<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 25 Jun 2015 13:06:00 GMTThu, 25 Jun 2015 13:43:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[St. Petersburg's 30 day countdown to the Preliminary Draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=saint-petersburg-gears-up-for-the-2018-fifa-world-cuptm-preliminary-dr-2653028.htmlThu, 25 Jun 2015 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Russia 2018 LOC Board meets 45 days ahead of Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=russia-2018-loc-board-meets-45-days-ahead-of-preliminary-draw-2643877.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2620976.html

In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>
Sun, 07 Jun 2015 06:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[CSKA take final Champions League spot, Zenit win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=CSKA Moscow's 1-1 draw with Rostov on Saturday saw them edge Krasnodar for Russia's second UEFA Champions League spot, while Krasnodar and Dynamo Moscow now go into the UEFA Europa League as third and fourth placed finishers after their 1-1 draw.

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Sat, 30 May 2015 14:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Yakin leaves Spartak after single season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Murat Yakin is to step down as coach of Russia's nine-time champions Spartak Moscow after he failed to secure them a place in next season's European competitions.

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Sat, 30 May 2015 11:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Relive: Post-ExCo extraordinary meeting press conference]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=post-exco-extraordinary-meeting-press-conference-to-be-streamed-2610484.htmlFollowing the extraordinary meeting of the FIFA Executive Committee, where the slots for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ will be decided, a press conference took place on Saturday, 30 May 2015 in Zurich.

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Sat, 30 May 2015 09:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Russia 2018 LOC congratulates FIFA President Blatter on re-election]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=russia-2018-loc-congratulates-fifa-president-blatter-on-re-election-2610298.html 

Following his re-election at the helm of FIFA, the Local Organising Committee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ extends its heartfelt congratulations to President Joseph S. Blatter and wishes him the best of success for his fifth term.]]>
Fri, 29 May 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[CSKA move up to second]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=CSKA Moscow defeated Rubin Kazan 3-0 to move back into second spot and take the race for UEFA Champions League football into the final weekend of the Russian Super League.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 21:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[France triumph, Germany also impress]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=france-triumph-germany-also-impress-2608240.htmlMon, 25 May 2015 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Krasnodar nudge ahead of CSKA, Tula hold Dinamo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Krasnodar ramped up the pressure on CSKA Moscow in the battle for second place in the Russian Premier League by holding on for a 2-1 win over Rostov on Sunday, while Lowly Arsenal Tula twice led in their match at Dinamo Moscow but were held 2-2.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 20:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Amkar upset champions Zenit to avoid relegation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Amkar Perm defeated newly-crowned champions Zenit St. Petersburg 1-0 to avoid immediate relegation from the Russian Premier League, while Spartak Moscow suffered their third consecutive league defeat with a 2-1 loss to promoted Ufa.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 17:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Lokomotiv beat Kuban to win Russian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lokomotiv Moscow defeated Kuban Krasnodar 3-1 after extra time in the Russian Cup final to secure their sixth trophy in the competition. 

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Thu, 21 May 2015 18:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA celebrates 111th birthday]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-celebrates-111th-birthday-2607065.htmlThe Federation Internationale  de Football Association (FIFA) celebrates its 111th anniversary today, and we take a brief look back at the history of the organisation.]]>Thu, 21 May 2015 09:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[European sextet complete Chile line-up]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=european-sextet-complete-chile-line-up-2606680.htmlUEFA U-17 Championship semi-finalists Belgium, France, Germany and Russia were joined by play-off winners Croatia and England in booking their tickets to the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 16:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Zenit clinch title, CSKA into second]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 May 2015 19:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[Capello's Russia bouncing back]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=5/news=capello-s-russia-bouncing-back-2604615.htmlThu, 14 May 2015 06:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Toure: I have to fight against this]]>/sustainability/news/y=2015/m=5/news=toure-i-have-to-fight-against-this-2604276.htmlTue, 12 May 2015 14:43:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=News<![CDATA[15 for 2015: Vote for the best Women's World Cup goal]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=15-for-2015-vote-for-the-best-women-s-world-cup-goal-2603986.htmlMon, 11 May 2015 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Zenit stay top, Torpedo hold Dinamo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 10 May 2015 19:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[Zenit look to take penultimate step]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 May 2015 08:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[Wales set another personal best, Russia return to top 30]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=5/news=wales-set-another-personal-best-russia-return-to-top-30-2602590.htmlThu, 07 May 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Response to ARD’s “Der verkaufte Fussball” report on 4 May 2015]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stellungnahme-zur-ard-reportage-der-verkaufte-fussball-vom-4-mai-2015-26-2602576.htmlWed, 06 May 2015 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[European elite eye global summit]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=european-elite-eye-global-summit-2602148.htmlTue, 05 May 2015 08:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Krasnodar take down Tula, Mordovia beat Ufa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Krasnodar kept their fading Russian Premier League title hopes alive with a 3-0 win, which leaves opponents Arsenal Tula deep in relegation trouble, while Mordovia Saransk beat Ufa 2-1.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 19:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Torpedo, Rubin Kazan split points as Dynamo edge Kuban Krasnodar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arnor Smarason's last-gasp strike rescued a point for Russian Premier League bottom side Torpedo Moscow in a 2-2 draw at home to Rubin Kazan, while Dinamo Moscow moved level on points with third-placed neighbours CSKA after edging to a 2-1 success at nine-man Kuban Krasnodar.

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Sun, 03 May 2015 20:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hulk snatches Zenit draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 May 2015 19:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[Money versus Manny: The Football World Predicts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with a series of footballers to hear who they're tipping to emerge victorious.]]>Fri, 01 May 2015 13:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Zenit face Spartak test, Euro race continues]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 May 2015 09:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[Russians participate in the Official Mascot's creation]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=young-russians-participate-in-the-official-mascot-s-creation-2595011.htmlIn a press conference held in Moscow today, Russia 2018 ‘s Local Organising Committee (LOC) and FIFA have announced the start of the competition’s Official Mascot brand development campaign

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Enticing draw excites expectant finalists]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=enticing-draw-excites-expectant-finalists-2595257.htmlFollowing Tuesday’s draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015, FIFA.com gauged the reactions of coaches and captains.

 

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Portugal & Japan in opener, Brazil face Mexico]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=portugal-japan-in-opener-brazil-face-mexico-2594913.html

Tuesday’s draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 revealed who will face who in the group phase of the competition, which takes place on 9-19 July.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[RELIVE the Beach Soccer World Cup draw]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=sorteio-do-mundial-de-beach-soccer-ao-vivo-2594703-2594763.htmlThe draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 took place in the host resort of Espinho on Tuesday and was streamed live at FIFA.com

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Former stars set for Portugal 2015 draw]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=former-stars-set-for-portugal-2015-draw-2594669.htmlFormer Portugal goalkeeper Vitor Baia and ex-France midfielder Christian Karembeu will be the stars of Tuesday’s final draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 in Espinho. 

 

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Zenit beat Arsenal Tula, Spartak sink Rubin Kazan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg shrugged off the disappointment of their UEFA Europa League exit to restore their eight-point lead at the top of the Russian Premier League with victory over Arsenal Tula on Sunday as Spartak Moscow claimed a potentially vital 1-0 win over Rubin Kazan.

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Krasnodar edge Lokomotiv, CSKA sink Torpedo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ufa, Saransk seal late victories]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Two last-gasp goals saw FC Ufa snatch a dramatic 3-2 win over Kuban Krasnodor in the Russian Premier League on Friday evening, while Ruslan Mukhametshin netted ten minutes from time to give Mordovia Saransk a comeback 2-1 win over Ural.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Gameiro breaks Zenit hearts, Dnipro advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Holders Sevilla, Italian duo Napoli and Fiorentina and Dnipro all advanced to the UEFA Europa League semi-finals on Thursday.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Final eight eye road to Warsaw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Zenit stall in title bid]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There was no movement in the race for the Russian Premier League title on Sunday after the three leading clubs all drew.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Napoli put one foot in semis, Sevilla edge Zenit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Napoli all but booked their place in the UEFA Europa League semi-finals with a stunning 4-1 win over Wolfsburg, while defending champions Sevilla came from behind to beat Zenit St. Petersburg 2-1 in Spain.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Sevilla headline Europa quarter-final line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/259/077/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Krylya Sovetov visit new stadium in Samara ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=krylya-sovetov-visit-new-stadium-in-samara-2590495.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 15:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Amkar Perm, Rostov win on day of shocks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bottom side Amkar Perm upset CSKA Moscow by beating them 1-0, while Rostov moved slightly away from trouble with a 2-1 win over Spartak Moscow.

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Witsel: Belgium are feared now]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com on what he and his team-mates learned from the FIFA World Cup, his versatility and cool head in the middle and how he almost ended up at Real Madrid.]]>Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Dinamo sink Saransk, Rubin Kazan hold Zenit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[FK Krasnodar claim derby honours in battle for second]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FK Krasnodar defeated rivals Kuban Krasnodar 3-2 to move to within seven points of Russian Premier League leaders Zenit St. Petersburg.

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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 18:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Zenit seek Europa boost, Eremenko rules out CSKA]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[Zenit win to go ten points clear as Dinamo beat CSKA]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg re-established a ten-point lead at the top of the Russian Premier League by beating Terek Grozny 2-1 on Wednesday, while Dinamo Moscow closed to within four points of city rivals CSKA - the reigning Russian champions - with a 2-1 victory at Arena Khimki.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[UEFA awards Russia victory after Montenegro crowd trouble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Green standard for Russia 2018 stadiums]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=green-standard-for-russia-2018-stadiums-2583558.htmlWed, 08 Apr 2015 15:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)