<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 29 Aug 2015 20:25:00 GMTSat, 29 Aug 2015 21:48:29 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Reims down Lorient, Rennes roll on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Reims and Rennes moved alongside idle Paris Saint-Germain on nine points at the top of France's Ligue 1 on Saturday.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2673648.htmlSat, 29 Aug 2015 08:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Guingamp send Marseille crashing back to earth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sloan Privat and Nicolas Benezet gave Guingamp their first goals of the season in a 2-0 win which send Marseille crashing back to earth in Ligue 1's only game on Friday.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: August 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=women-s-round-up-august-2015-2673605.htmlFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Reus powers Dortmund, Saints crash in Europa League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Marcos Reus scored a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund cruised into the UEFA Europa League group stage with Athletic Bilbao and Ajax also advancing alongside Azerbaijani clubs Qarabag and Gabala, but England's Southampton crashed at the first hurdle.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Champions League draw smiles on Barça, Man Utd]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The draw for the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League group stages was made in Monaco today, with the winner of the competition ultimately going on to compete at the FIFA Club World Cup in 2016.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Kurzawa pens five-year PSG deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paris Saint-Germain confirmed that defender Layvin Kurzawa has signed a five-year contract with the French Ligue 1 champions. 

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Coentrao joins Monaco as Kurzawa heads for PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=French club Monaco confirmed on Wednesday that a loan deal has been reached with Real Madrid for Portuguese international Fabio Coentrao with Layvin Kurzawa moving to Paris Saint-Germain.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[PSG's Digne seals Roma loan move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian Serie A side Roma continued to shore up their defence on Wednesday with Paris Saint-Germain French international left-back Lucas Digne completing his loan move from one capital club to the other.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Reds, records and early excitement ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=reds-records-and-early-excitement-2673202.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Malmo, Maccabi reach group stage as Monaco bow out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Malmo advanced to their second straight UEFA Champions League group stage appearance with a 2-0 (4-3 aggregate) win over Celtic, while Maccabi Tel Aviv advanced on away goals and Valencia held on despite losing 2-1 on the day to Monaco.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Pastore out of Argentine friendlies with torn calf]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=French champions Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian attacking midfielder Javier Pastore is out of his country's friendlies with Bolivia and Mexico because of a torn right calf muscle, the Argentinian Football Association revealed on Tuesday.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Celtic, Monaco face test of Champions League nerves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Aug 2015 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Marseille hit Troyes for six, Etienne win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Marseille boss Michel started his tenure with a bang as the nine-time French champions routed Troyes 6-0 at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday, while Saint Etienne picked up their first win of the new season thanks to a late Romain Hamouma winner at Lorient.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2672497.htmlTwo perspectives on Manchester United new boy Memphis Depay, Zlatan Ibrahimovic weighing the virtues of a career in law as opposed to UFC, Elie Baup on the departure of Marcelo Bielsa and a debate on the best Italian goalkeeper feature this week.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 15:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Monaco, Lyon lose ground on PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Monaco and Lyon lost ground on leaders Paris Saint-Germain in French Ligue 1 action on Saturday with the Principality side held 1-1 at Toulouse while Lyon fell 2-1 at home to Rennes.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 20:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[New adventures await U-20 stars]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=new-adventures-await-u-20-stars-2672218.htmlEarning a reputation is difficult enough; maintaining it often even tougher. However, the FIFA U-20 World Cup – long touted as a springboard for future stars – continues to live up to its lofty billing.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Matuidi strikes to maintain PSG's perfect start]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[Michel: Don't compare me with Bielsa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Marseille coach Michel might share a mother tongue with his predecessor Marcelo Bielsa, but the Spaniard says comparisons with the enigmatic Argentine end there.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Thauvin: I'll live up to my price tag]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Newcastle United's new signing Florian Thauvin played down the significance of his reported £12m price tag on Friday following his move from Marseille.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Malmo strike late at Celtic, Valencia take down Monaco]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Thauvin signs five-year Newcastle deal, Cabella loaned out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Marseille winger Florian Thauvin has signed a five-year deal with Newcastle United, the English Premier League club announced on Wednesday, while compatriot Remy Cabella heads the other way on a season-long loan with the French Ligue 1 side.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Michel appointed coach of Marseille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spanish coach Michel has been appointed by Marseille as the successor to Marcelo Bielsa, the French Ligue 1 club announced on Wednesday.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Boumsong: World Cup is a unifying force]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=boumsong-world-cup-is-a-unifying-force-2671799.htmlWed, 19 Aug 2015 14:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Yanga-Mbiwa targets EURO 2016 after joining Lyon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Bleus side for UEFA EURO 2016, with country set to play hosts.]]>Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[United confident for Club Brugge, Celtic wary of Malmo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[PSG ease to victory, Marseille slip up again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Aug 2015 21:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[Beauvue thwarts old club Guingamp, Troyes hold Nice]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Claudio Beauvue scored against his old club Guingamp in Lyon's 1-0 win, while a stoppage-time free-kick by stand-in captain Henri Saivet gave Bordeaux a 1-1 draw with Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.

