<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 01 Sep 2015 11:27:00 GMTTue, 01 Sep 2015 13:55:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Low: Schweinsteiger has an unbelievable will to fight and win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Germany call up Liverpool's Can for key qualifers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool's uncapped midfielder Emre Can has been called up to the Germany squad for the world champions' forthcoming key UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers against Poland and Scotland.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Celtic stand firm in Baku, Shakhtar progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scottish champions Celtic did just enough to progress from the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round with a 1-0 win on aggregate over Qarabag, while Shakhtar Donetsk eliminated Fenerbahce.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2015 21:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Boyata's late goal gives Celtic some breathing space]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dedryck Boyata saved Celtic's blushes with a late winner in a 1-0 home win over Azerbaijani side Qarabag, while Ajax and Rapid Vienna played to a 2-2 draw in UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg clashes.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Szczesny leaves Gunners for Roma on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal's 25-year-old Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny completed his season-long loan move to Italian giants Roma.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Lewandowski hit hat-tricks, Greece hit rock bottom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[The undroppables]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-undroppables-2602977.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the players who made it their business to be on the field at every opportunity, no matter what.]]>Fri, 08 May 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Carolina Medical Center distinguished by FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=carolina-medical-center-distinguished-by-fifa-2591380.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Polish clinic granted FIFA accolade]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=polish-clinic-granted-fifa-accolade-2590878.htmlThu, 16 Apr 2015 14:20:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Keane expects electric atmosphere]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roy Keane says the Republic of Ireland need to pull the welcome mat from beneath Poland's feet if they are to take three points from a crucial UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier in Dublin on Sunday.

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Low: We have to win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany coach Joachim Low is set to name a full-strength side for Sunday's clash at Georgia as the world champions look to get their UEFA EURO 2016 qualification back on track.

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro bids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:29:00 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[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]]>/news/y=2014/m=10/news=icons-eclipsed-as-germans-misfire-2457281.htmlFIFA.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[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[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[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]]>/news/y=2014/m=9/news=shocks-strikers-and-crammed-stands-2437638.htmlWed, 10 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Registration launched for the first FIFA/CIES Programme in Poland]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=9/news=registration-launched-for-the-first-fifa-cies-programme-in-poland-2437179.htmlKozminski 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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=9/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2436869.htmlSun, 07 Sep 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![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[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[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[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]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=5/news=cies-signs-a-partnership-agreement-in-poland-2334620.htmlTue, 06 May 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=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]]>/news/y=2014/m=4/news=african-antiques-disappearing-droughts-2319765.htmlFIFA.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!]]>/news/y=2014/m=4/news=happy-birthday-to-you.htmlWe 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[Four new nations join FIFA’s Goal Programme]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=3/news=four-new-nations-join-fifa-goal-programme-2299854.htmlWed, 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!]]>/news/y=2014/m=2/news=happy-birthday-you-2279166.htmlFIFA.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]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=portuguese-swiss-rise-amid-african-movement-2277787.htmlThu, 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