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Tags: football news, soccer news, world cup, fifa world cup, fifa, soccer, football, sportTue, 14 Aug 2018 09:10:00 GMTTue, 21 Aug 2018 00:15:01 GMTFIFA.com<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Latest News]]>//img.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gifhttp://www.fifa.com/index.html13928rssFifa1534809892776<![CDATA[Japan and Spain reach their first final]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=japan-and-spain-reach-their-first-final.html<p>Japan and Spain reach their first final</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 21:36:00 GMT1534809892748<![CDATA[Spain win thrilling semi to reach maiden final ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=spain-win-thrilling-semi-to-reach-maiden-final.htmlMon, 20 Aug 2018 10:14:00 GMT1534809892723<![CDATA[Ueki and Japan keen to make history in France]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=ueki-and-japan-keen-to-make-history-in-france.html<p>H – Ueki and Japan keen to make history in France</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:29:00 GMT1534809892619<![CDATA[Japan power past England to reach final]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=japan-power-past-england-to-reach-final.htmlMon, 20 Aug 2018 10:16:00 GMT1534809892534<![CDATA[Marta: The star who keeps shining]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2018/m=8/news=marta-the-star-who-keeps-shining.html<p>When it comes to time spent in the game’s elite, no-one can match Marta. FIFA.com looks at the Brazil star's remarkable longevity following yet another nomination for the The Best FIFA Women’s Player award.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:20:00 GMT1534809892515<![CDATA[Neid: Japan are my favourites for the title]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=neid-japan-are-my-favourites-for-the-title.html<p>Neid: Japan are my favourites for the title</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:51:00 GMT1534809892519<![CDATA[Surprises aplenty at the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final ]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifaeworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=mo-2008-die-uberraschungen-des-fifa-eworld-cup-grand-final-2991516.html<p>An overview of a surprise-filled FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final, where several favourites were knocked out early on against supposed underdogs.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:59:00 GMT1534809892514<![CDATA[New Zealand, Tahiti fly high as gap narrows in the Pacific]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2018/m=8/news=new-zealand-tahiti-fly-high-as-gap-narrows-in-the-pacific.htmlMon, 20 Aug 2018 04:49:00 GMT1534809892503<![CDATA[Buenos Aires 2018: men’s futsal tournament line-up confirmed ]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensyoutholympic/news/y=2018/m=8/news=pending-buenos-aires-2018-participantes-del-torneo-masculino-confirmados.html<p>The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions has confirmed which ten teams will take part in the Men’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018.</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:26:00 GMT1534809892505<![CDATA[Buenos Aires 2018: women’s futsal tournament line-up taking shape]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensyoutholympic/news/y=2018/m=8/news=buenos-aires-2018-women-s-futsal-tournament-line-up-taking-shape.html<p>The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions has confirmed seven of the ten teams that will take part in the Women’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018.</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:32:00 GMT1534809892502<![CDATA[Pichon: Women's football is going to the next level]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=pichon-qa-2991502.html<p>France legend Marinette Pichon gives FIFA.com her take on the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup and her country's performances thus far in an exclusive interview.</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:05:00 GMT1534809892490<![CDATA[Top scorers and Golden Boot hopefuls face off]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=top-scorers-and-golden-boot-hopefuls-face-off.html<p>Top scorers and Golden Boot hopefuls face off</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 11:32:00 GMT1534809892471<![CDATA[Young Lionesses dancing to a winning rhythm]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=young-lionesses-dancing-to-a-winning-rhythm.html<p>Young Lionesses dancing to a winning rhythm</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:17:00 GMT1534809892473<![CDATA[Daoudi finds a way to shine in the shadows]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=daoudi-finds-a-way-to-shine-in-the-shadows.html<p>Daoudi finds a way to shine in the shadows</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:55:00 GMT1534809892463<![CDATA[Happy days are here again for Takarada]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=happy-day-are-here-again-for-takarada.html<p>Happy days are here again for Takarada</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:33:00 GMT1534809892485<![CDATA[Spain’s Egurrola talks tactics  ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=spains-egurrola-talks-tactics.html<p>Spain’s Egurrola talks tactics</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 08:22:00 GMT1534809892455<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2018/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-21.html<p>In this week's edition of The Week in Quotes we feature some of the best soundbites from the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, Pep Guardiola explains how Benjamin Mendy can improve and a commentator in Australia receives an unforgettable message from his hero.