<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTWed, 30 Jul 2014 23:53:37 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Legia inflict heavy defeat on Hoops, Lille win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[De Vrij makes Lazio move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Stefan de Brij has signed a deal to play for Lazio, the Italian Serie A club confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday, though the terms of the Netherlands' centre-back's move from Feyenoord were not disclosed.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mata: Van Gaal did great World Cup job]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United's Juan Mata has spoken of his admiration for new manager Louis van Gaal, after the Netherlands demolished Spain at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with the Spaniard saying he "is a good man and a great manager."

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Black Cats capture Van Aanholt]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Patrick van Aanholt has signed a four-year deal with Sunderland on Friday, sending the 23-year-old Dutchman to the north of England after a spell at Chelsea.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Van Gaal leaves the Oranje in bronze seats]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look.]]>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Rodriguez volley named Goal of the Tournament]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=rodriguez-volley-named-goal-of-the-tournament-2406962.htmlFIFA.com users voted for Brazil 2014's Goal of the Tournament, with Colombia's James Rodriguez emerging victorious due to his unbelievable effort against Uruguay.]]>Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Goal of the tournameKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Labyrinth salute for triumphant Germans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=labyrinth-salute-for-triumphant-germans-2406935.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows some farmers' tribute to Germany's triumph.]]>Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including four players who made an appearance at Brazil 2014, a Ghanian great and a two-time FIFA Women's World Cup winner all celebrating.

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Dutch winger Castelen signs with Wanderers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Zenit face Limassol, Lille tackle Grasshopper]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Magpies seal Janmaat deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Netherlands full-back Daryl Janmaat has completed his switch from Feyenoord to Newcastle United as Mathieu Debuchy leaves for Arsenal.

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[World champions Germany on top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Martins Indi joins Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dutch international defender Bruno Martins Indi has joined Portuguese club Porto from Dutch side Feyenoord on a four-year contract.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Boulahrouz returns to Feyenoord]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2013/2014<![CDATA[Kroos finishes up top of Castrol standings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=kroos-finishes-up-top-of-castrol-standings-2405228.htmlToni Kroos heads up the final Castrol Index with two of his FIFA World Cup winning team-mates making the top ten. Third-placed Netherlands also boast three players in the final ranking, along with two for the hosts.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Germans reign as Brazil thrills the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=germans-reign-as-brazil-thrills-the-world-2404806.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a classic FIFA World Cup, with Brazil 2014 having served up upsets, controversy, thrilling football and outstanding goals before culminating in a landmark Maracana triumph for Germany.]]>Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[48 stars in the Brazilian sky]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=48-stars-in-the-brazilian-sky-2405540.htmlMore than four million votes were cast for the Budweiser Man of the Match awards during the course of Brazil 2014, with 48 different players picking up the accolade. Leading the way was Lionel Messi with four. 

 

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Pogba wins Hyundai Young Player Award]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=pogba-wins-hyundai-young-player-award-2405061.htmlSun, 13 Jul 2014 23:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil stars mourn unhappy ending]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-stars-mourn-unhappy-ending-2404526.htmlFIFA.com about the humbling end to Brazil's FIFA World Cup campaign against Germany and the Netherlands.]]>Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Van Gaal hopes United can follow Dutch way]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=van-gaal-hopes-united-can-follow-dutch-way-2404530.htmlNetherlands' outgoing coach Louis van Gaal is looking to forge the same team spirit that took his country to third place at the FIFA World Cup™ when he arrives at Manchester United.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 02:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Blind, De Guzman savour Dutch success]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=blind-de-guzman-savour-dutch-success-2404501.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Netherlands defender Daley Blind and midfielder Jonathan De Guzman after their third place finish at Brazil 2014, and the duo discussed the team-spirit in the Dutch camp, their future outlook and much more.]]>Sun, 13 Jul 2014 02:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Julio Cesar accepts Brazil career is over]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=julio-cesar-accepts-brazil-career-is-over-2404532.htmlGoalkeeper Julio Cesar does not expect to play for Brazil again after they shipped 10 goals in their last two games in what was a hugely disappointing finish for the FIFA World Cup™ hosts. 

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[No chance for Depay to sway judges]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=no-chance-for-depay-to-sway-judges-2404230.htmlSat, 12 Jul 2014 23:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dutch down Brazil, seal third place]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255957/match=300186502/match-report.htmlSat, 12 Jul 2014 22:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Basanta: We have to enjoy the Final]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=basanta-we-have-to-enjoy-the-final-2404142.htmlJose Maria Basanta says Argentina should savour the moment of playing in a FIFA World Cup Final and hopes they can turn a "huge dream" into a reality. 

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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Dunga: The game has become more dynamic]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=dunga-the-game-has-become-more-dynamic-2403662.htmlFIFA.com and discusses his nation's semi-final defeat to Germany, how A Seleção need to move forward after the defeat and how he feels the sides in the Final of Brazil 2014 are shaping up.]]>Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pelle and Koeman reunite at Southampton]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian striker Graziano Pelle has penned a three-year deal with Saints and says he is looking forward to life in the English Premier League.

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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Van Gaal: We can still make history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=van-gaal-we-can-still-make-history-2403702.htmlSat, 12 Jul 2014 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Beaten pair out to restore pride]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=beaten-pair-out-to-restore-pride-2403479.htmlFIFA.com previews the game.]]>Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[adidas Golden Ball candidates announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=adidas-golden-ball-candidates-announced-2403393.htmlFIFA has officially announced the names of the ten players in the running for the adidas Golden Ball.

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Depay, Pogba and Varane make up Hyundai Young Player Award shortlist]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=depay-pogba-and-varane-make-up-best-young-player-shortlist-2403365.html

FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) today released the shortlist for the Hyundai Young Player Award, featuring three up-and-coming performers that have starred at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Scolari out to restore pride]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=scolari-out-to-restore-pride-2403496.htmlBrazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari wants his team to use the third-place play-off against the Netherlands to restore some pride to the nation. 

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Kuyt: Van Gaal just wants success]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=kuyt-van-gaal-just-wants-success-2403338.htmlFri, 11 Jul 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designation for match 63]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=referee-designation-for-match-63-2403323.htmlAlgeria’s Djamel Haimoudi has been confirmed as the referee for match 63 of the FIFA World Cup, the match for third place between Brazil and the Netherlands.

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Neymar arrives to raise spirits at Brazil camp]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=neymar-arrives-to-raise-spirits-at-brazil-camp-2403326.htmlInjured star Neymar returned to Brazil's training camp in Teresopolis for the first time since breaking a vertebrae in his back which ended his FIFA World Cup.

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Pride and pain for Robben and Sneijder ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=pride-and-pain-for-robben-and-sneijder-2403114.htmlThu, 10 Jul 2014 18:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Semi-final stars draw huge crowds to FIFA Fan Fest™]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=semi-final-stars-draw-huge-crowds-to-fifa-fan-fest-2403090.htmlHundreds of thousands of revellers crammed the 12 FIFA Fan Fest locations across Brazil for both semi-final matches, nudging the total FIFA Fan Fest attendance to within touching distance of five million. 

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=FanFestKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Giggs excited by forthright Van Gaal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[​Kroos masterclass secures top billing]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=kroos-masterclass-secures-top-billing-2402987.htmlThu, 10 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Castrol IndexKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Patriot games for Argentinian heroes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=patriot-games-for-argentinian-heroes-2402913.htmlFIFA.com after the dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Netherlands which lifted the Albiceleste into the first FIFA World Cup Final for 24 years.]]>Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Defeated Dutch take stock for future days]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=defeated-dutch-take-stock-for-future-days-2402907.htmlThu, 10 Jul 2014 02:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Van Gaal undone by former pupil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=van-gaal-undone-by-former-pupil-2402915.htmlThu, 10 Jul 2014 01:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Sneijder: We deserved better]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=sneijder-we-deserved-better-2402911.htmlThu, 10 Jul 2014 01:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dutch stars reluctant to step up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=dutch-stars-reluctant-to-step-up-2402875.htmlThu, 10 Jul 2014 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Quiet night for award chasers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=quiet-night-for-award-chasers-2402603.htmlWed, 09 Jul 2014 23:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Romero the shoot-out hero as Argentina reach Final]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255955/match=300186490/match-report.htmlWed, 09 Jul 2014 23:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Moment of silence in memory of Alfredo Di Stefano]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=moment-of-silence-in-memory-of-alfredo-di-stefano-2402349.htmlTogether with the Argentina Football Association and Real Madrid, FIFA has decided there will be a moment of silence for Alfredo Di Stefano at the FIFA World Cup semi-final match between the Netherlands and Argentina.

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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Netherlands-Argentina: Celebs predict to FIFA.com]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=netherlands-argentina-celebs-predict-to-fifa-com-2402116.htmlFIFA.com how they foresee the FIFA World Cup's second semi-final unfolding.]]>Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Van Gaal: It might come down to luck]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=van-gaal-it-might-come-down-to-luck-2401666.htmlFIFA about Argentina, stopping Lionel Messi and his belief that the Netherlands can win this FIFA World Cup.]]>Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Argentina already winners in Sabella's eyes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=argentina-already-winners-in-sabella-s-eyes-2402202.htmlWed, 09 Jul 2014 02:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™