England have slipped down two places into fifth in the FIFA world rankings following the recent 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
England drop two spots in FIFA world rankings
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England drop two places into fifth position in the FIFA world rankings following the recent batch of 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
By Danielle Joynson, Staff Reporter
Filed: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 09:44 UK
Filed: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 09:44 UK
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 18:11 UK
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