<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 27 Nov 2014 21:29:00 GMTThu, 27 Nov 2014 22:46:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[London to host EURO 2020 final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/244/191/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[European favourites ease through to finals]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-favourites-ease-through-to-finals-2441547.htmlFIFA.com reviews the European qualifiers for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, with Spain and Switzerland qualifying for the first time alongside a host of heavyweights.]]>Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Everton return in style as Spurs, Celtic held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton returned to Europe with a 4-1 UEFA Europa League win over Wolfsburg, while Scottish champions Celtic and Tottenham both drew on the road against Salzburg and Partizan respectively.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Sweden qualify, play-off participants decided]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=sweden-qualify-play-off-participants-decided-2441503.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the last day of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015, in which Sweden secured the final automatic berth.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Sweden seal spot in Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=sweden-seal-spot-in-canada-2441104.htmlSweden became the seventh European team to secure a ticket to the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ with their 2-0 win over Scotland in the tenth and final day of European qualification on Thursday.

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Heavyweights open Europa group stage campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[European coaches to recap Brazil 2014's technical legacy in Russia ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-coaches-to-recap-brazil-2014-s-technical-legacy-in-russia-2439876.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=euro-quartet-book-canada-trip-usa-imperious-2440035.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Celtic edge Dons, Partick win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic earned their first victory in five matches as they held off a late Aberdeen surge in their Scottish Premiership clash, while Partick Thistle, Kilmarnock, Dundee and Motherwell were the day's other winners. 

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[A new star in Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?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 involves the world champions back in competitive action.]]>Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Strachan: I thought we would win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After Germany's 2-1 win over a tough Scotland side in their first UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier on Sunday, manager Gordon Strachan admitted he thought his side were going to escape Dortmund with a surprising win.

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Albania shock Portugal, Germany edge Scotland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Albania shocked Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal 1-0 on the road in Group I, while Poland forward Robert Lewandowski scored four goals in the first round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers. 

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Low: Boateng return will help us]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/677/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Following a 4-2 friendly defeat against Argentina, Germany manager Joachim Low expects Jerome Boateng's return to help the FIFA World Cup™ winners in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Scotland.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 12:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Palace break club record to sign McArthur]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=James McArthur has joined Crystal Palace from Wigan Athletic for a club record fee to bring to Scottish international to Selhurst Park.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Burnley seal double swoop for Boyd and Chalobah]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League newcomers Burnley have made two signings on Transfer Deadline Day, bringing in Scottish international George Boyd from Hull City and youngster Nathaniel Chalobah from Chelsea.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews August in women’s football with Germany regaining their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup crown, qualifiers for Canada 2015 continuing apace, a new champion Stateside and big-name players on the move.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News