<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 21 Aug 2014 18:19:00 GMTThu, 21 Aug 2014 18:20:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Historic progress for Cape Verde and Peru]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There were goals aplenty as the group stage of the 2014 Boys’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament came to a close, with two teams writing a fresh chapter in their respective histories by reaching the last four.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Spotlight on island nation showdown ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Vanuatans hang on to semi-final hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Spectacular opening ceremony in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

A spectacular and heart-warming opening ceremony marked the official start to the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

 

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Super sub Gudjonsson shines as Iceland make history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Unheralded Iceland raised their international profile thanks to a historic 5-0 opening victory over CONCACAF U-15 champions Honduras, with help from supersub Helgi Gudjonsson, whom FIFA.com was able to chat with after the big win.

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 03:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Impressive start for leading contenders]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Old Nanjing ready for youth extravaganza]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As the 2nd Youth Olympic Games approaches, Nanjing has thrown open its ancient gates to welcome top young athletes, officials and visitors from around the world. 

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Ten facts about the Youth Olympic Football Tournaments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com whets your appetite for the Youth Olympic Football Tournament with ten facts about the upcoming event in Nanjing.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Young Olympians kick off in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[The race for medals begins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![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[Medford takes Honduras job]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The National Autonomous Federation of Football of Honduras confirmed Hernan Medford, who used to play for Dinamo Zagreb and Rayo Vallecano, as their new coach following Luis Suarez's resignation after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including two German FIFA World Cup winners from two different generations, a Costa Rican legend and a former Morocco midfielder all celebrating.]]>Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Swiss defence speak after first clean sheet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=swiss-defence-speak-after-first-clean-sheet-2386222.htmlAfter the Swiss attack has made its mark, it's the defence's turn to play its part. 

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Honduras boss Suarez steps down]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=honduras-boss-suarez-steps-down-2386201.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi shares the spotlight as fates are decided]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-shares-the-spotlight-as-fates-are-decided-2386160.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 00:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Shaqiri treble takes Swiss through]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186482/match-report.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 22:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[ Xhaka: We're better than Honduras]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=xhaka-we-re-better-than-honduras-2383392.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[All to play for]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=all-to-play-for-2383477.htmlFIFA.com previews Matchday 14, which includes Nigeria-Argentina and Ecuador-France, with some quotes, information and a riveting flashback.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 41-44]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-41-44-2382346.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Costly: I laid the Honduran curse to rest]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=costly-i-laid-the-honduran-curse-to-rest-2380201.htmlFIFA.com about ending Honduras' 32-year wait for the FIFA World Cup goal, their forthcoming duel with Switzerland and chances of reaching the Round of 16, and why he wears the No13 shirt.]]>Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Valencia: I sold milk to buy football boots]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=valencia-i-sold-milk-to-buy-football-boots-2379692.htmlFIFA.com about his humble upbringing, respect for Agustin Delgado, goals against Honduras and forthcoming duel with France.]]>Sat, 21 Jun 2014 03:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Blues for Italy, joy for Les Bleus]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=coup-de-blues-et-bleu-royal-2379510-2379658.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 02:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[French youngsters continue to impress ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=french-youngsters-continue-to-impress-2379643.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 02:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Enner inspires Ecuador to comeback victory]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186463/match-report.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 00:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Quartet eye knockout stage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=quartet-eye-knockout-stage-2377044.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 01:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hondurans won't settle just for history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hondurans-won-t-settle-just-for-history-2378049.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 21:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mixed emotions for Suarez and Rueda]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mixed-emotions-for-suarez-and-rueda-2376456.htmlFIFA.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Evra: Captaincy consumed my energy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=evra-captaincy-consumed-my-energy-2375963.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Deschamps: Pogba must learn 'total control']]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=deschamps-pogba-must-learn-total-control-2373629.htmlDidier Deschamps wants his young France midfielder to learn to control his aggression with losing 'what gives him his strengths'.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[France score first World Cup goal to be awarded with the support of GLT]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=france-score-first-world-cup-goal-to-be-awarded-with-the-support-of-gl-2373179.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 01:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi inspires Argentina, Swiss profit from late drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-inspires-argentina-swiss-profit-from-late-drama-2373308.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 01:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Les Bleus’ young duo shine]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=les-bleus-young-duo-shine-2373017.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 00:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Benzema bags brace as Bleus beat Honduras ]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186496/match-report.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 21:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi at the Maracana, Deschamps returns]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-at-the-maracana-deschamps-returns-2370854.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Honduras coach dismisses over-physical critics]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=honduras-coach-dismisses-over-physical-critics-2371812.htmlSat, 14 Jun 2014 23:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bengtson: France will see our hunger]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=bengtson-france-will-see-our-hunger-2371278.htmlFIFA about his decisive role in Honduras's famous night in Mexico, dealing with nerves at a FIFA World Cup and forthcoming adversaries France.]]>Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Deschamps: Honduras not just physical]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=deschamps-honduras-not-just-physical-2371382.htmlDidier Deschamps reminds his France squad that anything can happen at the FIFA World Cup ahead of their Group E tie with 'aggressive' underdogs Honduras.

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 9-11]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-9-11-2369530.htmlFri, 13 Jun 2014 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[France, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador and Honduras land in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=france-argentina-uruguay-ecuador-and-honduras-land-in-brazil-2363189.htmlTue, 10 Jun 2014 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[3 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=3-days-to-go-2359774.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look at the only trio of brothers to have played at the FIFA World Cup.]]>Mon, 09 Jun 2014 08:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Watch Brazil 2014’s brightest starlets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=watch-brazil-2014-s-brightest-starlets-2359058.htmlSun, 08 Jun 2014 16:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ox declared fit for England]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ox-declared-fit-for-england-2359502.htmlSun, 08 Jun 2014 01:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[England fail to break down ten-man Honduras]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=england-fail-to-break-down-10-man-honduras-2359475.htmlSun, 08 Jun 2014 00:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hodgson: Give us a break]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hodgson-give-us-a-break-2355627.htmlEngland coach Roy Hodgson wants stoppages in play during England’s final warm-up match against Honduras so players can get enough fluids.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Benzema has no injury regrets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=benzema-has-no-injury-regrets-2355317.htmlFrance striker Karim Benzema says 'it was not a mistake' to play in Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League victory despite being injured and risking his place at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Absent, but not forgotten]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ilustres-ausentes-2354521-2355306.htmlThey say absence makes the heart grow fonder, so here at FIFA.com we want to pay tribute to the slew of top-class performers who, whether through injury or because their countries failed to qualify, will be missing out on the trip to Brazil.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 01:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Arnold Peralta ruled out of World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=arnold-peralta-ruled-out-of-world-cup-2353944.htmlHonduras midfielder Arnold Peralta has been replaced by Edder Delgado after he was ruled out of the FIFA World Cup with a thigh injury. 

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Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Israel beat World Cup-bound Honduras]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=israel-beats-world-cup-bound-honduras-2352944.htmlMon, 02 Jun 2014 04:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lallana: It's happening so quickly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=lallana-it-s-happening-so-quickly-2346727.htmlFri, 30 May 2014 23:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™