<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:03:17 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2461244/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Uruguay held in Suarez return, Japan edge Jamaica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In Friday's early international friendlies, Japan edged Jamaica 1-0 on a 16th-minute own goal, United Arab Emirates held Australia to a goalless draw in Abu Dhabi, Costa Rica outgunned Oman 4-3 and Saudi Arabia drew 1-1 with Uruguay on Luis Suarez's international return.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Asian aspirants eye world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2454646/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Korea Republic, Korea DPR reach semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic captain Jang Hyunsoo converted a penalty two minutes from time to beat arch-rivals Japan and secure a place in the Asian Games semi-finals, where they will meet Thailand who saw off Jordan to reach the final four.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Korea DPR recapture Asian laurels ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2442725/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com run the rule over the recent Asian qualifiers for Chile 2015 with Korea DPR topping a successful quartet that also included Korea Republic, Syria and Australia.]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Underdogs challenge favourites for global spots]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2436368/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![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[Japan top Asia’s broadening pyramid]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 26 May 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada starts its warm welcome to qualified nations]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2343572/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 May 2014 08:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Thailand edge Vietnam to Asian's final ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2342276/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 21 May 2014 13:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Korea Republic win group, Thailand stay alive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 May 2014 15:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Korea, China cruise in group openers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic and China PR both got off to strong starts in Group B at the AFC Women's Asian Cup with lopsided wins over Myanmar and Thailand respectively.

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Thu, 15 May 2014 16:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Lesser lights eye share of the spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2338016/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 May 2014 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Jets hire Stubbins as head coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 May 2014 04:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Asian giants scrape through to last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final matchday of the AFC Champions League group stage was highlighted by hard-fought victories for some of the competition's traditional powerhouses, including Jeonbuk Motors and Al Sadd, along with holders Guangzhou Evergrande all advancing.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Forlan sends Cerezo through, FC Seoul advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Make-or-break for Asian heavyweights]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the final group-stage matchday in the AFC Champions League with much still to be decided, and a host of big name clubs - led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande - facing a tense scrap for qualification.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Sextet book progression in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Last 16 beckons in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the penultimate group-stage action in the AFC Champions League with a host of former champions, led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande, aiming to secure early progression.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Goals and surprises galore in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Chinese, UAE sides take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Supporters of Chinese and United Arab Emirates clubs in the AFC Champions League were delighted on Matchday 3, as sides from both countries remained unbeaten. ​FIFA.com ​reviews the action.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Guangzhou top, Forlan opens Cerezo account]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Leaders eye back-to-back wins ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors' visit to Guangzhou Evergrande highlights the 2014 AFC Champions League Matchday 3 match-ups set to take place midweek as other sides look to gain further control of their group. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Favourites rally to rekindle hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the results in detail.]]>Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Familiar foes reunited in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the midweek 2014 AFC Champions League action that promises several mouthwatering match-ups between historic rivals, including Al Ain's visit to Al Ittihad and Buriram United taking on Pohang United.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Drama as Iraq, China earn passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up a dramatic final day of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup as Iraq and China PR sealed progression in vastly contrasting fashion, while Lebanese hopes were dashed by the slimmest of margins.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[China survive huge scare to reach Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites draw first blood]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from the first matchday. ]]>Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Shandong held, Seoul coast past Mariners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Old champs aim to begin with a bang ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Bothroyd enjoys taste of Asia with Thai elite]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/227/764/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Feb 2014 06:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Young Murun making Mongolian history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Murun Altankhuyag, Mongolia's first professional footballer, spoke with FIFA.com about his history-making contract with Thai first division side Krabi FC, his desire to play like Ronaldinho, studying in the United States, and more.

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 05:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Thailand's Teerasil set for Almeria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spanish La Liga side Almeria have announced they have agreed a deal to bring Thailand's Teerasil Dangda to the club for next season. Dangda would become the first Thai to play in Spain if he appears in his loan spell.

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Fri, 07 Feb 2014 14:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014
<![CDATA[World XI Predictor wins trip to Brazil 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=22 Club members successfully predicted all 11 members of the FIFA/FIFPro World XI 2013 but only one claimed the massive Grand Prize.

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 18:11:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=News
<![CDATA[Thousands in India ready to welcome the Trophy!]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=thousands-india-ready-welcome-the-trophy-2248173.htmlSun, 22 Dec 2013 11:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Thailand triumph in SEA Games final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/224/885/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Dec 2013 15:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Indonesia, Thailand reach SEA Games final]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/news/newsid=2248132/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Indonesia will meet Thailand in the final of the men's U-23 tournament at the Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar after the pair triumphed in their semi-finals against Malaysia and Singapore respectively.

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=News
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: November 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a massive month in women’s football with significant club and country action highlighted by FIFA Women’s World Cup™ qualifying news, more milestones for USA and a shock for super club Lyon.]]>Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[AFC draw pits Australia against Japan ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2231157/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Standing alone in the Premier League 100]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats with four players who are all the sole representatives of their nation on one of club football's biggest stages.]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[AFC unveils Champions League makeover]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/223/002/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Nov 2013 05:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Five reach Asian finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uzbekistan, Qatar, Oman, Iran and Kuwait stormed into the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, but China hit a stumbling block and face a tough final game to decide their fate.

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Goal-kings Guangzhou end long drought]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the AFC Champions League season as Marcello Lippi’s Guangzhou Evergrande ended a long wait for Chinese glory at continental level, while FC Seoul and Buriram United enjoyed breakthrough campaigns.]]>Mon, 11 Nov 2013 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Icons, invincibility and ill discipline]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The all-star trio of Franck Ribery, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robin van Persie feature alongside Standard Liege and Buriram United in FIFA.com's latest stats review.

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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 08:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Japan shine as trio progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2191522/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Sun, 06 Oct 2013 23:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan defend title, China PR take third]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2191503/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan successfully defended their AFC Women's U-16 title with a 6-5 penalty shootout win over Korea DPR after the two sides battled to a 1-1 draw. Meanwhile, China PR edged Thailand to take third and qualify for Costa Rica 2014.

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Sun, 06 Oct 2013 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Japan, Korea DPR reach Costa Rica 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2190121/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Gao: Traditions provide inspiration]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2179719/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to former China goalkeeper Gao Hong, now the head coach of China's U-16 team, who hopes to see her side qualify for next year's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Quartet seal historic semi spots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the quarter-final action.]]>Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:34:47 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013