<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTTue, 05 Aug 2014 19:36:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s best to battle in group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action by looking at a few of the marquee match-ups and unfamiliar faces taking part in the region’s premier competition.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Villa's brace lifts champions Spain ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=villa-s-brace-lifts-champions-spain-2359497.htmlSat, 07 Jun 2014 23:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire rebound with win over El Salvador]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=cote-d-ivoire-rebound-with-win-over-el-salvador-2354808.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 04:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2336227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[52 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=52-days-to-go-2320766.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. This one highlights the move to a 52-match event.]]>Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Spain to face El Salvador in Washington]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Current world champions Spain will play El Salvador in a double-header that also features D.C. United hosting Columbus Crew at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, just outside Washington D.C.

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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=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[Worldwide sanctions imposed in connection with match manipulation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2266447/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:47:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanction against El Salvador player]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2258276/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA have extended the sanction imposed on a player relating to match-manipulation investigations conducted by the El Salvador Football Association to have worldwide effect.

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Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanctions for match manipulation to have worldwide effect]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2227829/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA can today confirm the extension of sanctions imposed on three players relating to match-manipulation investigations conducted by the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU) and the El Salvador Football Association to have worldwide effect.

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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Worldwide sanctions imposed on three more El Salvador players ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2202408/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanctions against El Salvador players ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2195875/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Rodriguez: Mexico have been careless]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=jaime-rodriguez-mexico-descuidado-2193273.htmlFIFA.com about his career, the state of the game in his country and the qualifiers for Brazil 2014.]]>Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[New World delivers new highs on sand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a tournament which Tahiti staged admirably, in which underdogs thrived, individuals dazzled and Russia survived a few scares to emerge victorious.]]>Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[And the winners are…]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: A constantly developing sport]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Henri Emile, Ramon Raya and Madjer, the trio assigned to the Technical Study Group for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup to hear the experts' thoughts on the development of the sport.

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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Tahiti steal headlines as last four confirmed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Spain end last-four drought with El Salvador win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Sep 2013 08:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Semi-finals in sight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wednesday's FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarter-final fixtures feature hosts Tahiti taking on Argentina, Russia encountering Iran, Spain squaring off against El Salvador and Brazil battling Japan. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Spain trump Tahiti, El Salvador through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spain defeated the hosts to win Group A, while El Salvador sneaked a narrow win over Solomon Islands to complete the quarter-final line-up at Tahiti 2013.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[El Salvador edge Solo from last-eight berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Sep 2013 05:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Group stage closes with plenty to play for]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There is plenty up for grabs on the final group matchday at Tahiti 2013, most notably the Solomon Islands meet El Salvador in an effective play-off for qualification.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Tahitian delirium as three go through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[El Salvador overwhelm Netherlands]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:45:42 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Decisive matchday for quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 03:06:22 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Ruiz: The whole nation is behind us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=El Salvador captain Agustin Ruiz spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about juggling fishing and beach soccer, his pride at appearing at his fourth FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup finals and his footballing journey so far.

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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 10:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Hosts win, Latin giants flex muscles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on a day of action that brought success for hosts Tahiti at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and victories for Argentina, Spain and Solomon Islands.]]>Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Argentina impress with El Salvador win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Sep 2013 05:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti ready to shine as history beckons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Leguizamon aiming to settle old score]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti 2013 in numbers ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delves into the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup archives to help put the seventh edition of the tournament into context with some eye-catching statistics. ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Who will be crowned beach kings?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: a quick guide to the key rules]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com therefore highlights some of its key regulations.]]>Sun, 15 Sep 2013 15:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach showdown in paradise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the seventh edition of the tournament.]]>Thu, 12 Sep 2013 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[192 players, one dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Gonzalez: We're taking it to the next level]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to coach Rudis Gonzalez, the architect of their success. ]]>Mon, 02 Sep 2013 18:17:25 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Back to basics for El Salvador]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2156088/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at El Salvador’s recent improvement in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with the La Selecta looking to make up lost ground under the guidance of coach Alberto Castillo.]]>Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:04:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[USA, Honduras into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Jul 2013 01:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Gold rush kicks into high gear in New World]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The CONCACAF Gold Cup enters the quarter-final stage Saturday, and FIFA.com previews the action as usual suspects USA, Mexico and Costa Rica all remain in the fray, while outside hopefuls are on the lookout for more surprises.

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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Honduras advance, Haiti shock]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jorge Claros' saw Honduras to a 1-0 victory over El Salvador, helping his side progress to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals. Elsewhere, Haiti pulled off a surprising 2-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago.

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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 04:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Honduras see off Haiti, T&T recover]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Jul 2013 06:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[New-look Mexico, USA chase Gold Cup crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mexico will aim to make it three titles in a row when they kick off the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, a tournament featuring a host of new faces and experimental line-ups.

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Sat, 06 Jul 2013 12:15:30 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Group C: Favourites advance, El Salvador impress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action in Group C, which - with the exception of El Salvador pipping Australia to third - essentially fulfilled expectations, with Colombia and hosts Turkey dominating.]]>Sun, 30 Jun 2013 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Departing teams ponder lessons learned]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gathered reaction from the eliminated octet.  ]]>Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Hosts through, Colombia excel, Mexico stay alive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Jun 2013 23:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Colombia coast, El Salvador out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A comfortable 3-0 win over El Salvador saw Colombia top Group C, with goals from Andres Reneria, Jhon Cordoba and a Juan Quintero screamer sealing the victory, a result that confirms El Salvador's exit from Turkey 2013.

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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Tennis & Argentina to football & El Salvador ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=tenista to chase the football dream. Now, after opting against pledging his allegiance to Argentina, he’s representing El Salvador in Turkey. FIFA.com hears his intriguing story.]]>Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Eight face final reckoning]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=It is all up for grabs in Group C and D as they enter their final games of the round at FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013. However, some have a much easier prospect of making it through to the last 16 than others.

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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 06:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Turkey thwarted, first for El Salvador]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Jun 2013 23:58:37 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Coca: This is huge for El Salvador]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=El Salvador have created a piece of national history at Turkey 2013, claiming their first ever win at an 11-a-side FIFA tournament by beating Australia 2-1, and Diego Coca told FIFA.com what it feels like to be part of it.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013