<![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[Latvia late show denies Slovakia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2196243/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:16:00 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[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[Bosnia-Herzegovina take Slovakia revenge]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169538/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Bosnia-Herzegovina exacted revenge for Friday's defeat to Slovakia as they came from behind to win in Zilina. Marek Hamsik opened the scoring for the hosts before Ermin Bicakcic and Izet Hajrovic turned the match on its head.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:47:39 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[Slovakia stun Bosnia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2168864/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:25:00 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[Slovakia coaches Griga, Hipp sacked]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2108094/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Slovakia Football Association President Jan Kovacik announced Thursday that coaches Stanislav Griga and Michal Hipp have been let go following a series of poor results in Group G of FIFA World Cup™ qualifying.

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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:18:00 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[Hamsik: I’d like to keep growing with Napoli ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2088945/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Napoli and Slovakia striker Marek Hamsik about his time with the Naples-based outfit, missing out on the scudetto and his hopes for FIFA World Cup qualification.]]>Thu, 30 May 2013 11:52:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Second chance for late bloomer Bakos]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2058863/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke exclusively to the Slovakian forward.]]>Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:51:00 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[Lithuania and Slovakia share points]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2042311/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Lithuania took an early lead but Slovakia levelled five minutes before the break as the two teams settled for a point each in FIFA World Cup qualifying Group G.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Susic: I'll only be satisfied with victory]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2039607/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of their top-of-the-table clash with Greece in Group G, Bosnia-Herzegovina coach Safet Susic has said he won't be satisfied with a draw, while Slovakia will look to get their FIFA World Cup™ qualifying back on track.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:17:00 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[Salpingidis the hero as Greece win in Slovakia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785783/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Karagounis: Greece can beat anybody]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1785578/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Giorgos Karagounis has expressed his disappointment at Greece dropping points but insisted they will get three points against Slovakia.

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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 16:50:00 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[Slovaks edge Latvia in Bratislava]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1784155/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Latvia coach to miss qualifier]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1783174/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:13:00 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[Slovakia grab win over Liechtenstein]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1699909/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Sep 2012 22:50:00 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[Spoils shared by Lithuania, Slovakia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1697348/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 23:08:00 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[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[Cech: The draw was very kind to Slovakia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1497218/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Slovakia’s qualification campaigns for UEFA EURO 2012 and Brazil 2014, life at West Bromwich Albion and his ambitions for the future.]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2011 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Santos: A good draw for us]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1487124/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att="I have to admit that the draw was a good one for us considering the teams which have been drawn together in other groups,” Greece coach Fernando Santos.

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Tue, 02 Aug 2011 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[All to play for in Group G]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484101/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 31 Jul 2011 17:25:00 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