<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:30:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Sweden qualify, play-off participants decided]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the last day of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015, in which Sweden secured the final automatic berth.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Sweden seal spot in Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sweden became the seventh European team to secure a ticket to the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ with their 2-0 win over Scotland in the tenth and final day of European qualification on Thursday.

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Simeone: Atletico are in an uncomfortable position]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Allegri demands Juve get clinical]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:05:00 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[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[Holders get group stage rolling]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2439348/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Khalili: Palestine can improve for Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/892/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Potsdam on top, Lyon cruise to victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the pick of the action.]]>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Ibrahimovic: It feels unbelievable]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zlatan Ibrahimovic spoke of his delight after becoming Sweden's all-time record goalscorer, surpassing the 49-goal mark set by Sven Rydell over 80 years ago.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Conte up and running, Ibra makes history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Azzurri hot-seat, while Spain stumbled again and Belgium look all set for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification. FIFA.com reviews the international friendlies.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic breaks Swedish scoring record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored two first-half goals in Sweden's friendly against Estonia on Thursday to become his country's all-time leading scorer, surpassing Sven Rydell's tally of 49 strikes.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Reds, records and goals galore ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2435435/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com stats review.]]>Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Arsenal beat Besiktas, Bayer win big]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Alexis Sanchez scores just before half-time to give Arsenal a 1-0 win over Besiktas to send the English Premier League club into the UEFA Champions League group stage, while Bayer Leverkusen beat Copenhagen 4-0 to advance 7-2 on aggregate.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Finale looms Stateside, fresh ambitions in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest domestic club action in the women’s game with the championship decider set in the USA, while there is a look at the latest from Sweden, Norway and Republic of Ireland.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![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[Bilbao, Napoli level as Bayer clip Copenhagen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tuesday's UEFA Champions League play-off round match-ups saw Athletic Bilbao earn at 1-1 draw at Napoli while Bayer Leverkusen came out on top of a five-goal thriller against Copenhagen winning 3-2 and a ten-man Arsenal held Besiktas in Istanbul.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:49:00 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[Ibrahimovic: I can and will win the Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Seasons resume, finales loom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest club action with tense penultimate rounds in USA and Japan, plus momentum gathering in Europe as summer starts to abate.]]>Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Celtic crash out, Zenit advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg overturned a one-goal deficit to come through 3-1 on aggregate against AEL Limassol in their UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match, while Celtic crashed out to Legia Warsaw 6-1 on aggregate. 

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: July 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com also looks at the road to Canada 2015 as it continues to take shape.]]>Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Marta makes latest Swedish move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New names and familiar faces jostle for supremacy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football around the globe where there was a shock for USA’s long-term leaders, surprise results in Japan, plus news from Sweden and Finland.]]>Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Malmo held, Gothenburg run riot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=League leaders Malmo are held by bottom club Brommapojkarna while Gothenburg notch six against Helsingborg.

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Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Allsvenskan 2014
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hult signs for Nice]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nice make the Swedish midfielder their second recruitment of the summer transfer window.

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Swiss dominate Euro headlines, USA open new era]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the weekend international action in women’s football headlined by an historic breakthrough for Switzerland amid a heavy schedule of European matches, while USA have continued their winning home form.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Close in Germany, Switzerland and Austria decided]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

The race for the title in Germany’s Bundesliga is set to be decided by a head-to-head on the final day, while the champions have already been crowned in Switzerland and Austria. FIFA.com brings you a round-up of the action from the past week.

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Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: May 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Glory for Wolfsburg, Lyon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular look at women’s club football reviews a massive week crowned by an epic European final as Wolfsburg prevailed amid drama, while Lyon are once again queens of France, plus there is news from USA, Sweden and Germany.]]>Tue, 27 May 2014 10:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic: I am worried about Sweden's future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Speaking ahead of Sweden's friendly match against Denmark, Zlatan Ibrahimovic expressed his concern over the future of his country's national team due to the younger players not earning experience in their domestic league.

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Mon, 26 May 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Frankfurt celebrate, Seattle remain undefeated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 May 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Ashley Cole’s memorable England moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at some memorable moments from an incredible career for his country.]]>Mon, 12 May 2014 17:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays with a Portuguese midfield maestro, a Tahiti hero, a Belgian hotshot and a veteran French goalkeeper all celebrating.

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Sun, 11 May 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[33 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=33-days-to-go-2336449.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at the FIFA World Cup’s oldest hat-trick hero.]]>Sat, 10 May 2014 08:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2336227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Big guns, Swiss close in on Canada ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com casts a look back at recent events.]]>Fri, 09 May 2014 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Thrilling fights to the finish]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the latest from women’s club football.]]>Tue, 06 May 2014 11:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[James, PSG trio nominated for Ligue 1 award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 May 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: April 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a bumper month in women's football with Canada 2015 qualifiers continuing unabated, USA and England commencing their league campaigns with a new look, while there was silverware for ambitious Jordan.]]>Wed, 30 Apr 2014 01:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News