A-Z INTERACTIVE GUIDE TO THE 92 FOOTBALL LEAGUE CLUBS SEASON 2009-10  
  Name (Official web site) Nickname (Wiki link) Founded (Previous name) Ground (Wikipedia link) Cap Chairman Manager (Wiki link) 2008-09 (Honours)  
 
Accrington Stanley FC The Stans 1968 Fraser Eagle Stadium 5,057 Eric Whalley John Coleman League Two 16th  
 
AFC Bournemouth The Cherries 1899 - Bournemouth & Boscombe Ath  Dean Court 9,600 Vacant Kevin Bond League Two 21st  
 
Aldershot Town FC The Shots 1992 EBB Stadium 7,100 John McGinty Gary Waddock League Two 15th  
 
Arsenal crest
Arsenal FC The Gunners 1886 as Dial Square Emirates Stadium 60,355 Peter Hill-Wood Arsene Wenger Premier 4th  
 
Crest of Aston Villa Football Club
Aston Villa FC The Villans 1874 Villa Park 42,640 Randy Lerner Martin O'Neill Premier 6th  
 
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Barnet FC The Bees 1888 Underhill Stadium 5,568 Anthony Kleanthous Ian Hendon League Two 17th  
 
Barnsley F.C. logo
Barnsley FC The Tykes 1887 as Barnsley St Peter's Oakwell 23,009 Patrick Cryne Simon Davey Championship 20th  
 
Birmingham City FC Blues 1875 as Small Heath Alliance St Andrew's Stadium 30,009 David Gold Alex McLeish Championship 2nd  
 
Badge of Blackburn Rovers FC
Blackburn Rovers FC Rovers 1875 Ewood Park 31,367 John Williams Sam Allardyce Premier 15th  
 
Blackpool logo
Blackpool FC The Seasiders 1887 Bloomfield Road 9,650 Karl Oyston Ian Holloway Championship 16th  
 
Badge of Bolton Wanderers
Bolton Wanderers FC The Trotters 1874 as Christ Church Reebok Stadium 28,723 Phil Gartside Gary Megson Premier 13th  
 
Bradford City A.F.C. logo
Bradford City AFC The Bantams 1903 Valley Parade 25,136 Julian Rhodes, Mark Lawn Stuart McCall League Two 9th  
 
Brentford FC The Bees 1889 Griffin Park 12,763 Greg Dyke Andy Scott League Two 1st  
 
Brighton & Hove Albion FC The Seagulls 1901 Withdean Stadium 8,850 Tony Bloom Russell Slade League One 16th  
 
Bristol City badge
Bristol City FC The Robins 1897 Ashton Gate Stadium 21,497 Stephen Lansdown Gary Johnson Championship 10th  
 
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Bristol Rovers FC Pirates, Gas 1883 as Black Arabs Memorial Stadium 12,011 Nick Higgs Paul Trollope League One 11th  
 
Burnley FC The Clarets 1882 Turf Moor 22,546 Barry Kilby Owen Coyle Championship 5th (Play-Offs)  
 
Burton Albion FC Brewers 1950 Pirelli Stadium 6,912 Ben Robinson Paul Peschisolido Conference National 1st  
 
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Bury FC The Shakers 1885 Gigg Lane 11,696 Vacant Alan Knill League Two 4th  
 
Cardiff City FC The Bluebirds 1899 as Riverside AFC Cardiff City Stadium 26,828 Peter Ridsdale Dave Jones Championship 7th  
 
Carlisle United's emblem
Carlisle United FC The Cumbrians 1904 Brunton Park Stadium 18,000 Andrew Jenkins Greg Abbott League One 20th  
 
Charlton Athletic crest
Charlton Athletic FC The Addicks 1905 The Valley 27,111 Richard Murray Phil Parkinson Championship 24th  
 
Chelsea FC The Blues 1905 Stamford Bridge 42,055 Roman Abramovich, Bruce Buck Carlo Ancelotti Premier 3rd, FA Cup Winners  
 
