<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 31 Aug 2014 18:17:00 GMTSun, 31 Aug 2014 18:30:39 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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
<![CDATA[Former Asian kings eye last-four passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the resumption of hostilities in the AFC Champions League with six former continental winners lining-up in the quarter-final stage.]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Lippi: Last Australian defeat proves nothing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Diamanti: Guangzhou can retain Asian title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ahead of his side's AFC Champions League quarter-final about his time in China so far, missing Brazil 2014 and much more.]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Spectacular opening ceremony in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

A spectacular and heart-warming opening ceremony marked the official start to the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

 

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[New pretenders face baptism of fire ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 16 Aug 2014 02:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Pride and pain for departing teams]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=pride-and-pain-for-departing-teams-2421416.htmlFIFA.com rounds up reaction from the eight teams eliminated from the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, finding plenty of coaches ready to accentuate the positive.]]>Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Kurakums look to future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Tournament kicks off with goalfest ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Guangzhou extend lead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014 <![CDATA[Old Nanjing ready for youth extravaganza]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As the 2nd Youth Olympic Games approaches, Nanjing has thrown open its ancient gates to welcome top young athletes, officials and visitors from around the world. 

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Ten facts about the Youth Olympic Football Tournaments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com whets your appetite for the Youth Olympic Football Tournament with ten facts about the upcoming event in Nanjing.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Germany and USA dazzle, hosts advance]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=germany-and-usa-dazzle-hosts-advance-2420538.htmlWe round up the final matches for teams in Groups A and B of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Canada, with both Germany and USA impressing.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 02:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[USA cruise past China to reach quarters]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251246/match-report.htmlTue, 12 Aug 2014 23:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Favourites meet minnows in opener]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Young Olympians kick off in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Beijing beat SIPG, Hangzhou beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Beijing Guoan beat Shanghai SIPG 2-0 courtesy of Dejan Damjanovic's brace, while Guangzhou R&F took down Hangzhou Greentown 3-1 to remain in third place in the Chinese Super League table.

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Zhu: China simply have to win]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=zhu-china-simply-have-to-win-2419138.htmlFIFA.com on thriving in the ran, adapting to North America and looked ahead to a winner-takes-all game with USA.]]>Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Late show boosts Guangzhou]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Three goals in the last 32 minutes helped Guangzhou Evergrande see off the challenge of Jiangsu Shuntian and move seven points clear at the top of the Super League standings.

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 16:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Delight for Canada on historic day]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=deutschland-mit-rekord-kanada-jubelt-2418571-2418608.htmlSat, 09 Aug 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Germany, China tie in ten-goal thriller]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251240/match-report.htmlSat, 09 Aug 2014 02:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Germany get birthday revenge, Ghana crash the party]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=revanche-zum-geburtstag-party-crasher-aus-ghana-2417089-2417111.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[China battle back to hold Brazil ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251262/match-report.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Gilardino scores as Evergrande lose]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Alberto Gilardino scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League but could not prevent his new club Guangzhou Evergrande from suffering a 2-1 defeat at Changchun Yatai, while Shanghai SIPG climbed to third. 

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Sun, 03 Aug 2014 16:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Glory and 2015 in young guns' sights]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=glory-and-2015-in-young-guns-sights-2415873.htmlSun, 03 Aug 2014 16:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[U-20 showpiece comes full circle]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-showpiece-comes-full-circle-2415665.htmlSat, 02 Aug 2014 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Beijing Guoan held, Shanghai Shenhua win derby]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Beijing Guoan were held to a 2-2 draw at Changchun Yatai on Saturday, leaving the capital club four points behind Chinese Super League leaders, while Shanghai Shenhua beat city rivals Shanghai Shenxin 2-0.

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014