<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 14 Oct 2014 23:13:00 GMTWed, 15 Oct 2014 02:08:02 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Northern Ireland delight at winning form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Late strikes sink Denmark, hold Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cristiano Ronaldo headed a stoppage-time winner for Portugal to snatch a 1-0 UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying triumph over Denmark, while John O'Shea marked his 100th senior cap for the Republic of Ireland by scrambling a last-gasp equaliser against Germany.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[O'Neill: Our objective hasn't changed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill is not getting carried away by the prospect of making history in Greece, but is quietly confident his side can achieve their Euro 2016 ambition.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Ranieri dimisses Greece pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[McAuley: My milestone means nothing without a result]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Northern Ireland defender Gareth McAuley is poised to earn his 50th cap on Tuesday against Greece, but the West Bromwich Albion man insists his milestone will be meaningless unless his side can get a result to further their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Poland stun Germany, Ireland rout Gibraltar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Poland defeated Germany for the first time in history in a hard-earned 2-0 win in their UEFA EURO 2016 Group D qualifier in Warsaw, while Robbie Keane scored a hat-trick in the Republic of Ireland's 7-0 rout of Gibraltar.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Fishing footballers]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2445586/index.html?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 shows footballers indulging in a beloved pastime.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[O'Neill: It's a learning curve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​FIFA.com ​about his side's rise in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, their positive UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying result against Hungary and his hopes for the coming games.]]>Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:44:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Hungary sack Pinter, bring in Dardai]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hungary sacked coach Attila Pinter on Thursday after only five games in charge following defeat against Northern Ireland in the first round of qualifying for the UEFA EURO 2016.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[The evolution of the football boot]]>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 shows a series of football boots – from way back in 1916 to the modern day.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Albania shock Portugal, Germany edge Scotland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Albania shocked Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal 1-0 on the road in Group I, while Poland forward Robert Lewandowski scored four goals in the first round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers. 

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Evans: Van Gaal sets high standard]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United defender Jonny Evans spoke about new manager Louis van Gaal's detailed training methods and the demanding standards he has set for the club.

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals thrives under summer skies]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2384787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Late goals see Chile outlast Northern Ireland]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=late-goals-see-chile-outlast-northern-ireland-2354795.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 03:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[O'Neill tips England to beat Uruguay]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=o-neill-tips-england-to-beat-uruguay-2346781.htmlSat, 31 May 2014 06:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2336227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![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[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 04 May 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[41 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=41-days-to-go-2331098.htmlFri, 02 May 2014 07:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Live Your Goals busy during April]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2326431/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Live Your Goals campaign to get more young girls and women around the world interested in football and inspire them to get involved. FIFA.com takes a look back at the initiative’s activities in April.]]>Fri, 02 May 2014 00:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![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[Mata: I hate this feeling]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[52 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=52-days-to-go-2320766.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. This one highlights the move to a 52-match event.]]>Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lennon: Celtic’s strategy has worked]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his Celtic side's latest league title, the challenges and rewards of his job, social media in football and his bid to promote greater understanding of mental health issues.]]>Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2013/2014<![CDATA[FIFA endorse Irish FA's Girls' and Women's Football Plan]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2314573/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Following a two-year consultation process the Irish FA have launched its Girls’ & Women’s Football Plan and FIFA Senior Women's Football Development Manager Mayi Cruz Blanco spoke of its importance to the women's game. 

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release
<![CDATA[Scotland first to rule the Kingdom]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2305578/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Mar 2014 09:24:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[IFAB vote on key changes to ‘The Players’ Equipment’]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/ifab/media/news/newsid=2290307/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= IFAB formally permit head covers for men and women after two-year trial period, while display of any slogans, statements, advertising prohibited on undergarments during 128th Annual General Meeting in Zurich.

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Sat, 01 Mar 2014 12:45:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release
<![CDATA[Who will advance to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/228/309/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which teams you think will advance to the quarter-finals?]]>Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your SayTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Chile to face Egypt, Northern Ireland in friendlies]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=chile-face-egypt-northern-ireland-friendlies-2280693.htmlChile will warm up for June's FIFA World Cup with friendlies against African heavyweights Egypt and European opposition in the shape of Northern Ireland after facing Germany in March. 

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Uruguay to tackle Northern Ireland]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=uruguay-tackle-northern-ireland-2275149.htmlWed, 05 Feb 2014 00:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Foundation meeting marks new era for IFAB ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/ifab/media/news/newsid=2260354/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release<![CDATA[Rodgers: Liverpool can get better]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Dec 2013 01:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Northern Ireland icon Healy retires]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Lennon: We were lacking in the forward area]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Nov 2013 10:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[O'Neill agrees extension]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/221/855/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Nov 2013 14:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[IFAB agrees on higher standards for goal-line technology]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/marketing/qualityprogramme/news/newsid=2204652/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The International Football Association Board (IFAB) convened for its Annual Business Meeting (ABM) at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland where goal-line technology (GLT) was among the topics discussed.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:22:00 GMTArea=FIFA Quality Prog.Section=Goal-Line TechnologyKind=Release
<![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[Davis snatches Northern Ireland draw in Israel]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=davis-snatches-northern-ireland-draw-israel-2196258.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 21:17:00 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[Azerbaijan beat Nothern Ireland, climb from foot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=azerbaijan-beat-nothern-ireland-climb-from-foot-2194177.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 19:21:00 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[Laudrup, Rodgers hail Shelvey character]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Luxembourg edge Northern Ireland in thriller]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=luxembourg-edge-northern-ireland-thriller-2169536.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 21:33:07 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[Ronaldo to miss Brazil friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in the friendly against 2014 FIFA World Cup hosts Brazil in Boston on Tuesday due to the Real Madrid forward's struggle with tendonitis.

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Sat, 07 Sep 2013 08:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News