<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 19 Apr 2014 06:35:00 GMTSat, 19 Apr 2014 09:21:49 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Neymar: I won't miss World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=neymar-i-won-t-miss-world-cup-2320978.htmlBrazil star Neymar has said he will be fit enough to play in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in his home country, despite suffering an injury that could see him miss the rest of the club season with Barcelona.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Casillas: It's good to have a wake-up call]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Halilovic's delight at Barça move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014<![CDATA[FIFA rejects Simunic appeal; sanctions for discrimination upheld]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Josip Simunic and to confirm the decision rendered by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee on 12 December 2013 in its entirety.]]>Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:46:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Scolari: My team is ready]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=scolari-team-ready-2292374.htmlFIFA.com about his team and the tournament.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Who will advance to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/228/309/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which teams you think will advance to the quarter-finals?]]>Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your SayTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Match suspensions to be served at the final competition of the FIFA World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=match-suspensions-served-the-final-competition-the-fifa-world-cup-2282433.htmlMon, 24 Feb 2014 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[England draw Swiss, Italy face Croatia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England were drawn against Switzerland and Italy were pitted against Croatia in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while Gibraltar were handed a tough group including Germany and the Republic of Ireland.

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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Will a European team win in Brazil?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=fifa-weekly-asks-will-european-team-win-brazil-2281007.htmlFri, 21 Feb 2014 09:27:00 GMTArea=FIFA WorldSection=FIFA WeeklyKind=Have Your SayTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kovac: Croatia proud to meet Brazil in opener]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=kovac-croatia-proud-meet-brazil-opener-2280766.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2014 23:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Spain toppled as Italy triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy are the new kings of European futsal with a 3-1 victory over Russia after reigning champions Spain were toppled for the first time in almost a decade in the semi-finals. FIFA.com reviews the UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 action.

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Sun, 09 Feb 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News
<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Derby demolitions and English expenditure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 29 Jan 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[UEFA create slot for France in EURO 2016 qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/226/514/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA announced that EURO 2016 hosts France will play a string of friendlies against pre-set rivals ahead of the tournament, while fellow teams lock horns in the qualifying race.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Kovac: You can't only rely on your gut]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=kovac-you-can-only-rely-gut-feel-2262459.htmlFIFA.com it is a role that suits his mixed character.]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil dream motivates early moves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at who has gone where.]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Hull sign Everton's Jelavic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[2013 in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Petkovic to succeed Hitzfeld]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=petkovic-succeed-hitzfeld-2249668.htmlVladimir Petkovic will succeed Ottmar Hitzfeld as head coach of Switzerland's national team after the German retires following next summer's FIFA World Cup.

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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Croatian player sanctioned for discriminatory behaviour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:44:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA['Who Will Face Brazil?' winners announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=who-will-face-brazil-winners-announced-2243187.htmlMon, 16 Dec 2013 13:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Scolari: Brazil must aim high]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=scolari-brazil-must-aim-high-2243907.htmlHead coach Luiz Felipe Scolari believes Brazil must target the title when they host next year's FIFA World Cup, while revealing his team's plans for friendlies leading up to their opener with Croatia. 

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Salihamidzic: Bayern are unbelievably good]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com about the FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco and his national team’s chances in Brazil.]]>Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Match schedule for Brazil 2014 confirmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=match-schedule-for-brazil-2014-confirmed-2240950.htmlFollowing the Final Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, FIFA has now confirmed the match schedule for the 64 matches of next year’s carnival of football, with seven games subject to kick-off time adjustments.

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Sat, 07 Dec 2013 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Global reaction to the Final Draw on Twitter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=tweets-from-the-game-elite-players-2240906.htmlSat, 07 Dec 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Group A: History on Brazil’s side]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=group-history-brazil-side-2240770.htmlBrazil will start the pool as the favourites, while Cameroon, Croatia and Mexico will all be hopeful in what is, on paper, a wide-open fight for a second spot in the knockout phase.

 

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Parreira: The first game is crucial]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=parreira-the-first-game-crucial-2240484.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Final Draw reveals intriguing groups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=final-draw-reveals-intriguing-groups-2240026.htmlSpain, the Netherlands, Chile and Australia will make up the proverbial ‘group of death’ at the 20th FIFA World Cup, while Uruguay, Italy, England and Costa Rica will comprise another intriguing pool.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 30 Nov 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[France run riot, Germany dominate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the latest action from the FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers, including a goal spree by France and vital wins for the Netherlands and Israel.]]>Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Lyon, Lazio amongst qualified sides]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Pele on Zinedine Zidane and Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero talking about the famed Argentina No10 shirt and LeBron James about a potential footballing venture.

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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 11:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Is 32 teams enough? ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/222/758/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Weekly will ask your opinion on a specific topic and the best comments will be published in the next edition of the magazine.]]>Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Europe’s big guns present and correct]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=europe-big-guns-present-and-correct-2227290.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 07:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Croatia heading to Brazil despite ups and downs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=kroatien-trotz-hohen-und-tiefen-ziel-2227012.htmlFIFA.com looks back at Croatia’s World Cup qualifying experiences over the past few months, having only secured qualification after two tense encounters with Iceland in the play-offs.]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[France, Ronaldo shine to book Brazil berths]]>/europe/news/y=2013/m=11/news=france-ronaldo-shine-book-brazil-berths-2226678.htmlFIFA.com reviews a thrilling conclusion to European qualifying for Brazil 2014 headlined by Cristiano Ronaldo's scene-stealing hat-trick and France's dramatic comeback.]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2013 02:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Ten-man Croatia sink Iceland to qualify]]>/europe/news/y=2013/m=11/news=ten-man-croatia-sink-iceland-qualify-2225266.htmlMario Mandzukic scored in the first-half before being shown a straight red card, and captain Darijo Srna scored two minutes after the break to give Croatia a 2-0 victory of visiting Iceland to book their ticket to Brazil 2014.

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Last chance for Europe's hopefuls]]>/europe/news/y=2013/m=11/news=last-chance-for-europe-play-off-hopefuls-2225415.htmlFIFA.com previews the second legs.]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Greece in control, France face uphill task]]>/europe/news/y=2013/m=11/news=greece-control-france-face-uphill-task-2224729.htmlFIFA.com reviews the action from the FIFA World Cup European zone qualifying play-offs. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a crucial goal, Greece took control over Romania and France slipped to a 2-0 defeat in Ukraine.

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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 23:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Ten-man Iceland hold Croatia]]>/europe/news/y=2013/m=11/news=ten-man-iceland-hold-croatia-2224404.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 21:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Europe poised for play-off showdowns]]>/europe/news/y=2013/m=11/news=europe-poised-for-play-off-showdowns-2223742.htmlThu, 14 Nov 2013 19:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Lagerback: I always felt we could qualify ]]>/europe/news/y=2013/m=11/news=lagerback-always-believed-could-qualify-2223229.htmlFIFA.com about his side's fairy tale run to the Brazil 2014 play-offs, their chances against Croatia, and how qualifying would compare to his previous achievements with Sweden.]]>Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Golden Eaglets soar to fourth crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Spurs, Valencia, Fiorentina all through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Who's the brightest star at UAE 2013?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think is shining brightest at the U-17 finals in UAE. Swede sensation Valmir Berisha's been flying, as have a number of Nigerians and Mexicans - so let the world know your pick.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 21:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Bayern equal record, Leverkusen upset]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich equalled the record for the longest unbeaten run in the history of the Bundesliga with a 2-1 win at Hoffenheim, while Eintracht Braunschweig defeated Bayer Leverkusen.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 16:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014