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Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer will swap Basel for Borussia Monchengladbach at the end of the season, replacing outgoing Germany international Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 6:53 am
Getafe have parted company with coach Luis Garcia, after a defeat to bottom side Real Betis saw them just one point clear of the Spanish La Liga relegation zone without a win since November.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 5:27 am
Pep Guardiola has called for his Bayern Munich side to keep their focus when Arsenal arrive for their UEFA Champions League last 16 second leg, saying they must nullify the Gunners' front line.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 5:02 am
Reigning Belgian champions Anderlecht have parted company with coach John van den Brom, after the club fell to their ninth defeat of the season and sit third.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 4:39 am
With just a one-goal lead going into their return leg of the UEFA Champions League last 16 against AC Milan, Diego Simeone has said Atletico Madrid cannot take anything for granted as they host the Italian side.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 4:22 am
After being linked to a move away from Paris Saint-Germain, Thiago Silva had said he is flattered to be linked with Barcelona, but intends to see out his contract with the French club.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 4:14 am
As the countdown continues to Brazil 2014, the host nation
inaugurated the Arena Amazonia in Manaus yesterday with a match between
Amazonas side Nacional and Para outfit Remo.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 3:45 am
Long-serving Inter Milan captain Javier Zanetti is set to continue his career with the Italian side, with the Argentinian expected to hang up his boots after 19 years playing for the club.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 3:26 am
Tall orders face all four away teams in the second legs of this week's UEFA Champions League last 16 ties, but AC Milan, Arsenal and Manchester City all retain hope of springing a surprise. FIFA.com previews the action.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 2:42 am
After Napoli became the only side in Italy to beat Roma twice this season, Rafael Benitez hailed a satisfying victory to move them within three points of i Giallorossi.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 2:03 am
Pele has said he believes the upcoming FIFA World Cup will not end up being tainted by the same bad memories of the last one they hosted in 1950, which holds bad memories of their final defeat to Uruguay.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 2:00 am
After Real Madrid moved three points clear at the top of the Spanish La Liga table, Gareth Bale has insisted that they must not get carried away as there are still difficult games to come.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 1:58 am
Brazil holding midfielder Luiz Gustavo speaks exclusively with FIFA.com about the upcoming FIFA World Cup, his past success with Bayern Munich, his future with Wolfsburg and more.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 1:47 am
FIFA.com is counting down to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look back to the innovations from USA 1994.
Posted: March 10, 2014, 12:40 am
Although Al Ahly and Zamalek advanced to the next round of Africa's biggest club competition by the slimmest of margins, Nigerian and Ghanaian clubs were among the round's losers.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 11:27 pm
FIFA.com previews the midweek 2014 AFC Champions League action that promises several mouthwatering match-ups between historic rivals, including Al Ain's visit to Al Ittihad and Buriram United taking on Pohang United.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 8:36 pm
San Lorenzo were held to a 1-1 draw at Godoy Cruz in Argentina's Clasura courtesy of a late Facundo Castillon goal, while River Plate beat Arsenal Sarandi 1-0 and Boca Juniors beat Racing Club 2-1.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 7:44 pm
Speaking after his side's FA Cup quarter-final loss on Sunday, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claimed it was the worst his team had played at the Etihad Stadium in the past year.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 5:30 pm
With Juventus holding an 11-point lead over Italian Serie A rivals Roma, capital club coach Rudi Garcia has admitted his side's title challenge is virtually over and it is time to focus on securing second place and a spot in the UEFA Champions League.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 4:08 pm
Cristiano Ronaldo led Real Madrid's 3-0 victory over Levante on Sunday, which put Los Blancos back on top of the Spanish La Liga, while Sevilla brushed Almeria aside with a 3-1 win and Espanyol boosted their European hopes.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 3:30 pm
Lille remained in third place in the French Ligue 1 with an easy 2-0 win at home to Montpellier, while Lyon stunned Bordeaux by scoring two goals in stoppage time to win 2-1 away and Lorient snapped their winless streak.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 3:23 pm
Kwadwo Asamoah's goal was enough for Juventus to see off Fiorentina in the first of three consecutive match-ups between the two sides, while Jose Callejon's 81st-minute winner helped Napoli edge Roma 1-0 and Atalanta also won.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 2:59 pm
Borussia Dortmund's Sebastian Kehl pushed his former club Freiburg closer to relegation in a 1-0 win, while Mainz and Hertha Berlin drew to keep both of their European qualification hopes alive.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 11:31 am
Arsenal will face Wigan Athletic at Wembley in the FA Cup semi-finals, while Hull City will square up against Sheffield United after the Gunners took down Everton 4-1 on Saturday and Wigan shocked Manchester City 2-1.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 11:18 am
Anzhi Makhachkala finally secured their first victory of the Russian Premier League season at the 20th attempt against Rubin Kazan, while Dinamo Moscow came from behind to beat rivals CSKA Moscow.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 9:44 am
Germany midfielder Aaron Hunt has admitted he is considering his Werder Bremen future despite being hailed for his good sportsmanship after refusing to accept a penalty decision.Hunt is a prime candid
Posted: March 9, 2014, 6:01 am
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick expressed his relief after his side's 3-0 win at West Bromwich Albion following a poor display in Greece in the UEFA Champions League.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 6:00 am
The Universidad San Martín de Porres (USMP) in Lim has officially started the enrolment procedure for the second FIFA/CIES Programme in Sport Management to be organised in Peru.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 5:48 am
There were two major shocks in the CAF Champions League as both Raja Casablanca and Enyimba were sent packing, having failed to sufficiently overturn first-leg deficits.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 5:17 am
In our regular Sunday feature we look ahead to another week of footballing birthdays, including an Argentinian playmaker, a dreaded Dutchman and an Ivorian talisman.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 3:04 am
After Stuttgart's recent poor run of results the club has parted company with coach Thomas Schneider, with former Schalke boss Huub Stevens stepping in to replace him.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 1:20 am
FIFA.com is counting down to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, our focus is on a beloved England manager.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 12:39 am
Brisbane Roar have opened out a ten-point gap at the top of the Australian A-League with a 2-1 win over Adelaide United, while a late goal saw Perth Glory held by Wellington Phoenix.
Posted: March 9, 2014, 12:33 am
Velez Sarsfield trimmed Colon Santa Fe's lead at the top of the Argentinian Clausura with a 3-1 win over Atletico Belgrano, while Estudiantes spurned the chance to pull level.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 6:59 pm
Following Fulham's 3-1 defeat to Cardiff City between the then-bottom two in the English Premier League, manager Felix Magath sees their chances of remaining in the division now as even slimmer than they were.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 4:30 pm
Having toured the country in the lead-up to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014, the Live Your Goals competition reached its finale at San Jose’s Estadio Nacional, with around 500 girls taking part.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 3:25 pm
Atletico Madrid claimed top spot in the La Liga table with a 2-0 win at Celta Vigo, while Barcelona and Villarreal lost to Real Valladolid and Granada respectively.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 3:11 pm
Seattle opened the 2014 MLS season in dramatic fashion as the Sounders earned a late 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City, while Real Salt Lake beat Los Angeles Galaxy by the same scoreline.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 2:33 pm
Holders Paris Saint-Germain continued their march towards retaining the Ligue 1 title with a 3-0 win at Bastia, while Dimitar Berbatov scored his first league goal for Monaco in their win over Sochaux.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 1:15 pm
Reigning champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima needed a last-minute winner to defeat Kawasaki Frontale to remain perfect in the J.League along with Kashima Antlers, Sagan Tosu and Yokohama F. Marinos.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 12:13 pm
Second-half goals by Samuel Eto'o, Eden Hazard, and Demba Ba brought Chelsea to a 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur to go seven points clear in the Premier League, while Manchester United won 3-0 at West Bromwich Albion.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 11:39 am
Bayern Munich underlined their Bundesliga superiority once again, coming from behind to beat Wolfsburg 6-1, while Schalke won 4-0 at home to Hoffenheim thanks to a Klaas-Jan Huntelaar hat-trick.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 11:34 am
Antonio Di Natale compounded AC Milan's woes to earn Udinese a crucial win at the Stadio Friuli, while Catania and Cagliari played to a 1-1 draw.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 11:14 am
Ahead of their UEFA Champions League second-leg last 16 tie with Manchester City, Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino admitted he is worried about his side's poor form after 1-0 defeat at Valladolid.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 10:34 am
Kilmarnock gave their hopes of avoiding the Scottish Premiership's relegation play-off spot a welcome boost with a 4-2 win over bottom side Hearts, while Hibernian drew 3-3 at home against Motherwell.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 10:07 am
Spartak Moscow passed up the chance to move top of the Russian Premier League standings as they went down 1-0 at struggling Terek Grozny, while Ural Yekaterinburg beat Krasnodar 1-0 on the road.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 9:50 am
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hailed Olivier Giroud's performance off the bench in his side's 4-1 win over Everton in the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 9:06 am
Barcelona could fall four points behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid after they lost 1-0 away to relegation-threatened Real Valladolid thanks to an early Fausto Rossi goal.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 8:56 am
FIFA is celebrating the 100th annual International Women's Day with the rest of the world by looking at the progress made in developing the women's game, while highlighting the rising popularity and the year ahead.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 8:11 am
Rafa Benitez has underlined the importance of his Napoli side's hosting of Roma, whose coach Rudi Garcia has insisted they will not play for a draw.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 7:38 am
Mesut Ozil's early strike, a Mikel Arteta penalty and a late double from Olivier Giroud secured Arsenal a 4-1 win at home to Everton and a place in the FA Cup's last four.
Posted: March 8, 2014, 7:23 am