<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 18 Sep 2014 21:22:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:03:36 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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[Yugoslav great Galic dies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Yugoslavian football great Milan Galic, who had a prolific club career with Partizan Belgrade and Standard Liege, has died aged 76 in Belgrade.

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Deschamps regrets missed chances]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=France coach Didier Deschamps has rued missed chances that saw his side draw 1-1 with Serbia, picking out Loic Remy and Remy Cabella's opportunities as key moments.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[France held in Belgrade]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=France failed to follow up their 1-0 success over Spain three days ago, being held 1-1 by Serbia in Belgrade in an international friendly. 

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News
<![CDATA[Young Germans claim continental crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2414758/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the next generation of German superstars after the U-19 side were crowned continental champions less than three weeks after the senior Mannschaft saw off Argentina in the Maracana.

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Vidic: United will succeed this season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Speaking after the friendly between Inter Milan and his old club Manchester United, Nemanja Vidic said he believes the Red Devils, under Louis van Gaal's guidance, will do well during the 2014/15 English Premier League campaign.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hungary, Serbia reach New Zealand 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2408124/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Hungary and Serbia have filled Europe's final two qualifying spots for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 on Friday after Portugal, Austria, Germany and Ukraine secured their passage earlier in the week.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Quartet book ticket to New Zealand 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2407418/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Austria, Germany, Portugal and Ukraine sealed passage to the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 after the first day of the final tournament of UEFA's European U-19 Championship in Hungary on Tuesday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Europe's young elite eye world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2406272/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Executive fully backs Brazil to host a great 2014 FIFA World Cup™]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/congress/news/newsid=2355983/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Jun 2014 23:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Congress 2014<![CDATA[Fred secures Brazil win over Serbia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=fred-secures-brazil-win-over-serbia-2355617.htmlFri, 06 Jun 2014 22:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Red Star hit by UEFA sanction]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Serbian SuperLiga champions Red Star Belgrade have been excluded from next season's UEFA Champions League after falling foul of UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Jelen SuperLiga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[7 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=7-days-to-go-2354308.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, our focus is on familiar FIFA World Cup foes and the tournament's fastest hat-trick.]]>Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lisbon glory and Landon’s riposte]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review looks back on a week that brought mixed emotions for Landon Donovan but joy unconfined for Real Madrid, Asante Kotoko, Atletico Nacional, Crvena Zvezda and Wolfsburg's women.]]>Wed, 28 May 2014 07:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[President Blatter expresses sympathy for severe flooding]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2341394/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter has written a letter to the Presidents of the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatian Football Federation, Romanian Football Federation and the Football Federation of Serbia expressing his sympathy for the people of their countries as a result of the recent severe flooding.

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Mon, 19 May 2014 16:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 04 May 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[London, Munich compete for showpieces]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/232/432/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of London's Wembley Stadium and Munich's Allianz Arena will host the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-final and final, after the two put their names forward for the tournament's climax.

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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Avramovic: I have faith in Myanmar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his goals for his new team in 2014, their busy schedule ahead and his previous successes in southeast Asia.]]>Thu, 27 Mar 2014 02:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Djordjevic to join Lazio]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Inter confirm Vidic deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Pejcinovic to undergo groin surgery]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nice defender Nemanja Pejcinovic could miss up to two months of action after agreeing to undergo surgery on his groin later this week.

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring fitting tributes to an English footballing legend, a Hollywood actor imitating a Manchester United legend, Jose Mourinho mocking Arsene Wenger and Mehmet Scholl on the risk of a Bayern star playing cards.

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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Vermezovic to coach Orlando Pirates]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=south-africa-premiership-2000000053/news/newsid/227/872/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2013/2014<![CDATA[Vidic to leave United at end of season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Feb 2014 01:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Kagawa: I'm very irritated with my form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[UEFA create slot for France in EURO 2016 qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/226/514/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA announced that EURO 2016 hosts France will play a string of friendlies against pre-set rivals ahead of the tournament, while fellow teams lock horns in the qualifying race.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Vidic: I gave my first medal to Rossi]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Matic makes Chelsea return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Moyes: Vidic must earn his place]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United manager David Moyes has said there is competition for places in the backline at the club with captain Nemanja Vidic fit to play in Wednesday's League Cup quarter-final at Stoke City. 

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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Twenty defenders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

FIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA today announced the 20 defenders shortlisted for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013 as part of the final 55-player shortlist to be revealed on 9 December 2013.

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Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:03:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013
<![CDATA[Sublime skill from a midfield workhorse]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Dec 2013 06:09:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskás awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013<![CDATA[A Hong Kong mud bath]]>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 shows England-based players performing amid bad weather abroad.]]>Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Croatia heading to Brazil despite ups and downs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=kroatien-trotz-hohen-und-tiefen-ziel-2227012.htmlFIFA.com looks back at Croatia’s World Cup qualifying experiences over the past few months, having only secured qualification after two tense encounters with Iceland in the play-offs.]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[United skipper Vidic out of hospital]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has been released from hospital after suffering concussion during United's 1-0 win over Arsenal at Old Trafford. 

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[ Knee injury sidelines Subotic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 09 Nov 2013 20:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Berdyev’s veterans make history in Kazan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how a famous forward’s final goal sealed the unlikeliest of Russia Premier League conquests for a little-known coach and his cast of veterans.]]>Sat, 02 Nov 2013 09:40:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Fruitful talks between football authorities of Serbia and Kosovo]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2208141/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Spurs sink Sheriff, Swansea held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermaine Defoe scored for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol, equalling Spurs' European goal scoring record, while Swansea succumbed to a late equaliser from Russian side Kuban Krasnodar to end 1-1.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Relief, records and a centurion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Bosnians make history, Iceland maintain dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=bosnians-make-history-iceland-keep-dream-alive-2196919.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Serbia sign off on a five-goal high]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=serbia-sign-off-five-goal-high-2196253.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 21:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=europe-poised-for-last-day-drama-2195655.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Predictably strong start for favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The major European women’s leagues halted domestic action at the weekend as the first round of FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ qualifiers got underway. FIFA.com reviews the pick of the action thus far.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Voss-Tecklenburg: We want to challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

With qualification for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ about to start, FIFA.com spoke to Switzerland coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg after her side were drawn with Denmark, Iceland, Serbia, Israel and Malta.

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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands reach promised land]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=italy-netherlands-reach-promised-land-2172065.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Serbia cruise in Cardiff]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=serbia-cruise-cardiff-2169539.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 21:57:16 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[European quartet eye early progress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=european-quartet-eye-early-progress-2169692.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:04:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium in touching distance, France held]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=belgium-within-touching-distance-france-stutter-2169009.htmlSat, 07 Sep 2013 03:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone