<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 25 Jul 2014 13:16:00 GMTFri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:14 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Senegal's Mane signs for Mariners]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/240/798/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Dutch winger Castelen signs with Wanderers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Aussie goal queen Gill aims for further highs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=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[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[Aussies line up Belgium, UAE, Qatar matches]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/590/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Fiorentina make Brillante signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fiorentina have signed Australian defensive midfielder Joshua Brillante from A-League side Newcastle Jets.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Aussie Brillante to join Fiorentina]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/240/335/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Delpierre signs up for Victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Jul 2014 01:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Asian media dissects quartet's World Cup performance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=asian-media-dissects-quartet-s-world-cup-performance-2387766.htmlFri, 27 Jun 2014 15:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Anglo-Aussie Durack grasping second chance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=anglo-aussie-durack-grasping-second-chance-2386175.htmlFIFA.com hears the impressive story of Lizzie Durack, a goalkeeper told she had no future by her native Australia who is now starring for England's senior team and their Canada-bound U-20s.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Herbert's expert take on World Cup trends]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=herbert-s-expert-take-on-world-cup-trends-2387676.html FIFA.com his observations on Brazil 2014.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brosque exits Al Ain to rejoin Sydney FC]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Socceroos striker joins Fulham]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=socceroos-striker-joins-fulham-2384769.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 00:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Villa leaves Spain door open]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=villa-leaves-spain-door-open-2383370.htmlDavid Villa admits it may be difficult to carry on his Spain career although he has left the door open to the possibility of adding to his record-breaking tally for the national side.

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Oranje’s Depay shines once more]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=oranje-s-depay-shines-once-more-2383339.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 03:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil, Mexico rise to the occasion]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=brazil-mexico-rise-to-the-occassion-2382478.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Villa and Spain bow out on a high]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186467/match-report.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Nerves for Brazil, pride for Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=nerves-for-brazil-pride-for-spain-2380838.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 02:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Casillas, Xavi to miss Spain farewell]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=casillas-xavi-to-miss-spain-farewell-2381198.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Postecoglou: We're very motivated for Spain game ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=postecoglou-we-re-very-motivated-for-spain-game-2381029.htmlDespite both nations unable to qualify for the Round of 16, Australia manager Ange Postecoglou says his side's final Group B clash with Spain is "far from a dead rubber."

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Cazorla: Rebuilding starts against Australia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=cazorla-rebuilding-starts-against-australia-2380841.htmlFIFA.com that his team-mates remain formidable players ready to give it their all.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bresciano: The best dream I could have had ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=bresciano-the-best-dream-i-could-have-had-2380349.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Perth Glory sign Nichols on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Australian midfielder Mitch Nichols leaves Japan to sign for Perth Glory on loan.

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[TV viewing breaks records in first FIFA World Cup matches ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=tv-viewing-breaks-records-in-first-fifa-world-cup-matches-2378078.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Van Persie: Dutch must expect a hard time ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=van-persie-dutch-must-expect-a-hard-time-2378592.htmlFIFA about his disappointment at missing the Netherlands' final group match with Chile, and why their travails against Australia could prove to be positive.]]>Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2377051/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Wilkinson: It's the start of a new era ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=wilkinson-it-s-the-start-of-a-new-era-2377750.htmlFIFA about why the Socceroos are able to draw encouragement from Brazil 2014 despite being consigned to elimination. ]]>Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Wonder goal a sweet goodbye for Cahill]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=wonder-goal-a-sweet-goodbye-for-cahill-2377754.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 19:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Robben: We lacked focus]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=robben-we-lacked-focus-2377042.htmlNetherlands goalscorer Arjen Robben says his team struggled to get out of the mindset of their previous game but their victory against Australia was hard-fought.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Memphis the hero for Oranje]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=memphis-el-heroe-naranja-2376893-2376934.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cahill: The best of my career]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=cahill-the-best-of-my-career-2376802.htmlFIFA.com following the untimely end of his FIFA World Cup career, former Everton man Tim Cahill says that he has finished on a high having scored a goal worthy of any highlights reel.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 05:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mixed fortunes for kings in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mixed-fortunes-for-kings-in-brazil-2375903.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Postecoglou: Australia's plan was to make an impact]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=postecoglou-australia-s-plan-was-to-make-an-impact-2376971.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Oranje edge five-goal thriller]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186478/match-report.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 18:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Muller sets early pace, Pooladi on his shoulder]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=muller-sets-early-pace-pooladi-on-his-shoulder-2375655.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 15:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Socceroo Davidson grateful for Dutch education]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=socceroo-davidson-grateful-for-dutch-education-2375420.htmlFIFA about the lessons learned playing in the top flight of the Socceroos' next opponents, and the guidance he's received from his famous father.]]>Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Spain seek redemption, Oranje aim to maintain sheen]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=spain-seek-redemption-oranje-aim-to-maintain-sheen-2374397.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 02:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Belgium turn to youth in attack ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=belgium-turn-to-youth-in-attack-2375272.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 23:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Sampaoli expects Spain backlash ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=sampaoli-expects-spain-backlash-2375228.htmlJorge Sampaoli predicts that FIFA World Cup holders Spain will play better against his team than they did in their thrashing by the Netherlands, as they are one of the best teams in the world.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Chile unsure of Vidal fitness]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=chile-unsure-of-vidal-fitness-2375213.htmlChile's Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is uncertain to be available to face Spain in Group B despite playing 60 minutes of Chile's FIFA World Cup opener against Australia.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Postecoglou: We'll attack Dutch]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=postecoglou-we-ll-attack-dutch-2375168.htmlAustralia cannot progress in the FIFA World Cup by just defending against the Netherlands, says coach Ange Postecoglou as his team prepare to face Spain's destroyers.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Van Gaal: We must stay grounded]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=van-gaal-we-must-stay-grounded-2375121.htmlLouis van Gaal says his Dutch side have merely taken their first step in the FIFA World Cup and must not get ahead of themselves.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Torres: Win more crucial than style]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=torres-win-more-crucial-than-style-2374953.htmlSpain's priority is to win their next game no matter the style of play, says striker Fernando Torres ahead of their Group B clash with Chile.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Chile's 'Pitbull' out to bite Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=chile-s-pitbull-out-to-bite-spain-2374719.htmlKnown as the 'Pitbull', Chile's Gary Medel is sharpening his teeth ahead of taking on Spain in Group B.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Bresciano: Aussies won't freeze against Dutch]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=bresciano-aussies-won-t-freeze-against-dutch-2374429.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 01:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 18-20]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-18-20-2373453.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Van Persie: We can't get ahead of ourselves ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=van-persie-we-can-t-get-ahead-of-ourselves-2372584.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 11:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[McGowan: Australia showed we can play]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mcgowan-australia-showed-we-can-play-2372282.htmlFIFA about Ivan Franjic being ruled out of Brazil 2014, seizing his opportunity to replace him against Chile and the confidence Australia will take into their meeting with the Netherlands.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 04:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™