<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 20 Dec 2017 06:37:00 GMTThu, 18 Jan 2018 16:54:51 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Heraf signs on as Football Ferns coach]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=heraf-signs-on-as-football-ferns-coach-2925497.htmlWed, 20 Dec 2017 06:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Real round off historic year in UAE]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=real-round-off-historic-year-in-uae-2925328.htmlReal Madrid achieved history at UAE 2017, becoming the first team ever to retain the FIFA Club World Cup title. We round up the 14th edition of the tournament.

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Almunia's guidance helps Al Jazira star shine brightest]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=almunia-s-guidance-helps-al-jazira-star-shine-brightest-2923181.htmlFIFA.com hears from Al Jazira goalkeeper Ali Khaseif about the influence of goalkeeper coach and ex-Arsenal star Manuel Almunia after the busy shotstopper helped the local side avoid elimination against Auckland City.]]>Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Navy Blue frustration as Howieson and Co head home]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=navy-blue-frustration-as-howieson-and-co-head-home-2923161.htmlWed, 06 Dec 2017 22:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Romarinho fires Al Jazira forward]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=279799/match=300398161/match-report.htmlRomarinho proved the difference as Al Jazira kicked off the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 with a hard-fought 1-0 win over tournament veterans Auckland City.

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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Graham: Auckland can shake up Club World Cup]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=graham-auckland-can-shake-up-club-world-cup-2922784.htmlAuckland City's Liam Graham arrives in United Arab Emirates with some inside knowledge and plenty of drive to succeed as the New Zealand international looks to give his career a FIFA Club World Cup-shaped boost.

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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Seasoned hands, local talent set to raise the curtain]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=279799/match=300398161/preview.htmlAfter setting up residency in Morocco and Japan for the last six editions of the FIFA Club World Cup, the competition is making its return to the United Arab Emirates, with Al Jazira and Auckland City raising the curtain.

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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 06:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Al Hosani gets second bite of Club World Cup cherry]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=al-hosani-gets-second-bite-of-club-world-cup-cherry-2922604.htmlHaving earned his first taste of the FIFA Club World Cup seven years ago with a cameo appearance for Al Wahda, Yaqoub Al Hosani is all primed to start with a bag this time out with Al Jazira.

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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Al Jazira arrive in Al Ain in high spirits]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=al-jazira-arrive-in-al-ain-in-high-spirits-2922596.htmlFIFA Club World Cup host champions Al Jazira are upping sticks to occupy foreign territory, arriving in Al Ain to contest as the "home" side in the stadium of rivals Al Hilal in the tournament's opener.

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Sun, 03 Dec 2017 19:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Fawzi out to make second chance count]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=fawzi-out-to-make-second-chance-count-2922583.html

Having seen his chance to take to the world stage eight years ago ruined by injury, Mohamed Fawzi will look to make his belated FIFA Club World Cup bow when he steps out for Al Jazira.

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Sun, 03 Dec 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[A UAE reunion for returning Morgan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=a-uae-reunion-for-returning-morgan-2922111.htmlAuckland City will be enjoying what has become a regular date with the FIFA Club World Cup – this being a record ninth appearance, but one of their ranks will only be rekindling his special relationship with the tournament.

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Sat, 02 Dec 2017 12:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[UAE 2017 squad lists revealed ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=uae-2017-squad-lists-revealed-2921983.htmlThe 14th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup is just around the corner, and the official squad lists of the seven participating teams in the United Arab Emirates from 6-16 December have been confirmed.

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Boussoufa: We want to put Al Jazira on the map]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=boussoufa-we-want-to-put-al-jazira-on-the-map-2921059.htmlFresh from helping Morocco reach the FIFA World Cup, Mbark Boussoufa is going for glory with Emirati side Al Jazira at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017. Ahead of the tournament, he spoke to FIFA.com.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Hudson exits as New Zealand coach]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=hudson-exits-as-new-zealand-coach-2921043.htmlThu, 23 Nov 2017 05:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Hudson-Wihongi striding towards world stage]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=hudson-wihongi-striding-towards-to-world-stage-2920725.htmlFIFA.com hears from Auckland City's Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi, who will enjoy every minute of the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup after suffering serious injury on the eve of last year's tournament.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Peru outlast New Zealand to end World Cup drought]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=peru-outlast-new-zealand-to-end-world-cup-drought-2920245.htmlPeru are heading to their first FIFA World Cup in 36 years after a goal in each half was enough to see off a resilient New Zealand in a raucous Estadio Nacional in Lima on Wednesday.

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 04:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[History in the offing as final ticket goes up for grabs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=history-in-the-offing-as-final-ticket-goes-up-for-grabs-2920043.htmlFIFA.com previews the intercontinental play-off between Peru and New Zealand as the final spot in the 32-nation Russia 2018 field goes on the line.

