<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 26 Nov 2014 06:47:00 GMTWed, 26 Nov 2014 07:00:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=giants-stumble-as-qatar-myanmar-make-history-2461244.htmlFIFA.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
<![CDATA[Korea DPR rout China PR, Nadeshiko held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Incheon Asian Games kicked off with Korea DPR routing China PR 3-0 in the men's competition, while holding women's champions Japan were held 0-0 by China PR.

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Easy win for Guangzhou R&F, Harbin hold Henan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou R&F swept aside Shanghai Shenhua 4-0 to move clear in third spot in the Chinese Super League standings, while Harbin Yiteng earned a 2-2 draw at home Henan Jianye to help stave off the threat of relegation.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Guangzhou maintain lead at top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou Evergrande maintain their six-point lead atop the Chinese Super League as they claimed a 3-0 victory at fourth-placed Shanghai SIPG, while second-place Beijing Guoan won 3-2 at Jiangsu Shuntian.

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Khalili: Palestine can improve for Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/892/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Hamdallah: We can be kings of Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=china-pr-chinese-super-league-2000000087/news/newsid/243/639/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Moroccan hotshot forward Abderrazak Hamdallah spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about his success with Chinese outfit Guangzhou R&F, continuing his globetrotting goalscoring feats and his hopes for the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Underdogs challenge favourites for global spots]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=afc-u16-championship-preview-2436368.htmlFri, 05 Sep 2014 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![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[Elkeson treble keeps champs clear]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Elkeson netted a hat-trick as defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande maintained their six-point lead at the top of the Chinese Super League following a comfortable 6-0 victory over lowly Liaoning.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Four remain as Guangzhou reign ends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the AFC Champions League with high-flying holders Guangzhou Evergrande undone by new boys Western Sydney, UAE’s Al Ain continuing to impress, while Al Hilal and FC Seoul remain on course for a breakthrough crown.]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Lu Yiliang: These girls can reach the World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Guangzhou crash out, Sanghun sees Seoul into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=AFC Champions League holders Guangzhou Evergrande crashed out at the quarter-finals stage at the hands of Western Sydney Wanderers, while Yu Sanghun saved three spot-kicks as FC Seoul beat Pohang Steelers 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out to reach the semi-finals.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[China triumph at home]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[​China storm to title while Mexico celebrate bronze ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[History beckons on day of reckoning ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Bach: These Games are very impressive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), took time out from watching the fifth place play-offs at the Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 for a short interview with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Fans' favourite Castellanos harbouring high hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=One of many established stars on show at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, Venezuela's top scorer Deyna Castellanos was under the media spotlight even before a ball was kicked. 

 

 

 

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Continental elite on the precipice]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews this week’s AFC Champions League action with big guns Guangzhou Evergrande and Al Ittihad having little margin for error as they jostle for passage to the semi-finals.]]>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[A tale of two keepers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= 

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Brave Daviaga steals the show]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eileen Daviaga has been nothing short of outstanding for Papua New Guinea at the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament, and the goalkeeper told FIFA.com about how she got her start as a shotstopper, playing through an injury, her senior team ambitions and much more.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Semi-finals settled by shoot-outs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

Venezuela and China PR have reached the 2014 Girls' Youth Olympic Football Tournament final in Nanjing, though both teams had to sweat for long periods and were indebted to the performance of their goalkeepers in the semi-final penalty shoot-outs. 

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Beijing battle back, SIPG go third]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Beijing Guoan drew 2-2 at Shandong Luneng after going down twice and Shanghai SIPG climbed up to third in the Chinese Super League table with a 2-0 win over Dalian Aerbin.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Final quartet on the home stretch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= 

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Jin Kun: China PR's lethal weapon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Last eight ties poised on a knife-edge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews this week’s AFC Champions League quarter-final action with all four ties remaining in the balance after a tense matchday.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Namibia philosophical despite tough lessons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Mexico aim high under legend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Records tumble as favourites live up to billing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Slovakia and China PR both set new records as they secured the final two places in the semi-finals of the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament in Nanjing.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Hosts favourites to progress, others out to make history ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Surnovska salvages Slovakian pride]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Martina Surnovska may have left the pitch in tears, but the Slovakian No6 put in a show-stopping performance against Venezuela, scoring twice and coming close to a hat-trick.

 

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls