<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Jul 2014 15:04:00 GMTWed, 16 Jul 2014 17:33:20 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 (TM)<![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 (TM)<![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<![CDATA[Omiya Ardija head top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2013 <![CDATA[Spain stumble, Portugal rescue point]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=spain-stumble-portugal-rescue-point-2044063.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action from a massive evening of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in Europe highlighted by a shock draw at home for world champions Spain against Finland, while Portugal narrowly avoided defeat in Israel.]]>Fri, 22 Mar 2013 23:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Iceland boost qualification hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=iceland-boost-qualification-hopes-2040625.htmlTottenham midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson grabbed both goals to down Slovenia and keep Iceland's hopes of FIFA World Cup qualification alive. Slovenia had earlier taken the lead through Milivoje Novakovic.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Henriksen: Albania will be a tough test]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=henriksen-albania-will-tough-test-2039563.htmlNorway's game against Albania will be no easy task according to the hosts' midfielder Markus Henriksen, who expects a the visitors will give them a tough game in Group E, while Slovenia will host Iceland in the group's other game.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Schelotto saves Inter, derby ends level]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Derby della Madonnina finished level at 1-1 when AC Milan's Stephan El Shaarawy scored in the first half and Ezequiel Schelotto equalised for Inter Milan in the second half.

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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Samp hold Napoli, Fiorentina dominate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Napoli's attempt to close in on Juventus' Serie A lead was stymied by Sampdoria, while Catania continued their winning ways with a 1-0 win over Bologna.

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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 17:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Trusty Handanovic earns Inter faith ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Samir Handanovic had his work cut out to claim the No1 spot when he signed for Inter Milan in summer 2012, but the tall Slovenian is winning over the Internazionale faithful with a string of commanding performances in goal.

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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 17:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Katanec returns as Slovenia coach]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=katanec-returns-slovenia-coach-1978731.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2013 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Who should your club sign?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/796/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you reckon your club should sign in January 2013.]]>Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Slovenia manager Stojanovic sacked]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/876/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Slovenia manager Slavisa Stojanovic was sacked on Sunday after a disappointing start to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying campaign.

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Sun, 09 Dec 2012 22:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Plzen upset champions, Lazio on top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Dec 2012 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[UEFA confirm multi-city EURO 2020]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/704/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA have confirmed that UEFA EURO 2020 will not take place in a single country, instead being staged across multiple cities around the continent.

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Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Russians overcome Italians as English held]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/194/053/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=There were notable wins for Rubin Kazan and Anzhi Makhachkala, beating Inter Milan and Udinese, while Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United and Liverpool all played out draws in the UEFA Europa League.

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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 23:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News