<![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 05:56:34 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[Austria finish off Faroe Islands]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196263/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With Group C in European FIFA World Cup™ qualifying already determined, Austria finished their campaign with a 3-0 win over the Faroe Islands to finish third, behind Germany and Sweden.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 23:51:00 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[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[Almer: Our fate is still in our hands]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2192438/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The race for second place in Group C is still wide open, with Austria's fate in their own hands providing they defeat the Faroe Islands and Sweden in their remaining encounters.

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Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:40:00 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[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[Germany close thanks to Faroes win]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169537/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany closed to within a win of a place at Brazil 2014 after a 3-0 FIFA World Cup qualifying win over the Faroe Islands. Arsenal duo Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil scored while Thomas Muller completed the routine victory.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:57:55 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[Mertesacker: We have to defend as a team]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169511/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Arsenal and Germany defender Per Mertesacker has said the pressure to perform has fired up competition amongst Die Mannschaft defenders ahead of Tuesday's FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Faroe Islands.

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Sun, 08 Sep 2013 13:55:00 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[Kazakh sub Finonchenko undoes Faroes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168320/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 18:07:00 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[Schweinsteiger to miss qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2160131/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Germany and Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will miss his country's upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Austria and the Faroe Islands with an ankle injury.

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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Schweinsteiger, Kroos, Gotze recalled]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2159718/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gundogan ruled out of qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2158193/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium move clear, Portugal claim key win ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2104446/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews Friday's matchday in European qualifying for Brazil 2014 as Belgium and Portugal improved their prospects, while Croatia and Montenegro both stumbled at home.]]>Sat, 08 Jun 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Keane's hat-trick sees Ireland sink Faroes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2104381/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Robbie Keane surpassed Shay Given as Republic of Ireland's most-capped player and netted a hat-trick in his country's 3-0 win over Faroe Islands that sees the Emerald Isle remain second in Group C of FIFA World Cup™ qualifying.

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Fri, 07 Jun 2013 22:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Crunch time for Portugal in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2103404/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:09:00 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[Austria smash Faroes for six]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2042786/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Austria cruised to their second win of the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign by crushing the Faroe Islands in Vienna. Philipp Hosiner grabbed a brace, with four other goalscorers completing the rout.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:40:00 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[Irish finish strong to brush aside Faroes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785753/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 21:38:00 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[Ireland receive Keane boost]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785168/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Republic of Ireland have been given a boost as they look to recover from their 6-1 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying defeat to Germany with the return of captain Robbie Keane from injury.

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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 15:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Sweden survive Faroe scare]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1783859/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 19:19:00 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[Victory not enough for Low]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697882/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Even though Germany rode emerged 3-0 victors in their 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifier with the Faroe Islands, Joachim Low was clearly not pleased with his sides profligate display, spurning numerous chances.

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 11:57:00 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[Ozil on song during Germany victory]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697309/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 22:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Low: Germany have a hunger]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1696211/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:12:00 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[Low: We haven't got an easy group]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1487122/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att="We haven't got an easy group. Sweden and Ireland always do very well in qualifying," Joachim Low, Germany coach

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Tue, 02 Aug 2011 14:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Reunion for old friends and foes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484047/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 31 Jul 2011 17:20:00 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