<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 21 Apr 2014 12:02:00 GMTMon, 21 Apr 2014 12:03:00 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[A memorable end to a global adventure]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=a-memorable-end-to-a-global-adventure-2320670.htmlThe FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola has come to the end of its worldwide journey, just 52 days before the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Dallas back to winning ways, Fire held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FC Dallas bounced back from the first defeat of their season last week with a 2-1 win over Toronto FC, while two were sent off in an ill-tempered draw between New England Revolution and Chicago Fire.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[The fairytale of Pago Pago]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=the-fairytale-of-pago-pago-2320454.htmlAmerican Samoa went from suffering a 31-0 loss to posting one of international football’s all-time biggest upsets in the space of ten years. Now their story has been turned into a film.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone
<![CDATA[Howard signs Everton extension]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Henry helps Red Bulls bust Union]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[African antiques & disappearing droughts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's Week in Stats this week examines why Kersley Appou's name has gone down in the record books, Marco Reus' influence on Borussia Dortmund and Tony Pulis's influence at the Palace.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[New campaigns open in USA, Sweden]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular review of women’s club football this week looks at opening day action in USA and Sweden, news from Germany’s European aspirants, plus the latest from Japan.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Earthquake wait goes on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Dempsey downs Dallas, Rapids grab win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Clint Dempsey grabbed a brace in a 3-2 victory as the Seattle Sounders inflicted a first defeat on FC Dallas in the Western Conference of the MLS, while Colorado Rapids saw off Toronto FC 1-0.

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Final gamers secure their seats]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/newsid=2315911/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The final names to secure a ticket to Brazil through online qualification are confirmed. It's time to pack for Brazil!

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2014
<![CDATA[Wambach: Canada 2015 will be amazing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks to USA star striker Abby Wambach about next year's FIFA Women's World Cup, breaking records and receiving a tweet from Barack Obama.]]>Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Interview<![CDATA[Klinsmann expecting German progression]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=klinsmann-expecting-german-progression-2316848.htmlWed, 09 Apr 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Germany survive scare, USA wield axe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from a weekend in women's football that brought joy for the likes of Germany, England, France and Scotland, and ended with the dismissal of USA coach Tom Sermanni.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sermanni sacked as US women’s coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Dempsey show grabs point, Toronto win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Clint Dempsey completed his hat-trick with two late goals as the Seattle Sounders rallied from 4-2 down to earn a point, while Michael Bradley scored his first goal for Toronto FC as they defeated Columbus Crew 2-0.

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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 07:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[69 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=69-days-to-go-2313805.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at the FIFA World Cup that set a new attendance record.]]>Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A better life with Starfinder]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2313877/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Sundhage: My life is football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about a ‘magic’ UEFA Women’s EURO last year, her Sweden side’s new-found qualities, the battle with Scotland in FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying and her love of the sport.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico fight back to hold USA]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA surrendered a two-goal lead at half-time as Mexico fought back to finish the international friendly in Arizona 2-2 as both sides used the match the try out new players and being finalising their FIFA World Cup squads.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 06:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Matsumoto: I want a clean sheet in the final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about helping Japan reach the decider and her desire to win the tournament, missing out on a shot at a FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup record and her admiration of Hope Solo.]]>Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: March 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Red Bulls salvage point]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New York Red Bulls' winless start to the Major League Soccer season continued after a 1-1 draw with Chivas USA, with Peguy Luyindula striking in the final minutes to earn the point.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Crew maintain record, Kansas win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Substitute Justin Meram's last-minute goal saw Columbus Crew maintain their 100 per cent winning start to the season at ten-man Seattle Sounders, while Sporting Kansas City came from behind to win 3-2 at Colorado Rapids.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 07:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Germany close on USA, France hit all-time high]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2304079/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Beckham and Co unveil Miami MLS stadium designs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=David Beckham unveiled conceptual drawings of his Miami Major League Soccer franchise's stadium at the city's waterfront on Monday.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Kick-off times unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Defoe scores again, Sounders win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermain Defoe continued his dream start to life in Major League Soccer, scoring Toronto FC's winner against DC United, while FC Dallas continued their winning ways, beating Chivas USA 3-1 and Sounders earned a 2-0 win at Montreal Impact.

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 03:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Dempsey hit with two-game MLS ban]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey has been banned for two matches for violent conduct in his team's Major League Soccer defeat to Toronto.

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Cherundolo calls it a day]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Steve Cherundolo, a 35-year-old defender for the USA national team with 15 seasons in the German Bundesliga for Hannover, has announced his retirement after a succession of injury problems.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Defoe: England have a great chance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=defoe-england-have-great-chance-2298735.htmlFIFA.com about his superb debut for Toronto FC, working under Ryan Nelsen, the club’s targets for 2014, his determination to go to Brazil 2014 and England’s hopes of glory.]]>Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Defoe bags debut double, Dallas draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe scored twice on his Major League Soccer debut as Toronto FC won 2-1 at Seattle Sounders while FC Dallas equalised late on to draw with Sporting Kansas City.

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 05:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[The pride of Belize hits the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats to the man from Belize ahead of his big move to the United States.]]>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[France, Germany thrive as USA flounder]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[An American’s Afghan odyssey]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/229/522/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks to him about his journey of discovery in a faraway land.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Icons excel as runs crumble ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[94 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=94-days-to-go-2294029.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look back to the innovations from USA 1994.]]>Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Seattle edge Kansas, Real victorious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Seattle opened the 2014 MLS season in dramatic fashion as the Sounders earned a late 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City, while Real Salt Lake beat Los Angeles Galaxy by the same scoreline.

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Sat, 08 Mar 2014 22:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[2014 brings big names, changes to MLS]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2014 Major League Soccer season kicks off on Saturday and the off-season has seen many big signings and significant changes. FIFA.com previews the campaign ahead and hears exclusively from some of the division's biggest names.

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Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[USA book Nigeria, Turkey, Azerbaijan friendlies]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=usa-book-nigeria-turkey-azerbaijan-friendlies-2293893.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 21:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Leroux prepares for crucial year]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the 2014 Algarve Cup, coach Tom Sermanni’s coaching philosophy and her personal goals.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Keane sticks with Galaxy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[MLS boss: Defoe, Beckham moves key to future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dramatic draw yields mixed reactions ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gauged reaction from the coaches of various Canada 2014 hopefuls after the draw for August's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup took place in Montreal.]]>Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finalists reunited in Canada 2014 draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2014 22:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Spain to face El Salvador in Washington]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Current world champions Spain will play El Salvador in a double-header that also features D.C. United hosting Columbus Crew at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, just outside Washington D.C.

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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News