<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 28 Sep 2016 09:37:00 GMTWed, 28 Sep 2016 16:05:31 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Nahikari: Nothing beats playing in a final]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=nahikari-nothing-beats-playing-in-a-final-2837486.htmlFIFA.com catches up with Nahikari Garcia, who is hoping to finally get a winners' medal, after finishing on the podium on innumerable occasions in prior tournaments.

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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Asian dominance on the line as Middle East makes history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to Jordan 2016: the first FIFA women's tournament in the Middle East, where returning giants are aiming to claim a trophy that has ended up in Asian hands in all but one occasion.]]>Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Manchester City celebrate, Potsdam in control]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=manchester-city-celebrate-potsdam-in-control-2837186.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the latest news from the world of women’s club football - from USA and Germany to England and Sweden.]]>Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[U-17 Women's World Cup in numbers]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=u-17-women-s-world-cup-in-numbers-2836952.htmlWith the latest edition set to kick off in just three days, FIFA.com takes a look at some of the facts, figures and tournament records that help tell the story of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[No excuses from sanguine Sedano]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=no-excuses-from-sanguine-sedano-2836697.htmlSun, 25 Sep 2016 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Russia and Iran reach semis on day of revenge and drama]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=russia-and-iran-reach-semis-on-day-of-revenge-and-drama-2836691.htmlSun, 25 Sep 2016 08:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=9/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2836683.htmlFIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>Sun, 25 Sep 2016 07:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Eder, Chishkala help Russia see off Spain]]>/futsalworldcup/matches/round=276098/match=300357675/match-report.htmlRussia barged past Spain 6-2 in Cali to book their place into the FIFA Fustal World Cup Colombia 2016 final four in a dominant display, with Eder Lima and Ivan Chishkala both bagging braces.

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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Gustavo, Russia's Petr Cech]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=gustavo-russia-s-petr-cech-2836366.htmlAlthough Gustavo’s luminous shirt already helps him stand out from the rest of the Russia team, it is his numerous impressive saves – and headgear – that have caught the eye at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016.

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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Squads announced for Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=squads-announced-for-jordan-2016-2835899.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 11:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[The great glove debate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[BWP, BVB & Super Mario]]>/news/y=2016/m=9/news=bwp-bvb-super-mario-2836057.html He’s back. You know who. So, too, is a goalscoring goalkeeper and a familiar shutout in a fierce derby. With a free-scoring English forward and German powerhouse also featuring, here’s FIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Iran stun Brazil as Portugal, Spain advance]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=iran-stun-brazil-as-portugal-spain-advance-2835872.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the day’s events.]]>Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Spain fend off gritty Kazakhstan to advance]]>/futsalworldcup/matches/round=276096/match=300357669/match-report.htmlTwo-time champions Spain defeated fellow Europeans Kazakhstan 5-2 in an entertaining, back-and-forth match to advance to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016.

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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Sobral in bullish mood ahead of Spain test]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=sobral-in-bullish-mood-ahead-of-spain-test-2835527.htmlWed, 21 Sep 2016 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Route to global glory revealed]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=route-to-global-glory-revealed-2835282.htmlFollowing the Official Draw for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016, staged on Wednesday 21 September at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the likes of Club America, Atletico Nacional and Real Madrid now have a better idea of their potential paths to being crowned club world champions in the last tournament of the year.

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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Lozano: 2000 final gives me goosebumps]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=lozano-2000-final-gives-me-goosebumps-2835319.htmlRoja sides of the past and states his belief that they have the players to go all the way.]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Last 16 line-up complete]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=last-16-line-up-complete-2835034.htmlMon, 19 Sep 2016 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Individualism shines as Spain win again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Sep 2016 01:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[A supersub, a smashing and a rivalry]]>/news/y=2016/m=9/news=a-supersub-a-smashing-and-a-rivalry-2833767.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with doubles, trebles, assists, possession and penalty saves.]]>Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Sweet 16 for Spain and Argentina]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=sweet-16-for-spain-and-argentina-2834064.htmlFri, 16 Sep 2016 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Spain win all-European encounter]]>/futsalworldcup/matches/round=276074/match=300357666/match-report.htmlFri, 16 Sep 2016 01:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Kike: I want Spain to make it three ]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=kike-i-want-spain-to-make-it-three-2833337.htmlWed, 14 Sep 2016 18:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Lopetegui: We expect the team to meet every challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=lopetegui-we-expect-the-team-to-meet-every-challenge-2833333.htmlWed, 14 Sep 2016 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Classic encounters await in the Champions League]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/283/286/7/index.htmlFIFA.com picks out a stand-out encounter from each of the eight sections.]]>Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Spain lead Latin charge ]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=spain-lead-latin-charge-2832834.htmlTue, 13 Sep 2016 08:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Spain make opening statement at Iran’s expense]]>/futsalworldcup/matches/round=276074/match=300357651/match-report.htmlTue, 13 Sep 2016 03:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Seeto's early brush with the stars]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=seeto-s-early-brush-with-the-stars-2831602.htmlSun, 11 Sep 2016 05:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Jordan worth the sacrifice for Spain's Rodriguez]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=jordan-worth-the-sacrifice-for-spain-s-rodriguez-2831493.htmlFri, 09 Sep 2016 12:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[FIFA rejects appeals of Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid in relation to transfers of minors]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-rejects-appeals-of-atletico-de-madrid-and-real-madrid-in-relation-2831432.htmlThu, 08 Sep 2016 16:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Can anyone topple futsal's dominant duo?]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=can-anyone-topple-futsal-s-dominant-duo-2831322.htmlHaving won all seven FIFA Futsal Word Cups so far between them, Brazil and Spain will start Colombia 2016 as favourites to take home the trophy again. But there are plenty of pretenders waiting to knock them off their perch, as FIFA.com discovers.

