<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 14 Oct 2014 20:08:00 GMTTue, 14 Oct 2014 21:08:36 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[France fly past Armenia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Loic Remy, Andre-Pierre Gignac and Antoine Griezmann all found the scoresheet as France beat Armenia 3-0 in a friendly in Yerevan.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Poland stun Germany, Ireland rout Gibraltar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Poland defeated Germany for the first time in history in a hard-earned 2-0 win in their UEFA EURO 2016 Group D qualifier in Warsaw, while Robbie Keane scored a hat-trick in the Republic of Ireland's 7-0 rout of Gibraltar.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Yanga-Mbiwa replaces injured Koscielny]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Live Your Goals busy across the globe]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2444526/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[European coaches to recap Brazil 2014's technical legacy in Russia ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-coaches-to-recap-brazil-2014-s-technical-legacy-in-russia-2439876.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Albania shock Portugal, Germany edge Scotland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Albania shocked Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal 1-0 on the road in Group I, while Poland forward Robert Lewandowski scored four goals in the first round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers. 

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Summer sun shines on Live Your Goals ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2428330/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals thrives under summer skies]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2384787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Reus out of World Cup after ankle tear]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=reus-set-to-miss-out-after-ankle-tear-2355681.htmlSat, 07 Jun 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Low: Lahm, Schweinsteiger 'will play' against Armenia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=low-lahm-schweinsteiger-will-play-against-armenia-2355070.htmlGermany head coach Joachim Low says both Philipp Lahm and Bastian Schweinsteiger have recovered from injury and will play some part against Armenia on Friday. 

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Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[London, Munich compete for showpieces]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/232/432/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of London's Wembley Stadium and Munich's Allianz Arena will host the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-final and final, after the two put their names forward for the tournament's climax.

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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Challandes set for Armenia coaching role]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Verheijen: Mkhitaryan is one of the best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about their rise on the global ladder, star man Henrikh Mkhitaryan, former coach Vardan Minasyan and the team’s future prospects.]]>Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:14:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2277787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Goal supporting Armenia]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2275673/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=In 1999, FIFA introduced the Goal Programme, which enables beneficiary member associations to implement projects designed to develop football in their respective countries. One of these countries is Armenia.

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Thu, 06 Feb 2014 13:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President concludes visit to Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2265568/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter today concluded a three-day visit to St Petersburg on which he opened the XXII Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Cup and held meetings with the 14 participating member associations.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Spain on top, Ukraine highest climber ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2247360/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Portugal and Brazil return to top ten]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2230272/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Zenit extend winning streak, Spartak win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Leaders Zenit St. Petersburg battled back from a goal down to extend their winning streak in the Russian Premier to eight matches with a 2-1 victory away to Ural Yekaterinburg.

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Spurs sink Sheriff, Swansea held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermaine Defoe scored for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol, equalling Spurs' European goal scoring record, while Swansea succumbed to a late equaliser from Russian side Kuban Krasnodar to end 1-1.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Bosnians make history, Iceland maintain dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=bosnians-make-history-iceland-keep-dream-alive-2196919.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Italy, Armenia share the spoils]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=italy-armenia-share-the-spoils-2196252.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 22:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Qualification scenarios explained]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=qualification-scenarios-explained-2195395.htmlFIFA.com guides you through all the possible outcomes, with automatic and play-off places up for grabs in the race to reach the FIFA World Cup™.]]>Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=europe-poised-for-last-day-drama-2195655.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium, Germany and Switzerland join party]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=belgium-germany-and-switzerland-join-the-party-2194935.htmlSat, 12 Oct 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Last-gasp Movsisyan sinks nine-man Bulgaria]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=last-gasp-movsisyan-sinks-nine-man-bulgaria-2194180.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Promised land looms for European quartet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=promised-land-looms-for-european-quartet-2193684.htmlBelgium, Germany, Russia and Switzerland could all qualify for Brazil 2014 on Friday as the penultimate round of qualifiers takes place across Europe, with England and Montenegro also battling it out for supremacy at the top of Group H.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Spartak and Zenit in command]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spartak Moscow and Zenit St. Petersburg both moved to the summit of the Russian Premier League table after victories against FC Krasnodar and Samara respectively. 

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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands reach promised land]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=italy-netherlands-reach-promised-land-2172065.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Denmark edge Armenia, boost chances]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=denmark-edge-armenia-boost-chances-2169525.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 19:02:57 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[European quartet eye early progress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=european-quartet-eye-early-progress-2169692.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:04:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium in touching distance, France held]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=belgium-within-touching-distance-france-stutter-2169009.htmlSat, 07 Sep 2013 03:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Last-gasp Armenia silence Prague]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=last-gasp-armenia-silence-prague-2168322.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 20:02:02 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=decisive-duels-campaign-end-draws-near-2167710.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Dortmund closing in on Mkhitaryan capture]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Colombia hit third as Brazil rocket ninth]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2131303/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Jul 2013 08:58:33 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Patience, pain and record breakers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Belgium move clear, Portugal claim key win ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=belgium-clear-portugal-pull-off-key-win-2104446.htmlFIFA.com reviews Friday's matchday in European qualifying for Brazil 2014 as Belgium and Portugal improved their prospects, while Croatia and Montenegro both stumbled at home.]]>Sat, 08 Jun 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Crunch time for Portugal in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=crunch-time-for-portugal-europe-2103404.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Shakhtar cruise to gold as Metalist make history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a Ukrainian Premier League season in which Shakhtar Donetsk cantered to a fourth straight title and Metalist Kharkiv denied Dynamo Kiev runners-up spot.]]>Wed, 29 May 2013 19:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Spain triumph, Montenegro hold firm]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=spain-triumph-montenegro-hold-firm-2049530.htmlFIFA.com wraps up another massive evening of European Brazil 2014 qualifying highlighted by a crucial win for world champions Spain on their trip to Paris, while Montenegro and England remain evenly poised after a hard-fought draw.]]>Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Vydra at the double in Czech win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=vydra-the-double-czech-win-2048007.htmlTue, 26 Mar 2013 18:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Crunch time for former champions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=crunch-time-for-former-champions-2044761.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2013 08:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Europe braced for titanic tussles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Who should your club sign?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/796/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you reckon your club should sign in January 2013.]]>Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[UEFA confirm multi-city EURO 2020]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/704/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA have confirmed that UEFA EURO 2020 will not take place in a single country, instead being staged across multiple cities around the continent.

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Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Excitement as Euro elite face off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=excitement-euro-elite-face-off-1785373.htmlFIFA.com explains.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Prandelli: Italy showed a lot of character]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=prandelli-italy-showed-lot-character-1784813.htmlCesare Prandelli has expressed his satisfaction at Italy's attitude in their victory in Armenia, while Pablo Osvaldo has hailed his own commitment and Domenico Criscito has discussed wearing the blue of his country once again.

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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 13:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Italy unconvincing against Armenia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=italy-unconvincing-against-armenia-1783962.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 20:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone