<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 01 Aug 2015 09:08:00 GMTSat, 01 Aug 2015 09:09:01 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2668840.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![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[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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2665970.htmlThis week we feature the woman who wore France's armband in Canada 2015, a Brazilian superhero and an Algerian who led them to continental triumph 25 years ago.

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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![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[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-sees-stars-emerge-serbia-sparkle-2652283.htmlFIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Mali’s magician Traore nets top honour]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mali-s-magician-traore-nets-top-honour-2651545.htmlWe review the award-winners at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, with Mali's Adama Traore taking top honours with the adidas Golden Ball while Ukraine's Viktor Kovalenko ended up with the adidas Golden Boot.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Penalty heroes emerge amid late drama]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=penalty-heroes-emerge-amid-late-drama-2645506.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Sy the penalty hero as Senegal shock Ukraine]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271600/match=300269532/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 11:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The Donetsk duo lighting up New Zealand ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-donetsk-duo-lighting-up-new-zealand-2621838.htmlFIFA.com about their ambitions and friendship.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 23:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Nightmare for Argentina as hosts dream on]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=kiwis-dream-is-argentina-s-nightmare-2619491.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that brought despair to record champions Argentina but joy for Austria, Ukraine and Ghana, and renewed hope for hosts New Zealand.]]>Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Kovalenko treble puts Ukraine on top]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269565/match-report.htmlA superb second-half hat-trick from Viktor Kovalenko saw Ukraine leap-frog opponents USA to top Group A and reach the last 16 of New Zealand 2015 in style.

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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Dynamo Kiev beat Shakhtar to win Ukrainian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dynamo Kiev completed a domestic double on Thursday by beating Shakhtar Donetsk on penalties in the Ukrainian Cup final.

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Thu, 04 Jun 2015 21:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Argentina falter as US lead last-16 charge]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=argentina-falter-as-us-lead-last-16-charge-2617670.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Late Luchkevych lights up Ukraine]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=late-luchkevych-lights-up-ukraine-2617388.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Ukraine hit Myanmar for six]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269563/match-report.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 03:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Spoils and thrills shared on opening day]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=spoils-and-thrills-shared-on-opening-day-2610621.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Record crowd watch hosts hold Ukraine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 30 May 2015 03:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Stage set for future stars in New Zealand ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stage-set-for-future-stars-in-new-zealand-2609758.htmlFIFA.com previews the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 as some of the beautiful game’s future stars take their bow on the world stage over the next three weeks.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 23:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The FIFA U-20 World Cup in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-in-numbers-2608506.htmlFIFA.com highlights some of the key stats from this edition and the tournament's illustrious history.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 03:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Traditional welcome greets first official team arrival]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=traditional-welcome-greets-first-official-team-arrival-2606929.htmlWed, 20 May 2015 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Bazeley names hosts' squad, eyes history]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=bazeley-names-hosts-squad-eyes-history-2605184.htmlFri, 15 May 2015 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Holders Sevilla, unheralded Dnipro, into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sevilla defeated Fiorentina 2-0 in Florence and 5-0 on aggregate to book a place in the UEFA Europa League final in Warsaw on 27 May against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, who edged Napoli 1-0 in their semi-final, second leg. 

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Thu, 14 May 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Goal gluts and a golden oldie]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=goal-gluts-and-a-golden-oldie-2604339.htmlWed, 13 May 2015 07:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Sevilla on brink of return to Europa League final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/260/448/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 13 May 2015 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Vidal leads Sevilla rout, Dnipro hold Napoli]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A brace of stunning goals from Aleix Vidal helped defending champions Sevilla to a commanding 3-0 victory over Fiorentina in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League semi-finals on, while Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk held Napoli to a 1-1 draw.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 21:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Cup king Benitez eyes third Europa prize]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 May 2015 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 passes 100,000 in ticket sales]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=new-zealand-2015-passes-100-000-in-ticket-sales-2593142.htmlThu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Final eight eye road to Warsaw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Sevilla headline Europa quarter-final line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/259/077/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Del Bosque: We're not far from what we were]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![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[Sevilla-Zenit, Wolfsburg-Napoli in quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Six-gun Lukaku spearheads Everton's Europa dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Mar 2015 02:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Heavyweights hopeful of progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Petrakov: Medal quest is for the Ukrainian people ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=petrakov-medal-quest-is-for-the-ukrainian-people-2526905.htmlFIFA.com about the difficulties in preparing his team for New Zealand 2015 and why he wants to make an impact to bring some joy to his country's beleaguered people.]]>Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Who will reach the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which teams you think will advance to the quarter-finals?]]>Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your SayTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015: 100 days to go ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=new-zealand-2015-100-days-to-go-2525754.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Guardiola: Spanish trio among the favourites ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[High-profile rematches top the bill]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Feb 2015 22:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Relief, disbelief, a starlet and spot-kicks]]>/news/y=2015/m=2/news=relief-disbelief-a-starlet-and-spot-kicks-2522699.htmlWed, 11 Feb 2015 08:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Draw sets stage for New Zealand 2015 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=draw-sets-stage-for-new-zealand-2015-2522220.htmlTue, 10 Feb 2015 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Shevchenko: Neuer fantastic in every way]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=shevchenko-neuer-was-fantastic-in-every-way-2496350.htmlUkraine's most decorated striker Andriy Shevchenko sits down with FIFA.com to relive his 2004 Ballon d'Or-winning year and give his thoughts on the qualities of this year's nominees.

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:58:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Chelsea face PSG, City tackle Barça in last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Football’s greatest excuses]]>/news/y=2014/m=12/news=football-s-greatest-excuses-2489787.html through to Jose MourinhoFIFA.com looked at the best excuses from when some of football’s most recognisable names gave bizarre reasons as to why things did not go to plan.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News