<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 30 Aug 2015 09:14:00 GMTSun, 30 Aug 2015 09:14:27 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2673941.htmlSun, 30 Aug 2015 09:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Star names shine for frontrunners ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=star-names-shine-for-frontrunners-2672974.htmlTue, 25 Aug 2015 08:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Saints held, Dortmund in remarkable recovery]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund came from three goals down to beat Norwegian side Odd 4-3, Southampton were held at home by Danish champions Midtjylland and Robin van Persie scored his first goal for Fenerbahce in UEFA Europa League play-off, first leg action.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 21:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Seattle reach play-offs, Rosengard stumble]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=seattle-reach-play-offs-rosengard-stumble-2671489.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 10:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Group C preview: World champions against the rest]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=group-c-preview-world-champions-against-the-rest-2670256.html Northern Ireland and Norway are the biggest threats to Joachim Low's team.]]>Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Silverware and stumbles as season finales loom ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=silverware-and-stumbles-as-season-finales-loom-2670221.htmlFIFA.com’s weekly review of women’s club football also looks at the latest from Scandinavia, as Linkopings defied the odds to claim a cup triumph, plus the opening to the new season in Denmark.]]>Tue, 11 Aug 2015 02:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Ajax out of Champions League, Monaco through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ajax were eliminated at the third qualifying round stage of the UEFA Champions League after a humiliating 3-2 second-leg defeat to Rapid Vienna at the Amsterdam Arena, while Monaco thrashed Young Boys 4-0 to progress 7-1 on aggregate.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Silverware claimed as interest continues to soar]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=silverware-claimed-as-interest-continues-to-soar-2669098.htmlFIFA.com looks at the continued support for women’s football as the momentum established by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 keeps rolling along as an impressive new record crowd figure was set in England, while fans have continued to turn out en masse in the USA.]]>Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2668876.htmlIn 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.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:10:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: July 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fri-31-july-monthly-women-s-review-2668659.htmlFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[European reaction to Preliminary Draw in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-reaction-to-preliminary-draw-in-tweets-2668020.htmlFIFA.com highlights their reaction to the Preliminary Draw.]]>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Europe Zone<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Returning stars and emergent crowds]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=returning-stars-and-emergent-crowds-2666544.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 08:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![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[Tattoos, parties and bungee jumps]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=tattoos-parties-and-bungee-jumps-2660725.htmlFIFA.com discovered what a series of Canada 2015 players promised to do if they lifted the trophy, from getting their bodies inked to falling from the sky.]]>Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Three rising stars, one prestigious prize]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=three-rising-stars-one-prestigious-prize-2660394.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=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[England, USA weather storms to advance]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=england-usa-weather-storms-to-advance-2652631.htmlTue, 23 Jun 2015 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 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[England comeback sinks former champs]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268032/match=300269463/match-report.htmlMon, 22 Jun 2015 23:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Chessboard tactics paying off for England]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=chessboard-tactics-paying-off-for-england-2651098.htmlFIFA.com an insight into their importance to the team.]]>Sun, 21 Jun 2015 12:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2651913.htmlSun, 21 Jun 2015 10:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![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[Hyundai award contenders jockeying for position]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=hyundai-award-contenders-jockeying-for-position-2650965.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA statement on the Handshake for Peace]]>/sustainability/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-statement-on-the-handshake-for-peace-2649492.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 11:55:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=GeneralKind=News<![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[Norway outlast brave Côte d'Ivoire to seal second]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269482/match-report.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 23:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Mjelde: I learned from my older brother]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mjelde-i-learned-from-my-older-brother-2648194.htmlSun, 14 Jun 2015 02:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=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[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[Norway earn hard-fought draw with Germans ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Jun 2015 22:58:00 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[Ronning’s memorable day of firsts]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=ronning-s-memorable-day-of-firsts-2621856.htmlAfter leading her team out as captain at a FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time, ​FIFA.com ​caught up with Norway's Trine Ronning to discuss her side's opening 4-0 victory over Thailand.

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Mon, 08 Jun 2015 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Europeans leave novice opponents trailing in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=europeans-leave-novice-opponents-trailing-in-ottawa-2621832.htmlMon, 08 Jun 2015 01:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Four-star Norway outlast brave Thais]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269497/match-report.htmlSun, 07 Jun 2015 20:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Norway’s family connection]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=norway-s-family-connection-2620917.htmlSat, 06 Jun 2015 00:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[1 day to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=1-day-to-go-2617762.htmlFri, 05 Jun 2015 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The magic of the Opening Match]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-magic-of-the-opening-match-2618914.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 17:33:00 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[7 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=7-days-to-go-2609695.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015