The Greatest British Isles Clubs of All-Time

British and Irish clubs are the oldest professional club in the World. Consequently, they have got a longest period of greatness in history. In European Champion’s Cup, British clubs have totally been winners for 12 times and seven runner-ups.

The English Football Association was formed in 1863 and is the oldest in the world. English Professional football league was formally established in 1889 while English FA Cup founded since 1871 in which the oldest club competition in the World. The first division was started with twelve teams. A new Second Division was formed in 1892 with twelve clubs as well. In 1905, Both divisions was expanded to be 20 teams. In 1958 the decision was made to end the regionalization of the Third Divisions and reorganize the clubs into a new nationwide Third Division and Fourth Division. In 1992, English Premier League was formed as limited company.

The Scottish Football Association was formed in 1873. The league was formed in the 1890 and Scottish Cup founded in 1874. Professional football was introduced in 1893. A Second Division was formed by the inclusion of a number of clubs previously in the Scottish Football Alliance in 1993. In 1923, the League decided to introduce a Third Division.

The Irish Football League was originally formed as the football league for all of Ireland in 1890 although initially all of its member clubs were in fact based in what would become Northern Ireland. It became the league for Northern Ireland in 1921 after the partition, The League of Ireland was established as the Free State League and consisted of eight teams from Dublin.




33. Preston North End

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1880
Stadium :  Deepdale (23,408 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 47 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  43
Seasons in English Third Division :  22
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 25th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking :  13th
English Top Division : Winner (2), Runner-Up (6), 3rd (2)
FA Cup : Winners (2) , Runner-Up (5), Semi-Final (3)
League Cup : Winners (-), Runner-Up (-)
English Double Champion : 1
European Competition  : None
All-Time Top-Scorer  :  Tom Finney (210 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Tom Finney
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Cliff Britton


“The Lilywhites” Preston club is located in Lancashire, was founded in 1880 after Preston cricket club made the decision to permanently adopt the association code. In the past they were famously successful, being the first winners of "The Double" in English football. In 1889.  They became the only team to throughout an entire season unbeaten in both the league and FA Cup - also with the record of never conceding a goal in the FA Cup. Their last major trophy was an FA Cup triumph in 1938. When the post-war era was started, Tom Finney was appeared as one of the best British superstars and became the legend of the club finally. Preston was relegated to the Second Division in 1961 and has not played in the top division since. In 1986, Preston was fallen to minimum point of their history, finished second from bottom in the Fourth Division and only avoided dropping into the Football Conference because the other Football League members voted in favour of the division's bottom four teams retaining their senior status.



32Leicester City

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1884
Stadium :  Walkers (32,500 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 48 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  62
Seasons in English Third Division :  1
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 26th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking :  2nd
English Top Division : Winner (1), Runner-Up (1), 3rd (1)
FA Cup : Winners (-) , Runner-Up (4), Semi-Final (3)
League Cup : Winners (3), Runner-Up (2)
European Competition : None
All-Time Top-Scorer  : Arthur Chandler  (273 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Gordon Banks
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Matt Gillies

“The Foxes” Leicester City was formed in 1884 by a group of old boys of Wyggeston School as "Leicester Fosse", the club joined the Football Association in 1890 and was elected to Division Two of the Football League in 1894. The club's highest ever finish was second place in the top flight, in Division One in 1928–29. City reached the FA Cup final for the first time in their history in 1949. Leicester remained in Division One from 1957 until 1969 under managing of Dave Haliday, their longest period ever in the top flight. The early 1960s is their golden era, reached as high as first place in the First Division, eventually placed fourth, the club's best post-war finish, and reached FA Cup final two years in that period. Leicester City is one of the strongest clubs in the championship, just once time to relegate to the third tier of English football system. They ever participated in UEFA Cup two times and UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup once time.



31. Motherwell



Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1886
Stadium : Dens Park (13,742 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 100 from 120
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 6th
Scottish Top Division : Winner (1), Runner-Up (2), 3rd (8)
Scottish Cup : Winners (2), Runner-Up (4)
Scottish League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (2)
European Competition : None
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Hughie Ferguson (284 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Hughie Ferguson
The Greatest Manager Ever :  John Hunter

“The Steelmen” Motherwell enjoyed a successful period in the aftermath of World War I. Motherwell's first (and to this day, only) First Division league championship came in 1931–32. Following the breakup of the squad after World War II, the club were not instantly successful. The club was then relegated for the first time ever at the end of the 1952–53 season. The 1970s is the era of recovery to the top flight if Scottish Premier Division. The early 1990s is one of their golden eras. They won their second Scottish cup in 1991. Motherwell's biggest European match was in 1994, when they met Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Cup, losing narrowly in Germany and then by two goals in the home tie.



30. Stoke City

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1863
Stadium :  Brittania (28,383 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 59 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  42
Seasons in English Third Division :  8
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 22nd
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 11th
English Top Division : Winner (-), Runner-Up (-), 3rd (-)
FA Cup : Winners (-) , Runner-Up (1), Semi-Final (3)
League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (1)
European Competition :  None
All-Time Top-Scorer :Tommy Sale (282 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Stanley Matthews
The Greatest Manager Ever : Boby Mcgrory

“The Potters” Stoke City is the second oldest professional football club in the world, after Notts County, is the club from Staffordshire, formed in 1863, under the name Stoke Ramblers, when pupils of Charterhouse School formed a football club. Stoke was one of the twelve founding members of The Football League when it was introduced in 1888. The 1930s saw the début of club's most celebrated player, Stanley Matthews. By end of the decade, Matthews had established himself as an England international and as one of the best footballers of his generation. He helped the club to be highest finish in the leagure history at 4th place in 1935–36 and 1946–47. Stoke's first major trophy was won in the 1972 League Cup Final, when they beat Chelsea 2–1. In 1973, They played their first European competition in UEFA Cup.