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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 17:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Spurs snap up Njie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Aug 2015 11:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2670857.html FIFA.com shares some of the more intriguing quips and quotes from around the world of football, this week featuring a rock band, a love story, sportsmanship, diarrhea and tattoos.]]>Sat, 15 Aug 2015 08:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Monaco top despite dull draw at home to Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Aug 2015 20:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[Sasic, Henry, Marozsan make UEFA top player list]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=sasic-henry-marozsan-make-uefa-top-player-list-2670715.htmlWed, 12 Aug 2015 21:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Starlets, Super Cups and comeback kings ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=starlets-super-cups-and-comeback-kings-2670509.htmlWed, 12 Aug 2015 08:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Valbuena returns to France, signs for Lyon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=French Ligue 1 side Lyon announced the signing of France international Mathieu Valbuena from Dynamo Moscow for €5m on a three-year deal.

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Midfield duo Silva, Boschilia pen Monaco deals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ligue 1 side Monaco announced that Portuguese international Bernardo Silva and Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Boschilia signed deals with the club.

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Bordeaux, Saint-Etienne beaten, Lyon held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Aug 2015 21:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you! ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2670047.html

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Sun, 09 Aug 2015 08:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2670003.htmlNewly-acquired Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria's farewell message to Manchester United supporters and Slovakia and Napoli captain Marek Hamsik's comments on former coach Rafael Benitez feature this week.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2015 22:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Bielsa quits OM as Ligue 1 kicks off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Marcelo Bielsa announced his resignation as head coach of Marseille just minutes following the club's 1-0 season opening loss at home to Caen.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2015 21:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Lacazette signs Lyon deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lyon received a massive boost on Saturday when star striker Alexandre Lacazette signed a new contract up to 2019, the French Ligue 1 club have announced.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2015 10:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Lucas lifts ten-man PSG to season-opening win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain got their title defence off to a 1-0 winning start at Lille, despite Adrien Rabiot being sent off in the first half.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 20:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Corsican clubs on the crest of a wave]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the football success of Corsica, a Mediterranean island of 320,000 that boasts two French top flight teams and a couple of Ligue 2 sides, hearing opinions from local football legends.]]>Fri, 07 Aug 2015 08:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[Draw marks the way to Chile 2015 glory]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=draw-marks-the-way-to-chile-2015-glory-2669665.htmlFri, 07 Aug 2015 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Di Maria completes PSG switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Aug 2015 13:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[Ghana striker Majeed joins Lorient]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Aug 2015 08:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[No Zlatan as PSG begin title defence at Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Aug 2015 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[Cissokho returns to Porto on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto announced the season-long loan signing of 27-year-old French international left-back Aly Cissoko from Aston Villa.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2015 20:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga NOS 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Di Maria: I'm delighted to sign for PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016<![CDATA[Ajax out of Champions League, Monaco through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ajax were eliminated at the third qualifying round stage of the UEFA Champions League after a humiliating 3-2 second-leg defeat to Rapid Vienna at the Amsterdam Arena, while Monaco thrashed Young Boys 4-0 to progress 7-1 on aggregate.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[PSG seeking to maintain Ligue 1 dominance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2015/2016