68th And 48th

October 23, 2015

Which are the most successful football league clubs?

success-is-subjective[1]

Over the last 30 years it is………

Burnley, Preston North End and Swansea City who have experienced the biggest rise in fortunes.

This is based on the clubs that were in the top five tiers of English league football: both in 1985 and 2015.

At the other end, Luton Town, Grimsby Town Oxford United have suffered a major downturn in fortunes.

Club Badge Luton Town

Huddersfield Town are the only club in the top six tiers of the game that are in the same place.

In the overall league ladder they are 33rd now; just as they were in 1985.

Bristol Rovers are 68th and 48th in the success stakes.

There is a club by club summary of the last 30 years you can examine.

Eastville stadium images

It covers the entire period since Bristol Rovers were forced to leave Eastville Stadium for Twerton Park in Bath.

To find out more:-  CLICK HERE

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