<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 09 Dec 2015 22:58:00 GMTTue, 29 Dec 2015 04:36:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Arsenal, Chelsea advance to last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Olivier Giroud was Arsenal's hero as the Gunners and Chelsea succeeded on Wednesday where Manchester United failed a day earlier to advance to the draw for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League.

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Wed, 09 Dec 2015 22:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Barça, Bayern through to last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich joined Barcelona in sealing qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League with a crushing 4-0 win against Olympiacos, while Arsenal remain in contention after Alexis Sanchez scored twice in a 3-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Bayern hammer Arsenal as Chelsea secure welcome win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal's hopes of reaching the UEFA Champions League knockout phase were left hanging by a thread on Wednesday after they were thrashed 5-1 by Bayern Munich, while Chelsea revived their faltering campaign with a nervy 2-1 victory over Dynamo Kiev.

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Wed, 04 Nov 2015 22:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Arsenal revive hopes as Chelsea held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil struck late on as Arsenal gave their UEFA Champions League hopes a shot in the arm with a stirring 2-0 win over Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday, while Chelsea had to settle for a 0-0 draw away to Dynamo Kiev but reigning European champions Barcelona won in Belarus and Bayer Leverkusen played out a thrilling 4-4 draw with Roma in Germany.

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Russia, Slovakia qualify for UEFA EURO 2016]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Russia and Slovakia both booked their tickets to UEFA EURO 2016 next summer with wins over Montenegro and Luxembourg respectively. 

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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Spain, Switzerland storm into UEFA EURO 2016 finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spain and Switzerland both qualified for UEFA EURO 2016 after wins against Luxembourg and San Marino respectively, joining seven already-qualified sides. 

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Florenzi: Roma didn't have the right mental approach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Arsenal, Chelsea crash as Bayern cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Champions Barcelona, playing without Lionel Messi, edged Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 at home, while Arsenal and Chelsea both lost in the first set of UEFA Champions League 2015/16 Matchday 2 games.

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Tue, 29 Sep 2015 21:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Zagreb stun Arsenal as Roma hold Barça]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=European minnows Dinamo Zagreb shocked ten-man Arsenal 2-1 on Wednesday to win for the first time in 16 UEFA Champions League matches. Reigning champions Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw at Roma while Chelsea thumped Maccabi Tel-Aviv 4-0.

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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 21:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=9/news=the-week-in-quotes-2677046.html​Featuring a legendary womaniser, a famous bulldog, a Frenchman singing, an Ivorian dancing, the re-enactment of an iconic sporting moment and a quintessential rags-to-riches story.]]>Sat, 12 Sep 2015 08:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[Quintet set sights on last two slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tension in the air as last 16 looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Tuesday's UEFA Champions League group stage matches with Manchester City hosting German giants Bayern Munich, while Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are all in action. ]]>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England and reigning champions Spain both secured home wins in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while San Marino claimed an historic draw at home to Estonia. 

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Big guns aiming to fire again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 05:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Adriano: I'm happy at Shakhtar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Roma test for Bayern, City under pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[City visit CSKA, Guardiola returns to Rome]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[Spain crash, England cruise in EURO qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thursday featured several surprising results across UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, including Slovakia's 2-1 win over Spain and Slovenia defeating Switzerland 1-0, while England cruised to a comfortable 5-0 win at the expense of San Marino.

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:22:00 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[Ibai: I'm a late bloomer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats to Ibai Gomez about his remarkable rise and his commitment to his first club.]]>Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[PSG and City steeled for stern examinations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Pressure already on City, Mourinho returns to Lisbon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern win late, Roma, Porto dazzle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern, City take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Big guns take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:05:00 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[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[Spurs, Inter make draw, Lyon, Hull miss out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tottenham, Inter Milan, PSV, and Saint-Etienne were among clubs which qualified for the UEFA Europa League group stage draw but among those failing to make it across the play-off line were Lyon, Real Sociedad, and Hull City.

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Liverpool draw champions, City face Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool's return to Europe's elite competition was marked by drawing holders Real Madrid, while Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea all drew familiar foes in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League draw. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Aspirants target Europa group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/775/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal face Besiktas, Porto draw Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Drama, a departure & the Michigan masses]]>/news/y=2014/m=8/news=drama-a-departure-the-michigan-masses-2417133.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 23:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=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[FIFA President concludes visit to Russia]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=1/news=fifa-president-concludes-visit-russia-2265568.htmlFIFA President Blatter today concluded a three-day visit to St Petersburg on which he opened the XXII Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Cup and held meetings with the 14 participating member associations.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President to open XXII CIS Cup ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=1/news=fifa-president-open-xxii-cis-cup-2264868.htmlFri, 24 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Shutouts, silverware and continental kings]]>/news/y=2013/m=11/news=shutouts-silverware-and-continental-kings-2223078.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 13 Nov 2013 08:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Title joy for Europe’s boys of summer ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on Europe's summer leagues, with new champions already crowned in nations such as Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Republic of Ireland.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News