<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 16 Feb 2015 21:53:00 GMTMon, 16 Feb 2015 21:53:12 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Preparations for Preliminary Draw underway]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=preparations-for-preliminary-draw-underway-2524944.htmlThe 2018 FIFA World Cup Local Organising Committee met with representatives of FIFA to discuss Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw plans and many other topics surrounding the preparation of the tournament. 

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[CSKA Moscow sign Swede Strandberg ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[CSKA's Doumbia joins Roma]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roma announced the signing of Côte d'Ivoire striker Seydou Doumbia from CSKA Moscow on a four-and-a-half year deal. 

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Bocchetti nears Milan deal, expresses desire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our regular Sunday feature takes in a Brazilian FIFA World Cup winner, an Italian World Cup champion and a Russian midfield schemer as we preview the week's footballing birthdays.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Road to Russia with new milestone]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=road-to-russia-with-new-milestone-2507253.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Generation 2018 comes into play]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=generation-2018-comes-into-play-2506889.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Genoa loan Spartak's Costa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/249/868/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[The holiday season's top tweets]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/719/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the best tweets related to the holiday period from the world's top footballers who took to social media to wish their fans a very Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and much more.]]>Thu, 01 Jan 2015 20:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[LOC Management Board approve 2014 work ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=loc-management-board-approve-2014-work-2496429.htmlFri, 26 Dec 2014 16:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Barry: Experience valuable for youngsters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton midfielder Gareth Barry was keen to take the positives from a 1-0 UEFA Europa League defeat by Krasnodar at Goodison Park.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Round of 32 line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Monchengladbach and Villarreal sealed their last-32 places in the UEFA Europa League after wins in Group A, while holders Sevilla also booked their place in the knockout stages.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[City, Schalke seal last-16 places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League champions Manchester City progressed to the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League after securing a 2-0 win at Roma, while Schalke leap-frogged Sporting Lisbon to take second place in Group G. 

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Quintet set sights on last two slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Basel send Liverpool packing, Arsenal and Real rampant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 1-1 draw at Anfield sent Basel through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as Group C runners-up at the expense of Liverpool, while Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Istanbul.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Five spots still up for grabs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tula pip Rostov, Spartak secure win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Rostov slipped to the bottom of the Russian Premier League after suffering a 1-0 defeat to ten-man Arsenal Tula, Rubin Kazan got back to winning ways as they beat Mordovia Saransk by the same scoreline and Spartak Moscow secured a 2-0 win over Ural at home.

 
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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Five-star Dinamo destroy Perm]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dinamo Moscow enjoyed a 5-0 stroll against Amkar Perm to move third in the Russian Premier League as Terek Grozny and Lokomotiv Moscow drew 0-0 in Sunday's other game.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Zenit go seven clear, CSKA sink Kuban Krasnodar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg went seven points clear at the top of the Russian Premier League after a 4-0 win over Krasnodar, while Ahmed Musa's 45th minute strike was enough for CSKA Moscow to beat Kuban Krasnodar 1-0.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 19:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Zenit looking for boost in Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Dec 2014 11:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Witsel earns narrow win for Zenit, Krasnodar held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg restored their seven-point cushion over CSKA Moscow at the Russian Premier League summit with a 1-0 win over Rubin Kazan thanks to Alex Witsel's winner, while third-placed Krasnodar were held to a 1-1 draw by city rivals Kuban Krasnodar.

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Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Eremenko double lifts CSKA past Amkar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roman Eremenko's late double lifted champions CSKA Moscow to a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Amkar Perm to narrow the gap on Russian Premier League leaders Zenit St. Petersburg.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Krasnodar beat Terek to keep Zenit under pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FC Krasnodar narrowed the gap to Russian Premier League leaders Zenit St. Petersburg with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Terek Grozny, while Lokomotiv beat Spartak in a Moscow derby. 

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mordovia down Zenit, CSKA smash Ufa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat at Mordovia Saransk, allowing CSKA Moscow to cut into their lead at the top of the Russian Premier League as their capital club hammered FC Ufa 5-0 on Saturday.

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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Rostov, Amkar Perm share spoils]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Rostov and Amkar Perm served up a 1-1 draw in Friday's lone Russia Premier League game with the aptly-named Janusz Gol giving Amkar an 11th-minute lead, before Alexander Bukharov's penalty levelled matters shortly before half-time.

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Emblem a hit in Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=emblem-a-hit-in-russia-2480085.htmlThu, 27 Nov 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atleti advance, Reds frustrated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Totti: Late equaliser felt like a "punch from Tyson"]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atletico and Bayer on the cusp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tension in the air as last 16 looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Tuesday's UEFA Champions League group stage matches with Manchester City hosting German giants Bayern Munich, while Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are all in action. ]]>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Capello: You can always learn new things]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fabio Capello spoke exclusively to ​FIFA.com ​about Russia's hopes for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification, his reflections on Brazil 2014, and working with the enigmatic Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Kuranyi brace boosts Dinamo, Spartak win six-goal thriller]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Kevin Kuranyi scored a brace as Dinamo Moscow claimed a comfortable 3-0 victory over Terek Grozny to move fourth in the Russian Premier League at the expense of their opponents on Sunday, while Spartak Moscow saw off Mordovia Saransk at home in a six-goal thriller 4-2.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, including a Russian hotshot, a Manchester United legend and an energetic Paraguayan forward.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Zenit beat Kuban to extend lead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg went eight points clear at the Russian Premier League summit with a 1-0 home win over Kuban Krasnodar, while FC Krasnodar moved into second spot with a 2-1 win over defending champions CSKA Moscow. 

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Russia 2018 LOC outlines plans for 2015]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=russia-2018-loc-outline-plans-for-2015-2477248.htmlFri, 21 Nov 2014 12:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Krasnodar pair take on Russia's leading duo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Nizhny Novgorod ready to start stadium construction]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=nizhny-novgorod-ready-to-start-stadium-construction-2476877.htmlOne of the most picturesque cities on the Volga, Nizhny Novgorod, is preparing for construction to start at its new stadium for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, and a delegation led by the Russian First Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov, inspected the stadium's pace of progress.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England and reigning champions Spain both secured home wins in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while San Marino claimed an historic draw at home to Estonia. 

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![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[Koller: Russia are still favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![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[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[Krasnodar close gap on CSKA, Spartak Moscow beat Tula]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Krasnodar closed the gap on second-placed CSKA Moscow following their 2-0 Russian Premier League home victory over Rubin Kazan, Dinamo Moscow defeated CSKA 1-0, Spartak Moscow beat Arsenal Tula 2-0 and Ufa played out a goalless draw with Rostov.

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Sun, 09 Nov 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Terek shock Zenit, Lokomotiv win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Leaders Zenit St. Petersburg saw their unbeaten start to the Premier League season come to an end as they were defeated 3-1 at home by Terek Grozny, while Mordovia Saransk claimed a 1-0 win over Amkar Perm.

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Sat, 08 Nov 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Foursome into last 32, Everton beat Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Salzburg, Dinamo Moscow, Legia Warsaw, and Fiorentina made certain of their places in the UEFA Europa League knockout stages after wins, while Tottenham, Everton, and Inter Milan must wait a little longer for their chance to secure progress.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Kompany: We must do better]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Captain Vincent Kompany accepted Manchester City were simply not good enough as the English Premier League champions were humbled by CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Pellegrini: City lack confidence]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Nov 2014 01:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[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