<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 19 Apr 2017 14:29:00 GMTWed, 19 Apr 2017 17:43:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA Venue Ticketing Centres open, last-minute sales phase underway]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=fifa-venue-ticketing-centres-open-last-minute-sales-phase-underway-2880011.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 14:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Russia 2017's last-minute sales phase starts]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=russia-2017-s-last-minute-sales-phase-starts-2879980.htmlFans from all over the world will, as of 12:00 CET (13:00 Moscow time) today, have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup as the last-minute sales phase begins.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Kiwi joy, Aussie pain on the road to Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2009/m=4/news=kiwi-joy-aussie-pain-1048377.htmlA Spain 1982 qualifier proved a turning point in New Zealand's football history, but is considered one of the Australian game's darkest occasions.

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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:04:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=Qualifiers MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1982 FIFA World Cup Spain ™
<![CDATA[211,745 FIFA Confederations Cup tickets sold as first-come, first-served sales phase ends]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=211-745-fifa-confederations-cup-tickets-sold-as-first-come-first-serve-2878677.html211,745 FIFA Confederations Cup tickets had been sold via FIFA.com/tickets by the time the first-come, first-served sales phase came to an end, with Chilean fans buying more than 7,000.

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Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Kiwis advance, parity for PNG & Tahiti]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=kiwis-advance-parity-for-png-tahiti-2878103.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest action in Oceania 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying as New Zealand moved a step closer, while Papua New Guinea and Tahiti set up a grand finale.]]>Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Thomas-inspired New Zealand seal play-off spot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=thomas-inspired-new-zealand-seal-play-off-spot-2877557.htmlTue, 28 Mar 2017 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Hudson: We have huge belief in our squad]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=hudson-we-have-huge-belief-in-our-squad-2875471.htmlMon, 27 Mar 2017 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[New Zealand outlast Fiji to edge towards play-off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=new-zealand-outlast-fiji-to-edge-towards-play-off-2877268.htmlSat, 25 Mar 2017 04:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Stalwarts’ trophy visit thrills Kiwi kids ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=stalwarts-trophy-visit-thrills-kiwi-kids-2876560.htmlTue, 21 Mar 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Little margin for error in Oceania ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=tue-21-mar-ofc-wc-preview-2876534.htmlFIFA.com runs the rule over upcoming Oceania qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in what could prove to be a pivotal week in the Pacific.]]>Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Reactions as path to glory drawn in Suwon]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=reactions-as-path-to-glory-drawn-in-suwon-2876168.htmlAfter drama in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Official Draw, we sought out some of the onlooking coaches to get their reaction to their respective groups, as well as running the rule over what awaits the tournament's nearing kick off.

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Hosts Korea Republic to play Guinea in FIFA U-20 World Cup opener]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=hosts-korea-republic-to-play-guinea-in-fifa-u-20-world-cup-opener-2876063.htmlWed, 15 Mar 2017 07:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[RELIVE: Watch the Korea Republic 2017 draw on FIFA.com]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=watch-the-korea-republic-2017-draw-on-fifa-com-2875703.htmlA major milestone on the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 took place with the Official Draw showing the path to glory. You can relive it here.

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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Evergreen Fallon revelling as NZ's elder statesman]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=evergreen-fallon-revelling-as-nz-s-elder-statesman-2875344.htmlFIFA.com hears from New Zealand's Rory Fallon with the hero of the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign enjoying a new lease on life after his recall to the national team.]]>Thu, 09 Mar 2017 22:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Pacific pair bound for India after historic fortnight]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=pacific-pair-bound-for-india-after-historic-fortnight-2868653.htmlFIFA.com reviews a historic edition of the OFC U-17 Championship in which New Zealand and New Caledonia booked passage to India 2017.]]>Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Oceanian contenders eye Auckland's crown]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/286/843/3/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC Champions League where Team Wellington lead a host of contenders seeking to end Auckland's City's dominance.]]>Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[New Caledonia, New Zealand bound for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=new-caledonia-new-zealand-bound-for-india-2867917.htmlWed, 22 Feb 2017 07:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Air miles and principality prolificacy]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=air-miles-and-principality-prolificacy-2867516.html Triumphant travels from a big city Down Under and a small nation in South America feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a teenager and a tiger running riot on a microstate and huge victories in Europe.]]>Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Passage to India on offer in Oceania]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=passage-to-india-on-offer-in-oceania-2866725.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC U-17 Championship where for the first time two tickets to the global arena are on offer to the eight aspirants.]]>Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[New Zealand legend Steve Sumner passes away]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=new-zealand-legend-steve-sumner-passes-away-2866587.htmlWed, 08 Feb 2017 04:37:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[A very Russian welcome]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=a-very-russian-welcome-2866076.htmlFri, 03 Feb 2017 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[What does Russia mean to you?]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=what-does-russia-mean-to-you-2865909.htmlWhat does Russia mean to you? That was the question posed to the seven coaches who know they will be heading to the FIFA Confederations Cup in the country later this year. You can watch the video to see their reactions.

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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Technical Study Group publishes report on Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=technical-study-group-publishes-report-on-papua-new-guinea-2016-2863547.htmlThe Technical Study Group (TSG) has published its report on the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016. You can download and read it all on FIFA.com.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Russian and Chilean fans lead requests for FIFA Confederations Cup tickets]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=russian-and-chilean-fans-lead-requests-for-fifa-confederations-cup-tic-2863836.htmlThu, 19 Jan 2017 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Lea’alafa's unforgettable 2016]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=1/news=lea-alafa-s-unforgettable-2016-2863337.html2016 was quite the year for Micah Lea’alafa, playing in three major FIFA tournaments on three different continents for club and country. The Auckland City and Solomon Islands star talks to FIFA.com about his journey. 

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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Checking the map to Korea Republic 2017]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=checking-the-map-to-korea-republic-2017-2860773.htmlAs the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 gets ever shorter, an assessment of the path trodden, and what lies ahead, seems in order. FIFA.com takes a look at the story of qualifying from the year gone by and what’s still yet to come in 2017.

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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 09:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Tense finale awaits amid tight competition]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=tense-finale-awaits-amid-tight-competition-2861821.htmlFIFA.com reviews FIFA World Cup qualifying action in Oceania during 2016 and looks ahead to what promises to be a tight race on the road to Russia 2018 amid an ever-increasing level of competition.]]>Fri, 23 Dec 2016 02:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Real Madrid top of class at Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=real-madrid-top-of-class-at-japan-2016-2861746.htmlReal Madrid took the honours at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 to make it three titles for the year. In lifting the trophy for a second time, Los Merengues extended Europe’s domination of the competition, with the continent having now provided nine of its 13 champions.

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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Silverware and surprise defeats]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=silverware-and-surprise-defeats-2859605.htmlFIFA.com looks at the latest news in women’s club football on a tough weekend for the leaders in Australia, Germany and Spain, while the champions were crowned in New Zealand.]]>Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2859423.htmlSun, 11 Dec 2016 07:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-week-in-quotes-2858284.htmlSat, 10 Dec 2016 09:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Iwata returning home to see his new arrival]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=iwata-returning-home-to-see-his-new-arrival-2859157.htmlFIFA.com moments after his team's 2-1 defeat by Kashima Antlers in the FIFA Club World Cup about returning home to his new-born baby girl. ]]>Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Kashima Antlers fight back to overcome Auckland]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276106/match=300364978/match-report.htmlKashima Antlers advanced to the second round of the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup Japan after coming from a goal down to defeat Auckland City at the International Stadium Yokohama.

 
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Video Assistant Referees to be tested at FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=video-assistant-referees-to-be-tested-at-fifa-club-world-cup-japan-201-2858889.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Auckland test for Japanese new boys]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276106/match=300364978/preview.htmlAuckland City and Kashima Antlers will face off for the very first time when the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 gets under way on Thursday. FIFA.com looks ahead to the tournament opener.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2858090.htmlTo whet the appetite ahead of the 13th FIFA Club World Cup, FIFA.com has dipped into the record books to bring you some of the tournament’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Ogasawara: At Kashima we play to win]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ogasawara-at-kashima-we-play-to-win-2858196.htmlTwo-time FIFA World Cup veteran Mitsuo Ogasawara chats exclusively with FIFA.com about Kashima Antlers' FIFA Club World Cup debut at Japan 2016 and playing with a winning spirit on the world stage.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Globetrotting Tade relishing sixth consecutive Club World Cup]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=globetrotting-tade-relishing-sixth-consecutive-club-world-cup-2858087.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 13:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Japan 2016 Spectator Guide ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=japan-2016-spectator-guide-2858085.htmlFIFA.com gives you some advice and reminds you of the regulations that will be in force at the stadiums.]]>Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Seven on the starting line in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=seven-on-the-starting-line-in-japan-2857979.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 02:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Kashima complete rocky road to glory]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-complete-rocky-road-to-glory-2857989.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the stories, stats and star players after Kashima Antlers won their eighth J.League title in dramatic style and booked a spot at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016.

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Vicelich: 2014 one of New Zealand’s biggest sporting feats]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=vicelich-2014-one-of-new-zealand-s-biggest-sporting-feats-2857193.htmlOne of the all-time veterans of the FIFA Club World Cup, Ivan Vicelich recalls Auckland City's valiant third-place finish at Morocco 2014 and looks ahead to the opening game of Japan 2016.

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Korea DPR complete a dream double]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=korea-dpr-complete-a-dream-double-2857966.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Irving: We thought we were world-beaters]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=irving-we-thought-we-were-world-beaters-2856040.htmlFIFA.com caught up with former Auckland City defender John Irving, who reflects on the New Zealand club's valiant run at the 2014 FIFA Club World Morocco where the Navy Blues stormed to third place against the odds.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Official FIFA Club World Cup squad lists announced]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=official-fifa-club-world-cup-squad-lists-announced-2857198.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Auckland City arrive in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=auckland-city-arrive-in-japan-2857055.htmlNew Zealand’s Auckland City have become the first visiting team to arrive in Japan for the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup. The OFC Champions League winners are the tournament’s most enduring side, making their eighth appearance at the competition.  

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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets go on public sale]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-confederations-cup-russia-2017-tickets-to-go-on-public-sale-on-1--2856751.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in tweets]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-tweets-2855610.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the opening few weeks at Papua New Guinea 2016 have been covered in tweets.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Hudson: Playing against host nation is huge]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hudson-playing-against-host-nation-is-huge-2855501.htmlFIFA.com his thoughts on playing hosts Russia, CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico and European champions Portugal in Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tournament of Champions map drawn in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-made-for-tournament-of-champions-2855232.htmlSat, 26 Nov 2016 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017