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 Madrid2097
GER2 Bayern2078
ESP3 Barcelona2037
ENG4 Chelsea1970
ESP5 Atlético1956
ENG6 Man City1926
ITA7 Juventus1908
FRA8 Paris SG1885
GER9 Dortmund1845
POR10 Benfica1836
ESP11 Sevilla1816
ENG12 Man United1814
POR13 Porto1813
ENG14 Arsenal1809
ESP15 Valencia1804
GER16 Leverkusen1801


Group match26 Nov 2014
SUI47 Basel1660 8%
ESP1 Real Madrid2097 76%
Group match26 Nov 2014
ENG14 Arsenal1809 43%
GER9 Dortmund1845 28%
Group match26 Nov 2014
ESP5 Atlético1956 74%
GRE34 Olympiakos1694 8%


Group match25 Nov 2014
ENG6 Man City19103+12
GER1 Bayern20942-12
Group match25 Nov 2014
GER21 Schalke17730-17
ENG5 Chelsea19505+17
Group match25 Nov 2014
FRA8 Paris SG18813+4
NED43 Ajax16731-4

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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