<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 31 Jan 2015 05:48:00 GMTSat, 31 Jan 2015 10:41:39 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Tijuana continue strong start, Queretaro beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau<![CDATA[The call of the commentator ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2512697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com travels to the Americas and Europe to speak to four leading broadcasters to find out just what makes them tick and listen to their remarkable stories.]]>Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Sosa double sinks Toluca]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau<![CDATA[Mighty Mexico lead New Zealand-bound CONCACAF quartet]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=mighty-mexico-lead-new-zealand-bound-concacaf-quartet-2511414.htmlSun, 25 Jan 2015 21:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our regular Sunday feature takes in a Brazilian FIFA World Cup winner, an Italian World Cup champion and a Russian midfield schemer as we preview the week's footballing birthdays.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Atlas miss chance, Tijuana down Tigres]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atlas missed the chance to go clear at the top of the Mexican Liga MX Clausura as they lost 3-1 away to Chiapas, while Tijuana joined both those sides on six points in the embryonic standings with a 2-1 win at Tigres Monterrey.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau
<![CDATA[USA secure final CONCACAF ticket]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=usa-secure-final-concacaf-ticket-2511193.htmlUSA became the fourth and last CONCACAF team to qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 when they defeated El Salvador 2-0 at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship play-offs. 

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Mexico book passage to New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=mexico-books-passage-to-new-zealand-2509047.htmlTue, 20 Jan 2015 01:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Toluca remain perfect, Guadalajara bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Jan 2015 02:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau<![CDATA[Fans flock to FIFA Women's World Cup tour]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fans-flock-to-fifa-women-s-world-cup-tour-2508042.htmlSat, 17 Jan 2015 20:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Veracruz stay perfect, Tijuana win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Veracruz maintained their 100 per cent start to the Mexican Liga MX Clausura season as they eased to a 3-1 win over Puebla at the Estadio Luis de la Fuente, while Club Tijuana secured a 1-0 win over Club America.

