<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 21 Sep 2014 23:31:00 GMTSun, 21 Sep 2014 23:55:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Benfica go top, Porto hold on at Boavista]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:31:00 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 regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with an American gold medallist, a member of Les Bleus bound for Canada 2015, a diminutive Portuguese international, an Italian icon and many more all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2442230/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Mourinho hails EURO 2020 final decision]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After UEFA revealed London's Wembley Stadium will host to the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-finals and final, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hailed the announcement as a great decision, but made it clear he would like to take in the games as a supporter rather than an international coach.

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Bayern win late, Roma, Porto dazzle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Low: Youth coaches create world champions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=low-youth-coaches-create-world-champions-2440913.htmlWed, 17 Sep 2014 11:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Real rampant, Liverpool leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA Champions League holders Real Madrid began their title defence with an emphatic win against Basel, while late drama at Anfield saw Liverpool concede an equaliser and then score a winner after the 89th minute.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Martinez: Porto must open teams up better]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern, City take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Big guns take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[Holders get group stage rolling]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Beto: You can never give up on your dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from Portugal and Sevilla keeper Beto on his rocky road to the top, the tears he has shed for club and country and the advice he has offered to his young son.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Porto, Vitoria battle to a draw, Maritimo move fifth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vitoria Guimaraes and Porto missed the opportunity to replace Rio Ave at the summit of the Portuguese Liga after they drew 1-1 on Sunday, while Maritimo moved up to fifth with a 2-0 victory over Penafiel thanks to goals from Barbosa Fransergio and Theo Weeks.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:36:00 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=2439348/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Five-star Benfica cruise at Vitoria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica handed hosts Vitoria Setubal a 5-0 hammering on Friday, with Anderson Talisca scoring a hat-trick to lead the scorers as the result leaves the Eagles atop the Portuguese Liga table by one point ahead of their rivals' weekend fixtures.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Jonas joins Benfica on two-year deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica have signed former Valencia player Jonas Goncalves Oliveira on a two-year deal, and the Portuguese side confirmed the signing outside of the transfer window because the Brazilian international was without a club.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ancelotti: Cristiano is in top shape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bento parts company with Portugal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Portugal coach Paulo Bento has left the national team by mutual consent, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) announced.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Shocks, strikers and crammed stands]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[What is your favourite surprise international result?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After African champions Nigeria lost their first competitive home match in 33 years and Portugal suffered a defeat in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Albania, we want to know what is your favourite surprise international result?

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 08:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Albania shock Portugal, Germany edge Scotland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Albania shocked Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal 1-0 on the road in Group I, while Poland forward Robert Lewandowski scored four goals in the first round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers. 

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Duo together in all weathers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Cristante looking for Benfica chance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Djordjevic joins Sampdoria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Brazilian teenage star Otavio joins Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Highly-regarded Brazilian teenage attacking midfielder Otavio signed for Portuguese side Porto on Monday from Internacional Porto Alegre.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Postiga joins Deportivo La Coruna]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Helder Postiga has joined La Liga club Deportivo La Coruna only hours after fellow Spanish side Valencia released the 32-year-old on Monday.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Sporting end Benfica's winning run]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica and Sporting played out a 1-1 draw in the big fixture in Portugal this weekend, while Porto beat Moreirense 3-0 to remain unblemished. 

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ronaldo not fit for Portugal's Euro 2016 opener]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Head coach Paulo Bento confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be fit in time for Portugal's opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Albania. 

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Liverpool draw champions, City face Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool's return to Europe's elite competition was marked by drawing holders Real Madrid, while Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea all drew familiar foes in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League draw. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ruben Neves, Porto’s new golden boy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Passes flow as records fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Karim Bellarabi and Bradley Wright-Phillips making history.]]>Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Maribor clip Celtic, Zenit cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Maribor shocked Celtic in the return leg of their UEFA Champions League play-off round match-up in Scotland with a 2-1 aggregate victory, sending the Slovenian side into the group stage and the Hoops into the UEFA Europa League.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Porto sign Gudino on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto have signed young Mexico goalkeeper Raul Gudino, who impressed at the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 last year, on loan from Chivas de Guadalajara for ten months.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Benfica's Amorim ruled out for six months]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica's Portuguese international midfielder Ruben Amorim is likely to be out of action for up to six months after rupturing knee ligaments during his side's 1-0 win over league rivals Boavista.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Five-star Rio Ave on song]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Sporting grab first win, Porto pip Pacos]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sporting Lisbon earned their first victory of the young Portuguese Liga season on Saturday during Nani's on-loan debut, despite the winger missing a penalty, meanwhile Porto edged Pacos Ferreira 1-0.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 22:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Girard: European hopes not dead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Porto pip Lille, Zenit win at Liege]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto and Zenit St. Petersburg recorded significant 1-0 victories at Lille and Standard Liege, respectively on Wednesday night in the UEFA Champions League play-off round, while Celtic earned a 1-1 draw at Maribor.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Former winners Spurs, Inter poised for Europa journey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Julio Cesar signs for Benfica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Julio Cesar has signed a two-year deal with Portuguese Liga side Benfica after the Brazil goalkeeper was released by Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[United complete Rojo signing, send Nani to Sporting]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United have confirmed they have signed Argentina centre-back Marcos Rojo on a five-year deal from Sporting Lisbon while also sending Nani to the Portuguese club on a season-long loan.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Celtic look to seize second Champions League chance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Benitez wary of Athletic challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Benfica begin brightly, Braga beat Boavista]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Benfica began their Portuguese Liga title defence with a 2-0 win over Pacos Ferreira on Sunday, while Braga beat Boavista 3-0 and newly-promoted Moreirense took down Nacional 1-0.

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Sporting settle for point, Guimaraes win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sporting Lisbon were forced to settle for a draw in their opening match of the new Liga season after conceding a last-minute equaliser at Academica, while Guimaraes started their campaign with a 3-1 win at Gil Vicente. 

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Neuer, Robben, Ronaldo up for UEFA award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, Netherlands winger Arjen Robben and Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo are the three contenders to win UEFA's Best Player in Europe Award for 2013/14.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Anderlecht sign Defour from Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Belgian international midfielder Steven Defour is returning home after joining Anderlecht from Porto, the Portuguese club announced.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Jupiler Pro League 2014/2015