<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 29 Jul 2015 21:44:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:55:26 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Boyata's late goal gives Celtic some breathing space]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dedryck Boyata saved Celtic's blushes with a late winner in a 1-0 home win over Azerbaijani side Qarabag, while Ajax and Rapid Vienna played to a 2-2 draw in UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg clashes.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Hopefuls await third qualifying round draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2015/16 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round draw takes place in Nyon, Switzerland tomorrow, with some of Europe's top clubs waiting anxiously to plot their paths to the competition's group stage.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Salzburg appoint Zeidler]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After Adi Huetter vacated their reins, Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg have installed Peter Zeidler into their hot-seat.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-sees-stars-emerge-serbia-sparkle-2652283.htmlFIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Drama for hosts as Germany and Brazil battle through]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=drama-for-hosts-as-germany-and-brazil-battle-through-2646279.htmlThe Round of 16 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 is now complete after four thrilling encounters. Brazil, Germany, Portugal and Uzbekistan progressed to the next round – but the tournament is over for hosts New Zealand.]]>Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Khamdamov: Uzbekistan are out to make history]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=khamdamov-uzbekistan-are-out-to-make-history-2646227.htmlFIFA.com he was already setting his sights on the last four and a best ever finish at a FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Khamdamov brace sends Uzbeks into quarters]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271600/match=300269542/match-report.htmlA brace by Dostonbek Khamdamov saw Uzbekistan defeat Austria 2-0 and progress into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 06:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Komilov's second chance at atonement]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=11-june-komilov-s-second-chance-at-atonement-2640182.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 22:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Two Towers keep Austria's fortress standing]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=two-towers-keep-austria-s-fortress-standing-2619502.htmlFIFA.com spoke with the main protagonists.]]>Fri, 05 Jun 2015 13:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Nightmare for Argentina as hosts dream on]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=kiwis-dream-is-argentina-s-nightmare-2619491.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that brought despair to record champions Argentina but joy for Austria, Ukraine and Ghana, and renewed hope for hosts New Zealand.]]>Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Austria progress, Argentina face anxious wait]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269520/match-report.htmlFri, 05 Jun 2015 07:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Argentina falter as US lead last-16 charge]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=argentina-falter-as-us-lead-last-16-charge-2617670.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Austria fight back to fell Panama]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269535/match-report.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Gschweidl key to Austria's pressing success]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=gschweidl-key-to-austria-s-pressing-success-2617167.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 22:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Spoils and thrills shared on opening day]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=spoils-and-thrills-shared-on-opening-day-2610621.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Yeboah on the spot to deny Austria ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269514/match-report.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 10:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Stage set for future stars in New Zealand ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stage-set-for-future-stars-in-new-zealand-2609758.htmlFIFA.com previews the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 as some of the beautiful game’s future stars take their bow on the world stage over the next three weeks.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 23:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Stars align for Chicago, Rosengard]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stars-align-for-chicago-rosengard-2608282.htmlTue, 26 May 2015 03:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Austria's Lovric following in his idols' footsteps]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=austria-s-lovric-following-in-his-idols-footsteps-2602183.htmlTue, 05 May 2015 11:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[European elite eye global summit]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=european-elite-eye-global-summit-2602148.htmlTue, 05 May 2015 08:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 passes 100,000 in ticket sales]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=new-zealand-2015-passes-100-000-in-ticket-sales-2593142.htmlThu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Mammana out to do parents proud]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=mammana-out-to-do-parents-proud-2581692.htmlThu, 02 Apr 2015 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Thalhammer: Austria need more players]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=thalhammer-austria-need-more-players-2578988.htmlAustria’s women’s team coach Dominik Thalhammer spoke to FIFA.com about his side’s recent progress and their hopes of qualifying for a major finals in the near future.  

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Polverino: Liechtenstein targeting eight points]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Liechtenstein's Michele Polverinho to discover why there's a lot of meatloaf riding on the encounter.]]>Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro bids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Towering Janko aims for giant target with Austria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke with Austria and Sydney FC striker Marc Janko about his desire to help Austria achieve breakthrough UEFA EURO qualification, colourful club career and some impressive sporting bloodlines.]]>Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Scorers, sensations and pass masters]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=scorers-sensations-and-pass-masters-2566212.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly review.]]>Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Wax, steel and the Eiffel Tower]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=wax-steel-and-the-eiffel-tower-2540966.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows a polarising Swede appreciating himself.]]>Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Hosiner has kidney removed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015: 100 days to go ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=new-zealand-2015-100-days-to-go-2525754.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Krankl: the hero of Cordoba]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=52483/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 14 Feb 2015 10:34:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News<![CDATA[Draw sets stage for New Zealand 2015 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=draw-sets-stage-for-new-zealand-2015-2522220.htmlTue, 10 Feb 2015 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Evergrande swoop for Salzburg's Alan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[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=Friendlies
<![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[Bayern hit the front, Lyon & PSG march in step ]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=10/news=bayern-hit-the-front-lyon-and-paris-march-in-step-2459693.htmlFIFA.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