<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 26 Jul 2014 20:50:00 GMTSat, 26 Jul 2014 22:39:14 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Naby Sarr signs with Sporting Lisbon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sporting Lisbon has signed Lyon centre-back Naby Sarr, who won the FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013 with France, on a six-year deal.

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hungary, Serbia reach New Zealand 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2408124/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Hungary and Serbia have filled Europe's final two qualifying spots for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 on Friday after Portugal, Austria, Germany and Ukraine secured their passage earlier in the week.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Bebe bought by Benfica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica have bought Bebe from Manchester United on Friday and signed the 24-year-old to a four year deal, ending his tenure at Old Trafford, which began back in 2010.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Football's famous curses and sorcery ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=While football is often elevated to a mystical level, citing famous victories as miracles played in stadiums referred to as shrines for example, we look at the other side of the coin here with a slew of famous curses cast upon some of the world's most famous clubs.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Djuricic joins Mainz on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Brahimi signs five-year Porto deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Quartet book ticket to New Zealand 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2407418/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Austria, Germany, Portugal and Ukraine sealed passage to the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 after the first day of the final tournament of UEFA's European U-19 Championship in Hungary on Tuesday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Costa departs Valencia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ricardo Costa and his club Valencia have mutually agreed to terminate the Portuguese international's contract, allowing the defender to find a new club before the 2014/15 season gets underway.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Casemiro makes Porto loan switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto have signed Brazilian midfielder Casemiro on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid, with the Portuguese giants being given an option to make the switch permanent next summer.

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Europe's young elite eye world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2406272/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Gomes completes Valencia move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014<![CDATA[World champions Germany on top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Tello heading to Portugal ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014<![CDATA[Serbia's Markovic signs for Liverpool]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League club Liverpool have signed Serbia winger Lazar Markovic from Portuguese side Benfica, the club announced.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Martins Indi joins Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dutch international defender Bruno Martins Indi has joined Portuguese club Porto from Dutch side Feyenoord on a four-year contract.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Lopez leaves Atletico for Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spanish striker Adrian Lopez has moved to Portuguese side FC Porto for an €11m fee.

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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Portugal's Jorge Costa to coach Gabon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Portuguese international defender Jorge Costa has been appointed coach of Gabon, replacing compatriot Paulo Duarte, the national federation confirmed.

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Five memorable World Cup semi-finals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=five-memorable-world-cup-semi-finals-2401193.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil 2014's 100 club]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-2014-s-100-club-2400785.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Sporting tie up Tanaka transfer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014<![CDATA[The first phase in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-first-phase-in-tweets-2388679.htmlFIFA.com looks at the best tweets from the group stage.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Stars in people's hearts]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=stars-in-people-s-hearts-2388114.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 00:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Black Stars lament late lapses]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=black-stars-lament-late-lapses-2388028.htmlGhana’s first-round exit from Brazil 2014 recalled their quarter-final elimination at South Africa 2010, with late lapses in concentration again proving their undoing. 

 

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Goals record as group stage ends, Algeria create history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=goals-record-as-group-stage-ends-2387613.htmlFri, 27 Jun 2014 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Beto: I was crying about everything]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=beto-i-was-crying-about-everything-2387500.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ronaldo downs Ghana but Portugal crash out]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186476/match-report.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ghana pair suspended and sent home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ghana-pair-suspended-and-sent-home-2386284.htmlTwo of Ghana's star players have been suspended from the team just hours before their crucial World Cup match against Portugal. 

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Manchester City sign Fernando]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League champions, Manchester City, have completed the signing of Porto defensive midfielder Fernando.

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Conclusion of the group stage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=conclusion-of-the-group-stage-2384813.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 01:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Resignation not an option for Bento]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=resignation-not-an-option-for-bento-2385583.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ezequiel Garay agrees Zenit move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Argentine international defender Ezequiel Garay is set to join Zenit St Petersburg from Benfica, the Portuguese club has confirmed.

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Arena Fonte Nova, blessed with goals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=arena-fonte-nova-blessed-with-goals-2384795.htmlAfter hosting three 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ games, the Salvador stadium boasts the third highest number of goals scored in the tournament.

 

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Mensah: Maybe we don't warm up properly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mensah-maybe-we-don-t-warm-up-properly-2383932.htmlFIFA about Ghana’s draw with Germany, why they are slow starters in matches, his new partnership with John Boye and the clash with Portugal.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 45-48]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-45-48-2384132.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 20:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Backs to the wall again for Portugal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=missao-impossivel-com-varela-ainda-nao-2381910-2382338.htmlPortugal were just 27 seconds away from crashing out of Brazil 2014 on Sunday evening when Silvestre Varela struck to keep their flickering hopes alive. FIFA.com gauged the mood in the Portuguese camp.  

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Bradley and Dempsey spearheading US charge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=bradley-e-dempsey-levam-os-eua-ainda-mais-ao-ataque-2381911-2382236.htmlUnder USA boss Jurgen Klinsmann, Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey have shone in more advanced roles in Brazil than South Africa four years ago. Their team-mates Tim Howard and Kyle Beckerman tell FIFA.com just how important they are to the Stars and Stripes.

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Belgium stay perfect, desperate Portugal deny USA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=belgium-stay-perfect-desperate-portugal-deny-usa-2381890.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 03:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Origi the headliner as Bentaleb shines]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=origi-the-headliner-as-bentaleb-shines-2381867.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 02:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Varela strikes to save Portugal ]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186483/match-report.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 01:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Memories of revivals past buoy wounded Portugal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=memories-of-revivals-past-buoy-wounded-portugal-2380091.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pre-tournament outsiders have points to prove]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=pre-tournament-outsiders-have-points-to-prove-2379748.htmlFIFA.com previews Matchday 11.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 01:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bento: Beat USA or we 'pack our bags']]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=bento-beat-usa-or-we-pack-our-bags-2380631.htmlPortugal coach Paulo Bento says his side will be heading out of the FIFA World Cup™ unless they beat USA on Sunday.

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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Dempsey: The States have a 12th man in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=dempsey-the-states-have-a-12th-man-in-brazil-2379996.htmlFIFA about his rapid opener against Ghana, Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo, the terrific support USA have been receiving in Brazil and the huge attention the FIFA World Cup is getting in his homeland.]]>Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[TV viewing breaks records in first FIFA World Cup matches ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=tv-viewing-breaks-records-in-first-fifa-world-cup-matches-2378078.htmlSat, 21 Jun 2014 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Postiga provides Ronaldo fitness update]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=postiga-provides-ronaldo-fitness-update-2378705.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 15:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 30-32]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-30-32-2378450.htmlFIFA has announced the referees for the FIFA World Cup matches 30 to 32, which takes in USA-Portugal, Belgium-Russia and Korea Republic-Algeria.

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Mourinho: Muller not tested yet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mourinho-muller-not-tested-yet-2377095.htmlChelsea coach Jose Mourinho claims that Portugal's defence was 'too weak' to give Germany's 2010 FIFA Golden Boot winner Thomas Muller a serious test.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Beto: We believe in ourselves]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=beto-we-believe-in-ourselves-2376422.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 19:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Boateng: We'll fight to the death]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=boateng-we-ll-fight-to-the-death-2376243.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 18:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ronaldo returns for open training]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ronaldo-returns-for-open-training-2376049.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™