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Thu, 08 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Colombia 2016 in numbers]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=colombia-2016-in-numbers-2831119.htmlWed, 07 Sep 2016 20:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Miguelin & Spain target a third star]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=miguelin-spain-target-a-third-star-2831289.htmlWed, 07 Sep 2016 17:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Records fall across the globe]]>/news/y=2016/m=9/news=records-fall-across-the-globe-2830987.htmlFIFA.com’s latest statistical review, as well two on-song European superstars and the fall of defensive impregnability.]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Fresh starts, new horizons]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fresh-starts-new-horizons-2830900.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest in women's club football highlighted by new seasons in Germany, Netherlands and Spain.]]>Tue, 06 Sep 2016 05:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Stars, penalties and parity]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Europe.]]>Mon, 05 Sep 2016 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=9/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2830634.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, 04 Sep 2016 10:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Jehle: I’m glad Villa isn’t playing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We speak to Liechtenstein goalkeeper Peter Jehle ahead of his side's FIFA World Cup qualifying match against 2010 World Cup winners Spain, on missing David Villa and Iker Casillas, and his dreams of a clean sheet against ​La Roja.

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Fri, 02 Sep 2016 09:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[New eras, new coaches, new nations]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=new-eras-new-coaches-new-nations-2830142.htmlFIFA.com previews the opening action in UEFA qualifying for Russia 2018 where 13 tickets to the world stage are for grabs.]]>Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Europe's FIFA World Cup qualifiers in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=europe-s-fifa-world-cup-qualifiers-in-numbers-2824388.htmlFIFA.com whets your appetite for the UEFA Zone’s upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers in statistical form.]]>Thu, 01 Sep 2016 05:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Penalties, profligacy and prolific scoring]]>/news/y=2016/m=8/news=penalties-profligacy-and-prolific-scoring-2824216.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a prolific penalty-winner in Turin and profligacy in Eindhoven.]]>Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Rosengard win cup, Chicago eye play-offs]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=rosengard-win-cup-chicago-eye-play-offs-2824128.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the most recent events in women’s club football.]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sharp shooting, spot-kick specialists and a sad swansong]]>/news/y=2016/m=8/news=sharp-shooting-spot-kick-specialists-and-a-sad-swansong-2823619.html A Moonwalk master joining an exclusive club, a saddening swansong, a ‘perfect’ treble and a goal flood highlight FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a spot-kick specialist and a laudable landmark.]]>Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Tayebi: We're targeting the semi-finals]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=tayebi-we-re-targeting-the-semi-finals-2823476.htmlHaving scored a decisive goal at Thailand 2012 as a youngster, Iran's Hossein Tayebi talks with FIFA.com about his determination to help lead his country to their highest ever finish at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Dashes, droughts and Swedish steel ]]>/news/y=2016/m=8/news=weds-stats-piece-2822412.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some headline-grabbing debuts.]]>Wed, 17 Aug 2016 05:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Money, muscle and monopoly]]>/news/y=2016/m=8/news=money-muscle-and-monopoly-2820776.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a master of the big occasion and oldies excelling in Japan and the USA.]]>Wed, 10 Aug 2016 06:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Club World Cup ticket sales to kick off on 28 August on FIFA.com]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=fifa-club-world-cup-ticket-sales-to-kick-off-on-28-august-on-fifa-com-2818957.htmlTue, 02 Aug 2016 10:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2813327.htmlFIFA.com's weekly look at the best soundbites from world football includes Harry Kane preparing to become a new dad, Franck Ribery hailing the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti as Bayern Munich head coach, some revealing comments from a pair of Roma players and much more.]]>Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Free-kicks, free-scorers and megabucks buys]]>/news/y=2016/m=7/news=free-kicks-free-scorers-and-megabucks-buys-2813039.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with records for some Green Warriors and Young Blues.]]>Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Lopetegui appointed as new Spain coach]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=lopetegui-appointed-as-new-spain-coach-2812707.htmlJulen Lopetegui, 49, has on Thursday 21 July been confirmed as the new head coach of Spain. The Spanish Football Association (RFEF) verified the news via their official website. The former goalkeeper’s case was strengthened by achieving success in style at the youth levels for La Roja.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)