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Football League Chronological Club Positions from Season 1888-89 to 2019-20

Chart of respective English Football League finishing positions for all 141 clubs who have participated in the English Football League from Season 1888-89 to Season 2019-20. Forest Green Rovers became the latest club to join the League.

Preston North End till Bury
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Clubs (141)89909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141520212223242526272829303132333435363738394748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899000102030405060708091011121314151617181920

English Football

Preston North End11222144941215161737182141210121419119219161616182112641316713921171439772161721114193212922101731217132014221181921986371020141616232321661917172155115155148121554715617221514531111714CH

Aston Villa Results

Aston Villa28944131161115825485271262214910566156108342521313219112861012156111362010142119715191616211018214131421648871116101016222172177210184576688166101611666916151517201345PL

Wolverhampton Results

Wolverhampton Wanderers3446119111410384131411814206978951094191517221641516179412015171552235621416312361123185162162171613495121220115186182122222234111012111184203977123520975711517202317141517PL

Blackburn Rovers Results

Blackburn Rovers43699458141561494161513912144312151320111514816121812761016158152212161172114166149364421017816117102248198211031311512522241011651912555196421713619112106151561071510151917891522215CH

Bolton Wanderers Results

Bolton Wanderers5953513104811172101218726619120248617636134384714151417213213207818171416851451889154618111821399121716227111104411722181922101718213106413214320118663161786871613141418714182422123L1

WBA Results

West Bromwich Albion651212881316127141318171810445311191051011413716213228762647918162210772141613421713114541091410146138101617162286376310417111712221520920237421191116101221621921719412021110817131410204CH

Football League

Accrington76101115

Everton Results

Everton8215362374411721232113112104211151167205717112011822111114816171411014181822716211151516161554134116531141517741193419158771214869121317156151714131615717411655877651111788PL

Burnley Football Results

Burnley91187659101613173918511977141483212421315171920519192181919131215136142315101014671077671423912314141414217161021161113218121122114221016166113622179201527716191317151351881311219116715PL

Derby

Derby County107111013315231096126914111519654617201182112143321246261574624136144311111722182221167181216181398171814917314151219216161320731155162038692129816171918204203201814191210385966CH

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Notts County111038143210113515313151318161818159111619116216131109221615522116151822921111126111171519147202021232513724138201719714210145815617215152120874934211772442411688191523192113211911971220211716523

Stoke City Results

Stoke1212137111461316129161661612102010 (Stoke City)102022162021156111131121041017741511191320211151351151718811711101218199131715551221731811181318221081113241441101141223865521111213821211131413999131916CH

Sunderland Results

Sunderland71121515273213651410163838178512122373315491113126218816920831212918492021151663321519171517211356641206421719161321182011161918211220118317717203120115161310131714161720245L1

Darwen1431569111518

Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest107713118118451091619191414201517201818181202022175101110171151791918202011192141474157210132014199135182111815162114716831257125398833988222392012014111661423742193619811141621179CH

Sheffield Wednesday

The Wednesday (1930 Sheffield Wednesday)12128765181891193135511653187221010881411614113331132022173204822111819221142215266681711191522151410192220814143104628513111618337713157161219172022165199161222152181613641512CH

Manchester United Results

Newton Heath (1903 Manchester United)16163624441015533281135113414181213224142915181217221262051212142224218451192771519214121188818211361092833444112111362112112111313321112121745626PL
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Clubs (141)89909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141520212223242526272829303132333435363738394748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899000102030405060708091011121314151617182PL

Birmingham Football Results

Small Heath (1906 Birmingham)12121546832172117792011201612314631181714814171115111991320191211182131172243671612139191917202022101047189210191719131121313161720221191923712219221151074555131012182192918412211010191917L2

English Football

Sheffield United2106122116214104761341712691415106142011105145813112015710221137326122238111201322763425101219910219621014136221112201221111318792122139142089568161013388218938233575111101PL

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`Manchester City Results

Ardwick (1895 Manchester City)5139263171118123517319117156135721081110213183814165491215110721215201774185201613122161111511310114111488241517121020431521921455916171814223218191681514910531212431

Football League

Burton Swifts (1902 Burton United)6611111413131518101314171920

Northwich Victoria

Northwich Victoria7151L1

Football League

Bootle81819

Lincoln City98131316141298510129131920152081916211413198151126521182244271712122451151616818201913222222112222241388215101251916247246141921241010141081812189323151822676751513202371920

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Crewe Alexandra10121616662015111517911186101413620888101279161016222424241814910322101454231515242121181612152423182423161012171731222663356111819142221821221320221810713192024171512L2

Burslem Port Vale (1920 Port Vale)11715149119129131617161317181716888921152017818211115181081313121321171222151137123132219131813417156206121921162019732312412113111524321712819212311141771813122318101112391812212020L2

English Football

Walsall Town Swifts (1897 W.T)121014121061216831921141814171716541410172121531419152424242320152061214211919912713122091715871562222020106116832424161551021112192224181722142411213102019913143141921L2

Liverpool Results

Liverpool1161592101115171115816213171216134411124791651291014187191811111111289111722113344331817153255312211211511121212126684343743254533427687268442PL

New Castle United Football Results

Newcastle United41055213563144141414831411158574961019101917115216841995245481615811171911821117811520109712119151515521891195314111782031120136221313111143514713121811251610151811013PL

Arsenal Results

Woolwich Arsenal (1914 The, 1928 Arsenal)98710578743210127146181010203510917111920211109141211163151315653112955123131110781314794121521016178574351067746141410412531222121244343434432565PL

Football League

Middlesbrough Ironopolis11

Football League

Rotherham Town (1926 Rotherham United)141215141914162014191721911176112226191253191718208159147147182111148521153164201713172018121414211923211151716239522211517242023914591024212124422L1

English Fooball

Bury111914101257812171716717131820111011511116254195215135412101431016172012182017201713152141071188181619222211922912414137151921129515420161413572171343117221516227121719211349214221231419242L1

Leicester till Swindon
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Clubs (141)89909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141520212223242526272829303132333435363738394748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899000102030405060708091011121314151617181920

Leicester Results

Leicester Fosse (1920 Leicester City)48973511141518147322051510151819141293121177328161919172161162299191514551215118191261441118781321311216918711221712183151519201315132246421591010813202181516192215109611411299PL

Football League

Burton Wanderers7415

Football League

Loughborough1213161718

Gainsborough Trinity791413131812961514119181820

Blsckpool Results

Blackpool81116121314151514131520127142016104419541769198120202211410212155916739761924781120131318171322382226757105201218231221621291019235418201237121422716131416193191661951520242271210L1

English Football

Luton Town815179457167813713761464211271313101719836210168172213132218216171326131222076131865118161397915171820202016243171213222910110232424811421CH

Football League

Glossop North End21858111712161517861418181720

Football League

New Brighton Tower5104

Barnley

Barnsley1116151188712816179196453121639111518111316171921811620142111012913152022211819142217820182024161621071222141315126741126101411121114719816131861021913416231912135201820181721212311614222CH

Chesterfield (1905 Chesterfield Town)7141661151818191913437471611411721210115116416614211312666681618241915161220157201513165151418920451124131171718227181312837101092431820201716218108122816182424

Middlesborough Results

Middlesbrough1462131015181169171671631213881822139122116718171620147541116199618132112146713551241017212644794171312141291422161719212318217221911219291214121111714121319111271612421957CH

Stockport County17171716101213181317161912141622120131922632271233751229417810103111097592110131619172413113924112311242021141817162018161222111920204256411928161719241419242284182424

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Bristol City644412108161913168138322122341122020162215191513162837161510155311113171022146145251519161419851652181713202123144596511291715132313522499733792410101520241211817118CH

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Doncaster Rovers7161891810845141515651182222121311116131218171422221711211614912310111231217221710812221231923214111324232011211615913192411081131412212412213213156L1

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Bradford City10811511875111391115152115181616226118107116201221143514221971516521893111922523519231154101924168101742215514212711310414238161071462113217201519231111221091418187117551124L2
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Clubs (141)89909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141520212223242526272829303132333435363738394748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899000102030405060708091011121314151617181920

Chelsea Results

Chelsea3213111932188193189192153439212121819128131020151813132019198116121114181222253596536712172111216224121218166141815111411141111643566421122312633110153PL

Hull City Results

Hull City598435712771113512171013714122168115132253711517101818151922852211110108411217111351213981414228202482436141521142414209824172221146111322182131719118216184181813CH

Football League

Leeds City61012121711196415

English Football

Clapton Orient (Orient, Leyton Orient)201714151644146915715191011202020221219162011141412192019171918191814112115121710192221619221418181171715412131914111417222011225786141310718242116116195181819113201414177207323824L2

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Oldham Athletic362718942171919227187107183121816921744519116111541221020191521231211292020101624193114118171381411151171914831016811719211418231320141595151910681016171619151517172114L2

Fulham Results

Fulham410710891112697102012191821579131679118121511117182288149115210172016152020182222422091391217101020133411922189420219122181726191131491312161771289121917206319CH

Tottenham Results

Tottenham Hotspur215151217172016212151215132110123823225105868511210161618231831324683761136811199223111410448310313631015815781014111012910149551184545653234PL

football results

Bradford Park Avenue161012111329112221255231346685151620717161417226879162320221411411211371123242424

Huddersfield

Huddersfield Town1317513821714311122161054621631515192019201519212312211291462076128461461152221102459119141731213161723148113151158201610822622494151096341917161951620CH

West Ham United Results

West Ham United7542131318617177182220734691112671913121413816816141681214912161281720146181318172057198916315161972222131410148591571846915109172031013127111310PL

South Shields

South Shields9861399101922107

English Football

Rotherham County (1926 Rotherham United with Rotherham Town)17191621422

English Football

Coventry City2021201819221615201161412623184481016127216149816192515144110312020610181916141419710151614191918171010712161915111616171115141911201219817211719182315181782368L1

Cardif Results

Cardiff City24921116146228229192219201810131541032121020172115921521101513202013573192017212181991519202152122132162113911922227213212461316111312744612011812218CH

Leeds

Leeds United14871181921213521289181119913221815556101042817152114195122441222319510951192081071447101411755131154345151914524542714131515137133CH

Crystal Palace Results

Crystal Palace114161521136529245125614721813227241913222023201478215112711711220182021205539113221515181556631531020119362014152110146186125152120175111015141112PL

Southhampton Results

Southampton211157141317479141214191719151814334121321631446141861154219167197191320136921486712251412121371416181810171612171510118122012620237221487681716PL

QPR Results

Queens Park Rangers3511221922141063813164134936211320162220181518101013834131514312229114281121419205851519131659111211598199212010238421121181411131172042012181619CH

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Swindon Town469646561014121722816191389416414171618192124234151616921421789251211162241911105101722817813126421852221119181724201310512233131552416841622913L2
88899091929394959697989900010203040506070809101112131419202122232425262728293031323334353637384647484950515253545556575859606162636465666768697071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141516171819
Clubs (141)89909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141520212223242526272829303132333435363738394748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899000102030405060708091011121314151617181920

Swansea till Gateshead
Season88899091929394959697989900010203040506070809101112131419202122232425262728293031323334353637384647484950515253545556575859606162636465666768697071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141516171819
Clubs (141)89909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141520212223242526272829303132333435363738394748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899000102030405060708091011121314151617181920

Swansea Results

Swansea Town5103415126191520151019171316181921518181911201010101911127201519221721151031114231422115331236212120241261217201951310225207123202110367187311912812151810CH

Watford Results

Watford6710201115211581518111115654441615176232110472111161544171739123611918221972387121892211111292041520101619723131520914131618320613161411313213171411PL

Milwall

Millwall Athletic (1926 Millwall)7126353311414149721121281131822822542125221723956116212287101083111220310162114169179291611020515731222141810514910102310175391620192246821CH

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Merthyr Town8111713221417212022

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Bristol Rovers1014139171910191920151897817151522142059671996910691721191261651516366521918151816192215756161985113132484101751372123201512126161111221314233101315L1

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Plymouth Argyle1122222234118414108751315191720214141920211831191151220151816225171588172162119151571081915271618161822143214192213121218117141110212323212110752720L2

Potsmuth Results

Portsmouth123714112202013489101410919171281174151431219202220211161920121451517161617151722202474613116442192012179317182172019182017113161798142016222413166184L1

