<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 03 Mar 2015 23:04:00 GMTTue, 03 Mar 2015 23:38:29 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Ruffier books St Etienne semi-final passage]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/254/932/5/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 23:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Benteke gives Sherwood first win, Saints edge Palace]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/254/775/7/index.htmlAston Villa scored in stoppage time to win their Midlands derby 2-1 against West Bromwich Albion and earn manager Tim Sherwood his first Premier League victory, while Southampton climbed to fifth after beating Crystal Palace 1-0. 

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Bayer, Dortmund into cup quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/254/789/1/index.htmlBorussia Dortmund eased to a 2-0 victory at third-division Dynamo Dresden to book their place in the DFB-Pokal quarter-finals, while fellow UEFA Champions League side Bayer Leverkusen needed extra time at home to claim a 2-0 win over second-division Kiessling.

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:48:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[Estoril part ways with coach Jose Couceiro]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=portugal-liga-2000000033/news/newsid/254/745/0/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 20:39:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primeira Liga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tributes pour in for Mackay]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/254/702/4/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 20:33:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=General Kind=News<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire hero Copa retires]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/254/652/3/index.htmlCôte d'Ivoire goalkeeper Boubacar "Copa" Barry announced his international retirement after winning 85 caps and playing in three FIFA World Cups for his country. 

 
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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:17:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News
<![CDATA[Guardiola: I'm happy at Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/254/519/6/index.htmlBayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has insisted he is not waiting on any contracts from other clubs and that he is happy to be in charge of the German champions. 

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:28:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Buriram stun Guangzhou R&F, Jeonbuk thrash Shandong]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/254/519/4/index.htmlJeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Kashiwa Reysol jumped to the top of Group E after wins against Shandong Luneng and Binh Duong respectively, while Thailand's Buriram United shocked Guangzhou R&F 2-1 in the AFC Champions League. 

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:21:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=AFC Champions League 2015
<![CDATA[Pacheco powering Peruvian ambition ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=pacheco-powering-peruvian-ambition-2544074.htmlFIFA.com spoke to their chief goal-threat Fernando Pacheco.]]>Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:43:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Pellegrini: I never feel pressure to win titles]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/254/408/9/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:20:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Van Gaal: I'd be surprised if Di Maria had adapted quickly]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/254/406/3/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 13:57:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[95 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=95-days-to-go-2534309.htmlHelen Stoumbos of Canada scored the first-ever World Cup goal by a Canadian, male or female, against England at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 1995.

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[No let-up at the top]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2544036/index.htmlFIFA.com brings you the latest developments from the past seven days of women’s club football.]]>Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:05:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Tevez: I won't replace Pirlo on free-kicks]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/254/401/2/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 11:01:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Curtain up for star-studded dress rehearsals]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2543997/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 10:36:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Young veteran Hassett key for ambitious Kiwis]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=young-veteran-hassett-a-key-cog-in-ambitious-kiwi-charge-2543971.htmlFIFA.com speaks with New Zealand’s metronomic midfielder Betsy Hassett, who says the Football Ferns are aiming to enjoy a milestone campaign at Canada 2015.]]>Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:55:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Velez fail to fire at Newell's]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=argentina-primera-a-2000000128/news/newsid/254/396/5/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 02:37:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primera A 2015 <![CDATA[Tottenham double-winner Mackay dies aged 80]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/254/396/8/index.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2015 01:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=General Kind=News<![CDATA[Terry: I would never leave Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/254/396/2/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 22:30:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Juve maintain nine-point lead]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/254/389/9/index.htmlRoma managed a 1-1 draw at home to Serie A leaders Juventus to remain nine points behind the holders. 

