<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 25 Feb 2015 07:42:00 GMTWed, 25 Feb 2015 08:19:31 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Icons, invincibility and a goalscoring goalie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Brazilians are back! ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2014<![CDATA[Hamburg coach, chairman back Van der Vaart]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Leading contenders do battle]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2529243/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up all the latest women’s club action headlined by top-of-the-table match-ups in France and Germany.]]>Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Everton cruise as Celtic and Inter end level]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[De Boer: Qatar conditions perfect for Ajax]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2015/m=2/news=de-boer-qatar-conditions-perfect-for-ajax-2525434.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Four-scorers, a fledgling and a fortress ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest look at the past week's standout stats.]]>Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:07:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Tales from the tattoo parlour ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com explains the stories behind just some of tattoos worn by the game’s stars.]]>Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Feb 2015 07:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Love and the beautiful game]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the profound connection between the beautiful game and matters of the heart across the world.]]>Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:47:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[ The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com sums up the week in quotes.]]>Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Robben: The Spain result was crazy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=robben-the-spain-result-was-crazy-2522964.htmlArjen Robben speaks exclusively to ​FIFA.com​ about his remarkable 2014, taking in his multiple triumphs with Bayern Munich and the Netherlands' run to the FIFA World Cup semi-finals.

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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Newcastle's De Jong suffers collapsed lung]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Newcastle striker Siem de Jong has been ruled out for another two months after suffering a collapsed lung.

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2521416/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly feature takes in entertaining utterances from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Barack Obama, Neymar and Roberto Mancini.

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Sat, 07 Feb 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Ajax lose again, Groningen and Heracles draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ajax lost their second Eredivisie game in four days as AZ Alkmaar earned a 1-0 victory at the Amsterdam ArenA, while Groningen earned a 2-2 draw at Heracles Almelo. 

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Rongen in the free world]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the iconoclastic Thomas Rongen and his tireless 30-year contribution helping football's growth in the USA.]]>Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Barcelona & Standard on course, Brescia on top]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2520134/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​brings you the latest news from around the world of women's club football, with Atletico Madrid and Ajax's fading title challenges, along with action in the English FA Cup, all taking precedence this month.]]>Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[PSV go nine points clear]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=PSV Eindhoven extended their lead at the top of the Eredivisie to nine points after a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Willem II, while Twente moved up to fourth after they beat Cambuur 2-1 at home. 

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Strootman faces longer layoff]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Follow Transfer Deadline Day on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/251/208/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com will bring you all the latest news on Transfer Deadline Day, with the window closing in 16 countries on 2 February 2015, most notably in England, France, Germany and Italy. Keep across the moves with our LIVE blog and on social media.]]>Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Roma suffer Strootman injury blow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Shocks, streaks, derbies and devils ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=De Klassieker, Korea Republic, Congo and table-topping Lyon.]]>Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Frontrunners clipped, challengers push]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2511654/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest in women’s club football action with the frontrunners under pressure in Spain and France, as well as in the Belgium/Netherlands league.]]>Tue, 27 Jan 2015 03:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Ajax frustrated by Feyenoord]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015<![CDATA[De Klassieker: A dominant Dutch duo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The rivalry between Dutch duo Feyenoord and Ajax runs deeper than a mere footballing enmity. It is a clash of ideologies, between the artists of Amsterdam and the dock workers of Rotterdam, making the match a historically tasty affair.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:33:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News
<![CDATA[Football's support keeps Ricksen fighting ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on the outpouring of support from across football for Fernando Ricksen ahead of the former Rangers captain's tribute match at Ibrox on Sunday.]]>Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Top teams start 2015 with a bang]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2509104/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kalou: I loved the atmosphere as a fan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com on the tournament, the absence of African icons and memories of watching on as a fan.]]>Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=InterviewTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Feyenoord beat rival European hopefuls Twente]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Feyenoord put further daylight between themselves and rival European hopefuls Twente with a 3-1 home win, while Heerenveen moved up to eighth with a 2-1 win at Utrecht. 

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[PSV extend lead, PEC up to fourth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Ajax close gap, brush aside Groningen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ajax closed the gap on the top of the Dutch Eredivisie to a single point with 2-0 victory at home to FC Groningen, with Ricardo Kishna and a Johan Kappelhof own goal settling the match.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Cillessen: Neuer is best in the world by far]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=cillessen-neuer-is-best-in-the-world-by-far-2504822.htmlFIFA.com he hopes fellow stopper Manuel Neuer takes away the FIFA Ballon d'Or.]]>Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:10:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[The FIFA Ballon d'Or in stats]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=the-fifa-ballon-d-or-in-stats-2503874.htmlFIFA.com uncovers some riveting statistics from the 24-year history of FIFA World Player of the Year/FIFA Ballon d'Or.]]>Thu, 08 Jan 2015 08:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[The holiday season's top tweets]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/719/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the best tweets related to the holiday period from the world's top footballers who took to social media to wish their fans a very Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and much more.]]>Thu, 01 Jan 2015 20:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Mourinho: Koeman and I worked well together]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Van Gaal: United's goal is to win the league]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Football's Christmas presents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.]]>Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Saints sign Dutch winger Elia on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Huntelaar extends Schalke deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Netherlands' international striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has extended his contract with Schalke 04 until June 2017, the Bundesliga side announced.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Germany oust USA at summit, France go third]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-oust-usa-at-summit-france-go-third-2494300.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Germany conquer 2014, Belgium, Slovakia impress]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-conquer-2014-belgium-slovakia-impress-2493791.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Setif sink Wanderers in penalties to finish fifth ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259705/match=300298894/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Leaders maintain charge for glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football news from around the globe on a strong weekend for the frontrunners in Australia, France, Germany and Belgium/Netherlands.]]>Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[PSV maintain advantage over Ajax]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=PSV Eindhoven remained a point ahead at the Eredivisie summit as they and nearest rivals Ajax both won.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Round of 32 line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Monchengladbach and Villarreal sealed their last-32 places in the UEFA Europa League after wins in Group A, while holders Sevilla also booked their place in the knockout stages.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[City, Schalke seal last-16 places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League champions Manchester City progressed to the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League after securing a 2-0 win at Roma, while Schalke leap-frogged Sporting Lisbon to take second place in Group G. 

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015