<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 25 Dec 2017 06:00:00 GMTFri, 13 Jul 2018 15:10:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Football's Christmas presents]]>/live-scores/news/y=2008/m=12/news=football-christmas-presents-986316.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.]]>Mon, 25 Dec 2017 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[The young stars of 2017]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-young-stars-of-2017-2925601.htmlFIFA.com presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future.

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Sun, 24 Dec 2017 08:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=12/news=australia-hit-all-time-high-as-usa-end-2017-on-top-2924260.htmlUSA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[President Infantino meets Emmanuel Macron]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=12/news=president-infantino-meets-emmanuel-macron-2922870.htmlFrench President Emmanuel Macron received FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the Élysée Palace in Paris on Tuesday in the presence of French Football Association (FFF) President Noël Le Graët.

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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 21:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Le Sommer: I want to win a competition with my country]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=le-sommer-i-want-to-win-a-competition-with-my-country-2921112.htmlEugenie Le Sommer has won everything there is to win with club Olympique Lyonnais and the France forward is now dreaming of a maiden world title for Les Bleues.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[Draw date set at start of stadium visits]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=draw-date-set-start-stadium-visits-2919143-2919149.htmlTue, 07 Nov 2017 19:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018<![CDATA[England make history as football takes over India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.htmlRecords, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2916023.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks.]]>Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Iran make history as England, Mali and Spain advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Late penalty sends Spain through ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394750/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 14:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Gomes and the secret of Les Bleuets' success]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=gomes-and-the-secret-of-les-bleuets-success-2914804.htmlLes Bleuets' camp.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Group stage full of historic moments]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=group-stage-full-of-historic-moments-2914795.htmlSun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Final five make last 16, New Caledonia celebrate draw]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=final-five-make-last-16-new-caledonia-celebrate-draw-2914740.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 18:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[France perfect in winning Group E ]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394718/match-report.htmlSat, 14 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: 3,496,204 tickets requested as the first sales period concludes]]>/worldcup/news/2018-fifa-world-cup-russiatm-3-496-204-tickets-requested-as-the-first--2913903Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Two more teams advance, new landmarks set]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=two-more-teams-advance-new-landmarks-set-2913664.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 19:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Gouiri brace leads France to victory]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394717/match-report.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 14:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: first sales period to conclude on 12 October, 2 million tickets requested so far]]>/worldcup/news/2018-fifa-world-cup-tickets-first-sales-period-to-conclude-on-12-octob-2913511Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[France, Portugal earn Europe's last automatic Russia tickets]]>/worldcup/news/france-portugal-earn-europe-s-last-automatic-russia-tickets-2913125France and Portugal booked their places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on the final day of Europe's group stage, with the pair earning comfortable wins to top Group A and B respectively, while the play-off line-up was finalised.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[France’s Caqueret happy to keep a low profile]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com, Maxence Casqueret believes France has room for improvement at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.]]>Tue, 10 Oct 2017 03:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[France prove too strong for New Caledonia]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394731/match-report.htmlSun, 08 Oct 2017 14:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-17-world-cup-2910235.htmlFIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India welcomes the stars of tomorrow]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-welcomes-the-stars-of-tomorrow-2910156.htmlFIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[How it all began for Allegri, Conte and Zidane]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=10/news=how-it-all-began-for-allegri-conte-and-zidane-2910140.htmlWith Massimiliano Allegri, Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane having been named as finalists for The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2017 award, FIFA.com takes a step back in time to recall their early days in the dugout. 

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:39:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[India 2017 in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=facts-and-figures-about-india-2017-2910054.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition.]]>Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Gerard Precheur, a triumph in triplicate]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=precheur-s-treble-2910048.htmlGerard Precheur talks FIFA.com through all the steps that led him to a third treble in two years with Lyon last season, a superb achievement that has earned him recognition as one of three candidates for The Best FIFA Women's Coach 2017.

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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 17:12:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Giroud’s artistry amazes Arsenal entourage]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=giroud-s-artistry-amazes-arsenal-entourage-2909924.htmlOn the back of Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick for Arsenal against Crystal Palace being nominated for the FIFA Puskás Award, FIFA.com takes an in-depth look at the superb goal which made the 10-person shortlist. 

