<![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 05:56:44 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[Ukraine hit eight but settle for play-offs]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196247/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:30:00 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[Sidorenco brace helps Moldova win]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2194176/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:12:00 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[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[Ukraine put nine past San Marino]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168552/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:13:55 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[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[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[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[Hodgson cautious despite San Marino demolition]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044067/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 23 Mar 2013 03:07:00 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[England hit San Marino for eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2042458/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England dominated their FIFA World Cup qualifying match against San Marino, with six different English goalscorers contributing to the victory. It was the first time the Three Lions had struck eight since 1987.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:15:00 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[Cahill ruled out of San Marino game]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2035639/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has been ruled out of England's FIFA World Cup™qualifier in San Marino on Friday due to injury.

 

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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hodgson: Fitness the difference for Dawson]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2033671/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=England manager Roy Hodgson put Michael Dawson's recent run of fitness for his inclusion in his squad for their FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers with San Marino and Montenegro.

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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 14:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Baines: Neville a wise inclusion]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2031597/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Leighton Baines has said England manager Roy Hodgson made a shrewd move by adding Gary Neville to his back-room staff, beleiving the former Manchester United defender has provided valuable insight to the side.

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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:18:00 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[Mazza: Results are not a priority]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2029351/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com to discuss his country's history as a footballing nation and how he doesn't use results as a measure ofsuccess.]]>Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Montenegro top qualifying group ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1900955/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Andrija Delibasic scored twice as Montenegro knocked England off the top of FIFA World Cup™ Qualifying Group H with a 3-0 victory over group minnows San Marino in Podgorica.

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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 22:14:00 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[Moldova claim first win]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785780/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Following last week's morale-boosting draw with Ukraine, Moldova beat San Marino 2-0 and claim their first win of the FIFA World Cup™ qualifying campaign.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:46:00 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[Easy night for five-goal England]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1784275/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Rooney to captain England]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1783177/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:20:00 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[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[Montenegro put six past San Marino]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1699767/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Sep 2012 22:09:00 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[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[Capello: England need to be careful]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1487137/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fabio Capello, England manager.]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2011 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Familiar foes await England]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484270/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Aug 2011 09:59:00 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