<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 23 Jan 2015 05:15:00 GMTFri, 23 Jan 2015 06:11:01 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[China eye Russia 2018 after Asian Cup run]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Brilliant Cahill fires Socceroos into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Australia face China as knock-out stage commences]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Asian cruises, City woe and Sevilla glow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with disappointment for Côte d'Ivoire and Manchester City.]]>Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:23:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Return of the Jedi as Aussies face China]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Wins, losses but no draws as Asian Cup hits record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Jan 2015 03:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Zheng injury scare for Australia clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Uzbekistan sink Saudis, China PR coast through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Cahill: We will be physical against China PR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Fans flock to FIFA Women's World Cup tour]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fans-flock-to-fifa-women-s-world-cup-tour-2508042.htmlSat, 17 Jan 2015 20:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Perrin: We're not the best team]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=China PR coach Alain Perrin Saturday played down his side's chances at the AFC Asian Cup as he attempted to dampen rising expectations after two wins out of two games so far.

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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Evergrande swoop for Salzburg's Alan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Canada begin 2015 with a flourish]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=canada-begin-2015-with-a-flourish-2507398.htmlFri, 16 Jan 2015 07:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Smells like team spirit for resurgent China PR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Jan 2015 03:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Ke gem sends Chinese into quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[An educating New Year for China]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2506036/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Trio bag slender wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Asia's elite set for battle Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the 16-nation 2015 AFC Asian Cup where continental supremacy and a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup go up for grabs.]]>Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Perrin spices up China challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/250/376/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Jan 2015 03:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Perrin: This China team are hopeful]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/asiancup/news/newsid/249/585/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Frenchman Alain Perrin has been handed the task of rebuilding China PR's global reputation in world football. FIFA.com sat down with the 58-yeard-old to talk about his goals for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup and more. 

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with an German FIFA World Cup winner, a Tahitian legend and a Club World Cup medalist from New Zealand among those celebrating.]]>Sun, 04 Jan 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Germany oust USA at summit, France go third]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-oust-usa-at-summit-france-go-third-2494300.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Zhang seals Wolfsburg move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Group A: Familiarity for Canada's Herdman]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-a-familiarity-for-canada-s-herdman-2488804.htmlHosts Canada headline Group A, but opponents China PR, New Zealand and the Netherlands are sure to provide a challenge to coach John Herdman's team. FIFA.com analyses what lies ahead.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada prepared to welcome the world ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-prepared-to-welcome-the-world-2487913.htmlOn Saturday 6 December, the eyes of the football world will turn to Ottawa, which will stage the Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com previews the action ahead.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Hangzhou appoint Troussier]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014 <![CDATA[Sun Wen: Success comes from hard work]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=sun-wen-success-comes-from-hard-work-2479255.htmlFIFA.com chats with China PR great Sun Wen to seek the views of the FIFA Female Player of the Century ahead of the fast-looming FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year announcement.]]>Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:47:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[FIFA lend administrative expertise to CFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2477393/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A seven-person FIFA delegation recently offered administrative expertise to the Chinese Football Association in an effort to improve football development in the country.

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![CDATA[Eriksson takes reins at Shanghai SIPG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014 <![CDATA[Young Sun Wen shoulders high expectations]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=young-sun-wen-shoulders-high-expectations-2476024.htmlFIFA.com speaks with China PR starlet Yang Li who aims to help the Steel Roses rediscover their former glory at Canada 2015.]]>Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Zheng Zhi: Chinese football is heading in the right direction]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with China PR and Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Zheng Zhi about the state of the game in the world's most populous nation, with the veteran aiming for one more tilt at glory in the upcoming AFC Asian Cup.]]>Thu, 06 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Fledglings, fairy tales and derby dominance ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.  ]]>Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Cannavaro to replace Lippi at Guangzhou]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014 <![CDATA[Lippi retires on a high]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014 <![CDATA[Guangzhou seal fourth successive title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Nov 2014 11:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014 <![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2461244/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Gilardino: I want to win titles under Lippi]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with FIFA World Cup winner Alberto Gilardino about his surprise move to China PR, the inspiration provided by Marcello Lippi and more.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Beijing remain in the hunt, Harbin relegated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Beijing Guoan delayed Guangzhou Evergrande's seemingly inevitable Chinese Super League title coronation after recording a 2-1 win over Hangzhou on Sunday, while Harbin Yiteng were relegated after drawing 1-1 with Shanghai SIPG.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Guangzhou extend lead at top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou Evergrande extended their lead at the top of the Super League to nine points as they came from behind to win 2-1 away to Guizhou Renhe, while Jiangsu Shuntian moved above Guizhou into sixth.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Uruguay held in Suarez return, Japan edge Jamaica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In Friday's early international friendlies, Japan edged Jamaica 1-0 on a 16th-minute own goal, United Arab Emirates held Australia to a goalless draw in Abu Dhabi, Costa Rica outgunned Oman 4-3 and Saudi Arabia drew 1-1 with Uruguay on Luis Suarez's international return.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Asian aspirants eye world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asian-aspirants-eye-world-stage-2454646.htmlWed, 08 Oct 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Evergrande take control]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou Evergrande are six points clear at the top of the Chinese Super League after a 4-0 win over Hangzhou Greentown, while Beijing Gouan edged Shanghai Shenxin. 

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 20:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Korea DPR recapture Asian laurels ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=korea-dpr-recapture-asian-laurels-2442725.htmlFIFA.com run the rule over the recent Asian qualifiers for Chile 2015 with Korea DPR topping a successful quartet that also included Korea Republic, Syria and Australia.]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Jiangsu win to keep Harbin rooted to bottom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Harbin Yiteng remain adrift at the foot of the Chinese Super League standings after giving up a lead in a 2-1 defeat to Jiangsu Shuntian.

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014