<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 27 May 2017 05:49:00 GMTSat, 27 May 2017 05:49:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[For the Klinsmanns, it's a soccer home]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=for-the-klinsmanns-it-s-a-soccer-home-2889192.htmlMoments after witnessing his son's first clean sheet at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, Jurgen Klinsmann spoke with FIFA.com about watching from the sidelines as a father and his impressions of the tournament.

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Sat, 27 May 2017 05:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[A tight race and some tremendous strikes]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-tight-race-and-some-tremendous-strikes-2888354.html​As the final eight teams completed their second batch of FIFA U-20 World Cup games, groups E and F served up a fine selection of goals and teed up some impending drama, while France booked their next round spot.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Sargent sends USA top of group]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367040/match-report.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 13:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Member associations release reports on intermediaries]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=5/news=member-associations-release-reports-on-intermediaries-2884304.htmlOver the past year, FIFA TMS Integrity and Compliance has contacted member associations to locate their respective reports and to determine what information has been published by each one of them.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[De La Torre: Now it's down to business]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=de-la-torre-now-it-s-down-to-business-2886140.htmlAfter scoring his country's latest goal in regulation time in FIFA U-20 World Cup history, Luca De La Torre spoke with FIFA.com about his team's resilient 3-3 draw against Ecuador at Korea Republic 2017.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 17:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Fresh faces and fightbacks catch the eye]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=fresh-faces-and-fightbacks-catch-the-eye-2886128.htmlWhile France cruised to victory, the stars of the day came in the less seasoned individuals, as Senegal, Vietnam and a truly 21st century player stood out on day three of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Ecuador, USA share points after wild draw]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367079/match-report.htmlEcuador and USA played in a thrilling 3-3 draw as Bryan Cabezas and Josh Sargent both scored braces in their opening Group F match in Incheon at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic. 

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Mon, 22 May 2017 10:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[29 days to go: Seeing red at the Confederations Cup]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=29-days-to-go-seeing-red-at-the-confederations-cup-2884034.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we look at the number of red cards in the competition’s history. ]]>Fri, 19 May 2017 09:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic primed for big kick-off]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-primed-for-big-kick-off-2884301.htmlWith the waiting almost over ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, let FIFA.com whet your appetite for what is in store as 24 teams battle it out to lift the trophy on 11 June.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2884089.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 06:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-in-numbers-2884020.htmlWith just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history.

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Tue, 16 May 2017 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Champions forged and stars ignited]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=champions-forged-and-stars-ignited-2883934.htmlWith kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.

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Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[35 days to go: Spain’s unbeaten run comes to an end]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=35-days-to-go-spain-s-unbeaten-run-comes-to-an-end-2881720.html p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Trebuchet MS'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

FIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we tell the story of one of the most unexpected results in the competition’s history: when USA defeated Spain. 

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Sat, 13 May 2017 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Kids, megs and Mengão monopoly]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=kids-megs-and-mengao-monopoly-2883630.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Brazil’s unbeatability on the beach.]]>Fri, 12 May 2017 06:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=squads-set-for-korea-republic-unveiled-2883621.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 10:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Mexico three-peat as CONCACAF champions]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=mexico-three-peat-as-concacaf-champions-2883039.htmlMon, 08 May 2017 00:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Passionate Paunovic talks Serbia and Schweinsteiger]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=passionate-paunovic-talks-serbia-and-schweinsteiger-2882428.htmlChicago Fire coach Veljko Puanovic speaks to FIFA.com about recent signing Bastian Schweinsteiger and what Serbia's national team can learn from his U-20 team's World Cup success in 2015.

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Fri, 05 May 2017 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[USA join trio in qualifying for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=trio-collect-passage-to-india-2882379.htmlFri, 05 May 2017 09:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[48 days to go: Al-Bishi’s historic strike]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=48-days-to-go-al-bishi-s-historic-strike-2880551.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we remember the first goal scored at the inaugural Confederations Cup.

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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Dollars, droughts and a half-millennium ]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=dollars-droughts-and-a-half-millennium-2880630.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with landmark goals in the English, Italian and Spanish capitals.]]>Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Pachuca secure Club World Cup return]]>/live-scores/concacafchampionsleague/news/newsid/288/081/5/index.htmlThu, 27 Apr 2017 18:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Lewis excited for Bahamas kick-off]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=lewis-excited-for-bahamas-kick-off-2880273.htmlThe National Beach Soccer Arena at Malcolm Park welcomed a very special guest on Saturday - five days ahead of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup - in the form of nine-time Olympic champion Carl Lewis.

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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017
<![CDATA['xGUASTELLAx' claims Americas title, six qualify for Berlin ]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=xguastellax-claims-americas-title-six-qualify-for-berlin-2880258.htmlSun, 23 Apr 2017 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Stalteri's starlets have eyes on India ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=stalteri-s-starlets-have-eyes-on-india-2880128.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The American Dream final of ’09]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-american-dream-final-of-09-2880123.htmlFIFA.com looks back at USA's unlikely run of results at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup ending with a narrow defeat in the final against Brazil.]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Origins, wunderkinds and the pride of Pot 4]]>/news/y=2017/m=4/news=origins-wunderkinds-and-the-pride-of-pot-4-2880124.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with two starlets and a lob.]]>Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Marta signs on with Orlando Pride]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=4/news=marta-signs-on-with-orlando-pride-2879020.htmlFri, 07 Apr 2017 19:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil return to top after seven-year wait]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=4/news=brazil-return-to-top-after-seven-year-wait-2878543.htmlThu, 06 Apr 2017 08:56:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Tigres, Pachuca set up all-Mexican final]]>/live-scores/concacafchampionsleague/news/newsid/287/874/7/index.htmlThu, 06 Apr 2017 06:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[Aquino focused with final duo set to be decided]]>/live-scores/concacafchampionsleague/news/newsid/287/858/0/index.htmlAs Tigres UNAL head to Canada with their CONCACAF Champions League semi-final second leg balanced in their favour, Javier Aquino was clear in stating nothing is decided yet, while Pachuca are hoping to overturn FC Dallas' lead.

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Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League 2016/2017
<![CDATA[Palmer-Brown’s progress in Portugal]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=palmer-brown-s-progress-in-portugal-2878253.htmlSat, 01 Apr 2017 17:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Mexico increase lead after gritty night in Hex]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=mexico-increase-lead-on-gritty-night-in-hex-2877978.htmlMexico extended their lead at the top of the Hexagonal table with a narrow win in Trinidad and Tobago. FIFA.com takes a closer look at all the action from a night that showcased the competitive nature of the fifth and final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Panama’s Henriquez daring to dream again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=panama-s-henriquez-daring-to-dream-again-2877479.htmlMon, 27 Mar 2017 19:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Panama eye American scalp, T&T face El Tri]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=panama-eye-american-scalp-t-t-face-el-tri-2877405.htmlFIFA.com casts an eye over the lay of the land in the CONCACAF region, ahead of the second round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers in March, with USA looking to continue a mini-resurgence and Mexico attempting to rubberstamp their dominance.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=the-week-in-quotes-2877091.htmlThis week we hear from Dirk Kuyt on a lucky escape, Lukas Podolski and Francesco Totti discuss the past and future, Kazuyoshi Miura reveals his football dream and Paulinho basks in a memorable performance for Brazil.

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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico go top as USA, T&T rebound]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=mexico-go-top-as-usa-t-t-rebound-2877279.htmlHexagonal round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia with an impressive win over Costa Rica at the Estadio Azteca.]]>Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[El Tri, Ticos clash as USA start fresh]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=el-tri-ticos-clash-as-usa-start-fresh-2876615.htmlFIFA.com previews the resumption of FIFA World Cup qualifying in the CONCACAF region headlined by a massive match-up as Mexico host Costa Rica, while USA will have fresh hopes under returning coach Bruce Arena.]]>Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Americans back in the Arena]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=americans-back-in-the-arena-2876600.htmlUSA enters crucial matches in CONCACAF's Hexagonal round of Russia 2018 qualifying under the leadership of head coach Bruce Arena, who sits down with FIFA.com to talk about his second stint at the helm.

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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[The Sanneh Foundation bringing silver lining to Haiti]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=the-sanneh-foundation-bringing-silver-lining-to-haiti-2876530.htmlFormer USA defender Tony Sanneh speaks with FIFA.com about The Sanneh Foundation's Haitian Initiative, which is helping give opportunities to the people of Cite Soleil, one of the poorest slums in the world. 

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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[Double-triples and a long shot]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=double-triples-and-a-long-shot-2876337.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the underscoring of a decision to swap selling houses for saving shots.]]>Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Reactions as path to glory drawn in Suwon]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=reactions-as-path-to-glory-drawn-in-suwon-2876168.htmlAfter drama in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Official Draw, we sought out some of the onlooking coaches to get their reaction to their respective groups, as well as running the rule over what awaits the tournament's nearing kick off.

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Hosts Korea Republic to play Guinea in FIFA U-20 World Cup opener]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=hosts-korea-republic-to-play-guinea-in-fifa-u-20-world-cup-opener-2876063.htmlWed, 15 Mar 2017 07:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[RELIVE: Watch the Korea Republic 2017 draw on FIFA.com]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=watch-the-korea-republic-2017-draw-on-fifa-com-2875703.htmlA major milestone on the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 took place with the Official Draw showing the path to glory. You can relive it here.

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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Morgan leads Lyon charge, fresh start in Brazil]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=morgan-leads-lyon-charge-fresh-start-in-brazil-2875931.htmlFIFA.com reviews global club football news as Alex Morgan grabbed the headlines in France, Brazil where a brand new competition got underway, plus Switzerland and Italy on what proved to be a tough weekend for the respective leaders.]]>Tue, 14 Mar 2017 04:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Dallas and Vancouver look to make history]]>/live-scores/concacafchampionsleague/news/newsid/287/560/5/index.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Major League Soccer clubs FC Dallas and Vancouver Whitecaps.]]>Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League 2016/2017<![CDATA[American Murray’s unsung stat ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=american-murray-s-unsung-stat-2875575.htmlRonaldinho, Thierry Henry, Fernando Torres, Romario. The top-scorers’ list from past FIFA Confederations Cup tournaments is a legends’ roll call. Tucked in among this list of household global names is Bruce Murray.

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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Comebacks and continental glory]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=comebacks-and-continental-glory-2875455.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the reason eagles should never fly to Germany.]]>Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Station Soccer unites Atlanta]]>/sustainability/news/y=2017/m=3/news=station-soccer-unites-atlanta-2874881.htmlStation Soccer is the world’s first soccer field built inside a train station. Unveiled in October 2016, the station is a project by Soccer in the Streets. FIFA.com looks at how the project is impacting Atlanta on a social level.

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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:51:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News
<![CDATA[European trio celebrate international success]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=european-trio-celebrate-international-success-2875378.htmlSheBelieves Cup, Algarve Cup, Cyprus Cup – there has been plenty of international women's football to enjoy over the last few days, including a number of teams making history. FIFA.com runs the rule over the recent world-class action.

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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[USA win maiden CONCACAF U-20 title]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=usa-win-maiden-concacaf-u-20-title-2874851.htmlUSA won their first ever CONCACAF U-20 title in a win on penalties against Honduras in the final. FIFA.com reviews the CONCACAF U-20 Championship Costa Rica 2017, where four sides booked tickets to Korea Republic 2017.

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Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017