<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:09:00 GMTFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:15:54 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Hinterseer chooses goals over genes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com it was the ball, not skis, which was his calling.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Salzburg sign Hwang Hee-Chan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg said that they have signed 18-year-old Korea Republic striker Hwang Hee-Chan on a five-year contract from Pohang Steelers.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Tipico-Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Round of 32 line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Monchengladbach and Villarreal sealed their last-32 places in the UEFA Europa League after wins in Group A, while holders Sevilla also booked their place in the knockout stages.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Twenty defenders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=twenty-defenders-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2479276.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Brazil end year with morale-boosting win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazil ended the year on a positive note by defeating Austria 2-1 in Vienna in an international friendly thanks to goals from David Luiz and Roberto Firmino. 

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England and reigning champions Spain both secured home wins in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while San Marino claimed an historic draw at home to Estonia. 

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Wohlfahrt: We’re trying to develop our own philosophy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Koller: Russia are still favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Foursome into last 32, Everton beat Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Salzburg, Dinamo Moscow, Legia Warsaw, and Fiorentina made certain of their places in the UEFA Europa League knockout stages after wins, while Tottenham, Everton, and Inter Milan must wait a little longer for their chance to secure progress.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=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[Koller: We want to be proactive, not reactive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=During the FIFA/UEFA Conference for National Coaches and Technical Directors, FIFA.com caught up with Austria coach Marcel Koller to discuss the lessons learned from Brazil 2014 and his side's quest to qualify for UEFA EURO 2016.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=InterviewTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[England labour to victory, Costa breaks Spain drought]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England edged a ten-man Estonia 1-0 courtesy of Wayne Rooney's 43rd international goal, while Russia were held to a 1-1 draw by Moldova and Diego Costa opened up his account for Spain as La Roja beat Luxembourg 4-0.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Top teams looking to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the next round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying matches with some of the continent's heavyweights, including FIFA World Cup winners Germany, looking to bounce back from recent disappointments.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Spain crash, England cruise in EURO qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thursday featured several surprising results across UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, including Slovakia's 2-1 win over Spain and Slovenia defeating Switzerland 1-0, while England cruised to a comfortable 5-0 win at the expense of San Marino.

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Leading nations play catch-up in EURO race]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Brazil to take on Turkey, Austria in friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Five-time world champions Brazil have scheduled friendly matches against Turkey and Austria in November, the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) confirmed.

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News
<![CDATA[Foda returns to Sturm, replaces Milanic]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/244/580/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Austrian institutions recognised by FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2444140/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Everton return in style as Spurs, Celtic held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton returned to Europe with a 4-1 UEFA Europa League win over Wolfsburg, while Scottish champions Celtic and Tottenham both drew on the road against Salzburg and Partizan respectively.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Heavyweights open Europa group stage campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=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[Spain, England up and running, Ukraine beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Southampton swoop for Alderweireld, Mane]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Spurs draw Besiktas, Everton get Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal beat Besiktas, Bayer win big]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Alexis Sanchez scores just before half-time to give Arsenal a 1-0 win over Besiktas to send the English Premier League club into the UEFA Champions League group stage, while Bayer Leverkusen beat Copenhagen 4-0 to advance 7-2 on aggregate.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Bilbao, Napoli level as Bayer clip Copenhagen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tuesday's UEFA Champions League play-off round match-ups saw Athletic Bilbao earn at 1-1 draw at Napoli while Bayer Leverkusen came out on top of a five-goal thriller against Copenhagen winning 3-2 and a ten-man Arsenal held Besiktas in Istanbul.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Benitez wary of Athletic challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Arsenal face Besiktas, Porto draw Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Celtic crash out, Zenit advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg overturned a one-goal deficit to come through 3-1 on aggregate against AEL Limassol in their UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match, while Celtic crashed out to Legia Warsaw 6-1 on aggregate. 

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Young Germans claim continental crown]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=young-germans-claim-continental-crown-2414758.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the next generation of German superstars after the U-19 side were crowned continental champions less than three weeks after the senior Mannschaft saw off Argentina in the Maracana.

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Austrian giant Janko links with Sydney FC]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Legia inflict heavy defeat on Hoops, Lille win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hannover sign keeper Almer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hannover have strengthened their squad ahead of the new season by signing Austria international goalkeeper Robert Almer from Energie Cottbus.

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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Hungary, Serbia reach New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=hungary-serbia-reach-new-zealand-2015-2408124.htmlHungary and Serbia have filled Europe's final two qualifying spots for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 on Friday after Portugal, Austria, Germany and Ukraine secured their passage earlier in the week.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Quartet book ticket to New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=austria-qualified-for-new-zealand-2015-2407418.htmlAustria, Germany, Portugal and Ukraine sealed passage to the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 after the first day of the final tournament of UEFA's European U-19 Championship in Hungary on Tuesday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Europe's young elite eye world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=europe-s-young-elite-eye-world-stage-2406272.htmlFri, 18 Jul 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=6/news=aussies-go-ninth-swiss-reach-personal-best-2377051.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Swiss dominate Euro headlines, USA open new era]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the weekend international action in women’s football headlined by an historic breakthrough for Switzerland amid a heavy schedule of European matches, while USA have continued their winning home form.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanctions imposed by Austrian and Iranian FAs in relation to match manipulation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2353065/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[12 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=12-days-to-go-2346405.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at the highest-scoring FIFA World Cup match of all time.]]>Sat, 31 May 2014 07:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Austria Vienna appoint Baumgartner]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=austria-bundesliga-2000000005/news/newsid/234/527/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 May 2014 08:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Tipp3-Bundesliga 2013/2014<![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[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[All-German semi ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

Wolfsburg and Turbine Potsdam ensured an all-German UEFA Champions League semi-final, Frankfurt suffered a Bundersliga slip-up and Brescia stay top of Serie A. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[A derby, a debut and a miserable milestone ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Wolfsburg-Potsdam clash looms large]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Soriano: This is my reward]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Red Bull Salzburg captain Jonathan Soriano spoke with FIFA.com about his journey from the Spanish third tier to vying to become Europe's top goalscorer. 

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Benfica beat Spurs, Juve held in derby]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica took a commanding lead against Tottenham Hotspur in their UEFA Europa League last 16 tie with a 3-1 away win, while Mario Gomez scored late to give Fiorentina a 1-1 draw at Juventus.

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News