The Greatest Italian Clubs of All-Time

The Italian Football Championship was organized in 1898 by Italian Football federation as amateur league, was a tournament competition for Northern Italy clubs only until 1912, the Central and Southern Italy were added to be the national league and finally became the league system in 1929 with the foundation of Series A and Series B. World Wars suspended the official Championship from both 1915 to 1919 and 1943 to 1946. Coppa Italia’s first edition was held in 1922, but the second champions were not crowned until 1936. Italian club is the only one to participate both Mitropa Cup in the 1930s and Latin Cup in the first half 1950s.


16. Hellas Verona

Year of Establishment : 1902
Stadium :  Marc Antonio Bentegodi (39,211 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 27 from 84
Seasons In Calcio Series B : 51
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 20th
All-Time Calcaio Series B Ranking : 2nd
Calcio Series A : Winner (1), Runner-Up (-)
Coppa Italia : Winners (-) ,Runner-Up (3), Semi-Final (1)
European Cup : UEFA Cup QF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Sergio Sega (71 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Prebren Elkjaer Larsen
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Osvaldo Bagnoli

“Mastiffs” Hellas Verona Football Club is the greatest club from North-Eastern Italy. The club was founded in 1903 by a group of high school students. In the period of Italian football championship, Hellas was one of the founding teams of the early league and often among its top final contenders. They start playing the prfessioan league in Series B and took 28 years to finally achieve promotion to Series A for the first time in 1957. Verona could settle down in the first period between 1968 and 1974 and the second period between 1982 and 1990 is the golden age, played in Series A for most consecutive seasons with 8 and won their only Series A title in the history in 1985. In the second half 2000s until the present, Verona has been faced the hardest era, have played in Series C for four consecutive seasons.


15. Cagliari

Year of Establishment : 1920
Stadium : Sant’ELia (23,486 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 36 from 84
Seasons In Calcio Series B : 29
Season In Calcaio Series C : 11
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 14th
All-Time Calcio Series B Ranking : 21th
Calcio Series A : Winner (1), Runner-Up (1)
Coppa Italia : Winners (-) ,Runner-Up (1), Semi-Final (4)
European Cup :  UEFA Cup SF (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Luigi Riva (207 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Luigi Riva
The Greatest Manager Ever : Manlio Scopigno

“Islanders” Cagliari Calcio is the club from Capital Island or Sardina. Four years after the club was founded, it was merged with I’U.S Italia as Sportivo Cagliari.  Cagliari became the first ever out-right champions of Serie C in 1952. They spent the 1950s from then on in Serie B, losing a promotion play-off in 1954. After descending to Serie C in the early 1960s, Cagliari's rise would be meteoric- eventually achieving promotion to Serie A in 1964. Then, they played the most consecutive seasons in Series A in their history until 1976 and this period is their greatest era with winning their only Series A champion in 1970. Cagliari also could settle down in Series A in the 1990s and the second half 2000s. The club’s most successful in European competition was created in 1994 in the UEFA Cup even it was eligible to play as 6th of Series A.



14. Atalanta

Year of Establishment : 1907
Stadium : Atleti Azzuri Italia (24,642 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 55 from 84
Season In Calcio Series B : 29
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 11th
All-Time Calcio Series B Ranking : 16th
Calcio Series A : Winner (-), Runner-Up (-)
Coppa Italia : Winners (1) ,Runner-Up (2), Semi-Final (2)
UEFA Cup : QF (1-A), Cup Winners’ Cup  : SF (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Cristiano Doni (106 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Glenn Stromberg
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Ferruccio Valcareggi

“The Goddess” Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio is the middle-level club in history of Series A, base in Bergamo, Lomardy City, Northern Italy. The club was founded in 1907 as FC Bergamo by wealthy Swiss immigrants. The current club is the result of a merger between Atalanta and a third team called Bergamasca. Atalanta joined the Italian league in 1929. The club first reached Serie A in 1937, but was relegated immediately. The club returned in 1940 and remained in A until 1959 in which the longest consecutive period in their history. The club achieved its highest position in 1948, finishing in 5th place and they could win their only trophy with winning 1963 Coppa Italia. In 1981 the club fell into Series C, a blow which revitalised the club. In terms of titles the club has won little, their sole silverware is the 1963 Coppa Italia. The club has had very few good runs in Europe during the late 80s to early 90s.


