The Greatest European Clubs of All-Time

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The European Football has been the highest level of the club competition in the World during the second half of 20th Century until the present. There are seven clubs in history to ever win the Treble (League, Cup and European Cup or UEFA Champion League are ;

1967 Glasgow Celtic
1972 Ajax Amsterdam
1988 PSV Eindhoven
1999 Man Utd
2009 Barcelona
2010 Inter Milan
2013 Bayern Munich
2015 Barcelona

The Mitropa Cup, officially called the La Coupe de l'Europe Centrale was the competition between Central European clubs and Southern European clubs and they were known as the best clubs in the World, was first held in 1927 and it had been sustained their standard until 1939 due to interruption by World War II and then European Cup was replaced as the highest level competition in Europe.

The Latin Cup was an international football tournament for club sides of the league champions from Latin European nations of France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, was held in 1949 to 1957. It was a knock-out system competition. Immediately prior to the introduction of the European Cup, the Latin Cup was considered the most important cup for clubs in Europe


Top European Clubs In The Professional Pre-European Cup Era



European Cup was created in 1955 and it is the competition between the only champion of the league as a knock-out home-away system  and it was changed the format to be the tournament system call UEFA Champion League in 1992 before  allowed for the top two in the top league in Europe to participate in 1997. It was increased to four teams in 2000.

Inter-Cities Fair Cup was created in 1955 and known as the runner-up cup. However, the first three years was competed just for one champion and England sent London XI to participate. The cup was first standardized in 1960, played as a knock-out home-away system until 1971, it was changed name to be UEFA Cup and play in the same format. Since 1997, UEFA Cup was influenced by European Cup to reduce its level of standard. It was changed to tournament system in 2009, known as UEFA Europa League.

UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup was a former knock-out system cup and was participated by Cup champions. It was competed between 1960 and 1999 before merge to UEFA Cup to increase its standard in 1999.




50. Schalke 04 

Nation : West Germany, Year of Establishment : 1904
Stadium :  Veltins Arena (61,673 Seats)
Seasons in Bundesliga : 49 from 54
All-Time Bundesliga Ranking : 7th
Bundesliga : WN (-), RN (6), 3rd (4)
German Championship : WN (7), RN (3), SF (4)
DFB-Pokal : WN (5) , RN (7), SF (7)
German Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : W์N(1-A), SF(1-B), QF(3-B), R16(1-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1), QF (1)
European Champion's Cup : SF(1-B), QF(1-A), R16 (3-B), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Klaus Fischer (182 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Ernest Kuzorra
The Greatest Manager Ever : Huub Stevens


Fußball-Club Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 is the greatest German club in the pre-war era, base in North Rhine-Westphalia. The club was founded in 1904 as Westfalia Schalke by a group of high school students, was re-established as an independent club in 1919. They won their first Western German championship in 1929 and eventually won four titles. Schalke played in the Gauliga Westfalen under the Third Reich era and dominated German football until the war-time with seven German Champions and they is the only club to win double champions before era of Bundesliga, built the record unbeaten in the home game for six seasons. The club was one of the members in the first season of Bundesliga. The club met their trouble era in 80s, relegated to second tier for 3 times before back to win their only European title in the 1997 UEFA Cup. Schalke was the leading club in Germany during the 2000s, finish runner-ups 4 times as their second best era. They have never won any Bundesliga title but still hold the second most appearances in German Cup final.





49. Olympique Marseille

Nation :  France   , Year of Establishment : 1899
Stadium :  Stade Velodrome  (60,301 Seats)
Seasons in  Ligue 1 : 68 from 79
All-Time Ligue 1 Ranking : 1st
Ligue 1 : Winners (1-A,9-P), Runner-Up (12-P), 3rd (5-P)
French Cup : Winners (11) ,Runner-Up (8)
French Double Champion : 2
UEFA Cup  : RN (2-B), R16 (3-B), Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1)
European Cup : WN(1-A), RN(1-A), SF(1-A), QF(1-B), R16(2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Gunnar Andersson (192 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Jean Pierre Papin
The Greatest Manager Ever : Raymond Goelthals
All-time XI : Fabien Barthez, Laurent Blanc, Marius Tresor, Karlheinz Forster, Didier Deschamps, Frank Ribery, Cris Waddle, Roger Magnusson, Abedi Pele, Josip Skloblar, Jean Pierre Papin


Olympique de Marseille is the greatest French club of all-time, is the only club from France to win European Cup, holds the record most French Cup winners and placed the first in Ligue 1 all-time table. The club was founded by René Dufaure de Montmirail, a French sport official in 1892 before football department was formed in 1899. In the 1920s, OM won the Coupe de France 3 times and won their only amateur French championship. Hence, Marseille became the only top French club in history to ever win amateur league title. The club won its first French professional league in 1937. Marseille relegated for the first time in 1959 and played in the Second Division almost every season in the first half 1960s. Marseille could win two double champions in their history in 1972 and 1989. Between 1989 and 1992, it is the golden era of the club, Marseille won 4 League titles in a row, reached all major treble finalists in the 1990 - 1991 season in which is the greatest season of the club ever, reached two European Cup final, won just once despite winning in the game twice due to match fixing scandal of 1991 and also being confined the league champion in 1993 in the same problem. Finally, the club was punished to relegate and came back to the top flight in 1996. Marseille holds the record fewest goals conceding ratio in a French Ligue season with 0.55 (21 goals in 38 games) achieved in the 1991 - 1992 season.




48. Partizan Belgrade

Nation :  Serbia, Year of Establishment :  1945
Stadium : Partizana (32,710 Seats)
Season In Yugoslvian League  : 47 (All)
All-Time Yugoslavian League Ranking : 2nd
All-Time Serbain League Ranking : 1st
Yugoslavian League :  Winner (11) Runner-Up (9), 3rd (8)
Serbian League : Winner (14), Runner-Up (8)
Yugoslavian Cup : Winner (5), Runner-Up (4)
Serbian Cup : Winner (8), Runner-Up (4)
Double Champion : Yugoslav 1, Serbia&Montenegro 1, Serbia 3
UEFA Cup : R16 (3-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : QF (1)
European Cup : RN (1), QF (2-A)
All-Time Top Scorer :   Stjepan Bobek ( 403 Goals)
Greatest Player Ever : Stjepan Bobek
The Greatest Manager Ever : Stjepan Bobek

Partizan Belgrade was founded in the middle of 1940s from the communist military formation, and overshadowed by Redstar Belgrade for a long period of eras in Yugoslavian first league before they have been able to win the opportunity to dominate Serbian league when Redstar have faced the hard time after the league was separately established. The duel is regarded as one of the greatest football rivalries in the world. Partizan was founded in 1945, as part of the Yugoslav Sports Association, and was named after the Partisans, the communist military formation during the World War II in Yugoslavia. Partizan’s greatest era was the early 1960s that is the only period they could dominate the league. Partizan also became the first club from Eastern Europe to have played in a European Cup final that they could reach as the end of mentioned great era. It holds the record most wins ratio and highest goal differences ratio in history of Yugoslav first league with 0.88 (23 wins in 26 games) and 2.31 (60 diffs in 26 games) respectively both achieved in the 1946 - 1947 season in which is also the greatest Yugoslav league seasonal result ever by Partizan with 23-1-2. Sporting Portugal honorably played the first ever European Cup match in 1955.The club also holds the record fewest goal conceding ratio with 0.56 (19 goals in 34 games) achieved in the 1977 - 1978 season.



47. Dinamo Zagreb

Nation :  Croatia, Year of Establishment :  1945
Stadium :  Maksimir (38,955 Seats)
Season In Yugoslvian League  :  47 From 48
All-Time Yugoslavian League Ranking : 3rd
All-Time Croatian League Ranking : 1st
Yugoslavian League :  Winner (4), Runner-Up (11), 3rd (8)
Croatian League : Winner (16), Runner-Up (4)
Yugoslavian Cup : Winner (7), Runner-Up (8)
Croatian Cup : Winner (13), Runner-Up (6)
Croatian Double Champion : 9
UEFA Cup : WN(1-A),  RN(1-A), R16 (1-A)                   
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1), QF (2)
European Cup : R16 (1-B)
Mitropa Cup : SF (1)
All-Time Top Scorer :  Igor Cvitanovic (135 Goals)
Greatest Player Ever :  Zvonimir Boban
The Greatest Manager Ever : Milan Antolkovic

Dinamo Zagreb was found in 1945 in order to replace the three very popular Zagreb football clubs which were disbanded by the Yugoslav Communist Party following the end of WWII and Gradjanski HSK Zagreb is regarded as its major predecessor. Soon, Dinamo’s glory years was appeared during the late 1940s to the 1950s. In 1960s, Dinamo become the only Croatian football club that have ever won a European competition with winning Inter-Cities Fair Cup. Their final champion in Yugoslav league was 1982 before they left the Yugoslav league in 1991 due to the breakup of Yugoslavia and formation of the Croatian football league system. They have dominated the league until the present and holds the European record second most consecutive wins in domestic league with 28 between 2006 and 2008 in Croatian League only one game to the record winner Benfica. The club's biggest rivals are Hajduk Split, and matches between the two teams are referred to as "Eternal derby". It holds the record highest goals ratio in history of Yugoslav first league with 3.12 (81 goals in 26 games) achieved in the 1946 - 1947 season.



46. Sevilla

Nation : Spain, Year of Establishment : 1905
Stadium : Ramon Sanchez Pizijuan (40,500 Seats)
Seasons in Spanish La Liga : 73 from 86
Seasons in Segunda Division : 13
All-Time Spanish La Liga Ranking : 7th
Spanish La Liga : Winner (1), Runner-Up (5), 3rd (4)
Copa Del Rey : Winner (4), Runner-Up (2), SF (11)
UEFA Cup  :  WN (4-B), R16 (1-B)
European Cup : QF (1-A), R16 (2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Guillermo Gonzalez del Rio (214 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Juan Arza Inigo
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Juande Ramos



Sevilla Fútbol Club is an all-time greatest club from Seville City, is the famous Spanish club in the recent era after they built the victory as one of the two clubs in history to win UEFA Cup for two consecutive seasons in which happened between 2005 to 2007. In 1905, the Civil Governor of Seville officially announced the creation of Sevilla FC. After a transitional year in 1945–46, Sevilla won its first and only La Liga title despite they just promote to play in the top flight in a few previous seasons. In the 60s, Sevilla started a decline to mid-table and after the 1967–68 season, Sevilla was sent down to the Spanish second division. After another brief drop and return in the early seventies, Sevilla remained firmly in the middle of the table until the 1996–97 season, when the club was sent down again before return and achieve their glory years again in Spanish la Liga.





