<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 20 Apr 2014 09:42:00 GMTSun, 20 Apr 2014 11:47:56 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a Brazilian defensive star, an Italian stalwart and a Korean shot stopper all featuring in this edition.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Lanus late show trumps Santos Laguna]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/copalibertadores/news/newsid/232/033/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Atletico Nacional secure passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[The Strongest, Cerro Porteno & Lanus progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[A victory for women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Lanus win to go top]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/copalibertadores/news/newsid/230/513/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 04:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Santos first to advance, Zamora win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sanots Laguna beat Uruguay side Penarol 4-1 to move atop Group Eight in the Copa Libertadores and became the first side to reach the knockout stages of the competition, while amore beat Nacional 2-0 in Group Four.

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 05:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Hope springs eternal for departing eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on some of the some of the experiences and memories the players will take home.]]>Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Kick-off times unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Joy and tears as last-eight settled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Spain ease past Paraguay into quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Spanish midfield maestro, a Dutch legend and a pair of Swedish twins celebrating this week.

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Last quarter-final spot up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Mar 2014 04:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Cerro top group, Lanus clip Cali]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cerro Porteno took down O'Higgins 2-1 on Thursday and now lead Group Three of the Copa Libertadores and Deportivo Cali now sit second after Lanus earned a 2-0 win, while Defensor Sporting and Cruzeiro battled to a 2-2.

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 03:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Asuncion hold Mineiro, Penarol fight back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atletico Mineiro were held to a 1-1 draw with Nacional Asuncion as Ronaldinho converted one penalty but missed another, while Penarol fought back to beat Arsenal de Sarandi 2-1 and Leon downed Emelec 3-0.

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 04:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Japan pound Paraguay, reach quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Mar 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Quarter-final berths on the line]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Octet take their bow to varying success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The remaining eight teams took to the field at Costa Rica 2014 with Japan and Mexico shining under the Central American sun, while Nigeria outlasted China PR and New Zealand ended a painful losing run.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Barrios saves point for Paraguay ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=An 84th-minute header from Paraguay's Sheryl Barrios cancelled out New Zealand midfielder Daisy Cleverley's strike for both sides to share a point in their Group C opener. 

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a Portuguese midfield maverick, a Japanese custodian, a Spanish FIFA World Cup winner and a clinical Paraguayan finisher all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 10:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Second octet take their bow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Matchday 2 at Costa Rica 2014 with the remaining eight teams taking the field for the first time, highlighted by a potentially epic meeting between Spain and Japan.]]>Sat, 15 Mar 2014 09:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica hopefuls targeting global glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 - the first global women's tournament to take place on Central American soil - with debutants and old hands alike eyeing the big prize.]]>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Goalless Gremio held, Arsenal pip Penarol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Newell's Old Boys held Brazil's Gremio to a goalless draw in a Group Six fixture of the Copa Libertadores on Thursday, while Deportivo Cali fought back to be Lanus 2-1 and Arsenal de Sarandi downed Penarol 1-0.

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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 04:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Alvarez gunning for Albirroja glory ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[England, Egypt and Panama climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2295968/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[San Lorenzo held, Botafogo beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thursday's Copa Libertadores action saw Union Espanola hold on for a 1-1 draw with San Lorenzo, while Independiente beat a nine-man Botafogo side 2-1 and reigning champions Atletico Mineiro drew Nacional 2-2.

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 04:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a historical look at the numbers and statistics that matter at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup?]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2295239/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think will win the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup?]]>Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 squads unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Dramatic draw yields mixed reactions ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gauged reaction from the coaches of various Canada 2014 hopefuls after the draw for August's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup took place in Montreal.]]>Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finalists reunited in Canada 2014 draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2014 22:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Holders Atletico remain perfect]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Feb 2014 04:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Wins for Nacional, The Strongest]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Feb 2014 06:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Seminar promotes South American development]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2278253/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2277787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Zalayeta strike saves Penarol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Champions Atletico open with a win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Feb 2014 06:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Brilliant Brazil make it six]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/newsid=2273687/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=There were no surprises in the South American U-20 Women’s Championship as Brazil won the title for the sixth time in a row to reach the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 along with Paraguay.

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Sat, 01 Feb 2014 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: January 2014 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Malesani and Sanabria join Sassuolo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona have reached an agreement with Sassuolo for the transfer of teenage Paraguay striker Tonny Sanabria to the relegation-threatened Italian club the same day Alberto Malesani was appointed as the new coach of the club.

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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Brazil, Paraguay bound for Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/newsid=2266756/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Jan 2014 02:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Trophy set for football crazy South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=football-crazy-south-america-welcomes-the-trophy-2258809.htmlFri, 10 Jan 2014 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As we do every Sunday, FIFA.com looks ahead to a selection of footballers from around the globe who will be celebrating their birthdays this week, featuring Jaroslav Plasil, Sebastian Eguren and Juanfran.

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Sun, 05 Jan 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Coaches weigh in on enticing draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the highlights and reactions.]]>Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Hosts face Venezuela, Germany test for Korea DPR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[South America’s coaches have their say]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=south-america-coaches-have-their-say-2238369.htmlSouth American qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ saw plenty of twists, turns and surprises and we surveyed the coaches involved to find out what they made of their region's road to Brazil.

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The votes are in]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=the-votes-are-2238352.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the votes of each of the coaches that participated in the poll after the conclusion of the South American qualifying campaign.]]>Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[South America delivers again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=south-america-delivers-again-2227148.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 13:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Atletico win big, Villarreal thrash Valencia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=David Villa ended his seven-game scoring drought with a double against Real Betis as Atletico Madrid closed to within a point of Barcelona, while Villarreal thrashed Valencia 4-1 at the Madrigal. 

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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 21:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014