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:20:00 GMT1534809892419<![CDATA[Stanway: We're not putting any limits on our dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=stanway-not-putting-any-limits-on-our-dreams-2991419.html<p>Evoking Led Zeppelin’s classic 1971 track, England’s Georgia Stanway has got her side climbing their own Stairway to Heaven.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:23:00 GMT1534809892441<![CDATA[England and Japan complete semi-final line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=england-and-japan-complete-semi-final-line-up.html<p>The semi-final field has been set at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 after England and Japan secured their spots in the last four with quarter-final wins in Vannes on Friday.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:47:00 GMT1534809892418<![CDATA[Second-half goals see Japan into semis  ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=second-half-goals-see-japan-into-semis.html<p>Three second-half goals powered Japan to a 3-1 victory over Germany in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 in Vannes on Friday evening.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:17:00 GMT1534809892332<![CDATA[Vilda according to Vilda]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2018/m=8/news=vilda-according-to-vilda-2991332.html<p>FIFA.com speaks with Angel Vilda, the father of The Best FIFA Women's Coach 2018 nominee Jorge Vilda, about his son's journey as a coach and what makes him so special on the touchline.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:43:00 GMT1534809892336<![CDATA[Stanway brace leads England to the last four ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=stanway-brace-leads-england-to-the-last-four.htmlFri, 17 Aug 2018 12:20:00 GMT1534809892320<![CDATA[FIFA discusses further with agents the revision of the intermediaries’ regulations]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2018/m=8/news=fifa-discusses-further-with-agents-the-revision-of-the-intermediaries-regulation.htmlFri, 17 Aug 2018 15:04:00 GMT1534809892255<![CDATA[Cherchesov: Five things you didn’t know about Russia's coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2018/m=8/news=five-things-you-didnt-know-about-cherchesov.html<p>A hero in his homeland after Russia defied expectations at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, Stanislav Cherchesov is still relatively unknown in many parts of the world. With that in mind, we turned the spotlight on one the 11 nominees for The Best FIFA Men's Coach award.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:16:00 GMT1534809892239<![CDATA[Bento appointed Korea Republic coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/bento-appointed-korea-republic-coachFri, 17 Aug 2018 09:15:00 GMT1534809891982<![CDATA[Fenech: No-one can touch me at my best]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifaeworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=fenech-my-plans-to-take-whats-rightfully-mine-that-trophy-2990982.html<p>Malta’s Kurt ‘kurt0411’ Fenech impressed the crowds at the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018 but lost in the semi-finals to eventual champion ‘Msdossary’. Fenech reflects on his Grand Final experience with FIFA.com.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:27:00 GMT1534809892030<![CDATA[Weerden and Pattiwael: Friends on both flanks]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=weerden-pattiwael-friends-on-both-flanks.htmlThu, 16 Aug 2018 15:35:00 GMT1534809892224<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2018/m=8/news=the-week-in-numbers-17.htmlThu, 16 Aug 2018 21:46:00 GMT1534809892219<![CDATA[All-rounder Andujar comes to Spain’s rescue]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=all-rounder-andujar-comes-to-spains-rescue-2991219.html<p>FIFA.com speaks with Candela Andujar about her debut at right-back after she helped Spain defeat Nigeria 2-1 to reach the semi-finals at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup for the first time in the country's history.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:52:00 GMT1534809892217<![CDATA[France exact revenge, Spain dream on]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=france-exact-revenge-spain-dream-on.htmlThu, 16 Aug 2018 21:40:00 GMT1534809892190<![CDATA[Delabre penalty sends France through]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=delabre-penalty-sends-france-through.html<p>Amelie Delabre’s first-half penalty earned France a 1-0 victory over Korea DPR in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 on Thursday evening.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:21:00 GMT1534809892067<![CDATA[Spain beat Nigeria to reach semis for the first time]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=spain-beat-nigeria-to-reach-semis-for-the-first-time.html<p>Spain booked their spot in the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 after first-half goals from Aitana Bonmati and Patri Guijarro gave them a 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the quarter-finals on Thursday.