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 Madrid2082
GER2 Bayern2060
ESP3 Barcelona2043
ESP4 Atlético1965
ENG5 Man City1959
ENG6 Chelsea1921
GER7 Dortmund1913
ITA8 Juventus1904
ENG9 Liverpool1899
FRA10 Paris SG1873
POR11 Benfica1864
ENG12 Arsenal1849
ENG13 Man United1842
ESP14 Bilbao1822
ESP15 Sevilla1818
ENG16 Everton1811


2 legs (12% - 88%)16 Jul 201423 Jul 2014
NORStrømsgodset14550-81424 15%
ROM79 Steaua16051+81612 63%
League match23 Jul 2014
SUIZürich1477 46%
SUIThun1452 24%


Two legs15 Jul 201422 Jul 2014
CZE43 Sparta Praha16827+116841+0
ESTLevadia Tallinn11200-311181-0
Two legs15 Jul 201422 Jul 2014
ISLKR Reykjavik11270-311230-2
SCO68 Celtic16231+216274+1

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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