<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:27:00 GMTWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:56:52 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Kroos: U-17 World Cup motivated me to reach the highest level]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=kroos-u-17-world-cup-motivated-me-to-reach-the-highest-level-2675102.htmlFIFA World Cup winner and Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos talks about the importance of playing at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in his development as a footballer. 

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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Sammer: Injury-hit Ribery needs patience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich's director of sport Matthias Sammer said the club is doing everything it can to help Franck Ribery regain his fitness having suffered from a persistent ankle injury, but he said the Frenchman must remain patient.

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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Muller: Germany have a score to settle with Poland ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016<![CDATA[Shocks, streaks and speedy starters]]>/news/y=2015/m=9/news=shocks-streaks-and-speedy-starters-2674873.htmlFIFA.com's weekly statistical review.]]>Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Draxler: I'll always wear Schalke in my heart]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wolfsburg head coach Dieter Hecking and Germany national team coach Joachim Low reacted to the transfer of Germany international Julian Draxler to Wolfsburg from Schalke, while the player himself admitted he will "always carry Schalke" in his heart.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Low: Schweinsteiger has an unbelievable will to fight and win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Hernandez seals Leverkusen switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen announced the signing Mexico striker Javier Hernandez from Manchester United for a reported fee of £7.3m on a three-year contract.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Liverpool sign Nigerian starlet Awoniyi]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Socceroo Kruse joins Langerak at Stuttgart]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Australia winger Robbie Kruse has joined Stuttgart on a season-long loan from Bayer Leverkusen, after being restricted to just 21 Bundesliga appearances and two goals last term with Bayer.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[United loan Januzaj to Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund have signed 20-year-old attacking midfielder Adnan Januzaj on loan for a season from Manchester United.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Wolfsburg sign Draxler from Schalke]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wolfsburg announced the signing of Germany international Julian Draxler one day after Kevin De Druyne sealed his move away from the club to Manchester City.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Inter sign Wolfsburg's Perisic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Inter Milan on Sunday announced the signing of 26-year-old Wolfsburg winger Ivan Perisic on a five-year deal.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Dortmund down Hertha, Bremen beat 'Gladbach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund reclaimed top spot in the German Bundesliga from Bayern Munich on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Hertha Berlin and UEFA Champions League side Borussia Moenchengladbach are enduring their worst start to a Bundesliga season as three straight league defeats left them bottom after losing 2-1 at Werder Bremen.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Man City announce De Bruyne signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday announced the signing of Belgium playmaker Kevin De Bruyne from German side Wolfsburg on a six-year contract. City did not disclose how much they had paid for the 24-year-old former Chelsea player.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Dante heads to Wolfsburg, Bayern bag Coman]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2673941.htmlSun, 30 Aug 2015 09:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern beat Leverkusen, Cologne come back to beat Hamburg]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany star Thomas Muller scored twice as Bayern Munich went back to the top of the German Bundesliga table on Saturday with a 3-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen, while Cologne's impressive start continued when they went third with a 2-1 comeback win at home to Hamburg.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Dortmund pick up Park from Mainz]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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[Wolfsburg cruise past Schalke]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wolfsburg enjoyed a 3-0 win over Schalke on Friday to top the German Bundesliga, despite Kevin De Bruyne being left out of the hosts' squad. 

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Bayern loan Hojbjerg to Schalke for the season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=German champions Bayern Munich announced Friday they have sent Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg for another loan spell with the 20-year-old joining Schalke 04 for the 2015/16 season.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Germany call up Liverpool's Can for key qualifers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool's uncapped midfielder Emre Can has been called up to the Germany squad for the world champions' forthcoming key UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers against Poland and Scotland.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[Son: I'm bold and daring]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![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[Messi, Sasic voted UEFA's best players of 2014/2015]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lionel Messi was voted UEFA's best player in Europe for 2014/2015 with Germany's Celia Sasic winning the women's award.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:33:00 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[Werder make their entrance as stars return]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=werder-make-their-entrance-as-stars-return-2673442.htmlThu, 27 Aug 2015 12:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Thiago prolongs Bayern stay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[United ease past Brugge, CSKA stage comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Germany head quartet already confirmed for Confederations Cup]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=germany-head-quartet-already-confirmed-for-confederations-cup-2672714.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at those nations which have already qualified for the FIFA Confederations Cup, and the route on offer for the four remaining slots.]]>Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![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[Man Utd, Lazio aim for Champions League group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Dortmund fire four past Ingolstadt, Mainz win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund's dream start to the season continued Sunday as their 4-0 win at new-boys Ingolstadt saw them leapfrog Bayern Munich to top the German Bundesliga table on goal difference, while Borussia Moenchengladbach dropped to bottom of the table on goal difference after losing 2-1 to Mainz.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2672301.htmlThis week we feature an alliteratively-named Argentinian, an attacker for El Tri, an Italian midfielder and an American veteran known for scoring an early goal against Portugal in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan all celebrating birthdays this week.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 08:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Guardiola: That was a crazy comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pep Guardiola rates ten-man Bayern Munich's 'crazy' 2-1 comeback win at Hoffenheim on Saturday as one of the best Bundesliga matches in his three seasons in Germany.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Bayern battle back, Leverkusen edge Hannover]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 90th-minute Robert Lewandowski goal saw ten-man league leaders Bayern Munich earn a dramatic 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Saturday despite conceding the joint-fastest goal in German Bundesliga history, while Bayer Leverkusen moved into second after a 1-0 win at Hannover also left them with two wins. 

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 16:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Hertha Berlin, Bremen battle to a draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria striker Anthony Ujah scored his first German Bundesliga goal for Werder Bremen on Friday to rescue a point in a 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Aranguiz suffers torn Achilles blow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chile midfielder Charles Aranguiz faces a lengthy injury lay-off after tearing his Achilles tendon just a week after joining Bayer Leverkusen, the German Bundesliga club announced on Friday.

 
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Hummels: Comeback was good and bad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mats Hummels admitted Borussia Dortmund's stunning 4-3 fightback win at Norway's Odds BK in the UEFA Europa League had started "like a bad film" after they leaked three early goals.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Saints held, Dortmund in remarkable recovery]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund came from three goals down to beat Norwegian side Odd 4-3, Southampton were held at home by Danish champions Midtjylland and Robin van Persie scored his first goal for Fenerbahce in UEFA Europa League play-off, first leg action.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 21:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Klose sidelined with thigh injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lazio club doctor Stefano Salvatori said that striker Miroslav Klose will be sidelined for several weeks after being diagnosed with a left thigh muscle injury.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Rudiger: I've joined Roma to win the Scudetto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016<![CDATA[Hojbjerg heading in the right direction]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=hojbjerg-heading-in-the-right-direction-2671779.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Danish international Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, who is currently plying his trade in Germany with Bayern Munich, and the young midfielder spoke to use about Denmark's road to Russia 2018, settling into life in the German Bundesliga and much more.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Fans, finishers and a Supercup sensation]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fans-finishers-and-a-supercup-sensation-2671547.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review, which also reflects on a record crowd in USA, another coaching change at Vasco da Gama and a long-awaited Bundesliga return for Darmstadt.]]>Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Depay double downs Brugge, Lazio edge Leverkusen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A brace from Memphis Depay helped Manchester United to a 3-1 win over Club Brugge in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, while Lazio edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 and Sporting Lisbon left it late to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 22:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Schweinsteiger: Old Trafford welcome surprised me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Wendt extends Gladbach contract]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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