<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 20 Sep 2017 18:15:00 GMTWed, 20 Sep 2017 19:01:39 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[England manager Sampson leaves post]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=england-manager-sampson-leaves-post-2908730.htmlWed, 20 Sep 2017 18:15:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Tender process launched in Oceania for media rights to the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ and women’s youth tournaments in 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=9/news=tender-process-launched-in-oceania-for-media-rights-to-the-2018-fifa-w-2908518.htmlWed, 20 Sep 2017 12:43:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=TV Kind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA FIFPro World11 2017 shortlist revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=fifa-fifpro-world11-2017-shortlist-revealed-2908322.htmlFIFA FIFPro World11 2017.]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=FIF/Pro World XI Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[No surprises as big guns make strong starts ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=no-surprises-as-big-guns-make-strong-starts-2908512.htmlWed, 20 Sep 2017 11:44:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Falcao explains the secrets to Jardim's success ]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=falcao-explains-the-secrets-to-jardim-s-success-2908504.htmlFIFA.com about Leonardo Jardim's achievements and methods at Monaco, and why the French club's players will be rooting for him to be named The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2017.]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:38:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Coach of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Kante in the spotlight, whether he likes it or not]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=kante-in-the-spotlight-whether-he-likes-it-or-not-2908449.htmlWhile N'Golo Kante's presence at the centre of Leicester City's fairytale triumph brought him into the spotlight, his reprisal of the role with Chelsea has kept him there - even if he would rather not be.

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:51:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[The Best finalists: 2 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-2-days-to-go-2908495.htmltwo days left until we reveal the final nominees for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards™, with players and coaches across the globe awaiting news of the finalists.]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:11:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Bleues ready to shine on home soil]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=bleues-ready-to-shine-on-home-soil-2908468.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 21:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[The Best finalists: 3 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-3-days-to-go-2908442.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:09:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Official Slogan and Emblem of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 launched today]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=official-slogan-and-emblem-of-fifa-women-s-world-cup-france-2019-launc-2908450.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 15:15:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Release Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Ramirez: I wouldn't enjoy the World Cup in Russia without Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ramirez-i-wouldn-t-enjoy-the-world-cup-in-russia-without-ecuador-2908366.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Injured Neuer out until January]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=injured-neuer-out-until-january-2908421.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 12:52:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Hero Joubert reflects on Luxembourg's rise]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hero-joubert-reflects-on-luxembourg-s-rise-2908361.htmlFIFA.com about that historic result and the Roud Léiwen's rise on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.]]>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[High-flying Kerr hits rarefied air]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=high-flying-kerr-hits-rarefied-air-2908245.htmlFIFA.com hears from Australia's first-ever The Best nominee Sam Kerr about her stellar rise, learning from Carli Lloyd and sharing the red carpet with Cristiano Ronaldo.]]>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:06:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[France 2019's Official Emblem launched in Paris]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=live-launch-of-the-official-emblem-at-fifa-com-2908328.htmlThe Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 was launched in Paris on Tuesday, the next step in the countdown to the tournament.

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:04:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[Lloyd: France will be an ideal stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=lloyd-france-will-be-an-ideal-stage-2908237.htmlAhead of the reveal of the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 emblem and slogan, USA's Carli Lloyd looks at the past, present and future of women's football with FIFA.com.]]>Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:54:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moments: Lloyd lets rip from halfway]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moments-lloyd-lets-rip-from-halfway-2907915.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 15:21:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Victor Montagliani elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of FIFA Ticketing AG]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=9/news=victor-montagliani-elected-as-chairman-of-the-board-of-directors-of-fi-2908294.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 13:08:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[The Best finalists to be announced on Friday 22 September]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-best-finalists-to-be-announced-on-friday-22-september-2907653.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 13:06:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Chastain's celebration]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-chastain-s-celebration-2907572.htmlSun, 17 Sep 2017 14:43:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Hamm: France can set a new standard]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hamm-france-can-set-a-new-standard-2908211.htmlFIFA.com about her illustrious career and the next Women’s World Cup in France.]]>Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:22:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Doorsoun: We'll bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=doorsoun-we-ll-bounce-back-2908165.htmlFIFA.com ​speaks to Sara Doorsoun about her path into the Germany women's national team and her hopes and dreams for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.]]>Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:38:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Castellanos: To be among the nominees is incredible]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=castellanos-to-be-among-the-nominees-is-incredible-2908224.htmlFIFA.com speaks with The Best FIFA Women's Player nominee Deyna Castellanos on how she found out she was nominated, and her meteoric rise to be one of the world's outstanding women's players at the tender age of 18.]]>Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:19:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Wambach’s historic header]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-wambach-s-historic-header-2907918.htmlWe remember Abby Wambach's incredible header against Brazil in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup quarter-final.

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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:48:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-quotes-2908200.htmlThis week we feature quotes from Bibiana Steinhaus on making history in the Bundesliga, Ryan Giggs on the potential legacy of upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and Gonzalo Higuain on his football idol.

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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:55:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Sawa comes to Japan’s rescue]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-sawa-comes-to-japan-s-rescue-2907914.htmlAs the world of football counts down to the reveal of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ official emblem and slogan – in Paris on 19 September – we are counting down the 10 Most Memorable Moments in FIFA Women’s World Cup history. Our latest focuses on Japan legend Homare Sawa's performance in 2011.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:41:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup tickets in high demand]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-tickets-in-high-demand-2908178.htmlFri, 15 Sep 2017 14:35:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Ticketing Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Celico to lead Ecuador in qualifying climax]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=jorge-celico-to-lead-ecuador-in-qualifying-climax-2908186.htmlThe Ecuadorian Football Federation have confirmed that Argentinian coach Jorge Celico will take the reins of the senior side as they aim to clinch a last-gasp spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:55:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Fan Award reinforces Liverpool and Dortmund’s special bond]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballon-dor/news/y=2017/m=9/news=fan-award-reinforces-liverpool-and-dortmund-s-special-bond-2908166.htmlBefore the FIFA Fan Award is presented for the second time at the upcoming The Best FIFA Football Awards™, FIFA.com caught up with the representatives of Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund who attended the inaugural ceremony in Zurich on behalf of the winning sets of fans.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:36:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=General Kind=News
<![CDATA[Japan’s young and old guard united in their dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=japan-s-young-and-old-guard-united-in-their-dreams-2908183.htmlWe asked one Japan's current leading lights, Saki Kumagai, and one of their up and coming stars, Mami Ueno, to look back on arguably the greatest moment in Japanese football history: their triumph in the final of Germany 2011.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:59:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907968.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:45:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Stats Kind=News<![CDATA[Bauza to lead Saudi Arabia at World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=bauza-to-lead-saudi-arabia-at-world-cup-2907970.htmlArgentinian head coach Edgardo Bauza has replaced Bert van Marwijk as head coach of Saudi Arabia just nine days after the country sealed qualification to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia next summer.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:50:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Castellanos casts her eye towards France]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=castellanos-casts-her-eye-towards-france-2907906.htmlWith two massive dates set in her diary for the next couple of years, Deyna Castellanos - one of the rising stars of the women's game - is dead set on finding success in France on the world stage.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:19:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[OC for FIFA Competitions approves procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=9/news=oc-for-fifa-competitions-approves-procedures-for-the-final-draw-of-the-2907924.htmlThe Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions met in Zurich to finalise the procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as the dates for upcoming FIFA tournaments in 2018 and 2019, and Olympic slot allocations.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:12:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Committees Kind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Nia Kunzer's goal for the ages]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-nia-kunzer-s-goal-for-the-ages-2907913.htmlGolden Goals were a dramatic feature during their decade in the game but few can top Nia Kunzer's, who scored the final one ever to clinch Germany the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2003.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:24:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Chelsea's Hayes talks coaching, influences and The Best]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=chelsea-s-hayes-talks-coaching-influences-and-the-best-2907573.htmlEmma Hayes, the Chelsea Ladies manager nominated for The Best FIFA Women's Coach award, speaks to FIFA.com about her passion for the job, the coaches she most admires and why London is a fitting host for the awards ceremony.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:53:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Coach of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Germany oust Brazil as qualifying heroes soar]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=9/news=germany-oust-brazil-as-qualifying-heroes-soar-2907633.htmlFIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, continuing this year’s ongoing tug-of-war with Brazil for top spot.]]>Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:59:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[India's blind team enjoy special trophy experience]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=india-s-blind-team-get-special-trophy-experience-2907768.htmlThu, 14 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Kunzer: France play technically wonderful football ]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=kunzer-france-play-technically-wonderful-football-2907789.htmlAs the world of football counts down to the reveal of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 official emblem and slogan – in Paris on 19 September – FIFA.com interviews 2003 World Cup winner with Germany Nia Kunzer.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:51:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Saudi sensation’s Washington wonder goal]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=saudi-sensation-s-washington-wonder-goal-2907751.htmlThu, 14 Sep 2017 04:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Marta magic]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-marta-magic-2907675.htmlAs we build towards the unveiling of the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 official emblem we are counting down the tournament's most memorable moments. Marta starred in one of the most outstanding individual performances in tournament history at China 2007. 

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:06:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Africa willing Aubameyang to success]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=africa-willing-aubameyang-to-success-2907761.htmlPierre-Emerick Aubameyang has the weight of a continent on his shoulders as Africa's sole nominee for the The Best FIFA Men's Player 2017, but can he follow in the footsteps of George Weah and do something even his idols could not manage?

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:59:00 GMT Area=The Best Awards Section=Player of the Year - Kind=News Tournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Big 5 Report: new record high in transfer fees this summer]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=9/news=big-5-report-new-record-high-in-transfer-fees-this-summer-2907752.htmlWed, 13 Sep 2017 10:02:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=Release<![CDATA[European nations vie for France 2019 slots]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=european-nations-vie-for-france-2019-slots-2907740.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to the first two rounds of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, with the continent's giants all set to enter the fray and begin battling it out for the eight available places.

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:32:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Nacho: Madrid want to make history again]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=nacho-madrid-want-to-make-history-again-2907642.htmlIn the second part of his exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Nacho Fernadez talks about his strong ties to Los Merengues and outlines the team's ambitions for the UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:14:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Interview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[The Senna-saluting Seleção of ’94 in stats]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-senna-saluting-selecao-of-94-in-stats-2907506.htmlFIFA.com runs the statistical rule over Brazil’s USA 1994 conquest.]]>Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:17:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™<![CDATA[Ticket sales for 2018 FIFA World Cup™ to start on 14 September 2017]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ticket-sales-for-2018-fifa-world-cuptm-to-start-on-14-september-2017-2907645.htmlAs of 14 September 2017 at 12:00 (Moscow time), fans all over the world will also be able to book their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia as ticket sales for the tournament start exclusively on FIFA.com/tickets.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Release Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Kelly's kiss]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-kelly-s-kiss-2907509.htmlContinuing our countdown of the 10 Most Memorable Moments in FIFA Women’s World Cup history, we look back to Kelly Smith's brace against Japan and boot-kissing celebration at China 2007.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:14:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Arp: Nine facts and nine questions for Germany’s No9]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=arp-nine-facts-and-nine-questions-for-germany-s-no9-2907640.htmlJann-Fiete Arp is a striker – a centre forward through and through. In fact, the up-and-coming striker's life revolves around scoring goals, as he made abundantly clear in conversation with FIFA.com.

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    Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:22:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
    <![CDATA[Enfant terrible Popov comes of age for Bulgaria]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=enfant-terrible-popov-comes-of-age-for-bulgaria-2907629.htmlPlaymaker Ivelin Popov speaks to FIFA.com about overcoming a troubled past with Bulgaria to emerge as a central figure for the national team in the Russia 2018 qualifiers.

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    Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:38:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
    <![CDATA[Scott: I can already picture France 2019]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=scott-i-can-already-picture-france-2019-2907512.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 06:24:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News