<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 01 Oct 2014 05:30:00 GMTWed, 01 Oct 2014 18:28:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[English sides aim to build Europa momentum]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Wenger: Gibbs has great potential]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of the landmark of reaching his 18th year in charge at Arsenal, manager Arsene Wenger spoke about the progress of left-back Kieran Gibbs and the injury build-up at the club. 

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![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[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[Iceland take down Turkey, Cyprus shock Bosnia and Herzegovina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Czech Republic pulled off a surprising 2-1 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match, while Iceland took down Turkey 3-0 and Cyprus stunned Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Hiddink to use similar tactics, Iceland confident]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Group A of the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign is previewed, where Guus Hiddink has said he is prepared to use the Netherlands' successful tactics against Czech Republic, while Iceland are confident ahead of their clash with Turkey

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Argentina, USA excel on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on a night of international friendly action that brought morale-boosting victories for the likes of Argentina, England, Russia and USA.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=News<![CDATA[Dortmund lose Sahin for two months]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nuri Sahin underwent a left knee operation on Wednesday, leaving Borussia Dortmund without the services of the Turkish international for two months as the midfielder recovers.

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Galatasaray sign Pandev, Dzemaili]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Galatasaray have signed forward Goran Pandev and midfielder Blerim Dzemaili from Italian Serie A club Napoli on Monday just before the transfer window slammed shut.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including a Colombian goalkeeper, a quick-scoring Turkish striker, a FIFA Women's World Cup™ winner for Japan and a German FIFA World Cup™ champion all celebrating.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Spurs draw Besiktas, Everton get Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs, Inter make draw, Lyon, Hull miss out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tottenham, Inter Milan, PSV, and Saint-Etienne were among clubs which qualified for the UEFA Europa League group stage draw but among those failing to make it across the play-off line were Lyon, Real Sociedad, and Hull City.

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=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[Outfield players step in goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at some of the most striking anecdotes from this rare occurrence.    ]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Wenger backs Sanchez to fill Giroud's shoes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:10:00 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[Wenger: We can cope without Giroud]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsene Wenger has said his squad has the strength in depth to cope without Olivier Giroud without strengthening further, with the French forward braced for a spell on the sidelines.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Wilshere optimistic as Gunners face Besiktas]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Group stage berths in sight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[Turkey's Ekici leaves Bremen for Trabzonspor]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Werder Bremen have announced Turkish international Mehmet Ekici has signed for Trabzonspor on Monday, though the details of the sale were not disclosed. 

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 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[Gunners seek Champions League berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Wenger considering German trio for Besiktas tie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ameobi joins Gaziantep]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=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[Legia inflict heavy defeat on Hoops, Lille win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Zenit face Limassol, Lille tackle Grasshopper]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ba completes Besiktas move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Demba Ba has completed his move to Besiktas in a deal worth €6m, the Turkish club has announced, and says he will "give everything not to disappoint." 

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Halilhodzic returns to Trabzonspor]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Algeria head coach Vahid Halilhodzic signed a two-year deal with Turkish side Trabzonspor after guiding the African nation to their first ever appearance in the FIFA World Cup knockout stages. 

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Transfer action hots up as new season looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks over the transfers that have already been finalised.]]>Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Erciyesspor secure Sylla loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Kayseri Erciyesspor snap up Mali international Yacouba Sylla on loan from Aston Villa.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Prandelli: I'll develop a winning team]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Roma complete Cole, Ucan moves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian Serie A side Roma secured the signing of former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole on a two-year contract and the loan signing of Fenerbahce midfielder Salih Ucan.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Gala appoint Prandelli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Prandelli holds talks with Galatasaray]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=turkey-super-lig-2000000042/news/newsid/239/828/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014<![CDATA[Mancini leaves Galatasaray]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Turkish club Galatasaray manager have announced the departure of former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini.

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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[11 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=11-days-to-go-2346428.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look back to the fastest goal in FIFA World Cup history.]]>Sun, 01 Jun 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Madrid cement their place in history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​FIFA.com​ takes a look back at a stunning 2013/14 UEFA Champions League season.]]>Sun, 25 May 2014 14:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[FIFA President and Turkish football show Soma solidarity ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 21 May 2014 13:12:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[26 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=26-days-to-go-2339622.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at a legendary England captain.]]>Sat, 17 May 2014 08:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fond farewells and a cup specialist]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2338239/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 14 May 2014 07:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 04 May 2014 10:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Atleti sink Chelsea, set up all-Madrid final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Titles, titans and a Madrid masterclass]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:47:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Fener wrap up title, Gala win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fenerbahce wrapped up their 19th Super Lig title in relatively low-key fashion on Sunday, with a 0-0 draw at home to Caykur Rizespor while Galatasaray saw off relegation-threatened Elazigspor with a 1-0 win.

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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 20:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014