<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 22 Dec 2014 04:31:00 GMTWed, 24 Dec 2014 16:24:52 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Stielike opts for South Korean experience]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/581/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup winner, a Welsh midfield wizard and an imposing French central defender all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Salzburg sign Hwang Hee-Chan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg said that they have signed 18-year-old Korea Republic striker Hwang Hee-Chan on a five-year contract from Pohang Steelers.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Tipico-Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Young Taeguk Warriors target last-four ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=young-taeguk-warriors-target-last-four-2490184.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 06:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Group E: Brazil face stiff test]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-e-brazil-face-stiff-test-2488837.htmlWomen's World Cup runners-up in 2007 Brazil were placed in Group E with two newcomers in Spain and Costa Rica, as well as Korea Republic, who are making their second appearance. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Korea DPR coach Jong-Su banned by AFC]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 06:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada prepared to welcome the world ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-prepared-to-welcome-the-world-2487913.htmlOn Saturday 6 December, the eyes of the football world will turn to Ottawa, which will stage the Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com previews the action ahead.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Saudi miracle in Seongnam]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/248/710/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​takes a look back at a remarkable comeback by Saudi side Al Ittihad in the second leg of their AFC Champions League final clash against Seongnam Ilhwa Chunm in 2004.]]>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Seoul reach Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FC Seoul snatched an AFC Champions League berth following a dramatic final day to the K-League season.

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 15:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Jeonbuk motor on, Busan draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors maintained their 100 per cent winning record in the K-League Classic Championship Round after edging to a 1-0 victory over Pohang Steelers, while leaders Busan I'Park were held to a 1-1 draw in the Relegation Round.

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=K-League Classic 2014
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Nov 2014 08:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Strength of the collective key to progress for Asia, Oceania]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=strength-of-the-collective-key-to-progress-for-asia-oceania-2463936.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 08:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA receives bidding documents for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2463723/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=giants-stumble-as-qatar-myanmar-make-history-2461244.htmlFIFA.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]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asian-aspirants-eye-world-stage-2454646.htmlWed, 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]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=wanderers-al-hilal-reach-maiden-final-2451360.htmlWed, 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 ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=korea-dpr-recapture-asian-laurels-2442725.htmlFIFA.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]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=australia-korea-republic-book-chile-ticket-2439739.htmlAustralia, 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]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=afc-u16-championship-preview-2436368.htmlFri, 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