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Fifa World Rankings September 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for September 2017 were published on September 14 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

Confederations Cup winners Germany change places again with Brazil with Portugal third. Argentina, who are struggling to qualify for World Cup 2018 drop to fourth.

The full top ten is: Germany, Brazil, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, France, Chile, and Colombia.

Fifa World Rankings August 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for August 2017 were published on August 10 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

Brazil are top ahead of Confederations Cup winners, Germany and Argentina.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Germany, Argentina, Switzerland, Poland, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Chile, Colombia, Belgium and France.

Fifa World Rankings June 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for June 2017 were published on June 1 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The top 100 positions again show few changes from May.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Belgium, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Switzerland, Spain and Poland.

Fifa World Rankings May 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for May 2017 were published on May 4 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The top 100 positions show little change from April.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Belgium, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Switzerland and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings April 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for April 2017 were published on April 6 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is: Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Belgium, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Switzerland and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings March 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for March 2017 were published on March 9 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is: Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile, Belgium, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Colombia, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings February 2017

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Fifa's World Rankings for February 2017 were published on February 9 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is: Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile, Belgium, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Colombia, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings December 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for December 2016 were published yesterday at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. These are the last rankings of the year.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is the same as last month: Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile, Belgium, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings November 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for November 2016 were published today at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile, Belgium, Colombia, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings October 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for October 2016 were published today at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

The full top ten is Argentina, Germany, Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, Chile, beaten Euro 2016 finalists, France, Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Uruguay and Spain.

Fifa World Rankings June 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for June 2016 were published today at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

In the World Fifa Rankings of 2016 for June, Argentina are still top followed by Belgium, Colombia and Germany.

Fifa World Rankings February 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for February 2016 were published today at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

There is no change in the top 18 teams. Belgium are still top, followed by losing Copa America and 2014 World Cup finalists Argentina, Spain and 2014 world champions Germany.

Fifa World Rankings January 2016

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Fifa's World Rankings for January 2016 were published on Thursday January 7, at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

There is no change in the top 20. Belgium are still top, followed by losing Copa America and 2014 World Cup finalists Argentina, Spain and 2014 world champions Germany.

Fifa World Rankings December 2015

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Fifa's World Rankings for December 2015 were published on Thursday December 3, at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

Belgium are still top, followed by losing Copa America and 2014 World Cup finalists Argentina, Spain and 2014 world champions Germany.

Fifa World Rankings November 2015

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Fifa's World Rankings for November 2015 were published on Thursday at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

Belgium are now top followed by 2014 world champions Germany and losing Copa America and 2014 World Cup finalists Argentina.

Fifa World Rankings October 2015

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Fifa's World Rankings for October 2015 were published on Thursday at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Fifa World Rankings are now published on Thursday and not Wednesday as before.

Losing Copa America finalists Argentina are top followed by Germany, Belgium, Colombia, Portugal, Spain, Brazil, Wales, Copa America winners Chile and England.

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Back-on-track Belgium eye progress over goal-shy Swedes

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Nice (France) (AFP) Reinvigorated by Romelu Lukaku's goals, Belgium take on under-par Sweden on Wednesday with both sides still in the hunt for a Euro 2016 last-16 berth.

Neither side can catch Group E leaders Italy having both lost to the Azzurri. But after a slow start Marc Wilmots' Belgium travel to the Stadium Nice with their campaign mounting.

Back-on-track Belgium eye progress over goal-shy Swedes

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Nice (France) (AFP) Reinvigorated by Romelu Lukaku's goals, Belgium take on under-par Sweden on Wednesday with both sides still in the hunt for a Euro 2016 last-16 berth.

Neither side can catch Group E leaders Italy having both lost to the Azzurri. But after a slow start Marc Wilmots' Belgium travel to the Stadium Nice with their campaign mounting.

Star-studded Belgium on edge before Ireland Euro clash

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Bordeaux (AFP) Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is in the line of fire amid suggestions he is not doing enough to get the best from a star-studded squad ahead of Saturday's Euro 2016 clash with the Republic of Ireland.

The Red Devils are second in the FIFA world rankings but they disappointed in their opening game in Group E in France, losing 2-0 to Italy in Lyon.