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:24:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Elche move clear of drop zone]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/254/348/3/index.htmlA late penalty from David Lomban earned Elche a 1-1 draw at Celta Vigo and a vital point in their battle to stay in La Liga.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:03:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Violent conduct charge for Jedinak]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/254/104/6/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:01:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Stindl suspended for an extra game]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/254/103/8/index.htmlHannover midfielder Lars Stindl has been given an additional one-game ban following his red card in a draw with Stuttgart in the German Bundesliga.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[FIFA extends lifetime ban against British player for match manipulation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2541025/index.htmlA lifetime ban imposed by The Football Association (The FA) against British player Michael Boateng (from England) in relation to match manipulation has been extended by FIFA to have worldwide effect.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:00:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=Release
<![CDATA[De Jong, Montolivo join Milan injury list]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/254/103/5/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 15:58:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Stamford Bridge will host UK showdown ]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/newsid=2534371/index.htmlOn 5 March, eight finalists will gather at the home of Chelsea, to compete in the United Kingdom Live Qualification event for the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2015.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:13:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2015
<![CDATA[Koeman: We have to improve our attack]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/254/101/8/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 15:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[High-profile speakers confirmed for FIFA Women’s Football and Leadership Conference ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2541007/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:59:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=Release<![CDATA[96 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=96-days-to-go-2533250.htmlTony DiCicco's unique achievements as USA coach are our focus for today's daily stat. He first steered the USA to a gold medal finish in Atlanta at the 1996 Olympic Games, and in 1999 was in charge of the side that won the Women’s World Cup Final.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:57:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Wax, steel and the Eiffel Tower]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2540966/index.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows a polarising Swede appreciating himself.]]>Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:34:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Super Snap Kind=News<![CDATA[Montella: Salah in extraordinary form]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/254/097/6/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 13:44:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Live Your Goals in February ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2540929/index.htmlFIFA.com rounds up all the activities held in February as part of FIFA’s Live Your Goals initiative, which gives girls the world over the chance to take up football.]]>Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:30:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Live your goals Kind=News<![CDATA[Bright future awaits Jordanian girls after Live Your Goals festival]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2534652/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:28:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Live your goals Kind=News<![CDATA[Nuno: Valencia's performance was perfect]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/254/091/9/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:02:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Matuidi: PSG will win Monaco rematch]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/254/091/5/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 10:51:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Kuranyi keen to stay at Dinamo Moscow]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=russia-russian-football-premier-league-2000000024/news/newsid/254/091/1/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 10:27:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Ancelotti: Real were unlucky]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/254/090/2/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 09:39:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Kroos: I always try to shoulder responsibility]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=2/news=kroos-i-always-try-to-shoulder-responsibility-2540877.htmlFIFA.com about his outlook on life and football, the secret to FIFA World Cup success and his adaptation to life in La Liga.]]>Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:20:00 GMT Area=Ballon d'Or Section=FIF/Pro World XI Kind=Interview Tournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Familiar foes cross paths in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/253/807/9/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the week’s AFC Champions League action headlined by a meeting of the competition's most recent winners - Western Sydney Wanderers and Guangzhou Evergrande - with the latter aiming to continue China’s strong start.]]>Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:27:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Boca and Estudiantes remain perfect]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=argentina-primera-a-2000000128/news/newsid/253/979/5/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 04:14:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primera A 2015 <![CDATA[Guadalajara ease past Monterrey, Cruz Azul felled]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=mexico-1a-division-2000000104/news/newsid/253/966/9/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 03:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA Bancomer MX 2015 Clau<![CDATA[A new African champion leads the way to Chile]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=a-new-african-champion-leads-the-way-to-chile-2535369.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 03:28:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[North Africa impress early]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/253/538/1/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 03:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Wembley win leaves Mourinho feeling like a kid]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/253/876/9/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 01:15:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Rodgers heaps praise on Coutinho]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/253/990/6/index.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 01:05:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Torino halt Napoli charge, Viola win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/253/750/5/index.htmlTorino halted Napoli's charge towards second spot in Serie A in a 1-0 home win, while Mohamed Salah fired Fiorentina to victory at Inter Milan. 

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:32:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[PSG fluff chance with goalless Monaco draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/253/743/6/index.htmlParis Saint-Germain missed the opportunity to go atop Ligue 1 with a goalless draw at Monaco, while Nantes won their first match of 2015 when they edged Guingamp 1-0 in their Brittany derby. 

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:03:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Real, Atleti both held ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/253/732/1/index.htmlReal Madrid and Atletico Madrid were both held after draws with Villarreal and Sevilla respectively, while Valencia moved to within a point of Atleti after their 2-0 win over Real Sociedad. 

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:57:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Tello treble sinks Sporting]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=portugal-liga-2000000033/news/newsid/253/718/1/index.htmlPorto moved back to within four points of leaders Benfica after Cristian Tello scored a hat-trick in their 3-0 win over rivals Sporting CP. 

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:51:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primeira Liga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Wolfsburg tighten grip on second, Gladbach win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/253/615/3/index.htmlWolfsburg tightened their grip on second place in the German Bundesliga after a come-from-behind 5-3 win at Werder Bremen, while Borussia Monchengladbach defeated Paderborn 2-0. 

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:50:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Chelsea crowned League Cup champions]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/253/540/3/index.htmlChelsea won the English League Cup, defeating London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in the final at Wembley.

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:13:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News