<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 26 Nov 2014 13:55:00 GMTWed, 26 Nov 2014 13:56:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Nov 2014 08:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2464152/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The latest installment features Zinedine Zidane offering praise for a young Frenchman, Daniel Sturridge on Mario Balotelli, Kyle Beckman's hopes for Landon Donovan's future and much more.

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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: October 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action in the world of women's football, with several sides booking their tickets to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Liverpool holding onto their FA Women's Super League title and the FIFA Ballon d'Or shorlists being announced.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Wright-Phillips double rescues Red Bulls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Hamm: I'm honoured to join Roma's board]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roma announced earlier this week several new members to the Italian Serie A club's board of directors, and former USA women's national team great Mia Hamm described the appointment as "a complete honour and a privilege".

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Garber, MLS announce new LA club to replace Chivas USA]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Major League Soccer's new Los Angeles club will enter the league in 2017 with the backing of an international fleet of high-profile owners to replace Chivas USA, the struggling side that ceased operations earlier in the week, MLS commissioner Don Garber announced.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Raul agrees Cosmos move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FC Dallas end Whitecaps' hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[High scorers and golden oldies ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:23:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Rampone: I can’t believe I’m still here]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=rampone-i-can-t-believe-i-m-still-here-2461701.htmlFIFA.com about reaching the incredible milestone of 300 caps for her country.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Wild weekend puts MLS play-off picture into focus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[USA reign supreme as trio qualify for Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=usa-reign-supreme-as-trio-qualify-for-canada-2462351.htmlUSA, Costa Rica and Mexico took first, second and third respectively at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship 2014 to qualify for Canada 2015, while Trinidad and Tobago finished fourth to set-up an intercontinental play-off with Ecuador.

 

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Free-scoring Wright-Phillips lifts Red Bulls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Whitecaps clinch play-off spot, Sounders earn shield]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Fire finish with victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Real Salt Lake up to third]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Colombia to face USA at Craven Cottage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The United States Soccer Federation confirmed on Wednesday USA will face Colombia in an international friendly at Craven Cottage in London on 14 November.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Rossi on the mend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Sounders comeback preserves hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we look ahead to the week's footballing birthdays with a Slovakian goalscorer, a retired English hardman and the current Three Lions skipper all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[DC United restore lead, Dallas close gap]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=DC United restored their six point lead at the top of the MLS Eastern Conference with a 2-1 win over Chicago Fire, while FC Dallas closed the gap on LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders in the Western Conference with a 1-0 win over Colorado Rapids.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Kansas City: America’s new soccer capital?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at MLS club Sporting Kansas City, who have reinvented themselves in recent years and, backed by a burgeoning fan base, the Midwestern club are helping the city become one of the major hubs of the game Stateside.]]>Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Heath: Germany 2011 was heartbreaking ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=heath-germany-2011-was-heartbreaking-2456539.html As USA midfielder Tobin Heath and the Stars and Stripes get their CONCACAF Women's Championship underway, the Portland Thorns star is eager to put memories from the Germany 2011 final behind her. ]]>Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Icons eclipsed as Germans misfire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, alongside Germany's shooting struggles and Liverpool somehow defending their Women's Super League crown.]]>Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Late goal gives Honduras draw with USA]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Oct 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[CONCACAF octet aim for world stage]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=concacaf-octet-aim-for-world-stage-2456434.htmlTue, 14 Oct 2014 02:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015