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Tense stalemate leaves World Cup berth in the balance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=tense-draw-leaves-world-cup-berth-in-the-balance-2919536.htmlNew Zealand and Peru played out a finely-balanced scoreless draw on Saturday, leaving all to play in Lima on Wednesday when 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying draws to a close.

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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 06:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Pair line up for rare World Cup opportunity]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=pair-line-up-for-rare-world-cup-opportunity-2919217.htmlFIFA.com runs the rule over the intercontinental play-off between New Zealand and Peru, where the latter are seeking to end a 36-year World Cup drought.

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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 05:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Hudson: Belief is key to making history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=hudson-belief-is-key-to-making-history-2919159.htmlFIFA.com hears from New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson about his team's hopes against Peru, recreating their famous qualification for South Africa 2010 and more.

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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 02:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Drama and drought-breaking mark intercontinental route]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=drama-and-drought-breaking-mark-intercontinental-route-2918836.htmlAhead of this week's intercontinental play-offs for Russia 2018, FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the many memorable matches-up at the final hurdle in the race for world football's greatest stage.

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2918517.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the end of an enduring run and a fantastic fightback.]]>Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Resilient Durante eyes World Cup dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=resilient-durante-eyes-world-cup-dream-2917704.htmlFIFA.com speaks with key defender Andrew Durante about the All Whites' hopes of reprising their famous qualification eight years ago.]]>Fri, 27 Oct 2017 06:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Globe-trotting Bright set sights on UAE quest]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=globe-trotting-bright-set-sights-on-uae-quest-2916045.htmlFIFA.com looks at the remarkable globe-trotting career of new Auckland City forward Kris Bright and his family's extraordinary football pedigree.]]>Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Barbarouses a key element in New Zealand’s new breed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=barbarouses-a-key-element-in-new-zealand-s-new-breed-2915713.htmlFIFA.com hears from New Zealand’s Kosta Barbarouses about his relationship with star striker Chris Wood and the All Whites upcoming date with destiny in the intercontinental World Cup play-off against Peru.]]>Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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[Full steam ahead for Colombia, Ghana and Mali]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=full-steam-ahead-for-colombia-ghana-and-mali-2914108.htmlWhile the hosts bowed out, Colombia, Ghana and Mali all collected impressive victories on day seven of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Impressive Mali cruise into Round of 16]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394712/match-report.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 14:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Vega: Scoring here at India 2017 is extraordinary]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=vega-scoring-here-at-india-2017-is-extraordinary-2912490.htmlFIFA.com hears from two-goal hero Anibal Vega on his role in helping Paraguay reach the last 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.]]>Tue, 10 Oct 2017 06:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay into last 16, India facing elimination]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=paraguay-into-last-16-india-facing-elimination-2912423.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 20:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay fight back again to reach last 16]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394704/match-report.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![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[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[Kutucu: I’m so proud to have scored for Turkey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to Turkey's Ahmed Kutucu, who scored his side's goal in a 1-1 draw with Group B rivals New Zealand at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.]]>Fri, 06 Oct 2017 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Small margins on an intriguing opening day]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=small-margins-on-an-intriguing-opening-day-2911065.htmlFri, 06 Oct 2017 18:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Kiwis earn a point, lose captain to red]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394708/match-report.htmlFri, 06 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![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[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[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[Hay's Kiwis seek to defy odds again]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hay-s-kiwis-seek-to-defy-odds-again-2909916.htmlFIFA.com he is looking to further improve on his Chile 2015 debut in India.]]>Sun, 01 Oct 2017 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 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[All Whites safely navigate arduous Pacific journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=all-whites-safely-navigate-arduous-pacific-journey-2907193.htmlFIFA.com reviews two years of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Oceania which commenced in Tonga and concluded with New Zealand setting up an intercontinental play-off against a South American opponent. ]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[New Zealand outlast Solo to book play-off ticket]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=new-zealand-outlast-solo-to-book-play-off-ticket-2906879.htmlNew Zealand are the last team standing in Oceania’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying campaign after a 2-2 draw secured a comfortable 8-3 aggregate victory over Solomon Islands in Honiara on Tuesday.

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 06:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2906238.htmlThe expected prolific nature of a Selecção attacker and unexpected prolificacy of a Seleção midfielder make FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with surprising scorelines in Auckland, Harrison, Montevideo, Sofia and Uyo.

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Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Hat-trick heroes prove the difference-makers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=cristiano-ronaldo-romelu-lukaku-thomas-meunier-chris-wood-hat-trick-2906341.htmlFour hat-tricks were scored in less than 24 hours during a frenetic day of FIFA World Cup qualifying. FIFA.com takes a look at the difference-makers behind the trebles.

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Wood stars as All Whites hit Solomons for six]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=wood-stars-as-all-whites-hit-solomons-for-six-2906320.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Pacific pair ready for final push]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=pacific-pair-read-for-final-push-2906037.htmlFIFA.com lays out everything you need to know as Oceania’s final two contenders match-up on the road to Russia 2018.]]>Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™