<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 18 Aug 2017 09:07:00 GMTFri, 18 Aug 2017 10:38:52 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=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[England soar as history-makers abound in Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-soar-as-history-makers-abound-in-korea-republic-2894526.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 ended in scintillating style in Suwon as England won their first ever title at this level. Fittingly capping off a tournament graced by dazzling moments, both individually and collectively, the Young Lions and Venezuela put on a final befitting a fine three weeks of action.

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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Lucena: This story has only just begun]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=lucena-this-story-has-only-just-begun-2894416.htmlAfter a stunning tournament that stumbled at the final tournament, Venezuela's Ronaldo Lucena tells FIFA.com that he is leaving the FIFA U-20 World Cup a proud player.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 18:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Golden trio reflect on personal glory]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=golden-trio-reflect-on-personal-glory-2894410.htmlWe hear from adidas Golden Ball winner Dominic Solanke and England team-mate Freddie Woodman, who clinched the adidas Golden Glove, as well Italy's Riccardo Orsolini - who took home the adidas Golden Boot.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England's Lions bask in U-20 triumph]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-s-lions-bask-in-u-20-triumph-2894405.htmlAfter making history at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, England's all-conquering Young Lions spoke to FIFA.com about lifting the trophy in Suwon and overcoming Venezuela.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Solanke takes home top honour]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-s-solanke-wins-top-honour-2894400.htmlAfter England lifted the trophy for the first time, FIFA.com reviews all of the awards winners at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 16:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England make history as Korea Republic curtain closes]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-crowned-u-20-champions-2894342.htmlEngland made history in Suwon as they claimed their first FIFA U-20 World Cup, capping off a scintillating tournament with a 1-0 win over Venezuela in a pulsating final.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 14:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England edge Venezuela to become champions]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275950/match=300367045/match-report.htmlEngland edged Venezuela 1-0 in a thrilling FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 final thanks to a first-half strike from Dominic Calvert-Lewin at the Suwon World Cup Stadium.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Soldiers get grand final experience with Visa]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=soldiers-get-grand-final-experience-with-visa-2894200.htmlIn crowd for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 final will be 100 specially-selected soldiers thanks to an initiative by Visa.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 03:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Captains train their eyes on glory]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=captains-train-their-eyes-on-glory-2894100.htmlFIFA.com sit down with FIFA U-20 World Cup final captains Lewis Cook and Yangel Herrera to talk England, Venezuela and the climax to Korea Republic 2017.

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Sat, 10 Jun 2017 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![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[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[Venezuela indebted to unflappable Farinez ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=venezuela-indebted-to-unflappable-farinez-2893835.htmlGoalkeeper Wuilker Farinez played a crucial part in Venezuela reaching their first ever final in a FIFA competition, saving two penalties in the shootout and excelled in normal and extra time. We hear from the man of the moment. 

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England, Venezuela book tickets to maiden finals]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-venezuela-book-tickets-to-maiden-finals-2893755.htmlThe final of the FIFA U-20 World Cup has been decided, after England and Venezuela both came from behind to seal passage to Suwon and send themselves into their first appearances in the tournament showpiece.

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Penalties send Venezuela into first FIFA final]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275954/match=300367062/match-report.htmlVenezuela are into the climax of the FIFA U-20 World Cup as they survived a tight all-South American clash to squeeze through to their first ever FIFA final, beating Uruguay 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw.

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Uruguay and Venezuela set to renew rivalry]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=uruguay-and-venezuela-set-to-renew-rivalry-2893128.htmlUruguay head coach Fabian Coito, Venezuela forward Sergio Cordova and Venezuela right-back Ronald Hernandez preview the sides' all-South American FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-final.

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Wed, 07 Jun 2017 03:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![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[Herrera: We know we can become world champions]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=herrera-we-know-we-can-become-world-champions-2890979.htmlWith penalties looming in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Round of 16 tie between Venezuela and Japan, Yangel Herrera kept a cool head to bag an extra-time winner for La Vinotinto, sending them to the quarter-finals of Korea Republic 2017.

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    Tue, 30 May 2017 17:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Home hopes extinguished, Vinotinto dreams go on]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=home-hopes-extinguished-vinotinto-dreams-go-on-2890904.html​As the FIFA U-20 World Cup entered the knockout stages, hosts Korea Republic were one of the first to falter, while Venezuela's epic campaign continued.

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    Tue, 30 May 2017 15:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Herrera steers Venezuela into historic quarter-final]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275958/match=300367043/match-report.htmlTue, 30 May 2017 11:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Cordova: I’ve come back stronger]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=cordova-i-ve-come-back-stronger-2890158.htmlAfter suffering injury and a dip in confidence, Sergio Cordova has arrived at the FIFA U-20 World Cup and taken it by storm, hitting four goals in three games to surge to the top of the scorers' charts.

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    Mon, 29 May 2017 02:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Quartet advance, nervous wait for two giants]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=quartet-advance-nervous-wait-for-two-giants-2889078.htmlAs the door was closed on the first two groups of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, England and Venezuela sat pretty in top spot, while Argentina and Germany face an anxious couple of days.