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Cheltenham Town FC The Robins 1887 Whaddon Road 7,066 Paul Baker Martin Allen League One 23rd  
 
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Chesterfield FC The Spireites 1867 Saltergate 8,504 Barrie Hubbard John Sheridan League Two 10th  
 
Colchester United FC The U's 1937 Community Stadium 10,000 Robbie Cowling Paul Lambert League One 12th  
 
Coventry City badge
Coventry City FC The Sky Blues 1883 as Singers Ricoh Arena 32,609 Ray Ranson Chris Coleman Championship 17th  
 
Crewe Alexandra badge
Crewe Alexandra FC Railwaymen 1887 as Crewe Alexandra Stadium 10,153 John Bowler Gudjon Thordarson League One 22nd  
 
Crystal Palace's emblem
Crystal Palace FC The Eagles 1905 Selhurst Park 26,309 Simon Jordan Neil Warnock Championship 15th  
 
Dagenham & Redbridge crest
Dagenham & Redbridge FC The Daggers 1992 Victoria Road 6,000 Dave Andrews John Still League Two 8th  
 
Darlington FC's crestı
Darlington FC The Quakers 1883 as Darlington Grammar School Balfour Webnet Arena 25,500 George Houghton Colin Todd League Two 12th  
 
Badge of Derby County F.C.
Derby County FC The Rams 1884 Pride Park 33,597 Andy Appleby Nigel Clough Championship 18th  
 
Doncaster Rovers club badge
Doncaster Rovers FC Rovers, Reds 1879 Keepmoat Stadium 15,231 John Ryan Sean O'Driscoll Championship 14th  
 
Everton's crest
Everton FC The Toffees 1878 as St Domingo Goodison Park 40,157 Bill Kenwright David Moyes Premier 5th  
 
Exerter City Club Badge
Exeter City FC The Grecians 1890 as Exeter United FC St James Park 8,830 Denise Watts Paul Tisdale League Two 2nd  
 
Fulham's crest since 2000.
Fulham FC The Cottagers 1879 as St Andrew's Craven Cottage 25,678 Mohamed Al-Fayed Roy Hodgson Premier 7th  
 
Gillingham FC The Gills 1893 as New Brompton KRBS Priestfield Stadium 11,582 Paul Scally Mark Stimson League Two 5th (Play-Offs)  
 
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Grimsby Town FC The Mariners 1878 as Grimsby Pelham Blundell Park 10,033 John Fenty Mike Newall League Two 22nd  
 
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Hartlepool United FC Monkey Hangers 1908 as Hartlepools United Victoria Park 7,691 Ken Hodcroft Chris Turner League One 19th  
 
Hereford United
Hereford United FC Whites, Bulls 1924 Edgar Street 5,300 Graham Turner John Trewick League One 24th  
 
Huddersfield Town FC The Terriers 1908 Galpharm Stadium 24,554 Dean Hoyle Lee Clark League One 9th  
 
Hull City FC The Tigers 1904 KC Stadium 25,404 Paul Duffen Phil Brown Premier 17th  
 
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Ipswich Town FC Tractor Boys 1878 Portman Road 30,311 Marcus Evans Roy Keane Championship 9th  
 
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Leeds United AFC Whites, Peacocks 1919 Elland Road 39,460 Ken Bates Simon Grayson League One 4th  
 
Leicester City crest
Leicester City FC The Foxes 1884 as Leicester Fosse Walkers Stadium 32,500 Milan Mandarić Nigel Pearson League One 1st  
 
The Leyton Orient Crest
Leyton Orient FC The O's 1881 as Eagle Cricket Club Matchroom Stadium 9,271 Barry Hearn Geraint Williams League One 14th  
 
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Lincoln City The Imps 1884 Sincil Bank 10,127 Steff Wright Peter Jackson League Two 13th  
 
