<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 24 Apr 2014 02:26:00 GMTThu, 24 Apr 2014 03:05:45 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[Last quarter-final spot up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Mar 2014 04:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Sporting legends to mentor athletes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The International Olympic Committee has announced the list of 37 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will attend the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games from 16 to 28 August in Nanjing, China. 

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Mexico cruise past China PR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Chinese, UAE sides take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Supporters of Chinese and United Arab Emirates clubs in the AFC Champions League were delighted on Matchday 3, as sides from both countries remained unbeaten. ​FIFA.com ​reviews the action.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Guizhou deny Ulsan, Utaka sends Beijing top]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/229/977/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Guangzhou top, Forlan opens Cerezo account]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Quarter-final berths on the line]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Vagner Love: We can conquer Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com about his return to form in China with Shandong Luneng, a team he is confident can win the AFC Champions League.]]>Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Leaders eye back-to-back wins ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors' visit to Guangzhou Evergrande highlights the 2014 AFC Champions League Matchday 3 match-ups set to take place midweek as other sides look to gain further control of their group. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Octet take their bow to varying success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The remaining eight teams took to the field at Costa Rica 2014 with Japan and Mexico shining under the Central American sun, while Nigeria outlasted China PR and New Zealand ended a painful losing run.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Nigeria hold on to edge tough China PR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria held on to a 2-1 win over China PR at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup despite a frenetic final 25 minutes where the Chinese were pushing heavily for the equaliser but Nigeria's goalkeeper and backline stayed strong.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 01:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[China PR eager for Costa Rica bow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Mar 2014 02:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Second octet take their bow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Matchday 2 at Costa Rica 2014 with the remaining eight teams taking the field for the first time, highlighted by a potentially epic meeting between Spain and Japan.]]>Sat, 15 Mar 2014 09:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica hopefuls targeting global glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 - the first global women's tournament to take place on Central American soil - with debutants and old hands alike eyeing the big prize.]]>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Favourites rally to rekindle hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the results in detail.]]>Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a historical look at the numbers and statistics that matter at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Diamanti rescues point, first win for Wanderers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Lippi: I won't coach China]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi has said he is very happy coaching in the Chinese Super League and there is no chance he will one day coach the Chinese national team.

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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 04:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup?]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2295239/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think will win the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup?]]>Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Familiar foes reunited in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the midweek 2014 AFC Champions League action that promises several mouthwatering match-ups between historic rivals, including Al Ain's visit to Al Ittihad and Buriram United taking on Pohang United.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 squads unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Drama as Iraq, China earn passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up a dramatic final day of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup as Iraq and China PR sealed progression in vastly contrasting fashion, while Lebanese hopes were dashed by the slimmest of margins.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[China survive huge scare to reach Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Misfiring China look to seal Asian Cup spot]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/229/233/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Mar 2014 06:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Dramatic draw yields mixed reactions ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gauged reaction from the coaches of various Canada 2014 hopefuls after the draw for August's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup took place in Montreal.]]>Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finalists reunited in Canada 2014 draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2014 22:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: February 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up the latest global events from the past month, taking in England, China PR, Sweden, Japan, Hungary and Germany, while also casting the spotlight on North America and Africa.]]>Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Lippi signs Evergrande extension]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World Cup-winning Italian manager Marcello Lippi has signed a contract extension to coach Guangzhou Evergrande for three more years, the Chinese club have announced.

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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Favourites draw first blood]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from the first matchday. ]]>Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014