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    Fri, 26 May 2017 15:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Venezuela edge Mexico to win group]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367035/match-report.htmlVenezuela edged Mexico 1-0 at the Suwon World Cup Stadium to finish in first place in Group B at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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    Fri, 26 May 2017 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Guevara thrilled with new Venezuelan league]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=5/news=guevara-thrilled-with-new-venezuelan-league-2888078.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 16:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Ronaldo’s lasting legacy on show in Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=ronaldo-s-lasting-legacy-on-show-in-korea-republic-2887840.htmlFor fans of a certain age, Brazil's Ronaldo was an icon of the game, but, for a new generation, some have a very different - and altogether more personal - relationship with him, as the FIFA U-20 World Cup has revealed.

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    Thu, 25 May 2017 08:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[A progressing pair and a few firsts]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-progressing-pair-and-a-few-firsts-2886850.htmlAs Venezuela and Korea Republic booked their places in the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, there were a few impressive firsts dotted around as Groups A and B took to the pitch for a second time.

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    Tue, 23 May 2017 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Inspired Venezuela thrash Vanuatu]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367048/match-report.htmlVenezuela won their second consecutive match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, thrashing Vanuatu 7-0 in Daejeon in Group B, moving into the round of 16.

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    Tue, 23 May 2017 10:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Kalo, the magician for surprise package Vanuatu]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=kalo-the-magician-for-surprise-package-vanuatu-2885548.htmlFIFA.com sits down with Vanuatu captain Bong Kalo to talk about playing in the nation's debut at a FIFA competition and the positives they are taking away from a heartbreaking 3-2 defeat by Mexico in their opening match.]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 03:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 kicks off with a bang]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-kicks-off-with-a-bang-2885038.htmlAn action-packed first day of the FIFA U-20 World Cup brought a dramatic win, elation for the home fans and a mixed day for South American and European sides.

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    Sat, 20 May 2017 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Soteldo stands tall among German giants]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=soteldo-stands-tall-among-german-giants-2885016.htmlFIFA.com caught up with their diminutive midfielder Yeferson Soteldo.]]>Sat, 20 May 2017 14:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Venezuela win Korea Republic 2017 opener]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367036/match-report.html​Venezuela won the opening match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 with a 2-0 victory over Germany at the Daejeon World Cup Stadium in Group B.

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    Sat, 20 May 2017 07:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2884089.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.

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    Wed, 17 May 2017 06:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-in-numbers-2884020.htmlWith just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history.

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    Tue, 16 May 2017 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Champions forged and stars ignited]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=champions-forged-and-stars-ignited-2883934.htmlWith kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.

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    Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=squads-set-for-korea-republic-unveiled-2883621.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 10:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Farinez, Venezuela's goalkeeping wunderkind]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=farinez-venezuela-s-goalkeeping-wunderkind-2880755.htmlHaving been a member of the senior set-up for almost two years, Wuilker Farinez will arrive at the FIFA U-20 World Cup as one of Venezuela's key components, while he has already denied one illustrious opponent when going head-to-head.

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    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Veteran Paredes breaks Chile scoring record]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=paredes-el-record-de-un-viejito-monumental-2878016-2878114.htmlIn scoring a brace in his side’s 3-1 defeat of Venezuela on Tuesday, Esteban Paredes became Chile’s oldest ever goalscorer, at the age of 36 years and 239 days.

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    Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
    <![CDATA[Brazil qualify as race for places tightens]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=brazil-qualify-as-race-for-places-tightens-2878086.htmlWed, 29 Mar 2017 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Precious points to play for in South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=precious-points-to-play-for-in-south-america-2877364.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 14 of FIFA World Cup qualifying in CONMEBOL, which could well yield another new-look top five before the action resumes again in August.



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    Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
    <![CDATA[Brazil run riot, Argentina edge Chile]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=brazil-run-riot-argentina-edge-chile-2877052.htmlFri, 24 Mar 2017 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Russia 2018 hopefuls face turning point]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=russia-2018-hopefuls-face-turning-point-2876554.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to March's FIFA World Cup qualifiers in South America, with some mouth-watering encounters set to take place, as the race for Russia 2018 spots gets even hotter.]]>Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Colombia secure ticket to India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=colombia-secure-ticket-to-india-2876473.htmlMon, 20 Mar 2017 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Reactions as path to glory drawn in Suwon]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=reactions-as-path-to-glory-drawn-in-suwon-2876168.htmlAfter drama in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Official Draw, we sought out some of the onlooking coaches to get their reaction to their respective groups, as well as running the rule over what awaits the tournament's nearing kick off.

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    Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Hosts Korea Republic to play Guinea in FIFA U-20 World Cup opener]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=hosts-korea-republic-to-play-guinea-in-fifa-u-20-world-cup-opener-2876063.htmlWed, 15 Mar 2017 07:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[RELIVE: Watch the Korea Republic 2017 draw on FIFA.com]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=watch-the-korea-republic-2017-draw-on-fifa-com-2875703.htmlA major milestone on the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 took place with the Official Draw showing the path to glory. You can relive it here.

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    Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
    <![CDATA[Yepes: It's wide open in South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=yepes-it-s-wide-open-in-south-america-2868679.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Colombia legend Mario Yepes to discuss Los Cafeteros' hopes of making it to FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 and how he has taken to life as a coach.]]>Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[South America's ten contenders aim for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=south-america-s-ten-contenders-aim-for-india-2867979.htmlWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Air miles and principality prolificacy]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=air-miles-and-principality-prolificacy-2867516.html Triumphant travels from a big city Down Under and a small nation in South America feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a teenager and a tiger running riot on a microstate and huge victories in Europe.]]>Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News