<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 19 Mar 2016 14:03:00 GMTFri, 15 Jul 2016 10:56:14 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Edgar: Canada need to qualify for a World Cup ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=edgar-canada-need-to-qualify-for-a-world-cup-2770622.htmlSat, 19 Mar 2016 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Dolan: Being young and naive helped me]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=dolan-being-young-and-naive-helped-me-2769917.htmlAs part of our ‘Fresh Faces’ series, we speak to Paul Dolan, Canada’s goalkeeper at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico, on his experience as one of the youngest members of the Canucks squad making their debut on the global stage.

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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico ™
<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s elite enter the fray]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=concacaf-s-elite-enter-the-fray-2732099.html Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and a struggling USA all join in on CONCACAF qualifying for Russia 2018 on Friday. FIFA.com takes a closer look at the action ahead. ]]>Thu, 12 Nov 2015 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying stars making MLS play-off push]]>/live-scores/news/y=2015/m=10/news=world-cup-qualifying-stars-making-mls-play-off-push-2722135.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at a few of the footballers who are seeking domestic glory, while also fighting for a spot at Russia 2018 as their countries compete in FIFA World Cup qualifiers around the globe.]]>Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Haiti stroll, relief for Reggae Boyz]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=haiti-stroll-relief-for-reggae-boyz-2676622.html FIFA.com wraps up the action from Round Three of CONCACAF qualifying for Russia 2018, where Jamaica only just avoided elimination while Canada and Haiti progressed with room to spare.]]>Wed, 09 Sep 2015 05:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Ledgerwood: Canada reaching Russia would surpass 2000]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=ledgerwood-canada-reaching-russia-would-surpass-2000-2670761.htmlFIFA.com about the 'religon' football is in Germany, his desire to one day return to North America and Canada's hopes of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup.]]>Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Canadian receives six-match suspension]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=2/news=canadian-receives-six-match-suspension-2010547.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2013 17:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Joy of six in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=joy-six-concacaf-1787012.htmlhexagonal round of CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014.]]>Wed, 17 Oct 2012 04:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Moment of truth for CONCACAF pack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=moment-truth-for-concacaf-pack-1785221.htmlFIFA.com previews what promises to be a nail-biting evening.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Jackson: We’re where we want to be]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=jackson-where-want-1784876.htmlFIFA.com about his long and arduous road to the English Premier League, and his hopes for a crucial point on Tuesday in Honduras.]]>Sun, 14 Oct 2012 14:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Relief for USA as Ticos resurrect campaign]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=relief-for-usa-ticos-resurrect-campaign-1784704.htmlSat, 13 Oct 2012 05:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[All on the line in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=all-the-line-concacaf-1782787.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 17:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico first to advance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=mexico-first-advance-1700324.htmlFIFA.com relives Tuesday’s action in the CONCACAF Zone.]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico stand firm, Jamaica sink USA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=mexico-stand-firm-jamaica-sink-usa-1697737.htmlThough there were away wins for Mexico and Honduras, CONCACAF heavyweights USA went down in Kingston while Canada put the brakes on fast-starting Panama as FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[De Guzman: This is Canada’s best chance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=8/news=guzman-this-canada-best-chance-1680739.htmlFri, 17 Aug 2012 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico, Panama prosper as USA slip up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=mexico-panama-prosper-usa-slip-1648810.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at this week's Brazil 2014 qualifying action in CONCACAF.]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2012 05:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Hard road ahead for USA, Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=hard-road-ahead-for-usa-mexico-1647073.htmlFIFA.com previews the latest round of CONCACAF qualifying.]]>Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[CONCACAF giants out of the gates]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=concacaf-giants-out-the-gates-1646336.htmlMexico and USA both earned 3-1 wins in their first Brazil 2014 qualifiers on Friday, while Canada and Panama picked up valuable points on the road.

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Sat, 09 Jun 2012 05:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Underdogs wait as Mexico, USA enter fray]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=underdogs-wait-mexico-usa-enter-fray-1645045.htmlFIFA.com previews the third round of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in North, Central America and the Caribbean, in which Mexico and USA will begin their campaigns against rank outsiders.]]>Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[McKenna: This is my last chance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=4/news=mckenna-this-last-chance-1620469.htmlFIFA.com about developing from an attacking player into a defensive one, national team coach Stephen Hart, and his own desire to reach the FIFA World Cup in what will be his last attempt.]]>Wed, 25 Apr 2012 07:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Delights and disappointments]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=12/news=delights-and-disappointments-1562592.htmlAsian and Caribbean upsets, tight battles in South America and a first-ever win for American Samoa were among the latest qualifying tales as the race for Brazil 2014 heated up.

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Sat, 31 Dec 2011 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Honduras tipped in open quartet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=12/news=honduras-tipped-open-quartet-1552950.htmlThu, 08 Dec 2011 12:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico fancied in formidable group]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=12/news=mexico-fancied-formidable-group-1552470.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2011 16:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Americans expectant, Wadadli Boyz dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=12/news=americans-expectant-wadadli-boyz-dream-1552325.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2011 16:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Joy of six in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=joy-six-concacaf-1543180.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2011 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757.htmlThe penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940.htmlWed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[D-Ro leads Canada’s Brazilian dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=leads-canada-brazilian-dream-1524645.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Canada captain and creator Dwayne de Rosario to chat about the Canucks' fine form in qualifying and his hopes of going all the way to Brazil 2014.]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2011 06:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Panama on the verge as T&T reload]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-the-verge-reload-1524245.html
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Joy for Canada, Haiti as T&T stumble ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=joy-for-canada-haiti-stumble-1523490.html both pulled off 7-0 wins in CONCACAF group-stage qualifying for Brazil 2014 while Trinidad and Tobago suffered a potentially disastrous loss in Bermuda.]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2011 03:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Great eight eager to stay perfect]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=great-eight-eager-stay-perfect-1522248.htmlCanada, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago and El Salvador lead a pack of eight 100-per cent starters in CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014, which gets back underway on Friday.

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Thu, 06 Oct 2011 17:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Leading pack climbs in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=9/news=leading-pack-climbs-concacaf-1506600.htmlFIFA.com recaps matchday two of group-stage qualifying for Brazil 2014 in North, Central America and the Caribbean, where the fancied sides all consolidated their strong starts.]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2011 04:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[New World quartet hungry for more]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=9/news=new-world-quartet-hungry-for-more-1504698.htmlFIFA.com previews the second round of CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014 where the big-name quartet of T&T, El Salvador, Canada and Haiti seek to build on opening wins.

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Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Big names prove out in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=9/news=big-names-prove-out-concacaf-1504069.htmlSat, 03 Sep 2011 05:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[De Jong: Brazil would be a dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=jong-brazil-would-dream-1502560.htmlAugsburg and Canadian midfielder Marcel de Jong spoke to FIFA.com about playing in Germany and the dream of qualifying for Brazil 2014 with Canada.

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Wed, 31 Aug 2011 15:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Hart: Nothing changes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=hart-nothing-changes-1487839.html"We know we’ll soon have to face our first opponent and therefore know what’s in store. In reality, though, this doesn’t change our preparatory plan in the slightest," Stephen Hart, Canada coach.

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Mon, 08 Aug 2011 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Onus on Canada in Group D]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=onus-canada-group-1485220.html
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Tue, 02 Aug 2011 01:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw stokes regional fires]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=concacaf-draw-stokes-regional-fires-1483703.htmlSun, 31 Jul 2011 00:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Two parties in San Pedro Sula]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=11/news=two-parties-san-pedro-sula-953504.htmlThu, 20 Nov 2008 04:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Nervy ending in New World]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=11/news=nervy-ending-new-world-950008.htmlTue, 18 Nov 2008 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Three teams, two tickets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=11/news=three-teams-two-tickets-949978.htmlMon, 17 Nov 2008 17:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Who will qualify from Group 2?]]>/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/y=2008/m=11/news=who-will-qualify-from-group-943939.htmlTue, 11 Nov 2008 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Dramatic climax in store]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=10/news=dramatic-climax-store-915349.htmlThu, 16 Oct 2008 05:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Nervy moments for Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=10/news=nervy-moments-for-mexico-910921.htmlMon, 13 Oct 2008 18:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Mixed bag for New World giants ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=10/news=mixed-bag-for-new-world-giants-909184.htmlSun, 12 Oct 2008 09:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big three on the cusp]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=10/news=big-three-the-cusp-905612.htmlFri, 10 Oct 2008 10:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Leading trio in dreamland ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=leading-trio-dreamland-881620.htmlTue, 16 Sep 2008 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big three perfect after three]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=big-three-perfect-after-three-878394.htmlThu, 11 Sep 2008 05:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Quartet in survival battle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=quartet-survival-battle-875081.html Cuba, Haiti, Suriname and Canada have no margin for error ahead of Matchday 3 in the third stage of qualifying in the CONCACAF region.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2008 09:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™