<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 18 Dec 2014 12:08:00 GMTThu, 18 Dec 2014 13:10:27 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Allegri ban lifted]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bresciano: Home advantage can be tricky ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/news/newsid=2490928/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Belmadi: Qatar have big ambitions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA statement on matters relating to the independent Ethics Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2474730/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=In addition to yesterday’s response by FIFA relating to the statement of the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, FIFA has reiterated its position in interpreting any statements made by the Ethics Committee.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA responds to independent Ethics Committee statement]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2474201/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Statement by the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2474165/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Statement on Amnesty Report]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/news/newsid=2473903/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[AFC announce Player of the Year shortlists]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Nov 2014 05:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Consultation process on the international match calendar 2018-2024 continues]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2470410/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Stielike: Qatar’s investment in football paying off ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/news/newsid=2489354/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=giants-stumble-as-qatar-myanmar-make-history-2461244.htmlFIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Asia's contenders confirmed]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asia-s-contenders-confirmed-2458278.htmlAsia's quartet of competitors at the FIFA U-20 World Cup have been decided with Myanmar, Korea DPR, Qatar and Uzbekistan all confirming their places at New Zealand 2015.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Eckert: Full publication of the Garcia report not legally possible]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2457878/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:47:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Asian aspirants eye world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asian-aspirants-eye-world-stage-2454646.htmlWed, 08 Oct 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Korea DPR recapture Asian laurels ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=korea-dpr-recapture-asian-laurels-2442725.htmlFIFA.com run the rule over the recent Asian qualifiers for Chile 2015 with Korea DPR topping a successful quartet that also included Korea Republic, Syria and Australia.]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani visits FIFA President in Zurich]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/news/newsid=2441686/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, today visited FIFA President Blatter at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. 

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:03:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™
<![CDATA[Task force on international match calendar 2018-2024 holds first meeting ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/media/newsid=2437300/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Underdogs challenge favourites for global spots]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=afc-u16-championship-preview-2436368.htmlFri, 05 Sep 2014 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Four remain as Guangzhou reign ends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the AFC Champions League with high-flying holders Guangzhou Evergrande undone by new boys Western Sydney, UAE’s Al Ain continuing to impress, while Al Hilal and FC Seoul remain on course for a breakthrough crown.]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Gyan sends Al Ain into semis, Al Hilal through ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Al Ain advanced to the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League with a 5-1 aggregate victory over Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad, led by Asamoah Gyan in their 3-1 win on Tuesday, while Al Hilal survived a scare to sneak past Al Sadd 1-0 on aggregate.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Continental elite on the precipice]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews this week’s AFC Champions League action with big guns Guangzhou Evergrande and Al Ittihad having little margin for error as they jostle for passage to the semi-finals.]]>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Last eight ties poised on a knife-edge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews this week’s AFC Champions League quarter-final action with all four ties remaining in the balance after a tense matchday.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Al Ain, Al Hilal strike first in quarter-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Al Ain beat Saudi Arabia side Al Ittihad 2-0 in the United Arab Emirates to take a first leg advantage in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, while Salman al-Faraj scored for Al Hilal in the 70th minute to beat Al Sadd 1-0.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Former Asian kings eye last-four passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the resumption of hostilities in the AFC Champions League with six former continental winners lining-up in the quarter-final stage.]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Chico, Hernandez depart Swans for Qatar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spanish pair Chico Flores and Pablo Hernandez have both left Swansea City for teams in Qatar, the English Premier League club has announced.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Qatar Stars League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Al Arabi move for Dejagah]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Iran winger Ashkan Dejagah has left Fulham for Qatari club Al Arabi after an undisclosed fee was agreed between both clubs.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Qatar Stars League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[FIFA President meets Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2407712/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani met this evening with FIFA President Blatter, who is visiting Qatar at the invitation of HH the Emir and the two discussed a wide range of topics surrounding the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Evergrande's Muriqui links with Al Sadd]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Aussies line up Belgium, UAE, Qatar matches]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/590/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA statement]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/news/newsid=2339957/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 May 2014 10:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Former champs storm through in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 May 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Ono delivers on farewell performance, Seoul through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Shinji Ono inspired Western Sydney Wanderers to a comeback win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima to make the AFC Champions League quarter-finals on away goals, while Seoul, Al Sadd and Al Hilal also all progressed.

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Wed, 14 May 2014 21:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes workers' welfare measures announced today by the State of Qatar]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/news/newsid=2338852/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 May 2014 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Last-eight showdowns loom in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com preview’s this week’s AFC Champions League action with holders Guangzhou Evergrande as well as Pohang Steelers, Al Ittihad and Al Ain all well placed to claim four of the eight quarter-final tickets up for grabs.]]>Mon, 12 May 2014 03:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Qatar to reinforce grassroots football promotion ahead of 2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/grassroots/news/newsid=2336425/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 15:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=News<![CDATA[Old champions rise in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from around the AFC Champions League Round of 16, where four of the five former Asian champions still in the competition won their first leg matches.]]>Wed, 07 May 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Compatriots shape up for last-16 showdowns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the opening of the knockout stage in the AFC Champions League with the round marked by three domestic derbies for teams from Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.]]>Mon, 05 May 2014 07:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian giants scrape through to last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final matchday of the AFC Champions League group stage was highlighted by hard-fought victories for some of the competition's traditional powerhouses, including Jeonbuk Motors and Al Sadd, along with holders Guangzhou Evergrande all advancing.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Elkeson puts Evergrande through, Wanderers win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Make-or-break for Asian heavyweights]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the final group-stage matchday in the AFC Champions League with much still to be decided, and a host of big name clubs - led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande - facing a tense scrap for qualification.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Sextet book progression in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Last 16 beckons in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the penultimate group-stage action in the AFC Champions League with a host of former champions, led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande, aiming to secure early progression.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[FIFA opens tender for UK media rights to 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups™ ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2314305/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:01:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[Goals and surprises galore in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Ulsan streak ended, Mariners go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Socceroos, Japan hoping to avoid Korea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With Korea Republic in Pot 2 of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup draw, hosts Australia and 2011 champions Japan will be keen to avoid Hong Myung-Bo's side during what is expected to be an extravagant ceremony at Sydney's Opera House on Wednesday.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Chinese, UAE sides take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Supporters of Chinese and United Arab Emirates clubs in the AFC Champions League were delighted on Matchday 3, as sides from both countries remained unbeaten. ​FIFA.com ​reviews the action.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Guangzhou top, Forlan opens Cerezo account]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[FIFA and BWI discuss Qatar labour rights and working conditions]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/media/newsid=2298994/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™