Ranked : Most Successful English Football Regions

5. North East

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North East includes the combined area of Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and a small part of North Yorkshire. The most famous football clubs from this region are Newcastle United, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

North East clubs have claimed 10 league titles – Two clubs from the North East have been crowned champions, led by Sunderland (6), followed by Newcastle United (4). The last of these successes came way back in 1936, when Sunderland won their sixth title.

There was a glorious shot for the domestic title for Newcastle under Kevin Keegan in 1996, but it wasn’t to be.

4. West Midlands

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West Midlands have a rich football history. They have some of the most followed football lcubs in the country. These clubs include Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Birmingham City, West Bromwich Albion, Coventry City, Stoke City etc

West Midlands clubs have claimed 11 league titles – Three clubs from the West Midlands have been crowned champions, led by Aston Villa (7), followed by Wolverhampton Wanderers (3) and West Bromwich Albion (1). The last of these triumphs came when Villa won the league in 1981.

3. Yorkshire and the Humber

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Yorkshire and the Humber covers most of the historic county of Yorkshire, along with the part of northern Lincolnshire. Some of the most famous clubs from this region are Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Huddersfield Town etc

Yorkshire clubs have claimed 11 league titles – Four clubs from Yorkshire have been crowned top division champions, led by Sheffield Wednesday (4), followed by Leeds United (3), Huddersfield Town (3) and Sheffield United (1). Leeds are the last team from this region to take the title, doing so in 1992.

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