<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 23 Jun 2017 23:28:00 GMTFri, 23 Jun 2017 23:28:26 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Three standout performers for Germany]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=three-standout-performers-for-germany-2897755.htmlFor Germany’s national team in particular, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 is reminiscent of a big talent show – and a ‘recall’ to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in 12 months’ time is the grand prize. FIFA.com presents three of the country’s latest standout performers.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Preview: Germany-Cameroon]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334889/preview.htmlGermany will be out to earn a strong finish to the group stages, as they jostle with Chile to top Group B, while Cameroon know only a two-goal victory will see them usurp the FIFA World Cup-holders in the race for the semis.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[USA back on top, Women’s World Cup qualifiers make impact]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=6/news=usa-back-on-top-women-s-world-cup-qualifiers-make-impact-2897489.htmlA busy few months across the world of women’s football has seen qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ get underway across Europe and Asia.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[All to play for in Group B as Sanchez rewrites records]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=all-to-play-for-in-group-b-as-sanchez-rewrites-records-2897570.htmlGroup B at Russia 2017 remains delicately poised after a day of 1-1 draws that left all four teams in exactly the same positions they held on Thursday morning. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Germany, Chile play out entertaining stalemate]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334884/match-report.htmlChile and Germany played out a lively 1-1 draw, with the point earned in front of 38,222 supporters in Kazan maintaining the pair's spots as top and second side respectively in FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Group B.

 
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Low looks to learn from flexible Chile]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=low-looks-to-learn-from-flexible-chile-2897200.htmlThe Germany coach has always liked to broaden his horizons and although he has undoubtedly looked to Spain for inspiration over the last decade, he has also kept a close eye on Chile. FIFA.com explains why.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Chile banking on defensive cover and mental strength]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=chile-banking-on-defensive-cover-and-mental-strength-2896767.htmlWe speak from Marcelo Diaz and Edson Puch about Chile's defensive strength and hear why "mental strength and positivity" are considered La Roja's key attributes.

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Preview: Germany v Chile]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334884/preview.htmlTue, 20 Jun 2017 19:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Joyful Germans relishing Russian adventure]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=joyful-germans-relishing-russian-adventure-2896557.htmlGermany's young players demonstrated a sheer joy of playing for the majority of their 3-2 victory over Australia in their opening fixture – and that was reflected in their post-match comments too.

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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Germany see off Aussies in opening win]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334890/match-report.htmlGermany got their FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 campaign off to a solid start with a 3-2 win over Australia at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi in front of 28,605 fans. 

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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[What Low hopes to learn at Russia 2017]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=what-low-hopes-to-learn-at-russia-2017-2896323.htmlJoachim Low has made it clear from the start that the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 provides him with a welcome opportunity to answer some of his own questions. FIFA.com brings you a few of them.

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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Evergreen Cahill takes pride in age-defying feat]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=evergreen-cahill-takes-pride-in-defying-time-2896125.htmlSun, 18 Jun 2017 23:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[From the vault: Germany-Australia, 2005 Confederations Cup]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=from-the-vault-germany-australia-2005-confederations-cup-2895844.htmlSun, 18 Jun 2017 09:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Preview: Australia v Germany]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334890/preview.htmlSat, 17 Jun 2017 16:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Meet the Confed Cup captains]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=a-closer-look-at-the-confed-cup-captains-2895407.htmlThe eight skippers at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 come under the microscope, with analysis from FIFA.com's team reporters. 

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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA launches innovative new way for fans to show support ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=fifa-launches-innovative-new-way-for-fans-to-show-support-2895410.htmlSat, 17 Jun 2017 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Australia’s enduring German connection]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=australia-s-enduring-german-connection-2895483.htmlFIFA.com explains.]]>Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Selfies and a theme park for world champions]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=selfies-and-a-theme-park-for-world-champions-2895291.htmlGermany's first training session in Russia was held in picturesque surroundings: a fantastic training complex, thrilled fans looking on, and a theme park rising in the background.

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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[The FIFA Confederations Cup in numbers]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=the-fifa-confederations-cup-in-numbers-2895262.htmlFrom the oldest and youngest players and teams through the tournament's most successful nations to the men poised to make history at Russia 2017, FIFA.com rounds up the tournament's standout stats.

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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Sochi welcomes world champions Germany]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=sochi-welcomes-world-champions-germany-2895130.htmlThu, 15 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Enhanced digital experience for global football fans]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=enhanced-digital-experience-for-global-football-fans-2894806.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 11:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Germany's young stars in focus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=When Germany last competed at the Confederations Cup, the likes of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lukas Podolski emerged as key players. FIFA.com identifies four candidates who could follow in these legends' footsteps in Russia.

