<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:07:00 GMTThu, 17 Apr 2014 22:51:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Chile's Fernandes ruled out of World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=chile-s-fernandes-ruled-out-of-world-cup-2320637.htmlThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[67 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=67-days-to-go-2314333.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we remember the first player shown a red card at the FIFA World Cup.]]>Sun, 06 Apr 2014 09:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pele: It will be different to 1950]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=pele-will-different-1950-2294979.htmlMon, 10 Mar 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Xavi: I'll be watching football for life]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=xavi-watching-football-for-life-2274269.htmlFIFA.com about his passion for football, Spain's loss to Brazil in the FIFA Confederations Cup, why playing at home will not necessarily be an advantage at the FIFA World Cup and Spain’s desire to retain their crown.]]>Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Postecoglou: Aussies unite in adversity]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=postecoglou-aussies-unite-adversity-2264593.htmlFIFA.com about transitioning into the senior national team role, the sense of anticipation for a Brazil-based FIFA World Cup, and the Socceroos’ ability to shine in adversity.]]>Fri, 24 Jan 2014 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Sampaoli: Chile aren't World Cup candidates]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=sampaoli-chile-aren-world-cup-candidates-2249607.htmlFIFA.com to speak his mind.]]>Tue, 24 Dec 2013 11:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Match schedule for Brazil 2014 confirmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=match-schedule-for-brazil-2014-confirmed-2240950.htmlFollowing the Final Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, FIFA has now confirmed the match schedule for the 64 matches of next year’s carnival of football, with seven games subject to kick-off time adjustments.

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Sat, 07 Dec 2013 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Global reaction to the Final Draw on Twitter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=tweets-from-the-game-elite-players-2240906.htmlSat, 07 Dec 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Van Gaal: Not a good draw for us]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=grupo-olvidense-brasil-2240798.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 22:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Group B: South Africa finalists reunited]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=south-africa-finalists-reunited-2240750.htmlSpain and the Netherlands meet in a repeat of the South Africa 2010 Final, Chile have high hopes of their own, and Australia will be determined to spring a surprise.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fiendish groups and dicey draws recalled]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=who-afraid-the-group-death-2240028.htmlFIFA.com looks back at some of the toughest from previous tournaments.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Final Draw reveals intriguing groups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=final-draw-reveals-intriguing-groups-2240026.htmlSpain, the Netherlands, Chile and Australia will make up the proverbial ‘group of death’ at the 20th FIFA World Cup, while Uruguay, Italy, England and Costa Rica will comprise another intriguing pool.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Football figures open up at the Final Draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=football-figures-open-the-final-draw-2239902.htmlFIFA.com presents its readers with some selected highlights.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A team of stars for the draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=team-stars-for-the-draw-2239896.htmlThu, 05 Dec 2013 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[South America’s coaches have their say]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=south-america-coaches-have-their-say-2238369.htmlSouth American qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ saw plenty of twists, turns and surprises and we surveyed the coaches involved to find out what they made of their region's road to Brazil.

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The votes are in]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=the-votes-are-2238352.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the votes of each of the coaches that participated in the poll after the conclusion of the South American qualifying campaign.]]>Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Six of the best on the road to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=six-the-best-the-road-brazil-2237920.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at some of the more remarkable matches from Brazil 2014 qualifying. ]]>Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[South America delivers again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=south-america-delivers-again-2227148.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 13:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[No more 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets available in second sale period after seven hours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=more-2014-fifa-world-cup-tickets-available-second-sale-period-after-seve-2222446.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 21:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Second ticketing sales window now open]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=second-ticketing-sales-window-open-monday-2220909.htmlMore than 220,000 tickets for Brazil 2014 will be up for grabs when the next sales window opens at 12:00 CET / 9:00 Brasilia time on Monday, 11 November.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[One month to go: Costa do Sauipe gears up for the Final Draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=one-month-costa-sauipe-gears-for-the-final-draw-2219432.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The five keys to Chile’s qualification ]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=the-five-keys-chile-qualification-2198149.htmlFIFA.com analyses La Roja’s route to Brazil 2014, which will be the country’s ninth participation at a FIFA World Cup.]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Uruguay play-off bound, Chile, Ecuador through]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=uruguay-play-off-bound-chile-ecuador-progress-2197126.htmlFIFA.com reviews the final round of action.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Chile, Ecuador revel, Uruguay face play-off]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=chile-ecuador-advance-uruguay-face-another-play-off-2196965.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Two from three go directly to Brazil]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=two-from-three-directly-brazil-2195779.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Colombia qualify, Ecuador edge closer]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=colombia-qualify-ecuador-edge-closer-2195016.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the CONMEBOL action as Colombia fought back from three goals down to secure their ticket to Brazil, while Ecuador moved closer to qualification with a 1-0 victory over Uruguay in Quito.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Colombia progress with thrilling fightback]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=colombia-progress-with-thrilling-fightback-draw-2194779.htmlSat, 12 Oct 2013 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[All eyes on Quito and Barranquilla]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=tension-tres-bandas-2193696.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Qualification scenarios explained]]>//news/y=2013/m=10/news=qualification-scenarios-explained-2193264.htmlWith nine teams, as well as the hosts, having secured their place in Brazil for next summer's FIFA World Cup, FIFA.com takes a look at the eight sides that could be joining them on Friday.

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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Argentina through, Uruguay on the prowl]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=argentina-through-uruguay-the-prowl-2172262.htmlFIFA.com reviews the action from another busy day of FIFA World Cup qualifying in South America, as Argentina booked their ticket to Brazil and Uruguay continued their resurgence.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Giant steps for Colombia and Chile]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=giant-steps-for-colombia-and-chile-2169150.htmlColombia and Chile took big steps towards qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with wins in the South American qualifying group, while Paraguay and Uruguay also recorded victories.

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Sat, 07 Sep 2013 09:06:22 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[A time for cool heads]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=time-for-cool-heads-2167704.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Uruguay rebound, Colombia on the verge]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=uruguay-rebound-colombia-the-verge-2106440.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina held by Ecuador, Colombia win]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=ecuador-hold-argentina-colombia-edge-closer-2106183.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2013 23:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina on cusp, heat on Peru, Uruguay]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=argentina-cusp-pressure-for-peru-uruguay-2105333.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Chile boost their cause, Peru still in the hunt]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=chile-boost-their-cause-peru-still-the-hunt-2104545.htmlChile and Peruvian veteran Claudio Pizarro impressed on a day that saw a Lionel Messi cameo unable to prevent CONMEBOL's first goalless match of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualifying so far.

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Sat, 08 Jun 2013 08:47:42 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Colombia trip tops the bill]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=colombia-trip-tops-the-bill-2103535.htmlAhead of Matchday 13 of the South American qualifying competition for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, FIFA.com previews Friday's action including the high profile match-up between Argentina and Colombia.

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Thu, 06 Jun 2013 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Paredes, Chile’s knight in shining armour]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=4/news=paredes-chile-knight-shining-armour-2056855.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Chilean international Esteban Paredes to discuss the series of events that placed him in the line-up for his country's 2-0 win over Uruguay where the Atalante man tallied Chile's first goal.

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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 02:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Ecuador hit four, Chile bounce back]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=ecuador-hit-four-chile-bounce-back-2049704.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the South American action.]]>Wed, 27 Mar 2013 03:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina held by struggling Bolivia, trio win]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=argentina-held-struggling-bolivia-trio-win-2048473.htmlTue, 26 Mar 2013 22:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Trips for top two, Chile host Uruguay]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=trips-for-top-two-chile-host-uruguay-2044875.htmlChile host Uruguay in what looks set to be a crucial game in the hunt for an automatic South American FIFA World Cup™ qualification place, while leaders Argentina visit Bolivia and Colombia travel to Venezuela.

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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 15:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Messi wary of Bolivia]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=messi-wary-bolivia-2044956.htmlMon, 25 Mar 2013 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Messi leaves Argentina in charge as Colombia romp]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=messi-leaves-argentina-charge-colombia-romp-2044146.htmlLionel Messi once again led the way as Argentina cruised to a 3-0 victory over Venezuela to reinforce their grip on top spot in CONMEBOL qualifying for Brazil 2014, while Colombia and Peru also both scored important wins.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 06:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Argentina and Colombia pull clear]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=argentina-and-colombia-pull-clear-2044156.htmlThere were emphatic wins for Argentina and Colombia on Matchday 11 of the South American qualifying competition for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Separated by four points, the duo are now clear at the top of the table.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[South American hopefuls enter final straight]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=south-american-hopefuls-enter-final-straight-2039441.htmlClásico del Pacífico between Peru and Chile is just one of the highlights of the Matchday 11 programme in South America on Friday.]]>Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina lead but all still to play for]]>/southamerica/news/y=2012/m=12/news=argentina-lead-but-all-still-play-for-1977113.htmlLa Albiceleste, who have a firm grip on top spot, the South American qualifying section for the FIFA World Cup™ 2014 in Brazil has been a rollercoaster ride throughout 2012.]]>Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone