The oldest football clubs: How every team ranks in order of when they were founded

The oldest football clubs: How every team ranks in order of when they were founded

Who are the oldest clubs in the Premier League and Football League?

Here, we a look at when each of the 92 clubs were founded - ranking them from youngest to oldest. Click and scroll through the page to discover where your club lies:

Initially a cricket team named The Wednesday Cricket Club after the day of the week on which they played their matches. The footballing side of the club was established to keep the team fit during the winter months.

89. Sheffield Wednesday (1867)

Initially a cricket team named The Wednesday Cricket Club after the day of the week on which they played their matches. The footballing side of the club was established to keep the team fit during the winter months.
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Forest formed as a part of a sports club called Nottingham Forest Football and Bandy club with a baseball sections being a large part of the club's early identity.

90. Nottingham Forest (1865)

Forest formed as a part of a sports club called Nottingham Forest Football and Bandy club with a baseball sections being a large part of the club's early identity.
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Founded as the Stoke Ramblers before changing their name to Stoke City in 1925. The Potters helped form the Football League in 1888.

91. Stoke City (1863)

Founded as the Stoke Ramblers before changing their name to Stoke City in 1925. The Potters helped form the Football League in 1888.
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A founding-member of the Football League in 1888, the Magpies are the oldest professional club in England.

92. Notts County (1862)

A founding-member of the Football League in 1888, the Magpies are the oldest professional club in England.
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