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 Madrid2098
GER2 Bayern2088
ESP3 Barcelona2045
ESP4 Atlético1961
ENG5 Chelsea1955
ENG6 Man City1935
ITA7 Juventus1915
POR8 Benfica1856
ENG9 Arsenal1856
FRA10 Paris SG1843
ESP11 Valencia1837
ENG12 Man United1832
ESP13 Sevilla1821
ESP14 Villarreal1811
GER15 Wolfsburg1805
ENG16 Liverpool1800


League match26 Jan 2015
ITA26 Napoli1751 61%
ITA98 Genoa1573 15%
League match26 Jan 2015
ESP70 Getafe1626 39%
ESP44 Celta1681 30%
League match26 Jan 2015
PORPaços Ferreira1398 6%
POR8 Benfica1856 80%


League match25 Jan 2015
ESP13 Valencia18263+11
ESP11 Sevilla18321-11
League match25 Jan 2015
FRA38 Saint-Etienne16930-8
FRA10 Paris SG18341+8
League match25 Jan 2015
ITA39 Fiorentina16921+0
ITA20 Roma17741-0

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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