<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:41 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Germany conquer 2014, Belgium, Slovakia impress]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-conquer-2014-belgium-slovakia-impress-2493791.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Leaders maintain charge for glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football news from around the globe on a strong weekend for the frontrunners in Australia, France, Germany and Belgium/Netherlands.]]>Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Basel send Liverpool packing, Arsenal and Real rampant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 1-1 draw at Anfield sent Basel through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as Group C runners-up at the expense of Liverpool, while Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Istanbul.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Five spots still up for grabs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Barça's Vermaelen faces four months off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen has undergone surgery on his troublesome right hamstring, the Catalan club announced. 

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atleti advance, Reds frustrated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 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[Arsenal, Atletico and Bayer on the cusp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Coleman: Bale has grown as a leader]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wales manager Chris Coleman praised Gareth Bale's growing leadership qualities after his side's goalless draw with Belgium in Group B of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying. 

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Dutch deliver, Welsh hold Belgians]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Coleman: It's not acceptable to lose]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chris Coleman has said Wales have ditched their minnow tag, insisting it is now "not acceptable to lose" when his Group B table-topping side travel to Belgium for a crunch UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier.

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 01:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Messi seals comeback, El Tri down Dutch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A Premier League-laden Argentina came from behind to beat an experimental Croatia side 2-1 in their friendly at West Ham United's Upton Park, while Mexico defeated Netherlands 3-2 in a re-match of their 2014 World Cup Round of 16 clash.

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Insigne blow for Napoli and Italy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Wenger slams sloppy Arsenal after Euro meltdown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Anderlecht fightback holds Arsenal, Juve survive scare]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[First knockout berths up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Mourinho: We are trying to get Costa fit for United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Mertesacker: Arsenal's passing is not as efficient]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Wenger hails Podolski as Gunners edge win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Real rule Anfield, Arsenal leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid's mesmerising first-half performance put Liverpool to the sword thanks to a Karim Benzema brace and a Cristiano Ronaldo goal, while Arsenal stunned Brussels with two late goals to secure a 2-1 victory over Anderlecht.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Stakes high for three European institutions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Wednesday's UEFA Champions League where a host of big names have little margin for error including Juventus, Liverpool and Benfica.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Madrid's trip to Anfield tops bill]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Luzon leaves Standard Liege]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=belgium-pro-league-2000000009/news/newsid/245/922/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Jupiler Pro League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Iceland dent Dutch hopes, Pelle fires Italy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 took another blow as a Gylfi Sigurdsson brace gave Iceland a 2-0 win in Group A, while Belgium drew Bosnia and Herzegovina on the road.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[The thirteen flags of the EURO for Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2456405/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows the host cities' presentation for a ground-breaking event.]]>Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![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[Dutch relief as Italy's Chiellini stars and Belgium run riot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands fought back to beat Kazakhstan 3-1, Giorgio Chiellini stole the show in Italy's 2-1 win over Azerbaijan and Belgium blasted Andorra 6-0.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Wilmots to rest injured Hazard]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:48:00 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[Happy Birthday to you! ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including Chelsea' new frontman and a Belgian attacker.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Celtic's Denayer called up for Belgium]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Klopp: More to come from Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Madrids march on, Arsenal see off Gala]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Last year's UEFA Champions League finalists Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid overcame differing tests to win their second group games, while Liverpool slipped to defeat in Switzerland against Basel and Arsenal saw off Galatasaray.

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Heavyweight trio in need of a boost]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Atletico, Arsenal look to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with several Brazil 2014 stars, including a FIFA World Cup™ winner, all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Aussies appoint Belgian technical supremo Abrams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/244/350/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Nepalese prodigy sets lofty ambitions ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/244/297/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with Nepal prodigy Bimal Magar who is treading an unlikely path in European football and proving a role-model for his compatriots.]]>Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Spahic returns for Bosnia and Herzegovina EURO qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite announcing his international retirement last month, Bosnia and Herzegovina captain Emir Spahic is set to return to coach Safet Susic's side for their upcoming UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers against Belgium and Wales.

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Kompany: I live to mark the big strikers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2442230/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Low: Youth coaches create world champions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=low-youth-coaches-create-world-champions-2440913.htmlWed, 17 Sep 2014 11:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Real rampant, Liverpool leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA Champions League holders Real Madrid began their title defence with an emphatic win against Basel, while late drama at Anfield saw Liverpool concede an equaliser and then score a winner after the 89th minute.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![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[Holders get group stage rolling]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Yugoslav great Galic dies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Yugoslavian football great Milan Galic, who had a prolific club career with Partizan Belgrade and Standard Liege, has died aged 76 in Belgrade.

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Courtois signs new Chelsea deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the Blues have announced.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Conte up and running, Ibra makes history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Azzurri hot-seat, while Spain stumbled again and Belgium look all set for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification. FIFA.com reviews the international friendlies.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ongenda, Mokulu join Bastia on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bastia have made two transfer deadline day signings, acquiring Hervin Ongenda and Benjamin Mokulu on season-long loans from Paris Saint-Germain and Belgian side Mechelen, respectively.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015