Star-studded Belgium on edge before Ireland Euro clash

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Bordeaux (AFP) Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is in the line of fire amid suggestions he is not doing enough to get the best from a star-studded squad ahead of Saturday's Euro 2016 clash with the Republic of Ireland.

The Red Devils are second in the FIFA world rankings but they disappointed in their opening game in Group E in France, losing 2-0 to Italy in Lyon.

Lukaku in firing line as Belgium prepare for Ireland at Euro 2016

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Bordeaux (AFP) Belgium head into their Euro 2016 clash with the Republic of Ireland on Saturday desperate to atone for their opening defeat to Italy as debate rages about whether Romelu Lukaku should be dropped.

Marc Wilmots' much-fancied side are second in the FIFA world rankings but they disappointed in a 2-0 loss to Italy in their first Group E outing in Lyon on Monday.

Lukaku in firing line as Belgium prepare for Ireland at Euro 2016

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Bordeaux (AFP) Belgium head into their Euro 2016 clash with the Republic of Ireland on Saturday desperate to atone for their opening defeat to Italy as debate rages about whether Romelu Lukaku should be dropped.

Marc Wilmots' much-fancied side are second in the FIFA world rankings but they disappointed in a 2-0 loss to Italy in their first Group E outing in Lyon on Monday.

Zidane tips Belgium to impress at Euros

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Mumbai (AFP) France legend Zinedine Zidane on Friday tipped Belgium to impress at Euro 2016 but dismissed any suggestion that his countrymen were under added pressure as hosts.

Belgium, ranked second in the FIFA world rankings, open their Group E campaign on Monday against Italy in Lyon, before also facing Sweden and the Republic of Ireland.

Zidane tips Belgium to impress at Euros

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Mumbai (AFP) France legend Zinedine Zidane on Friday tipped Belgium to impress at Euro 2016 but dismissed any suggestion that his countrymen were under added pressure as hosts.

Belgium, ranked second in the FIFA world rankings, open their Group E campaign on Monday against Italy in Lyon, before also facing Sweden and the Republic of Ireland.

Copa America

Let's Watch the Copa America: Day 4

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Today's Copa America matches see two of the tournament's lowest ranked teams face off to open the day and two of the world's highest ranked teams face off to close it.

Bolivia, who made the US look good in their final warm up match before the Copa kicked off, will face off against the group's CONCACAF representatives, Panama.

Let's Watch the Copa America: Day 3

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The Copa America continues today and the current North American champs -- Mexico -- are hitting the pitch to take on Uruguay, plus the Portland Timbers are represented in the day's opening action as Jermaine Taylor and Jamaica take on Venezuela.

Jamaica vs. Venezuela

Group C

Watch it on: FOX, Univision

Kickoff: 2:00 p.

FIFA

Argentina, Belgium remain atop FIFA rankings, USMNT drops two spots

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The latest FIFA World Rankings didn't provide too many shocks, although England's drop from the top 10 saw a surprise nation take their place.

Argentina and Belgium held their spots at the top of the table, while Colombia, Germany and Chile round out the top five. Positions six through nine held true to FIFA's previous rankings, with Spain, Brazil, Portugal and Uruguay, while Austria has replaced England at the 10th position.

USMNT rises one spot in latest FIFA rankings

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Despite losing one of two World Cup qualifiers in March, the U.S. Men's National Team improved its world ranking.

Jurgen Klinsmann's men improved one spot, and are tied at No. 29 with Czech Republic in the latest FIFA rankings. However, the USMNT is now the third-highest ranked CONCACAF team in the world after Costa Rica climbed eight spots to claim No.

USMNT rises two spots in latest FIFA rankings

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After three months of stagnation, the U.S. Men's National Team rose in the latest FIFA rankings.

The U.S. climbed two spots to No. 30 in the world, just behind the Republic of Ireland and in front of Cape Verde Islands and Poland. Costa Rica fell two spots to No.

USMNT holds steady in latest FIFA rankings

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There are many movers in the latest edition of the FIFA rankings, but the U.S. Men's National Team is not one of them.

