England up to 12th in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings; Republic, Scotland also climb

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What that means is aside from host Russian Federation, which is ranked 65th in the world, the remaining 32 teams are distributed in order of their October ranking.

The teams, which already qualified for the next year's championship are hosts Russia, Brazil, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Belgium, Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia, Germany, England, Spain, Nigeria, Costa Rica, Poland, Egypt, Iceland, Serbia, France, Portugal, Panama, Uruguay, Colombia and Argentina.

FIFA's world ranking for October was released, and while most roll their eyes at the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings (the U.S. actually improved by a position after being eliminated from World Cup contention, so.), they hold a significant role in the World Cup.

The eight teams qualified for the play-offs are will be divided into two pots. Northern Ireland, Ireland, Sweden and Greece will be the unseeded teams in the draw, which takes place tomorrow. The seeded teams have been decided by October's FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, published today. Slovakia, as the worst-ranked second-placed team, miss out.

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Northern Ireland join the Republic of Ireland as an unseeded country in the draw, but have fallen to 23 in the latest standings. The first ball drawn will host the first leg between November 9 and 11.

The draw takes place in Zurich, Switzerland on October 16th and it starts at 14:00 CEST.

The "Blue Tigers" were ranked 107th last month but they are now at 105th in the latest rankings, courtesy their win over Macau in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifiers last week.

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