<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:35:57 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[European coaches to recap Brazil 2014's technical legacy in Russia ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-coaches-to-recap-brazil-2014-s-technical-legacy-in-russia-2439876.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Iceland take down Turkey, Cyprus shock Bosnia and Herzegovina]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Czech Republic pulled off a surprising 2-1 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match, while Iceland took down Turkey 3-0 and Cyprus stunned Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Bale brace sees Wales beat Andorra]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= 

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale's double saved Wales's blushes as they came from 1-0 down to beat minnows Andorra 2-1 in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier on Tuesday.]]>
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[London, Munich compete for showpieces]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/232/432/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of London's Wembley Stadium and Munich's Allianz Arena will host the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-final and final, after the two put their names forward for the tournament's climax.

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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Spurs sink Sheriff, Swansea held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jermaine Defoe scored for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol, equalling Spurs' European goal scoring record, while Swansea succumbed to a late equaliser from Russian side Kuban Krasnodar to end 1-1.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Bosnians make history, Iceland maintain dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=bosnians-make-history-iceland-keep-dream-alive-2196919.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hungarian victory to no avail]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=hungarian-victory-avail-2196261.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 21:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=europe-poised-for-last-day-drama-2195655.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium, Germany and Switzerland join party]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=belgium-germany-and-switzerland-join-the-party-2194935.htmlSat, 12 Oct 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Promised land looms for European quartet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=promised-land-looms-for-european-quartet-2193684.htmlBelgium, Germany, Russia and Switzerland could all qualify for Brazil 2014 on Friday as the penultimate round of qualifiers takes place across Europe, with England and Montenegro also battling it out for supremacy at the top of Group H.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Tall order for Tanase]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=tall-order-for-tanase-2188267.htmlSteaua Bucharest and Romania star Cristian Tanase spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about his club's UEFA Champions League quest and his country's FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign heading into final stretch.

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Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands reach promised land]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=italy-netherlands-reach-promised-land-2172065.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[RVP fires Oranje to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=rvp-fires-oranje-brazil-2169543.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 21:49:27 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[European quartet eye early progress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=european-quartet-eye-early-progress-2169692.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:04:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium in touching distance, France held]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=belgium-within-touching-distance-france-stutter-2169009.htmlSat, 07 Sep 2013 03:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Bulut hits treble as Turkey thrash Andorra]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=bulut-hits-treble-turkey-thrash-andorra-2168639.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 21:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=decisive-duels-campaign-end-draws-near-2167710.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Crunch time for Portugal in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=crunch-time-for-portugal-europe-2103404.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Anier, Lindpere fire Estonia to victory]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=anier-lindpere-fire-estonia-victory-2048212.htmlTue, 26 Mar 2013 19:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Crunch time for former champions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=crunch-time-for-former-champions-2044761.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2013 08:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Spain stumble, Portugal rescue point]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=spain-stumble-portugal-rescue-point-2044063.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action from a massive evening of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in Europe highlighted by a shock draw at home for world champions Spain against Finland, while Portugal narrowly avoided defeat in Israel.]]>Fri, 22 Mar 2013 23:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gala pair down Andorra]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=gala-pair-down-andorra-2041430.htmlTurkey breathed life back into their fading FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign with victory over minnows Andorra, thanks to goals from Galatasaray players Selcuk Inan and Burak Yilmaz.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Who should your club sign?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/796/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you reckon your club should sign in January 2013.]]>Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[UEFA confirm multi-city EURO 2020]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/704/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=UEFA have confirmed that UEFA EURO 2020 will not take place in a single country, instead being staged across multiple cities around the continent.

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Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Sting in the tail for Germany, Spain]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=sting-the-tail-for-germany-spain-1786911.htmlSurprise results littered Tuesday's 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualification, as Germany let slip a four goal lead to draw 4-4 with Sweden, Northern Ireland held Portugal and France stunned Spain to grab a point in the closing seconds.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Estonia scrape win in Andorra]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=estonia-scrape-win-andorra-1785736.htmlEstonia managed to narrowly seal victory in Andorra as Group D's two winless sides met at the Estadio Comunal de Aixovall, with Andres Oper's second-half goal claiming the points.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Excitement as Euro elite face off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=excitement-euro-elite-face-off-1785373.htmlFIFA.com explains.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Dutch put three past Andorra]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=dutch-put-three-past-andorra-1784238.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 22:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[High stakes in Belgrade, Moscow and Piraeus]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=high-stakes-belgrade-moscow-and-piraeus-1783048.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 07:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Van Gaal brings back Van der Vaart]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=van-gaal-brings-back-van-der-vaart-1746282.htmlFri, 05 Oct 2012 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[De Jong: I know my place in Dutch squad]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=jong-know-place-dutch-squad-1714342.htmlFIFA.com about adapting to life in the Bundesliga, Borussia Monchengladbach’s targets and his own personal goals with the Netherlands.]]>Wed, 03 Oct 2012 07:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Powerhouses make steady progress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=powerhouses-make-steady-progress-1700155.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying action from Europe on a positive evening for the continent's major nations, although both Germany and Spain were made to work overtime before collecting wins.]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 00:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Four more goals for Romania]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=four-more-goals-for-romania-1699555.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2012 21:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[World champions join the party]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=world-champions-join-the-party-1698641.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to all the action in the old continent.]]>Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Big guns hit ground running]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=big-guns-hit-ground-running-1697521.htmlThe likes of England, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal made winning starts to European Zone qualifying for Brazil 2014, while Italy were held to a 2-2 draw in Bulgaria.

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Fri, 07 Sep 2012 23:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hungary hit five in Andorra]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=hungary-hit-five-andorra-1697280.htmlFri, 07 Sep 2012 22:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Avci upbeat ahead of qualifying campaign]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=avci-upbeat-ahead-qualifying-campaign-1696275.htmlTurkey coach Abdullah Avci is hoping his positive outlook will rub off on his players as they open their FIFA World Cup qualifying programme against Netherlands tomorrow night.

 

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Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Road to Brazil begins in Europe]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=road-brazil-begins-europe-1695910.htmlThu, 06 Sep 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Malta beat San Marino, win for Liechtenstein]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Aug 2012 06:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Pre-EURO boost for Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 Jun 2012 18:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The flawless, troubled and triumphant]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With 240 matches played among nine qualifying groups, FIFA.com reviews the most memorable moments from the 13-month-long qualifying campaign for next summer's UEFA EURO 2012.

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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 17:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Russia book EURO berth with Andorra rout]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Russia safely booked their place at next year's UEFA EURO 2012 finals with a resounding 6-0 victory over Andorra at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.

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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 20:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Greece, Belgium push for qualification]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Greece moved into pole position in UEFA EURO 2012 qualification Group F after beating fellow contenders Croatia 2-0, while Belgium beat Kazakhstan 4-1 to move into second in Group A at Turkey's expense.

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Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Irish stay alive with Andorra stroll ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Oct 2011 22:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Russia target finals berth]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/152/267/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Group B in the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers remains tight as Russia lead the charge for automatic qualification, but the Republic of Ireland, Slovakia and Armenia are all in hot pursuit.

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Thu, 06 Oct 2011 13:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[All to play for in EURO deciders]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With ten places still up for grabs at the UEFA EURO 2012 finals, the final two rounds of qualifying action present several key matches, specifically for England and France, who are each on the verge of clinching qualification.

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Thu, 06 Oct 2011 01:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Tardelli: Andorra will not be easy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Republic of Ireland are not taking their UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying opponents Andorra lightly, and assistant manager Marco Tardelli has said it will not be an easy match against the minnows.

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Wed, 05 Oct 2011 23:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Keane ready for crunch fixtures]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=It is crunch time in the Group B as the top three look to find a way to pull clear in this weekend's UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers.

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Thu, 01 Sep 2011 19:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Rocky road for the Netherlands]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=rocky-road-for-the-netherlands-1484753.htmlMon, 01 Aug 2011 00:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone