<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 08 Jun 2014 21:03:00 GMTSat, 06 Dec 2014 03:05:27 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Braces galore as France hit eight]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=braces-galore-as-france-hit-eight-2359925.htmlSun, 08 Jun 2014 21:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[USA cruise, Mexico ride the hard road]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=usa-cruise-mexico-ride-the-hard-road-2227013.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 20:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Joy for Honduras as USA rescue Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=honduras-usa-save-mexico-devastate-panama-2197001.htmlFIFA.com for a look at a wild final day in the CONCACAF hexagonal.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 05:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Espinoza: We must remain focused]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=espinoza-can-take-our-foot-off-the-pedal-2195946.htmlHonduras midfielder Roger Espinoza speaks to FIFA.com about his team’s chances of qualifying for Brazil 2014 and the importance of remaining focused ahead of their final match.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[All to play for in tense Hexagonal finale]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=all-play-for-tense-hexagonal-finale-2195807.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 15:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[USA scale summit as Mexico hang on ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=usa-scale-summit-mexico-hang-2194834.htmlSat, 12 Oct 2013 05:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Honduras edge closer with Costa Rica win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=honduras-edge-closer-with-costa-rica-win-2194829.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 23:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[More Mexico drama as Hexagonal winds down ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=more-mexico-drama-hexagonal-winds-down-2193148.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at this Friday's penultimate contests with special attention paid to Mexico's monumental woes.]]>Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Spirit of ’98 revives slim Jamaican hopes ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=spirit-revives-slim-jamaican-hopes-2191975.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at Jamaica, rock-bottom of the CONCACAF Hexagonal with just two games to go and trying to conjure up the spirit that saw the Reggae Boyz reach the world finals of France 1998.]]>Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[USA, Ticos stamp ticket, Mexico despair ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=usa-ticos-stamp-tickets-amid-mexican-despair-2172104.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 04:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico limp to Clasico as duo eye berths ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=mexico-limp-clasico-duo-eye-qualification-2169509.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2013 13:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Disaster at Azteca as big two toppled]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=disaster-azteca-big-two-toppled-2169107.htmlUSA fell from top spot in CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014 after their winning run came to an end in Costa Rica, while Mexico’s nightmare campaign continued with a defeat against Honduras at the fabled Azteca.

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Sat, 07 Sep 2013 06:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[USA roll as Mexico face Azteca stress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=rampant-usa-roll-mexico-face-azteca-stress-2159840.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 04:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Schaefer: We daren’t lose to Panama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=schaefer-daren-lose-panama-2155418.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to the much-travelled Winfried Schaefer about his new task as Jamaica's head coach, why he likes his job and his plans for the future.

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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:14:25 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Reggae Boyz name Schafer as coach]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=7/news=reggae-boyz-name-schafer-coach-2137738.htmlThu, 18 Jul 2013 03:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Stars and Stripes soar as Ticos keep pace]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=stars-and-stripes-streak-ticos-keep-pace-2112644.html ]]>Wed, 19 Jun 2013 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[USA, Costa Rica aim to increase gap]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=usa-costa-rica-aim-increase-gap-2110403.htmlMon, 17 Jun 2013 09:27:49 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Hard road ends for Jamaica’s Whitmore ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=hard-road-ends-for-jamaica-whitmore-2107984.htmlReggae Boyz in FIFA World Cup™ qualifying.]]>Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:37:28 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Azteca misery for Mexico as USA soar ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=azteca-misery-for-mexico-states-soar-2106223.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 05:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Home comforts await Mexico, USA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=home-comforts-await-mexico-usa-2105046.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 12:33:43 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Lucky seven for leading Hexagonal trio ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=lucky-seven-for-leading-hexagonal-trio-2104451.htmlSat, 08 Jun 2013 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[No summer holiday for Hexagonal hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=summer-holiday-for-hexagonal-hopefuls-2103210.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at Friday’s first matchday.]]>Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico claim crucial win in Kingston ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=mexico-claim-crucial-win-kingston-2102805.htmlReggae Boyz’ campaign in tatters.]]>Wed, 05 Jun 2013 04:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Bengtson: Honduras ready to fight for it]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=bengtson-honduras-ready-fight-for-2102331.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Honduras forward Jerry Bengtson, one of the players central to Los Catrachos' hopes of reaching Brazil 2014.]]>Tue, 04 Jun 2013 15:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Whitmore: Jamaica need goals now]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=5/news=whitmore-jamaica-need-goals-now-2078425.htmlReggae Boyz are looking up from the bottom of the CONCACAF standings, but coach Theodore Whitmore isn't worried about his goal-shy islanders in the face of all-or-nothing June qualifiers against Mexico, USA and Honduras.]]>Thu, 16 May 2013 00:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Panama, Costa Rica win as USA survive Azteca]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=panama-costa-rica-win-usa-survive-azteca-2049524.htmlWed, 27 Mar 2013 06:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[All eyes on CONCACAF’s clasico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=all-eyes-concacaf-clasico-2044738.htmlMon, 25 Mar 2013 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico meltdown as USA remain cool]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=mexico-meltdown-usa-remain-cool-2043396.htmlSat, 23 Mar 2013 05:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Take two for New World giants]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=take-two-for-new-world-giants-2035765.htmlWith only a point to share between them, CONCACAF giants USA and Mexico get back to qualifying action this week, with the pressure on to find their feet. FIFA.com takes a closer look at Matchday 2 of the Hexagonal stage.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Ricketts dreams of world return for the Boyz]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=ricketts-dreams-world-return-for-the-boyz-2029922.htmlFIFA.com about being the lone remaining Reggae Boy from the side that reached France 1998, and the role he played in a recent draw against Mexico at Azteca.]]>Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Sanchez still confident in Panama’s chances]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=sanchez-still-confident-panama-chances-2026298.htmlFIFA.com about his country's chances of fulfilling his ultimate dream, which is booking a place at Brazil 2014.]]>Thu, 07 Mar 2013 13:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Klinsmann’s USA in the Hexagonal firing line]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=2/news=klinsmann-usa-the-hexagonal-firing-line-2015194.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2013 15:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Jamaican joy as USA, Mexico suffer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=2/news=jamaican-joy-usa-mexico-suffer-2002736.htmlFIFA.com wraps up all the action as the Hexagonal is up and running.]]>Thu, 07 Feb 2013 05:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Sextet prepare for Hexagonal battle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=2/news=sextet-prepare-for-hexagonal-battle-2001056.htmlTue, 05 Feb 2013 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[The goal king of Kingston]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=the-goal-king-kingston-1996463.htmlFIFA.com about beating USA, his hopes for a similar result against Mexico, and why he thinks the Reggae Boyz are destined for Brazil 2014.]]>Tue, 29 Jan 2013 06:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Hexagonal fixtures confirmed in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=hexagonal-fixtures-confirmed-concacaf-1859379.htmlHexagonal) round of Brazil 2014 qualifying in CONCACAF are now known, with USA opening against Honduras on the road and Mexico hosting Jamaica.]]>Thu, 08 Nov 2012 03:23:00 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[USA move on with Jamaica]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=usa-move-with-jamaica-1786969.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2012 02:58:00 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[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[Gomez helps USA to victory]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=gomez-helps-usa-victory-1700151.htmlWed, 12 Sep 2012 04:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Klinsmann: We have to fix things]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=klinsmann-have-fix-things-1698080.htmlSat, 08 Sep 2012 17:33:00 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[Tests for favourites USA, Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=tests-for-favourites-usa-mexico-1696397.htmlFri, 07 Sep 2012 08:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Howard: Azteca win means everything to us]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=howard-azteca-win-means-everything-1695437.htmlFIFA.com about how intimidating it is to play at the Azteca, USA’s historic recent win there, Jurgen Klinsmann’s unique coaching, the Americans' Brazil 2014 qualifying campaign, and his targets with Everton.]]>Wed, 05 Sep 2012 10:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[No loyalty test for Jamaica’s Johnson]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=loyalty-test-for-jamaica-johnson-1694639.htmlReggae Boyz grab a result against the much-fancied Americans in Brazil 2014 qualifying.]]>Tue, 04 Sep 2012 16:55:00 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