<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 31 Jan 2015 22:04:00 GMTSat, 31 Jan 2015 22:16:12 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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
<![CDATA[Quintet set sights on last two slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[FIFA Ballon d'Or: All you need to know]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-ballon-d-or-all-you-need-to-know-2488065.htmlFIFA.com is here to explain the fine print of the most prestigious awards in the world of football.]]>Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![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 A: Familiarity for Canada's Herdman]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-a-familiarity-for-canada-s-herdman-2488804.htmlHosts Canada headline Group A, but opponents China PR, New Zealand and the Netherlands are sure to provide a challenge to coach John Herdman's team. FIFA.com analyses what lies ahead.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![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[Reliving ten special moments in qualifiers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=reliving-ten-special-moments-in-qualifiers-2487943.htmlThe final berths for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 have been filled, and before Saturday's Final Draw, FIFA.com brings you ten standout moments on the road to Canada.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:34:00 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[Wolfsburg keeping tabs on Huntelaar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: November 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Ajax held by Ado, Zwolle rout Excelsior]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ajax missed the chance to knock PSV Eindhoven off the top of the Eredivisie table as they were held to a 1-1 draw at ADO Den Haag, while PEC Zwolle routed Excelsior 5-0 on the road. 

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 15:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2480467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[RVP's header from heaven]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=rvp-s-header-from-heaven-2480457.htmlFIFA.com reflects on Robin van Persie's immaculate, game-changing header for the Netherlands against Spain, which is among the contenders for the FIFA Puskás Award.]]>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Brilliant Orange, boosts for France, Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the latest in women’s international football highlighted by the Netherlands’ landmark achievement in qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, while there were promising signs for Norway, France and host nation Canada.]]>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Netherlands book maiden finals ticket]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=netherlands-book-maiden-finals-ticket-2480257.htmlA 2-1 win in Verona saw the Netherlands become the final European side to book their place at FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, reaching the tournament for the first time.

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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Tension in the air as last 16 looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Tuesday's UEFA Champions League group stage matches with Manchester City hosting German giants Bayern Munich, while Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are all in action. ]]>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015