<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 14 Aug 2014 16:27:00 GMTThu, 14 Aug 2014 18:03:01 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Long, Gardos sign for Southampton]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Southampton announced the signings of Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long from Hull and Romania defender Florin Gardos both on four-year deals. 

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Dunne calls time on Ireland career]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals brings joy in July]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2409579/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Although July was dominated by the 2014 World Cup, it was an extremely eventful month for women’s football, with a total of 18 Live Your Goals festivals held around the globe.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals thrives under summer skies]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2384787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Celtic get Reykjavik date in Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scottish champions Celtic have been drawn against Iceland's KR Reykjavik, while Republic of Ireland champions St Patrick's Athletic will take on Legia Warsaw.

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Norway and England stride on, Morgan stars on return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews midweek women’s international action from three continents led by Alex Morgan’s crucial contribution as USA held off an impressive France, while the race for Canada 2015 continues to intensity in Europe.]]>Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Swiss dominate Euro headlines, USA open new era]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the weekend international action in women’s football headlined by an historic breakthrough for Switzerland amid a heavy schedule of European matches, while USA have continued their winning home form.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Ronaldo leads rampant Portugal to big win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ronaldo-leads-rampant-portugal-to-big-win-2367637.htmlWed, 11 Jun 2014 01:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Duff to join Melbourne alongside Villa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Keane eager to face Ronaldo]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=keane-eager-to-face-ronaldo-2363028.htmlRepublic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane admitted he and his team-mates are eager to test themselves against Cristiano Ronaldo in their upcoming international friendly. 

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Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Final line-up named for the FIFA Interactive World Cup Grand Final]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/newsid=2355080/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Jun 2014 01:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2014<![CDATA[Keane feeling back on top form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Republic of Ireland forward Robbie Keane admits he has been given a new lease of life since undergoing surgery to address long-standing injury problems. 

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Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Israel beat World Cup-bound Honduras]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=israel-beats-world-cup-bound-honduras-2352944.htmlMon, 02 Jun 2014 04:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Montolivo injury ruins Italy's warm-up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=montolivo-injury-ruins-italy-s-warm-up-2347107.htmlRiccardo Montolivo's 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil dreams have been ended after he suffered a broken leg early in the first half of Italy's goalless draw with the Republic of Ireland at Craven Cottage. 

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Sat, 31 May 2014 20:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ireland's Keogh seeks glory in Perth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2014 05:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 May 2014 09:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Big guns, Swiss close in on Canada ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2335500/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 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[McCarthy: The fans make World Cups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=mccarthy-the-fans-make-world-cups-2316768.htmlFIFA.com he reflects on them both.]]>Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Germany survive scare, USA wield axe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from a weekend in women's football that brought joy for the likes of Germany, England, France and Scotland, and ended with the dismissal of USA coach Tom Sermanni.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​takes a look ahead to the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup-winning goalkeeper, a combative French midfielder and a Swiss schemer all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Outfield players step in goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The history of football is full of examples with outfield players forced into pulling on goalkeeping gloves. FIFA.com looks at some of the most striking anecdotes from this rare occurrence.    

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[O’Sullivan: Irish are dreaming of Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Italy schedule Ireland friendly at Craven Cottage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) have announced that Italy will face Republic of Ireland at Fulham's Craven Cottage in a pre-FIFA World Cup friendly on 31 May. 

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Keane enjoying O'Neill partnership]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Goals across Europe, two left Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s weekly review of women’s club football takes a look at a successful return to action for European champs Wolfsburg, upsets in the W-League’s penultimate weekend, plus the latest from Spain and Republic of Ireland.]]>Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Long bolsters Hull strike force]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[McGeady makes Everton switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Republic of Ireland international winger Aiden McGeady has joined Everton from Spartak Moscow for an undisclosed fee on a four-year contract.

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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[2013 in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[European domination in Season 2]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/newsid=2239797/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Three more players have booked their seats at the FIWC14 Grand Final in Rio de Janeiro after qualifying in Online Season 2.  

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2014
<![CDATA[Keane, Cahill among MLS Best 11]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Irish forward Robbie Keane of the Los Angeles Galaxy and Australian midfielder Tim Cahill were named to Major League Soccer's Best 11 in the week leading up to the final between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake. 

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 21:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2013
<![CDATA[Irwin: Giggs’ records are unbelievable]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Filan: I’d like to see Ronaldo win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his love of football, his support for Manchester United and Sligo Rovers and his view on who should win the FIFA Ballon d'Or.]]>Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:09:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year (Kind=News<![CDATA[American adventures decided by high drama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls a final day of USA 1994 qualifying involving an 8.3-second goal, a heroic display from a debutant keeper, a number of crucial late strikes and a European heavyweight pressing the self-destruct button.]]>Sun, 17 Nov 2013 12:15:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™<![CDATA[Shutouts, silverware and continental kings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 13 Nov 2013 08:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[O'Neill: Keane will be brilliant]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/222/151/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=New Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill believes Roy Keane's appetite for football will make him an outstanding assistant second-in-command. 

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Sat, 09 Nov 2013 15:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[O'Neill and Keane team up for Ireland task]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Martin O'Neill has taken charge of the Republic of Ireland with Roy Keane as his assistant, the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) confirmed on their Twitter feed. Their first game in charge will be Friday 15 November against Latvia.

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Tue, 05 Nov 2013 20:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Title joy for Europe’s boys of summer ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on Europe's summer leagues, with new champions already crowned in nations such as Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Republic of Ireland.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 26 Oct 2013 23:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=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[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Oct 2013 02:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Martinez upbeat over Gibson injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Everton's Gibson set for knee surgery]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton and Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson will undergo surgery after suffering a right knee injury in his country's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan. 

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![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[O'Shea scores in Republic of Ireland win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=shea-scores-republic-ireland-win-2196264.htmlThe Republic of Ireland ended their FIFA World Cup™ qualifying campaign with a 3-1 victory over Kazakhstan courtesy of strikes from captain Robbie Keane and John O'Shea's first international goal in ten years.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 23:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![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[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