<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 16 Nov 2014 22:24:00 GMTSun, 16 Nov 2014 22:29:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Italians held, Czechs march on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy were held to a 1-1 draw by Croatia in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying in a game halted for a spell due to crowd trouble, while Czech Republic maintained their 100 per cent start to the campaign with a 2-1 win over Iceland.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Reds triumph, Frankfurt shocked]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football news from across the globe headlined by Liverpool retaining their crown in dramatic fashion, plus some stunning results both in the UEFA Women’s Champions League and in Australia.]]>Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Iceland dent Dutch hopes, Pelle fires Italy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 took another blow as a Gylfi Sigurdsson brace gave Iceland a 2-0 win in Group A, while Belgium drew Bosnia and Herzegovina on the road.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Top teams looking to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the next round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying matches with some of the continent's heavyweights, including FIFA World Cup winners Germany, looking to bounce back from recent disappointments.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Netherlands survive Kazakhstan scare]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Kazakhstan took an early lead, but hosts Netherlands managed to complete their fight back to earn a 3-1 win at the Amsterdam ArenA to get their UEFA EURO 2016 Group A campaign up and running.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Dutch relief as Italy's Chiellini stars and Belgium run riot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands fought back to beat Kazakhstan 3-1, Giorgio Chiellini stole the show in Italy's 2-1 win over Azerbaijan and Belgium blasted Andorra 6-0.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Polish test for Germany, Pirlo returns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The second round of matches in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying provides opportunities for perennial powerhouses to get their campaigns on track. FIFA.com previews all the action. 

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Leading nations play catch-up in EURO race]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[European coaches to recap Brazil 2014's technical legacy in Russia ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-coaches-to-recap-brazil-2014-s-technical-legacy-in-russia-2439876.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Iceland take down Turkey, Cyprus shock Bosnia and Herzegovina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Czech Republic pulled off a surprising 2-1 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match, while Iceland took down Turkey 3-0 and Cyprus stunned Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Celtic crash out, Zenit advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg overturned a one-goal deficit to come through 3-1 on aggregate against AEL Limassol in their UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match, while Celtic crashed out to Legia Warsaw 6-1 on aggregate. 

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Legia inflict heavy defeat on Hoops, Lille win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Marked move boosts Kazakhstan]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=4/news=marked-move-boosts-kazakhstan-2326068.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the football progress of one the world's biggest landlocked nations.]]>Thu, 01 May 2014 05:52:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[London, Munich compete for showpieces]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/232/432/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of London's Wembley Stadium and Munich's Allianz Arena will host the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-final and final, after the two put their names forward for the tournament's climax.

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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Germany survive scare, USA wield axe]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=germany-survive-scare-usa-wield-axe-2315713.htmlFIFA.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[FIFA President addresses UEFA Congress ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2304467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter today completed a four-day Central Asia trip in Astana, Kazakhstan, where he delivered a speech at the XXXVIII UEFA Congress.

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President to visit Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2302863/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:18:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President concludes visit to Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2265568/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter today concluded a three-day visit to St Petersburg on which he opened the XXII Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Cup and held meetings with the 14 participating member associations.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President to open XXII CIS Cup ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2264868/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs, Valencia, Fiorentina all through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs sink Sheriff, Swansea held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermaine Defoe scored for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol, equalling Spurs' European goal scoring record, while Swansea succumbed to a late equaliser from Russian side Kuban Krasnodar to end 1-1.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Bosnians make history, Iceland maintain dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=bosnians-make-history-iceland-keep-dream-alive-2196919.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[O'Shea scores in Republic of Ireland win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=shea-scores-republic-ireland-win-2196264.htmlThe Republic of Ireland ended their FIFA World Cup™ qualifying campaign with a 3-1 victory over Kazakhstan courtesy of strikes from captain Robbie Keane and John O'Shea's first international goal in ten years.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 23:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=europe-poised-for-last-day-drama-2195655.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium, Germany and Switzerland join party]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=belgium-germany-and-switzerland-join-the-party-2194935.htmlSat, 12 Oct 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Promised land looms for European quartet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=promised-land-looms-for-european-quartet-2193684.htmlBelgium, Germany, Russia and Switzerland could all qualify for Brazil 2014 on Friday as the penultimate round of qualifiers takes place across Europe, with England and Montenegro also battling it out for supremacy at the top of Group H.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Lyon held, Spurs, Swans win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Republic recall for exiled trio]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=republic-recall-for-exiled-trio-2183339.htmlMon, 30 Sep 2013 14:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Duff, a Scotsman in Almaty]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/218/012/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Sep 2013 03:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands reach promised land]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=italy-netherlands-reach-promised-land-2172065.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[European quartet eye early progress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=european-quartet-eye-early-progress-2169692.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:04:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium in touching distance, France held]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=belgium-within-touching-distance-france-stutter-2169009.htmlSat, 07 Sep 2013 03:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Kazakh sub Finonchenko undoes Faroes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=kazakh-sub-finonchenko-undoes-faroes-2168320.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 18:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=decisive-duels-campaign-end-draws-near-2167710.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Celtic grab late winner, AC Milan through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[AC Milan, Celtic face European challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 26 Aug 2013 00:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Spurs rout Tbilisi, Swans ease past Ploiesti]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Andros Townsend scored Tottenham's opener while setting up two more goals in Spurs' rout of Dinamo Tbilisi, while Swansea, Real Betis, Esbjerg, Rubin Kazan and Dynamo Kyiv were among the winners in the Europa League play-off first leg matches.

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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[PSV stymie Milan, Celtic stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Lennon hoping for European improvement]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=scotland-premier-league-2000000001/news/newsid/215/378/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 17 Aug 2013 23:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2013/2014<![CDATA[Arsenal-Fener, PSV-Milan highlight play-offs]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/215/031/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Jairo, Bobic eye qualifying opponents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Sevilla winger Jairo Samperio and Stuttgart director of sport Fredi Bobic have both said they cannot take thier respective opponents lightly when they enter the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round.

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Youth coaches brought up to speed]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/turkey2013/news/newsid=2129270/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA has host a first-of-it's-kind coaching seminar at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013, giving young coaches for a variety of differenr nations the chance to observe and learn new techniques.

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Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:34:01 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Crunch time for Portugal in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=crunch-time-for-portugal-europe-2103404.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Big-scoring Romania lead the way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Jun 2013 02:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Fortuna Dusseldorf sign Schmidtgal ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/207/454/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 May 2013 11:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Kairat land historic first European crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=2066741/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 May 2013 15:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Low: I had no fear of a Sweden repeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=low-had-fear-sweden-repeat-2049874.htmlJoachim Low has said he was not worried about his Germany side capitulating against Kazakhstan in their 4-1 FIFA World Cup™ qualifier win, despite a less convincing second-half display.

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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Spain triumph, Montenegro hold firm]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=spain-triumph-montenegro-hold-firm-2049530.htmlFIFA.com wraps up another massive evening of European Brazil 2014 qualifying highlighted by a crucial win for world champions Spain on their trip to Paris, while Montenegro and England remain evenly poised after a hard-fought draw.]]>Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Four-star Germany cruise past Kazakhstan]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=four-star-germany-cruise-past-kazakhstan-2048484.htmlThree goals in a nine minute period was more than enough to put Germany on their way to a 4-1 win over visiting Kazakhstan.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Crunch time for former champions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=crunch-time-for-former-champions-2044761.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2013 08:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone