<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 29 Jul 2015 10:38:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:57:22 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Pulis: Bruce gave Chester a great drum roll]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Brothers, trebles and a taxi driver]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brothers-trebles-and-a-taxi-driver-2668441.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with a speedy strike and siblings.]]>Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[European reaction to Preliminary Draw in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-reaction-to-preliminary-draw-in-tweets-2668020.htmlFIFA.com highlights their reaction to the Preliminary Draw.]]>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Europe Zone<![CDATA[Bale, Ronaldo thrill as Real down Inter]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Dates set for European qualifying fixtures]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=dates-set-for-european-qualifying-fixtures-2667948.htmlSun, 26 Jul 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Heavyweights and old enemies meet in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=heavyweights-and-old-enemies-meet-in-europe-2667885.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Shakhtar face Fener, Monaco tackle Young Boys]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-week-in-quotes-2662839.htmlThis week we hear about a surprising story involving a missing cell phone and dinner with Cristiano Ronaldo, Dani Alves dishes on his personal life, Lionel Messi's grandfather critiques his grandson's Copa America performance, Ronaldinho decides his ideal five-a-side team and much more.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 08:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Argentina knock Germany off top spot]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=7/news=argentina-knock-germany-off-top-spot-2661992.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 09:11:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Shelvey rewarded with new contract from Swansea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jonjo Shelvey's efforts to improve his poor disciplinary record after receiving a warning from Swansea City manager Gary Monk last season allied to barnstorming midfield displays for the club earned him a new four-year contract on Wednesday.

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Transfer chains and early deals kick off window]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com dives into some of the biggest and most eye-catching deals of the transfer window so far.]]>Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Swansea take Nordfeldt from Heerenveen]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bale's Wales beats Belgium, Iceland win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Gareth Bale's goal saw Wales to a 1-0 victory over Belgium, putting his country tantalisingly close to a first major tournament since 1958, while Iceland beat Czech Republic 2-1 in a busy night of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Sinclair happy again after sealing Villa move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scott Sinclair says he is the happiest he has been for a long time after sealing a permanent move to FA Cup finalists Aston Villa on Tuesday following an unsuccessful spell with Manchester City.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 20:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Arsenal sunk by Fabianski and Gomis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Swansea City shocked Arsenal with a 1-0 win at the Emirates Stadium thanks to a late, technology-assisted winner from striker Bafetimbi Gomis. 

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Mon, 11 May 2015 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Wales set another personal best, Russia return to top 30]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=5/news=wales-set-another-personal-best-russia-return-to-top-30-2602590.htmlThu, 07 May 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Albion stun United, Burnley, QPR cut adrift]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 May 2015 16:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Money versus Manny: The Football World Predicts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with a series of footballers to hear who they're tipping to emerge victorious.]]>Fri, 01 May 2015 13:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Laudrup: This part of the season is great]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his coaching philosophy, success in Qatar, legacy at Swansea and gives his prediction as to the outcome of Spain's title race.]]>Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[Coleman, Bale fly the Dragons high]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=4/news=coleman-bale-fly-the-dragons-high-2590882.htmlFIFA.com profiles their admirable progress.]]>Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:38:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Belgium and Brazil climb third and fifth]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=4/news=belgium-and-brazil-climb-third-and-fifth-2583443.htmlThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Dream debuts amid goals galore]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=dream-debuts-amid-goals-galore-2580867.htmlFIFA.com's latest weekly review alongside Brazil's resurgence, a Socceroo landmark and a record-breaking Norwegian youngster.]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:14:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro bids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Man City bounce back, Kane inspires Spurs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City got back on track in the English Premier League with a 3-0 home win over West Bromwich Albion, while Harry Kane scored his first league hat-trick in Tottenham Hotspur's 4-3 win over bottom club Leicester City. 

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 17:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Rodgers: We must give everything]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has urged his side to be on the front foot against Swansea as they continue their battle to finish in the English Premier League top four.

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Neymar: Barça's front three is better than Real's ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Young rescues United, Chelsea preserve lead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United edged Newcastle United 1-0 at St James Park to maintain their hopes of finishing in the English Premier League's top four places, while Chelsea preserved their five-point lead with a 1-0 win away to West Ham United. 

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Nelson: Extensive discussions on video replays]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=nelson-extensive-discussions-on-video-replays-2534826.htmlSat, 28 Feb 2015 14:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News<![CDATA[The IFAB takes steps to change ‘triple punishment’]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=the-ifab-takes-steps-to-change-triple-punishment-2534830.htmlThe 129th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Football Association Board (The IFAB) saw moves made to change the 'triple punishment' rule of sending off, penalty and suspension.

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release
<![CDATA[RELIVE: Post-IFAB AGM press conference]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=follow-the-post-ifab-agm-press-conference-2534616.htmlA press conference followed the 129th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The IFAB, which took place at the Culloden Hotel in Craigavad, near Northern Ireland’s capital Belfast, on Saturday 28 February.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:21:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News
<![CDATA[All you need to know about the IFAB]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=all-you-need-to-know-about-the-ifab-2534243.htmlWith the 129th Annual General Meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) taking place in Northern Ireland this weekend, we explain who is on the IFAB, what they do, and what is on the agenda for the latest meeting.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News
<![CDATA[Willian grabs later winner, City victorious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazilian Willian scored an 89th-minute winner as Chelsea edged Everton 1-0 on Wednesday to preserve their seven-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the English Premier League, with the Citizens seeing off Stoke City 4-1.

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 21:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ancelotti: Bale's having a fantastic season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[129th IFAB AGM agenda confirmed]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=129th-ifab-agm-agenda-confirmed-2519504.htmlMon, 02 Feb 2015 16:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release<![CDATA[Arsenal cruise as Swans strike late to sink Saints]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla sparkled as Arsenal closed on the English Premier League's top four by crushing goal-shy Aston Villa 5-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 18:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Swansea sign Saints star Cork]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Swansea signed former England Under-21 midfielder and Chelsea trainee Jack Cork from Southampton for an undisclosed.

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Joe Ledley, backlit and bearded]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=joe-ledley-backlit-and-bearded-2511756.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. The subject of this week's image is a silhouette of Crystal Palace central midfielder Joe Ledley.]]>Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Naughton leaves Spurs for Swansea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=English right-back Kyle Naughton has joined Swansea City from Tottenham Hotspur on a three-and-a-half-year contract, the Welsh club announced.

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mourinho: Chelsea were perfect]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 Jan 2015 01:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Barrow signs Swansea deal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Swansea accept Shelvey ban, Cisse apologises]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[2014 in numbers ]]>/news/y=2014/m=12/news=2014-in-numbers-2494582.htmlBig attendance figures at Brazil 2014, Manchester United's most decorated player and a triple century of international appearances for a USA hero all feature in our review of the year in numbers.

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Lallana sees Liverpool sweep past Swans]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Dec 2014 22:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Unique UK love affair with festive football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com investigates the UK’s tradition of the sports unfolding on Boxing Day and even Christmas Day.]]>Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Swansea loan Oliveira from Benfica]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Topsy-turvy 2014 for Premier League challengers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=12/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2495392.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com previews the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup winner, a Welsh midfield wizard and an imposing French central defender all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Real Madrid coast to Morocco 2014 title]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/match-report.htmlReal Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 after defeating San Lorenzo 2-0 in the final in Marrakech. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[City reel Chelsea in, Falcao ends United wait]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015