<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 30 Aug 2015 19:41:00 GMTThu, 03 Sep 2015 23:42:53 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Howard returns to USA squad for friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Veteran goalkeeper Tim Howard, who took a break from international duty over the past 12 months, is in the squad named by USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann for upcoming friendlies against Peru and Brazil.

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Giovinco, Pirlo in as Conte names Italy squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Toronto striker Sebastian Giovinco was rewarded for his positive start to life in the Major League Soccer with a call-up to Italy's squad for upcoming UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers at home to Malta and Bulgaria.

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2673648.htmlSat, 29 Aug 2015 08:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Women's round-up: August 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=women-s-round-up-august-2015-2673605.htmlFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kamara shines bright in football's firmament]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=kamara-shines-bright-in-football-s-firmament-2673035.htmlWed, 26 Aug 2015 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![CDATA[Star names shine for frontrunners ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=star-names-shine-for-frontrunners-2672974.htmlTue, 25 Aug 2015 08:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Five-star Galaxy sparkle in New York City rout]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane was the star as Los Angeles Galaxy thrashed New York City 5-1 in the Major League Soccer battle of the big-spenders on Sunday.

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 21:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2672497.htmlTwo perspectives on Manchester United new boy Memphis Depay, Zlatan Ibrahimovic weighing the virtues of a career in law as opposed to UFC, Elie Baup on the departure of Marcelo Bielsa and a debate on the best Italian goalkeeper feature this week.

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 15:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2672301.htmlThis week we feature an alliteratively-named Argentinian, an attacker for El Tri, an Italian midfielder and an American veteran known for scoring an early goal against Portugal in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan all celebrating birthdays this week.

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 08:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Gerrard: Lampard rivalry is very real]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Aug 2015 00:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[The childhood dream that became reality for USA’s Brian]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-childhood-dream-that-became-reality-for-usa-s-bria-2671741.htmlFIFA.com about her meteoric rise, unlikely entry into the starting side, and fulfilling a childhood dream.]]>Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Rain unable to halt another USA goal deluge ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=rain-unable-to-halt-another-usa-goal-deluge-2671917.htmlThu, 20 Aug 2015 04:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Fans, finishers and a Supercup sensation]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fans-finishers-and-a-supercup-sensation-2671547.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review, which also reflects on a record crowd in USA, another coaching change at Vasco da Gama and a long-awaited Bundesliga return for Darmstadt.]]>Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Seattle reach play-offs, Rosengard stumble]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=seattle-reach-play-offs-rosengard-stumble-2671489.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 10:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA turn on the style for record crowd]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=usa-turn-on-the-style-for-record-crowd-2671273.htmlMon, 17 Aug 2015 04:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2670857.html FIFA.com shares some of the more intriguing quips and quotes from around the world of football, this week featuring a rock band, a love story, sportsmanship, diarrhea and tattoos.]]>Sat, 15 Aug 2015 08:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Silverware and stumbles as season finales loom ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=silverware-and-stumbles-as-season-finales-loom-2670221.htmlFIFA.com’s weekly review of women’s club football also looks at the latest from Scandinavia, as Linkopings defied the odds to claim a cup triumph, plus the opening to the new season in Denmark.]]>Tue, 11 Aug 2015 02:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA-Mexico crunch clash moved to 10 October]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The CONCACAF play-off for a place at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 between continental rivals USA and Mexico has been rescheduled for 10 October.

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Draw marks the way to Chile 2015 glory]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=draw-marks-the-way-to-chile-2015-glory-2669665.htmlFri, 07 Aug 2015 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Chile enter top ten, Mexico and Jamaica soar]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=8/news=chile-enter-top-ten-mexico-and-jamaica-soar-2669229.htmlThu, 06 Aug 2015 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Ellis agrees to remain as USA coach]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=ellis-agrees-to-remain-as-usa-coach-2669506.htmlThe US Soccer Federation announced that FIFA Women's World Cup-winning coach Jill Ellis has signed a new multi-year contract to guide the Americans into qualifying for Rio 2016 as well as the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 19:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Johannsson completes Werder Bremen move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=German Bundesliga club Werder Bremen announced the signing of 24-year-old USA striker Aron Johannsson from Dutch Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar.

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Records rewritten as droughts end ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=records-rewritten-as-droughts-end-2669288.htmlWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Larin: I’m no longer star-struck by Kaka]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Silverware claimed as interest continues to soar]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=silverware-claimed-as-interest-continues-to-soar-2669098.htmlFIFA.com looks at the continued support for women’s football as the momentum established by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 keeps rolling along as an impressive new record crowd figure was set in England, while fans have continued to turn out en masse in the USA.]]>Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Mourinho sees Europe stars speeding MLS evolution]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho sees this year's influx of older European club stars into Major League Soccer as a key step in the North American league's global evolution.

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2668876.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:10:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Impact spoil Lampard's long-awaited MLS debut]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2668840.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: July 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fri-31-july-monthly-women-s-review-2668659.htmlFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Drogba relishing MLS challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Kaka powers MLS All-Stars past Tottenham]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Brothers, trebles and a taxi driver]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brothers-trebles-and-a-taxi-driver-2668441.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with a speedy strike and siblings.]]>Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Chelsea defeat Barcelona Stateside]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New leaders emerge while favourites falter]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=new-leaders-emerge-while-favourites-falter-2668408.htmlFIFA.com brings you all the latest from the women’s game.]]>Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA, Mexico look towards Confederations Cup play-off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[USA to host Mexico for Confederations Cup berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Villa scores twice as New York City win on Pirlo's debut]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Jul 2015 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Klinsmann: We will learn from Gold Cup experience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[CONCACAF hopefuls learn their fate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=concacaf-hopefuls-learn-their-fate-2667907.htmlFIFA.com assesses the road ahead for the region’s hopefuls. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Record crowd flocks to see Women’s World Cup stars]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=record-crowd-flocks-to-see-women-s-world-cup-stars-2666938.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 09:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Elated icons and fond farewells]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=elated-icons-and-fond-farewells-2666606.htmlFIFA.com reflects on week of goalscoring feats and trophy success for Messrs Dempsey, Gerrard, Keane, Madjer and Alan, while highlighting the passing of Alcides Ghiggia and retirement of Celia Sasic.

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 07:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Reggae Boyz eye US giant-killing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Jul 2015 03:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Returning stars and emergent crowds]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=returning-stars-and-emergent-crowds-2666544.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 08:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA confident ahead of Jamaica clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Jul 2015 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Dempsey hat-trick powers USA into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 18 Jul 2015 23:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Innovative ideas for pre-season]]>/news/y=2012/m=8/news=innovative-ideas-for-pre-season-1680807.htmlFIFA.com explores some of the unorthodox methods teams have used in pre-season, including indulgence in USA, a trip to Scotland, a wilderness retreat and a climb up a mountain.]]>Sat, 18 Jul 2015 06:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes US court’s decision on concussion lawsuit]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-welcomes-us-court-s-decision-on-concussion-lawsuit-2665852.htmlMehr et al. v.FIFA et al., a lawsuit relating to concussion during football games.]]>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release