Most Powerful European Football (Soccer) Leagues

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What league has Europe's most greatest Football teams?

The Top Ten

1 Premier League (England)

The home country of the Football has the most professional clubs in the world and it's first division the Premier League has names like Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, and Liverpool - MatrixGuy

MU, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Man City, Tottenham, Everton, the first 4 (or maybe 3) all capable to win the Champion's League, the last 3 all capable to win the UEFA league, best league hands down

It is a very competitive league where even the Last teams fighting relegation are bound to beat the Top flight teams. It's a league where all teams fight till the last game of the season

The EPL is the most competitive and also the most attractive for US fans, ManU, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham are great teams but they all got defeated in Champions League/Europa League by various consecutive seasons in hands of Spanish teams (Real Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Atletico Madrid)

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2 Primera Division (Spain)

HOW ARE THEY 3RD? They have 3 of the strongest teams in the world (Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona). Look at the Champion's league 2014: All 3 of those teams are in the quater finals and 2 will definitely go through to the semis only because Barcelona and atletico Madrid are facing each other (Real Madrid). For Germany, there are only 2 but 1 will go through (Real Madrid has a 3-0 aggregate over Dortmund) and the Premier League has 2 teams but none will go through (PSG has a 3-1 aggregate over Chelsea and there is a 1-1 aggregate with Bayern Munich and Manchester Untited. THEY SHOULD BE FIRST

With having 2 of the most dominating teams in the entire football world, which have a classic face off, la Luca break records every year, with only la liga players winning the ballon dor since 2008 (Ronaldo with Manchester United), it clearly states that this league is the most dominant on the planet. With both Merengues and Cules having won 16 Champions League titles. So, this clearly means that, this duopoly (or whatever it is called) is more stronger than all the premier league teams and we have all seen that these teams down ever time they face the Bavarians or any premier league teams.

Maybe premier league is more enjoyable but, this league as the best teams by far, you have just to look champions and europa league.

THE REAL best league in the world, as it has proven in the toughest test, dominating European competition.

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3 Bundesliga (Germany)

If you really follow the Bundesliga youll see that it has better matches than Primera Division the good thing in Spain are Real Madrid And Barca but they have no competion - Villafranca

For a moment, I would think that maybe Premier League is better than Bundesliga. But La Liga? Damn no. Bundesliga has much more competition than La Liga. Added to that, Bundesliga teams have a better average success rate in European competitions according to statistics. Hands down deserving at least second.

The most competitive league. 4 winners in the past 6 years, unlike La Liga, only Barcelona & Real Madrid.

Very competitive and high quality throughout the league. Many exciting teams.

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4 Serie A (Italy)

Most champions league winner(12).. & most europa league winner(09)
In recent five year they won 2 champions league

The Leagua with teams like AC Milan, Juventus Torino, Internazionale Milano, Fiorentina, AS Roma is valued the most powerful in the world - MatrixGuy

Cant go past the Serie A. With the likes of Juventus, AC Milan, Inter Milan, AS Roma & SS Lazio its got to be the best league!

Aside from a poor few years this past decade, Serie A should be at least in the top three.

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5 Superliga (Turkey)

A very underrated league. The Turkish Super League is the fifth wealthiest league in the world. Has produced some wonderful home grown talent, as well as being one of the pioneers of introducing some fantastic African players to the Turkish league and consequently on to some of the other major leagues of Europe.

Galatasaray are the royalty of Turkish football, with a proud history in various other sports too, such as basketball and swimming and much more. Fenerbahce, is thought of as the peoples team. Also, is probably the wealthiest Turkish football club. There is also one other Istanbul giant, namely Besiktas. In the the shadows of their bigger city rivals, nevertheless, able to mix it up once in a while with the bigger boys. There are lots of medium sized teams too, such as Trabzon Spor, etc. All in all, as regards to standards of Stadiums, training facilities, expertise of personnel etc, well the Turkish Super league is more than equal to the best in the world.

Lets ...more

I've watched a random game once time. The crowded was amazing and their show with phones flash was just perfect.

Superliga have important players

Galatasaray, Fenerbahce, Besiktas and Trabzonspor is the bigger team of this league. Galata, Fener and Besiktas is the Istanbul teams. But Trabzonspor is the Anatolian team. Trabzonspor have 7 Turkish Super League, 8 Turkish Cup. Trabzonspor is best Anatolian team of the Turkey. And Trabzonspor have a great stadium, nice city and amazing fans. One of the four major team Trabzonspor Turkey. The only tems of challanga of the 3 Istanbul team.

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6 Ligue 1 (France)

Guys... Seriously.

Paris and Monaco are the biggest spenders worldwide, with players like Ibrahimovic, Cavani, Thiago Silva, Falcao, Pastore, Lucas Moura, Moutinho, Veratti, etc...
Paris has 1 C2 cup & 1 final, and several CL semi-finals. Its was in 1/4 finals last year.
Monaco has 1 CL final a few years ago and several semi-finals too.

Marseille represents 1 Champions league win, 1 final and several semi-finals. It's also 2 UEFA Cup finals, and 10 championships and 10 cups. It dominated Europe's football during the 90s along with Milan AC. And it was again in CL 1/4 finals only 2 years ago. Might be one of the hottest public in Europe too.

Lyon won 7 times in a row the Ligue 1 and reached CL 1/4 finals 5 times in a row those past years!

If you add Bordeaux which was in CL 1/4 finals 3 years ago, Lille which was in 1/8 finals also 3 years ago, and mythical clubs like Saint-Etienne and Reims which both reached several times the CL finals, Ligue 1 might ...more

Great league with Olympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyon...

Ligue 1 is so ridiculously underrated

One of top 4 league because neymar plays there

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7 Liga Sagres (Portugal)

Statistically the 5th best league in europe. There are always 3 contenders to the title, even though the rest have only a slim chance. In the international stage we are rather sucessful, also taking into account that we don't have rich clubs like the other leagues.

Porto: 2 champions league winners, 2 europa league winners and 1 time runner-up, 1 UEFA super cup winners and 3 times runner-up, 2 international cups.
Benfica: 2 champions league winners and 5 times runner-up, 3 times europa league runner-up.
Sporting: 1 europa league winners and 1 time runner-up.

Special mention to Braga: 1 time europa league runner-up

All of these teams and other have also participated in countless semi-finals as well. In particular these 4 clubs are very competitive internationally, more than the french league can say. They only have PSG and Monaco now.

Porto will win europa league this year easily. And its very possible that the final is.. Porto-benfica. Braga at semi-final. need to say more? look at rank and make accounts to 2012-2013, portuguese will beat france and getting close to italy in 4 place. enough?

Porto: 2 times European champion( last in 2004, so its recent and on a money football crazy world), Benfica, the most supported club in the world, on guiness, Sporting, the second most successful club in all sports, behind Barcelona. There�'s not just 2 title challengers like Spain, 2 like england, or 1 like Italy or Germany, they are 3. I'm not portuguese but I watch they football and they are the Brazil of Europe. Go watch and learn

Benfica har won three champion leagues. Eu amo-te Benfica

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8 Eredivisie (Netherlands)

Instead of big clubs at the moment who buy every player they create talent their selfs and Ajax ever was the best club in the world before every club did spend that much money. Even 6 times a club from the Eredivisie won the Champions League! - ICanSeeYou

Laudrup, cruyff, van nistelrooy, sneijder, robben, van persie, van der vaart, ronaldo, romario, ibrahimovic, affelay, van der sar, farfan, makaay, van basten, gullit, huntelaar and so on have all played in the eredivisie, who have played in romania?

Ajax (4x CL winner), PSV (1x CL winner, Feyenoord (1x CL winner)!
Great league with great fans and good game level!

Fery good

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9 Scottish Professional Football League (Scotland)

This league is a victim of the success of the EPL, money launderers, the so called most successfull club in the world have never won the major European trophy, and liquidated 2012, the Scottish football league with a newcomer director on board decided they could keep titles won, even those where players were improperly registered for ten years, felt to be a corrupt what an association not fit for purpose.

Celtic is by far the best club in Scotland,

Best of the rest.

