<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:33:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[FYR Macedonia's Georgievski bound for Victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ramos: We need more of the same]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Spain, England up and running, Ukraine beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Five-star Spain smash Macedonia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spain started their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign brightly as La Roja took down Macedonia 5-1 as Paco Alcacer scored in his competitive debut.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016
<![CDATA[Carvajal ruled out of Macedonia clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid right-back Dani Carvajal will miss out on his first competitive international for Spain as they open their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign against Macedonia.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Carvajal targets fast start]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Galatasaray sign Pandev, Dzemaili]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Galatasaray have signed forward Goran Pandev and midfielder Blerim Dzemaili from Italian Serie A club Napoli on Monday just before the transfer window slammed shut.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Big guns, Swiss close in on Canada ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com casts a look back at recent events.]]>Fri, 09 May 2014 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[Qualifying hots up in Europe, USA march on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the latest from the world of women's football.]]>Fri, 14 Feb 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=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[Serbia sign off on a five-goal high]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=serbia-sign-off-five-goal-high-2196253.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 21:59:00 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[Bellamy confirms international retirement]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=bellamy-confirms-international-retirement-2192397.htmlTue, 08 Oct 2013 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Wales hit by raft of injuries]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=wales-hit-raft-injuries-2191979.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2013 14:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Pandev sends Napoli top, Milan win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Napoli earned three points with a 2-0 win at Genoa on the back of a Goran Pandev brace, sending Rafael Benitez's men to the top of the Serie A table, while AC Milan also notched a victory Saturday, edging Sampdoria 1-0.

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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![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[Trajkovski strikes late to down Wales]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=trajkovski-strikes-late-down-wales-2168344.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 20:44:49 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[Scotland add four for qualifiers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=scotland-add-four-for-qualifiers-2166537.htmlMon, 02 Sep 2013 11:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Bale named in Wales squad]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=bale-named-wales-squad-2158656.htmlWed, 28 Aug 2013 11:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Koscielny helps Arsenal snatch Napoli draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Goals from frenchmen Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny rescued Arsenal against Napoli to draw 2-2 while Galatasaray beat Porto in the opening matches of the 2013 Emirates Cup. 

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Sat, 03 Aug 2013 17:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We take a look at some of this week's footballing birthdays, with a couple of tricky wingers and a FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 star all celebrating in the week to come.

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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 09:27:02 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Popov returns to West Brom on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pending international clearance, Macedonia defender Goran Popov will join Premier League club West Bromwich Albion on a second consecutive season-long loan from Ukrainian club Dynamo Kiev.

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Tue, 09 Jul 2013 14:52:00 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[Nikolov to make MLS switch]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/211/255/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Oka Nikolov will get to fulfil a lifelong dream of playing in Major League Soccer after Eintracht Frankfurt has agreed to terminate his one-year contract, allowing him to pursue playing in America after 19 years with the club.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![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[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[Hazard keeps Belgium on top]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=hazard-keeps-belgium-top-2048516.htmlBelgium maintained their slender goal difference-lead over Croatia in Group A after Eden Hazard's solitary goal was enough to beat FYR Macedonia 1-0 in their pursuit of FIFA World Cup™ qualification.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:13:00 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<![CDATA[Spain stumble, Portugal rescue point]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=spain-stumble-portugal-rescue-point-2044063.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action from a massive evening of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in Europe highlighted by a shock draw at home for world champions Spain against Finland, while Portugal narrowly avoided defeat in Israel.]]>Fri, 22 Mar 2013 23:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[De Bruyne, Hazard down Macedonia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=bruyne-hazard-down-macedonia-2042295.htmlBelgium lead the way in Group A on goal difference after a comfortable win over FYR Macedonia, with Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard scoring from the spot.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Pacovski: My best is yet to come]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=pacovski-best-yet-come-2034595.htmlFIFA.com about facing his adopted country, Belgium, in a FIFA World Cup™ qualifying double header.]]>Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[England and Germany lay down markers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a massive night of international action highlighted by headline-grabbing wins for England and Germany in glamour match-ups, while Argentina and Spain were amongst others that impressed.]]>Wed, 06 Feb 2013 23:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Who should your club sign?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/796/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you reckon your club should sign in January 2013.]]>Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[UEFA confirm multi-city EURO 2020]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/704/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA have confirmed that UEFA EURO 2020 will not take place in a single country, instead being staged across multiple cities around the continent.

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Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Yugoslavia cause Chilean sensation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how a Yugoslavia team including Boban, Prosinecki, Mijatovic and Suker - one that nobody knew about before Chile 1987 - thrilled spectators and upset a series of giants to become youth champions of the world.]]>Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Sting in the tail for Germany, Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=sting-the-tail-for-germany-spain-1786911.htmlSurprise results littered Tuesday's 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualification, as Germany let slip a four goal lead to draw 4-4 with Sweden, Northern Ireland held Portugal and France stunned Spain to grab a point in the closing seconds.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Serbia suffer successive defeats]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=serbia-suffer-successive-defeats-1785769.htmlSerbia trail Belgium and Croatia by six points in Group A following a successive defeat, this time at the hands of FYR Macedonia, with Agim Ibraimi slotting away a penalty after Nenad Tomovic was sent off.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Excitement as Euro elite face off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=excitement-euro-elite-face-off-1785373.htmlFIFA.com explains.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Croats squeak past Macedonia for second win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=croats-squeak-past-macedonia-for-second-win-1784177.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 21:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[High stakes in Belgrade, Moscow and Piraeus]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=high-stakes-belgrade-moscow-and-piraeus-1783048.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 07:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Watch out!]]>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 involves a chaotic scene from France 1998!]]>Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News