<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 23 Jul 2014 03:02:00 GMTWed, 23 Jul 2014 15:39:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Sun Wen: Learning is more important than results ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Evergrande's Muriqui links with Al Sadd]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Evergrande move five points clear, Henan win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou Evergrande were held to a goalless draw by Shandong Luneng but moved five points clear atop the Chinese Super League after second place Beijing Guaon were beaten 2-1 by Henan Jianye.

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Gilardino reveals Guangzhou switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014 <![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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays with a Brazilian futsal legend, Real Madrid's clever coach, a Japanese superstar and a Chinese veteran of the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1995 all celebrating.

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Sun, 08 Jun 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: May 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Draw sends Guangzhou to Sydney]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/234/536/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 May 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Ambitious Steel Roses aim high]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2344391/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with China PR coach Hao Wei after the former FIFA Women’s World Cup runners-up proved they are a team on the rise by securing their return to the world stage in impressive fashion.]]>Tue, 27 May 2014 06:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014: Referee and assistant referees selected ]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensyoutholympic/news/newsid=2344239/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 26 May 2014 10:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Japan top Asia’s broadening pyramid]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 26 May 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Japan edge Australia to win Women's Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan edged Australia 1-0 to win their first AFC Women's Asian Cup on Sunday, while China PR beat Korea Republic 2-1 to take third.

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Sun, 25 May 2014 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Top clash takes centre stage in China]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With top two Beijing Guoan and Guangzhou Evergrande set to face off in the Chinese Super League, FIFA.com takes a look at the form for both sides going into the final match before the mid-season break.

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Sat, 24 May 2014 09:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Canada starts its warm welcome to qualified nations]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2343572/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 May 2014 08:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Korea Republic win group, Thailand stay alive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 May 2014 15:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian contenders taking shape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan, Australia, China PR and Korea Republic have all booked their places at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 after the AFC Women's Asian Cup semi-finalists were decided.

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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Korea, China cruise in group openers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic and China PR both got off to strong starts in Group B at the AFC Women's Asian Cup with lopsided wins over Myanmar and Thailand respectively.

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Thu, 15 May 2014 16:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Former champs storm through in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 May 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Draw sets up enticing match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensyoutholympic/news/newsid=2338510/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 May 2014 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Guangzhou, Pohang cruise into last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou Evergrande remained on course to defend their AFC Champions League title as they reached the quarter-finals with a 5-2 aggregate win over Cerezo Osaka, while Pohang, Al Ain and Al Ittihad all progressed.

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Tue, 13 May 2014 20:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Referee and assistant referees selected for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 May 2014 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Lesser lights eye share of the spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2338016/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 May 2014 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Steel Rosebuds plan tactical triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/newsid=2337861/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 May 2014 07:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Last-eight showdowns loom in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com preview’s this week’s AFC Champions League action with holders Guangzhou Evergrande as well as Pohang Steelers, Al Ittihad and Al Ain all well placed to claim four of the eight quarter-final tickets up for grabs.]]>Mon, 12 May 2014 03:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Old champions rise in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from around the AFC Champions League Round of 16, where four of the five former Asian champions still in the competition won their first leg matches.]]>Wed, 07 May 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Guangzhou hit title form, Pohang win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 May 2014 12:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Improving holders boost Lippi ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi's plans for the last 16 of the AFC Champions League after a turbulent start to the season for the reigning champions.]]>Mon, 05 May 2014 11:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Compatriots shape up for last-16 showdowns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the opening of the knockout stage in the AFC Champions League with the round marked by three domestic derbies for teams from Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.]]>Mon, 05 May 2014 07:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Youth Olympic flame burns brightly for Nanjing 2014 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensyoutholympic/news/newsid=2335088/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Asian giants scrape through to last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final matchday of the AFC Champions League group stage was highlighted by hard-fought victories for some of the competition's traditional powerhouses, including Jeonbuk Motors and Al Sadd, along with holders Guangzhou Evergrande all advancing.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Forlan sends Cerezo through, FC Seoul advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Elkeson puts Evergrande through, Wanderers win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Brazil's Bull rampaging in China]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com, and the humble forward is ready to lead the five-time Chinese champions to AFC Champions League glory.]]>Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Make-or-break for Asian heavyweights]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the final group-stage matchday in the AFC Champions League with much still to be decided, and a host of big name clubs - led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande - facing a tense scrap for qualification.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Sextet book progression in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Last 16 beckons in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the penultimate group-stage action in the AFC Champions League with a host of former champions, led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande, aiming to secure early progression.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[‘Everyone’s Trophy’ arrives in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=everyone-s-trophy-arrives-in-asia.htmlThu, 10 Apr 2014 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Global tasks excite Chinese girls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Farina appointed to Youth Olympics Games role]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensyoutholympic/news/newsid=2316634/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Germany survive scare, USA wield axe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from a weekend in women's football that brought joy for the likes of Germany, England, France and Scotland, and ended with the dismissal of USA coach Tom Sermanni.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[A victory for women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Goals and surprises galore in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Nanjing 2014 ready to open its doors]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensyoutholympic/news/newsid=2312716/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Ulsan streak ended, Mariners go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Socceroos, Japan hoping to avoid Korea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With Korea Republic in Pot 2 of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup draw, hosts Australia and 2011 champions Japan will be keen to avoid Hong Myung-Bo's side during what is expected to be an extravagant ceremony at Sydney's Opera House on Wednesday.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Hope springs eternal for departing eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on some of the some of the experiences and memories the players will take home.]]>Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Kick-off times unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Joy and tears as last-eight settled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[China PR comeback clips Colombia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 04:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014