<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTWed, 30 Jul 2014 22:47:08 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Warsaw inflict heavy defeat on Hoops, Lille win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic were shocked on their trip to Poland when Legia Warsaw beat the Scottish side 4-1 in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League, while Lille took a step towards the group stage with a 2-0 win over Grasshopper in Zurich.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Liverpool sign Belgian striker Origi]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool announced the signing of 19-year-old Belgium striker Divock Origi from Lille, but said they will loan him back to the French side for the 2014/15 campaign.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Lens' Ligue 1 promotion confirmed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lens' promotion to the French Ligue 1 has finally been rubber-stamped but they will be subject to restrictions in the transfer market this season.

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Ghana's Jordan Ayew joins Lorient]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana forward Jordan Ayew has joined Lorient on a four-year deal from Marseille after being on loan with Sochaux. 

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Pires joins new Indian Super League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Robert Pires has followed former Arsenal team-mate Freddie Ljungberg in signing up for the inaugural Indian Super League.

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Falcao set for comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Arsenal seal Ospina signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including two German FIFA World Cup winners from two different generations, a Costa Rican legend and a former Morocco midfielder all celebrating.]]>Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Naby Sarr signs with Sporting Lisbon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sporting Lisbon has signed Lyon centre-back Naby Sarr, who won the FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013 with France, on a six-year deal.

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Areola arrives at Bastia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=French Ligue 1 club Bastia have picked up FIFA U-20 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Alphonse Areola from Paris Saint-Germain on loan, the Corsican outfit have confirmed.

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Injury blow for Nice's Delle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Joris Delle suffered a serious knee injury during training on Friday, and Nice confirmed their goalkeeper is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines as a result.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Squads announced as kick-off draws nearer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=squads-announced-as-kick-off-draws-nearer-2408049.htmlThe squads for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup were announced today, with all 16 teams naming their 21 players.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Ben Basat leaves Toulouse for Maccabi Tel-Aviv]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eden Ben Basat has joined Israeli champions Maccabi Tel-Aviv after spending three years with France Ligue 1 side Toulouse.

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Vanishing spray gets green light in France]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/240/794/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Referees in France's Ligue 1, Ligue 2, national championship and women's first division will use vanishing spray to fix distances for free-kicks and their walls after the new practice was met with success during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Aurier joins PSG on loan from Toulouse]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paris Saint-Germain have signed Côte d'Ivoire defender Serge Aurier on a season-long loan from Toulouse after the young right-back impressed at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Metz sign Senegal's N'Daw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Rodriguez: This is a dream move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After being officially unveiled in Real Madrid's famous white kit at the Bernabeu, James Rodriguez told a press conference that this move is something he has dreamed of doing and is ready to face the pressure.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Marveaux makes Guingamp loan switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sylvain Marveaux has been loaned out to French Ligue 1 club Guingamp on a season-long deal by Newcastle United sending the midfielder back to France where he used to play for Rennes.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Young Player Predictor rewards 30 Club members]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=young-player-predictor-rewards-30-club-members-2406028.htmlTue, 22 Jul 2014 09:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Predict Best Young PKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Evra completes Juve switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus have confirmed French international Patrice Evra will join the Italian Serie A champions on a two-year deal on Monday, ending his eight-and-a-half years at Manchester United.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including four players who made an appearance at Brazil 2014, a Ghanian great and a two-time FIFA Women's World Cup winner all celebrating.

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![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<![CDATA[Debuchy joins Gunners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal have signed full-back Mathieu Debuchy from Newcastle on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee. 

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[World champions Germany on top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Newcastle sign Riviere from Monaco]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ribery: I'm happy for my team-mates]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=ribery-i-m-happy-for-my-team-mates-2406042.htmlFrance winger Franck Ribery, who missed the FIFA World Cup through injury, returned to training with Bayern Munich and paid tribute to his German team-mates crowned world champions in Brazil. 

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Transfer action hots up as new season looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks over the transfers that have already been finalised.]]>Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Evian snap up Nielsen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014<![CDATA[France's Mbock Bathy ready to lead the dance]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=france-s-mbock-bathy-ready-to-lead-the-dance-2405871.htmlFIFA.com about leading Les Bleuettes at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014.]]>Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Kroos finishes up top of Castrol standings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=kroos-finishes-up-top-of-castrol-standings-2405228.htmlToni Kroos heads up the final Castrol Index with two of his FIFA World Cup winning team-mates making the top ten. Third-placed Netherlands also boast three players in the final ranking, along with two for the hosts.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Pogba wins Hyundai Young Player Award]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=pogba-wins-hyundai-young-player-award-2405061.htmlSun, 13 Jul 2014 23:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi, Neuer heralded as Brazil 2014’s best ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=messi-heralded-as-brazil-2014-s-best-2404615.htmlSun, 13 Jul 2014 23:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Rodriguez: Real would be a dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014<![CDATA[Depay, Pogba and Varane make up Hyundai Young Player Award shortlist]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=depay-pogba-and-varane-make-up-best-young-player-shortlist-2403365.html

FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) today released the shortlist for the Hyundai Young Player Award, featuring three up-and-coming performers that have starred at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Lizarazu: Argentina are a very crafty team]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=lizarazu-argentina-are-a-very-crafty-team-2403364.htmlFIFA.com on Brazil's stunning semi-final, assesses both Germany and Argentina ahead of the Final and runs the rule over his native France's performance.]]>Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Jussie hit by knee injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014<![CDATA[Nasri commits five more years to City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[​Kroos masterclass secures top billing]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=kroos-masterclass-secures-top-billing-2402987.htmlThu, 10 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lloris extends Tottenham contract]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Yattara commits to Lyon contract]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Lille sign City youngster Lopes on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City youngster Marcos Lopes joined French club Lille on a season-long loan after impressing for the English Premier League club in five appearances last season.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Juventus sign PSG teenager]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Five memorable World Cup semi-finals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=five-memorable-world-cup-semi-finals-2401193.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Delpierre signs up for Victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Jul 2014 01:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Brazil 2014's 100 club]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-2014-s-100-club-2400785.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Benzema, Rodriguez bow out at the summit]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=benzema-rodriguez-bow-out-at-summit-2400533.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 15:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The World Cup's hat-trick kings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=the-world-cup-s-hat-trick-kings-2399906.html​FIFA.com ​tells their story.]]>Sun, 06 Jul 2014 11:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kahn: ‘Icecube’ Neuer is world’s best]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=kahn-icecube-neuer-is-world-s-best-2400810.htmlAs their semi-final against Brazil looms large, Germany's goalkeeper is putting in the kind of displays that marked out Oliver Kahn as the player of the tournament in the 2002 FIFA World Cup™.  

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Sun, 06 Jul 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Matthaus: Defence wins titles]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=matthaus-defence-wins-titles-2400009.htmlSat, 05 Jul 2014 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Benzema: We gave everything we had]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=benzema-we-gave-everything-we-had-2399883.html​Les Bleus​ gave everything in their FIFA World Cup quarter-final defeat by Germany, but lamented a lack of attempts in the first half of the clash at the Maracana.]]>Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™