<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTTue, 15 Apr 2014 14:11:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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[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[71 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=71-days-to-go-2309979.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look at the oldest and youngest coaches in FIFA World Cup history.]]>Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Salpingidis: We can't wait for Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=salpingidis-can-wait-for-brazil-2303374.htmlGreece forward Dimitrios Salpingidis speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his record-breaking feats, his excitement about the upcoming FIFA World Cup and the side's desire to repeat their famous UEFA EURO 2004 upset.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Meazza stars in unique Greek tragedy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look back on a truly one-off game between Italy and Greece on Sunday 25 March 1934 as that year’s FIFA World Cup hosts played a qualifying match to reach the finals.]]>Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:16:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 1934 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Moyes: We will match any team]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Speaking confidently after Manchester United's 3-0 victory over Olympiacos to send the Red Devils into the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, manager David Moyes said he believes his side can go all the way.

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Van Persie treble sees United through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A stunning Robin van Persie hat-trick saw Manchester United turn around a 2-0 first leg deficit to progress to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Olympiacos at Old Trafford.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Records, red mist and penalty pain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's stats reviews,  feature this week alongside a quick Colombian red card, the newly crowned Greek champions and a sudden flood of penalties at Old Trafford.]]>Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Campbell: I've matured a lot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of Olympiacos’s UEFA Champions League showdown with Manchester United, Joel Campbell spoke to FIFA.com about his wonderful season so far and Costa Rica’s chances at Brazil 2014.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[France comeback inspiring Evra]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Moyes: We're making big plans]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Outsiders eye last-eight berths]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the UEFA Champions League midweek fixtures, where Olympiacos, who visit Manchester United on Tuesday are within touching distance as Galatasaray look to upset Chelsea's strong form at Stamford Bridge.]]>Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Olympiacos win Greek championship]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Olympiacos won the Superleague title after they claimed a 2-0 win over ten-man Panthrakikos with five games remaining in the season. 

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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 19:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Rivaldo announces retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Barcelona and Brazil playmaker Rivaldo, who played in two FIFA World Cups, has announced his retirement at the age of 41.

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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Olaitan OK after collapse]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2013/2014<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Mar 2014 11:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Santos to leave Greece post]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=santos-leave-greece-post-2285070.htmlThu, 27 Feb 2014 15:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Greece's symbol of hope]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2284963/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Although Greece's national football team qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the situation in the crisis-ridden country itself is less positive. Nevertheless, one football project is spreading a message of hope.]]>Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Moyes mystified by United's Greek slump]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Feb 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[United stunned by Olympiacos]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United face an uphill task to reach the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals after going down 2-0 at the hands of Olympiacos. Alejandro Dominguez and Arsenal loanee Joel Campbell grabbed the goals.

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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Who will advance to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/228/309/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which teams you think will advance to the quarter-finals?]]>Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your SayTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Match suspensions to be served at the final competition of the FIFA World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=match-suspensions-served-the-final-competition-the-fifa-world-cup-2282433.htmlMon, 24 Feb 2014 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Van Persie: Champions League is wide open]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Tricky visits for group winners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[England draw Swiss, Italy face Croatia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England were drawn against Switzerland and Italy were pitted against Croatia in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while Gibraltar were handed a tough group including Germany and the Republic of Ireland.

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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Will a European team win in Brazil?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=fifa-weekly-asks-will-european-team-win-brazil-2281007.htmlFri, 21 Feb 2014 09:27:00 GMTArea=FIFA WorldSection=FIFA WeeklyKind=Have Your SayTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Soriano shines for Salzburg, Lazio lose]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Santos: We always believed we'd make it]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=santos-always-believed-make-2278720.htmlGreece coach Fernando Santos speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his side's chances in Brazil, the rollercoaster of FIFA World Cup qualifying, the Greek style of play and his team's role in lifting the spirits of the nation.

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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Qualifying hots up in Europe, USA march on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the latest from the world of women's football.]]>Fri, 14 Feb 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Spain headline World Cup warm-up tournament]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=spain-headline-world-cup-warm-tournament-2274771.htmlTue, 04 Feb 2014 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fulham confirm Mitroglou signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In attempt to help avoid relegation from the English Premier League, Fulham have announced on Friday they have signed Greek international Konstantinos Mitroglou from Greece side Olympiacos.

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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Mitroglou: Master of the unexpected]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=friday-mitroglou-master-the-unexpected-2267935.htmlFIFA.com spoke with the Greece striker Konstantinos Mitroglou, who joined English Premier League side Fulham from Olympiacos Friday, about turning up in unexpected places, picking up good habits at an early age and Brazil 2014.

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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Falcao hopeful to recover for World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=falcao-hopeful-recover-for-world-cup-2266200.htmlColombian international Radamel Falcao is hopeful that he will recover from rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in time for Brazil 2014. 

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[UEFA create slot for France in EURO 2016 qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/226/514/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA announced that EURO 2016 hosts France will play a string of friendlies against pre-set rivals ahead of the tournament, while fellow teams lock horns in the qualifying race.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Natal unveils Arena das Dunas to the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=natal-unveils-arena-das-dunas-the-world-2264337.html

The Arena das Dunas in Natal was officially opened by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and Local Organising Committee (LOC) Chairman Jose Maria Marin.

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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Dutch midfielder Maduro joins PAOK]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jan 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Barça draw City, Drogba makes return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Four-time UEFA Champions League winners Barcelona will face Manchester City in the English club's first knockout game in the competition, while Didier Drogba will return to Chelsea in the last 16 with Galatasaray.

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Olympiacos, Bayer advance on wild night]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the finale to four of the UEFA Champions League groups as Olympiacos and Bayer Leverkusen progressed, while there was drama in Istanbul with the crucial encounter between Galatasaray and Juventus forced off.]]>Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Leverkusen, Olympiacos qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen and Olympiacos both secured berths on the last round of group stage matches in the UEFA Champions League, while Galatasaray and Juventus' crucial encounter was abandoned due to heavy snowfall. 

 

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Global reaction to the Final Draw on Twitter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=tweets-from-the-game-elite-players-2240906.htmlSat, 07 Dec 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Final Draw reveals intriguing groups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=final-draw-reveals-intriguing-groups-2240026.htmlSpain, the Netherlands, Chile and Australia will make up the proverbial ‘group of death’ at the 20th FIFA World Cup, while Uruguay, Italy, England and Costa Rica will comprise another intriguing pool.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Panathinaikos's Figueroa moves to Malaysia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/223/828/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Kone makes his name in style]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Panagiotis Kone's volley that silenced Napoli's Stadio San Paolo, when the Greece midfielder equalised for Bologna with his spectacular 86th-minute effort, is the next 2013 FIFA Puskás Award nominee FIFA.com examines.

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Sun, 01 Dec 2013 10:19:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskás awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013