<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 22 Sep 2017 03:29:00 GMTSat, 23 Sep 2017 13:43:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2908755.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the statistical week that was in world football including a rare blank for Real Madrid, another landmark passed by Alex Morgan, and goalscoring feats in Colombia, France and Italy.]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Lloyd: France will be an ideal stage]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=lloyd-france-will-be-an-ideal-stage-2908237.htmlUSA's Carli Lloyd looks at the past, present and future of women's football with FIFA.com as the countdown to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 begins in earnest.]]>Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moments: Lloyd lets rip from halfway]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moments-lloyd-lets-rip-from-halfway-2907915.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 15:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Chastain's celebration]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-chastain-s-celebration-2907572.htmlSun, 17 Sep 2017 14:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hamm: France can set a new standard]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hamm-france-can-set-a-new-standard-2908211.htmlFIFA.com about her illustrious career and the next Women’s World Cup in France.]]>Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Wambach’s historic header]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-wambach-s-historic-header-2907918.htmlWe remember Abby Wambach's incredible header against Brazil in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup quarter-final.

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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907968.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moment: The brace that clinched the inaugural crown]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-the-brace-that-clinched-the-inaugural-crown-2907455.htmlAs we build towards the unveiling of the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 official emblem we are counting down the tournament's most memorable moments. First up, Michelle Akers's final brace to clinch the first title.

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Sat, 09 Sep 2017 14:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Ticos made to wait, Panama up to third]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ticos-made-to-wait-panama-up-to-third-2906984.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 06:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Ticos eye qualification as USA, Panama scrap for third]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ticos-eye-qualification-as-usa-panama-scrap-for-third-2906675.htmlCosta Rica can become the second team through from the CONCACAF region with a victory over already-qualified Mexico, while USA will seek to bounce back from their defeat against Los Ticos against Honduras. FIFA.com previews these and the other matches in the region. 

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2906238.htmlThe expected prolific nature of a Selecção attacker and unexpected prolificacy of a Seleção midfielder make FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with surprising scorelines in Auckland, Harrison, Montevideo, Sofia and Uyo.

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Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico Russia-bound, Costa Rica move closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=mexico-russia-bound-costa-rica-move-closer-2906522.htmlIn beating Panama on Friday, Mexico became the fifth side to qualify for Russia 2018.

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Sat, 02 Sep 2017 10:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Mexico on brink of reaching Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=mexico-on-brink-of-reaching-russia-2905999.htmlThu, 31 Aug 2017 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=the-week-in-numbers-2905113.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with big cats ripping up records in Moselle and Sao Paulo and a mega-money signing sizzling.]]>Fri, 25 Aug 2017 08:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Weah and USA seeking glory in India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=weah-and-usa-seeking-glory-in-india-2904848.htmlMon, 21 Aug 2017 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[32 years of USWNT glory]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=32-years-of-uswnt-glory-2904417.htmlOn the anniversary of their first ever international match, FIFA.com looks back at the success of the USA women's national team in five moments.

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=the-week-in-numbers-2904494.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs.]]>Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:07:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[A World Cup dream for Nagbe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=a-world-cup-dream-for-nagbe-2904509.htmlHaving already tasted CONCACAF Gold Cup success, Darlington Nagbe is intent on making 2017 a year to remember with USA as he hopes to go one better than his father – an African and Liberian legend – by reaching the FIFA World Cup.

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Big and little, old and new]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=big-and-little-old-and-new-2903831.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles.]]>Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil back on top while Gold Cup performers climb]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=8/news=brazil-back-on-top-while-gold-cup-performers-climb-2903380.htmlBrazil have returned to the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking after a one-month hiatus, replacing reigning FIFA World Cup™ champions Germany (2nd, down 1), who slipped back into second spot.

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Lloyd: Being the Best requires many different qualities]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=8/news=lloyd-england-s-a-football-culture-2902882.htmlUpon announcing London as the next host for The Best FIFA Football Awards, FIFA.com caught up with Carli Lloyd to get her thoughts about the host city and what all goes in to being voted as The Best FIFA Women’s Player.

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:41:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=euro-stars-comebacks-and-a-circus-trick-2902842.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony.]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Kepler: Berlin, Bundesliga and baseball]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=kepler-berlin-bundesliga-and-baseball-2902426.htmlFIFA.com about his history in football and formative years spent at Hertha Berlin with USA international John Brooks.]]>Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:32:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Gulati: India 2017 a special event for me]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=gulati-india-2017-a-special-event-for-me-2902257.htmlFIFA.com caught up with FIFA Council member Sunil Gulati at the India 2017 Official Draw in Mumbai, which saw the hosts - the country of Gulati’s birth – drawn against USA – the country where he was raised and now lives – in their opening match.

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[A dribble, a shutout and a three-team club]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=a-dribble-a-shutout-and-a-three-club-club-2902228.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with joy for a Brooklynite and a Reddingite.]]>Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Season 3 concludes in Los Angeles ]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=season-3-concludes-in-los-angeles-2902184.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 16:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Stars and Stripes close gap on El Tri ]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/196/1/index.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 15:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Video Vault: The shot heard round the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=archive-the-shot-heard-round-the-world-2902137.htmlOn the back of Jordan Morris’ late winner in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup final, we look back on another memorable USA goal – Paul Caligiuri’s ‘shot heard around the world’, which clinched the Stars and Stripes’ qualification to the FIFA World Cup Italy 1990™. 

