<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 24 Feb 2015 20:05:00 GMTTue, 24 Feb 2015 20:16:33 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Kaka to captain Orlando City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian playmaker Kaka, the 2007 FIFA Ballon d'Or winner, has been appointed captain of Orlando City when the new club makes its Major League Soccer debut next week.

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Bleues all celebrating.]]>Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:32:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015: 100 days to go ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Roche makes a dash for Houston]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Tales from the tattoo parlour ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com explains the stories behind just some of tattoos worn by the game’s stars.]]>Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Feb 2015 07:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Aspirants build for Canada success]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=aspirants-build-for-canada-success-2523705.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at some of the action this week across the globe as a host of Canada 2015 contenders fine-tuned their preparations for the June event.]]>Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA places media rights in US and Canada until 2026]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2523607/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=News<![CDATA[Draw sets stage for New Zealand 2015 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=draw-sets-stage-for-new-zealand-2015-2522220.htmlTue, 10 Feb 2015 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Jones to undergo hernia surgery]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermaine Jones, who played 90 minutes for USA in a weekend friendly victory over Panama, will undergo hernia surgery on Tuesday, his club New England Revolution said Monday.

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Dempsey, Bradley lift USA past Panama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 08 Feb 2015 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2521416/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly feature takes in entertaining utterances from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Barack Obama, Neymar and Roberto Mancini.

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Sat, 07 Feb 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Rongen in the free world]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the iconoclastic Thomas Rongen and his tireless 30-year contribution helping football's growth in the USA.]]>Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Borghi dies aged 89]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=borghi-dies-aged-89-2520392.htmlUS Soccer announced that Frank Borghi, the USA goalkeeper that helped record an historic 1-0 win over England at the 1950 FIFA World Cup Brazil, died aged 89. 

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Tue, 03 Feb 2015 18:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=1950 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Cahill leaves New York Red Bulls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Feb 2015 17:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Giovinco departs for Toronto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Canadian quality, Solo ban & awards aplenty]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After a busy start to the year, including awards, trophies and transfers, the biggest events in the women's game during January are rounded up by FIFA.com.

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Mabwati exits Spain for Columbus Crew]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Columbus Crew announced the signing of 22-year-old Congo DR international Cedrick Mabwati, who is representing his country at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2015.

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[The call of the commentator ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2512697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com travels to the Americas and Europe to speak to four leading broadcasters to find out just what makes them tick and listen to their remarkable stories.]]>Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-draw-lights-2018-touch-paper-2507377.htmlThe first qualifying matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the CONCACAF region are now known, with some of the smallest competitors in the confederation set to take the pitch in March.

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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 will enter the fray for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 in March, 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