<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 22 Nov 2014 11:21:00 GMTSat, 22 Nov 2014 11:25:01 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2477395/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Di Maria sent for x-ray as Portugal edge Argentina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Albiceleste's 1-0 friendly defeat to Portugal in a match billed as a showdown between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.]]>Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ronaldo aims to outshine Messi on Manchester return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![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[Lightweights aim to plant more EURO blows]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 01:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Martino: Tevez faces fight for place]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Carlos Tevez faces a battle for a berth in the Argentina team after being recalled following three years in the international wilderness, new national coach Gerardo Martino warned on Tuesday. 

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Match officials announced for FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=match-officials-announced-for-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-2472194.htmlMon, 10 Nov 2014 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Benfica edge Nacional to go top, Estoril hold Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica climbed back to the top of Portuguese Primeira Liga with a 2-1 win over Nacional on Sunday, while FC Porto salvaged a last-gasp 2-2 draw at Estoril thanks to Oliver Torres' 90th minute equaliser.

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Sun, 09 Nov 2014 22:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's weekly birthday round-up, we look ahead to two German icons celebrating, as well as a Portuguese and a Moroccan who made waves in Italy.]]>Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Nov 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[England to face Italy, Portugal and Sweden]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/184/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England, Italy, Portugal and Sweden were all drawn together in Group B of the UEFA U-21 championship to be held in the Czech Republic next year.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Foursome reach knockout stage, CSKA stymie City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto all reached the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League with victories, while Chelsea were held 1-1 by Maribor and CSKA Moscow beat a nine-man Manchester City 2-1.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 22:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ronaldo: I will be one of the best]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=ronaldo-i-will-be-one-of-the-best-2471319.htmlFIFA Ballon d'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo believes he will be considered one of the greatest footballers to have ever played the game by the time he retires.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:58:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year (Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Big guns aiming to fire again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 05:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Anderlecht fightback holds Arsenal, Juve survive scare]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[First knockout berths up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Deyverson double sends Belenenses past Boavista]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Pacos up to fourth, Academica hold Braga]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pacos Ferreira moved up to fourth in the Portuguese Primeira Liga after easing to a 4-1 victory over ten-man Vitoria Setubal, Braga missed the chance to move up to fifth after they held to a 1-1 draw at Academica and Moreirense moved above Maritimo with a 2-1 victory.

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Sun, 02 Nov 2014 21:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Porto keep pressure on Benfica, Sporting lose]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto closed to a point behind Primeira Liga leaders Benfica with a 2-0 win over Nacional, while Sporting lost 3-0 to Guimaraes.

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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 22:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2464152/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The latest installment features Zinedine Zidane offering praise for a young Frenchman, Daniel Sturridge on Mario Balotelli, Kyle Beckman's hopes for Landon Donovan's future and much more.

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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Benfica beat Rio Ave to extend lead at top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica are four points clear at the top of the Liga table heading into the weekend's fixtures. Jorge Jesus' side got the better of Rio Ave 1-0 on Friday to open a clear buffer over second-placed Porto.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ronaldo beats Messi to La Liga award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Rio Ave edge five-goal thriller]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tevez earns Argentina recall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Argentina head coach Gerardo Martino included Juventus forward Carlos Tevez in his squad, after a three-year absence from the national team, for friendlies against Croatia and Portugal in November. 

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Braga stun Benfica, Belenenses beat Estoril]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Portuguese Primeira Liga leaders Benfica fell to a 2-1 defeat at Braga on Sunday night after Salvador Agra scored a late goal for the hosts, while Belenenses beat Estoril 2-1 and Nacional took down Academica 1-0.

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:56:00 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, 25 Oct 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Enraptured by 'rabonas']]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com tracks the origins and greatest practitioners of the rabona, one of football's flashiest moves and a deft little party trick for the ages.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Real rule Anfield, Arsenal leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid's mesmerising first-half performance put Liverpool to the sword thanks to a Karim Benzema brace and a Cristiano Ronaldo goal, while Arsenal stunned Brussels with two late goals to secure a 2-1 victory over Anderlecht.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Fans, finishers and a goalscoring goalie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review alongside the likes of Luiz Adriano, Cristiano Ronaldo, Richard Dunne and Philipp Lahm.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Stakes high for three European institutions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Wednesday's UEFA Champions League where a host of big names have little margin for error including Juventus, Liverpool and Benfica.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern and Shakhtar in seventh heaven]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich stunned Roma with a remarkable 7-1 win in the Italian capital, while Barcelona eased past Ajax and Shakhtar Donetsk also smashed seven past BATE Borisov.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Madrid's trip to Anfield tops bill]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Roma test for Bayern, City under pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[City visit CSKA, Guardiola returns to Rome]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Ancelotti: Real have a unique front three]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![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[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[Benzema leads France past Portugal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Karim Benzema scored one goal and created another as France recorded a 2-1 victory over Portugal in their friendly in Paris.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring Roy Keane on a fist-fight with Peter Schmeichel, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on being a family man and a former Spanish international on why Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest player in history.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Yanga-Mbiwa replaces injured Koscielny]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Coentrao ruled out of France friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Portugal left-back Fabio Coentrao will not be available for Saturday's friendly against France with a left knee injury, the Portuguese football Federation announced.

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Benfica pull clear at top, Porto beat Braga]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica went four points clear at the top of the Portuguese Liga table after a late show helped them crush Arouca 4-0, while Porto defeated Braga 2-1 at home. 

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Madrids march on, Arsenal see off Gala]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Last year's UEFA Champions League finalists Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid overcame differing tests to win their second group games, while Liverpool slipped to defeat in Switzerland against Basel and Arsenal saw off Galatasaray.

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Heavyweight trio in need of a boost]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Terry proud of centenary win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea captain John Terry was relieved after his side clung on for a UEFA Champions League win over Sporting Lisbon despite missing a host of chances, and said he was proud of his 100th appearance in the competition.

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[PSG stun Barça, Chelsea see off Sporting]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paris Saint-Germain saw off Barcelona in an enthralling match at the Parc des Princes, while Chelsea edged Sporting Lisbon and Manchester City were held by Roma in their respective UEFA Champions League group games.

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ibai: I'm a late bloomer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats to Ibai Gomez about his remarkable rise and his commitment to his first club.]]>Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[PSG and City steeled for stern examinations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015