Holland top of latest FIFA rankings

Updated: August 24, 2011

Holland have overtaken Spain as the world’s number-one ranked football team at the head of the latest FIFA lists.

Spain had been the world’d top team over over twelve months but a friendly loss to Italy means the world and European champions have been replaced by the Dutch.

Uruguay’s Copa America win sees them as the top South American side in fifth. Germany have held their place in third, England are fourth and Ireland have moved up two places to 31st. Scotland are up to 55th and Northern Ireland now lie in 59th. Wales have dropped 5 places to 117th.

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