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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Scots denied thrilling win, Germans in seventh heaven]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=scots-denied-thrilling-win-germans-in-seventh-heaven-2894198.htmlSat, 10 Jun 2017 22:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Korea Republic producing delight, goals & memories]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=korea-republic-producing-delight-goals-memories-2893819.htmlWith 50 games gone and just two remaining, look back at some of the memories caught on video which we will be cherishing from the FIFA U-20 World Cup once the title is lifted on Sunday 11 June.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 02:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Burruchaga’s Azteca ecstasy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=burruchaga-s-azteca-ecstasy-2893236.htmlFIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Jorge Burruchaga’s winner in the 1986 Final.]]>Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Europe’s gamers eye London slots in Munich]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=europe-s-gamers-eye-london-slots-in-munich-2893280.htmlWed, 07 Jun 2017 19:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Additional tickets for most sought-after matches at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 now available]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=additional-tickets-for-most-sought-after-matches-at-fifa-confederation-2893188.htmlWith just ten days to go until the opening match of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, FIFA is releasing as of today, 11:00 Moscow time, additional tickets for some of the most sought-after matches.

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Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[15 days to go: Germany deadly on home soil]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=15-days-to-go-germany-deadly-on-home-soil-2884391.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 Germany’s revival at their home Confederations Cup in 2005.]]>Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 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[Uruguay, England, Zambia dance into last eight]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=zambia-dance-into-last-eight-england-enjoy-sweet-success-2891534.htmlWed, 31 May 2017 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Thriller sees Zambia into last eight]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275958/match=300367081/match-report.htmlZambia survived a heart-stopping encounter to see off Germany 4-3 after extra-time to progress to their first FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-final.

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Wed, 31 May 2017 14:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA Quality Programme among the exhibitors at FSB 2017 ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=5/news=fifa-quality-programme-among-the-exhibitors-at-fsb-2017-2890967.htmlWed, 31 May 2017 10:20:00 GMTArea=Football Technology Section=Football TurfKind=Release<![CDATA[FIWC Regionals: Munich up next!]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=munich-welcomes-the-cream-of-europe-2890878.htmlTue, 30 May 2017 15:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Zambia's drumming pastor]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=zambia-s-drumming-pastor-2890301.htmlWhile Zambia have been a blast of raw attacking energy at the FIFA U-20 World Cup so far, they have been able to rely on an extra dose being injected via a particularly committed fan in the stands.

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Tue, 30 May 2017 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Gimber: We have to show more]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=gimber-we-have-to-show-more-2889071.htmlGermany earned themselves a FIFA U-20 World Cup lifeline against Vanuatu, picking up their first win of the tournament, but the result was not a cause for celebration from captain Benedikt Gimber.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 16:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Quartet advance, nervous wait for two giants]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=quartet-advance-nervous-wait-for-two-giants-2889078.htmlAs the door was closed on the first two groups of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, England and Venezuela sat pretty in top spot, while Argentina and Germany face an anxious couple of days.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 15:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Germany win, but must wait]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367034/match-report.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 10:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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[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[A progressing pair and a few firsts]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-progressing-pair-and-a-few-firsts-2886850.htmlAs Venezuela and Korea Republic booked their places in the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, there were a few impressive firsts dotted around as Groups A and B took to the pitch for a second time.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Germany remain winless after Mexico stalemate]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367067/match-report.htmlTue, 23 May 2017 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![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[Broos: Cameroon start with modest expectations]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=broos-cameroon-start-with-modest-expectations-2883941.htmlMon, 22 May 2017 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[26 days to go: Path to the Trophy decided in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=26-days-to-go-path-to-the-trophy-decided-in-kazan-2883970.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 Official Draw of the Confederations Cup, which took place in the Host City of Kazan.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 09:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Kalo, the magician for surprise package Vanuatu]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=kalo-the-magician-for-surprise-package-vanuatu-2885548.htmlFIFA.com sits down with Vanuatu captain Bong Kalo to talk about playing in the nation's debut at a FIFA competition and the positives they are taking away from a heartbreaking 3-2 defeat by Mexico in their opening match.]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 03:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 kicks off with a bang]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-kicks-off-with-a-bang-2885038.htmlAn action-packed first day of the FIFA U-20 World Cup brought a dramatic win, elation for the home fans and a mixed day for South American and European sides.

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Sat, 20 May 2017 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Soteldo stands tall among German giants]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=soteldo-stands-tall-among-german-giants-2885016.htmlFIFA.com caught up with their diminutive midfielder Yeferson Soteldo.]]>Sat, 20 May 2017 14:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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[Venezuela win Korea Republic 2017 opener]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367036/match-report.html​Venezuela won the opening match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 with a 2-0 victory over Germany at the Daejeon World Cup Stadium in Group B.

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Sat, 20 May 2017 07:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017