<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:56:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Akpom hat-trick sees Arsenal into Singapore final against Everton]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chuba Akpom scored a hat-trick in Arsenal's 4-0 win over Singapore Select XI to reach the final of the invitational Asia Trophy against Everton, who beat Stoke City 5-4 on penalties earlier in the day. 

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Mertesacker: Arsenal are much stronger with Cech]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Guam train continues as Japan, Iran blush]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=guam-train-continues-as-japan-iran-blush-2649326.htmlGuam and the Philippines continued their fairytale starts to Asian Zone qualifying on Matchday 2, while Japan and Iran were held to unforeseen draws and two teams recorded 6-0 wins.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Thailand outlast Myanmar to defend Games gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/264/907/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Asian powerhouses eye opening victories ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=monday-asian-powerhouses-eye-opening-victories-2648433.htmlFIFA.com previewing all the action.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Upsets, thrashings and 11th-hour saviours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=upsets-thashings-and-11th-hour-saviours-2646383.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asian minnows face tough opening tasks ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=asian-minnows-face-tough-opening-tasks-2639811.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Japan call up big guns for World Cup qualifier]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=japan-call-up-big-guns-for-world-cup-qualifier-2614411.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 06:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Varied reactions across Asia after Russia 2018 draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=varied-reactions-across-asia-over-russia-2018-draw-2590780.htmlFIFA.com looks at the reaction to Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup qualifying draw in Asia, with coaches from across the continent providing their views on the looming campaign.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian draw throws up derbies and drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=draw-throws-up-derbies-and-drama-2590319.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[World Cup draw looms large in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=world-cup-draw-looms-large-in-asia-2590022.htmlMon, 13 Apr 2015 06:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Hopefuls shine through to Asian finals]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=hopefuls-shine-through-to-asian-finals-2581159.htmlWed, 01 Apr 2015 06:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[FIFA implements worldwide football stakeholder registration programme]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-implements-worldwide-football-stakeholder-registration-programme-2511703.htmlTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:20:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Football turf maintenance seminar in Singapore]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=12/news=football-turf-maintenance-seminar-in-singapore-2489363.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Pitch & EquipmentKind=News<![CDATA[Late Thai penalty sinks Singapore, Malaysia hold Myanmar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thailand exacted revenge for their defeat to Singapore in the 2012 AFF Championship final as a late penalty by Charyl Chappuis gave them a 2-1 win over the defending champions in their opening 2014 AFF Championship match, while Malaysia held Myanmar to a goalless draw.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Auckland aim to make most of maiden OFC President's Cup]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=auckland-aim-to-make-most-of-maiden-ofc-president-s-cup-2475689.htmlMon, 17 Nov 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Regional seminars cover turf care techniques]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=10/news=regional-seminars-cover-turf-care-techniques-2460337.htmlAs FIFA continues to help install Football Turf around the globe, there is also the requirement to help maintain them too, which is why regular maintenance seminars are held to help Member Associations.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Pitch & EquipmentKind=News
<![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[Avramovic: I have faith in Myanmar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his goals for his new team in 2014, their busy schedule ahead and his previous successes in southeast Asia.]]>Thu, 27 Mar 2014 02:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[A skipper, a strategist & a speedy sending off]]>/news/y=2014/m=3/news=skipper-strategist-speedy-sending-off-2292783.htmlFIFA.com's weekly review, which also includes goalscoring feats by Andre Schurrle and Aleksandar Duric, a red card for Domenico Berardi and a landmark for Carles Puyol.]]>Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Kean enjoying life in Brunei]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/228/228/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Jordan defeat Singapore to qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Thai talents rock the region]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the Men's Football Tournament of the 2013 SEA Games, which saw a host of young players emerge and Thailand crowed champions. ]]>Sun, 22 Dec 2013 13:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Indonesia, Thailand reach SEA Games final]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-tournaments/news/y=2013/m=12/news=indonesia-thailand-reach-sea-games-final-2248132.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Indonesia will meet Thailand in the final of the men's U-23 tournament at the Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar after the pair triumphed in their semi-finals against Malaysia and Singapore respectively.

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=News
<![CDATA[Standing alone in the Premier League 100]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats with four players who are all the sole representatives of their nation on one of club football's biggest stages.]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[AFC unveils Champions League makeover]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/223/002/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Nov 2013 05:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[A tale of two living fossils]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com profiles their age-defying form and chats to the Tampines Rovers striker about his success and the future.]]>Tue, 26 Nov 2013 10:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-implement-first-goal-project-indonesia-2167539.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Runs, red cards and striking stalwarts ]]>/news/y=2013/m=8/news=runs-red-cards-and-striking-stalwarts-2158237.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 28 Aug 2013 07:32:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Oman spoil Stange's opening gambit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Singapore dream fuels journeyman Stange]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/214/972/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his fascinating football journey, history of success with nations on the up and dreams of taking the ambitious Lions to the next level.]]>Fri, 09 Aug 2013 01:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Stange set for Singapore]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/208/022/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 May 2013 02:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Duric: Lions must learn Asian lessons ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Asian favourites open brightly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Feb 2013 02:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Journey to Asian glory opens with key match-ups ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews all the action.]]>Tue, 05 Feb 2013 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Singapore in fourth heaven]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The AFF Suzuki Cup saw Singapore coach Raddy Avramovic end a successful decade-long tenure on a high as the Lions claimed a record fourth crown, while Thailand’s Teerasil Dangda again shone and Philippines continued to grow.

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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 08:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Singapore hang on to triumph in final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/661/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Singapore were made to sweat by Thailand in the AFF Suzuki Cup final second leg, as the home side claimed a 1-0 win in a one-sided affair, but Radojko Avramovic's side hung to claim a record fourth title 3-2 on aggregate.

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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 15:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Singapore to the fore in final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Dec 2012 15:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Shahril: We want to rewrite history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com his experienced and unified Lions side are determined to make history by becoming the first nation to win the AFF Suzuki Cup four times.]]>Wed, 19 Dec 2012 11:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Singapore, Thailand vie for record fourth title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Dec 2012 06:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Thailand into final as Malaysia's reign ends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Singapore edge into final past heroic Philippines]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/099/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Dec 2012 07:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[South-east Asian rivals hunt final berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Dec 2012 08:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[South-east Asia's finest take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the AFF Suzuki Cup which commences this weekend with the biannual south-east Asian tournament typically promising large fervent crowds and high tempo football.]]>Fri, 23 Nov 2012 07:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Sendai, Al Fath assume pole positions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Sep 2012 08:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Contrasting emotions for Asian giants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News