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Republic and North separated by one

Updated: Wednesday, 03 Mar 2010 09:53

Republic and North separated by one

The Republic of Ireland have dropped two places to 39th with Northern Ireland up one to 40th in the latest FIFA rankings.

England have moved up one place to eighth by swapping places with Argentina, while Scotland also move up one place to 45th but Wales remain 76th.

Germany switch places with Portugal to move up to fifth while Euro 2004 champions Greece (10th) are back in the top 10 for the first time since June 2008.

Spain remain in first place ahead of Brazil and Holland.

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