<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 01 Sep 2015 11:27:00 GMTTue, 01 Sep 2015 13:55:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Low: Schweinsteiger has an unbelievable will to fight and win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Rogic: Celtic needed that win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016<![CDATA[Celtic sign Manchester United's Blackett on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic have signed Manchester United's Tyler Blackett on a season long loan, the Scottish champions announced Saturday.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Germany call up Liverpool's Can for key qualifers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool's uncapped midfielder Emre Can has been called up to the Germany squad for the world champions' forthcoming key UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers against Poland and Scotland.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Brown: I'm ashamed of our performance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic captain Scott Brown says he is ashamed by his side's performance after they crashed out of the UEFA Champions League following a 2-0 defeat to Malmo FF in the second leg of their play-off round clash.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Malmo, Maccabi reach group stage as Monaco bow out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Malmo advanced to their second straight UEFA Champions League group stage appearance with a 2-0 (4-3 aggregate) win over Celtic, while Maccabi Tel Aviv advanced on away goals and Valencia held on despite losing 2-1 on the day to Monaco.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Celtic, Monaco face test of Champions League nerves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Aug 2015 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Malmo strike late at Celtic, Valencia take down Monaco]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Boumsong: World Cup is a unifying force]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=boumsong-world-cup-is-a-unifying-force-2671799.htmlWed, 19 Aug 2015 14:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[United confident for Club Brugge, Celtic wary of Malmo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Deila positive ahead of Malmo clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic manager Ronny Deila says he isn't concerned by his side's slack finish to their 4-2 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle ahead of the first leg of their crucial UEFA Champions League play-off against Swedish side Malmo.

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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 00:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Celtic boss hails Aussie comeback star Rogic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Aug 2015 23:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016<![CDATA[Celtic stand firm in Baku, Shakhtar progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scottish champions Celtic did just enough to progress from the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round with a 1-0 win on aggregate over Qarabag, while Shakhtar Donetsk eliminated Fenerbahce.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2015 21:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Rooney: It was weird playing for Everton]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wayne Rooney admitted it felt "weird" putting on the blue shirt of his boyhood club Everton once again in a testimonial match for Goodison Park cult hero Duncan Ferguson on Sunday.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Celtic's Johansen focused on Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2668840.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Deila: Celtic stronger than ever ahead of new campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016<![CDATA[Boyata's late goal gives Celtic some breathing space]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dedryck Boyata saved Celtic's blushes with a late winner in a 1-0 home win over Azerbaijani side Qarabag, while Ajax and Rapid Vienna played to a 2-2 draw in UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg clashes.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Gordon signs new Celtic deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has been rewarded for his performances since signing in 2014 with a two-year contract extension with the Scottish champions.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Scotland rivalry sparks Hodgson's imagination]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=scotland-rivalry-sparks-hodgson-s-imagination-2667965.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 23:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Innovative ideas for pre-season]]>/news/y=2012/m=8/news=innovative-ideas-for-pre-season-1680807.htmlFIFA.com explores some of the unorthodox methods teams have used in pre-season, including indulgence in USA, a trip to Scotland, a wilderness retreat and a climb up a mountain.]]>Sat, 18 Jul 2015 06:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Celtic sign Belgian goalkeeper Bailly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Belgian international goalkeeper Logan Bailly says his transfer to Scottish champions Celtic on Wednesday from OH Leuven is a dream move for him.

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ladbrokes Premiership 2015/2016
<![CDATA[McArthur signs new deal at Crystal Palace]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Celtic sign Swiss teenager Janko]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Highly-rated Swiss fullback Saidy Janko became Scottish champions Celtic's second signing of the close season on Wednesday when he agreed to move from Manchester United on a four-year deal.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[O'Neill: We're still in the group]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Martin O'Neill insists Ireland can still qualify for UEFA EURO 2016 despite their 1-1 draw with Scotland at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 23:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Lewandowski hit hat-tricks, Greece hit rock bottom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Ritchie strike secures Scotland friendly win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bournemouth winger Matt Ritchie scored his first goal for Scotland to secure a 1-0 win over Qatar in a decidedly low-key friendly at Easter Road in Edinburgh on Friday.

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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 21:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Celtic sign City defender Boyata]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[Inverness claim first Scottish Cup win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Super sub James Vincent fired home a late winner for ten-man Inverness Caledonian Thistle to claim the Scottish Cup for the first time with a 2-1 win over Falkirk Saturday at Hampden.

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Sat, 30 May 2015 16:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Stars align for Chicago, Rosengard]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stars-align-for-chicago-rosengard-2608282.htmlTue, 26 May 2015 03:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2607627.htmlSat, 23 May 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[High-speed hat-tricks and timely trebles]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=high-speed-hat-tricks-and-timely-trebles-2480211.htmlFIFA.com runs down some of quickest trebles in the game.]]>Sat, 16 May 2015 12:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Blurred lines: footballers and video games]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=blurred-lines-footballers-and-video-games-2605031.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at those famous footballers whose skills also extend to the armchair and a Playstation console.
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Fri, 15 May 2015 07:05:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![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[Deila's delight as Celtic clinch title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 May 2015 16:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2601218.htmlSat, 02 May 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=the-week-in-quotes-2594005.htmlFIFA.com recaps the best recent remarks.]]>Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[It's a funny old game]]>/news/y=2012/m=7/news=funny-old-game-1663747.htmlFIFA.com looks back on some of the game's more light-hearted moments.]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Dream debuts amid goals galore]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=dream-debuts-amid-goals-galore-2580867.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly review alongside Brazil's resurgence, a Socceroo landmark and a record-breaking Norwegian youngster.]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Familiar names reign in Europe, Japan’s new season blossoms ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=familiar-names-reign-in-europe-japan-s-new-season-blossoms-2580425.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the latest women’s club football news where spring has brought a new season in Japan, while a familiar quartet won their way into the UEFA Women’s Champions League last-four.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Ferguson leads tributes at Mackay funeral]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Tottenham Hotspur captain and Hearts legend Dave Mackay was laid to rest at a funeral in Edinburgh with former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson a part of the tributes.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Hearts promoted after Rangers win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hearts were promoted to the Scottish Premiership on Sunday at the first time of asking as Rangers' 2-0 win at Hibernian ensured the Edinburgh club will finish second tier champions.

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Celtic extend advantage at the top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic extended their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership to five points after a comfortable 3-0 victory over Dundee United at Parkhead, while Ross County moved seven clear of St. Mirren at the bottom with a 2-1 win over Kilmarnock.

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 18:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[They said it: Paul Gascoigne]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=they-said-it-paul-gascoigne-2568880.htmlFormer England midfielder Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne will go down as one of his country's all-time gifted players, but his career will be just as memorable for his mischievous nature. FIFA.com looks at some of his more memorable quotes.

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=They Said ItKind=News
<![CDATA[Rare stumble for Wolfsburg, domestic queens shine]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=rare-stumble-for-wolfsburg-domestic-queens-shine-2565697.htmlFIFA.com looks at the latest in women’s club football, where the favourites were untroubled in Denmark, Spain and Scotland, but a rare defeat for Wolfsburg has created a dramatic title race in Germany.]]>Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News