Arsenal is London’s first professional club, originally based in Woolwich and First London team to become English League Champions, in 1931. The Gunners are also the most successful London Club and have won more than 40 titles which includes 13 league titles, 13 FA Cups, 2 League Cups, and 12 FA Community Shields.
Arsenal is the only side who have completed a Premier League campaign being unbeaten throughout. A study published on Sporting Intelligence found that Arsenal sold an average of 835,000 replica jerseys a year, from 2011-12 to 2015-16 which was second highest.
2. West Ham United FC
West Ham United is located in Newham, London and they play in London stadium having moved on from Boelyn Ground Stadium. Despite a spate of fairly average performances in successive Premier Leagues, West Ham still dominates the east of the city. Even more surprising is that they enjoy such popularity even though they were relegated to the Championship for the 2011-12 season. They have five major titles to their name and have an average attendance of 56,963.
1. Tottenham Hotspur
The North London based club are the third most decorated club in London. They have had a great history of the club which was founded in 1882, 130 years ago. Tottenham have won top tier English titles, in 1951 and 1961. They have won 24 major honours and are the first London club to win a European trophy, the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1963.
Tottenham are the most supported club in London according to Boroughs, ahread of their rivals Arsenal, Chelsea and West Ham.
This survey was done by the voice of London, and it shows how influential has the success been (or not) as per support is concerned in London.