# FIFA Rankings

Last year
# Mixed Fortunes
Ireland move up in latest Fifa rankings, Argentina fail to displace rivals
Brazil remain top despite their recent quarter-final loss to Croatia.
# On the rise
Ireland move up two places in latest Fifa rankings as Belgium dethroned after Aviva draw
It follows an international window that saw Stephen Kenny’s men earn a creditable 2-2 draw with Belgium, as well as a last-gasp win over Lithuania.
All time
# off form
Ireland fall 6 places in latest Fifa rankings, as World Cup seeding blow confirmed
As expected, Stephen Kenny’s side have been placed in Pot 3.
# Mixed Fortunes
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.
# As You Were
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.
# Going Down
Ireland plummet in latest Fifa World Rankings after Denmark disaster
Martin O’Neill’s side fall six places to 32nd.
# demotion
Ireland drop 3 places in latest Fifa rankings
Meanwhile, Germany are the new number one side in the world after their Confederations Cup success.
# Movers and Shakers
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.
# On the Move
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.
Ireland remain unchanged in the first Fifa rankings of 2017
The Boys in Green begin the year in 23rd.
# Order of merit
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.
# thursday
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.
# sliding
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.
# Movers and Shakers
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.
# On the rise
Wins over Germany and Bosnia have done wonders for Ireland's Fifa ranking
The Boys in Green find themselves at a three-year high.
# moving on up
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
Ireland drop in latest Fifa rankings (and Wales are officially better than England now!)
We’re 51st (just between Venezuela and Jamaica.)
# Climb
Ireland's rocky road to World Cup 2018 confirmed in latest Fifa rankings
Martin O’Neill’s men will be fourth seeds in qualifying.
# Going Down
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.
# Going Down
The latest Fifa rankings are out - and Ireland are down again
The good news is, we’re better than Gabon.
Egypt, Ireland, Zambia: The latest Fifa world rankings are out
Martin O’Neill’s side are keeping good company.
# Congo Line
Ireland sandwiched between DR Congo and Congo in the latest FIFA Rankings
It’s only a small improvement but it’s an improvement.
# moving on up
Ireland climb FIFA rankings following Oman, Georgia wins
Germany, Argentina, Colombia, the Netherlands and Belgium make up world football’s top five this month.
# The Only Way Is Up
Ireland's FIFA world ranking slide stops at 70, Germany take over at the top
In your face, Bolivia!
# A new low
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.
# falling down
The latest FIFA rankings are out, Ireland fans. We're down again.
We just 65 places away from Spain now.
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.
# New low
Ireland fall to 67th in the FIFA rankings
The Boys in Green now sit in their lowest ever place on the list.
# latest
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.
# On the slide
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.
Ireland down to 40th in the FIFA Rankings
Giovanni Trapattoni’s side have fallen one place in the world governing body’s latest table.
# disgruntled
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.
# IN the ascendancy
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.
# Move on up
Ireland up to 29th in FIFA's world rankings
Spain regain top spot after busy month of international soccer.
Ireland unchanged as FIFA reveal latest rankings
Brazil jump two places to number three while Spain and The Netherlands remain on top.
# Movin' On Up
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.
# Mid-Table
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
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.
# Football
Irish jump in world football rankings
“How’d we manage it?” “Well we would’ve made the World Cup if it wasn’t for Henry!”