29. Burnley

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1881
Stadium :  Turf Moor (22,546 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 53 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  46
Seasons in English Third Division :  11
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 23rdf
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 19th
English Top Division : Winner (2), Runner-Up (2), 3rd (5)
FA Cup : Winners (1) , Runner-Up (2), Semi-Final (5)
League Cup : Winners (-), Runner-Up (-)
UEFA Cup  : QF (1-A). European Cup  : QF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer  : George Beel  (187 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Jimmy Mcilroy
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Harry Potts

“The Clarets” Burnley is located in Lancashire, was formed during May 1882 when Burnley Rovers Football Club decided to shift their allegiance from rugby union to football. When it was decided to found The Football League for the 1888–89 season, Burnley were among the 12 founders of that competition.The golden era of Burnley was available for two eras in the 1910s and 1960s these are the period they won all trophies and best achieve in European competition.  The club has spent most of its history in England's top two divisions, but remained outside the top flight from 1976 to 2009. From 1985 to 1992 they had a seven-year spell in the lowest tier of the Football League. In 1987 they narrowly avoided relegation to the Conference. They are one of only three teams to have won all top four professional divisions of English football.



28. Birmingham City

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1875
Stadium : Siant Andrew (30,009 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division :  57 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  51
Seasons in English Third Division :  5
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 24th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 4th
English Top Division : Winner (-), Runner-Up (-), 3rd (-)
FA Cup : Winners (-) , Runner-Up (2), Semi-Final (7)
League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (1)
European Competition : UEFA Cup RN (2-A), SF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Joe Bradford  (267 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Trevor Francis
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Gil Merrick

“The Blues” Birmingham City were founded as Small Heath Alliance in 1875, and from 1877 played their home games at Muntz Street. The club turned professional in 1885,[1] and three years later became the first football club to become a limited company with a board of directors. The most successful period in their history was in the 1950s and early 1960s. They achieved their highest finishing position of sixth in the First Division in the 1955–56 season and reached the 1956 FA Cup Final, Birmingham became the first English club side to take part in European competition when they played their first group game in the inaugural Inter-Cities Fairs Cup competition in 1956, and won their only major trophy, the League Cup, in 1963.






27. Middlesbrough

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1876
Stadium :  Riverside (34,988 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 61 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  43
Seasons in English Third Division :  2
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 18th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 15th
English Top Division : Winner (-), Runner-Up (-), 3rd (1)
FA Cup : Winners (-) , Runner-Up (1), Semi-Final (2)
League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (2)
European Competition  :  UEFA Cup RN (1-B), R16 (2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  George Camsell  (345 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Wilf Mannion
The Greatest Manager Ever : Steve Mclaren


“The Boro” Middlesbrough was founded as amateur club by members of the local cricket club wishing to stay fit during the winter in 1876. The club turned professional in 1889, but reverted to amateur status in 1892. They turned professional permanently in 1899. The club's highest league finish to date was third in the 1913–14 season and they have only spent two seasons outside of the Football League's top two divisions. The club came close to folding in 1986 after experiencing severe financial difficulties before the club was saved by a consortium led by then board member and later chairman Steve Gibson. Middlesbrough won the League Cup in 2004, the club's first and only major trophy. Two years ago, They reached UEFA Cup final despite participates just for the second time.



26. Sheffield United

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1889
Stadium :  Bramall Lane (32,702 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 60 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  43
Seasons in English Third Division :  10
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 17th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 5th
English Top Division : Winner (1), Runner-Up (2)
FA Cup : Winners (4) , Runner-Up (2), Semi-Final (8)
League Cup : Winners (-), Runner-Up (-)
European Competition  :  None
All-Time Top-Scorer : Harry Johnson  (201 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Ernest Needham
The Greatest Manager Ever : John Harris

“The Blades” Sheffield United formed in 1889 as a football and bandy club by the President of the Cricket Club Sir Charles Clegg, as a way of keeping the Sheffield United Cricket Club together during the winter close season. Undoubtedly United's heyday was the 30-year period from 1895–1925 which they won all trophies in history. In the post-war era, The club’s best place in English First Division is fifth place in 1962. Their darkest days came between 1975 and 1981, relegated from the top tier to the fourth tier in that period. For this decline, Sheffield United never participated in European competition, and spent most seasons in history in top two divisions of English football league system.


25. West Ham United

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1895
Stadium : Upton Park (35,303 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 57 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  33
Seasons in English Third Division :  -
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 21st
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 32nd
English Top Division : Winner (-), Runner-Up (-), 3rd (1)
FA Cup : Winners (3) , Runner-Up (1), Semi-Final (2)
League Cup : Winners (-), Runner-Up (2)
European Competition :  UEFA Intertoto Cup (1)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1), RN (1), SF (1), QF (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Vick Watson  (326 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Bobby Moore
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Ron Greenwood

“The Hammers” West Ham United is a London club, founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks FC and reformed in 1900 as the current name before eventually joining the full Football League in 1919 and subsequently enjoyed promotion to the top flight for the 1923 season. Three West Ham players were considered an important factor behind England's triumph in the 1966 World Cup, as England's captain at the time was West Ham's Bobby Moore, and both goal-scorers in the final were Hammers' players Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters. The club's best final league position is third place in the 1985–86 (old) First Division. West Ham is a lot more successful in cup competition than league system, has been famous for their history in FA Cup and UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.


24. Bolton Wanderers

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1874
Stadium :  Reebock (28,723 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 73 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  31
Seasons in English Third Division :  11
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 13rd
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 39th
English Top Division : Winner (-), Runner-Up (-), 3rd (3)
FA Cup : Winners (4) , Runner-Up (3), Semi-Final (7)
League Cup : Winners (-), Runner-Up (2)
European Competition  :  UEFA Cup R16 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Nat Lofthouse  (285 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Nat Lofthouse
The Greatest Manager Ever : Charles Floweraker

“The Trotters” Bolton Wanderrers was a club from Greater Manchester, founded by the Reverend Thomas Ogden, the schoolmaster at Christ Church in 1874. Bolton were one of the 12 founder members of the Football League, which formed in 1888. Bolton have spent the highest number of seasons in the top flight without winning the title. The highest position they have achieved in the top flight is third in the Football League First Division on three occasions (1892, 1921 and 1925). Bolton were a successful cup side in the 1920s, winning the FA Cup three times. In 1987, The club came to the dark era, fall to fourth division. In 2005–06 they participated in European competition for the first time, reaching the last 32 of the UEFA Cup. Bolton qualified for the 2007–08 tournament by finishing 7th in the 2006–07 Premier League season and this time they managed to reach the last 16 of the competition.


23. Dundee

Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1893
Stadium : Dens Park (11,506 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 94 from 120
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 7th
Scottish Top Division : Winner (1), Runner-Up (4), 3rd (1)
Scottish Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (4)
Scottish League Cup : Winners (3), Runner-Up (3)
UEFA Cup  : SF (1-A), European Cup  : SF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Alan Gilzean  (125 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Billy Steel
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Bob Shankly

“The Dee” Dundee was formed in 1893, is one of top five greatest Scottish clubs of all-time. The club was relatively unsuccessful in their early days until the Scottish Cup win of 1910. In the 1960s, It is the greatest era in history of the club. Bob Shankly was appointed manager in 1959. Dundee won the only league title of Scotland's top division in their history. The following season the club reached the semi-finals of the European Cup that there are only other three Scottish clubs ever to do so. In 1968, Dundee United also reached semi-final round of Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.  In the recent years, The club approach to the most failure era, relegated to the second tier of Scottish league and stay there for five years since then.


22. Sheffield Wednesday

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1867
Stadium : Hillsborough (39, 812 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 66 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   38
Seasons in English Third Division :  9
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 14th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 29th
English Top Division : Winner (4), Runner-Up (1), 3rd (7)
FA Cup : Winners (3) , Runner-Up (3), Semi-Final (10)
League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (1)
European Competition  :  UEFA Cup QF(1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Andrew Wilson (217 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Roland Nilsson
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Arthur Dickinson

“The Owls” Sheffield Wednesday are one of the oldest professional clubs in the world and the third oldest in the English league. The Wednesday, as they were named until 1929, were founding members of the Football Alliance in 1889, and its first champions that inaugural season. The Wednesday joined The Football League three years later when the leagues merged. The club’s most achievements were happened in the pre-war era. In the early 1960s, Wednesday reached their glory years again, finished second place in the league and participate their first ever in European competition in UEFA Cup. In 1993, Chris Waddle became the only player in history of the club to win FWA footballer of the year.


21. Derby County

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1884
Stadium :  Pride Park (33,597 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 65 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  48
Seasons in English Third Division :  4
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 16th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 9th
English Top Division : Winner (2), Runner-Up (3), 3rd (4)
FA Cup : Winners (1) , Runner-Up (3), Semi-Final (9)
League Cup : Winners (-), Runner-Up (-)
European Competition : European Cup SF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Steve Bloomer  (332 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Steve Bloomer
The Greatest Manager Ever : Brian Clough

“The Rams” Derby County was formed in 1884 as an offshoot of Derbyshire County Cricket Club in an attempt to give players and supporters a winter interest as well as secure the cricket club extra revenue. The club is notable as being one of the twelve founder members of the Football League in 1888 and is, therefore, one of only ten clubs to have competed in every season of the English football league. The club was a strong force in the interwar years of the football league and won the first post WWII FA Cup in 1946. The club's competitive peak came in the 1970s when it had two spells as English League Champions and competed in major European Competition on four separate occasions during 1973 - 1977, reaching the European Cup semi-finals.



20. West Bromwich Albion

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1867
Stadium : The Hawthorns (26,500 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 75 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   40
Seasons in English Third Division :  2
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 11th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 12nd
English Top Division : Winner (1), Runner-Up (2), 3rd (1)
FA Cup : Winners (5) ,Runner-Up (5), SF (10)
League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (2)
UEFA Cup : QF (1-A), Cup Winners’ Cup : QF (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Tony Brown (279 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Don Howe
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Alan Ashman

“The Baggies” West Bromwich Albion base in West Midlands, was formed in 1878 by workers from Salter's Spring Works in West Bromwich. Albion were one of the founding members of The Football League in 1888 and have spent the majority of their existence in the top tier of English football. Albion won the Football League title in 1919–20 for the only time in their history. Albion became known for their brand of fluent, attacking football, with the 1953–54 side being hailed as "The Team of the Century". In 1978–79, The team finished third in Division One, their highest placing for over 20 years, and also reached the UEFA Cup quarter-final after victory beat famous team like Galatasaray and Valencia. This result raised reputation of the club in a page of their history.



