<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 18 Aug 2017 09:07:00 GMTFri, 18 Aug 2017 14:53:07 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=the-week-in-numbers-2904494.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs.]]>Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:07:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[European quartet secure France 2018 berths]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=european-trio-secure-france-2018-berths-2904125.htmlEngland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship.

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[European octet eye France 2018 slots]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=european-octet-eye-france-2018-slots-2902306.htmlWith the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 having culminated on 6 August with a victory for the Netherlands, the spotlight has now turned on the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship, which kicks off on 8 August.

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=euro-stars-comebacks-and-a-circus-trick-2902842.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony.]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Shocks aplenty as big guns toppled]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=shocks-aplenty-as-big-guns-toppled-2902614.htmlHistory was made everywhere you looked as England, Denmark and Austria made it into the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's EURO 2017.

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[A dribble, a shutout and a three-team club]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=a-dribble-a-shutout-and-a-three-club-club-2902228.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with joy for a Brooklynite and a Reddingite.]]>Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=tournament-of-surprises-enters-knockout-stages-2902229.htmlThe UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in The Netherlands has reached the end of the group stage and FIFA.com takes a look back at the tournament so far.

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=UEFA European Women's Championship Netherlands 2017
<![CDATA[Morata signs with Chelsea]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=morata-signs-with-chelsea-2901588.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 20:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Premier League 2017/2018<![CDATA[Big cats, Red Devils and a Gallic goblin]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=big-cats-red-devils-and-a-gallic-goblin-2901591.html FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with foreigners on Merseyside and at the ESPYS.]]>Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[PSG's Brazilian history and a Canadian wunderkind ]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=psg-s-brazilian-history-and-the-half-billion-euro-xi-2901242.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an outrageous flick, missed kicks, leopards and a wunderkind.]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=europe-seeks-its-latest-footballing-heroines-2901236.htmlFIFA.com previews the three-week tournament where for the first time, 16 teams will battle it out for European glory.]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 06:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[James Rodriguez joins Bayern on two-year loan]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=james-rodriguez-joins-bayern-on-two-year-loan-2901046.htmlTue, 11 Jul 2017 13:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Alba: Hosting World Cup will bring happiness to Qatar]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=alba-hosting-world-cup-will-bring-happiness-to-qatar-2900742.htmlBarcelona and Spain defender Jordi Alba gave an interview with sc.qa after visiting the Aspire Academy in Doha and talked about the positive developments he witnessed as the country prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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Sun, 09 Jul 2017 18:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™
<![CDATA[Busquets: I'd love to play at Qatar 2022]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=busquets-i-d-love-to-play-at-qatar-2022-2900537.htmlSpeaking to sc.qa, Spain and Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets talks youth development in Qatar and Spain and how his former team-mate Xavi has given him a flavour of the country. 

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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™
<![CDATA[England striker Duggan joins Barcelona ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=england-striker-duggan-joins-barcelona-2900531.htmlLionesses striker Toni Duggan has joined Barcelona from Women’s Super League outfit Manchester City women, becoming the first English player to join the Spanish side since Gary Lineker in 1986.

 
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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Iceland leave it late, big guns pocket three points]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=iceland-leave-it-late-big-guns-pocket-three-points-2894498.htmlMon, 12 Jun 2017 02:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[6 days to go: Mphela’s strike stuns Casillas]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=6-days-to-go-mphela-s-strike-stuns-casillas-2890345.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we take another look at Katlego Mphela’s stunning free-kick in the third-place play-off against Spain in 2009.]]>Sun, 11 Jun 2017 10:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Teens, whites in blue and a Hollywood goal]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=teens-whites-in-blue-and-a-hollywood-goal-2893726.html Three teenagers from across the Americas decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some mind-blowing feats from a club in unfamiliar colours and a shot from atop an exalted building.]]>Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[AEM Lleida: No ordinary girls team]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=6/news=aem-lleida-no-ordinary-girls-team-2893251.htmlWed, 07 Jun 2017 17:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[10 days to go: Spain hit double figures]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=10-days-to-go-spain-hit-double-figures-2890322.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we look back on the heaviest defeat in the history of the competition. 

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Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[European kings Real Madrid make history again]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/299/4/index.htmlMon, 05 Jun 2017 19:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Cristiano's quadruple crown]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=cristiano-s-quadruple-crown-2892629.htmlSun, 04 Jun 2017 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Real crowned kings of Europe, book Club World Cup place]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/247/4/index.htmlSat, 03 Jun 2017 21:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[14 days to go: Italy and Spain’s penalty drama]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=14-days-to-go-italy-and-spain-s-penalty-drama-2884480.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we remember the thrilling end to the Spain-Italy semi-final in 2013.

