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FIFA Rankings: England #3?!

Old Aug 8th 2012, 11:43 pm
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Default FIFA Rankings: England #3?!

WTF?

I realise the algorithms for calculating rankings are quite complex and involved, but surely there's something wrong when a team who haven't done any better than a 4tr final in 16 years and havent really looked inspiring at all in that period somehow managed to get ranked 3rd?!

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Old Aug 9th 2012, 12:34 am
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Default Re: FIFA Rankings: England #3?!

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WTF?

I realise the algorithms for calculating rankings are quite complex and involved, but surely there's something wrong when a team who haven't done any better than a 4tr final in 16 years and havent really looked inspiring at all in that period somehow managed to get ranked 3rd?!

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Really?! Maybe they are just copying the Olympic medal table.
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Old Aug 9th 2012, 1:28 am
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Default Re: FIFA Rankings: England #3?!

Originally Posted by DadAgain View Post
WTF?

I realise the algorithms for calculating rankings are quite complex and involved, but surely there's something wrong when a team who haven't done any better than a 4tr final in 16 years and havent really looked inspiring at all in that period somehow managed to get ranked 3rd?!

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I'd put them about 20th at best. They've just had a "golden" generation as well, who's going to replace stars such as Lampard, Gerrard, Terry, Rooney, Beckham and Owen

World Cup 2016 England will be relying on Andy Carroll, Daniel sturridge and Micah Richards
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Old Aug 9th 2012, 1:50 am
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Default Re: FIFA Rankings: England #3?!

As one of my teens would say..

Duh! Typo!

Should read #30
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Default Re: FIFA Rankings: England #3?!

Even more ridiculous when you consider Brazil are ranked 13th!

Farcical system.
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Old Aug 9th 2012, 5:08 am
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Default Re: FIFA Rankings: England #3?!

Originally Posted by bingobob777 View Post
World Cup 2016 England will be relying on Andy Carroll, Daniel sturridge and Micah Richards
more concerning will be who will be there in two years for the world cup in 2014
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