<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:32:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Sextet book progression in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[Last 16 beckons in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the penultimate group-stage action in the AFC Champions League with a host of former champions, led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande, aiming to secure early progression.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Goals and surprises galore in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Ulsan streak ended, Mariners go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Queiroz: Iran's quality can win Asian cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Speaking after his team were drawn into a group with United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain, Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has said he believes Iran have the passion and quality to win the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia in January.

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 03:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Hosts Australia handed Taeguk test]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/230/395/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Socceroos, Japan hoping to avoid Korea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With Korea Republic in Pot 2 of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup draw, hosts Australia and 2011 champions Japan will be keen to avoid Hong Myung-Bo's side during what is expected to be an extravagant ceremony at Sydney's Opera House on Wednesday.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Chinese, UAE sides take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Supporters of Chinese and United Arab Emirates clubs in the AFC Champions League were delighted on Matchday 3, as sides from both countries remained unbeaten. ​FIFA.com ​reviews the action.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Guangzhou top, Forlan opens Cerezo account]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Leaders eye back-to-back wins ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors' visit to Guangzhou Evergrande highlights the 2014 AFC Champions League Matchday 3 match-ups set to take place midweek as other sides look to gain further control of their group. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Favourites rally to rekindle hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the results in detail.]]>Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Diamanti rescues point, first win for Wanderers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Familiar foes reunited in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the midweek 2014 AFC Champions League action that promises several mouthwatering match-ups between historic rivals, including Al Ain's visit to Al Ittihad and Buriram United taking on Pohang United.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Drama as Iraq, China earn passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up a dramatic final day of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup as Iraq and China PR sealed progression in vastly contrasting fashion, while Lebanese hopes were dashed by the slimmest of margins.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[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[Favourites draw first blood]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from the first matchday. ]]>Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Shandong held, Seoul coast past Mariners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 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[Old champs aim to begin with a bang ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Braunschweig's Davari chasing Iran dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=braunschweig-davari-chasing-iran-dream-2277728.htmlFIFA.com about forcing his way into the Iran squad, and his hopes of claiming the No1 spot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.]]>Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Queiroz: We want to make Iran proud]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=queiroz-want-make-iran-proud-2275603.htmlFIFA.com about his bid to lead Iran to the knockout stages.]]>Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=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[Queiroz: This is our World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=queiroz-this-our-world-cup-2262235.htmlIran coach Carlos Queiroz discussed playing Argentina, Iranians passion for football and difficulties he faced when implementing change within the team while facing several challenges as his side prepares for Brazil 2014.

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Spain on top, Ukraine highest climber ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2247360/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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[Contrasting draw for Asian sides]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=contrasting-draw-for-asian-sides-2240902.htmlSat, 07 Dec 2013 01:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Group F: Argentina, Nigeria renew rivalry]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=group-argentina-nigeria-renew-rivalry-2240740.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 20:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=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[Overseas duo boost Iran hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=overseas-duo-boost-iran-hopes-2231129.htmlFri, 29 Nov 2013 06:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[AFC unveils Champions League makeover]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/223/002/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Nov 2013 05:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Is 32 teams enough? ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/222/758/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Weekly will ask your opinion on a specific topic and the best comments will be published in the next edition of the magazine.]]>Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Quartet prevail amid Asian excitement]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=quartet-prevail-amid-asian-excitement-2219337.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Asian Zone qualifiers for Brazil 2014, which ended with Australia, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic marching onwards to represent the continent.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Five reach Asian finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uzbekistan, Qatar, Oman, Iran and Kuwait stormed into the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, but China hit a stumbling block and face a tough final game to decide their fate.

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[China one win from Asian Cup berth]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/222/534/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Nov 2013 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Guangzhou players dominate AFC shortlists]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[No more 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets available in second sale period after seven hours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=more-2014-fifa-world-cup-tickets-available-second-sale-period-after-seve-2222446.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 21:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Goal-kings Guangzhou end long drought]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the AFC Champions League season as Marcello Lippi’s Guangzhou Evergrande ended a long wait for Chinese glory at continental level, while FC Seoul and Buriram United enjoyed breakthrough campaigns.]]>Mon, 11 Nov 2013 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Golden Eaglets soar to fourth crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Second ticketing sales window now open]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=second-ticketing-sales-window-open-monday-2220909.htmlMore than 220,000 tickets for Brazil 2014 will be up for grabs when the next sales window opens at 12:00 CET / 9:00 Brasilia time on Monday, 11 November.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[One month to go: Costa do Sauipe gears up for the Final Draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=one-month-costa-sauipe-gears-for-the-final-draw-2219432.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Blatter: Play-offs to provide passion & drama ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2218542/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com video, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter talks about his upcoming trip to the Middle East as well  as the forthcoming FIFA World Cup™ play-offs.]]>Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Who's the brightest star at UAE 2013?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think is shining brightest at the U-17 finals in UAE. Swede sensation Valmir Berisha's been flying, as have a number of Nigerians and Mexicans - so let the world know your pick.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 21:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Goals, stars and triumphs captured on video]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=You can look back on all the action so far at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE or take a walk through history with some video compilations. Whatever you fancy, you can find on FIFA.com.

 

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[A tale of two continents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The second day of Round of 16 action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE witnessed two teams from both Africa and South America book their tickets to the last eight.

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Iran latest to feel Nigerian heat ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Tense clashes abound as last 16 rolls on ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the second day of action from UAE 2013's Round of 16, where Uruguay meet Slovakia, Morocco take on Côte d’Ivoire, Argentina play Tunisia and Nigeria look to keep up the form against Iran.

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013