<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 19 Apr 2014 16:44:00 GMTSat, 19 Apr 2014 17:05:29 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Vissel hit back to go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vissel Kobe went top of the J.League after defeating Kashima Antlers 3-2 away, while Urawa Red Diamonds and Sagan Tosu kept pace of the leaders. 

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![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[New campaigns open in USA, Sweden]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular review of women’s club football this week looks at opening day action in USA and Sweden, news from Germany’s European aspirants, plus the latest from Japan.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Sanfrecce leapfrog Antlers in Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014 <![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[‘Everyone’s Trophy’ arrives in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=everyone-s-trophy-arrives-in-asia.htmlThu, 10 Apr 2014 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[Vegalta Sendai and Arnold part ways]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=japan-j-league-division-1-2000000085/news/newsid/231/663/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 03:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 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[Sugita: I’m living a dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hina Sugita spoke to FIFA.com after picking up the adidas Golden Ball at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica. Thanks in part to her performances, Japan lifted the trophy after seeing off Spain in the final.

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Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Japan and Sugita on top of the world]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:27:00 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[Japan crowned U-17 queens]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan's secrets revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com met up with former national team coach Eiji Ueda to discuss the secrets of their success.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Ichise spying further success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to classy Little Nadeshiko central defender Nana Ichise about her personal dreams and her side’s superb showing at Costa Rica 2014.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Sony and FIFA announce further 4K coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=sony-and-fifa-announce-further-coverage-the-2014-fifa-world-cuptm-2313778.htmlThu, 03 Apr 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Merida: We have to make Japan fear us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Two coaches, two perspectives, one goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to the respective coaches of Japan and Spain ahead of Friday's Costa Rica 2014 final as two tactically astute teams line-up for what promises to be a fascinating duel.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 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[Spain seek final vindication]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews an intriguing Costa Rica 2014 finale and a classy match-up between Japan and Spain for the second time in the tournament.]]>Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 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[Matsumoto: I want a clean sheet in the final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about helping Japan reach the decider and her desire to win the tournament, missing out on a shot at a FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup record and her admiration of Hope Solo.]]>Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan, Spain set up final showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 06:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan ease past Venezuela into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 02:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: March 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Tactical contrast in semi-final clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Vinotinto debuting at this level against a historical powerhouse.]]>Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Kashima open up two-point lead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Kashima Antlers bounced back from successive defeats to take a two-point lead at the top of the J.League standings with a 3-1 win at Yokohama F Marinos, while Cerezo were held at home to Albirex Niigata.

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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Hasegawa revelling in her surroundings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup heartbreak in Azerbaijan two years ago, Yui Hasegawa reflects with FIFA.com on how her outlook on football has changed since defeat, as well as how she is finding Costa Rica.

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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Garcia doing her talking on the pitch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As imposing on the pitch as she is reserved off it, Venezuela goalgetter Gabriela Garcia chatted to FIFA.com about her side’s exciting run at Costa Rica 2014.

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Semi-final line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Classy Japan ease past Mexico into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Last eight braced for knockout battles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![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[Saihara showing off her worth for Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com met up with forward Mizuki Saihara, yet another sparkling talent in the Little Nadeshiko squad.]]>Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![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[Two heads are better than one]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s features two Japanese youngsters with their heads seemingly locked together.]]>Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Joy and tears as last-eight settled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan down Young Ferns to top group]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[80 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=80-days-to-go-2301340.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at Japan’s greatest marksman.]]>Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Last quarter-final spot up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Mar 2014 04:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan's home away from home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=japan-home-away-from-home-2064466.html FIFA.com looks at football's connection between the two lands.]]>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Japan impress as three go through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan, Mexico and Nigeria won to join Ghana, Italy and Venezuela in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 on a day which saw a huge scoreline and the end of a long Colombian wait.

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Japan pound Paraguay, reach quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Mar 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![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[Quarter-final berths on the line]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Barbarouses sinks Marinos, revives Victory hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News