<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Oct 2013 03:23:00 GMTWed, 16 Oct 2013 07:55:59 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Capello's crucial moments]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196947/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at five key moments as Fabio Capello guided Russia to Brazil, with the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ hosts seeing off Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal to qualify as European Group F winners.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 03:23:00 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[Russia survive late scare to qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196238/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:56:00 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[Russia cruise to retain driving seat]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2194169/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 21:51:00 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[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[Russia see off Israel, go top]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169522/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:56:29 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[Kokorin brace helps Russia sink Luxembourg]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168316/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 18:53:14 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[O’Neill: I relished facing Capello]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2152808/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about masterminding Northern Ireland’s win over Russia, the role the fans played in it, their aim of returning to the FIFA World Cup and the influence Paul Gascoigne had on his career.]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Northern Ireland stun Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2152393/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Russia not taking Northern Ireland lightly]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2151767/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of his side's FIFA World Cup™ qualifier against Northern Ireland, Russia coach Fabio Capello knows his men cannot take their hosts lightly, despite their last place standing in Group F.

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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Selection struggles for Capello]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2149099/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Russia keen on Capello stay]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2147922/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:26:00 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[Capello eyes win over Portugal]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2102277/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fabio Capello wants nothing less than a win against Portugal in their upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier to help Russia reach the finals in Brazil next year.

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Tue, 04 Jun 2013 08:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Northern Ireland – Russia qualifier rescheduled ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2057468/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:10:00 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[Windsor Park qualifier off]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044211/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Northern Ireland's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Russia has fallen foul of the weather for the second time in 24 hours, with hostile conditions rendering Windsor Park unplayable.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 12:06:00 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[Pressure on in Europe as Brazil 2014 draws nearer]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2040111/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to today's 24 qualifying matches in Europe, with the meeting of Croatia and Serbia just one of several tasty encounters in prospect.]]>Fri, 22 Mar 2013 06:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Capello sees Belfast as Russia's toughest test]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2035613/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Duo remain perfect, France troubling Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1977295/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the European race for Brazil 2014 places so far, including crucial games and goals and an intriguing stat, and looks at some of the biggest upcoming clashes.]]>Sat, 29 Dec 2012 07:32:00 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[Late relief for Russia as they sink Azerbaijan]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785728/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Capello keeping his cool]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785567/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Despite registering a perfect start to Russia's FIFA World Cup™ qualifying campaign, Fabio Capello insists his team can't dwell on their early charge in Group F and must turn focus on facing Azerbaijan.

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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 16:04:00 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[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[Russia claim slender win over Portugal]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1783770/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Capello: We must be ready to win a big match]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1783166/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:02:00 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[Group favourites Portugal, Russia clash in Moscow]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1782940/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Oct 2012 04:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Capello omits Arshavin, Pogrebnyak]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1713570/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fabio Capello has revealed his 24-man squad for Russia's FIFA World Cup qualifiers this month, with Andrey Arshavin and Pavel Pogrebnyak both missing out.

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Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Abishov: I'm proud of Azerbaijan]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17womensworldcup/azerbaijan2012/news/newsid=1712953/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Azerbaijan international Ruslan Abishov believes the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup could be a great stepping stone for bigger tournaments and fancies his side's chances against Russia in their FIFA World Cup™ qualifier.

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Tue, 02 Oct 2012 06:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012
<![CDATA[Powerhouses make steady progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1700155/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying action from Europe on a positive evening for the continent's major nations, although both Germany and Spain were made to work overtime before collecting wins.]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 00:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Russia enjoy rout in Israel]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1699399/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Sep 2012 20:25:00 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[Northern Irish stumble in Russia ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1696841/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 18:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Capello: I want to maintain Russia's spirit and style]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1696239/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fabio Capello has said he left his England post as a matter of "respect", discussed Russia's forthcoming test against Northern Ireland and his mission to help them succeed.

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Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:14:00 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[Capello drops Arshavin for qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1692836/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Russia manager Fabio Capello left Arsenal forward Andrei Arshavin out of his 24-man squad to play 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers with Northern Ireland in Moscow and Israel.

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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 18:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Capello eyes World Cup journey]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1669757/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Capello confirmed as Russia coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1664388/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:27:00 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