They have the most successful club in the world - Rangers fc

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10 Serbian SuperLiga (Serbia)

Red star Belgrade 1991 European champion...enough said!

The Contenders

11 Sogaz (Russian)

It's the 5th best European league

Now is Russian Premier League - Aita45

12 Liga 1 (Romania)

Steaua Bucharest, one of the best champions of the European leagues!

Come On Steaua Bucharest and Kolozsvar - MatrixGuy

Gheorghe Hagi!

A very underrated league, the 2 big rivals Steaua Bucharest and Dinamo.

It should be in top 9 in the league order. Good fans/stadiums.

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13 Jupiler Pro League (Belgian)

Watch it it is awesome

Underrated league.. great up and coming talent from Belgian youngsters, Africans and some east Europeans

Should be Nr 9 (after Eredivisie)

14 Super League (Greece)

It has its problems but despite all of them it's a pretty good league. It has historical teams, for example AEK Athens, Olympiakos, PAOK and more. Some of them participate in european competitions.

Paok is a great team!

One of the best leagues in Europe despite the economicals problems. There is a lot of good teams: Olympiacos, Panathinaikos. PAOK, AEK, Aris

15 La Liga (Spain)

Quality players+quality Football League

Check balik

16 Premier League (Ucraine)

Common, 13th!? Ukrainian league has amazing clubs that appear in the Champions league a lot, such as Dynamo Kyiv, Shakhtar, and Dnipro.

Ranked the 8th best league in Europe, Ukraine gives us such wonderful clubs as Shakhtar (winner of Europa league 2009), Dynamo Kyiv (3 times Champions League semi-finalist), Dnipro (2 times Europa league finalist), and Metalist Kharkiv (Europa league finalist)

17 Spor Toto Süper Lig (Turkey)
18 Highland Football League (Scotland)
19 Pari Match League (Ukraine)
20 Coca Cola League 2 (England)

WOW, has no one ever heard of Bradford City?!? League 2 deserve a spot here, undoubtably - Tobzz

With 40 time champions league winners Gillingham F. C. And World Club Cup winners AFC Wimbledon. - sam11855

BRADFORD CITY ROCK! THEY WON THE LEAGUE PLAY-OFFS AND CAME RUNNERS-UP IN THE CAPITAL ONE CUP IN THE SAME SEASON! THEY BEAT WIGAN,ARSENAL AND ASTON VILLA! THEY WON THE F.A CUP IN 1911! COME ON YOU BANTAMS!

21 Super League (Switzerland)
22 Ligue 1 (Israel)

Should be higher with clubs like Hapoel Beer-Sheva beating giants like Inter Milan

Beersheba Pot 4 Team beats Inter Milan, tie Southampton and makes it out of the group. Who thought that?
Also...
5 times since 2000 Israeli teams to champions league gs
5 teams made it to Europa league gs
3 times rof 32 in EL
Better than Austria

23 Synot Liga (Czech Republic)
24 Max TV Prva Liga (Croatia)
25 Danish Superliga (Denmark)

They have FC Midtjylland so are the best

26 Blue Square Bet South (England)

Whitehawk F.C. - Division One Champions 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991
- F.A. Cup Champions 1988
- League Cup Champions (surprisingly none)
Irregardless of Whitehawk's sudden demise down the depths of English football, they remain a fierce force in the nation where the beautiful game was created. They possess a thriving fanbase in their location of East Brighton (could be West, no one has actually bothered to check), and are amongst England's greatest sleeping giants.

Last game: Whitehawk 0 AFC Hornchurch 4
Attendance: 192

27 Bundesliga (Austria)

They have good teams like Salzburg, Rapid Wiena, Austria Wiena

28 Veikkausliiga (Finnish League)
29 Albania Superliga (Albania)

Best leagud ever

Skënderbeu won with Sporting Portugal 3-0 in Elbasan Arena! I vote for Skënderbeu!

30 Kenyan Premier League (Kenya)

Very strong like gor mahia

31 League of Ireland Premier Division (Ireland)
32 Egyptian Premier League (Egypt)
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