<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 19 Apr 2015 22:43:00 GMTSun, 19 Apr 2015 22:55:11 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Granada and Sevilla end level, Rayo win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/259/221/6/index.htmlRayo Vallecano beat Almeria 2-0 with goals in either half to all but secure Primera Division survival for a fourth consecutive season, while Granada and Sevilla ended level. 

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:43:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Draw takes Lyon to summit, Lille beat Bordeaux]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/259/221/3/index.htmlLyon returned to the top of the Ligue 1 table after securing a 2-2 draw from a topsy-turvy Rhone Valley derby, while Lille defeated Bordeaux 2-0 to keep themselves within sight of fourth place.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:14:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Milan derby ends in stalemate, Atalanta hold Roma]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/259/221/2/index.htmlFallen giants Inter Milan and AC Milan remain mired in mid-table obscurity after Sunday's Milan derby ended goalless, while Roma missed a chance to reclaim second after being held to a 1-1 draw by Atalanta.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:55:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Let the Copa commence! ]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2591391/index.htmlOn 19 April 1960 the Copa Libertadores started its journey at a packed Estadio Centenario in Montevideo. FIFA.com looks back at the historic day.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:16:00 GMT Area=Classic Section=History Kind=News
<![CDATA[Zenit stall in title bid]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=russia-russian-football-premier-league-2000000024/news/newsid/259/215/3/index.htmlThere was no movement in the race for the Russian Premier League title on Sunday after the three leading clubs all drew.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:21:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Olympiacos win 42nd league crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=greece-super-league-2000000044/news/newsid/259/216/0/index.htmlOlympiacos claimed their 42nd domestic league title with three games to spare after a 4-0 victory at home to Levadiakos.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Super League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[48 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=48-days-to-go-2591755.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 18:39:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Wolfsburg stumble, Hamburg lose fifth straight]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/259/214/8/index.htmlSecond-placed Wolfsburg had Kevin de Bruyne to thank as his late equaliser sealed a 1-1 home draw against Schalke, while Hamburg lost their fifth consecutive game in a 1-0 defeat at Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga. 

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[City return to winning ways, Spurs beat Newcastle]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/259/212/7/index.htmlManchester City strengthened their grip on fourth place in the Premier League with a 2-0 win at home to West Ham United, while Tottenham Hotspur climbed into sixth place after they defeated Newcastle United 3-1 at St. James' Park.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Aston Villa end Gerrard's FA Cup dream]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/259/210/0/index.htmlAston Villa advanced to the FA Cup final with a 2-1 semi-final win over Liverpool at Wembley to spoil Steven Gerrard's hopes of a fairy tale send off. 

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:02:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[Schweinsteiger back in training as Porto looms]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/259/213/9/index.htmlGermany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger returned to Bayern Munich training on Sunday, two days before their crucial UEFA Champions League quarter-final, second leg, against Porto. 

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:40:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Thiago Motta ruled out of Barcelona return]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/259/212/2/index.htmlParis Saint-Germain announced that midfielder Thiago Motta has failed to recover from a thigh injury in time for Tuesday's decisive UEFA Champions League quarter-final, second leg against Barcelona.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:05:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Tuchel named as Klopp's successor]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/259/201/8/index.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 12:33:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Madrid suffer Modric blow]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/259/201/7/index.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 11:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ulsan held again, Dragons win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=korea-republic-k-league-2000000088/news/newsid/259/200/7/index.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 10:25:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=K-League Classic 2015 <![CDATA[Hannover's Dufner defends coach Korkut]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/259/200/8/index.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 10:10:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2592000/index.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 09:54:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Birthdays Kind=News<![CDATA[Dallas weather fightback, Galaxy edge SKC]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=usa-mls-2000000103/news/newsid/259/200/4/index.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 07:26:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Tigres climb as Ronaldinho stuns America ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=mexico-1a-division-2000000104/news/newsid/259/200/6/index.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 05:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau<![CDATA[Belgrano go top, Sarmiento climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=argentina-primera-a-2000000128/news/newsid/259/200/5/index.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 03:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primera A 2015 <![CDATA[Another milestone for Messi, Real beat Malaga]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/259/199/1/index.htmlLionel Messi scored his 400th career goal for Barcelona to round off a nervy but vital 2-0 win over fourth-placed Valencia to keep the Catalans two points clear of Real Madrid, who defeated Malaga 3-1 at home, at the top of the Primera Division. 

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:03:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Juve beat Lazio, Cesena hold Samp]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/259/198/8/index.htmlJuventus moved closer to clinching a fourth straight Serie A title by beating nearest challengers Lazio 2-0 in Turin, while Sampdoria were held to a goalless draw by Cesena but moved into fifth place. 

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:56:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[PSG beat Nice to forget Barça defeat]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/259/197/2/index.htmlParis Saint-Germain defeated Nice 3-1 to temporarily move a point ahead of Lyon at the top of the Ligue 1 table, while Monaco conceded an equaliser two minutes from time at home to Rennes to finish 1-1. 

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:31:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Chelsea go ten clear, Foxes win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/259/184/4/index.htmlChelsea went ten points clear at the top of the English Premier League table with a 1-0 home win over Manchester United, while Leicester City climbed off the bottom of the table with a 2-0 win over Swansea City.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:19:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Urawa stay top after comeback win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=japan-j-league-division-1-2000000085/news/newsid/259/198/9/index.htmlUrawa Red Diamonds remained unbeaten and a point ahead of Gamba Osaka after their 2-1 comeback win over Yokohama F Marinos in the J.League, while Sagan Tosu recorded their fourth win of the campaign in a 3-0 victory at Ventforet Kofu. 

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Meiji Yasuda J1 League 2015
<![CDATA[PSV land 22nd Dutch title]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=netherlands-eredivisie-2000000022/news/newsid/259/191/8/index.htmlPSV Eindhoven claimed their 22nd Dutch title, but first since 2008, with an entertaining 4-1 win over Heerenveen.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:47:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Bayern move closer to title, Bayer go third]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/259/190/6/index.htmlBayern Munich moved closer to retaining their Bundesliga title after they won 2-0 at Hoffenheim, while Bayer Leverkusen moved above Borussia Monchengladbach on goal difference and into third place after a 4-0 win over Hannover.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:43:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mourinho: Chelsea almost champions]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/259/199/0/index.htmlChelsea manager Jose Mourinho said were close to achieving their goal of winning the English Premier League title after they defeated Manchester United 1-0 at Stamford Bridge.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:20:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Federici howler sends Arsenal back to FA Cup final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/259/190/0/index.htmlArsenal progressed to a record 19th FA Cup final with a narrow 2-1 victory after extra time over Championship side Reading at Wembley.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[Senegal, Madagascar book Portugal 2015 tickets]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=senegal-madagascar-book-portugal-2015-tickets-2591861.htmlSenegal and Madagascar claimed their tickets for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 when they won their respective semi-final matches at the CAF Beach Soccer Championship in Seychelles. 

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:03:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Acuna: I still get butterflies ]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=acuna-i-still-get-butterflies-2591749.htmlAn Albirroja star in years gone by, Roberto Acuna is now the captain of Paraguay’s beach soccer team and he is looking to lead his team to Portugal 2015 when the 2015 CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship kicks off in Ecuador on Sunday.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:34:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Mancini: We need to breathe life into our campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/259/185/0/index.htmlInter Milan head coach Roberto Mancini expressed his disappointment in his team's performance this season, but stressed that a win against city rivals AC Milan on Sunday could relaunch their campaign.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Victory all but secure Premiers plate]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/259/177/7/index.htmlSat, 18 Apr 2015 13:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Pellegrini: There are four or five strong teams in England]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/259/177/2/index.htmlSat, 18 Apr 2015 13:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[49 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=49-days-to-go-2591753.htmlSat, 18 Apr 2015 12:11:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Garcia backed by Roma president]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/259/174/8/index.htmlSat, 18 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2591639/index.htmlOur weekly feature highlights Lewis Holtby's confrontation with Hamburg supporters, Luis Suarez's incredible love story with his now-wife Sofia Balbi, Roberto Mancini's recollection of a special moment after he won the Premier League title with Manchester City and more.]]>Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:36:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News<![CDATA[Van Gaal: We haven't played well for 90 minutes]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/259/173/2/index.htmlManchester United manager Louis van Gaal said he wants to see his team put in a complete performance when they face English Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. 

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:30:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Levante out of relegation zone]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/259/172/8/index.htmlLevante moved into 16th place in the La Liga table after salvaging a 2-2 draw at home to Espanyol thanks to a late Victor leveller. 

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:48:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Gladbach escape with a point at Frankfurt]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/259/172/7/index.htmlBorussia Monchengladbach claimed a point at Eintracht Frankfurt as they continue their race for a spot in the UEFA Champions League. 

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:35:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Invite a friend and win every day]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=invite-a-friend-and-win-every-day-2591532.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 21:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=LOC Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Nantes damage Marseille's European hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/259/172/9/index.htmlSerge Gakpe scored the decisive goal in Nantes' 1-0 win over Marseille, which further damaged OM's hopes of qualifying for next season's UEFA Champions League. 

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic, Payet suspensions reduced]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/259/168/9/index.htmlZlatan Ibrahimovic and Dimitri Payet have had their respective suspensions for abusing Ligue 1 referees reduced by one match apiece.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Lekhwiya lift title again]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=qatar-qatar-stars-league-2000000102/news/newsid/259/163/8/index.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at the highlights of another captivating season in the Qatar Stars League. 

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:24:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Qatar Stars League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Four is the magic number for Rochez ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=four-is-the-magic-number-for-rochez-2591641.htmlFIFA.com for an exclusive interview.]]>Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Enrique: Barça must focus on Valencia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/259/167/9/index.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:47:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Carolina Medical Center distinguished by FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2591380/index.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:10:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Medical Kind=News<![CDATA[50 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=50-days-to-go-2591480.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 13:37:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada set for biggest ever TV production in women’s football ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=canada-set-for-biggest-ever-tv-production-in-women-s-football-2591629.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 12:59:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Release Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Bhutan set sights high after historic success]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2591609/index.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 11:52:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Women's World Cup and adidas celebrate National Volunteer Week]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-and-adidas-celebrate-national-volunteer-week-2591552.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 08:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015