<![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 05:56:47 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[Wales hold qualified Belgium]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196250/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 23:03:00 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[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[Williams adds to Wales withdrawals]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2192561/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wales manager Chris Coleman has been dealt another injury blow ahead of two FIFA World Cup qualifiers after captain Ashley Williams withdrew from the squad due to an ankle injury. 

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Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Bellamy confirms international retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2192397/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:01:00 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[Wales hit by raft of injuries]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2191979/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Oct 2013 14:52:00 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[Serbia cruise in Cardiff]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169539/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:57:16 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Bale goes for scan on groin strain]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169895/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of Tuesday's FIFA World Cup™ qualifier against Serbia on Tuesday, Wales star man Gareth Bale has had another scan to assess a groin injury the newly-signed Real Madrid picked up in training.

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Mon, 09 Sep 2013 15:22:00 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[Trajkovski strikes late to down Wales]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168344/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 20:44:49 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[Bale named in Wales squad]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2158656/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:32:00 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[Croatia comeback to sink Wales]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2048457/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wales saw their hopes of 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualification all but ended as Croatia came from a goal down to claim victory, thanks to goals from Dejan Lovren and Eduardo. Gareth Bale had earlier given Wales the lead.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:15:00 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[Wales steal three points in Scotland]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2042793/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2026386/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:10:00 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[Croatia heap woe on struggling Welsh]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785746/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 21:39:00 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[Coleman discusses relief, focuses on Croatia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1784814/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1784224/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1782743/index.html?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/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[Serbia on song against Wales]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1699829/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Sep 2012 22:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Ramsey expects Wales recovery]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1698790/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Sep 2012 18:36:00 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[Belgium begin with win over Wales]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697248/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 22:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium looking for winning start]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1696271/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:17:00 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[Coleman: We want to build an identity]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1683842/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the Dragons' chances of reaching Brazil 2014, adapting from club to international coaching, and building an identity for the national team.]]>Thu, 30 Aug 2012 06:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Toshack: A huge challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1566969/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about facing up to Wales in the Brazil 2014 qualifiers and about the scale of the task facing him in developing his team into a force to be reckoned with.]]>Wed, 11 Jan 2012 08:06:00 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[Speed: Wales' sights on 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1505116.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about rebuilding a team that has plumbed new depths over recent years, and explains why he's hopeful of better times ahead.]]>Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:04:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Levein: We have homework to do]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1488353/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1487597/index.html?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/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