Lionel Messi's Argentina remain top of FIFA's world rankings, published on Thursday.
Michael O'Neill toasted a "fantastic" 2016 which saw his Northern Ireland side reach the knockout stages of Euro 2016.
The FA has stressed they want further talks with FIFA before giving an expanded World Cup finals their backing.
Brendan Rodgers has been named Manager of the Month and Stuart Armstrong has been handed the Player of the Month award.
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths is a doubt for the Champions League match against Barcelona on Wednesday.
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against England and Scotland for wearing poppies during last Friday's World Cup qualifier.
Scotland will not solve their problems by sacking Gordon Strachan, according to striker Leigh Griffths.
Gordon Strachan is confident his Scotland players will be able to focus in the white-hot Wembley atmosphere on Friday night.
Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee says he would be "amazed" if Gordon Strachan quit as national coach.
Erik Sviatchenko has insisted that the Hoops have shown they belong in the Champions League.
Arsenal midfielder Jon Toral has arrived into Glasgow ahead of his loan move to Rangers.
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Former Scotland boss Walter Smith says Gordon Strachan should remain in charge of the national side despite recent poor results.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan is adamant he would never put his own interests before those of the nation.
Oliver Burke hopes his move to Germany will help him give a much-needed boost to Scotland on the international stage.
Scotland playmaker Robert Snodgrass has declared himself ready for action at Wembley on Friday.
Celtic's Leigh Griffiths has changed his Twitter handle to #Shorty after Gordon Strachan claimed he is too small.
England and Scotland will wear armbands bearing poppies at Wembley, while FIFA insists the rules won't be changed.
Gordon Strachan remains "perfectly suited" to the Scotland job despite recent results, according to Brendan Rodgers.
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan has told his team to forget the kit row that has broken out ahead of their clash with England.