• Toshack: A huge challenge

    Toshack: A huge challenge

    Wednesday 11 January 2012

    FYR Macedonia coach John Toshack speaks to FIFA.com about facing up to Wales in the Brazil 2014 qualifiers and about the scale of the task facing him in developing his team into a force to be reckoned with.

  • European qualifying fixtures announced

    European qualifying fixtures announced

    Thursday 1 December 2011

    All but two of the Groups in European Zone qualifying for Brazil 2014 have had their fixtures finalised, with England, France, Italy and Spain starting out away to Moldova, Finland, Bulgaria and Georgia respectively.

  • Levein: We have homework to do

    Levein: We have homework to do

    Sunday 7 August 2011

    "It could have been worse. With a draw like this we’ll have a lot of homework to do in preparation for the matches, and I wouldn’t dare to make any predictions at this early stage. I have faith in my team," Craig Levein, Scotland manager ...

  • Wide open in Group A

    Wide open in Group A

    Friday 5 August 2011

    Group A is possibly the hardest to call out of all the European qualifiers, with every team no doubt thinking they at least have a chance of a play-off spot, and no game looking like an easy asking.

  • Drama and derbies await in Europe

    Drama and derbies await in Europe

    Sunday 31 July 2011

    The draw for the European zone yielded some potentially thrilling sections, with local rivalries set to be stirred and the world champions left to do battle with another winner of football's ultimate prize. 

  • Norway clinch second in group

    Norway clinch second in group

    Wednesday 9 September 2009

    Norway clinched second place in qualifying Group 9 after a dominant victory over FYR Macedonia in Oslo, but may fall short of a play-off berth.