<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 21 Sep 2014 09:20:00 GMTSun, 21 Sep 2014 11:59:00 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with an American gold medallist, a member of Les Bleus bound for Canada 2015, a diminutive Portuguese international, an Italian icon and many more all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Red Bulls coast, LA beat Dallas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2442230/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Real Salt Lake rout Rapids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Salt Lake have closed the gap at the top of the USA Major League Soccer Western Conference after thrashing the Colorado Rapids 5-1 at the Rio Tinto Stadium.

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Strikes, shutouts and Milan magic ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The evolution of the football boot]]>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 series of football boots – from way back in 1916 to the modern day.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Costly Keane penalty miss as Galaxy held by rivals ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Union, Toronto leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sebastien Le Toux converted a stoppage-time penalty to salvage a vital point for the Philadelphia Union against the New York Red Bulls, while Toronto FC also left it late to secure a draw, equalising in the last minute against Chicago Fire.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Sounders earn thrilling win, Sporting cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Fernandez: Never far from home]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Gata Fernandez talks to FIFA.com about his enduring passion for scoring goals, whether they come in a Copa Libertadores final or with current club Portland Timbers, the excitement of playing in MLS and much more.]]>Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Revs win again, San Jose hold Portland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New England Revolution won their fourth straight match on Sunday, beating Chicago Fire 2-1, while Chivas USA lost their eighth game out of the last nine and San Jose Earthquakes held Portland Timbers in a wild 3-3 draw.

 
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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Sporting stumble again, win for Salt Lake]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 05:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In this edition of the Week in Quotes, we feature a defiant Joachim Low, a back-tracking Adriano Galliani, a reference that goes right over Raheem Sterling's head and an offer of mushrooms for fans.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Argentina, USA excel on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on a night of international friendly action that brought morale-boosting victories for the likes of Argentina, England, Russia and USA.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News<![CDATA[Revolution, Sounders victorious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Sep 2014 05:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Aspiration and glory as seasons begin and end]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the women’s club news with Kansas City etching their name onto the NWSL championship trophy, while it is the other end of the campaign in Europe as Germany and France opened their respective seasons.]]>Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews August in women’s football with Germany regaining their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup crown, qualifiers for Canada 2015 continuing apace, a new champion Stateside and big-name players on the move.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Martins: I've had so many sweet moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks to Obafemi Martins about his globe-trotting career and a recent move to Major League Soccer, as well as his hopes for his native Nigeria and the origins of his famous somersault celebrations.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Win moves DC four clear]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Dempsey the difference, Dallas downed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Seattle Sounders lead Major League Soccer's Western Conference by five points after a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids thanks to Clint Dempsey's goal, while FC Dallas were beaten 1-0 by Chicago Fire.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[US book Honduras friendly ahead of Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA Soccer announced that the Americans will host Honduras on 14 October in a friendly in Boca Raton, Florida. 

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Klinsmann tests USA youth in Czech friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann named his roster for next week's friendly at the Czech Republic, including 15 players aged under 25. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Variety the spice of life for reinvented Goebel]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2428386/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=e, FIFA.com chats to Seattle Reign forward Beverly Goebel about the team’s success and a life-changing two-year stint in Japan.]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Galaxy rout high-flying DC]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Club members share World Cup moments ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=club-members-share-world-cup-moments-2427298.htmlWe gave several lucky FIFA.com contest and games winners the trip of a lifetime to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™. Our winners shared their highlights of Brazil.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Passes flow as records fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Karim Bellarabi and Bradley Wright-Phillips making history.]]>Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Howard: Outside the box]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tim Howard is taking a one-year hiatus from USA duty, but the Everton keeper will stay busy by continuing his fledgling career in TV commentary. The American icon talks to FIFA.com about life in the broadcast booth. 

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Donovan to make USA farewell against Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The United States Soccer Federation have announced Landon Donovan will play in his final match for the United States in a friendly against Ecuador on 10 October in East Hartford, Connecticut.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finale looms Stateside, fresh ambitions in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest domestic club action in the women’s game with the championship decider set in the USA, while there is a look at the latest from Sweden, Norway and Republic of Ireland.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sounders fell Timbers to go clear]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[DC United leapfrog Kansas, New York on the rise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Dallas join Salt Lake, Seattle atop Western Conference]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dallas beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Friday night in Texas despite playing the second half with ten men, and the win moves Oscar Pareja's side level with Salt Lake and Seattle Sounders atop the Western Conference table in Major League Soccer.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Lionesses roar, USA find goalscoring form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up this week’s women’s international action led by England winning through to Canada 2015 amid a host of qualifiers in Europe, while world No1 USA eased to yet another win on home soil.]]>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Howard takes break from US duties]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Fun in football for inspirational Jorge]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2425085/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Dooley maintaining momentum for emergent Philippines]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about building a new Azkals era, football’s rise in the nation and his unique FIFA World Cup memories.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Donovan winner seals stunning Galaxy comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Glory and heartbreak amid decisive match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action in Japan and USA where there was several make-or-break contests, plus the latest from Norway and Switzerland.]]>Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[DC navigate past Rapids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Canada still magical for trailblazer O'Reilly]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=canada-still-magical-for-trailblazer-o-reilly-2422138.htmlFIFA.com about the tournament's impact on her career and the possibility of a return to Canada.]]>Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Sporting extend lead, Real unbeaten in six]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Last-eight drama as holders, hosts crash ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=last-eight-drama-as-holders-hosts-crash-2422291.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the quarter-final action from a day that brought despair for USA and Canada and joy for the last four-bound duo of Korea DPR and Germany.]]>Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Korea DPR through as USA pay the penalty ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268002/match=300251263/match-report.htmlHolders USA are out of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, losing 3-1 on penalties to Korea DPR after a 1-1 draw at Toronto's National Soccer Stadium.

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring a selection of English Premier League players and managers looking ahead to their opening weekend, the Pope basking in his team's recent triumph, Rory McIlroy pondering how he can carry all of his recent trophies into Old Trafford and much more.

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Dynamo down Union]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Will Bruin opened the scoring and a late Ray Gaddis own goal sealed three points for Houston Dynamo as the Texas club beat Philadelphia Union 2-0 in Major League Soccer's only match on Friday.

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 07:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Lindsey Horan, an American in Paris]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=lindsey-horan-an-american-in-paris-2421662.htmlFIFA.com discovers.]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[World Cup stars soak up support in MLS]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com discovered, Major League Soccer is set to benefit from the recent momentum.]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014