Football Trade Directory

England drop to 17th in FIFA rankings, with Spain dropping out of top 10

The latest FIFA rankings see England drop to 17th in the world behind the likes of Romania and the Czech Republic.

England have won all their matched since exiting the World Cup at the group stages in Brazil last summer, but having not played since November, have slipped further down the rankings.

Former European and World Champions Spain have dropped out of the top ten for the first time since 2007, replaced by Italy.

Of the rest of the home nations, Northern Ireland improved the most, moving up eight places to 43rd to break into the top 50.

Wales have fallen three places to 37th, whilst Scotland dropped one to 39th. The Republic of Ireland now sit 66th in the world.

Apart from Italy taking the last spot in the top 10, the rest remain unchanged, with World Cup winners Germany heading up Argentina and Colombia.
Posted on