<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMTThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:34:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Evans: Van Gaal sets high standard]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/241/003/6/index.htmlManchester United defender Jonny Evans spoke about new manager Louis van Gaal's detailed training methods and the demanding standards he has set for the club.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Lyon in comfortable win, Hull draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/241/003/2/index.htmlLyon claimed a comfortable 4-1 victory over Mlada Boleslav in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League third qualifying round match, while Hull settled for a goalless draw in their debut against Slovakia's AS Trencin. 

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:22:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[West Ham sign Jenkinson on loan]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/241/003/3/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 21:38:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Griezmann looking to learn from Atletico team-mates]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/241/003/0/index.htmlNew Atletico Madrid signing and France international Antoine Griezmann was unveiled to thousands of fans after his move from Real Sociedad. 

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:06:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Dunne calls time on Ireland career]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/241/002/8/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 20:13:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Brandao joins Bastia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/240/997/6/index.htmlBastia have signed Brazilian striker Brandao from Saint-Etienne on a one-year contract with an option for a further year. 

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:38:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Immobile: Lewandowski is the past]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/240/997/3/index.htmlNew Borussia Dortmund forward Ciro Immobile insists he has no qualms about filling the boots of Robert Lewandowski, saying the Pole now belongs to his new club's past.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:20:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Daily FIFA Predictor returns]]>http://www.fifa.com/theclub/news/newsid=2406200/index.htmlAfter a two-month break for Brazil 2014 it’s time to get back to Club football with our daily FIFA Predictor! 

 

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:10:00 GMT Area=The Club Section=The Club Kind=News
<![CDATA[Herrera: My confidence is increasing]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/240/997/1/index.htmlAnder Herrera could not be happier with the start he has made to life as a Manchester United player, saying that his confidence is increasing with every pre-season match.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:57:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Neymar: I'll be 100 per cent for Barça]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/240/996/5/index.htmlNeymar expects to be 100 per cent fit for Barcelona by the time the new Spanish La Liga campaign kicks off, as he continues his recovery from the back injury picked up at the FIFA World Cup.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:34:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Renard takes Côte d'Ivoire reins]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/995/5/index.htmlHerve Renard has been appointed as Côte d'Ivoire's new coach, replacing Sabri Lamouchi and returning to manage in Africa after a successful spell with Zambia which saw the Chipolopolo win the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:19:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News
<![CDATA[Evra fancies four in a row]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/240/996/2/index.htmlPatrice Evra hopes to help Juventus win a fourth consecutive domestic league title - a feat Manchester United never managed to achieve during the Frenchman's stay in England.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:02:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Luis Enrique: Robson was very spontaneous & talented]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/994/9/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 14:53:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Mancini: I would come running for Italy job]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/994/6/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 14:44:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Kakuta completes Rayo loan switch]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/240/995/2/index.htmlGael Kakuta has joined Rayo Vallecano on loan from Chelsea, the Spanish club have announced, with the 23-year-old Frenchman set to spend the entire 2014/15 campaign plying his trade in Spain's La Liga.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:32:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Noyola: U-20 World Cup sets the stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2408378/index.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Houston Dash and Mexico midfielder Teresa Noyola about the influence the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup has had on her career, upcoming Canada 2015 qualifiers and El Tri's recent growth.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:43:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[CSKA and Zenit start against newcomers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=russia-russian-football-premier-league-2000000024/news/newsid/240/987/8/index.htmlCSKA Moscow start their defence of the Russian Premier League title this weekend braced for a challenge from Andre Villas-Boas's Zenit St Petersburg side. Both face newly-promoted sides in the league's opening weekend.

]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:13:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Robson remembered]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2409666/index.htmlFIFA.com remembers five moments from the former England player and coach's career that helped define his legend.]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:02:00 GMT Area=Classic Section=General Kind=News<![CDATA[Early Warning System GmbH (EWS) renews partnership with CONCACAF to fight match manipulation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2409817/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 10:37:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Sacchi leaves Italy post]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/980/6/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:46:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Pura vida and a personal best for Ticos]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2409873/index.htmlFIFA.com charts their progress.]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:20:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[The ten best goals from Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20womensworldcup/japan2012/news/newsid=2409785/index.htmlWith just days to go until the start of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014, we look back to Japan 2012 to bring you the tournament’s ten best goals in our Video of the Week.]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:11:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Video of the Week Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012<![CDATA[San Lorenzo ease into maiden final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/copalibertadores/news/newsid/240/977/9/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 07:03:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[DC United close the gap]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=usa-mls-2000000103/news/newsid/240/977/7/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 06:55:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Austrian giant Janko links with Sydney FC]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/240/977/5/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 06:19:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Liverpool edge Man City on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/976/8/index.htmlThu, 31 Jul 2014 03:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Legia inflict heavy defeat on Hoops, Lille win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/240/971/2/index.htmlWed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Lukaku: Everton is the place for me]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/240/970/2/index.htmlAfter inking a five-year deal with Everton, Romelu Lukaku said he believes Goodison Park is the best place for him to develop into a world-class striker.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Saints sign Bertrand on loan from Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/240/970/5/index.htmlChelsea have loaned out left-back Ryan Bertrand to Southampton for the 2014/15 English Premier League season, with an option for the Saints to buy the player outright next summer.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Everton sign Lukaku for club-record fee]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/240/969/9/index.htmlRomelu Lukaku, who scored 16 goals for Everton while on loan from Chelsea last season, has signed with the Toffees for a club record £28m on Wednesday, bringing the Belgian international to Goodison Park on a five-year deal.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:47:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Blatter mourns death of Julio Grondona]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2409689/index.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has issued a message of condolence to the family of Argentinian FA President and FIFA Senior Vice-President Julio Grondona, who died on Wednesday.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:33:00 GMT Area=Classic Section=Obituaries Kind=News
<![CDATA[De Vrij makes Lazio move]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/240/969/0/index.htmlStefan de Brij has signed a deal to play for Lazio, the Italian Serie A club confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday, though the terms of the Netherlands' centre-back's move from Feyenoord were not disclosed.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:45:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Vidic: United will succeed this season]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/240/968/2/index.htmlSpeaking after the friendly between Inter Milan and his old club Manchester United, Nemanja Vidic said he believes the Red Devils, under Louis van Gaal's guidance, will do well during the 2014/15 English Premier League campaign.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:17:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[English Premier League adopts vanishing spray]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/240/967/8/index.htmlEnglish Premier League referees will use vanishing spray to mark where free-kicks should be taken and the ten-yard distance where the wall must stand during the 2014/15 season.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:35:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Medford takes Honduras job]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/967/2/index.htmlThe National Autonomous Federation of Football of Honduras confirmed Hernan Medford, who used to play for Dinamo Zagreb and Rayo Vallecano, as their new coach following Luis Suarez's resignation after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:38:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News
<![CDATA[Ancelotti talks Ronaldo fitness, Roma defeat]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/960/4/index.htmlWed, 30 Jul 2014 11:43:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals brings joy in July]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2409579/index.htmlAlthough July was dominated by the 2014 World Cup, it was an extremely eventful month for women’s football, with a total of 18 Live Your Goals festivals held around the globe.

]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:58:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Live your goals Kind=News
<![CDATA[Tyler Shaw’s 'SHOWTIME' unveiled as Canada 2014's Official Song ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=tyler-shaw-s-showtime-unveiled-as-canada-2014-s-official-song-2409552.htmlWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:40:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Prizes, a prodigal and a prodigy ]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2408757/index.htmlWed, 30 Jul 2014 07:18:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Stats Kind=News<![CDATA[Constantine eyes Rwanda breakthrough]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/917/3/index.htmlWed, 30 Jul 2014 05:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Nacional edge past Defensor into final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/copalibertadores/news/newsid/240/914/0/index.htmlWed, 30 Jul 2014 03:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Van Gaal happy with form as United edge Inter Milan]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/915/0/index.htmlWed, 30 Jul 2014 03:21:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Hull's continental debut highlights Europa action]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/912/0/index.htmlWed, 30 Jul 2014 00:16:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Scolari joins Gremio after Brazil disappointment ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=brazil-serie-a-2000000078/news/newsid/240/909/5/index.htmlLuiz Felipe Scolari was announced as Gremio's new head coach following his disappointing finish with Brazil at the FIFA World Cup. 

]]>
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Série A 2014
<![CDATA[Barkley signs new Everton deal]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/240/909/9/index.htmlEverton midfielder Ross Barkley has signed a new four-year deal at Goodison Park, the English Premier League club have announced.

]]>
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:58:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Liverpool sign Belgian striker Origi]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/240/904/1/index.htmlLiverpool announced the signing of 19-year-old Belgium striker Divock Origi from Lille, but said they will loan him back to the French side for the 2014/15 campaign.

]]>
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:36:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Rakitic salutes Barça's big three]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/240/909/3/index.htmlTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:03:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Al Arabi move for Dejagah]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=qatar-qatar-stars-league-2000000102/news/newsid/240/900/5/index.htmlIran winger Ashkan Dejagah has left Fulham for Qatari club Al Arabi after an undisclosed fee was agreed between both clubs.

]]>
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:47:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Qatar Stars League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Angel signs for Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=portugal-liga-2000000033/news/newsid/240/900/1/index.htmlTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:46:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Allegri: Vidal is happy to stay at Juve]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/876/3/index.htmlTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:14:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Olivera: Defensor have a shot at glory]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/copalibertadores/news/newsid/240/872/9/index.htmlFIFA.com about his team's Copa Libertadores semi-final second leg against Nacional of Paraguay. ]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Copa Libertadores 2014