<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 25 Jan 2015 21:21:00 GMTMon, 26 Jan 2015 10:36:22 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Mighty Mexico lead New Zealand-bound CONCACAF quartet]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=mighty-mexico-lead-new-zealand-bound-concacaf-quartet-2511414.htmlSun, 25 Jan 2015 21:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[USA secure final CONCACAF ticket]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=usa-secure-final-concacaf-ticket-2511193.htmlUSA became the fourth and last CONCACAF team to qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 when they defeated El Salvador 2-0 at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship play-offs. 

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Honduras seal place in New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=honduras-seal-place-in-new-zealand-2511130.htmlHonduras joined Mexico and Panama as the third qualified CONCACAF nation for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.

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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Solo suspended after incident]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=solo-suspended-after-incident-2510004.htmlThu, 22 Jan 2015 01:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Panama joy as New Zealand ticket secured ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=panama-joy-as-new-zealand-ticket-secured-2509982.htmlThu, 22 Jan 2015 01:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[MLS All-Stars to face global foes in Denver]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=usa-mls-2000000103/news/newsid/250/991/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Major League Soccer announced that Denver will host the 2015 MLS All-Star Game on 29 July, where the league's best will face an unnamed top global club. 

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Toronto sign Giovinco from Juventus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Toronto FC announced the signing of Italy international Sebastian Giovinco from Juventus after agreeing a five-year deal. 

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Fans flock to FIFA Women's World Cup tour]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fans-flock-to-fifa-women-s-world-cup-tour-2508042.htmlSat, 17 Jan 2015 20:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Poyet: I want Defoe to get back to business]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw lights 2018 touch paper]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Sunderland, Toronto close in on Defoe-Altidore swap]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2507080/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2506304/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=CONCACAF is the first into the fray for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, with a draw in Miami for the region's early qualifying rounds scheduled for Thursday.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[New York City to play in Manchester]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[American youngsters aiming to impress Klinsmann]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/250/447/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 Jan 2015 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF contenders' sights on New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-contenders-sights-on-new-zealand-2504176.htmlFIFA.com previews the battle regional supremacy at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Jamaica, with four precious spots at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 up for grabs.]]>Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Red Bulls sack Petke, name Marsch as successor]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jesse Marsch was hired as coach of the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday, only hours after the Major League Soccer team dumped Mike Petke after two seasons in charge.

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 19:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Galaxy confirm Gerrard signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Los Angeles Galaxy have announced the signing of Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard as a designated player from July.

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Arena confirms Gerrard's Galaxy arrival]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Yedlin: It all happened so fast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com examines the blinding pace of DeAndre Yedlin, the youngster who starred for USA at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil and recently made a move from Seattle Sounders to Tottenham Hotspur.]]>Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Gerrard: I'm going to play in America]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard revealed on Saturday that he will join an as-yet unnamed team in the United States when he leaves Anfield at the end of the season.

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Sat, 03 Jan 2015 18:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The holiday season's top tweets]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/719/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the best tweets related to the holiday period from the world's top footballers who took to social media to wish their fans a very Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and much more.]]>Thu, 01 Jan 2015 20:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA.com's best interviews of 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/652/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com managed to speak to some great names in football and tease out some superb stories from them. We have selected some of our favourite interviews from last year for you to look back on.]]>Thu, 01 Jan 2015 09:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview<![CDATA[2014 in numbers ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Big attendance figures at Brazil 2014, Manchester United's most decorated player and a triple century of international appearances for a USA hero all feature in our review of the year in numbers.

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Klinsmann and the case of the hidden Messi]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= When Jurgen Klinsmann took over the USA job three-and-a-half years ago, he promised to find talent anywhere it might be. FIFA.com takes look at how the hunt is going for the mythical Hidden Messi.

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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Super Heroes creating smiles]]>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 involves footballers putting smiles on ill kids' faces.]]>Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Shea swaps Stoke for sunny Orlando]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Germany oust USA at summit, France go third]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-oust-usa-at-summit-france-go-third-2494300.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![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