<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:46:59 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[European favourites ease through to finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the European qualifiers for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, with Spain and Switzerland qualifying for the first time alongside a host of heavyweights.]]>Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Conte hails Italy's progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Iceland take down Turkey, Cyprus shock Bosnia and Herzegovina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Czech Republic pulled off a surprising 2-1 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match, while Iceland took down Turkey 3-0 and Cyprus stunned Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Italy too strong for Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Simone Zaza scored in only his second appearance for Italy, and Leondaro Bonucci sealed the 2-0 win for Gli Azzurri against Norway in Oslo on Tuesday to start their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign brightly.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Hamdallah: We can be kings of Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=china-pr-chinese-super-league-2000000087/news/newsid/243/639/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Moroccan hotshot forward Abderrazak Hamdallah spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about his success with Chinese outfit Guangzhou R&F, continuing his globetrotting goalscoring feats and his hopes for the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2014
<![CDATA[Scholes: Rooney should play in midfield]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England captain Wayne Rooney should play in midfield for his country against Switzerland, according to former Manchester United team-mate Paul Scholes.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Rooney: England must improve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wayne Rooney admits England will have to improve on their lacklustre performance against Norway if they are to avoid a dispiriting start to their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign in Switzerland.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Argentina, USA excel on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on a night of international friendly action that brought morale-boosting victories for the likes of Argentina, England, Russia and USA.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News<![CDATA[Hodgson dismisses England statistics]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Sep 2014 00:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Rooney to the rescue as England edge Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wayne Rooney scored a 68th-minute penalty to give England a 1-0 win over Norway in an international friendly at Wembley Stadium where youngster Raheem Sterling, who drew the penalty, shone for Roy Hodgon's Three Lions.

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Pedersen: England to be feared]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Norway winger Morten Gamst Pedersen believes England are still a team to be feared despite their disappointing Brazil 2014 campaign.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Finale looms Stateside, fresh ambitions in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest domestic club action in the women’s game with the championship decider set in the USA, while there is a look at the latest from Sweden, Norway and Republic of Ireland.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hangeland calls time on Norway career]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Before Norway begin their UEFA EURO 2016 qualification, captain Brede Hangeland has announced he is retiring from international football so the centre-back can focus on prolonging his career in the English Premier League with Crystal Palace.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Norway call up 15-year-old starlet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Glory and heartbreak amid decisive match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action in Japan and USA where there was several make-or-break contests, plus the latest from Norway and Switzerland.]]>Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Goal feats, upsets and a career nadir]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review along with some stunning surprises in UEFA competitions and two unforgettable minutes for one man in Norway.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Seasons resume, finales loom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest club action with tense penultimate rounds in USA and Japan, plus momentum gathering in Europe as summer starts to abate.]]>Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Prizes, a prodigal and a prodigy ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Norway and England stride on, Morgan stars on return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews midweek women’s international action from three continents led by Alex Morgan’s crucial contribution as USA held off an impressive France, while the race for Canada 2015 continues to intensity in Europe.]]>Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Swiss dominate Euro headlines, USA open new era]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the weekend international action in women’s football headlined by an historic breakthrough for Switzerland amid a heavy schedule of European matches, while USA have continued their winning home form.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Norwegian Deila appointed Celtic coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scottish champions Celtic have appointed Norwegian Ronny Deila to be the club's next manager, taking over from Neil Lennon. 

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2013/2014
<![CDATA[France fire four past Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Blues cruised to a comfortable 4-0 win over Norway at the Stade de France on Tuesday, leaving coach Didier Deschamps with a tough decision of who to start up top during Brazil 2014.]]>Tue, 27 May 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[A treble, a titan and a teen ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 21 May 2014 08:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[European trio edge closer to Canada ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2335500/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 May 2014 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: April 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a bumper month in women's football with Canada 2015 qualifiers continuing unabated, USA and England commencing their league campaigns with a new look, while there was silverware for ambitious Jordan.]]>Wed, 30 Apr 2014 01:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=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[Germany march on, Matildas triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Another round of thrilling UEFA qualifiers took place ahead of Canada 2015, while Australia caused a stir in beating Brazil 2-1 in a friendly down under. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Development seminar a success in Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2317719/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a Portuguese midfield maverick, a Japanese custodian, a Spanish FIFA World Cup winner and a clinical Paraguayan finisher all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 10:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[France, Germany thrive as USA flounder]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Mjelde: We are strong enough]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Midfielder Maren Mjelde is dreaming of success at Canada 2015, and she and the Norwegian team have already laid the foundations for a fruitful qualifying campaign, as she explained to FIFA.com.

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![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[Qualifying hots up in Europe, USA march on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the latest from the world of women's football.]]>Fri, 14 Feb 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Old Trafford test awaits baby-faced Bluebird]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer set to receive a hero's homecoming when his side visit Manchester United Tuesday, FIFA.com looks at the Norwegian’s start to his spell at the helm for the Bluebirds.

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Cardiff's Solskjaer seals Berget swoop]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made his third Norwegian signing after Molde striker Jo Inge Berget completed his move to the Premier League club.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Cardiff sign Norwegian teenager Daehli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer announced that he has signed 18-year-old Norwegian midfielder Mats Moller Daehli from his previous club Molde. 

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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 18:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Solskjaer brings Eikrem to Cardiff]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Bradley set for stint in Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=norway-tippeligaen-2000000034/news/newsid/225/668/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Jan 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Tippeligaen 2013 <![CDATA[Women's football review of 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=2013 was another memorable and lively year for women’s football. FIFA.com looks back over the main happenings and significant developments of the last 12 months.

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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 13:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Leaving football behind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The question of what to do when you retire is a tough one for most people, particularly for footballers who choose to take their working lives in a very different direction. FIFA.com takes a look at some of them.

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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Lyon, Lazio amongst qualified sides]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Pellerud savouring a happy homecoming ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his second spell as Norway's women's coach, 16 years after the first, and explains why he is particularly excited about the prospect of a FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Riise pondering return to Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Shutouts, silverware and continental kings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 13 Nov 2013 08:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs, Valencia, Fiorentina all through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Title joy for Europe’s boys of summer ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on Europe's summer leagues, with new champions already crowned in nations such as Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Republic of Ireland.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=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