<![CDATA[FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 25 May 2015 19:15:00 GMTMon, 25 May 2015 19:30:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[12 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A total of 1,212 players have competed at the FIFA Women's World Cup during the tournament's six previous editions.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:15:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[African champion Renard named as Lille coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=French Ligue 1 side Lille named two-time CAF Africa Cup of Nations-winning coach Herve Renard as their new manager on a three-year deal.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:13:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Norwich down Middlesbrough to win promotion ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Norwich City won promotion to the 2015/16 English Premier League with a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final at Wembley. 

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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:05:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Alves: No decision made yet on future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Barcelona right-back Dani Alves expressed his desire to remain with the club but he said he wants to be "valued for what I've done in this position". 

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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:19:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Departing Falcao thanks Man United fans]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United announced that the club will not extend the loan spell of striker Radamel Falcao and the Colombia forward took to social media to thank the supporters. 

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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mourinho: Chelsea must improve to retain title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 May 2015 12:21:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Inzaghi: I hope Milan can keep Van Ginkel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 May 2015 10:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Butenko: Having fun despite the nerves]]>http://www.fifa.com/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=butenko-having-fun-despite-the-nerves-2608252.htmlMon, 25 May 2015 09:39:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2015<![CDATA[France triumph, Germany also impress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 May 2015 08:55:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Smicer: My greatest memory of all]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 08:35:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=General Kind=Interview<![CDATA[Hosts eye progression as last-eight beckons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com runs the rule over this week’s AFC Champions League action where the quarter-finalists will be determined.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 06:28:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=AFC Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Icons hail U-20 education ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=icons-hail-u-20-education-2607962.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the FIFA U-20 World Cup's star graduates on what makes the tournament so special.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 05:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Australia back Asian Cup heroes for Kyrgyzstan]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=australia-back-asian-cup-heroes-for-kyrgyzstan-2608198.htmlMon, 25 May 2015 02:02:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Pellegrini hails departing Lampard]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 May 2015 00:07:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Viola edge Palermo, AC Milan take down Torino]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fiorentina qualified for the UEFA Europa League by holding Palermo at bay to win 3-2 at the Stadio Renzo Barbera as Stephan El Shaarawy scored twice as AC Milan recaptured some of their fading flair with a 3-0 victory over Torino.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 21:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Betis first to earn promotion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Betis have become the first side to secure promotion to the Spanish La Liga this season after Pepe Mel's men beat Alcorcon 3-0 at the Estadio Benito Villamarin on Sunday to secure a top-two finish in the Segunda Division, meaning their exile from La Liga has lasted only one year.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 21:15:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[Krasnodar nudge ahead of CSKA, Tula hold Dinamo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Krasnodar ramped up the pressure on CSKA Moscow in the battle for second place in the Russian Premier League by holding on for a 2-1 win over Rostov on Sunday, while Lowly Arsenal Tula twice led in their match at Dinamo Moscow but were held 2-2.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 20:26:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[West Ham part company with boss Allardyce]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=West Ham United have parted company with manager Sam Allardyce after confirming his contract would not be renewed just minutes after the end of the English Premier League club's season.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 17:19:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Fireworks on final weekend as Hull go down]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hull City's season ended in painful frustration as the Tigers were relegated from the English Premier League after being held to a goalless draw by Manchester United, though victory would have been in vain anyway for the Tigers as relegation rivals Newcastle United beat West Ham United 2-0 to secure their top-flight status.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 17:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Darmstadt back in Bundesliga, Karlsruhe in play-off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Darmstadt will be back in the German Bundesliga next season for the first time in 33 years after winning promotion on Sunday with their 1-0 home win over St Pauli as Karlsruhe finished third in the second division after their 1-1 draw at home to Ingolstadt on Sunday which means they will face Hamburg, who finished third from bottom in the Bundesliga, in a two-legged relegation play-off.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 15:52:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[13 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=13-days-to-go-2607916.htmlThe number 13, often considered to be an unlucky number among the superstitious, has been a bit of a mixed blessing for 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup hosts Canada.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 15:13:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Thailand beat ten-man Vietnam in World Cup qualifier]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=thailand-beat-ten-man-vietnam-in-world-cup-qualifier-2608087.htmlThailand beat ten-man Vietnam 1-0 in Bangkok on Sunday in a qualifier match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 15:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Drogba calls time on Chelsea stint]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Didier Drogba has announced that Sunday afternoon's home clash with Sunderland will be his last for the English Premier League champions but he hopes to return to the club in some capacity in the future.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 13:31:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2015/m=5/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2607820.htmlSun, 24 May 2015 08:27:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Birthdays Kind=News<![CDATA[14 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=14-days-to-go-2607913.htmlGermany's Birgit Prinz and Brazil's Marta top the all-time goalscorers' list at the FIFA Women's World Cup, with both forwards bagging 14 goals each, averaging one goal per game played.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 22:09:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Juve finish in style, Genoa edge Inter]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus won their final home game of the season against Napoli in an atmosphere of celebration and tribute, while Juraj Kucka's 89th-minute header lifted Genoa to a 3-2 win over Inter Milan. 

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Sat, 23 May 2015 21:59:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Monaco secure Champions League return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Monaco claimed their third and final spot for UEFA Champions League qualification out of Ligue 1 with a 1-0 win over Lorient, while UEFA Europa League-bound Marseille defeated Bastia 3-0 and Saint-Etienne edged Guingamp 2-1. 

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Sat, 23 May 2015 21:10:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Valencia claim Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eibar and Almeria were relegated on the last day of the 2014/15 Spanish La Liga season, while Valencia sealed their place in next season's UEFA Champions League. 

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Sat, 23 May 2015 19:32:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Amkar upset champions Zenit to avoid relegation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Amkar Perm defeated newly-crowned champions Zenit St. Petersburg 1-0 to avoid immediate relegation from the Russian Premier League, while Spartak Moscow suffered their third consecutive league defeat with a 2-1 loss to promoted Ufa.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 17:48:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=SOGAZ Russian Football Championship 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Guardiola: Bayern will return stronger]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pep Guardiola said Bayern Munich will return stronger next season after they were crowned Bundesliga champions for the third year running.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 17:45:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Freiburg, Paderborn relegated on final day]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Champions Bayern Munich finished the 2014/15 Bundesliga season with a 2-0 win over Mainz, while Hamburg and Stuttgart avoided relegation. 

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Sat, 23 May 2015 17:14:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Khedira: Time for new challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World Cup-winning midfielder with Germany Sami Khedira confirmed he will be leaving Real Madrid in the summer after struggling for playing time with the Spanish giants. 

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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:48:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Stubborn Reds remain unbeaten in Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Urawa Reds came from behind to beat Kashima Antlers 2-1 and went four points clear of Sanfrecce Hiroshima, while Hiroshima thrashed Albirex Niigata 4-2 thanks to a Tsukasa Shiotani brace.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 14:37:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Meiji Yasuda J1 League 2015
<![CDATA[Pellegrini: City dropped too many points against weaker teams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 23 May 2015 13:05:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Rodgers: Gerrard ready for final farewell]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said it was a "hugh sigh of relief" for midfielder Steven Gerrard to have his final game at Anfield behind him as the Merseyside club looks to finish their season on a high at Stoke City. 

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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Pereiro: Recoba liked my tattoo of him]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=pereiro-recoba-liked-my-tattoo-of-him-2607734.htmlNacional starlet Gaston Pereiro speaks to FIFA.com about being compared to Robin van Persie and Socrates, his idolisation of Alvaro Recoba and Uruguay's hopes at New Zealand 2015.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 11:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-week-in-quotes-2607627.htmlSat, 23 May 2015 07:56:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Quotes Kind=News<![CDATA[Angers earn promotion to Ligue 1]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Angers ended a 21-year exile from France's Ligue 1 by clinching the third promotion spot with a 3-0 victory over Nimes.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 21:29:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[Van Gaal: I believe De Gea shall stay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Louis van Gaal gave hope to Manchester United fans on Friday when he said he was optimistic about the chances of goalkeeper David de Gea staying at Old Trafford.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 20:33:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Renard quits Côte d'Ivoire role]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Two-time CAF African Nations Cup-winning coach Herve Renard has left his role with Côte d'Ivoire as reports linking him with the Lille job gather momentum.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 18:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News
<![CDATA[Special awards: trees, sheep and coffee cups]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2015/m=5/news=special-awards-trees-sheep-and-coffee-cups-2607607.htmlFri, 22 May 2015 14:19:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Off The Ball Kind=News<![CDATA[Iacchelli: I'm still pinching myself]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=iacchelli-i-m-still-pinching-myself-2607425.htmlFri, 22 May 2015 14:14:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada arrives home to a heroine’s welcome ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=canada-arrives-home-to-a-heroine-s-welcome-2607611.htmlFri, 22 May 2015 14:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Tahiti reach for the stars once again]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=tahiti-again-reach-for-the-stars-2607467.htmlFIFA.com looks at the unique achievement of Tahiti's Beach Soccer World Cup star Raimana Li Fung Kuee as the Tiki Toa seek to reprise their unlikely success at Portugal 2015.]]>Fri, 22 May 2015 11:50:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Rosicky to remain with Gunners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 May 2015 11:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Osaka to debut as a FIFA Club World Cup venue]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=osaka-to-debut-as-a-fifa-club-world-cup-venue-2607393.htmlFri, 22 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[The 65th FIFA Congress, LIVE on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-65th-fifa-congress-live-on-fifa-com-2607376.htmlFIFA.com ​will bring you live coverage of the 65th FIFA Congress, kicking off with the opening ceremony at 17.00 local time on Thursday 28 May, concluding with a post-Congress press conference the following day.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:59:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2015
<![CDATA[Cruzeiro, Guarani edge narrow advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 May 2015 06:37:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Copa Libertadores 2015 <![CDATA[Le Roy turns sights to Olympics]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=5/news=le-roy-turns-sights-to-olympics-2607488.htmlFri, 22 May 2015 06:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Cong Vinh taking inspiration from history]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=cong-vinh-taking-inspiration-from-history-2607362.htmlFIFA.com ahead of his country’s match against Thailand, the first FIFA World Cup qualifier between the two in over four decades.]]>Fri, 22 May 2015 05:21:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone