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#FIFA Rankings

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Ireland rise two places in latest Fifa rankings, Germany fall dramatically

In the first rankings since Russia 2018, newly crowned world champions France have risen six places to first.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Ireland unchanged in latest Fifa rankings ahead of Nations League draw

The Martin O’Neill saga aside, it has been an uneventful few months for the Boys in Green.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Ireland plummet in latest Fifa World Rankings after Denmark disaster

Martin O’Neill’s side fall six places to 32nd.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Ireland drop 3 places in latest Fifa rankings

Meanwhile, Germany are the new number one side in the world after their Confederations Cup success.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Ireland slip two places in latest Fifa rankings as Brazil return to top spot

Martin O’Neill’s side are down to 26th in the latest rankings released this morning.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ireland down 2 places in Fifa rankings as Afcon finalists surge up the table

The latest world table has been released by football’s governing body this morning.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Ireland remain unchanged in the first Fifa rankings of 2017

The Boys in Green begin the year in 23rd.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Ireland have achieved their highest Fifa ranking since 2012

Martin O’Neill’s side are 23rd in the world on the back of their recent big win in Vienna.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 14 July, 2016

We'll Leave it There So: Agony for Mickelson, Ireland's Fifa rankings boost and all today's sport

Plus, two League of Ireland clubs were in action in Europe.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 2 June, 2016

After Belarus defeat, Ireland fall in latest Fifa rankings

England are down to 11th, while the Irish team’s Euro 2016 rivals Belgium are still second.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Ireland oddly down in the latest Fifa rankings despite a win and a draw last week

The Boys in Green have lost ground on Northern Ireland after falling two places to 31st.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Wins over Germany and Bosnia have done wonders for Ireland's Fifa ranking

The Boys in Green find themselves at a three-year high.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Beating Germany has given Ireland a huge boost in the latest Fifa rankings

42nd is Ireland’s highest ranking in more than two-and-a-half years.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Ireland drop in latest Fifa rankings (and Wales are officially better than England now!)

We’re 51st (just between Venezuela and Jamaica.)

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Ireland's rocky road to World Cup 2018 confirmed in latest Fifa rankings

Martin O’Neill’s men will be fourth seeds in qualifying.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The latest Fifa rankings are out - and no, it's not good news for Ireland

The United Arab Emirates and Burkina Faso have got company.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 18 December, 2014

The latest Fifa rankings are out - and Ireland are down again

The good news is, we’re better than Gabon.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Egypt, Ireland, Zambia: The latest Fifa world rankings are out

Martin O’Neill’s side are keeping good company.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Ireland sandwiched between DR Congo and Congo in the latest FIFA Rankings

It’s only a small improvement but it’s an improvement.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Ireland climb FIFA rankings following Oman, Georgia wins

Germany, Argentina, Colombia, the Netherlands and Belgium make up world football’s top five this month.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 17 July, 2014

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Ireland drop again in FIFA rankings, now officially the worst they have been since rankings started

Albania, Bolivia, El Salvador and Poland all leapfrogged Martin O’Neill’s side in the last month.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 8 May, 2014

The latest FIFA rankings are out, Ireland fans. We're down again.

We just 65 places away from Spain now.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Ireland drop to 68th in the FIFA world rankings

Having lost out to Serbia last week, Ireland hold their lowest ever position in the table.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Ireland fall to 67th in the FIFA rankings

The Boys in Green now sit in their lowest ever place on the list.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Ireland drop to 60th in FIFA world rankings

The Boys in Green hold their lowest position to-date after failing to make next year’s World Cup.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Ireland down three more places to 44th in FIFA rankings

The Boys in Green have fallen while Brazil’s Confederations Cup win has seen them shoot back into the top 10.

# fifa-rankings - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Ireland down to 40th in the FIFA Rankings

Giovanni Trapattoni’s side have fallen one place in the world governing body’s latest table.

# fifa-rankings - Friday 9 March, 2012

We couldn't be that bad? Mauritania upset at being named 203rd in the world

The west African country’s president has criticised the fact that they are positioned the sixth worst team in the FIFA rankings.

# fifa-rankings - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Ireland climb to 20th in FIFA world rankings

The nation are at their highest position in over six years according to the world football governing body.

# fifa-rankings - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Ireland up to 29th in FIFA's world rankings

Spain regain top spot after busy month of international soccer.

# fifa-rankings - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Ireland unchanged as FIFA reveal latest rankings

Brazil jump two places to number three while Spain and The Netherlands remain on top.

# fifa-rankings - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Ireland up one as FIFA release latest rankings

Victory over Wales in last month’s Carling Nations Cup is enough to move Ireland up to 34th.

# fifa-rankings - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Steady as she goes: Ireland unchanged as FIFA release latest world rankings

Trapattoni’s men remain in 35th spot as Spain come out on top of the pile once again.

# fifa-rankings - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

From European nations making moves in new FIFA rankings FIFA Rankings

European nations making moves in new FIFA rankings

The Republic of Ireland jump three places to 33rd, as Spain remain top of the World Rankings ahead of the Netherlands.

# fifa-rankings - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

THE IRISH FOOTBALL TEAM have climbed up fives places in the world rankings to 36th, despite not making it to the World Cup. The new rankings out today put Spain at number one, up one place. England meanwhile have also moved up one place to seventh in the rankings, despite a dismal performance at the World Cup.

France have suffered one of the biggest drops, dropping 12 places to 21 after crashing out of the World Cup amid team rows and controversy reminiscent of Ireland in Saipan.

Ireland was 12th in February 2005 but peaked at number 6 in July 1993.

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