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:16:00 GMT1534809891977<![CDATA[Experiences shape Japan captain Minami]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=experiences-shape-japan-captain-minami-2990977.html<p>Japan’s captain at France 2018 is Moeka Minami, one of the oldest and most talented members of the squad and one of the few with a world title already to her name.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:05:00 GMT1534809891952<![CDATA[Gwinn: We need to be on our guard]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=gwinn-we-need-to-be-on-our-guard.html<p>Gwinn: We need to be on our guard</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:32:00 GMT1534809891968<![CDATA[France on top as new Ranking formula introduced]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2018/m=8/news=france-on-top-as-new-ranking-formula-introduced.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 10:35:00 GMT1534809891917<![CDATA[Last-eight show moves to Vannes]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=last-eight-show-moves-to-vannes.htmlWed, 15 Aug 2018 16:34:00 GMT1534809891946<![CDATA[Tahiti, New Zealand set for Poland 2019]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2018/m=8/news=new-zealand-set-for-poland-2019.htmlThu, 16 Aug 2018 03:03:00 GMT1534809891981<![CDATA[Maldonado officially receives the U-17 Women’s World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=maldonado-officially-receives-the-u-17-womens-world-cup-2990981.html<p>The presentation event took place at the city’s World Cup stadium, where six group-phase fixtures will be played. A Japanese delegation took part after the U-17 side contested a friendly against their Uruguayan counterparts.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:23:00 GMT1534809891906<![CDATA[The 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/the-2018-fifa-world-cuptm-in-numbers<p>FIFA.com provides an overview of the facts and figures from the FIFA World Cup™, one month after the final whistle.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:15:00 GMT1534809891877<![CDATA[Wilhelm: I can’t wait for it to start]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensyoutholympic/news/y=2018/m=8/news=wilhelm-cant-wait-to-start-buenos-aires-2018.htmlWed, 15 Aug 2018 11:32:00 GMT1534809891745<![CDATA[Subasic, Mandzukic call time on international careers ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/mandzukic-calls-time-on-international-career<p>Nearly a month after playing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Final, Mario Mandzukic has announced his retirement from international football.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:50:00 GMT1534809891768<![CDATA[Goalkeeping comes naturally to Kim]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=goalkeeping-comes-naturally-to-yong-2990768.html<p>Korea DPR goalkeeper Kim Sun-Yong, the hero in the holders' 2-1 win over Brazil that saw them qualify for the quarter-finals at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018, speaks with FIFA.com about her footballing journey.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:23:00 GMT1534809891893<![CDATA[Essien: Black Princesses will come back stronger]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=m-essien-itv-2990893.html<p>Michael Essien speaks to FIFA.com about Ghana's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup campaign in France.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:08:00 GMT1534809891834<![CDATA[Giants clash as quarter-finals begin]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=wed-15--preview-2990834.htmlWed, 15 Aug 2018 09:38:00 GMT1534809891862<![CDATA[Golden Ticket winner: It was an unbelievable experience ]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifaeworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=1508-golden-ticket-winner-vor-ort-zu-sein-war-eine-unglaubliche-erfahrun-2990862.html<p>As the prize in a competition leading up to the FIFA eWorld Cup™ Grand Final, FIFA awarded two Golden Tickets that included return flights, hotel accommodation and VIP access to the event in London. Here, the winner Nurul Wahieda from Malaysia talks about her trip.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:40:00 GMT1534809891812<![CDATA[Asian quartet battle for continental gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=asian-quartet-battle-for-continental-gold.htmlWed, 15 Aug 2018 03:19:00 GMT1534809891808<![CDATA[Sam Kerr in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2018/m=8/news=sam-kerr-in-numbers.htmlWed, 15 Aug 2018 04:45:00 GMT1534809891766<![CDATA[Clarification concerning the revised FIFA Code of Ethics]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=8/news=clarification-concerning-the-revised-fifa-code-of-ethics.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 15:34:00 GMT1534809891403<![CDATA[Hayes's 'treble' marks unforgettable year]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2018/m=8/news=hayes-s-treble-marks-unforgettable-year.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:11:00 GMT1534809891687<![CDATA[The seven secrets of Deschamps's success]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2018/m=8/news=seven-secrets-deschamps-success-2990687.html<p>FIFA.com reveals seven key factors in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™-winning coach Didier Deschamps's success on the back of his nomination for The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2018 award.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:53:00 GMT