<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 12 Sep 2014 18:01:00 GMTFri, 12 Sep 2014 18:04:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Coaches reflect on Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=coaches-reflect-on-brazil-2014-2439107.htmlFIFA invited coaches and directors of football from the member associations of the CONCACAF and CONMEBOL zones to Panama for a two-day conference, and FIFA.com was on hand to speak with several coaches from Brazil 2014.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Volunteer reflects on 'amazing' experience]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=kiana-i-felt-part-of-the-wold-cup-2417702-2418043.htmlFIFA.com, the volunteer worker talked candidly about the “most intense month” of her life.]]>Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Germans reign as Brazil thrills the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=germans-reign-as-brazil-thrills-the-world-2404806.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a classic FIFA World Cup, with Brazil 2014 having served up upsets, controversy, thrilling football and outstanding goals before culminating in a landmark Maracana triumph for Germany.]]>Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Santana: Messi looks like a plumber]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=santana-messi-looks-like-a-plumber-2403961.htmlFIFA.com ahead of his performance at the Brazil 2014 Final on why Germany will be victorious, performing the Maracana and why he admires Lionel Messi.]]>Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=VIP interviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil 2014's 100 club]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-2014-s-100-club-2400785.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Injured De Jong out of the World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=injured-de-jong-out-of-the-world-cup-2396739.htmlThe Netherlands will be without Nigel de Jong for the rest of the FIFA World Cup™ through injury.

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Moreno faces months on sidelines]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=moreno-faces-months-on-sidelines-2396693.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 15:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Messi, Rodriguez and keepers thrive]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=messi-rodriguez-and-keepers-thrive-2390432.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 18:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A cool first and a historic triumph]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=a-cool-first-and-a-historic-triumph-2390305.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 02:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Herrera: I want to finish what we've started]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=herrera-i-want-to-finish-what-we-ve-started-2390168.htmlFIFA.com about Mexico's defeat by the Netherlands and pride at their FIFA World Cup campaign.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dutch duo revel in late win ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=dutch-duo-revel-in-late-win-2389453.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kuyt hails Van Gaal tactical guidance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=kuyt-hails-van-gaal-tactical-guidance-2390008.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 21:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Broken tibia forced Moreno out]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=broken-tibia-forced-moreno-out-2389992.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 20:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dutch delight at late turnaround]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255951/match=300186508/match-report.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fab four to become terrific two]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=fab-four-to-become-terrific-two-2388325.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 00:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The first phase in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-first-phase-in-tweets-2388679.htmlFIFA.com looks at the best tweets from the group stage.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Guardado: We want to make Mexican football history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=guardado-we-want-to-make-mexican-football-history-2388263.htmlFIFA.com about scoring a FIFA World Cup goal, his admiration for Rafael Marquez and Mexico's showdown with the Netherlands.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 51 and 52]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-51-and-52-2388292.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Sneijder: We have to go for the cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=sneijder-we-have-to-go-for-the-cup-2386890.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 08:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hernandez sets sights on Van Gaal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hernandez-sets-sights-on-van-gaal-2388227.htmlAfter ending an 11-game international goal drought, Manchester United's Javier Hernandez is aiming to oust his new club coach Louis van Gaal when Mexico meet Netherlands in the FIFA World Cup™ Round of 16.

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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The World Cup group stage in quotes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-world-cup-group-stage-in-quotes-2388217.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 00:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF and Africa enter brave new world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=concacaf-and-africa-enter-brave-new-world-2388146.html​FIFA.com​ reflects on how representatives from CONCACAF and Africa are setting new standards for their regions at Brazil 2014.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Chicharito back amongst the goals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=chicharito-back-amongst-the-goals-2383353.htmlEl Tri, with Chicharito netting on the biggest stage of all in a crucial encounter against Mexico.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 04:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Oranje’s Depay shines once more]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=oranje-s-depay-shines-once-more-2383339.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 03:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil, Mexico rise to the occasion]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=brazil-mexico-rise-to-the-occassion-2382478.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mexico beat Croatia to spark Recife fiesta ]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186452/match-report.htmlChicharito Hernandez to knock Croatia out of the tournament and book their own place in the Round of 16, where they will meet the Netherlands.]]>Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Goalscorers stealing the limelight]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=goalscorers-stealing-the-limelight-2382712.htmlThree players have two Budweiser Man of the Match awards to their names at Brazil 2014, while two keepers are also on the roll of honour. FIFA.com reviews the tournament’s winners so far and tells you how to cast your vote.

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Nerves for Brazil, pride for Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=nerves-for-brazil-pride-for-spain-2380838.htmlMon, 23 Jun 2014 02:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Eto'o remains doubt for Cameroon]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=eto-o-remains-doubt-for-cameroon-2381432.htmlSamuel Eto'o remains a serious injury doubt for Cameroon's final Group A clash with Brazil.

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Marquez: Mexico won't play for draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=marquez-mexico-won-t-play-for-draw-2380840.htmlMexico captain Rafael Marquez leads his country out against Croatia for the 15th time in FIFA World Cup finals, with Brazil 2014 making it four tournaments for the veteran centre-back. He talks to FIFA about Mexico's chances of making the Round of 16, and how the excitement of a World Cup never gets old.

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Kovac: Take rest before 'serious' test]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=kovac-take-rest-before-serious-test-2376992.htmlCroatia's players have been told to take some rest by coach Niko Kovac after destroying Cameroon 4-0 in 'very difficult conditions'.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ochoa saves a slice of history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=una-atajada-para-la-posteridad-2375534-2375569.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 11:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hosts denied on a day of inspired substitutions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hosts-denied-on-a-day-of-inspired-substitutions-2375576.htmlEl Tri goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, while Belgium revived to overcome a dogged Algeria, and Korea Republic and Russia battled to a hard-fought stalemate.]]>Wed, 18 Jun 2014 03:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bernard: We lacked finishing touch]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=bernard-we-lacked-finishing-touch-2375336.htmlMidfielder Bernard says that a draw with Mexico was a decent result for hosts Brazil, in a game that saw Mexico goalkeeper Francisco Ochoa put in a man-of-the-match performance.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ochoa excels as Mexico hold Brazil]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186509/match-report.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 21:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Kobe Bryant: Football is my favourite sport]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=kobe-bryant-football-is-my-favourite-sport-2374985.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 20:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=VIP interviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fortaleza gears up for Brazil-Mexico clásico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=fortaleza-gears-up-for-brazil-mexico-clasico-2374105.html​FIFA.com​ explores the moments that have joined the two countries together and the new aspects that have recently emerged in their amicable rivalry.]]>Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Scolari wary of Mexico threat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=scolari-wary-of-mexico-threat-2374438.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 04:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Felipão unruffled by Hulk condition]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=felipao-unruffled-by-hulk-condition-2373998.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2014 20:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Peralta: We'll make life difficult for Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=peralta-we-ll-make-life-difficult-for-brazil-2373612.htmlEl Tri can cause an upset against the hosts.]]>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 15-17]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-15-17-2372680.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 19:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hulk hopeful on fitness for Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hulk-hopeful-on-fitness-for-mexico-2372405.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 16:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil warm up with friendly win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=brazil-warm-up-with-friendly-win-2371130.htmlBrazil's squad members get chance to impress ahead of Tuesday's FIFA World Cup Group A clash with Mexico.

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 15:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ochoa heroics, Dutch delight, Chile celebrate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ochoa-heroics-dutch-delight-chile-celebrate-2370826.htmlFriday’s three games saw Mexico keeper Guillermo Ochoa make a winning FIFA World Cup™ debut, the Netherlands settle an old score and two big-name Chile players finally open their accounts in the global showpiece. 

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 01:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ochoa: We're not nervous about facing Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ochoa-we-re-not-nervous-about-facing-brazil-2370290.htmlFIFA.com at finally making his FIFA World Cup debut, discusses his performance against Cameroon and the forthcoming battle against Brazil.]]>Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Peralta downs Cameroon, gets Mexico rolling]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186492/match-report.htmlFri, 13 Jun 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A tasty rematch in 2014's first trio]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=a-tasty-rematch-in-2014-s-first-trio-2368907.htmlFri, 13 Jun 2014 02:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hernandez left on the bench for Group A clash with Cameroon]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hernandez-left-on-the-bench-for-group-a-clash-with-cameroon-2368912.htmlManchester United striker Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has been left on the substitutes bench for Mexico's opening World Cup game with Cameroon on Friday.

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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Marquez: Mexico can make history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=marquez-mexico-can-make-history-2368715.htmlThu, 12 Jun 2014 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mexico relying on marshal Marquez]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mexico-relying-on-marshal-marquez-2367128.htmlMexico centre-back Rafael Marquez is set to extend his record 12 FIFA World Cup appearances for his country in Brazil, and his impact on the team has been felt by head coach Miguel Herrera and his team-mates.

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ramos: Spain looking for Brazil revenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ramos-spain-looking-for-brazil-revenge-2364671.htmlSpain defender Sergio Ramos said his country will have revenge on their mind at the FIFA World Cup after they were humbled 3-0 by hosts Brazil in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup final.

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™