16 Dec 2010

All Whites slip further down world rankings

3:57 pm on 16 December 2010

The All Whites have dropped further down football's world rankings, ending the year in 63rd spot.

New Zealand began the year ranked 79th but climbed to 49th after their unbeaten run at the World Cup, in June.

World champions Spain remain number one, with the Netherlands second and Germany up one to third.

Brazil drop from third to fourth.

Argentina and England remain fifth and sixth respectively.