Skip to main content

"If you want some accessible but informative insight into football then I suggest you couldn't do better than the Political Economy of Football website, which is not only intelligible but comes with the added bonus of being written by Addicks fan Wyn Grant."
Ben Hayes - Charlton Athletic programme

Football Clubs

Share/Save

In this section we present basic profiles and statistics about individual football clubs, as well as links to previous articles we have written about each club.

Click to select the club you are interested in. For each club we provide summary financial data (turnover, pre-tax profits, employees etc.), average league match attendances stats and links to archived articles about that club.

Alphabetical Football Club Search

a | b | c | d | e-f | g-h | i-j-k-l | m | n-o | p-q | r | s | t-u-v | w | y-z 

Club Listings

Traditional Bristol City football shirt

The club was founded in 1897, when Bristol South End turned professional and changed its name to Bristol City. In 1900 the club merged with local rivals Bedminster, who had been founded as Southville in 1887. The side joined the Football League...

Traditional Bristol Rovers football shirt

The club plays at the Memorial Stadium (capacity: 12,011). The club was originally founded in 1883 as Black Arabs F.C., later changing to Eastville Rovers before finally becoming Bristol Rovers in 1898. The club was admitted to the Football...

Traditional Burnley football shirt

The Clarets were founder members of The Football League in 1888. Their home ground since 1883 has been Turf Moor (Capacity: 22,546). Burnley have been Football League Champions twice, in 1920-21[2] and 1959-60[3], and have won the FA Cup...

Traditional Bury FC football shirt

Bury Football Club was formed in 1885 when they took a lease on a football pitch at Gigg Lane, which remains their home ground today. In 1889 they were founder members of the Lancashire League, before joining the Football League Second Division...

Traditional Cambridge United football shirt

The club was founded in 1912 as Abbey United, turning professional in 1949 and changing its name to Cambridge United in 1951. It was elected to the Football League proper in 1970, replacing Bradford Park Avenue. Home games are played at the Abbey...

Traditional Cardiff City football shirt

One of three Welsh clubs to play in the English football league system, rather than the Welsh system. Cardiff City were founded in 1899 and are the only non-English side to have won any of the three major English competitions. They won the FA Cup...

Traditional Carlisle United football shirt

The club was formed on 17th May 1904 at Shaddongate United's Annual General Meeting when the club's members voted to change the club's name to Carlisle United. The newly formed club initially played at Milhome Bank and later at Devonshire Park,...

Traditional Celtic Football Shirt

The club was established in 1887, and played its first game in 1888. As of 2017, Celtic had won the Scottish championship on 48 occasions, the Scottish Cup 36 times, the Scottish League Cup 16 times and are the only Scottish team to win the...

Traditional Charlton Athletic football shirt

Charlton Athletic was founded in 1905, turned professional in 1920 and first entered the Football League in 1921. Known to supporters as the Addicks, the team plays at The Valley stadium which holds 27,000 spectators. Company shares were traded...

Traditional Chelsea football shirt

Chelsea were founded on 14 March 1905 and were elected to the Football League shortly afterwards. In 1982 Chelsea were struggling financially and the stadium freehold had been sold to property developers, meaning the club faced losing its home....