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 Madrid2085
GER2 Bayern2072
ESP3 Barcelona2051
ESP4 Atlético1983
ENG5 Man City1949
ENG6 Chelsea1938
ENG7 Liverpool1918
ITA8 Juventus1904
GER9 Dortmund1904
FRA10 Paris SG1883
ENG11 Man United1871
POR12 Benfica1869
ENG13 Everton1837
ENG14 Arsenal1824
ESP15 Sevilla1816
GER16 Schalke1814


League match15 Apr 2014
ENG14 Arsenal1824 63%
ENG63 West Ham1630 14%
League match15 Apr 2014
BELAnderlecht1546 49%
BELZulte Waregem1503 23%
League match15 Apr 2014
UKR65 Dnipro1629 78%
UKRVolyn Lutsk1297 7%


League match14 Apr 2014
ESP19 Bilbao17873+10
ESP31 Malaga17150-10
League match14 Apr 2014
ITA87 Udinese15840-5
ITA9 Juventus18992+5
League match14 Apr 2014
ENG95 Leicester15751-1

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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