19. Blackburn Rovers

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1875
Stadium : Ewood Park (31,367 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 72 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  40
Seasons in English Third Division :  5
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 12nd
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 21st
English Top Division : Winner (3), Runner-Up (1), 3rd (1)
FA Cup : Winners (6), Runner-Up (2), Semi-Final (10)
League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (-)
European Competition : UCL-R16 (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Simon Garner (194 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Bob Crompton
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Thomas Mitchell

“The Fire Rose” Blackburn Rovers, A club from Lancashire, was established in 1875, becoming a founding member of The Football League in 1888. It is one of only three clubs to have been both a founder member of the Football League and the Premier League. Most of the club's successes were before 1930, when it had gained league and FA Cup trophies on several occasions. Relegation in 1966 was followed by 26 successive seasons of football outside the top flight. In 1992, Blackburn was promoted to the new Premier League a year after being taken over by local steel baron Jack Walker, who installed Kenny Dalglish as manager. In 1995, Blackburn became league champion, having spent millions of pounds on players. In 1996, Blackburn participated for their only UEFA Champion league and finish tournament at group stage round. They also participated for five UEFA Cup tournaments in their history.



18. Sunderland

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1879
Stadium : Stadium of Light (49,000 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 85 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   29
Seasons in English Third Division :  1
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 10th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 26th
League : English Top Division : Winner (6), RN (6), 3rd (5)
FA Cup : Winners (2), Runner-Up (2), Semi-Final (8)
League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (1)
European Competition  : None
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Bobby Gurney (228 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Raich Carter
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Tom Watson

“The Black Cats” Sunderland is a club from Tyne and Wear, founded in 1879 by James Allan, a teacher at Hendon Board School. They turned professional in 1885 and was elected into The Football League in 1890 where the team performed well in the league, earning plaudits such as a "wonderfully fine team", immediately dominate the league in the early 1890s. Sunderland remained in the top league for 57 successive seasons (spanning 68 years because of the war years' interruption) until they were relegated for the first time in 1958. In 1973, Sunderland played their first and only tournament of European competition in history after eligible as FA Cup winner, reached second round of UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup. The 1891 - 1892 Sunderland season actually holds the record most wins ratio, goals ratio and goals differences ratio in history of English Top-Flight but it played only 26 games for each team in the entire season.




17. Hibernian

Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1875
Stadium : Easter Road (20,421 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 107 from 120
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 5th
Scottish Top Division : Winner (4), RN (6), 3rd (13)
Scottish Cup : Winners (2), Runner-Up (11)
Scottish League Cup : Winners (3), Runner-Up (6)
UEFA Cup : SF (1-A), QF (1-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup : QF (1)
European Cup Performance : SF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Lawrey Reilly (234 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Lawrey Reilly
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Hugh Shaw


“The Hibs” Hibernian FC base in the north of Edinburgh, were founded in 1875 by Irish immigrants, but this identity has been downplayed to the point where support for the club is based on location rather than ethnicity or religion. The Irish heritage of Hibernian is still reflected. The club was admitted to the Scottish Football League in 1893, they had to win the Second Division twice before being elected into the First Division in 1895. Hibs' most successful era by far, was in the decade following the end of the Second World War, when it was "among the foremost clubs in Britain". Hibernian won three Scottish championship between 1948 and 1952. In 1955, Hibs became the first British club in Europe Despite only finishing fifth in the Scottish League  Hibs were invited to participate in the first season of the European Cup, which was not strictly based on league positions at that time.





16. Wolverhampton Wanderers

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1877
Stadium : Molineux (29,303 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 62 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :  48
Seasons in English Third Division :  4
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 15th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 3rd
English Top Division : Winner (3), RN (5), 3rd (4)
FA Cup : Winners (4), Runner-Up (4), Semi-Final (6)
League Cup : Winners (2), Runner-Up (-)
UEFA Cup  :  RN (1-A), Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1)
European Champion's Cup  : QF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Steve Bull (306 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Billy Wright
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Stan Cullis

“The Wolves” Wolverhampton base in West Midland region, the club was founded in 1877 by John Baynton and John Brodie, after a group of pupils at St Luke's school in Blakenhall had been presented with a football and since 1889 has played at Molineux. Historically, Wolves have been highly influential, most notably as being founder members of the Football League, as well as having played an instrumental role in the establishment of the European Cup. Wolves consolidated their reputation as a top side under the legendary management of ex-player Stan Cullis after the Second World War. In 1953, the club won the World club friendly trophy which was participated by Racing club, Spartak Moscow and beat Budapest Honved in the last game. In 1972, Wolves reach their prime in the history with being runner-up if UEFA Cup. However, a decline set in and they found themselves in the Fourth Division by 1986. They are one the four teams in history of English football league to ever win league trophies in all level.




15. Nottingham Forest

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1865
Stadium : City Ground (30,576 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 56 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   51
Seasons in English Third Division :  5
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 20th
All-Time English Second Division Ranking : 10th
English Top Division : Winner (1), Runner-Up (2), 3rd (3)
FA Cup : Winners (2) ,Runner-Up (1), Semi-Final (9)
League Cup : Winners (4), Runner-Up (2)
UEFA Cup : SF (1-A), QF (1-B)
European Champion's Cup : WN (2)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Grenville Morris (217 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Peter Shilton
The Greatest Manager Ever : Brian Clough

“The Tricky Trees” Nottingham Forest are a football club based in West Bridgford. Founded in 1865 by a group of shinny players, Forest became founder members of the Football Alliance in 1888 and their first major success came when they won the FA Cup in 1898. They spent much of the first half of the 20th century playing in the Second Division. Their most successful period came under the management of Brian Clough, Forest were considered a moderate club by English league standards in that period of the middle 1970s to early 1990s, during which time they won the only English league championship in history, two consecutive European Cups. Forest is known as the most different successful club between the league and European competition in history of British football. They are one of three British clubs to win two European Cup trophies but ever won the only first league title.



