<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 21 Dec 2014 21:03:00 GMTSun, 21 Dec 2014 22:08:51 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[McCoist leaves Rangers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ally McCoist's reign as Rangers manager ended on Sunday when he left the Glasgow club, the Scottish second-tier side announced, though the 52-year-old was already working a 12-month notice period after handing in his resignation last week.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup winner, a Welsh midfield wizard and an imposing French central defender all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Shankly: I was made for Liverpool]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/coaches/coach=2022333461/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the career of one of football’s most famous and oft-quoted personalities, Bill Shankly.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=CoachesKind=News<![CDATA[Scotland line up Northern Ireland friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scotland and Northern Ireland will play a friendly at Glasgow's Hampden Park on 25 March, four days before the resumption of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, the British rivals announced.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Celtic handed Inter tie, Reds face Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Baraclough named Motherwell boss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[Football’s greatest excuses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= through to Jose MourinhoFIFA.com looked at the best excuses from when some of football’s most recognisable names gave bizarre reasons as to why things did not go to plan.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[The Lawman remembers, 50 years on ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-lawman-remembers-50-years-on-2491045.htmlFIFA.com about his memories of the award, how it has changed over the years and the men vying to take it home next month.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Deila: Lack of intensity cost us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ronny Deila hit out at Celtic's defensive frailties after they concluded their UEFA Europa League Group D campaign with a 4-3 defeat by Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:03:00 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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:31:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Deila: Celtic need to be more clinical]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[Deila: We have momentum and confidence]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[Cup exit sharpens focus on McCoist's Rangers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/248/771/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Celtic looking to cement top spot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[High-speed hat-tricks and timely trebles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com runs down some of quickest trebles in the game.]]>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Everton, Spurs progress, Astra save Celtic]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/248/027/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[British trio on brink of Europa knockout stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[IFAB convene in Belfast for Annual Business Meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/ifab/media/news/newsid=2479037/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The International Football Association Board convened for its Annual Business Meeting at the Europa Hotel in Belfast on Tuesday, aided for the first time by two new advisory panels set up to help bring fresh ideas to the table with regard to the Laws of the Game.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release
<![CDATA[Celtic captain Brown signs new deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic captain Scott Brown signed a new contract with the Scottish champions, tying him to the Glasgow club until 2018. 

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[England display delights Hodgson]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Joy for PSG, glory for Perth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest look at women’s club football visits three continents and is highlighted by the ongoing rise of Paris Saint-Germain, Perth Glory soaring to new heights and Urawa Red Diamonds on the verge of success.]]>Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Keane: Robbie is still massive for us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Rowley leads rout to book Rio ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:14:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Strachan: It was an epic duel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gordon Strachan hailed his Scotland side after they edged a pulsating UEFA EURO 2016 duel with the Republic of Ireland in Glasgow, with Shaun Maloney grabbing the winner 15 minutes from time.

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 07:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Germany labour as Ronaldo sets goal record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany laboured to a 4-0 win over Gibraltar, Cristiano Ronaldo became the tournament's all-time leading scorer, and Scotland edged the Republic of Ireland in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying. 

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Whittaker: Win not crucial to Scotland's chances]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 01:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![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[Carrick out of England squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Moyes hired as Real Sociedad coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 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[Scotland pick Rangers prospect, recall Bardsley]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Stokes savouring Old Firm match-up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Nov 2014 01:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Guidetti strikes again in Celtic win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic moved up to third in the Scottish Premiership thanks to John Guidetti's solitary strike in a 1-0 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle, while Dundee United went top of the table as they saw off St. Mirren 3-0 at Tannadice.

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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands stay in hunt, Japan on form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=This week saw Italy and the Netherlands win through to the final of the European play-offs for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com has the details on their progress and the latest friendlies.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Euro contenders jostle as France, Japan shine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up the weekend’s European play-offs as four contenders battle for one Canada 2015 ticket, while France and Japan collected morale-boosting international wins.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Strachan: I'm pleased with the point from Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After an enthralling 2-2 draw in Poland, Scotland manager Gordon Strachan said he was thrilled with his side's performance as they held on for a valuable point in their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Late strikes sink Denmark, hold Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cristiano Ronaldo headed a stoppage-time winner for Portugal to snatch a 1-0 UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying triumph over Denmark, while John O'Shea marked his 100th senior cap for the Republic of Ireland by scrambling a last-gasp equaliser against Germany.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[The thirteen flags of the EURO for Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2456405/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows the host cities' presentation for a ground-breaking event.]]>Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Scotland full of self-belief ahead of Poland test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Top teams looking to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the next round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying matches with some of the continent's heavyweights, including FIFA World Cup winners Germany, looking to bounce back from recent disappointments.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Strachan: Georgia win best so far]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scotland manager Gordon Strachan hailed Saturday's 1-0 UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier win over Georgia as the best performance of his reign so far.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Poland stun Germany, Ireland rout Gibraltar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Poland defeated Germany for the first time in history in a hard-earned 2-0 win in their UEFA EURO 2016 Group D qualifier in Warsaw, while Robbie Keane scored a hat-trick in the Republic of Ireland's 7-0 rout of Gibraltar.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Strachan: We have a spring in our step]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Speaking ahead of Scotland's UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Georgia, manager Gordon Strachan told reports he believes his side have a spring in their step despite their 2-1 defeat to Germany and are ready for the match on Saturday.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Naismith: Scottish focus on attack]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Shutouts, silverware and the Special One ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Claudio Bravo, Francesco Totti, Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho star in FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review, while Juventus, Malmo, Stjarnan and Hamilton Academical also feature.]]>Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Hamilton end Parkhead drought]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hamilton went top of the Scottish Premiership table after defeating champions Celtic 1-0 at Parkhead for the first time in 76 years. 

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Viola take control, Everton rescue point in Krasnodar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fiorentina took control of UEFA Europa League Group K with a 3-0 away win at Dinamo Minsk, while Samuel Eto'o scored a late equaliser at FK Krasnodar to secure a 1-1 draw for Everton.

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[English sides aim to build Europa momentum]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News