The United Kingdom have always had the biggest clubs in the world. With numerous trophies won and some of the most exciting games in the world being played in the country. Here, we’ll go over some of the biggest clubs in the UK and how they got to where they are today.
Manchester United aren’t just one of the biggest clubs in the United Kingdom, they’re one of the biggest clubs in the world. Nobody has won the English top-flight more than them with a record 20 titles to their name. The club has also won 12 FA Cups, 5 football league cups, 21 community shields and 3 Champions League titles. Manchester United reportedly have 650 million fans across the planet with a massive 18.9 million Twitter followers. Some of the biggest players of all time have played for the club including Cristiano Ronaldo, Ryan Giggs and Edwin Van Der Sar to name just a few. Sir Alex Ferguson is also one of the best managers of all time who spent 27 long years in charge of the club.
Liverpool FC are also a huge club in England and in Europe. The club won the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League which was their sixth title in the clubs history. They have also won 18 First Division titles, 7 FA Cups, 8 Football league cups and 15 Community shields in their rich history. Liverpool have also had some world-class players playing for them including Steven Gerrard, Fernando Torres, Ian Rush and Luis Suarez. The club have a reported 100 million followers across the planet including 11.1 million Twitter followers.
Moving to Scotland, Celtic FC have been a massive club for years with a huge 50 Scottish first division titles to their name. Add this to their 39 Scottish Cups, 18 Scottish League Cup titles and their 1 UEFA Champions League title back in 1967 which makes them one of the most successful clubs in the United Kingdom and one of the oldest clubs in the world. The club have over 600 thousand followers on Twitter and have had numerous world-class players at the club including Swedish legend Henrik Larsson and Kenny Daglish.
Other clubs in the United Kingdom who are strongly followed around the world are clubs such as Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City. Although these clubs aren’t as big as Manchester United and Liverpool, they have huge followings across the globe with a combined 380 million fans between the 3 clubs. Manchester City are making their own history at the moment whereas Arsenal and Chelsea have had incredible players and massive amounts of success in the past.