<![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 20:37:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith 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[Cuba into quarters, T&T deny Mexico in wild affair]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Mexico stumble, T&T remain perfect]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico cruise as T&T take down Guatemala]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Jul 2015 07:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Hunt on for CONCACAF crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[USA thump Guatemala in final warm-up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 04 Jul 2015 02:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Mexico seize Espinho berth, gritty Costa Rica join them]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=mexico-seize-espinho-berth-gritty-costa-rica-join-them-2582740.htmlTue, 07 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[The Wright stuff for USA?]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2534249/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at USA phenom Haji Wright, getting set to take on CONCACAF's best in Honduras with a place at the U-17 World Cup on the line. ]]>Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Honduras seal place in New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=honduras-seal-place-in-new-zealand-2511130.htmlHonduras joined Mexico and Panama as the third qualified CONCACAF nation for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.

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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Panama joy as New Zealand ticket secured ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=panama-joy-as-new-zealand-ticket-secured-2509982.htmlThu, 22 Jan 2015 01:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![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[CONCACAF contenders' sights on New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-contenders-sights-on-new-zealand-2504176.htmlFIFA.com previews the battle regional supremacy at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Jamaica, with four precious spots at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 up for grabs.]]>Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Match officials announced for FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=match-officials-announced-for-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-2472194.htmlMon, 10 Nov 2014 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![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[Youth and experience propelling Guatemala]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=youth-and-experience-propelling-guatemala-2457838.htmlFIFA.com profiles Guatemala's eye-catching elevation up the global ladder - something indebted to old pros and exciting prospects.]]>Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF octet aim for world stage]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=concacaf-octet-aim-for-world-stage-2456434.htmlTue, 14 Oct 2014 02:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Colombia and the Netherlands swap places]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=colombia-and-the-netherlands-swap-places-2440970.htmlThu, 18 Sep 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s best to battle in group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action by looking at a few of the marquee match-ups and unfamiliar faces taking part in the region’s premier competition.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Women's round-up: May 2014]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=5/news=women-s-round-up-may-2014-2346036.htmlFri, 30 May 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA take title, Ticas through in thriller ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=usa-take-title-ticas-through-thriller-2263159.htmlMon, 20 Jan 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=finishing-line-nears-for-canada-2014-hopefuls-2257762.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Honda spurs Japan to win over Guatemala]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=honda-spurs-japan-win-over-guatemala-2168249.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[USA back with a bang as Salvadorans stride]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 May 2013 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Mexico, Salvadorans comb the beach for gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 May 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Monterrey break new ground with hat-trick]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the 2013 CONCACAF Champions League, in which Monterrey again beat compatriots Santos in the final to reach the FIFA Club World Cup for a third time in a row.]]>Mon, 06 May 2013 11:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico juniors continue to dominate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Apr 2013 08:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Mexico, Honduras stamp ticket to UAE 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/uae2013/news/newsid=2058691/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Apr 2013 04:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Mexico lead U-17 pack in Panama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Executive Committee strongly backs further governance reforms and strengthens fight against racism and discrimination ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=3/news=executive-committee-strongly-backs-further-governance-reforms-and-streng-2039605.htmlThu, 21 Mar 2013 14:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA expresses concern over possible government interference in Guatemala FA]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=3/news=fifa-expresses-concern-over-possible-government-interference-guatemala-2030433.htmlThu, 14 Mar 2013 15:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Costa Rica crowned again, Belize make history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Jan 2013 12:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Three nominees for the FIFA Fair Play Award announced ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2012/m=12/news=three-nominees-for-the-fifa-fair-play-award-announced-1976444.htmlFri, 21 Dec 2012 16:09:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Fair Play awardKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012<![CDATA[Brazilian futsal kings reign supreme]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from Thailand 2012, where A Seleção clinched the world title for a fifth time after overcoming old foes Spain in the final.]]>Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![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[Pride over pain for departing teams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gathers reaction from the teams who fell at the first hurdle at Thailand 2012, with every one seemingly ready to accentuate the positive.]]>Sat, 10 Nov 2012 19:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Fairy tale of Solomons' 16-year-old keeper ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from Anthony Talo, the Solomon Islands' 16-year-old second-choice keeper who helped his country make history with a truly amazing goal. ]]>Fri, 09 Nov 2012 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Joy for hosts on day of surprises]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from the final day of group matches, which brought joy for hosts Thailand as the results conspired to see them through the last 16.]]>Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Keeper seals historic Solomons win ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Race for the knockout stages]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the ninth day of action at Thailand 2012, which will decide the fate of the teams in Groups E and F.]]>Thu, 08 Nov 2012 03:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[European duo take their places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes you through all the action from the Thai capital.]]>Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Russia maintain perfect record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Nov 2012 13:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Introductions aplenty as Thailand 2012 heats up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 Nov 2012 03:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Chapín stalwarts ready to step aside]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about targeting a last hurrah with Guatemala before passing on the torch to a new generation of futsal stars.]]>Mon, 05 Nov 2012 03:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Joy and pain for futsal first-timers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 03 Nov 2012 15:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012