<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:10:00 GMTThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:19:02 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Wenger backs Sanchez to fill Giroud's shoes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Burton, Leyton Orient spring surprises]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Two more English Premier League sides crashed out of the English League Cup on Wednesday as Burton Albion beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0, while Leyton Orient were 1-0 victors over Aston Villa.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Arsenal beat Besiktas, Bayer win big]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Alexis Sanchez scores just before half-time to give Arsenal a 1-0 win over Besiktas to send the English Premier League club into the UEFA Champions League group stage, while Bayer Leverkusen beat Copenhagen 4-0 to advance 7-2 on aggregate.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Eto'o calls time on Cameroon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs sign Fazio from Sevilla]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tottenham Hotspur have announced the signing of Argentina centre-half Federico Fazio on a four-year deal from Spanish La Liga side Sevilla in a move that will help fill the void of Michael Dawson's departure to Hull City.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Zabaleta hoping for kinder draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pablo Zabaleta hopes Manchester City's higher UEFA Champions League seeding will prevent another 'group of death' when the draw takes place in Monaco on Thursday.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Passes flow as records fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Karim Bellarabi and Bradley Wright-Phillips making history.]]>Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Warnock makes Crystal Palace return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Neil Warnock has returned to Crystal Palace as manager to fill the vacancy created by the departure of Tony Pulis, the English Premier League club has announced.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Howard: Outside the box]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tim Howard is taking a one-year hiatus from USA duty, but the Everton keeper will stay busy by continuing his fledgling career in TV commentary. The American icon talks to FIFA.com about life in the broadcast booth. 

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Wenger: We can cope without Giroud]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsene Wenger has said his squad has the strength in depth to cope without Olivier Giroud without strengthening further, with the French forward braced for a spell on the sidelines.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Aspirants target Europa group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/775/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Hull sign Tottenham stalwart Dawson]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[MK Dons shock United, West Ham beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Four English Premier League teams were beaten in the second round of the English League Cup on Tuesday, with MK Dons stunning Manchester United 4-0, while West Ham United lost to Sheffield United 5-4 on penalties.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Everton sign Eto'o on free transfer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton have confirmed they have signed Samuel Eto'o to a two-year contract on a free transfer after Chelsea released the Cameroon striker at the end of last season, and he could make his debut for the Toffees against his old club this weekend.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[United complete Di Maria signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United have completed a deal with Real Madrid to secure the services of Argentinian international Angel di Maria for a record British transfer fee of £59.7m to sign the winger on a five-year deal.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Lampard was superb for England]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roy Hodgson had glowing praise for Frank Lampard, who announced he was retiring from international football earlier on Tuesday, and the England manager said the No8 was a 'superb representative' of English football.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Lampard announces England retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from England duty after making over 100 appearances for his country in a 15-year international career.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Wilshere optimistic as Gunners face Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Pellegrini: Having Jovetic healthy is great]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manuel Pellegrini was delighted to see Stevan Jovetic excel in Manchester City's 3-1 win over Liverpool on Monday night, but the manager also acknowledged the club's need for depth up front, while Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers spoke about Mario Balotelli.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Jovetic brace seals City victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City beat visiting Liverpool 3-1 on Monday evening as Montenegrin international Stevan Jovetic bagged a brace and Sergio Aguero netted only seconds after entering the match as a second-half substitute.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Balotelli: English football is beautiful]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After signing with Liverpool, Italy forward Mario Balotelli told the club's official website about his aim to bring UEFA Champions League glory to Anfield, why he is happy to be back in England playing football and much more.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Liverpool sign Balotelli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool have announced the signing of 24-year-old Italy forward Mario Balotelli from AC Milan on a "long-term deal".

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Caulker: There are no excuses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Queens Park Rangers defender Steven Caulker has called on his team-mates to show more passion following their 4-0 defeat to London rivals Tottenham. 

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Van Gaal: United start not good enough]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Group stage berths in sight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Spurs rout QPR, Sunderland hold United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tottenham Hotspur took down fellow London side Queens Park Rangers in convincing fashion, winning 4-0 in manager Mauricio Pochettino's maiden match at White Hart Lane, while Sunderland held Manchester United to a 1-1 draw.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Gerrard backs Rooney for captaincy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal storm back to steal point at Everton]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton were once again held to a 2-2 draw after Arsenal stormed back from 2-0 down and scored twice in the final seven minutes, including Olivier Giroud's header in the final seconds to steal a point at Goodison Park.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Chelsea, Swans record second wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Diego Costa led Chelsea to the Blues' second straight win with a 2-0 victory over Leicester City at Stamford Bridge, while Swansea City beat Burnley 1-0 at home and West Ham United won 3-1 at Crystal Palace.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Irwin: Van Gaal needs time]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Wenger: Gunners won't be bullied]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsene Wenger has insisted Arsenal will improve performances away from the Emirates Stadium this season, beginning this weekend against Everton, after several disappointing results last term.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Van Persie return boosts United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will have Robin van Persie at his disposal when the Red Devils travel to Sunderland to take on Gus Poyet's Black Cats as the Dutch coach looks to earn his first win in the English Premier League.

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Pellegrini: Dzeko is important to our squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manuel Pellegrini has said Edin Dzeko, who recently signed a new four-year deal with Manchester City, is a vital part of the Sky Blues squad, which is in part due to his newly improved attitude.

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mourinho: Cech is not happy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[England Women set to walk out at Wembley ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Samaras signs for West Brom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Lionesses roar, USA find goalscoring form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up this week’s women’s international action led by England winning through to Canada 2015 amid a host of qualifiers in Europe, while world No1 USA eased to yet another win on home soil.]]>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[United aim to quell fears at Sunderland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier 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[Three Lionesses qualify for Canada 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England have qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cup for the fourth time in their history and become the second European nation, following Switzerland, to take their place at Canada 2015.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Vargas joins QPR on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Queens Park Rangers have announced the signing of Chile forward Eduardo Vargas on a season-long loan from Napoli.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hodgson: English would benefit from time abroad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[QPR sign Fer from Norwich]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Queens Park Rangers have confirmed the signing of Dutch international Leroy Fer from Norwich City on a three-year deal on Wednesday, bringing the midfielder back to the English Premier League after the Canaries were relegated last season.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Dzeko signs new four-year deal at City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Edin Dzeko has signed a new four-year deal with Manchester City on Wednesday, keeping the Bosnian and Herzegovinian striker with the Sky Blues until 2018.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Snodgrass set to miss six months]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Robert Snodgrass, who signed with Hull City in the close-season from Norwich City, looks to set up to six months with a dislocated knee cap he suffered during the Tigers' 1-0 win at Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Swansea sign Fernandez from Napoli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Argentinian ascendancy amid goal blitzes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with goal sprees in Romania and Uruguay.]]>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Former winners Spurs, Inter poised for Europa journey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Courtois: I hope Cech stays at Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After an impressive showing at Turf Moor in Chelsea's 3-1 win over Burnley, Thibaut Courtois has said he hopes fellow goalkeeper Petr Cech will stay at Stamford Bridge despite the Belgian international unwilling to give up his spot in between the posts.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015