<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 29 Aug 2015 17:21:00 GMTSat, 29 Aug 2015 20:13:08 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Korea Republic qualify, Japan crowned champions]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=korea-republic-punch-ticket-to-papua-new-guinea-japan-crowned-champion-2673727.htmlAfter Japan and Korea DPR secured their spots at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, Korea Republic joined the duo as the third and final Asian side to reach next year's competition after beating China PR 4-0 in the match for third place at the AFC U-19 Women's Championship.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: August 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=women-s-round-up-august-2015-2673605.htmlFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hilal, Guangzhou on the brink of semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Japan, Korea DPR progress to Papua New Guinea]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=japan-progress-to-papua-new-guinea-2673250.htmlJapan and Korea DPR became the first and second Asian sides respectively to reach the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Papua New Guinea next year, with Japan edging Korea Republic 1-0 and Korea DPR beating China PR 2-0 in the semi-finals of the AFC U-19 Asian Nations Cup, held in Nanjing, China.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Al Hilal, Guangzhou put one foot in semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Saudi giants Al Hilal thrashed Qatar champions Lekhwiya 4-1 in the first leg of their AFC Champions League quarter-final, while Luiz Felipe Scolari's Guangzhou Evergrande thumped Kashiwa Reysol 3-1 to put one foot in the semi-finals.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015
<![CDATA[Japan Reveals Official Emblem for FIFA Club World Cup]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=japan-reveals-official-emblem-for-fifa-club-world-cup-2672132.htmlMon, 24 Aug 2015 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Former champs take centre stage in Asia ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews this and the other last-eight fixtures.]]>Mon, 24 Aug 2015 08:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Muto: Defenders' legs are longer in the Bundesliga]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[Hiroshima's unbeaten run halted by Antlers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Kashima Antlers ended Sanfrecce Hiroshima's unbeaten record in the J.League second stage with a narrow 1-0 win thanks to Shuto Yamamoto's header, while Kashiwa Reysol climbed to third after beating Vissel Kobe 2-0 at home.

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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Meiji Yasuda J1 League 2015
<![CDATA[Boost for Korea Republic after completing regional treble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic lift East Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Aug 2015 15:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Chile enter top ten, Mexico and Jamaica soar]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=8/news=chile-enter-top-ten-mexico-and-jamaica-soar-2669229.htmlThu, 06 Aug 2015 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR beat China to reach East Asian Cup final]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=korea-dpr-beat-china-to-reach-east-asian-cup-final-2669321.htmlTue, 04 Aug 2015 17:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: July 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fri-31-july-monthly-women-s-review-2668659.htmlFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New leaders emerge while favourites falter]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=new-leaders-emerge-while-favourites-falter-2668408.htmlFIFA.com brings you all the latest from the women’s game.]]>Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Returning stars and emergent crowds]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=returning-stars-and-emergent-crowds-2666544.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 08:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2665970.htmlThis week we feature the woman who wore France's armband in Canada 2015, a Brazilian superhero and an Algerian who led them to continental triumph 25 years ago.

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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Zurlo, Italy’s goalscorer and hairdresser supreme]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=zurlo-italy-s-goalscorer-and-hairdresser-supreme-2665795.htmlAzzurra attack by scoring seven goals in four matches in his maiden world finals, but the 27-year-old has also become the team’s barber.]]>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[European trio win through with Tahiti]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-trio-win-through-with-tahiti-2665689.htmlThe semi-final line-up at Portugal 2015 was decided on a thrilling Thursday afternoon in Espinho, with Russia teeing up an intriguing tie with hosts Portugal and Italy booking a last-four slot against Tahiti. FIFA.com reviews all the quarter-final action.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Dramatic late goal sees Italy through]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273821/match=300318438/match-report.htmlGroup B winners Italy needed a late Emmanuele Zurlo goal to get past challengers Japan 3-2 in the quarter-finals, to set up a meeting in the last four with Tahiti. 

 

 

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Goalkeepers, the first line of attack]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=goalkeepers-the-first-line-of-attack-2664616.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the top keepers at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and FIFA TSG member Ross Ongaro on why this position has become as important in attack as in defence.]]>Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Portugal, Japan win through to quarters]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portugal-japan-win-through-to-quarters-2664082.htmlHosts Portugal put on a show in Espinho against Argentina, while Japan edged Senegal. FIFA.com reviews day five at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015. 

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Japan hold off Senegal fightback to progress]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318410/match-report.htmlJapan saw off Senegal 4-3 in Group A's final match to progress to the knockout stages along with hosts Portugal, sending the African side home despite a spirited late fightback. 

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2663357.htmlWe preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA Puskas Award winner, a Mexican shot-stopper, a pair of FIFA Women's World Cup winners and a Spanish midfield metronome all celebrating.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[European duo through as hosts trip up]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-duo-through-as-hosts-trip-up-2663277.htmlWe review all the action from day three in Espinho as the first two sides, Italy and Switzerland, booked their place in the last eight of the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Japan down Argentina, Group A wide open]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318412/match-report.htmlSat, 11 Jul 2015 17:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Makino: Japan want to lift the trophy]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=makino-japan-want-to-lift-the-trophy-2662691.htmlFIFA.com about Japan's semi-final run in 2005, their defeat by Portugal in their opener and hopes of qualifying from Group A.]]>Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[World champions USA back on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-champions-usa-back-on-top-2662320.htmlFri, 10 Jul 2015 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Portuguese party as stars shine on and off the pitch]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portuguese-party-as-stars-shine-on-and-off-the-pitch-2662475.htmlA fantastic atmosphere awaited the teams in the Praia da Baia Stadium in Espinho as the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 got underway. Around 3,500 fans packed into the stands and they got what they wanted – a Portuguese victory over Japan in the Group A opener.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Madjer double helps Portugal down Japan]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318413/match-report.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 15:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Sales, Stars & Stripes and Santiago celebrations]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=wednesday-subbed-sales-stars-stripes-and-santiago-celebrations-2661764.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup Final smashes TV records in US, Japan ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-final-smashes-tv-records-in-us-japan-2661775.htmlTue, 07 Jul 2015 17:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Favourites, shocks and stars]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=favourites-shocks-and-stars-2661737.htmlFIFA.com answers those questions and more.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Much more to come in 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/266/176/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite an action packed six spectacular months of football already in the books in 2015, the second half of the year is promising to be equally exciting with the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup next to kick-off later this week.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Key figures from the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=key-figures-from-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-canada-2015tm-2661648.htmlFIFA.com has a summary of the statistical highlights.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Champagne celebrations]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=champagne-celebrations-2661553.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows USA celebrating a Canadian conquest inside their locker room.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[A tournament that broke all records]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=a-tournament-that-broke-all-records-2661554.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Goal of the Tournament: YOU decide!]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=goal-of-the-tournament-you-decide-2661399.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 14:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The Beach Soccer World Cup in numbers]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-beach-soccer-world-cup-in-numbers-2661529.htmlFIFA.com has picked out eight numbers from the tournament's history books ahead of the big kick-off on 9 July.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[US savour perfect 4th of July after-party ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=us-savour-perfect-4th-of-july-after-party-2661410.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Lloyd, Solo and Sasic lead the way]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=lloyd-and-sasic-lead-the-way-2661396.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 05:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Solo: The greatest moment of my career]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=solo-the-greatest-moment-of-my-career-2661395.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 05:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Pride and pain for dethroned queens]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=pride-and-lament-for-dethroned-queens-2661343.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 04:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Obama leads praise for US heroines]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=obama-leads-praise-for-us-heroines-2661423.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Lloyd-inspired USA crowned in style]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268012/match=300269506/match-report.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 01:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Familiar foes primed for Vancouver rematch]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268012/match=300269506/preview.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Friends, fun and finesse whet the appetite]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=friends-fun-and-finesse-whet-the-appetite-2661074.htmlJust days before the big kick-off on 9 July, fans flocked to the Praia da Baia stadium in Espinho to cheer on players and celebrities in a game between Madjer’s friends and Vitor Baia’s friends.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Utsugi: The Olympic final loss motivates Japan]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=utsugi-the-olympic-final-loss-motivates-japan-2660668.htmlFIFA.com about her development as a player, having mixed feelings about the bit-part she played in Japan's 2011 conquest, their London 2012 final loss to USA and the sides' upcoming showdown in Vancouver.]]>Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Wambach: All I want to do is win]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=wambach-all-i-want-to-do-is-win-2660592.htmlFIFA.com about USA's latest final meeting with Japan, her feelings on starting as a substitute and the evolution of the national squad over recent years.]]>Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015