45. Werder Bremen


Nation : West Germany, Year of Establishment : 1899
Stadium :  Weserstadion (42,358 Seats)
Seasons in Bundesliga :   53 from 54
All-Time Bundesliga Ranking : 2nd
Bundesliga : Winners (4), Runner-Up (7), 3rd (5)
German Championship : Winner (-), Runner-Up (-), SF (2)
DFB-Pokal : Winners (6) ,Runner-Up (3), SF (11)
German Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : RN (1-B), SF (2-A,1-B), QF (1-B), R16 (2-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup Performance : WN (1), QF (1)
European Champion's Cup : QF(2-A), R16 (2-B), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Marco Bode (101 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Rudi Voller
The Greatest Manager Ever : Otto Rehagel

“The River Islanders” SV Werder Bremen is one of the three clubs in history of Bundesliga, was founded on 4 February 1899 as Fußballverein Werder by a group of sixteen vocational high school students who had won a prize of sports equipment to set them on their way. Bremen founded themselves in the Gauliga Niedersachsen under the Third Reich and won three titles. The club didn’t success in National Championship until they managed their first German Cup winner in 1961, and go on being a founding member in Bundesliga befor win the title in next season. The golden age of the club was happened when they acquired the champion once time include 3 runner-ups in the eighties and won title four seasons in row during the first half 90s, consist of a Bundesliga, a Cup Winners’ Cup and two DFB-Pokal. In 2004, the club won the victory German double champions, is one of the only three clubs to win in history of German football.




44. Steua Bucharest

Nation : Romania, Year of Establishment :  1947
Stadium : Steaua (27,557 Seats)
Season In Romania Liga I : 68 from 70
All-Time League Ranking : 1st
Romanian League :  Winner (26) Runner-Up (14)
Romanian Cup : Winner (22), Runner-Up (8)
Romanian Double Champion : 9, European Double Champion 1
UEFA Cup :  SF (1- B), R16 (2-B), Cup Winners’ Cup  : QF (2)
European Cup : WN (1-A) (1), RN (1-A), SF (1-A), R16 (4-A), R24 (1)
All-Time Top Scorer : Angel Iordanescu (155 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Gheorghe Hagi
The Greatest Manager Ever : Emerich Jenei
All-Time XI : Ion Voinescu, Nicolae Ungureanu, Dan Petrescu, Miodrag Belodedici, Alexandru Apolzan, Laszlo Boloni, Gavril Balint, Gheorghe Hagi, Marius Lacatus, Angel Iordanescu, Gheorghe Constantin

Steaua Bucharest is one of the most famous clubs from Eastern Europe zone, have been the proud of Romanian football fans as the representative team to win most valuable trophy in history of their country. Steaua was founded in 1947, at the The club's first name was ASA Bucureşti. During the 1950s, the so-called CCA Golden Team became nationally famous. At the end of 1961 CCA changed its name to CSA Steaua Bucureşti. A poor period was almost two decades during the 1960s to the 1970s. Instead, Steua's glory years in the late 1980s found the best result in history of Romanian league in the 1988 - 1989 season with 31 games win and draw 3 games. They also possessed the record Unbeaten League Run: 104 matches (June 1986 – September 1989) covers three full league seasons as European record and 119 games unbeaten run in all domestic games as World Record. Steua appeared in all major treble finalists in twice seasons (1986 and 1986), finally achieving Europe-League double and Domestic double, respectively. In 1998, the football club separated from CSA Steaua and changed their name for the final time to FC Steaua Bucureşti. It holds the record fewest goal conceding ratio in a Romanian league season with 0.5 (17 goals in 34 games). It owns the greatest result in a single season in history of Romanian league with 31-3-0 achieved in the 1988 - 1989 season.





43. Lazio

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1900
Stadium : Stadio Olimpico  (72,698 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 74 from 85
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 6th
Calcio Series A : Winner (2-P), Runner-Up (4-P), 3rd (7-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (6) ,Runner-Up (3), SF (5)
Italian Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup  : RN (1-B), SF (1-B), QF (1-A, 1-B), R16 (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : Winner (1), Mitropa Cup : RN (1)
European Champion's Cup  : QF (1-B), R16 (1-B), R24 (2-B)
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.



42. Everton

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1886
Stadium : Goodison Park (40,157 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 114 from 119
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.





41. Club Brugge


Nation :   Belgium, Year of Establishment : 1891
Stadium :  Jan Breydel (29,042 Seats)
Seasons in Belgion Pro League : 89 from 105
All-Time Belgion Pro League Ranking : 4th
Belgion League : Winners(1-A,13-P), Runner-Up(2-A,21-P)
Belgion Cup : Winners (11) ,Runner-Up (7)
Belgian Double Champion : 2
UEFA Cup : RN (1-A), SF (1-A), QF(1-B), R16 (1-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1), QF (2)
European Champion's Cup : RN(1-A), QF(2-A), R24 (2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Jan Cuelemans  (191 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Jan Cuelemans
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Ernst Happel


Club Brugge Koninklijke Voetbalvereniging is one of the most prestigious Belgian clubs of all-time, holds the record most Belgian Cup winners with 10. The club was founded in 1891 as FC Brugeois and is one of the founding members in Belgian first league in 1895. They first won Belgian league title in 1920 under the name “FC Bruges” before change to the current name in 1921. Club Brugge had been a regular member in the first tier until the war-time, they started falling to the second division and met a hard time through the decade of the 1940s and the 1950s before coming back to settle down in the first league. The club finally met their golden age in the 1970s, won six league titles include their only Belgian double champion in history in 1977. Additionally, they reached a UEFA Cup final and became the only one from Belgium to ever reach European Cup final. It holds the European record longest streak without conceding a goal in Belgian League with 1390 minutes achieved in 1990.





40. Torino

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1906
Stadium :  Olimpico De Torino (28,000 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 74 from 85
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 7th
Calcio Series A : Winner (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
All-Time XI : Luciano Catellini, Leovilgedo Junior, Roberto Rosato, Virgilio Maroso, Mario Rigamonti, Giorgio Ferrini, Valentino Mazzola, Gigi Meroni, Gianluigi Lentini, Paolo Palici, Gugielmo Gabetto

“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.




39. CSKA Sofia

Nation : Bulgaria, Year of Establishment :  1948
Stadium : Bulgarian Army (22,015 Seats)
Season In Bulgarian League : 71 from 73
All-Time League Ranking : 1st
Bulgarian League :  Winner (32-P) Runner-Up (21-P)
Bulgarian Cup : Winner (20), Runner-Up (13)
Bulgarian Triple Champion : 1
Bulgarian Double Champion : 4
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1)
European Cup : SF(2-A), QF(4-A)
All-Time Top Scorer : Petar Zhekov (144 Goals)
Greatest Player Ever : Dimitar Yakimov
The Greatest Manager Ever : Asparuh Nikodimov

CSKA Sofia has gotten the great history as all-time best club from Bulgaria. In 1923, Sofia football clubs Athletic Sofia and Slava Sofia merged into Athletic Slava. In the middle of 1940s, a unifying agreement was signed, merging AS-23, the then united team of Shipka-Podeda, and Spartak to form Chavdar Soia. Next a few years, an agreement was signed between FC Septemvri Sofia and CDV for uniting under the name of "Septemvri pri CDV" The club was started establishing of their greatness then, won the league almost every season in the 1950s. The golden era in the 1960s was available with appearances of many Bulgarian players, led them to win the best performance in European club in their history. The club holds the record most consecutive champions of Bulgarian league with 9 achieved during 1954 - 1962. The club’s performance was stability of a bit down until they lost number one of Bulgarian to Levski Sofia in 1990s to 2000s. The club holds the record the longest unbeaten in history of Bulgarian league with 33 between 2007 and 2008. It holds the record fewest goal conceding ratio in a Bulgarian league season with 0.32 (concede 7 goals in 22 games) achieved in 1951 season.



38. Hamburg SV

Nation : West Germany, Year of Establishment : 1887
Stadium :  Alianza Arena (57,274 Seats)
Seasons in Bundesliga : 54 (All), All-Time Bundesliga Ranking : 3rd
Bundesliga : Winners (3), Runner-Up (5), 3rd (3)
German Championship : Winner (5), Runner-Up (3), SF (8)
DFB-Pokal : Winners (3) ,Runner-Up (3), SF (8)
European Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : RN(1-A), SF(1-A, 2-B), QF(3-A), R16(4-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : WN (1), RN (1)
European Champion's Cup  : WN (1-A), RN (1-A), SF (1-A), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Uwe Seeler (404 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Uwe Seeler
The Greatest Manager Ever : Ernst Happel
All-Time XI : Uli Stein, Jurgen Kurbjuhn, Manfred Kaltz, Wili Schulz, Josef Posipal, Wolfgang Roff, Yordan Letchkov, Felix Magath, Kevin Keegan, Uwe Seeler, Horst Hrubesch


‘Red Shorts” Hamburger Sport-Verein is the only club to play all seasons in history of Bundesliga. Its roots as far back as the merger of Der Hohenfelder and Wandsbek-Marienthaler in 1887 to form Germania zu Hamburg and merged with Hamburger FC and Falke Eppendorf to from the current club in 1919. Three years later, the club could win their first German Championship and went on the champions more two times. They absolutely dominate North German football Championship during the 20’s to early 30’s with winning ten titles. They played in Gauliga Nordmark under the Third Reich era and Gauliga Hamburg in the war-time, totally won five titles, and played in Oberliga-Nord during the post-war era, won 15 titles in 16 and won a German Champion during that period. HSV is a member in the first season of Bundesliga. In the first half 80s, Hamburg dominated German football with two Bundesliga Champions and three runner-ups, was one of the best clubs in Europe as they won a European Cup include a runner-up and  in European Cup and UEFA Cup and won the record longest unbeaten in Bundesliga with 36 between 1982 and 1983. In the 1990s to 2000s, the club won only title in DFB-Ligapokal.




37. Panathinaikos

Nation : Greece, Year of Establishment :  1908
Stadium : Olympic Stadium Athens (71,030 Seats)
Season In Greek League : 79 from 81
All-Time League Ranking : 2nd
Greek League :  Winner (3-A, 17-P) Runner-Up (6-A,17-P)
Greek Cup : Winner (17), Runner-Up (10)
Greek Double Champion : 8
UEFA Cup : QF (1-A, 1- B), R16 (1-B), Cup Winners’ Cup : -
European Cup : RN(1-A), SF(2-A), QF(1-A,2- B), R16(2-B), R24(3-B)
All-Time Top Scorer : Krzysztof Warzycha (288 Goals)
Greatest Player Ever : Mimis Domazos
The Greatest Manager Ever : Juan Ramon Rocha


Panathinaikos is one of the most ancient Greece clubs. They are just the second greatest club in Greek league. Oppositely, Their performance in European Competition with 2 times semi-finalists and one time finalist was impressive enough to be one of the top clubs in Eastern Europe. In late 1909, after a dispute between a number of board members and subsequent exodus of some, Kalafatis, unable to cement his control of the board, decided together with most of the players to pull out of the club and secure a new ground at Amerikis Square. They changed their name to P.P.O before changed its name two time to finally be P.A.O. - Panellinios Athlitikos  Omilos. Panathinaikos has always been overshadowed by Olympiakos in Greek league. The only era they completely dominate the league is the early 1960s. It holds the record longest streak without conceding a goal in Greek League with 1088 minutes achieved in 1965. Panathinaikos has still been a strong club in UEFA Champion league in the recent era.




36. Ujpest

Nation : Hungary, Year of Establishment :  1885
Stadium : Szusza Ferenc (13,501 Seats)
Seasons In Hungarian League :  110 from 115
All-Time League Ranking : 2nd
Hungarian League :  Winner (20-P) Runner-Up (21)
Hungarian Cup : Winner (9), Runner-Up (6)
Hungarian Double Champion : 3
UEFA Cup : RN (1-A),  QF (2-A),  R-16 (1-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup  :  SF (1),  QF (1)
European Cup : SF (1-A), QF (2-A)
Mitropa Cup : WN (2), SF (1), 1930 Coupe Des Nations
All-Time Top Scorer : Ferenc Szusza (392 Goals)
Greatest Player Ever : Gyula Zsengeller
The Greatest Manager Ever : Lajos Barosti


Ujpest is one of the oldest clubs in Eastern Europe. The club was founded by school teacher János Goll in Újpest under the name Újpesti Torna Egylet. Újpest were promoted to the first division in 1904 and they have managed to play on top flight ever since. The first golden era was began with The legendary "Fogl-gate" in the late 1920s, a massive defending formation of brothers Károly Fogl II and József Fogl III and continuously dominated the league in the 1930s. The first years after World War II saw the second golden era of Újpest, once even giving 9 players to the Hungarian national team. Many superstars were setting records of winning 30 consecutive games, or scoring 187 goals in one single season. The 1960s was still their great era with  The 'landmark' of the team - The famous Fazekas - Göröcs - Bene - Dunai II - Zámbó attacking formation scored dozens of goals, attracted thousands of football fans both in Hungary and outside the country. Ujpest reach their deepest round ever in European cup in 1974 at semi-final. However, Ujpest start decline since the 1980s to the present, won the championships just two times.





35. Borussia Dortmund

Nation : West Germany, Year of Establishment : 1909
Stadium :  Veltins Arena (80,552 Seats)
Seasons in Bundesliga : 50 from 54
All-Time Bundesliga Ranking : 5th
Bundesliga : Winners (5), Runner-Up (5), 3rd (5)
German Championship : Winner (3), Runner-Up (2), SF (1)
DFB-Pokal : Winners (4) , Runner-Up (5), SF (4)
German Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup  : RN (1-A, 1-B), SF (1-A), QF (1-A,1-B), R16 (2-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : WN (1)
European Champion's Cup : WN(1-A), RN(1-B), SF(1-A,1-B), 
QF (2-A,2-B), R16 (2-B), R24 (1-B)
Intercontinental Cup : Winner (1997)
All-Time Top-Scorer :   Manfred Burgsmuller (135 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Matthias Sammer
The Greatest Manager Ever : Ottmar Hitzfeld
All-Time XI : Hans Tilkowski, Jorg Heinrich, Stefan Reuter, Matthias Sammer, Christian Worn, Jurgen Kohler, Andreas Moller, Lothar Emmerich, Sigfried Held, Manfred Burgsmuller, Stephane Chapuisat

‘The Borussians” Ballspielverein Borussia (BVB) Dortmund is one of the most successful German club in European competition, base in North Rhine-Westphalia. The club was founded on 19 December 1909 by a group of young men want to have independent football team from the Church’s sponsor. Dortmund played in Gauliga Westfalen under the Third Reich era before dominate the Oberliga West in the post-war era. The club claimed its first national title in 1956. In 1963 Borussia Dortmund won the last final before the Bundesliga started. They become the first German team to win a European title after won Cup Winners’ Cup in 1966. The club fall to 2.Bundesliga and stayed down for four seasons in row during the first half 70’s. The club’s golden era was the middle to the late 90s, won two Bundesliga titles and participated in UEFA Champion League almost every year, won the title in 1997. Dortmund is one of the three German clubs to reach all three major European competition final matches. In 2012, the club successfully won their first ever German double champion.







34. Feyernoord Rotterdam


Nation : Netherlands, Year of Establishment : 1908
Stadium :  Feijenoord  (51,577 Seats)
Seasons in Dutch Championship : 61 (All)
All-Time Dutch Championship Ranking : 3rd
Dutch Championship: Winners(5-A,10-P),Runner-Up(5-A,16-P)
Dutch Cup : Winners (12) ,Runner-Up (3)
Dutch Double Champion : 3 UEFA Double Champion 1
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A,1-B), QF (1-A), R16 (4-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1), QF (2)
European Cup : WN(1-A),SF(1-A), QF(1-A), R16(3-B), R24(1-B)
Intercontinental Cup : Winner (1970)
All-Time Top-Scorer :   Cor Van De Gjip  (171 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Willem Van Hanegem           
The Greatest Manager Ever : Ernst Happel

All-Time XI :Eddy Pieters Graafland, Giovanni Van Bronkhost, Wim Risbergen, Rinus Israel, Ivan Nielsen, Wim Jansen, Willem Van Hanegem, Coen Moujlin, Dirk Kuyt, Ove Kindvall, Ruud Geels

Feyenoord Rotterdam is the only club has never relegated since the amateur era in history of Dutch football. The club was founded in 1908 as Wilhemina before change to SC Feijenoord when they was promoted to National football association. In 1917 Feijenoord were promoted to the highest level of Dutch football and won their first title in 1924. The 1950s is their most failure era as the club didn’t win any trophy. Feyenoord is one of the founding members in Eredivisie and won their first league title in 1961. The mid to late 1960s became the club’s golden age after they won two Dutch double champions from all three in their history and is the first Dutch club to win European trophy in 1970 European Cup. 1974 is one of the best years in history of the club after won league title and UEFA Cup. In the 2000s, Feyenoord met their hardest time in Dutch league, didn’t win even a title but compensated this with a UEFA Cup winner.





33. Spartak Moscow

Nation : Russia, Year of Establishment : 1922
Stadium : Luzhniki (78,360 Seats)
Seasons in Soviet League : 54 from 56
Seasons in Russian League : 23 (All)
All-Time Soviet league Ranking : 1st
All-Time Russian League Ranking : 1st
Soviet League : Winner (3-A,10-P), RN (1-A,11-P), 3rd (2-A,8-P)
Russian League : Winner (9), Runner-Up (4)
Soviet Cup : Winner (10), Runner-Up (5)
Russian Cup : Winner (3), Runner-Up (2), CIS Cup : Winner (6)
Double Champion : Soviet 3, Russia 3
UEFA Cup : SF (1-A), QF (1-A, 1-B), R16 (5-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : SF (1), QF (1)
European Cup : SF (1-A), QF (3-A), R16 (1-A,1-B), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer: Nikita Simonyan (162 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Igor Netto, 
The Greatest Manager Ever : Oleg Romantsev
All-Time XI : Rinat Dasaev, Yevgini Lovechev, Aleksandor Starostin, Vagiz Khidiyatullin, Antoli Maslyonkin, Igor Netto, Fyodor Cherenkov, Yuri Gavrilov, Aleksandr Mostovoi, Anatoli Ilyin, Nikita Simonyan

Spartak Moscow is well-known as the all-time greatest club from Russia. In the early days of Soviet football many government agencies such as the police, army, and railroads created their own clubs. In 1921 the Moscow Sport Circle was formed. The team grew, building a stadium, supporting itself from ticket sales. In the middle of 1930s, The team changed its name, this time to Spartak Moscow. It took its name from the Roman slave rebel Spartacus, a gladiator. In 1936 the Soviet Top League was established. Spartak was only inferior to Dynamo Moscow before World War II. During 1950-s Spartak together with Dynamo Moscow dominated Soviet Top League but by mid-60s they was no more regarded as a leading Soviet club. The club was even less successful in the 1970s, was relegated into the lower league. In 1989 Spartak won the its last USSR Championship before the league came to the end. A new page in the club’s history began again after then. Problems began in the new century and they have had a hard time to get back their great status in the past.





32. Napoli

Year of Establishment : 1926
Stadium : San Paolo (60,240 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 71 from 85
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 (6)
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 (2-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.




