<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 27 Aug 2015 18:08:00 GMTThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:19:43 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Cambiasso joins Olympiacos after Leicester exit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Greek champions Olympiacos have signed 35-year-old Argentinian midfielder Esteban Cambiasso on a two-year contract from Leicester City.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Greece name Tsanas as interim national coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Hellenic Football Federation announced Greece U-21 coach Kostas Tsanas as interim coach of the national team, replacing Uruguayan Sergio Markarian.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 15:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Celtic stand firm in Baku, Shakhtar progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scottish champions Celtic did just enough to progress from the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round with a 1-0 win on aggregate over Qarabag, while Shakhtar Donetsk eliminated Fenerbahce.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2015 21:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Monaco win at Young Boys, Fener held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Monaco put one foot into the UEFA Champions League play-off round with a 3-1 win away to Swiss side Young Boys, while Turkish giants Fenerbahce were held to a goalless draw at home to Shakhtar Donetsk.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Greece coach Markarian hands in resignation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2665970.htmlThis week we feature the woman who wore France's armband in Canada 2015, a Brazilian superhero and an Algerian who led them to continental triumph 25 years ago.

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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Hopefuls await third qualifying round draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2015/16 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round draw takes place in Nyon, Switzerland tomorrow, with some of Europe's top clubs waiting anxiously to plot their paths to the competition's group stage.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Lewandowski hit hat-tricks, Greece hit rock bottom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2620976.html

In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>
Sun, 07 Jun 2015 06:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2605620.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a veteran USA goalkeeper, a FIFA World Cup Golden Ball winner and a World Cup-winning captain all celebrating.

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Sun, 17 May 2015 09:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[European elite eye global summit]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=european-elite-eye-global-summit-2602148.htmlTue, 05 May 2015 08:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Goal-getters and title triumphs]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=goal-getters-and-title-triumphs-2592776.html FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Olympiacos win 42nd league crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Olympiacos claimed their 42nd domestic league title with three games to spare after a 4-0 victory at home to Levadiakos.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Panathinaikos extend coach Anastasiou's contract]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Greek giants Panathinaikos have extended coach Yannis Anastasiou's contract until the summer of 2018, the club announced.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro bids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Mitroglou missing from Greece squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[PAOK fire Anastasiadis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Markarian: Greece need to attack more]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Greece coach Sergio Markarian said his side must play well on the attack and in defense if they are to move off the bottom of their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying group.

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Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Markarian to take Greece reins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Sa Pinto resigns as Atromitos coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Portuguese international Ricardo Sa Pinto resigned as coach of Greek Super League club Atromitos after less than a season in charge. 

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Portuguese veteran Costa joins PAOK]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Portuguese defender Ricardo Costa, a veteran of three FIFA World Cups™, on Wednesday signed a one-and-a-half year contract with PAOK, the Greek Super League club announced.

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=12/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2496483.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com ​previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with an English World Cup winner, a legendary Scottish manager and a French hotshot forward all celebrating.

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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Abidal set to retire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Dardai to stay on as Hungary coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Hungary international Pal Dardai will stay on as his country's coach after leading the team to two wins and a draw in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers, the national football association said.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[Simeone praises Atletico progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atletico and Bayer on the cusp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Selhurst stunned by Kasami's cracker ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=selhurst-stunned-by-kasami-s-cracker-2477096.htmlFri, 21 Nov 2014 07:36:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Olsen: Greece win Faroes' biggest]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Faroe Islands acheived their biggest ever win in the 1-0 UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier upset of Greece in Athens on Friday, coach Lars Olsen said.

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Germany labour as Ronaldo sets goal record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany laboured to a 4-0 win over Gibraltar, Cristiano Ronaldo became the tournament's all-time leading scorer, and Scotland edged the Republic of Ireland in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying. 

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Injuries force more changes on Greece]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Greece coach Ranieri opts for youth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Greece coach Claudio Ranieri called up two young players to replace two injured veterans previously listed in his 23-man squad for a UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against the Faroe Islands.

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Sat, 08 Nov 2014 20:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2472340.htmlSat, 08 Nov 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Mitroglou, Samaras miss out for Greece]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Ninis makes Panathinaikos return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Greece international midfielder Sotiris Ninis has signed a two-and-a-half year contract with Panathinaikos, the Greek Super League club have announced.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Inter's Mazzarri hoping for Europa reprieve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 01:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[First knockout berths up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Allegri: Juve have no European complex]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 12:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Stakes high for three European institutions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Wednesday's UEFA Champions League where a host of big names have little margin for error including Juventus, Liverpool and Benfica.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Madrid's trip to Anfield tops bill]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Five of Beckham’s best England moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on five of his best moments in an England shirt, including his dramatic goals against Greece and Argentina.]]>Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=10/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2455955.htmlIn our weekly feature, we preview the upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Greek grafter, an evergreen Italian, a Nigerian winger and Algeria's former manager celebrating this week.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Heavyweight trio in need of a boost]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Atletico, Arsenal look to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Karagounis to work with Ranieri ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Recently retired Greece international captain Georgios Karagounis was handed a new role with the Greek national team to work alongside coach Claudio Ranieri. 

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News