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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.

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Club Listings

Traditional Lyonnais football shirt

The club was formed as Lyon Olympique Universitaire in 1899 but was only nationally established as a club in 1950. Olympique Lyonnais is owned by Rhône businessman Jean-Michel Aulas, who acquired the club in 1987. He serves as the founder and...

Traditional Oxford United football shirt

The club was founded in 1893 as Headington, adding the suffix United the following year and renamed Oxford United in 1960. Matches are played at the Kassam Stadium (capacity 12,500). The club is owned by chairman Nick Merry and managed by Jim...

Traditional PSG football shirt

Paris St. Germain (frequently shortened to just PSG) is the pre-eminent football club in Paris. It was founded in 1970 via a merger of Paris FC (a pool of financial investors) and Stade Saint-Germain. After 20,000 subscriptions from individuals...

Traditional Peterborough United football shirt

The club was formed in 1934 and played in the now defunct Midland League. It was admitted to the Football League proper in 1960, replacing Gateshead F.C. The club plays at the London Road ground which was originally built in 1913 and has a...

Traditional Plymouth Argyle football shirt

Founded in 1886 as Argyle F.C. the club turned professional in 1903. Its ground is called Home Park (capacity 20,922) and in December 2006 the club completed the purchase of the stadium from Plymouth City Council, releasing the ground from a 125...

Traditional Port Vale football shirt

The club was founded in 1876 and plays at Vale Park in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent (capacity 20,000). In February 2006, the pop star Robbie Williams, a long-time supporter, bought £240,000 worth of shares in the club. In December 2006 the club...

Traditional Portsmouth football shirt

In 1996 Terry Venables became chairman after buying the club for £1, but by 1998 he had sold his shareholding Martin Gregory. In December 1998 Portsmouth went into financial administration and Milan Mandaric saved the club with a takeover deal in...

Traditional Preston North End football shirt

PNE were a founder member of the English Football League in 1888 and were the first English football champions. Originally founded as a cricket...

Traditional PSV football shirt

PSV (Philips Sport Vereniging - trans: Philips Sports Union) is a general sports club (comprising 17 different sports sections) whose professional football team plays in the Dutch Eredivisie. The club was founded in 1913 as a works team for...

Traditional QPR football shirt

'QPR' was founded in 1882. In 2007 QPR was taken over by Flavio Briatore and other major shareholders Lakshmi Mittal and F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone. The club plays at Loftus Road (Rangers Stadium) in the Shepherd's Bush area of London (stadium...