Lionel Messi's Argentina remain top of FIFA's world rankings, published on Thursday.
Anna Signeul will step down as Scotland coach after Euro 2017 to become head coach of Finland.
The Scottish Football Association have welcomed FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup finals to accommodate 48 teams from 2026.
Arsenal midfielder Jon Toral has arrived into Glasgow ahead of his loan move to Rangers.
Anna Signeul has signed a new deal committing herself to Scotland until the end of Euro 2017.
The FA has stressed they want further talks with FIFA before giving an expanded World Cup finals their backing.
Gordon Strachan says he understands why some fans have called for him to be axed as Scotland boss but insists he loves his job.
Dundee boss Paul Hartley reckons Celtic’s Stuart Armstrong could add a new dimension to Scotland’s faltering World Cup bid.
Brendan Rodgers has been named Manager of the Month and Stuart Armstrong has been handed the Player of the Month award.
Hearts defender Callum Paterson has been ruled out for up to 10 months with a knee ligament injury sustained against Kilmarnock.
Wales have ended 2016 one place above England in the FIFA world rankings, while Scotland finish below Uzbekistan in 67th.
Karamoko Dembele, the Celtic youth star, has made his first appearance for England U15s having already represented Scotland U16s.
England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have all been fined by FIFA for wearing poppies during World Cup qualifiers.
The SFA is expected to confirm Malky Mackay as its new performance director in the next 24 hours.
Northern Ireland coach Austin MacPhee is weighing up an offer to become performance director at the Scottish FA, Sky sources understand.
Gordon Strachan can still guide Scotland to a play-off spot in their World Cup group, according to SFA president Alan McRae.
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths is a doubt for the Champions League match against Barcelona on Wednesday.
Sky sources understand Celtic's 13-year-old schoolboy sensation Karamoko Dembele has trained with England.
England and Scotland could face a number of charges following their Armistice Day World Cup Qualifier at Wembley.
Erik Sviatchenko has insisted that the Hoops have shown they belong in the Champions League.