<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 15 Apr 2014 16:14:00 GMTWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:36:39 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Belgium coach Wilmots rewarded for finals spot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=belgium-coach-wilmots-rewarded-for-finals-spot-2319611.htmlLes Diables Rouges to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:14:00 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[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[Villa's Benteke to have surgery in Belgium]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Hazard sustains calf injury in Chelsea win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![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[Benteke out for six months]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=benteke-out-for-six-months-2313975.htmlAston Villa striker Christian Benteke has been ruled out for six months due to a ruptured Achilles tendon and will miss Belgium's FIFA World Cup campaign.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Streaks, a starlet and Superclásico success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 Apr 2014 08:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Germany close on USA, France hit all-time high]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2304079/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Wenger: Arsenal are under constant assessment]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Hazard lauds Drogba, talks Arsenal test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[88 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=88-days-to-go-2297006.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, the focus is on the hugely popular FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola.]]>Sun, 16 Mar 2014 10:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[England, Egypt and Panama climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2295968/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Anderlecht sack Van den Brom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Jupiler Pro League 2013/2014<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Mar 2014 08:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Van Buyten: We've awoken the nation]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=van-buyten-awoken-the-nation-2293856.htmlFIFA.com that Brazil 2014 is all anyone is talking about back in his homeland.]]>Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Rising star Kim eyes Brazil impact]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=rising-star-kim-eyes-brazil-impact-2292905.htmlFIFA.com he wants to impress for Korea Republic at Brazil 2014.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[Algeria win, Côte d'Ivoire snatch draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Elephants drawing 2-2 with Belgium and the Black Stars losing 1-0 in Montenegro.]]>Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:00 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[Action at the top as frontrunners hauled in]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up the weekend in women’s club football where new names forced their way top in France, Italy and Belgium/Netherlands, while European champions Wolfsburg suffered a shock.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 02:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Football’s dedicated scholars]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at some footballers who have studied alongside their playing career, with those who have excelled in both football and academia including Socrates, Juan Mata, Manuel Pellegrini and Emilio Butragueno.]]>Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Who will advance to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/228/309/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which teams you think will advance to the quarter-finals?]]>Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your SayTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly preview of birthdays in the footballing world takes in an Egyptian hotshot, a Portugal and Real Madrid defensive rock, an Italian midfield maestro and an American full-back.

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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 14:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[England draw Swiss, Italy face Croatia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England were drawn against Switzerland and Italy were pitted against Croatia in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while Gibraltar were handed a tough group including Germany and the Republic of Ireland.

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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Will a European team win in Brazil?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=fifa-weekly-asks-will-european-team-win-brazil-2281007.htmlFri, 21 Feb 2014 09:27:00 GMTArea=FIFA WorldSection=FIFA WeeklyKind=Have Your SayTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Soriano shines for Salzburg, Lazio lose]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Diego Costa hails Courtois]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Lehmann: Bayern are stronger than last year]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Bayern-Arsenal, whether he still enjoys playing football, Germany's group at Brazil 2014 and his tips to win the tournament.]]>Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the week of birthdays in football, including FIFA World Cup™ winner Gianluca Zambrotta and Belgium coach Marc Wilmots.]]>Sun, 16 Feb 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring fitting tributes to an English footballing legend, a Hollywood actor imitating a Manchester United legend, Jose Mourinho mocking Arsene Wenger and Mehmet Scholl on the risk of a Bayern star playing cards.

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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Spain toppled as Italy triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy are the new kings of European futsal with a 3-1 victory over Russia after reigning champions Spain were toppled for the first time in almost a decade in the semi-finals. FIFA.com reviews the UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 action.

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Sun, 09 Feb 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News
<![CDATA[Wilmots arranges Belgium warm-ups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=wilmots-arranges-belgium-warm-ups-2274951.htmlTue, 04 Feb 2014 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bacca: Dreams are there to be fulfilled]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=bacca-dreams-are-there-fulfilled-2267489.htmlAs Falcao faces a long spell on the sidelines with a knee injury, Carlos Bacca may be El Tigre's replacement and the Sevilla striker told FIFA.com his story from selling bus tickets to featuring for Los Cafeteros in seven short years.

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Everton allay fears over Lukaku injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton striker and Belgian international Romelu Lukaku will be unavailable for "weeks rather than months" after injuring his ankle in his side's 4-0 Merseyside derby loss to Liverpool. 

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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Wilmots: I believe in defence by attack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=wilmots-believe-defence-attack-2266989.htmlFIFA.com about reviving Belgium’s fortunes, the key to qualification for Brazil 2014 and how far they can go at the tournament, and his football philosophy.]]>Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[ Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the upcoming birthdays in the world of football, with a Belgian legend, a Japanese veteran, a Turkish playmaker and a mercurial Slovenian talent all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[UEFA create slot for France in EURO 2016 qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/226/514/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA announced that EURO 2016 hosts France will play a string of friendlies against pre-set rivals ahead of the tournament, while fellow teams lock horns in the qualifying race.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Once again we look ahead to the week in birthdays across the football globe, including a pair of veterans from the 1994 FIFA World Cup USA, another duo who appeared at Germany 2006 and a beach soccer legend.

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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Brazil dream motivates early moves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at who has gone where.]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Mourinho: I want Mata to stay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite saying Chelsea's "door was open" for Juan Mata to leave following the Blues' recent win at Southampton, manager Jose Mourinho has since said he wants the Spanish international to stay at Stamford Bridge.

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Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[2013 in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[The Christmas truce: The power of football]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2248071/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Dec 2013 12:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Olympiacos, Bayer advance on wild night]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the finale to four of the UEFA Champions League groups as Olympiacos and Bayer Leverkusen progressed, while there was drama in Istanbul with the crucial encounter between Galatasaray and Juventus forced off.]]>Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Leverkusen, Olympiacos qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen and Olympiacos both secured berths on the last round of group stage matches in the UEFA Champions League, while Galatasaray and Juventus' crucial encounter was abandoned due to heavy snowfall. 

 

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bastille drummer's Plymouth passion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com on the ups and downs of supporting a lower league side and what he expects to see at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.]]>Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=VIP interview<![CDATA[Salihamidzic: Bayern are unbelievably good]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com about the FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco and his national team’s chances in Brazil.]]>Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013