2010 Seeding Formula: August 2006 Update
|Never too early to start worrying about the next World Cup. The top seven teams here will be seeded along with South Africa as hosts.|
You'll notice little movement has taken place since last month. Get used to that. Until the groups for World Cup qualifying come out (oh, in another 16 months) there won't be much to talk about. Not only that, but it's very likely that only the top eight teams will really have a chance to be seeded, unless one fails to qualify.
This month, Ecuador/Guatemala/Korea replaced Colombia/Uzbekistan/Honduras based on FIFA rankings changes. The USA falls from 13th to 19th, while Mexico jumps up two spots. As mentioned by FIFA, the Gold Cup results were devalued this month which helps to explain that.
For an explanation of this formula, visit the Bigsoccer thread of the same name.