England 9th, Wales 17th, Scotland 52nd in rankings

Date published: Thursday 3rd December 2015 10:44

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England are still ninth in the FIFA world rankings, but Scotland and Wales have both slipped, with Northern Ireland ahead of the Republic.

Gordon Strachan’s side finished fourth in their Euro 2016 qualification group and Gibraltar are the only side they have beaten in their last five matches.

Scotland are down to 52 in the world rankings as a result – their lowest place since dropping to 72nd in 2012.

Roy Hodgson’s England remain ninth in the world rankings, while Wales have dropped two places to 17th.

Republic of Ireland have moved up to 31st following their Euro 2016 play-off win against Bosnia, but Northern Ireland are just ahead in 30th.

Belgium, Argentina and Spain make up the top three, with world champions Germany slipping to fourth.

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