<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Oct 2013 07:46:00 GMTWed, 12 Feb 2014 07:15:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Ten pivotal moments in European qualifying]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com investigates.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Bosnians make history, Iceland maintain dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Oct 2013 02:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Scotland end campaign with win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>http://www.fifa.com?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?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?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?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?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Sep 2013 03:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium win in Scotland, move close to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 23:00:03 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Scotland add four for qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Sep 2013 11:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Watford's Anya gets first Scotland call-up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Watford's Ikechi Anya received his first Scotland call-up ahead of two FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Belgium and Macedonia. 

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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 16:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Perisic: We’re worth a ticket to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ivan Perisic speaks to FIFA.com about Croatia’s fight for FIFA World Cup qualification, why the tournament being staged in Brazil is an added incentive, how special matches are against Serbia and life at Wolfsburg.

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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Belgium move clear, Portugal claim key win ]]>http://www.fifa.com?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[Snodgrass strikes as Scotland stun Croatia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scotland shocked Croatia with a 1-0 win in Zagreb on Friday, courtesy of a 26th minute strike from Robert Snodgrass which gave Scotland coach Gordon Strachan his first competitive victory.

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Fri, 07 Jun 2013 20:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Crunch time for Portugal in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Spain triumph, Montenegro hold firm]]>http://www.fifa.com?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[Serbia see off the Scots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Filip Duricic grabbed a second-half brace to see off Gordon Strachan's Scotland and put paid to any glimmering hopes the Tartan Army had of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Crunch time for former champions]]>http://www.fifa.com?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?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[Wales steal three points in Scotland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wales scored twice in two minutes to come back and beat Scotland 2-1 at snowy Hampden Park in a game that saw both teams finished with ten men.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Scotland call up Brighton's Bridcutt]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Scotland job thrills Strachan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Strachan: Job would be an honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Sacked Levein pays for poor Scotland results]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Craig Levein paid for a poor run of results when he was sacked as Scotland manager by the Scottish Football Association (SFA) on Monday.

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Mon, 05 Nov 2012 19:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Kompany: Belgium's team spirit is unbelievable]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vincent Kompany has discussed Belgium's 2-0 victory over Scotland, refused to rule Craig Levein's team out of the Group A running, lauded Eden Hazard for his response to being dropped and enthused about the spirit with the camp.

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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Sting in the tail for Germany, Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com?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[Dominant Belgians outlast Scots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Excitement as Euro elite face off]]>http://www.fifa.com?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[Coleman discusses relief, focuses on Croatia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chris Coleman has reflected on his first win as Wales manager, discussed why Gareth Bale took their penalty ahead of Aaron Ramsey, and looked ahead to the meeting with Croatia.

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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Bale guides Welsh past Scotland ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Scotland book '78 berth at Wales' expense]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com remembers a similarly important encounter between the British pair exactly 35 years ago.]]>Fri, 12 Oct 2012 08:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[High stakes in Belgrade, Moscow and Piraeus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Oct 2012 07:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Fellaini hit by knee injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Oct 2012 06:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Stalemate for Scotland again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Sep 2012 23:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[World champions join the party]]>http://www.fifa.com?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[Berra: We had better chances]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Sep 2012 16:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Levein: Macedonia is a must-win game]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following their 0-0 draw with Serbia, Scotland manager Craig Levein believes Tuesday's 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifier Macedonia is "probably a must-win match", with a tough schedule ahead of them.

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Sun, 09 Sep 2012 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Scotland, Serbia battle ends in stalemate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Scotland and Serbia began their quest to reach Brazil 2014 in frustrating fashion as the pair drew 0-0 at Hampden Park in a match where both sides could have walked away with all three points.

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 17:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[European qualifying fixtures announced]]>http://www.fifa.com?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[Levein: We have homework to do]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att="It could have been worse. With a draw like this we’ll have a lot of homework to do in preparation for the matches, and I wouldn’t dare to make any predictions at this early stage. I have faith in my team," Craig Levein, Scotland manager

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Sun, 07 Aug 2011 17:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Wide open in Group A]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Group A is possibly the hardest to call out of all the European qualifiers, with every team no doubt thinking they at least have a chance of a play-off spot, and no game looking like an easy asking.

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Fri, 05 Aug 2011 20:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Drama and derbies await in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 31 Jul 2011 00:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone