<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:52:00 GMTThu, 21 Aug 2014 07:59:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Swansea sign Fernandez from Napoli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Argentinian ascendancy amid goal blitzes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with goal sprees in Romania and Uruguay.]]>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Martino names squad for World Cup rematch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gerardo Martino, the newly named Argentina coach, has named his Albiceleste squad for the South Americans' rematch of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final against Germany.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[United complete Rojo signing, send Nani to Sporting]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United have confirmed they have signed Argentina centre-back Marcos Rojo on a five-year deal from Sporting Lisbon while also sending Nani to the Portuguese club on a season-long loan.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[City loan Zuculini to Valencia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After signing with Manchester City for £3m earlier this summer from Racing Club, Argentina youngster Bruno Zuculini has been sent to Valencia on a season-long loan, the Spanish La Liga club announced on Tuesday.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Late goals bail out Godoy Cruz]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[Bonet expects tough tie, Alemann bullish]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/314/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[River, Boca in the winner's circle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[Velez win again, Banfield beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring a selection of English Premier League players and managers looking ahead to their opening weekend, the Pope basking in his team's recent triumph, Rory McIlroy pondering how he can carry all of his recent trophies into Old Trafford and much more.

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[San Lorenzo seize the holy grail]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a historic edition of South America's premier continental club competition.]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[They said it: Gerardo Martino]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News<![CDATA[Aguero pens new City deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Argentina forward Sergio Aguero has become the third Manchester City player this week to sign a fresh five-year contract with the English Premier League champions.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Martino relishing Argentina job]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Van Buyten hangs up his boots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Belgian defender Daniel van Buyten, without a club since his contract with Bayern Munich expired in June, has decided to retire from the game at the age of 36.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[San Lorenzo claim maiden continental crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Lanus open with win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[Romagnoli: This means everything to us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ciclón idol Leandro Romagnoli spoke to FIFA.com about the club’s long quest to win the trophy.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Albiceleste appointment for Martino]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Argentinian Football Association have announced former Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino as Alejandro Sabella's successor with La Albiceleste, and he will be formally introduced in a press conference in Buenos Aires on Thursday.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Velez, Arsenal open with tight wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[Orban sent to Valencia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lucas Orban has a signed a five-year contract with Spanish La Liga side Valencia on Monday, his former club, Bordeaux, confirmed.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Winning start for Newell's]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 04:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In this week's round-up of footballing birthday celebrations, we feature three French stars, an Italian and Ecuadorian 2014 FIFA World Cup star, a Nerazzurri legend and a Hunter.

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[City seal swoop for Zuculini]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City completed their swoop for 21-year-old Argentinian midfielder Bruno Zuculini from Racing Club.

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Volunteer reflects on 'amazing' experience]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=kiana-i-felt-part-of-the-wold-cup-2417702-2418043.htmlFIFA.com, the volunteer worker talked candidly about the “most intense month” of her life.]]>Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Santacruz boosts Nacional hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Vietto delight at Villarreal move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014<![CDATA[First-timers ready for unique final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Wednesday’s first leg.]]>Wed, 06 Aug 2014 02:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Raul Piris shows loyalty has its rewards ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with veteran Nacional captain Raul Piris ahead of the most important occasion in the club's history: the Copa Libertadores final against Argentinian giants San Lorenzo. 

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Blatter attends funeral for Julio Grondona ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2415872/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter was in Buenos Aires last Friday for the funeral of AFA President and former FIFA Senior Vice-President Julio Grondona, who died last Wednesday.

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Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[San Lorenzo ease into maiden final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Blatter mourns death of Julio Grondona]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2409689/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has issued a message of condolence to the family of Argentinian FA President and FIFA Senior Vice-President Julio Grondona, who died on Wednesday.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:33:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Gunning for the final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the games.]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Argentinian FA fined for banner]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2408115/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has imposed a fine of CHF 30,000 and issued a reprimand against the Argentinian Football Association following an incident that occurred at the friendly match between Argentina and Slovenia played on 7 June.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:25:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Pereyra makes Juve loan move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus have signed midfielder Roberto Pereyra from Udinese on an initial one-year loan deal, the Italian Serie A champions have announced.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Football's famous curses and sorcery ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=While football is often elevated to a mystical level, citing famous victories as miracles played in stadiums referred to as shrines for example, we look at the other side of the coin here with a slew of famous curses cast upon some of the world's most famous clubs.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Adriano stars in thrilling Copa climax]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On 25 July 2004, Brazil beat Argentina on penalties after a thrilling Copa America final. Adriano levelled in stoppage time after Cesar Delgado thought he had won it for La Albiceleste minutes earlier. FIFA.com looks back at the match.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:20:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Basanta bound for Fiorentina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Monterrey have confirmed Argentinian international defender Jose Maria Basanta is heading to Italian Serie A side Fiorentina on Thursday, after the club agreed to pay the player's $3.5m buy-out clause to the Mexican outfit.

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Mineiro claim Recopa victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Five-star San Lorenzo ease past Bolivar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Tevez: I never thought of leaving Juve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Carlos Tevez has said on Wednesday he never had a thought to leave Juventus despite coach Antonio Conte departing the Italian Serie A side last week, and the Argentina striker is focused on winning a fourth consecutive scudetto.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Samuel makes Swiss move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Walter Samuel, who has played for Inter Milan, Roma and Real Madrid, signed a one-year deal with Basel in the Swiss Super League on Wednesday.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Copa Libertadores quartet return to action]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After breaking off for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the Copa Libertadores resumes this week with the semi-final first legs. FIFA.com previews both ties.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Labyrinth salute for triumphant Germans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=labyrinth-salute-for-triumphant-germans-2406935.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows some farmers' tribute to Germany's triumph.]]>Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Paredes joins Roma on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Leandro Paredes will join Roma on a season-long loan for the 2014/15 Italian Serie A campaign, the club announced in a statement on their official website on Saturday.

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Argentine Jeronimo switches from Reds to Jets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[World champions Germany on top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[The World Cup's top social moments]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=the-world-cup-s-top-social-moments-2406128.htmlSeveral milestones were reached and records set at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil on the pitch, but the presence of social media added another layer to the historic tournament. FIFA.com looks at five significant social media moments.

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Kroos finishes up top of Castrol standings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=kroos-finishes-up-top-of-castrol-standings-2405228.htmlToni Kroos heads up the final Castrol Index with two of his FIFA World Cup winning team-mates making the top ten. Third-placed Netherlands also boast three players in the final ranking, along with two for the hosts.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Thousands welcome home Argentina after final defeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=thousands-welcome-home-argentina-after-final-defeat-2405771.htmlThousands lined the bus route home for the Argentina squad after their FIFA World Cup Final loss in extra time, despite the players' and the manager's disappointment. 

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™