<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 26 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTSat, 26 Apr 2014 12:22:26 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[London, Munich compete for showpieces]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/232/432/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of London's Wembley Stadium and Munich's Allianz Arena will host the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-final and final, after the two put their names forward for the tournament's climax.

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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[UEFA create slot for France in EURO 2016 qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/226/514/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA announced that EURO 2016 hosts France will play a string of friendlies against pre-set rivals ahead of the tournament, while fellow teams lock horns in the qualifying race.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Big victories as groups take shape]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2216568/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

The latest qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ took place across Europe this week with an exciting blend of closely fought duels and clear victories. FIFA.com summarises the round of qualifiers.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 06:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Spurs sink Sheriff, Swansea held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermaine Defoe scored for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol, equalling Spurs' European goal scoring record, while Swansea succumbed to a late equaliser from Russian side Kuban Krasnodar to end 1-1.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Bosnians make history, Iceland maintain dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=bosnians-make-history-iceland-keep-dream-alive-2196919.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Spain sink Georgia, secure qualification]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=spain-sink-georgia-secure-qualification-2196245.htmlSpain will defend their FIFA World Cup™ crown after finishing atop Group I with a 2-0 win over Georgia that secured La Roja's place at Brazil 2014 thanks to goals from Alvaro Negredo and Juan Mata.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=europe-poised-for-last-day-drama-2195655.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[In-form Negredo eyes Brazil berth]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=form-negredo-keen-take-his-chance-2195604.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 00:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands reach promised land]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=italy-netherlands-reach-promised-land-2172065.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[European quartet eye early progress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=european-quartet-eye-early-progress-2169692.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:04:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium in touching distance, France held]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=belgium-within-touching-distance-france-stutter-2169009.htmlSat, 07 Sep 2013 03:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Disappointing France held in Georgia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=disappointing-france-held-georgia-2168705.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 20:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=decisive-duels-campaign-end-draws-near-2167710.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gignac gets nod for qualifiers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=gignac-gets-nod-for-qualifiers-2159213.html Marseille forward Andre-Pierre Gignac made his return to the France squad for the qualifiers against Georgia and Belarus, but there was no place for Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye.

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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Spurs rout Tbilisi, Swans ease past Ploiesti]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Andros Townsend scored Tottenham's opener while setting up two more goals in Spurs' rout of Dinamo Tbilisi, while Swansea, Real Betis, Esbjerg, Rubin Kazan and Dynamo Kyiv were among the winners in the Europa League play-off first leg matches.

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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Jairo, Bobic eye qualifying opponents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Sevilla winger Jairo Samperio and Stuttgart director of sport Fredi Bobic have both said they cannot take thier respective opponents lightly when they enter the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round.

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[USA close on records, Sweden outjump France]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2113721/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Crunch time for Portugal in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=crunch-time-for-portugal-europe-2103404.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Kashia: It's just the beginning for Vitesse]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com he hopes there is more to come from them.]]>Fri, 03 May 2013 04:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Kairat land historic first European crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=2066741/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 May 2013 15:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Debutants pass first test en route to Canada ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2056297/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the highlights of the first matches in FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 qualifying, which recently took place in Lithuania and Malta.]]>Wed, 10 Apr 2013 08:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Lithuania, Malta first stops on road to Canada ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2052572/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the Canada 2015 qualifiers, with global qualifying commencing on Thursday with a mini-tournament involving Europe's eight lowest-ranked teams.]]>Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Spain stumble, Portugal rescue point]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=spain-stumble-portugal-rescue-point-2044063.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action from a massive evening of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in Europe highlighted by a shock draw at home for world champions Spain against Finland, while Portugal narrowly avoided defeat in Israel.]]>Fri, 22 Mar 2013 23:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[France down Georgia to take group control]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=france-down-georgia-take-group-control-2042778.htmlFri, 22 Mar 2013 22:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[France summon Varane, Remy and Pogba for Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=france-summon-varane-remy-and-pogba-for-spain-2030392.htmlThu, 14 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Who should your club sign?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/796/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you reckon your club should sign in January 2013.]]>Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Del Bosque: I listen to criticism and value it]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the differences of coaching in club and international football, handling criticism and Spain’s quest to reach Brazil 2014.]]>Tue, 18 Dec 2012 08:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview<![CDATA[UEFA confirm multi-city EURO 2020]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/704/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA have confirmed that UEFA EURO 2020 will not take place in a single country, instead being staged across multiple cities around the continent.

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Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Hatton: I'm a massive football fan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about coming from a footballing family, growing up watching Manchester City, having Wayne Rooney carry his belt out, and who should win the FIFA Ballon d’Or.]]>Fri, 16 Nov 2012 08:43:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=VIP interviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Sting in the tail for Germany, Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=sting-the-tail-for-germany-spain-1786911.htmlSurprise results littered Tuesday's 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualification, as Germany let slip a four goal lead to draw 4-4 with Sweden, Northern Ireland held Portugal and France stunned Spain to grab a point in the closing seconds.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Bressan stars as Belarus down Georgia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=bressan-stars-belarus-down-georgia-1785731.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2012 19:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Excitement as Euro elite face off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=excitement-euro-elite-face-off-1785373.htmlFIFA.com explains.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Ten-man Finland rescue Georgia point]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=ten-man-finland-rescue-georgia-point-1783810.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[High stakes in Belgrade, Moscow and Piraeus]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=high-stakes-belgrade-moscow-and-piraeus-1783048.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 07:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Ketsbaia gets passionate Georgians climbing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to the mastermind behind their recent progress, Temur Ketsbaia.]]>Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:32:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Powerhouses make steady progress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=powerhouses-make-steady-progress-1700155.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying action from Europe on a positive evening for the continent's major nations, although both Germany and Spain were made to work overtime before collecting wins.]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 00:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Del Bosque: Georgia were not easy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=del-bosque-georgia-were-not-easy-1699972.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2012 23:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Soldado spares Spanish blushes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=soldado-spares-spanish-blushes-1699502.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2012 20:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Del Bosque: The World Cup begins now]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=del-bosque-the-world-cup-begins-now-1698656.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2012 11:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[World champions join the party]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=world-champions-join-the-party-1698641.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to all the action in the old continent.]]>Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Big guns hit ground running]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=big-guns-hit-ground-running-1697521.htmlThe likes of England, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal made winning starts to European Zone qualifying for Brazil 2014, while Italy were held to a 2-2 draw in Bulgaria.

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Fri, 07 Sep 2012 23:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Georgia start strong in qualifying]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=georgia-start-strong-qualifying-1696981.htmlFri, 07 Sep 2012 20:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Valbuena: We can do better than Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=valbuena-can-better-than-spain-1696280.htmlThu, 06 Sep 2012 14:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Road to Brazil begins in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=road-brazil-begins-europe-1695910.htmlThu, 06 Sep 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Villa returns to Spain squad]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=8/news=villa-returns-spain-squad-1692578.htmlFri, 31 Aug 2012 13:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Inter, Liverpool enter latest round]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/166/640/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Third qualifying round draw revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/166/632/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Fri, 20 Jul 2012 12:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Bobrov spurs Soviets to dream comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Exactly sixty years ago, Yugoslavia led Soviet Union 5-1 with just 15 minutes remaining in their fight for a place in the Olympic quarter-finals. Thereafter, though, Vsevolod Bobrov inspired one of the greatest fightbacks in football history.


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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Ambitious Arveladze still looking ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about 'his second life' as a coach, the situation at his former club Rangers and why he has no great desire to take charge of the international team.]]>Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014