<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 25 Feb 2014 21:42:00 GMTWed, 26 Feb 2014 00:18:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2265568/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA 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[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[FIFA President to open XXII CIS Cup ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2264868/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Shutouts, silverware and continental kings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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<![CDATA[Spurs sink Sheriff, Swansea held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermaine Defoe scored for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol, equalling Spurs' European goal scoring record, while Swansea succumbed to a late equaliser from Russian side Kuban Krasnodar to end 1-1.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Oscar sinks Zambia, Japan defeated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=2014 FIFA World Cup hosts Brazil secured a tenth win in their past 11 games with a 2-0 victory over Zambia in an international friendly in Beijing's iconic 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium, while Japan slipped to a second consecutive defeat.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Del Bosque: We need more goals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Speaking after his side's narrow 2-1 win over Belarus, Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque said his side need to go looking for more goals and admitted that Swansea City forward Michu had a "difficult game" on his debut.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Belgium, Germany and Switzerland join party]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 12 Oct 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Xavi and Negredo edge Spain closer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Goals from captain Xavi and Alvaro Negredo put Spain to within a point of a guaranteed spot at next summer's FIFA World Cup, as Vicente Del Bosque's side overcame a stubborn Belarus team 2-1.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Promised land looms for European quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Belgium, Germany, Russia and Switzerland could all qualify for Brazil 2014 on Friday as the penultimate round of qualifiers takes place across Europe, with England and Montenegro also battling it out for supremacy at the top of Group H.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Predictably strong start for favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The major European women’s leagues halted domestic action at the weekend as the first round of FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ qualifiers got underway. FIFA.com reviews the pick of the action thus far.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands reach promised land]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Sep 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Ribery brace helps France to win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Two goals from Franck Ribery helped France overcome Belarus in Gomel with a 4-2 victory. Samir Nasri and FIFA U-20 World Cup winner Paul Pogba grabbed the other French goals as Didier Deschamps' side twice came from behind.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:33:12 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[European quartet eye early progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:04:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[French goal famine leaves bid in doubt]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 Sep 2013 01:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belarus coach wary of improved France]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Bleus are "much stronger" now.]]>Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gignac gets nod for qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Marseille forward Andre-Pierre Gignac made his return to the France squad for the qualifiers against Georgia and Belarus, but there was no place for Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye.

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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Argentina, Sweden and USA impress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Swansea ease into play-offs, Scots bow out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Jairo, Bobic eye qualifying opponents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Sevilla winger Jairo Samperio and Stuttgart director of sport Fredi Bobic have both said they cannot take thier respective opponents lightly when they enter the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round.

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Belgium move clear, Portugal claim key win ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews Friday's matchday in European qualifying for Brazil 2014 as Belgium and Portugal improved their prospects, while Croatia and Montenegro both stumbled at home.]]>Sat, 08 Jun 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Crunch time for Portugal in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Who should your club sign?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/796/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you reckon your club should sign in January 2013.]]>Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[UEFA confirm multi-city EURO 2020]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/704/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA have confirmed that UEFA EURO 2020 will not take place in a single country, instead being staged across multiple cities around the continent.

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Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Champs bow out as last 16 finalised]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the final group stage action.]]>Wed, 05 Dec 2012 23:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern top group after BATE stroll]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich sealed top spot in UEFA Champions League Group F after they beat BATE Borisov 3-1 at the Allianz Arena.

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Wed, 05 Dec 2012 22:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Decisive duels to shape last-16 line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead.]]>Mon, 03 Dec 2012 09:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Lille come to life at BATE]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/193/302/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Nov 2012 20:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[United advance, Bhoys stun Barça]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Nov 2012 23:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Valencia complete BATE double ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Nov 2012 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Knockout stage in sight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews all the action.]]>Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Soldado: Me and Valencia needed that]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After hitting all three goals in Valencia's victory over BATE Borisov, Roberto Soldado has discussedwhat it meant for himself and his team.

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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 09:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Champs defeated as big guns struggle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the UEFA Champions League action.]]>Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Soldado-inspired Valencia beat BATE ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Seven sides out to maintain perfect start]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Sting in the tail for Germany, Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Surprise results littered Tuesday's 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualification, as Germany let slip a four goal lead to draw 4-4 with Sweden, Northern Ireland held Portugal and France stunned Spain to grab a point in the closing seconds.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Bressan stars as Belarus down Georgia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Excitement as Euro elite face off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com explains.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Pedro spurs surging Spaniards past Belarus ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[High stakes in Belgrade, Moscow and Piraeus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Oct 2012 07:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Martinez back in Spain squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Oct 2012 12:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hleb hails BATE's Bayern triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Oct 2012 07:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Continental elite enjoy away success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action.]]>Tue, 02 Oct 2012 23:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[BATE extend lead with Bayern shocker]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Oct 2012 22:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Heavyweights hit the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League group stage, which sees many of the competition's top contenders setting off on their travels around the continent.]]>Mon, 01 Oct 2012 08:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News