<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 15 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTMon, 15 Sep 2014 11:02:26 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The evolution of the football boot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows a series of football boots – from way back in 1916 to the modern day.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Holders get group stage rolling]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Beto: You can never give up on your dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from Portugal and Sevilla keeper Beto on his rocky road to the top, the tears he has shed for club and country and the advice he has offered to his young son.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Aspirants line up for opening matchday]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Valencia continue run, Elche earn first win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Valencia beat Espanyol 3-1 on Sunday to continue coach Nuno Espirito Santo's fine run in the beginning of the Spanish La Liga season, while Elche earned their first win with a 3-2 victory at Rayo Vallecano.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ancelotti: We need to find balance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti insisted that his star-laden side needs to find a balance between attack and defence as they were again humbled by local rivals Atletico Madrid 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Barça stay top, Atletico win derby]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Neymar's brace led Barcelona past Athletic Bilbao in a 2-0 win to pick up a third consecutive win and stay top of La Liga, while Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid at the Santiago Benabeu. 

 

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2439348/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Bale: More British players should play abroad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Russia, Spain and Italy reach Portugal 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Russia, Spain and Italy advanced to the semi-finals of Europe's qualifying competition for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup on Friday and as a result all three teams have reached Portugal 2015 alongside Switzerland, who qualified yesterday.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Messi, Neymar fit for Athletic clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confirmed that Lionel Messi will be fit to face Athletic Bilbao on Saturday despite missing Argentina's FIFA World Cup Final friendly rematch with Germany last week due to a groin strain.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ancelotti: Cristiano is in top shape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Torres raring to go at Milan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Early boost on offer for old foes Real, Atletico]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Summer transfers of 'Big 5' football markets analysed in new report ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2438705/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Kike: the legacy of an intelligent idol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on the career of Kike, el Eterno Capitán, (the Eternal Captain) of the Spain futsal squad, who racked up 170 caps and played in four FIFA Futsal World Cups, winning two of them.]]>Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Shocks, strikers and crammed stands]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Munir tripping the light fantastic]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/760/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After bursting on to the scene over recent months, Barcelona starlet Munir made the next step by making his Spain debut. Here FIFA.com plots his meteoric rise.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Ramos: We need more of the same]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Spain, England up and running, Ukraine beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Five-star Spain smash Macedonia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spain started their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign brightly as La Roja took down Macedonia 5-1 as Paco Alcacer scored in his competitive debut.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016
<![CDATA[Carvajal ruled out of Macedonia clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid right-back Dani Carvajal will miss out on his first competitive international for Spain as they open their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign against Macedonia.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Carvajal targets fast start]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Kroos: I was right to join Real]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 10:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Injury setback for Diego Costa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Spanish Football Federation has confirmed Diego Costa will not be available for selection for Spain's UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Macedonia on Monday as a result of a lingering hamstring injury.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Del Bosque takes positives in defeat for Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[Ronaldo: Falcao fantastic for United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Reds, records and goals galore ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2435435/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com stats review.]]>Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[New-look Spain tackle revived France]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Friendlies to usher in new eras]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Injury sidelines Iniesta ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Negredo completes Valencia switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Southampton swoop for Alderweireld, Mane]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Djordjevic joins Sampdoria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Vallecano seal Insua loan move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Emiliano Insua has joined Rayo Vallecano on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid after the centre-back only featured nine times for Los Rojiblancos last year.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Atleti confirm Cerci capture]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Alessio Cerci has signed a three-year deal with Spanish La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, joining Diego Simeone's side from Italian Serie A team Torino.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Postiga joins Deportivo La Coruna]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Helder Postiga has joined La Liga club Deportivo La Coruna only hours after fellow Spanish side Valencia released the 32-year-old on Monday.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hernandez: Playing for Real is a dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Speaking at a press conference after his unveiling as Real Madrid's newest signing, Javier Hernandez said playing for the capital club in the Spanish La Liga is an honour and a dream come true.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Real seal Hernandez loan deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews August in women’s football with Germany regaining their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup crown, qualifiers for Canada 2015 continuing apace, a new champion Stateside and big-name players on the move.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Casillas: Madrid have to learn]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Sociedad stun Madrid, Barça win at Villarreal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Sociedad produced a stunning fightback from 2-0 down to beat European champions Real Madrid 4-2, while rivals Barcelona made it two wins in as many games under Luis Enrique with a 1-0 win over Villarreal.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Atletico agree deal for Cerci]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Italy forward Alessio Cerci from Torino, the Spanish champions have announced.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Atleti edge Eibar, Bilbao beat Levante]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atletico Madrid earned a tight 2-1 win against visiting Eibar, Athletic Bilbao beat Levante 3-0 and Spanish La Liga new boys Cordoba battled back to draw 1-1 with Celta Vigo.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Gerrard: I had Champions League envy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has admitted he was jealous of watching other clubs compete in the UEFA Champions League in recent seasons.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Barça great Amor arrives at Adelaide]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Spain international and Barcelona great Guillermo Amor has been appointed the new technical director of Adelaide United, the club has announced.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Getafe edge Almeria, Valencia beat Malaga]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Alvaro Vazquez's goal was enough to see Getafe sink Almeria to claim their first win of the new season, while Valencia romped to a comfortable 3-0 win over Malaga. 

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015