<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTSun, 26 Jul 2015 15:53:31 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Cyprus punching above their weight]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=7/news=cyprus-punching-above-their-weight-2660622.htmlFri, 03 Jul 2015 16:38:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Bale's Wales beats Belgium, Iceland win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gareth Bale's goal saw Wales to a 1-0 victory over Belgium, putting his country tantalisingly close to a first major tournament since 1958, while Iceland beat Czech Republic 2-1 in a busy night of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Riise: Always on the hunt for new adventures]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com interview.]]>Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Glafkos Klerides Championship 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[Laban: I feel I belong]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his journey up the ladder.]]>Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:40:00 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[Lukaku, Defour ruled out of Belgium games]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[City, Schalke seal last-16 places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League champions Manchester City progressed to the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League after securing a 2-0 win at Roma, while Schalke leap-frogged Sporting Lisbon to take second place in Group G. 

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Quintet set sights on last two slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Messi remains focused on path ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lionel Messi has deflected the praise towards his team-mates after becoming the all-time leading scorer in UEFA Champions League history.

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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Messi breaks Champions League scoring record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lionel Messi became the all time leading goalscorer in the UEFA Champions League just four days after achieving the same feat in La Liga by scoring a hat-trick against APOEL Nicosia.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Tension in the air as last 16 looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Tuesday's UEFA Champions League group stage matches with Manchester City hosting German giants Bayern Munich, while Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are all in action. ]]>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[More Messi history up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Dutch deliver, Welsh hold Belgians]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Foursome reach knockout stage, CSKA stymie City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto all reached the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League with victories, while Chelsea were held 1-1 by Maribor and CSKA Moscow beat a nine-man Manchester City 2-1.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 22:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Big guns aiming to fire again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 05:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[PSG's Ibrahimovic to miss out against APOEL]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern and Shakhtar in seventh heaven]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich stunned Roma with a remarkable 7-1 win in the Italian capital, while Barcelona eased past Ajax and Shakhtar Donetsk also smashed seven past BATE Borisov.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Roma test for Bayern, City under pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[City visit CSKA, Guardiola returns to Rome]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[Top teams looking to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the next round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying matches with some of the continent's heavyweights, including FIFA World Cup winners Germany, looking to bounce back from recent disappointments.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:26:00 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[Cypriot hero Christofi eyes EURO fairy tale]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his role in the historic win at Bosnia and Herzegovina and his move to Swiss club Sion. ]]>Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![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[Ledley: We relish the pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Joe Ledley believes Wales will thrive under the pressure of UEFA EURO 2016 expectation sweeping the country ahead of their qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Ramsey, Allen to miss Wales qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allen are set to miss Wales' upcoming UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Cyprus in Cardiff, manager Chris Coleman has confirmed.

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[PSG stun Barça, Chelsea see off Sporting]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paris Saint-Germain saw off Barcelona in an enthralling match at the Parc des Princes, while Chelsea edged Sporting Lisbon and Manchester City were held by Roma in their respective UEFA Champions League group games.

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[PSG and City steeled for stern examinations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Pressure already on City, Mourinho returns to Lisbon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern win late, Roma, Porto dazzle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern, City take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Big guns take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[European coaches to recap Brazil 2014's technical legacy in Russia ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-coaches-to-recap-brazil-2014-s-technical-legacy-in-russia-2439876.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Iceland take down Turkey, Cyprus shock Bosnia and Herzegovina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Czech Republic pulled off a surprising 2-1 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match, while Iceland took down Turkey 3-0 and Cyprus stunned Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Conte up and running, Ibra makes history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Azzurri hot-seat, while Spain stumbled again and Belgium look all set for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification. FIFA.com reviews the international friendlies.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs, Inter make draw, Lyon, Hull miss out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tottenham, Inter Milan, PSV, and Saint-Etienne were among clubs which qualified for the UEFA Europa League group stage draw but among those failing to make it across the play-off line were Lyon, Real Sociedad, and Hull City.

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Liverpool draw champions, City face Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool's return to Europe's elite competition was marked by drawing holders Real Madrid, while Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea all drew familiar foes in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League draw. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Maribor clip Celtic, Zenit cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Maribor shocked Celtic in the return leg of their UEFA Champions League play-off round match-up in Scotland with a 2-1 aggregate victory, sending the Slovenian side into the group stage and the Hoops into the UEFA Europa League.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Spurs win in Cyprus, Hull beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tottenham Hotspur closed in on a place in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League after coming from behind to win 2-1 away to AEL Limassol in Cyprus in their play-off first leg, while Hull City lost 1-0 away to Lokeren.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Porto pip Lille, Zenit win at Liege]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto and Zenit St. Petersburg recorded significant 1-0 victories at Lille and Standard Liege, respectively on Wednesday night in the UEFA Champions League play-off round, while Celtic earned a 1-1 draw at Maribor.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Benitez wary of Athletic challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Arsenal face Besiktas, Porto draw Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Celtic crash out, Zenit advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg overturned a one-goal deficit to come through 3-1 on aggregate against AEL Limassol in their UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match, while Celtic crashed out to Legia Warsaw 6-1 on aggregate. 

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Legia inflict heavy defeat on Hoops, Lille win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Zenit face Limassol, Lille tackle Grasshopper]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015