<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMTMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:07:41 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Germany oust USA at summit, France go third]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-oust-usa-at-summit-france-go-third-2494300.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Aguirre backs Japan's old guard for Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Gamba Osaka complete domestic treble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Titles, titans and hat-trick heroes ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[PSG avoid slip-up, Pride crowned champions again]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2489665/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Group C: World champions to face debutant trio]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-c-world-champions-to-face-debutant-trio-2488887.htmlReigning world champions Japan will face a trio of Women’s World Cup debutants in Group C, with Switzerland, Cameroon and Ecuador all set for their tournament premieres.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Gamba secure J.League title as Reds slip]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gamba Osaka won their second J-League title on Saturday as Urawa Reds imploded once again in a fitting finale to a topsy-turvy Japanese season.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Reliving ten special moments in qualifiers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=reliving-ten-special-moments-in-qualifiers-2487943.htmlThe final berths for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 have been filled, and before Saturday's Final Draw, FIFA.com brings you ten standout moments on the road to Canada.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada prepared to welcome the world ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-prepared-to-welcome-the-world-2487913.htmlOn Saturday 6 December, the eyes of the football world will turn to Ottawa, which will stage the Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com previews the action ahead.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Leaders show class, Japan clubs show style]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews this week’s women’s club football news with the latest from Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Germany where European champions Wolfsburg continue to be a step ahead of the pack.]]>Tue, 02 Dec 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sato swivels for Sanfrecce stunner ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=sato-swivels-for-sanfrecce-stunner-2477688.htmlThu, 27 Nov 2014 00:34:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Diamonds cut down by Gamba]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Japanese title race took another dramatic twist on Saturday as Urawa Reds crashed 2-0 at home to nearest rivals Gamba Osaka when victory would have sealed the championship.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Okazaki gives Japan edge over Australia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan striker Shinji Okazaki scored a backheel goal to defeat Australia 2-1 in a friendly in Osaka ahead of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in January. 

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Joy for PSG, glory for Perth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest look at women’s club football visits three continents and is highlighted by the ongoing rise of Paris Saint-Germain, Perth Glory soaring to new heights and Urawa Red Diamonds on the verge of success.]]>Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Samurai and Socceroos in final Asian Cup audition]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Honda-inspired win relieves Aguirre pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[AFC announce Player of the Year shortlists]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Nov 2014 05:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's weekly birthday round-up, we look ahead to two German icons celebrating, as well as a Portuguese and a Moroccan who made waves in Italy.]]>Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Postecoglou offers up final Asian Cup audition]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[De Jong, Honda defend Inzaghi]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Season finale loom, France’s big two meet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the latest women’s club action including a colossal match-up in France, and unexpected struggles for the big clubs in Japan and Australia.]]>Tue, 04 Nov 2014 07:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Vegalta deny Gamba, Shimizu win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gamba Osaka were denied the chance to go top of the J League after substitute Atsushi Yanagisawa's last-gasp strike rescued a 1-1 draw for Vegalta Sendai, while Kazuya Murata's last-minute goal gave struggling Shimizu S-Pulse a 3-2 victory over Kawasaki Frontale.

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Sun, 02 Nov 2014 20:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Trophy swings through Auckland]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=trophy-swings-through-auckland-2470081.htmlAuckland City FC were the latest side set to compete at the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 to play host to the trophy all seven teams will be vying for.

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Sun, 02 Nov 2014 13:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: October 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action in the world of women's football, with several sides booking their tickets to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Liverpool holding onto their FA Women's Super League title and the FIFA Ballon d'Or shorlists being announced.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands stay in hunt, Japan on form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=This week saw Italy and the Netherlands win through to the final of the European play-offs for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com has the details on their progress and the latest friendlies.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Strength of the collective key to progress for Asia, Oceania]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=strength-of-the-collective-key-to-progress-for-asia-oceania-2463936.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 08:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Euro contenders jostle as France, Japan shine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up the weekend’s European play-offs as four contenders battle for one Canada 2015 ticket, while France and Japan collected morale-boosting international wins.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=giants-stumble-as-qatar-myanmar-make-history-2461244.htmlFIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Urawa, Gamba drop points, Vortis down]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Leaders Urawa Reds and Gamba Osaka both dropped points as nerves continued to fray in the Japanese J.League title race while Tokushima Vortis were relegated after just one season in the top flight.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Yokohama Stadium, an Asian football icon]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/stadiums/stadium=5002366/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com profiles the International Stadium Yokohama, site of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™ final and several FIFA Club World Cup finals.  

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:36:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=StadiumsKind=News
<![CDATA[Icons eclipsed as Germans misfire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, alongside Germany's shooting struggles and Liverpool somehow defending their Women's Super League crown.]]>Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Fabulous Neymar fires four past Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Aguirre: Japan do not lack passion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Uruguay held in Suarez return, Japan edge Jamaica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In Friday's early international friendlies, Japan edged Jamaica 1-0 on a 16th-minute own goal, United Arab Emirates held Australia to a goalless draw in Abu Dhabi, Costa Rica outgunned Oman 4-3 and Saudi Arabia drew 1-1 with Uruguay on Luis Suarez's international return.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Japan edge Jamaica for Aguirre's first win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Asian aspirants eye world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asian-aspirants-eye-world-stage-2454646.htmlWed, 08 Oct 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Urawa pull clear at the top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 05 Oct 2014 20:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014 <![CDATA[Brazil summon Souza for Asia trip]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Midfielder Souza of Sao Paulo has been called up to the Brazil squad by coach Dunga to replace injured Chelsea star Ramires for the friendlies against Argentina and Japan later this month. 

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News
<![CDATA[Kagawa, Okazaki head up Japan's Bundesliga boom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Korea DPR upset Nadeshiko to win gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Cerezo edge Urawa, Kashima go second]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cacau's 25-metre scorcher was enough to claim all three points for Cerezo Osako against J-League leaders Urawa Reds, while Kashima Antlers went second after routing Tokushima Vortis 5-0 away.

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Okubo nets Kawasaki hat-trick]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Urawa Red Diamonds, Kawasaki Frontale, and Kashima Antlers all claimed road wins to keep the J-League title race alive with nine games remaining. 

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Korea DPR recapture Asian laurels ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=korea-dpr-recapture-asian-laurels-2442725.htmlFIFA.com run the rule over the recent Asian qualifiers for Chile 2015 with Korea DPR topping a successful quartet that also included Korea Republic, Syria and Australia.]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015