<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 31 Aug 2015 20:42:00 GMTTue, 01 Sep 2015 22:01:51 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Denayer completes Gala loan move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Galatasaray have signed 20-year-old Manchester City defender Jason Denayer on a season-long loan to bolster their bid to make an impression in the UEFA Champions League.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2015/2016
<![CDATA[United loan Januzaj to Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund have signed 20-year-old attacking midfielder Adnan Januzaj on loan for a season from Manchester United.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Man City announce De Bruyne signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday announced the signing of Belgium playmaker Kevin De Bruyne from German side Wolfsburg on a six-year contract. City did not disclose how much they had paid for the 24-year-old former Chelsea player.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Champions League draw smiles on Barça, Man Utd]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The draw for the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League group stages was made in Monaco today, with the winner of the competition ultimately going on to compete at the FIFA Club World Cup in 2016.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Van Gaal hails Rooney influence as United find form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[United ease past Brugge, CSKA stage comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Rooney: Criticism didn't bother me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wayne Rooney said that recent criticism for his lack of goals did not affect him as he went on score a hat-trick in Manchester United's 4-0 win at Club Brugge that secured their UEFA Champions League return.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Van Gaal: Fellaini set for advanced role]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said Belgian international Marouane Fellaini will play in more advanced positions for the club this season, ahead of their crucial UEFA Champions League play-off second leg match at Club Brugge.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Preud'homme: We have to be perfect]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Club Brugge coach Michel Preud'homme said on Tuesday that his side require a "perfect" performance if they are to achieve the "miracle" of eliminating Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Man Utd, Lazio aim for Champions League group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Van Gaal hails Depay impact for United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Depay double downs Brugge, Lazio edge Leverkusen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A brace from Memphis Depay helped Manchester United to a 3-1 win over Club Brugge in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, while Lazio edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 and Sporting Lisbon left it late to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 22:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[United confident for Club Brugge, Celtic wary of Malmo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Everton's Mirallas signs new contract]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton announced that Belgium international forward Kevin Mirallas has signed a new three-year contract with the English Premier League side.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 15:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Draw marks the way to Chile 2015 glory]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=draw-marks-the-way-to-chile-2015-glory-2669665.htmlFri, 07 Aug 2015 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Chile enter top ten, Mexico and Jamaica soar]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=8/news=chile-enter-top-ten-mexico-and-jamaica-soar-2669229.htmlThu, 06 Aug 2015 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Celtic stand firm in Baku, Shakhtar progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scottish champions Celtic did just enough to progress from the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round with a 1-0 win on aggregate over Qarabag, while Shakhtar Donetsk eliminated Fenerbahce.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2015 21:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Monaco win at Young Boys, Fener held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Monaco put one foot into the UEFA Champions League play-off round with a 3-1 win away to Swiss side Young Boys, while Turkish giants Fenerbahce were held to a goalless draw at home to Shakhtar Donetsk.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes Brussels court’s decision to reject suspension of TPO ban ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-welcomes-brussels-court-s-decision-to-reject-suspension-of-tpo-ba-2668122.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 13:05:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![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[Celtic sign Belgian goalkeeper Bailly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Belgian international goalkeeper Logan Bailly says his transfer to Scottish champions Celtic on Wednesday from OH Leuven is a dream move for him.

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2654010.htmlSun, 28 Jun 2015 10:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Setting sail for Uruguay]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=setting-sail-for-uruguay-2651139.htmlSun, 21 Jun 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Bale's Wales beats Belgium, Iceland win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gareth Bale's goal saw Wales to a 1-0 victory over Belgium, putting his country tantalisingly close to a first major tournament since 1958, while Iceland beat Czech Republic 2-1 in a busy night of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Belgium climb into second place]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=6/news=belgium-climb-into-second-place-2618260.htmlThe current edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking reveals two changes in the top ten, with Belgium overtaking Argentina to move into second place, their highest-ever position since the launch of the world ranking. 

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Thu, 04 Jun 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[France triumph, Germany also impress]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=france-triumph-germany-also-impress-2608240.htmlMon, 25 May 2015 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[First Belgian title for Gent ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Belgian club Gent sealed the first league title in their 115-year history by beating Standard Liege 2-0 on the penultimate day of the play-offs.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 20:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Jupiler Pro League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Belgian Saintfiet named Togo coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Experienced African hand Belgian Tom Saintfiet is to coach the Togo national side after his appointment was announced by the Togolese Football Federation (FTF) on Tuesday.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 20:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[European sextet complete Chile line-up]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=european-sextet-complete-chile-line-up-2606680.htmlUEFA U-17 Championship semi-finalists Belgium, France, Germany and Russia were joined by play-off winners Croatia and England in booking their tickets to the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 16:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Coronation for league queens across Europe]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=coronation-for-league-queens-across-europe-2604203.htmlTue, 12 May 2015 07:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Captains, creators and domestic dominance]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=captains-creators-and-domestic-dominance-2602445.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review, which also features feats by John Terry, Kevin de Bruyne, Barcelona and Dinamo Zagreb.]]>Wed, 06 May 2015 07:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Mertens dies three days after heart attack]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Belgian footballer Gregory Mertens died on Thursday, just three days after suffering a heart attack while playing for Lokeren's reserves, hospital sources said.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Hazard wins England's PFA Player of the Year award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard's impressive season was recognised by his peers when he won England's Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award on Sunday.

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Final eight eye road to Warsaw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2592000.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 09:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Sevilla headline Europa quarter-final line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/259/077/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Witsel: Belgium are feared now]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com on what he and his team-mates learned from the FIFA World Cup, his versatility and cool head in the middle and how he almost ended up at Real Madrid.]]>Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Belgium and Brazil climb third and fifth]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=4/news=belgium-and-brazil-climb-third-and-fifth-2583443.htmlThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Benteke treble keeps Villa out of trouble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Christian Benteke scored a potentially priceless hat-trick as Aston Villa avoided slipping into the Premier League relegation zone by drawing 3-3 at home to Queens Park Rangers.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Lionheart Ceulemans still the pride of Belgium]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=lionheart-ceulemans-still-the-pride-of-belgium-2581590.htmlDiables Rouges captain Jan Cuelemans spoke with FIFA.com on battling against Maradona, missing the chance to leave his homeland and reaching the UEFA EURO 1980 final.]]>Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:17:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Fellaini gives Belgium edge over Israel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Belgium climbed to the top of Group B when they edged Israel 1-0 in their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier thanks to an early goal from Marouane Fellaini. 

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=the-week-in-quotes-2579574.htmlFeaturing the WWE, the perfect boyfriend, warming toilet seats, a terrible dancer, a FIFA Ballon d'Or hopeful, silly nicknames and much more!

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![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[Sevilla-Zenit, Wolfsburg-Napoli in quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=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