The North West is Best

Back alley between terracesOn the eve of the North Western grudge match between Manchester United and Liverpool. A match between teams from two cities that have won the English League Championship 31 times in the 65 seasons since World War II. Add to that League Championships won by Burnley (1959-60) and Blackburn (1994-95) gives the North West a total of 38 Championships.

North West 38 (58%)

  • Manchester United 16
  • Liverpool 15
  • Everton 4
  • Manchester City 1
  • Burnley 1
  • Blackburn 1

London 14 (22%)

  • Arsenal 8
  • Chelsea 4
  • Tottenham 2

West Midlands 4 (6%)

  • Wolves 3
  • Aston Villa 1

East Midlands 3 (5%)

  • Derby 2
  • Nottingham Forest 1

Yorkshire 3 (5%)

  • Leeds 3

South Coast 2 (3%)

  • Portsmouth 2

East Anglia 1 (2%)

  • Ipswich Town 1

Photo: Michael Ashton

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