, who is serving as a member of FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, speaks to FIFA.com about his impressions of the tournament, finalists England and Spain and host country India.

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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[England and Spain set up all-European final]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-and-spain-set-up-all-european-final-2917594.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 19:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Vintage year for England's youngsters]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=vintage-year-for-england-s-youngsters-2917573.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 18:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brewster takes Three Lions to the final ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275925/match=300394753/match-report.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[GORILLA mingles with footballing royalty]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=gorilla-mingles-with-footballing-royalty-2917360.htmlThanks to his FIFA Interactive World Cup triumph, Spencer ‘GORILLA’ Ealing earned an invitation to The Best FIFA Football Awards™ in London on Monday.

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 23:40:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final match to take place in Kolkata]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=fifa-u-17-world-cup-semi-final-match-to-take-place-in-kolkata-2916902.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 13:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Best leaving a legacy at Hackney Marshes]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-best-leaving-a-legacy-at-hackney-marshes-2916465.htmlFIFA’s Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban helped deliver new equipment to the historic Hackney Marshes footballing complex in London, in an event which will provide a legacy of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ being hosted in the city.

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:27:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[England's Brewster lights up quarter-final in Goa]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-s-brewster-lights-up-quarter-final-in-goa-2916402.htmlFIFA.com spoke to England forward Rhian Brewster following his hat-trick display versus USA in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.]]>Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Mali and England keep trophy bid alive]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=mali-and-england-keep-trophy-bid-alive-2916391.htmlSat, 21 Oct 2017 19:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brewster leads England to last four]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275927/match=300394741/match-report.htmlSat, 21 Oct 2017 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2916023.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks.]]>Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Anderson: England's penalty hero]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=anderson-england-s-penalty-hero-2915740.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=iran-make-history-as-england-mali-and-spain-advance-2915669.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 20:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Shoot-out drama goes England's way]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394742/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017