<![CDATA[FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 27 Jul 2017 15:56:00 GMTThu, 27 Jul 2017 16:57:35 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA announces latest disciplinary sanctions for incidents during FIFA World Cup qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=fifa-announces-latest-disciplinary-sanctions-for-incidents-during-fifa-2902168.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 15:56:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Stars and Stripes close gap on El Tri ]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/196/1/index.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 15:39:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Unblemished Swiss at an all-time high ]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=7/news=unblemished-swiss-at-an-all-time-high-2902140.htmlWith six wins from six on the road to Russia 2018, Switzerland's form has taken them to a record high position of fifth in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. FIFA.com hears how they have managed it.]]>Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:04:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Turkey look to the future after Terim's departure]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=turkey-look-to-the-future-after-terim-s-departure-2902151.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 11:04:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Archive: The shot heard round the world]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=archive-the-shot-heard-round-the-world-2902137.htmlOn the back of Jordan Morris’ late winner in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup final, we look back on another memorable USA goal – Paul Caligiuri’s ‘shot heard around the world’, which clinched the Stars and Stripes’ qualification to the FIFA World Cup Italy 1990™. 

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=1990 FIFA World Cup Italy ™
<![CDATA[USA win sixth Gold Cup title ]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/210/2/index.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 05:32:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Giuliano relishing taste of legendary shirt]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=
 
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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:35:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[FIFA World Cup brings renewed airport, hotels, stadium and beach to Volgograd]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=fifa-world-cup-brings-renewed-airport-hotels-stadium-and-beach-to-volg-2902067.htmlAn inspection visit to Volgograd, headed by the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Vitaly Mutko, allowed the city to showcase key preparations for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=LOC Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Six more clubs join the race]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=six-more-clubs-join-the-race-2902014.htmlTue, 25 Jul 2017 19:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Borquez, Chile's dedicated custodian]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=borquez-chile-s-dedicated-custodian-2901992.htmlFIFA.com how watching videos online has helped him become one of his position's rising stars ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.]]>Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Maradona: VAR would have disallowed my goal against England]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=7/news=maradona-var-would-have-disallowed-my-goal-against-england-2901486.htmlTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:25:00 GMT Area=Football Technology Section=Video Assistant Ref Kind=News<![CDATA[Historic firsts for Bolivia and Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=7/news=historic-firsts-for-bolivia-and-brazil-825472.html On 25 July 1993, 24 years ago today, Bolivia handed Brazil their first defeat in a FIFA World Cup qualifier, paving the way for their maiden qualification for the finals. FIFA.com looks back.

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:41:00 GMT Area=Classic Section=Qualifiers Matches Kind=News Tournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™
<![CDATA[Chicharito returns to England with Hammers]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=chicharito-returns-to-england-with-hammers-2901682.htmlStar Mexico forward Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has returned to the English Premier League, signing with West Ham United from Bayer Leverkusen.

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:26:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Premier League 2017/2018
<![CDATA[All FIFA Confederations Cup doping control tests negative]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=all-fifa-confederations-cup-doping-control-tests-negative-2901918.htmlMon, 24 Jul 2017 13:11:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Anti-doping Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Constantine: Qatar’s youth development can help Indian football]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=constantine-qatar-s-youth-development-can-help-indian-football-2901935.htmlMon, 24 Jul 2017 11:48:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™<![CDATA[Rampant Kiwis lead France charge]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=rampant-kiwis-lead-france-charge-2901917.htmlFIFA.com reviews the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship, which brought glory for New Zealand but was overshadowed by the tragic news of Fiji keeper Francine Lockington's death.]]>Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:56:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Jamaica stun Mexico, set up USA final]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/188/7/index.htmlJamaica set up a final with USA in the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 after a 1-0 victory over Mexico thanks to a late Kemar Lawrence free-kick at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Altidore, Dempsey send USA to final]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/179/0/index.htmlSun, 23 Jul 2017 05:06:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2901485.htmlThis week features Francesco Totti on his new role with Roma, Ryan Giggs on the unlikely story behind the discovery of his talent, England women's national team manager Mark Sampson on his side's potential and much more.

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:21:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News
<![CDATA[Morata signs with Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=morata-signs-with-chelsea-2901588.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 20:34:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Premier League 2017/2018<![CDATA[Mexico and Jamaica tee up last-four meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=mexico-and-jamaica-tee-up-last-four-meeting-2901747.htmlMexico and Jamaica completed the semi-final line-up at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday, thanks to their respective quarter-final defeats of Honduras and Canada.

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:19:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News
<![CDATA[Peru planning unprecedented growth]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=peru-planning-unprecedented-growth-2901681.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 10:57:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Big cats, Red Devils and a Gallic goblin]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=7/news=big-cats-red-devils-and-a-gallic-goblin-2901591.html FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with foreigners on Merseyside and at the ESPYS.]]>Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:54:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Stats Kind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand first to book ticket to France]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=new-zealand-first-to-book-ticket-to-france-2901728.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 07:08:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Zambia looking to build upon strong platform under Nyirenda]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=nyirenda-looking-to-build-upon-zambia-s-strong-platform-2901361.htmlFIFA.com of his long-term plans to further strengthen Zambia, while also seeking to help the Chipolopolo negotiate an extremely tough Russia 2018 campaign.]]>Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[#FICWC pioneers revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=ficwc-pioneers-revealed-2901684.htmlThe first six clubs to take part in the inaugural FIFA Interactive Club World Cup were announced on Thursday 20 July. Players from Brondby, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Schalke, Sampdoria and Valencia will all be present in London on 5 August in the hope of claiming the last two tickets to the FIWC 2017 Grand Final.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Leopards on the prowl again]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=7/news=leopards-on-the-prowl-again-2901668.htmlClimbing to an all-time high in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, Congo DR are chasing the dream of a return to the FIFA World Cup, more than four decades since they last set foot at the global finals.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:31:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News
<![CDATA[Bonucci completes AC Milan switch]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=bonucci-completes-ac-milan-switch-2901309.htmlItaly defender Leonardo Bonucci has sealed a move to AC Milan after signing a deal which keeps him with the Rossoneri until 2022 on Thursday.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:45:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[First six clubs confirmed for Interactive Club World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=first-six-clubs-confirmed-for-interactive-club-world-cup-2901494.html24 eSports players from 19 professional football clubs will compete at the first ever FIFA Interactive Club World Cup. The tournament will take place in London on 5 August 

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:38:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017
<![CDATA[African hopefuls set sights on France 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=african-hopefuls-set-sights-on-france-2018-2901638.htmlWith just two berths up for grabs, African qualifying for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 is set to be fierce, with the first match-ups getting going on 21 July as 17 sides jostle for a place at the finals.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:35:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Magic in Marseille from brilliant Bergkamp]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=magic-in-marseille-from-brilliant-bergkamp-2901565.htmlIn the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back at a memorable moment in Dutch football from Dennis Bergkamp in 1998.   

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:35:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Favourites prevail as last-four takes shape]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/159/3/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews the opening two 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals as continental heavyweights Costa Rica and USA progressed with narrow wins.]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:25:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Students graduate from the 17th edition of the FIFA Master]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=students-graduate-from-the-17th-edition-of-the-fifa-master-2901566.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 13:34:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Education Kind=News<![CDATA[Colombia’s brave new world hailed a success]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=colombia-s-brave-new-world-hailed-a-success-2901492.htmlFIFA.com hears from those involved in Colombia’s new women's league, Liga Aguila Femenina, which - thanks partly to FIFA's financial backing - is already thriving.]]>Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:43:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Perez committed to the Paraguay cause]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=perez-committed-to-the-paraguay-cause-2901448.htmlParaguay's Hernan Perez speaks in an exclusive interview with FIFA.com about his tattoo history and La Albirroja's prospects in their upcoming Russia 2018 qualifiers.

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Ciman: It was my turn to make a sacrifice ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=ciman-it-was-my-turn-to-make-a-sacrifice-2901383.htmlFIFA.com, 'The General' talks about how putting his family first led to his move to Canada.]]>Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:26:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Bearzot’s Blues of ’82 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=bearzot-s-blues-of-82-in-numbers-2901324.htmlFIFA.com’s statistical review of Italy’s conquest of Spain 1982, along with a scream, a drought and a treble.]]>Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=1982 FIFA World Cup Spain ™<![CDATA[Behind the World Cup record: Roger Milla]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=behind-the-world-cup-record-roger-milla-2901386.htmlFIFA.com looks at how Roger Milla became the competition's oldest goalscorer at the age of 42.]]>Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Smoothing the path to the future]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=smoothing-the-path-to-the-future-2901382.htmlMore than 150 female graduates of FIFA and UEFA's leadership programmes gathered in Amsterdam to discuss and develop the FIFA Leadership Programme further to aid in promoting women in football.

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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:23:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[England hungry to continue Young Lions success]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=england-aiming-to-continue-youth-success-2901164.htmlAfter winning the FIFA U-20 World Cup, the UEFA European U-19 Championship and reaching the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals, England U-17 have plenty of inspiration to draw from ahead of India 2017.

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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:34:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Big names set stage for knockout drama]]>http://www.fifa.com/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/134/8/index.htmlFIFA.com wraps up the group-stage action at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup where there was no shortage of tight contests, but little in the way of upset results.]]>Mon, 17 Jul 2017 06:45:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Numbers add up for free-scoring Miedema]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=numbers-add-up-for-free-scoring-miedema-2901306.htmlUEFA Women’s EURO 2017 kicks off this coming Sunday in the Netherlands and the tournament hosts will be looking to young striker Vivianne Miedema to fire their challenge. Since bursting on to the senior scene, the 20-year-old Dutch sensation has put together some very impressive statistics, as FIFA.com reveals. 

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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 14:03:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News Tournament=UEFA European Women's Championship Netherlands 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2901289.htmlSat, 15 Jul 2017 08:53:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News<![CDATA[Paraguay hosts FIFA-CONMEBOL Professional Football Conference]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=paraguay-hosts-fifa-conmebol-professional-football-conference-2901268.htmlFri, 14 Jul 2017 17:41:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Prof Football Dept Kind=News<![CDATA[PSG's Brazilian history and a Canadian wunderkind ]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=7/news=psg-s-brazilian-history-and-the-half-billion-euro-xi-2901242.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an outrageous flick, missed kicks, leopards and a wunderkind.]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:46:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Stats Kind=News<![CDATA[Samoura stresses access for all to sport]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=7/news=samoura-stresses-access-for-all-to-sport-2901223.htmlth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials responsible for physical education and sport (MINEPS VI) to stress the importance of partnerships between governments, national associations and FIFA to enhance access for all to sport as well as increasing the contribution of sport – notably football – in the realisation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:31:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Secretary General Kind=News<![CDATA[Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=europe-seeks-its-latest-footballing-heroines-2901236.htmlFIFA.com previews the three-week tournament where for the first time, 16 teams will battle it out for European glory.]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 06:12:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Kerzhakov hangs up his boots]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=kerzhakov-hangs-up-his-boots-2901230.htmlThu, 13 Jul 2017 16:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA lifts suspension of Sudan Football Association (SFA)]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=7/news=fifa-lifts-suspension-of-sudan-football-association-sfa-2901219.htmlsuspension that was imposed on the Sudan Football Association (SFA) for its failure to comply with its obligations stipulated in articles 14 and 19 of the FIFA Statutes following a decree issued by Sudan’s Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice on 2 June 2017.]]>Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:26:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[The female coach defying the trend in Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=the-female-coach-defying-the-trend-in-ghana-2901181.htmlThu, 13 Jul 2017 10:49:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Lima: 2017 almost too good to be true for Andorra]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=7/news=lima-2017-almost-too-good-to-be-true-for-andorra-2901215.htmlCaptain Ildefons Lima and coach Koldo Alvarez speak to FIFA.com about Andorra's 57-place FIFA Ranking rise and their historic FIFA World Cup qualifying win over Hungary.

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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:27:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News