<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:39:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2667929/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

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[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Seven in, seven out in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=wednesday-seven-in-seven-out-in-concacaf-2581120.htmlFIFA.com recaps the first round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia from the CONCACAF zone. ]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Barbados, St Kitts first to advance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=barbados-st-kitts-first-to-advance-2579277.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 01:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[CONCACAF minnows start up-stream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=concacaf-minnows-start-up-stream-2567751.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the first round of action in the CONCACAF zone on the road to Russia 2018.]]>Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![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 (TM)
<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=road-to-russia-begins-in-miami-2506304.htmlCONCACAF 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 (TM)
<![CDATA[Success stories help shape future of women’s football]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=11/news=success-stories-help-shape-future-of-women-s-football-2471093.htmlFri, 07 Nov 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Four new nations join FIFA’s Goal Programme]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=3/news=four-new-nations-join-fifa-goal-programme-2299854.htmlWed, 19 Mar 2014 17:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF team up in Cayman Islands]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-concacaf-team-cayman-islands-2208485.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 09:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to open development seminar in Cayman Islands]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-president-open-development-seminar-cayman-islands-2197988.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb will open a five-day FIFA seminar in Grand Cayman on Monday 21 October.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=12/news=cfu-appoint-normalisation-committee-1561201.htmlAfter two days of meetings at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the Caribbean Football Union have appointed a new Normalisation Committee, entrusted with forming a new Executive Committee in 2012.

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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[The preliminaries in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=the-preliminaries-numbers-1479755.htmlFIFA.com looks at some statistics from the qualifying competition's history and some other records on the verge of crashing.]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2011 14:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Caribbean hopefuls at the ready]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=caribbean-hopefuls-the-ready-1470301.htmlFour of CONCACAF's representatives have already begun their attempts to reach Brazil 2014. Now a series of the region's other teams are set to follow suit.

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Wed, 06 Jul 2011 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Bahamas, US Virgin Islands start well]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=bahamas-virgin-islands-start-well-1468029.htmlThere were first-leg victories for the Bahamas and the US Virgin Islands as they began their road to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in the CONCACAF preliminary qualifiers.

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Mon, 04 Jul 2011 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Latest details of CONCACAF play-offs ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=latest-details-concacaf-play-offs-1456962.htmlTue, 21 Jun 2011 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Play-off matches in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=4/news=play-off-matches-concacaf-1424713.htmlTue, 26 Apr 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The preliminaries in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2009/m=11/news=the-preliminaries-numbers-1137267.htmlWith the South Africa 2010 field now completed, FIFA.com looks at the stories behind the numbers from a record-breaking qualifying phase.

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Fri, 20 Nov 2009 09:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Proud BVI on the move]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2008/m=4/news=proud-bvi-the-move-736984.htmlThu, 10 Apr 2008 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[A crossroads in the Caribbean ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=4/news=crossroads-the-caribbean-731286.htmlFri, 04 Apr 2008 10:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Bermuda and Bahamas march on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=bermuda-and-bahamas-march-727130.htmlMon, 31 Mar 2008 00:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Homeless Nature Boyz soldier on]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=720646/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Mar 2008 16:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=all-play-for-concacaf-720022.htmlIt's all-or-nothing time in the New World. Eleven minnows will move on this week while 11 others dry their eyes and look to Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Who is CONCACAF's best?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/706/745/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Mar 2008 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[What is the best game you've seen?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/703/720/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Be it from international or club level, yesteryear or the modern era, FIFA.com would like to know what is the best match you have ever watched.

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Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Who is the world's best coach?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/702/493/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Mixed bag for New World minnows]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=2/news=mixed-bag-for-new-world-minnows-686523.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2008 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[What is the most exciting league?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/682/680/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Planet football is home to a number of captivating national championships. But which, do you feel, is the most most exciting league in the world?

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Sun, 03 Feb 2008 09:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[New World fixtures firmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=1/news=new-world-fixtures-firmed-670749.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2008 16:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF groups take shape]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=12/news=concacaf-groups-take-shape-663257.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2007 17:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Bradley (USA): A very hard test]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=11/news=bradley-usa-very-hard-test-636471.htmlBob Bradley: "It's fair to say that CONCACAF teams are improving across the board and we'll have some very tough tests"

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[New World ready to roll]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/preliminaries/nccamerica/standings/group=250441/analysis.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The competition is bound to be fierce when action gets underway in the North, Central American and Caribbean Zone in early 2008.

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 18:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[CONCACAF's new generation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/544/938/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Jul 2007 08:30:10 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Football for Hope: FIFA, CONMEBOL and CONCACAF team up with IDB to build opportunities for children and young people through sport]]>/sustainability/news/y=2007/m=5/news=football-for-hope-fifa-conmebol-and-concacaf-team-with-idb-build-oppor-128334.htmlFri, 11 May 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=Release<![CDATA[New crop fuels <i>El Tri</i> dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007<![CDATA[Warner re-elected as CONCACAF president]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2007/m=3/news=warner-elected-concacaf-president-113384.htmlThu, 15 Mar 2007 17:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[End of CONCACAF/CONMEBOL agreement]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/815/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF teams learn Gold Cup fate]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/802/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 19:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Mixed bag for MLS sides]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2007/m=2/news=mixed-bag-for-mls-sides-112211.htmlSun, 25 Feb 2007 18:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[New World clubs ready for battle]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2007/m=2/news=new-world-clubs-ready-for-battle-111998.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to the remaining Champions Cup quarter-finals.]]>Wed, 21 Feb 2007 04:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[<i>Ticos</i> top Central America]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/111/882/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Feb 2007 03:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Italy oust Brazil to take top spot]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2007/m=2/news=italy-oust-brazil-take-top-spot-111685.htmlAzzurri.]]>Wed, 14 Feb 2007 10:35:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Sasso steps down]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2007/m=2/news=sasso-steps-down-111367.htmlWed, 07 Feb 2007 16:04:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Gold fever hits El Salvador]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/111/308/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Feb 2007 20:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Haiti lead Caribbean Gold rush]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/110/291/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 24 Jan 2007 03:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF class convenes in Panama]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2007/m=1/news=concacaf-class-convenes-panama-109670.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2007 21:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U20 World Cup Canada 2007<![CDATA[CONCACAF women go for Gold]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2006/m=11/news=concacaf-women-for-gold-107646.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2006 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007