<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTWed, 16 Oct 2013 05:56:33 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Bosnians make history, Iceland maintain dream]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196919/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Czech Republic win in Bulgaria, both miss out]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196242/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2195655/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium, Germany and Switzerland join party]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2194935/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 12 Oct 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Last-gasp Movsisyan sinks nine-man Bulgaria]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2194180/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Promised land looms for European quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2193684/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Belgium, 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[European play-off draw LIVE on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2192042/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Europe will have eight teams vying for play-off spots to secure passage to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. The draw for take place at the Home of FIFA at 14:00 CET on 21 October, and you can follow it LIVE on FIFA.com.

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Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Rosicky out of Czech qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2191968/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Italy, Netherlands reach promised land]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2172065/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Sep 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[European quartet eye early progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169692/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169009/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Sep 2013 03:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gilardino edges Italy closer]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168856/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Genoa forward Alberto Gilardino's first-half header moved Italy closer to a place at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next summer as they saw off Bulgaria 1-0 in Palermo.

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Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2167710/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Spain triumph, Montenegro hold firm]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2049530/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Denmark and Bulgaria split points]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2048411/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Daniel Agger's penalty cancelled out Stanislav Manolev's 51st minute strike as Denmark and Bulgaria split the points in the Group B fixture, leaving the hosts' FIFA World Cup hopes in peril.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Crunch time for former champions]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044761/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044063/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Tonev hits treble in Bulgaria rout]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2040527/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Mihaylov: It's an honour to share my dad's name]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2038889/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about breaking out of the shadow of his famous father, his pride in being the son of the former goalkeeper, the golden generation of Hristo Stoichkov and Co, and Bulgaria’s quest to reach Brazil 2014.]]>Wed, 20 Mar 2013 09:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Sting in the tail for Germany, Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1786911/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Surprise 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[Czechs, Bulgaria settle for stalemate ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785752/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 21:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Excitement as Euro elite face off]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785373/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com explains.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Danes held by ten-man Bulgaria ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1784125/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[High stakes in Belgrade, Moscow and Piraeus]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1783048/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Oct 2012 07:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Manolev hands Bulgaria victory]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1699593/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Bulgaria remain unbeaten in FIFA World Cup™ qualifying as they saw off a nine-man Armenia 1-0 to sit top of Group B, with Stanislav Manolev's goal proving decisive.

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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[World champions join the party]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1698641/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Osvaldo taking positives despite draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697903/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Even though Italy had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Bulgaria, striker Pablo Osvaldo said he was "half-happy" after his brace earned a point for Gli Azzurri in their 2014 FIFA World Cup™ opener. 

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Big guns hit ground running]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697521/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The 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[Bulgaria withstand Italian challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697329/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 23:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Road to Brazil begins in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1695910/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Sep 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Prandelli calls up Insigne, Pazzini]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1694079/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has called upon the striking talents of uncapped Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne and AC Milan new-boy Giampaolo Pazzini for their upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers.

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Sun, 02 Sep 2012 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[European qualifying fixtures announced]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1550609/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=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.

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Thu, 01 Dec 2011 16:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Prandelli: We're aiming for first]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1487601/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att="We’re Italy and naturally, with the greatest respect to the other sides in the group, we’re aiming to finish in first place," Cesare Prandelli, Italy coach

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Sun, 07 Aug 2011 17:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Italy relishing success once again]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484865/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Since crashing out at the group stage at South Africa 2010, Italy have revamped their squad and will look to top Group B in Europe, with Denmark, Czech Republic and Bulgaria their toughest opponents in the section. 

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Mon, 01 Aug 2011 16:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Drama and derbies await in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1483801/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 31 Jul 2011 00:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone