<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 17 Sep 2014 11:16:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:32:48 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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. 

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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 ™<![CDATA[Nigeria extinguish Bosnian dreams]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186511/match-report.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 00:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Emenike: The pressure has to be there]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=emenike-the-pressure-has-to-be-there-2378931.htmlAfter a disappointing stalemate with Iran in their Group F opener, Nigeria's Emmanuel Emenike explains to FIFA how the expectations of the 170 million people back home will be more intense than ever when they take on Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Sabella not sore over Messi criticism ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=sabella-messi-criticism-fine-by-me-2379693.htmlAlejandro Sabella believes Lionel Messi was right to go public with his criticism of the coach's tactics. Messi was unhappy Sabella played with five defenders in their FIFA World Cup opener. 

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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 04:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[French youngsters continue to impress ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=french-youngsters-continue-to-impress-2379643.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 02:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Argentina look to build, Boateng brothers meet again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=argentina-look-to-build-boateng-brothers-meet-again-2378414.htmlWith two brothers squaring off and Lionel Messi looking to build on a wonder goal, FIFA.com previews Matchday 10 at the FIFA World Cup™ .

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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 02:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[ Susic: Dzeko is Bosnia's Messi]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=dzeko-is-bosnia-s-messi-susic-2379683.htmlEdin Dzeko is as important to Bosnia as Lionel Messi is to Argentina, coach Safet Susic claimed on the eve of Saturday's' Group F match against Nigeria. 

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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 01:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[TV viewing breaks records in first FIFA World Cup matches ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=tv-viewing-breaks-records-in-first-fifa-world-cup-matches-2378078.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2377051/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Misimovic, Ibisevic take strength from defeat ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=misimovic-ibisevic-take-strength-from-defeat-2377029.htmlFIFA.com that spirits are high and their sights are set on making their mark.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 27-29]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-27-29-2377033.htmlFIFA has announced the referees for the FIFA World Cup matches 27 to 29, which takes in Argentina-Iran, Nigeria-Bosnia-Herzegovina and Germany-Ghana.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Palacio back to fitness]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=palacio-back-to-fitness-2375102.htmlArgentina forward joins training with the rest of the squad for the first time since the FIFA World Cup began following spraining an ankle.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Zico: Messi goal was fantastic]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=zico-messi-goal-was-fantastic-2374065.htmlThe Brazilian footballing great Zico hails Lionel Messi's strike as deserving of the Maracanã.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Argentina's game of two halves]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=argentina-s-game-of-two-halves-2373342.htmlFIFA there is improvement to be made after the Albiceleste were erratic at times in their 2-1 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi: We must improve]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-we-must-improve-2373350.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 04:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi inspires Argentina, Swiss profit from late drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-inspires-argentina-swiss-profit-from-late-drama-2373308.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 01:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Les Bleus’ young duo shine]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=les-bleus-young-duo-shine-2373017.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 00:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bosnia beaten by Messi marvel ]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186477/match-report.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 00:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi at the Maracana, Deschamps returns]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-at-the-maracana-deschamps-returns-2370854.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Maradona: Messi should take things easy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=maradona-messi-should-take-things-easy-2371214.htmlDiego Maradona believes Lionel Messi's three months on the sidelines this season will benefit Argentina in the FIFA World Cup.

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Begovic: It's a huge challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=begovic-it-s-a-huge-challenge-2371754.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to goalkeeper Asmir Begovic about the match, opponents Argentina and the father who taught him everything.]]>Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Garay prepared for Dzeko duel]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=garay-prepared-for-dzeko-duel-2370598.htmlFIFA about the view of Argentina's defence as a perceived weak link and looks ahead to the challenge of facing Bosnia and Herzegovina at the fabled Maracana.]]>Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ibisevic and Salihovic eye upset]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ibisevic-and-salihovic-eye-upset-2368602.htmlFIFA to talk FIFA World Cup debuts, their chances in Group F and why the neutral fans will be cheering for the Dragons.]]>Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 9-11]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-9-11-2369530.htmlFri, 13 Jun 2014 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Susic: We won’t sacrifice a player to man-mark Messi]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=susic-we-won-t-sacrifice-a-player-to-man-mark-messi-2367223.html FIFA.com speaks to Safet Susic about his Bosnia and Herzegovina side's recent fine form, the fitness of Miralem Pjanic and Edin Dzeko, and his plans to combat Argentina’s Lionel Messi.


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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[1 day to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=1-day-to-go-2363325.htmlFIFA.com has been counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We conclude by looking at the one and only FIFA World Cup debutants competing at this year's tournament.]]>Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Executive fully backs Brazil to host a great 2014 FIFA World Cup™]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/congress/news/newsid=2355983/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Jun 2014 23:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Congress 2014