<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 24 Nov 2014 03:37:00 GMTMon, 24 Nov 2014 04:26:34 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Thijssen takes charge at Brisbane Roar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Real Madrid to tour Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/836/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Reigning champions Roar sack Mulvey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Unbeaten Adelaide win, Sydney down City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pablo Sanchez's quickfire double gave Adelaide United a fifth win in seven Australian A-League games this season away at Central Coast Mariners, the day after Sydney FC saw off Melbourne City with a hard-fought 2-1 win.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Gimenez: We can beat anyone on our day]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=gimenez-we-can-beat-anyone-on-our-day-2477384.htmlCruz Azul midfielder Christian Gimenez speaks with FIFA.com ahead of the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco where he will be making his third appearance in the competition.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Animal instincts set to light up Morocco]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=animal-instincts-set-to-light-up-morocco-2477436.htmlThe opening kick-off of the FIFA Club World Cup 2014 is just around the corner. The following trailer takes inspiration from the animal kingdom to encapsulate the excitement from the tournament's history and anticipate what lies ahead. 

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Sixth win for Glory, Victory up to second]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Joeys aim to demonstrate new Aussie philosophy ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=joeys-aim-to-demonstrate-new-aussie-philosophy-2476683.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the Australia U-17 team under Tony Vidmar with the former long-serving national team player saying his side are focussed on displaying a fresh approach that will be the blueprint for future Aussie teams.]]>Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Okazaki gives Japan edge over Australia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan striker Shinji Okazaki scored a backheel goal to defeat Australia 2-1 in a friendly in Osaka ahead of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in January. 

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Joy for PSG, glory for Perth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest look at women’s club football visits three continents and is highlighted by the ongoing rise of Paris Saint-Germain, Perth Glory soaring to new heights and Urawa Red Diamonds on the verge of success.]]>Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Socceroo Cahill’s Van Basten-esque volley]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=socceroo-cahill-s-van-basten-esque-volley-2475688.htmlMon, 17 Nov 2014 08:18:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskás awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Samurai and Socceroos in final Asian Cup audition]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Mariners secure late point]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Wanderer Covic continues to defy]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=happy-wanderer-covic-continues-to-defy-2474607.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Western Sydney Wanderers goalkeeper Ante Covic about his club's unlikely ascension to the summit of Asian club football, taking on the world’s best at Morocco 2014 and producing the “greatest save” in his nation’s history.]]>Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Steele leaves Newcastle bound for USA]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Nov 2014 04:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[AFC announce Player of the Year shortlists]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Nov 2014 05:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Excitement builds in Madrid]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=crece-la-expectacion-en-madrid-2473186-2473222.htmlOne month before the start of the FIFA Club World Cup 2014, which will be hosted in Morocco again this year, the trophy that awaits the winners was on display in the Spanish capital Madrid.

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Match officials announced for FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=match-officials-announced-for-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-2472194.htmlMon, 10 Nov 2014 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Glory beat Mariners to top A-League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Nov 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Nov 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Victory back top, City win without Villa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Melbourne Victory came from 2-0 down to salvage a 2-2 draw with Newcastle Jets and regajned the lead of the Australian A-League, while local rivals City won their first game of the season, following the departure of loanee David Villa.

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Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Kennedy joins Melbourne City as Villa departs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Johnny Warren, Australia’s football missionary]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the achievements and legacy of Australia’s favourite football icon, Johnny Warren. The man affectionately known as Captain Socceroo championed football Down Under in an era when the game struggled for a foothold.]]>Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:11:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Fledglings, fairy tales and derby dominance ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.  ]]>Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Postecoglou offers up final Asian Cup audition]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Season finale loom, France’s big two meet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the latest women’s club action including a colossal match-up in France, and unexpected struggles for the big clubs in Japan and Australia.]]>Tue, 04 Nov 2014 07:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[A wild welcome home for Wanderers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=a-wild-welcome-home-for-wanderers-2470461.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows masses of Sydneysiders welcoming home their conquering idols.]]>Mon, 03 Nov 2014 22:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Victory go joint-top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Wanderers create new milestone for Aussie football]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=wanderers-create-new-milestone-for-aussie-football-2470318.htmlMon, 03 Nov 2014 07:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Western Sydney Wanderers win Asian title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Western Sydney Wanderers became the first Australian side to win the AFC Champions League title after a goalless draw against Saudi giants Al Hilal gave them a 1-0 aggregate win in the final.

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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 20:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Carrusca strikes to sink City]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/246/400/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Strength of the collective key to progress for Asia, Oceania]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=strength-of-the-collective-key-to-progress-for-asia-oceania-2463936.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 08:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Wanderers seek final fairytale ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at A-League new boys Western Sydney Wanderers and their unlikely two-year against-the-odds journey to the AFC Champions League decider.]]>Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Al Hilal out to bounce back against Wanderers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the finale to the AFC Champions League as Saudi Arabia favourites Al Hilal seek to overturn an opening leg deficit against unlikely finalists Western Sydney Wanderers.]]>Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Perth run ended, Phoenix cruise ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Popovic: We're halfway to something special]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=popovic-we-re-halfway-to-something-special-2462004.htmlSat, 25 Oct 2014 23:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Wanderers edge Al Hilal in first leg]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=wanderers-edge-al-hilal-in-first-leg-2461612.htmlSat, 25 Oct 2014 10:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=giants-stumble-as-qatar-myanmar-make-history-2461244.htmlFIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Wanderers' fairy tale run to continental final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Fans, finishers and a goalscoring goalie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review alongside the likes of Luiz Adriano, Cristiano Ronaldo, Richard Dunne and Philipp Lahm.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern hit the front, Lyon & PSG march in step ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the latest news from the world of women’s club football with Europe and Australia providing our focus this week.]]>Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Villa rescues City, Keogh wins it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spanish star David Villa rescued a 1-1 draw for Melbourne City with his second goal in two Australian A-League games before Irish forward Andy Keogh grabbed a dramatic late winner for Perth Glory in a 3-2 win over Brisbane Roar.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Sydney clinch derby comeback, Phoenix win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Road to AFC Champions League final in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=road-to-afc-champions-league-final-in-numbers-2458110.htmlAfter 139 matches and seven rounds of competition, Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal and Australian outfit Western Sydney Wanderers will face off in the AFC Champions League final. FIFA.com looks at their routes to the finale in numbers.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Phoenix rising in New Zealand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com puts A-League side Wellington Phoenix under the microscope as the club seeks to make a statement on behalf of New Zealand football, and hears the fascinating back-story of their Scottish-born Australian coach Ernie Merrick.]]>Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Gallas hangs up his boots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=William Gallas has retired from football at the age of 37 with the former France, Arsenal and Chelsea defender hanging up hos boots after winning 84 caps for his country.

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Reds triumph, Frankfurt shocked]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football news from across the globe headlined by Liverpool retaining their crown in dramatic fashion, plus some stunning results both in the UEFA Women’s Champions League and in Australia.]]>Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Roar back with a defeat, Glory win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Australian champions Brisbane Roar made a losing start to their Australian A-League title defence when they fell 2-1 to Adelaide United, while Perth Glory started their season with a 2-1 win of their own over Wellington Phoenix.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015