<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 14 Oct 2014 22:41:00 GMTTue, 14 Oct 2014 22:42:19 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Late strikes sink Denmark, hold Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cristiano Ronaldo headed a stoppage-time winner for Portugal to snatch a 1-0 UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying triumph over Denmark, while John O'Shea marked his 100th senior cap for the Republic of Ireland by scrambling a last-gasp equaliser against Germany.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Drmic: We need goals in Serravalle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Switzerland striker Josip Drmic admits his team badly need goals in San Marino on Tuesday night in order to get their UEFA EURO 2016 qualification campaign up and running.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Top teams looking to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the next round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying matches with some of the continent's heavyweights, including FIFA World Cup winners Germany, looking to bounce back from recent disappointments.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Hodgson: I won't let Sterling burn out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England manager Roy Hodgson insists he won't let rising star Raheem Sterling suffer from burnout on the road to UEFA EURO 2016.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Hodgson, Townsend & Wilshere defend England display]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[England sail past San Marino]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England cruised to a comfortable 5-0 win over San Marino at Wembley on Thursday night to give Roy Hodgson his second win in as many attempts in the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign.

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Spain crash, England cruise in EURO qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thursday featured several surprising results across UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, including Slovakia's 2-1 win over Spain and Slovenia defeating Switzerland 1-0, while England cruised to a comfortable 5-0 win at the expense of San Marino.

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Rooney: Trophies come first]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=England forward and captain Wayne Rooney spoke about chasing the all-time goalscoring record for his country and their upcoming UEFA EURO qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia. 

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[England retain focus for San Marino meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Leading nations play catch-up in EURO race]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[Clyne, Shelvey get England call-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016 Prel. Comp.<![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[Spain, England up and running, Ukraine beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:12:00 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[2013 in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[American adventures decided by high drama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls a final day of USA 1994 qualifying involving an 8.3-second goal, a heroic display from a debutant keeper, a number of crucial late strikes and a European heavyweight pressing the self-destruct button.]]>Sun, 17 Nov 2013 12:15:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™<![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[Ukraine hit eight but settle for play-offs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=ukraine-hit-eight-but-settle-for-play-offs-2196247.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 22:30:00 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[Sidorenco brace helps Moldova win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=sidorenco-brace-helps-moldova-win-2194176.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 19:12:00 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[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[Five-star Poland overpower San Marino]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=five-star-poland-overpower-san-marino-2169529.htmlPoland, led but Piotr Zielinski's brace, sailed past San Marino to a 5-1 victory, but the match did feature the hosts first goal in FIFA World Cup™, courtesy of Alessandro Della Valle's first-half strike.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:47:57 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[Ukraine put nine past San Marino]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=ukraine-put-nine-past-san-marino-2168552.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 21:13:55 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[Tymoschuk: We can reach Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=tymoschuk-got-every-chance-reaching-brazil-2158139.htmlFIFA.com he is setting his sights on Brazil 2014, with passage well within their grasp.]]>Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Lure of the game entices comeback kings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Some footballers find retirement harder than others. Juan Sebastian Veron is the latest example and he provides an opportunity for FIFA.com to aim the spotlight on several comeback kings.

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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 07:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![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[Spain triumph, Montenegro hold firm]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=spain-triumph-montenegro-hold-firm-2049530.htmlFIFA.com wraps up another massive evening of European Brazil 2014 qualifying highlighted by a crucial win for world champions Spain on their trip to Paris, while Montenegro and England remain evenly poised after a hard-fought draw.]]>Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Lewandowski downs San Marino ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=lewandowski-downs-san-marino-2048477.htmlRobert Lewandowski scored two penalties as Poland thumped Group H minnows San Marino 5-0 in their FIFA World Cup qualifying match. Lukasz Teodorczyk, Jakub Kosecki and Lukasz Piszczek were also on the scoresheet.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:53:00 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[Hodgson cautious despite San Marino demolition]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=hodgson-cautious-despite-san-marino-demolition-2044067.htmlSat, 23 Mar 2013 03:07:00 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[England hit San Marino for eight]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=england-hit-san-marino-for-eight-2042458.htmlEngland dominated their FIFA World Cup qualifying match against San Marino, with six different English goalscorers contributing to the victory. It was the first time the Three Lions had struck eight since 1987.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Savic: We need all three points]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=savic-need-all-three-points-2039588.htmlStefan Savic believes Montenegro need to claim all three points against Moldova, believing they must remain focussed, while England are suffering a defensive crisis and the UEFA EURO 2012 hosts meet in Group H.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Cahill ruled out of San Marino game]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=cahill-ruled-out-san-marino-game-2035639.htmlChelsea defender Gary Cahill has been ruled out of England's FIFA World Cup™qualifier in San Marino on Friday due to injury.

 

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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Fitness the difference for Dawson]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=hodgson-fitness-the-difference-for-dawson-2033671.htmlEngland manager Roy Hodgson put Michael Dawson's recent run of fitness for his inclusion in his squad for their FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers with San Marino and Montenegro.

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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 14:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Baines: Neville a wise inclusion]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=baines-neville-wise-inclusion-2031597.htmlLeighton Baines has said England manager Roy Hodgson made a shrewd move by adding Gary Neville to his back-room staff, beleiving the former Manchester United defender has provided valuable insight to the side.

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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Polanski eyes 'emotion and adrenaline' in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=polanski-eyes-emotion-and-adrenaline-brazil-2030325.htmlAhead of Poland’s Brazil 2014 qualifying matches against Ukraine and San Marino, FIFA.com caught up with Roman Polanski, who is eager to sample a FIFA World Cup after experiencing UEFA EURO 2012 in his homeland.

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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 08:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Mazza: Results are not a priority]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=mazza-results-are-not-priority-2029351.htmlFIFA.com to discuss his country's history as a footballing nation and how he doesn't use results as a measure ofsuccess.]]>Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:46:00 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[Ibra turns on the style, France impress again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up a big night of international action across the globe highlighted by an impressive win for France in Italy, a Zlatan Ibrahimovic masterclass and Saudi Arabia denying Argentina.]]>Wed, 14 Nov 2012 23:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Montenegro top qualifying group ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=montenegro-top-qualifying-group-1900955.htmlAndrija Delibasic scored twice as Montenegro knocked England off the top of FIFA World Cup™ Qualifying Group H with a 3-0 victory over group minnows San Marino in Podgorica.

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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 22:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![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