<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 18 Dec 2014 05:33:00 GMTThu, 18 Dec 2014 16:10:21 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Voss-Tecklenburg: We have everything to gain]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=voss-tecklenburg-we-have-everything-to-gain-2493789.htmlFIFA.com about her team's historic qualification for Canada 2015 and its importance for women's football in the nation.]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Celtic handed Inter tie, Reds face Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Chelsea face PSG, City tackle Barça in last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Brazil 2014 goalkeeping star, a solid German defender and a superstar French forward all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Round of 32 line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Monchengladbach and Villarreal sealed their last-32 places in the UEFA Europa League after wins in Group A, while holders Sevilla also booked their place in the knockout stages.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Rodgers: Liverpool will fight for European return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 01:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Basel send Liverpool packing, Arsenal and Real rampant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 1-1 draw at Anfield sent Basel through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as Group C runners-up at the expense of Liverpool, while Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Istanbul.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Five spots still up for grabs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[FIFA Ballon d'Or: All you need to know]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-ballon-d-or-all-you-need-to-know-2488065.htmlFIFA.com is here to explain the fine print of the most prestigious awards in the world of football.]]>Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Group C: World champions to face debutant trio]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-c-world-champions-to-face-debutant-trio-2488887.htmlReigning world champions Japan will face a trio of Women’s World Cup debutants in Group C, with Switzerland, Cameroon and Ecuador all set for their tournament premieres.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada prepared to welcome the world ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-prepared-to-welcome-the-world-2487913.htmlOn Saturday 6 December, the eyes of the football world will turn to Ottawa, which will stage the Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com previews the action ahead.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Reactions to the FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination meeting ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following their meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich this Tuesday, some members of the FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination shared their views on the discussions with FIFA.com.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:54:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA to strengthen monitoring and prevention of discrimination in football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination, chaired by FIFA Vice-President and CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb, met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich today, 2 December 2014.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:54:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA hosts elite referees seminar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News<![CDATA[Allen praises Liverpool improvement, Lambert impact]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[The history of FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2480131/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:37:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atleti advance, Reds frustrated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atletico and Bayer on the cusp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Selhurst stunned by Kasami's cracker ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=selhurst-stunned-by-kasami-s-cracker-2477096.htmlFri, 21 Nov 2014 07:36:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Five questions to the FIFA President]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2476223/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After FIFA President Blatter lodged a criminal complaint with the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, he answered five questions related to the issue.

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:21:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Joy for PSG, glory for Perth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest look at women’s club football visits three continents and is highlighted by the ongoing rise of Paris Saint-Germain, Perth Glory soaring to new heights and Urawa Red Diamonds on the verge of success.]]>Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England and reigning champions Spain both secured home wins in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while San Marino claimed an historic draw at home to Estonia. 

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Seferovic: It was a team effort]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=seferovic-it-was-a-team-effort-2474716.htmlFIFA.com looks back at Switzerland's triumph at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Nigeria 2009 five years ago, where they beat the host nation in the final and the world caught its first glimpse of Haris Seferovic.

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[NMMU welcomes a South African football legend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Anderlecht fightback holds Arsenal, Juve survive scare]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 Live Your Goals Tour to kick off in November]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-2015tm-live-your-goals-tour-to-kick-off-in-swit-2470332.htmlMon, 03 Nov 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Graduation ceremony at Cheikh Anta Diop University ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![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! ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=9/news=get-ready-for-the-gala-2443145.htmlFIFA.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