Liverpool emblem
Liverpool FC The Reds 1892 Anfield 45,362 Tom Hicks & George Gillett Rafael Benitez Premier 2nd  
 
Macclesfield Town FC The Silkmen 1874 as Macclesfield Moss Rose 6,335 Mike Rance Keith Alexander League Two 20th  
 
Manchester City crest
Manchester City FC The Citizens 1880 as St Mark's City of Manchester Stadium 47,726 Khaldoon Al Mubarak Mark Hughes Premier 10th  
 
Manchester United's emblem
Manchester United FC The Red Devils 1878 as Newton Heath  Old Trafford 76,212 Joel & Avram Glazer Sir Alex Ferguson Premier 1st, League Cup  
 
Middlesbrough Football Club Crest
Middlesbrough FC Smoggies 1876 Riverside Stadium 34,988 Steve Gibson Gareth Southgate Premier 19th  
 
Millwall FC The Lions 1885 as Millwall Rovers The New Den 20,146 John Berylson Kenny Jackett League One 5th  
 
MK Dons badge
Milton Keynes Dons FC The Dons 2004 (ex-Wimbledon FC) stadium:mk 22,000 Pete Winkelman Paul Ince League One 3rd  
 
Morecambe FC Shrimps, Erics 1920 Christie Park 6,400 Peter McGuigan Sammy McIlroy League Two 11th  
 
Newcastle United FC Magpies, Toon 1881 as Stanley AFC St James' Park 52,387 Mike Ashley Chris Hughton (CT) Premier 18th  
 
Northampton Town logo
Northampton Town FC The Cobblers 1897 Sixfields Stadium 7,653 David Cardoza Stuart Gray League One 21st  
 
Badge of Norwich City
Norwich City FC The Canaries 1902 Carrow Road 26,034 Alan Bowkett Bryan Gunn Championship 22nd  
 
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Nottingham Forest FC Forest, Reds 1865 City Ground 30,602 Nigel Doughty Billy Davies Championship 19th  
 
Notts County FC The Magpies 1862 Meadow Lane 19,588 Peter Trembling Ian McParland League Two 19th  
 
Oldham Athletic FC The Latics 1895 as Pine Villa FC Boundary Park 10,638 Simon Blitz Dave Penney League One 10th  
 
Peterborough United FC The Posh 1934 London Road Stadium 15,460 Darragh MacAnthony Darren Ferguson League One 2nd  
 
Badge of Plymouth Argyle
Plymouth Argyle FC The Pilgrims 1886 as Argyle FC Home Park 19,500 Sir Roy Gardner Paul Sturrock Championship 21st  
 
Port Vale F.C. logo
Port Vale FC Valiants, Vale 1876 Vale Park 22,356 Bill Bratt Micky Adams League Two 18th  
 
Portsmouth Football Club Crest
Portsmouth FC Pompey 1898 Fratton Park 20,688 Sulaiman Al-Fahim Paul Hart Premier 14th  
 
Badge of Preston North End
Preston North End FC The Lillywhites 1881 Deepdale 24,525 Derek Shaw Alan Irvine Championship 6th  
 
Queens Park Rangers badge
Queens Park Rangers FC The Hoops, R's 1882 Loftus Road 19,128 Flavio Briatore Jim Magilton Championship 11th  
 
Reading logo
Reading FC The Royals 1871 Madejski Stadium 24,224 John Madejski Brendan Rodgers Championship 4th  
 
Rochdale badge
Rochdale AFC The Dale 1907 Spotland Stadium 10,249 Chris Dunphy Keith Hill League Two 6th  
 
Rotherham logo
Rotherham United FC The Millers 1925 Don Valley Stadium 25,000 Tony Stewart Mark Robins League Two 14th  
 
Scunthorpe United Logo
Scunthorpe United FC The Iron 1899 Glanford Park 9,183 J Steven Wharton Nigel Adkins League One 6th (Play-Offs)  
 
Sheffield United logo
Sheffield United FC The Blades 1889 Bramall Lane 32,609 Kevin McCabe Kevin Blackwall Championship 3rd  
 
Badge of Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday FC The Owls 1867 as The Wednesday Hillsborough Stadium 39,814 Lee Strafford Brian Laws Championship 12th  
 
Shrewsbury Town's emblem
Shrewsbury Town FC Salop, Shrews 1886 Prostar Stadium 9,875 Roland Wycherley Paul Simpson League Two 7th  
 
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Southampton FC The Saints 1885 as St Mary's YMA St Mary's Stadium 32,689 Markus Liebherr Alan Pardew Championship 23rd  
 
Southend United badge
Southend United FC The Shrimpers 1906 Roots Hall 12,306 Ron Martin Steve Tilson League One 8th  
 
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Stockport County FC Hatters, County 1883 as Heaton Norris Rovers Edgeley Park 10,651 Martin Reid Gary Ablett League One 18th  
 
Stoke City badge
Stoke City FC The Potters 1863 as Stoke Ramblers Britannia Stadium 28,383 Peter Coates Tony Pulis Premier 12th  
 
Sunderland A.F.C. crest
Sunderland AFC The Black Cats 1879 as Sunderland DT Stadium of Light 49,000 Niall Quinn Steve Bruce Premier 16th  
 
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Swansea City AFC Swans, Jacks 1912 as Swansea Town Liberty Stadium 20,532 Huw Jenkins Paulo Sousa Championship 8th  
 
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Swindon Town FC The Robins 1879 The County Ground 15,728 Andrew Fitton Danny Wilson League One 15th  
 
Torquay United FC The Gulls 1899 Plainmoor 6,104 Alex Rowe Paul Buckle Conference National  
 
Tottenham Hotspur FC Spurs 1882 as Hotspur FC White Hart Lane 36,310 Daniel Levy Harry Redknapp Premier 8th  
 
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Tranmere Rovers FC Super Whites 1884 as Belmont FC Prenton Park 16,567 Peter Johnson John Barnes League One 7th  
 
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Walsall FC The Saddlers 1888 as Walsall Town Swifts Bescot Stadium 11,300 Jeff Bonser Chris Hutchings League One 13th  
 
Watford badge
Watford FC The Hornets 1881 Vicarage Road 23,500 Giacomo (Jimmy) Russo Malky Mackay Championship 13th  
 
West Bromwich Albion crest
West Bromwich Albion FC The Baggies 1878 as West Bromwich Strollers The Hawthorns 28,003 Jeremy Peace Roberto di Matteo Premier League 20th  
 
Crest
West Ham Unired FC The Hammers 1895 as Thames Ironworks Boleyn Ground (Upton Park) 35,303 Andrew Bernhardt Gianfranco Zola Premier 9th  
 
Wigan Athletic crest
Wigan Athletic FC Latics 1932 JJB Stadium 25,138 Dave Whelan Roberto Martinez Premier 11th  
 
Badge of Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers Wolves 1877 as St Luke's Molineux Stadium 28,525 Steve Morgan Mick McCarthy Championship 1st  
 
Wycombe Wanderers badge
Wycombe Wanderers FC Blues, Chairboys 1887 Adams Park 10,000 Ivor Beeks Peter Taylor League Two 3rd  
 
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Yeovil Town FC The Glovers 1895 as Yeovil Casuals Huish Park 9,665 John Fry Terry Skiverton League One 17th  
                     
    Premier League (1st Flight) 2009-10   Click on the club name for a link to the official club website      
    Championship (2nd Flight) 2009-10   Click on the club nickname for a link to the club's Wikipedia entry      
    League One (3rd Flight) 2009-10   Click on the ground for a link to its Wikipedia entry      
    League Two (4th Flight) 2009-10   Click on the manager for a link to his Wikipedia entry      
                     
          Total capacities of all 92 League clubs:    2,022,736      
          Average capacity of League clubs:                21,986