<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:24:05 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[European favourites ease through to finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the European qualifiers for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, with Spain and Switzerland qualifying for the first time alongside a host of heavyweights.]]>Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Everton return in style as Spurs, Celtic held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton returned to Europe with a 4-1 UEFA Europa League win over Wolfsburg, while Scottish champions Celtic and Tottenham both drew on the road against Salzburg and Partizan respectively.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Sweden qualify, play-off participants decided]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the last day of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015, in which Sweden secured the final automatic berth.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Bayern win late, Roma, Porto dazzle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Sweden seal spot in Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sweden became the seventh European team to secure a ticket to the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ with their 2-0 win over Scotland in the tenth and final day of European qualification on Thursday.

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Bayern, City take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Big guns take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:05:00 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[Spain, England up and running, Ukraine beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[West Brom land Argentina winger Blanco]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sebastian Blanco has signed a two-year deal with West Bromwich Albion, the English Premier League club confirmed on Saturday, bringing the Argentina winger to the Hawthorns from Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![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[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