<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 20 Aug 2014 09:49:00 GMTFri, 22 Aug 2014 15:01:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Argentinian ascendancy amid goal blitzes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with goal sprees in Romania and Uruguay.]]>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Glory and heartbreak amid decisive match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action in Japan and USA where there was several make-or-break contests, plus the latest from Norway and Switzerland.]]>Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Reds grab J.League lead under eye of Aguirre]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Urawa Reds edged Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1-0 at home to go first in the J.League standings under the scrutiny of new Japan manager Javier Aguirre, while Sagan Tosu lost 2-0 at home to FC Tokyo. 

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Seasons resume, finales loom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest club action with tense penultimate rounds in USA and Japan, plus momentum gathering in Europe as summer starts to abate.]]>Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Aguirre: The team comes first]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Urawa slip, Kashima win late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Urawa Red Diamonds' disappointing recent form continued as they slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Kawasaki Frontale that cost them the chance to reclaim top spot in the J-League, while Kashima Antlers won late at Nagoya Grampus Eight. 

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 17:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Japan set for Brazil friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Spectators flock amid differing fortunes for elite]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular look at women’s club football sees contrasting fortunes for traditional heavyweights in USA and Japan, plus a record crowd sets another off-field benchmark Stateside.]]>Tue, 05 Aug 2014 06:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sagan go top, Kashiwa win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sagan Tosu took advantage of a slip up from the Urawa Red Diamonds to move to the top of the J.League by virtue of more goals scored after edging Nagoya Grampus Eight, while Kawasaki Frontale were humbled 4-1 by Kashiwa Reysol. 

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Sat, 02 Aug 2014 19:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[Aguirre: We need to keep concentration]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Japan coach Javier Aguirre has demanded the Samurai Blue play with cool heads as well as their hearts following their FIFA World Cup exit.

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[The ten best goals from Japan 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20womensworldcup/japan2012/news/newsid=2409785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With just days to go until the start of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014, we look back to Japan 2012 to bring you the tournament’s ten best goals in our Video of the Week.]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012<![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 ™