<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Oct 2013 23:00:00 GMTWed, 16 Oct 2013 23:36:17 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Henderson targets ticket to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2197957/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is hoping his club success this season will catch the eye of England manager Roy Hodgson ahead of Brazil 2014. 

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Ten pivotal moments in European qualifying]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196854/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com investigates.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![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[Five keys to England's Brazil booking]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196858/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at five key factors in England's qualification for Brazil 2014, including the performances of Leighton Baines, captain Steven Gerrard and the prolific Wayne Rooney.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Rooney, Gerrard send England to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196255/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gerrard: England did it under great pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196824/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gerrard wants qualifying pain turned into gain]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2195973/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 00:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Townsend grounded amid Robben comparisons]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2195820/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:16:00 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[Cole to miss Poland clash]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2195431/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England defender Ashley Cole will miss his country's match against Poland in FIFA World Cup qualifying European Group H, following his absence from Friday's game against Montenegro due to a rib injury.

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 14:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Lampard: We'll hold our nerve]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2195351/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Frank Lampard says England will secure the result they need against Poland in their final 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match, with the midfielder desperate to make it to Brazil, which he calls "one of the homes of football."

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 23:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hodgson calls up Sterling]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2195100/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England manager Roy Hodgson has called up Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling to the squad for his side's final FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Poland on Tuesday.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:01:00 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[Hodgson wary of wounded Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2194989/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 12 Oct 2013 01:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Townsend stars as England sink Montenegro]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2194159/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Cleverley ruled out for England]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2194143/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:29:00 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[Gerrard: It's time for England to deliver]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2193641/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hoddle: England can't win Brazil 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2193379/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Lewandowski: We have to attack]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2193556/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, widely regarded as one of the best forwards in the world.]]>Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Rooney: Best strike force I've known]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2193005/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wayne Rooney has said that the current crop of England forwards is the best he has known in his decade as an international, with the Manchester United man saying Roy Hodgson has "a really good blend."

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Wed, 09 Oct 2013 15:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Gerrard: No-one cares more than the players]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2192326/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Cole to miss Montenegro match]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2192161/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Football Association have confirmed Ashley Cole will miss England's FIFA World Cup™ qualifier against Montenegro due to a rib injury and Kieran Gibbs will replace the Chelsea defender in Roy Hodgson's squad.

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Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:48:00 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[Rooney hails Januzaj, backs England]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=2191898.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Oct 2013 09:57:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Cole an injury worry for England]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2191800/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Oct 2013 23:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hodgson stands by Wilshere]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2191308/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England manager Roy Hodgson has faith in Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere despite the 21-year-old struggling to hold onto his first-team place with the London club.

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Sat, 05 Oct 2013 22:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Beckham: England can reach Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2190818/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Retired English footballer David Beckham believes Roy Hodgson's balance between youth and experience will be enough for England to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. 

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Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hodgson recalls duo, backs Hart]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2190174/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Walcott to miss World Cup qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2180350/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal have confirmed that England forward Theo Walcott will undergo "minor" surgery on his abdomen which will keep him out of action until after next months' FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Montenegro and Poland.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 15:34:00 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[England draw in Ukraine to stay top]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169524/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:07:30 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[Lampard's hard road to century milestone]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169666/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 Sep 2013 01:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Lampard: We need to use our experience]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169546/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Frank Lampard is set to earn his 100th cap for England when the Three Lions head to Ukraine Tuesday for their next FIFA World Cup™ qualifier, joining team-mates Steven Gerrard and Ashley Cole in the centurion club.

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Sun, 08 Sep 2013 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Walcott wants ruthless England]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169225/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England winger Theo Walcott has said he wants the side to be ruthless in their quest for FIFA World Cup qualification, starting in Kiev on Tuesday against European Group H rivals Ukraine.

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Sat, 07 Sep 2013 12:26:00 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[Welbeck scores twice as England cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168505/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:34:38 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Sturridge, Caulker to miss Moldova match]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2167985/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Football Association has announced in a statement Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and Cardiff City centre-back Steven Caulker will miss England's FIFA World Cup™ qualifier against Moldova on Friday.

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Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:40:00 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[England enter home straight against Moldova]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2167644/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Cahill: Defence isn’t England’s weakness]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2167474/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Sturridge, Wilshere sit out England training]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2167127/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Daniel Sturridge and Jack Wilshere both missed a training session with England Tuesday morning, but both will remain in the squad for their upcoming FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine.

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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hodgson confirms England squad changes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2166733/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Following three player withdrawals, England manager Roy Hodgson has brought in Cardiff City centre-back Steven Caulker for two crucial FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine.

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Mon, 02 Sep 2013 18:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Rooney out as England injuries mount]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2166038/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=When Roy Hodgson assembles his squad at St George's Park training centre on Monday the England manager could possibly find himself without the services of Wayne Rooney, Phil Jones, Glen Johnson and Daniel Sturridge.

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Sun, 01 Sep 2013 15:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Tymoschuk: We can reach Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2158139/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Hart: Failure not an option]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2050006/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Mar 2013 02:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hodgson: It is still in our hands]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2049470/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Mar 2013 02:35:00 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[England pegged back in Podgorica]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2048455/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England could only take a point away from Montenegro despite a bright first half which saw them take the lead through Wayne Rooney. Substitute Dejan Damjanovic equalised in a second-half dominated by the hosts.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Vukcevic: A win would be huge]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044739/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com he is expecting a tough test in Podgorica.]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone