<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Germany conquer 2014, Belgium, Slovakia impress]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-conquer-2014-belgium-slovakia-impress-2493791.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Mainz hoping to catch Bayern in festive spirits]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Dortmund denied, Gladbach win big]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund remain in the German Bundesliga relegation play-off spot after their 2-2 draw with second-placed Wolfsburg, while Gladbach moved up to third after a 4-1 victory over ten-man Werder Bremen.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Gaudino, Starke extend Bayern stays]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern maintain unbeaten run]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich continued their unbeaten start to the Bundesliga season with a 2-0 win over Freiburg, while Freiburg were leapfrogged by Stuttgart who moved off the foot of the table with a 1-0 win at Hamburg.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Zhang seals Wolfsburg move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![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[Klopp: The draw could have been worse]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hecking hails Wolfsburg despite draw ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Barça wary of City, Bayern pleased with Shakhtar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[High-flyers Bayern eye more Bundesliga records]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern happy as chasing pack falter]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Guardiola: I'm proud of my team]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Dortmund's Mkhitaryan out for six weeks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund's German Bundesliga crisis took a turn for the worse with attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan ruled out for the next six weeks, after the Armenian picked up an injury in his side's 1-0 defeat to Hertha Berlin.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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[Bayern go ten clear, Berlin beat Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hoffenheim end Frankfurt rise in narrow win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Football’s greatest excuses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= through to Jose MourinhoFIFA.com looked at the best excuses from when some of football’s most recognisable names gave bizarre reasons as to why things did not go to plan.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Augsburg bid to upstage Bayern in Bavarian derby]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![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[Neuer's noteworthy treble]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=neuer-s-noteworthy-treble-2491046.htmlWe look back at FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 contender Manuel Neuer's incredible year, in which he picked up the German Bundesliga title, FIFA World Cup as well as the adidas Golden Glove in Brazil.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:01:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Muller: There's plenty more to come]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![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[Rummenigge optimistic over Thiago return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Kaymer: Football and golf complement each other]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=kaymer-football-and-golf-complement-each-other-2489794.htmlFIFA.com to discuss his passion for football, how he believes his sport and football relate to one another and his hopes of Germans taking the honours at the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala 2014.]]>Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Titles, titans and hat-trick heroes ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[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[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[Mustafi: This year will be hard to beat]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about going from Sampdoria breakthrough figure to a FIFA World CUp winner, the whirlwind of life after the Maracana and the experience of lifting aloft the Trophy.]]>Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview<![CDATA[FIFA Ballon d'Or: All you need to know]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-ballon-d-or-all-you-need-to-know-2488065.htmlFIFA.com is here to explain the fine print of the most prestigious awards in the world of football.]]>Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Hamburg down Mainz, Bremen beat Frankfurt]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hamburg moved out of the German Bundesliga's bottom three with a comfortable 2-1 win over a Mainz side who have now gone six games without a win as Thomas Schaaf picked up a bittersweet victory over his former club Werder Bremen as Eintracht Frankfurt triumphed 5-2.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 18:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2489068.htmlWith the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 about to begin, FIFA.com delves into the record books to bring you some of the competition’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Group B: Heavyweights meet World Cup newcomers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-b-heavyweights-meet-world-cup-newcomers-2488886.htmlThe Group B line-up at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 can be summed up succinctly in three words: experience versus inexperience. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 16:00:00 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[Bayern in Augsburg's sights]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 13:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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[Bayern edge Leverkusen, Wolfsburg beat Hannover]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich survived a stern test from Bayer Leverkusen to remain seven points clear at the top of the German Bundesliga with a 1-0 win at the Allianz Arena, while Wolfsburg kept the pressure on Bayern with a 3-1 win at Hannover in the Lower Saxony derby.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Germany's Rolfes to retire at end of season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany midfielder Simon Rolfes announced on Saturday that he plans to retire at the end of the season after a decade and nearly 270 German Bundesliga appearances for Bayer Leverkusen.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![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[Langerak: I was nervous]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Australia goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak says he was delighted to help Borussia Dortmund get off the bottom of the Bundesliga table, despite admitting he was nervous before making his first league start of the season.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 13:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Gotze World Cup-winning boot raises €2m]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=gotze-s-world-cup-winning-boot-brings-joy-2488397.htmlThe boot with which Mario Gotze struck the World Cup-winning goal with this year has raised €2m for the German charity event "A Heart for Children", the organisers of the auction have revealed.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![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[Dortmund down Hoffenheim to move out of Bundesliga basement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Germany: When the East met the West]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The reuniting of Germany's East and West is one of the most important moments in political history, which had a knock-on effect for the footballing world. FIFA.com speaks to some of the German players plying their trade during the reunification to get their perspective.

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News