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.

Click on flags, dates, club names or coach names and browse your way through football history...

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ESP1 Real Madrid2083
GER2 Bayern2057
ESP3 Barcelona2044
ESP4 Atlético1967
ENG5 Man City1960
ENG6 Chelsea1922
GER7 Dortmund1910
ITA8 Juventus1905
ENG9 Liverpool1899
POR10 Benfica1869
FRA11 Paris SG1865
ENG12 Arsenal1844
ESP13 Bilbao1825
ENG14 Man United1823
ESP15 Sevilla1820
ENG16 Everton1803


League match22 Aug 2014
GER2 Bayern2057 75%
GER27 Wolfsburg1748 8%
League match22 Aug 2014
FRAEvian TG1497 11%
FRA11 Paris SG1865 69%
League match22 Aug 2014
RUSTerek Grozny1512 57%
RUSTula1379 18%


2 legs (86% - 14%)21 Aug 201428 Aug 2014
ESP19 Sociedad17831+41787 47%
RUS82 FC Krasnodar16010-41595 27%
2 legs (24% - 76%)21 Aug 201428 Aug 2014
FRA41 Lyon16761-151657 37%
ROMAstra15372+151552 36%

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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