<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 28 Jun 2015 03:47:00 GMTMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:12:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Inspire the players, before the biggest game of their lives]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=inspire-the-players-before-the-biggest-game-of-their-lives-2653637.htmlFIFA, together with our Partners, are giving you a unique chance to use YOUR voice to connect with the players at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final. 

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup breaks more TV records in Round of 16]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-women-s-world-cuptm-breaks-more-tv-records-in-round-of-16-2653174.htmlThe FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 Canada broke more records for television audiences in key markets across the world during the Round of 16 matches.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[European foursome bound for Brazil]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=6/news=european-foursome-bound-for-brazil-2652963.htmlPortugal and Sweden finished first and second respectively in Group B at the UEFA European U-21 Championship on Wednesday, sealing the final two European spots bound for Brazil next summer to compete at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament Rio de Janeiro 2016.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[Denmark, Germany reach Rio 2016]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=6/news=denmark-germany-reach-rio-2016-2652704.htmlDenmark and Germany booked their tickets to the 2016 Men's Olympic Football Tournament by emerging from Group A at the UEFA European U-21 Championships.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[Germany, France qualify for Rio 2016]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2015/m=6/news=germany-france-qualify-for-rio-2016-2652563.htmlGermany and France confirmed their presence in the Women Olympic in Rio 2016 as two of the best European teams in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women
<![CDATA[Sjogran’s emotional farewell]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=sjogran-s-emotional-farewell-2651902.htmlFIFA.com on hand to hear from her as she tried to take in their defeat Germany.]]>Sun, 21 Jun 2015 02:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Big guns march on]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=big-guns-march-on-2651896.htmlSun, 21 Jun 2015 02:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Germany too strong for Sweden]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268032/match=300269469/match-report.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Schelin: I can make the difference]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=schelin-i-can-make-the-difference-2651514.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 10:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women’s World Cup scores early record TV viewing in key markets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Jun 2015 20:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Big names and bold newcomers shine]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=big-names-and-bold-newcomers-shine-2651005.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Six teams through, two head home]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=six-teams-through-two-head-home-2650131.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Stalemate lifts Aussies through at Sweden’s expense ]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269490/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 03:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2648193.htmlIn 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, including Lina Nilsson, Islam SlimaniJavier Pastore and many more.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 23:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Lindahl leading Sweden from the back]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=lindahl-leading-sweden-from-the-back-2648330.htmlFIFA.com, she discusses the importance of a compact defence, remaining calm under pressure and much more.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Records tumble, holders advance and heavyweights collide]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fri-12-june-wwc-matchday-6-review-2647375.htmlSat, 13 Jun 2015 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[USA, Sweden battle to scoreless stalemate]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269500/match-report.htmlSat, 13 Jun 2015 02:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Calculators and cards: The qualification and disciplinary lowdown]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=calculators-and-cards-the-qualification-and-disciplinary-lowdown-2646911.htmlFIFA.com runs through the criteria for qualification from the group stage, as well as the key disciplinary rules. What determines who reaches the Round of 16? What tiebreakers apply? Find out the answers here.]]>Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Press: USA's support is unparalleled in women’s soccer]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=thursday-usa-press-ing-for-improvement-2646318.htmlFIFA.com caught up with USA trio Christen Press, Sydney Leroux and Meghan Klingenberg after making their FIFA Women’s World Cup debut, to speak about what the Americans needs to improve on after their opening win against Australia and much more.]]>Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup openers attract bigger TV audiences than 2011]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-openers-attract-bigger-tv-audiences-than-2011-2645835.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 19:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Big guns open with victories, Africans shine in the sun ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=big-guns-open-with-victories-africans-shine-in-the-sun-2626258.htmlTue, 09 Jun 2015 05:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Oparanozie: No words to explain this feeling]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=oparanozie-no-words-to-explain-this-feeling-2626257.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Nigeria striker Desire Oparanozie after the Super Falcons enthralling 3-3 draw with Sweden to discuss her own goal, coming back from 2-0 down, the Nigerian support in the stadium and taking on Australia in their next FIFA Women’s World Cup match.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 05:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Nigeria hold Sweden in thriller]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269473/match-report.htmlMon, 08 Jun 2015 22:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The magic of the Opening Match]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-magic-of-the-opening-match-2618914.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[High hopes and dreams of destiny]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=high-hopes-and-dreams-of-destiny-2618696.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 01:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Women's World Cup?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=who-will-win-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-2617811.htmlWith 24 teams set to kick-off in Canada on Saturday 6 June, only one team will be left standing at the end of it all on Sunday 5 July. We want to know: who do you think will win the FIFA Women's World Cup?

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[7 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=7-days-to-go-2609695.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: May 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=women-s-round-up-may-2015-2609949.htmlFri, 29 May 2015 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Stellar names lined up for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stellar-names-lined-up-for-canada-2015-2609275.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The Hyundai Young Player Award]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-hyundai-young-player-award-2606535.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 08:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Stars align for Chicago, Rosengard]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stars-align-for-chicago-rosengard-2608282.htmlTue, 26 May 2015 03:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Farnerud faces six months out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 May 2015 09:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Building confidence for the season’s showpiece]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=building-confidence-for-the-season-s-showpiece-2606559.htmlFIFA.com brings you up-to-date with all the latest news in women’s football over the past week.]]>Tue, 19 May 2015 11:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[21 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=21-days-to-go-2603923.htmlThe earliest ever kick-off time was 10.00 when Germany and Sweden met at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2003 USA™ Final at the then-Home Depot Center in Carson, California.

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Sat, 16 May 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[High-speed hat-tricks and timely trebles]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=high-speed-hat-tricks-and-timely-trebles-2480211.htmlFIFA.com runs down some of quickest trebles in the game.]]>Sat, 16 May 2015 12:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Luzern take cup back to Switzerland]]>/youthcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=luzern-take-cup-back-to-switzerland-2605032.html

FC Luzern were indebted to goalkeeper Raphael Zbinden as they downed Swiss rivals FC Zurich 1-0 to win the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup for the first time.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2015
<![CDATA[Relive: Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup final]]>/youthcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=blue-stars-fifa-youth-cup-final-live-on-fifa-com-2604535.htmlYou can watch the final of the 77th edition of the Blue Stars / FIFA Youth Cup, between FC Zurich and FC Luzern on FIFA.com.

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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2015
<![CDATA[15 for 2015: Vote for the best Women's World Cup goal]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=15-for-2015-vote-for-the-best-women-s-world-cup-goal-2603986.htmlMon, 11 May 2015 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[29 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=29-days-to-go-2603072.htmlFri, 08 May 2015 14:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA extends its support for FC Blue Stars until 2019]]>/youthcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-extends-its-support-for-youth-cup-2602971.htmlFri, 08 May 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2015<![CDATA[30 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=30-days-to-go-2602701.htmlThree goals have been scored in the very first minute of a FIFA Women’s World Cup match, starting with Sweden’s Lena Videkull at China PR 1991, when she scored the fastest goal in tournament history after just 30 seconds of her team’s match against Japan.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 15:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Cup triumph for Wolfsburg, showdown in Italy]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=cup-triumph-for-wolfsburg-showdown-in-italy-2602205.htmlFIFA.com brings you all the latest news from women’s club football. ]]>Tue, 05 May 2015 12:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Launch of Panini's second FIFA Women's World Cup sticker album]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=launch-of-panini-s-second-fifa-women-s-world-cup-sticker-album-2595624.htmlMon, 04 May 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[34 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=34-days-to-go-2594779.htmlIn 2003, China PR defended the Fair Play Award that they had won four years earlier at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999 to become the only team to be given this award twice. The other Fair Play Awards were won by Germany in 1991, Sweden in 1995, Norway in 2007 and Japan in 2011.

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Sun, 03 May 2015 15:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=sunday-happy-birthday-to-you-2601286.html

Our latest edition features a trio of stars from Brazil 2014 - including a pair of South Americans in action on the final weekend - and an American Olympic gold medal winner.]]>
Sun, 03 May 2015 08:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2601218.htmlSat, 02 May 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[35 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=35-days-to-go-2594777.htmlSat, 02 May 2015 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: April 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=women-s-round-up-april-2015-2595488.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the biggest events from the world of women's football over the month of April. ]]>Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Simple Plan: Canadians are warm and welcoming]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=simple-plan-canadians-are-warm-and-welcoming-2594618.htmlFIFA.com had the opportunity to catch up with Canadian superstars Simple Plan at a Montreal event for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola, and they chatted about the growth of football in the country.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=VIP interviewTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Sjogran to call it a day after World Cup]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=sjogran-to-call-it-a-day-after-world-cup-2595016.htmlTue, 28 Apr 2015 16:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015