<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:33:00 GMTWed, 01 Oct 2014 03:20:06 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sweden 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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<![CDATA[Celtic held to draw by Dundee]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Super-sub Leigh Griffiths scored a second-half equaliser as Celtic came from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw in their Scottish Premiership clash with Dundee at Dens Park.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Spurs draw Besiktas, Everton get Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Deila backs Celtic to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic manager Ronny Deila has backed his side to bounce back from their European disappointment when they face Dundee in their Scottish Premiership clash, while managerless Ross County visit newly-promoted Hamilton. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Deila: Celtic not up to Champions League level]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Maribor clip Celtic, Zenit cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Maribor shocked Celtic in the return leg of their UEFA Champions League play-off round match-up in Scotland with a 2-1 aggregate victory, sending the Slovenian side into the group stage and the Hoops into the UEFA Europa League.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Duo target Germany return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mario Gomez and Holger Badstuber have both spoken of their desire to be included in Germany coach Joachim Low's squad for matches against Argentina and Scotland.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Group stage berths in sight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Porto pip Lille, Zenit win at Liege]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Porto and Zenit St. Petersburg recorded significant 1-0 victories at Lille and Standard Liege, respectively on Wednesday night in the UEFA Champions League play-off round, while Celtic earned a 1-1 draw at Maribor.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Snodgrass set to miss six months]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Robert Snodgrass, who signed with Hull City in the close-season from Norwich City, looks to set up to six months with a dislocated knee cap he suffered during the Tigers' 1-0 win at Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Celtic look to seize second Champions League chance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Celtic confirmed to play Maribor]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Legia Warsaw's bid to be provisionally reinstated in the UEFA Champions League, confirming Celtic will play Maribor in Slovenia on Wednesday night, while the Polish club will face Aktobe in Kazakhstan the UEFA Europa League.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Benitez wary of Athletic challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Delia: Celtic understand what I want]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[Mulgrew: We're grateful for second chance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Charlie Mulgrew believes Scottish champions Celtic have to shrug off any embarrassment surrounding their European reprieve to make the most of their second chance at UEFA Champions League football.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Celtic, Partick start in style]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic began the defence of their Scottish Premiership title with a 3-0 win over St. Johnstone, while Partick Thistle defeated Ross County 4-0 at home. 

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Van Gaal names Rooney United captain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following Manchester United's 2-1 win in a friendly against Valencia, manager Louis van Gaal named England forward Wayne Rooney captain and Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher vice-captain.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[New look Celtic set to open title defence]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tonev completes Celtic loan move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Aleksandar Tonev has been loaned to Celtic by Aston Villa for the the 2014/15 season, with an option to buy the Bulgarian next summer, which will enable the 24-year old to compete the in the UEFA Champions League.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Southampton sign keeper Forster from Celtic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England international goalkeeper Fraser Forster joined Southampton from Celtic on a four-year contract.

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 21:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Arsenal face Besiktas, Porto draw Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Celtic handed Champions League reprieve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Lyon, Hull advance, Aberdeen out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Delia: Defeat is my responsibility]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Celtic crash out, Zenit advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg overturned a one-goal deficit to come through 3-1 on aggregate against AEL Limassol in their UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match, while Celtic crashed out to Legia Warsaw 6-1 on aggregate. 

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Brown backs desperate Celtic to make great escape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Aug 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: July 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com also looks at the road to Canada 2015 as it continues to take shape.]]>Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Lyon in comfortable win, Hull draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Legia inflict heavy defeat on Hoops, Lille win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ex-Ger Berg plotting Bhoys downfall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Celtic rout Reykjavik, clear first European hurdle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Celtic beat Iceland's KR Reykjavik 4-0 on Tuesday in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League second qualifying round to advance to the third qualifying round 5-0 on aggregate, with Virgil van Dijk and Teemu Pukki both scoring twice at Murrayfield in Edinburgh.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Deila: No problem playing in Edinburgh]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Due to the Commonwealth Games taking place in Glasgow, Celtic will play their second leg of their UEFA Champions League second qualifying round tie at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, but manager Ronny Deila believes the Hoops will have no problem getting the desired result.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Celtic's Euro home campaign begins at rugby HQ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Celtic off to solid start in Iceland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scottish champions Celtic gave themselves a sporting chance of progressing in the UEFA Champions League after cruising to a 1-0 away win over KR Reykjavik in new manager Ronny Deila's first competitive match in charge. 

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015