<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:03:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2461244/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Seongnam hold Bluewings, Busan beat Gyeongnam]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Suwon Bluewings missed the opportunity to cut Jeonbuk Motors' lead at the top of the Korea Republic K-League standings to five points when they drew 2-2 with Seongnam Chunma, while Busan I'Park and Ulsan Hyundai notched wins.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Jeonbuk stretch lead at top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=K-League leaders Jeonbuk Motors stretched their unbeaten run to nine matches with a 2-0 victory at Incheon United, while Pohang Steelers slipped to a 3-0 defeat at Jeju United. 

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Jeonbuk beat Ulsan, move one win away from title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors are just one win away from clinching the K-League title after beating Ulsan Hyundai 1-0 on Sunday, while Busan I'Park and Sangju Sangmu Phoenix both pulled away from the bottom of the table with respective home victories.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Bluewings close gap at top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Suwon Bluewings closed the gap on K-League leaders Jeonbuk Motors to two points following a 2-1 win over Chunnam Dragons, while Pohang Steelers fell five points behind after a 2-1 defeat at Incheon United.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Uruguay held in Suarez return, Japan edge Jamaica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In Friday's early international friendlies, Japan edged Jamaica 1-0 on a 16th-minute own goal, United Arab Emirates held Australia to a goalless draw in Abu Dhabi, Costa Rica outgunned Oman 4-3 and Saudi Arabia drew 1-1 with Uruguay on Luis Suarez's international return.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Asian aspirants eye world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2454646/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Bluewings remain in the hunt]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Suwon Bluewings remained in touch with K-League leaders Jeonbuk Motors with a 1-0 win away to FC Seoul, while Pohang Steelers were held to a goalless draw by Busan I'Park.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Gyo-Won stretches Jeonbuk lead, Jeju win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors moved to four points clear in the Korean K-League after a 1-0 win over Seongnam Chunma, while Jeju United ended a streak of five games without a win.

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Sat, 04 Oct 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Korea Republic defeat Korea DPR to dramatic gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic won gold at the Asian Games for the first time since 1986 after a dramatic victory in extra time against Korea DPR in the final. 

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Jeonbuk extend advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors stretched their lead at the summit of the K-League with a 2-0 win against Jeju United, while Pohang Steelers slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Gyeongnam. 

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Wanderers, Al Hilal reach maiden final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Former Asian finalists out to attack]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews this week’s AFC Champions League semi-final action where Al Hilal has one foot in the decider, while Western Sydney Wanderers boast a narrow advantage over FC Seoul.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Korea Republic, Korea DPR reach semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic captain Jang Hyunsoo converted a penalty two minutes from time to beat arch-rivals Japan and secure a place in the Asian Games semi-finals, where they will meet Thailand who saw off Jordan to reach the final four.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Bluewings keep pressure on leaders]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014 <![CDATA[Seoul, Gyeongnam share points]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FC Seoul struck back to rescue a point from a 1-1 Korea Republic K-League draw at home to Gyeongnam on Wednesday. 

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Korea DPR recapture Asian laurels ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2442725/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com run the rule over the recent Asian qualifiers for Chile 2015 with Korea DPR topping a successful quartet that also included Korea Republic, Syria and Australia.]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Bluewings leave it late, Gyeongnam earn rare win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Suwon Bluewings moved to within five points of the top of the Korea Republic K-League with a 2-1 win over second-placed Pohang Steelers, while Gyeongnam claimed just their fourth win of the season with a 1-0 success over Sangju Sangmu Phoenix.

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Emerging star Adnan boosts Iraq]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Al Hilal on the verge, Wanderers gain upper hand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the AFC Champions League semi-final, first legs.]]>Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Final beckons for quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the AFC Champions League semi-finals with two continental heavyweights matching up in the west, while in the east erratic FC Seoul tackle spirited debutants Western Sydney Wanderers.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian foursome book Chile 2015 ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Australia, Korea Republic, Syria and Korea DPR all booked a spot at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup by reaching the semi-finals of the AFC U-16 Championship, seeing off Malaysia, Japan, Uzbekistan and Iran in their respective quarter-finals.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Steelers win to close gap at top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pohang Steelers closed the gap at the top of the K-League to one point after they defeated Chunnam Dragons 1-0 as leaders Jeonbuk Motors were held to a 1-1 draw.

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Pohang beaten, Ulsan beat Gyeongnam]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014 <![CDATA[Park's four goals boost Jeju, Jeonbuk take top spot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeju United humbled Chunnam Dragons 6-2 on Saturday, led by Park Su-chang's four first-half goals, while Jeonbuk Motors took sole possession of first place in the Korea Republic K-League with a 2-0 win over Sangju Sangmu Phoenix.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Underdogs challenge favourites for global spots]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2436368/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Stielike appointed Korea Republic coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Sep 2014 01:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Four remain as Guangzhou reign ends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the AFC Champions League with high-flying holders Guangzhou Evergrande undone by new boys Western Sydney, UAE’s Al Ain continuing to impress, while Al Hilal and FC Seoul remain on course for a breakthrough crown.]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[South Americans retain title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Party time for Peru and Iceland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final day of competition at the Boys’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 lived up to expectations as Iceland cruised to a bronze medal, while Peru edged Korea Republic 2-1 in a thrilling final to take gold.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Guangzhou crash out, Sanghun sees Seoul into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=AFC Champions League holders Guangzhou Evergrande crashed out at the quarter-finals stage at the hands of Western Sydney Wanderers, while Yu Sanghun saved three spot-kicks as FC Seoul beat Pohang Steelers 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out to reach the semi-finals.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Korean youngster riding on cloud nine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Iceland's McShane keeping it in the family]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Last step on the way to the summit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final day of the Boys’ YOFT Nanjing 2014 has arrived, and two eagerly awaited matches will decide whose dreams become reality and whose hopes are finally extinguished.

 

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Peru eager to defy Korea Republic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Taeguk Warriors hold no fear for opponents Peru and their coach Juan Jose Ore. ]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Bach: These Games are very impressive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), took time out from watching the fifth place play-offs at the Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 for a short interview with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Continental elite on the precipice]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews this week’s AFC Champions League action with big guns Guangzhou Evergrande and Al Ittihad having little margin for error as they jostle for passage to the semi-finals.]]>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[International recall for Korea Republic's Lion King]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites fight their way into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Peru and Korea Republic have reached the final of the Boys’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014, but both teams needed to dig deep to emerge victorious from two thrilling semi-final encounters.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Yun strikes late, Steelers held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014 <![CDATA[Awkward opponents await favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Italian icon inspires Honduran youngster]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Catracho forward Paolo Belloni is eager to emulate the meteoric rise of his idol, AC Milan starlet Stephan El Shaarawy.]]>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Last eight ties poised on a knife-edge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews this week’s AFC Champions League quarter-final action with all four ties remaining in the balance after a tense matchday.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![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[Vanuatans hang on to semi-final hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Semi-finals begin to take shape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Former Asian kings eye last-four passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the resumption of hostilities in the AFC Champions League with six former continental winners lining-up in the quarter-final stage.]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Nigeria ease through, France progress on pens]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=nigeria-ease-through-france-progress-on-pens-2423024.html

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Penalties take France through in Montreal ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268002/match=300251258/match-report.htmlMon, 18 Aug 2014 02:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014