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Though undefeated throughout the entire season French champions Lyon face a tough challenge from treble-chasing Wolfsburg if they are to claim a record third successive UEFA Women's Champions League crown.
Los Angeles Galaxy has agreed to let striker Robbie Keane join the Republic of Ireland's squad for their upcoming friendlies against England and Georgia after the MLS club originally said he couldn't leave.
Saturday's UEFA Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund sees strikers Mario Mandzukic and Robert Lewandowski go head-to-head. FIFA.com puts the pair's personal stats under the microscope.
FIFA.com spoke with FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke, who was invited to Brazil to visit the cities of Natal, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro and emerged highly satisfied with the progress being made in the FIFA World Cup™ host nation.
As he readies himself for the biggest challenge of his career – Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund – Bayern Munich defender Dante spoke to FIFA.com.
Guangzhou Evergrande and Kashiwa Reysol, who both won their first legs, were again victorious over Central Coast Mariners and Jeonbuk Motors respectively, while Lekhwiya and Esteghlal also advanced.
AC Milan defender Daniele Bonera has penned a new contract which will keep him at San Siro until June 2015.
Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed he will leave Malaga at the end of the season, with the Chilean coach heavily tipped to fill the vacancy left by Roberto Mancini at Manchester City this summer.
Lerin Duarte, Miquel Nelom, Dwight Tiendalli and Jens Toornstra have earned first call-ups to the Netherlands squad for the friendlies against Indonesia and China PR.
Xavi was among those present as Barcelona’s Medical Services was granted FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence status. Afterwards, he told FIFA.com the significance of having a medical centre of such calibre available to those at the club.
Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber faces a ten month spell on the sidelines following an operation to remove the cruciate ligament in his right knee, his club have confirmed.
Football development, through initiatives such as Goal and 11 For Health, will set the tone for the next FIFA Congress in Mauritius.
Liverpool striker Andy Carroll has withdrawn from the England squad for the friendly games against the Republic of Ireland and Brazil because of a foot injury, the Football Association have announced.
Edinson Cavani stars along with Rafael Benitez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Bayern Munich and CSKA Moscow in FIFA.com's latest stats review.
Next season's A-League schedule has been announced with the season to conclude in May partly to assist national team preparations should the Socceroos qualify for Brazil 2014.
Manager Tony Pulis has left Stoke by mutual consent following seven successful years at the club.