<![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[France head into play-offs with a win]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196244/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:14:00 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[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[France recall Remy, Sakho and Varane]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2190180/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:27:00 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[Spain win in Finland to stride towards Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168402/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:18:26 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[Del Bosque decided on keeper, talks injuries]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2167800/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Xavi, Villa in as Torres, Mata miss out]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2159682/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Vicente del Bosque recalled Xavi and David Villa to the Spain squad for the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Finland, while there was no place for Chelsea duo Juan Mata and Fernando Torres.

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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:27:00 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[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[Cazorla: It makes no sense to doubt Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044584/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Spain midfielder Santi Cazorla has insisted that "it makes no sense" for the FIFA World Cup™-holders' detractors to doubt them, despite back-to-back draws in qualifying Group I.

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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 15:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Lack of precision frustrates Del Bosque]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044085/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 23 Mar 2013 03:29:00 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[Spain draw, slip to second]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2042798/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Reigning champions Spain dropped two priceless points in their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign as they were held to a shock draw with Finland at the El Molinon stadium in Gijon.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Ramos: We cannot live in the past]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2039439/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=WIth a crucial week in their quest to reach the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, Sergio Ramos - who is set to become Spain's youngest player to earn 100 caps - insists the world champions must not live in the past.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Busquets: Barça and Real players are in the same ship]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2038921/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Ramos: I want to be in Spain's history books]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2035675/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Del Bosque denies negative selection]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2031557/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has dismissed suggestions that his squad for crucial FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers against Finland and France is lacking in forwards.

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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Russia, Belgium impress as groups take shape]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1784590/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Oct 2012 00:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Ten-man Finland rescue Georgia point]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1783810/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 18:56:00 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[Deschamps hails 'complete' Diaby]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697792/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After his match-winning goal against Finland yesterday, France coach Didier Deschamps labelled Abou Diaby "a complete midfielder", following his return from a long-running injury saga.

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 10:31:00 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[Diaby return sparks French in Finn win]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697161/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Abou Diaby marked his return to international football with the only goal of the game as France began their bid to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ finals with a 1-0 win against Finland.

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Fri, 07 Sep 2012 21:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Valbuena: We can do better than Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1696280/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:37:00 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[Menez back for France]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1690936/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:04:00 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[Stange: Don't take Belarus lightly]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1489918/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from Bernd Stange, the German coach currently masterminding the meteoric rise of a Belarus side currently challenging France for a place at UEFA EURO 2012.

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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 08:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Del Bosque: We can’t focus just on France]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1487414/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=“I’m not euphoric but I’m not sad either. We need to accept it because that’s the way fate wanted it, and we’ll live with the consequences,” Vicente del Bosque, Spain coach.

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Fri, 05 Aug 2011 16:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Champions draw early French test]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484043/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 31 Jul 2011 16:28:00 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