Most Successful London-Based Football Clubs

London is well known for its passionate atmosphere towards football, and through this passion, there are many football clubs that are world famous and play in some of the top premier leagues around the world. With so many clubs based in London, we will be looking at the top 4 clubs on this list.

These clubs are seen as being among the top performing and successful football clubs based in London.

Arsenal – 47 Trophies

Arsenal is from Islington and is known for having the highest number of trophies in London and third in England. The only two British teams beating them in the number of trophies are Liverpool and Manchester United. With Arsenal having 47 trophies, they are rated as the most successful team based in London.

West Ham United

West Ham Was established in Stratford in 1895 and has long been among the best London-based football clubs. The club has won the FA Cup three times and the European Cup Winners Cup in 1965.

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur will hold a spot in history forever by being the first ever British club to win a UEFA club competition (European Cup Winners). The club defended the FA Cup in 1962 and 1963 and was founded as a football club in 1882. They are known for maintaining great strategies in their games. Throughout every match had some of the best defenders in London.


Chelsea is one of the most famous football clubs in the world. They have great success with most tournaments and have a lot of support from fans. They are the first and only London club to win the champions league and have dedication and commitment to their team.

The clubs on this list have long been among the most promising and successful clubs throughout history in football and are all based in London.