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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GER1 Bayern2087
ESP2 Real Madrid2078
ESP3 Barcelona2050
ESP4 Atlético1959
ENG5 Chelsea1952
ENG6 Man City1943
ITA7 Juventus1904
FRA8 Paris SG1867
GER9 Dortmund1865
ENG10 Liverpool1840
POR11 Benfica1835
ESP12 Sevilla1831
ENG13 Arsenal1828
ESP14 Valencia1800
ENG15 Man United1798
GER16 Leverkusen1795


League match25 Oct 2014
ESP2 Real Madrid2078 46%
ESP3 Barcelona2050 24%
League match25 Oct 2014
GER16 Leverkusen1795 45%
GER17 Schalke1794 26%
League match25 Oct 2014
ENG57 West Ham1637 16%
ENG6 Man City1943 61%


League match24 Oct 2014
ESP29 Celta17233+10
ESP49 Levante16570-10
League match24 Oct 2014
GER82 Werder15920-12
GER78 Köln15971+12
League match24 Oct 2014
FRA100 Toulouse15690-22

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 continous 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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