13. Genoa

Year of Establishment : 1897
Stadium : Luigi Ferraris (36,536 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 49 from 84
Seasons In Calcio Series B : 33
All-Time Calcio Series A Ranking : 12nd
All-Time Calcio Series B Ranking : 6th
Calcio Series A : WN (9-A), RN (6-A,1-P), 3rd (2-A,1-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (1) ,Runner-Up (1), Semi-Final (3)
UEFA Cup : SF (1-A), Mitropa Cup : SF (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Edoardo Catto  (92 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Renzo De Vecchi
The Greatest Manager Ever : James Richardson Spensley



“The Griffin” Genoa Cricket and Football Club is the most successful club in the amateur Italian Football Championship, base in Liguria, North-Western Italy, was founded in 1893 by Englishmen as a British sporting club abroad, the footballing section of the club was opened in 1897 by James Richardson Spensley making it the oldest of its kind in Italy. Genoa's first title came at the inaugural championship in 1898. As the greatest Italian club in amateur era, Genoa was one of the founding members in Italian Series A and won second place which is their greatest place ever at once in the first season. Since 1937 to the war-time, the club was still in the top level, finished in top five for six seasons. For the second half of the 20th Century, Genoa could settle down in Series A for at least a half of decade for three periods during the second half 50s, the first half 90s and the second half 2000s. The best place since the post-war era is 4th in 1991 and they reached their most successful event in European competition in 1992 despite it is the only one of participation.




12. Udinese

Year of Establishment : 1896
Stadium : Friuli (41,652 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 43 from 84
Seasons In Calcio Series B : 19
Seasons In Calcio Series C : 19
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 13th
All-Time Calcio Series B Ranking : 37th
Calcio Series A : WN (-), RN (1), 3rd (2-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (-) ,Runner-Up (1), Semi-Final (5)
UEFA Cup :  QF (1-B), R16 (3-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Antonio Di Natale (102 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Nestor Sensini
The Greatest Manager Ever : Alberto Zaccheroni

“Little Zebras” Udinese Calcio is one of the strongest clubs in the modern era, base in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. In 1911, the club was joined with FIGC and they first took part in Italian Championship in the next year before won vice-champion of Coppa Italia in 1922. It spent for two decades when Udinese could win promotion to Series A in 1950 and they stayed there through decade except a season in Series B that after they achieved their best place in history as a runner-up in 1955 however, that Udinese was relegated because of an offence committed in previous 2 years. Afterwards, they soon fall to settle down in Series C between 1964 and 1968 as their dark era. Udinese also could survive in Series A for consecutive 8 seasons during the 1980s. Since 1996 to the 2000s is their golden period, has played in Series A in every season and finish in top four two times, led them to first participate in their only UEFA Champion league group stage.



11. Parma

Year of Establishment : 1913
Stadium :  Ennio Tardini (27,906 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 24 from 84
Seasons In Calcio Series B : 28
Seasons In Calcio Series C : 26
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 16th
All-Time Calcio Series B Ranking : 26th
Calcio Series A : WN (-), RN (1), 3rd (2-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (3) ,Runner-Up (2), Semi-Final (2)
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A,1-B), SF (1-B), R16 (3-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup :  WN (1), RN (1)
European Cup : R16 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Hernan Crespo (91 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Fabio Cannavaro
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Nevio Scala

“The Crusaders” Parma Football Club is one of the top five most successful Italian clubs in European competition. The club was founded in July 1913 as Verdi Football Club in honour of famous opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. Parma was one of the founding members in Series B in the year professional league was establsihed. In the 1936, Parma became founding members of Serie C after relegation. Since then through 1940s, they spent time in Series C as the majority and settle down in Series B in the second half 50s and the first half 60s before facing the hardest era in the second half 60s in which they relegated staying in Series D for 5 seasons in row. In 1990, Parma just achieved wining of promotion to Series A and became the top club in Italy immediately. The golden era during the 1990s indicates their two runner-ups finishing in Series A and won three European trophies include finish in top five for 10 seasons if expand the time to the first half 2000s.



10. Sampdoria

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1895
Stadium : Luigi Ferraris (36,536 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A :  67 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 10th
Calcio Series A : WN (1-P), RN (1-A), 3rd (1-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (4) ,Runner-Up (3), SF (3)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1), RN (1), SF (1), QF (1)
European Champion's Cup : RN (1-A)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Roberto Mancini  (171 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Roberto Mancini
The Greatest Manager Ever : Vujadin Boskov

‘The Blue Ringed” L'Unione Calcio Sampdoria is the newest club in Italy, base in Genoa. The club was actually formed in 1946 from the merger of two existing sports clubs whose roots can be traced back to the 1890s, Sampierdarenese and Andrea Doria. In 1937, Sampierdarenese, melted itself with Corniglianese and Rivarolese with the club using the name Associazione Liguria Calcio and totally played for 8 seasons in Series A. Sampdoria played in Series A in two consecutive decades and finish in top five four times before relegation. The dark era came visiting between 1977 and 1982 when the club played in Series B for five seasons in row. The golden era came true between 1987 and 1992 as Sampdoria won two Coppa Italia, Cup Winners’ Cup, Italian Series A and European Cup runner-up chronologically. The club also won top five for 5 times between 1987 and 1994. However, the club relegated to stay in Series B again for four seasons in row in the early 2000s.





9. Bologna

Year of Establishment : 1909
Stadium : Renato Dall’Ara (38,279 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 69 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 9th
Calcio Series A : WN (2-A,5-P), RN (4-A,3-P), 3rd (7-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (2) ,Runner-Up (-), Semi-Final (7)
UEFA Cup : SF (1-A, 1-B), QF (2-A)
Mitropa Cup  : WN (2), SF (1) 
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Angelo Schiavio (252 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Helmut Haller
The Greatest Manager Ever : Arpad Weisz



Bologna Football Club 1909 was one of the most famous Italian clubs in the pre-war era, base in Emilia-Romagna, Northern Italy. The club was orchestrated by Emilio Arnstein, an Austrian who became interested in football at university in Vienna and Praga. Bologna became Northern and National League champions for the first time in 1925. Bologna won the last Italian Football Championship in 1929 before became one of the founding members in Series A and won three league titles include two Mitropa Cups before the war-time. The club was known as the greatest Italian club in the second half of the 1920s and of 1930s. After the World War II throughout the 1950s and 1960s, the club generally floated in the top rankings, finish in top five for nine times and won the last Series A title in 1964 include the best achievement in European competition in 1968 UEFA Cup so the 1960s has became their golden age.   The darkest era came visiting in the first half 1990s, played in their only two Series seasons.



8. Lazio

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1900
Stadium : Stadio Olimpico  (72,698 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 73 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 6th
Calcio Series A : WN (2-P), RN (4-P), 3rd (7-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (6) ,Runner-Up (2), SF (5)
Italian Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup  : RN (1-B), SF (1-B), QF (1-A, 1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : Winner (1)
European Champion's Cup  : QF (1-B), R16 (1-B), R24 (2-B)
Mitropa Cup : RN (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Silvio Piola (148 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Silvio Piola
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Svenn-Goran Erksson

“The Blue and White Eagles of Rome” Società Sportiva Lazio is one of the most famous Italian clubs in the modern era. Società Podistica Lazio was founded in 1900 in the Prati, that was the first football team of Rome, joined league in 1912 and reached the final of the national championship playoff 3 times. The club played in the first organized Serie A and achieved a second place once time as highest pre-war result. The club was relegated for the first time in 1961. The first golden age was during the first half 40s, they won the first Series A title and also finish 2nd and 3rd a season. Lazio were forcibly relegated in 1980 due to a remarkable scandal concerning illegal bets on their own matches and the 1980s became their darkest era after playing in Series B for six seasons. The real golden era was during the second half 90s. Lazio was Series A runners-up in 1995, third in 1996, then achieved UEFA Cup finalist in 1998 and losing the champion just by one point on the last match in 1999 and won the last ever UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in the same year before could win the second Series A title in 2000 successfully.



