<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 11 Dec 2014 20:25:00 GMTThu, 11 Dec 2014 22:55:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Ketsbaia steps down from Georgia role]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Temur Ketsbaia has stuck to his pledge to quit as Georgia manager, with the former Newcaslte United forward departing after a 4-0 defeat to Poland in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying.

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Germany labour as Ronaldo sets goal record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany laboured to a 4-0 win over Gibraltar, Cristiano Ronaldo became the tournament's all-time leading scorer, and Scotland edged the Republic of Ireland in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying. 

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Foursome into last 32, Everton beat Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Salzburg, Dinamo Moscow, Legia Warsaw, and Fiorentina made certain of their places in the UEFA Europa League knockout stages after wins, while Tottenham, Everton, and Inter Milan must wait a little longer for their chance to secure progress.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Big leaps for eastern European trio after major coups]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=big-leaps-for-eastern-european-trio-after-major-coups-2463970.htmlFIFA.com looks back on recent events.]]>Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:08:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Icons eclipsed as Germans misfire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, alongside Germany's shooting struggles and Liverpool somehow defending their Women's Super League crown.]]>Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Strachan: I'm pleased with the point from Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After an enthralling 2-2 draw in Poland, Scotland manager Gordon Strachan said he was thrilled with his side's performance as they held on for a valuable point in their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:51:00 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[Low: We've gone from hunter to prey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany boss Joachim Low has warned his players they have gone from hunter to prey since winning the FIFA World Cup, and has said his side are determined to bounce back after their shock defeat to Poland.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Scotland full of self-belief ahead of Poland test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Top teams looking to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the next round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying matches with some of the continent's heavyweights, including FIFA World Cup winners Germany, looking to bounce back from recent disappointments.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Strachan: Georgia win best so far]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scotland manager Gordon Strachan hailed Saturday's 1-0 UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier win over Georgia as the best performance of his reign so far.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Low: We must focus on Ireland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 11 Oct 2014 23:35:00 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[Germany's Bellarabi set to cap meteoric rise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Poland chase historic win over Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Kramer: It is a very important week]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Neuer: I've stopped Lewandowski many times]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Polish test for Germany, Pirlo returns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The second round of matches in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying provides opportunities for perennial powerhouses to get their campaigns on track. FIFA.com previews all the action. 

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Draxler ruled out of Poland qualifier]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany midfielder Julian Draxler has been ruled out of his country's UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Poland in Warsaw on Saturday with flu.

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Bellarabi's meteoric rise into Germany squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen's attacking midfielder Karim Bellarabi capped a meteoric rise by being called up by world champions Germany for their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers against Poland and Republic of Ireland.

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Low: World Cup win hard to follow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany coach Joachim Low said on Thursday he expects the next few months to be "incredibly hard" after their FIFA World Cup triumph in Brazil last July.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Heavyweights open Europa group stage campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Shocks, strikers and crammed stands]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Registration launched for the first FIFA/CIES Programme in Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2437179/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Kozminski University (KU), the academic partner of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), launched the registration process for the first edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management in Poland.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Celtic confirmed to play Maribor]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Legia Warsaw's bid to be provisionally reinstated in the UEFA Champions League, confirming Celtic will play Maribor in Slovenia on Wednesday night, while the Polish club will face Aktobe in Kazakhstan the UEFA Europa League.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mulgrew: We're grateful for second chance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Charlie Mulgrew believes Scottish champions Celtic have to shrug off any embarrassment surrounding their European reprieve to make the most of their second chance at UEFA Champions League football.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Celtic handed Champions League reprieve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Delia: Defeat is my responsibility]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Celtic crash out, Zenit advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg overturned a one-goal deficit to come through 3-1 on aggregate against AEL Limassol in their UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match, while Celtic crashed out to Legia Warsaw 6-1 on aggregate. 

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Brown backs desperate Celtic to make great escape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Aug 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[Ex-Ger Berg plotting Bhoys downfall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Gerrard’s biggest England moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look back at some of his most memorable moments in an England shirt, with his first FIFA World Cup strike and landmark qualifying goals making the cut.]]>Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Germany, Poland end in stalemate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=germany-poland-end-in-stalemate-2338478.htmlGermany got their FIFA World Cup preparations underway with a goalless home draw with Poland in Hamburg.

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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ashley Cole’s memorable England moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at some memorable moments from an incredible career for his country.]]>Mon, 12 May 2014 17:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[CIES signs a partnership agreement in Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2334620/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 May 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=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[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[African antiques & disappearing droughts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's Week in Stats this week examines why Kersley Appou's name has gone down in the record books, Marco Reus' influence on Borussia Dortmund and Tony Pulis's influence at the Palace.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the upcoming footballing birthdays in our regular Sunday feature with a Brazilian midfielder, a speedy English winger, a Moroccan defender and a sturdy Argentinian stopper all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Ancelotti wary of returning Lewandowski]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Lewandowski annoyed to miss Real reunion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Wenger: I can't believe it's been so long]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Four new nations join FIFA’s Goal Programme]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=2299854/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the week of birthdays in football, including FIFA World Cup™ winner Gianluca Zambrotta and Belgium coach Marc Wilmots.]]>Sun, 16 Feb 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News