14. Newcastle United


Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1892
Stadium : Saint James's Park (52,387 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 85 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   27
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 7th
English Top Division : Winner (4), Runner-Up (2), 3rd (4)
FA Cup : Winners (6), Runner-Up (7), Semi-Final (4)
League Cup : Winners (-), Runner-Up (1)
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A), SF (1-B),QF (2-A, 2-B), R16 (1-B)
European Champion's Cup : R16 (2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Alan Shearer (206 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Jackie Milburn
The Greatest Manager Ever : John Harvey

“The Magphies” Newcastle United was founded in December 1892 by the merger of two local teams Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End. Newcastle United went on to win the League Championship on three occasions during the 1900s. he club's success continued in cup competitions, as they reached five FA Cup Finals in seven years. In the post-war era, Newcastle has never won top league title anymore. Nevertheless, The glory years were still available in early 1950s, won 3 FA Cups within five seasons, and their most successful in European competition came true in the late 1960s, won 1969 Inter-Cities Fair Cup. In early 1990s, They reached highest place in the league since the post-war era with finishing second place for two seasons under management of Kevin Keegan, in which the era of many superstars led by Alan Shearer. They also won UEFA Intertoto cup in 2006.




13. Heart of Midlothian

Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1874
Stadium : Tynecastle Park (17,420 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 114 from 120
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 3rd
Scottish Top Division : Winner (4), RN (14), 3rd (17)
Scottish Cup : Winners (8), Runner-Up (6)
Scottish League Cup : Winners (4), Runner-Up (2)
European Competition  : UEFA Cup QF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Bobby Walker  (311 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Dave Mackay
The Greatest Manager Ever : Tommy Walker

“The Jam Tarts” Hearts base in Edinburgh, is the third greatest club in history of Scottish league in both terms of number of trophies and all-time performance in top league. Hearts, A club from city of Edinburgh, were founded around 1874. Hearts had considerable success in the early years of the Scottish Football League, winning the league championship two times. The club went from 1906 to 1954 without winning a major trophy before enjoying a decade of success between 1954 and 1963. Hearts won the League twice, in 1958, with a record 62 points and 132 goals scored (Still the Scottish 'Top' League Record). In 1959, Hearts meet the first occasion ever to participate in European Competition for European Cup. Hearts is one of the three European clubs to ever achieve more than 100 goal differences in domestic league with 103 in the 1957 - 1958 season. 




12. Leeds United
Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1919
Stadium : Elland Road (39,460 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 51 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   35
Seasons in English Third Division :  3
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 19th
English Top Division : Winner (3), Runner-Up (5), 3rd (2)
FA Cup : Winners (1) ,Runner-Up (3)
League Cup : Winners (1), Runner-Up (1)
UEFA Cup  :  WN (2-A), 2nd (1-A), SF (1-A,1-B), QF (1-A), R16 (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : RN (1)
European Cup  : 2nd (1-A), SF (1-A,1-B), R16 (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Peter Lorimer (219 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Billy Bremner
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Don Revie



“The Peacocks” Leeds United is a club from West Yorkshire. Leeds’ predecessor team Leeds City FC was formed in 1904, but was forcibly disbanded by The Football League in 1919 in response to allegations of illegal payments to players during the World War I and finally formed a new club. In 1920, Leeds was elected to the Football League. Leeds relegated to Second Division for many times until the era of Don Revie during the 1960s and 1970s, with appearances of the club’s best ever “Billy Bremner”, Leeds achieved their glory years and raised their status in history of English football to be a lot higher level. After then, Leeds was relegated to the Second Division for 8 years. During the 1990s and early 2000s Leeds competed for places in Europe, reaching the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Champions League in consecutive seasons. However, after severe financial difficulties and a mass sale of players, Leeds were relegated from the Premier League and subsequently from The Championship to League One.




11. Aston Villa

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1874
Stadium : Villa Park (42,788 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 105 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   10
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 5th
English Top Division : Winner (9), Runner-Up (7), 3rd (2)
FA Cup : Winners (7), Runner-Up (4), SF (10)
League Cup : Winners (5), Runner-Up (3)
English Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : QF (1-B), European Cup : WN (1-A), QF (2-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Billy Walker  (244 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Billy Walker
The Greatest Manager Ever :  George Ramsy


“The Lions” Aston Villa football club was formed in 1874, by members of the Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel in Handsworth which is now part of Birmingham. Aston Villa was one of the dozen teams that competed in the inaugural Football League in 1888. Aston Villa emerged as the most successful English club of the Victorian era, winning no fewer than five League titles and three FA Cups by the end of Queen Victoria's reign, soon after though the club began a slow decline that led to Villa, at the time one of the most famous and successful clubs in world football, being relegated in 1936 for the first time to the Second Division. Villa also won the 1981–82 European Cup, one of only four English clubs to win what is now the UEFA Champions League.Villa were one of the founding members of the Premier League in 1992, and finished runners-up to Manchester United in the inaugural season and holds the record most goals ratio in one English top-flight season since 1893 with 3.04 (128 goals in 42 games) in the 1930 - 1931 season.





10. Manchester City

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1892
Stadium : City of Manchester Stadium (47,726 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 87 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   25
Seasons in English Third Division :  1
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 6th
English Top Division : Winner (4), Runner-Up (5), 3rd (4)
FA Cup : Winners (5), Runner-Up (5), Semi-Final (2)
League Cup : Winners (3), Runner-Up (1)
UEFA Cup : QF (1-A, 1-B), R16 (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1), SF (1)
European Champion's Cup  : R-16 (1-B), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Eric Brook (177 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Colin Bell
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Joe Mercer



“The Citizens” Manchester City was founded as St. Mark's in 1880 by Anna Connell and two churchwardens of St. Mark's Church, in Gorton, a district in east Manchester, joined the Football League as founding members of the Second Division in 1892. City gained their first honor by winning the Second Division in 1899 and won promotion to the highest level in English football. The club's most successful period was in the late 1960s and early 1970s when they won most of trophies in their history under the management team of Joe Mercer and Malcolm Allison and with players including Colin Bell, Mike Summerbee and Francis Lee. Since 1976, the club has failed to win any major honours. The club's decline led to relegation twice in three years in the 1990s, spending the 1998–99 season in the third tier of English football for the first and only season in their history. Recently, The club approach to the modern era after being purchased by Abu Dhabi United Group that have been buying many top-superstars to the team.




9. Aberdeen

Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1903
Stadium : Pittodrie Park (22,199 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 99 from 120
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 4th
Scottish Top Division : Winner (4), RN (14), 3rd (9)
Scottish Cup : Winners (7), Runner-Up (8)
Scottish League Cup : Winners (6), Runner-Up (7)
Scottish Double Champion : 1
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1), SF (1)
European Champion's Cup : QF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  George Hamilton (108 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Willie Miller
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Alex Ferguson



“The Dons” Aberdeen F.C. formed following the merger of three city clubs, Aberdeen, Victoria United and Orion  in 1903 as a result of the amalgamation of three clubs from Aberdeen, The club applied for membership of the Scottish League for the following year. They rarely challenged for honours until the 1950s, when they won each of the major Scottish trophies under manager Dave Halliday. This level of success was surpassed in the 1980s, when, under the management of Alex Ferguson who is the greatest personality in history of the club, most of trophies the club have won are given during his period. Aberdeen was the only club outside of the Old Firm of Scotland to win trophy in European competition. They also hold the record most consecutive winners in Scottish Cup with 3.




8. Everton

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1886
Stadium : Goodison Park (40,157 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 113 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   4
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 2nd
English Top Division : Winner (9), RN (7), 3rd (5)
FA Cup : Winners (5), Runner-Up (8), SF (12)
League Cup : Winners (-), Runner-Up (2)
Cup Winner's Cup Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : R16 (2-B), Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1)
European Champion's Cup : QF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Dixie Dean  (383 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Dixie Dean
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Howard Kendall

“The Toffees” Everton was founded as St Domingo's in 1878 so that people from the parish of St Domingo's Methodist Church in Everton could play a sport in non-summer months. The club was a founding member of the Football League in 1888–1889, winning their first League Championship title in the 1890–91 season. Everton won the FA Cup for the first time in 1906. The club’s most pride is being most appearance of seasons in highest division in history of English league with 108 to date. Accordingly, There only five seasons they played in Second Division during 1930 – 1932 and 1951 – 1954. Everton experienced a lull in the immediate post World War Two period until a revival in the 1960s, winning two league championships and an FA Cup. The mid-1980s represented their most recent period of success, with two League Championship successes, an FA Cup, and the 1985 European Cup Winners' Cup—their first continental trophy.



7. Tottenham Hotspurs

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1882
Stadium : White Hart Lane (36,310 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 81 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   16
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 8th
English Top Division : Winner (2), Runner-Up (4), 3rd (9)
FA Cup : Winners (8), Runner-Up (1), SF (10)
League Cup : Winners (4), Runner-Up (4)
English Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup  : WN (2-A), RN (1-A), SF (1-A), QF (1-A, 2-B), R16 (3-B)
Cup Winners’Cup : WN (1),SF (1), QF (1)
European Champion's Cup : SF (1-A), QF (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Jimmy Greaves (266 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Danny Blanchflower
The Greatest Manager Ever : Bill Nicholson



“The Lilywhites” Tottenham is a famous football club from London, was formed in 1882 by grammar-school boys from the Bible class at All Hallows Church. They were also members of Hotspur Cricket Club. They turned professional just before Christmas 1895. In 1901, Tottenham won the FA Cup – becoming the only non-League club to do so since the formation of the Football League. Tottenham won election to the Second Division of the Football League for the 1908–09 season, immediately winning promotion as runners-up to the First Division. They were the first club in the 20th century to achieve the League and FA Cup Double, winning both competitions and wining the record most wins in a season in history of English top-flight with 31 and most consecutive started wins in European leagues with 11 in the 1960–61 season. In 1963 they became the first British club to win a major European trophy-the European Cup Winners' Cup. were the inaugural winners of the UEFA Cup in 1972, becoming the first British club to win two different major European trophies.



6. Chelsea

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1905
Stadium : Stamford Bridge (41,841 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 81 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   19
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 9th
English Top Division : Winner (5), Runner-Up (4), 3rd (7)
FA Cup : Winners (5), Runner-Up (5), Semi-Final (9)
League Cup : Winners (5), Runner-Up (2)
English Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : SF(1-A), QF(1-A), Cup Winners’ Cup : WN(2), SF (2)
European Cup : WN(1-B), RN(1-B), SF(5-B), QF(2-B), R16(3-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Bobby Tambling (202 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever  : Frank Lampard
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Dave Sexton

“The Pensioners” Chelsea is base on West London, were founded on 10 March 1905 at The Rising Sun pub, and were elected to the Football League shortly afterwards. Ted Drake became manager in 1952 and proceeded to modernize the club, Introduced a series of changes at the club and led Chelsea to the League Championship in 1955 which is their only league title of the 20th century. The period 1963–72 saw Chelsea regularly challenge for honor for the first time, won The League Cup, FA Cup and UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in this period. The club have not finished outside of the top six in the Premier League since the 1995–96 season. In 2003, Chelsea were bought by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, ushering in the club's current phase of success, has built Chelsea becoming to the top club in the Europe. They won the only League and FA Cup Double champ in 2010 and reached their first UEFA Champions League final in 2008, include four times Semi-Final. The club won the English record longest unbeaten home games in league with 86 between 2004 and 2008. The 2004 - 2005 Chelsea season is the greatest result ever in history of English top-flight with 29-8-1 in which is also a record of the most wins ratio, the highest goal differences ratio and the lowest goal conceding ratio in a English Top-Flight single season and the most clean sheets ratio (since 1893) with 0.76, 1.87 (71 diffs), 0.39 (15 goals), 0.66 (25 clean sheets) in 38 games, respectively.




