<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Latest News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 20 Apr 2014 10:20:00 GMTSun, 20 Apr 2014 12:52:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[53 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=53-days-to-go-2320760.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at one of Brazil's first superstars.]]>Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a Brazilian defensive star, an Italian stalwart and a Korean shot stopper all featuring in this edition.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Dallas back to winning ways, Fire held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FC Dallas bounced back from the first defeat of their season last week with a 2-1 win over Toronto FC, while two were sent off in an ill-tempered draw between New England Revolution and Chicago Fire.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MLS 2014
<![CDATA[Guardiola: We have to improve]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pep Guardiola has warned his Bayern Munich players that they must improve significantly in order to overcome Real Madrid in Wednesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final, after a lacklustre performance against Eintracht Braunschweig.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Pellegrini: We'll take it to the wire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manuel Pellegrini insists Manchester City can take the English Premier League title race down to the wire because he thinks close rivals Chelsea and Liverpool will drop more points in their remaining games.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Wenger: Wilshere will be ready]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=wenger-wilshere-will-be-ready-2321329.htmlArsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told England manager Roy Hodgson that Jack Wilshere will be available for selection at this summer's FIFA World Cup as the midfielder has stepped up his rehabilitation from injury. 

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Juve edge closer to title, Roma win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Juventus moved closer to winning their third successive Italian Serie A title after defeating Bologna 1-0 at home, while Roma confirmed their return to the UEFA Champions League after beating Fiorentina on the road.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Livorno sack Di Carlo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian Serie A side Livorno have re-appointed Davide Nicola after announcing they have fired Domenico Di Carlo after a 3-0 defeat at AC Milan. 

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Vela hits late winner, Osasuna held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Carlos Vela's injury-time winner helped Real Sociedad edge Espanyol and move into a UEFA Europa League qualifying spot, while Valencia held Osasuna 1-1 on the road.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Cavani brace seals PSG League Cup win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uruguayan international Edinson Cavani scored a brace to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 2-1 win over Lyon and clinch the French Coupe de la Ligue. 

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[The fairytale of Pago Pago]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=the-fairytale-of-pago-pago-2320454.htmlAmerican Samoa went from suffering a 31-0 loss to posting one of international football’s all-time biggest upsets in the space of ten years. Now their story has been turned into a film.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone
<![CDATA[Bayern back to winning ways]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bayern Munich returned to winning ways in the German Bundesliga with a 2-0 away win at bottom dwellers Eintracht Braunschweig, while Borussa Dortmund secured their Champions League status with a 4-2 home win over Mainz.  

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Sunderland stun Chelsea, Spurs halt Fulham charge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sunderland handed Jose Mourinho his first English Premier defeat at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea manager in a 2-1 win to boost Liverpool's chances of winning the title, while Tottenham halted Fulham's recent charge. 

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Celtic held by late Sutton goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Motherwell held champions Celtic to a 3-3 draw at home thanks to a late equaliser from John Stutton, while St. Johnstone beat Dundee United 2-0 in a dress rehearsal of the Scottish Cup final. 

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Scottish Premiership 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Zenit stay top in Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zenit St. Petersburg maintained their one-point lead over Lokomotiv Moscow at the top of the Russian Premier League table after a narrow 2-1 win at Anzhi Makhachkala, while Lokomotiv beat Terek Grozny 2-1 at home. 

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Vissel hit back to go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vissel Kobe went top of the J.League after defeating Kashima Antlers 3-2 away, while Urawa Red Diamonds and Sagan Tosu kept pace of the leaders. 

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=J-League Division 1 2014
<![CDATA[England's game adopted by Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=england-s-game-adopted-by-brazil-2320981.htmlFIFA.com traces the origins of the footballing relationship between England and Brazil, taking in Charles Miller, the first Seleção match, Mirandinha of Newcastle United and Juninho Paulista of Middlesbrough.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Mariners see off Adelaide to progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bernie Ibini-Isei's sixth goal of the Australian A-League season earned Central Coast Mariners a dramatic 1-0 elimination final victory over Adelaide United in Gosford.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[54 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=54-days-to-go-2320403.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. This one profiles it becoming a televised event in 1954.]]>Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Neymar: I won't miss World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=neymar-i-won-t-miss-world-cup-2320978.htmlBrazil star Neymar has said he will be fit enough to play in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in his home country, despite suffering an injury that could see him miss the rest of the club season with Barcelona.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Rodgers focused on Norwich]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he will be able to keep his side focused against Norwich City as they look to take another step towards the English Premier League title.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Chelsea to check Hazard's fitness]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Atleti overpower Elche]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Atleti.]]>Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014<![CDATA[World Cup tickets become a reality for fans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=world-cup-tickets-become-a-reality-for-fans-2320916.htmlFri, 18 Apr 2014 20:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[West Ham's Tombides loses cancer battle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Toulouse duo sign contract extensions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014<![CDATA[Rooney to make United return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester United manager David Moyes has said that Wayne Rooney is fit to make his return to the side against his former club Everton in the English Premier League on Sunday.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Victory down Sydney in play-offs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Italian great Alessandro Del Piero may have played his last game for Sydney FC after Melbourne Victory defeated his side in the Australian A-League play-offs thanks to a stoppage time winner from Guilherme Finkler. 

