<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 22 Dec 2014 10:40:00 GMTMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:07:36 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Karabatic: Zidane was the epitome of class ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=karabatic-zidane-was-the-epitome-of-class-2495765.htmlFIFA.com was naturally all ears.]]>Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:40:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Marseille finish 2014 on top, five-star Lyon cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Marseille moved three points clear at the top of France's Ligue 1 thanks to a 2-1 win against Lille at the Stade Velodrome as Alexandre Lacazette scored in each half as Lyon moved up to second with an impressive 5-0 win at Bordeaux.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup winner, a Welsh midfield wizard and an imposing French central defender all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[PSG miss chance to go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Stuttering Paris Saint-Germain missed the chance to go top of Ligue 1 as Montpellier held them to a 0-0 draw at the Parc des Princes, while Monaco moved up to fifth after a 1-0 win at Metz. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Real Madrid coast to Morocco 2014 title]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/match-report.htmlReal Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 after defeating San Lorenzo 2-0 in the final in Marrakech. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Lens leave drop zone with Nice win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ayew hails Bielsa's Marseille methods, PSG prepared]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Abidal announces retirement, clubs pay tribute]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Wenger talks Sanchez signing, gives Henry warning]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Germany oust USA at summit, France go third]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-oust-usa-at-summit-france-go-third-2494300.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Global supremacy at stake for final rivals ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/preview.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Sagnol: Football is entertainment above all]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Willy Sagnol about his coaching role and his favourites for the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala in January.]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Colourful Kebano's dramatic month]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/387/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Unimpressive PSG reach League Cup last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/411/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Abidal set to retire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Falcao: I really want to stay at United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Veterans, victories and early excitement ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Bastia and Nantes battle through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bastia and Nantes both progressed through to the last eight of the French Coupe de la Ligue after wins in extra time against Caen and Metz respectively. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Real Madrid cruise into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid proved too strong for CONCACAF Champions League holders Cruz Azul when they defeated the Mexican side 4-0 in their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Henry: I feel I never left Arsenal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thierry Henry still feels he has unfinished business at Arsenal and wants to one day help the club win the UEFA Champions League.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Blanc: Henry's legacy hard to imagine ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The football world sung the praises of France's top goalscorer of all time, Thierry Henry, who announced his decision to hang up his boots.  

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Leaders maintain charge for glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football news from around the globe on a strong weekend for the frontrunners in Australia, France, Germany and Belgium/Netherlands.]]>Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Henry confirms retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Chelsea face PSG, City tackle Barça in last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[PSG, Marseille slip to defeats]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=French Ligue 1 holders Paris Saint-Germain fell to Guingamp 1-0 on the road, while leaders Marseille failed to take advantage in a 1-0 loss at Monaco.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 22:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Brazil 2014 goalkeeping star, a solid German defender and a superstar French forward all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Nantes beat Bordeaux, Bastia down Rennes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bordeaux missed the chance to close the gap on the French Ligue 1 leaders as they went down 2-1 at Nantes, while Rennes also lost, going down 2-0 at Bastia and Lens were involved in a six-goal thriller at Montpellier

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 22:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Lyon beat Caen to close gap at top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ligue 1's leading scorer Alexandre Lacazette grabbed a brace as Lyon beat struggling Caen 3-0 to make it eight wins in their last ten Ligue 1 matches. 

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Bielsa hopes to extend winning run]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Leaders Marseille travel to Monaco this weekend looking to extend their unbeaten run to five matches in the penultimate round of fixtures before the winter break.

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Deschamps wants France job long term]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/146/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=AFP on Friday.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[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[Holders among last-32 aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/019/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Basel send Liverpool packing, Arsenal and Real rampant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 1-1 draw at Anfield sent Basel through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as Group C runners-up at the expense of Liverpool, while Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Istanbul.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Enrique: PSG match not crucial]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has played down the importance of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League encounter with Paris Saint-Germain. 

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[A red-hot favourite and six challengers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=a-red-hot-favourite-and-six-challengers-2489662.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[PSG avoid slip-up, Pride crowned champions again]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2489665/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Pastore: Watching the World Cup on tv hurt]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Five spots still up for grabs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Marseille back on top as Lyon complete come back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Marseille returned to the top of the French Ligue 1 table with a 3-1 defeat of Metz, Lyon had to twice come from behind before snatching a 3-2 win at Evian in injury-time and tt was the same score at the Stade Auguste Delaune as Guingamp climbed out of the relegation zone by beating hosts Reims.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Group F: England eye revenge, Latin Americans seek progress]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-f-england-eye-revenge-latin-americans-seek-progress-2489072.htmlSemi-finalists at Germany 2011, France are considered to be one of the potential winners of Canada 2015, but they will face tough opposition from the start when they take on England, Colombia, and Mexico. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 18:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic brace lifts PSG, Montpellier win big]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrated his return to action with a brace of goals as Paris Saint-Germain beat Nantes 2-1 at the Parc des Princes to climb to the top of France's Ligue 1, Montpellier beat Rennes 4-0 and Saint-Etienne edged Bastia 1-0.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recaps some of standout remarks from the past week.]]>Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Berbatov brace leads Monaco past Toulouse]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Veteran Bulgarian Dimitar Berbatov scored a brace as Monaco warmed up for a decisive UEFA Champions League date with a 2-0 win away to Toulouse in France's Ligue 1 on Friday.

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015