<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 28 Nov 2017 14:17:00 GMTThu, 07 Dec 2017 12:07:43 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Meet the 32 Finalists for Russia 2018]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=meet-the-32-finalists-for-russia-2018-2921492.htmlLearn all about the 32 teams that will play at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ by viewing our colourful, interactive guide!

 

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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Six of the best qualifiers on the road to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=six-of-the-best-qualifiers-on-the-road-to-russia-2921470.htmlFIFA.com looks back on six of the most memorable matches from the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 2018™ qualifiers.]]>Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Urawa end decade-long drought in style ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=urawa-end-decade-long-drought-in-style-2921400.htmlFIFA.com reviews Urawa Red Diamonds' AFC Champions League campaign as the J.League giants won their way through to a second FIFA Club World Cup.]]>Mon, 27 Nov 2017 05:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[The Qualifiers in Numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-qualifiers-in-numbers-2920457.htmlThe road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has been long and winding, the longest in history in fact. FIFA.com brings you some of the recently completed qualifying competition’s most notable statistics.

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Drama and drought-breaking mark intercontinental route]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of this week's intercontinental play-offs for Russia 2018, FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the many memorable matches-up at the final hurdle in the race for world football's greatest stage.

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[England make history as football takes over India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.htmlRecords, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Spain and Brazil complete semi-final line-up]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=spain-and-brazil-complete-semi-final-line-up-2916594.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Spain set up Mali showdown]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275927/match=300394738/match-report.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 14:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[What are the secrets of Iran’s success in India?]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=what-are-the-secrets-of-iran-s-success-in-india-2915653.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=iran-make-history-as-england-mali-and-spain-advance-2915669.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 20:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Al Hilal through to Asian final]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=al-hilal-through-to-asian-final-2915656.htmlAl Hilal progressed to the final of the AFC Champions League after a 2-2 draw against Persepolis at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat.

 
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Iran hold off Mexico to make last eight]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394743/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 14:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Carlos Eduardo: Our goal is the final]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=carlos-eduardo-our-goal-is-the-final-2914982.htmlFIFA.com catches up with Carlos Eduardo, the latest Brazilian making his mark at Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal - hoping to win the AFC Champions League and clinch a spot at this year's FIFA Club World Cup in the UAE.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Group stage full of historic moments]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=group-stage-full-of-historic-moments-2914795.htmlSun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Favourites live up to their billing]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=favourites-live-up-to-their-billing-2914452.htmlFri, 13 Oct 2017 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran top Group C after Costa Rica win]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394737/match-report.htmlIran claimed top spot in Group C at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 3-0 victory over Costa Rica in Goa on Friday.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-russiatm-3-496-204-tickets-requested-as-the-first--2913903.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Future bright for five-star Iran]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=future-bright-for-five-star-iran-2913795.htmlIran are the only nation to have qualified for five men's tournaments in 2016 and 2017. FIFA.com looks at how they managed it and their impressive achievements at the global finals.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-tickets-first-sales-period-to-conclude-on-12-octob-2913511.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The World Cup qualifiers in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-world-cup-qualifiers-in-numbers-2913265.htmlBarça buddies breaking a goal record, a nation outscoring all their rivals but getting no reward and some remarkable campaigns feature in FIFA.com’s statistical review of the Russia 2018 preliminaries.]]>Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Dynamic duo leave Germany in a spin]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=dynamic-duo-leave-germany-in-a-spin-2913107.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Iranian whirlwinds Younes Delfi and Allahyar Sayyad after their match against Germany. With both already having scored two goals in their opening two games, we suggest two reasons why the pair work so well together.]]>Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Three go through on day of big wins and shocks]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=three-go-through-on-day-of-big-wins-and-shocks-2913068.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 19:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran defeat Germany to reach Round of 16 ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394715/match-report.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 17:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Favourites scrape opening wins, as Niger make history]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=favourites-scrape-opening-wins-as-niger-make-history-2911531.htmlSat, 07 Oct 2017 19:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran find extra gear to beat Guinea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Oct 2017 17:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-17-world-cup-2910235.htmlFIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India welcomes the stars of tomorrow]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-welcomes-the-stars-of-tomorrow-2910156.htmlFIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=facts-and-figures-about-india-2017-2910054.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition.]]>Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Shanghai and Urawa share the spoils ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=shanghai-and-urawa-share-the-spoils-2909672.html2007 winners Urawa Red Diamonds earned an away draw in their 2017 AFC Champions League semi-final first leg at Shanghai SIPG on Wednesday, with Hulk and Yosuke Kashiwagi both finding the net. 

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Al Hilal claim big first-leg advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=talented-youngsters-set-for-indian-odyssey-2909087.htmlTue, 26 Sep 2017 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Familiar foes reunite in last-four encounters]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=familiar-foes-reunite-in-last-four-encounters-2909050.htmlMon, 25 Sep 2017 06:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907341.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia qualify, Syria make history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=korea-republic-saudi-arabia-qualify-syria-make-history-2906877.htmlSaudi Arabia and Korea Republic snatch the last two automatic tickets to 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, while Australia and Syria must battle it out in Round Four.

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 21:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Russia 2018: Who can qualify this week?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=russia-2018-who-can-qualify-this-week-2906775.htmlCosta Rica, Germany, Nigeria and any two of six competing Asian sides could book their places at Russia 2018 this week. FIFA.com looks at the teams in the running and what they require to secure their spots. 

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Drama looms in Asian finale]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=drama-looms-for-asian-finale-2906651.htmlFIFA.com previews what is likely to be a tense conclusion to Russia 2018 qualifying in Asia with six nations still in the hunt for the two remaining automatic qualification berths on offer.

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2906238.htmlThe expected prolific nature of a Selecção attacker and unexpected prolificacy of a Seleção midfielder make FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with surprising scorelines in Auckland, Harrison, Montevideo, Sofia and Uyo.

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Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Samurai Blue through as quintet have to leave it late]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=japan-through-as-quintet-have-to-leave-it-late-2906052.htmlJapan became the second Asian team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, joining Iran at the global finals after beating Australia 2-0 at home.

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Returning Al Somah boosts Syrian hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=returning-al-somah-boosts-syrian-hopes-2905835.htmlWhile Syria are outsiders for a place at Russia 2018, their hopes have been lifted by the return of striker Omar Al Somah after a five-year absence. FIFA.com looks closer. 

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Tentative Korea Republic aim for nine on the trot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=tentative-korea-republic-aim-for-nine-on-the-trot-2905809.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at Korea Republic’s hopes for the coming week as they chase down a ninth successive FIFA World Cup appearance following an erratic qualification campaign. ]]>Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Tickets to Russia up for grabs in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=afc-fwcq-matchday-9-preview-wendesday-2905762.htmlFIFA.com previews a delicately poised penultimate matchday in Asia where nine nations remain in contention and potentially two tickets to Russia 2018 will be secured.]]>Wed, 30 Aug 2017 05:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Guinea out to cause a shock in India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=guinea-out-to-cause-a-shock-in-india-2904282.htmlFIFA.com discusses Guinea's prospects with coach Souleymane Camara who says his side are fully deserving of a ticket to India 2017 and therefore more than capable of causing an upset.]]>Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran prodigy Sharifi hotly anticipating Goa return]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=iran-prodigy-sharifi-relishing-goa-return-2903486.htmlThu, 10 Aug 2017 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran comeback breaks Aussie hearts]]>/worldcup/news/y=2009/m=2/news=celebration-and-heartbreak-1029557.htmlTue, 04 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=Qualifiers MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1998 FIFA World Cup France ™<![CDATA[Elephants, Lions and a tank]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=elephants-lions-and-a-tank-2895288.htmlFIFA.com​'s latest stats review, along with a 16-year-old, a rapid goal, costly keepers and drought destroying in Bouake and Suwon.]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Iran complete mission as Korea Republic, Japan stunned]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=iran-complete-mission-as-korea-republic-japan-stunned-2894699.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 02:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Iran secure World Cup ticket]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=iran-secure-ticket-to-russia-next-summer-2894637.htmlMon, 12 Jun 2017 20:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Iran seek qualification as Japan aim to move clear]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=iran-seek-qualification-as-japan-aim-to-move-clear-2893948.htmlAsia's qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is approaching its first watershed moment with Iran in sight of reaching the global finals.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 11:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Geynrikh: Goal-getter, selfie-shooter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=geynrikh-goal-getter-selfie-shooter-2893810.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Uzbekistan icon Alexander Geynrikh, to discuss his country's hopes of reaching the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, and his unique goal celebration against Syria in a qualifying match last year.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![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