THE UNOFFICIAL FOOTBALL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (#UFCC)

 

Back in Four-Four-Two Magazine in September 2004, and whilst I was on my honeymoon, I discovered that the team at the magazine had found out  who the Unofficial Football World Champions were. They laid down the gauntlett to try and discover who the club champions would be. So without further ado I set to work on trawling through over 150 years worth of League and Cup results.

 

But, where to start?? Should it be with the Wanderers who won the first ever FA Cup competition back in 1872 or some place else?

 

In the end, the verdict went to the game in which the first ever goal was scored in the FA Cup. That was Upton Park versus Clapham Rovers. Clapham eventually winning the game 3-0.

 

Each club is awarded a point for each match that they win and should a new team win the following match in consecutive order (irrespective of competition) that are deemed the Unofficial Football Club Champions. In the event of a draw, the championship is withheld until a winner of match is found. 

 

The team at 4-4-2 have fully researched the Unofficial World Champions and you can visit their website here for more information:

 

UFWC - Unofficial Football World Championships - Home Of International Soccer's REAL Champions

the lastest updates can be found on the Twitter feeds below.

 

There are a number of other different versions and these can be found as follows:

France, Germany, Portugal and the Women's world version.

 

In each of World Club version and the English versions, the unofficial competitions that took place in England during the two world wars have not been included. However, the lineage can be followed here for the First World War and Second World War. Both show where they merge back into the main versions.

 

     

 

Full World competition version

 

 

Current champion:

 

Kisvarda FC 

 

 

 

Top 10

 

 

Position

ClubUFCC Points PositionClubUFCC Points
1Aston Villa1016Arsenal77
2Blackburn Rovers977Sunderland74
3Everton898Sheffield United72
4Burnley839Bolton Wanderers68
5Preston North End7810West Bromwich Albion65

 

Latest list of champions can be viewed here.

 

1871 - 1890 1890 - 1900 1900 - 1910 1910 - 1920 1920 - 1930 1930 - 1940 1940 - 1950
1950 - 1960 1960 - 1970 1970 - 19801980 - 19901990 - 2000 2000 - 20102010 - 2020
2020 - 2030

 

 

Full English competition version (#EUFCC)

 

 Current champion:

 


 


Top 10

 

 PositionClubEUFCC Points PositionClubEUFCC Points
1Manchester United2816Aston Villa144
2Arsenal

271

7Blackburn Rovers135
3Liverpool2628Burnley134
4Everton1759Tottenham Hotspur130
5Chelsea16810Manchester City129

 

Full list of champions, click here

 

Full English results:

 

1871 - 18901890 - 19001900 - 19101910 - 19201920 - 19301930 - 19401940 - 1950
1950 - 1960

1960 - 1970

1970 - 19801980 - 19901990 - 20002000 - 2010

2010 - 2020

2020 - 2030

 

 

Tier 1 English version

Tier 2 English version

Tier 3 English version

Tier 4 English version

Tier 5 English version
 

First goalscorer

James Davenport for Bolton Wanderers

Morris for Ardwick

Macauley for Grimsby Town

Alan Woan for Northampton Town

John Daubney for Maidstone United

Fixture

Bolton Wanderers versus

Derby County

Ardwick

versus

Bootle

Grimsby Town versus Northampton Town

Port Vale

versus

Northampton Town

Maidstone United versus

Scarborough

Date of game8 September 18883rd September 189228 August 192023 August 195818 August 1979
Kick-off time3.45pmtbc3.30pm3.15pm3.00pm
Minute of game goal scored and time scored

2nd minute -

3.47 pm

in the first half3rd minute - 3.33pm

4th minute -

3.19pm

11th minute - 3.11pm
Final score

Bolton Wanderers

3-6

Derby County

Ardwick

7-0

Bootle

Grimsby Town

2-0

Northampton Town

Port Vale

1-4

Northampton Town

Maidstone United

2-0

Scarborough

Fixtures

1888 - 1900

1900 - 1910

1910 - 1920

1920 - 1930

1930 - 1940

1940 - 1950

1950 - 1960

1960 - 1970

1970 - 1980

1980 - 1990

1990 - 2000

1892 - 1900

1900 - 1920

1920 - 1930

1930 - 1940

1940 - 1950

1950 - 1980

1980 - 1990

1990 - 2000

2000 - 2010

2010 - 2020

1920 - 1930

1930 - 1940

1940 - 1960

1960 - 2016

1958 - 1970

1970 - 1980

1980 - 1990

1979 - 1990

1990 - 2000

2000 - 2020

 Full list of championsFull list of championsFull list of championsFull list of championsFull list of champions

 

Full Scottish competition version (#SUFCC)

 

As always, there was always one more unofficial project that needed to be completed and this was the Scottish version. There have been several attempts that I am aware of from information on Twitter but nothing that I can find on a website. Therefore, apologies to those that may have started this and already published their work.

 

There is no record of who the first ever goalscorer was in the Scottish FA Cup. However, it is recognised that the Renton versus Kilmarnock match was the first ever game in the competition.

 

1873 - 18901890 - 19001900 - 19101910 - 19201920 - 19301930 - 19401940 - 1950
1950 - 19601960 - 19701970 - 19801980 - 19901990 - 20002000 - 20102010 - 2020
2020 - 2030

 

WORLD CUP VERSION

including all qualification and Finals games

 

 

Full table

List of results

 

Latest updates from the full world country version: