<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:36:00 GMTFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:20:27 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Global supremacy at stake for final rivals ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/preview.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[San Lorenzo hold off Auckland to reach final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![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[Twenty defenders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=twenty-defenders-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2479276.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Uruguay send Suarez back to Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has been released by Uruguay following Thursday's friendly international against Costa Rica and will return to Spain.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's weekly birthday round-up, we look ahead to two German icons celebrating, as well as a Portuguese and a Moroccan who made waves in Italy.]]>Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Cavani: Paris is beautiful and PSG support me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Suarez, Cavani to lead Uruguay in November friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani of Paris Saint-Germain were the spearhead of the Uruguay squad called up Wednesday by coach Oscar Tabarez for friendlies with Costa Rica and Chile in November.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Bengoechea: Peru need both steel & silk]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We speak to Peru coach Pablo Bengoechea about his personal development from player to coach, his hopes for the 2015 Copa America and his verdict on Peruvian players.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Cerro Porteno, Estudiantes claim narrow wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The inspirational Matias Dutour]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/659/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with a truly inspiring young footballer, Matias Dutour, who broke into the youth ranks at Nacional in Uruguay, despite having been born without a lower left arm.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Suarez brace leads Uruguay past Oman]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Luis Suarez scored a brace and Jonathan Rodriguez added another as Uruguay defeated Oman 3-0 in Sohar in an international friendly.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Maspoli, Uruguay’s goalkeeping great]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/players/player=174739/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com remembers "Uruguay's Goalkeeping Great", Roque Gaston Maspoli, who won the 1950 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and gave 64 years of his life to football as a player and a coach.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:00:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=PlayersKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Featuring Roy Keane on a fist-fight with Peter Schmeichel, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on being a family man and a former Spanish international on why Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest player in history.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:09:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Uruguay held in Suarez return, Japan edge Jamaica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In Friday's early international friendlies, Japan edged Jamaica 1-0 on a 16th-minute own goal, United Arab Emirates held Australia to a goalless draw in Abu Dhabi, Costa Rica outgunned Oman 4-3 and Saudi Arabia drew 1-1 with Uruguay on Luis Suarez's international return.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[FIFA rejects appeal of Uruguayan club sanctioned for bridge transfers]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2455246/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Godin: Juve game is like a final to Atleti]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Joy for Brazil and Colombia, play-off place for Ecuador]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=joy-for-brazil-and-colombia-play-off-place-for-ecuador-2445703.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Emelec, Atletico Nacional advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Penarol edge Cali for last-16 berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Rolan: I'm on a new path]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com all about it.]]>Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=germany-and-france-catching-up-2441621.htmlThere are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Boca see off rivals Rosario]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/244/185/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Estudiantes edge into last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/244/084/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=euro-quartet-book-canada-trip-usa-imperious-2440035.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with a Japanese star, one half of a famous Dutch brotherly pair and a Uruguayan full-back all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Stage set for wide-open Copa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=stage-set-for-wide-open-copa-2438827.htmlFIFA.com previews the tournament.]]>Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Uruguay see off Japan in Aguirre debut]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[Liverpool's Coates sent to Sunderland on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sebastian Coates has joined Sunderland on a season-long loan from Liverpool, the English Premier League club confirmed on Monday just hours before the summer transfer window closed.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Diame, Hernandez head to Hull]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Abel Hernandez, who was a part of Uruguay's FIFA World Cup™ squad this summer, has signed a three-year deal with Hull City, and Senegal midfielder Mohamed Diame also joined the Tigers from West Ham United.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Libertad, River progress with ease]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/840/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Emelec, Cerro Porteno progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/781/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Penarol in pole, General Diaz ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Argentinian ascendancy amid goal blitzes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with goal sprees in Romania and Uruguay.]]>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Wins for Cerro Porteno, Club Universitario]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Bonet expects tough tie, Alemann bullish]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/314/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[San Lorenzo seize the holy grail]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a historic edition of South America's premier continental club competition.]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[FIFA statement on CAS decision relating to Luis Suarez]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=fifa-statement-on-cas-decision-relating-to-luis-suarez-2421360.htmlFIFA has taken note of the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case involving the Uruguayan international Luis Suarez.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Update on FIFA Disciplinary Committee decisions on World Cup cases ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=update-on-fifa-disciplinary-committee-decisions-on-world-2416083.htmlMon, 04 Aug 2014 15:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including some stars from the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.]]>Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Nacional edge past Defensor into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Olivera: Defensor have a shot at glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his team's Copa Libertadores semi-final second leg against Nacional of Paraguay. ]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Gunning for the final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the games.]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Sturridge: Everyone has to step up to fill Suarez void]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Curutchet has belief in Defensor]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Nacional edge towards maiden Libertadores final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Morinigo plots new course with Nacional]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As Club Nacional of Asuncion prepare to play their first Copa Libertadores semi-final, FIFA.com spoke to their young coach Gustavo Morinigo, the man taking Paraguayan football in a new direction.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Real confirm Rodriguez arrival]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign FIFA World Cup adidas Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco on six-year contract, the European champions have announced.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Copa Libertadores quartet return to action]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After breaking off for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the Copa Libertadores resumes this week with the semi-final first legs. FIFA.com previews both ties.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014