31. Austria Wienna

Nation : Austria, Year of Establishment : 1911
Stadium :  Gerhard Hanappi (11,800 Seats)
Seasons in Austria Championship : 106 (All)
All-Time Austria Championship Ranking : 2nd
Austria Championship : Winners (24-P), Runner-Up (18)
Austrian Cup : Winners (27) ,Runner-Up (7)
Austrian Double Champion : 8
All-Time Mitropa Cup Table : Third Place
UEFA Cup  : QF (1-A, 1-B), R16 (1-B), Cup Winners’ Cup :  RN (1)
European Champion's  Cup  : SF (1-A), QF (1-A), R16 (2-A), R24 (1-B)
Mitropa Cup : WN (2), SF (2)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Ernest Stojaspal (220 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Matthias Sindelar
The Greatest Manager Ever : Hermann Stessl

“The Violets” Fußballklub Austria Wien is the greatest Austrian club in the second half of the 20th Century. The club was founded in Vienna in 1911 as the Wiener Amateur Sportvereinigung by players and officials of the Vienna Cricket- and Football- Club. The team claimed its first championship title in 1924. Amateure changed their name to Austria in 1926 as the former amateurs had become professionals. Even Matthias Sindelar appeared for them in the second half 1920s to 1930s, they could not win even league title since 1926. Oppositely, they could win two Mitropa Cup in that period. The club played in Gauliga Osmark in Germany during World War II and not successful. In the post-war era, they could establish themselves as the best Austrian club. They won 3 Austrian league in row during the early 60s and their real best period is the second half 1970s, won four league titles, finish as runner-up in European Cup Winners’ Cup and reach European Cup semi-final. Austria Vienna totally won eight Austrian double champions and holds the record most winners in Austrian Cup.




30. Tottenham Hot Spurs

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1882
Stadium : White Hart Lane (36,310 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 82 from 119
Seasons in English Second Division :   16
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 8th
English Top Division : Winner (2), Runner-Up (5), 3rd (10)
FA Cup : Winners (8), Runner-Up (1), SF (11)
League Cup : Winners (4), Runner-Up (3)
English Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : WN (2-A), RN (1-A), SF (1-A), QF (1-A, 2-B), R16 (4-B)
Cup Winners’Cup  : WN (1), SF (1), QF (1)
European Champion's Cup : SF (1-A), QF (1-B), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Jimmy Greaves (266 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Danny Blanchflower
The Greatest Manager Ever : Bill Nicholson
All-Time XI :  Patt Jennings, Gereth Bale, Steve Perryman, Maurice Norman, Mike England, Dave Mackay, Danny Blanchflower, Glenn Hoddle, Cliff Jones, Jimmy Greaves, Gary Lineker


“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.




29. Olympiacos

Nation : Greece, Year of Establishment :  1925
Stadium : Karaiskakis  (33,334 Seats)
Season In Greek League : 81 (All)
All-Time League Ranking : 1st
Greek League :  Winner (14-A, 29-P) Runner-Up (2-A,15-P)
Greek Cup : Winner (27), Runner-Up (11)
Greek Double Champion : 17
UEFA Cup  : R16 (1-A,3-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : QF (1)
European Cup : QF(1-B), R16(3-B), R24 (6-B)
All-Time Top Scorer : Nikos Anastopoulos (115 Goals)
Greatest Player Ever : Georgios Delikaris
The Greatest Manager Ever : Dusan Bajevic

Olympiacos has absolutely dominated Greek league in almost every eras and become the most successful club in their country. The club was founded in 1925 when the members of "Piraikos Podosfairikos Omilos FC" and the "Piraeus Fans Club FC" decided to dissolve the two clubs in order to establish a new unified one, and not spent a long time to successful in Greek League in 1930s. Across to 1950s, They celebrated the only third double in a row to have ever been won in Greek football history and contineously successful in the next eras until fall into the dark period not win any league champion for 9 years during 1988- 1996. Olympiacos incredibly return to win 12 champions in 14 seasons after then, participated in UEFA Champion League group stage so often, won the record most consecutive Greek league titles with 7 achieved in 1997 - 2003. Olympiacos is the most popular of the Greek clubs according to polls. But still, Their history in European competition is a lot inferior to their rival like Panathinaikos. The club holds the record the longest unbeaten in history of Greek league with 58 between 1972 and 1974 and for home games at 70 between 1997 and 2002. It holds the record most wins ratio, highest goals ratio, goal differences ratio and fewest goal conceding ratio in one Greek league season with 0.88 achieved in the 1999 - 2000 season, 3.0 (102 goals), 2.59  (88 goals) and 0.38 (13 goals) all in 34 games respectively achieved between 1972 and 1974.




28. Ferencvaros

Nation : Hungary, Year of Establishment :  1899
Stadium : Albert Florian (18,100 Seats)
Seasons In Hungarian League : 112 from 115
All-Time League Ranking : 1st
Hungarian League :  Winner (8-A,21-P) Runner-Up (20)
Hungarian Cup : Winner (23), Runner-Up (8)
Hungarian Double Champion : 7
Mitropa Cup All-Time Table : First Place
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A), RN (1-A), SF (2-A), R16 (1-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup : RN (1)
European Cup  : QF (1-A), R16 (1-A)
Mitropa Cup : WN (2), FN (1), RN (3), SF (2)
Mitropa Triple Champion : 1928
All-Time Top Scorer : Gyorgi Sarosi (380 Goals)
Greatest Player Ever : Gyorgi Sarosi
The Greatest Manager Ever : Jozsef Meszaros

Ferencvaros is the greatest Hungarian club of all-time,  stirs strong emotions among many fans in Hungary, backed by strong support but meeting some opposition. Its arch-rival is Újpest. Ferencváros participated in all the first division championships since the start of Hungarian Football Championships in 1901 until the 2006/07 season that the club relegated to second division due to financial problem. Ferenvaros is one of the most renowned clubs in Easter Europe in the early era of football, dominated Hungarian league in 1900s and 1960s. In It is the only Mitropa Triple Champion achieved in 1928. The club won the World record most wins all games in a single season with 22 games in the 1931 - 1932 Hungarian League season as a part of the record most consecutive wins in Hungarian league with 32 as World record. It dominated Mitropa Cup and is the greatest club in history of the competition. In July 2006, It is the first ever for the club to be removed from the national first division as punishment for continued financial troubles and return to the top league in three seasons later. They are the only football club in Hungary that hold a major European trophy, having won the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1965. Ferencváros were the first Hungarian team to qualify for the UEFA Champions League group phase in 1995. The club holds the World record highest goal differences ratio in professional football with 3.95 achieved in the 1931 - 1932 season.




27. Fiorentina


Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1926
Stadium :  Artemio Franchi (47,282 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 79 from 85
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 5th
Calcio Series A : Winner (2-P), Runner-Up (5-P), 3rd (6-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (6) ,Runner-Up (4), Semi-Final (10)
UEFA Cup : RN (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
All-Time XI : Francesco Toldo, Sergio Cervato, Ardito Magnini, Daniel Passarella, Ugo Ferrante, Giancarlo De Sisti, Giancarlo Antognoni, Rui Costa, Julinho, Kurt Hamrin, Gabriel Batistuta



“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 f the two Italian clubs to ever reach all three major European competitions.




26. Redstar Belgrade


Nation :  Serbia, Year of Establishment :  1945
Stadium : Crvena Zvezda Belgrade (55,383 Seats)
Season In Yugoslvian League  : 47 (All)
All-Time Yugoslavian League Ranking : 1st
All-Time Serbain League Ranking : 2nd
Yugoslavian League :  Winner (19) Runner-Up (9), 3rd (7)
Serbian League : Winner (9), Runner-Up (13)
Yugoslavian Cup : Winner (12), Runner-Up (8)
Serbian Cup : Winner (11), Runner-Up (2)
Double Champion : Yugoslav 5, Serbia&Montenegro 4, Serbia 1
European Double Champion 1
UEFA Cup : RN (1-A), SF (1-A), QF (1-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1), QF (2)
European Cup : WN (1-A), SF (3-A), QF (5-A)
All-Time Top Scorer :  Dragan Dzajic (292 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Dragan Dzajic
The Greatest Manager Ever : Miljan Miljaic
All-Time XI : Vladimir Beara, Branko Stankovic, Vladimir Durkovic, Milan Ivanovic, Ilija Nadorski, Jovan Acimovic, Dragoslav Sekularac, Dragan Stojkovic, Dejan Savicevic, Dragan Dzajic, Darko Pancev

Redstar or Cverna Zvezda Belgrade is the greatest Eastern European club of all-time. The club was esablished in 1945, during World War II, a members group of the Serbian United Antifascist Youth League, decided to form a Youth Physical Culture Society. Red Star was given a stadium of a prewar FC Yugoslavia. In a post-war, The club started their greatness since 1950s that they won Yugoslavian first league so often. However, The club was crisis in their performance in the early 1960s but the eras of dominance backed to them after then until the prime was happened in the late 1990s that was their really golden era. So many world-class Yugoslav players were available and successfully won European cup trophy in the 1990 - 1991 season as a part of the double with a league title and just missed the treble when losing in Yugoslav Cup final. Unfortunately, The dark era came visiting them again owing to the Yugoslavia internal War that influenced them mostly not appear in UEFA Champion league even group round. Even so, The club still won the record the longest unbeaten in Serbian league with 51 between 1998 and 2001 and longest unbeaten in Serbian league home games with 93 between 1998 and 2004.






25. Athletic Bilbao



Nation : Spain, Year of Establishment : 1898
Stadium : San Mames (39,750 Seats)
Seasons in Spanish La Liga : 86 (All)
All-Time Spanish La Liga Ranking : 4th
Spanish La Liga : Winner (8), Runner-Up (7), 3rd (10)
Copa Del Rey : Winner (23), Runner-Up (13), SF (15)
Spanish Double Champion : 5
UEFA Cup : RN (1-A,1-B), QF (3-A, 1-B), R-16 (3-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : -
European Champion's Cup : QF (1-A), UCL-R24 (2)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Telmo Zarra (333 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Telmo Zarra
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Javier Clemente

“The Lions” Athletic Bilbao is a Basque football club. Football was introduced to Bilbao by two distinct groups of players, both with British connections. In 1902 the two Bilbao clubs formed a combined team. Bilbao was one of the founding members of La Liga in 1928. The club immediately achieved Golden era in the 1930s, and won four league titles. In the history, They are one of only three clubs which have never been relegated from La Liga. The 2006–2007 season has been the worst in the club's history, top-flight survival was ensured on the last match day. Bilbao is the second most Copa Del Rey winners only to Barcelona. The club is known for its cantera policy of bringing young Basque players through the ranks, as well as recruiting top Basque players from other clubs, This policy is one of the reasons the club cannot achieve higher place in history of both Spanish Liga and European competition even it is relaxed in the recent era. Bilba holds the record longest unbeaten in Spanish Liga with 30 in 1930





24. Chelsea

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1905
Stadium : Stamford Bridge (41,841 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 82 from 119
Seasons in English Second Division :   19
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 9th
English Top Division : Winner (6), Runner-Up (4), 3rd (7)
FA Cup : Winners (7), 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(4-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Bobby Tambling (202 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever  : Frank Lampard
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Dave Sexton
All-Time XI :  Peter Cech, Gramme Le Soux, Dan Petrescu, John Terry, Marcel Desailly, Claude Makelele, Frank Lampard, Charlie Cooke, Alan Hudson, Gianfranco Zola, Didier Drogba

“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 and most clean sheets ratio in a English Top-Flight single season (since 1893) with 0.76, 1.87 (71 diffs), 0.39 (15 goals) and 0.66 (25 games)  in 38 games, respectively.






23. Rapid Vienna


Nation : Austria, Year of Establishment : 1899
Stadium :  Gerhard Hanappi (18,500 Seats)
Seasons in Austria Championship : 106 (All)
All-Time Austria Championship Ranking : 1st
Austria Championship : Winners (8-A, 24-P), Runner-Up (29)
German Championship : Winner (1), SF (1)
DFB-Pokal : Winner (1), SF (2)
Austrian Cup : Winners (19) ,Runner-Up (11)
Austrian Double Champion : 6
UEFA Cup : R16 (3-A), Cup Winners’ Cup : RN (2), QF (2)
European Cup : SF (1-A), QF (3-A), R16 (1-A)
Mitropa Cup : WN (1), RN (2), SF (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Robert Dienst (307 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Gerhard Hanappi
The Greatest Manager Ever : Robert Korner
All-time XI : Walter Zeman, Peter Shottel, Josef Smistik, Herbert Weber, Ernest Happel, Dietmar Kuhbauer, Gerhard Hanappi, Antonin Panenka, Andreas Herzog, Hans Krankl, Franz Binder


The Sportklub Rapid Wien is the greatest Austrian club of all-time, is the most Austrian league champions, is the 1st place in all-time Austrian league table and the most successful Austrian Club in European football. SK Rapid Wien was founded in 1898 as a workers’ football club. The club dominated Austrian football in the 1910s to early 1920s and reached their prime in 1930 that they won Mitropa Cup and is regarded as one of the top clubs in Europe at that period, priding itself as the only team from the former Ostmark, part of the German Reich, to win the German war-time league in 1941.Since then, Rapid Vienna was overshadowed by Austria Vienna as dominator. They didn’t win any league title in the 1970s. Its best year in the second half of 20th Century is 1996 in which they won the league title and reach European Cup Winners’ Cup final match. Rapid Vienna totally won six Austrian double champions in their history. There are totally 77 seasons in history of Austrian football Rapid finishes in top 3 of the league.It holds the record highest goals ratio and goal differences ratio in an Austrian league season with 5.54 (133 goals) and 3.88 (93 diffs) in 24 games, respectively both achieved in the 1950 - 1951 season. It achieved the greatest Austrian seasonal result ever in the 1934 - 1935 with 18-4-0.




22. Sparta Prague

Nation : Czech Republic, Year of Establishment :  1893
Stadium : Generali Erena (20,854 Seats)
Season In Czechoslovakian League : 65 from 68
All-Time Czechoslovakian League Ranking : 1st
All-Time Czech League Ranking : 1st
Czechoslovakian League :  Winner (21) Runner-Up (18)
Czech Republic League : Winner (12), Runner-Up (7)
Cup :  Czechoslovakian Cup : Winner (8), Runner-Up (7)
Czech Republic Cup :  Winner (6), Runner-Up (4)
Double Champion : Czechoslovakia 3, Czech Republic 3
Mitropa Cup All-Time Table : Second Place
UEFA Cup : QF (1-A,1-B), Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1-A)
European Champion's Cup : QF(4-A), R16(1-A), R24(1-B)
Mitropa Cup :  WN (2), RN (2), SF (2)
All-Time Top Scorer : Oldrich Nejedly (162 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Oldrich Nejedly
The Greatest Manager Ever : Vaclav Jezek


Sparta Prague is the most successful club in history of Czechoslovakian football and continuously sustains their greatness in Czech Republic league. At the close of 1893, Athletic Club Sparta came up with its tricolour, in which blue symbolises Europe, red is the symbol of the royal city, and the reasons for the yellow are not known any more. Shortly after World War I, a team was put together that triggered off the famous period of the twenties and thirties referred to as "Iron Sparta", won the all-time record most consecutive amateur game wins with 60 between 1919 and 1923, won every games in those four championship titles. A football league in Czechoslovakia was established in the mid-twenties. Golden periods took turns with years when Sparta fans only nostalgically remembered the "good old times” during the sixties. In 1975, The club was down into the deepest point in the history with relegation to division 2 but it is the only season of period. Sparta appeared in UEFA Champion league group stage several times during the 1990s to 2000s. The club won five consecutive league titles in both Czechoslovakia (1987 - 1991) and Czech Republic (1997 - 2001) as the record. 





21. Dinamo Kiev

Nation : Ukraine, Year of Establishment : 1927
Stadium : Olympic Satdium Kiev (83,450 Seats)
Season in Soviet League : 56 from 57
All-Time Soviet league Ranking : 3rd
All-Time Ukrainian League Ranking : 1st
Soviet League : WN (1-A,12-P), RN (1-A,11-P), 3rd (1-A,2-P)
Ukrainian League : Winner (15), Runner-Up (7)
Soviet Cup : Winner (10), Runner-Up (1)
Ukrainian Cup : Winner (10), Runner-Up (4)
CIS Cup  : Winner (3), Runner Up (1)
Double Champion : Soviet 4, Ukraine 8 
Cup Winners'Cup Double Champion 2
UEFA Cup : SF (1-B), R16 (3-A,1-B), Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (2) QF (2)
European Cup : SF (2-A, 1-B), QF (4-A, 3-B), R16 (1-A,1-B), R24 (4-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Oleg Blokhin (266 Goals), 
The Greatest Player Ever : Oleg Blokhin
The Greatest Manager Ever : Valery Lobanovski
All-Time XI : Evhen Rudakov, Anatoliy Demyanenko, Vladimir Bessonov, Sergei Baltacha, Oleg Kutnetzov, Vladimir Mutyan, Oleksandre Zavarov, Leonid Buryak, Sergei Rebrov, Oleg Bolkhin, Andre Shevchenko

Dinamo Kiev is the greatest Ukrainian clubs of all-time. Even they have never won European Cup trophy. The club was found as an amateur team until the 1950s, Team players were even officially ranked as police or interior armed forces officers. The first recorded match Dynamo played in 1928. The club and football popularity in general in Soviet Ukraine was on the rise. During the Soviet era, the club was one of the main rivals, to the football clubs from Moscow. In 1936 the first Soviet Championship was played, and Dynamo Kiev was one of the pioneers of the newly formed league. They continuously dominated Soviet first league for eras until the league was separated due to politically internal war.  In the post Soveit era, Dinamo Kiev has still been the number one of Ukrainian league and well-known as one of the most dangerous teams to come from Eastern Europe in UEFA Champion league competition. Dinamo Kiev holds the European record logest unbeaten in domestic away games with 51 between 2006 and 2008 and holds the record longest streak without conceding a goal in Soviet Top League with 1127 minutes achieved between 1967 and 1968. In 1967 season, it won the record fewest conceding goal ratio in a Soviet single season with 0.31 (11 goals in 36 games) and won the European record most clean sheets ratio in top-flight domestic league with 0.77 (28 clean sheets in 36 games).





20. Sporting Lisbon


Nation : Portugal, Year of Establishment : 1906
Stadium : Estadio Jose Alvalade (50,076 Seats)
Seasons in Portuguese Liga : 83 (All)
All-Time  Portuguese Liga Ranking : 3rd
Portuguese Liga : Winner (18), Runner-Up (21)
Portuguese Cup : Winner (20), Runner-Up (16)
Portuguese Double Champion : 6
UEFA Cup : RN(1-B), SF(1-A,1-B), QF(1-A,1-B), R16(2-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : WN (1), SF (1), QF (1)
European Cup  : QF (1-A), R16 (1-B), R24(2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Fernando Peyroteo : (529 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Fernando Peyroteo
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Candido De Oliviera
All-Time XI : Victor Damas, Hilario, Alvaro, Luisinho, Jose Carlos, Fernando Mendes, Krassimir Balakov, Albano Parreira, Luis Figo, Jose Travacos, Fernando Peyroteo

Sporting Clube de Portugal is a famous Portuguese club from Lisbon. Júlio de Araújo, who would later become the president of Sporting and is a keen historian of the founding process of Sporting. During the 1920s, Sporting won its first Campeonato de Portugal (1922/23), a competition regarded as the National title although it was contested as a knockout competition. The '40s and '50s were fabulous years for Sporting. They won 10 out of 18 National Football Championships during these decades, with 4 out of 13 Portuguese cups also on the club's roll of honour. From the 1946 to 1954, Sporting won seven of the eight championships contested.  This was the age of the famous Cinco Violinos ("Five Violins") that became famous on both the national and international levels. It is unfortunate for Sporting that UEFA did not launch the European competition earlier, otherwise Sporting could almost certainly successful. Sporting Portugal honorably played the first ever European Cup match in 1955. It holds the record most goals in a Portuguese Liga season with 123 in the 1946 - 1947 season.


19. Anderlecht

Nation : Belgium, Year of Establishment : 1908
Stadium :  Constant Vanden Stock (26,361 Seats)
Seasons in Belgion Pro League : 88 from 105
All-Time Belgion Pro league Ranking : 1st
Belgion Championship : Winners (33-P) Runner-Up (20)
Belgion Cup : Winners (9) ,Runner-Up (4)
Belgian Double Champion : 3
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A), RN (2-A), QF (2-A,1-B), R16 (3-A,4-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (2), RN (2)
European Champions Cup : SF (2-A), QF (7-A), R16 (1-A,1-B), R24(3-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Jeff Mermans  (343 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Paul Van Himst
The Greatest Manager Ever : Pierre Sinibaldi
All-Time XI : Filipe De Wilde, Adri Van Tiggelen, George Haylens, Morten Olsen, Laurent Verbist, Ari Haan, Enzo Scifo, Joseph Jurion, Rob Rensenbrink, Paul Van Himst, Joseph Mermans

Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht is the greatest Belgian club of all-time, by far holds the record most Belgian league winners, most double champions with 3 and placed the first in Belgian league all-time table and is the most successful Belgian club in Europe. The club was founded as Sporting Club Anderlechtois in 1908 by a dozen of football lovers at the Concordia café. Anderlecht promoted to the first division for the first time in their history in 1921. In the pre-war era, the club was still a normal-level club in Belgium until they won its first league title in 1947. Between 1963 and 1968, Anderlecht built the record most consecutive Belgian league winners for five times in row and the club totally ever won consecutive three league titles for five occasions. In the second half 70s, it was their only period of none-league champion but still compensated it with two Cup Winners’ Cup champions in which holds the record most consecutive participation in final match with three, respectively.  It holds the record highest goal differences ratio and lowest goal conceding ratio in a Belgian league season with 2.2 (75 goals in 34 games) and 0.4 (12 in 30 games)  the 1984 - 1985 and the 1966 - 1967, respectively.