5. Rangers

Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1873
Stadium : Ibrox (51,082 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 116 from 120
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 1st
Scottish Top Division : Winner (54), Runner-Up (30)
Scottish Cup : Winners (33), Runner-Up (17)
Scottish League Cup : Winners (26), Runner-Up (7)
Scottish Triple Champion : 7, Scottish Double Champion : 18
UEFA Cup : RN (1-B), SF (1-A), R16(3-B) 
Cup Winners’ Cup  : WN (1), RN (2)
European Cup : SF (1-A), QF (4-A,1-B), R16 (2-A,1-B), R24 (2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Ally Mccoist  (355 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Alan Morton
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Scot Symon


“The Light Blues” Glasgow Rangers is an all-time greatest club in history of Scottish domestic football with the World record 18 domestic double champions. The four founders of Rangers. met in 1872 and named their team after an English rugby club upon seeing the name in a book. The 1890–91 season saw the inception of the Scottish Football League, and Rangers were one of ten original members, immediately win the first title sharing with Dumberton. Rangers formally became a limited company in 1899. In 1961 Rangers reached the final of the European Cup Winners' Cup, becoming the first British club to reach the final of a UEFA club competition. The 1971 Ibrox disaster overshadowed what happened on the pitch to a large extent in the early 1970s. This tragedy is still remembered for Rangers’ football fan until today. In 1972, Rangers won the Cup Winner's Cup, their first and only European trophy to date. Rangers won the league title nine times in row between 1988 and 1997 is a record tied with Celtic. It holds the record longest streak without conceding a goal in Scottish League with 1095 minutes achieved in the 1986  - 1987 season. Rangers is one of the three clubs in Europe to win all games in a domestic single league season achieved in the 1898 - 1899 season in which is also a record of Rangers in the most goals ratio and goals difference ratio in history of Scottish league with 4.38 (79 goals) and 3.38 (61 diffs) respectively in 18 games. The club holds the World record most domestic league winners and double champions with 54 titles and 13 doubles, respectively.




4. Celtic

Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1886
Stadium : Celtic Park (60,837 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 119 from 120
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 2nd
Scottish Top Division : Winner (46), Runner-Up (30)
Scottish Cup : Winners (35), Runner-Up (18)
Scottish League Cup : Winners (15), Runner-Up (14)
Scottish Triple Champion : 3, Scottish Double Champion : 15
European Triple Champion : 1967
UEFA Cup  : RN (1-B), QF (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : SF (1), QF (2)
European Cup : WN(1-A), RN(1-A), SF(2-A), QF(2-A), R16(3-B), R24(3-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Jimmy Mcgrory  (538 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Jimmy Johnstone
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Jock Stein

‘The Bhoys” Glasgow Celtic is the most successful Scottish club in history of European competition. Celtic were formally founded in St. Mary's Church Hall on East Rose Street in 1887. It did not take long before Celtic established themselves as one of the strongest sides in Scotland.Under their first manager, Willie Maley, the club won 30 major trophies in 43 years. Celtic holds the record longest unbeaten games in Scottish league with 63 between 1915 and 1917 and holds the record most consecutive wins in Scottish League with 25 in the 2003 - 2004 season. In 1967, Celtic became the first British team, and only Scottish team to win the European Cup and they also won the only triple major champions in history of Scottish football. It achieved the greatest result in the 20th century Scottish league in the 1967 - 1968 season with 30-3-1. Celtic reached the all major Treble Finalists again in 1970 but won only league title, under management of Jock Stein who managed Celtic to nine straight Scottish League wins from 1966 to 1974, establishing a record which was not equaled until 1997 by their rival, Glasgow Rangers. It holds the record lowest conceding ratio in a Scottish league season with 0.37 (14 goals in 38 games). The club holds the World record most professional domestic cup titles with 36.


3. Arsenal

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1886
Stadium : Emirates (60,355 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 99 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   13
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 3rd
English Top Division : Winner (13), RN (8), 3rd (9)
FA Cup : Winners (12), Runner-Up (7), SF (9)
League Cup : Winners (2), Runner-Up (4)
English Double Champion : 3
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A), RN (1-B), QF (1-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1), RN (2)
European Champion's Cup : RN(1-B), SF(1-B), QF(1-A,4-B), R16(1-A,9-B)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Thierry Henry
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Arsane Wenger

“The Gunners” Arsenal is one of the famous clubs in England, base on North London. Arsenal started out as Dial Square in 1886 by workers at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich. The club became a limited company in 1893, became the first member of the Football League in the same year, and won promotion to the First Division in 1904. Since 1920 the club has never relegated to second division. In Herbert Chapman’s era since 1925, The club’s golden era was created. His revolutionary tactics and training laid the foundations of the club's domination of English football in the 1930s. In 16 seasons between 1953 and 1969, the club could not win any title before winning its first European trophy in 1970 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup followed by its fist domestic double champion in 1971. However it then could not win any league title in consecutive 17 seasons until 1989. The club's success in the late 1990s and first decade of the 21st century owed a great deal to the 1996 appointment of Arsène Wenger as manager. It holds the record for the longest uninterrupted period in the English top flight with 49 games and are the only side to have completed a Premier League season unbeaten, and holds record most consecutive wins in history of English top-flight with 14 in 2002. Arsenal is known as one of the most unfortunately club in European competition, lose in all three major European trophies in very late of the game, two on penalties.


2. Liverpool



Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1892
Stadium : Anfield (45,276 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 101 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   11
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 1st
English Top Division : Winner (18), RN (13), 3rd (7)
FA Cup : Winners (7), Runner-Up (7), SF (10)
League Cup : Winners (8), Runner-Up (3)
English Double Champion : 1 
UEFA Double Champion 2,  European Double Champion 1
UEFA Cup  : WN (2-A,1-B), SF(1-A,1-B), QF(1-A,1-B), R16(2-B)
Cup Winners’Cup  : RN (1), SF (1)
European Champion's Cup : : WN (4-A, 1-B), RN (1-A,1-B), 
SF (1-A, 1-B), QF (2-A, 2-B), R16 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Ian Rush (346 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Kenny Dalglish
The Greatest Manager Ever : Bob Paisley


“The Kop” Liverpool FC is the greatest British club of all-time, with most English league title hold with Man Utd, being the first place in English top tier all-time table and the most successful club in European competition. Liverpool F.C. was founded following a dispute between the Everton F.C. Committee and John Houlding, club president and owner of the land at Anfield. The club first promote to English first division in 1894 and sustain as a member of the top league in all seasons but 1905 until the dark era visit between 1954 to 1962 when the club struggled in second division even it usually finished in top four. The Bill Shankly era of renovation spent four years since promotion to win the league title but also spent consecutive six seasons without any trophy (1966 - 1972) For over the 15 years, Shankly enforces foundation of the club, and continuously influence to Bob Paisley’s achievement in the next era. During those nine years he became one of the most successful managers ever to take charge of an English club, achieved its best season ever in the 1976 - 1977 which appeared in all major treble finalists and just lost only FA Cup. The 1985 Heysel Stadium disaster is known as the most negative side in history of the club. Since 1990, Liverpool has never won any league title in consecutive 24 seasons with consecutive six seasons without any trophy between 2005 and 2011, but still success in European competition.



1. Manchester United



Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1878
Stadium : Old Trafford (75,957 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 91 from 118
Seasons in English Second Division :   22
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 4th
English Top Division : Winner (20), Runner-Up (15), 3rd (6)
FA Cup : Winners (11), Runner-Up (7), SF (9)
League Cup : Winners (4), Runner-Up (4)
English Double Champion : 3, European Double Champion : 2
European Triple Champion : 1999
UEFA Cup : SF (1-A), QF (1-A), R16 (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : Winner (1), SF(1),QF (1)
European Champion's Cup :  WN (1-A,2-B), RN (2-B), SF (5-A,2-B), 
QF (6-B), R16 (2-A,3-B), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Bobby Charlton  (249 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  George Best
The Greatest Manager Ever : Alex Ferguson

“The Red Devils” Manchester United holds the record the most Champions in history of English top league. Manchester United was formed in 1878 as Newton Heath LYR Football Club by the Carriage and Wagon department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway depot at Newton Heath. By 1888 the club had become a founding member of The Combination. In the first era of the football league, the club struggled in second division 12 seasons in row and still circulated between first and second division since the end of World War I to the beginning of World War II and faced its all-time lowest position as 20th place in the Second Division in 1934. In Matt Busby’s era, He laid the foundation of greatness of the club, and became one of the greatest personalities in history of the club. In 1957, Manchester United became the first English team to compete in the European Cup. However, The 1958 Munich air disaster was record as tragedy and lost their top-class players, most notable is Duncan Edwards. The club's failure era was seen with consecutive eight seasons without any title (1968 - 1976) and relegated as only one time in its post-war era history in 1974. Approach to Alex Ferguson’s era, he spent six seasons to finally win the first league title in 1992 since 1967 (25 seasons). Man Utd have dominated English league since then until his retirement and became one of the best clubs in the World since the late 1990s to 2000s, highlight in the 1999 treble. Man Utd is the most FA Cup Winners with 11. It holds the record longest period without conceding a goal in English Top-Flight with 1311 minutes in 13 games and holds the record longest unbeaten in UEFA Champion league with 25 between 2007 and 2009.
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Statistics By Nation

England  : 25
Scotland  : 8
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The Greatest British Clubs of Eras

Early 1890s : Sunderland
Late 1890s : Aston Villa
Early 1900s : Sunderland
Late : 1900s : Celtic
Early 1910s : Celtic
Late 1910s : Suspend Due to WWI (Only English Clubs)
Early 1920s : Rangers
Late 1920s : Rangers
Early 1930s : Arsenal
Late 1930s :  Arsenal
Early 1940s : Suspend Due to WWII
Late 1940s :  Rangers
Early 1950s : Wolverhampton
Late 1950s : Man Utd
Early 1960s : Rangers
Late 1960s :  Celtic
Early 1970s : Leeds Utd
Late 1970s :  Liverpool
Early 1980s : Liverpool
Late 1980s : Liverpool
Early 1990s : Man Utd
Late 1990s : Man Utd
Early 2000s : Man Utd
Late 2000s : Man Utd
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Honourable Mention

Portsmouth (England)
Hudderfield Town (England)
Southampton (England)
Dunfirmline Athletic (Scotland)
Fulham (England)
Charlton Athletic (England)
Shamrock Rovers (Republic of Ireland)
Linfield Belfast (Northern Ireland)
Saint Mirren (Scotland)
Blackpool (England)
Nott County (England) - The Oldest Football Club In The World
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Honourable Mention In Performance

Dunfirmline Athletic : Cup Winners’ Cup Semi-Final (1), UEFA Cup Quarter-Final (1-A)
Fulham : UEFA Cup Semi-Final (1-B)
Hudderfield Town : English Top Division Champion (3), Runner-Up (3)
Portsmouth : FA Cup Winner (2), Runner-Up (3)
Cardiff City : Cup Winners' Cup Semi-Final (1), Quarter-Final (2)

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