<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 21 Jul 2014 11:20:00 GMTWed, 23 Jul 2014 11:48:50 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Rodriguez volley named Goal of the Tournament]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=rodriguez-volley-named-goal-of-the-tournament-2406962.htmlFIFA.com users voted for Brazil 2014's Goal of the Tournament, with Colombia's James Rodriguez emerging victorious due to his unbelievable effort against Uruguay.]]>Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Goal of the tournameKind=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[Appeals of Suarez and the Uruguayan FA rejected, sanctions upheld]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=appeals-of-suarez-and-the-uruguayan-fa-rejected-sanctions-upheld-2403024.html
 
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Five memorable World Cup semi-finals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=five-memorable-world-cup-semi-finals-2401193.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Rodriguez: We're making history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=rodriguez-we-re-making-history-2389299.htmlJames Rodriguez says Colombia are making history after they progressed to the quarter-final of the World Cup and says that they will "always attempt to win."

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Uruguay proud despite Colombia defeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=uruguay-proud-despite-colombia-defeat-2389254.htmlUruguay's stars remain positive despite their World Cup exit and maintain that they can be proud of their efforts at the tournament. 

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Rodriguez: It's not easy doing what I've done]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=james-it-s-not-easy-doing-what-i-ve-done-2389253.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Gimenez bows out proudly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=gimenez-bows-out-proudly-2388918.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 02:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Redemption for Julio, joy for James]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=heroes-sin-acta-de-nacimiento-2389140-2389204.htmlBrazil’s 34-year-old keeper Julio Cesar and Colombian wizard James Rodriguez, 12 years his junior, were the heroes as the Round of 16 got under way at Brazil 2014.

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Rodriguez brace sets up Brazil showdown]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255951/match=300186491/match-report.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 22:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=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[Pekerman: We can beat tough rivals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=pekerman-we-can-beat-tough-rivals-2388262.htmlColombia coach Jose Pekerman talks to FIFA ahead of their Round of 16 clash with Uruguay, who says he is confident about coming up against a "very tough rival." 

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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The sharp end begins]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=daily-preview-the-sharp-end-begins-2387697.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 07:54:00 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[Stuani: We've already played two finals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=stuani-we-ve-already-played-two-finals-2388200.html​FIFA​ why ​La Celeste​ will be calling on their trademark spirit and massive support to take on Colombia.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Shaqiri spurs Alexlang to prize]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=shaqiri-spurs-alexlang-to-prize-2387946.htmlAlexlang taking the top prize and ingram_23 assuming the overall leadership.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=FantasyKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 49 and 50 ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-49-and-50-2387244.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Luis Suárez suspended for nine matches and banned for four months from any football-related activity ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=luis-suarez-suspended-for-nine-matches-and-banned-for-four-months-from-2386354.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Disciplinary proceedings opened against Luis Suarez]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=disciplinary-proceedings-opened-against-luis-suarez-2384766.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 04:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Godin: A game that defines an era]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=godin-a-game-that-defines-an-era-2384455.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 03:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Late goals decisive on big day for keepers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=late-goals-decisive-on-big-day-for-keepers-2384705.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 00:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Gimenez shines for La Celeste]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=gimenez-shines-for-la-celeste-2384390.htmlLos Charruas through to the Round of 16.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Italy coach Prandelli resigns after elimination]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=italy-coach-prandelli-resigns-after-elimination-2384206.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 20:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Godin delights Uruguay, sends Italy home]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186465/match-report.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 18:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Henry: This generation can lift trophies]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=henry-this-generation-can-lift-trophies-2382332.htmlFIFA World Cup 1998 winner with France and four tournament veteran Thierry Henry chats to FIFA.com about the current crop of French players and footballing love affairs.

 

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Exit beckons for former winners, Group C wide open ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=exit-beckons-for-former-winners-group-c-wide-open-2382101.htmlFIFA.com previews matchday 13.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Belief the key for Gonzalez and Uruguay]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=belief-the-key-for-gonzalez-and-uruguay-2383165.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 00:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=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[Suarez targets Italian weaknesses]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=suarez-targets-italian-weaknesses-2382627.html​La Celeste seek to overcome their Group D rivals and secure a place in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16 on Tuesday.]]>Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lampard undecided on retirement]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=lampard-undecided-on-retirement-2382103.htmlFrank Lampard says he will consider his England future once he returns home from the FIFA World Cup.

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[amine1milan takes top prize as ranttis assumes leadership]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=amine1milan-takes-top-prize-as-ranttis-assumes-leadership-2381316.htmlamine1milan's three forwards were behind the Algerian being Matchday 2's highest point-scorer, while ranttis soared to the summit of the overall leaderboard.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=FantasyKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Costa Rica to make changes against England]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=costa-rica-to-make-changes-against-england-2381377.htmlPaulo Wanchope says Costa Rica will "give some other players some football" in their final Group D match against England.

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Hodgson: I'm the right man to continue]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hodgson-i-m-the-right-man-to-continue-2381174.htmlRoy Hodgson feels he is right to continue as England boss after their failure to qualify for the Round of 16.

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Buffon: We must raise our game]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=buffon-we-must-raise-our-game-2381106.htmlGianluigi Buffon says Italy must set excuses aside and that a group stage exit would be a "failure" for the Azzurri.

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 17:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Gerrard to consider England future]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=gerrard-to-consider-england-future-2381069.htmlSteven Gerrard says that he will take some time to consider his international future with England but will not be making an immediate decision.  

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 37-40]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-37-40-2380902.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hodgson has high hopes for Euro 2016]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hodgson-foundations-for-euro-2016-in-place-2380851.htmlEngland coach Roy Hodgson believes his side's performances at the FIFA World Cup™ have created a base for their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign despite their early exit from Brazil. 

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Prandelli: Step up or we're out]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=prandelli-step-up-or-we-re-out-2379356.htmlItaly's slow-paced approach was wrong against Costa Rica and needs to be different against Uruguay if they are to stay in the FIFA World Cup, says coach Cesare Prandelli.

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 21:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Suarez the name on everyone's lips]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=suarez-the-name-on-everyone-s-lips-2378337.htmlUruguay's squad were full of praise for two-goal hero Luis Suarez following Thursday's 2-1 win over England in Sao Paulo.

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Quintero makes his presence felt]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=quintero-se-presenta-en-sociedad-2378306-2378339.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 04:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Emotions run high on day to remember]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=un-dia-de-amigos-lagrimas-y-regresos-2378273-2378326.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 01:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dejected Cahill credits Suarez]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=dejected-cahill-credits-suarez-2378116.htmlFIFA.com following their 2-1 defeat in Sao Paulo. ]]>Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Loss leaves Gerrard 'clutching at straws']]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=loss-leaves-gerrard-clutching-at-straws-2378180.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 23:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Hodgson: No thought of resignation]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hodgson-no-thought-of-resignation-2378149.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Super Suarez makes the difference ]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186486/match-report.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 21:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Memphis the hero for Oranje]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=memphis-el-heroe-naranja-2376893-2376934.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Former winners with no margin for error]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=former-winners-with-no-margin-for-error-2375563.htmlFIFA.com previews Matchday 8 of Brazil 2014, which includes Colombia-Côte d'Ivoire, Japan-Greece and Uruguay-England.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out of Uruguay contest]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=oxlade-chamberlain-ruled-out-of-uruguay-contest-2376701.htmlEngland midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss Thursday's Group D match with Uruguay, according to England manager Roy Hogdson.

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Rooney will come good]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=hodgson-rooney-will-come-good-2376298.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 19:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Tabarez: Suarez mistakes in the past]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=tabarez-suarez-mistakes-in-the-past-2376387.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lugano out of England clash]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=lugano-out-of-england-clash-2375947.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™