18. PSV Eindhoven

Nation : Netherlands, Year of Establishment : 1913
Stadium :  Phillips  (35,186 Seats)
Seasons in Eredevisie : 61 (All)
All-Time Dutch Championship Ranking : 2nd
Dutch Championship: Winners(3-A,20-P),Runner-Up (1-A,13-P)
Dutch Cup : Winners (9) ,Runner-Up (8)
Dutch Double Champion : 4
UEFA Double Champion :1, European Triple Champion 1
UEFA Cup  :  WN (1-A), QF (1-A,5-B)), R16 (1-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (2)
European Cup : WN(1-A), SF(1-A,1-B), QF(4-A,1-B), R16(2-B), R24(2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :   Willy Van De Kuijlen  (311 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Romario
The Greatest Manager Ever : Guus Hiddink
All-Time XI : Jan Van Beveren, Wildfred Bouma, Eric Gerets, Gheorghe Popescu, Ronald Koeman, Phillip Cocu, Willy Van Der Kerkhof, Rene Van Der Kerkhof, Ruud Gullit, Willy Van de Kuijlen, Romario

‘The Peasants” Philips Sport Vereniging is one of the most successful clubs in history of Dutch football. The club was founded in 1913 as started out as a works team for employees of electronics conglomerate Philips to celebrate the centennial defeat of the French in the Napoleonic wars. PSV was promoted to the First Division and since 1926 and won its first Dutch amateur national title in 1929 and was a founding members in Eredivisie in 1956 before won its first champion in 1963. They met their first great period in the mid seventies, won three Dutch titles and A UEFA Cup. In overall history, PSV could dominate Dutch league for two eras and holds the record most consecutive winners in the league with four which were done for two occasions during the second half 1980s and the 2000s. In 1988, it is the victory year of the club when they won the triple champions in major competition. PSV holds the record longest unbeaten home games in Netherlands with 93 between 1983 and 1989 and holds the record most consecutive wins in Eredivisie with 22 between 1986 and 1988. It holds the record most goal differences in an Eredivisie season with 89 in the 1987 - 1988. They totally won four Dutch double champs in their history.







17. AS Roma

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment :  1927
Stadium : Stadio Olimpico  (72,698 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A :  84 from 85
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 4th
Calcio Series A : Winner (3-P), Runner-Up (14-P), 3rd (6-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (9) , Runner-Up (8), SF (7)
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A), RN (1-A), SF (1-A), QF (5-A,1-B), R16 (3-A,5-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (1), QF (2), Mitropa Cup : SF (1)
European Cup :  RN(1-A), QF(1-B), R16 (4-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer :  Francesco Totti (251 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever  :  Francesco Totti
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Nils Liedholm
All-Time XI : Guido Masetti, Sebastiano Nela, Marcos Cafu, Aldair, Giacomo Losi, Agostino Di Bartolomeo, Falcao, Giuseppe Giannini, Bruno Conti, Francesco Totti, Roberto Pruzzo

“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.





16. Valencia

Nation : Spain, Year of Establishment : 1919
Stadium : Mestalla (55,000 Seats)
Seasons in Spanish La Liga : 82 from 86
All-Time Spanish La Liga Ranking : 3rd
Spanish La Liga : Winner (6), Runner-Up (6), 3rd (10)
Copa Del Rey : Winner (7), Runner-Up (10), SF (16)
UEFA Double Champion 1
UEFA Cup : WN (2-A, 1-B), RN (1-A), SF (2-B), QF (3-A,1-B), R16 (3-A,1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1), QF (1)
European Cup : RN (2-B), QF (2-B), R16 (2-B), R24 (2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Mundo (260 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Mario Kempes
The Greatest Manager Ever : Rafael Benitez
All-Time XI : Santiago Canizares, Amadeo Carboni, Joclyn Angloma, Roberto Ayala, Ricardo Arias, Ruben Baraja, Gaizka Mendieta, Vicente, Pablo Aimar,  David Villa, Mario Kempes

“The Orange” Valencia Club de Fútbol were founded in 1919 in the centre of the Turia River capital. In 1923, Valencia became regional champions and took part in the Copa del Rey for the first time ever. It was necessary to wait for three years before they could form part of the First Division. After The Civil War, The culmination was when the Mestalla club won the League championship for the first time in its history in 1942. The club dominated Spanish football during the middle of 1940s. During the early 1960s, Valencia makes a mark on the European stage and won record most appearances in UEFA Cup final matches in row with 3. In 1986, Valencia’s relegation was the saddest day in the history, put an end to 55 consecutive seasons in the elite of the Spanish football. In the 2000s: Valencia returns to the top of Spanish and European football with the highlight of reaching two consecutive UEFA Champion league finals.





15. Atletico Madrid

Nation : Spain, Year of Establishment : 1903
Stadium : Vicente Calderon (54,851 Seats)
Seasons in Spanish La Liga : 80 from 86
All-Time Spanish La Liga Ranking : 5th
Spanish La Liga : Winner (10), Runner-Up (8), 3rd (15)
Copa Del Rey : Winner (10), Runner-Up (8), SF (11)
Spanish Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : WN (2-B), SF (1-A, 2-B), R16 (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1),RN (2), SF (2), QF (2)
European Champion's Cup  : RN (1-A,2-B), SF (2-A,1-B), QF (2-A,1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Luis Aragones (172 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Larbi Benbarek
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Luis Aragones
All-time XI : Abel Resino, Isacio Calleja, Feliciano Rivilla, Luis Parreira, Diego Godin, Diego Simeone, Paolo Futre, Jose Ufarte, Larbi Benbarek, Diego Forlan, Hugo Sanhcez

“The Mattress Makers” Club Atlético de Madrid was originally founded on 26 April 1903. by three Basque students living in Madrid. And in 1921, Athletic Madrid became independent of parent-club Athletic Bilbao. They were invited to join the Primera División of the inaugural La Liga in 1928 after showing of great performance in Copa Del Rey. However, They played in segunda division for four seasons in the pre-war era. By 1939, when La Liga had resumed, Athletic had merged with Aviación Nacional of Zaragoza to become Athletic Aviación de Madrid. Under Helenio Herrera and with the help of Larbi Benbarek, The club was very successful in the early 1950s. During the 1960s and 1970s, Atlético Madrid seriously challenged Barcelona for the position of second team. In 2000, They first relegated to Segunda Divison in last 60 years. It holds the record most La Liga games without conceding a goal with 1275 minutes and 13 games achieved in the 1990 - 1991 season. The club's greatest season ever is the 2013 - 2014 when it came close to win European Double Champion. Atletico Madrid is one of the four Spanish clubs to ever reach final matches in all three major European competitions.





14. Rangers

Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1873
Stadium : Ibrox (51,082 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 117 from 121
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 1st
Scottish Top Division : Winner (54), Runner-Up (30)
Scottish Cup : Winners (33), Runner-Up (18)
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
All-Time XI : Andy Goram, Sandy Jardine, John Greig, George Young, Terry Butcher, David Meiklejohn, Jim Baxter, Alan Morton, Brian Laudrup, Bob Mcphail, Robert Hamilton


“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 four 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.




13. Arsenal

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1886
Stadium : Emirates (60,355 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 100 from 119
Seasons in English Second Division :   13
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 3rd
English Top Division : Winner (13), Runner-Up (7), 3rd (9)
FA Cup : Winners (12), Runner-Up (8), 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,11-B)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Thierry Henry
The Greatest Manager Ever :  Arsane Wenger
All-Time XI :  Patt Jennings, Eddie Hapgood, Lee Dixon, Tony Adams, Sol Campbell, Patrice Vieira, Liam Brady, Roberti Pires, Cliff Bastin, Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry

“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. The club holds the record longest streak without conceding a goal in international club with 995 minutes achieved in the 2005 - 2006 UEFA Champion League. 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.





12.  Celtic


Nation : Scotland, Year of Establishment : 1886
Stadium : Celtic Park (60,837 Seats)
Seasons in Scotish Top Division : 120 from 121
All-Time Scotish Top Division Ranking : 2nd
Scottish Top Division : Winner (48), Runner-Up (30)
Scottish Cup : Winners (36), Runner-Up (18)
Scottish League Cup : Winners (15), Runner-Up (14)
Scottish Triple Champion : 4, Scottish Double Champion : 16
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
All-Time XI :  Ronnie Simpson, Tommy Gemmell, Danny Mcgrain, Bryan Mcneil, Bobby Evans, Bobby Murdoch, Bobby Lennox, Jimmy Johnstone, Kenny Dalglish, Henrik Larsson, Jimmy Mcgrory


‘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.



11. Porto


Nation : Portugal, Year of Establishment : 1913
Stadium : Estadio Do Dragao (50,399 Seats)
Seasons in Portuguese Liga : 83 (All)
All-Time  Portuguese Liga Ranking : 2nd
Portuguese Liga : Winner (27), Runner-Up (26)
Portuguese Cup : Winner (20), Runner-Up (17), SF (12)
Portuguese Double Champion : 7
UEFA Double Champion : 2 , European Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup  : WN (2-B), QF (2-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : RN (1), QF (3)
European Cup : WN (1-A,1-B), SF(1-A), QF(3-A,2-B), R16(1-A,5-B), R24(4-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Fernando Gomes (288 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Pinga
The Greatest Manager Ever : Jose Mourinho
All-Time XI : Vitor Baia, Virgilio Mendes, Jao Pinto, Fernando Couto, Ricardo Carvalho, Antonio Frasco, Deco, Paulo Futre, Emil Kostadinov, Teofilo Cubillas, Pinga

“The Dragons” Futebol Clube do Porto was founded in 1893 by Monteiro da Costa. Porto won the Portuguese champion as soon as they first participate in 1935. In the 1940s, It is the most failure era of the club, didn’t won any trophy and mostly finish below third place in the league. In 1970, Porto finish their lowest place in history at ninth. They had never dominated Portuguese football until the second half of the 1980s. Between 1994 to 1999, The club completely dominate the Portuguese liga, won five titles in row and it is a best record. In 2003, FC Porto became one of a few teams in the World to hold in possession three major international titles simultaneously as the only one in Portugal, won league title, cup and UEFA Cup. Since 1976 until the present for more than 45 years, Porto has never finished below third place in the league since then. FC Porto holds the record most consecutive unbeaten home games in Portuguese Liga with 81 between 2008 and 2014, was totally unbeaten twice seasons in 2010 - 2011 and 2012 - 2013. was consecutively unbeaten more than 50 Portuguese Liga games in three times. It holds the record fewest goal conceding ratio in a Portuguese Liga season with 0.3 (9 goals in 30 games) with most clean sheets ratio (0.73, 22 games), achieved in twice seasons (1979 - 1980 and 1983 - 1984) and the record longest steak without conceding a goal in Portuguse Liga with 1191 minutes. Porto is also the only club from Portugal to ever participate in all final matches of the three major European competitions. The club's greatest season ever is the 2003 - 2004 when it just missed the major Treble with losing in Portuguese Cup final.



10. Ajax Amsterdam

Nation : Netherlands, Year of Establishment : 1933
Stadium :  Amsterdam Arena (52,328 Seats)
Seasons in Eredevisie : 61 (All)
All-Time Eredevisie Ranking : 1st
Dutch Championship: Winners (8-A,25-P) RN (4-A,19-P)
Dutch Cup : Winners (17) ,Runner-Up (6)
Dutch Double Champion : 7
European Double Champion : 2, European Triple Champion : 1972 
UEFA Cup : WN (1-A), RN, (1-B), SF (1-A), QF (1-A,1-B), R-16 (3-A,3-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : WN (1), RN (1), QF (1)
European Champion's Cup : WN(4-A), RN(2-A), SF(2-A), 
QF(3-A,1-B), R16(1-B), R24 (7-B)
Intercontinental Cup : Winners (1972, 1995)
All-Time Top-Scorer :   Johan Cruyff  (280 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Johan Cruyff
The Greatest Manager Ever : Rinus Michels
All-Time XI : Edwin Van Der Sar, Velibor Vasovic, Wim Suurbier, Ruud Krol, Frank Rijkaard, Edgar Davids, Johan Neeskens, Piet Keizer, Sjaak Swart, Johan Cruyff, Marco Van Basten

“The Sons of The God” Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax is the greatest Dutch club of all-time, holds the record most Eredevisie champions, most Dutch cup winners, most Dutch double champions with six, placed 1st in all-time Eredivisie table, and by far the most successful Dutch club in European football. The club was founded in Amsterdam in 1900 by Floris Stempel, Carel Reeser and Johan Dade. Ajax succeeded in promotion to the highest level of Dutch football in 1911 and won its first amateur Dutch championship in 1918 before dominated the competition through the 1930s. Ajax is one of the founding members in the first Eredivisie season and victory won the title immediately. The club gradually started entering to their golden era in the second half 1960s in which they won four league titles and became the first Dutch club to reach European cup final in 1969. Ajax won the first treble in history of Dutch football in 1972 and won three European cups in two between 1971 and 1973. The club ever dominated Eredivisie between the late 1970s to early 1990s and once again in the mid 1990s. Ajax holds the record longest unbeaten in Eredivisie with 52 games between 1994 - 1996 and holds the record most goals in an Eredivisie season with 122 in the 1966 - 1967Ajax is one of four clubs to ever win all three major European trophies. It holds the record longest steak without conceding a goal in Eredivisie with 1078 minutes achieved in 1971 .





9. Benfica


Nation : Portugal, Year of Establishment : 1904
Stadium : Estadio Da Luz (65,647 Seats)
Seasons in Portuguese Liga : 83 (All)
All-Time Portuguese Liga Ranking : 1st
Portuguese Liga : Winner (36), Runner-Up (27)
Portuguese Cup : Winner (26), Runner-Up (11), SF (16)
Portuguese Double Champion : 11
European Double Champion : 1
UEFA Cup : RN (1-A,1-B), SF(2-B), QF(1-A, 2-B), R16 (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup : SF (2), QF (3)
European Champion's Cup : WN (2-A), RN (5-A), SF (1-A), 
QF (7-A, 3-B), R16 (2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Eusebio (440 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Eusebio
The Greatest Manager Ever : Bela Guttmann
All-Time XI : Michael Preud’homme, Angelo Martins, Arthur Correia, Hamburto Coelho, Germano, Jaime Graca, Mario Coluna, Fernando Chalana, Jose Augusto, Jose Aguas, Eusebio


“The Eagles of Lisbon” Sport Lisboa e Benfica is the greatest Portuguese club of all-time with the most number of League titles, Cup trophies, the first place in Portuguese all-time table and the most successful Portuguese club in European competition. The club was found during a meeting in the southwest part of Lisbon involving 24 young men, led by Cosme Damião. Benfica was one of the founding members of the Portuguese Liga in 1933. Benfica became a top club in Portugal in the 1940s to the 1950s before the era of Eusebio was created. In the 1960s, Benfica was one of the best clubs in the World, reaching European Cup final for five times, and won seven Portuguese champions in that decade and went on domination until the middle 1970s. In 1972–73, Benfica won the Portuguese Liga without any defeat (28 wins and 2 draws) and was secondly seasonal unbeaten in its history achieved the 1977 - 1978. The darkest era of 8 seasons between 1996 to 2003, is the longest period the club cannot win any title with its lowest place ever is 6th in 2001. In overall history, Benfica has ever finished below third place just 7 times and holds the Portuguese record longest unbeaten with 56 between 1976 and 1978 and holds the European record most consecutive wins in domestic league with 29 games between 1971 - 1973 and holds the record most goal difference in a Portuguese Liga season with 88 in the 1972 - 1973 season. The club also holds the record lowest goal conceding ratio (0.11) and highest clean sheet ratio (0.88) in a single international club season. Benfica's the greatest season ever is the 1964 - 1965 which it appeared in all major treble finalists and finally won just a league title. The club incredibly lost in all consecutive 8 European competition finalists since Guttmann's era.



8. Liverpool

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1892
Stadium : Anfield (45,276 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 102 from 119
Seasons in English Second Division :   11
All-Time English Top Division Ranking : 1st
English Top Division : Winner (18), Runner-Up (13), 3rd (6)
FA Cup : Winners (7), Runner-Up (7), SF (10)
League Cup : Winners (8), Runner-Up (4)
English Double Champion : 1 
UEFA Double Champion 2,  European Double Champion 1
UEFA Cup  : WN (2-A,2-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), UCL-R16  (1)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Ian Rush (346 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Kenny Dalglish
The Greatest Manager Ever : Bob Paisley
All-time XI : Ray Clemence, Emlyn Hughes, Phil Neal, Alan Hansen, Mark Lawrenson, Graeme Souness, John Barnes, Billy Liddell, Steven Gerrard, Kenny Dalglish, Ian Rush

“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.




7. Manchester United

Nation : England, Year of Establishment : 1878
Stadium : Old Trafford (75,957 Seats)
Seasons in English Top Division : 92 from 119
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 (12), Runner-Up (7), SF (9)
League Cup : Winners (6), Runner-Up (4)
English Double Champion : 3, European Double Champion : 2
European Triple Champion : 1999
UEFA Cup : Winner (1-B), SF (1-A), QF (1-A), R16 (2-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
All-Time XI : Peter Schmeichel, Roger Bryne, Johnny Carey, Rio Ferdinand, Japp Stam, Duncan Edwards, George Best, Cristiano Ronaldo, Bobby Charlton, Eric Cantona, Denis Law 


“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.




6. Bayern Munich

Nation : West Germany, Year of Establishment : 1900
Stadium :  Alianza Arena (69,901 Seats)
Seasons in Bundesliga : 52 from 54
All-Time Bundesliga Ranking : 1st
Bundesliga : Winner (26), Runner-Up (11), 3rd (5)
German Championship : Winner (1), Runner-Up (-), SF (1)
DFB-Pokal : Winners (17) , Runner-Up (2), SF (7)
German Triple Champion : 3, German Double Champion : 11
European Double Champion, European Triple Champiom : 2013 
UEFA Cup Performance: 1st(1-A), SF(2-A,1-B), QF(2-A), R-16(2-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup Performance : WN (1), SF(3), QF(1)
European Champion's Cup : WN (3-A, 2-B), RN (2-A, 2-B), 
SF (4-A, 4-B), QF (4-A, 6-B), R16 (2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer  :  Gerd Muller (532 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever :  Franz Beckenbauer
The Greatest Manager Ever : Ottmar Hitzfeld
All-time XI : Sepp Maier, Bixente Lizarazu, Jorginho, Franz Beckenbauer, Lucio, Lothar Matthaus, Stefan Effenberg, Paul Breitner, Franck Ribery, Karlheinz Rummenigge, Gerd Muller

“The Bavarians” Bayern Munich is by far the greatest German and Central European club of all-time, is the most winners in Bundesliga, place 1st in all-time Bundesliga table and the most successful German club in Europe, is one of the four clubs in history to win all three major European titles. The club was founded in 1900 by eleven players led by Franz John. Bayern won its first regional title in 1926 South German Championship before successes winning its first German Championship in 1932. In The Third Reich and war-time eras, the club was effected by the politics and even failed in the professional status. After the war Bayern became a member of the Oberliga Süd. Bayern was recovered and first participated in Bundesliga since it had been established for two seasons. Then, the great history was started, Bayern dominate Europe in the middle 70s as they won European Cup three times in row, won the record longest unbeaten home games in league with 73 between 1970 and 1974. Bayern ever won Bundesliga consecutive three times for three periods. This is clear for their sign of dominance. They have won eight German double champions, five of these were achieved in the 2000s. It holds the Bundesliga record most consecutive games win with 18 in the 2013 - 2014 season, longest unbeaten with 51 games between 2012 and 2014, highest number of goals per season with 101 in the 1971 - 1972 season, the lowest goal concede per season with 18, most clean sheets with 21 and the best goal difference with 93 in the 2012 - 2013 season, the earliest to win Bundesliga Champion with 7 games left in the 2013 - 2014 season. Bayern also holds the record longest home undefeated run in UEFA Champion league with 31 between 1998 and 2003 and the most consecutive wins in international club with 17 between 2012 - 2014. The club reached all major treble finalists three times as the most in Europe as it won domestic double and lost in UEFA Champion League Final in both 1999 and 2010 aside from the treble in 2013.



