<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 22 Oct 2014 22:02:00 GMTWed, 22 Oct 2014 22:12:47 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Bayern hit the front, Lyon and Paris march in step ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the latest news from the world of women’s club football with Europe and Australia providing our focus this week.]]>Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Serial-scoring Swede who lit up Milan]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=174807/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com pays tribute to the exceptional career of Gunnar Nordahl, who scored 43 goals in 33 games for Sweden, helping them to Olympic gold in the process, and won a record five Capocannoniere awards with AC Milan.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:19:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring Roy Keane on a fist-fight with Peter Schmeichel, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on being a family man and a former Spanish international on why Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest player in history.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![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[Shutouts, silverware and the Special One ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Claudio Bravo, Francesco Totti, Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho star in FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review, while Juventus, Malmo, Stjarnan and Hamilton Academical also feature.]]>Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Malmo clinch Swedish title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Malmo clinched the Swedish Allsvenskan title with a 3-2 win at AIK, while second placed IFK Gothenburg lost at Norrkoping.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 18:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Allsvenskan 2014
<![CDATA[Russia recall for Shchennikov ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![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[Frontrunners burst clear in pairs, Rosengard crowned]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews women’s club news from around the globe highlighted by another league title for Rosengard’s all-star side, while there is also the latest from Australia, France and Germany.]]>Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[Blanc admits 'something is missing', defends Zlatan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[FIFA to implement two new development programmes]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/news/newsid=2443029/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=ProjectsKind=News<![CDATA[Maiden victories and painful defeats]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from the women’s game across the world, including the top European leagues, which got underway following a brief hiatus due to World Cup qualifiers.]]>Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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=AFC Asian 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