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Tottenham Hotspur Honors and Records

Located in North London, the UK, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is also known as Spurs. Its home ground is the White Hart Lane. The club motto is To dare is to do (Audere est Facere).

The Tottenham Hotspur Football in the Community Scheme is a non-profit making program which strives to create unique chances for young people from any part of the community.

Established four years ago, the program has matured into an innovative and sophisticated organization which helps in developing football from grass roots to excellence, tackling serious social issues, and now boasting wide-ranging community involvement.

Over the past few years, Spurs have become better and better and have finished in the top teams in the Premier League. Here are several honors and records of the Spurs.

Honors

FA Cup in 1901

FA Cup in 1921

League Champions in 1951

League Champions in 1961

FA Cup in 1961

European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1963

FA Cup in 1967

League Cup in 1971

UEFA Cup in 1972

League Cup in 1973

FA Cup in 1981

FA Cup in 1982

UEFA Cup in 1984

FA Cup in 1991

League Cup in 1999

League Cup in 2008

First Division Champions: in 1950-51 and 1960-61 seasons

First Division Runners-Up: in 1921-22, 1951-52, 1956-57, and 1962-63 seasons

Second Division Champions: in 1919-20 and 1949-50 seasons

FA Cup Winners: in 1900-01, 1920-21, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1966-67, 1980-81, 1981-82, and 1990-91 seasons

League Cup Winners: in 1970-71, 1972-73, and 1998-99 seasons

UEFA Cup Winners: in 1971-72 and 1983-84 seasons

Cup Winners Cup Winners: in 1962-63 season

Records

Record League Victory: 9-0 vs. Bristol Rovers (Division 2, in 22/10/1977)

Record Attendance: 75,038 vs. Sunderland (FA Cup 6th Round, in 05/03/1938)

Record Defeat: 0-7 vs. Liverpool (Division 1, in 02/09/1978)

Record Cup Victory: 13-2 vs. Crewe Alexandra (FA Cup 4th Round Replay, in 03/02/1960)

Record Transfer Fee Paid: £11m – Sergei Rebrov from Dynamo Kiev, (in 01/06/2000)

Record Transfer Fee Received: £14m – Michael Carrick from Man United, (in 31/07/2006)

Most League Appearances: Steve Perryman, 655 (in 1969/86 season)

Most League Goals in total: Jimmy Greaves, 220 (in 1961/70 season)

Highest League Scorer in a Season: Jimmy Greaves, 37 (Division 1, in 1962/63 season)

Most Goals scored in a season: Clive Allen, 49 (in 1986/87 season)

Most capped Spurs player: Pat Jennings, 74.

The 10 most successful clubs in the modern era of Premier League

The Premier League is 28 years old with only Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Everton having remained part of the furniture.

In total, there are 49 different clubs having competed in the top flight since its rebrand in 1992. We have ranked all 49 of those clubs based on total points accumulated, seasons spent in the league, and average points per game to figure out the 10 most successful clubs in the modern era of the league.

Total points 1992-2020

In spite of going seven seasons without winning the tittles, Manchester United retains a 223-point lead at the top of the Premier League table of all time. Arsenal is the only other team to have passed 2000 points and Chelsea and Liverpool complete the top four.

Here is the list of top ten:

10. West Ham – 1,137 points

9. Aston Villa – 1,258 points

8. Newcastle – 1,316 points

7. Manchester City – 1,450 points

6. Everton – 1,476 points

5. Tottenham – 1,654 points

4. Liverpool – 1,948 points

3. Chelsea – 1,997 points

2. Arsenal – 2,011 points

1. Manchester United – 2,234 points

Seasons spent in Premier League

Only six clubs have been able to take part in all of the 28 Premier League editions. Beyond that six, Newcastle United and Aston Villa have only spent three years outside of the top flight.

Of the rest, nine clubs, including Southampton, Fulham, Blackburn, West Brom, Leicester, Leeds, Bolton, Sunderland, and Stoke, have all endured spells in League One or below.

Average points per game

In terms of average points per game, the top 10 clubs in the league are below.

10. Everton – 1.37 points

9. Newcastle – 1.37 points

8. Blackburn – 1.39 points

7. Leeds – 1.48 points

6. Tottenham – 1.54 points

5. Man City – 1.63 points

4. Liverpool – 1.81 points

3. Chelsea – 1.86 points

2. Arsenal – 1.87 points

1. Man Utd – 2.08 points.

Football clubs that have won most trophies in the world (part 8)

Boca Juniors

In terms of the number of trophies, the most successful football team in Argentina is Boca Juniors. The club was also awarded an honorary title for their successful tour of Europe in 1925 by the Argentine Football Association. In fact, in terms of the number of complete international titles, the Argentinian team ranks third in the world, only after Real Madrid and Al Ahly.

