<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 28 Jul 2015 21:08:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:57:54 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Monaco win at Young Boys, Fener held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Monaco put one foot into the UEFA Champions League play-off round with a 3-1 win away to Swiss side Young Boys, while Turkish giants Fenerbahce were held to a goalless draw at home to Shakhtar Donetsk.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[European reaction to Preliminary Draw in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-reaction-to-preliminary-draw-in-tweets-2668020.htmlFIFA.com highlights their reaction to the Preliminary Draw.]]>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Europe Zone<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2667929/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Hopefuls await third qualifying round draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2015/16 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round draw takes place in Nyon, Switzerland tomorrow, with some of Europe's top clubs waiting anxiously to plot their paths to the competition's group stage.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Van Persie completes Fenerbahce move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Netherlands international Robin van Persie completed his move to Turkish Super Lig giants Fenerbahce from Manchester United on a three-year deal.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Transfer chains and early deals kick off window]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com dives into some of the biggest and most eye-catching deals of the transfer window so far.]]>Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ba signs up with Shanghai Shenhua]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2015 <![CDATA[Duo set for Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Eto'o set for Antalyaspor adventure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Antalyaspor, fresh from winning promotion to the Turkish top tier, have announced they have agreed terms to sign Cameroonian legend Samuel Eto'o.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Beaten Bilic senses end is nigh at Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Slaven Bilic admitted that he did not expect to be retained as coach for next season by Turkish giants Besiktas, after a shock league defeat to Konyaspor.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 20:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Luzern take cup back to Switzerland]]>/youthcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=luzern-take-cup-back-to-switzerland-2605032.html

FC Luzern were indebted to goalkeeper Raphael Zbinden as they downed Swiss rivals FC Zurich 1-0 to win the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup for the first time.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2015
<![CDATA[Relive: Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup final]]>/youthcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=blue-stars-fifa-youth-cup-final-live-on-fifa-com-2604535.htmlYou can watch the final of the 77th edition of the Blue Stars / FIFA Youth Cup, between FC Zurich and FC Luzern on FIFA.com.

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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2015
<![CDATA[FIFA extends its support for FC Blue Stars until 2019]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 May 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2015<![CDATA[Holders reign ends, silverware on offer]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=holders-reign-ends-silverware-on-offer-2594897.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club news with the UEFA Women’s Champions League finalists determined, a dramatic finale on offer in Germany, plus glory elsewhere across the Old Continent.]]>Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Okocha: I enjoyed every single moment]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with iconic Nigerian playmaker Jay-Jay Okocha to hear what the charismatic former playmaker has been up to since hanging up his boots.]]>Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview<![CDATA[Champion Moshoeu a South African colossus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tributes poured in for South Africa legend John 'Shoes' Moshoeu, who died Tuesday in Johannesburg from stomach cancer aged 49.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:42:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Africa Cup of Nations history maker Moshoeu dies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South African football legend John "Shoes" Moshoeu passed away aged just 49 from cancer, his agent announced.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Kuyt set for Feyenoord return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2014/2015<![CDATA[Belgium and Brazil climb third and fifth]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=4/news=belgium-and-brazil-climb-third-and-fifth-2583443.htmlThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro bids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Paris rematch tops big international bill]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the upcoming UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers and international friendlies, with Brazil's return to Paris and Italy's showdown with England among the highlights.]]>Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Everton's Lukaku has business to finish in Kiev]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Liverpool pay the penalty as holders Sevilla progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tolgay Arslan was the hero as Besiktas stunned Liverpool to knock them out of the UEFA Europa League on penalties on Thursday, while title-holders Sevilla are  through to the last 16 following a 3-2 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach.

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Rogers: We're disappointed to exit like that]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Liverpool return to scene of memorable triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The Brazilians are back! ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2014<![CDATA[Hagi: Football was easy for me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview<![CDATA[Celtic, Inter rematch tops Europa League bill]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Eto'o, Odegaard moves catch the eye]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=12/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2495392.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup winner, a Welsh midfield wizard and an imposing French central defender all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![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[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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2477874.htmlIn 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[Sneijder has no intention to leave Galatasaray]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder has no intention of leaving Turkish giants Galatasaray, despite the Turkish side’s poor form in the UEFA Champions League this season.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Neymar stars as Brazil cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Neymar scored twice as Brazil defeated Turkey 4-0 in a friendly international Wednesday as coach Dunga celebrated a fifth successive win since taking over as coach for the second time.

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2472340.htmlSat, 08 Nov 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Klopp: Dortmund need Euro form in Bundesliga]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 01:15:00 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[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[Dortmund out to brush off horror form at Galatasaray]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund are anxious to continue their positive run of form in the UEFA Champions League when they travel to Istanbul to face Galatasaray.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![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[Turan: I’m probably crazy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with colourful Atletico Madrid and Turkey creative midfielder Arda Turan who talks frankly about Atleti's spectacular rise under Diego Simone, his hopes for UEFA EURO 2016 and much more.]]>Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Icons eclipsed as Germans misfire]]>/news/y=2014/m=10/news=icons-eclipsed-as-germans-misfire-2457281.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, alongside Germany's shooting struggles and Liverpool somehow defending their Women's Super League crown.]]>Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Iceland dent Dutch hopes, Pelle fires Italy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 took another blow as a Gylfi Sigurdsson brace gave Iceland a 2-0 win in Group A, while Belgium drew Bosnia and Herzegovina on the road.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Top teams looking to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the next round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying matches with some of the continent's heavyweights, including FIFA World Cup winners Germany, looking to bounce back from recent disappointments.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Dutch relief as Italy's Chiellini stars and Belgium run riot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands fought back to beat Kazakhstan 3-1, Giorgio Chiellini stole the show in Italy's 2-1 win over Azerbaijan and Belgium blasted Andorra 6-0.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Polish test for Germany, Pirlo returns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The second round of matches in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying provides opportunities for perennial powerhouses to get their campaigns on track. FIFA.com previews all the action. 

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.