Football Clubs Nicknames

Football is regarded as one of the most celebrated sports in the world with a cult-like following globally. In a nutshell, we analyze the list of football clubs nicknames given to some of the top-tier teams in different leagues. Since its inception teams, nicknames have been more common than their official name.

As the world grows nicknames grow with us and in every industry, you won’t miss a nickname. So far most nicknames in the sporting world are derived from either the color of the main shirt or what their logos represent. Some teams create their own nickname while some are awarded by fans.

In this article, we give you a full list of nicknames given to major sporting clubs in the world.

List of Football Clubs Nicknames

Football Clubs Nicknames
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Premier League

  • Manchester City: The Citizens, City, The Sky Blues
  • Manchester United: The Red Devils
  • AFC Bournemouth: The Cherries
  • Arsenal: The Gunners
  • Chelsea: The Blues, The Pensioners
  • Crystal Palace: The Eagles, The Glaziers
  • Everton: The Blues, The Toffees, The People’s Club
  • Fulham: Cottagers, Whites, Black and White army
  • Leeds United: The Whites, United, The Peacocks
  • Aston Villa: The Villans, The Villa, Villa
  • Brentford: The Bees, The Reds
  • Brighton & Hove Albion: The Seagulls, The Albion
  • Leicester City: The Foxes
  • Liverpool: The Reds
  • Newcastle United: The Magpies, Geordies
  • Nottingham: Forest Forest
  • Southampton: The Saints
  • West Ham United: The Irons, The Hammers, The Academy Of Football
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers: Wolves, The Wanderers

La Liga (Spain)

Football Clubs Nicknames
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  • Athletic Club: Los Leones, Los Rojiblancos (The Lions, The Red and Whites)
  • Atletico Madrid: Los Colchoneros, Los Rojiblancos (The Mattress Makers, The Red and Whites)
  • Barcelona: Blaugrana
  • Celta Vigo: Os Celestes (The Sky Blues)
  • Deportivo Alaves: Los Babazorros, El Glorioso (The Glorious One)
  • Eibar: Los Armeros (The Gunsmiths)
  • Espanyol: Los Periquitos, Los Blanquiazules (The Budgerigars, The White and Blues)
  • Getafe: Los Azulones (The Deep Blues)
  • Granada: Los Nazaries Nasrids (The Nazrid Dynasty)
  • Leganes: Los Pepineros (The Cucumber Growers)
  • Levante: Los Granotas (The Frogs)
  • Mallorca: Los Bermellones (The Vermilions)
  • Osasuna: Los Rojillos (The Reds)
  • Real Betis Betis: Los Verderones, Los Heliopolitans (Lilywhites, The Big Greens, The Heliopolitans)
  • Real Madrid: Los Blancos, Meringues (The Whites, The Meringues)
  • Real Sociedad: Txuri-urdinak (The Whites and Blues)
  • Real Valladolid: Los Albivioletas (The White and Violets)
  • Sevilla: Los Rojiblancos Los Hispalenses (The White and Reds, The Ones from Hispalis)
  • Valencia: Los Che
  • Villarreal: El Submarino Amarillo (The Yellow Submarine).

Football Clubs Nicknames Serie A (Italy)

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  • Bologna: Rossoblu Veltri (The Red and Blues, The Greyhounds)
  • Brescia: Le Rondinelle Biancazzurri (The Little Swallows, The White and Blues)
  • Cagliari Gli: Isolani (The Islanders)
  • Fiorentina: La Viola (The Purple One)
  • Genoa: Rossoblu, Grifone (The Red and Blues, The Griffin)
  • Hellas Verona: Gialloblu (The Yellow and Blues)
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