What We Did
We commissioned statisticians at the English National Football Archive to rank all 92 League Clubs by how much and long their fans had suffered down the years, using data from 220,000 match results since the first Football League season in 1888.
Rochdale fans were ranked the most long-suffering and Man Utd fans the least.
“Just who are the longest-suffering fans in English football? And where does your team rank? ”
It boosted awareness and viewing figures for the new show, while also driving traffic and links to its website.
“United fans have it easy. Compared to Rochdale anyway. ”
It was covered by media including: