<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 31 Oct 2014 08:42:00 GMTFri, 31 Oct 2014 08:44:24 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Strength of the collective key to progress for Asia, Oceania]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=strength-of-the-collective-key-to-progress-for-asia-oceania-2463936.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 08:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Herrera to lead Mexico in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=herrera-lead-mexico-brazil-2238351.htmlMiguel Herrera will remain in charge of Mexico at next summer's FIFA World Cup finals. The Club America coach steered the side to qualification at the expense of New Zealand with a 9-3 aggregate win last month.

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Magic and milestones on Oceania journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=magic-and-milestones-oceania-journey-2227009.htmlFIFA.com reviews Oceania's two-year FIFA World Cup™ odyssey which produced numerous historic moments and no little emotion.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Wellington win eases Mexico to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=wellington-win-eases-mexico-brazil-2226820.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 08:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Clapham, NZ’s local flag-bearer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=clapham-local-flag-bearer-2225796.htmlFIFA.com spoke to midfielder Aaron Clapham, who has been a regular in the All Whites’ ranks and also experienced a FIFA World Cup despite having never played professionally.]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2013 07:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Herbert: We haven't given up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=herbert-haven-given-2225761.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Montes: We’re not in Brazil yet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=montes-not-brazil-yet-2225559.htmlFIFA.com about his career and El Tri’s bumpy road to Brazil 2014.]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Mexico out to finish the job in Wellington]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=mexico-out-finish-the-job-wellington-2225458.htmlFIFA.com previews the intercontinental showdown.]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Resurgent Mexico won't ease up on Kiwis]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=resurgent-mexico-won-ease-new-zealand-2225341.htmlMon, 18 Nov 2013 05:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Herbert defends Azteca tactics]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=herbert-defends-azteca-tactics-2224053.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 01:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Kiwis lament Azteca defeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=kiwis-lament-azteca-defeat-2223627.htmlThu, 14 Nov 2013 03:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Home remedies revive Mexico at Azteca]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=home-remedies-revive-mexico-azteca-2223588.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 22:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Kiwis name side for Mexico challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=kiwis-name-side-for-mexico-challenge-2223088.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Mexico, New Zealand in last throw of the dice]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=last-throw-the-dice-for-mexico-new-zealand-2222779.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 00:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Wood: We're ready for Azteca]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=wood-ready-for-azteca-2222031.htmlFIFA.com spoke to New Zealand forward Chris Wood about the upcoming FIFA World Cup™ qualifying play-offs against Mexico, playing at the Azteca Stadium and his dream of facing England in Brazil.]]>Tue, 12 Nov 2013 01:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Mexico eye recovery against New Zealand]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=mexico-eye-recovery-against-new-zealand-2222469.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 19:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Revived Layun proves doubters wrong]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=revived-layun-proves-doubters-wrong-2222309.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to Mexican defender Miguel Layun, who, after facing years of adversity, is now one of his country’s beacons of hope as they prepare to face New Zealand in the play-off for Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania
<![CDATA[Kiwi Fallon eager for Azteca challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=kiwi-fallon-eager-for-azteca-challenge-2222114.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Reid out of Mexico play-off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=reid-out-mexico-play-off-2219714.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Herbert: Pressure on Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=herbert-pressure-mexico-2219212.html El Tri have enough firepower to beat anyone on their day.]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2013 02:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Lift for Kiwis ahead of Mexico challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=lift-for-all-whites-ahead-mexico-challenge-2218176.htmlTue, 05 Nov 2013 00:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Mexico open under Herrera with a win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=mexico-open-under-herrara-with-win-2209889.htmlEl Tri preparing for next month's Brazil 2014 play-off against New Zealand.]]>Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[FIFA dismisses charges against NZF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-dismisses-charges-against-nzf-2172441.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 14:42:49 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[New Zealand World Cup hero calls time]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=new-zealand-world-cup-hero-paston-calls-time-2149706.htmlThu, 08 Aug 2013 02:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Memorable moments from the Festival of Champions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents some of the most memorable moments from the Festival of Champions.]]>Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Drama and emotion on Oceania’s World Cup path]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=drama-and-emotion-oceania-world-cup-path-2050015.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at what has been a typically fascinating odyssey for Oceania’s Brazil 2014 aspirants, with Tahiti and American Samoa enjoying breakthrough success, while New Zealand eventually secured top spot.]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Payne double sinks Solomons]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=payne-double-sinks-solomons-2047439.htmlTue, 26 Mar 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Late drama secures Kiwis' play-off berth ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=late-drama-secures-kiwis-play-off-berth-2040074.htmlFri, 22 Mar 2013 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[New-look Kiwis eye play-off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=new-look-kiwis-eye-play-off-2040029.htmlFri, 22 Mar 2013 03:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[All on the line in the Pacific]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=all-the-line-the-pacific-2038868.htmlFIFA.com previews the conclusion to Brazil 2014 qualifying in Oceania headlined by Friday's potentially pivotal meeting between New Zealand and New Caledonia.]]>Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Prolific Brockie driven by Brazil ambition]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=prolific-brockie-driven-brazil-ambition-2035485.htmlFIFA.com chats with New Zealand striker Jeremy Brockie who, after enduring some torrid times, is enjoying career-best form as the All Whites prepare to tackle the business-end of their Brazil 2014 qualifying campaign.]]>Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Herbert: We have more attacking diversity now]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=herbert-have-more-attacking-diversity-now-1782970.htmlFIFA.com about his hope of leading the Kiwis back to the same world stage where they caused such a lively stir in South Africa in 2010.]]>Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Patience paying off for ambitious Kiwi pair]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=patience-paying-off-for-ambitious-kiwi-pair-1769993.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Jake Gleeson and Ian Hogg, two stars of a new generation of Kiwi players who are waiting patiently for their chance to shine.]]>Tue, 09 Oct 2012 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania's final round drawn ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=oceania-final-round-drawn-1656333.htmlWed, 27 Jun 2012 09:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Glorious Tahiti claim maiden Oceania crown]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=glorious-tahiti-claim-maiden-oceania-crown-1646980.htmlSun, 10 Jun 2012 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[NZ, Solomons stunned by Francophone duo]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=solomons-stunned-francophone-duo-1645657.htmlFri, 08 Jun 2012 08:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Solo joy, Fiji despair as last four confirmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=solo-joy-fiji-despair-last-four-confirmed-1644862.htmlWed, 06 Jun 2012 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[All Whites advance, PNG exit ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=all-whites-advance-png-exit-1643812.htmlMon, 04 Jun 2012 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Early goals see favourites edge crucial wins]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=early-goals-see-favourites-edge-crucial-wins-1642834.htmlSat, 02 Jun 2012 08:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Reid: I'll treasure South Africa memories]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=reid-treasure-south-africa-memories-1641963.htmlFIFA.com he will treasure the memories he made at South Africa 2010 for the rest of his life, ahead of the All Whites beginning their qualification for 2014 FIFA World Cup™.]]>Thu, 31 May 2012 05:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[All in readiness for Oceania charge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=all-readiness-for-oceania-charge-1641538.htmlWed, 30 May 2012 22:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Evolving Kiwis aim for dominance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=evolving-kiwis-aim-for-dominance-1637492.htmlFIFA.com runs the rule over Oceania heavyweights New Zealand, who approach next week’s OFC Nations Cup with the aim of continuing their significant recent growth.]]>Fri, 25 May 2012 01:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Strong All Whites squad for Brazil 2014 campaign]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=strong-all-whites-squad-for-brazil-2014-campaign-1631664.htmlTue, 15 May 2012 02:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian 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[Herbert: We’ll make sure we do things right]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=herbert-make-sure-things-right-1489251.html"We’ve got clarity now. We know what we need to do, who we’re playing and we can start preparing," Ricki Herbert, New Zealand coach.

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Sun, 07 Aug 2011 09:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone
<![CDATA[Kiwis head tight section]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=kiwis-head-tight-section-1484659.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2011 08:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[High-flying Kiwis face tough task]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=high-flying-kiwis-face-tough-task-1483249.htmlSat, 30 Jul 2011 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Champs stumble in O-League opener]]>//news/y=2010/m=10/news=champs-stumble-league-opener-1323436.htmlNew Zealand giants Waitakere United and Auckland City kicked-off their OFC O-League campaign with wins, but there was a shock for champions Hekari United who crashed against Vanuatuan newcomers Amicale FC.

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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 07:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011
<![CDATA[South Africa 2010 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look through the statistics that matter, including records broken and top performers, in our look back at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. 

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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=StatisticsKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Herbert to remain in New Zealand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ricki Herbert has turned his back on lucrative club offers from Europe, Asia and Africa to extend his contract with the Wellington Phoenix until the end of the 2012/13 A-League season.

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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[A tournament of firsts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa 2010 was bursting with unprecedented events in a whole range of areas, from team results to player landmarks. FIFA.com now takes you through a full list of firsts.

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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™