<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 29 Feb 2016 05:24:00 GMTSat, 16 Jun 2018 22:55:09 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Glittering Stars and Stripes headline February]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=2/news=glittering-stars-and-stripes-headline-february-2767600.htmlFIFA.com looks at all the action from February in Women's Football, headlined by USA's latest triumph in CONCACAF, club news from Germany and Australia, plus much more.]]>Mon, 29 Feb 2016 05:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791With 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™
<![CDATA[McCaulay, Belize's missing link]]>/worldcup/news/mccaulay-belize-s-missing-link-2661771FIFA.com about the burden of responsibility on his shoulders as his country's all-time top goalscorer, and his hopes for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.]]>Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - North, Central America and the Caribbean<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Improving beach soccer technique in CONCACAF]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=improving-beach-soccer-technique-in-concacaf-2534330.htmlWith the support of FIFA, attendees from 16 members associations from CONCACAF met in Miami between 24-28 February for a Workshop on Beach Soccer Technical Preparation.

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s best to battle in group stage]]>/live-scores/concacafchampionsleague/news/newsid/241/625/1/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the action by looking at a few of the marquee match-ups and unfamiliar faces taking part in the region’s premier competition.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[The pride of Belize hits the road]]>/live-scores/news/y=2014/m=3/news=the-pride-belize-hits-the-road-2295945.htmlFIFA.com chats to the man from Belize ahead of his big move to the United States.]]>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=portuguese-swiss-rise-amid-african-movement-2277787.htmlThu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Top 25 unchanged, Egypt climb]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=1/news=top-remains-unchanged-egypt-climb-2261545.htmlThu, 16 Jan 2014 09:06:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[USA, Costa Rica earn quarter-final berths]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=7/news=usa-costa-rica-earn-quarter-final-berths-2136206.htmlUSA came from behind to beat Cuba 4-1 and Costa Rica edged Belize 1-0 to secure passage to the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2013 quarter-finals with one group stage match day still to play.

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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 01:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Goals aplenty as USA, Costa Rica cruise]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=7/news=goals-aplenty-usa-costa-rica-cruise-2134250.htmlWed, 10 Jul 2013 07:33:30 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[New-look Mexico, USA chase Gold Cup crown]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=7/news=new-look-mexico-usa-chase-gold-cup-crown-2132144.htmlMexico will aim to make it three titles in a row when they kick off the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, a tournament featuring a host of new faces and experimental line-ups.

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Sat, 06 Jul 2013 12:15:30 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[USA complete five years at the summit]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=3/news=usa-complete-five-years-the-summit-2038990.htmlFri, 22 Mar 2013 09:06:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Costa Rica crowned again, Belize make history]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=1/news=costa-rica-crowned-again-belize-make-history-1997506.htmlTue, 29 Jan 2013 12:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=11/news=what-international-football-biggest-rivalry-1893478.htmlFIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Chile climb 12th amid minimal movement]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=1/news=chile-climb-12th-amid-minimal-movement-1569805.htmlWed, 18 Jan 2012 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705Sat, 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/canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757The 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/panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940Wed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Recent results have Belize believing]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2011/m=10/news=recent-results-have-belize-believing-1522741.htmlThu, 06 Oct 2011 20:28:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Spain regain top amid significant movement]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2011/m=9/news=spain-regain-top-amid-significant-movement-1513476.htmlAfter just a one-month hiatus, Spain replaced the Netherlands at the top of the global ladder, while Uruguay and Portugal leapt into fourth and fifth respectively amid significant change.

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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[New World quartet hungry for more]]>/worldcup/news/new-world-quartet-hungry-for-more-1504698FIFA.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/big-names-prove-out-concacaf-1504069Sat, 03 Sep 2011 05:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Guatemala target a first]]>/worldcup/news/guatemala-target-first-1484343Wed, 03 Aug 2011 09:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Suspension of the Football Federation of Belize provisionally lifted]]>/worldcup/news/suspension-the-football-federation-belize-provisionally-lifted-1470955Thu, 07 Jul 2011 15:55:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Latest details of CONCACAF play-offs ]]>/worldcup/news/latest-details-concacaf-play-offs-1456962Tue, 21 Jun 2011 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Suspension of the Football Federation of Belize]]>/worldcup/news/suspension-the-football-federation-belize-1454212Fri, 17 Jun 2011 19:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[First blood to Belize as Brazil ride begins]]>/worldcup/news/first-blood-belize-brazil-ride-begins-1453094Thu, 16 Jun 2011 03:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Montserrat to kick off preliminary competition for 2014 FIFA World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/montserrat-kick-off-preliminary-competition-for-2014-fifa-world-cup-1451662Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Minnows take marks on the road to Rio]]>/worldcup/news/minnows-take-marks-the-road-rio-1451305Mon, 13 Jun 2011 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Moody-Orio: Let’s re-write history books]]>/worldcup/news/moody-orio-let-write-history-books-1451567Ahead of their FIFA World Cup qualifier with Montserrat, FIFA.com spoke to Belize captain and goalkeeper Shane Moody-Orio about the match and its wider implications.

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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Montserrat’s date with destiny]]>/worldcup/news/montserrat-date-with-destiny-1451575Montserrat are in action this week in the first qualifying match on the road to Brazil 2014. FIFA.com spoke to national team coach Kenny Dyer and star player Anthony Griffith ahead of a big day for a little island.

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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 08:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Play-off matches in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/play-off-matches-concacaf-1424713Tue, 26 Apr 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Building for tomorrow in Belize and Nicaragua]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=4/news=building-for-tomorrow-belize-and-nicaragua-1418832.htmlMoving on from El Salvador, the FIFA President continued his Central American tour with stop-offs in Belize and Nicaragua, where he visited more facilities funded by the Goal Project.

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Thu, 14 Apr 2011 23:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Changing of the guard]]>/live-scores/news/y=2009/m=6/news=changing-the-guard-1066660.htmlFri, 05 Jun 2009 18:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Users tip Costa Rica and Honduras]]>/live-scores/news/y=2009/m=1/news=users-tip-costa-rica-and-honduras-1004928.html Last week we asked FIFA.com's users to pick their contenders for the UNCAF Cup. Costa Rica and Honduras emerged as the standout candidates.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2009 08:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Who will rule Central America? ]]>/live-scores/news/y=2009/m=1/news=who-will-rule-central-america-999986.htmlTue, 20 Jan 2009 10:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Surprises aplenty in New World ]]>/live-scores/news/y=2008/m=8/news=surprises-aplenty-new-world-864978.htmlFri, 29 Aug 2008 09:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Moment of truth in New World]]>/worldcup/news/moment-truth-new-world-809942Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™<![CDATA[A shock loss for T&T]]>/worldcup/news/shock-loss-for-804602Mon, 16 Jun 2008 03:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™<![CDATA[Traditional powers hold sway]]>/live-scores/news/y=2008/m=6/news=traditional-powers-hold-sway-787149.htmlMon, 02 Jun 2008 13:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New World nine move on]]>/worldcup/news/new-world-nine-move-722793Wed, 26 Mar 2008 21:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™<![CDATA[All to play for in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/all-play-for-concacaf-720022It's all-or-nothing time in the New World. Eleven minnows will move on this week while 11 others dry their eyes and look to Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™
<![CDATA[Who is CONCACAF's best?]]>/live-scores/news/y=2008/m=3/news=who-concacaf-best-706745.htmlSat, 08 Mar 2008 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[What is the best game you've seen?]]>/live-scores/news/y=2008/m=3/news=what-the-best-game-you-seen-703720.htmlBe it from international or club level, yesteryear or the modern era, FIFA.com would like to know what is the best match you have ever watched.

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Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Fresh belief in Belize]]>/worldcup/news/fresh-belief-belize-703335Tue, 04 Mar 2008 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™<![CDATA[Who is the world's best coach?]]>/live-scores/news/y=2008/m=3/news=who-the-world-best-coach-702493.htmlSat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Mixed bag for New World minnows]]>/worldcup/news/mixed-bag-for-new-world-minnows-686523Thu, 07 Feb 2008 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™<![CDATA[Minnows on their marks ]]>/worldcup/news/minnows-their-marks-684327With South Africa 2010 way off on the horizon, the underdogs from Central America and the Caribbean are taking their first steps.

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Mon, 04 Feb 2008 18:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™