<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Apr 2014 06:50:00 GMTWed, 16 Apr 2014 06:56:52 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[57 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=57-days-to-go-2319455.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Our latest focuses on two teams’ qualification fate being decided by fortune.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Sahin to stay at Dortmund]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Outfield players step in goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The history of football is full of examples with outfield players forced into pulling on goalkeeping gloves. FIFA.com looks at some of the most striking anecdotes from this rare occurrence.    

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Mourinho: We are among the best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Chelsea clinch spot, Real roll on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[All eyes on Eto'o and Drogba]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the respective merits of the two strikers as they gear up for a meeting that has captured the imagination of football fans across Africa.]]>Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Drogba out to eliminate Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Outsiders eye last-eight berths]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the UEFA Champions League midweek fixtures, where Olympiacos, who visit Manchester United on Tuesday are within touching distance as Galatasaray look to upset Chelsea's strong form at Stamford Bridge.]]>Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Mourinho: I support English teams in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[USA book Nigeria, Turkey, Azerbaijan friendlies]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=usa-book-nigeria-turkey-azerbaijan-friendlies-2293893.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 21:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Drogba: I believe we can beat Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Mourinho rues chance missed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Feb 2014 01:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Real rout Schalke, Chelsea draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid routed Schalke 6-1 with braces from Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, while Chelsea drew Galatasaray 1-1 in Turkey in UEFA Champions League last-16 first-leg matches. 

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![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[Chelsea braced for Drogba reunion in Istanbul]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Feb 2014 01:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Tricky visits for group winners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Emenike: I'm on cloud nine in Turkey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com, Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike speaks about how he is enjoying playing in Turkey, his time in South Africa and Russia and his similarities with fellow Nigerian Emmanuel Amunike.]]>Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Chiellini hands Juve injury boost]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Streaks, shutouts and a hat-trick hero ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, as does a clean sheet record for Fraser Forster, goals for a South Korean duo, and the end of superb sequences at Barcelona and Manchester City.]]>Wed, 05 Feb 2014 07:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[US star Jones goes on loan to Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA midfielder Jermaine Jones has joined Turkish side Besiktas on loan for the rest of the season from Bundesliga club Schalke with an option to extend the deal for two more years. 

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Malaga sign Moroccan Amrabat]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[ Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the upcoming birthdays in the world of football, with a Belgian legend, a Japanese veteran, a Turkish playmaker and a mercurial Slovenian talent all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[UEFA create slot for France in EURO 2016 qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/226/514/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA announced that EURO 2016 hosts France will play a string of friendlies against pre-set rivals ahead of the tournament, while fellow teams lock horns in the qualifying race.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Toprak extends with Bayer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Turkey international defender Omer Toprak has signed a two-year contract extension with Bayer Leverkusen, joining team-mates Stefan Kiessling, Lars Bender and Bernd Leno who recently committed their futures to the club. 

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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Barça draw City, Drogba makes return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Four-time UEFA Champions League winners Barcelona will face Manchester City in the English club's first knockout game in the competition, while Didier Drogba will return to Chelsea in the last 16 with Galatasaray.

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Sneijder sinks Juve, sends Gala through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Leverkusen, Olympiacos qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayer Leverkusen and Olympiacos both secured berths on the last round of group stage matches in the UEFA Champions League, while Galatasaray and Juventus' crucial encounter was abandoned due to heavy snowfall. 

 

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Galatasaray, Juve rescheduled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA have announced the remainder of the Galatasaray v Juventus Champions League Group B clash will be played at 13:00pm CET on Wednesday after heavy snow forced the match to be halted.

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com looks ahead to the week's footballing birthdays, with a famous English winger, a Super Eagle heading to Brazil and a Colombian hotshot forward all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 08 Dec 2013 07:51:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Turkey takes a global view for future growth]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2239345/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Dec 2013 09:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Lyon, Lazio amongst qualified sides]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ancelotti: Real played with courage and personality ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Goals aplenty as big-name trio advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews UEFA Champions League action as continental giants Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain all advanced to the knockout stage with half of the available slots now filled with a matchday remaining.]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 01:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[United, Real through as Bayern set record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United and Real Madrid progressed to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League on a goal-filled evening after holders Bayern Munich had won a record tenth consecutive game in the competition.

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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 22:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Mancini: Real better wth Bale and Ancelotti]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Los Blancos are a better side with the additions of Gareth Bale and coach Carlo Ancelotti.]]>Tue, 26 Nov 2013 18:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Schuster: Football is like a drug]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his job at Malaga, how he would have handled himself as a player, his passion for the game and the key to coaching success in modern football.]]>Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ancelotti hopeful of weekend Ronaldo return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Five former winners facing elimination]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=11 teams can secure passage to the UEFA Champions League knockout phase this week, while five former winners of the European competition, including Juventus and Borussia Dortmund face an early exit if they fail to win.

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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Roberto Carlos: Brazil have a great chance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Interview<![CDATA[Emenike: Home leg will be even tougher]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=emenike-home-leg-will-even-tougher-2223051.htmlFIFA.com about the match in Calabar and comparisons between him and icon Rashidi Yekini.]]>Wed, 13 Nov 2013 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Spurs, Valencia, Fiorentina all through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern, City advance while PSG stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews Tuesday's UEFA Champions League action headlined by early progression for holders Bayern Munich and knockout round debutants Manchester City, while PSG and Manchester United were both held to draws.]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2013 02:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern, City through as Real draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Cyprus Football Association and Cyprus Turkish Football Association sign landmark arrangement ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2218369/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:46:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Champions League giants eye last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews midweek UEFA Champions League action where a number of the continent's big guns are aiming to claim early progression to the knockout stage with holders Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Barcelona among them.]]>Tue, 05 Nov 2013 05:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Claudio Ranieri compares coaching in his homeland to jumping from the sky, Vincenzo Montella ridicules a valuation of one of his stars, and Arsene Wenger on the player he feels is better than Messi and Ronaldo.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 23:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Big victories as groups take shape]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2216568/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

The latest qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ took place across Europe this week with an exciting blend of closely fought duels and clear victories. FIFA.com summarises the round of qualifiers.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 06:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Ibra, Ronaldo dazzle as favourites impress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Oct 2013 09:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=News<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Kiessling, Ibra & Ribery all shine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Oct 2013 22:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014