<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMTSun, 04 Dec 2016 17:00:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Korea DPR complete a dream double]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=korea-dpr-complete-a-dream-double-2857966.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2857950.htmlIn our regular look over the next week's footballing birthdays, among our seven FIFA World Cup stars feature a trio of Germany 2006 figures and a deadly German striker.

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: November 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=women-s-round-up-november-2016-2857259.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 11:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Aubameyang challenges Bolt to race]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=aubameyang-challenges-bolt-to-race-2857122.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 00:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets go on public sale]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-confederations-cup-russia-2017-tickets-to-go-on-public-sale-on-1--2856751.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Kroos: I’d love Modric and Bale in the Germany side]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=kroos-i-d-love-modric-and-bale-in-the-germany-side-2855897.htmlMon, 28 Nov 2016 20:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in tweets]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-tweets-2855610.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the opening few weeks at Papua New Guinea 2016 have been covered in tweets.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Postecoglou: Facing Germany is a great opportunity]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=postecoglou-playing-germany-s-a-great-opportunity-2855498.htmlFIFA.com some of his reflections on playing Germany, Chile and the champion of Africa in Group B at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tournament of Champions map drawn in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-made-for-tournament-of-champions-2855232.htmlSat, 26 Nov 2016 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2854833.htmlWe hear from Steven Gerrard, Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klinsmann, as well as the players that are shining at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 in the latest edition of The Week in Quotes. 

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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[American wins and wonder goals]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=american-wins-and-wonder-goals-2854787.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with droughts ending in Madrid, Seattle and Tashkent.]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Day of shattered dreams]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=day-of-shattered-dreams-2855163.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2016 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Cascarino strike sends holders out]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275999/match=300353186/match-report.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2016 11:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The Russia 2017 Official Draw in numbers]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-russia-2017-official-draw-in-numbers-2855046.htmlWith just hours to go before the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 in Kazan, FIFA.com reveals some key facts and figures on the event.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[USD 20 million in prize money for FIFA Confederations Cup teams]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usd-20-million-in-prize-money-for-fifa-confederations-cup-teams-2855001.htmlThe Organising Committee for the FIFA Confederations Cup, under the chairmanship of Vitaly Mutko, has confirmed that a total prize pool of USD 20m will be shared among the eight participating teams.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Confederation champions poised to find out their fate]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=confederation-champions-poised-to-find-out-their-fate-2854775.htmlFIFA.com's exclusive coverage.]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Follow Saturday's Russia 2017 draw live on FIFA.com]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=follow-saturday-s-russia-2017-draw-live-on-fifa-com-2854456.htmlFIFA.com will be streaming live on Saturday 26 November as the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 takes place at the Kazan Tennis Academy.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Lingor: Neid cannot be beaten]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=lingor-neid-cannot-be-beaten-2854405.htmlFIFA.com about her experience of the Gala and her views on this year's contenders.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:43:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Draw procedures of the Official Draw confirmed]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-procedures-of-the-official-draw-confirmed-2854215.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Osorio: Mexico’s win was an emotional hit for USA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=osorio-mexico-s-win-was-an-emotional-hit-for-usa-2854136.htmlJuan Carlos Osorio believes Mexico’s upset victory in the USA led to the Stars and Stripes' 4-0 defeat in Costa Rica and the sacking of Jurgen Klinsmann.

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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Orschmann twins united in happiness]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=orschmann-twins-united-in-happiness-2854122.htmlFIFA.com caught up with German twins Katya and Dina Orschmann in Papua New Guinea ahead of their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup quarter-final meet with France.

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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Bayern reach summit as French duo march in step]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=bayern-reach-summit-as-french-duo-march-in-step-2853984.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest women's club action after Bayern Munich moved top in Germany, Lyon and PSG flexed their muscles in France and Brondby topped the regular-season standings in Denmark.

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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Derbies lined-up as quarter-finals confirmed]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=derbies-lined-up-as-quarter-finals-confirmed-2853819.htmlFIFA.com reviews the conclusion to the group stage at Papua New Guinea 2016 as Germany eased through, while fellow three-time winners USA endured a tense evening.]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Flawless Germany end Korea Republic hopes]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353176/match-report.htmlMon, 21 Nov 2016 10:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Sansone: I dream of holding the Tricolore at the World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=sansone-i-dream-of-holding-the-tricolore-at-the-world-cup-2852928.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 11:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[European veterans and Seleção success]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=european-veterans-and-selecao-success-2852562.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some entertainers in canary-yellow emulating ‘The Beautiful Team’ and an Iberian defying his age.]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Germany fire as USA, Korea Republic bounce back]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=germany-fire-as-usa-korea-republic-bounce-back-2852510.htmlFIFA.com reviews a fascinating matchday 4 at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup highlighted by thumping wins for Germany and Korea Republic, a first victory for USA, as well as drama between France and Ghana.]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Anna Gerhardt, Germany's 'female Robben']]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=anna-gerhardt-germany-s-female-robben-2852512.htmlThu, 17 Nov 2016 12:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Sanders inspires Germany victory]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353192/match-report.htmlStefanie Sanders scored a second-half brace while Saskia Matheis also found the net as Germany defeated Mexico to make it two wins from two in Group D at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016.

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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Hummels: Brazil are back on top]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hummels-brazil-are-back-on-top-2851747.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Bierhoff: Belotti is just what Italy needed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=bierhoff-belotti-is-just-what-italy-needed-2851108.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 23:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Barça’s run ends as Bayern close in]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=barca-s-run-ends-as-bayern-close-in-2850822.htmlFIFA.com reports on a weekend of mixed emotions for some of the leading lights in women’s club football, with disappointment for Barcelona and joy for the likes of Bayern Munich, Brondby and Melbourne City. ]]>Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[The nominees in numbers]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-nominees-in-numbers-2850237.htmlFIFA.com runs a statistical eye over the 53 candidates for four prestigious prizes at The Best FIFA Football Awards.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:17:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Favourites make faltering start]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=favourites-make-faltering-start-2850662.htmlThe old adage that ‘the first step is the hardest’ certainly rang true for the competition’s two most successful teams on the second matchday of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Speckmaier's strike for the ages]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=speckmaier-s-strike-for-the-ages-2850659.htmlSix months ago, she was hoping to be on the path towards professional football in the USA by this point, alongside studying business administration and finance. Instead, she has become Venezuela's first-ever goalscorer at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Reigning champions off to winning start]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353171/match-report.htmlGermany kicked off their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 campaign with a victory against Venezuela at the National Football Stadium in Port Moresby.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Colour and tradition mark PNG Opening Ceremony]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=png-2016-opening-ceremony-2849703.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2849760.htmlFIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:05:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Ventura: Italy could have doubled our tally]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=ventura-italy-could-have-doubled-our-tally-2849699.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 02:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Joachim Low, the record-breaker]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=joachim-low-the-record-breaker-2849564.htmlGermany's 8-0 win against San Marino on Friday saw Joachim Low record his 95th victory as manager, one more than the great Sepp Herberger. 

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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[European favourites march on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=european-favourites-march-on-2849524.htmlFriday's UEFA qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ saw the favourites keep their focus to either go top of their groups or extend their leads at the summit. FIFA.com rounds up Friday's action.

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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 09:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Europe
<![CDATA[Meinert: We won’t always be this successful]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=meinert-we-won-t-always-be-this-successful-2849326.htmlFIFA.com about her remarkable track record at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and her thoughts on Papua New Guinea 2016.]]>Sat, 12 Nov 2016 01:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Klose: I’ve always been interested in tactics]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=klose-i-ve-always-been-interested-in-tactics-2849032.htmlFri, 11 Nov 2016 07:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in numbers]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-numbers-2848810.htmlFIFA.com presents some interesting facts, figures and records from the tournament’s history books.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Give the red card to violence against women and children]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=give-the-red-card-to-violence-against-women-and-children-2848898.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 23:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Neid: It’s always been a special award]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=neid-it-s-always-been-a-special-award-2848937.htmlFIFA.com hears from the six Germans among the contenders for The Best FIFA Women's Coach of 2016 and The Best FIFA Women's Player of 2016: coaches Silvia Neid, Martina Voss-Tecklenburg and Thomas Worle, and players Melanie Behringer, Sara Daebritz and Dzsenifer Marozsan.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:40:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Warm PNG welcome brings out the smiles ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=warm-png-welcome-brings-out-the-smiles-2848881.htmlFIFA.com heard about the reasons behind this and the reactions of those being welcomed.]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Starting small, making it big]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=starting-small-making-it-big-2848607.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the heroines of U-20 Women’s World Cups in years past.]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[No change at the top ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=no-change-at-the-top-2848645.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 12:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Auld enemies clash as giants tackle minnows]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=auld-enemies-clash-as-giants-take-on-minnows-2848675.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 11:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™