<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 24 Feb 2015 18:33:00 GMTTue, 24 Feb 2015 19:26:01 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Guangzhou R&F stun Gamba Osaka, Jeonbuk stutter]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Journey set to begin on Asia's long and winding road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the 2015 AFC Champions League with 32 teams on the starting blocks for this week’s group-stage.]]>Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[New Zealand 2015: 100 days to go ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=new-zealand-2015-100-days-to-go-2525754.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[De Boer: Qatar conditions perfect for Ajax]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2015/m=2/news=de-boer-qatar-conditions-perfect-for-ajax-2525434.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Asia’s elite group finalised]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Feb 2015 06:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Guardiola: Spanish trio among the favourites ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Qatar’s young champions look to the future]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=qatar-s-young-champions-look-to-the-future-2523230.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 19:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Draw sets stage for New Zealand 2015 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=draw-sets-stage-for-new-zealand-2015-2522220.htmlTue, 10 Feb 2015 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[German fans invited to give views on Qatar]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2015/m=2/news=german-fans-invited-to-give-views-on-qatar-2520564.htmlThu, 05 Feb 2015 13:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Bright new stars light up Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at five breakout young stars who made their mark at the recent AFC Asian Cup.]]>Tue, 03 Feb 2015 06:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Asian Cup glitters Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the sixteenth edition of the AFC Asian Cup and looks at ten key moments of a colourful and successful tournament hosted and won by Australia for the first time.]]>Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Groundwork paying dividends for Qatar]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=groundwork-paying-dividends-for-qatar-2512389.htmlFelix Sanchez discusses the success of his Qatar side, champions of the recent AFC Asian U-19 Championship in Myanmar. ​FIFA.com ​caught up with the Spaniard, who is eagerly anticipating the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. 

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Iran snatch top spot, Bahrain win late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Wins, losses but no draws as Asian Cup hits record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Jan 2015 03:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Azmoun sends Iran into last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Cole: Qatar is going to be absolutely amazing]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2015/m=1/news=cole-qatar-is-going-to-be-absolutely-amazing-2506396.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Iran start strong, UAE hit back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Cillessen: Neuer is best in the world by far]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=cillessen-neuer-is-best-in-the-world-by-far-2504822.htmlFIFA.com he hopes fellow stopper Manuel Neuer takes away the FIFA Ballon d'Or.]]>Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:10:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Asia's elite set for battle Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the 16-nation 2015 AFC Asian Cup where continental supremacy and a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup go up for grabs.]]>Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Getting to grips with the ‘gol olímpico’]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com tackles the history and curling dynamics of the so-called Olympic Goal, one of those rare strikes - with its roots in the 1920s - that flies in directly from a corner kick.]]>Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Qatari football savours glorious 2014 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back over the most successful 12 months in the history of Qatari football.]]>Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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 ]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2014/m=12/news=bresciano-home-advantage-can-be-tricky-2490928.htmlThu, 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]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2014/m=11/news=statement-on-amnesty-report-2473903.htmlWed, 12 Nov 2014 16:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=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 ]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2014/m=12/news=stielike-qatar-s-investment-in-football-paying-off-2489354.htmlTue, 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]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2014/m=9/news=emir-of-qatar-sheikh-tamim-bin-hamad-al-thani-visits-fifa-president-in-2441686.htmlHis 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[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]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2014/m=5/news=fifa-statement-2339957.htmlFri, 16 May 2014 10:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™