<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 18 Jun 2015 15:30:00 GMTThu, 18 Jun 2015 15:58:24 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Chelsea close in on Falcao, target Begovic, Varane]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Radamel Falcao has suggested that he is close to joining Chelsea, who are reporedly eyeing moves for Asmir Begovic, Diego Godin, Koke and Raphael Varane.

]]>
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![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.

]]>
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2590021.htmlThis week we feature in our regular birthday round-up an African legend, a Brazil 2014 winner and an Italian who twice made it to the final weekend of the FIFA World Cup.

]]>
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Cape Verde stun Portugal, Oranje beat La Roja]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde's shock 2-0 win over Portugal and the Netherlands' win against Spain in Amsterdam highlighted a busy day of international friendlies.

]]>
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Prospects star as Japan thrash Uzbekistan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Bale on song, Oranje salvage draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wales took a significant step towards qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 after a 3-0 win away to Israelin Group B, while Wesley Sneijder helped the Netherlands avoid a third defeat in Group A in a 1-1 draw against Turkey. 

]]>
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:12:00 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[Bazdarevic appointed Bosnia and Herzegovina coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mehmed Bazdarevic has been named as the new coach of Bosnia and Herzegovina, replacing Safet Susic, the national football federation announced on Saturday,

]]>
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 16:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Bosnia and Herzegovina sack coach Susic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bosnia and Herzegovina sacked coach Safet Susic, along with all of his aides and assistants, on Monday following a series of poor results in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers.

]]>
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Italians held, Czechs march on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy were held to a 1-1 draw by Croatia in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying in a game halted for a spell due to crowd trouble, while Czech Republic maintained their 100 per cent start to the campaign with a 2-1 win over Iceland.

]]>
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Begovic optimistic over injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic remains confident he will be fit to play in Bosnia and Herzegovina's UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Israel at the weekend, and coach Safet Susic says the net minder will likely be named captain.

]]>
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Dzeko: We're confident we can qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Manchester City star and Bosnia and Herzegovina captain Edin Dzeko about his ambitions of reaching UEFA EURO 2016, experiences at Brazil 2014, his opinions on the world's best footballers and much more.]]>Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![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.

]]>
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:23:00 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.

]]>
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=10/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2455955.htmlIn our weekly feature, we preview the upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Greek grafter, an evergreen Italian, a Nigerian winger and Algeria's former manager celebrating this week.

]]>
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Bale: Wales have turned a corner]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wales hero Gareth Bale is convinced his country have "turned a corner" in their quest to qualify for UEFA EURO 2016, after a goalless draw with Bosnia and Herzegovina.

]]>
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Coleman: Performance better than point]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wales manager Chris Coleman saluted his players following their well-earned UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying point in a goalless draw with Bosnia and Herzegovina in Cardiff which put them top of Group B.

]]>
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 23:35:00 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.

]]>
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[Cypriot hero Christofi eyes EURO fairy tale]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his role in the historic win at Bosnia and Herzegovina and his move to Swiss club Sion. ]]>Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:55:00 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[Ledley: We relish the pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Joe Ledley believes Wales will thrive under the pressure of UEFA EURO 2016 expectation sweeping the country ahead of their qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

]]>
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Bale: Football can overtake rugby soon in Wales]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gareth Bale has expressed his confidence that Wales can qualify for a first major tournament since 1958 and that football can eclipse rugby as the nation's biggest sport.

 

]]>
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[Ramsey, Allen to miss Wales qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen are set to miss Wales' upcoming UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Cyprus in Cardiff, manager Chris Coleman has confirmed.

]]>
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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.

]]>
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[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[Iceland take down Turkey, Cyprus shock Bosnia and Herzegovina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Czech Republic pulled off a surprising 2-1 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match, while Iceland took down Turkey 3-0 and Cyprus stunned Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1.

]]>
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[Totti’s last shot at the Scudetto?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com profiles Roma’s preparations for a crack at the Serie A title, including how they plan to utilise Francesco Totti in what could prove his last season.]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Dzeko: This is just the beginning]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Edin Dzeko has said Manchester City have a long way to go to defend their English Premier League crown and they will take nothing for granted especially as stiff opposition in the form of Liverpool and Arsenal stand in their way.

]]>
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Everton complete Besic signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League side Everton completed the signing of Bosnia and Herzegovina midfielder Muhamed Besic on a five-year contract. 

]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Susic extends Bosnia and Hezegovina contract]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=susic-extends-bosnia-and-hezegovina-contract-2402567.htmlSafet Susic has extended his contract as head coach of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

]]>
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The first phase in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-first-phase-in-tweets-2388679.htmlFIFA.com looks at the best tweets from the group stage.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Susic and Queiroz leave posts]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=susic-and-queiroz-leave-posts-2387022.htmlSafet Susic steps down as coach of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Carlos Queiroz's contract is not renewed by Iran.

]]>
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Contenders get chance to shine]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=muchos-minutos-para-los-candidatos-2386133-2386163.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Spahic: A World Cup is unforgettable ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=spahic-a-world-cup-is-unforgettable-2385838.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 00:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi shares the spotlight as fates are decided]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-shares-the-spotlight-as-fates-are-decided-2386160.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 00:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bosnians bid farewell by eliminating Iran]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186464/match-report.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Arena Fonte Nova, blessed with goals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=arena-fonte-nova-blessed-with-goals-2384795.htmlAfter hosting three 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ games, the Salvador stadium boasts the third highest number of goals scored in the tournament.

 

]]>
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[All to play for]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=all-to-play-for-2383477.htmlFIFA.com previews Matchday 14, which includes Nigeria-Argentina and Ecuador-France, with some quotes, information and a riveting flashback.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Queiroz: Bosnia game is our World Cup final]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=queiroz-bosnia-game-is-our-world-cup-final-2384342.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 20:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Medunjanin: The support has been fantastic]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=medunjanin-the-support-has-been-fantastic-2383938.html FIFA, while Vedad Ibisevic discusses Bosnia and Herzegovina's mission to go home on a high.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kanu: We called Keshi 'big boss']]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=kanu-we-called-keshi-big-boss-2382160.htmlFIFA.com, reflecting on his time playing with current Nigeria coach and former captain Stephen Keshi, as the Super Eagles look to build on victory against Bosnia and Herzegovina and progress to the Round of 16.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dejagah: Iran will be going for goals ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=dejagah-iran-will-be-going-for-goals-2382182.html FIFA.com about Iran's defensive foundations and the need for them to add attacking guile in their all-important final Group G match against Bosnia and Herzegovina.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 41-44]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-41-44-2382346.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Odemwingie triumphs against familiar faces]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=odemwingie-triumphs-against-familiar-faces-2380834.htmlFIFA.com about the two friends that he was pitted against in Cuiaba, and who his goal ultimately sent home from the tournament.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 05:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Milestones, records and celebrations]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=milestones-records-and-celebrations-2380818.htmlIt was another extraordinary day at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, with some Messi magic, a record-equalling goal and a little brotherly love. 

]]>
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Omeruo a rock for Nigeria]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=omeruo-a-rock-for-nigeria-2380467.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 01:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™