<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 16 Sep 2014 22:39:00 GMTTue, 16 Sep 2014 22:51:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Real rampant, Liverpool leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA Champions League holders Real Madrid began their title defence with an emphatic win against Basel, while late drama at Anfield saw Liverpool concede an equaliser and then score a winner after the 89th minute.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mourinho: Hazard can be a great]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has called on Eden Hazard to prove his talent as one of the greatest players of his generation on the eve of the Blues' UEFA Champions League Group G opener with Schalke.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hamburg sack Slomka, appoint Zinnbauer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mirko Slomka has been relieved of his duties as head coach with immediate effect at Hamburg, and the German Bundesliga club has named Josef Zinnbauer as his successor.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Kompany: City will rise to Bayern test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes that Wednesday's UEFA Champions League opener against Bayern Munich is a chance to prove that his side are closing the gap on the best teams in the world.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Guardiola: We're taking nothing for granted]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said at a press conference ahead of his side's UEFA Champions League showdown with Manchester City that the absence of Manchester United from this season's competition serves should as a warning to all 'big' clubs.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Big guns take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Milner: City good enough for Euro challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Struggling Hamburg end Slomka's brief reign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hamburg have fired head coach Mirko Slomka with the club at the foot of the table following a 2-0 defeat by his former club Hannover.

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Klopp: I was surprised Kagawa was on market]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has spoken of his delight in the form of summer signing Shinji Kagawa ahead of his side's UEFA Champions League opener against Arsenal. 

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[European coaches to recap Brazil 2014's technical legacy in Russia ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-coaches-to-recap-brazil-2014-s-technical-legacy-in-russia-2439876.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[Lahm: I don't miss Kroos]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![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[Hannover beat Hamburg, Augsburg edge Eintracht]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hannover took down Hamburg 2-0 on Sunday, while Augsburg beat Eintracht Frankfurt 1-0, which resulted in their first loss of the German Bundesliga campaign.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Badstuber suffers fresh injury blow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Alonso: Bayern getting better]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=It was a case of points over performance for Bayern Munich on Saturday as they returned to winning ways ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League clash with Manchester City.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Netzer: I’ve always been irrational]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted to German football icon Gunter Netzer about the wild 1970s, his love of cars and his take on how the game has changed since his playing days.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Bayern back on track, Mainz win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich defeated Stuttgart 2-0 at home ahead of their opening UEFA Champions League fixture against Manchester City, while Shinji Okazaki reached a milestone in Mainz's 3-1 win at Hertha Berlin. 

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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[They said it: Thomas Muller]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Muller is well-known as a cheeky rogue both on and off the field, with a gag or witticism never far from his lips. To mark his birthday today, FIFA.com has collected some of his choicest quips.

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News
<![CDATA[Bremen, Bayer battle to six-goal stalemate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Werder Bremen scored a late equaliser in a thrilling six-goal game against Bayer Leverkusen to finish 3-3 on Friday, the first points dropped by Bayer in the German Bundesliga campaign.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hertha's Luhukay wary of returning Allagui]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Choupo-Moting: I feel just as German as Cameroonian]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Injuries leave Dortmund counting on Kagawa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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[Gundogan sets his sights on comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Potsdam on top, Lyon cruise to victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the pick of the action.]]>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Reus set for month out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Benatia: Football saved me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich defender Mehdi Benatia does not know what would have become of him had football not "saved" him as a child.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[A new star in Germany]]>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 involves the world champions back in competitive action.]]>Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Strachan: I thought we would win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After Germany's 2-1 win over a tough Scotland side in their first UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier on Sunday, manager Gordon Strachan admitted he thought his side were going to escape Dortmund with a surprising win.

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Albania shock Portugal, Germany edge Scotland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Albania shocked Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal 1-0 on the road in Group I, while Poland forward Robert Lewandowski scored four goals in the first round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers. 

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[Low: Boateng return will help us]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/677/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Following a 4-2 friendly defeat against Argentina, Germany manager Joachim Low expects Jerome Boateng's return to help the FIFA World Cup™ winners in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Scotland.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 12:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In this edition of the Week in Quotes, we feature a defiant Joachim Low, a back-tracking Adriano Galliani, a reference that goes right over Raheem Sterling's head and an offer of mushrooms for fans.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Passion helping Germany cross line in the sand]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/beachsoccer/news/newsid=2436086/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke with Germany's beach soccer coach Nils Boringschulte ahead of Europe's qualifiers for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015, and the optimistic tactician acknowledged Germany have a long way to go to be successful on sand.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Sam gets Germany call]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sidney Sam has been called up to the Germany squad for their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Scotland, replacing Schalke teammate Julian Draxler.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Mertesacker: Argentina loss a warning]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker says Germany's 4-2 defeat at home to Argentina on Tuesday night was an essential warning ahead of their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Argentina, USA excel on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on a night of international friendly action that brought morale-boosting victories for the likes of Argentina, England, Russia and USA.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News<![CDATA[Di Maria dishes out Dusseldorf revenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Dortmund lose Sahin for two months]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nuri Sahin underwent a left knee operation on Wednesday, leaving Borussia Dortmund without the services of the Turkish international for two months as the midfielder recovers.

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Rolfes set for long spell on sideline]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen captain Simon Rolfes is set to miss several weeks for the German Bundesliga leaders because the defensive midfielder has elected to undergo an operation to repair torn ligaments in his right ankle.

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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[Schneider appointed assistant coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The German Football Association announced the appointment of Thomas Schneider as the new assistant coach of the Germany national team. 

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Durm commits to Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund have extended the contract of 22-year-old defender Erik Durm, who was a member of Germany's FIFA World Cup-winning team, until 2019.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Schweinsteiger given Germany armband]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:09:00 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[Aspiration and glory as seasons begin and end]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the women’s club news with Kansas City etching their name onto the NWSL championship trophy, while it is the other end of the campaign in Europe as Germany and France opened their respective seasons.]]>Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News