<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 29 Jul 2015 20:55:00 GMTThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:06:59 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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
<![CDATA[Portugal end ten-year wait amid new highs on sand]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portugal-end-ten-year-wait-amid-new-highs-on-sand-2666518.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 03:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Savic makes the move from Fiorentina to Atleti]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Jul 2015 22:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2015/2016<![CDATA[Beach bawl]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=beach-bawl-2666369.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's showcases the passion of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.]]>Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:43:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Russia bounce back to grab third]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273817/match=300318439/match-report.htmlRussia bounced back from their semi-final defeat to convincingly claim third place in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup with a 5-2 win over Italy.

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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 18:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Portuguese spirit wins through as Tahiti make history]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portuguese-spirit-wins-through-as-tahiti-make-history-2666046.htmlSat, 18 Jul 2015 23:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Penalty drama sees Tahiti into maiden final]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273819/match=300318427/match-report.htmlTahiti edged their way into their first ever FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after winning 3-1 on penalties, following a keenly contested 6-6 draw with Italy.

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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 18:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Zurlo, Italy’s goalscorer and hairdresser supreme]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=zurlo-italy-s-goalscorer-and-hairdresser-supreme-2665795.htmlAzzurra attack by scoring seven goals in four matches in his maiden world finals, but the 27-year-old has also become the team’s barber.]]>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Quartet target final slots]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=quartet-target-final-slots-2665778.htmlFri, 17 Jul 2015 16:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[History maker Ghiggia passes away]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 02:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[European trio win through with Tahiti]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-trio-win-through-with-tahiti-2665689.htmlThe semi-final line-up at Portugal 2015 was decided on a thrilling Thursday afternoon in Espinho, with Russia teeing up an intriguing tie with hosts Portugal and Italy booking a last-four slot against Tahiti. FIFA.com reviews all the quarter-final action.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Hopefuls await third qualifying round draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2015/16 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round draw takes place in Nyon, Switzerland tomorrow, with some of Europe's top clubs waiting anxiously to plot their paths to the competition's group stage.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Dramatic late goal sees Italy through]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273821/match=300318438/match-report.htmlGroup B winners Italy needed a late Emmanuele Zurlo goal to get past challengers Japan 3-2 in the quarter-finals, to set up a meeting in the last four with Tahiti. 

 

 

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Goalkeepers, the first line of attack]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=goalkeepers-the-first-line-of-attack-2664616.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the top keepers at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and FIFA TSG member Ross Ongaro on why this position has become as important in attack as in defence.]]>Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Sand, centurions and departing heroes]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=sand-centurions-and-departing-heroes-2664385.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, which also reports on a milestone for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup hosts.]]>Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:23:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Schirinzi steps up to the plate for Switzerland]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=schirinzi-steps-up-to-the-plate-for-switzerland-2664270.htmlTue, 14 Jul 2015 12:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Portugal, Japan win through to quarters]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portugal-japan-win-through-to-quarters-2664082.htmlHosts Portugal put on a show in Espinho against Argentina, while Japan edged Senegal. FIFA.com reviews day five at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015. 

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Italy win group after defeating Swiss]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318415/match-report.htmlMon, 13 Jul 2015 18:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Leicester appoint Ranieri]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[European duo through as hosts trip up]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-duo-through-as-hosts-trip-up-2663277.htmlWe review all the action from day three in Espinho as the first two sides, Italy and Switzerland, booked their place in the last eight of the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Italy edge towards quarters]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318417/match-report.htmlItaly moved to within touching distance of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 quarter-finals after they secured a 4-2 win over Oman to solidify their place at the top of Group B.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2662839.htmlThis week we hear about a surprising story involving a missing cell phone and dinner with Cristiano Ronaldo, Dani Alves dishes on his personal life, Lionel Messi's grandfather critiques his grandson's Copa America performance, Ronaldinho decides his ideal five-a-side team and much more.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 08:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Portuguese party as stars shine on and off the pitch]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portuguese-party-as-stars-shine-on-and-off-the-pitch-2662475.htmlA fantastic atmosphere awaited the teams in the Praia da Baia Stadium in Espinho as the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 got underway. Around 3,500 fans packed into the stands and they got what they wanted – a Portuguese victory over Japan in the Group A opener.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Italy kick the party off in style]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318419/match-report.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Palmacci: Russia have forced everyone to change]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=palmacci-russia-have-forced-everyone-to-change-2661782.htmlFIFA.com about Italy's progression into a beach soccer power, while coach Massimiliano Esposito discusses the side's strengths and hopes at Portugal 2015.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Favourites, shocks and stars]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=favourites-shocks-and-stars-2661737.htmlFIFA.com answers those questions and more.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[The Beach Soccer World Cup in numbers]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-beach-soccer-world-cup-in-numbers-2661529.htmlFIFA.com has picked out eight numbers from the tournament's history books ahead of the big kick-off on 9 July.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Friends, fun and finesse whet the appetite]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=friends-fun-and-finesse-whet-the-appetite-2661074.htmlJust days before the big kick-off on 9 July, fans flocked to the Praia da Baia stadium in Espinho to cheer on players and celebrities in a game between Madjer’s friends and Vitor Baia’s friends.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: a quick guide to the key rules ]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=beach-soccer-a-quick-guide-to-the-key-rules-2660486.htmlFIFA.com highlights a few of the game's key rules and regulations.]]>Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Transfer chains and early deals kick off window]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com dives into some of the biggest and most eye-catching deals of the transfer window so far.]]>Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Star-studded team lists revealed]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=star-studded-team-lists-revealed-2660346.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 12:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Trezeguet secures golden crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

FIFA.com celebrates the 15-year anniversary of France’s last UEFA European Championship success, when Les Bleus defeated Italy in a dramatic final. 

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:52:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Ranocchia extends Inter deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy defender Andrea Ranocchia has committed himself to Inter Milan until 2019.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Emery: Champions League kept me at Sevilla]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[European foursome bound for Brazil]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=6/news=european-foursome-bound-for-brazil-2652963.htmlPortugal and Sweden finished first and second respectively in Group B at the UEFA European U-21 Championship on Wednesday, sealing the final two European spots bound for Brazil next summer to compete at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament Rio de Janeiro 2016.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[Eto'o set for Antalyaspor adventure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Antalyaspor, fresh from winning promotion to the Turkish top tier, have announced they have agreed terms to sign Cameroonian legend Samuel Eto'o.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Denmark, Germany reach Rio 2016]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=6/news=denmark-germany-reach-rio-2016-2652704.htmlDenmark and Germany booked their tickets to the 2016 Men's Olympic Football Tournament by emerging from Group A at the UEFA European U-21 Championships.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[Sousa: Forget my Juve past]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fledgling Fiorentina coach Paulo Sousa called on the club's fans to forget his past with bitter rivals Juventus as he was unveiled by the Serie A club on Monday.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Villa sign Richards on a free]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Roma unveil ambitious new stadium project]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015