<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:00 GMTFri, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:55 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Squads announced as kick-off draws nearer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=squads-announced-as-kick-off-draws-nearer-2408049.htmlThe squads for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup were announced today, with all 16 teams naming their 21 players.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2377051/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Referee and assistant referees selected for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=referee-and-assistant-referees-selected-for-the-fifa-u-20-women-s-worl-2338250.htmlTue, 13 May 2014 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[Socceroos, Japan hoping to avoid Korea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With Korea Republic in Pot 2 of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup draw, hosts Australia and 2011 champions Japan will be keen to avoid Hong Myung-Bo's side during what is expected to be an extravagant ceremony at Sydney's Opera House on Wednesday.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)
<![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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=fifa-women-world-cup-canada-2014-kick-off-times-unveiled-2303105.htmlMon, 24 Mar 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Hosts go down again, Canada advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Korea DPR edge epic encounter to no avail]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Mar 2014 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Desperate aspirants, cool victors]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Trio reach quarters as hosts bow out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Canada late-show defies Korea DPR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 04:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Pivotal outings as vanquished face abyss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Proud Korea DPR building for success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Tico tears as fans break record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Ghana outlast Korea DPR in opener]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Mar 2014 01:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Youngsters following in famous footsteps]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at some of the stars who have found the tournament to be a springboard to success.]]>Sat, 15 Mar 2014 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[First step on the world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:56:00 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[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[Drama as Iraq, China earn passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up a dramatic final day of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup as Iraq and China PR sealed progression in vastly contrasting fashion, while Lebanese hopes were dashed by the slimmest of margins.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Dramatic draw yields mixed reactions ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=dramatic-draw-provokes-mixed-reactions-2291447.htmlFIFA.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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=finalists-reunited-hosts-open-against-ghana-2291245.htmlSat, 01 Mar 2014 22:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![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[Women's round-up: October 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest monthly review includes FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ European qualifying news, FIFA Ballon d'Or nominees and plenty of club action. ]]>Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Delirium and devastation in Doha]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the final day of Asian qualifying for USA 1994, which was awash with drama and ended with Saudi Arabia and Korea Republic celebrating as Japan’s dream somehow collapsed.]]>Mon, 28 Oct 2013 01:50:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™<![CDATA[Korea Republic recapture Asian laurels]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=korea-republic-recapture-asian-laurels-2201175.htmlFIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup where Korea Republic triumphed ahead of Korea DPR and China, while there was a shock for last year’s tournament hosts Japan.]]>Mon, 21 Oct 2013 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Asian trio book progression to Canada]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=asian-trio-book-progression-canada-2200703.htmlSun, 20 Oct 2013 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Japan shine as trio progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2191522/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Sun, 06 Oct 2013 23:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan defend title, China PR take third]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2191503/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan successfully defended their AFC Women's U-16 title with a 6-5 penalty shootout win over Korea DPR after the two sides battled to a 1-1 draw. Meanwhile, China PR edged Thailand to take third and qualify for Costa Rica 2014.

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Sun, 06 Oct 2013 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Japan, Korea DPR reach Costa Rica 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2190121/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Gao: Traditions provide inspiration]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2179719/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to former China goalkeeper Gao Hong, now the head coach of China's U-16 team, who hopes to see her side qualify for next year's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[USA hold top spot, Germany stationary]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2141911/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:10:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: July 2013 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the month's main events in women's football, including another European crown for Germany, Asian success for Korea DPR and the race for the play-offs in USA.]]>Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:25:16 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Japan's men edge Australia, women draw with Korea DPR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Yuya Osako and Manabu Saito helped Japan's men defeat Australia 3-2 in their East Asian Cup match after their women's team drew with Korea DPR 0-0 at Hwaseong Stadium near Seoul. 

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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Big four shine in Swedish sun, Asian elite shape up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com also reviews a four-way meeting of Asian heavyweights.]]>Tue, 23 Jul 2013 08:29:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Happy birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's weekly look at just some of the game's stars celebrating birthdays this week include Inter Milan's Colombian star Fredy Guarin, Italy striker Alberto Gilardino and FIFA Women's World Cup™ winner Sandra Smisek.]]>Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

In 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.]]>
Sun, 24 Feb 2013 08:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Suwon Bluewings land Jong Tae-Se]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/198/272/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=K-League outfit Suwon Bluewings have completed the eye-catching signing of Korea DPR's star striker Jong Tae-Se from Cologne.

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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Jong Tae-Se to join Suwon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Jan 2013 05:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Women's football in focus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on another massive year for the women’s game as USA collected gold at London 2012, two youth world titles were successfully staged, while Lyon swept all before them at club level.]]>Thu, 27 Dec 2012 07:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR climb ninth, Equatorial Guinea fly]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=1966813/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Dec 2012 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Tough draw for Chinese champions]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/686/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Women's round-up: October 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the past month in the women’s game including a match-up between big guns USA and Germany, drama in UEFA Women’s EURO qualifying, changes among some of the world’s top coaches, plus the latest club news.]]>Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Asian youngsters primed for test]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/turkey2013/news/newsid=1810785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013