In spite of a 3-2 friendly win against Iceland, the USMNT is still 32nd in the world according to February's edition of the rankings. CONCACAF rival Costa Rica lost a contest against Venezuela, 1-0, on Tuesday, but managed to climb six spots in the rankings into 31st.

USMNT still No. 32 in latest FIFA rankings

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Many national teams around the world took the month of December off, and the first FIFA rankings of 2016 reflected that.

The U.S. Men's National Team remained at No. 32 in January's edition of the rankings after not playing a single game since the last one was released. There was only one team to make any sort of movement above of the U.

USMNT climbs one spot in latest FIFA rankings

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Following two November World Cup qualifiers, the U.S. Men's National Team's standing in FIFA's latest rankings rose.

FIFA's most recent rankings came out on Thursday, and the USMNT climbed one spot to 32nd in the world. The U.S. had previously fallen four spots after a loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup and a friendly defeat to Costa Rica, but the move back up the ladder is attributed to the Americans' start in World Cup qualification.

USMNT falls four places in FIFA rankings

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The U.S. Men's National Team's recent struggles have led to a dipin the team's FIFA ranking.

FIFA's most recent rankings came out Thursday, with the USMNT slipping four spots to 33rd in the world. The declinecomes on the heels of the CONCACAF Cup loss to Mexico, as well as a friendly defeat against Costa Rica.

Germany

Euro 2016 TV schedule for June 10 to July 10

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Euro 2016 kicks off in June featuring many of the world's greatest soccer nations including France, Spain, Germany and Italy as well as several entertaining teams such as Belgium, England, Ireland and Sweden, as well as surprise appearances by Wales, Northern Ireland, Iceland and Albania.

With all 24 national teams in the championship ranked among the top 40 teams in the FIFA World Rankings, the UEFA European Football Championship is arguably the most prestigious and competitive international soccer tournament in the world.

Euro 2016 TV schedule for June 10 to July 10

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Euro 2016 kicks off in June featuring many of the world's greatest soccer nations including France, Spain, Germany and Italy as well as several entertaining teams such as Belgium, England, Ireland and Sweden, as well as surprise appearances by Wales, Northern Ireland, Iceland and Albania.

With all 24 national teams in the championship ranked among the top 40 teams in the FIFA World Rankings, the UEFA European Football Championship is arguably the most prestigious and competitive international soccer tournament in the world.

USWNT v. England: Schedule, lineups, how to watch SheBelieves Cup

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The first round of the exhibition SheBelieves Cup kicks off tonight with a double-header on FS1 between England and the U.S., and France and Germany.

The SheBelieves Cup kicks off today with a double-header in Tampa, Florida. The first match, France versus Germany, begins at 2:00 p.m. PT, but will not be streamed or broadcast on TV.

The Rest

Megan Rapinoe, Rumi Utsugi named to Tournament of Nation rosters

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The two Seattle Reign players will suit up for the U.S. and Japan.

During the FIFA international break, four women's national teams will head to the West Coast for a three-match Tournament of Nations: Australia, Brazil, Japan, and the United States. Two Seattle Reign FC players — Megan Rapinoe and Rumi Utsugi — have been called up for this tournament.

Wood, Arriola lead USMNT to win over Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico was probably seen as a push over, sitting at 152nd in the latest FIFA world rankings, but the Blue Hurricane gave the U.S. Men's National Team plenty to think abouton Sunday afternoon.

The USMNT picked up a 3-1 victory over Puerto Rico in the first of three friendlies leading up to next month's Copa America Centenario behind a brilliant effort from Paul Arriola is his U.

The Dragon has Landed?

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The Chinese Super League has just outspent the Premier League but there have been false dawns like this before

It was bound to happen, wasn't it?

China's sleeping soccer dragon has at last caught fire as CSL clubs have outspent England's top flight in the January transfer window.

Copa América Centenario draw set for Feb. 21

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Event in New York City next month will fill out the group stage schedule.

Seattle soccer fans eager to learn the CenturyLink Field matchups for Copa América 2016 don't have too much longer to wait. The televised draw will take place Feb. 21 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, the Copa Local Organizing Committee announced Tuesday.