<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 27 Jun 2014 07:11:00 GMTFri, 27 Jun 2014 07:12:20 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 (TM)<![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 (TM)<![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 (TM)<![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 (TM)<![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 (TM)
<![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 (TM)<![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
<![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[Ronaldo hat-trick sees off Northern Ireland]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=ronaldo-hat-trick-sees-off-northern-ireland-2168871.htmlCristiano Ronaldo hit a second half hat-trick to see off Northern Ireland in Belfast, after the hosts had led at the break. There were three red cards in an ill-tempered game as Helder Postiga, Chris Brunt and Kyle Lafferty were all dismissed.

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Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:35:00 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[Northern Ireland lose defensive duo ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=northern-ireland-lose-defensive-duo-2167715.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[August’s Live Your Goals activities]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2163584/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the Live Your Goals activities in August, where festivals in Japan and Vanuatu took centre stage.]]>Sun, 01 Sep 2013 11:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[O’Neill: I relished facing Capello]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=neill-relished-competing-against-capello-2152808.htmlFIFA.com about masterminding Northern Ireland’s win over Russia, the role the fans played in it, their aim of returning to the FIFA World Cup and the influence Paul Gascoigne had on his career.]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Northern Ireland stun Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=paterson-leads-northern-ireland-shock-victory-2152393.htmlWed, 14 Aug 2013 21:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Russia not taking Northern Ireland lightly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=russia-not-taking-northern-ireland-lightly-2151767.htmlAhead of his side's FIFA World Cup™ qualifier against Northern Ireland, Russia coach Fabio Capello knows his men cannot take their hosts lightly, despite their last place standing in Group F.

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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Lafferty ruled out of Russia clash]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=lafferty-ruled-out-russia-clash-2151552.htmlNorthern Ireland forward Kyle Lafferty has been ruled out of his side's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Russia on Wednesday, after picking up an injury in his debut for Italian side Palermo at the weekend.

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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Selection struggles for Capello]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=selection-struggles-for-capello-2149099.htmlTue, 06 Aug 2013 12:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Celtic cruise into third qualifying round of Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic strolled into the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League with a 2-0 win over Cliftonville, comfortably beating the Northern Irish club 5-0 on aggregate. 

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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Laying the foundations for women’s football growth]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2137838/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Celtic enjoy flying start to European campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scotland champions Celtic beat Northern Ireland champions Cliftonville away 3-0 in the first leg of their second round UEFA Champions League qualifying match. 

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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News