<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 17 Dec 2014 06:02:00 GMTWed, 17 Dec 2014 09:57:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Sundhage's FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala joy]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=sundhage-s-fifa-ballon-d-or-gala-joy-2493164.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 06:02:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Basel send Liverpool packing, Arsenal and Real rampant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 1-1 draw at Anfield sent Basel through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as Group C runners-up at the expense of Liverpool, while Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Istanbul.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Five spots still up for grabs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Group D: Tournament mainstays to renew rivalries]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-d-tournament-mainstays-to-renew-rivalries-2488829.htmlGroup D contains three teams that have appeared at every FIFA Women's World Cup, with the match between USA and Sweden getting all of the football world talking.  

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recaps some of standout remarks from the past week.]]>Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Reliving ten special moments in qualifiers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=reliving-ten-special-moments-in-qualifiers-2487943.htmlThe final berths for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 have been filled, and before Saturday's Final Draw, FIFA.com brings you ten standout moments on the road to Canada.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada prepared to welcome the world ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-prepared-to-welcome-the-world-2487913.htmlOn Saturday 6 December, the eyes of the football world will turn to Ottawa, which will stage the Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com previews the action ahead.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[High-speed hat-tricks and timely trebles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com runs down some of quickest trebles in the game.]]>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Brilliant Orange, boosts for France, Norway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the latest in women’s international football highlighted by the Netherlands’ landmark achievement in qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, while there were promising signs for Norway, France and host nation Canada.]]>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atleti advance, Reds frustrated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Arsenal, Atletico and Bayer on the cusp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tevez: We have to replicate our league form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has urged his team-mates to recreate their Italian Serie A form in the crunch UEFA Champions League clash at Malmo on Wednesday. 

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Rosenberg: I couldn't have imagined it being this good]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his fairy tale return to Sweden with Malmo and their vital upcoming Champions League showdown with Juventus.]]>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, including a Russian hotshot, a Manchester United legend and an energetic Paraguayan forward.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Swedish and German clubs sanctioned following incidents at friendly match ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2477406/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[Ibracadabra!]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=ibracadabra-2477015.htmlThu, 20 Nov 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Joy for PSG, glory for Perth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest look at women’s club football visits three continents and is highlighted by the ongoing rise of Paris Saint-Germain, Perth Glory soaring to new heights and Urawa Red Diamonds on the verge of success.]]>Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England and reigning champions Spain both secured home wins in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while San Marino claimed an historic draw at home to Estonia. 

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Nordahl’s magnificent seven]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back 70 years to the match in which Gunnar Nordahl announced his arrival as one of the era's truly great strikers with a seven-goal haul for Norrkoping.]]>Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:45:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Larsson leaves Falkenberg, takes Helsingborg reins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Swedish side Falkenberg have announced that Henrik Larsson will not be signing a new contract after a successful season in the Allsvenskan and instead will take the reins at his hometown club, Helsingborg, where his son now plays.

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Allsvenskan 2014
<![CDATA[Ekstrand: The total risk of injury is the same on football turf as it is on natural grass]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=ekstrand-the-total-risk-of-injury-is-the-same-on-football-turf-as-it-i-2472281.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Jan Ekstrand, Professor in Sports Medicine and vice-chairman of the UEFA Medical Committee, to discuss various aspects on playing surfaces.]]>Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[England to face Italy, Portugal and Sweden]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/184/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England, Italy, Portugal and Sweden were all drawn together in Group B of the UEFA U-21 championship to be held in the Czech Republic next year.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[President marks Johansson's 85th birthday]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2471245/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:39:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Anderlecht fightback holds Arsenal, Juve survive scare]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[PSG's Ibrahimovic to miss out against APOEL]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[First knockout berths up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: October 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action in the world of women's football, with several sides booking their tickets to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Liverpool holding onto their FA Women's Super League title and the FIFA Ballon d'Or shorlists being announced.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands stay in hunt, Japan on form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=This week saw Italy and the Netherlands win through to the final of the European play-offs for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com has the details on their progress and the latest friendlies.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Cavani: Paris is beautiful and PSG support me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Ingesson passes away aged 46]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![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 & PSG 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