England slip in world rankings

Last updated at 11:16 12 May 2004

England have slipped two places to joint 12th with Cameroon in FIFA's official world rankings.

The fall from 10th last month means they have dropped four places since the turn of the year.

There was no change for the Republic of Ireland, who are 15th, while Scotland slipped two places to 61st, a fall of nine since December, with Wales unchanged in six months in 66th.

Northern Ireland have moved up one to 114 but are still behind the likes of Armenia, Botswana, Rwanda and Togo.

The top three remain unchanged with world champions Brazil staying ahead of France and Spain, with the USA moving into the top 10 after a rise of three places put them eighth.

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