The Premier League is not just about the players on the pitch; it's also a testament to the fans in the stands and their unrivaled passion for the beautiful game. Here's a definitive ranking of the 23/24 Premier League teams with the best fans, as measured by fan passion, attendance, atmosphere, and loyalty.
1. Liverpool (Anfield Army)
The iconic anthem “You'll Never Walk Alone” resonates throughout the stadium. Their unwavering loyalty sets them apart, sticking with the team through triumphs and challenges.
2. Manchester United (Red Devils)
The Red Devils boast one of the most committed fan bases in the Premier League, frequently filling Old Trafford—known as the “Theatre of Dreams”—to capacity. The atmosphere here is both magical and intimidating, punctuated by the iconic “Glory Glory Man United” chant, especially during high-stakes matches.
Despite a dry spell in recent years, Manchester United fans have shown unparalleled loyalty, maintaining high attendance rates and vocal support.
3. Newcastle United (Toon Army)
The Toon Army passionately supports Newcastle United in a way that has almost reached legendary status. Fans regularly fill St. James' Park, even when the team underperforms.
Newcastle fans create a raucous, intimidating atmosphere for visiting teams. Their resilience and loyalty set them apart, as they support the team through high and low seasons.
4. Arsenal (Gunners)
Commonly known as the Gunners, Arsenal fans consistently sell out the Emirates Stadium. They create a rousing and emotional atmosphere, especially during key fixtures.
Despite a 20+ years Premier League title drought, these fans maintain their loyalty and back their team with enduring fervor. Can Arteta bring the Gunners back to the top?
5. Everton (Toffees)
Everton, affectionately supported by their fan base known as the Toffees, has a loyal following that frequently fills Goodison Park. The atmosphere here mirrors traditional English soccer vibes with heartfelt chants and songs.
What makes Everton fans remarkable is their unwavering support, even as the team goes through decades without significant titles.
Top five Premier League teams with the “best” fans, a summary
The table, as above, ranks teams according to covering key aspects like attendance, atmosphere, and loyalty.
|Consistent sell-outs at Anfield
|“You'll Never Walk Alone” resonates
|Fans stick through thick and thin
|Old Trafford often filled to capacity
|Known as the “Theatre of Dreams” for a reason
|12 Premier League titles, yet still loyal during dry spells
|St. James' Park is consistently buzzing
|Raucous and intimidating
|Stick by the team despite less silverware
|Emirates regularly sold out
|Rousing, especially during key matches
|Loyal even amid a title drought. The last EPL title in 2004
|Goodison Park often near capacity
|Traditional English soccer ambiance
|Decades without a title, yet unwavering support