<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:58:01 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2667929/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[New blend on the Spice Island ]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-blend-on-the-spice-island-2652916.htmlFIFA.com caught up with members of Grenada's national team to talk about the island's new blend of footballing spice, their recent climb up the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, their enduring love affair with the message-sending tackle and much more.]]>Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:29:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Central American four lead the way]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=central-american-four-lead-the-way-2649971.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the second round of qualifying in CONCACAF on the road to Russia 2018, where El Salvador, Belize, Nicaragua and Guatemala all booked passage.]]>Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s road to Russia continues ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=concacaf-s-road-to-russia-continues-2639618.htmlFIFA.com previews this week's second round of Russia 2018 qualifying in the CONCACAF Zone, where El Salvador, Canada and Cuba all take their bows.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA 11 for Health launches in the Caribbean]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-11-for-health-launches-in-the-caribbean-2593942.html Seven countries participated in a two-day pilot FIFA 11 for Health workshop for the Caribbean, which concluded today in Puerto Rico.]]>Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw lights 2018 touch paper]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-draw-lights-2018-touch-paper-2507377.htmlThe first qualifying matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the CONCACAF region are now known, with some of the smallest competitors in the confederation set to take the pitch in March.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=road-to-russia-begins-in-miami-2506304.htmlCONCACAF will enter the fray for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 in March, with a draw in Miami for the region's early qualifying rounds scheduled for Thursday.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Success stories help shape future of women’s football]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=11/news=success-stories-help-shape-future-of-women-s-football-2471093.htmlFri, 07 Nov 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals brings joy in July]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=7/news=live-your-goals-brings-joy-in-july-2409579.htmlAlthough July was dominated by the 2014 World Cup, it was an extremely eventful month for women’s football, with a total of 18 Live Your Goals festivals held around the globe.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Facebook fans grill Yorke]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=facebook-fans-grill-yorke-2216173.htmlWhile on the Caribbean leg of the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, FIFA ambassador Dwight Yorke took some time out to answer a few questions from fans posted on the tour’s official Facebook page.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals busy across the globe]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=11/news=live-your-goals-busy-across-the-globe-2215045.htmlFIFA.com looks back on the initiative’s latest developments in September and October.]]>Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF team up in Cayman Islands]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-concacaf-team-cayman-islands-2208485.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 09:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Spicing up women’s football in Grenada ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=spicing-women-football-grenada-2202372.htmlTue, 22 Oct 2013 13:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to open development seminar in Cayman Islands]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-president-open-development-seminar-cayman-islands-2197988.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb will open a five-day FIFA seminar in Grand Cayman on Monday 21 October.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[The FIFA World Cup™ Trophy jets off in style on the Caribbean leg of its worldwide Tour]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=the-fifa-world-cuptm-trophy-jets-off-style-the-caribbean-leg-its-worldwi-2181380.html After a successful launch e in Rio, with a bird’s eye view of the iconic Maracana, the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola jetted off to start its international tour by visiting Tahiti, Fiji and Vanuatu.

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:17:48 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Spice Boyz scale the ranking]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=5/news=spice-boyz-scale-the-ranking-2080188.htmlThu, 16 May 2013 14:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=12/news=cfu-appoint-normalisation-committee-1561201.htmlAfter two days of meetings at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the Caribbean Football Union have appointed a new Normalisation Committee, entrusted with forming a new Executive Committee in 2012.

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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757.htmlThe penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940.htmlWed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Guatemala target a first]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=guatemala-target-first-1484343.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2011 09:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Central Americans, Jamaica into quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Jun 2011 04:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Honduras run riot in rebound]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 11 Jun 2011 05:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Honduras cut loose, Jamaica go through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Reggae Boyz a quarter-final spot.]]>Sat, 11 Jun 2011 04:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Jamaica cruise as Guatemala hold on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Jun 2011 06:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Reggae Boyz back on top ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jamaica have returned to the top of the Caribbean scene, winning their second straight title in the sub-region and their fifth overall. FIFA.com takes a look at all the action from Martinique.

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Thu, 09 Dec 2010 10:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Egypt back in the top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2010/m=11/news=egypt-back-the-top-ten-1335562.htmlWed, 17 Nov 2010 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[The own goal club]]>/news/y=2010/m=10/news=the-own-goal-club-1325896.htmlOften spectacular and usually amusing, own goals are an integral part of the beautiful game. FIFA.com takes a light look at some of the infamous members of the own goal club.

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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 09:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Key decisions reached in Rio]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2009/m=9/news=key-decisions-reached-rio-1109930.html The FIFA Executive Committee, chaired by FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, discussed a range of topics today and took a number of decisions.

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Tue, 29 Sep 2009 21:41:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release
<![CDATA[Three through from Group B]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 12 Jul 2009 04:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[USA go for Gold again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Jul 2009 17:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Significant movement in top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2009/m=6/news=significant-movement-top-ten-1065661.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2009 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Grenadian gains continue]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2009/m=5/news=grenadian-gains-continue-1059599.htmlThu, 21 May 2009 14:51:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Grenada spice up Caribbean mix]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2009/m=1/news=grenada-spice-caribbean-mix-988851.htmlThu, 08 Jan 2009 16:17:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Moment of truth in New World]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=moment-truth-new-world-809942.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2008 10:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[A shock loss for T&T]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=shock-loss-for-804602.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2008 03:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Honduras through as Ticos stumble]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=honduras-through-ticos-stumble-802125.htmlSat, 14 Jun 2008 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Medford: No goal feast on menu]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=medford-goal-feast-menu-794482.htmlA week before Costa Rica begin a journey they hope will lead all the way to South Africa 2010, coach Hernan Medford sounded a note of caution.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2008 18:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Bryan Ruiz: Gent's Tico talisman]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After struggling in his first season in European football, Gent's Costa Rican striker Bryan Ruiz has gone on to take the Jupiler League by storm.

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Tue, 29 Apr 2008 08:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[A crossroads in the Caribbean ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=731286/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Apr 2008 10:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[New World nine move on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=new-world-nine-move-722793.htmlWed, 26 Mar 2008 21:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Roberts: Grenada are ready]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=roberts-grenada-are-ready-720038.htmlTue, 25 Mar 2008 08:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=all-play-for-concacaf-720022.htmlIt's all-or-nothing time in the New World. Eleven minnows will move on this week while 11 others dry their eyes and look to Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Storm clouds ahead for USVI]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=storm-clouds-ahead-for-usvi-716139.htmlWed, 19 Mar 2008 09:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Who is CONCACAF's best?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/706/745/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Mar 2008 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[What is the best game you've seen?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/703/720/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Be it from international or club level, yesteryear or the modern era, FIFA.com would like to know what is the best match you have ever watched.

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Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say