5. AC Milan

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1899
Stadium : San Siro (80,074 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A :  83 from 85
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking :  3rd
Calcio Series A : Winner (3-A, 15-P), Runner-Up (3-A, 14-P), 3rd (21-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (5) ,Runner-Up (8), 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
All-Time XI : Lorenzo Buffon, Paolo Maldini, Mauro Tassotti, Alessandro Nesta, Franco Baresi, Frank Rijkaard, Nils Liedholm, Gianni Rivera, Ruud Gullit, Marco Van Basten, Gunnar Nordahl

“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. AC Milan was one of the best European clubs in the 1st 1950s with twice Latin Cup finalists and won its first European Cup title in 1963 before met the successful period during thce 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 1993 and hold 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 and fewest goals 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).




4. Inter Milan

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment :  1908
Stadium :  San Siro (80,074 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A : 85 (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 (18)
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
All-Time XI : Walter Zenga, Giacinto Facchetti, Javier Zanetti, Armando Picchi, Giuseppe Bergomi, Lothar Matthaus, Luis Suarez Miramontes, Sandro Mazzola, Giuseppe Meazza, Istvan Nyersd, Ronaldo


“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.




3. Juventus

Nation : Italy, Year of Establishment : 1897
Stadium :  Olimpico De Torino (28,000 Seats)
Seasons In Calcio Series A  : 84 from 85
All-Time Calcaio Series A Ranking : 1st
Calcio Series A : Winner (2-A,31-P), RN (3-A,17-P), 3rd (3-A,10-P)
Coppa Italia : Winners (12) ,Runner-Up (5), Semi-Final (16)
Italian Double Champion : 5,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,4-B), SF (2-A,1-B), 
QF (2-A, 3-B), R16 (4-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
All-Time XI : Dino Zoff, Antonio Cabrini, Lilian Thuram, Gaetano Scirea, Claudio Gentile, Luis Monti, Michel Platini, Zinedine Zidane, Omar Sivori, Giampiero Boniperti, John Charles

“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. However, it failed to reach any Mitropa Cup final match. Juve's lowest place in Series A was 12th in 1956 and 1962. The club 's best season ever was the 1972 - 1973 which won league title and reach Coppa Italia and European Cup finalists. 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.




2. Barcelona

Nation : Spain, Year of Establishment : 1899
Stadium : Camp Nou (98,772 Seats)
Seasons in Spanish La Liga : 86 (All)
All-Time Spanish La Liga Ranking : 2nd
Spanish La Liga : Winner (24), Runner-Up (24), 3rd (13)
Copa Del Rey : Winner (29), Runner-Up (10), SF (21)
Spanish Double Champion : 7, European Double Champion 5
Latin European Triple Champion : 1952
European Triple Champion : 2011, 2015
UEFA Cup : WN (3-A), RN (1-A), SF(3-A), QF(4-A), R16 (1-B)
Cup Winners’ Cup  : WN (4), RN (2)
European Champion's Cup : WN (1-A,4-B), RN (3-A), SF (2-A,6-B), 
QF (1-A,4-B), R16 (1-A,1-B), R24 (1-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Lionel Messi (4353 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Lionel Messi
The Greatest Manager Ever : Joseph Guardiola
All-Time XI : Andoni Zubizarreta, Sergi Barjuan, Joan Segarra, Ronald Koeman, Migueli, John Neeskens, Michael Laudrup, Johan Cruyff, Ronaldinho, Laszlo Kubala, Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona is one of the most famous football clubs of all-time. In 1899, Joan Gamper placed an advertisement in Los Deportes declaring his wish to form a football club; a positive response resulted in a meeting at the Gimnasio Solé. in 1926 Barcelona was publicly declared a professional side for the first time, and first won Spanish La Liga in next three years. The Spanish Civil War negatively effect to the club and they return to dominate Spanish football in the late 1940s to the early 1950s. However the club could not win league title in 13 consecutive seasons between 1960 and 1973 and struggled again between 1998 and 2005 without any title.  Barcelona holds the record most winners in Copa Del Rey and UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup. They are the only European club to have played continental football every season since 1955. In 2009, Barcelona became the first club in Spain to win the treble consisting of La Liga, Copa del Rey, and the Champions League and holds the record most consecutive wins in history of La Liga with 16 in 2010 -2011 season. The 31-6-1 Barcelona profile in the 2009 - 2010 season is the greatest result ever in history of the league. The club holds the record most consecutive game wins in UEFA Champion league with 11 in 2003. Barca is also one of the four clubs to win all three major European competitions. The club holds the record highest goal differences ratio in a La Liga single season with 3.2 (96 goals in 30 games) in the 1958 - 1959 season and and most wins ratio with 0.84 (32 wins) in 38 games in the 2012 - 2013 season. The club holds the record most wins in a single UEFA champion league tournament with 11 in the 2014 - 2015 season). Although the club won its only treble in 2009, the 2010 - 2011 is its greatest seasonal performance ever.  


1. Real Madrid

Nation : Spain, Year of Establishment : 1902
Stadium : Santiago Bernabeu (80,354 Seats)
Seasons in Spanish La Liga : 86 (All)
All-Time Spanish La Liga Ranking : 1st
Spanish La Liga : Winner (33), Runner-Up (21), 3rd (8)
Copa Del Rey : Winner (19), Runner-Up (20), SF (22)
Spanish Double Champion : 4, UEFA Double Champion 1
European Double Champion 3
UEFA Cup  : WN (2-A), SF (1-A), QF (2-A)
Cup Winners’ Cup  :  RN (2-A), QF (1)
European Cup : WN (7-A,5-B), RN(2-A), SF(7-A,6-B), QF(3-A,2-B)
All-Time Top-Scorer : Cristiano Ronaldo (364 Goals)
The Greatest Player Ever : Alfredo Di Stefano
The Greatest Manager Ever : Miguel Munoz
All-Time XI :  Ricardo Zamora, Roberto Carlos, Chendo, Fernando Hierro, Jose Santamaria, Jose Pirri, Francisco Gento, Luis Figo, Zinedine Zidane, Alfredo Di Stefano, Cristiano Ronaldo

‘The White Suit King” Real Madrid is the greatest Spanish clubs of all-time and the most successful club in history of European competition, was voted by FIFA as the most successful club of the 20th century. The academics and students of the Institución libre de enseñanza founded Football Club Sky in 1897 before resulting of forming Real Madrid in 1902. Three years after its foundation, in 1905, Madrid FC won its first title with being a winner of Spanish Cup. Real Madrid was one of the founders member in Spanish La liga in 1929, and won the first title in three year later. Santiago Bernabéu Yeste became president of Real Madrid in 1945. Under his presidency, the club, its stadium was named for his honor. Beginning in 1953, he embarked upon a strategy of signing world-class players from abroad, known as “Galacticos I”, and it is the origin of their tradition to date. Real Madrid is an all-time most Spanish La Liga and European Cup winners, and the most seasons won in a row with 5, for league during 1960–65 and 1985–90, and for European cup during 1955-1960 and holds the World record longest unbeaten home games in the league with 121 between 1957 and 1965. In the 2011 - 2012 season, It won the La Liga record most goal differences ratio with 2.34 (89 diffs) and most wins ratio with 0.84 (32 wins) in 38 games. The club also holds the record highest goalscoring ratio (4.5) and goal difference ratio (2.8) in a single international club season achieved in the 1959 - 1960 European Cup. The club never achieved the major treble and came closest in the 1957 - 1958 and the 1961 - 1962 when it won both league titles and reached all domestic cup and European cup finalists.
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Honourable Mention in European Football Performance

Nottingham Forest  (England) : European Cup Winners (2-A)
Eintracht Frankfurt  (Germany) : European Cup Runner-Up (1-A), UEFA Cup Winner (1-A)
Bayer Leverkusen  (Germany) : European Cup Runner-Up (1-B), UEFA Cup Winner (1-A)
Leeds United (England)  :  European Cup Runner-Up (1-A), UEFA Cup Winner (1-A)
Parma (Italy) : UEFA Cup Winner (1-A,1-B), UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup Winner (1)
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Statistics By Zone

Iberian : 9
Central Europe : 9
United Kingdom :  8
Eastern Europe :  8
Western Europe :  8
Italy : 9


Statistics By Nation

Italy :  7
England : 6
Spain : 6
Germany : 4
Netherlands : 3
Portugal : 3
Hungary : 3
Scotland : 2
Belgium : 2
Austria : 2
Greece : 2
France : 1
Russia : 1
Serbia : 1
Romania : 1
Ukraine : 1
Czech Republic : 1
Croatia : 1
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The Greatest European Clubs of Eras

First Half 1930s : Juventus/Arsenal
Late 1930s : Schalke/ Ferencvaros
Early and Mid 1940s : Suspend due to WWII
Late 1940s : Torino
Early 1950s : Barcelona
Mid 1950s : Real Madrid
Late 1950s : Real Madrid
Early 1960s : Benfica
Mid 1960s : Inter Milan
Late 1960s : Man Utd
Early 1970s : Ajax
Mid 1970s : Bayern
Late 1970s : Liverpool
Early 1980s : Liverpool
Mid 1980s : Juventus
Late 1980s : AC Milan
Early 1990s : AC Milan
Mid 1990s : Ajax
Late 1990s : Juventus
Early 2000s : Real Madrid
Mid 2000s : AC Milan
Late 2000s : Barcelona

8 comments:

  1. Anonymous11/7/15

    Great job man! But , why there is no ranking for champions league, or uefa cup?

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    1. This ranking has not been implemented methodologically.
      OK, I'll add all-time rank in each European competition for each club when I have time.

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