<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 02 Sep 2014 16:42:00 GMTTue, 02 Sep 2014 16:56:15 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[Germany, Argentina set for World Cup Final rematch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[A bear and a dare]]>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 Bayern Munich's mascot braving ice.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Lamela, Gaitan called into Argentina camp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Erik Lamela and Nicolas Gaitan have been called into Argentina's squad for La Albicelste's friendly against Germany by newly appointed coach Gerardo Martino.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Holtby heads to Hamburg]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hamburg have signed Lewis Holtby from Tottenham Hotspur on a season-long loan deal, sending the midfielder to the German Bundesliga for the 2014/15 campaign.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews August in women’s football with Germany regaining their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup crown, qualifiers for Canada 2015 continuing apace, a new champion Stateside and big-name players on the move.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Green joins Hamburg on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Messi to miss Final rematch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Two stalemates in Bundesliga]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Freiburg picked up their first point of the Bundesliga campaign in a goalless draw with Borussia Monchengladbach, while Mainz and Hannover played out a 0-0 stalemate at the Coface Arena. 

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Kagawa rejoins Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund announced the signing of Shinji Kagawa on a four-year deal. The Japan international joins the club for a second spell. 

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Kalou completes Hertha move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hertha Berlin have signed former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou, with the Côte d'Ivoire international moving to Germany on a three-year deal from Lille.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:08:00 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, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including a Colombian goalkeeper, a quick-scoring Turkish striker, a FIFA Women's World Cup™ winner for Japan and a German FIFA World Cup™ champion all celebrating.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Schalke hold Bayern, Paderborn win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Schalke stopped Robert Lewandowski's first German Bundesliga goal for Bayern Munich earn three points for the champions as the hosts levelled in the second half to finish 1-1, while Bayer Leverkusen beat Hertha Berlin 4-2 and Paderborn picked up their first ever Bundesliga win.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Dortmund in nervy win at Augsburg]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund bounced back from their opening day defeat to Bayer Leverkusen with a 3-2 win at Augsburg. 

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Sevilla's Jairo signs for Mainz]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sevilla winger Jairo Samperio has signed a four-year deal with Mainz, the German Bundesliga club confirmed.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[FIFA launches mental health research project]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs draw Besiktas, Everton get Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Alonso: Leaving Madrid very difficult]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Xabi Alonso said choosing to leave Real Madrid for Bayern Munich was the toughest decision of his life, with the midfielder moving to the Allianz Arena on a two-year deal.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Reus and Gomez back for Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany coach Joachim Low on Friday named 18 of his FIFA World Cup™-winning squad for a friendly match against Argentina and the opening UEFA EURO qualifier against Scotland next week.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Klopp urges Dortmund to rebound]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Kessler named European Players of the Year]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was named European Footballer of the Year, while Wolfsburg's Nadine Kessler won the women's award. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Liverpool draw champions, City face Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool's return to Europe's elite competition was marked by drawing holders Real Madrid, while Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea all drew familiar foes in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League draw. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Outfield players step in goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at some of the most striking anecdotes from this rare occurrence.    ]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal beat Besiktas, Bayer win big]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Alexis Sanchez scores just before half-time to give Arsenal a 1-0 win over Besiktas to send the English Premier League club into the UEFA Champions League group stage, while Bayer Leverkusen beat Copenhagen 4-0 to advance 7-2 on aggregate.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Benatia signs for Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Moroccan international Medhi Benatia on a five-year deal from Roma, and the centre-back will look to help fill Pep Guardiola's defensive needs after Javi Martinez went down with torn cruciate knee ligaments.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Passes flow as records fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Karim Bellarabi and Bradley Wright-Phillips making history.]]>Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Klose: Watching won't be easy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Miroslav Klose says he is not quite sure how it will feel to watch Germany from the stands as he prepares to be given a send-off prior to the repeat of last month's FIFA World Cup™ Final next week.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Benatia: Guardiola is fantastic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Medhi Benatia has described joining Bayern Munich from Roma as a dream come true and emphasised his excitement at working under coach Pep Guardiola.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Duo target Germany return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mario Gomez and Holger Badstuber have both spoken of their desire to be included in Germany coach Joachim Low's squad for matches against Argentina and Scotland.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Petermann: I can’t grasp what’s happened]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=petermann-i-can-t-grasp-what-s-happened-2426942.htmlFIFA.com catches up with Germany's triumphant FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup winners after the final, including the scorer of the extra time winner Lena Petermann, captain Lina Magull and attacking midfielder Pauline Bremer.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Germany crowned, France end on a high]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=germany-crowned-france-end-on-a-high-2426672.htmlMon, 25 Aug 2014 05:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Germany edge Nigeria to take the trophy ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268008/match=300251253/match-report.htmlMon, 25 Aug 2014 02:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Group stage berths in sight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Late goals salvage draws in Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Christoph Kramer saved a point for Borussia Monchengladbach with his 90th-minute goal against Stuttgart to finish 1-1, while Paderborn nearly had a dream start to their first German Bundesliga campaign but Koo Ja-cheol's last-gasp penalty brought Mainz level at 2-2.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Bellarabi: Quick start was our plan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern draw Hamburg, St Pauli to host Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Four coaches, four opinions ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=four-coaches-four-opinions-2426144.htmlSun, 24 Aug 2014 07:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Bayer stun Dortmund, Hannover sink Schalke]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen beat Borussia Dortmund at the Westfalenstadion, with Karim Bellarabi scoring the quickest goal in German Bundesliga history en route to their 2-0 win, and Hannover took down Schalke 2-1 in the first Bundesliga weekend of the season.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Meinert: Germany must stay true to our style]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=meinert-germany-must-stay-true-to-our-style-2425809.htmlGermany coach Maren Meinert speaks to FIFA.com about her team's return to the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup final, what she expects from the reunion with Nigeria and the prospects for her players' progression.]]>Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Uchechi gunning for revenge]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=uchechi-gunning-for-revenge-2425693.htmlFIFA.com this time it is going to be different.]]>Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Guardiola: Winning is the most important thing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern edge Wolfsburg in opener]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich began their German Bundesliga title defence with an entertaining 2-1 home win in the season opener against Wolfsburg. 

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hannover sign French forward Briand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=German Bundesliga side Hannover announced the signing of French international forward Jimmy Briand from Lyon on a one-year deal.  

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[England Women set to walk out at Wembley ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Clubs focused for German starting pistol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015