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1990 FIFA World Cup Italy ™
<![CDATA[USA win sixth Gold Cup title ]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/210/2/index.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 05:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Altidore, Dempsey send USA to final]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/179/0/index.htmlSun, 23 Jul 2017 05:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Big cats, Red Devils and a Gallic goblin]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=big-cats-red-devils-and-a-gallic-goblin-2901591.html FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with foreigners on Merseyside and at the ESPYS.]]>Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites prevail as last-four takes shape]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/159/3/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews the opening two 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals as continental heavyweights Costa Rica and USA progressed with narrow wins.]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Big names set stage for knockout drama]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/134/8/index.htmlFIFA.com wraps up the group-stage action at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup where there was no shortage of tight contests, but little in the way of upset results.]]>Mon, 17 Jul 2017 06:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[PSG's Brazilian history and a Canadian wunderkind ]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=psg-s-brazilian-history-and-the-half-billion-euro-xi-2901242.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an outrageous flick, missed kicks, leopards and a wunderkind.]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Gold Cup contenders banking on youth]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/059/1/index.htmlThe 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup is all set to begin, with 12 teams vying for regional glory in the United States over the next three weeks, with plenty of young talent set to taking to the stage.

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Fri, 07 Jul 2017 10:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Chinese coffee and a deadly insect]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=chinese-coffee-and-a-deadly-insect-2900565.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a set-piece specialist, a supersub, an unbelievable upset and a game that lasted longer than two days.]]>Fri, 07 Jul 2017 06:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[USA back on top, Women’s World Cup qualifiers make impact]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=6/news=usa-back-on-top-women-s-world-cup-qualifiers-make-impact-2897489.htmlA busy few months across the world of women’s football has seen qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ get underway across Europe and Asia.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[World football mourns as DiCicco passes away]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=world-football-mourns-as-dicicco-passes-away-2896663.htmlUSA's FIFA Women's World Cup-winning coach in 1999 Tony DiCicco passed away on 19 June 2017. World Football remembered the influential figure in women's football.

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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:13:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico and USA play out intriguing stalemate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=mexico-and-usa-play-out-intriguing-stalemate-2894414.htmlMon, 12 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Mexico-USA: A symbiotic Clasico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usa-mexico-a-symbiotic-clasico-2848553.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the heated USA-Mexico rivalry ahead of the CONCACAF clasico's most recent installment this week.]]>Sat, 10 Jun 2017 03:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Teens, whites in blue and a Hollywood goal]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=teens-whites-in-blue-and-a-hollywood-goal-2893726.html Three teenagers from across the Americas decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some mind-blowing feats from a club in unfamiliar colours and a shot from atop an exalted building.]]>Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico extend lead, USA move up to third]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=mexico-extend-lead-usa-move-up-to-third-2893844.htmlFri, 09 Jun 2017 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Korea Republic producing delight, goals & memories]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=korea-republic-producing-delight-goals-memories-2893819.htmlWith 50 games gone and just two remaining, look back at some of the memories caught on video which we will be cherishing from the FIFA U-20 World Cup once the title is lifted on Sunday 11 June.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 02:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Hexagonal teams ready to go again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=hexagonal-teams-ready-to-go-again-2893237.htmlWed, 07 Jun 2017 18:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Vucevic and Fournier: basketball stars on the beautiful game]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=vucevic-and-fournier-basketball-stars-on-the-beautiful-game-2893199.htmlWed, 07 Jun 2017 13:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Morris keen to impress under Arena]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=morris-keen-to-impress-under-arena-2892783.htmlFIFA.com speaks to USA striker Jordan Morris about the Stars and Stripes' new direction under returning coach Bruce Arena.]]>Mon, 05 Jun 2017 20:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Penaranda: I'll take on any role for the team]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=penaranda-i-ll-take-on-any-role-for-the-team-2892731.htmlAfter scoring the opening goal in a 2-1 extra-time victory over USA in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 quarter-finals, Venezuela winger Adalberto Penaranda speaks with FIFA.com about his side's resolve and their determination to go all the way to lifting the trophy.

     

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    Sun, 04 Jun 2017 15:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[South Americans sweep into semis]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=south-americans-sweep-into-semis-2892706.htmlThe first semi-final has been teed up at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 after extra-time, and even penalties, were needed to see Venezuela and Uruguay progress into the final four.

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    Sun, 04 Jun 2017 13:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Dominant Venezuela reach semis, eventually]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275956/match=300367061/match-report.htmlSun, 04 Jun 2017 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[The pride of Atlanta, Lagos Kunga]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=the-pride-of-atlanta-lagos-kunga-2892362.htmlHailing from suburban Atlanta, USA's Lagos Kunga has made his mark on the world stage at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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    Sat, 03 Jun 2017 02:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017