They also have earned several international titles, including six Copa Libertadores, four Recopa Sudamericana, three Intercontinental Cups, and two Copa Sudamericana. In February 2011, Boca was named as the top South American club of the first decade of the 21st century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS).

Deportivo Colo-Colo (Chile, 54 trophies)

Deportivo Colo-Colo is the most successful football club in Chile. They have won more league titles (42) and more Copa Chile titles (11) than any other team in the country.

With the most number of supporters in Chile, Colo-Colo is the first Chilean football team to have won a continental tournament (the 1991 Copa Libertadores). In 2009, the IFFHS named them as the 20th century’s top club in Chile.

Zamalek (Egypt, 52 trophies)

Zamalek is a professional Egyptian football club that was the first team to win the 1921Sultan Hussein Cup in, the 1922 Egypt Cup, and the 1922-23 season of Cairo League. That has never relegated from the Premier League of Egypt. When it comes to continental trophies, the club has won five CAF Cham Cup Winners’ Cup.

Zamalek is also considered as one of the most successful football clubs in Africa. They are the first Egyptian team to win the Afro Asian Cup (in 1987) as well as to ever qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup (in 2000).

The Dirtiest Premier League Clubs Rankings

English football clubs are often criticized for playing dirty” football, being dangerous and not in the spirit of the match.

Controversy was definitely created last weekend when Ashley Cole tackled Javier Hernandez, but what do the numbers suggest on which parties are the worst behaving?

I’ve taken into account a lot of fouls and even the fair play and disciplinary table (figures from the Premier League website) and the general feeling that you get from watching any team play. The Football League website offers statistics for teams formerly active in the Championship.

5. Norwich City

The Norwich Premier League has a bad, but not catastrophic record, after back-to-back promotions.

They were placed on their 495 fouls in the midtable and were placed in the lower half this season with their six yellows and two reds. Norwich regularly depends on force to deal with other sides, a strategy that is likely to lead to low fair-play rankings.

4. Stoke City

Stoke City is commonly regarded as one of the dirtiest sides in the league. They may have finished at the bottom of last season’s fair play table, but they remain among the best behaved sides in the league in terms of fouls, yellows and reds.

Although the occasional really bad challenge (Ryan Shawcross on Ramsey) arises, they often play a strong, difficult, yet decent, extremely successful defensive game.

This does not substitute for the fairly routine crimes they perform, or their poor handling of opposition actors and arbitrators, but it does suggest that they are not as bad as anyone would say.

3. Newcastle United

With an impressive 75, Newcastle secured more yellow cards than any other team last season, but had only two players sent off. The Tyneside club, courtesy of a lack of regard for rivals and referees, wound up at the bottom of the fair play table.

Although weak discipline is not to be commended, in their first season back in the Premiership, a combative style helped Newcastle to achieve a decent 12th place finish.

2. Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn has long been seen as a dirty hand, and that evaluation is balanced by their disciplinary record. In the fair play league they finished 15th, and four reds and 64 yellows meant that in the punitive league they fared no better.

Tough, scrappy play will scare opponents and deliver results, as it did last weekend against Arsenal. If that comes at the expense of the place of a bad fair play league, so be it.

  1. Bolton Wanderers

For several years, Bolton have established the prestige of mentally psychic opponents well before the first ball.

The undisputed King of Fouling is Kevin Davies. He committed 115 offences last season, 40 more than the second worst offender. Davies has committed the most fouls of any player in the league in all but two seasons since 2003-04. He came in second in the other 2 years.

It takes more than one player’s acts, apparently, to make Bolton the dirtiest team in the league. Fortunately, he is ably assisted by his colleagues, who last season allowed the club to commit a total of 513 offences. They have tallied up 68 yellows and five reds to rate high among the league’s worst behaving sides.

They would probably have been one of the less well-behaved sides, even without Davies’ 10 Yellows.

Football clubs that have won most trophies in the world (part 7)

Liverpool (England, 59 trophies)

It is not enough to list the English football giants without mentioning Liverpool, in addition to other big names such as Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspur. Liverpool is the Premier League leaders after 29 years.

The club has won 6 European Cups, 4 UEFA Super Cups, and 3 UEFA Cups, which is a record that has not been broken by any English club. They have also 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 18 Premier League championships, 15 FA Community Shields, 8 League Cups, 7 FA Cups, and 1 Football League Super Cup in the bag.

Liverpool has been home to great football players like Kenny Dalglish, Steven Gerard, Luis Suarez, John Barnes, Xabi Alonso, and Steve McManaman. They are also the record holders in terms of finishing position in the league: the highest average league finishing position for the past five decades.

