<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 31 Aug 2015 00:47:00 GMTMon, 31 Aug 2015 01:17:22 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Japan reign supreme as trio progress]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=japan-reign-supreme-as-trio-progress-2674007.htmlJapan reclaimed the AFC U-19 Women's Championship with a breath-taking 4-2 penalty shootout victory over Korea DPR, a tournament that also saw the champions, the runners-up and Korea Republic, who took third, all secure spots at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![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[Dortmund pick up Park from Mainz]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![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[Apes and Warriors]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=apes-and-warriors-2672956.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's edition looks at some unexpected Korea Republic fans ahead of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.]]>Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:51:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![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[Rooney's mentor giving starlets Chile chance]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=rooney-gerrard-s-mentor-giving-starlets-chile-chance-2670535.htmlFri, 14 Aug 2015 08:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 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[Happy Birthday to you! ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2670047.html

In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 08:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Korea DPR triumph in Women's East Asian Cup]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=korea-dpr-triumph-in-women-s-east-asian-cup-2669903.htmlKorea DPR won the women's 2015 EAFF Women's East Asian Cup with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over rivals Korea Republic in Wuhan, China on Saturday.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Draw marks the way to Chile 2015 glory]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=draw-marks-the-way-to-chile-2015-glory-2669665.htmlFri, 07 Aug 2015 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![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[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[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[Win a unique FIFA Women’s World Cup Final prize]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=win-a-unique-fifa-women-s-world-cup-final-prize-2660197.htmlFIFA are offering you a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: two tickets to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 final, and the chance to present the ‘Live Your Goals’ award to the player of the match.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Beliveau: This is a positive era]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=keep-pending-beliveau-this-is-a-positive-era-2654240.htmlTue, 30 Jun 2015 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Inspire the players, before the biggest game of their lives]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=inspire-the-players-before-the-biggest-game-of-their-lives-2653637.htmlFIFA, together with our Partners, are giving you a unique chance to use YOUR voice to connect with the players at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final. 

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup breaks more TV records in Round of 16]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-women-s-world-cuptm-breaks-more-tv-records-in-round-of-16-2653174.htmlThe FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 Canada broke more records for television audiences in key markets across the world during the Round of 16 matches.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Brave Jungmi shows the way for Korea Republic]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=brave-jungmi-shows-the-way-for-korea-republic-2652430.htmlIt was not Kim Jungmi’s day on Sunday. First, the Korea Republic goalkeeper was on the wrong end of a team-mate’s elbow when attempting to clear a French corner-kick, an accidental clash that had her feeling decidedly groggy for a few minutes.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Mixed fortunes on Father's Day]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mixed-fortunes-on-father-s-day-2652287.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the day’s events.]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Fast start sees France past Korea Republic]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268032/match=300269486/match-report.htmlLes Bleues.]]>Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Thomis, France’s quick-witted winger]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=thomis-france-s-quick-witted-winger-2651091.htmlFIFA.com on her chance encounter with football, her Mexican-tinged nickname and having to overcome her size.]]>Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women’s World Cup scores early record TV viewing in key markets]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=women-s-world-cup-scores-early-record-tv-viewing-in-key-markets-2651201.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 20:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Kim Sooyun’s magnificent stroke of luck ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=kim-sooyun-s-magnificent-stroke-of-luck-2650826.htmlKim Sooyun spoke to FIFA.com after rather fortuitously scoring the historic goal that saw Korea Republic through to the FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stages for the first time.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Group stage concludes with celebrations and tears]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=group-stage-concludes-with-celebrations-and-tears-2650780.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 03:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Korea Republic comeback sinks Spanish hopes]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269492/match-report.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 02:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Guam train continues as Japan, Iran blush]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=guam-train-continues-as-japan-iran-blush-2649326.htmlGuam and the Philippines continued their fairytale starts to Asian Zone qualifying on Matchday 2, while Japan and Iran were held to unforeseen draws and two teams recorded 6-0 wins.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian powerhouses eye opening victories ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=monday-asian-powerhouses-eye-opening-victories-2648433.htmlFIFA.com previewing all the action.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA['Beautiful Day' for Colombia, Brazil 'Walk On']]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=beautiful-day-for-colombia-brazil-walk-on-2648079.htmlSun, 14 Jun 2015 06:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Costa Rica late show denies Korea Republic]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269483/match-report.htmlAn expertly-taken 89th minute equaliser from Karla Villalobos earned Costa Rica a dramatic 2-2 draw against Korea Republic, denying the east Asians a first win at this level.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 01:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Calculators and cards: The qualification and disciplinary lowdown]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=calculators-and-cards-the-qualification-and-disciplinary-lowdown-2646911.htmlFIFA.com runs through the criteria for qualification from the group stage, as well as the key disciplinary rules. What determines who reaches the Round of 16? What tiebreakers apply? Find out the answers here.]]>Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Cho Sohyun, the laid-back lieutenant]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=cho-sohyun-the-laid-back-lieutenant-2646870.htmlFri, 12 Jun 2015 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Upsets, thrashings and 11th-hour saviours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=upsets-thashings-and-11th-hour-saviours-2646383.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup openers attract bigger TV audiences than 2011]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-openers-attract-bigger-tv-audiences-than-2011-2645835.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 19:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Formiga, Brazil’s supernatural force]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=formiga-brazil-s-supernatural-force-2643826.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian minnows face tough opening tasks ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=asian-minnows-face-tough-opening-tasks-2639811.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Newcomers make their bows as records tumble]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=newcomers-make-their-bows-as-records-tumble-2641688.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 06:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Marta, Formiga break records in Brazil win]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269494/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 01:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women’s football stars raring to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=women-s-football-stars-raring-to-go-2618678.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 19:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[2 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=2-days-to-go-2617755.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 14:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[High hopes and dreams of destiny]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=high-hopes-and-dreams-of-destiny-2618696.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 01:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Women's World Cup?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=who-will-win-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-2617811.htmlWith 24 teams set to kick-off in Canada on Saturday 6 June, only one team will be left standing at the end of it all on Sunday 5 July. We want to know: who do you think will win the FIFA Women's World Cup?

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[USA held by Korea Republic]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=usa-held-be-korea-republic-2611200.htmlSun, 31 May 2015 12:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Park’s challenging 12-year journey]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=park-s-challenging-12-year-journey-2610064.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Stellar names lined up for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stellar-names-lined-up-for-canada-2015-2609275.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Surprises abound as last-eight line-up completed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 May 2015 06:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Gamba and Guangzhou into quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gamba Osaka of Japan booked their place in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League on Wednesday by beating Korea Republic's FC Seoul, while Guangzhou Evergrande also saw off Korean opposition.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 13:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015