<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 19 Oct 2017 06:04:00 GMTThu, 19 Oct 2017 07:49:57 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Video Vault: Simonyan's Sweden 1958 journey]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=video-vault-simonyan-s-sweden-1958-journey-2915902.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 06:04:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Messi cracks another milestone]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=messi-cracks-another-milestone-2915976.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 05:51:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Meet Alan - Brazil's newest No10]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=meet-alan-brazil-s-newest-no10-2915970.htmlFIFA.com chats to pint-sized Brazil assist-king Alan with the playmaker a key figure in helping the South Americans reach the quarter-finals at India 2017 in style, all the while donning the No10 shirt made famous by the likes of Pele, Zico and Neymar.]]>Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Two former champions round out quarter-final line-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=two-former-champions-round-out-quarter-final-line-ups-2915930.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 19:08:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Application process now open for the FIFA Master 19th edition (2018-2019) postgraduate course]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=application-process-now-open-for-the-fifa-master-19th-edition-2018-201-2915918.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:37:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Education Kind=News<![CDATA[Brazil see off Honduras to reach last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394749/match-report.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:21:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Disabled children learn life skills through football]]>http://www.fifa.com/sustainability/news/y=2017/m=10/news=disabled-children-learn-life-skills-through-football-2915829.htmlNon-Governmental Organisations from Russia and Europe gathered in Moscow for a workshop organised by FIFA and adidas to discuss how effective training sessions can bring out positive social changes in the lives of disabled children.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:12:00 GMT Area=Social Section=Football for Hope Kind=News
<![CDATA[Ghana win all-African clash in Navi Mumbai]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394739/match-report.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 14:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Urawa edge Shanghai to set up Al Hilal meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=urawa-defeat-shanghai-to-set-up-al-hilal-meeting-2915767.htmlUrawa Red Diamonds advanced to the AFC Champions League final after a 1-0 victory over Shanghai SIPG at the Saitama Stadium on Wednesday.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:59:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Put: We can get a result in Morocco]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=put-we-can-get-a-result-in-morocco-2915747.htmlDuels between North African teams traditionally generate great excitement and enthusiasm from players and fans, and Wydad Casablanca and USM Alger's CAF Champions League semi-final second-leg will be no different. 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Boloni recalls his part in Ronaldo's rise]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=boloni-recalls-his-part-in-ronaldo-s-rise-2915741.htmlAhead of The Best FIFA Football Awards on 23 October, when Ronaldo could be crowned The Best FIFA Men's Player for a second consecutive year, ex-Sporting Lisbon boss Laszlo Boloni talks to FIFA.com about his former protégé.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:06:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[The Best: 5 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-best-5-days-to-go-2915241.htmlfive days left until we reveal the winners of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ at a glittering ceremony at the world famous London Palladium. ]]>Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:34:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Chiellini: Buffon makes difficult things look easy]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=chiellini-buffon-makes-difficult-things-look-easy-2915750.htmlGiorgio Chiellini speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about team-mate, friend and The Best FIFA Goalkeeper nominee Gianluigi Buffon.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:24:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Anderson: England's penalty hero]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=anderson-england-s-penalty-hero-2915740.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:02:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Barbarouses a key element in New Zealand’s new breed]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=barbarouses-a-key-element-in-new-zealand-s-new-breed-2915713.htmlFIFA.com hears from New Zealand’s Kosta Barbarouses about his relationship with star striker Chris Wood and the All Whites upcoming date with destiny in the intercontinental World Cup play-off against Peru.]]>Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:10:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Favourites out to extend lead as Netherlands enter the fray]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2915152/index.htmlFIFA.com runs the rule over this week's FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers in Europe where the highlights include a Scandinavian derby, while the newly-crowned European champions will open their campaign against a former world champion.]]>Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:43:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[What are the secrets of Iran’s success in India?]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=what-are-the-secrets-of-iran-s-success-in-india-2915653.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=iran-make-history-as-england-mali-and-spain-advance-2915669.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 20:41:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Al Hilal through to Asian final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=al-hilal-through-to-asian-final-2915656.htmlAl Hilal progressed to the final of the AFC Champions League after a 2-2 draw against Persepolis at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat.

 
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Ayiah: Ghana can go all the way]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=ayiah-ghana-can-go-all-the-way-2915411.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 18:35:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Shoot-out drama goes England's way]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394742/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 17:48:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Mali ease into the quarter-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394740/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 17:27:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iran hold off Mexico to make last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394743/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 14:26:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Late penalty sends Spain through ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394750/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 14:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Europe’s eight play-off contenders in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=europe-s-eight-play-off-contenders-in-numbers-2915338.htmlEight teams discovered their opponents who stand in their way of a ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, but how do they fair in the European play-offs themselves? We analyse the eight teams and how they have fared in the past.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:17:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Europe's play-off participants learn fate ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=europe-s-play-off-participants-learn-fate-2915188.htmlThe match-ups to contest the final four European tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Russia™ have been decided, as the play-off ties featuring the group stage's eight best second-placed sides were confirmed in Zurich on Tuesday.

 
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:14:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[When Russia stunned England at the Luzhniki]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=when-russia-stunned-england-in-luzhniki-tues-17-october-2915041-2915335.htmlAs the Luzhniki Stadium gears up for being a pivotal part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia extravaganza, we look back ten years to one of the host nation's most notable wins in recent memory with the game's hero: Roman Pavlyuchenko.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:08:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Relive the European play-off draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=follow-the-european-play-off-draw-2914996.htmlFIFA.com streamed live the Official Draw for the European FIFA World Cup play-off, which took  place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich at 14:00 CET.]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:59:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Shevchenko: All three finalists deserve to be The Best]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=shevchenko-all-three-finalists-deserve-to-be-the-best-2915053.htmlFIFA.com, Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko gives his opinion on the three finalists for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017 Award, while also discussing the Italian flavour of the Men's Coach Award.]]>Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:34:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Weah: I was just so excited]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=weah-i-was-just-so-excited-2915217.htmlFIFA.com spoke to USA’s hat-trick hero Tim Weah after Monday’s big win over Paraguay to get a sense of what the result in New Delhi meant to him and his side.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:58:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Germany, USA cruise into last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=germany-usa-cruise-into-last-eight-2915216.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Weah hat-trick leads USA to five-goal triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394744/match-report.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 17:22:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Germany cruise into the quarter-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394746/match-report.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 14:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Celtic fans & the Lisbon Lions: A 50-year love affair ]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=celtic-fans-the-lisbon-lions-a-50-year-love-affair-2914309.htmlJim Craig, a member of Celtic's European Cup-winning Lisbon Lions team, talks to FIFA.com about the tribute that earned the Bhoys supporters a FIFA Fan Award nomination and a special, enduring bond.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:24:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[GORILLA: It will be an honour to meet The Best]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=gorilla-it-will-be-an-honour-to-meet-the-best-2914271.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Spencer ‘GORILLA’ Ealing, winner of the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017 who – along with prize money of USD 200,000 – also won a ticket to the upcoming The Best FIFA Football Awards™ in London.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:05:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA U-17 World Cup India celebrates World Food Day with Feeding India]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=fifa-u-17-world-cup-india-celebrates-world-food-day-with-feeding-india-2914995.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 11:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Inspiring story makes FIFA World Cup dreams come true for mother and son]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=bring-someone-special-our-winner-from-india-2910526.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 10:11:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Carlos Eduardo: Our goal is the final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=carlos-eduardo-our-goal-is-the-final-2914982.htmlFIFA.com catches up with Carlos Eduardo, the latest Brazilian making his mark at Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal - hoping to win the AFC Champions League and clinch a spot at this year's FIFA Club World Cup in the UAE.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:10:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[All you need to know about Tuesday's European play-off draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=all-you-need-to-know-about-the-european-play-off-draw-2914803.htmlThe draw will take place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on Tuesday 17 October at 14:00 (local time) and will be live streamed on FIFA.com and FIFA's YouTube channel. 

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:07:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Peru, Spain into top ten as Germany stay at the summit ]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=10/news=peru-spain-into-top-ten-as-germany-stay-at-the-summit-2914186.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 08:55:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Cahill’s best of the best]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=cahill-s-best-of-the-best-2914881.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at some of the milestone strikes from Australia's talisman.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:57:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Gomes and the secret of Les Bleuets' success]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=gomes-and-the-secret-of-les-bleuets-success-2914804.htmlLes Bleuets' camp.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:43:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Nakamura: I want to contribute]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=nakamura-i-want-to-contribute-2914822.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Japan striker Keito Nakamura, and decided to turn the interview into a game of 'Either ... or…'.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Future is now for female referees]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=future-is-now-for-female-referees-2914808.htmlIf you watched the hugely entertaining encounter between Japan and New Caledonia at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, you may not have noticed the referee. And that’s exactly the way she likes it.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:30:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Refereeing Kind=News
<![CDATA[Totti: Messi, Neymar & Ronaldo are footballing aliens]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=totti-messi-neymar-ronaldo-are-footballing-aliens-2914667.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 05:15:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Lucio: No reason to get complacent]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=lucio-no-reason-to-get-complacent-2914870.htmlFIFA.com caught up with FIFA World Cup™ winner Lucio ahead of Brazil's Round of 16 tie against Honduras to discuss the U-17 World Cup and football in India.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:40:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[FIFA U-17 World Cup: A tipping point for Indian football]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=fifa-u-17-world-cup-a-tipping-point-for-indian-football-2914799.htmlA press conference marking the end of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 group stage happened for gathered media on Sunday in Kolkata’s host stadium, and the mood was buoyant but one of a good job, half-way done.

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:02:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Group stage full of historic moments]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=group-stage-full-of-historic-moments-2914795.htmlSun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[How to follow Tuesday's European play-off draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=follow-the-european-play-off-draw-live-2914502.htmlThe draw for the upcoming European play-off round, with four World Cup places up for grabs, will take place at 14.00 on Tuesday 17 October in Zurich. Find out how you can follow it live!

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 05:27:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Chile focus on future after improved display]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=chile-focus-on-future-after-improved-display-2914764.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 21:07:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Final five make last 16, New Caledonia celebrate draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=final-five-make-last-16-new-caledonia-celebrate-draw-2914740.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 18:07:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017