<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 28 Aug 2014 17:24:00 GMTThu, 28 Aug 2014 20:05:20 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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[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[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[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[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[Lille, Bate book play-off places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sergey Krivets was the hero for Bate Borisov as he scored in the final minute to secure a 3-1 win over Debrecen to book their place in the UEFA Champions League play-offs, while Lille beat Grasshoppers 3-1 on aggregate to advance.

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Slovenia's Koren latest to link with Melbourne City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Aug 2014 01:21:00 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[Benfica keeper Oblak heads for Atletico Madrid]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Slovenian international goalkeeper Jan Oblak has agreed a six-year deal with Atletico Madrid, the Spanish La Liga champions confirmed.

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Birsa pleased by Chievo switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014<![CDATA[Messi on the mark for Argentina]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-on-the-mark-for-argentina-2359500.htmlSat, 07 Jun 2014 23:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cavani sets up Uruguay win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=cavani-sets-up-uruguay-win-2354820.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 05:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[Germany march on, Matildas triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Another round of thrilling UEFA qualifiers took place ahead of Canada 2015, while Australia caused a stir in beating Brazil 2-1 in a friendly down under. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Algeria win, Côte d'Ivoire snatch draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Elephants drawing 2-2 with Belgium and the Black Stars losing 1-0 in Montenegro.]]>Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Sevilla, Spurs through as Swans crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The last 16 round of the UEFA Europa League promises some mouthwatering match-ups after Thursday's action saw Sevilla win 2-1, Tottenham Hotspur take down Dnipro 3-2 and Napoli advance.

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Spain toppled as Italy triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy are the new kings of European futsal with a 3-1 victory over Russia after reigning champions Spain were toppled for the first time in almost a decade in the semi-finals. FIFA.com reviews the UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 action.

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Sun, 09 Feb 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News
<![CDATA[ Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the upcoming birthdays in the world of football, with a Belgian legend, a Japanese veteran, a Turkish playmaker and a mercurial Slovenian talent all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Swansea through despite loss, Spurs cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Swansea City qualified for the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League despite losing 1-0 at St. Gallen, while Tottenham Hotspur cruised to victory in a 4-1 home win over Anzhi Makhachkala to cap off a perfect group campaign. 

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Europa League fates go down to wire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Lyon, Lazio amongst qualified sides]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Six of the best World Cup play-offs ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=six-the-best-world-cup-play-offs-2222431.htmlFIFA.com looks back at some of the classic ties that have set the standard for drama, significance and shock value.]]>Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia<![CDATA[Spurs, Valencia, Fiorentina all through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Xhaka ends Slovenian hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=xhaka-ends-slovenian-hopes-2196259.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Qualification scenarios explained]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=qualification-scenarios-explained-2195395.htmlFIFA.com guides you through all the possible outcomes, with automatic and play-off places up for grabs in the race to reach the FIFA World Cup™.]]>Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp.<![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[Belgium, Germany and Switzerland join party]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=belgium-germany-and-switzerland-join-the-party-2194935.htmlSat, 12 Oct 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Promised land looms for European quartet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=promised-land-looms-for-european-quartet-2193684.htmlBelgium, Germany, Russia and Switzerland could all qualify for Brazil 2014 on Friday as the penultimate round of qualifiers takes place across Europe, with England and Montenegro also battling it out for supremacy at the top of Group H.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Coyle: We could have had six or seven]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Oct 2013 23:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Lyon held, Spurs, Swans win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Slovenia’s solidity helping turnaround]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=th in the recent FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, thanks to two wins in Brazil 2014 qualifying. FIFA.com takes a closer look at a side hoping to reach their second consecutive FIFA World Cup.]]>Thu, 03 Oct 2013 09:49:30 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Swansea stun Valencia, Spurs coast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Swansea City marked their long-awaited return to Europe with a remarkable 3-0 road victory at Valencia, while Tottenham comfortably beat Tromso in a busy night of UEFA Europa League play.

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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 21:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![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[Slovenia stay in hunt]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=slovenia-stay-hunt-2169542.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 22:03:57 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<![CDATA[Slovenia sneak past Albania]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=slovenia-sneak-past-albania-2168720.htmlSlovenia defeated visiting Albania 1-0 courtesy of a fantastic goal from Kevin Kampl in the 19th minute, though the hosts still remain towards the bottom of the table in Group E.

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Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=decisive-duels-campaign-end-draws-near-2167710.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Celtic grab late winner, AC Milan through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Omiya axe manager Verdenik]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=japan-j-league-division-1-2000000085/news/newsid/215/115/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 12 Aug 2013 04:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2013 <![CDATA[Belgium move clear, Portugal claim key win ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=belgium-clear-portugal-pull-off-key-win-2104446.htmlFIFA.com reviews Friday's matchday in European qualifying for Brazil 2014 as Belgium and Portugal improved their prospects, while Croatia and Montenegro both stumbled at home.]]>Sat, 08 Jun 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Crunch time for Portugal in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=crunch-time-for-portugal-europe-2103404.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone