Wednesday, June 15, 2016

All-time Team index

All-Time Team Index
I have create all-time teams for both national teams, regional/specailised teams and club teams.  The national teams are 23-member, the official number of players each team carried to the World Cup Finals.  The club teams are 25 members, the official number of players each team registered for the Champions' League.

Western Europe
GermanyItalyHollandPortugalAustria 
SwitzerlandBelgiumFranceSpain.

British Isles
EnglandScotlandWales,
Ireland/Northern Ireland combined team,
IrelandNorthern Ireland,
United Kingdom.

The Balkans(Southeast Europe)
BulgariaRomaniaTurkey,
Former Yugoslavia(all republics),
Former Yugoslavia without Croatia and Serbia,
Yugoslavia 1994,
Serbia Croatia,
The rest of Southeast Euorpe(Greece, Turkey and Albania).

The Former Soviet Union
Soviet UnionRussiaUkraine,
The former Soviet Union without (Ukraine and Russia).

Central/East Europe
PolandCzechoslovakiaHungary.

Scandinavia
SwedenDenmark. 
Scandinavia excluding Sweden and Denmark.


South American(CONMEBOL)
South America without Brazil and Argentina.
ArgentinaBrazilUruguayPeruColombia,
ChileParaguay
Ecuador/Bolivia/Venezuela Combined Team.

North America(CONCACAF)
USAMexicoCosta Rica.
CONCACAF without Costa Rica, US and Mexico.
Canada or Canadian born Players

Asia
AustraliaSaudi ArabiaIran.
ChinaJapanSouth Korea.
East AsiaWest and Central Asia.


Africa
GhanaCameroonNigeriaSouth Africa,
AlgeriaMoroccoEgypt.
North AfricaThe Rest of Africa.

Oceania
Oceania  

Other all-team specialized or regional teams:

Argentina
Argentine-born players capped by other national teams
What if Argentina sent this team to Sweden 1958
Argentina All-Time Team before 1978,
Argentina All-Time Team After Maradona.

Brazil
Sao Paulo StateRio de Janeiro
North/Northeastern BrazilSouth/Southeastern Brazil
Brazilian-born players capped by other national teams
Afro-Brazlian Players
Brazil All-Time Team After Pele 
Brazil All-Team Under Mari Zagallo
Brazil All-Time Team before 1958

England
Greater London
North East EnglandNorthWest England.
Black English players.
United Kingdom 1970.
United Kingdom 1982

France
South France.
Players born in the Overeseas Department and former French Colonies
French Black Players 
French Players Capped by Other National Teams
France at USA 1994

Germany
North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria.
East German Players after 1990
German Americans/American Germans
German Turks 
German-born Players Capped by Other National Teams
Germany All-Time Team After Beckenbauer
Germany All-Time Team before 1972


Holland
Surnamese-Dutch,
North HollandSouth Holand.
The rest of Holland excluding North and South Holland.

Italy
Italian diaspora
Southern ItalyCentral Italy.
Northern Italy(excluding Lombardy)Lombardy
Italy after 1982Italy between 1938 and 1982.

Spain
BasqueCataloniaCastile.

United States
African American PlayersGerman Americans/American Germans
Hispanic/Latino American Players

Others

Polish diaspora.
IYugoslavia went to USA 1994.
Black Portuguese Players


Club Teams
This is my selection of a 25 member all-time team for the club.  The number 25 was chosen because it is the official squad size for the Champions' League.

La Liga (Spain)
Real MadridBarcelonaValencia,
Atletico MadridSevillaAtletic Bilbao, 
Deportivo La Coruna  Real Sociedad,
Real BetisReal ZaragozaEspanyol

Serie A (Italy)
AC MilanJuventusInter Milan,
RomaLazioTorinoNapoliFiorentina,
SampdoriaGeonaBolognaParma.

Primership(England)
Manchester UnitedLiverpoolArsenal,
ChelseaTottenhamManchester CityEverton,
Aston VillaNewcastle UnitedNottingham Forest
Leeds United.

Bundesliga (Germany)
Bayern MunichBorussia Dortmund,
Borussia MönchengladbachSchalke 04Werder Bremen,
Hamburger SVKaiserslauternBayer Leverkusen
FC KolnVfB Stuttgart

Ligue 1 (France)
Olympique de MarseilleParis Saint-Germain
Olympique LyonnaisAS MonacoNantes
Saint-ÉtienneGirondins de Bordeaux.

Primeira Liga (Portugal)
BenficaPortoSporting SP.

Eredivisie (Holland)
Ajax AmsterdamPSVFeyenoord.

Other European Clubs
CelticGlasglow Rangers 
GalatasarayFenerbahçe SKBeşiktaş.
Red Star BelgradeFK Partizan.
Steaua BucureștiDynamo KyivSpartak Moscow.

Argentine Primera Division
Boca JuniorsRiver PlateIndependienteEstudiantes de La Plata
San Lorenzo Racing ClubVelez Sarsfield.

Brasileirão
SantosFlamengoSao PaulolCorithiansBotafogo
Vasco Da GamaPalmeirasInternacional
FluminenseGremioCruzeiroAtlético MineiroBahia.

South America
OlimpiaPeñarolClub Nacional

Rest of the World
NY CosmosLA GalaxyDC United,
University of VirginiaUCLA.
South China AAEastern AASeiko SA

Personal selection
Real Madrid All-Time Team Under Florentina Perez
Real Madrid All-Time Team Under Miguel Munoz
AC Milan All-Time Team Under Silvio Berlusconi
Manchester United All-Time Team Under Sir Alex Ferguson 
Manchester United All-Time Team Under Sir Matt Busby
Arsenal All-Time Team Under Arsene Wenger
All-Time Team Under Jose Mourinho 
All-Time Team under Bobby Robson(Club only)
All-Time Team Under Helenio Herrera
All-Time Team Under Bela Gutmann