<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 30 Jul 2015 08:12:00 GMTThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:02:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Father's example guides history-maker Ericson ]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=father-s-example-guides-history-maker-ericson-2667332.htmlFIFA.com about the tournament's aftermath, the prospect of Rio 2016 and the lessons he learned from his father, a two-time FIFA World Cup veteran.]]>Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Boyata's late goal gives Celtic some breathing space]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dedryck Boyata saved Celtic's blushes with a late winner in a 1-0 home win over Azerbaijani side Qarabag, while Ajax and Rapid Vienna played to a 2-2 draw in UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg clashes.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Brothers, trebles and a taxi driver]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brothers-trebles-and-a-taxi-driver-2668441.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with a speedy strike and siblings.]]>Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[New leaders emerge while favourites falter]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=new-leaders-emerge-while-favourites-falter-2668408.htmlFIFA.com brings you all the latest from the women’s game.]]>Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sweden spearhead Euro quartet of qualifiers]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=sweden-spearhead-euro-quartet-of-qualifiers-2668242.htmlThe identity of the first four qualifiers for next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup is now known after Spain, Sweden, Germany and France reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Germany, Spain complete European foursome]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=germany-spain-complete-european-foursome-2666613.htmlGermany and Spain have joined France and Sweden in the semi-finals of the Women's UEFA EURO U-19, thereby securing at the same time the last two European tickets for next year's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, which will be played in Papua New Guinea in October and November 2016.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[France, Sweden book Papua New Guinea spots]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=france-sweden-book-papua-new-guinea-spots-2666033.htmlSat, 18 Jul 2015 21:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Back to business for World Cup stars]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=back-to-business-for-world-cup-stars-2664152.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the latest domestic action from the major leagues in women's football, with several Canada 2015 stars involved in top flights in England, Sweden and USA.]]>Tue, 14 Jul 2015 08:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[World champions USA back on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-champions-usa-back-on-top-2662320.htmlFri, 10 Jul 2015 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Sales, Stars & Stripes and Santiago celebrations]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=wednesday-subbed-sales-stars-stripes-and-santiago-celebrations-2661764.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A tournament that broke all records]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=a-tournament-that-broke-all-records-2661554.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Tattoos, parties and bungee jumps]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=tattoos-parties-and-bungee-jumps-2660725.htmlFIFA.com discovered what a series of Canada 2015 players promised to do if they lifted the trophy, from getting their bodies inked to falling from the sky.]]>Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Win a unique FIFA Women’s World Cup Final prize]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=win-a-unique-fifa-women-s-world-cup-final-prize-2660197.htmlFIFA are offering you a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: two tickets to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 final, and the chance to present the ‘Live Your Goals’ award to the player of the match.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Swede success for maiden champs]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=6/news=swede-success-for-maiden-champs-2654425.htmlSweden secured their first UEFA U-21 European Championship title with a penalty shootout victory in the final over Portugal as FIFA.com reviews the thrilling action from the Czech Republic with the finalists, Germany and Denmark all bound for Rio 2016.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[Beliveau: This is a positive era]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=keep-pending-beliveau-this-is-a-positive-era-2654240.htmlTue, 30 Jun 2015 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=women-s-world-cup-scores-early-record-tv-viewing-in-key-markets-2651201.htmlFri, 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