<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 24 Feb 2015 07:56:00 GMTTue, 24 Feb 2015 07:56:44 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Petrakov: Medal quest is for the Ukrainian people ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=petrakov-medal-quest-is-for-the-ukrainian-people-2526905.htmlFIFA.com about the difficulties in preparing his team for New Zealand 2015 and why he wants to make an impact to bring some joy to his country's beleaguered people.]]>Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Rising Kiwi star Tuiloma debuts for Marseille ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=rising-kiwi-star-tuiloma-debuts-for-marseille-2526783.htmlMon, 23 Feb 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Bleues all celebrating.]]>Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:32:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Huge interest in FIFA U-20 World Cup ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=huge-interest-in-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2525770.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 12:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015: 100 days to go ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=new-zealand-2015-100-days-to-go-2525754.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Futsal festival thrills Auckland]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=futsal-festival-thrills-auckland-2523985.htmlFri, 13 Feb 2015 20:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Aspirants build for Canada success]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=aspirants-build-for-canada-success-2523705.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at some of the action this week across the globe as a host of Canada 2015 contenders fine-tuned their preparations for the June event.]]>Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Solomon Islands champs complete Oceania line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Draw whets appetite for debutants, hosts ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=draw-whets-appetite-for-debutants-hosts-2522612.htmlFIFA.com hears from the coaches of Fiji, Myanmar and New Zealand after the hosts and newcomers learned their opponents in the FIFA U-20 World Cup draw.]]>Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Draw sets stage for New Zealand 2015 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=draw-sets-stage-for-new-zealand-2015-2522220.htmlTue, 10 Feb 2015 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Strong commercial support announced for New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=strong-commercial-support-announced-for-new-zealand-2015-2522499.htmlMon, 09 Feb 2015 21:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[U-20 World Cup draw to be streamed live]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=u-20-world-cup-draw-to-be-streamed-live-2521949.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 08:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Payne: U-20s can strengthen football's hold in New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=payne-u-20s-can-strengthen-football-s-hold-in-new-zealand-2521110.htmlNew Zealand international and Auckland City star Tim Payne speaks about his experiences of the FIFA U-20 World Cup ahead of the draw for this year's edition in his home city.

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Hard-won success for New Zealand as gap closes]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=hard-won-success-for-new-zealand-as-gap-closes-2512278.htmlWed, 28 Jan 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Kiwis book ticket to Chile]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=kiwis-book-ticket-to-chile-2511841.htmlTue, 27 Jan 2015 04:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Full set on the starting blocks for Oceania’s Chile charge]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=full-set-on-the-starting-blocks-for-oceania-s-chile-charge-2505145.htmlMon, 12 Jan 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Allardyce: Reid has no future at West Ham]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Zealand captain Winston Reid currently has "no future" at West Ham United due to his inability to agree a new contract, manager Sam Allardyce said on Monday.

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 14:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with an German FIFA World Cup winner, a Tahitian legend and a Club World Cup medalist from New Zealand among those celebrating.]]>Sun, 04 Jan 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Real Madrid turn winning run into a world title]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=real-madrid-turn-their-winning-run-into-a-world-title-2495659.htmlFIFA.com recaps the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014, where Real Madrid capped off a historic year with a 2-0 win over Cruz Azul in the final, Auckland City made history of their own and the supporters who came out to Morocco took home memories of a lifetime.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Vicelich: Bronze is our gold]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=vicelich-bronze-is-our-gold-2495494.htmlFor Auckland City captain Ivan Vicelich, a bronze medal represents a fitting climax to a long career. FIFA.com spoke with the veteran about his delight at the team's showing at Morocco 2014.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Ramos outshines the rest]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=ramos-outshines-the-rest-2495409-2495436.htmlNo sooner did the curtain come down on the final of the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 than Sergio Ramos was named the best player of the tournament. FIFA.com presents an overview of all the competition’s award recipients.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland City claim historic bronze]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259703/match=300298900/match-report.htmlAuckland City ended their historic FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 campaign by finishing in third place after defeating CONCACAF champions Cruz Azul 4-2 on penalties.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Final and Match for Third Place tickets sold out]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-presented-by-toyota-final-and-the-2494487.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[More than just a consolation prize]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259703/match=300298900/preview.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Tribulietx: I believe in possession football]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=tribulietx-i-believe-in-possession-football-2494402.htmlFIFA.com how he weaned his players off long-ball football in favour of a patient possession game.]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Matos: Anything can happen]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=matos-anything-can-happen-2494281.htmlFIFA.com caught up with the striker, whose story shows that good things can come to those who wait.]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Germany conquer 2014, Belgium, Slovakia impress]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-conquer-2014-belgium-slovakia-impress-2493791.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[San Lorenzo hold off Auckland to reach final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Veterans, victories and early excitement ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Kalinski, San Lorenzo's missing link]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=kalinski-san-lorenzo-s-missing-link-2493286.htmlOn the eve of their FIFA Club World Cup debut, San Lorenzo midfielder Enzo Kalinski speaks with FIFA.com about his role on the team and how basketball helped develop his vision on the pitch. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Tade: Bumping into Bauza was a sign]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=el-premonitorio-encuentro-de-tade-con-bauza-2492313-2493114.htmlAhead of his side’s FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against San Lorenzo on Wednesday, Auckland City’s Argentinian forward Emiliano Tade gave a revealing interview to FIFA.com.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Awkward test awaits Libertadores champs]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/preview.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Awesome Auckland breaking new ground]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=awesome-auckland-breaking-new-ground-2492213.htmlWe take a closer look at the groundbreaking Auckland City side, who have reached the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, with the part-timers from New Zealand set to face off against South America's champions San Lorenzo.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland sink Setif to book spot in semis]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298897/match-report.htmlAuckland City were 1-0 victors against ES Setif in the first quarter-final of the FIFA Club World Cup in Rabat on Saturday, setting up a showdown with San Lorenzo in the semi-finals on Wednesday in Marrakech.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[El Amri resigns from Tetouan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=el-amri-resigns-from-tetouan-2491760.htmlSat, 13 Dec 2014 13:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Lagraa: We're capable of beating Auckland ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=lagraa-we-re-capable-of-beating-auckland-2491551.htmlFIFA.com talks with ES Setif fulcrum Mohamed Lagraa, an accountancy student turned footballer, about the Algerian club’s upcoming FIFA Club World Cup clash with Auckland City.

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Tavano: I identify with Cesc]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=tavano-i-identify-with-cesc-2491600.htmlAhead of Auckland City's quarter-final against ES Setif, forward Fabrizio Tavano spoke with FIFA.com about his admiration for Chelsea and Spain star Cesc Fabregas and his move to New Zealand at the age of 12. 

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[New Zealand's Prime Minister meets U-20 trophy at Christmas Truce commemoration]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2491580/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Auckland keen to make history]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298897/preview.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 09:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Lessons to learn for departing Moghreb]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=lessons-to-learn-for-departing-moghreb-2491007.htmlDespite falling at the first hurdle at the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014, Moghreb Tetouan are still looking on the bright side.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Williams: This is the life for me]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=williams-this-is-the-life-for-me-2490942.htmlAuckland City’s Tamati Williams gave up a career in modelling to play in goal, a decision he vindicated by helping his side to a penalty shootout victory in the opening match of Morocco 2015.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland through as Tetouan pay the penalty]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259695/match=300298899/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 22:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[ES Setif seek fitting 2014 climax]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=es-setif-seek-fitting-2014-climax-2489796.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Valcke: It's important to make the most of this opportunity]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=valcke-it-s-important-to-make-the-most-of-this-opportunity-2490182.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 00:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[A red-hot favourite and six challengers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=a-red-hot-favourite-and-six-challengers-2489662.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[PSG avoid slip-up, Pride crowned champions again]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2489665/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[In the shadow of stars]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=supporting-cast-ready-to-shine-2489712.html​Behind every team’s leading light is a supporting cast of players capable of stealing the show. FIFA.com looks at seven men who could do just that at Morocco 2014.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Hosts and Kiwi hopefuls braced for opener]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259695/match=300298899/preview.htmlMoghreb Tetouan and Auckland City will get the ball rolling at the 11th FIFA Club World Cup on Wednesday. A shot at glory is the prize for the winners, while the losers go straight home.

 

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 02:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Fan Zones ready for festival of football]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fan-zones-ready-for-festival-of-football-2489601.html

Four Fan Zones have been set up across Morocco by the local organising committee for the FIFA Club World Cup as the annual competition begins on Wednesday.

 

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Iajour: I want Ronaldo's jersey]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=iajour-i-want-ronaldo-s-jersey-2489293.htmlOn the eve of his side’s Morocco 2014 campaign, Moghreb Tetouan striker Mouhssine Iajour spoke to FIFA.com about his new side’s chances of emulating Raja Casablanca’s run to the final last year.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014