<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 13 Dec 2014 08:54:00 GMTSat, 13 Dec 2014 11:52:56 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The night Wolves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls Wolverhampton Wanderers' stunning upset of Honved in a game which gave birth to floodlit football and provoked the inception of the European Cup.]]>Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:54:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=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[High-speed hat-tricks and timely trebles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com runs down some of quickest trebles in the game.]]>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![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[Late strikes sink Denmark, hold Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cristiano Ronaldo headed a stoppage-time winner for Portugal to snatch a 1-0 UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying triumph over Denmark, while John O'Shea marked his 100th senior cap for the Republic of Ireland by scrambling a last-gasp equaliser against Germany.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[The thirteen flags of the EURO for Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2456405/index.html?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 shows the host cities' presentation for a ground-breaking event.]]>Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Poland stun Germany, Ireland rout Gibraltar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Poland defeated Germany for the first time in history in a hard-earned 2-0 win in their UEFA EURO 2016 Group D qualifier in Warsaw, while Robbie Keane scored a hat-trick in the Republic of Ireland's 7-0 rout of Gibraltar.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[O'Neill: It's a learning curve]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=o-neill-it-s-a-learning-curve-2443459.html​FIFA.com ​about his side's rise in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, their positive UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying result against Hungary and his hopes for the coming games.]]>Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:44:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Remembering the Golden Head of Hungary]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the striker who was known as 'Golden Head'.]]>Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:36:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[London to host EURO 2020 final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/244/191/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Hungary sack Pinter, bring in Dardai]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hungary sacked coach Attila Pinter on Thursday after only five games in charge following defeat against Northern Ireland in the first round of qualifying for the UEFA EURO 2016.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[European coaches to recap Brazil 2014's technical legacy in Russia ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-coaches-to-recap-brazil-2014-s-technical-legacy-in-russia-2439876.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Albania shock Portugal, Germany edge Scotland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Albania shocked Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal 1-0 on the road in Group I, while Poland forward Robert Lewandowski scored four goals in the first round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers. 

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Hungary's Vernes signs for Mariners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Lille, Bate book play-off places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sergey Krivets was the hero for Bate Borisov as he scored in the final minute to secure a 3-1 win over Debrecen to book their place in the UEFA Champions League play-offs, while Lille beat Grasshoppers 3-1 on aggregate to advance.

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Young Germans claim continental crown]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=young-germans-claim-continental-crown-2414758.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the next generation of German superstars after the U-19 side were crowned continental champions less than three weeks after the senior Mannschaft saw off Argentina in the Maracana.

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Hungary, Serbia reach New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=hungary-serbia-reach-new-zealand-2015-2408124.htmlHungary and Serbia have filled Europe's final two qualifying spots for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 on Friday after Portugal, Austria, Germany and Ukraine secured their passage earlier in the week.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Quartet book ticket to New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=austria-qualified-for-new-zealand-2015-2407418.htmlAustria, Germany, Portugal and Ukraine sealed passage to the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 after the first day of the final tournament of UEFA's European U-19 Championship in Hungary on Tuesday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Europe's young elite eye world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=europe-s-young-elite-eye-world-stage-2406272.htmlFri, 18 Jul 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Five memorable World Cup semi-finals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=five-memorable-world-cup-semi-finals-2401193.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The World Cup's hat-trick kings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=the-world-cup-s-hat-trick-kings-2399906.html​FIFA.com ​tells their story.]]>Sun, 06 Jul 2014 11:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[27 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=27-days-to-go-2339317.htmlFri, 16 May 2014 07:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Big guns, Swiss close in on Canada ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=big-guns-swiss-close-in-on-canada-2336402.htmlFIFA.com casts a look back at recent events.]]>Fri, 09 May 2014 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[European trio edge closer to Canada ticket]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=european-trio-edge-closer-to-canada-ticket-2335500.htmlThu, 08 May 2014 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[London, Munich compete for showpieces]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/232/432/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of London's Wembley Stadium and Munich's Allianz Arena will host the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-final and final, after the two put their names forward for the tournament's climax.

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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[48 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=48-days-to-go-2322875.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 FIFA World Cup’s multiple hat-trick heroes.]]>Fri, 25 Apr 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[52 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=52-days-to-go-2320766.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 move to a 52-match event.]]>Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[83 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=83-days-to-go-2300604.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, our focus is on a Hungarian icon.]]>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 06:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: February 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up the latest global events from the past month, taking in England, China PR, Sweden, Japan, Hungary and Germany, while also casting the spotlight on North America and Africa.]]>Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hungary legend Novak passes away]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Feb 2014 02:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![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[Nyers, Nordahl dazzle in Milanese thriller]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how foreign imports Istvan Nyers and Gunnar Nordahl lived up to their pre-match hype in the highest scoring Derby della Madonnina draw in history.]]>Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:42:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Miklos Feher: Football remembers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On 25 January 2004, talented Hungary international Miklos Feher tragically died while playing in a Portuguese league game for Benfica. FIFA.com remembers Feher's legacy ten years to the day. 

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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 10:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![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[Ferencvaros confirm death of T&T's Adams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[The day magic wowed Wembley]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls ‘The Match of the Century’.]]>Mon, 25 Nov 2013 08:42:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs sink Sheriff, Swansea held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermaine Defoe scored for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol, equalling Spurs' European goal scoring record, while Swansea succumbed to a late equaliser from Russian side Kuban Krasnodar to end 1-1.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Ten pivotal moments in European qualifying]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=ten-pivotal-moments-european-qualifying-2196854.htmlFIFA.com investigates.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Bosnians make history, Iceland maintain dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=bosnians-make-history-iceland-keep-dream-alive-2196919.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hungarian victory to no avail]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=hungarian-victory-avail-2196261.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 21:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Qualification scenarios explained]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=qualification-scenarios-explained-2195395.htmlFIFA.com guides you through all the possible outcomes, with automatic and play-off places up for grabs in the race to reach the FIFA World Cup™.]]>Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=europe-poised-for-last-day-drama-2195655.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Van Gaal hails Van Persie]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=van-gaal-hails-van-persie-2195098.htmlNetherlands coach Louis van Gaal paid tribute to Robin van Persie after the Manchester United forward became his country's all-time leading scorer with his hat-trick against Hungary in FIFA World Cup qualifying.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 11:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Egervari resigns after record defeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=egervari-resigns-after-record-defeat-2195079.htmlHungary coach Sandor Egervari has resigned after his side's record 8-1 defeat to the Netherlands in Amsterdam in FIFA World Cup qualifying European Group D.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 09:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Belgium, Germany and Switzerland join party]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=belgium-germany-and-switzerland-join-the-party-2194935.htmlSat, 12 Oct 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Eight-goal Oranje dent Hungary hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=eight-goal-oranje-dent-hungary-hopes-2194168.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 21:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Promised land looms for European quartet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=promised-land-looms-for-european-quartet-2193684.htmlBelgium, Germany, Russia and Switzerland could all qualify for Brazil 2014 on Friday as the penultimate round of qualifiers takes place across Europe, with England and Montenegro also battling it out for supremacy at the top of Group H.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands reach promised land]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=italy-netherlands-reach-promised-land-2172065.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hungary thrash Estonia, climb second]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=hungary-thrash-estonia-climb-second-2169541.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 21:43:53 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone