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Heiko Vogel celebrated his greatest successes as Basel coach. Now he is returning to Switzerland with Bayern Munich’s U-19 side for the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2014. FIFA.com spoke with him.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:41 am
Luxembourg managed managed to write their own piece of history during the most recent World Cup. qualifying campaign, with Luc Holtz, who has held the reins since August 2010, guiding the minnows to their best-ever points tally.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:31 am
Cristiano Ronaldo has given a positive update on his fitness, saluted Real Madrid's performance in a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich and backed them to finish the job at the Allianz Arena.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 3:10 am
In this edition of Video of the Week we delve behind the scenes at Panini, discovering how their world-famous stickers are made and what fuels football fans’ passion for collecting them.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 1:15 am
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored a hat-trick and Thierry Henry contributed a goal as well for the New York Red Bulls in their 4-0 humbling of Houston Dynamo.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:40 pm
Lanus beat Santos Laguna 2-0 to secure a spot in the Copa Libertadores quarter-finals with a 4-1 aggregate victory, while Atletico Nacional edged Atletico Mineiro 1-0.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:32 pm
FIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue by highlighting England’s record goalscorer.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 9:13 pm

Cruz Azul are headed to their inaugural FIFA Club World Cup later this year after drawing with Toluca 1-1 but winning the CONCACAF Champions League final on away goals.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 9:07 pm

The final matchday of the AFC Champions League group stage was highlighted by hard-fought victories for some of the competition's traditional powerhouses, including Jeonbuk Motors and Al Sadd, along with holders Guangzhou Evergrande all advancing.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 7:26 pm

A delegation made up of Brazil 2014 LOC Management Board member Ronaldo, the FIFA Secretary General and the Brazilian Minister of Sport expressed its confidence 50 days ahead of the FIFA World Cup kick-off.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 4:56 pm
Despite suffering a 1-0 first leg loss in their UEFA Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid, Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola remained positive and said he is still proud of his team's performance.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 4:25 pm

Real Madrid edged holders Bayern Munich 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu in their UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg thanks to a 19th-minute goal from Karim Benzema.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 2:50 pm

With just hours to go until the final qualification seat for the FIWC 2014 Grand Final is decided at the Host Country Qualifier, FIFA.com spoke to the final Brazilian gamers to qualify for the eight-player tournament.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 2:30 pm

English Premier League leaders Liverpool have published plans for the redevelopment of their Anfield Road stand and Main Stand that would raise the stadium's capacity to around 54,000 from 45,276.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 2:30 pm

Paris Saint-Germain are on the brink of winning the 2013/14 French Ligue 1 title thanks to midfielder Blaise Matuidi's 89th minute strike against Evian, while Lyon and Toulouse played to a goalless draw.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:43 am

Cruz Azul and Toluca will play for a spot at the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 in the CONCACAF Champions League final. For Alejandro Castro, it will also be the next step on his personal path to redemption.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:31 am
Visiting Cuiaba with the Brazilian Minister of Sport and Ronaldo on Wednesday, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke saw how football is helping to raise health awareness among youngsters.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:10 am

FIFA would like to reiterate the broadcasting rights of 2014 FIFA World Cup™ coverage in the Middle East and Northern Africa

Posted: April 23, 2014, 10:13 am

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes French midfielder Abou Diaby is nearing his return from a 13-month lay-off after suffering a cruciate ligament injury in March 2013.

Posted: April 23, 2014, 9:20 am
Some called him 'the Wizard of Dribble', some called him 'the Magician'. Those who were lucky enough to watch England Sir Stanley Matthews play certainly witnessed a unique talent.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 8:03 am
Diego Forlan was the hero as Cerezo Osaka won 2-1 at big-spending Shandong Luneng to reach the knockout phase at their opponents' expense, while FC Seoul and Sanfrecce Hiroshima also progressed.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 6:44 am
David Moyes has revealed he understands the Manchester United supporters' annoyance at their 2013/14 season and expressed his gratitude to Sir Alex Ferguson for helping him manage the club.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 5:58 am
Professor Mark Pieth's Independent Governance Committee has now delivered its final report to the FIFA Executive Committee.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 4:41 am
Manchester United have appointed Paul Scholes to new interim-manager Ryan Giggs' backroom staff, while Quinton Fortune has discussed how 'beautiful' it is to see the Welshman in charge of his long-time employer.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 4:21 am
Second-bottom of the Bundesliga, Nuremburg have dismissed Gertjan Verbeek from their hot-seat and put their U-23 coach Roger Prinzen in charge of first-team affairs temporarily.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 1:58 am
FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review features title joy in Portugal and India, a goalscoring landmark for Ciro Immobile, a thumping defeat for Galatasaray and a rare dismissal at Old Trafford.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 1:01 am
Sydney FC have announced that they have sacked former Australia coach Frank Farina after a disappointing A-League campaign.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 12:59 am
Away goals have taken Bolivian side Bolivar through to the Copa Libertadores quarter-finals after a 3-3 aggregate draw with Mexico's Leon.
Posted: April 23, 2014, 12:27 am
FIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look back to the 1950 FIFA World Cup – and the first defeat for a defending champion.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 10:03 pm
Liverpool's managing director Ian Ayre is confident the allure of UEFA Champions League football will help entice the Reds' top targets as Anfield prepares for a summer spending spree to bolster their successful squad.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 6:03 pm

After failing to win a single trophy during their treble run last year, Benfica are on track to claim a quadruple, including the UEFA Europa League, though a tough semi-final against a might Juventus stand in their way. 

Posted: April 22, 2014, 5:15 pm

After Sao Paulo, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke paid a visit to Curitiba and said: “There’s work still to be done. There will be a test event here on 14 May, which should be carried out with the stadium at full capacity."

Posted: April 22, 2014, 4:38 pm
Petr Cech's shoulder injury will likely keep the Czech Republic goalkeeper out for the rest of the season according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, while captain John Terry also suffered a foot injury.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 3:40 pm

Chelsea responded to their domestic loss on the weekend by frustrating Atletico Madrid in a goalless draw in their first leg UEFA Champions League semi-final at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. 

Posted: April 22, 2014, 2:49 pm

Midfielder Ignacio Camacho has signed a five-year contract extension with Spanish La Liga club Malaga who recently moved to tenth place in the league. 

Posted: April 22, 2014, 2:39 pm

After choosing football over gangs, Colombia’s Teofilo Gutierrez is close to fulfilling the dream of a lifetime by representing his country at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

 

Posted: April 22, 2014, 2:35 pm
Guangzhou Evergrande moved on to the AFC Champions League last 16 thanks to Elkeson's first-half double to beat Yokohama F Marinos 2-1 on Wednesday, and Western Sydney Wanderers also advanced to the knockout stages.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 2:07 pm
Tuesday saw FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke pay a visit to the Arena de Sao Paulo, the venue for the Opening Match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil in a little over 50 days.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 11:16 am

Dinamo Zagreb won their 16th Croatian league title after defeating bottom club Hrvatski Dragovoljac 5-0 at the Maksimir Stadium. 

Posted: April 22, 2014, 10:37 am

The finalists have been announced, it's time to select the 32 winning slogans for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Be There With Hyundai Contest!

Posted: April 22, 2014, 9:35 am
FIFA.com brings you the latest developments from the past week of women’s club football.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 5:31 am
Carlo Ancelotti has spoken about the impressive form of Gareth Bale, whether Cristiano Ronaldo will start against Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu and Real Madrid's tactics for the match.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 5:13 am
Diplomats from participating countries to the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014 enjoyed an evening with the trophy in the host nation's capital.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 5:05 am
Carlo Ancelotti has spoken of his surprise at Manchester United breaking a tradition and dismissing David Moyes after only a short term in charge.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 4:54 am
Italy defender Davide Astori, who was recently linked with Manchester United and Southampton, has been offered a new contract by Cagliari.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 4:53 am
Manchester United have made Ryan Giggs their caretaker-manager after sacking David Moyes, while Jurgen Klopp has ruled himself out of assuming the reins at Old Trafford on a permanent basis.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 3:36 am
Manchester United have confirmed that David Moyes' short-lived term in their hot-seat is over after another setback at Everton.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 1:40 am
FIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at France’s most prolific marksman.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 9:54 pm
Aloisio has adapted well to life in China playing for Shandong Luneng, the Brazil-native exclusively told FIFA.com, and the humble forward is ready to lead the five-time Chinese champions to AFC Champions League glory.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 8:16 pm

Malaga moved into the top half of the Spanish La Liga table after defeating Villarreal 2-0 at home thanks to goals from Roque Santa Cruz and Sergi Darder.

Posted: April 21, 2014, 4:04 pm
Gimnasia La Plata beat All Boys 2-1 on Monday to move atop the Argentinian Clausura table and Godoy Cruz moved into the top five with a 3-0 win over Atletico Rafaela.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 4:02 pm



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