<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Apr 2014 13:01:00 GMTWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:37:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[World Cup adventure on ride to Rio]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=world-cup-adventure-on-ride-to-rio-2319156.htmlFIFA.com catches up with Thompson on his incredible fundraising adventure.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Suarez: Team before Golden Boot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Atletico Nacional secure passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Portugal go third, Greece and Scotland soar]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2316770/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Defensor seize the initiative]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/copalibertadores/news/newsid/231/294/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Uruguayan side Defensor Sporting took the outright lead in Copa Libertadores Group 5 thanks to a 2-0 away victory over Real Garcilaso of Peru.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Godin: Diego Costa is Atleti's soul]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Arsenal advance, Velez Sarsfield inch closer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal de Sarandi beat Anzoategui 3-1 on Wednesday night to become the second team to advance to the last 16 of the Copa Libertadores, while Velez Sarsfield are close to joining their fellow Argentinian side in the knockout stage.

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Santos first to advance, Zamora win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sanots Laguna beat Uruguay side Penarol 4-1 to move atop Group Eight in the Copa Libertadores and became the first side to reach the knockout stages of the competition, while amore beat Nacional 2-0 in Group Four.

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 05:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Stars sharpen form as World Cup nears]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=stars-sharpen-form-with-world-cup-sight-2303262.htmlFIFA.com looks at a few FIFA World Cup aspirants plying their trade in Asia who are using the AFC Champions League as an ideal proving ground to improve their form and catch the eye of their country's coach.

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Cerro top group, Lanus clip Cali]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cerro Porteno took down O'Higgins 2-1 on Thursday and now lead Group Three of the Copa Libertadores and Deportivo Cali now sit second after Lanus earned a 2-0 win, while Defensor Sporting and Cruzeiro battled to a 2-2.

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 03:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Asuncion hold Mineiro, Penarol fight back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atletico Mineiro were held to a 1-1 draw with Nacional Asuncion as Ronaldinho converted one penalty but missed another, while Penarol fought back to beat Arsenal de Sarandi 2-1 and Leon downed Emelec 3-0.

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 04:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Campbell: I've matured a lot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of Olympiacos’s UEFA Champions League showdown with Manchester United, Joel Campbell spoke to FIFA.com about his wonderful season so far and Costa Rica’s chances at Brazil 2014.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Atletico earn important win, Garcilaso beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atletico Nacional beat Uruguay side Nacional 1-0 to move atop Group Six with Gremio, while Velez Sarsfield took down The Strongest 2-0 and Santos Laguna sunk Anzoategui 3-0 in Tuesday's Copa Libertadores fixtures.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 06:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[A dream come true for Country Challenge winners]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/newsid=2297115/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= 

We spoke to a few of our lucky FIWC 2014 Country Challenge winners to get their thoughts ahead of their epic adventure to Brazil in June.

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2014
<![CDATA[Rooney: Suarez one of the best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wayne Rooney has said that Liverpool's Luis Suarez is "up there with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the best players in the world" as Manchester United prepare to host Brendan Rodgers' side on Sunday.

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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 04:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Goalless Gremio held, Arsenal pip Penarol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Newell's Old Boys held Brazil's Gremio to a goalless draw in a Group Six fixture of the Copa Libertadores on Thursday, while Deportivo Cali fought back to be Lanus 2-1 and Arsenal de Sarandi downed Penarol 1-0.

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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 04:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[England, Egypt and Panama climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2295968/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Example: I can't look past Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=example-can-look-past-brazili-doing-2295509.htmlFIFA.com about the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil, his memories of previous tournaments, his love of Fulham, his uncle Tony Grealish and meeting Three Lions legend Gary Lineker.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bocanegra saves Atletico, Defensor down Cruzeiro]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atletico Nacional drew Uruguayan side Nacional 2-2 when Daniel Bocanegra struck in the final minutes, Defensor defeated Cruzeiro 2-0 and Universidad de Chile came from behind to beat Real Gracilaso 2-1 in Tuesday's Copa Libertadores action.

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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 05:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Wenger: Wilshere can make World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=wenger-expects-wilshere-make-world-cup-2294197.htmlArsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects England midfielder Jack Wilshere to recover from his hairline fracture of his foot sustained in Wednesday's friendly against Denmark in time for the FIFA World Cup.

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Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Argentinian and Uruguayan clubs sanctioned for bridge transfers]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2292724/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:35:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Suarez: Champions League would be incredible]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Luis Suarez has said he would be happy to sacrifice personal glory if it meant Liverpool qualified for the UEFA Champions League.

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Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Continental wins for Argentinian duo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Feb 2014 04:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Brazilians, Arsenal enjoy convincing wins]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/228/323/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Sporting win, Leon frustrated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Santos Laguna stun Penarol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![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[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring fitting tributes to an English footballing legend, a Hollywood actor imitating a Manchester United legend, Jose Mourinho mocking Arsene Wenger and Mehmet Scholl on the risk of a Bayern star playing cards.

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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:41:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Gremio win, Adriano returns]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/227/861/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Alvaro Pereira: I'm home]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com enjoys an exclusive interview with Sao Paulo's Uruguayan defender Alvaro Pereira who explains why a trip to the Pacaembu to face Palmeiras is better than playing Real Madrid.]]>Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Seminar promotes South American development]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2278253/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Zalayeta strike saves Penarol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a Swedish stalwart, a Moroccan colossus, a Mexican FIFA World Cup mainstay and an Argentinian wing wizard all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 09 Feb 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Wenger talks Wilshere return, Suarez chase]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Uruguay to tackle Northern Ireland]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=uruguay-tackle-northern-ireland-2275149.htmlWed, 05 Feb 2014 00:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cavani to miss three weeks with injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Club record signing Edinson Cavani is set to miss at least three weeks after picking up a hamstring injury in Friday's win over Bordeaux, his club Paris Saint-Germain said Sunday.

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Sun, 02 Feb 2014 14:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Brilliant Brazil make it six]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/newsid=2273687/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=There were no surprises in the South American U-20 Women’s Championship as Brazil won the title for the sixth time in a row to reach the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 along with Paraguay.

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Sat, 01 Feb 2014 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Barbosa the innovator]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com profiles legendary goalkeeper Moacyr Barbosa Nascimento, an innovator in his position who was never given the chance of redemption after being one of the main protagonists in the fateful Maracanazo.

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:35:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Forlan joins Cerezo amid sizeable hype]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Derby demolitions and English expenditure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 29 Jan 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Morelia put one foot into group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Jan 2014 03:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Natal unveils Arena das Dunas to the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=natal-unveils-arena-das-dunas-the-world-2264337.html

The Arena das Dunas in Natal was officially opened by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and Local Organising Committee (LOC) Chairman Jose Maria Marin.

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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Forlan points to Japan move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Trophy set for football crazy South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=football-crazy-south-america-welcomes-the-trophy-2258809.htmlFri, 10 Jan 2014 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014