Thursday, 24 November 2011

Latest FIFA World Rankings

FIFA, the governing body of World Soccer released its new ratings today.  Spain still leads the pack with 1564 points, while Netherlands and Germany also remained unchanged.  Germany, however has closed to within 20 points of the Netherlands.  England has moved up to fifth place, moving up two from the previous rating.  Brazil, another soccer powerhouse dropped into sixth place.  Croatia moved up four points to move into the top ten of the rankings.  Italy dropped three spots, while Argentina maintained its tenth place. 

Team USA came in 34th, unchanged, while Canada moved up eleven spots to 72nd place.

Men's Rankings

  1Spain Spain15640Equal
2Netherlands Netherlands13650Equal
3Germany Germany13450Equal
4Uruguay Uruguay13090Equal
5England England11732Up
6Brazil Brazil1143-1Down
7Portugal Portugal11001Up
8Croatia Croatia10914Up
9Italy Italy1082-3Down
10Argentina Argentina10670Equal

In Women's ranking the first seven teams maintained their rankings with the United States leading the pack, just before Germany, Brazil and Japan.  Korea DPR moved up four spots  to eighth place, while Canada dropped one spot to ninth, and Australia to tenth.

Women's Rankings

RnkTeamPts+/- Pos
1USA USA21510Equal
2Germany Germany21460Equal
3Brazil Brazil21210Equal
4Japan Japan21060Equal
5Sweden Sweden20850Equal
6England England19850Equal
7France France19820Equal
8Korea DPR Korea DPR19674Up
9Canada Canada1964-1Down
10Australia Australia1956-1Down

1 comment:

  1. It's great to see the women's team is still in the top 10 in the ranking....thanks for this latest update...appreciated