Socceroos are top 20 in the FIFA world rankings

Australia rise two places and are the top-ranked Asian country. The Socceroos are also top seed in a 10-nation draw for the final round of 2014 World Cup qualifying. World and European champions Spain remain top of FIFA’s rankings, while the Netherlands have regained second spot and Argentina return to the top 10. The Dutch, … [Read the full story]

Socceroos maintain FIFA World Rankings

World Cup winner Spain stay atop the FIFA monthly rankings, while the Socceroos maintain their status just outside the top-20. Asian Cup champions Japan are also up two spots at No.15, while Australia’s second-placed finish in Qatar see the Socceroos, who play Germany in a friendly on March 29, remain static at No.21. Spain lead … [Read the full story]

Aussie rankings Down Under

Australia’s decline as a Test power may have been disguised by last summer’s romps against the West Indies and Pakistan but there is no hiding from the latest official rankings. Australia could drop as low as No.5 this month after the annual reassessment of all nine Test teams and the completion of two current series. … [Read the full story]