<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 17 Dec 2014 00:16:00 GMTWed, 17 Dec 2014 01:26:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[USA, Costa Rica, Mexico seeded for 2015 Gold Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/362/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Henry: I feel I never left Arsenal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thierry Henry still feels he has unfinished business at Arsenal and wants to one day help the club win the UEFA Champions League.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Henry confirms retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[USA's Beasley calls time on international career]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=DaMarcus Beasley, who represented the USA at four FIFA World Cups, announced his retirement from international football on his Instagram account. 

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Titles, titans and hat-trick heroes ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Houston appoint Coyle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Keane's extra-time winner gives Galaxy fifth MLS Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 23:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Group D: Tournament mainstays to renew rivalries]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-d-tournament-mainstays-to-renew-rivalries-2488829.htmlGroup D contains three teams that have appeared at every FIFA Women's World Cup, with the match between USA and Sweden getting all of the football world talking.  

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Familiar foes face-off in MLS Cup final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Los Angeles Galaxy and New England Revolution meet in the MLS Cup 2014 on Sunday, marking the third time these two sides have met in the final match of the Major League Soccer season. FIFA.com previews the play-off final between the two old foes.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 22:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recaps some of standout remarks from the past week.]]>Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Dooley: These Azkals have teeth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Reliving ten special moments in qualifiers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=reliving-ten-special-moments-in-qualifiers-2487943.htmlThe final berths for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 have been filled, and before Saturday's Final Draw, FIFA.com brings you ten standout moments on the road to Canada.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada prepared to welcome the world ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-prepared-to-welcome-the-world-2487913.htmlOn Saturday 6 December, the eyes of the football world will turn to Ottawa, which will stage the Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com previews the action ahead.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Path to Canada in numbers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=path-to-canada-in-numbers-2487908.htmlFIFA.com reviews some of the remarkable milestones and records set throughout the qualifying journey.]]>Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Galaxy's Keane named MLS MVP]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane was named Major League Soccer's 2014 Most Valuable Player on Wednesday, days before his team's Sunday showdown with New England for the MLS Cup crown.

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Wed, 03 Dec 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Gonzalez’s Donovan debt ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the influence of team-mate Landon Donovan ahead of the American legend's final game as a professional in Sunday's MLS Cup.]]>Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Newcomer Morales, goalkeeper Hamid win MLS awards]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chile midfielder Pedro Morales, who joined the Vancouver Whitecaps last March from Spanish La Liga side Malaga, was named Major League Soccer's Newcomer of the Year, while the North American league also named D.C. United's Bill Hamid as Goalkeeper of the Year.

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Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Henry, Keane, Wright-Phillips on MLS top XI]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Olsen top MLS coach, Wallace comeback player]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ben Olsen, who guided D.C. United from a record-low three wins last year to an Eastern Conference regular-season crown, was named Major League Soccer's Coach of the Year.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Henry confirms New York exit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Galaxy advance into decider]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Dec 2014 04:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our weekly birthday round-up we feature a Portuguese midfield maestro, the man who now has a penalty shot named after him, a recently retired American centre-back and Australia's all-time leading scorer.

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Davies double sends Revs to MLS Cup final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Two goals from Charlie Davies fired New England Revolution into the MLS Cup final as they sealed a 4-3 aggregate win over New York Red Bulls in the play-offs.

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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Seattle’s odd couple]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at their sometimes combustible, but always productive, relationship.]]>Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Sanvezzo's scissor-kick shines in Puskás spotlight]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=sanvezzo-s-scissor-kick-shines-in-puskas-spotlight-2479040.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[The Best on a banknote]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows a tribute to an iconic Irishman.]]>Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Galaxy, Revolution gain advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Shootout specialists take title to Salt Lake ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls Real Salt Lake’s unlikely run to their maiden Major League Soccer title five years ago today as they barely squeaked into the play-offs but then triumphed over Los Angeles Galaxy to hoist the MLS Cup in dramatic fashion.

 
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Caligiuri strike sets solid foundation for USA's future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls Paul Caligiuri’s goal in USA’s 1-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago – affectionately known as ‘the shot heard round the world’ – that happened 25 years ago today and we look at the progress the United States have made since that day in Port of Spain.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:27:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[O'Neill focused only on qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/659/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Davies: Back from the brink]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com talks to USA striker Charlie Davies about his new home at New England Revolution, where he is playing his best football since suffering horrific injuries in a car crash five years ago.]]>Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Klinsmann: Keane is a role model for USA footballers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann has held up Republic of Ireland skipper Robbie Keane as a role model for the nation's future professionals.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Keane: Robbie is still massive for us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Klinsmann: This is the sort of game we needed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann was encouraged by the performance of his players despite their 2-1 friendly defeat to Colombia on Friday.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Colombia edge USA at Craven Cottage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World Cup quarter-finalists Colombia came from behind to beat the United States 2-1 in an international friendly at Craven Cottage in London. 

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Fantasy winner stunned by his Kia Soul]]>http://www.fifa.com/theclub/news/newsid=2474133/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Frip69 recently received his reward for winning McDonald’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Fantasy, a brand new Kia Soul! FIFA.com spoke to the 21-year-old shortly after he received the keys to his new car. ]]>Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:50:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=News<![CDATA[The Fulhamerican dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the special relationship between USA and former club Fulham and the cozy confines of Craven Cottage, where USA meet Colombia on Friday.]]>Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Milestones, marvels and broken records ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, which also includes Juventus inflicting a record defeat on Parma.]]>Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Seattle edge past Dallas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Klinsmann calls in veterans, fresh faces for USA friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann named his 25-man squad for the Americans' friendlies against Colombia and Republic of Ireland, with a mix of fresh faces and veterans representing the Stars and Stripes.

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Donovan, Galaxy advance in play-offs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Nov 2014 03:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Red Bulls advance to conference final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The New York Red Bulls advanced to the Major League Soccer Eastern Conference Championship despite losing 2-1 at DC United in the second leg of the conference semi-finals, winning 3-2 on aggregate. 

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Sat, 08 Nov 2014 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Nov 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Success stories help shape future of women’s football]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2471093/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New York, Seattle claim first-leg advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 06:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014