<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 07 Jun 2014 23:54:00 GMTSun, 08 Jun 2014 14:05:20 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Villa's brace lifts champions Spain ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=villa-s-brace-lifts-champions-spain-2359497.htmlSat, 07 Jun 2014 23:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![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[Mexico's Enriquez taking the fast track ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=mexico-enriquez-taking-the-fast-track-1785506.htmlFIFA.com spoke to the midfielder following his international debut last week.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:52:00 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[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[Alas: Maturity the key to beating Costa Rica]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=alas-maturity-the-key-beating-costa-rica-1783123.htmlEl Salvador captain Dennis Alas spoke to FIFA.com ahead of his side’s crunch Brazil 2014 qualifier against Costa Rica on his hopes for making the CONCACAF hexagonal round and the FIFA World Cup™.

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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Hernandez header sends Mexico through]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=hernandez-header-sends-mexico-through-1700289.htmlWed, 12 Sep 2012 06:53:00 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[Jamaica upset USA, Mexico cruise]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=jamaica-upset-usa-mexico-cruise-1697611.htmlSat, 08 Sep 2012 04:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Castillo: We need three wins]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=8/news=castillo-need-three-wins-1692412.htmlNewly appointed El Salvador coach Juan de Dios Castillo talks to FIFA.com about the crucial upcoming Brazil 2014 qualifiers in the CONCACAF zone.

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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Salvadorans set AS Roma friendly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=7/news=salvadorans-set-roma-friendly-1659441.htmlEl Salvador will play a football friendly against Italian club AS Roma on 27 July as part of their preparations for the CONCACAF qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™

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Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[USA held as Mexico win again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=usa-held-mexico-win-again-1648865.htmlUSA and Jamaica were held to draws by Guatemala and Antigua and Barbuda respectively, while Mexico claimed their second win in Brazil 2014 qualifying in CONCACAF.

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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 06:13:00 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[Hernandez urges Mexico to improve]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=hernandez-urges-mexico-improve-1647727.htmlJavier Hernandez has called on Mexico to up their game away to El Salvador, while coach Jose Manuel de la Torre remains unconcerned about previous results in San Salvador.

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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:43:00 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[USA, Mexico triumph as Ticos draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=usa-mexico-triumph-ticos-draw-1646461.htmlUSA and Mexico got their Brazil 2014 qualifying campaigns off to winning starts, while a ten-man Canada side narrowly overcame Cuba, and Costa Rica were held to a 2-2 draw by El Salvador.

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Sat, 09 Jun 2012 07:00:00 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[Salvadorans safe in Portillo’s hands]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=salvadorans-safe-portillo-hands-1631913.htmlFIFA.com spoke to the no-nonsense net-minder ahead of the next qualifying round in June.]]>Thu, 24 May 2012 17:41:00 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 (TM)
<![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[Alvarez: We can’t wait for the next game]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=alvarez-can-wait-for-the-next-game-1522112.htmlWed, 05 Oct 2011 06:40:00 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[Israel: Salvadorans play with joy ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=israel-salvadorans-play-with-joy-1501197.html"This new generation of players has shown an impeccable level of composure. It is a group of players that plays with joy, with perfect calmness and a true professionalism." Ruben Israel, El Salvador coach]]>Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Salvadorans in pole position ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=salvadorans-pole-position-1484061.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2011 10:26:00 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[New World trio push through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA finished top dogs in CONCACAF qualifying for the world finals, and will be followed to South Africa by old rivals Mexico and hopeful Honduras.

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Fri, 20 Nov 2009 17:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Hotshots lighting South Africa way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= With about 230 days until South Africa 2010 kicks off, 23 teams have secured their spots thanks to a world-class goalscorer or two in their ranks. 

 


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Fri, 23 Oct 2009 11:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Tension rules New World marathon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Oct 2009 15:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[DC magic sparks Honduran ecstasy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Oct 2009 16:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Tico heartache is Honduran joy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Oct 2009 04:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Honduras edge historic qualification]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Carlos Pavon's winner combined with USA's late equaliser against Costa Rica saw Honduras qualify for their first FIFA World Cup in 28 years.

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Thu, 15 Oct 2009 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Catrachos, Costa Rica face fates]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Oct 2009 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Ticos desperate to end USA drought]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Costa Rican will need to break a 24-year winless streak in the United States if they are to guarantee qualification for South Africa 2010 on Wednesday.

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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 02:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Mexico, USA secure passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Mexico and the USA have won their way to South Africa 2010 leaving Costa Rica and Honduras to battle for the remaining automatic qualification berth.

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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 07:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[New World giants book berths ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 11 Oct 2009 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Mexico join the party]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Javier Aguirre's Mexico defeated El Salvador 4-1 on Saturday to become the first CONCACAF team to reach next year's world finals in South Africa.

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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 01:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Trio out to book tickets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com looks ahead to the upcoming matchday in the CONCACAF Zone, where USA, Mexico and Honduras could all secure places in South Africa.

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Thu, 08 Oct 2009 09:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Mexico's Osorio up to the task]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Mexican centre-half Ricardo Osorio spoke to FIFA.com about his ambitions with El Tri and their need to impress on the road to South Africa 2010.

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Thu, 08 Oct 2009 04:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[De los Cobos' homecoming ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Oct 2009 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF: Unsettled territory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Sep 2009 10:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Tension rules as USA, Mexico surge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Sep 2009 05:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[El Salvador see off Ticos to stay alive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Rudis Corrales is the toast of El Salvador after his injury-time winner maintained their South Africa 2010 dreams but severely dented Costa Rica's hopes.

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Thu, 10 Sep 2009 05:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™