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:06:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Teamwork illuminates Moussa’s marvel]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=teamwork-illuminates-moussa-s-marvel-2909627.htmlWe continue our look at the FIFA Puskás Award nominees by throwing the spotlight on Moussa Dembele and the 25-pass move that secured the Celtic striker's place on the shortlist.

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 07:14:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=talented-youngsters-set-for-indian-odyssey-2909087.htmlTue, 26 Sep 2017 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 Official Emblem unveiled]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=fifa-u-20-women-s-world-cup-france-2018-official-emblem-unveiled-2908920.htmlFri, 22 Sep 2017 12:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018<![CDATA[Kante in the spotlight, whether he likes it or not]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=kante-in-the-spotlight-whether-he-likes-it-or-not-2908449.htmlWhile N'Golo Kante's presence at the centre of Leicester City's fairytale triumph brought him into the spotlight, his reprisal of the role with Chelsea has kept him there - even if he would rather not be.

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:51:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Bleues ready to shine on home soil]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=bleues-ready-to-shine-on-home-soil-2908468.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 21:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Official Slogan and Emblem of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 launched today]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=official-slogan-and-emblem-of-fifa-women-s-world-cup-france-2019-launc-2908450.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 15:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[France 2019's Official Emblem launched in Paris]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=live-launch-of-the-official-emblem-at-fifa-com-2908328.htmlThe Official Emblem and Slogan of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 was launched in Paris on Tuesday, the next step in the countdown to the tournament.

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907341.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Diacre takes over as France women's coach]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=diacre-le-nouveau-guide-des-bleues-2905854-2905936.htmlThe French national women's team has a new coach after Corinne Diacre was appointed to replace Olivier Echouafni on Wednesday. 

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/heavyweight-duels-await-as-stakes-rise-in-europe-2905711Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=the-week-in-numbers-2904494.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs.]]>Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:07:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[European quartet secure France 2018 berths]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/newsid=2904125/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship.

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[Big and little, old and new]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=big-and-little-old-and-new-2903831.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles.]]>Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2902988.htmlThis week features Neymar's historic transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, a poignant tribute to legendary Australian broadcaster Les Murray and reaction from UEFA Women's EURO where hosts Netherlands set up a final with Denmark.

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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 11:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Neymar strengthens PSG's Brazilian bonds]]>/worldcup/news/neymar-strengthens-psg-s-brazilian-bonds-2902984Neymar is far from the first Brazilian to star for Paris Saint-Germain. FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the Seleçao stars who have previously made their mark in the French capital.

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=euro-stars-comebacks-and-a-circus-trick-2902842.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony.]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Neymar moves to Paris Saint-Germain]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=8/news=neymar-moves-to-paris-saint-germain-2902923.htmlBrazil international Neymar has completed his move from Barcelona to French Ligue 1 side Paris-Saint Germain.

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 21:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Gael Angoula: a life in six chapters]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=gael-angoula-a-life-in-six-chapters-2902308.htmlFIFA.com about his remarkable career journey.]]>Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News<![CDATA[Abily bids adieu to Les Bleues]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=abily-bids-adieu-to-les-bleues-2902647.htmlLes Bleues legend Camille Abily has called time on her international career, having won the last of her 183 caps during France's UEFA Women's EURO 2017 defeat to England.]]>Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Shocks aplenty as big guns toppled]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=shocks-aplenty-as-big-guns-toppled-2902614.htmlHistory was made everywhere you looked as England, Denmark and Austria made it into the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's EURO 2017.

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=tournament-of-surprises-enters-knockout-stages-2902229.htmlThe UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in The Netherlands has reached the end of the group stage and FIFA.com takes a look back at the tournament so far.

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=UEFA European Women's Championship Netherlands 2017
<![CDATA[Europe seeks its latest footballing heroines]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=europe-seeks-its-latest-footballing-heroines-2901236.htmlFIFA.com previews the three-week tournament where for the first time, 16 teams will battle it out for European glory.]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 06:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Dani Alves joins Paris Saint-Germain]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=7/news=dani-alves-joins-paris-saint-germain-2901176.htmlWed, 12 Jul 2017 15:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 Conforama 2017/2018