<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 22 Aug 2014 08:23:00 GMTFri, 22 Aug 2014 09:14:57 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Lionesses roar, USA find goalscoring form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up this week’s women’s international action led by England winning through to Canada 2015 amid a host of qualifiers in Europe, while world No1 USA eased to yet another win on home soil.]]>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Inter, Dnipro collect Europa wins]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/435/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Goal feats, upsets and a career nadir]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review along with some stunning surprises in UEFA competitions and two unforgettable minutes for one man in Norway.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Ferreyra finalises Newcastle switch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Newcastle United have bolstered their strikeforce ahead of the new English Premier League campaign by signing Facundo Ferreyra from Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk on a season-long loan.

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Sun, 03 Aug 2014 12:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Young Germans claim continental crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2414758/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the next generation of German superstars after the U-19 side were crowned continental champions less than three weeks after the senior Mannschaft saw off Argentina in the Maracana.

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 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[Hungary, Serbia reach New Zealand 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2408124/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Hungary and Serbia have filled Europe's final two qualifying spots for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 on Friday after Portugal, Austria, Germany and Ukraine secured their passage earlier in the week.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Lviv to be temporary Shakhtar home]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UPL 2014/2015<![CDATA[Quartet book ticket to New Zealand 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2407418/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Austria, Germany, Portugal and Ukraine sealed passage to the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 after the first day of the final tournament of UEFA's European U-19 Championship in Hungary on Tuesday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Baggies take Ideye from Kiev for record fee]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Europe's young elite eye world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2406272/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Bayer bring in 'talented' Yurchenko]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Ramos to leave Dnipro]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk announced that coach Juande Ramos has rejected the offer of a new contract with the club due to family reasons. 

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Thu, 22 May 2014 20:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UPL 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Shakhtar win ninth Ukrainian title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Shakhtar Donetsk won their ninth Ukrainian Premier League title after defeating Zorya Lugansk 3-1 at Cherkassy thanks to a brace from Luiz Adriano and a goal from Eduardo.

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Sun, 11 May 2014 16:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UPL 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Big guns, Swiss close in on Canada ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com casts a look back at recent events.]]>Fri, 09 May 2014 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[London, Munich compete for showpieces]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/232/432/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of London's Wembley Stadium and Munich's Allianz Arena will host the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-final and final, after the two put their names forward for the tournament's climax.

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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly round-up of the upcoming footballing birthdays sees a Ukrainian stalwart, a Bosnian creator, an Aussie veteran and a former Romania forward all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Sheva-inspired Dynamo stun Real]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how a little-known striker named Andriy Shevchenko propelled Dynamo Kiev to an unforeseen upset of defending champions Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals.]]>Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:49:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Klinsmann set to judge Europe-based talent]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=klinsmann-set-judge-europe-based-talent-2285308.htmlUSA national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called up a host of European-based players with an eye on the upcoming FIFA World Cup in next week's friendly against Ukraine in Cyprus.

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Sevilla, Spurs through as Swans crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The last 16 round of the UEFA Europa League promises some mouthwatering match-ups after Thursday's action saw Sevilla win 2-1, Tottenham Hotspur take down Dnipro 3-2 and Napoli advance.

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[No fairytale finish for 'legend' Defoe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood has praised outgoing striker Jermain Defoe for his illustrious goalscoring record for the club ahead of their second leg last 32 tie against Dnipro in the UEFA Europa League. 

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![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[Ukraine switch USA friendly to Cyprus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Soriano shines for Salzburg, Lazio lose]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Dynamo, Valencia to play in neutral venue]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Spurs, Ramos reunite in Europa League last 32]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Feb 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the week of birthdays in football, including FIFA World Cup™ winner Gianluca Zambrotta and Belgium coach Marc Wilmots.]]>Sun, 16 Feb 2014 09:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Spain toppled as Italy triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy are the new kings of European futsal with a 3-1 victory over Russia after reigning champions Spain were toppled for the first time in almost a decade in the semi-finals. FIFA.com reviews the UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 action.

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Sun, 09 Feb 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News
<![CDATA[Shakhtar's Maicon dies in car crash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Feb 2014 10:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UPL 2012/2013<![CDATA[The transfers that might have been ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at these nearly-transfers and many more as the deadline-day pace picks up. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President concludes visit to Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2265568/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter today concluded a three-day visit to St Petersburg on which he opened the XXII Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Cup and held meetings with the 14 participating member associations.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=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[FIFA President to open XXII CIS Cup ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2264868/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Klinsmann books Ukraine warm-up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=klinsmann-books-ukraine-warm-2262069.htmlThu, 16 Jan 2014 16:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Willian: The perfect year]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We take a look at the upcoming birthdays in the world of football, with German and French FIFA World Cup winners, a highly-regarded Ukrainian goalkeeper and a retired English speed merchant all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Spain on top, Ukraine highest climber ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2247360/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Olympiacos, Bayer advance on wild night]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the finale to four of the UEFA Champions League groups as Olympiacos and Bayer Leverkusen progressed, while there was drama in Istanbul with the crucial encounter between Galatasaray and Juventus forced off.]]>Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Moyes: We need to keep improving in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:00:00 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[Zenit and Shakhtar leading the way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As the top tiers in Russia and Ukraine head into their respective winter breaks, FIFA.com takes a look at the first half of the 2013/14 seasons, with a tight race in Russia and Shakhtar flying high over the border.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Leaving football behind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The question of what to do when you retire is a tough one for most people, particularly for footballers who choose to take their working lives in a very different direction. FIFA.com takes a look at some of them.

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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=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[Portugal and Brazil return to top ten]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2230272/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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[FIFA rejects Ukraine appeal; sanctions for discrimination upheld ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2230151/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Appeal Committee has decided to reject the appeal lodged by the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU), with Ukraine's next home match in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying to be played without spectators.

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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![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[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