Community Shield Competition Fierce at the Top

Competition is intense in the fight to play for the FA Community Shield (formerly the Charity Shield) – an exciting annual match between the Premier League Champions and the FA Cup winners at Wembley Stadium in London.

Manchester City defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers winning 4-3 moving briefly into first place in English soccer’s Premier League. Carlos Tevez scored two goals as City went one point ahead of rival Manchester United in the Premiership standings.

Arsenal defeated West Ham 3-0, Chelsea beat Blackburn 2-0, West Brom defeated Blackpool 3-2, Stoke beat Bolton 2-0 and Wigan drew 1-1 with Fulham.

Currently, Manchester United (1), Manchester City (2), Arsenal (3), Chelsea (4), and Spurs (5) are on top of the Premier League.

Spain are on top followed by World Cup finalists Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Argentina, England, Uruguay, Portugal, Croatia, and Egypt in the fight for the FA Cup Championship.

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FIFA 2011 World Rankings

 

FIFA World Rankings

Spain on top in Janurary 2011

In this month's World Fifa Rankings World Cup winners Spain are still at the top of the rankings followed by The Netherlands, World and European champions Spain maintained first place in an all but unchanged top 10 of the global football rankings issued on Wednesday by the ruling body FIFA.

Spain lead the way with 1,887 points from World Cup finalists Netherlands (1,723) and Germany (1,485).

Brazil (1,446), Argentina (1,338), England (1,195), Uruguay (1,152), Portugal (1,090), Croatia (1,075) and Egypt (1,036) complete the top 10 in which only Croatia and Egypt swapped places.

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