<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 17 Nov 2017 07:27:00 GMTFri, 17 Nov 2017 22:10:05 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2920204.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[A bond born from football comes full circle after three decades]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=a-bond-born-from-football-comes-full-circle-after-three-decades-2917366.htmlAt the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico, Roberto ‘Beto’ Granados missed the hosts' second-round match to attend the birth of his son. Over 30 years on, that same son nominated him to attend the Opening Match at Russia 2018 with FIFA's 'Bring Someone Special' campaign.

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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:54:00 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[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[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[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[Final five make last 16, New Caledonia celebrate draw]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=final-five-make-last-16-new-caledonia-celebrate-draw-2914740.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 18:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Mexico advance after goalless draw ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394719/match-report.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 17:25:00 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[Ethics workshops combine fun, education for U-17s]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=ethics-workshops-combine-fun-education-for-u-17s-2913264.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 08:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Torres and Mexico in search of their spark]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=torres-and-mexico-in-search-of-their-spark-2913627.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 22:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Two more teams advance, new landmarks set]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=two-more-teams-advance-new-landmarks-set-2913664.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 19:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[England outlast Mexico in heavyweight thriller]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394733/match-report.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 14:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![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[Last-gasp drama provides joy for Panama, pain for USA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=last-gasp-drama-provides-joy-for-panama-pain-for-usa-2913287.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 09:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Final-day drama leaves Panama smiling, USA despairing]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=final-day-drama-leaves-panama-smiling-2913249.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 05:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Hudson-Odoi: 14 reasons why you should get to know England's number 14]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=hudson-odoi-14-reasons-why-you-should-get-to-know-england-s-number-14-2912874.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 08:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Intriguing finale awaits CONCACAF story]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=concacaf-story-set-for-intriguing-finale-2912333.htmlAfter over two years of qualifying in the CONCACAF region for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the final questions will be answered on the very final day, with USA, Panama and Honduras all in the hunt for the last automatic ticket.

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Draw lays out path to Club World Cup glory]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=draw-lays-out-path-to-club-world-cup-glory-2911298.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 09:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Goals galore, as big guns come out firing]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=goals-galore-as-big-guns-come-out-firing-2912009.htmlSun, 08 Oct 2017 20:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Mexico and Iraq spilt spoils in opener]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394714/match-report.htmlSun, 08 Oct 2017 17:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Relive the FIFA Club World Cup draw]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=follow-the-fifa-club-world-cup-draw-2911296.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Sun, 08 Oct 2017 14:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[USA revive to deflate Panama hopes, El Tri win again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=usa-revive-to-deflate-panama-hopes-el-tri-win-again-2911177.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest CONCACAF qualifying action for Russia 2018 as USA finally found form at the expense of Panama, while Mexico underlined their position at the top of the Hexagonal standings.]]>Sat, 07 Oct 2017 06:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The UAE 2017 Draw explained ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-uae-2017-draw-explained-2910193.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Saif Khalid, Iraq's beating heart]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=saif-khalid-iraq-s-beating-heart-2910486.htmlFIFA.com speaks to Iraq captain Saif Khalid about the familiar surrounds they find themselves with in India.]]>Thu, 05 Oct 2017 17:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Mexican football rallies round earthquake victims]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=mexican-football-rallies-round-earthquake-victims-2910413.html

September 2017 will go down as a black month in Mexican history, one in which the nation was rocked by two earthquakes – one in the centre of the country and the other in the south east. We look at how Mexican football has responded to the tragedy.

 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![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[Costa Rica and Panama chase World Cup dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=costa-rica-and-panama-chase-world-cup-dream-2910297.htmlWith just two matchdays left in the CONCACAF qualifiers, Costa Rica and Panama can seal their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ this Friday.

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![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[Hurtado's airborne work of art]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hurtado-s-airborne-work-of-art-2910032.htmlColombian Aviles Hurtado's spectacular overhead kick for Tijuana against Atlas in Mexico's Liga MX is one of the candidates for the 2017 FIFA Puskás Award. FIFA.com walks you through what made it so special.

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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:46:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 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[Nacho: Madrid want to make history again]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=nacho-madrid-want-to-make-history-again-2907642.htmlIn the second part of his exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Nacho Fernadez talks about his strong ties to Los Merengues and outlines the team's ambitions for the UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[French adventure firing Ferral’s dreams]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=french-adventure-firing-ferral-s-dreams-2907426.htmlFri, 08 Sep 2017 20:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico's march to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=mexico-s-march-to-russia-2907401.htmlMexico sealed their place at Russia 2018 with three games to spare in what was their most straightforward qualification for over a decade. FIFA.com looks at how they did it.

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Ticos made to wait, Panama up to third]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ticos-made-to-wait-panama-up-to-third-2906984.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 06:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Ticos eye qualification as USA, Panama scrap for third]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ticos-eye-qualification-as-usa-panama-scrap-for-third-2906675.htmlCosta Rica can become the second team through from the CONCACAF region with a victory over already-qualified Mexico, while USA will seek to bounce back from their defeat against Los Ticos against Honduras. FIFA.com previews these and the other matches in the region. 

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:41:00 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[Mexico Russia-bound, Costa Rica move closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=mexico-russia-bound-costa-rica-move-closer-2906522.htmlIn beating Panama on Friday, Mexico became the fifth side to qualify for Russia 2018.

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Sat, 02 Sep 2017 10:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Mexico book early passage to Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 Sep 2017 02:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Mexico on brink of reaching Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=mexico-on-brink-of-reaching-russia-2905999.htmlThu, 31 Aug 2017 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Panama doing it for Amilcar]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=panama-doing-it-for-amilcar-2906053.htmlPanama face Mexico on Friday, with their sights set on winning and paying tribute to their late team-mate Amilcar Henriquez, who died in April. 

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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Fabian reveals all about his wonder goal]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=fabian-reveals-all-about-his-wonder-goal-2902675.htmlEintracht Frankfurt and Mexico creative midfielder Marco Fabian talks about his Russia 2017 Goal of the Tournament and looks ahead to El Tri's hopes during the next phase of World Cup qualifiers.

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[A dribble, a shutout and a three-team club]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=a-dribble-a-shutout-and-a-three-club-club-2902228.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with joy for a Brooklynite and a Reddingite.]]>Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Stars and Stripes close gap on El Tri ]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/196/1/index.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 15:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Chicharito returns to England with Hammers]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=chicharito-returns-to-england-with-hammers-2901682.htmlStar Mexico forward Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has returned to the English Premier League, signing with West Ham United from Bayer Leverkusen.

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Premier League 2017/2018
<![CDATA[Jamaica stun Mexico, set up USA final]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/188/7/index.htmlJamaica set up a final with USA in the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 after a 1-0 victory over Mexico thanks to a late Kemar Lawrence free-kick at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Mexico and Jamaica tee up last-four meeting]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=mexico-and-jamaica-tee-up-last-four-meeting-2901747.htmlMexico and Jamaica completed the semi-final line-up at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday, thanks to their respective quarter-final defeats of Honduras and Canada.

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News