<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:38:00 GMTFri, 03 Jul 2015 13:34:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Transfer chains and early deals kick off window]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com dives into some of the biggest and most eye-catching deals of the transfer window so far.]]>Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Sigthorsson swaps Ajax for Nantes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Icelandic international forward Kolbeinn Sigthorsson has joined French side Nantes from Ajax on a five-year deal.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Hoffenheim sign Heerenveen's Uth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[Sisters striking out on their own]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=sisters-striking-out-on-their-own-2660351.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 07:34:00 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[Blind succeeds Hiddink in Dutch hot-seat]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Afer the resignation of Guus Hiddink, Danny Blind has been handed the Netherlands' reins and expressed his target of qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[Hiddink to leave Netherlands post]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[World champs ease past Netherlands into quarter-finals]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268032/match=300269485/match-report.htmlWed, 24 Jun 2015 04:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Hecking: Why would Dost leave Wolfsburg for Newcastle?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Swansea take Nordfeldt from Heerenveen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Germany, France qualify for Rio 2016]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2015/m=6/news=germany-france-qualify-for-rio-2016-2652563.htmlGermany and France confirmed their presence in the Women Olympic in Rio 2016 as two of the best European teams in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women
<![CDATA[Martens keen to keep making history]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=martens-keen-to-keep-making-history-2652451.htmlMon, 22 Jun 2015 21:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sawa: This will be my last World Cup]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=sawa-this-will-be-my-last-world-cup-2651923.htmlMon, 22 Jun 2015 00:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=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[A special goal from hero Lawrence]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=a-special-goal-from-hero-lawrence-2649439.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 09:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Heavyweight quartet advance, Thais and Dutch must wait]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=heavyweight-quartet-advance-thais-and-dutch-must-wait-2649412.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 02:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada top group despite Netherlands draw]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269511/match-report.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 02:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Bale's Wales beats Belgium, Iceland win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gareth Bale's goal saw Wales to a 1-0 victory over Belgium, putting his country tantalisingly close to a first major tournament since 1958, while Iceland beat Czech Republic 2-1 in a busy night of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[Depay: I'm going to let my feet speak]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[United complete Depay signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hosts held as Thailand, Côte d’Ivoire make history]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=hosts-held-as-thailand-cote-d-ivoire-make-history-2646797.html

FIFA.com recaps matchday five, which consisted of a few historic firsts, claps of thunder and bolts of lightning, a late China PR winner and drama for the hosts in Edmonton.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 05:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Last-ditch China edge Netherlands]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269465/match-report.htmlFri, 12 Jun 2015 00:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[Sinclair on the spot for Canada clincher]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=sinclair-on-the-spot-for-canada-clincher-2621344.htmlFIFA.com looks back at a remarkable opening day of action in Canada, with a last gasp goal from Canadian icon Christine Sinclair capping a record-breaking opening match, and topping off a day of firsts for the tournament.]]>Sun, 07 Jun 2015 07:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Netherlands make a winning debut ]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269467/match-report.htmlNetherlands enjoyed a perfect FIFA Women’s World Cup debut with a 1-0 victory over New Zealand in Edmonton to set themselves up with a real opportunity to reach the last 16.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 04:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Commonwealth Stadium set for sensational Opening Ceremony]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=commonwealth-stadium-set-for-sensational-opening-ceremony-2620595.htmlEdmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium is set to host the Opening Ceremony for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 on Saturday just before the tournament begins when the hosts take on China PR in the Opening Match at 16.00 local time.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 01:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[USA complete shock fight back against Netherlands]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands threw away a two-goal lead to succumb to a dramatic 4-3 friendly defeat to Jurgen Klinsmann's USA in Amsterdam.

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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 22:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Orange Lionesses on the prowl in World Cup jungle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=orange-lionesses-on-the-prowl-in-world-cup-jungle-2619091.htmlOranje Leeuwinnen (Orange Lionesses) take the field on the biggest stage of them all.]]>Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=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[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[Contenders vie for Foord’s Young Player crown]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=contenders-vie-for-foord-s-young-player-crown-2618018.html54 players at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 are eligible for the Hyundai Best Young Player award, all of whom are gunning to take the prestigious title from Australia’s Caitlin Foord who took the honours at Germany 2011.

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Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2610266.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 15:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[8 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=8-days-to-go-2609689.htmlFri, 29 May 2015 13:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=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[Advocaat calls it a day at Sunderland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dick Advocaat has decided to step down as head coach of Sunderland after he helped ensure the club retained their top flight status. 

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Wed, 27 May 2015 20:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The Hyundai Young Player Award]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-hyundai-young-player-award-2606535.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 08:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Inzaghi: I hope Milan can keep Van Ginkel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 May 2015 10:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2607627.htmlSat, 23 May 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Iacchelli: I'm still pinching myself]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=iacchelli-i-m-still-pinching-myself-2607425.htmlFri, 22 May 2015 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2605336.htmlSat, 16 May 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Luzern take cup back to Switzerland]]>/youthcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=luzern-take-cup-back-to-switzerland-2605032.html

FC Luzern were indebted to goalkeeper Raphael Zbinden as they downed Swiss rivals FC Zurich 1-0 to win the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup for the first time.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2015
<![CDATA[Depay: I want to be world's best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United's new signing Memphis Depay said he aspires to emulate superstars like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo during his time with the club.  

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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[24 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=24-days-to-go-2603431.htmlWed, 13 May 2015 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Relive: Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup final]]>/youthcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=blue-stars-fifa-youth-cup-final-live-on-fifa-com-2604535.htmlYou can watch the final of the 77th edition of the Blue Stars / FIFA Youth Cup, between FC Zurich and FC Luzern on FIFA.com.

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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2015
<![CDATA[Goal gluts and a golden oldie]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=goal-gluts-and-a-golden-oldie-2604339.htmlWed, 13 May 2015 07:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News