<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 19 Aug 2014 21:49:00 GMTTue, 19 Aug 2014 22:08:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[Dream Euro match-up set, Seattle continue form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Apr 2014 04:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[50 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=50-days-to-go-2322255.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look back to the 1950 FIFA World Cup – and the first defeat for a defending champion.]]>Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[First win for Houston and Champions League deadlock]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the latest developments from the past week of women’s club football.]]>Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[56 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=56-days-to-go-2320040.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. This one highlights the players who have played in the biggest fixture on planet football more than once.]]>Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[New campaigns open in USA, Sweden]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s regular review of women’s club football this week looks at opening day action in USA and Sweden, news from Germany’s European aspirants, plus the latest from Japan.]]>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=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[Ibra recovering in Sweden, return unknown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014<![CDATA[Swedish gem who propelled Parma]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the short but memorable playing career of Tomas Brolin, who shone in two FIFA World Cups and helped Parma achieve considerable success.]]>Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:32:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=WhereAreTheyNowKind=News<![CDATA[Germany survive scare, USA wield axe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from a weekend in women's football that brought joy for the likes of Germany, England, France and Scotland, and ended with the dismissal of USA coach Tom Sermanni.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​takes a look ahead to the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup-winning goalkeeper, a combative French midfielder and a Swiss schemer all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic blow for PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Sundhage: My life is football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about a ‘magic’ UEFA Women’s EURO last year, her Sweden side’s new-found qualities, the battle with Scotland in FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying and her love of the sport.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[All-German semi ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

Wolfsburg and Turbine Potsdam ensured an all-German UEFA Champions League semi-final, Frankfurt suffered a Bundersliga slip-up and Brescia stay top of Serie A. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Germany close on USA, France hit all-time high]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2304079/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Wenger: Arsenal are under constant assessment]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Wolfsburg-Potsdam clash looms large]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Spanish midfield maestro, a Dutch legend and a pair of Swedish twins celebrating this week.

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[France, Germany thrive as USA flounder]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: February 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds-up the latest global events from the past month, taking in England, China PR, Sweden, Japan, Hungary and Germany, while also casting the spotlight on North America and Africa.]]>Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Who will advance to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/228/309/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which teams you think will advance to the quarter-finals?]]>Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your SayTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly preview of birthdays in the footballing world takes in an Egyptian hotshot, a Portugal and Real Madrid defensive rock, an Italian midfield maestro and an American full-back.

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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 14:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News