<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 28 Jan 2015 19:52:00 GMTWed, 28 Jan 2015 20:10:35 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Portuguese veteran Costa joins PAOK]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Portuguese defender Ricardo Costa, a veteran of three FIFA World Cups™, on Wednesday signed a one-and-a-half year contract with PAOK, the Greek Super League club announced.

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Super League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Bale: I don't see myself at Manchester United]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Porto stumble at Maritimo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Mourinho: Stamford Bridge atmosphere must emulate Anfield]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Vitoria part company with Paciencia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Portuguese club Vitoria Setubal have parted company by mutual consent with coach Domingos Paciencia after they suffered their 11th defeat of the season at the weekend.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Four-star Benfica extend lead at the summit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Cristiano: I’m here because of sweat and sacrifice]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=cristiano-i-m-here-because-of-sweat-and-sacrifice-2506218.htmlTue, 13 Jan 2015 20:01:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Ronaldo: The Real fans should be nice to Bale]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Cristiano Ronaldo: It feels every bit as special]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=cristiano-ronaldo-it-feels-every-bit-as-special-2505975.html

Minutes after receiving the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the second year running, an elated Cristiano Ronaldo shared his views with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Kessler, Low and Kellermann triumph at FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014 ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=ronaldo-kessler-low-and-kellermann-triumph-at-fifa-ballon-d-or-2014-2505871.htmlMon, 12 Jan 2015 19:16:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Contenders etched in gold]]>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 the FIFA Ballon d'Or hopefuls' names being etched on a precious plaque.]]>Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Ancelotti: It was not the fault of Bale or Benzema]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 Jan 2015 11:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[The FIFA Ballon d'Or in stats]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=the-fifa-ballon-d-or-in-stats-2503874.htmlFIFA.com uncovers some riveting statistics from the 24-year history of FIFA World Player of the Year/FIFA Ballon d'Or.]]>Thu, 08 Jan 2015 08:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Mourinho: Koeman and I worked well together]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Swansea loan Oliveira from Benfica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Real Madrid turn winning run into a world title]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=real-madrid-turn-their-winning-run-into-a-world-title-2495659.htmlFIFA.com recaps the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014, where Real Madrid capped off a historic year with a 2-0 win over Cruz Azul in the final, Auckland City made history of their own and the supporters who came out to Morocco took home memories of a lifetime.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Ramos outshines the rest]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=ramos-outshines-the-rest-2495409-2495436.htmlNo sooner did the curtain come down on the final of the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 than Sergio Ramos was named the best player of the tournament. FIFA.com presents an overview of all the competition’s award recipients.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Real Madrid coast to Morocco 2014 title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 after defeating San Lorenzo 2-0 in the final in Marrakech. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Porto cruise to Vitoria victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Global supremacy at stake for final rivals ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/preview.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Morocco hit by Madrid fervour]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=morocco-hit-by-madrid-fervour-2494000.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 00:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Real Madrid cruise into final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298895/match-report.htmlUEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid proved too strong for CONCACAF Champions League holders Cruz Azul when they defeated the Mexican side 4-0 in their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Sousa: Football's standard was unthinkable 25 years ago]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=sousa-football-s-standard-was-unthinkable-25-years-ago-2492933.htmlFIFA.com about winning the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 1989, tying to guide Portugal to repeat the feat next year and how the standard of the game was reached unprecedented heights.

 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Excitement building as Real Madrid enter fray]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298895/preview.htmlSun, 14 Dec 2014 21:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Mourinho ready to swim with Euro sharks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[City, Schalke seal last-16 places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League champions Manchester City progressed to the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League after securing a 2-0 win at Roma, while Schalke leap-frogged Sporting Lisbon to take second place in Group G. 

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Quintet set sights on last two slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Basel send Liverpool packing, Arsenal and Real rampant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 1-1 draw at Anfield sent Basel through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as Group C runners-up at the expense of Liverpool, while Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Istanbul.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[A red-hot favourite and six challengers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=a-red-hot-favourite-and-six-challengers-2489662.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Five spots still up for grabs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Fan Zones ready for festival of football]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fan-zones-ready-for-festival-of-football-2489601.html

Four Fan Zones have been set up across Morocco by the local organising committee for the FIFA Club World Cup as the annual competition begins on Wednesday.

 

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[FIFA Ballon d'Or: All you need to know]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-ballon-d-or-all-you-need-to-know-2488065.htmlFIFA.com is here to explain the fine print of the most prestigious awards in the world of football.]]>Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick of highlights in 2014 ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=cristiano-ronaldo-s-hat-trick-of-highlights-in-2014-2488366.html

2014 was yet another stellar year for Cristiano Ronaldo, with yet more goals, records and trophies coming his way. FIFA.com selects three of his many highlights from the last 12 months.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:57:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Penafiel off the bottom, Braga held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 23:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2489068.htmlWith the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 about to begin, FIFA.com delves into the record books to bring you some of the competition’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Benfica maintain lead, Porto follow suit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica remained three points clear at the top of the Portuguese Liga after a 3-0 win over Belenenses, nearest challengers Porto won by the same scoreline away to Academica, Estoril beat Vitoria Setubal 1-0 and Rio Ave and Gil Vicente drew 0-0.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 22:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[161 stars aiming to finish 2014 on a high]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=161-stars-aiming-to-finish-2014-on-a-high-2487786.htmlWith the FIFA Club World Cup fast approaching, the official squad lists have now been released, and FIFA.com ​takes you through some of the stars that will be shining at Morocco 2014.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Benfica return to summit, five-star Porto cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Nov 2014 22:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our weekly birthday round-up we feature a Portuguese midfield maestro, the man who now has a penalty shot named after him, a recently retired American centre-back and Australia's all-time leading scorer.

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2480467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[England close on top ten, Portugal climb]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=england-close-in-on-top-ten-2479554.htmlThu, 27 Nov 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atleti advance, Reds frustrated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Twenty defenders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=twenty-defenders-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2479276.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atletico and Bayer on the cusp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tension in the air as last 16 looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Tuesday's UEFA Champions League group stage matches with Manchester City hosting German giants Bayern Munich, while Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are all in action. ]]>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Mourinho: I don't want to talk about Di Matteo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015