<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 18 Apr 2014 08:48:00 GMTFri, 18 Apr 2014 08:56:24 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[55 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=55-days-to-go-2320377.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue by shining the focus on its extra-time encounters.]]>Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Garcia: We cannot give up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roma coach Rudi Garcia has admitted the chances of catching Juventus in the Italian Serie A title race are slim, but he has urged his players not to give up, as they prepare to face Fiorentina.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Pirlo is a big threat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=hodgson-pirlo-is-a-big-threat-2320560.htmlWhen asked who England will fear when the Three Lions face Italy in their Brazil 2014 Group D opener in Manaus, manager Roy Hodgson said Andrea Pirlo could pose the biggest threat.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[56 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=56-days-to-go-2320040.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 players who have played in the biggest fixture on planet football more than once.]]>Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Buffon thanks persuasive Conte]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[World Cup adventure on ride to Rio]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=world-cup-adventure-on-ride-to-rio-2319156.htmlFIFA.com catches up with Thompson on his incredible fundraising adventure.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kovacic happy at Inter]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Garcia puts contract talks on hold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Prandelli demanding high ethics]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=prandelli-demanding-high-ethics-2319836.htmlWed, 16 Apr 2014 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[57 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=57-days-to-go-2319455.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Our latest focuses on two teams’ qualification fate being decided by fortune.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[Cassano clinging to Azzurri World Cup hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=cassano-clinging-to-azzurri-world-cup-hopes-2319484.htmlItaly coach Cesare Prandelli has said Azzurri forward Antonio Cassano still has a chance to make his FIFA World Cup squad this summer, though fellow veterans Francesco Totti and Luca Toni are unlikely to make the cut.

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Udinese hopeful Di Natale will continue]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite Antonio Di Natale saying he intended to retire from football at the end of season, Udinese sporting director Cristiano Giaretta is convinced their captain Toto will remain beyond the summer in Italy.

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Juve restore eight-point lead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente both scored at Udinese in a 2-0 win as Juventus restored their eight-point lead over Roma at the top of the Italian Serie A table. 

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Rossi targets Cup final return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian Serie A side Fiorentina expect Giuseppe Rossi to return to action in the Coppa Italia final against Napoli on 3 May after the striker suffered a right-knee injury in January.

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Seedorf calls for fighting spirit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=AC Milan head coach Clarence Seedorf has called on his team to maintain the fighting spirit they have shown to win four consecutive matches in order to catch city rivals Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A.

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[59 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=59-days-to-go.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at the man who captained Italy on 59 occasions.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fiorentina, Inter win, Higuain hits hat-trick]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fiorentina and Inter Milan earned important wins against a ten-man Verona and ten-man Sampdoria respectively to tighten their grip on their UEFA Europa League spots, and Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat-trick in Napoli's 4-2 win over Lazio.

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Totti inspires Roma victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roma closed the gap with Juventus in the Italian Serie A to five points after defeating Atalanta 3-1 at home, while relegation-threatened Sassuolo grabbed a point at home in a 1-1 draw with Cagliari.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[The official World Cup Magazine - Episode 28]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=the-official-world-cup-magazine-episode-28.htmlThe 28th episode of the official 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Video Magazine focuses on superstars from Brazil and Italy.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Rossi return gives Italy World Cup boost]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=rossi-return-gives-italy-world-cup-boost-2317994.htmlItaly head coach has been able to name Fiorentina's Giuseppe Rossi on his 42-man squad for training next week after the striker reported back for training with his club after suffering a knee injury. 

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ancelotti admires Bayern, discusses Ronaldo fitness]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Valencia battle back, Juve see off Lyon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Stadio Olimpico in EURO 2020 host bid]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/689/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Swedish gem who propelled Parma]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the short but memorable playing career of Tomas Brolin, who shone in two FIFA World Cups and helped Parma achieve considerable success.]]>Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:32:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Conte: Juve focus is on final four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Young guns and golden oldies ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Prospect of Turin final gives Juve motivation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/662/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ancelotti wary of returning Lewandowski]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Conte: Juve, Roma are doing extraordinary things]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scudetto rivals Roma, and weighed in on the Turin giants UEFA Europa League tie with Lyon.]]>Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Juve restore eight-point lead, Milan win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus restored their eight-point lead over Roma in the Italian Serie A after defeating Livorno 2-0 at home thanks to a Fernando Llorente brace, while AC Milan beat Genoa 2-1 for a third consecutive win. 

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Benitez: Room for improvement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Napoli head coach Rafael Benitez has urged his team to improve on their weaknesses in the final stretch of the 2013/14 Italian Serie A season after defeat at Parma. 

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![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[Cagliari dismiss Lopez]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cagliari have announced the dismissal of coach Diego Lopez following Sunday's 3-1 home defeat to Roma, marking the club's 36th coaching change in the 22 years owner Massimo Cellino has been at the club.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Catania sack Maran]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Apr 2014 21:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Destro hits treble, Napoli beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=i Giallorossi a 3-1 win over Cagliari - which cut the gap at the top to five points, while Napoli suffered a 1-0 defeat at Parma.]]>Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[A victory for women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Inter pegged back by Bologna, Hellas win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Inter Milan failed to take a significant step towards a place in Europe next season after a 2-2 draw with Bologna at home, while Luca Toni scored the only goal of the game to give Hellas Verona a derby win over Chievo. 

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Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Castellanos: It’s a team game]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to Venezuela’s Deyna Castellanos about her achievement in sharing the adidas Golden Boot at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014 with her team-mate Gabriela Garcia.

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Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Japan coronation, Spain anguish]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 05 Apr 2014 03:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Italy claim third place after thriller]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Roma challenge Cagliari, Inter battle Bologna]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roma's recent win over Parma may have reignited their Italian Serie A hopes, but history and a strong Juventus side are against the capital club, who face Cagliari on Sunday, while Inter Milan welcome Bologna to the San Siro.

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Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Valencia well beaten in Basel, Juve win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Valencia fell to Basel 3-0 in their UEFA Europa League quarter-final first leg match, while visiting Juventus edged Lyon 1-0, Porto beat Sevilla 1-0 at home and Benfica grabbed a vital win at AZ Alkmaar.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Garcia: We will not give up fight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roma head coach Rudi Garcia has said his side will continue to do everything to catch leaders Juventus and fight for the Italian Serie A title until it becomes mathematically impossible. 

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Milan's Essien ruled out with thigh injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=AC Milan have announced that Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien is facing two weeks on the sidelines after suffering a thigh injury.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bale discusses jeers and Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Natalia: Qualifying would be amazing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with Madrid-born striker Natalia Pablos about Spain's chances of qualifying for Canada 2015, her career with Rayo Vallecano, and her move to English Women's Super League side Bristol Academy.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Last call for ground-breaking duo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Streaks, a starlet and Superclásico success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 Apr 2014 08:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News