<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 24 Feb 2015 18:33:00 GMTTue, 24 Feb 2015 19:25:52 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Guangzhou R&F stun Gamba Osaka, Jeonbuk stutter]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Journey set to begin on Asia's long and winding road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the 2015 AFC Champions League with 32 teams on the starting blocks for this week’s group-stage.]]>Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Chinese wunderkind comes of age]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at charismatic China PR goalkeeper Wang Dalei who now seems entrenched as the No1 shotstopper in Alan Perrin’s team following a stellar showing at last month’s AFC Asian Cup.]]>Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Asia’s elite group finalised]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Feb 2015 06:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Zhang: China’s footballing ambassador]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tales from the tattoo parlour ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com explains the stories behind just some of tattoos worn by the game’s stars.]]>Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Africans, Asians make huge leaps]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=2/news=africans-asians-make-huge-leaps-2522971.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Troussier: China and UAE are on the up]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/252/270/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the challenge ahead and making a long-term impact on the Chinese Super League side. ]]>Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Moroccan prodigy thrives in China]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/252/124/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at hitherto little known Moroccan striker Abderrazak Hamdallah who has taken the Chinese Super League by storm and his now looking to find success on both the continental and international stages.]]>Fri, 06 Feb 2015 06:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Bright new stars light up Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at five breakout young stars who made their mark at the recent AFC Asian Cup.]]>Tue, 03 Feb 2015 06:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Aussie star Cahill joins Shanghai Shenhua]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Versatile Ma itching for global debut]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=versatile-ma-itching-for-global-debut-2518582.htmlFIFA.com caught up with China PR's Ma Jun, as she looks forwards to the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 and discusses her rise to prominence and recent multi-tasking role in Hao Wei's side.]]>Mon, 02 Feb 2015 03:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian Cup glitters Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the sixteenth edition of the AFC Asian Cup and looks at ten key moments of a colourful and successful tournament hosted and won by Australia for the first time.]]>Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Eto'o, Odegaard moves catch the eye]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[China PR open camp on road to Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=china-pr-open-camp-on-road-to-canada-2015-2511738.htmlMon, 26 Jan 2015 18:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Gilardino returns to Fiorentina on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![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