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Number One In The World

Posted by Keano! on June 4, 2009

Well, we’re joint number one in the world according to IFFHS (International Federation of Football History & Statistics), who aren’t exactly the most popular nor reliable source, but it is United on top of a list nevertheless.

Barcelona are occupying the slot with us after they completed a wonderful Spanish treble beating United in the final in Rome to finish the job off. United still had a wonderful season managing to win the Premier League, League Cup and World Club Cup along with a semi-final defeat in the FA Cup and a runners up position in the Champions League.

The top 5 clubs were as follows,

1. (2.) Barcelona (Spain) – 315 points

– (1.) Manchester United (England) – 315 pts.

3. (3.) Chelsea (England) – 276 pts.

4. (6.) Liverpool (England) – 248 pts.

5. (5.) Arsenal (England) – 247 pts.


Its heavily dominated by English clubs with the next Spanish club listed at 26 (Athletico Madrid) with Real Madrid pushed back to 36. Italy and other countries have also disappointed…


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