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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau
<![CDATA[Canada begin 2015 with a flourish]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=canada-begin-2015-with-a-flourish-2507398.htmlFri, 16 Jan 2015 07:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw lights 2018 touch paper]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-draw-lights-2018-touch-paper-2507377.htmlFri, 16 Jan 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2507080/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=road-to-russia-begins-in-miami-2506304.htmlCONCACAF is the first into the fray for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, with a draw in Miami for the region's early qualifying rounds scheduled for Thursday.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Martinez lifts Guadalajara past Monterrey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 12 Jan 2015 01:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to You!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at those footballers celebrating a birthday this week, with a Mexican Olympic gold medal winner, a living legend of French football and an old Algerian star among those turning a year older.]]>Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF contenders' sights on New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-contenders-sights-on-new-zealand-2504176.htmlFIFA.com previews the battle regional supremacy at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Jamaica, with four precious spots at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 up for grabs.]]>Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Pachuca sign Cvitanich from Nice]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau<![CDATA[Getting to grips with the ‘gol olímpico’]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com tackles the history and curling dynamics of the so-called Olympic Goal, one of those rare strikes - with its roots in the 1920s - that flies in directly from a corner kick.]]>Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Real Madrid turn winning run into a world title]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=real-madrid-turn-their-winning-run-into-a-world-title-2495659.htmlFIFA.com recaps the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014, where Real Madrid capped off a historic year with a 2-0 win over Cruz Azul in the final, Auckland City made history of their own and the supporters who came out to Morocco took home memories of a lifetime.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Vicelich: Bronze is our gold]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=vicelich-bronze-is-our-gold-2495494.htmlFor Auckland City captain Ivan Vicelich, a bronze medal represents a fitting climax to a long career. FIFA.com spoke with the veteran about his delight at the team's showing at Morocco 2014.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland City claim historic bronze]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259703/match=300298900/match-report.htmlAuckland City ended their historic FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 campaign by finishing in third place after defeating CONCACAF champions Cruz Azul 4-2 on penalties.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Hernandez not set for Real exit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Final and Match for Third Place tickets sold out]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-presented-by-toyota-final-and-the-2494487.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[More than just a consolation prize]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259703/match=300298900/preview.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Morocco hit by Madrid fervour]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=morocco-hit-by-madrid-fervour-2494000.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 00:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Casillas: This run won't last forever]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=casillas-eyes-another-for-the-history-books-2493656.htmlFIFA.com, Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas talks confidence, the semi-final win over Cruz Azul and consecutive wins.]]>Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Veterans, victories and early excitement ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[USA, Costa Rica, Mexico seeded for 2015 Gold Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/362/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Real Madrid cruise into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid proved too strong for CONCACAF Champions League holders Cruz Azul when they defeated the Mexican side 4-0 in their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[America crowned as Tigres see red]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 02:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga MX 2014 Aper<![CDATA[Excitement building as Real Madrid enter fray]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298895/preview.htmlSun, 14 Dec 2014 21:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Match #4 update for ticket holders]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=match-4-update-for-ticket-holders-2492504.htmlDue to the climate conditions that made the pitch of the Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah Rabat unsuitable for hosting the semi-final between Cruz Azul and Real Madrid, the Local Organising Committee, in coordination with FIFA, has provided important information to ticket holders.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014: Match #4 in Marrakech]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-match-4-in-marrakech-2492297.htmlDue to difficult pitch conditions at the Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah Rabat, the FIFA Organising Committee has decided after consultation with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) to play match 4 (Cruz Azul FC v. Real Madrid CF) in Marrakech.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Pavone, Cruz Azul's lucky charm]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=pavone-cruz-azul-s-lucky-charm-2492244.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Cruz Azul's Argentinian striker Mariano Pavone, who went from villain to hero in his side's dramatic quarter-final victory against Western Sydney Wanderers at Morocco 2014.]]>Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Cruz Azul defeat nine-man Wanderers in extra-time]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298893/match-report.htmlCruz Azul needed 120 minutes to see off a nine-man Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in their wet and wild FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final in Rabat to set up a semi-final showdown with Real Madrid.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Football’s greatest excuses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= through to Jose MourinhoFIFA.com looked at the best excuses from when some of football’s most recognisable names gave bizarre reasons as to why things did not go to plan.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Captain Torrado, a man on a world mission]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=captain-torrado-a-man-on-a-world-mission-2491398.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 10:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Two struggling champions vie to take on Madrid]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298893/preview.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Tigres edge first leg of final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga MX 2014 Aper<![CDATA[Valcke: It's important to make the most of this opportunity]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=valcke-it-s-important-to-make-the-most-of-this-opportunity-2490182.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 00:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[A red-hot favourite and six challengers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=a-red-hot-favourite-and-six-challengers-2489662.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[In the shadow of stars]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=supporting-cast-ready-to-shine-2489712.html​Behind every team’s leading light is a supporting cast of players capable of stealing the show. FIFA.com looks at seven men who could do just that at Morocco 2014.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Fan Zones ready for festival of football]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fan-zones-ready-for-festival-of-football-2489601.html

Four Fan Zones have been set up across Morocco by the local organising committee for the FIFA Club World Cup as the annual competition begins on Wednesday.

 

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Club World Cup?]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-win-the-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-2489277.htmlMon, 08 Dec 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Tigres, America win through to decider]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Dec 2014 02:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga MX 2014 Aper<![CDATA[Group F: England eye revenge, Latin Americans seek progress]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-f-england-eye-revenge-latin-americans-seek-progress-2489072.htmlSemi-finalists at Germany 2011, France are considered to be one of the potential winners of Canada 2015, but they will face tough opposition from the start when they take on England, Colombia, and Mexico. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 18:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2489068.htmlWith the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 about to begin, FIFA.com delves into the record books to bring you some of the competition’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Now 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