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UEFA sets 2018 World Cup qualifying format, eyes 14th entry

Barcelona's Lionel Messi runs for the ball during a Champions League round of 16 second leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

VIENNA (AP) — Europe’s World Cup qualifying process is being based on 13 available places for the 2018 tournament, even though UEFA thinks it deserves a 14th.

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Sepp Blatter faces tough crowd at UEFA meeting

FIFA President Joseph Blatter s attends a news conference  following the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Friday, March 20, 2015.  Among many topics, the Committee discussed the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.  (AP Photo/Keystone,Ennio Leanza)

VIENNA (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces his toughest audience this week in his campaign to be re-elected.

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