The Republic of Eire have dropped to fiftieth on this planet rankings on the again of their most up-to-date kind, based on the brand new rankings simply launched by FIFA.
reland started the 12 months in forty second place, dropped to forty seventh and have now slumped to fiftieth on this planet. Northern Eire transfer as much as forty seventh, Scotland are additionally up, to forty fifth, and Wales are nineteenth whereas England transfer into the highest three, simply behind Belgium and Brazil.
Eire’s World Cup opponents Portugal rise within the rankings and are actually seventh on this planet, Serbia transfer up, to twenty eighth, Luxembourg go as much as 94th and Azerbaijan drop three locations, to 117th.
Eire’s lowest-ever rating was seventieth place, in July 2014, at first of the Martin O’Neill period when the aspect had been on a run of six video games and not using a win.
Below O’Neill, the Republic did discover kind and had been as much as twenty third on this planet in 2016, however dropped out of the highest 30 in 2017.
Whereas they did rise to twenty eighth below Mick McCarthy, in September 2019, the crew have been on the slide since then.
The Republic had been thirty fourth when Stephen Kenny succeeded McCarthy in April 2020 however have progressed down the rankings to fiftieth.