<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 04 Aug 2014 15:15:00 GMTMon, 04 Aug 2014 15:31:48 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Update on FIFA Disciplinary Committee decisions on World Cup cases ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=update-on-fifa-disciplinary-committee-decisions-on-world-2416083.htmlMon, 04 Aug 2014 15:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[African draw reveals final pathway]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2406894/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Santana: Messi looks like a plumber]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=santana-messi-looks-like-a-plumber-2403961.htmlFIFA.com ahead of his performance at the Brazil 2014 Final on why Germany will be victorious, performing the Maracana and why he admires Lionel Messi.]]>Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=VIP interviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil 2014's 100 club]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-2014-s-100-club-2400785.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[The first phase in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-first-phase-in-tweets-2388679.htmlFIFA.com looks at the best tweets from the group stage.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fred: I'm thrilled to have scored]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=fred-i-m-thrilled-to-have-scored-2383352.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 03:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil, Mexico rise to the occasion]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=brazil-mexico-rise-to-the-occassion-2382478.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Neymar plays down pressure]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=neymar-plays-down-pressure-2383257.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Neymar double helps Brazil book Chile tie]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186472/match-report.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 22:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Nerves for Brazil, pride for Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=nerves-for-brazil-pride-for-spain-2380838.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 02:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mbia: Pride is at stake]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mbia-pride-is-at-stake-2380839.htmlFIFA.com that it's about pride for the Indomitable Lions now as they hope to avoid a repeat of the 'calamity' of South Africa 2010.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Olic: Twelve years and still going strong]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=olic-twelve-years-and-still-going-strong-2376962.htmlAfter doubling his FIFA World Cup tally against Cameroon, 12 years after opening his account, Ivica Olic spoke to FIFA.com on longevity, sacrifice and superstitious predictions with coach Niko Kovac.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Finke: Card no reason to see red]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=finke-red-card-no-reason-to-lose-it-2377068.html'Unacceptable' behaviour from some of Cameroon's players was behind the 4-0 loss to Croatia, says coach Volker Finke as the Indomitable Lions crash out of the FIFA World Cup.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Memphis the hero for Oranje]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=memphis-el-heroe-naranja-2376893-2376934.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kovac: Take rest before 'serious' test]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=kovac-take-rest-before-serious-test-2376992.htmlCroatia's players have been told to take some rest by coach Niko Kovac after destroying Cameroon 4-0 in 'very difficult conditions'.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Mixed fortunes for kings in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mixed-fortunes-for-kings-in-brazil-2375903.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Croatia boost hopes, Cameroon bow out]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186453/match-report.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 00:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Spain seek redemption, Oranje aim to maintain sheen]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=spain-seek-redemption-oranje-aim-to-maintain-sheen-2374397.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 02:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Belgium turn to youth in attack ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=belgium-turn-to-youth-in-attack-2375272.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 23:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Eto'o plays fitness mind games]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=eto-o-plays-fitness-mind-games-2375295.htmlCameroon captain Samuel Eto'o has backtracked on his announcement of being certain to miss the Group A clash with Croatia, caliming 'pre-match secrets' are part of football.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Pranjic called in from the cold]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=pranjic-called-in-from-the-cold-2374471.htmlCroatia's Mario Mandzukic and Danijel Pranjic were unable to play in the Europeans' 3-1 defeat by Brazil due to suspension and injury respectively but as Pranjic told FIFA.com, the duo are eagerly awaiting Wednesday's clash with Cameroon.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Wounded Lions hoping to find their roar]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=wounded-lions-hoping-to-find-their-roar-2374159.htmlFIFA.com exactly how his side will try to overcome injury issues and a defeat in their opening game when they take to the field against Croatia.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 18-20]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-18-20-2373453.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Eto'o: I need a miracle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=eto-o-i-need-a-miracle-2373386.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 10:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Eto'o misses training with knee problem]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=eto-o-misses-training-with-knee-problem-2372538.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 17:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ochoa heroics, Dutch delight, Chile celebrate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ochoa-heroics-dutch-delight-chile-celebrate-2370826.htmlFriday’s three games saw Mexico keeper Guillermo Ochoa make a winning FIFA World Cup™ debut, the Netherlands settle an old score and two big-name Chile players finally open their accounts in the global showpiece. 

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 01:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Young guns kept quiet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=young-guns-kept-quiet-2370691.htmlSat, 14 Jun 2014 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ochoa: We're not nervous about facing Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ochoa-we-re-not-nervous-about-facing-brazil-2370290.htmlFIFA.com at finally making his FIFA World Cup debut, discusses his performance against Cameroon and the forthcoming battle against Brazil.]]>Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Peralta downs Cameroon, gets Mexico rolling]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186492/match-report.htmlFri, 13 Jun 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A tasty rematch in 2014's first trio]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=a-tasty-rematch-in-2014-s-first-trio-2368907.htmlFri, 13 Jun 2014 02:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mexico relying on marshal Marquez]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mexico-relying-on-marshal-marquez-2367128.htmlMexico centre-back Rafael Marquez is set to extend his record 12 FIFA World Cup appearances for his country in Brazil, and his impact on the team has been felt by head coach Miguel Herrera and his team-mates.

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ramos: Spain looking for Brazil revenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ramos-spain-looking-for-brazil-revenge-2364671.htmlSpain defender Sergio Ramos said his country will have revenge on their mind at the FIFA World Cup after they were humbled 3-0 by hosts Brazil in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup final.

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea outed as African line-up completed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 Jun 2014 06:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The squads in numbers ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=07-06-the-squads-in-numbers-2355640.htmlFIFA.com takes a statistical look at the Brazil 2014 squads.]]>Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Last minute World Cup additions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on some of the most influential players who were last minute additions to their squads and changed the course of FIFA World Cup history, including Geoff Hurst, Paolo Rossi, Romario, Ronaldo and Roger Milla.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Absent, but not forgotten]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ilustres-ausentes-2354521-2355306.htmlThey say absence makes the heart grow fonder, so here at FIFA.com we want to pay tribute to the slew of top-class performers who, whether through injury or because their countries failed to qualify, will be missing out on the trip to Brazil.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 01:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Mbia: We learned from our 2010 mistakes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mbia-we-learned-from-2010-mistakes-2354169.html One of Cameroon's most experienced players, tough midfielder Stephane Mbia who tells FIFA.com that the Indomitable Lions are anxious to take back their crown as kings of African football over the coming month in Brazil.]]>Wed, 04 Jun 2014 06:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Eto'o, Song headline Cameroon's final 23]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=eto-o-song-headline-cameroon-s-final-23-2353337.htmlMon, 02 Jun 2014 16:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Idrissou misses out for Cameroon]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=idrissou-misses-out-for-cameroon-2353103.htmlVeteran striker Mohammadou Idrissou has been left out of Cameroon's final 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup by coach Volker Finke.

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Cameroon fight back to draw Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting equalized for Cameroon 12 minutes from time to secure an entertaining 2-2 draw with Germany in a FIFA World Cup tune-up match.

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Sun, 01 Jun 2014 21:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Modric, Mandzukic lead Croatia's World Cup squad]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=modric-manduzkic-lead-croatia-s-world-cup-squad-2347026.htmlCroatia coach Niko Kovac named his 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup led by experienced duo Luka Modric and Mario Mandzukic. 

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Sat, 31 May 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Paraguay clip Cameroon]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=paraguay-clip-cameroon-2346174.htmlThu, 29 May 2014 20:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Belgium cruise on Lukaku's hat-trick, Russia win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A day of international friendlies served as preparations for some Brazil-bound FIFA World Cup teams, including Belgium, who beat Luxembourg 5-1 with Romelu Lukaku scoring a hat-trick and Russia beat Slovakia 1-0.

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Mon, 26 May 2014 22:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Finke: Brazil 2014 is no holiday]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=finke-brazil-2014-is-no-holiday-2344607.htmlCameroon coach Volker Finke has told his side their time in Brazil will not be taken lightly and their goal is progression to the second round, despite facing tough competition against Brazil, Croatia and Mexico.

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Mon, 26 May 2014 17:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 May 2014 09:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Provisional World Cup squads finalised]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=provisional-brazil-2014-squads-finalised-2339984.htmlThe provisional squad lists for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ have been confirmed. Have a closer look at each of the teams' selections on FIFA.com.

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Fri, 16 May 2014 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Cameroon unveil 28-man provisional squad]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=cameroon-unveil-28-man-provisional-squad-2337808.htmlCameroon head coach Volker Finke unveiled his preliminary 28-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with only two players representing the country's domestic league.

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Mon, 12 May 2014 20:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Mexico announce World Cup squad]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=mexico-announces-world-cup-squad-2336559.htmlMexico coach Miguel Herrera announced his 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, with the majority of the team based in their domestic league.

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Fri, 09 May 2014 19:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Aboubakar: Cameroon can spring a surprise]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=aboubakar-cameroon-can-spring-a-surprise-2335721.htmlFIFA.com on getting advice from Samuel Eto'o, role models and the chances of springing a surprise at Brazil 2014.]]>Thu, 08 May 2014 14:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™