The Greatest Dominant Club Teams Ever


The dominant best clubs ever is considered base on span of the club's consecutive glory years regardless of whether the same set of players.

Methodology

    1)    Selection : Candidates need to win the competitive domestic league title (STD > 3.5 is required) and won the highest level of European/South American international competition at least 2 times of each within any 5 years span that is the basic requirement and The criteria of continuity of glory years  is provided in table.
Span
The number of allowed year without any title
Minimum requirement of another year without a title based on basic requirement
5 Years
1
None
6 Years
1
International Cup Title (STD > 3.2)
or Continental Cup runner-up 
7 Years
1
International Cup Title (STD > 3.1)
or Continental Cup runner-up 
8 Years
1
Domestic Cup Title (STD > 3.0)
9 Years
1
Domestic Cup Title (STD > 2.9)

* For > 9 years, it starts to count another five years span.
*Note that the allowed year without any title must not be the first or the last year of span.

    2)    Calculation of Performance
The dominant score = average seasonal performance score x trophy score coefficient ;
Trophy Score Coefficient = ∑ number of winning trophy x trophy coefficient x average domestic competition standard x (span years + ((maximum span years – span years)/2)/(span years x maximum span years).
Trophy Coefficient : UEFA Champion League 1.15, European/Libertadores Cup, Domestic League, Domestic Double : 1, Domestic Cup : 0.3, European Double : 1.15, European Triple, 1.3

Result




DMTDB means Domestic Double
INTDB means Double (International + League)  
INTTP means Triple (International + League + Cup) 



11. Real Madrid "Galacticos II" (1996 – 2003)
Achievement: 3 Times Spanish La Liga (1 Runner-Up), 
3 Times UEFA Champion League (2 Semi-Finalist)
2 Times Intercontinental Cup
League Standard :  A
Stars :  Roberto Carlos, Fernando Hierro, Fernando Redondo, Luis Figo, Zinedine Zidane, Raul Gonzalez
Manager : Vicente Del Bosque







10. Bayern Munich (1970 – 1976)
Achievement: 3 Times Bundesliga (1 Runner-Up)
1 Time DFB-Pokal
3 Time European Cup
1 Time European Double Champion
League Standard :  A
Stars : Sepp Maier, Franz Beckenbauer, Paul Breitner, Gerd Muller
Manager : Udo Lattek, Dettmar Cramer




9. Inter Milan "Catenaccio" (1962 – 1967)

Achievement : 3 Times Italian Series A (2 Runner-Up) 1 Time Coppa Italia Runner-Up
2 Time European Cup (1 Runner-Up, 1 Semi-Finalist) 
2 Time Intercontinental Cup
2 Time European Double Champions
League Standard :  A
Stars :  Tarcisio Burgnich, Giacinto Facchetti, Luis Suarez Miramontes, Mario Corso, Sandro Mazzola
Manager : Helenio Herrara




8. AC Milan (1988 – 1995)
Achievement :  4 Times Italian Series A (2 Runner-Up)
1 Time Coppa Italia Runner-Up
3 Times European Cup (2 Runner-Up)
2 Times Intercontinental Cup
1 Time Italian Double Champion
League Standard :  A+
Stars : Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi, Frank Rijkaard, Ruud Gullit, Marco Van Basten
Manager : Arrigo Sacchi, Fabio Capello







7. Benfica (1960 – 1968)


Achievement : 6 Times Portuguese League, 
3 Times Portuguese Cup
2 Times European Cup (4 Times Runner-Up) 
1 Time Portuguese Double Champion
1 Time European Double Champion

Stars:Germano, Mario Coluna, Jose Augusto, Eusebio
Manager :Bela Guttmann






6. Santos (1958 - 1966)
Achievement : 6 Times State Championship
4 Times Inter-State Championship
5 Times Brasil Cup (2 Runner-Up)
2 Times Brazil Double Champions
2 Times Copa Libertadores Cup
1 Time South American Triple Champion 
Domestic Competition Standard : B+
Stars : Gilmar, Mauro Ramos, Zito, Pepe, Pele, Countino

Manager : Luis Alfonso Perez




5. Penarol (1960 – 1968)

Achievement : 7 Times Uruguayan League
3 Times Copa Libertadores Cup (2 Times Runner-Up) 
2 Times Intercontinental Cup
2 Times South American Double Champions
Stars : Nestor Goncalves, Pedro Rocha, Luis Cubilla, Juan Joya, Alberto Spencer
Manager : Robert Scarone, Roque Maspoli










4. Ajax Amsterdam "Total Football" (1967 – 1973)

Achievement :  4 Times Eredivise Champions
3 Times KNVB Cup
2 Times Domestic Double Champions
3 Times European Cup (1 Runner-Up)
2 Times Dutch Double Champions
1 Time European Triple Champion
Stars :  Velibor Vasovic, Ruud Krol, Johan Neeskens, Piet Keizer, Johan Cruyff