 
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Sat, 03 Jun 2017 09:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Revenge or a first ever title defence?]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/181/7/index.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Saturday's UEFA Champions League final, where the winner will book a place to the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.]]>Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[South American superstars and calcio’s new cape]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=south-american-superstars-and-calcio-s-new-cape-2891983.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, which showcases South American superstars and one of the most dominant sides in European history.]]>Fri, 02 Jun 2017 08:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Xavi: I would like to see Buffon win the Champions League ]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/218/3/index.htmlThu, 01 Jun 2017 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[FIFA statement on CAS decision relating to Atlético de Madrid]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=6/news=fifa-statement-on-cas-decision-relating-to-atletico-de-madrid-2891753.htmlThu, 01 Jun 2017 10:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Zidane’s five memorable Champions League moments]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/289/155/6/index.htmlWed, 31 May 2017 21:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Michel's misery, Dublin's delight]]>/worldcup/news/y=2009/m=3/news=michel-misery-dublin-delight-1038663.html We continue our Classic Qualifiers series with a look back on the turning point in Republic of Ireland's 1990 qualifying campaign, when Spain were humbled at Lansdowne Road.

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Mon, 29 May 2017 09:05:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=Qualifiers MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1990 FIFA World Cup Italy ™
<![CDATA[A cannon, a boot and faith in youth]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-cannon-a-boot-and-faith-in-youth-2888369.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes.]]>Fri, 26 May 2017 09:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Member associations release reports on intermediaries]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=5/news=member-associations-release-reports-on-intermediaries-2884304.htmlOver the past year, FIFA TMS Integrity and Compliance has contacted member associations to locate their respective reports and to determine what information has been published by each one of them.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Spain crowned record U-17 European champions]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=spain-crowned-record-u-17-european-champions-2884747.htmlSpain defeat England on penalties after dramatic final for record-extending ninth UEFA U-17 European Championship title, with finalists to be joined by Germany, France and Turkey at this year's FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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Sat, 20 May 2017 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[32 days to go: David Villa’s memorable hat-trick]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=32-days-to-go-david-villa-s-memorable-hat-trick-2882511.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start, we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we reveal the oldest player to score a hat-trick at the competition.]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 09:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Champions forged and stars ignited]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=champions-forged-and-stars-ignited-2883934.htmlWith kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.

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Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England and Germany book tickets to India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=england-and-germany-book-tickets-to-india-2883861.htmlSat, 13 May 2017 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[35 days to go: Spain’s unbeaten run comes to an end]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=35-days-to-go-spain-s-unbeaten-run-comes-to-an-end-2881720.html p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Trebuchet MS'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

FIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we tell the story of one of the most unexpected results in the competition’s history: when USA defeated Spain. 

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Sat, 13 May 2017 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Spain and Turkey secure India berths]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=spain-and-turkey-secure-india-berths-2883829.htmlFri, 12 May 2017 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Kids, megs and Mengão monopoly]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=kids-megs-and-mengao-monopoly-2883630.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Brazil’s unbeatability on the beach.]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 06:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Real set up Cardiff meeting with Juve ]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/348/4/index.htmlReigning European champions Real Madrid booked their place in the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League final with a 4-2 aggregate victory over local rivals Atletico Madrid.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 21:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017
<![CDATA[Atleti and Monaco hoping for miracles]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/315/8/index.htmlLos Blancos winning the trophy for a seventh time.]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 18:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[An old rabbit and a monster from Madeira]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=an-old-rabbit-and-a-monster-from-madeira-2882539.htmlFIFA.com’s stats review, alongside with an immortal Italian, an insatiable Portuguese and a very old club finally tasting silverware.]]>Fri, 05 May 2017 06:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Second chance in Madrid]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=second-chance-in-madrid-2882453.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 18:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Puyol: U-17 finals will showcase stars of the future]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=puyol-u-17-finals-will-showcase-stars-of-the-future-2882273.htmlFIFA.com ahead of helping to kick off ticket sales for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in New Delhi.]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 14:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[European crown and World Cup berths on the line]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=european-crown-and-world-cup-berths-on-the-line-2882272.htmlFrom Wednesday onwards 16 teams will do battle for the U-17 European Championship title in Croatia, with the five best sides also qualifying for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India in the autumn. One of the participating teams is the smallest nation ever to reach the tournament.

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Wed, 03 May 2017 10:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Ronaldo hat-trick sinks Atletico ]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/195/8/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in photos.]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Juve test for Monaco, Madrid's finest meet again]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/170/4/index.htmlOpponents in last year’s UEFA Champions League final, Real Madrid and Atletico face off once again, while tournament revelations Monaco take on Juventus and their formidable defence.

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Mon, 01 May 2017 14:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017
<![CDATA[Trezeguet: Real tie could be revenge for Griezmann]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/130/5/index.htmlFIFA.com about the UEFA Champions League semi-final between his former teams Monaco and Juventus and assesses Antoine Griezmann's contribution for club and country ahead of a key period for Atletico Madrid and France. ]]>Mon, 01 May 2017 09:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-week-in-quotes-2880424.htmlEl Clasico and thoughts from coaches to the European qualifying draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™.]]>Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Dollars, droughts and a half-millennium ]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=dollars-droughts-and-a-half-millennium-2880630.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with landmark goals in the English, Italian and Spanish capitals.]]>Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News