<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:50:00 GMTFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:51:00 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-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[France 2018 match schedule revealed]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=france-2018-match-schedule-revealed-2925583.htmlThe FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 moved a step closer on Wednesday 17 January, with the announcement of the match schedule.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![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 records being hunted in 2018]]>/news/y=2018/m=1/news=the-records-being-hunted-in-2018-2926141.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 10:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Marta looks to France 2019 and beyond]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=marta-looks-to-france-2019-and-beyond-2925562.htmlMarta talks exclusively with FIFA.com about Brazil’s push for FIFA Women’s World Cup success at France 2019, her long-term plans on and off the pitch, and much more.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[2017 in numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=2017-in-numbers-2925749.html2017 provided some fascinating numbers during the past year in the world of football. FIFA.com takes a closer look at the ones that make for interesting reading.

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Sun, 31 Dec 2017 11:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-week-in-numbers-2925728.htmlDer Bomber and El Pelusa getting dethroned and a mini-man towering above his rivals feature in FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:57:00 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[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[Mbappe’s year to remember]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=mbappe-s-year-to-remember-2925514.htmlTo mark his 19th birthday,FIFA.com looks back at what an outstanding year 2017 has been for Paris Saint-Germain and France star Kylian Mbappe.

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[France 2019 dreams come into view for referees]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=12/news=france-2019-dreams-come-into-view-for-referees-2925064.htmlFIFA in cooperation with the confederations recently developed a revised list of 35 referee and 69 assistant referee candidates – representing all six confederations and 56 countries – for the biggest tournament in women’s football.

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 13:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News
<![CDATA[Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=12/news=australia-hit-all-time-high-as-usa-end-2017-on-top-2924260.htmlUSA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=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[Russia 2018’s potential classic match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=From the moment that the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ was made, fans around the globe have been poring over each of the groups and contemplating who might face who in the knockout rounds.

 
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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:07:00 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[President Infantino meets Emmanuel Macron]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=12/news=president-infantino-meets-emmanuel-macron-2922870.htmlFrench President Emmanuel Macron received FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the Élysée Palace in Paris on Tuesday in the presence of French Football Association (FFF) President Noël Le Graët.

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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 21:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![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[Six of the best qualifiers on the road to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=six-of-the-best-qualifiers-on-the-road-to-russia-2921470.htmlFIFA.com looks back on six of the most memorable matches from the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 2018™ qualifiers.]]>Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Le Sommer: I want to win a competition with my country]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=le-sommer-i-want-to-win-a-competition-with-my-country-2921112.htmlEugenie Le Sommer has won everything there is to win with club Olympique Lyonnais and the France forward is now dreaming of a maiden world title for Les Bleues.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![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[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2920204.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Qualifiers in Numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 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[Draw date set at start of stadium visits]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=draw-date-set-start-stadium-visits-2919143-2919149.htmlTue, 07 Nov 2017 19:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018<![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[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[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[Early stumbles on the road to France]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=early-stumbles-on-the-road-to-france-2917383.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up the latest France 2019 qualifying action in Europe which was headlined by a shock loss for Germany, while there was glory on-and-off the field for The Netherlands.]]>Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Fernandez: What Zidane is achieving is exceptional]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=fernandez-what-zidane-is-achieving-is-exceptional-2915882.htmlFrom one French icon to another, we chat with former Les Bleus star Luis Fernandez on one of his successors, Zinedine Zidane, with the UEFA EURO 1984 winner being full of praise for the Real Madrid boss and tipping him for awards success.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:45:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=InterviewTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 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[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[Late penalty sends Spain through ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394750/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 14:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Peru, Spain into top ten as Germany stay at the summit ]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=10/news=peru-spain-into-top-ten-as-germany-stay-at-the-summit-2914186.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 08:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Gomes and the secret of Les Bleuets' success]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=gomes-and-the-secret-of-les-bleuets-success-2914804.htmlLes Bleuets' camp.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Group stage full of historic moments]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=group-stage-full-of-historic-moments-2914795.htmlSun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Final five make last 16, New Caledonia celebrate draw]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=final-five-make-last-16-new-caledonia-celebrate-draw-2914740.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 18:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[France perfect in winning Group E ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:28:00 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-2913682.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with single-half spree and unbeaten runs.]]>Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-russiatm-3-496-204-tickets-requested-as-the-first--2913903.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Two more teams advance, new landmarks set]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Gouiri brace leads France to victory]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394717/match-report.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 14:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-tickets-first-sales-period-to-conclude-on-12-octob-2913511.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Portugal leapfrog Switzerland, France qualify]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=portugal-leapfrog-switzerland-france-qualify-2913151.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 00:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[France, Portugal earn Europe's last automatic Russia tickets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=france-portugal-earn-europe-s-last-automatic-russia-tickets-2913125.htmlFrance and Portugal booked their places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on the final day of Europe's group stage, with the pair earning comfortable wins to top Group A and B respectively, while the play-off line-up was finalised.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Who can qualify from Europe on Tuesday?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=who-can-qualify-from-europe-today-2912464.htmlFIFA.com runs the rule over the various permutations as a host of nations joust on the final day of Russia 2018 group-stage qualifying in Europe.]]>Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[France’s Caqueret happy to keep a low profile]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=france-s-caqueret-happy-to-keep-a-low-profile-2912420.htmlFIFA.com, Maxence Casqueret believes France has room for improvement at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.]]>Tue, 10 Oct 2017 03:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Goals galore, as big guns come out firing]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=goals-galore-as-big-guns-come-out-firing-2912009.htmlSun, 08 Oct 2017 20:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017