Monday 19 August 2019

Ireland drop six places in latest FIFA rankings

Jeff Hendrick and Shane Duffy look dejected after the Denmark game. Photo: Lee Smith
Jeff Hendrick and Shane Duffy look dejected after the Denmark game. Photo: Lee Smith

Ireland have dropped six places to 32 in the latest FIFA rankings following last week's thrashing at home to Denmark.

Northern Ireland replace Martin O'Neill's men in 24th having dropped one place while Denmark have shot up seven to 12th following qualification for the World Cup at Ireland's expense.

Wales are also down five to 19th, England plummet to 15th from 12th and Scotland are down three to 32nd and level with Ireland

Germany, Brazil and Portugal continue to occupy the top three.

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