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 Barcelona2116
ESP2 Real Madrid2082
GER3 Bayern1999
ESP4 Atlético1945
ITA5 Juventus1937
ESP6 Sevilla1910
ENG7 Chelsea1908
ENG8 Man City1896
ESP9 Valencia1884
FRA10 Paris SG1876
ENG11 Arsenal1849
POR12 Benfica1836
GER13 Wolfsburg1827
GER14 Gladbach1818
POR15 Porto1815
GER16 Leverkusen1815


League match27 Jun 2015
NORRosenborg1509 54%
NORMolde1442 20%
League match27 Jun 2015
NORStabæk1310 39%
NORStrømsgodset1361 30%
League match27 Jun 2015
NORStart1216 39%
NORAalesund1291 30%

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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