The ultimate English league table over the last 50 years - where does your team rank?

Which is the best team in the recent history of English football?

By Nancy Frostick
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019, 17:24
Liverpool

It's a debate that will rage on long after league titles have been won and lost - but where does your team rank in the list of best-ever English sides? Click and scroll through the list below to see the ultimate English league table based on the average finishes of every team in the last 50 years....

Average 50-year position: 99.8
Average 50-year position: 94.0
Average 50-year position: 92.0
Average 50-year position: 84.9
Average 50-year position: 84.0
Average 50-year position: 79.9
Average 50-year position: 79.1
Average 50-year position: 78.9
Average 50-year position: 78.4
Average 50-year position: 77.1
Average 50-year position: 76.9
Average 50-year position: 75.2
Average 50-year position: 75.2
Average 50-year position: 74.0
Average 50-year position: 72.0
Average 50-year position: 71.6
Average 50-year position: 71.1
Average 50-year position: 69.5
Average 50-year position: 68.0
Average 50-year position: 66.5
Average 50-year position: 66.5
Average 50-year position: 65.0
Average 50-year position: 64.1
Average 50-year position: 64.1
Average 50-year position: 63.2
Average 50-year position: 62.6
Average 50-year position: 62.4
Average 50-year position: 62.0
Average 50-year position: 60.8
Average 50-year position: 60.7
Average 50-year position: 60.5
Average 50-year position: 59.5
Average 50-year position: 58.1
Average 50-year position: 57.7
Average 50-year position: 57.5
Average 50-year position: 57.1
Average 50-year position: 56.9
Average 50-year position: 56.4
Average 50-year position: 55.9
Average 50-year position: 55.6
Average 50-year position: 55.5
Average 50-year position: 52.9
Average 50-year position: 52.5
Average 50-year position: 51.6
Average 50-year position: 51.5

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Average 50-year position: 47.8
Average 50-year position: 46.9
Average 50-year position: 46.9
Average 50-year position: 46.5
Average 50-year position: 46.3
Average 50-year position: 46.2
Average 50-year position: 45.3
Average 50-year position: 45.3
Average 50-year position: 44.4
Average 50-year position: 41.5
Average 50-year position: 40.3
Average 50-year position: 40.3
Average 50-year position: 39.8
Average 50-year position: 36.1
Average 50-year position: 33.3
Average 50-year position: 33.2
Average 50-year position: 33.2
Average 50-year position: 32.3
Average 50-year position: 30.8
Average 50-year position: 27.0
Average 50-year position: 26.8
Average 50-year position: 26.4
Average 50-year position: 26.3
Average 50-year position: 25.8
Average 50-year position: 25.7
Average 50-year position: 24.4
Average 50-year position: 23.7
Average 50-year position: 23.0
Average 50-year position: 22.8
Average 50-year position: 22.4
Average 50-year position: 22.3
Average 50-year position: 22.2
Average 50-year position: 22.1
Average 50-year position: 21.9
Average 50-year position: 19.1
Average 50-year position: 17.2
Average 50-year position: 15.1
Average 50-year position: 15.1
Average 50-year position: 14.4
Average 50-year position: 14.4
Average 50-year position: 10.8
Average 50-year position: 9.2
Average 50-year position: 8.7
Average 50-year position: 5.0
Average 50-year position: 4.9
Average 50-year position: 3.5