Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas is a Brazilian multi-sport club from Rio de Janeiro. Its football team is placed 12th in FIFA Clubs of the 20th Century. The club symbol is the lone star, represented on its badge. Botafogo means (he who) sets fire and is also the name of the neighbourhood where the club has its origins (Botafogo Beach).
Exeter City Football Club is an English football club, based in Exeter, which was a member of the Football League from 1920 to 2003, and rejoined the league for the 2008–09 season after five seasons in the Conference National. They achieved automatic promotion to League One for the 2009–10 season at the first attempt.
FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04, commonly known as Schalke 04, is a German football club originally from the Schalke district of Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia. Schalke has long been one of the most popular football teams in Germany, even though major successes have been rare since the club's heyday in the 1930s and early 1940s. The football team is the biggest part of a larger sports club with more than 80,000 members (September 2009) making it the second largest sports club in Germany.
Hull City Association Football Club is an English football club based in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, founded in 1904. In 2007–08 they achieved promotion to the top flight of English football for the first time in their history, by winning the Championship play-off final at Wembley Stadium. They finished the 2008–09 season 17th in the Premier League table, successfully avoiding relegation by one point.
IFK Göteborg is a Swedish professional football club based in Gothenburg. The club can be referred to as IFK, although this can be confusing as there are many other clubs in Sweden who use the abbreviation as part of their name. The club is more usually known in Sweden as "Blåvitt" (Blue-White), in reference to the club colours. IFK Göteborg, formed on 4 October 1904, have won 18 national championship titles, five national cup titles, and two UEFA Cups.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen is a German football club based in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the most well-known department of TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen, a sports club whose members also participate in athletics, gymnastics, basketball and other sports.
Leeds City Football Club was the leading professional football club in Leeds, England, before World War I. The club was dissolved in 1919 due to financial irregularities. A new club using the same name was founded in 2005.
Sport Lisboa e Benfica, commonly referred to as Benfica, is a multisports club based in Lisbon, Portugal. Although they compete in a number of different sports, Benfica is mainly known for its football team. Historically, Benfica has been one of the most successful football clubs in Portugal and is one of the Três Grandes, or Big Three, football clubs in Portugal, with Futebol Clube do Porto and Sporting Clube de Portugal being the other two clubs.
HB Tórshavn is one of the oldest, and the most successful Faroes football teams, founded in 1904. It plays in the capital, Tórshavn and is in the Faroe Islands Premier League Football. HB stands for Havnar Bóltfelag, or Harbour Football Club, Havn coming from the name of the town of Tórshavn.
IF Elfsborg is a Swedish football club located in Borås. The club has won 5 national championship titles, the latest in 2006, and 2 national cup titles. Currently playing in the highest Swedish league, Allsvenskan. Elfsborg is based in Borås Arena.
Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli, commonly referred to as Napoli, is an Italian professional football club based in Naples and founded in 1926. The club has spent most of its history in Serie A, where it currently plays its 2009–10 season. Napoli has won Serie A twice, in 1986–87 and 1989–90. It has also won Coppa Italia in its home country three times, and on the European stage has won the UEFA Cup in 1988–89.
Associazione Calcio Siena is a football club based in Siena, Italy. The club was formed in 1904 and currently plays in Italian Serie A, having arrived there in 2003 for the first time. The team's colors are white and black. Its stadium is named Stadio Artemio Franchi, although its capacity is only 15,725 and is located in Siena, whereas its more famous namesake is located in Florence.
Argentinos Juniors is an Argentine football club, founded in La Paternal, Buenos Aires, on 15 August 1904. The club was originally called the “Martyrs of Chicago”, in homage to the eight anarchists imprisoned or hanged after the 1886 Haymarket Riot in Chicago.
R. Charleroi S.C. is a Belgian football club from the city of Charleroi, Hainaut. Hailing from a French-speaking area, it has been recruiting several French players in recent years. It has played in the Belgian First Division since the 1985-86 season. The second club from the city is R.O.C. de Charleroi-Marchienne, which plays in the second division.
Sport-Club Freiburg, commonly known as SC Freiburg, is a German football club, based in the city of Freiburg in the Breisgau district of Baden-Württemberg. Volker Finke, who was the club's manager between 1991 and 2007, was the longest-serving manager in the history of professional football in Germany.
Histon Football Club is an English football club based in the twin villages of Histon and Impington, approximately 3 miles (5 km) north of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Since the 2007–08 season they have competed in the Conference National, after having won and been promoted from the Conference South in 2006–07, the highest level that the club has ever reached in the English football league system. Their current manager is Alan Lewer.
América Football Club, or América as it is usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro state, founded on September 18, 1904. The club competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A several times and won the state championship seven times. The club's home stadium is the Estádio Giulite Coutinho, with a capacity of 16,000. They play in red shirts, white shorts and red socks. The football anthem composer Lamartine Babo was a supporter of América.
Bangu Atlético Clube, or Bangu as they are usually called, is a Brazilian football team from Bangu, Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, founded on April 17, 1904. The club competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A several times, finishing as runner-up in 1985. Home stadium is the Moça Bonita stadium, capacity 15,000.
Club Atlético Atlanta is an Argentine Football (soccer) club from Buenos Aires, nicknamed Los bohemios ("The Bohemians"). It currently plays in Primera B Metropolitana, which is in the regionalised third tier of the Asociación de Fútbol Argentino league system.
LKS Pogoń Lwów is one of the first and biggest Polish professional sports clubs and the second oldest Polish football club behind other teams from Lwów - Czarni and Lechia. With numerous departments, among them football, ice-hockey and track and field, Pogoń was a major force of Polish sports in the interbellum period; its football team was never relegated from the elite Polish Football League. The club ceased to exist in September 1939, following German and Soviet aggression on Poland.
Club Ferro Carril Oeste (usually referred simply as Ferro) is an Argentine sports club founded on July 28, 1904 by 95 railway workers in the Buenos Aires neighbourhood of Caballito. It participates in many different sports with professional football, basketball, and volleyball (men's and women's) teams, and had a very prominent role in Argentine football in the 1980s.
Irvine Victoria Football Club are a Scottish football club, based in the town of Irvine, North Ayrshire. Nicknamed Wee Vics and "Westenders", they were formed in 1904. They play at Victoria Park, in Irvine Ayrshire. Currently playing in the West Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association, they wear orange, blue and white stripes (uniforms). The club's local rivals are Irvine Meadow XI.
O Club Nacional é um clube de futebol paraguaio. Fundado em 5 de Junho de 1904, na cidade de Assunção. É um dos clubes mais antigos do futebol paraguaio. Manda seus jogos no Estádio Arsenio Erico, com capacidade para 8.500 pessoas. Atualmente disputa a Primeira Divisão do Campeonato Paraguaio de Futebol.