Manager : Rinus Michels, Stefan Kovacs


3. Liverpool (1975 – 1986)

Achievement :  8 Times English League (2 Runner-Up) 2 Times FA Cup (1 Runner-Up)
1 English Double Champion
1 Time UEFA Cup
4 Times European Cup (1 Runner-Up)
2  Times European Double Champions
Stars : Rey Clemence, Alan Hansen, Graemme Souness, Kenny Dalglish, Ian Rush
Manager : Bill Shankly, Bob Paisley





2. Real Madrid "Galacticos I" (1955 - 1966)

Achievement:7 Times Spanish La Liga (2 Runner-Up)
1 Time Copa Del Rey (3 Runner-Up)
1 Time Spanish Double Champions
6 Time European Cup (2 Runner-Up)
2 Time European Double Champions
Stars : Jose Santamaria, Raymond Kopa, Francisco Gento, Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas
Manager : Luis Chinaglia, Miguel Munoz






1. Barcelona (2008 – 2016)
Achievement : 6 Times Spanish La Liga (2 Runner-Up) 4 Times Copa Del Rey (2 Runner-Up)
3 Times UEFA Champion League (3 Semi-Finalist)
1 Time European Double Champion
2 Times European Triple Champion

Stars :  Xavi Hernandez, Andreas Iniesta,  Lionel Messi, Neymar
Manager : Joseph Gurdiola, Luis Enrique






Honorable Mention

River Plate "La Maquina" (1941 - 1947)

Achievement : 4 Times Argentinian Primera Division (2 Runner-Up, 3 Times Copa Aldao 
League Standard : B+
Stars : Adolfo Pedernera, Felix Loustau, Jose Manuel Moreno, Angel Labruna (All four played together just two seasons)
Manager : Renato Cesarini, Jose Maria Minella



Torino "Grande" (1945 - 1949)
Achievement: 4 Time Italian Series A Champion in row 
League Standard : B+
Stars : Mario Rigamonti, Valentino Mazzola, Romeo Menti, Guglielmo Gebetto

Manager : Luigi Ferrero

16 comments:

  1. Anonymous27/7/15

    I don't see the point of cutting barcelona at 2012, they never really stopped being dominant.

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    1. You take an important point to define the dominance. As reviewed, I think Barcelona's dominance side should be started at the 2008 - 2009 season as they won no title between the seasonal 2006 - 2008. Now I would clear in criteria the dominance must not be discontinued without trophy more than one season and if there is a discontinuity, the next two seasons must be continued. For this criteria, I'll check the period of dominance again.

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    2. Anonymous27/7/15

      Now this is better!

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  2. 15º Machester United - 95-03 : Premier League 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03
    FA Cup - 1995-96, 1998-99,
    Champions League 99
    Mundial 99

    16º Inter Milan 2006-2011

    Seria A : 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10
    Copa da Italia :2004–05, 2005–2006 2009–10,2010–11
    Champions League : 2009-10
    Mundial de Clubes : 2010

    17º Boca Juniors 98-2007

    Copa Libertadores 2000, 2001 , 2003,2007
    Copa Sul americana 2004 , 2005
    Campeonato Argentino Clausura e Apertura 98.99.2000,2003,2005,2006,2008
    Mundial 2000,2003

    18 º Bayern de Munique 2010-16

    Bundesliga 2009-10, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15 e 2015–16
    Pokai 2009-10, 2012-13, 2013-14 2015-16
    Champions League 2012-13
    Mundial 2013

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  3. Anonymous13/10/16

    Olimpique Lyonnais ligue 1 2000-08 domination, coupe de france 2007-08, coupe de la ligue 2001-02, trophees des champions 2002-07

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    1. This list is ranked by team performance. The achievement is just a supportive detail. Even Lyon won many trophies, their performance to acquire the trophy is not necessary to have been great enough.

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  4. Anonymous13/10/16

    Torino were 5 times champions in a row. Where is Mazzola Sr?

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    1. There was an interval of 2 years between the first and second trophy so the set of player are quite different. The selected team covers only 4 trophies.

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  5. Anonymous1/5/17

    Have you implemented methodology here?

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  6. Thanks for reminding me because I really forgot. I only compared them case by case based on trophy and time spending. I will implement soon.

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    1. Anonymous1/5/17

      Ok, thanks for the reply.

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  7. Anonymous3/5/17

    Could you make most dominant national teams list like this? Shouldn't be too hard to do since you already have all the precise scores.

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  8. National teams played only 1 major tournament within 2 years and and most of team players are highly changed between tournament. Also, a few of them could achieve two trophies in row. So, I think the dominance is not a focused topic for now.
    The obvious choices are only Spain (2008 - 2012), Germany (1972 - 1974), France (between 1998 and 2000) while Brazil (Between 1958 and 1962) is not qualified since they didn't win the 1959 Copa America.

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    1. Anonymous3/5/17

      Yeah, that makes sense, i just thought it would be interesting to see. I wouldn't put as a criteria to win 2 consecutive competitions, maybe reaching finals is enough. I'll just set my own simple criteria and see the results.

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  9. Anonymous3/5/17

    Just one more question: Are these all the clubs that meet the requirements to be considered "dominant"?

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    1. Yes, I checked all potential candidate by the European Cup/Copa Libertadores winners. Only 2 titles within 5 years span will be eligible in preliminary step and then check number of league titles.

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