<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 20 Apr 2014 17:36:00 GMTSun, 20 Apr 2014 19:17:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Bayer retake fourth, Stuttgart boost survival hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen beat Nuremberg 4-1 on Sunday to regain fourth place in the German Bundesliga, and the league's final UEFA Champions League spot, while Stuttgart sunk Schalke 3-1 to boost their survival hopes.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a Brazilian defensive star, an Italian stalwart and a Korean shot stopper all featuring in this edition.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Guardiola: We have to improve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pep Guardiola has warned his Bayern Munich players that they must improve significantly in order to overcome Real Madrid in Wednesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, after a lacklustre performance against Eintracht Braunschweig.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bayern back to winning ways]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich returned to winning ways in the German Bundesliga with a 2-0 away win at bottom dwellers Eintracht Braunschweig, while Borussa Dortmund secured their Champions League status with a 4-2 home win over Mainz.  

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[55 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=55-days-to-go-2320377.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue by shining the focus on its extra-time encounters.]]>Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hannover hold on to beat Eintracht]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[56 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=56-days-to-go-2320040.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. This one highlights the players who have played in the biggest fixture on planet football more than once.]]>Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bayern too much for Kaiserslautern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Malanda to miss remainder of season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Junior Malanda will miss the rest of the 2013/14 German Bundesliga season for Wolfsburg as a result of knee ligament damage the midfielder sustained during Tuesday's DFB-Pokal semi-final against Borussia Dortmund.

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[African antiques & disappearing droughts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's Week in Stats this week examines why Kersley Appou's name has gone down in the record books, Marco Reus' influence on Borussia Dortmund and Tony Pulis's influence at the Palace.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Dortmund deny Wolfsburg to reach final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Guardiola: We are in a dangerous situation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After dropping back-to-back results in the German Bundesliga, Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has cautioned his side saying there is no chance they can beat UEFA Champions League semi-final opponents Real Madrid in their current form.

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[New campaigns open in USA, Sweden]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular review of women’s club football this week looks at opening day action in USA and Sweden, news from Germany’s European aspirants, plus the latest from Japan.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Illuminated Allianz from above]]>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 highlights a famous stadium at its most dazzling.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern clinch Rode signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[A history of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/newsid=2304889/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2014<![CDATA[Vukcevic dreaming of return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Leverkusen reach European spots, Hoffenheim win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen beat Hertha Berlin 2-1 to move back into the top four of the German Bundesliga, positioning themselves well for a spot in the UEFA Champions League, while Hoffenheim took down Augsburg 2-0.

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Khedira's return boosts World Cup hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=khedira-s-return-boosts-world-cup-hopes-2318682.htmlSami Khedira returned to training with his Real Madrid team-mates on Sunday for the first time in five months, which significantly increases his chances of being fit in time for the FIFA World Cup™ this summer.

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Guardiola: I made a mistake]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pep Guardiola suggested his rotation policy could have been to blame as German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich suffered back-to-back league defeats for the first time since November 2011.

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Dortmund beat Bayern, Wolfsburg in fourth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund defeated Bayern Munich 3-0 at the Allianz Arena to make their UEFA Champions League qualification a near certainty, while Wolfsburg moved above Bayer Leverkusen into fourth place in the German Bundesliga.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Germany march on, Matildas triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Another round of thrilling UEFA qualifiers took place ahead of Canada 2015, while Australia caused a stir in beating Brazil 2-1 in a friendly down under. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Schalke beat Frankfurt to extend streak]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Schalke defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 at home to extend their unbeaten run to seven matches, moving the Royal Blues closer to securing UEFA Champions League football next season. 

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Ancelotti admires Bayern, discusses Ronaldo fitness]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Who will win the UEFA Champions League? ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:56:00 GMTArea=FIFA WorldSection=FIFA WeeklyKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Real-Bayern, Atletico-Chelsea in last four]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/231/775/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Sahin to stay at Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Bulgarian underdogs catch champions off guard]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bulgaria faced defending champions Germany at the quarter-final of USA 1994 with little expectation to progress. FIFA.com looks back at a day when Hristo Stoichkov and Iordan Letchkov's side upset all the odds.

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:21:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™
<![CDATA[Bayern, Dortmund clash for bragging rights]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Guardiola: My players have huge hearts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Jackson: Colombia have more talent than we did in '94]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=jackson-colombia-have-more-talent-than-we-did-in-94.htmlFIFA.com, backs Falcao to recover in time for Brazil 2014 and compares Jose Pekerman’s current team to the class of Carlos Valderrama and Co.]]>Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Portugal go third, Greece and Scotland soar]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2316770/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Moyes laments United defending]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Bayern, Atletico complete final four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Klinsmann expecting German progression]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=klinsmann-expecting-german-progression-2316848.htmlWed, 09 Apr 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dortmund swoop for Hertha's Ramos]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Casillas: It's good to have a wake-up call]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Young guns and golden oldies ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Chelsea, Real Madrid through to semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea edged Paris Saint-Germain 3-3 on away goals over the two legs of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final, while Real Madrid endured a hard-fought Borussia Dortmund performance to advance. 

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Ancelotti wary of returning Lewandowski]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[United wait on Rooney for Bayern clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Lewandowski demands change at Bayer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Newly-appointed Bayer Leverkusen head coach Sascha Lewandowski believes his team must "turn a few screws" in order to qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League. 

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bayern determined to put defeat behind them]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller and defender Dante have both called on the team to bounce back from their league defeat to Augsburg in their midweek UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg against Manchester United. 

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[All to play for in last-eight deciders]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2013/14 UEFA Champions League quarter-final second legs feature Paris Saint-Germain's trip to Chelsea and Manchester United's journey to Bayern Munich. FIFA.com previews all the ties.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Germany survive scare, USA wield axe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from a weekend in women's football that brought joy for the likes of Germany, England, France and Scotland, and ended with the dismissal of USA coach Tom Sermanni.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Casteels set to miss World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hoffenheim's Belgian goalkeeper Koen Casteels has undergone surgery after breaking his shin in his side's German Bundesliga draw with Hertha Berlin, and the Red Devils' third-choice stopper is set to miss the FIFA World Cup.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Ballack: Germany on another level]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=ballack-germany-have-made-tremendous-progress-2315612.htmlFIFA.com about his life since football, his expectations for the FIFA World Cup and Germany's place among the favourites.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Braunschweig triumph, Hertha held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eintracht Braunschweig gave themselves renewed hope of German Bundesliga survival with a 3-0 win over Hannover, while Hertha Berlin and Hoffenheim played out a 1-1 draw.

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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 18:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[A victory for women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014