<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 21 Dec 2014 08:41:00 GMTSun, 21 Dec 2014 09:42:18 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Klopp: We look like total idiots]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/249/553/1/index.htmlBorussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp feels his team were made to look like "total idiots" after their final German Bundesliga fixture of 2014 ended in yet another defeat.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Romagnoli: We ought to have gone for it more]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=romagnoli-nos-tendriamos-que-haber-animado-mas-2495457-2495506.htmlSan Lorenzo captain Leandro Romagnoli, after shedding tears on the pitch following defeat to Real Madrid, remained in pensive mood when speaking exclusively to FIFA.com.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:23:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Kroos: Beautiful end to sensational year]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=kroos-beautiful-end-to-sensational-year-2495503.htmlFIFA.com after sealing his second global crown of the year at the FIFA Club World Cup.]]>Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:21:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Van Gaal: Villa draw dents title hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/249/553/0/index.htmlLouis van Gaal fears Manchester United's failure to beat Aston Villa will prove a major blow to their hopes of winning the English Premier League title, saying his united side were "the better team."

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:30:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Vicelich: Bronze is our gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=vicelich-bronze-is-our-gold-2495494.htmlFor Auckland City captain Ivan Vicelich, a bronze medal represents a fitting climax to a long career. FIFA.com spoke with the veteran about his delight at the team's showing at Morocco 2014.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Ramos outshines the rest]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=ramos-outshines-the-rest-2495409-2495436.htmlNo sooner did the curtain come down on the final of the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 than Sergio Ramos was named the best player of the tournament. FIFA.com presents an overview of all the competition’s award recipients.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:51:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[PSG miss chance to go top]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/249/549/9/index.htmlStuttering Paris Saint-Germain missed the chance to go top of Ligue 1 as Montpellier held them to a 0-0 draw at the Parc des Princes, while Monaco moved up to fifth after a 1-0 win at Metz. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:29:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[FIFA World Champions Badge honours Real Madrid’s impeccable year]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-world-champions-badge-honours-real-madrid-s-impeccable-year-2494968.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 22:18:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Milan help out Juve in title race]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/249/543/4/index.htmlAC Milan did their former coach Massimiliano Allegri a favour by holding Roma to a 0-0 draw with ten men at the Stadio Olimpico, while Cesena and Sassuolo ended in a 1-1 draw. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:01:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Suarez on target in Barça win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/249/541/1/index.htmlLuis Suarez scored his first Primera Division goal and Lionel Messi hit a late double as Barcelona rounded off a difficult 2014 by thrashing Cordoba 5-0, while Real Sociedad drew 1-1 at Levante.

 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:34:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Real Madrid coast to Morocco 2014 title]]>http://www.fifa.com/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 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland City claim historic bronze]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259703/match=300298900/match-report.htmlAuckland City ended their historic FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 campaign by finishing in third place after defeating CONCACAF champions Cruz Azul 4-2 on penalties.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:35:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Worries mount for Dortmund, Augsburg bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/249/518/8/index.htmlWerder Bremen piled the misery on Jurgen Klopp's Borussia Dortmund with a 2-1 Bundesliga win at the Weserstadion, while Augsburg closed the gap on opponents Borussia Monchengladbach with a 2-1 win. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[City reel Chelsea in, Falcao ends United wait]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/249/516/5/index.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 17:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Huntelaar extends Schalke deal]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/249/508/3/index.htmlNetherlands' international striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has extended his contract with Schalke 04 until June 2017, the Bundesliga side announced.

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:32:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Silva lights up City, keep pressure on Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/249/503/6/index.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 14:52:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Dramatic Thai comeback breaks Malaysian hearts]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/503/2/index.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 14:22:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Perth Glory extend A-League lead]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/249/504/2/index.htmlPerth Glory extended their lead at the top of the A-League to six points after thumping lowly Central Coast Mariners 4-1, while Melbourne Victory lost 1-0 to derby rivals Melbourne City. 

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:01:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Guardiola: I am very, very happy]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/249/504/5/index.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 09:10:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2494785/index.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 08:35:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News<![CDATA[Low: We can win EURO in Paris]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/500/6/index.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 01:30:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News<![CDATA[Porto cruise to Vitoria victory]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=portugal-liga-2000000033/news/newsid/249/494/2/index.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 00:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2014/2015<![CDATA[Lens leave drop zone with Nice win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/249/492/6/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 22:06:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Bayern survive scare at Mainz]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/249/492/3/index.htmlBayern Munich suffered their biggest scare of the German Bundesliga season so far, but nevertheless managed to extend their unbeaten record with a come from behind 2-1 win at Mainz.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:35:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mercier: We’re reaching for the sky]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=mercier-we-re-reaching-for-the-sky-2494865.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Juan Mercier, San Lorenzo's midfield engine, on the eve of the South American champions' clash with Real Madrid in the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Shea swaps Stoke for sunny Orlando]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=usa-mls-2000000103/news/newsid/249/486/2/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 19:44:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Carvajal stepping out of the shadows]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=carvajal-un-punal-en-las-sombras-2494564-2494788.htmlFIFA.com analyses what he brings to Los Blancos.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Leicester boss Pearson given one-match ban]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/249/482/2/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 18:15:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hart signs new City contract]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/249/478/9/index.htmlJoe Hart has committed his future to Manchester City by signing a new contract, which will keep him at the club until 2019.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:04:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Relive: Executive Committee post-meeting press conference]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2494776/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 17:23:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[Ayew hails Bielsa's Marseille methods, PSG prepared]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/249/478/2/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 16:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hinterseer chooses goals over genes]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/461/9/index.htmlFIFA.com it was the ball, not skis, which was his calling.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News Tournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Ethics: Executive Committee unanimously supports recommendation to publish report on 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ bidding process]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2494723/index.htmlChaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee today completed its last meeting of the year in Marrakech, on the eve of the final of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, with several important decisions taken.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:07:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=Release
<![CDATA[Rodgers in a rush ahead of Arsenal clash]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/249/474/3/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 14:56:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Statement from the FIFA President on the 2018/2022 bid process investigation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2494622/index.html"Based on the recommendation from Domenico Scala, the independent Audit and Compliance Committee Chairman, I have asked the FIFA Executive Committee to vote in favour of the publication of the 2018/2022 inquiry report by the investigatory chamber"

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:42:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Summary of the report of the chairman of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2494684/index.htmlThe chairman of FIFA's Audit and Compliance Committee has released a summary of his report into the legal advice taken with regards to publication of the reports of the chairman and deputy chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee on the inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup™ Bidding Process.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:41:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=Release
<![CDATA[Abidal announces retirement, clubs pay tribute]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/467/8/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 12:18:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Jeronimo the hero as Jets upset United]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/466/4/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 11:19:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Hernandez not set for Real exit]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/249/466/6/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 11:16:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Wenger talks Sanchez signing, gives Henry warning]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/249/467/1/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 11:12:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Development and Employability Programme boosting Brazil 2014 volunteers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=development-and-employability-programme-boosting-brazil-2014-volunteer-2494609.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:58:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Shankly: I was made for Liverpool]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/coaches/coach=2022333461/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the career of one of football’s most famous and oft-quoted personalities, Bill Shankly.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:49:00 GMT Area=Classic Section=Coaches Kind=News<![CDATA[Germany oust USA at summit, France go third]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-oust-usa-at-summit-france-go-third-2494300.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Women Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[FIWC: The best goals of Season 2]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2494378/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 06:27:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Video of the Week Kind=News<![CDATA[Barcelona hope to end year on Real Madrid's coattails]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/249/456/5/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 01:10:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015<![CDATA[Drifting Liverpool seek Arsenal spark]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/249/456/2/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 01:05:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Global supremacy at stake for final rivals ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/preview.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:36:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Khedairia: I dived like Casillas]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=khedairia-i-dived-like-casillas-2494537.htmlFIFA.com talks to ES Setif goalkeeper Sofiane Khedairia, whose crucial saves helped the African champions claim fifth place at Morocco 2014. ]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Atleti progress, Bilbao survive scare]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/455/9/index.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 23:45:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[Juve clear at the top, Napoli win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/249/453/5/index.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 22:13:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Final and Match for Third Place tickets sold out]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-presented-by-toyota-final-and-the-2494487.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=LOC Kind=Release Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014