7. Torino

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1906
Stadium :  Olimpico De Torino (28,000 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 73 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 7th
Calcio Series A : WN (1-A, 6-P), RN (3-A, 4-P), 3rd (7-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (5) ,Runner-Up (8), Semi-Final (10)
UEFA Cup : RN (1-A), QF (1-A), R16 (2-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : SF (1), QF (3)
European Champion's Cup  : None
All-Time Top-Scorer : Paolo Pulici  (172 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Valentino Mazzola
The Greatest Manager Ever : Luigi Radice

“The Clarets” Torino Football Club is one of the legendary Italian club, base in Turin. The club was founded in 1906 after a meeting at the Voigt brewery near the center of Turin. The club took part in the world's first international tournament, Torneo Internazionale Stampa Sportiva 1908 and finished runner-up. Torino won its first Italian Football Championship in 1928 and was one of the first members in the Series A established season. Torino’s golden era was the 1940s, known as “Grande Torino”, is widely considered as one of the best ever teams in Italian football history, won five other straight scudetti include a double champion and won the record longest unbeaten home games in league with 88 between 1943 and 1949 led by Valentino Mazzola.It holds the record most goal differences ratio in a series A season with 2.3 (92 diffs in 40 games) achieved in the 1947 - 1948 season. Sadly, Superga air disaster killed all players in 1949. This stopped their greatness in that era immediately. They relegated to Series B for the first time in 1959. The club still greatly perform during the 1970s, finish 2nd place in the league for 3 times. Torino met their best achievement in European competition in 1993 UEFA cup. Since the second half 90s until the present, the club is known as up and down club between two tiers.





6. Napoli

Year of Establishment : 1926
Stadium : San Paolo (60,240 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 70 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 8th
Calcio Series A : WN (2-P), RN (5-P), 3rd (9-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (5) ,Runner-Up (4), Semi-Final (5)
Italian Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup :  WN (1-A), SF(1-B),R16 (5-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup :  SF (1), QF (1)
European Cup :  R16 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Attila Sallustro (118 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Diego Maradona
The Greatest Manager Ever : Ottavio Bianchi



Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli is the most successful club in Southern Italy, is one of the most popular Italian clubs. was founded as Naples Foot-Ball & Cricket Club in 1904 by English sailor William Poths and his associate Hector M. Bayon. A few years after World War I, they merged as Foot-Ball Club Internazionale-Naples, also known as FBC Internaples. Napoli was a member in the first season of Series A and quite success with finishing of third place consecutive two times between 1932 and 1934. Between 1965 and 1998, they played in Series A for 33 seasons in row and finish in top three for 11 seasons. The golden era was the second half 80s as Napoli was the best club in Italy when Diego Maradona appeared to lead them becoming one of the best clubs in Italy with two league champions, an Italy double champion include two runner-ups and a UEFA cup winner. The clubs’ lowest point was during the mid 2000s when they played in Series C for two seasons.




5. Fiorentina
Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1926
Stadium :  Artemio Franchi (47,282 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 78 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 5th
Calcio Series A : WN (2-P), RN (5-P), 3rd (6-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (6) ,Runner-Up (4), Semi-Final (10)
UEFA Cup : Runner-Up (1-A), SF (2-B), R16 (1-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : WN (1), RN (1), SF (1)
European Cup : RN (1-A), QF (1-A), R16 (1-B), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Kurt Hamrin  (208 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Gabriel Batistuta
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Fulvio Bernardini

“Violet” Associazione Calcio Fiorentina is one of the most popular clubs from North-Western Italy, base in Florence, was founded in 1926 by local noble and National Fascist Party member Luigi Ridolfi, who initiated the merger of two older Florentine clubs, CS Firenze and PG Libertas. The club first won promotion to Series A in 1931. In the second half 1950s, it was Fiorentina’s golden age, started to achieve consistent top-five finishes in the domestic league in the first half 50s, then won their first Seires A in 1956, , but more significantly Fiorentina became the first Italian team to play in a European Cup final, and also won runner-up in four subsequent seasons. Fiorentina could win their second Series A title in 1969 despite the club was not most helpful to win. In the second half 90s, it is the era of superstar and finished third place 2 times. In 2003, the club faced their lowest point after bankruptcy and relegated to play in Series C as the only season in their history. Fiorentina is one o fthe two Italian clubs to ever reach all three major European competitions.



4. AS Roma

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment :  1927
Stadium : Stadio Olimpico  (72,698 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A :  83 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 4th
Calcio Series A : WN (3-P), RN (13-P), 3rd (5-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (9) , Runner-Up (8), Semi-Final (6)
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A), RN (1-A), SF (1-A), QF (5-A,1-B), R16 (3-A,4-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1), QF (2)
European Cup :  RN(1-A), QF(1-B), R16 (3-B)
Mitropa Cup : SF (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Francesco Totti (251 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever  :  Francesco Totti
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Nils Liedholm

“The Wolves of Rome” Associazione Sportiva Roma is all-time greatest club from Rome, Capital of Italy. was founded in 1927 by Italo Foschi, who initiated the merger of three older Italian Football Championship clubs from the city of Rome; Roman FC, SS Alba-Audace and Fortitudo-Pro Roma SGS. The club was one of the founding members in Series A and finish runner-up two times during the pre-war era before achieve winning the first league title in 1942. The club relegated to Series B in 1951 as the only one in their history. The early 1960s is one of their outstanding periods, finish top five for 3 times in row and won their only European trophy in Inter-Cities Fair Cup. The greatest era was between 1979 and 1986, won four Coppa Italia, won A Series A title include 2 times vice-champions and reached European Cup finalist. Roma met their second greatest era in the 2000s, won their third scudetto and finish runner-up for 6 times. However, they were rather not successful in Europe at that period.


3. AC Milan



Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1899
Stadium : San Siro (80,074 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A :  82 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking :  3rd
Calcio Series A : WN (3-A,15-P), RN (3-A,14-P), 3rd (21-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (5) ,Runner-Up (7), SF (14)
Cup Winners' Cup Double Champion :1, European Double Champion :1
UEFA Cup  : SF (1-A, 1-B), QF (2-A), R16 (4-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : WN (2), RN (1)
European's Champion Cup :  WN (5-A, 2-B), RN (3-A, 1-B), 
SF (1-A, 1-B), QF (1-A, 2-B), R16 (1-A,6-B)
Intercontinental Cup : Winners (3), FIFA Club World Cup (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer :   Gunnar Nordahl (221 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Paolo Maldini
The Greatest Manager Ever : Fabio Capello

“Rossoneri” Associazione Calcio Milan is the most successful Italian club in European football, was founded as a cricket club in 1899 by British expatriates Alfred Edwards and Herbert Kilpin. Milan won its first Italian championship in 1901 and it was one of the founding members in Series A. The club did not manage to win any title until achieve wining the first Series A title in 1951 and totally won four during the 1950s and won its first international title in 1963 European Cup before met the successful period during the late 60s, won a Series A title, a Cup Winners’ Cup and a European Cup. The era of declination was happened without any trophy in consecutive 8 seasons between 1979 and 1987 with relegation to Series B twice time. Approach to the golden era in the late 80s, The Milan has been regarded as one of the greatest teams of all-time, won a Series A title and the consecutive two European cups and won record longest unbeaten streak in Series A with 58 between 1991 and 1992 and holds the record longest streak without conceding a goal in Serie A history with 929 minutes achieved in the 1993 - 1994 season. In the 1st half 90s, it was greatest era of Milan in its history in Series A, won three league titles and reached 3 European Cup finals in row, won once. Milan holds the record highest goals and fewest goals conceding ratio in a series A season with 3.1 (118 goals in 38 games) in the 1949 -1950 and 0.4 (12 goals in 30 games) in the 1968 - 1969, respectively and holds the most clean sheet ratio in Series A with 0.66 (20 clean sheets in 30 games in 1968 - 1969 season).


2. Inter Milan



Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment :  1908
Stadium :  San Siro (80,074 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 84 (All)
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 2nd
Calcio Series A : WN (2-A, 16-P), RN (14-P), 3rd (14-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (6), Runner-Up (6), Semi-Final (17)
Italian Double Champion : 2
European Double Champion : 2, European Triple Champion : 2010
UEFA Cup  :  WN(3-A), RN(1-A), SF(3-A,1-B), QF(3-A,1-B), R16(4-A,2-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : QF (1), Mitropa Cup : RN(1), SF (2)
European Cup : WN(2-A,1-B), RN(2-A), SF(2-A,1-B), QF(3-B), R16(4-B)
Intercontinental Cup : Winners (1964, 1965), FIFA Club World Cup (2010)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Giuseppe Meazza (284 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Giuseppe Meazza
The Greatest Manager Ever : Helenio Herrera

