<![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[Sevilla take Llorente on a free from Juve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2015/2016<![CDATA[Balotelli: I've played and lived like a kid]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016<![CDATA[United ease past Brugge, CSKA stage comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[PSG's Digne seals Roma loan move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian Serie A side Roma continued to shore up their defence on Wednesday with Paris Saint-Germain French international left-back Lucas Digne completing his loan move from one capital club to the other.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Reds, records and early excitement ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=reds-records-and-early-excitement-2673202.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly stats review.]]>Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Balotelli: Milan is in my heart]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016<![CDATA[Cuadrado makes Juve switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016<![CDATA[Man Utd, Lazio aim for Champions League group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Big guns misfire on opening day in Serie A]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Champions Juventus and last season's runners-up Roma were left licking their wounds as free-scoring Sampdoria seized command of Italy's top flight on the opening weekend of Serie A.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2672497.htmlTwo perspectives on Manchester United new boy Memphis Depay, Zlatan Ibrahimovic weighing the virtues of a career in law as opposed to UFC, Elie Baup on the departure of Marcelo Bielsa and a debate on the best Italian goalkeeper feature this week.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 15:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2672301.htmlThis week we feature an alliteratively-named Argentinian, an attacker for El Tri, an Italian midfielder and an American veteran known for scoring an early goal against Portugal in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan all celebrating birthdays this week.

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 08:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Lazio beat Bologna, Hellas Verona hold Roma]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lazio beat Bologna 2-1 to being their 2015/16 Italian Serie A season brightly, while Hellas Verona held last term's runners-up Roma to a 1-1 draw.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 23:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[New adventures await U-20 stars]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=new-adventures-await-u-20-stars-2672218.htmlEarning a reputation is difficult enough; maintaining it often even tougher. However, the FIFA U-20 World Cup – long touted as a springboard for future stars – continues to live up to its lofty billing.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Serie A minnows ready for the big time]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hailing from towns with an average population of just 50,000, Empoli, Sassuolo, Carpi and Frosinone are the new wave of Italy's Serie A. FIFA.com digs deeper into Italy's top flight with 2015/16 season set to kick off this weekend.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Juve defiant as drive for five begins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Aug 2015 01:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016<![CDATA[Klose sidelined with thigh injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lazio club doctor Stefano Salvatori said that striker Miroslav Klose will be sidelined for several weeks after being diagnosed with a left thigh muscle injury.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Juventus sign Brazil full-back Alex Sandro]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian Serie A champions Juventus confirmed that Brazilian left-back Alex Sandro has agreed to sign with the club on a five-year deal for €25m.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Rudiger: I've joined Roma to win the Scudetto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016<![CDATA[Depay double downs Brugge, Lazio edge Leverkusen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A brace from Memphis Depay helped Manchester United to a 3-1 win over Club Brugge in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, while Lazio edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 and Sporting Lisbon left it late to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 22:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Capel pens two-year Genoa deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spanish winger Diego Capel has signed for Italian Serie A club Genoa from Sporting Lisbon on a two-year deal with an option for a further two, the Portuguese club announced on Tuesday.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Marchisio out with muscle injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio is expected to miss the Italian champions' first two games of the league season after the club confirmed he had suffered a muscle problem.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Real Madrid sign Croatian star Kovacic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Croatian international Mateo Kovacic has joined Real Madrid from Inter Milan on a six-year deal, the Spanish giants confirmed on Tuesday.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Juve favourites as Serie A on the starting blocks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016<![CDATA[Watford sign Diamanti on loan from Guangzhou]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Watford have signed former West Ham United striker Alessandro Diamanti on a season-long loan from Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande, the English Premier League club announced on Monday.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[United confident for Club Brugge, Celtic wary of Malmo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2670857.html FIFA.com shares some of the more intriguing quips and quotes from around the world of football, this week featuring a rock band, a love story, sportsmanship, diarrhea and tattoos.]]>Sat, 15 Aug 2015 08:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Peru's Vargas pens two-year Real Betis deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Aug 2015 21:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2015/2016<![CDATA[Dzeko joins Roma on loan from Man City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City striker and Bosnia and Herzegovina international Edin Dzeko has joined Italian Serie A side Roma on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent transfer. 

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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 19:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Balzaretti retires over groin injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy and Roma fullback Federico Balzaretti announced his retirement from football after suffering a long-standing groin injury.

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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Starlets, Super Cups and comeback kings ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=starlets-super-cups-and-comeback-kings-2670509.htmlWed, 12 Aug 2015 08:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Doumbia returns to CSKA]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=CSKA Moscow announced that 27-year-old forward Seydou Doumbia has returned to the club on a season-long loan from Italian Serie A side Roma.

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 19:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2015/2016
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=the-week-in-quotes-2670003.htmlNewly-acquired Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria's farewell message to Manchester United supporters and Slovakia and Napoli captain Marek Hamsik's comments on former coach Rafael Benitez feature this week.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2015 22:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Double debut delight for Juve in Super Cup win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus' two new strikers, Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala both scored on their debut as the Turin club beat Lazio 2-0 to lift the Italian Super Cup in China on Saturday.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2015 14:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Porto sign Dani Osvaldo on one-year deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto announced the signing of 29-year-old Italian international striker Dani Osvaldo on a one-year deal, with the option to extend it to three.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga NOS 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Records rewritten as droughts end ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=records-rewritten-as-droughts-end-2669288.htmlWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Bale scores as Real Madrid meet Bayern in pre-season tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gareth Bale scored against former club Tottenham Hotspur as Real Madrid won 2-0 to set up a final against Bayern Munich in a pre-season friendly tournament in Germany.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Khedira injured in Juve defeat]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2668840.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Jovetic joins Inter Milan on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic has joined Italian Serie A side Inter Milan on an 18-month loan, the English Premier League club confirmed on Friday.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Szczesny leaves Gunners for Roma on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal's 25-year-old Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny completed his season-long loan move to Italian giants Roma.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Brothers, trebles and a taxi driver]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brothers-trebles-and-a-taxi-driver-2668441.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with a speedy strike and siblings.]]>Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Vidal: Bayern give me the best chance of winning the Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2015/2016<![CDATA[Bale, Ronaldo thrill as Real down Inter]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Cannavaro: It will be an interesting battle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=cannavaro-it-will-be-an-interesting-battle-2667881.htmlFabio Cannavaro, a FIFA World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, looks ahead to the European Zone qualifiers after assisting at the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw.

 

 
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:01:00 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[Stellar names lend a hand]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=stellar-names-lend-a-hand-2667205.htmlFIFA.com takes you on a trip down memory lane by looking back at the careers of the star-studded Draw Assistants. ]]>Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Mario Suarez quits Atletico Madrid for Fiorentina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spanish international midfielder Mario Suarez has quit Atletico Madrid to join Italian Serie A outfit Fiorentina.

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015