<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 26 Aug 2015 22:41:00 GMTThu, 27 Aug 2015 14:01:10 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[United ease past Brugge, CSKA stage comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Man Utd, Lazio aim for Champions League group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[New adventures await U-20 stars]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=new-adventures-await-u-20-stars-2672218.htmlEarning a reputation is difficult enough; maintaining it often even tougher. However, the FIFA U-20 World Cup – long touted as a springboard for future stars – continues to live up to its lofty billing.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Depay double downs Brugge, Lazio edge Leverkusen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A brace from Memphis Depay helped Manchester United to a 3-1 win over Club Brugge in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, while Lazio edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 and Sporting Lisbon left it late to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 22:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![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[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[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[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[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[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[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[Stellar names lend a hand]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=stellar-names-lend-a-hand-2667205.htmlFIFA.com takes you on a trip down memory lane by looking back at the careers of the star-studded Draw Assistants. ]]>Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Rajkovic relishing draw role ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=rajkovic-relishing-draw-role-2665820.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 09:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2654010.htmlSun, 28 Jun 2015 10:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Zivkovic strike voted New Zealand's best]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=zivkovic-strike-voted-new-zealand-s-best-2653170.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Denmark, Germany reach Rio 2016]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=2652704/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Denmark and Germany booked their tickets to the 2016 Men's Olympic Football Tournament by emerging from Group A at the UEFA European U-21 Championships.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[Mijatovic: Yugoslavia could have been one of the best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Predrag Mijatovic speaks to FIFA.com about Yugoslavia's shock FIFA World Youth Championship conquest of 1987, the potential that memorable generation had and the future of Montenegrin football.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-sees-stars-emerge-serbia-sparkle-2652283.htmlFIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 in numbers ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-2015-in-numbers-2651593.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 23:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Rajkovic: We’re one team with one heart]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Danilo faces defeat with dignity]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=danilo-faces-defeat-with-dignity-2651584.htmlDefeated Brazil captain Danilo spoke to FIFA.com after the final whistle blew on the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, reflecting on the desolation inside the Brazil camp and his personal success in winning the adidas Silver Ball.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Mali’s magician Traore nets top honour]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mali-s-magician-traore-nets-top-honour-2651545.htmlWe review the award-winners at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, with Mali's Adama Traore taking top honours with the adidas Golden Ball while Ukraine's Viktor Kovalenko ended up with the adidas Golden Boot.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Ecstasy in Auckland as Serbia make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=ecstasy-in-auckland-as-serbia-make-history-2651306.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Maksimovic leaves it late to seal historic win]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271592/match=300269523/match-report.htmlSerbia are the FIFA U-20 World Cup champions after a late extra time goal from Nemanja Maksimovic sealed victory after Andreas Pereira had earlier levelled following Stanisa Mandic's opener.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[U-20 road trip nears end for Kiwi diehards ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=u-20-road-trip-nears-end-for-kiwi-diehards-2651014.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 22:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Paunovic: It would be wonderful to make history]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=paunovic-it-would-be-wonderful-to-make-history-2650914.html FIFA.com about the rebirth of his country's football since the war, his management style and what he expects from the FIFA U-20 World Cup final against Brazil.]]>Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Successful FIFA U-20 World Cup set for fitting finale ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=successful-fifa-u-20-world-cup-set-for-fitting-finale-2650744.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbia dig deep to banish demons]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=serbia-dig-deep-to-banish-demons-2650473.htmlFIFA.com about Serbia's hard-fought semi-final win over Mali and whether fatigue will play against them in the decider against Brazil.]]>Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Joao Pedro: We're not finished yet]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=joao-pedro-we-re-not-finished-yet-2650404.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 15:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Brazil and Serbia set up final date]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=brazil-and-serbia-set-up-final-date-2650383.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Saponjic strikes to send Serbia through ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271596/match=300269518/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Maiga, Mali's giant go-getter]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=maiga-mali-s-giant-go-getter-2649010.htmlFIFA.com caught up with him to hear about his famous father and his uncompromising style of play.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbians winning hearts as they chase history]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=serbians-winning-hearts-as-they-chase-history-2648976.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 22:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[African tests for Brazil and Serbia]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=african-tests-for-brazil-and-serbia-2649020.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 22:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Zelalem: USA want to reach higher]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=zelalem-usa-want-to-reach-higher-2648285.htmlFIFA.com of his belief that USA can begin challenging for major titles, also outlining his approach to penalties and Arsenal ambitions.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Unlucky losers pay the penalty]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=unlucky-losers-pay-the-penalty-2648259.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up the day at New Zealand 2015 where eight teams became four.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbia keep cool to set up Mali showdown ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 14 Jun 2015 08:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![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[Sub Saponjic is Serbia's saviour]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=sub-saponjic-is-serbia-s-saviour-2645689.html

After scoring a crucial late equaliser for Serbia against Hungary at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, Ivan Saponjic caught up with FIFA.com to discuss his impact as a supersub and his country's hopes in the quarter-finals. 

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Penalty heroes emerge amid late drama]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=penalty-heroes-emerge-amid-late-drama-2645506.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Late own goal steers Serbia through]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271600/match=300269513/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Passion overcomes adversity in Dunedin]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=passion-overcomes-adversity-in-dunedin-2627897.htmlTue, 09 Jun 2015 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Four-goal Mervo revelling in new role]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=four-goal-mervo-revelling-in-new-role-2627932.htmlFIFA.com about his football heroes and the change in position that has seen him become one of the scoring sensations of the U-20 World Cup.]]>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The group stage in Tweets]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-group-stage-in-tweets-2621820.htmlFIFA.com has selected a few Tweets that stood out during the group stages.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 04:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Zivkovic chalks up another landmark]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=zivkovic-chalks-up-another-landmark-2620948.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Andrija Zivkovic who was beaming with pride as his side broke new ground.]]>Sat, 06 Jun 2015 20:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Free-kick feast as Portugal, Serbia top groups]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=free-kick-feast-as-portugal-serbia-top-groups-2620886.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that saw Portugal and Serbia top their groups, while Mali, Uruguay and Colombia reached the knockout stages and Senegal face an anxious wait.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Serbia seal top spot, Mexico sent home]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269553/match-report.htmlSat, 06 Jun 2015 06:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Seven set for nerve-wracking finale ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Thu, 04 Jun 2015 23:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Delight amid the deluge as Portugal progress ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=delight-amid-the-deluge-as-portugal-progress-2617988.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2015 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015