<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 18 Aug 2014 17:04:00 GMTMon, 18 Aug 2014 17:53:33 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2277787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Werder sign Poland winger Obraniak]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[ Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the upcoming birthdays in the world of football, with a Belgian legend, a Japanese veteran, a Turkish playmaker and a mercurial Slovenian talent all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Lewandowski's summer Bayern switch confirmed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich announced Saturday Polish international Robert Lewandowski will join the German Bundesliga champions in the summer on a five-year deal, which is when the striker's contract with Borussia Dortmund expires.

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Sat, 04 Jan 2014 19:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Berg named new Legia boss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Henning Berg has been named as the new manager of Legia Warsaw after previously taking charge of Blackburn Rovers, Lillestrom and Lyn. 

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=T-Mobile Ekstraklasa 2013/2014
<![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[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Pele on Zinedine Zidane and Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero talking about the famed Argentina No10 shirt and LeBron James about a potential footballing venture.

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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 11:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=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[Lewandowski confirms Dortmund exit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Claudio Ranieri compares coaching in his homeland to jumping from the sky, Vincenzo Montella ridicules a valuation of one of his stars, and Arsene Wenger on the player he feels is better than Messi and Ronaldo.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 23:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Bayern equal record, Leverkusen upset]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich equalled the record for the longest unbeaten run in the history of the Bundesliga with a 2-1 win at Hoffenheim, while Eintracht Braunschweig defeated Bayer Leverkusen.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 16:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[A history of qualifying shocks]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=history-qualifying-shocks-2207766.htmlFIFA.com looks back at some of the most surprising qualifying scorelines in FIFA World Cup™ history.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[PSG, Monaco stay unbeaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paris Saint-Germain were 60 seconds from their first defeat of the season before a desperate equaliser from Blaise Matuidi salvaged a 2-2 draw at Saint-Etienne, while Monaco beat Lyon. 

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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 22:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Dortmund win derby, Bayern stay top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund edged Schalke 3-2 in the Ruhr derby as Bayern Munich beat Hertha Berlin to stay top of the Bundesliga table. 

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 15:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Nawalka named Poland coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Polish international Adam Nawalka has been named the new head coach of his country's national side, replacing the sacked Waldemar Fornalik.

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 11:40:00 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[Poland coach Fornalik sacked]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/219/787/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Poland's football federation president Zbigniew Boniek announced the sacking of coach Waldemar Fornalik following the team's failure to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[Rooney, Gerrard send England to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=rooney-gerrard-fire-england-brazil-2196255.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 22:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gerrard: England did it under great pressure]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=gerrard-england-did-under-tremendous-pressure-2196824.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 21:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gerrard wants qualifying pain turned into gain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=gerrard-wants-qualifying-pain-turned-into-gain-2195973.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 00:15:00 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[Cole to miss Poland clash]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=cole-miss-poland-clash-2195431.htmlEngland defender Ashley Cole will miss his country's match against Poland in FIFA World Cup qualifying European Group H, following his absence from Friday's game against Montenegro due to a rib injury.

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 14:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Lampard: We'll hold our nerve]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=lampard-hold-our-nerve-2195351.htmlFrank Lampard says England will secure the result they need against Poland in their final 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match, with the midfielder desperate to make it to Brazil, which he calls "one of the homes of football."

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 23:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hodgson calls up Sterling]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=hodgson-calls-sterling-2195100.htmlEngland manager Roy Hodgson has called up Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling to the squad for his side's final FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Poland on Tuesday.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:01:00 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[Hodgson wary of wounded Poland]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=hodgson-wary-wounded-poland-2194989.htmlSat, 12 Oct 2013 01:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Yarmolenko lifts Ukraine, crushes Poland]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=yarmolenko-lifts-ukraine-crushes-poland-2194173.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone