Northern Ireland up two places in FIFA rankings

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

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Northern Ireland have climbed to 84th position in the latest FIFA world rankings.

Michael O’Neill’s side have improved by two places despite not playing a game since their 0-0 draw with Cyprus at the start of March.

Scotland are the biggest climbers, rising 15 places to 22nd. England have improved to 11th, while Wales move up two places to 47th.

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland are now 65th – up three spots.