Our office is awash with spreadsheets and exhausted statisticians, but thankfully we can present the winners and losers of the last season of EA SPORTS Football Club.
Big clubs doing well: While it's true some of the clubs with a large FIFA 12 fan following are struggling in the lower leagues, we also have a number of big clubs (with over 25,000 acknowledged fans in the game) doing very nicely thank you and sitting happily in the top league in their respective countries, such as: Borussia Dortmund, Juventus, Rangers, Ajax, Chicago Fire and Celtic.
League Champions: Season 6 November to 13 November
- English Premier League: Barnet (NEW)
- La Liga: Real Valladolid (NEW)
- Bundesliga: FSV Frankfurt (unchanged)
- Serie A: Ascoli (unchanged)
- Ligue 1: En Avant Guingamp (NEW)
- Scottish Premier League: Dundee United (NEW)
- Belgium Jupiler Pro League: Anderlecht (NEW)
- MLS: Seattle Sounders (NEW)
- Superliga (Denmark): Odense Boldklub (NEW)
- Brazil Campeonato Brasileiro: Bahia (unchanged)
- Holland Eredivisie: VVV-Venlo (NEW)
- Serie B (Italy): Vicenza (NEW)
- Norway Tippeligaen: Molde FK (NEW)
- Spain Segunda A: CD Numancia (NEW)
- Sweden Allsvenskan: Syrianska FC (unchanged)
- Republic of Ireland Airtricity League: Drogheda United (NEW)
- Poland Ekstraklasa: KS ód (unchanged)
- Russia Premier League: Lokomotiv Moskva (unchanged)
- Switzerland Super League: Neuchâtel Xamax (NEW)
- Portugal Liga SAGRES: Vitória Guimarães (NEW)
- Mexico Primera Division: Monterrey (NEW)
- Australia Hyundai A-League: Wellington Phoenix (unchanged)
- BOTH Milan clubs relegated out of Serie A
- Leyton Orient promoted to the English Premier League!
- Vicenza promoted to Serie B
- Olympique de Marseille although ranked 10th in our most-supported clubs, relegated out of French Ligue 1
Of the current top three in the real-world English Premier League...
- Manchester City… stay in the Championship, just missing out on promotion in fourth spot.
- Manchester United… stay in npower League 2
- Newcastle relegated to the npower League 2 – after being relegated to League 1 just last week!
Lowest number of fans but still CHAMPIONS!
- Sangju Sangmu Phoenix FC in Korea K-League (1) with 55 fans
- Drogheda United in Rep. Ireland Airtricity League (1) with 90 fans
- Ascoli in Serie A with 113 fans
Top TEN teams according to fans
- Man United - 394,712 >> 406, 635
- FC Barcelona - 271,350 >> 283,975
- Arsenal - 268,135 >> 280, 569
- Real Madrid - 229,524 >> 241,056
- Liverpool - 191,666 >> 197,298
- Chelsea - 163,740 >> 169,233
- Bayern Munich - 103,439 >> 106,879
- Manchester City - 75,509 >> 80,312
- AC Milan - 68,077 >> 71,142
- Olympique de Marseille - 66,777 >> 69,330
How do Seasons work in EA SPORTS Football Club?
You choose a club to support when you first load up FIFA 12. Everything you do, whatever team you play as, gains you XP that goes towards your chosen club. We tot up the daily totals to give us a weekly figure - a week is a Season in Football Club. Bingo bango - you have yourself a league table. Read more about EA SPORTS Football Club.