<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 23 Apr 2014 08:01:00 GMTWed, 23 Apr 2014 08:01:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Scorers, silverware and a sacking]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review features title joy in Portugal and India, a goalscoring landmark for Ciro Immobile, a thumping defeat for Galatasaray and a rare dismissal at Old Trafford.]]>Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Buoyant Benfica set for Juve showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After failing to win a single trophy during their treble run last year, Benfica are on track to claim a quadruple, including the UEFA Europa League, though a tough semi-final against a might Juventus stand in their way. 

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Ancelotti discusses Ronaldo fitness, Bale form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Porto tie up third place]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto ensured they will have a shot at qualifying for next season's UEFA Champions League group stage after securing third place in the Portuguese Liga. 

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Benfica beat Olhanense to take title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica beat Olhanense 2-0 on Sunday to claim the 2013/14 Portuguese Liga with two games to spare, their 33rd title in the club's history.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Bale, Ronaldo revel in Real triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[A history of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/newsid=2304889/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2014<![CDATA[Ancelotti admires Bayern, discusses Ronaldo fitness]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Valencia battle back, Juve see off Lyon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Jackson: Colombia have more talent than we did in '94]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=jackson-colombia-have-more-talent-than-we-did-in-94.htmlFIFA.com, backs Falcao to recover in time for Brazil 2014 and compares Jose Pekerman’s current team to the class of Carlos Valderrama and Co.]]>Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Portugal go third, Greece and Scotland soar]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2316770/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Bento extends Portugal stay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Young guns and golden oldies ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Prospect of Turin final gives Juve motivation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/662/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Porto beat Academica, Vitoria down Nacional]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto took down Academica 3-1 to move closer to a spot in next season's UEFA Champions League and Vitoria Setubal, who look to feature in the 2014/15 UEFA Europa League campaign, beat Nacional 3-0.

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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Valencia well beaten in Basel, Juve win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Valencia fell to Basel 3-0 in their UEFA Europa League quarter-final first leg match, while visiting Juventus edged Lyon 1-0, Porto beat Sevilla 1-0 at home and Benfica grabbed a vital win at AZ Alkmaar.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Bale discusses jeers and Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Gomes: I will always miss football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com about his decision to bring the curtain down on a distinguished career that brought plenty of goals for club and country.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Real on cusp of semis as Ronaldo ties record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Football clan unites Brazil and Portugal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=brazil-and-portugal-united-true-football-clan-2312717.htmlWed, 02 Apr 2014 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Almeida: There are no favourites]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=almeida-there-are-favourites-2304514.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively with Portugal forward Hugo Almeida about Brazil 2014, Portugal’s group-stage clash with Germany, and his superstar international team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo. 

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Villas-Boas discusses debut, hails Lodygin]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Jairzinho: Brazil lack star quality]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=jairzinho-brazil-lack-star-quality-2303249.htmlA Seleção currently lack superstar players but will still triumph at Brazil 2014 as he looks to train Brazil's next generation of talent.]]>Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[Juve face Lyon, Benfica take on AZ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian champions Juventus will face Lyon in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League, while last year's beaten finalists Benfica face AZ Alkmaar, Basel take on Valencia and Porto drew Sevilla.

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Juve finish Fiorentina, Benfica survive scare]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Villas-Boas targets Russian title]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=russia-russian-football-premier-league-2000000024/news/newsid/230/048/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2013/2014<![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[Hazard lauds Drogba, talks Arsenal test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs facing exit, Italian derby poised]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Clasico tribute to Messi and Ronaldo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows a Valencian tribute to two of the world's greatest players.]]>Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=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[Mourinho: I support English teams in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Benfica beat Spurs, Juve held in derby]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica took a commanding lead against Tottenham Hotspur in their UEFA Europa League last 16 tie with a 3-1 away win, while Mario Gomez scored late to give Fiorentina a 1-1 draw at Juventus.

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Sherwood: Some are playing for their future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[McManaman: English expectations are low]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=mcmanaman-england-are-world-cup-outsiders-2295098.htmlFIFA.com about the upcoming FIFA World Cup, his expectations for Brazil 2014 and his favourites for the coveted Trophy.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Icons excel as runs crumble ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Portugal and Ronaldo flying high]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:52:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fonseca sacked by Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=portugal-liga-2000000033/news/newsid/229/291/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The birth of Portugal’s golden generation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:54:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Youth Championship Saudi Arabia 1989<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: February 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up the latest global events from the past month, taking in England, China PR, Sweden, Japan, Hungary and Germany, while also casting the spotlight on North America and Africa.]]>Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sevilla, Spurs through as Swans crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The last 16 round of the UEFA Europa League promises some mouthwatering match-ups after Thursday's action saw Sevilla win 2-1, Tottenham Hotspur take down Dnipro 3-2 and Napoli advance.

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Runs, rivals and a rocket ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=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[Braga name Paixao as new coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jorge Paixao was named as the new coach of Portuguese first division club Sporting Braga on Tuesday.

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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Benfica extend lead with Guimaraes win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014