<![CDATA[FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 28 Jul 2015 13:03:00 GMTTue, 28 Jul 2015 13:31:53 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[New leaders emerge while favourites falter]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=new-leaders-emerge-while-favourites-falter-2668408.htmlFIFA.com brings you all the latest from the women’s game.]]>Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:03:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Bonucci signs Juve extension]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Central defender Leonardo Bonucci has signed a five-year contract extension with Juventus, the Italian Serie A club have announced.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Madjer's volley voted best goal on the beach]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=madjer-s-volley-voted-best-goal-on-the-beach-2668147.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 10:57:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Sweden spearhead Euro quartet of qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=sweden-spearhead-euro-quartet-of-qualifiers-2668242.htmlThe identity of the first four qualifiers for next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup is now known after Spain, Sweden, Germany and France reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:28:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[USA, Mexico look towards Confederations Cup play-off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:55:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Struggling Arsenal down Argentinos Juniors]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:06:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primera A 2015 <![CDATA[European reaction to Preliminary Draw in tweets]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-reaction-to-preliminary-draw-in-tweets-2668020.htmlFIFA.com highlights their reaction to the Preliminary Draw.]]>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Europe Zone<![CDATA[Drogba joins Montreal Impact]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has made the switch to Major League Soccer by signing for Montreal Impact. The 37-year-old Ivorian was a free agent following the end of his second spell with the Blues, for whom he scored 164 goals across nine seasons at Stamford Bridge.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:33:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2015
<![CDATA[Stoke sign Afellay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Stoke City have announced the signing of former Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay. The 29-year-old has signed a two-year contract with the English Premier League club and will link up with his new team-mates in France.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:23:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Task Force “Reforms” to be chaired by independent person from outside football]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=task-force-reforms-to-be-chaired-by-independent-person-from-outside-fo-2668178.htmlBased on the decision of the FIFA Executive Committee on 20 July to expedite the reform process, the confederations’ presidents and Sonia Bien-Aimé as representative of CONCACAF met with FIFA President Blatter in St. Petersburg to discuss the FIFA Task Force “Reforms” and its composition.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:17:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico glistening in gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2015/m=7/news=mexico-glistening-in-gold-2668155.htmlEvery Monday, FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's image captures Mexico celebrating their seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title amidst a shower of golden confetti.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:09:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Super Snap Kind=News
<![CDATA[Hassan: It will be difficult for Egypt to qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=hassan-it-will-be-difficult-for-egypt-to-qualify-2668133.htmlFIFA.com that the Pharaohs will have a hard time reaching their first FIFA World Cup since 1990.]]>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:48:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![CDATA[Everton star Pienaar to miss start of season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar will miss the start of the new English Premier League season after the South African suffered a hamstring injury.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Red Bulls sign second Wright-Phillips]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:31:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Inspirational branding takes the stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=inspirational-branding-takes-the-stage-2666747.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 15:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Villa complete Ayew signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Aston Villa have signed Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old has penned a five-year contract at Villa Park after leaving French Ligue 1 club Lorient.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:16:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Bale, Ronaldo thrill as Real down Inter]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:58:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Alger, Mazembe score crucial wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:42:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Rummenigge: Thiago is the only player Guardiola has ever asked for]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[Hummels: My weight was catastrophic last season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:58:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[Pires: Wenger's my second father]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the second part of our extensive interview with Robert Pires. Having looked back at his career highlights last time out, the former France winger now speaks about the players and coaches who have meant the most to him and much more.]]>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:32:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=General Kind=Interview<![CDATA[Van Gaal: I will give up football in 2017]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:44:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Winning start for Pumas, Puebla]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:37:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau<![CDATA[Nine-man Boca edge Belgrano to move clear]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:34:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primera A 2015 <![CDATA[USA to host Mexico for Confederations Cup berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Mexico crowned CONCACAF kings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[United sign Argentinian keeper Romero]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 01:26:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Coritiba deny Corinthians equal share of top spot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:29:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Série A 2015 <![CDATA[Villa scores twice as New York City win on Pirlo's debut]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Jul 2015 21:46:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Ronaldo: It’ll be four from five]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=ronaldo-it-ll-be-four-from-five-2667888.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 18:07:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Vermaelen: I don't feel like I won the treble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Jul 2015 13:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2015/2016<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Hodgson: England-Scotland will provide fanatic atmosphere]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=hodgson-england-scotland-will-provide-fanatic-atmosphere-2668016.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 10:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Europe Zone<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2667914.htmlFIFA.com presents some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including Pedro, Nery Pumpido, Desiree Scott and more.]]>Sun, 26 Jul 2015 09:53:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Birthdays Kind=News<![CDATA[Klinsmann: We will learn from Gold Cup experience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:56:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Panama edge USA on penalties for third]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:12:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[All smiles for Jamaican hero]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com speaks exclusively to Jamaica's unlikely and upbeat hero, goalkeeper Ryan Thompson, about their huge win over USA and their big final against Mexico on Sunday. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 23:27:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Scotland rivalry sparks Hodgson's imagination]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2667965/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Jul 2015 23:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Genk open in winning fashion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:46:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Rooney on target as United down Barcelona]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Cannavaro: It will be an interesting battle]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=cannavaro-it-will-be-an-interesting-battle-2667881.htmlFabio Cannavaro, a FIFA World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, looks ahead to the European Zone qualifiers after assisting at the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw.

 

 
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Eto’o: The gap has closed a lot]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=eto-o-the-gap-has-closed-a-lot-2667840.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 22:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Basel comeback sinks Grasshoppers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Raiffeisen Super League 2015/2016<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>http://www.fifa.com/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 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[CONCACAF hopefuls learn their fate]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=concacaf-hopefuls-learn-their-fate-2667907.htmlFIFA.com assesses the road ahead for the region’s hopefuls. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Africa's giants ready to plot their course]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=africa-s-giants-ready-to-plot-their-course-2667899.htmlFIFA.com looks closer at the African Zone qualifiers following the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw, with several of the continent's big guns facing potential banana skins.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:14:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![CDATA[Schalke sign Di Santo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Can anyone topple the Kiwis?]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=can-anyone-topple-the-kiwis-2667591.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 18:39:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Brazil return to challenge upbeat Argentina, Chile]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brazil-return-to-challenge-upbeat-argentina-chile-2667780.html FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:10:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)