<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 29 Jul 2014 11:53:00 GMTTue, 29 Jul 2014 11:54:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Top teams forge ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the latest women's league action.]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Reds held but still top at J-League midway point]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Urawa Reds remain top of the J-League table at the midpoint of the season despite a 1-1 home draw with Kashima Antlers.

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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Kiyotake makes Hannover move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hannover have announced the signing of Japan international Hiroshi Kiyotake from relegated Nurnberg, with the 24-year-old signing a four-year contract.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Japan appoint former Mexico coach Aguirre ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Reds take down Tokushima, Kawasaki sink Sagan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Urawa Reds distanced themselves atop the J-League table with a 2-0 win over Tokushima Vortis, while Kawasaki Frontale helped out the leaders by shocking second place Sagan Tosu 1-0.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[League leaders show no mercy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:40:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hiroshima slip again, Urawa sneak win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japanese champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima's frustrating season hit a new low as they surrendered a three-goal lead to slip to a 3-3 draw at Omiya Ardija, while Urawa Red Diamonds maintained their lead at the top of the J.League.

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Frontale, Yokohama both in comeback wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Kawasaki Frontale came from behind to claim a narrow 2-1 win over ten-man Cerezo Osaka, while Yokohama F. Marinos scored two last-minute goals to beat Sanfrecce Hiroshima in J-League action.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[New names and familiar faces jostle for supremacy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football around the globe where there was a shock for USA’s long-term leaders, surprise results in Japan, plus news from Sweden and Finland.]]>Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kakitani set to join FC Basel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Raiffeisen Super League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Sporting tie up Tanaka transfer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014<![CDATA[World Cup ‘not a lost cause’ for Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=world-cup-not-a-lost-cause-for-asia-2388232.htmlAsia is refusing to give up on FIFA World Cup™ success despite its worst performance in 24 years when the four teams did not manage a win between them. 

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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Asian media dissects quartet's World Cup performance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=asian-media-dissects-quartet-s-world-cup-performance-2387766.htmlFri, 27 Jun 2014 15:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hasebe: I feel very sorry for the Japan fans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hasebe-i-feel-very-sorry-for-the-japan-fans-2385574.htmlFIFA.]]>Thu, 26 Jun 2014 05:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Zaccheroni quits as Japan coach]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=zaccheroni-quits-as-japan-coach-2385800.htmlAlberto Zaccheroni has resigned from his post as coach of Japan after exiting the FIFA World Cup in the group stage.

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Mondragon bridging Colombian history ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mondragon-bridging-colombian-history-2384750.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Colombia goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon who now holds the record as the oldest player to feature at a FIFA World Cup in what continues to be a historic tournament for Los Cafeteros.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 05:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Emotional Zaccheroni bemoans Japan failings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=emotional-zaccheroni-bemoans-japan-failings-2384771.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 00:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Late goals decisive on big day for keepers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=late-goals-decisive-on-big-day-for-keepers-2384705.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 00:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cruising Colombia triumph, send Japan home]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186457/match-report.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 22:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Quintero: We're feeling right at home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=tuesday-subbed-quintero-we-re-feeling-right-at-home-2383399.htmlCafetero fans.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Exit beckons for former winners, Group C wide open ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=exit-beckons-for-former-winners-group-c-wide-open-2382101.htmlFIFA.com previews matchday 13.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Zaccheroni: Whole team must step up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=zaccheroni-whole-team-must-step-up-2383311.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[An old master’s long journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=an-old-master-s-long-journey-2379769.htmlA World Cup Journey, talks to FIFA.com about his life's passion and what it's like to cover ten World Cups.]]>Mon, 23 Jun 2014 05:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Japan look for missing spark against Colombia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=japan-look-for-missing-spark-against-colombia-2381922.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 01:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 37-40]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-37-40-2380902.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Zaccheroni worried by loss of balance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=zaccheroni-worried-by-loss-of-balance-2380314.htmlFIFA.com, Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni details where things have gone wrong so far at Brazil 2014, how they can rediscover their best form and how they are preparing to face Colombia. ]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Perth Glory sign Nichols on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Australian midfielder Mitch Nichols leaves Japan to sign for Perth Glory on loan.

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2377051/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Japan founder against Greek defensive wall]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=japan-founder-against-greek-defensive-wall-2378347.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Emotions run high on day to remember]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=un-dia-de-amigos-lagrimas-y-regresos-2378273-2378326.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 01:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Honours even for Japan and Greece ]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186454/match-report.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 00:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kone: It’s all in the mind]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=kone-it-s-all-in-the-mind-2374619.htmlFIFA about the disappointment of Greece's loss to Colombia, their scoring problems and upcoming game against Japan, and his FIFA World Cup memories.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 06:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Former winners with no margin for error]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=former-winners-with-no-margin-for-error-2375563.htmlFIFA.com previews Matchday 8 of Brazil 2014, which includes Colombia-Côte d'Ivoire, Japan-Greece and Uruguay-England.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Zaccheroni wary of tenacious Greeks]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=zaccheroni-wary-of-tenacious-greeks-2376806.htmlJapan coach Alberto Zaccheroni is refusing to underestimate Greece ahead of the two teams' Group C game on Thursday.

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Endo: Zaccheroni communicates through gestures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=endo-zaccheroni-communicates-through-gestures-2375304.htmlFIFA about how Alberto Zaccheroni communicates with his players and Japan's bid to rebound from defeat when they take on Greece.]]>Wed, 18 Jun 2014 06:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Yoshida: We must score first]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=yoshida-we-must-score-first-2375382.htmlJapan centre-back Maya Yoshida believes his side opening the scoring against Greece would open up the game in their favour.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 21-23]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-21-23-2374489.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kawashima: Japan will attack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=kawashima-japan-will-attack-2374332.htmlFIFA.com about Japan's devotion to attack and their belief in the team ethic ahead of a pivotal meeting with Greece.]]>Tue, 17 Jun 2014 03:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Honda: Possession is key]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=honda-possession-is-key-2374212.htmlMidfielder Keisuke Honda has stressed that Japan must savour possession and not lose the ball so easily if they are to succeed at the FIFA World Cup.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Cerezo Osaka name Pezzaiuoli as new coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan's Cerezo Osaka have named Italian Marco Pezzaiuoli as their new coach after Ranko Popovic left last week, officials of the J-League club said on Monday.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Kawashima: We must change our mindset]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=kawashima-we-must-change-our-mindset-2373210.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 00:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Samaras: Positive philosophy won't change ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=samaras-positive-philosophy-won-t-change-2372268.htmlFIFA.com that Greece, having gone on the offensive against Colombia, will continue to attack in a "must, must-win" Group C encounter with Japan.]]>Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Drogba: I wanted to bring something extra]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=drogba-i-wanted-to-bring-something-extra-2372331.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 15:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Stamp of approval for a baby Elephant]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=stamp-of-approval-for-a-baby-elephant-2372191.html FIFA.com caught up with Côte d'Ivoire's youngest player, Serge Aurier, after his star turn against Japan, a performance approved and applauded by none other than the iconic Didier Drogba.]]>Sun, 15 Jun 2014 07:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lamouchi: We are far from qualified]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=lamouchi-we-are-far-from-qualified-2372182.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 05:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Feints and fightbacks continue the thrills]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=feints-and-fightbacks-continue-the-thrills-2371981.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 04:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Elephant charge flattens Japan]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186507/match-report.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[England & Italy head quartet of games]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=england-italy-head-quartet-of-games-2369859.htmlSat, 14 Jun 2014 02:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hoffenheim sign defender Kim Jin-su]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic defender Kim Jin-su, who is missing the World Cup due to injury, has signed a four-year deal with Bundesliga club Hoffenheim.

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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Yoshida: I dream of exceeding four years ago]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=yoshida-i-dream-of-exceeding-four-years-ago-2368496.htmlFIFA about how playing in Brazil last year will benefit Japan, their progress under Alberto Zaccheroni and his delight to be playing at the FIFA World Cup.]]>Fri, 13 Jun 2014 05:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™