<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 24 Feb 2015 07:56:00 GMTTue, 24 Feb 2015 07:56:45 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Chelsea secure away goal as Shakhtar hold Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 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[Barça wary of City, Bayern pleased with Shakhtar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= 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<![CDATA[Round of 32 line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Monchengladbach and Villarreal sealed their last-32 places in the UEFA Europa League after wins in Group A, while holders Sevilla also booked their place in the knockout stages.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[City, Schalke seal last-16 places]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English Premier League champions Manchester City progressed to the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League after securing a 2-0 win at Roma, while Schalke leap-frogged Sporting Lisbon to take second place in Group G. 

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Quintet set sights on last two slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tension in the air as last 16 looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Tuesday's UEFA Champions League group stage matches with Manchester City hosting German giants Bayern Munich, while Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are all in action. ]]>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[A statue and a silhouette]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2475995/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Every Monday, FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's image is of an acrobatic footballer getting in a few touches near the Rodina Monument in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News
<![CDATA[England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England and reigning champions Spain both secured home wins in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while San Marino claimed an historic draw at home to Estonia. 

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Foursome into last 32, Everton beat Lille]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Salzburg, Dinamo Moscow, Legia Warsaw, and Fiorentina made certain of their places in the UEFA Europa League knockout stages after wins, while Tottenham, Everton, and Inter Milan must wait a little longer for their chance to secure progress.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Foursome reach knockout stage, CSKA stymie City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto all reached the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League with victories, while Chelsea were held 1-1 by Maribor and CSKA Moscow beat a nine-man Manchester City 2-1.

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 22:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Big guns aiming to fire again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 05:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Two days in the life of Luiz Adriano ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands stay in hunt, Japan on form]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=This week saw Italy and the Netherlands win through to the final of the European play-offs for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com has the details on their progress and the latest friendlies.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Euro contenders jostle as France, Japan shine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up the weekend’s European play-offs as four contenders battle for one Canada 2015 ticket, while France and Japan collected morale-boosting international wins.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Adriano: I'm happy at Shakhtar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Fans, finishers and a goalscoring goalie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review alongside the likes of Luiz Adriano, Cristiano Ronaldo, Richard Dunne and Philipp Lahm.]]>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern and Shakhtar in seventh heaven]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich stunned Roma with a remarkable 7-1 win in the Italian capital, while Barcelona eased past Ajax and Shakhtar Donetsk also smashed seven past BATE Borisov.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Roma test for Bayern, City under pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[City visit CSKA, Guardiola returns to Rome]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[England labour to victory, Costa breaks Spain drought]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England edged a ten-man Estonia 1-0 courtesy of Wayne Rooney's 43rd international goal, while Russia were held to a 1-1 draw by Moldova and Diego Costa opened up his account for Spain as La Roja beat Luxembourg 4-0.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Spain crash, England cruise in EURO qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thursday featured several surprising results across UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, including Slovakia's 2-1 win over Spain and Slovenia defeating Switzerland 1-0, while England cruised to a comfortable 5-0 win at the expense of San Marino.

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Leading nations play catch-up in EURO race]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: September 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the main news and events from a month in women's football dominated by qualifying for Canada 2015.]]>Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[PSG stun Barça, Chelsea see off Sporting]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paris Saint-Germain saw off Barcelona in an enthralling match at the Parc des Princes, while Chelsea edged Sporting Lisbon and Manchester City were held by Roma in their respective UEFA Champions League group games.

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ibai: I'm a late bloomer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats to Ibai Gomez about his remarkable rise and his commitment to his first club.]]>Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[PSG and City steeled for stern examinations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Pressure already on City, Mourinho returns to Lisbon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[European favourites ease through to finals]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-favourites-ease-through-to-finals-2441547.htmlFIFA.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]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=sweden-qualify-play-off-participants-decided-2441503.htmlFIFA.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]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=sweden-seal-spot-in-canada-2441104.htmlSweden 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