In the 2019/2020 season, London boasts five representatives in the Premier League.
The Balls are one of the most titled teams in English football. For their 133-year existence, they have 13 Champions League titles, 13 Football Association Cups, 2 League Cups, 1 KNC and a Champions League Final lost to Barcelona.
Undoubtedly Arsenal is one of the most beloved teams on the Island, holding two unique records: a lossless season and the longest run in England's elite. The only dropout of the "artillerymen" from the higher echelon was in 1913, but since then they have been invariable participants in the masters.
The Blues have repeatedly defended the honor of English teams in Europe in recent seasons. The West London team won the Champions League in 2012, triumphed twice in the Europa League (2013 and 2019), and also won several English titles.
The Roman Abramovich era proved to be extremely successful for the club, because before his arrival, Chelsea's club showcase was much more empty - a 1955 title, several FA Cups and two gold honors from the CNC.
The first team from London to win European honors. Tottenham were crowned with gold medals in the Cup Winners' Cup in 1963. In fact, the Spurs are the first team outside of the First Division to win the FA Cup.
Tottenham triumphed in the upper echelons in 1951 and 1961. The window shows 8 FA Cups, 4 League Cups and 2 UEFA Cups. The last Spurs trophy dates back to 2008, but in the last campaign they reached their first Champions League final, which was lost to Liverpool.
Others in the Premier League
The other teams from London to compete in England's elite this season are Crystal Palace and West Ham. The Eagles enjoy the most enthusiastic and dedicated support in the Premier League, and the Hammers continue to adapt to the new stadium. Both teams did not win the Premier League (Division One), but West Ham have one cup from the CNC tournament in the 60's.
According to the latest data, the hammers rank second in the highest average attendance rate for home games.
Playing in the Championship
Seven more teams from London develop professional football. The Championship is played by the teams of Brentford, Charlton Athletic, DAC, Millwall and Fulham, whose clashes are filled with huge charge and a lot of action both on the court and in the stands.
Fulham is the oldest club in the Football League (the first four levels - BA), and the CRC and Charlton boast trophies. The Hoops won the League Cup in 1967 and the Adiks triumphed in the FA Cup in 1947.
Millwall is known for his loyal supporters, and Brentford, though with more modest resources, is aiming for a first division appearance since 1993.
League 1 and League 2
AFC Wimbledon is the third-level representative of London, but MK Dons could be included in this list. After the disintegration of old Wimbledon, two clubs were formed, which are currently having a heated debate over who is the real heir to the Crazy Band.
The only player in League 2 from London is Leyton Orien. However, in the Fifth Division we find four clubs in the capital - Barnet, Sutton, Bromley and Dagenham and Redbridge.
Note: Watford and Luton teams are not included, although other sources consider them to be representatives of London.
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