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Northampton Town1417889121823461481371579171314202218351311141386381112212117211472123516222101913102215182381620221016202217114422318202467214921111620621121162215L2

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Newport County15202210617991618212118222119161221215211161515191912111713132420151691812222122145912221916831216413181924241492222117L2

Norwich City Results

Norwich City161518111216161717822103114111714212121101123471172484241713176131191311101202231016131612203141420151441015183122016131591215681199161722121211183198141PL

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Southend United1722151910111971211531316211810121289183798161047781220168141221667171821412182310213221715222093172132121815131424241816111217174122682313411551571019L1

Brighton

Brighton & Hove Albion1819458544155481210973531722681357262611214162222811519101251422219194242161913229611222191862391416232323171111234202418716131104620321517PL

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Exeter City19212016720128211613729112221171415111216142317922162124592118174172214201718915810972179811181924182114221311620192222142215122119162321882310161014549L2

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Reading2013191814114181519212432356591021032118181713561118720613845148211676732181710122139113221810151281219182411103249718184951197191732020CH

English Football

Brentford21914172118111213235141566182115189910172111682361723116523914115143221981815410199892013101112713612216215421117143161743241419119325910911CH

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Gillingham22181615131020162221162171720161122222221104102222117152051761111202024139210151274161561384551323141511211619211843131211212214162252188117129201713L1

Football League

Darlington29611521719311112216512221918171641718232121151518201615713121917222165221219242021201119212281317143132313241241521205181911420151418881161224

English Football

Hartlepools United4152120617152182013141112862021131916181691718542171924232224231518832223231820111314222113199142223197181619193111623182020172274726621215192016132319221623
Season88899091929394959697989900010203040506070809101112131419202122232425262728293031323334353637384647484950515253545556575859606162636465666768697071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141516171819
Clubs (141)89909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141520212223242526272829303132333435363738394748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899000102030405060708091011121314151617181920

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Accrington Stanley5813171821918161314132018913222220620132322241523321924182420171615514181517413114L1

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Stalybridge Celtic711

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Southport9177420128129571218212114164211521162117611115222324211417132120102148228712311232323

Football League

Ashington10198109161822

Football League

Durham City11201513132021

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Wrexham121016161913113173102611188101473920141838181412121823163923142478929161241365115161621222015139117212414212138871711102331322131924

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Barrow1518221422221920221659817151621139713151912191217221018231822992421123819232422

Football League

Nelson1612128522151922

Football League

Wigan Borough175101117182041810

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Tranmere Rovers18161221795712441176319122101811541112141916231172021158755419716182010162241412231521111910619201424514455131114151324127831891171918121121246L1

Football League

Halifax Town19714954121321171715921771812222119212220142314191179159182410231512112183172091724212023182319112121201518212322202210182324

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Rochdale20122632131710212118222020181715612731121221912121310241217127206212119391618132419151824202415212022171821211812128119151514181910851921914956392412381092016L1

Football League

Aberdare Athletic8211218922

Charlton

Charlton Athletic1612141521131111315102251224319139201710591514223871015204181619153202021111439717192231317131721917141916712111561541819141271113191124413191812221363CH

Football League

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Football League

New Brighton17312101014131920211516221513161822171424

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English Football

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York City61292012151612112015131422171042241171332156142232422212113419183152124221017241771872023111321194592020162120171410241771824

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Gateshead9271919142151014452858471317142022
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Thames Association till Salford City
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Clubs (141)89909192939495969798990001020304050607080910111213141520212223242526272829303132333435363738394748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899000102030405060708091011121314151617181920

Football League

Thames Association2022

Football League

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Mansfield Town201617819914162281082618713181662022201447319920156721617111121182372010191431019151524322126191112817133235131617231121121284L2

Aldershot171418112218102019212018121917141519182213107119181710915613174820211755106161851316620242223156141124

Ipswich

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Scunthorpe United12141533914118159492218418231612174241824192014121416234219158441185141171213842310852221212362024182121673523L2

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English FOotball

Colchester United161022232412312592321217234132261061122311223875226687659222410171078418181715121115210241281010201619238138L2

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