<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Oct 2013 07:46:00 GMTMon, 18 Jun 2018 12:23:44 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Ten pivotal moments in European qualifying]]>/worldcup/news/ten-pivotal-moments-european-qualifying-2196854FIFA.com investigates.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Five keys to England's Brazil booking]]>/worldcup/news/five-keys-england-brazil-booking-2196858FIFA.com looks at five key factors in England's qualification for Brazil 2014, including the performances of Leighton Baines, captain Steven Gerrard and the prolific Wayne Rooney.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Europe poised for last-day drama]]>/worldcup/news/europe-poised-for-last-day-drama-2195655Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Belgium, Germany and Switzerland join party]]>/worldcup/news/belgium-germany-and-switzerland-join-the-party-2194935Sat, 12 Oct 2013 03:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Promised land looms for European quartet]]>/worldcup/news/promised-land-looms-for-european-quartet-2193684Belgium, 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[Lewandowski: We have to attack]]>/worldcup/news/lewandowski-have-attack-2193556FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, widely regarded as one of the best forwards in the world.]]>Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[European quartet eye early progress]]>/worldcup/news/european-quartet-eye-early-progress-2169692FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:04:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Decisive duels as end draws near]]>/worldcup/news/decisive-duels-campaign-end-draws-near-2167710Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Tymoschuk: We can reach Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/tymoschuk-got-every-chance-reaching-brazil-2158139FIFA.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[Vukcevic: A win would be huge]]>/worldcup/news/vukcevic-win-would-huge-2044739FIFA.com he is expecting a tough test in Podgorica.]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Crunch time for former champions]]>/worldcup/news/crunch-time-for-former-champions-2044761FIFA.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]]>/worldcup/news/spain-stumble-portugal-rescue-point-2044063FIFA.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[Duo remain perfect, France troubling Spain]]>/worldcup/news/duo-remain-perfect-france-troubling-spain-1977295FIFA.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[Hodgson: Character is vital]]>/worldcup/news/hodgson-character-vital-1872228In the second part of our exclusive two-part interview with Roy Hodgson, the England manager highlights the importance of being surrounded by a squad of full of good characters.

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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone
<![CDATA[Hodgson: We need to have a successful team]]>/worldcup/news/hodgson-need-have-successful-team-1872227FIFA.com, England manager Roy Hodgson talks about his appointment, Brazil 2014 qualifying and leaving a successful legacy for his successors.]]>Mon, 12 Nov 2012 08:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Poland-England match rescheduled]]>/worldcup/news/poland-england-match-rescheduled-1786605Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Excitement as Euro elite face off]]>/worldcup/news/excitement-euro-elite-face-off-1785373FIFA.com explains.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[High stakes in Belgrade, Moscow and Piraeus]]>/worldcup/news/high-stakes-belgrade-moscow-and-piraeus-1783048Thu, 11 Oct 2012 07:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[Hodgson focused on finding right blend]]>/worldcup/news/hodgson-focused-finding-right-blend-1700119FIFA.com analyses England's opening two matches in FIFA World Cup qualifying, with manager Roy Hodgson still looking for the right blend between experience and young talent.]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 09:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone<![CDATA[World champions join the party]]>/worldcup/news/world-champions-join-the-party-1698641FIFA.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]]>/worldcup/news/big-guns-hit-ground-running-1697521The 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[European qualifying fixtures announced]]>/worldcup/news/european-qualifying-fixtures-announced-1550609All 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]]>/worldcup/news/capello-england-need-careful-1487137Fabio 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]]>/worldcup/news/familiar-foes-await-england-1484270Wed, 03 Aug 2011 09:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. European Zone