<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:08:00 GMTThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:32:25 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Coaching change for Asian champs]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2320330/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sextet book progression in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Pohang into next round, Mariners beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Kewell exit leaves Aussies seeking new stars]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=kewell-exit-leaves-aussies-seeking-new-stars-2319786.htmlWed, 16 Apr 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Last 16 beckons in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the penultimate group-stage action in the AFC Champions League with a host of former champions, led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande, aiming to secure early progression.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Del Piero helps see Sydney through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 13 Apr 2014 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Wanderers spoil Kewell's send off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Germany march on, Matildas triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Another round of thrilling UEFA qualifiers took place ahead of Canada 2015, while Australia caused a stir in beating Brazil 2-1 in a friendly down under. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Vegalta Sendai and Arnold part ways]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=japan-j-league-division-1-2000000085/news/newsid/231/663/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 03:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014 <![CDATA[Germany survive scare, USA wield axe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from a weekend in women's football that brought joy for the likes of Germany, England, France and Scotland, and ended with the dismissal of USA coach Tom Sermanni.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Del Piero brace boosts Sydney hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Alessandro Del Piero scored twice in the first half to guide Sydney FC to a 4-1 Australian A-League triumph over Wellington Phoenix to increase his side's hopes of reaching the league's play-offs.

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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 10:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Ono given emotional Wanderers farewell]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 05 Apr 2014 11:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Goals and surprises galore in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Ulsan streak ended, Mariners go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly round-up of the upcoming footballing birthdays sees a Ukrainian stalwart, a Bosnian creator, an Aussie veteran and a former Romania forward all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[74 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=74-days-to-go-2305312.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look at the year in which the OFC became the last confederation to join the FIFA World Cup party.]]>Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mariners close in on second, Victory held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Hosts Australia handed Taeguk test]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/230/395/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Kewell to retire at end of A-League season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Melbourne Heart have confirmed Australian legend Harry Kewell, who featured in over 250 English Premier League matches for Leeds United and Liverpool, will retire at the end of the 2013/14 A-League season.

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 03:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Stars sharpen form as World Cup nears]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=stars-sharpen-form-with-world-cup-sight-2303262.htmlFIFA.com looks at a few FIFA World Cup aspirants plying their trade in Asia who are using the AFC Champions League as an ideal proving ground to improve their form and catch the eye of their country's coach.

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Socceroos, Japan hoping to avoid Korea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With Korea Republic in Pot 2 of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup draw, hosts Australia and 2011 champions Japan will be keen to avoid Hong Myung-Bo's side during what is expected to be an extravagant ceremony at Sydney's Opera House on Wednesday.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Spanish midfield maestro, a Dutch legend and a pair of Swedish twins celebrating this week.

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Wanderers down Glory, Mariners win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Western Sydney Wanderers climbed to second spot in the Australian A-League table with a 3-0 victory over Perth Glory, while Central Coast Mariners came from behind to beat Melbourne Heart 2-1.

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Roar claim Premiers Plate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Ex-Co backs FIFA’s work to help improve working conditions in Qatar]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2301310/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Chinese, UAE sides take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Supporters of Chinese and United Arab Emirates clubs in the AFC Champions League were delighted on Matchday 3, as sides from both countries remained unbeaten. ​FIFA.com ​reviews the action.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Guizhou deny Ulsan, Utaka sends Beijing top]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/229/977/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Heart coach Van't Schip signs new contract]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 03:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Guangzhou top, Forlan opens Cerezo account]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Barbarouses sinks Marinos, revives Victory hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA extends FFA sanctions against two British players]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2298523/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Leaders eye back-to-back wins ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors' visit to Guangzhou Evergrande highlights the 2014 AFC Champions League Matchday 3 match-ups set to take place midweek as other sides look to gain further control of their group. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Ten-man Phoenix hold Heart]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Melbourne Heart failed to make the most of an opportunity to continue their late Australian A-League finals charge as they could only draw 2-2 with ten-man Wellington Phoenix, leaving them three points below their opponents.

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Thompson inspires Victory, Mariners win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Melbourne Victory moved up to second in the Australian A-League with a 2-1 win over Perth Glory thanks to a late Archie Thompson winner, while Central Coast Mariners saw off Newcastle Jets 3-1.

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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 13:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Roar close in on Premiers Plate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Favourites rally to rekindle hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the results in detail.]]>Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Diamanti rescues point, first win for Wanderers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Familiar foes reunited in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the midweek 2014 AFC Champions League action that promises several mouthwatering match-ups between historic rivals, including Al Ain's visit to Al Ittihad and Buriram United taking on Pohang United.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Brisbane stretch lead, Glory held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Mar 2014 08:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Victory claim late Mariners win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Late goals from James Troisi and substitute Kosta Barbarouses helped Melbourne Victory move up to third in the Australian A-League following a 3-1 win over Central Coast Mariners.

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Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Evergreen Cahill claims Aussie record]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=evergreen-cahill-claims-aussie-record-2293594.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 08:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Drama as Iraq, China earn passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up a dramatic final day of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup as Iraq and China PR sealed progression in vastly contrasting fashion, while Lebanese hopes were dashed by the slimmest of margins.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ecuador second-half surge edges Socceroos]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Australia to face South Africa in Brazil send-off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=australia-face-south-africa-brazil-send-off-2291728.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Wanderers slip up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Western Sydney Wanderers missed the chance to close the gap on A-League leaders Brisbane Roar as they lost 2-0 at home to Newcastle Jets, with Kew Jaliens and Adam Taggart getting the goals.

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Sun, 02 Mar 2014 08:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014