“Nerazzurri” Football Club Internazionale Milano is proud of being the only club in Italy to have never relegated to Series B. The club was founded in 1908 as the current name, following a "schism" from the Milan Cricket and Football Club. The club won its first Italian Championship in 1910. In 1929 when Series A was established, it was changed name to AS Ambrosiana and victory won the first season in Series A at once and finished the second place three times in row between 1932 and 1935. The golden age was happened during the early and mid 60s, appeared in all major treble finalists in the 1964 - 1965 and just lost in Coppa Italia final, won three scudetto include three runner-ups and also achieved two European Cups including one runner-up. The era of declination was happened when the club had none of any trophy in six consecutive seasons (1982 - 1988). The 1990s is another era the club didn’t won any league title but it was compensated with the victory 3 UEFA Cups in 4 final matches as a record most winners of all-time. In the 2nd half 2000s, Inter finally won Series A after 16 seasons in row without winning league titles and six consecutive seasons without any title. Moreover the club dominated the Series A, won Series A five seasons in row in which is a record in Italy, the two of those seasons were double champions. In 2007, Inter won record most wins ratio in a single season and most consecutive wins in Series A with 0.79 (30 wins in 38 games) and 17, respectively. The 2006 - 2007 Inter Milan is the greatest result ever in Series A with 30-7-1.



1. Juventus

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1897
Stadium :  Olimpico De Torino (28,000 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A  : 83 from 84
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 1st
Calcio Series A : WN (2-A, 29-P), RN (3-A, 17-P), 3rd (3-A,10-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (10) ,Runner-Up (5), Semi-Final (16)
Italian Double Champion : 3,UEFA Double Champion 1, 
Cup Winners'Cup Double Champion 1
UEFA Cup  : WN (3-A), RN (1-A), SF (1-A,1-B), QF (5-A), R16 (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1), SF (2), Mitropa Cup : SF (5)
European Champion's Cup : WN (2-A), RN (3-A,3-B), SF (2-A,1-B), 
QF (2-A, 3-B), R16 (3-B), R24 (1-B)
Intercontinental Cup : Winners (1985, 1996)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Alessandro Del Piero (277 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Michel Platini
The Greatest Manager Ever : Marcelo Lippi

“Bianconeri” Juventus Football Club is the greatest club in history of Italian football, is by far the most Series A winners, place 1st in Series A all-time table and also the most Coppa Italia champions. Founded in 1897 as Sport Club Juventus by a group of Torinese young students and linked to industrial Agnelli family since 1923 when it turned professional as the first club in Italy, the club has become a symbol of Italian culture and Italianity, Juventus first won the league championship in 1905. Juventus’ golden era can be divided in to three periods. The club absolutely dominated Series A in the first era of establishment, won five titles in row as a record in history of the league during the first half 30s. In the first half 80s, they won three scudetto and became the first club in the history of European football to have won all three major UEFA competitions in 1985. During the second half 90s, they won 3 scudetto and reach 3 European Cup finals in row. The club relegated to Series B in 2006 as the only time in their history due to match fixing scandal. Juventus is the most Italian double champions even they have won just two in 1960 and 1995 and is the most UEFA Cup winners and also the most European Cup vice-champions. IFFHS and FIFA ranks Juventus as the greatest Italian club of the 20th Century and the second in the Europe.
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Honourable Mention

Bari
Brescia
Triestina
Padova
Modena
Catania

Venezia

Honourable Mention In Performance

Pro Vercelli :  Italian Football Championship (7-A)
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The Greatest Italian Clubs of Eras

Early 1920s :  Genoa
Late 1920s :    Bologna
Early 1930s :  Juventus
Late 1930s :   Bologna
Early 1940s :  Torino
Late 1940s :  Torino
Early 1950s :  Inter Milan
Late 1950s :  AC Milan
Early 1960s : Inter Milan
Late 1960s :  Inter Milan
Early 1970s : Juventus
Late 1970s :  Juventus
Early 1980s :  Juventus
Late 1980s :   Napoli
Early 1990s :  AC Milan
Late 1990s :   Juventus
Early 2000s : AC Milan
Late 2000s :  Inter Milan

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