<![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 05:56:43 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[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[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[Yarmolenko lifts Ukraine, crushes Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2194173/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 21:24:00 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[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[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[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[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[Peru and Ukraine appeals granted suspensive effect ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2190067/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:51:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=News<![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[Five-star Poland overpower San Marino]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169529/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Poland, led but Piotr Zielinski's brace, sailed past San Marino to a 5-1 victory, but the match did feature the hosts first goal in FIFA World Cup™, courtesy of Alessandro Della Valle's first-half strike.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:47:57 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[Montenegro held in Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168813/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:06:00 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[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[Lewandowski downs San Marino ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2048477/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Robert Lewandowski scored two penalties as Poland thumped Group H minnows San Marino 5-0 in their FIFA World Cup qualifying match. Lukasz Teodorczyk, Jakub Kosecki and Lukasz Piszczek were also on the scoresheet.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:53:00 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[Ukraine rebound with crucial victory in Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2042783/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Savic: We need all three points]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2039588/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Stefan Savic believes Montenegro need to claim all three points against Moldova, believing they must remain focussed, while England are suffering a defensive crisis and the UEFA EURO 2012 hosts meet in Group H.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Polanski eyes 'emotion and adrenaline' in Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2030325/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of Poland’s Brazil 2014 qualifying matches against Ukraine and San Marino, FIFA.com caught up with Roman Polanski, who is eager to sample a FIFA World Cup after experiencing UEFA EURO 2012 in his homeland.

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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 08:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Rain delay affected players ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1787483/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England boss Roy Hodgson feared his team had lost some of their spark during the 24-hour delay to their FIFA World Cup™ qualifier with Poland.

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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 20:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Poland earn point against England]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785814/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:08:00 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[Poland-England match rescheduled]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1786605/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hodgson excited about England's future ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785611/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Roy Hodgson believes the senior England players will find if "harder and harder" to hold on to their place because of the rapid development of the younger talent at his disposal.

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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 17:51:00 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[Chelsea duo sidelined for Three Lions]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785181/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 14 Oct 2012 17:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Welbeck relishing Rooney combination]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785145/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After England's comfortable 5-0 win over San Marino on Friday, Daniel Welbeck is enjoying his forward partnership with Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney and believes they can top their FIFA World Cup™ qualifying group.

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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 12:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Walcott misses Poland clash]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1784863/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Oct 2012 18:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Blaszczykowski to miss England clash]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1748033/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Gibbs set to miss England qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1746982/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 06 Oct 2012 20:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Forster, Shawcross named by Hodgson]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1715375/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Oct 2012 11:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Irish confirm Greece and Poland friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1701405/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Poland claim victory over Moldova]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1699920/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Sep 2012 22:51:00 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[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[Point apiece for Montenegro, Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697211/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 22:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Kuszczak revels in Poland recall]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1696304/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone