<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 22 Oct 2014 22:02:00 GMTWed, 22 Oct 2014 22:12:48 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Real rule Anfield, Arsenal leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid's mesmerising first-half performance put Liverpool to the sword thanks to a Karim Benzema brace and a Cristiano Ronaldo goal, while Arsenal stunned Brussels with two late goals to secure a 2-1 victory over Anderlecht.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Stakes high for three European institutions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Wednesday's UEFA Champions League where a host of big names have little margin for error including Juventus, Liverpool and Benfica.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Madrid's trip to Anfield tops bill]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[Drmic: We need goals in Serravalle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Switzerland striker Josip Drmic admits his team badly need goals in San Marino on Tuesday night in order to get their UEFA EURO 2016 qualification campaign up and running.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:00:00 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[Spain crash, England cruise in EURO qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thursday featured several surprising results across UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, including Slovakia's 2-1 win over Spain and Slovenia defeating Switzerland 1-0, while England cruised to a comfortable 5-0 win at the expense of San Marino.

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Leading nations play catch-up in EURO race]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Petkovic: Switzerland’s future is bright]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/437/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his new role as Switzerland coach, the character in the team and their tough qualifying opponents which include England.]]>Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Fuleco finds new home]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2452177/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:37:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Rodgers frustrated with poor defending]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brendan Rodgers lamented Liverpool's "poor" defending after the Reds crashed to a 1-0 UEFA Champions League defeat against Basel.

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Madrids march on, Arsenal see off Gala]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Last year's UEFA Champions League finalists Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid overcame differing tests to win their second group games, while Liverpool slipped to defeat in Switzerland against Basel and Arsenal saw off Galatasaray.

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: September 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the main news and events from a month in women's football dominated by qualifying for Canada 2015.]]>Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Heavyweight trio in need of a boost]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Atletico, Arsenal look to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Executive Committee says stop to third-party ownership of players' economic rights]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2444471/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Chaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee today completed a two-day meeting, the third of the year, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. 

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:01:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release
<![CDATA[Get ready for the Gala! ]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballondor/archive/edition=1999902014/news/newsid=2443145/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com as we prepare to celebrate another fabulous year of the beautiful game with the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2014 and you can keep up with all the glamour as the stars of the football universe come out to sparkle.]]>Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:03:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Spain: Second permanent seminar on football law ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[14 quotes for the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballondor/archive/edition=1999902014/news/newsid=2194193/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up 13 of the most memorable quotes from our coverage of the last 14 years of the prestigious ceremony.]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:22:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2441621/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=There are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=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[FIFA President given Knie painting]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/homefifa/news/newsid=2441010/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[Low: Youth coaches create world champions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=low-youth-coaches-create-world-champions-2440913.htmlWed, 17 Sep 2014 11:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Real reaction pleases Ancelotti]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Real rampant, Liverpool leave it late]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA Champions League holders Real Madrid began their title defence with an emphatic win against Basel, while late drama at Anfield saw Liverpool concede an equaliser and then score a winner after the 89th minute.

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[No surprises on the sand in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News<![CDATA[Sousa: Basel ready to challenge giants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Basel coach Paulo Sousa believes his side can trouble the established powers of Real Madrid and Liverpool in their quest to qualify for the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League. 

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![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[Swiss become first Portugal 2015 qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/beachsoccer/news/newsid=2438841/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News<![CDATA[Rooney: Patience paid off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Spain, England up and running, Ukraine beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Welbeck sets England rolling]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Petkovic: We're level with England]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic believes that his side will meet England as equals when the teams face off in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier. 

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Switzerland a big test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England manager Roy Hodgson and captain Wayne Rooney both spoke of their desire for the team to turn in a positive performance in their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Group E favourites Switzerland.

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Sturridge sidelined for England's qualifier]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England's Football Association have confirmed Daniel Sturridge will miss the Three Lions' UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Switzerland on Monday after picking up a thigh injury in training, though Jack Wilshere believes Danny Welbeck is more than a suitable replacement.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Scala explains FIFA Presidential election process ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2436068/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about how the process for electing the FIFA President works.]]>Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Galatasaray sign Pandev, Dzemaili]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Galatasaray have signed forward Goran Pandev and midfielder Blerim Dzemaili from Italian Serie A club Napoli on Monday just before the transfer window slammed shut.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Gerrard: I had Champions League envy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has admitted he was jealous of watching other clubs compete in the UEFA Champions League in recent seasons.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Liverpool draw champions, City face Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool's return to Europe's elite competition was marked by drawing holders Real Madrid, while Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea all drew familiar foes in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League draw. 

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Lionesses roar, USA find goalscoring form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up this week’s women’s international action led by England winning through to Canada 2015 amid a host of qualifiers in Europe, while world No1 USA eased to yet another win on home soil.]]>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Benaglio quits Swiss duty]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Swiss Benaglio announces international retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Diego Benaglio has announced his retirement from international football as the Switzerland goalkeeper has elected to concentrate on his club career with German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA to host landmark conference on sporting ethics ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/homefifa/news/newsid=2423590/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:37:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[Glory and heartbreak amid decisive match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action in Japan and USA where there was several make-or-break contests, plus the latest from Norway and Switzerland.]]>Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA collaborative project investigates the issue of concussion in football]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2420132/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=As part of a collaborative project with FIFA, researchers are currently seeking to determine exactly when a player should return to football after suffering a mild head injury in the course of play.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Spectators flock amid differing fortunes for elite]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular look at women’s club football sees contrasting fortunes for traditional heavyweights in USA and Japan, plus a record crowd sets another off-field benchmark Stateside.]]>Tue, 05 Aug 2014 06:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Swiss international Fernandes signs for Rennes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014<![CDATA[Samuel makes Swiss move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Walter Samuel, who has played for Inter Milan, Roma and Real Madrid, signed a one-year deal with Basel in the Swiss Super League on Wednesday.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Palestinian FA President pays courtesy visit to FIFA President]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2407376/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The President of the Palestinian FA and the President of the Palestinian Olympic Committee Jibril M. Rajoub used the occasion of an IOC meeting in Lausanne to make a courtesy visit to FIFA President Blatter on Tuesday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[New international calendar for women’s football in the spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News