FCSB (Romania, 58 trophies)

FCSB (Fotbal Club Steaua București) originally belonged to the Romanian Army until 1998 when the club along with its facilities was separated from the armed forces. FCSB has never relegated from the Liga I – the topflight Romanian league. It has won 26 Liga 1 titles, 22 Cupa României, 6 Supercupa României, and 2 Cupa Ligii.

FCSB is a great record holder in its home country, with none of their records having been broken by any other club. In 1986, they won both the European Cup and European Super Cup.

Club Olimpia (Paraguay, 57 trophies)

Club Olimpia (internationally referred to as Olimpia Asunción), is the only club from Paraguay to have won a CONMEBOL title. In addition, they have also won 3 Copa Libertadores, 2 Recopa Sudamericanas, 1  Copa Interamericana, 1 Intercontinental Cup, and 1  Supercopa Sudamericana.

When it comes to domestic trophies, Club Olimpia has won 43 Primera División titles. This is a record that has not been broken by any other football club in the Paraguayan professional league.

Football clubs that have won most trophies in the world (part 6)

Juventus (Italy, 63 trophies)             

Juventus has won 35 Serie A titles, 13 Coppa Italias, and 8 Supercoppa Italianas. No other football team in Italy have ever broken their records up to now. Therefore, Juventus may be the most decorated and also the most successful football club in Italy.

In the continental and intercontinental competitions, Juventus have won two Intercontinental Cups, three UEFA Cups, two UEFA Super Cups, two UEFA Champions Leagues, one European Cup Winners’ Cup, and one UEFA Intertoto Cup.

Juventus ranks first as the most successful Italian club, according to the Italian Football Fedration (FIGC) ranking. In terms of the titles and trophies they have won, Juventus ranks 5th in Europe and 11th in the whole world. Legends such as Roberto Baggio and Michel Platini and stars such as Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo played some time in Juventus during their careers.

Galatasaray (Turkey, 61 trophies)

Galatasaray is the most successful club in Turkey. In addition to a number of domestic trophies (22 Super Lig titles, 18 Turkish Cups, and 16 Turkish Super Cups), they have also won UEFA Cup and UEFA Super Cup in 2000, which helped them become the first Turkish club to have won a big UEFA competition.

Galatasaray is also one of the three Turkish teams to have taken part in all seasons of the Super Lig since 1959. The four stars above their club crest is a symbol of their 20th championship in the Super Lig of Turkey with each star representing five championships.

Anderlecht (Belgium, 60 trophies)

Anderlecht is the most successful club in Belgium. They have won 34 Belgian First Division A and 5 European titles and also won the Belgian Cup nine times. Anderlecht is the only club in Belgium to have won the most consecutive Belgian league titles.

They have also won several European titles, such as 2 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cups, 2 UEFA Super Cups, and 1 UEFA Cup.

Football clubs that have won most trophies in the world (part 5)

Manchester United (England, 71 trophies)

Man United may not be the most successful football club in the world, but is widely believed to be the most successful club in England. In addition to their trophies including 21 FA Community Shields, 20 League titles, 12 FA Cups, and 5 League Cups, MU has been home to many famous football players such as David Beckham, Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo, Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs, Peter Schmeichel, Eric Contona, Marl Hughes, and Sir Alex Ferguson to name a few.

Led by Sir Alex Ferguson, MU won 38 trophies, consisting of 13 Premier League, 5 FA Cups, and 2 UEFA Champions Leagues. In 2019, the club also held a record as the world’s most valuable club with their value reaching up to $3.81 billion.

Ajax (Netherlands, 70 trophies)

With 34 Eredivisie titles, 19 KNVB Cups, 4 Champions Leagues, 3 UEFA Super Cups, 1 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, and 1 UEFA Cup, Ajax are the most decorated club in the Netherlands and are also one of four teams in the world to have won Club World Cup and three continental trophies in the same season. So, they are one of the highly-regarded clubs in the world.

The club is named after the mythological Greek hero Ajax whose portrait is on the club’s crest. Legendary Johan Cruyff played in Ajax from 1959 to 1973 and 1981 to 1983 and won three European cups with the club. He also managed the club from 1985 to 1988.

Bayern Munich (Germany, 70 trophies)

Bayern Munich is the best and most successful football club in Germany. The club has won 29 Bundesliga titles, 3 consecutive European Cups, and is the only German club to have won both Club World Cup and Intercontinental Cup.

Their major non-domestic trophies are one FIFA Club World Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one European Cup Winners’ Cup, one UEFA Cup, and two Intercontinental Cups.

Football clubs that have won most trophies in the world (part 4)

Benfica (Portugal, 84 trophies)

Benfica is the only football team in Portugal to have won the Primeira Liga 38 times, and Taco de Portugal 26 times. It is surely the most successful football club in Portugal. In terms of European competitions, Benfica’s best record is to have won two European Cups in a row, namely from 1960 to 1962.

The 84 trophies the club has in the bag include 80 domestic trophies (37 Primeira Liga titles, 26 Taça da Liga, Taça de Portugal, eight Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira, and three Campeonato de Portugal) and four international trophies (two European Cups, one Latin Cup, and one Iberian Cup). Benfica also hold the record of the record for the longest unbeaten run in Primeira Liga and the most consecutive wins in domestic league.

Olympiacos (Greece, 75 trophies)

Olympiacos are the most decorated club in Greece thanks to its 44 Greek Super League, 27 Greek Cup titles, and four Greek Super Cup titles.

When it comes to the number of trophies won, Olympiacos remain unrivalled in Greece since all other Greek football clubs have won a total of 39 league titles.

Olympiacos is the world’s only football club to hold the record of having won a series of five consecutive championships for five times. Olympiacos is also the first club in Greek to have won an international title (Balkans Cup in 1963).

Porto (Portugal, 74 trophies)

Porto has won 28 Primeira Liga, 21 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira, 16 Taça de Portugal, and four Campeonato de Portugal titles.

In terms of international torphies, Porto is the leading club in Portugal with seven trophies (two UEFA Champions Leagues and two UEFA Cups).

With 23 appearances in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, Porto has had the most appearances in the competition, only behinds Real Madrid and Barcelona with 24 appearances for each team. Porto are nicknamed Dragons for the fire-breathing dragon at the top club crest.

Football clubs that have won most trophies in the world (part 3)

Barcelona (Spain, 91 trophies)

Barcelona is usually considered to be the most successful football club of all time. Whether it is true or not, it is undoubted that the Catalan club is among the greatest clubs in the history of football. Barcelona’s motto means More Than A Club (Més que un club).  Unlike many other football clubs, Barcelona is owned and run by supporters.

Barcelona has earned 30 Copa del Rey, 26 LaLiga, 13 Supercopa de España, 3 Copa Eva Duarte, and 2 Copa de la Liga trophies. It is also the only football team the world to have won up to three trophies in two seasons, namely 2008-09 and 2014-15. In 2008-09 season they, Barcelona also won FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and Spanish Super Cup, to become the first Spanish football club to win six trophies just in one year.

Real Madrid (Spain, 90 trophies)

Only one trophy behind Barcelona, Real Madrid’s brightest record is their Champions League victories from 2016 to 2018 to become the only club to have won three Champions Leagues back to back.

In their country, Real is also a big record holder with the most domestic titles won and the most successive seasons won in a row. Although Real don’t rank first in the list of the football clubs having earned most trophies in the world, they are really successful and famous.

All in all, within their own country, Real have won 65 trophies, consisting of 19 Copa del Rey, 33 LaLiga titles, 11 Supercopa de España, a Copa de la Liga, and a Copa Eva Duarte. When it comes to European and international competitions, Real has 13 UEFA Champions League titles, 7 club world championships, 4 UEFA Super Cups, and 2 UEFA Cups in the bag. Real Madrid also hold the record for longest unbeaten run at home in LaLiga.

Football clubs that have won most trophies in the world (part 2)

Club Nacional de Football (Uruguay, 113 trophies)

Club Nacional de Football is the most successful club in Uruguay and also the third football team with most trophies in the world. The club has won the Primera División title 46 times, Copa de Honor 7 times, and Copa de Competencia 8 times. In addition, they have also won 21 international titles, including three Copa Libertadores.

Nacional is the only club of Uruguay to have won the Copa Interamericanas and the Recopa Sudamericana, which is an annual international football club competition held by CONMEBOL since 1988. According to International Federation of Football History and Statistics, Nacional is the seventh best football team in South America and the best team in Uruguay during the period from 2001 to 2010.

Atletico Penarol (Uruguay, 108 trophies)

Atletico Penarol is the second most successful football club in Uruguay and the fourth club with most trophies in the world. They were named South American Club of the Century in 2009 by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics that awarded them 531 points based on their victories in international competitions.

The club has won several worthy trophies, including Copa Libertadores (5 times), ntercontinental Cup (3 times), Intercontinental Champions’ Supercup (1 times), ICopa de Honor Cousenier (3 times), Tie Cup (1 time), and Supercopa Uruguaya (1 time).

Celtic (Scotland, 105 trophies)

Celtic is a football giant in Scotland and the world’s fifth football club with the most trophies. The club has won 50 Scottish League titles, 39 Scottish Cups, and 19 Scottish League Cups.

The golden era of Celtic was in 1966-67 when they reaped the European Cup to become the first British team to have won the trophy, in addition to the Scottish league championship, the League Cup, the Glasgow Cup, and the Scottish Cup altogether in just one season.

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