Football Club Elo Ratings

Welcome to, a website that provides Elo ratings for club football from the early days of the European Cups until today. A club's Elo rating is an estimation of its strength based on past results allowing predictions for the future.

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ESP1 Real Madrid2083
GER2 Bayern2056
ESP3 Barcelona2052
ESP4 Atlético1960
ENG5 Chelsea1944
ITA6 Juventus1919
ENG7 Man City1915
GER8 Wolfsburg1861
ESP9 Valencia1852
POR10 Benfica1843
FRA11 Paris SG1843
ENG12 Arsenal1841
ENG13 Liverpool1825
ENG14 Man United1823
ESP15 Sevilla1818
ESP16 Villarreal1817


League match4 Mar 2015
ENG53 West Ham16540-4
ENG5 Chelsea19401+4
League match4 Mar 2015
ENG7 Man City19132+2
League match4 Mar 2015
ENG70 Newcastle16210-6
ENG16 Man United18161+6

Average Elo of Top Leagues

Which league is the best in Europe? While it is certainly possible to group leagues into better and less good leagues, it is hard to find a universally recognised scale. ... (read more)

Historic Rating Correction Required

A very important question for a rating system like the Football Club Elo Ratings is how to choose the initial values. This is a smaller problem when continuous data for more than 50 years is available, but it becomes a big issue if your ratings start ... (read more)

Big Clubs' Eras

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