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Anfield rocks as the Shankly era rolls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how Bill Shankly masterminded an emphatic win over Arsenal that kick-started a period of unprecedented success for Liverpool.]]>Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Van Basten to take charge at AZ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Netherlands star Marco van Basten will take charge of AZ Alkmaar on a two-year deal from this summer, the Dutch Eredivisie side have announced.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Eredivisie 2013/2014
<![CDATA[A guide to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil tickets ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=a-guide-to-2014-fifa-world-cup-brazil-tickets-2320660.htmlKey information printed on the actual tickets for Brazil 2014 will help spectators from the moment they arrive at the stadium to help them find their seat and much more. Here we outline some of the useful information that will be provided on the ticket.

 

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Martinez: Moyes was terrific for Everton]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[55 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=55-days-to-go-2320377.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue by shining the focus on its extra-time encounters.]]>Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Garcia: We cannot give up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Roma coach Rudi Garcia has admitted the chances of catching Juventus in the Italian Serie A title race are slim, but he has urged his players not to give up, as they prepare to face Fiorentina.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[A tale of two Taeguk Warriors]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=a-tale-of-two-taeguk-warriors-2320668.htmlFIFA.com chats with a pair of Korea Republic players - Park Jongwoo and Jang Hyunsoo – who are have taken an unusual route under the guidance of former FIFA World Cup coach Sven Goran Eriksson in their bid to feature at Brazil 2014.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The Strongest break down Defensor]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/copalibertadores/news/newsid/232/067/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Second-half goals from Jair Reinoso and Raul Castro gave Bolivian giants The Strongest the advantage after a 2-0 win over Defensor Sporting in the first leg of their last-16 Copa Libertadores clash.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[Grimi winner lifts Godoy fifth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Godoy Cruz moved up to fifth following a 2-1 win at Belgrano Cordoba, while Boca Juniors were held to a goalless draw by San Lorenzo

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Primera A 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Brazil set Chinese date with Argentina]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=brazil-set-chinese-date-with-argentina-2320665.htmlBrazil and Argentina will meet in the latest instalment of the Superclassico at Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium this October.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Wenger: Ozil's best is yet to come]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Hannover hold on to beat Eintracht]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014<![CDATA[Howard signs Everton extension]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Neymar suffers metatarsal injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga BBVA 2013/2014<![CDATA[Wilson Palacios: At your service]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=wilson-palacios-at-your-service-2319437.htmlFIFA.com chatted candidly with the Stoke City holding midfielder as Brazil 2014 looms ever closer.]]>Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil clip Czechs with a final flurry]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Final of the 1962 FIFA World Cup Chile between reigning world champions Brazil and Josef Masopust's Czechoslovakia felt like anything but a final, with A Seleção seemingly destined to win after showing their resolve throughout the tournament.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:44:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=World Cup MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1962 FIFA World Cup Chile ™
<![CDATA[FIFA Secretary General visits Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Cuiaba and Fortaleza next week]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-secretary-general-visits-sao-paulo-curitiba-cuiaba-and-fortaleza--2320562.htmlAs preparations for the FIFA World Cup continue, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke returns to Brazil next week to visit four Host Cities - Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Cuiaba and Fortaleza - from 22 to 24 April 2014. 

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Chile's Fernandes ruled out of World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=chile-s-fernandes-ruled-out-of-world-cup-2320637.htmlThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dickenmann: Qualifying would be a dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A Switzerland side inspired by the performances of Lara Dickenmann are on course to qualify for their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup, and the midfielder spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about Nati's success and the progression of women's football.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Rodgers: Nothing is guaranteed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City's surprising 2-2 draw with Sunderland on Wednesday was a warning sign for English Premier League frontrunners Liverpool according to manager Brendan Rodgers, who insisted that nothing is guaranteed in the final four games.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Pirlo is a big threat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=hodgson-pirlo-is-a-big-threat-2320560.htmlWhen asked who England will fear when the Three Lions face Italy in their Brazil 2014 Group D opener in Manaus, manager Roy Hodgson said Andrea Pirlo could pose the biggest threat.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Fernandinho: The result was a complete disaster]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Football is for everybody]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2319936/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:10:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News