<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 31 Mar 2015 20:49:00 GMTTue, 31 Mar 2015 20:49:15 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Portugal 2015: 100 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=portugal-2015-100-days-to-go-2581053.htmlThe countdown to the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 continues apace, with only 100 days remaining until the big kick-off in Espinho. 

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Cricket kick-about spurs Kiwi keeper ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=cricket-kick-about-spurs-kiwi-keeper-2580619.html FIFA.com why the Black Caps' success can inspire him and his team-mates.]]>Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:50:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[FIFA extends 27 sanctions in relation to match manipulation to have worldwide effect]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2580889/index.htmlFIFA confirmed today the worldwide extension of sanctions imposed on 27 players concerning match manipulation-related proceedings conducted in Estonia, Latvia, Sweden and the Czech Republic.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:26:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=Release
<![CDATA[Hummels: I would only leave Dortmund for Manchester United]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/258/091/0/index.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:46:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Riise: Always on the hunt for new adventures]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=cyprus-league--2000000013/news/newsid/258/083/1/index.htmlFIFA.com interview.]]>Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:27:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Glafkos Klerides Championship 2014/2015<![CDATA[Brazil back on top, Paraguay make hosting count]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=brazil-back-on-top-paraguay-make-hosting-count-2580825.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:17:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[67 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=67-days-to-go-2580057.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:11:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Hawk-Eye confirmed as goal-line technology provider for Canada 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=hawk-eye-confirmed-as-goal-line-technology-provider-for-canada-2015-2580727.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Release Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Prospects star as Japan thrash Uzbekistan]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/086/3/index.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 13:23:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Falcao: I return to Manchester with more confidence]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/258/079/5/index.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 12:35:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[De Gea: I'm learning so much from Valdes]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/078/6/index.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 12:25:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Al Ittihad finding strength through adversity]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/072/6/index.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 11:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[FA: No Great British teams in Rio]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fa-announce-no-great-british-team-in-rio-2580776.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 10:14:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Chelsea's South Korean star eyes World Cup success]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=chelsea-s-south-korean-star-eyes-world-cup-success-2580684.htmlFIFA.com about her determination to shine at the FIFA Women's World Cup.]]>Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Familiar names reign in Europe, Japan’s new season blossoms ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2580425/index.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the latest women’s club football news where spring has brought a new season in Japan, while a familiar quartet won their way into the UEFA Women’s Champions League last-four.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:01:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Colombia beat Kuwait, Falcao equals scoring record]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/067/4/index.htmlRadamel Falcao's disappointing season took on a slightly brighter hue as his second-half penalty in Monday's 3-1 win over Kuwait saw him move alongside Arnoldo Iguaran as Colombia's all-time joint top scorer with 24 goals.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:22:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Kane deserves to start]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/058/5/index.htmlHarry Kane will make his first England start in Tuesday's glamour friendly with Italy - an opportunity manager Roy Hodgson believes the striker fully deserves.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:14:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News
<![CDATA[CAS confirms lifetime ban on Vernon Manilal Fernando]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2580561/index.htmlCAS has fully confirmed the sanction imposed by the FIFA Appeal Committee which saw Vernon Manilal Fernando sanctioned with a lifetime ban from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:52:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: March 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2580550/index.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 17:15:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Oman crowned Asia’s sand kings ]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=oman-crowned-asia-s-sand-kings-2580505.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:59:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[68 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=68-days-to-go-2580050.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[22 referees, 7 support referees and 44 assistant referees appointed for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=22-referees-7-support-referees-and-44-assistant-referees-appointed-for-2580523.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:37:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Release Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Mata: I'm as excited as ever to represent Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/055/9/index.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 15:57:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Beauty from the Bronx]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2580443/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 off one of the world's most iconic sports stadiums.]]>Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:13:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Super Snap Kind=News<![CDATA[Niguez back in Atleti training]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/258/046/9/index.htmlAtletico Madrid have received good news with Saul Niguez back in training after a month-long injury absence, following a "trauma in his left kidney".

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:07:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Zidane: I would like to coach Real and France]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/258/048/1/index.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 13:01:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Loren praises Moyes contribution]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/258/045/8/index.htmlReal Sociedad sporting director Loren has praised the work done by coach David Moyes since taking over the Spanish La Liga outfit in November.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:15:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Rooney: England have fear factor again]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/042/4/index.htmlEngland have regained the fear factor following a run of "aggressive" wins since the FIFA World Cup last summer, skipper Wayne Rooney has said.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:05:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Firmino: My dissatisfaction is my biggest motivation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/036/1/index.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 08:38:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=Interview<![CDATA[Low bemoans second half showing]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/036/6/index.htmlGermany coach Joachim Low had mixed emotions after watching his side complete a UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying victory over Georgia in Tbilisi on Sunday.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:35:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Reid: The World Cup changed my life]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=reid-the-world-cup-changed-my-life-2579755.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 08:29:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Countdown to NZ hosting FIFA U-20 World Cup ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=countdown-to-nz-hosting-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2580344.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 07:28:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=LOC Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Boca ease to victory]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=argentina-primera-a-2000000128/news/newsid/258/034/2/index.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 05:07:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primera A 2015 <![CDATA[Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire edge wins]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=usa-mls-2000000103/news/newsid/258/033/9/index.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 03:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Paraguay complete South American quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=paraguay-complete-south-american-quartet-2580297.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 02:13:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Dunga: Brazil players are determined to make amends]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/033/8/index.htmlSelecao's renaissance under his leadership has been sparked by the players' burning desire to make amends for their 2014 FIFA World Cup humiliation.]]>Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:30:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Lacazette leads Les Bleus past Denmark]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/022/2/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 22:01:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Six-star Scotland cruise, Germany beat Georgia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/016/2/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 19:21:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Brazil beat Chile, South Africa snatch late draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/007/8/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 16:03:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Del Bosque: We're not far from what we were]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/004/8/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 13:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[69 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=69-days-to-go-2579566.htmlIcon was the ball that adidas specifically created for the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1999, which was technically identical to the one used at the 1998 FIFA World Cup France.

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:29:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Hodgson challenges fringe players]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/003/8/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 12:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=Friendlies<![CDATA[Conte: Croatia, Norway will push us]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/003/7/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 10:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Sydney upset leaders, Adelaide stay in hunt]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/258/003/2/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 09:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2579838/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 08:39:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Birthdays Kind=News<![CDATA[San Lorenzo at summit, Banfield win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=argentina-primera-a-2000000128/news/newsid/258/003/3/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 04:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primera A 2015 <![CDATA[Red Bulls on top, Earnshaw on target]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=usa-mls-2000000103/news/newsid/258/000/9/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 04:38:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2015 <![CDATA[Argentina, Mexico pick up wins]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/001/2/index.htmlSun, 29 Mar 2015 00:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=Friendlies<![CDATA[Bale on song, Oranje salvage draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/257/993/7/index.htmlWales took a significant step towards qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 after a 3-0 win away to Israelin Group B, while Wesley Sneijder helped the Netherlands avoid a third defeat in Group A in a 1-1 draw against Turkey. 

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:12:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Senegal edge Ghana, Uruguay beat Morocco]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/257/995/6/index.htmlSubstitute Moussa Konate scored twice as Senegal confirmed their dominance over Ghana with a 2-1 victory in France, while Edinson Cavani's penalty was enough for Uruguay to overcome Morocco in their international friendlies.

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:28:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Coleman: We'll keep improving]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/257/991/6/index.htmlChris Coleman has warned Wales' Group B rivals his side will continue to improve in the second half of the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers.

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:44:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.