<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 17:59:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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’s road to Russia continues ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=concacaf-s-road-to-russia-continues-2639618.htmlFIFA.com previews this week's second round of Russia 2018 qualifying in the CONCACAF Zone, where El Salvador, Canada and Cuba all take their bows.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:39:00 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[Wales set another personal best, Russia return to top 30]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=5/news=wales-set-another-personal-best-russia-return-to-top-30-2602590.htmlThu, 07 May 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Africans, Asians make huge leaps]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=2/news=africans-asians-make-huge-leaps-2522971.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=6/news=aussies-go-ninth-swiss-reach-personal-best-2377051.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=portuguese-swiss-rise-amid-african-movement-2277787.htmlThu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-implement-first-goal-project-indonesia-2167539.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Spice Boyz scale the ranking]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=5/news=spice-boyz-scale-the-ranking-2080188.htmlThu, 16 May 2013 14:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[A month of FIFA development: October 2012]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=11/news=month-fifa-development-october-2012-1940380.htmlFIFA.com brings you our monthly round-up of the most recent development projects and events during October.]]>Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=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[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757.htmlThe penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940.htmlWed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Guatemala target a first]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=guatemala-target-first-1484343.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2011 09:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[MLS veteran EZ calls it quits ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/989/233/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Ezra 'EZ' Hendrickson, a defender who helped Columbus Crew capture their first MLS title last year, has announced his retirement from football.

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Thu, 08 Jan 2009 21:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Canucks stroll past St. Vincent]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=canucks-stroll-past-vincent-811394.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2008 02:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Moment of truth in New World]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=moment-truth-new-world-809942.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2008 10:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[A shock loss for T&T]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=shock-loss-for-804602.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2008 03:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Canada cool Vincey Heat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=canada-cool-vincey-heat-804452.htmlAli Gerba scored two goals to power Canada past St. Vincent and the Grenadines 3-0 on Sunday in their first South Africa 2010 qualifier.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2008 00:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[De Guzman: We're getting better]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=5/news=guzman-getting-better-772038.htmlThe first Canadian to play top-flight football in Spain, Julian de Guzman now hopes to help his national team return to the FIFA World Cup.

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Tue, 20 May 2008 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[St. Vincent bring the heat ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=5/news=vincent-bring-the-heat-768350.htmlWesley John is hoping to help St. Vincent and the Grenadines upset Canada next month, and his ambitions for Vincey Heat do not end there.

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Fri, 16 May 2008 08:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![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[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[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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=11/news=new-world-ready-roll-646068.htmlThe 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[Stories aplenty from CONCACAF ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=643961/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Nov 2007 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=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]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=111998/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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