<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 28 May 2017 08:55:00 GMTSun, 28 May 2017 09:30:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Faultless France through, Kiwis follow]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367055/match-report.htmlA spectacular Allan Saint-Maximin brace ensured France finish top of FIFA U-20 World Cup Group E with an unblemished record, following a 2-0 win against New Zealand in Daejeon.

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Sun, 28 May 2017 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Faitout Maouassa, France's multi-tasker]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=faitout-maouassa-france-s-multi-tasker-2889594.htmlHaving joined up late with the France squad after contesting the end of the season with Nancy, versatile Faitout Maouassa is relishing the experience of playing at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Sat, 27 May 2017 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Dzabana: We never thought we'd win the tournament]]>/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dzabana-we-never-thought-we-d-win-the-tournament-2888864.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017<![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[Lyon take home first title on debut]]>/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=lyon-take-home-first-title-on-debut-2888476.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017<![CDATA[Debutants Lyon win Blue Stars title ]]>/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=debutants-lyon-win-blue-stars-title-2888411.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017<![CDATA[A tight race and some tremendous strikes]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-tight-race-and-some-tremendous-strikes-2888354.html​As the final eight teams completed their second batch of FIFA U-20 World Cup games, groups E and F served up a fine selection of goals and teed up some impending drama, while France booked their next round spot.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[France coast into next round]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367076/match-report.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![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[24 days to go: Flawless France]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=24-days-to-go-flawless-france-2882744.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 recall France’s period of domination.]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 09:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tavares: It’s a dream to be playing]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=tavares-it-s-a-dream-to-be-playing-2886382.htmlFIFA.com sat down with the Cape Verde forward, who discusses being a former regional petanque champion, playing in goal for a season and his nation's Russia 2018 hopes.]]>Tue, 23 May 2017 14:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Stars of the future ready for kick-off]]>/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=stars-of-the-future-ready-for-kick-off-2886372.htmlThe 79th edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup takes place this week, with the Buchlern sports complex in Zurich hosting ten youth teams from across the globe on Wednesday and Thursday.

 
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Tue, 23 May 2017 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Fresh faces and fightbacks catch the eye]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=fresh-faces-and-fightbacks-catch-the-eye-2886128.htmlWhile France cruised to victory, the stars of the day came in the less seasoned individuals, as Senegal, Vietnam and a truly 21st century player stood out on day three of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[France cruise to opening victory]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367038/match-report.htmlFrance confirmed their status as one of the tournament heavyweights as they cruised to a 3-0 win over Honduras to kick off their FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 campaign.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Bleuets ready to take on the best]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=bleuets-ready-to-take-on-the-best-2884383.html

France head to Korea Republic 2017 as reigning European U-19 champions and with high hopes. Speaking exclusively to FIFA.com, coach Ludovic Batelli gives the low-down on his team. 

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Sun, 21 May 2017 01:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Resilient 'RocKy' reigns supreme ]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=resilient-rocky-reigns-supreme-2885113.htmlSat, 20 May 2017 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![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[Terrific travellers and a fantastic farewell]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=terrific-travellers-and-a-fantastic-farewell-2884352.htmlEl Niño Maravilla and some ‘Little Donkeys’ feature in FIFA.com’s latest statistical review, along with a fisherman bowing out in style.]]>Fri, 19 May 2017 11:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic primed for big kick-off]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-primed-for-big-kick-off-2884301.htmlWith the waiting almost over ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, let FIFA.com whet your appetite for what is in store as 24 teams battle it out to lift the trophy on 11 June.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[The decisive goal: Henry secures France title defence]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=the-decisive-goal-henry-secures-france-title-defence-2884187.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup France 2003<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2884089.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 06:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[France complete Europe's India-bound quintet]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=france-complete-europe-s-india-bound-quintet-2884083.htmlTue, 16 May 2017 13:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-in-numbers-2884020.htmlWith just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history.

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Tue, 16 May 2017 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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[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[Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=squads-set-for-korea-republic-unveiled-2883621.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 10:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Juventus book ticket for Cardiff]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/333/6/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, second leg between Juventus and Monaco in photos.]]>Tue, 09 May 2017 22:14:00 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[41 days to go: A special French coach]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=41-days-to-go-a-special-french-coach-2881724.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 recall the only coach to have won the Confederations Cup and also guided a different team to the competition.

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Sun, 07 May 2017 11:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 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[Centurion Buffon the difference]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/240/0/index.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 07:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Higuain double gives Juventus upper hand]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/230/5/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at Wednesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, first leg between Monaco and Juventus in photos.]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 22:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[The decisive goal: Vieira heads France to victory]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=the-decisive-goal-vieira-heads-france-to-victory-2882297.htmlWed, 03 May 2017 17:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001<![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[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[Confederations Cup Park brings party atmosphere to Moscow]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=confederations-cup-park-brings-party-atmosphere-to-moscow-2881691.htmlThe FIFA Confederations Cup Park set up camp in a popular recreational spot Moscow last weekend, with Marcel Desailly and the trophy itself among the star attractions.]]>Mon, 01 May 2017 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 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[49 days to go: Socceroos sensational result]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=49-days-to-go-socceroos-sensational-result-2880542.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 one of the most sensational results in the history of the competition.

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![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<![CDATA[Maestros’ golden greeting]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=maestros-golden-greeting-2880569.htmlFIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to the meeting of Ronaldinho and Zinedine Zidane in 2006, and a masterclass from the Frenchman.]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The breakthrough Bleus in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-breakthrough-bleus-in-numbers-2880339.htmlFIFA.com reviews France’s FIFA World Cup conquest in statistics.]]>Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1998 FIFA World Cup France ™<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-week-in-quotes-2879713.htmlThis week the football world grieves the passing of former Aston Villa, England, Middlesbrough and Rangers defender Ugo Ehiogu, while Dani Alves reveals how he consoled former team-mate Neymar after Juventus' victory over Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League.

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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:43:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Madrid derby teed up, Juve to tackle Monaco]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/021/2/index.htmlReigning champions Real Madrid will face neighbours Atletico Madrid, while Monaco meet Juventus, when the four remaining sides fight for a place at the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff.

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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017
<![CDATA[Origins, wunderkinds and the pride of Pot 4]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=origins-wunderkinds-and-the-pride-of-pot-4-2880124.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with two starlets and a lob.]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Juventus and Monaco advance to semis]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/288/005/0/index.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 22:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Spot-kicks, sackings and Allicadabra]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=spot-kicks-sackings-and-allicadabra-2879508.html

A long streak of domination and an Argentinian legend's return to the pitch feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new milestone for a prodigy in north London, the end of an impressive spot-kick run, and a teenager making all the headlines on Europe's greatest stage.

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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 06:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Madrid pair, Monaco claim upper hand]]>/live-scores/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/287/940/2/index.htmlWed, 12 Apr 2017 22:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[FIFA President statement]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=4/news=fifa-president-statement-2879267.htmlTue, 11 Apr 2017 22:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[A coast-to-coast charge and a rocket]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=friday-a-coast-to-coast-charge-and-a-rocket-2878879.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new Roman idol and a pit stop home on the global tour of ‘The Madman’.]]>Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News