<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 10 Jun 2015 10:51:00 GMTWed, 10 Jun 2015 13:10:21 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Bonucci trying to forget Berlin]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has admitted he has misplaced the loser's medal he was given after the Turin giants' 3-1 defeat to Barcelona in the final of the UEFA Champions League.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Bonaventura called up, Buffon & Verratti doubtful]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy coach Antonio Conte has called up AC Milan attacking midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura as the beaten 2012 finalists look to take another step towards qualification for UEFA EURO 2016 against Croatia on Friday.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Zaza, Barzagli out of Italy squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Simone Zaza and Andrea Barzagli have left Italy's squad ahead of Friday's UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Croatia due to a lack of fitness, the Italian football federation have announced.

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Mon, 08 Jun 2015 11:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Rakitic: We’re only thinking about winning ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Azulgrana midfielder, speaking to FIFA.com ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final.]]>Mon, 01 Jun 2015 09:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[France triumph, Germany also impress]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=france-triumph-germany-also-impress-2608240.htmlMon, 25 May 2015 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[European sextet complete Chile line-up]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=european-sextet-complete-chile-line-up-2606680.htmlUEFA U-17 Championship semi-finalists Belgium, France, Germany and Russia were joined by play-off winners Croatia and England in booking their tickets to the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 16:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Captains, creators and domestic dominance]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=captains-creators-and-domestic-dominance-2602445.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review, which also features feats by John Terry, Kevin de Bruyne, Barcelona and Dinamo Zagreb.]]>Wed, 06 May 2015 07:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[European elite eye global summit]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=european-elite-eye-global-summit-2602148.htmlTue, 05 May 2015 08:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Kovac hoping for Modric recovery]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Injured Mandzukic to miss Sociedad game]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic will miss Atletico Madrid's clash with Real Sociedad on Tuesday due to an ankle injury, his coach Diego Simeone said Monday.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Inter target Toure signing, Handanovic, Icardi and Kovacic renewals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bale on song, Oranje salvage draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wales took a significant step towards qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 after a 3-0 win away to Israelin Group B, while Wesley Sneijder helped the Netherlands avoid a third defeat in Group A in a 1-1 draw against Turkey. 

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro bids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Verratti: Competition helps win titles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy midfielder Marco Verratti spoke with the Italian press ahead of his side's UEFA EURO 2016 Group H qualifier against Bulgaria about the importance of competition within the squad and filling the shoes of Andrea Pirlo.

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Paris rematch tops big international bill]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the upcoming UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers and international friendlies, with Brazil's return to Paris and Italy's showdown with England among the highlights.]]>Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=happy-birthday-8-3-2015-2555423-2556179.htmlFIFA.com salutes the players who will be celebrating their birthday this week, including Thomas Gravesen, Roy Makaay and Ivan Rakitic.

 

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Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Modric back in training after missing three months]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric was able to train with his team-mates for the first time in three months on Thursday as he nears a return from a thigh muscle tear.

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2515640.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's birthdays, with the FIFA Ballon d'Or holder, a Croatian hotshot and a Colombian midfield workhorse all celebrating.

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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Brozovic joins Inter on loan, expresses mixed feelings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Gabbiadini, Strinic sign for Napoli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Awkward test awaits Libertadores champs]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/preview.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Awesome Auckland breaking new ground]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=awesome-auckland-breaking-new-ground-2492213.htmlWe take a closer look at the groundbreaking Auckland City side, who have reached the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, with the part-timers from New Zealand set to face off against South America's champions San Lorenzo.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Deila: Lack of intensity cost us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ronny Deila hit out at Celtic's defensive frailties after they concluded their UEFA Europa League Group D campaign with a 4-3 defeat by Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Round of 32 line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Monchengladbach and Villarreal sealed their last-32 places in the UEFA Europa League after wins in Group A, while holders Sevilla also booked their place in the knockout stages.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Auckland through as Tetouan pay the penalty]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259695/match=300298899/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 22:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[UEFA to investigate San Siro unrest]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Modric lay-off lengthened to three months]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Modric set for three-week absence]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Italians held, Czechs march on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy were held to a 1-1 draw by Croatia in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying in a game halted for a spell due to crowd trouble, while Czech Republic maintained their 100 per cent start to the campaign with a 2-1 win over Iceland.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Balotelli, Ogbonna leave Italy camp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has left Italy's training camp with a hamstring injury, while Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna has also gone home with a similar complaint.

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Kovac names squad for Italy clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Messi seals comeback, El Tri down Dutch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A Premier League-laden Argentina came from behind to beat an experimental Croatia side 2-1 in their friendly at West Ham United's Upton Park, while Mexico defeated Netherlands 3-2 in a re-match of their 2014 World Cup Round of 16 clash.

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Italy's Verratti to miss Croatia battle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Martino: Tevez faces fight for place]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Carlos Tevez faces a battle for a berth in the Argentina team after being recalled following three years in the international wilderness, new national coach Gerardo Martino warned on Tuesday. 

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Tevez set for Argentina return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Conte: Balotelli must prove himself]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Balotelli back in Italy fold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been named in an Italy squad for the first time since the FIFA World Cup finals to play for the Azzurri in their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers with Croatia and Albania.

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Sun, 09 Nov 2014 20:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2472340.htmlSat, 08 Nov 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Ronaldo beats Messi to La Liga award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tevez earns Argentina recall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Argentina head coach Gerardo Martino included Juventus forward Carlos Tevez in his squad, after a three-year absence from the national team, for friendlies against Croatia and Portugal in November. 

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=10/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2461970.htmlSun, 26 Oct 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Inter Milan's Kovacic to undergo tests after EURO injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mateo Kovacic picked up a knock while playing for Croatia in a UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Azerbaijan on Monday and the 20-year-old will undergo tests at Inter Milan to help determine the severity of the injury.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Iceland dent Dutch hopes, Pelle fires Italy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 took another blow as a Gylfi Sigurdsson brace gave Iceland a 2-0 win in Group A, while Belgium drew Bosnia and Herzegovina on the road.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Dutch relief as Italy's Chiellini stars and Belgium run riot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands fought back to beat Kazakhstan 3-1, Giorgio Chiellini stole the show in Italy's 2-1 win over Azerbaijan and Belgium blasted Andorra 6-0.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Lovren gives Reds potential headache]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Leading nations play catch-up in EURO race]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[English sides aim to build Europa momentum]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Key trio missing from Croatia squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Sampdoria sign Croatian starlet Lulic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Everton return in style as Spurs, Celtic held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton returned to Europe with a 4-1 UEFA Europa League win over Wolfsburg, while Scottish champions Celtic and Tottenham both drew on the road against Salzburg and Partizan respectively.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News